PSR Practice of Ministry and Engaged Learning

Faculty Opening in The Practice of Ministry and Director of Community Engaged Learning

This three-year, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position oversees program development, administration, and curriculum development for the seminary’s Field Education, Contextual Learning, and Community Education programs. This faculty person is expected to publish creative and recognized scholarship and to engage in the life of the school through advising, committee work, involvement in PSR programming and community events, and contributions to development and public relations activities.
Persons from underrepresented groups within the profession are especially encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As Faculty in the Practice of Ministry (approximately 40% of position):
 Offers courses for Masters-level students at PSR and the wider Graduate Theological Union (GTU)
 Teaches theory and practice of mentoring to site mentors and field-based communities
 Advises students regarding field requirements and provides vocational counseling

As Director of Community Engaged Learning (approximately 60% of position):
 Develops varied praxis-based Field Education programs and placements
 Oversees recruitment and teaching of adjunct faculty for Social Change Field
Work and Field Education
 Cultivates and facilitates local, regional, national, and international immersion
 Identifies contextual partnerships compatible with the vision and mission of PSR
 Reviews and approves self-designed immersion applications with the Dean
 Supervises Associate Community Engaged Learning (CEL) Director and the
Program Director of PSR’s Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) Program

 A Master of Divinity degree required, PhD or equivalent desired
 Ministry experience, including but not limited to church-related settings, for at
least five years
 Familiarity with seminary education, especially previous work experience in a
seminary setting
 Educator experience in small group processes and critical analysis of theological

Complete Job Description and instructions on applying are available online.

Applications are due by 15 February 2018 in order to be considered for preliminary interviews.

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