Assoc. Dean Community Life at Wesley

Wesley Theological Seminary invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Community Life.

The ideal candidate for the position will possess a minimum of a Master of Divinity degree, and a DMin degree is preferred. Ordination and an active participation in the life of the church is required, and extensive pastoral experience is preferred. In addition, candidates should have a demonstrated record of administrative experience, as well as an appreciation for diversity and cross-cultural competency. Teaching opportunities may be available for the candidate with the academic credentials and teaching competency. The Associate Dean for Community Life reports to the Dean.

The Associate Dean for Community Life’s general responsibilities include administration and development of community life, implementation of programs that prepare students for ministry, liaison between students and faculty, address students needs and concerns, and crisis management. The Associate Dean administers the Community Life office and supervises the student services staff who are direct reports. This team is comprised of the Program Administrator and Executive Assistant for Community Life, Director of the Writing Center, Residential Life, Food Services, Program Coordinator for Student Care, and other staff that provide student services.

More details are available online (search under administrative openings).

Applications and nominations will be accepted until an Associate Dean for Community Life is selected, but to ensure optimal consideration, interested parties should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references by May 1, 2021. Please send to: associatedeansearch2021 [at] wesleyseminary [dot] edu

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