The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology of Virginia Union University is seeking a Director for its Doctor of Ministry program. The School of Theology is one academic unit within Virginia Union University; an American Baptist related historically African American institution of higher education. The faculty considers itself a community of reverent scholars with a vested interest in the life of the church. This tenure-track position will begin on July 1, 2013. The position requires leadership through administrative and advising responsibilities for the Doctor of Ministry program. The director will be responsible for teaching two courses within the Master of Divinity curriculum. Faculty rank is negotiable. The ideal candidate will hold the M.Div. degree, an academic doctorate (Ph.D., Th.D., Ed.D.) in a related discipline, full ordination within a recognized denomination, and demonstrate a commitment to congregational life.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts for all earned degrees, and three letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to persons with advanced degrees in homiletics, and pastoral care and counseling. Nominations and application materials should be sent to Ms. Ronda Bond, The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA 23220. We strongly encourage applicants to submit materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The search will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Union University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to cultural, racial, gender, and ethnic diversity. The university also complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.