Employment Opportunities

Here at San Francisco Theological Seminary, we believe that spirituality and social justice are inseparable. We are reshaping Christian graduate degree education to speak to the circumstances of a world in upheaval and to a Church that seeks to be positive and faithfully responsive in the midst of such turmoil and change. 

As the only Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seminary in the West, San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) reinvents education for ministry through unparalleled innovation, rigorous scholarship, and a tradition of commitment to spirituality and social justice in the Christian faith.

We are a welcoming multicultural community assembled from throughout the world. Our degrees in theology combine classroom learning with immersion in practical ministry, preparing students to bridge theological, cultural, and political divides. Any student who exhibits a commitment to theological inquiry and vocational curiosity is welcome. Here students refine their unique gifts to cultivate spiritual advocacy in its many forms for their journey in our expansive, ever-changing world.

As a founding member of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, we offer students open enrollment in a cohesive partnership of seminaries comprised of varying faith traditions. Students also have access to other premier higher education institutions throughout the Bay Area, including the University of California at Berkeley.
San Francisco Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Title IX Compliant.

Senior Director of Development (full time)

The Senior Director of Development at the San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) serves as a primary external fundraising officer and is an integral team member in the Seminary’s Advancement Team.  The successful candidate will work closely with the President to advance opportunities with alumni, corporations, foundations, and other key Seminary donors and prospects to qualify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward major gifts for SFTS priorities.  This position reports to the President of the Seminary.

For a full description of this position, please click here (opens a PDF)

Director of Alumni Relations (full time)

The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and providing tangible benefits to alumni and current students at San Francisco Theological Seminary. The Director is also responsible for creating, cultivating, and supporting lifelong relationships among the SFTS family.

For a full description of this position, please click here (opens a PDF)

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