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.

Accountant (full time)

The Accountant ideally would have not-for-profit experience, educational institutional experience, and/or have worked in a complex detail oriented environment.  Must have a good working knowledge of GAAP, be able to prepare limited reconciliations, be able to communicate effectively with managers, students and teachers to explain and resolve issues.

Overall Scope of Duties

  • Prepare and submit journal entries, reports, and reconciliations in a timely manner to Controller for approval.
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies affecting financial systems, documents, and reports in a timely manner.
  • Support students and departments with prompt responses to all inquiries and questions.

For a full description of this position and instructions on how to apply, please click here (opens a PDF).

Associate Registrar and Academic Services Coordinator (full time)

The Academic Services Coordinator/Associate Registrar serves as a member of an integrated student-services team. Supporting students, the Coordinator serves as primary student contact for academic support, and helps coordinate academic support services, including registration, orientation, online-classroom experience, and commencement. Working with faculty, the Coordinator supports accreditation work of the Dean and faculty, online classroom technologies, and faculty advising. The Coordinator reports directly to the Registrar/Director of Academic Services, and, through the 2017-18 academic year, will support the Registrar/Director’s work transitioning to the seminary’s new Student Information System (SIS).  The Coordinator works directly with the Academic Dean as to academic issues, and with the Associate Dean/Chaplain as to worship and student issues.

For a full description of this position and instructions on how to apply, please click here (opens a PDF).

You may learn about national Ministry Opportunities by clicking here.