Employment Opportunities

Here at San Francisco Theological Seminary, we believe that spirituality and social justice are interwoven. 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.

Marketing Specialist (full time)

The Marketing Specialist is responsible for facilitating the creation and organization of marketing initiatives for lead generation for our online programs and content, for SFTS.edu as well as The Center for Innovation in Ministry. Content is king! Help bring our brand to life, connect with our community and entice new students to attend. Focus on lead generation, digital marketing, copywriting, content creation, providing insight and analytics, and organizing creative assets. Act as a creative services resource to our internal clients, especially toward our institutional goals around online enrollment and the Center for Innovation in Ministry.

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

Associate Director of Admissions Operations (full time)

The Associate Director of Admissions manages admissions operations for all admissions applications at San Francisco Theological Seminary. This position reports to and provides direct support to the Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM) in all admissions operations areas including the Alumni-Admissions Liaison Volunteer Recruiting (AALV).

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

Research Assistant – Center for Innovation in Ministry (part time)

The Research Assistant, reporting to the Director of the Center for Innovation in Ministry, performs work to support research and/or develop public programs, policies, and presentations through applying basic knowledge and understanding of theology and social theory. This is a part time position—20-25 hours per week with some non-standard, extended or weekend hours of research work.

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.