Wesley Foundation at The University of South Alabama CAMPUS MINISTER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The USA Wesley Foundation seeks a spirit-centered, dedicated and dynamic leader for its collegiate ministry program. USA Wesley provides a spiritual home for United Methodist and other students to GROW in Christ, CONNECT with other students, and SERVE the world in Christian love. Wesley has been a significant United Methodist presence on the campus for many years. We have an active and healthy board of directors dedicated to working with the Campus Minister to ensure successful ministry. We engage students in: Christ-centered community Worship which engages both heart and mind Intellectual and soulful examination and development of faith Reflective missions and social justice practices that embody the peace of Jesus Hospitality and Outreach The successful candidate should: Have completed a minimum of a bachelor's degree Be well grounded in Wesleyan theology and tradition and be committed to teaching theology compatible with the United Methodist Church Be committed to working with the Board of Directors in fundraising efforts Possess a positive team spirit and proven ability to recruit, empower and listen to student participants and leaders Have demonstrated capabilities in worship leadership, supervising leaders, crafting vision, fundraising and administering finances Nurture an atmosphere of intellectual, prayerful, socially engaged discernment and development Be attentive to students’ spiritual and emotional needs Preferred: Possess a graduate degree in religion, Christian education, Master of Divinity or related field Have a successful track record of leading a collegiate ministry or similar leadership practices in another ministry setting The position is an extension ministry appointment within the Alabama-West Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Campus Minister works with the Board of Directors and student leaders to chart and implement the vision and strategic plan for the ministry. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a resume, 3 references with email and phone contact. Materials should be submitted to Crystal Couch at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Estimated start date for this position will be June 1, 2018.