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Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, national origin, religious affiliation (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the seminary), disability, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of an individual, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All positions listed will be posted for at least 5 business days before being filled.


FACULTY

FACULTY POSITION IN OLD TESTAMENT

Princeton Theological Seminary seeks a scholar of the Old Testament within the Department of Biblical Studies. Areas of specialization are open to negotiation, with tenured rank as either associate professor or full professor. Applicants are expected to have a portfolio of published research and teaching experience in the field and to hold a Ph.D. or its equivalent. The successful candidate will teach in all the Seminary’s degree programs (M.Div., M.A.C.E.F., M.A.T.S., Th.M., and Ph.D.), pursue an active scholarly research agenda, and participate in the life of the Seminary. As Princeton Theological Seminary is related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), faculty members are expected to work constructively within an ecumenical ethos informed by the Reformed Tradition. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2018. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send (1) a letter of interest; (2) a CV (including bibliography); and (3) a list of three potential recommenders to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.


FACULTY POSITION IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY

Scholar of the history of American Christianity, with competence in the history of the Reformed and Presbyterian traditions in the United States. Areas of specialization are open to negotiation, with rank as either a tenure-track assistant professor or a tenured associate professor. Applicants are expected to have a portfolio of published research and teaching experience in the field, and to hold a PhD or its equivalent. The successful candidate will teach in all the Seminary’s degree programs (M.Div., M.A.C.E.F., M.A.T.S., Th.M., and Ph.D.), pursue an active scholarly research agenda, and participate in the life of the Seminary. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2018. Princeton is a seminary of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should electronically upload (1) a letter of interest, (2) a CV (including bibliography), and (3) a list of three potential recommenders here. Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2017.


ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Associate Director of Editorial Content

The Office of Communication and Marketing is seeking an Associate Director of Editorial Content who will create content that is engaging and consistent with the Seminary’s voice, mission, and messaging and provide editorial oversight for all communication and marketing projects. This position reports to the Director of Communication and Marketing.

We seek applicants who will lead the storytelling effort for the Seminary, as well as work with campus partners and other institutional stakeholders to identify important story angles to leverage the Seminary’s promotional efforts across all communication channels. This position is responsible for engaging key audiences and tracking and measuring the effectiveness of communications.

The position also works closely with the Associate Director of Web Communication to develop and implement content strategy for the Seminary’s social media presence and also serves as project manager for key high-profile projects and initiatives that elevate the Seminary.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, or a related field, plus 3-5 years’ experience in print and digital marketing, as well as a deep understanding of the role played by digital marketing in higher education.

Other skill sets include excellent writing/editorial, interviewing, and communication expertise with a proven track record of writing on-brand, relevant, and compelling content. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must as are demonstrated success and experience in public relations and ability to function as a team player and interact effectively with various levels within the organization as well as key external audiences. 


Part-time Web Content/Social Media Editor

The Office of Communication and Marketing is seeking a Part-time Web Content/Social Media Editor who will support web, research, and social media projects for the Seminary. This position reports to the Associate Director of Web Communication.

We seek applicants who will assist with website management and content editing, who will generate content for social media channels and the Seminary website, and run analytics reports. 

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, as well as experience building or editing web pages in a CMS (e.g., Wordpress), uploading media to channels such as Youtube and Soundcloud, adding closed captioning to videos, writing and scheduling social media posts (on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linkedin), and tracking analytics.

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a broad understanding of copyright laws and the ability to follow style guidelines. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential; experience with Photoshop is a plus. 


Administrative Assistant

The Office of the President is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This position will provide specialized administrative support to the President’s Executive Assistant to ensure smooth, efficient well-organized operations of the office. 

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for coordinating the endowed seminary lectures, preparing formal invitations to seminary events, assisting in the organization and hosting of Board events, executing specialty printing, (invitations, place cards, name tags) for all Seminary events sponsored by the President’s office and other projects as assigned. This role requires the ability to think independently, maintain confidentiality, possess a pleasant, professional demeanor at all times, be proficient with computer programs, and exhibit a willingness to learn new platforms such as the Outlook suite, Google docs/sheets, Smartsheet, and other internal systems. The successful candidate will also function as a hard-working team player, with excellent attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to occasionally work outside of the 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. hours.
 
The successful candidate will be part of a creative team working under the direct leadership of the Executive Assistant that will support the strategic initiatives throughout the Seminary.  
Candidates will possess experience in supporting a senior level executive for at least 2-5 years.  Higher education experience is preferred.


HOW TO APPLY

EMPLOYEES

Please notify the Director of Human Resources of your interest in writing or by email as soon as possible.

APPLICANTS

Unless otherwise indicated in the position description, please submit your résumé by:
email: [email protected]
fax: 609.924.2973 or
mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

or

complete and submit an application form by:
calling 609.497.6948 or
stopping by Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.; 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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Kathleen M. O’Connor , Class of 1984

“Informal time in discussion groups with faculty and students discussing feminist theological literature, altered my views, excited my spirit, and greatly influenced my teaching.”