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


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. 

Vice President for Finance & Operations

The Vice President for Finance & Operations leads Wartburg Theological Seminary’s finance and operations activities in support for the Seminary’s mission. The Vice President is a member of the President’s Administrative Cabinet and works closely with the Finance & Operations Committee of the Seminary Board of Directors. Click here for complete position information.

Director of Reu Memorial Library

Position Summary: The Director of Reu Memorial Library shares Wartburg Seminary’s commitment to form leaders for public ministry in the church and world, a commitment that affirms and develops the gifts of the whole people of God. The Director is responsible for administering the Reu Memorial Library at Wartburg Seminary, including the implementation of educational technologies. This person should have demonstrated ability as an administrator. 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.

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