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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.

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SAS Housing Specialist

Status: Non-Exempt, Full-Time

Purpose: The Housing Specialist is responsible for providing a variety of services to students in the area of housing.

Working within the Office of Student Administrative Services, they create a positive service experience using WebEx, phone calls, and in-person meetings as well as through e-mail and other written communications. They also provide back-end support for the overall housing program, and provide administrative support to the Assistant Director of Housing and Director of SAS.

Supervision: This position reports to the Assistant Director of Housing

Responsibilities:

Customer Service

  • Cordially greet and acknowledge all students, guests, and staff; answer phone and email, process FreshService queue items, and route issues, calls and emails as appropriate.
  • Acts professionally when interacting with others; consistently demonstrates concern and courtesy towards colleagues and customers; treats all people respectfully; takes personal responsibility for correcting problems; follows up with individuals to ensure satisfaction with the level of service they have received. Works well with members of the Seminary community.
  • Identify problem(s) and solutions, and provide students with accurate counseling and information in order to resolve inquiries as they relate to housing and other related Seminary matters.
  • Route concerns, questions and issues not immediately addressable to the Assistant Director of Housing or Director of SAS, or other offices using FreshService or other means, including helping set appointments for students to meet with additional resources when solutions extend beyond the defined authority level.

Housing

  • Prepare and distribute all assignment letters and housing information packets and agreements for entering and returning students. Follow up to make sure entering students have confirmed and signed off on all agreements.
  • Ensure that all new and returning students have all the materials needed for housing including ID Cards, door keys, storage keys, and that access within our Access Control system is accurate for students, in coordination with Assistant Director and with Security
  • Prepare and update all returning student housing applications each year along with managing and confirming all information and following up to make sure all agreements are signed
  • Provide significant administrative and logistical support to Assistant Director of Housing and Director of SAS with regard to student housing concerns, including meeting with students and counseling them regarding housing options, and being onsite to help manage day-to-day housing issues
  • Logistical support for move-in including checking in students at check-in tables or in-office check-in
  • Assisting with move out procedures including meeting with students and reviewing rooms to check for damage and personal items left
  • Update internal housing schedule to manage all deadlines
  • Reconcile housing deposits, and coordinate with students to obtaining deposits for new students and refunding of deposits after vacation of housing
  • Manage student parking permits
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of electronic and paper office files.
  • Manage housing-related billing, and changes to billing, working with the Bursar’s Office
  • Assist and schedule any summer group housing
  • Monitor and update information on Housing web pages, both external and internal
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  1. Exceptional customer service skills including:At least intermediate level experience in Microsoft Office work, Excel, Outlook
    - Previous experience in student housing or similar customer service-based positions or closely related field
    - Outstanding customer service skills including interpersonal and active listening skills along with an analytical and critical thinking ability to interpret and respond appropriately to diverse groups of people in various situations
    - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with tact and diplomacy in all oral and written communications
    - Ability to work effectively in a team environment and participate to get the job done, while continually focusing on the needs of the students
    - Ability to exercise appropriate personal initiative and accountabilityAt least intermediate level experience in Microsoft Office work, Excel, Outlook
  2. At least intermediate level experience in Microsoft Office work, Excel, Outlook
  3. Ability to accurately perform key mathematical functions (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  4. Familiarity with the use of standard office equipment (e.g. copier, fax, scanner, etc.)
  5. Strong administrative, organizational, and prioritization skills
  6. Must have exceptional follow-up, follow-through, and attention to details skills, accomplishing tasks with concern for all areas involved, no matter how small
  7. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment amidst interruptions and fluctuating workloads
  8. Must be available to work occasional nights or weekends according to campus schedules
  9. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu.


Assistant Director of Housing

Status: Exempt, Professional, Full-Time

Purpose: The Assistant Director of Housing is responsible for independently performing professional functions to support the PTS housing program. They manage the day-to-day housing functions, and work to create an environment conducive to academic excellence. They help foster student development by working with living and learning community initiatives and creating a sense of community within the PTS ecosystem.

Supervision: This position reports to the Director of Student Administrative Services.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manages and oversees day-to-day elements of student-housing interactions, such as FreshService queue items, room/apartment assignment changes, billing and record maintenance, and coordination with other offices such as Admissions, Bursar/Business Office, Student Life, Facilities and Security
  2. Manages and oversees day-to-day aspects of the housing data, including Jenzabar EX and any internal Access databases and spreadsheets
  3. Supervises SAS housing specialist.
  4. Coordinates refund policies and security deposits, works with Business Office/Bursar on management, collection and return of these funds
  5. Manages and Coordinates Move-in and Move-out policies and procedures, including logistical plans, communication with residents and all other stakeholders like Security, Student Life, Health and Safety Committee, etc.
  6. Work with Director of SAS on official housing assignments, including review of applications, and determination of student housing needs, and maintenance of all associated spreadsheets, databases and mailings
  7. Member of the Operations Meeting team
  8. Assists Director in recruitment, selection and training of Housing Resident Assistants, and any other housing related student employees. Supervise, and Conduct meetings with HRAs on policies, procedures, and housing needs. Provide ongoing support and training for these positions as needed; conduct performance evaluations.
  9. Works closely with Admissions staff in management of recruitment events, prospective student visits, tours, etc.
  10. Collaborates with Disabilities Services to administer and interpret federal and state laws and regulations, and assist students who need services, such as service animals and room accommodations
  11. Advises and counsels students with regard to housing offerings and living arrangements, and helps to solve problems
  12. Works closely with the Office of Multicultural Relations to assist in recruitment, and provision of services to international student population
  13. Compiles, analyzes and summarizes statistical data for the office for assessment and planning purposes. Creates assessment reports and provides recommendations based on the findings
  14. Assists Director in cases of student housing conduct infractions, including follow up with students and coordination with Security and Student Life
  15. Coordination and placement of inventory and furniture in Residence Halls and Apartments where needed, in conjunction with Facilities and Custodial/Hospitality
  16. Coordination of Summer housing, including housing for events in coordination with Hospitality
  17. Coordination of student sustainability initiatives
  18. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Administrative Services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional experience working in residence life programs in higher education preferred.
  • Experience in housing operations and program coordination, implementation, and assessment at a professional level is also preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and successfully perform duties autonomously and work independently in a high traffic and multi-tasked work environment.
  • Experience in working knowledge of various word processing, spreadsheet and database applications is preferred.
  • Candidate must possess strong communication and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment in demanding situations.
  • Candidate must possess strong organizational skills
  • Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to, and effective track record working with, a culturally diverse community.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu.


Administrative Systems Manager

Status: Full-time, hybrid work environment

Purpose: To provide primary Administrative and business operational support to constituents through aligned enterprise applications and systems.

Supervision: The incumbent will report to the Associate Director of Information Technology Services

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical leadership for the Seminary’s administrative applications, most notably the campus ERP platform: Jenzabar EX and J1, and other vendor systems such as HRMS, CRM tools and other custom Seminary applications.
  2. Analyze current processes and recommends improvements, best practices that lead to best use of various administrative systems, with a strong focus on automation and vendor supported platforms/ means.
  3. Work with users and administration to help define and collaboratively implement vendor supported projects with a developed deep knowledge of institutional needs.
  4. Monitor, evaluate vendor product updates and work closely with vendors to troubleshoot and be forward thinking with changes in the pipeline and appraise the Development Team/end-users.
  5. Facilitate through external partners educational efforts and vendor supported trainings for the community.
  6. Support and Develop reports using Infomakerand other appropriate reporting tools.
  7. Administerand monitor systems. Deliver, configure and train users and support personnel on the proper use of software and systems as needed.
  8. Create end-user and technical documentation for internal and external use.
  9. Supervise external consultants and project staff where appropriate on special projects to insure timely and accurate completion, consistent with present PTS systems.
  10. Maintain a high degree of technical proficiency, through a strong commitment to professional development.
  11. Assist with other functions as directed.

Education and Experience:

  1. Experience working with ERP, SIS, CRM and HRMS platforms. Strong IT/Systems background required with exposure to standard IT processes and project life-cycle.
  2. Experience with Jenzabar EX/J1 and its affiliated products is desired.
  3. Experience with relational databases, data standards and schemas. SQL skills desired.
  4. Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  5. Strong project management skills/ experience working in a managed project environment.
  6. Strong ability to make decisions and to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Ability to work well both independently and in a team.
  9. Bachelor’s Degree
  10. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  11. Ability to exercise tact and courtesy at all times in order to interact effectively and harmoniously with all members of the Seminary community and as a member of the IT team.

Please submit cover letter and resume to the IT Department at esjobs@ptsem.edu.


Circulation Assistant, Public Services, Library

Status: Non-exempt staff
(Part-time, up to 19 hours per week, schedule subject to change as needed)

Purpose: Performs a variety of essential library Circulation operations, oversees the work of student employees and has responsibility for particular projects

Supervision: Reports to the Head of Circulation

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the work of graduate students.
  • Assists with the routine activities of Circulation operations including, but not limited to:
    • Checking in, checking out, and renewing materials for patrons
    • Issuing library cards and updating patron records
    • Monitoring departmental email inbox for questions and recall requests
    • Answering general questions in person and over the phone
    • Technical tasks such as scanning, troubleshooting and clearing jams from copiers, replacing toner cartridges
    • May assist with shelving books
    • Maintaining and ordering Circulation supplies
  • Performs interlibrary loan support. Manages incoming and outgoing requests. Supervises the gathering, scanning, and mailing of materials.
  • Assists with course reserves, with responsibility for processing physical items and scanning e-reserves.
  • Manages the process of searching for, and reporting of, missing and lost books.
  • Assists with inventory and other collection-related projects, including responsibility for shelf reading, identifying books that lack barcodes or item records, and library system data cleanup.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in a library, preferably in public services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work under the pressure of regular contact with the public. Ability to adapt to changing needs, including learning new systems and workflows, particularly when deadlines are at hand.
  • Experience supervising students.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system. Experience with Microsoft Office and integrated library systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in the context of a small, collegial team in a changing environment. Demonstrated flexibility, openness to innovation, as well as a commitment to continuous learning and a user-centered perspective.
  • Ability to lift weight up to 40 lbs., to push heavily loaded book trucks, to use stepladders for access to upper shelves in library stacks, and the ability to work on one’s feet for extended periods of time.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu.

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.


Archivist

Status: Non-Exempt

Purpose: Manages the accessioning and processing of archival material for Special Collections and Archives. Actively engages in public service including oversight of the reading room and patron reference.

Supervision: Reports to Head of Special Collections and Archives (Library)

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage a variety of responsibilities related to special collections, archival materials, and institutional records; including, but not limited to, accession, arrangement, description, basic conservation, long-term preservation, and use. This includes working with documents as well as art, artifacts, and realia that make up the archival collections.
  2. Coordinate with the Head of Special Collections and Archives to develop and document formalized appraising, processing, and accessioning procedures, aligned with archival standards such as the creation of DACS-compliant finding aids. Maintain active involvement with the decision-making process for acquisitions of archival materials.
  3. Provide researchers and patrons with access to archival materials within PTS collections according to established policies. This service will be provided in-person, online, via email, phone, and mail. Supervise the Reading Room and work with Head of Special Collections to handle patrons during open hours.
  4. Lead the acquisition, processing, and organization of institutional records, including development and upkeep of records management and retention schedules. Work with PTS stakeholders and partners to create and manage an institutional records management program.
  5. Perform digitization and scanning of material from PTS archival collections for distribution through online platforms (e.g., for reference inquiries, classroom resources, digital exhibitions).
  6. Organize and facilitate the use of digital repositories and digital access points for archival material, including ArchivesSpace.
  7. Collaborate with library digital initiatives team on processing and preservation of audio/visual and born-digital special collection materials.
  8. Assist in the training and supervision of student staff and interns for the work of Special Collections and Archives.
  9. Engage in continuous professional development, including developments in the archival field.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Information Science, Library Science, Archives, Records Management, or a similar degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archival studies or a Master’s degree in History, Theology, or Religious Studies with significant coursework in archival studies or equivalent archival experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with archival theory, practice, and standards. including familiarity with standard preservation practices and techniques.
  • Prior experience working in an archival institution or setting.
  • Demonstrated experience arranging and describing complex archival collections.
  • Excellent organizational skills and close attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively. Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.
  • Familiarity with ArchivesSpace, DACS, and EAD.
  • Background or interest in religious or theological studies.
  • Reading knowledge of non-English language; German, Greek, and/or Latin preferred.
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 40 pounds.

Please send a one-page cover letter and cv/resume to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu.


Administrative Assistant

Status: Non-Exempt (19 Hours Per Week)

Purpose: Provide a broad range of general administrative support for the various activities of the Deputy to the President.

Supervision: Deputy to the President of the Seminary

Responsibilities:

  1. Preparation of specialty printed materials (nametags, table tents, etc.).
  2. Assist with Visiting Scholar correspondence.
  3. Assist with the Presidential Lectureships.
  4. Update the trustee minutes confluence site.
  5. Office receptionist, phone calls, provide office hospitality.
  6. Assist the Deputy with Board of Trustees meeting preparation.
  7. Prepare mailings as assigned.
  8. Maintain office supplies.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Qualifications:

  • Regular attendance is essential to this position.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional appearance, demeanor, maturity, and poise in responding to trustees, faculty, staff and students.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Use exceptional organizational and time management skills to complete work with accuracy and a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative, self-motivate and function autonomously.
  • Ability to take and follow direction.
  • Flexibility.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Please send a one-page cover letter and cv/resume to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu.

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

July 2019 (rev 26 May 2021)


Library Associate

Status: Non-Exempt (19 Hours Per Week)

Purpose: Provides broad range of building, office and project support to Library departments and management

Supervision: Managing Director of Library

Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as lead staff member to manage Library building concerns for an actively used facility. Place and monitor campus and vendor service calls (involving building, custodial services, equipment, etc.) for the Library. Manage requests for new and replacement keys to the building; distribute, track, and collect keys to/from staff; manage master key set for locks in building.
  2. Maintain library administration office files, including financial records, vendor Certificates of Insurance, personnel files, and other files. Work with the PTS Archives to ensure file maintenance and transfer for records management and long-term preservation.
  3. Manage accountability and processing of library staff credit cards. Maintain petty cash fund and reimbursements.
  4. Receive, prepare and process invoice records for library activities, services and contracts.
  5. Provide proactive and direct administrative support to Library departments and administration. For example, manage Library mail (incoming and outgoing, sorting and distribution), create purchase orders, and order/maintain adequate inventory of supplies across the Library.
  6. Track library equipment, its distribution, management/service and collection.
  7. Assist with statistical gathering and analysis.
  8. Assist with report and presentation preparation, including modest levels of project research.
  9. Work in the Library’s departments on a regular basis and as needed with collections, services, or special projects (e.g., data entry, materials processing, shelving, gathering material, providing service point coverage, wayfinding/communication support).
  10. Work collaboratively with departmental and campus partners to ensure effective and efficient operations.
  11. Collaborate with library colleagues to meet shifting institutional and library priorities, needs, skill sets and responsibilities.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience working in a professional office or library setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to maintain a positive and objective customer service approach. Discretion in dealing with sensitive documents and confidential information.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and proactively develop and propose solutions.
  • High level of attention to detail; flexibility; capacity to initiate and adapt to change; ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively and collegially.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; must prioritize well and focus on completion of tasks and objectives while balancing quality and productivity.
  • Competence with and ability to effectively use computers, related software and databases. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications; Adobe Suite applications; and Visio.
  • Comfort with ambiguity, working in an ever-changing environment.
  • Experience with data collection, analysis and reporting preferred.
  • Experience working in a research library preferred, but not required.
  • Please submit a resume to Human Resources at apply@ptsem.edu

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

July 2019 (rev 26 May 2021)


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 Center for Asian American Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary. 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 Master's 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, 2022. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should apply online here: https://tns-apps.ptsem.edu/FacultyApplicationHanChair/ with a letter of interest and a CV (including bibliography). Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021.

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Assistant Professor, History of Medieval Christianity

Princeton Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History of Medieval Christianity. The research and publication specialization is open. We invite applications from scholars who work on medieval Christianity’s theological, cultural, and social aspects. Candidates must be prepared to teach an introductory survey course on early and medieval church history. Ability and/or experience in teaching courses on the varieties of medieval Christianity beyond Europe, and on the interactions among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the middle ages, is desirable.

The successful candidate will teach in all of 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. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest and curriculum vitae (including bibliography) should be uploaded to the online application site at https://tns-apps.ptsem.edu/FacultyApplicationMedieval/. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021.

Those wishing to nominate others for this position are invited to contact Jacqueline Lapsley, dean of Academic Affairs, at academic.dean@ptsem.edu.

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Assistant or Associate Professor 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. Applicants will have as one of their areas of expertise race and ethnicity in the Old Testament in dialogue with theological and ethical interpretation of Scripture that focuses on minoritized communities and experience. Ability and/or experience in teaching courses in introductory biblical Hebrew, Hebrew exegesis, historical Hebrew grammar, or one or more other Northwest Semitic languages (e.g., Aramaic, Ugaritic) is desirable.

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, 2022. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest and curriculum vitae should be uploaded to the online application site at https://tns-apps.ptsem.edu/FacultyApplicationOldTestament/. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021.

Those wishing to nominate others for this position are invited to contact Jacqueline Lapsley, dean of Academic Affairs, at academic.dean@ptsem.edu.


Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Open Rank (Tenured or Tenure-Track) Faculty Position in Preaching

Princeton Theological Seminary, a school in the Reformed theological tradition with students representing a broad range of preaching traditions, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position in Preaching. Appointment at the level of assistant professor will be tenure-track; Appointment at the level of associate or full professor will be made with tenure.

The candidate selected for this position will be a scholar of recognized stature or demonstrable potential, who is dedicated to the church’s life and work, and equipped to teach preaching to students preparing for Christian ministry in its various forms. Candidates should have earned the PhD or ThD in Homiletics as well as the MDiv or its equivalent theological degree from an accredited theological school.

In addition to serious engagement with current homiletical literature, along with strong teaching ability in the field, the candidate should be acquainted with congregational life across a diversity of Christian traditions. Applicants should also have a strong record of publication. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will participate in all of the Seminary’s degree programs (MDiv, MACEF, MA(TS), ThM, and PhD), with shared responsibility for offering required courses and a broad range of electives that support the Seminary’s mission, including its commitment to antiracism, and which take into account both the Practical Theology Department’s needs and the appointee’s research interests. The responsibilities of faculty members at Princeton Theological Seminary include: maintaining an active and excellent research program; supervising PhD students; mentoring students in all degree programs; service in faculty committees, meetings, and programs; service to congregations as able; and active participation in the Seminary community’s life.

A letter of interest and curriculum vitae (including bibliography) should be uploaded to the online application site at https://tns-apps.ptsem.edu/FacultyApplicationPreaching/. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021.

Those wishing to nominate others for this position are invited to contact Jacqueline Lapsley, dean of Academic Affairs, at academic.dean@ptsem.edu.


Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Advancement Coordinator

Princeton Theological Seminary is a professional and graduate school that prepares women and men to serve Jesus Christ in ministries marked by faith, integrity, scholarship, competence, compassion, and joy, equipping them for leadership worldwide in congregations and the larger church, in classrooms and the academy, and in the public arena. The Seminary provides a residential community of worship and learning where a sense of calling is tested and defined, where scripture and the Christian tradition are appropriated critically, where faith and intellect mature and lifelong friendships begin, and where habits of discipleship are so nourished that members of the community may learn to proclaim with conviction, courage, wisdom, and love the good news that Jesus Christ is Lord.

We are actively recruiting for the following position:

A. Title: Advancement Coordinator

B. Status: Non-Exempt, Full-Time

C. Purpose: To provide support for the Department of Advancement by performing daily operational tasks and by providing assistance for Department of Advancement events and

meetings

D. Supervision: The Advancement Coordinator reports to the Director of Advancement Services

Working Relationship: The Director of Advance Services provides supervision and oversight. This position works closely with other members of the Advancement Department on events and projects related to their areas.

E. Responsibilities:

  1. General Office Duties – Responsible for general office functions including management of purchasing and budgeting. Updating of constituent records, preparing and tracking of donor communications, assist with travel arrangements.
  2. Meeting and Events – Coordinate on or of campus meetings and events for department. Assure that attendee registrations are properly tracked. Coordinate room set up and technology needs.
  3. Volunteer Management – Recruit and coordinate volunteers to work with all areas of Advancement. Maintain list of potential volunteers.
  4. Management of Student Workers – In conjunction with Director of Advancement Services recruit Student Workers to assist with outreach to Constituents. Includes coordination of schedule, tasks, and training.

F. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Customer Services oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Advanced proficiency using Word, Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • Willingness to assist, as needed, within Operations Group and department of Advancement
  • Prior experience in education fundraising office
  • Must be accurate, thorough and adaptive to changing procedures and responsibilities with an attention to detail

To be considered for this position please send a cover letter and resume to apply@ptsem.edu – thank you.

Princeton Theological Seminary reserves the right to amend this position description at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are an equal opportunity employer.

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