Title: 
Wesley Foundation Campus Minister & Executive Director - University of South Alabama
Organization: 
University of South Alabama Wesley Foundation

The University of South Alabama Wesley Foundation is a Campus Ministry of The Alabama- West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church in Mobile, AL. The USA Wesley Foundation seeks a full-time, 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 that engages both heart and mind, intellectual and soulful examination and development of faith, reflective mission and social justice practices that embody the peace of Jesus, hospitality, and outreach to students at USA, and in the community. 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/Discipline; 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 qualifications of the applicant include: a graduate degree in religion, Christian education, Master of Divinity or related field; and 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/Executive Director 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, and three references with email and phone contact. Materials should be submitted to Joan Holland, Personnel Chair, at jrhjmh@att.net by July 1, 2022. Estimated start date: mid-July to early- August, 2022

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Posting Dates: 
05/31/2022 to 07/01/2022
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Categories: 
Education (higher education, ministry)
City: 
Mobile
State: 
AL
Contact Name: 
Joan Holland
Contact Email: 
jrhjmh@att.net
Organization leadership or hiring manager includes Duke Divinity alumni