Applications for Employment

Wartburg Seminary looks forward to receiving your letters of interest and resumes for current open positions. Electronic submissions are requested. Please send cover letter, resume and three references to

Job Openings


Development Officer

The Development Officer serves the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary as a member of the Development Team. This team operates with the highest ethical standards, advanced development principles, and is deeply rooted in responding to the world’s need for faithful leaders. Our focus is to assist donors in their charitable intent through the cultivation of constituent relationships and the solicitation of generous gifts from current and prospective donors. Click here for complete position information.

Director for Financial Aid and Reporting

The Director for Financial Aid and Reporting will lead Wartburg Theological Seminary’s financial aid program providing strategic planning, compliance oversight for regulations related to financial aid, compliance reporting, and financial aid packaging/processing for all seminary programs. The Director will act as campus security authority. This is a regular full-time exempt position that reports to the Vice President for Leadership Formation as a Director in the Department for Vocation & Formation. Click here for complete position information.

Dean of the Chapel

This position is responsible for stewarding and implementing the worship life of Wartburg Seminary, a key component of Wartburg’s life together. The Dean of the Chapel at Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) serves as the chief steward of the worship life of the seminary. This includes working collaboratively with the chapel advisory committee to cast a vision for Wartburg’s worship life, centered in Jesus Christ, and also to implement worship with skill, thoughtfulness and attention to diverse voices and experiences. It is the work of the Dean of the Chapel to infuse the centrality of worship into the life of the WTS community both residentially and for those at a distance. This stewardship includes oversight of daily chapel, Opening Worship, Advent Lessons and Carols, Baccalaureate, special services held at the seminary (for example, funerals and installations), and crafting rites for special occasions in the life of the seminary. The Dean of the Chapel coordinates the selection process and supervises those serving as cantor, sacristan, sexton, musician, and accompanist. Excellence in developing and implementing both in-person and digital worship is required. Click here for complete position information.

Development Analyst

The Development Analyst serves the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary by maintaining data quality and assisting with the Development department’s operations, while also providing business intelligence for the Annual Fund, campaigns, and planned and major-gift fundraising. The Development Analyst is responsible for donor and prospect research together with identifying trends and changes in donor giving patterns. This role also facilitates all gift recording, acknowledgement, reporting and tracking. This position plays a critical role in the stewardship of all donors as well as the growth of donor potential. Click here for complete position information. 

Diversity Statement

Wartburg Theological Seminary recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Consumer and Safety Information

The Wartburg Theological Seminary Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is published in September annually and distributed to all current students and employees as well as to prospective students and employees. This is the compliance document to the Federal Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 also known as the Clery Act, with Higher Education Amendments.

Consumer Information
The United States Department of Education requires participants in Title IV Federal Funding Programs to disclose the following consumer information on our website and annually to enrolled and prospective students and our campus community.

If you desire a paper copy, please write to Barb Roling, Director for Financial Aid and Student Services, Wartburg Theological Seminary, 333 Wartburg Place, Dubuque, IA 52003 or e-mail her at