Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry

Job Posted: 11/29/2022
Job Type: Faculty
Location: NYC

Alliance Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track position for an Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry.  Alliance University’s Pastoral Ministries department equips men and women to successfully serve the church and not-for-profit organizations locally and globally.  The department also prepares students to be ministers in the workplace in any professional context.  Preparation focuses on well-rounded development of students in the areas of attitude, knowledge, and skill so that they are equipped with the following:

  • an understanding of their unique calling and gifting,
  • the ability to lead with a servant’s heart,
  • a deep understanding of the Bible,
  • healthy emotional, physical, and relational habits,
  • spiritual maturity and passion, and
  • the desire to apply biblical principles to every area of their life.

Alliance University is an undergraduate and graduate-level liberal arts college committed to Christian higher education and educating a diverse study body within a major urban center.  The campus is located in a brand-new facility overlooking the scenic views of the Hudson River in Battery Park, NY.

We offer an excellent compensation package including base salary, incentives and comprehensive benefits.  Base salary will vary by qualifications and experience within the range of $50,000 – $70,000.

Assistant Professor Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Vice President and Dean of Alliance Theological Seminary, this position will not only include teaching responsibilities, but also leadership and administrative responsibilities related to Department Chair of Pastoral Ministries.

  • All teaching & responsibilities associated with 21 credits per academic year;
  • Holding regular office hours and advising students (3 days a week, 9 month contract);
  • Participating in Seminary and Institutional committee meetings;
  • Developing curriculum, overseeing budget, scheduling courses and other department duties related to the successful administration of a college level degree program;
  • Evaluating course content, evaluating classroom performance of faculty;
  • Developing library holdings, performing various departmental duties including speaking and public relations activities;
  • Recruiting full-time faculty and adjuncts needed to staff department.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • PhD or DMin desired; MDiv. or its equivalent required
  • Christian & Missionary Alliance License and Ordination; 10 years ministry experience, desired
  • Required gifts of teaching, preaching, leadership, administration, and mercy
  • Required skills of expository preaching, leadership, Kingdom ministry skills
  • Familiarity with models of counseling, Divine Healing, Power Encounter, Evangelism, Church Planting, Community Development

Application Instructions:

  • Submit a C.V. and cover letter.
  • Complete the Alliance University Faculty Application.
  • Send materials to the attention of Dr. Ron Walborn, Vice President and Dean of Alliance Theological Seminary via email to
  • Application review will begin on February 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.