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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.



Faculty, Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a tenure-track colleague to join a nationally recognized and Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)-accredited program in marriage and family therapy (MFT). The MFT program prepares students for professional practice of marriage and family therapy and pastoral counseling that is theologically and spiritually informed. MFT faculty work with students and colleagues in all of the seminary degree programs (Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, and Doctor of Ministry). A Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy, pastoral counseling or equivalent with a strong focus in marriage and family therapy is a priority. Candidates should be prepared to teach and supervise marriage and family therapy from a spiritually and theologically integrated perspective. A current state MFT license or eligibility for Kentucky MFT license is required.

The application deadline for this position is WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015. Review of applications will begin October 2015. Inquiries for this position must include a resume and at least five references. Send these materials electronically to:

Dr. Loren Townsend, Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Jean Newman


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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