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Collaborates with the dean, faculty, and staff to oversee all aspects of the church-centered apprenticeship initiative, including establishing partnerships with churches, coordinating ministry activities for program participants, evaluating achievement of foundational and advanced ministry competencies, and advising/mentoring program participants.
Teaches four courses per year.
Embraces CIU’s educational philosophy of integrating academic excellence, spiritual formation, and ministry skills development, with Bible at the core.
Earned doctorate from an accredited institution (Ph.D. or Th.D. preferred), with content in discipline areas related to the practice of ministry
Teaching and administrative experience in theological education at the graduate level (at least five years)
Experience in church-related ministry required (at least five years)
Commitment to cross-cultural ministry (some cross-cultural ministry experience preferred).
Knowledge of the biblical-theological, spiritual, and practical aspects of ministry
Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of classroom and online instructional technology
Skill in networking, public speaking, teaching, and written communication
Skill in administering a program in the field of theological education
Skill in cultivating relationships with prospective apprenticeship sites and supervisors
Able to communicate with and coach adult learners
Able to work as part of a team in a collegial model of decision-making
Qualified candidates may complete the CIU Employment Application by accessing the Columbia International University Employment page at www.ciu.edu. A link to the application is available on the website. A complete description of this position is on the website.
About Columbia International University
CIU is an interdenominational university with a global mission to educate people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.