Job Opportunities

Below are specific job listings, including positions at Duke Divinity School, that have been submitted to the school.

August 11, 2015
Church, Ministry, Counseling, Education
Norris Religious Fellowship
Full time
Norris, Tennessee USA

The Norris Religious Fellowship, a community church (member ICCC) in the small town of Norris, TN, is seeking a spiritual leader.  We looking for an open-minded, non-judgmental leader, counselor, and guide.  Must be a graduate of an accredited Christian seminary, ordained in a community or mainline protestant church.  Position available March, 2015, deadline for applications October 31, 2015.  For further information contact or Norris Religious Fellowship Search Committee, P.O. Box 1069, Norris, TN 37828

Susan Miller

July 30, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
University Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religious Life
Texas Wesleyan University
Full time
Fort Worth, TX USA

Texas Wesleyan University
Job Description

Job Title:     University Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religious Life
Department:     President’s Office and The Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church
Reports To:     President and The Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church
FLSA Status:     Exempt

Summary:  The Chaplain and Director of Spiritual and Religions Life functions as pastor to the university campus including developing and providing religious services and an array of student services and opportunities for spiritual growth consistent with appropriate Christian witness. The Chaplain also serves as the primary university representative for church relations. The Chaplain must possess the appropriate educational credentials to teach adjunct courses in the Religion department, subject to approval by the Religion department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Responsible and accessible to provide religious, spiritual and moral leadership, providing pastoral care and counseling to the campus community while cultivating a culture of hospitality.

Serve as the primary representative for all church relations; engage in interfaith community, civic, educational and recreational activities sponsored by or related to university interests.

Work some evenings and weekends to ensure the success of all departmental initiatives. Participate in university and departmental committee work and projects, proving leadership when appropriate. Monitor departmental budgets and financial accounts.

Plan and implement spiritual and religious programming activities for the campus including but not limited to the following:  weekly worship services, Methodist student organization, mission trips, Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols in coordination with the Wesleyan music department, Wilson Lecture Services, Bible studies, fellowship activities, and other events that support the spiritual and religious needs of the campus community.

Supervise all spiritual and religious life professional staff, student interns, and student leaders, including scheduling and conducting regular staff meetings, training sessions, and student leadership meetings. Recruit professional staff and volunteers as needed for effective program development. Develop evaluation procedures for program effectiveness.

Work to develop student engagement and student leadership in spiritual and religious life to provide opportunities for professional and personal development. Help to create a comfortable spiritual and religious atmosphere to foster students’ spiritual and religious growth, raise issues, and challenge students and others in the university community to examine their faith and spiritual growth. Work with students to encourage capable students to explore issues related to vocation and calling.

Promote Central Texas Conference college-age programming opportunities on campus. Work with the conference to develop opportunities for Wesleyan students within the Conference. Coordinate the Wesleyan breakfast held at the Central Texas Conference of the UMC annual conference, while engaging Wesleyan students and alumni. Serve as liaison between students interested in vocational ministry and the appropriate church constituencies.

Ensure that the campus ministry programs are staying abreast with local and national ideas and methods. Maintain communication with the Department of Religion and Humanities to enhance student opportunities, to stay current and informed on the departments programs, classes, and pre-ministerial academic initiatives.

Education and Qualifications:

•    Master’s in Divinity or related Master’s degree
•    Ordained as an Elder of the United Methodist Church (or certified as a Candidate for Ministry, in process toward certification, and licensed as a local Pastor.)
•    Serves as both a member of the Texas Wesleyan University staff and an appointed member of the Center for Leadership’s Campus Ministry section of the CTCUMC.

Interested applicants need to contact the Human Resources office at Texas Wesleyan University (

Texas Wesleyan HR

July 30, 2015
Health & Medical
Vice President, Church and Religious Community Relations
Indiana University Health
Full time
Indianapolis, Indiana United States


The Vice President, Church and Religious Community Relations is responsible for furthering the mission of the organization through developing and implementing strategies and programs that align IU Health with the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church (ICUMC) in areas of common concern and mission.  In addition, the position furthers relationships with the diverse religious and spiritual populations within the communities served by IU Health.  This position will grow and develop strong health and welfare partnerships with ICUMC including its pastors, congregations, and districts while also responding to opportunities for similar engagements in ecumenical and interfaith communities.

The Vice President will serve as a senior system leader with ability, desire, and capability to assume additional responsibility as potential direct successor to the Senior Vice President for Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services.

The division for Values and Pastoral Services includes
•    Matrix leadership for all spiritual care and chaplaincy programs in the system (including a system clinical pastoral education center).
•    Support for the system and Academic Health Center Board Committee on Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services, and equivalent Board activities in each hospital entity.
•    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center For Medical Ethics.
•    Daniel F. Evans Center For Religious And Spiritual Values In Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities

As a strategic and transformational leader, the Vice President will
•    Provide operational management of communications and partnerships with the ICUMC at conference, district, and congregational levels.
•    Develop and sustain initiatives that demonstrate IU Health’s commitment to body, mind, and spirit care in the communities that we serve.  Partner with the Director, Community Engagement to align these initiatives with IU Health’s community benefit priorities.
•    Strengthen ties to the ICUMC as well as other ecumenical and interfaith leaders and organizations.
•    Design and provide oversight to communication strategies that focus on INUMC stakeholders.  
•    Attend key INUMC and UMC meetings representing IU Health.
•    Partner with and recommend to the SVP opportunities for governance interface between the ICUMC and IU Health such as appointments to Hospital Boards, Hospital Advisory Committees, Ethics Committees, and Pastoral Advisory Committees.  
•    Host and participate in events that demonstrate IU Health’s connections to various ministry organizations concerned with health and welfare issues.
•    Collaborate with the SVP in furthering the purposes of the IU Health Board Committee on Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility and Pastoral Services.
•    Collaborate with Directors of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy, Manager of Clinical Pastoral Education, and other spiritual care leaders to identify and implement relationships between hospitals and the communities they serve, particularly the faith communities and their leaders.
•    Develop and lead IU Health mission partnerships, both domestic and international, in cooperation with the INUMC and the IU School of Medicine.  Oversee mission sponsorship requests from IU Health physicians, nurses, and staff.
•    Participate in pastoral education, spiritual education, and ethics education activities and programs in areas of competence and expertise.

Professional Qualifications

•    Recognition as an Elder by the United Methodist Church is required.  
•    A Masters degree is required with a minimum of 5 years leadership/management experience; a doctoral level degree is preferred.
•    Strong demonstrated transformational and complex, matrixed leadership skills (inspiring, problem solving, communication across multiple organizations, executing).
•    Requires experience managing multiple complex projects involving multiple customers, interests and goals.
•    Strong blend of management skills and technical expertise demonstrated by superior planning, decision-making, negotiation, leadership and financial management skills/knowledge, with a focus to adding value to the bottom line of the business to foster a preeminent healthcare environment.
•    Strong communication and relationship-building skills with all levels of employees, management and community leaders and a proven leader who is an effective, creative and visionary problem solver.  
•    A proven leader of people, is able to recruit, develop and mentor a top-notch team capable of supporting future growth and has demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community.
•    Experience designing organizational structures to achieve business and operational results.
•    Knowledge of industry issues, demonstrated experience and results such as “2nd Curve” (transition from volume based to value based economics), accountable care and insurance/population risk models.
•    Prefer additional credentials in clinical ministry (ACPE Supervisor, APC Fellow) or community ministry (leadership in community ministry programs).

Key Relationships

Reports to:     Sr. Vice President – Values, Ethics Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services.

Other key relationships:
    President and CEO, IU Health
    Bishop, Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church
    Board Committee on Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services
    Director, Community Engagement
Directors of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy


Indiana University Health (IU Health) was formed in 1997 (Clarian Health) through integration of Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indiana University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children.  Governance today is jointly formed by the Methodist Health Group Board of Trustees and the Indiana University Board of Trustees.  The healthcare system is both a connectional ministry of the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church and an academic health system through the IU School of Medicine and other academic affiliations.

IU Health is the largest health system in Indiana and among the top fifteen largest nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 18 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has over 3,000 staffed beds with $5.2 billion in net total operating revenue. Its strategic service lines, cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has about 29,000 team members.

IU Health also has a unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), one of the nation’s leading medical schools. As an academic health system, IU Health works with IUSM to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care. In FY ’12-‘13, IUSM had more than $261 million in grant research funding and trained 1,155 fellows and residents.
In Indianapolis, IU Health includes three major hospitals downtown - IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health - which serve as the academic health center (AHC) and provide nationally recognized clinical care to patients from across Indiana and beyond with severe or complex illnesses. The regional and statewide facilities serve as referral resources to the AHC for providing seamless, high quality patient care.

IU Health Mission and Vision

The mission is central to how team members provide care and service to their patients and stakeholders:
IU Health’s mission is to improve the health of its patients and community through innovation and excellence in care, education, research and service.

The values that inform IU Health are:
Patients’ total care, including body, mind, and spirit;
Excellence in education for healthcare providers;
Quality of care and respect for life;
Charity, equality, and justice in healthcare;
Leadership in health promotion and wellness;
Excellence in research;
An internal community of mutual trust and respect.

The vision that guides IU Health is:
"IU Health strives to be a preeminent leader in clinical care, education, research and service. Our excellence is measured by objective evidence and established best practices. Exemplary levels of respect and dignity are given to patients and their families, while professionalism and collegiality mark relationships between team members and physicians. IU Health continues to focus on innovation and excellence through collaboration among its partner hospitals and its affiliation with Indiana University School of Medicine."

IU Regional Networks of Care

Academic Health Center
   IU Health Methodist Hospital
   IU Health University Hospital
   Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    Indianapolis Suburban Region
   IU Health North Hospital
   IU Health Saxony Hospital
   IU Health Tipton Hospital
   IU Health West Hospital
East Central Region
  IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital (Muncie)
  IU Health Blackford Hospital
    South Central Region
  IU Health Bloomington Hospital
  IU Health Bedford Hospital
  IU Health Morgan Hospital
  IU Health Paoli Hospital
West Central Region
  IU Health Arnett Hospital (Lafayette)
  IU Health White Hospital
    Northern Indiana (in transition)
  IU Health La Porte Hospital
  IU Health Starke Hospital
  IU Health Goshen Hospital

IU Health Physicians Group
The IU Health Physicians (IUHP) group, which employs nearly 1,500 physicians in the metropolitan Indianapolis area, is one of several physician employment vehicles affiliated with IU Health, including practice groups in Lafayette, Muncie, Goshen, La Porte and Bloomington, Indiana. It is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health-affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

Other IU Health Services
In addition to its core operations, IU Health has a network of strategic partnerships, joint ventures and initiatives that serve to advance the quality of patient care and service.
•    IU Health Plans is a vehicle for assuming and managing the risk related to health benefits in a value-driven healthcare market; the plan currently includes 130,000 covered lives in the Medicare, Medicaid and commercial markets.
•    Joint venture surgery centers.
•    Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI), in partnership with a neighboring health system.
•    Urgent care and medical equipment operations.
•    Ambulatory operations, including dialysis, homecare, hospice and palliative care.
•    Philanthropic foundations operating in support of several IU Health hospitals, providing substantial philanthropic benefit.

Recognition and Awards
IU Health has achieved significant success across multiple clinical programs that have resulted in national recognition:
•    Four clinical programs ranked among the top 50 national programs in U.S. News and World Report’s 2014-15 edition of America’s Best Hospitals.
•    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is honored to be ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. In 2014-15, Riley at IU Health ranked in nine out of 10 categories.
•    Six hospitals are designated as Magnet® hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.
•    IU Health Transplant Service is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and one of the nation’s largest solid-organ transplant center.
•    IU Simon Cancer Center is Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.

IU Health has a long-standing commitment to provide charity care to uninsured, low-income and medically indigent patients. IU Health and its team members are devoted to improving the health of Indiana communities through a variety of activities. In 2013, IU Health’s total community investment was over $500 million, including $308 million in free and reduced-cost care to qualified patients.


Steven S. Ivy, M.Div., Ph.D.
Sr. Vice President for Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services

Steven Wantz
Sr. Vice President for Administration and Chief of Staff

Steven S. Ivy, MDiv, PhD

July 30, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth Minister-Hazlehurst First United Methodist Church
Hazlehurst First United Methodist Church
Part time
Hazlehurst, GA USA

First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst, GA is seeking a Youth Minister. Hazlehurst is the county seat of Jeff Davis County. We have a wonderful community with a great school system and a church that has always valued our youth ministry. Our church has a wonderful youth facility and a lot of potential for ministry with our community’s young people. We are currently at a time of transition with our youth ministry, so there’s a lot of space for creativity and new ideas. If you have a desire to help young people know and grow in Christ, please prayerfully consider applying.  

Responsibilities: Leading our Wednesday Night youth programs; outreach to the local school system; developing after school programs; overseeing the confirmation class; planning and leading all youth trips; and all other activities that involve our youth.  

If you are interested, please contact Rev. Josh Duckworth with your resume or questions.:

Rev. Josh Duckworth

July 20, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
Louisiana Tech University Wesley Foundation Director
United Methodist Wesley Foundation
Full time
Ruston, LA United States

The Wesley Foundation serving Louisiana Tech University strives to embody the message of Christ through living life together, being devoted to the Word of God, prayer, worshiping together, and sharing in each others needs and joys. With a focus on loving Jesus, loving people, and communicating these tenets to the students on the campus of Louisiana Tech and throughout the Ruston community, the Louisiana Tech Wesley Foundation is seeking a Director of the campus ministry to fulfill this mission statement.

The candidate we seek is creative and energetic in their missional pursuit and discipleship of students. The candidate should be a nurturing leader with an ability to recruit, equip, and empower ministry interns and student leaders. The next director will be able to communicate the Word of God effectively through preaching and teaching as well as casting a vision for the ministry. The director should possess a willingness to actively engage the Wesley alumni base and local churches in the work of fundraising, as well as connect with the Wesley Board of Directors.

Qualifications: Ordained elders in The United Methodist Church with a seminary degree are desired. Certified candidates in the ordination process will be considered. The ideal candidate will have a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and experience working in campus ministry and/or young adult ministry.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to the Wesley Foundation Board Personnel Committee at

Melanie Koskie

July 15, 2015
Church, Ministry
Part-time Director of Children's and Youth Ministries
First United Methodist Church
Part time
Henderson, NC United States

Part-time Director of Children's and Youth Ministries
  In partnership with the Lead Pastor, church staff members, and lay leadership, this person will coordinate and implement all programs and outreach initiatives for the children and youth of First UMC. Time commitment will vary but will require an estimated average of 16 hours per week.  We are seeking someone who has good people skills and a positive attitude and has training and/or experience in implementing programs of spiritual formation with children and youth.  A Bachelor’s degree in Christian Education or a related field and a background in the United Methodist Church is preferred.

Terry Huffines

July 06, 2015
Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry
First United Methodist Church
Part time
Washington, NC USA

      FUMC is seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry.  This person will give direction to the entire educational ministry of the congregation as it pertains to youth and children.  The ideal candidate should have a BS or AB degree in Christian Education or similar discipline and embrace United Methodist doctrine and theology.  Three plus years in a church setting is a plus.  Applicants may email resume and references to:  Rev. Danny Allen


      First Church Washington, N.C. is a large downtown church of 2000 plus members. We have three services each Sunday, one traditional, one blended and one contemporary. We have a pre-school and a year round childcare program.

Rev. Danny Allen

July 06, 2015
Church, Administration, Church, Ministry, Counseling, Education, Health & Medical, Ministry, Non-Church, Missions, Social Work, Other
College Consultation Application Mentor
Part time
houston, Texas USA

What is DearMentor
DearMentor, a P2P platform backed by millions of financing, is designed to democratize the access to great university application advice. We combined 1000+ alumni mentors from top universities even Ivy Leagues with a university application consultation services platform that allows students to access personal application coaching from mentors with relevant backgrounds.
We are helping students obtain their dream offers by turning privileged knowledge about application steps, easy-writing skills, and interview skills into common knowledge. Our advanced technology is also allowing students to seamlessly connect their alumni mentors, and vise versa. On DearMentor, alumni mentors are volunteering to join our mentor team and set their own services patterns, which include the service content, price, time, and the way to deliver service. Mentors reserve the right to modify their service items according to their own conditions.

Mentors help mentees with proofreading and polishing essays/resumes, providing suggestions on school application and do mock interview. You will be able to decide and set up services as you prefer.  

Qualified mentors should possess following skills/characteristics
•    excellent writing skills and professional English
•    familiar with school application process and curriculum selection
•    having expert insights on the admission process
•    completing required tasks on tight deadlines according to mentees’ needs
•    friendly, patience, talented, motivated, responsible

At, mentors can choose and design services to provide. The main categories of services to provide include: college application consultation, personal statement editing, resume editing, mock interview and etc. You will be able to set prices for your services and manage your schedule freely on Some mentors can earn up to $2000 per month of extra revenues by signing up to be a mentor at

You will be able to withdraw cash from our back-desk. We will collect the withdrawal requests, and pay directly to your account through PayPal or Alipay the next Monday after the service is done.

Job Location
You can work from wherever you want. Work is conducted remotely through web platform and APP correspondence.

If you have more questions, please feel free to contact us at

Abby Wu

June 19, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
Kirkwood Baptist Church
Full time
Kirkwood, MO USA

The person who fills this position will possess strong preaching skills, be involved in moderate Baptist life, be committed to Baptist distinctives, and have the desire and ability to lead the congregation spiritually and administratively. Interested candidates must send a resume to: Pastor Search Committee, Kirkwood Baptist Church, 211 N. Woodlawn Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122, or to

Von Hulin

June 19, 2015
Director of Christian Education/ Director of Family & Children Ministry
First Presbyterian Church
Full time
Dunn, NC USA

350+ member Presbyterian church in small city between Raleigh and Fayetteville seeks qualified DCE to lead all phases of education and family ministry. Not an ordained position. Congregation seeks to re-invent church school, invigorate youth program and offer consistently excellent adult education to its well-educated and largely professional base of members.

Dr. Duane Hix
910-892-4121 or 919-819-7198