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 hr@wartburgseminary.edu or Mr. Andrew Willenborg, Vice President for Finance and Operations, Wartburg Theological Seminary, 333 Wartburg Pl, Dubuque, IA 52003.

If you are a Wartburg Seminary student and interested in On Campus Temporary Part-time Student Employment, please email: awillenborg@wartburgseminary.edu.

Job Openings

Director for Admissions

Position Summary:

The Director for Admissions is responsible for leading Wartburg Theological Seminary’s (WTS) work in identifying, recruiting, and admitting new candidates for all degrees, the Theological Education for Emerging Ministries (TEEM) programs, certificate programs, and affiliated students. This is a regular full-time exempt position that reports to the Vice President for Leadership Formation.

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and list of references to Andy Willenborg, Human Resources, Wartburg Theological Seminary, at hr@wartburgseminary.edu. Questions may be addressed to Andy at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217.  The search committee will begin reviewing materials as received and continue until the search process is completed.

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Director for Community Life and Candidacy

Position Summary:

The Director for Community Life and Candidacy reports to the Vice President for Leadership Formation and is primarily responsible for accompanying students on their formational journey, from enrollment into coursework and community life, culminating with commencement, including candidacy. The Director for Community Life and Candidacy partners with the Department for Vocation and Formation to accomplish the work of the department for the mission of the seminary.

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and list of references to Andy Willenborg, Human Resources, Wartburg Theological Seminary, at hr@wartburgseminary.edu. Questions may be addressed to Andy at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217.  The search committee will begin reviewing materials as received and continue until the search process is completed.

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Development Manager

Position Summary:

The Development Manager is called to support the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary through the efficient and effective management of the Development Office. This position serves as the hub for a dedicated team, providing direct support for the Vice President and Gift Officers through the management of the constituent database, monitoring gift processing, timely reporting, and other donor relations functions. The Development Manager also coordinates alumni relations and supervises other development staff.

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and list of references to Andy Willenborg, Human Resources, Wartburg Theological Seminary, at hr@wartburgseminary.edu. Questions may be addressed to Andy at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217.  The search committee will begin reviewing materials as received and continue until the search process is completed.

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Lead Development Officer

Position Summary:

The Lead Development Officer serves the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary as a major gifts officer with a full portfolio of donors, while also providing overall leadership to special initiatives as assigned. As a key member of the Development Team, the Lead Development Officer helps build a foundation of philanthropy rooted in the highest ethical standards and advanced development principles. The team’s 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. 

Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and list of references to Andy Willenborg, Human Resources, Wartburg Theological Seminary, at hr@wartburgseminary.edu. Questions may be addressed to Andy at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217.  The search committee will begin reviewing materials as received and continue until the search process is completed.

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Assistant Professor of Homiletics

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Homiletics has primary responsibility for required preaching courses. In addition to electives, the professor will also contribute to the collective work of a highly collaborative theological faculty, including team-taught courses designed to promote integration of ideas and materials across disciplines.

Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of references to Andy Willenborg, Human Resources, Wartburg Theological Seminary, at hr@wartburgseminary.edu. Questions may be addressed to Mr. Willenborg at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217. The search committee will begin reviewing materials after February 1, 2022 and continue until the search process is completed.

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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

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Consumer Information
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If you desire a paper copy, please write to Barb Simon, Director for Financial Aid and Student Services, Wartburg Theological Seminary, 333 Wartburg Place, Dubuque, IA 52003 or e-mail her at bsimon@wartburgseminary.edu.