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

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 July 15, 2021 and continue until the search process is completed.

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Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible has primary responsibility for courses in Hebrew Bible and the Hebrew language. 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 August 16, 2021 and continue until the search process is completed.

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Interim Director for the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest (LSPS)

Position Summary:

The Interim Director for the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest (LSPS) is an employee of Wartburg Theological Seminary doing business as the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest. The Interim Director is responsible for working with the administration at Wartburg Seminary and ELCA (and other church) partners to assess the current status of LSPS, the current needs of the ELCA specifically for Latinx cross-cultural competencies, and the needs of Latinx church communities and develop a strategy for relaunching the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest by July 1, 2022. In addition, approximately half of the Interim Director’s time will be spent in development, working with donors/potential donors and building relationships with individuals, congregations and synods on behalf of LSPS/WTS.

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 on July 7, 2021 and continue until the search process is completed.

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Director for Journey Together

Position Summary:

The Director for Journey Together is responsible for leading Wartburg Theological Seminary (WTS) in the development and implementation of Journey Together, a new Competency Based Education (CBE) program for Theological Education in Emerging Ministries (TEEM), an alternative pathway to ordination in the ELCA. This position oversees the development and launch of this program with initial cohorts offered in both English and Spanish, with the possibility of other cohorts being developed as needed.

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 on April 15, 2021 and continue until the search process is completed.

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Development Officer

Position Summary:

The Development Officer serves the mission of Wartburg Theological Seminary by cultivating constituent relationships and soliciting 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 Mr. Willenborg at hr@wartburgseminary.edu or 563-589-0217. The search committee will begin reviewing materials on March 1, 2021 and continue until the search process is completed.

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Diversity Statement

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