Positions (October)

The LCMS Northwest District and several Northwestern synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America seek to fill the position of director of consultation to clergy.

The director administers cooperative pastoral care services for the judicatory offices of the LCMS Northwest District and the ELCA synods in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, through:

  • assistance to rostered persons, their families and congregations.

  • consultive relationships with judicatory leaders.

  • referral systems for professional therapy.

  • consultation about ministry issues.

  • education and other resources for growth in a changing environment of ministry.
  • Qualifications:

  • an ordained/rostered Lutheran with specific training and demonstrated ability to integrate spiritual/theological ministry with the healing arts/skills of behavioral science.

  • eligible for clinical membership in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors or related body.

  • master’s or doctoral degree in pastoral counseling or related area.

  • significant parish experience.

  • understanding of organizational systems.
  • Position to commence winter 2009.  Deadline for completed applications is Nov. 15. Interview date is Jan. 23, 2009.  For more information, detailed position description, and application process, contact Rev. Penelope Guntermann, M.A., Consultation to Clergy Search Committee, 911 Stewart St., Seattle, WA 98101; (425) 478-7727; penelope.guntermann@verizon.net; www.consultationtoclergy.com.


    The following institutions of the Concordia University System (CUS) are seeking candidates for positions described below:

  • Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., seeks to fill the following faculty positions: school leadership; theatre/communication; sociology.

  • Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., seeks to fill the following faculty position: executive vice president for advancement.

  • Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., seeks to fill the following faculty position: clinical psychology.
  • For more information about these and other CUS positions, including complete job descriptions, qualifications, and application process, visit  http://www.lcms.org/cusjobs and click on “Positions Available at Our Campuses.”

    Posted Sept. 25, 2008

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