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Work at Princeton Theological Seminary

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 Position in the History of American Christianity

Princeton Theological Seminary seeks a 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 (MDiv, MA(TS), ThM, and PhD), pursue an active scholarly research agenda, and participate in the life of the Seminary. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2019. 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. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials though our online application portal. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018.

Princeton Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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 rank as either a tenure-track assistant or 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 (MDiv, MACEF, MA(TS), ThM, and PhD), 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, 2019. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials though our online application portal. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018.

Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.


Kyung-Chik Han Chair of Asian-American Theology (Open Rank)

Princeton Theological Seminary seeks a scholar to occupy the Kyung-Chik Han Chair of Asian-American Theology. Applicants should be theologians (systematic, constructive, or historical) whose scholarship and teaching give critical attention to Asian-American experience and ecclesial life. Other areas of specialization are open to negotiation. Candidates should be willing to contribute to the Asian American Program at PTS. Appointment at the level of associate or full professor will be made with tenure. Appointment at the level of assistant professor will be tenure track, but the appointee will only occupy the Han Chair upon successful completion of the Seminary’s tenure and promotion review process. 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 masters’ and PhD degree programs, 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, 2019. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials though our online application portal. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018.

Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Princeton Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Pastoral Theology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must display a vital theological and ecclesiastical understanding of pastoral theology and hold the MDiv and PhD degrees or their equivalents. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced courses in pastoral care and counseling in all masters’ degree programs and to offer PhD-level seminars in Pastoral Theology. In addition, he or she will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of one or more specialized areas of research and practice, such as intercultural pastoral care; models of care and leadership in a congregational context; pastoral responses to mental illness; healthcare and behavioral health ministry; gender issues in pastoral care; developmental psychology; and/or the psychology of religion. Preference will be given to a scholar with multicultural competencies in pastoral theology and with past experience in care professions, such as congregational ministry, counseling, institutional chaplaincy, community health agencies, social work, or mental health advocacy. As Princeton Theological Seminary is related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), all faculty are expected to be able to work constructively within a diverse theological environment informed by the Reformed tradition. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2019. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit all materials though our online application portal. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018.

Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.


Associate Director of Digital Learning

Princeton Theological Seminary is seeking applications for a full-time Associate Director of Digital Learning.

The Associate Director will report directly to the Director of Information Technology Services and will lead and unify the Digital Education Initiatives of Princeton Theological Seminary. The Associate Director will ensure these initiatives are engaging, transformative and supportive of a learning experience of excellence, connecting technology and pedagogy and fostering the possibilities of teaching, learning and research in a Covenant Community and beyond, through a digital learning service.

The Associate Director will assess digital learning opportunities and priorities through partnership with academic and administrative partners to engage varying local and remote audiences and connect digital initiatives across the Seminary and larger community. The position will also develop, in partnership with Seminary constituents, a visionary digital teaching and learning service using a lens of diversity, inclusion, accessibility and efficacy and through strategic planning, drive the learning design and implementation of practical solution to support academic and programmatic learning outcomes with exceptional experiences.

This candidate will partner with faculty, academic departments and other administrative offices to develop digital learning content, overseeing a digital learning team, including media production resources as well as measure and report effectiveness of planning, implemented solutions and service by providing feedback and data analysis on user experiences.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree or greater in education, divinity or theology and possess extensive experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS). Other qualification include experience building and growing digital initiatives, humanities and learning capabilities. Familiarity with digital content platforms, content distributions networks as well as expertise in instructional design, learning design and digital education is required. Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively, pleasantly, and effectively as a team player and with a wide range of people is also required.

Full Position Description (pdf)

HOW TO APPLY

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

All other applicants: Please submit your résumé and an application form by email, fax, or mail.

  • Email: apply@ptsem.edu
  • Fax: 609.497.0017
  • Mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

Download Application (pdf)


Digital Learning Designer

Princeton Theological Seminary is seeking applications for a full-time Digital Learning Designer.

The Digital Learning Designer will report directly to the Associate Director of Digital Learning and will provide guidance and hands-on support for faculty to enhance teaching and learning. They will collaborate with faculty and staff, academic and administrative departments to design, build, deliver, and manage educational content for use in resident, distance and blended learning environments delivered through a wide range of mediums.

The Digital Learning Designer will design online and technology enhanced courses and academic programming, in partnership with faculty and other Seminary constituents and support the creation of cutting-edge courses utilizing digital and interactive media to produce engaging and effective learning experiences and the course delivery platform (LMS). This candidate will implement and maintain a design process for effective and efficient pedagogical + technology infused learning, working closely with faculty, staff and academic partners to integrate best practices in developing technology-enhanced and blended courses. They will support the instructional strategy and learning objectives for digital content and manage the upkeep of existing course content and periodically assess online and blended course delivery, effectiveness and engagement for all audiences.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or greater in education, divinity or technology and extensive experience with web-based learning programs, administration of learning and content management systems, multimedia development, and instructional design. Other requirements include experience working on digital initiatives, humanities and learning capabilities. Knowledge and expertise in instructional design, learning design and digital education in additional to an ability and strong interest to innovate and express creativity through technology is preferred.

Full Position Description (pdf)

HOW TO APPLY

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

All other applicants: Please submit your résumé and an application form by email, fax, or mail.

  • Email: apply@ptsem.edu
  • Fax: 609.497.0017
  • Mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

Download Application (pdf)


User Support and Training Specialist

Status: Exempt, Professional (full time)

Purpose: Provide support to our user community though hardware and software support and training services.

Supervisor: Associate Director of Support Services

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair technical problems as it relates to users and PCs/Macs, including hardware, software, peripherals, and networking, making full use of resources available, including support contracts, technical support (email, phone, and internet), staff, available tools (software and hardware) and other generally available and accepted techniques, while ensuring safety, confidentiality, and integrity of user data.
  • Work with users on problem resolution though phone, in person, and using remote network support as applicable.
  • Deliver, configure, and train users on the proper use of hardware, software and peripherals as needed.
  • Escalate user issues to levels necessary to facilitate resolution as appropriate.
  • Become familiar with and refer users to available resources as appropriate, including training, documentation, online help, and lab resources.
  • Creation of technical documentation for internal and external use.
  • Design and deliver training programs for faculty, staff and students on software applications, including Microsoft office and Adobe creative and productive software.
  • Conduct public workshops, training classes and personalized trainings on wide variety of software utilized by the Seminary, including our internal personalize applications.

Qualifications:

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing a variety of software and hardware, on both PC and Mac platforms, within a networked environment, including the Microsoft Office/WordPerfect suites, within a multi-user Microsoft Server networked environment.
  • Strong understanding of data networking/TCP-IP as it relates to end user systems and their interaction with network servers
  • Working knowledge of current versions of macOS and Windows operating systems
  • Experience with JAMF Pro, Microsoft SCCM and computer imaging systems is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of productivity software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Outlook, Publisher, Visio, Office 365, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Apple iWork Apps (Pages, Keynote, Numbers).
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to scale complex computer terminology to peers and administration.
  • Strong written and effective communication skills with an emphasis on technical writing and documentation.
  • A+/MCP/MSDST/ACMT or equivalent preferred but not required

HOW TO APPLY

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

All other applicants: Please submit your résumé and an application form by email, fax, or mail.

  • Email: apply@ptsem.edu
  • Fax: 609.497.0017
  • Mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

Download Application (pdf)


Associate Director of Information Security & Risk Management

Status: Exempt, Administrator (full time)

Purpose: To lead the charge in managing the Information Security needs of the Seminary.

Supervisor: Director of Information Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Administration to define, implement and support the Seminary’s Information Security Management System and outlined controls.
  • Partner with Administration to Assess, Define, Maintain and test an Information Technology Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan, procedures.
  • Support information security governance policies and processes and support an Information Security, Risk and Compliance program.
  • Assess, implement and manage systems and procedures for identity management.
  • Manage efforts to internally assess and evaluate Seminary risk and recommend to management, the adequacy of the security controls and their effectiveness.
  • Coordinate and manage, in some cases directly, the support of seminary IT security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection, and intrusion prevention systems to specified security adequacy.
  • Manage all peer-to-peer file sharing, DMCA violations, and other security related notifications.
  • Maintain an inventory of all Seminary risk and security related audits. Support auditors as appropriate to ensure audit remains in scope and focus.
  • Provide training to end users on security processes and procedures respective to their department and role needs; educate users on the risks and importance of proper usage. Create educational and awareness materials and programs to support this effort.
  • Maintain awareness of security incidents and act as primary control point during significant information security incidents. Convene a Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) as needed, or requested, in addressing and investigating security incidences that may arise.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience assessing organizational risk, performing organizational audits, compliance assessment and ISMS support.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, willingness and ability to discuss security issues with varying audiences.
  • CISSP and/or CISM certifications preferred.
  • Functional knowledge of compliance regulations (PCI, FERPA, Data Breach Acts) and security standards (PCI-DSS, ISO 27001/2, NIST).
  • In-depth knowledge of security-related protocols (ex: SAML, SSL/TLS,) and common network security technologies. In-depth experience of at least one open-source or commercial product in each (ex: firewall, network DLP, IDS/IPS, SIEM).
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep technical knowledge and skillsets current.
  • Experience with Active Directory, Shibboleth/SAML, and other security, authentication, and identity management systems.

HOW TO APPLY

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

All other applicants: Please submit your résumé and an application form by email, fax, or mail.

  • Email: apply@ptsem.edu
  • Fax: 609.497.0017
  • Mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

Download Application (pdf)


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Special Advisor & Founding Director, IJM Institute

Bethany Hoang, Class of 2004

“The rooting of justice in our spiritual formation in Christ requires careful thought and teaching. I was equipped to lead in this way through my time at PTS.”