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Professor of Youth and Family Ministries Needed

02.09.2017 10:19 Age: 288 days
Category: General, Jobs

Manhattan Christian College
1415 Anderson Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502

Announces a search for: Professor of Youth and Family Ministries

Manhattan Christian College seeks candidates with substantive preparation in youth and family ministries. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of current issues relating to youth and families. They should be able to teach within changing cultural contexts. Subfields may include children’s ministry and psychology.


  1. A master’s degree in a field related to youth or family is required, but a terminal degree is preferred.
  2. Meaningful experience in ministry is required.
  3. Teaching experience in higher education using multiple modalities is preferred.
  4. A commitment to Restoration Movement ideals.
  5. Resonance with Manhattan Christian College’s calling, mission, vision, and belief statements.
  6. The desire and ability to develop pastoral relationships with students, staff, faculty, and stakeholders.
  7. The ability to ground youth and family ministries biblically and theologically.


  1. Teach a full-time load (12-15 hours) each semester.
  2. Provide oversight to students participating in Directed Field Experiences.
  3. Provide academic advising.
  4. Participate on committees as appointed.
  5. Develop pastoral relationships across campus.
  6. Continue education and preparation in related field(s).
  7. Serve in a local church.
  8. Adhere to the faculty handbook.
  9. Maintain office hours on campus.

The compensation package is based on academic credentials and relevant experience. Deadline for applications: October 16, 2017
Starting date for employment: Spring 2018 or Fall 2018

To apply, complete application materials located at Email application materials to Direct all questions regarding the position and application to Dr. Russell York (, chair of the search committee.

Manhattan Christian College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Manhattan Christian College does not discriminate against persons seeking admission or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, or physical disability (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the institution’s exemption from sections of Title IX which deal with exemptions for religious convictions). Equal opportunity is afforded to all individuals in regard to college policies, consideration for financial assistance, employment, and campus involvement.

Manhattan Christian College is an independent college which is affiliated with independent with Christian Churches and independent Churches of Christ. Because of this distinctive background, we seek applicants affiliated with Christian Churches or Churches of Christ (Restoration Movement) as prescribed in Board policy. 

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