To begin July 16, 2018
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Our vibrant campus ministry, located on the edge of Western Michigan University, is in need of a full time Director to provide leadership to WMU, Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College students. Responsibilities include meeting students where they are and helping them grow by making sure spiritual development opportunities are offered through small groups, worship, mission trips and leadership development. Experience in fund raising by developing community with local churches, foundations and the university, managing finances, working with a Board of Directors and supervising students is helpful; flexibility is key. Candidate must be supportive of the reconciling, anti-racism community we have created.
Minimum Educational Qualifications: theologically trained or ordination as clergy. Preference will be given to those who have completed or are in process of a graduate degree in theology.
The Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo is a United Methodist ministry in higher education supported by the West Michigan Conference of The United Methodist Church. The Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo is committed to being a fully inclusive community which includes becoming an anti-racist institution and providing a community for all students regardless of age, race and gender identification/orientation.
All qualified applicants, especially women and people of color, are encouraged to apply.
Applications due 11:59 pm 3/31/2018
To apply, send resume, a one page statement of ministry and contact information for three personal and/or professional references to:
Debra Lindstrom, Board President
Our community is located in beautiful southwest Michigan; it is just 40 minutes to Lake Michigan beaches and approximately two hours to Chicago and Detroit.
About us: www.michiganumc.org www.wesleyofkalamazoo.org
About the area: https://michigan.org/city/kalamazoo www.kalamazoopromise.com
About our higher education institutions that the Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo serves:
http://wmich.edu www.kvcc.edu www.kzoo.edu