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Director of Alum and Church Relations

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a Director of Alum and Church Relations with a proven track record of success in community relations and fundraising. The appropriate candidate will have 2-3 years of alum and community engagement experience and an engaging and pleasing personality. Travel, to include day and some overnights, are a condition of the position.

Interested candidates must send a resume with cover letter of interest to the attention of Sally Pendleton at spendleton@lpts.edu.



Director of Field Education and Professor of Practical Theology

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a Director of Field Education who will also serve as a Professor of Practical Theology. Master of Divinity (MDiv) students at Louisville Seminary are required to be in part-time field education placements for two of their three years of study. The best candidate for this position will work closely with supervisors from local, regional and national ministries as well as colleagues in the seminary faculty’s Practical Theology area to develop both field- and classroom-based educational opportunities. Candidates must have earned a PhD or DMin in a pertinent field; be an excellent teacher; have demonstrated superior gifts and skills as an administrator and strategic thinker; and possess ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and others of diverse backgrounds. We hope to make an appointment to begin in the summer of 2016. An application will include:

-your curriculum vitae,
-a list of at least three references with their email addresses,
-a letter of application expressing your vision for the role of field education and practical theology in theological education

Send these materials electronically, by October 31, 2015, to:
Dr. J. Bradley Wigger, Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Jean Newman

Review of applications will begin November 2015.


Louisville Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the seminary), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability.

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