DIR, DIVINITY PROGRAMS

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

DIR, DIVINITY PROGRAMS
LE@DD Initiative

Occupational Summary

Provide direction in the development, coordination and administration of educational programs and other related activities at the Duke University Divinity School. This position is part-time, up to 20 hours per week.

Work Performed
  • Plan, develop, design, implement and evaluate programs and activities in response to the mission and strategic vision of the school, as well as the needs of constituents.
  • Oversee the design and ongoing operations of the Duke Lay Seminary.
  • Leading curriculum design with team of stakeholders & faculty.
  • Engaging ministry leaders/stakeholders for contextual practicums.
  • Recruit teaching teams of practitioners and scholars in consultation with stakeholders and DLS steering committee.
  • Recruit spiritual directors for program.
  • Hire and supervise staff who work in the program.
  • Provide pedagogical support for teaching teams.
  • Foster the multiplication of cohorts in different geographic regions.
  • Raise funds for the program.
  • Be the primary liaison between Duke Divinity School and the church to establish lay seminaries in their contexts.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list ofall responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Departmental Preferences
  • PhD or ThD in Practical Theology, with a preference for Christian spirituality
  • Ordination or similar credentials and experience in local church leadership
  • Experience in directing contextual theological education, especially linking the academy to the church and to ministries beyond the local church
  • Experience working in multiracial, multi-ethnic contexts
  • Experience in traditional higher education
  • Experience in supervising spiritual directors/formation leaders
  • Familiar with current and emerging trends in missional theology and practice
  • Team builder
  • Agility in adapting to new challenges while designing new programs


Requisition Number
401264154

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
2437 DIR, DIVINITY PROGRAMS

Job Family Level
14

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
PART TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires communications, analytical and organization skillsgenerally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.Masters degree in a related field preferred.

Experience

Position requires a minimum of 5 years related experience.

Auto req ID

90048BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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