Career Opportunities

Lexington Theological Seminary, the oldest seminary of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), offers a congregation-centered, competency-based M.Div. curriculum with two thirds of required and elective courses taught online. Online courses are offered year-round in short formats so that students may begin study in any month. The school is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community as articulated in its strategic imperatives.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, and in light of the Seminary’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the school especially invites applications from underrepresented populations without regard to race, ethnic origin, gender, color, creed, political beliefs, age, sexual orientation or gender fluidity, or national origin. LTS shall not discriminate against any applicant due to physical or mental disability regarding a position for which the applicant is otherwise qualified.

Explore our open career opportunities below:

 

Christian Theology Faculty Position

LEXINGTON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY invites applications for a Christian or Systematic
Theology faculty position. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in Systematic,
Constructive, Historical, or Biblical Theology, or relevant area of study (ABD considered). Prior
experience teaching will be considered for ranking. This is a full-time position that requires
residency in the state of Kentucky. The person will teach a full teaching load in required and
elective courses in the areas of systematic or constructive theology and ethics, will lead covenant
groups, competency exercises, and capstone projects; and teach in related courses in the Doctor
of Ministry program. Full-time faculty serve on committees and on occasion, are invited to
represent LTS in external organizations. All regular faculty at LTS hold appointments on
renewable contracts.

For a fuller job description, please contact Dean Loida Martell via the Contact Us form on the website.

Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Target start date is January 2, 2023, or negotiable. Electronic applications only.

Christian Theology Faculty Position Application

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      Thriving in Ministry Project Director

      The Thriving in Ministry Project is guided by 2 goals and is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. The project director leads and guides the priorities for the remaining 3 years of this 5-year project. The project goals are:

      To provide support for graduates in years 1-5 of congregational ministry. Based upon current
      enrollment patterns LTS anticipates serving 85-105 students in onsite and online clergy peer groups in a cohort model between 2020-2024.

      To gain a rich understanding of clergy who self-identify as bi-vocational ministers.

      Key areas of responsibilities:

      • Collect data and write the annual project report
      • Give support and leadership to the coordinator of the alumni clergy peer groups
      • Give leadership and support to coordinator of the LTS mentoring activities and events
      • Collaborate with the Director of the Bi-vocational research project as needed
      • Collaborate with the director of the Thriving Congregations Initiative and Pathways to Tomorrow Initiative on mutual projects
      • Give support and leadership to the CHM, CRM and CAAM programs

      Qualifications:

      The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and 5 years of professional experience preferably working in institutions of higher education, a congregation, and/or church setting. The candidate must have a high-level proficiency with computers, excellent communication skills to engage multiple stakeholders, and the capacity work independently.

      Context

      This is a grant-funded position starting September 1, 2022 and concluding December 31, 2025. This is a full-time benefit eligible position that requires travel and an on-campus presence. The position has dotted-line responsibilities to other departments and reports to the President.

      Applications will be accepted until August 10 or until the position is filled.

      To apply send a cover letter, letters of recommendation and the contact information for 3 references and a resume or CV to kwagers@lextheo.edu.

      For questions about the position email cgillett@lextheo.edu.

      Thriving in Ministry Project Director

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