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.

Accountant (full time)

The Accountant is responsible for Payroll, Accounts Payable, and benefits reconciliations.  In this position, the employee ideally has a background in processing payroll, with the ability to handle confidential information and process items in a timely manner (garnishments, changes in salary, open enrollment changes, terminations, severance, etc.), interstate tax filings through ADP or other payroll platform experience. The Accountant I must be able to deal with conflicting priorities and seasonal high-volume demands. Having experience within a religious or educational institution is desirable.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfts.edu

You may learn about national Ministry Opportunities by clicking here.