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Pastoral Ministries Professor

College of Ministry

Reports to: Dean Wayde Goodall

Appointment

January 7, 2015

Position Summary

Teach, advise, develop curriculum, and supervise the learning of undergraduate Pastoral Ministries majors.

Qualifications

The successful candidate:

  1. Holds appropriate degree from an accredited college or university: Doctorate (preferred) or Master’s degree in Ministry, Bible, Theology or related field.
  2. Holds current ordination with the Assemblies of God.
  3. Has full-time lead pastor experience of at least three years (or lead experience in a comparable ministry position).
  4. Has a demonstrated record of successful teaching of ministry skills, concepts, and critical thinking.
  5. Is a student of the various methodologies, generational sensitivities, and growth patterns within the church (Pentecostal, Evangelical and beyond) in the US and globally.
  6. Understands and has a working relationship with Assemblies of God home and foreign missions.
  7. Possesses a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ, the Spirit-filled life and the church.
  8. Demonstrates a commitment to the integration of faith and learning.
  9. Shows willingness and ability to apply the Christian worldview in course design, instruction, and advising.
  10. Indicates a commitment to helping students to achieve overarching ministry program objectives as well as learning objectives specific to individual courses.
  11. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with students, faculty, university staff, church leaders and pastors, and the general constituency of the university.
  12. Models best instructional practices in the classroom setting.
  13. Continually develops professional skills in students through coaching, modeling, evaluation, feedback, and direct instruction.

In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith.

Closing Date Of Search

Job posting closes on or before August 15, 2015 or until the position is filled.

Contact

Dr. Wayde Goodall
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98033
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425-889-5253

Compensation

Salary is dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule.

Application Requirements

To be considered as a candidate, the applicant must submit the following documents and information:

  1. Letter of interest.
  2. Curriculum vitae and, if available, a teaching portfolio.
  3. Names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.
  4. Statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study.
  5. Brief statement of personal faith journey and church involvements.

Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.


Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.

Northwest University

Northwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution, related to the Assemblies of God, offering baccalaureate and master's, and doctoral level education. The sixty-acre campus is located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. The campus is an ideal setting for study, recreation, and inspiration and is centrally located and convenient to industry, business, and commercial activities.

Mission Statement

We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.

In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith.

Educational Goals

In view of its distinctive philosophy, Northwest University seeks to provide education which will introduce the student to the organized fields of learning and will acquaint the student with the Christian theistic view of the world and of people and their culture. Such an education is intended to develop the whole person in a balanced and useful manner.

The academic program includes majors and areas of concentration in over forty fields of study including ten graduate programs. Sixty-three full-time faculty members and sixty-one part-time instructors teach 1,582 students. Over sixty-one percent of the faculty holds the doctoral degree, fifty-one percent are tenured, and forty-three percent are women.

Accreditation

Northwest University is a regionally-accredited, Christian coeducational undergraduate institution offering baccalaureate college education under the control of the Alaska, Montana, Oregon, Northwest, Southern Idaho, and Wyoming districts of the Assemblies of God.

Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God and the Association of Christian Schools International. The University also holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

Northwest University's School of Business and Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Buntain School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In addition, the School of Nursing has received approval from the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. The University is also approved by the Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Washington to prepare elementary and secondary education teachers and recommend for certification. It is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

The University is approved by the Federal and State Governments for student aid programs and for the training of international students. Selected programs of study are approved by a Washington State Approving Agency for enrollment of those eligible for benefits under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code and by Washington State for training in Vocational Rehabilitation. It is listed in the current bulletin, "Accredited Higher Education Institutions," published by the U.S. Office of Education.


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