Employment

Accounting and Financial Aid Specialist

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Accounting and Financial Aid Specialist to join our team. Reporting to the Controller, this multifaceted role involves the maintenance of all students’ financial transactions, participation in the annual audit process, and providing financial support to the onsite café managed by the Food Service Manager. The ideal candidate will possess proficiency in student accounting procedures, expertise in financial accounting, and a strong understanding of international students’ financial matters.  Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Robert Washington, Controller at rwashington@upsem.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please see the link below for the full job description.

Accounting and Financial Aid Specialist February 2024


Manager of Advancement Operations

Union Presbyterian Seminary is seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Advancement Operations. The Manager of Advancement Operations serves as an Advancement project manager focused on helping the entire office reach common goals, accomplish priority projects, foster good communication, and prioritize effective and efficient collaboration as the primary administrative, planning, process, and staff support to the Vice President for Advancement.  This is a full-time, in-person, exempt position located on the Richmond campus.  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Marvin Daniel, Interim Vice President for Advancement at mdaniel@upsem.edu.  Review of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled. See the link to the full job description below.

Manager of Advancement Operations February 2024


Instructional Designer & Charlotte Campus Library Director

Union Presbyterian Seminary (UPSem) invites applications and nominations for an Instructional Designer & Charlotte Campus Library Director. While the physical location of this position will be on the Charlotte campus, the incumbent in this position will serve instructional design needs on both campuses and therefore will travel to the Richmond campus when necessary. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with primary responsibility in administration, with year-round responsibilities. The person appointed to this position will be assigned a faculty rank commensurate with their background and qualifications for this position, will work closely with the Seminary Librarian, and will report to the VP for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean.

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Ken McFayden, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227, nsmith@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.  See the job description for complete details.

Instructional Designer-Library Director–Position Description–Dec2023


Program Associate – The Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership

The program associate supports the work of the Center director. The duties of the program associate include clerical, administrative and logistical support for the Center’s six initiatives: Womanist Wellness, Womanist Works, Womanist Witness, Womanist Worship, Womanist Wisdom, and Womanist Wares. This is a part-time/support staff/non-exempt position based on the Richmond campus requiring approximately 20 hours/week, including additional time when in-person Center events occur.  Interested candidates should send cover letter and résumé to cwl@upsem.edu no later than December 1, 2023.

CWL Program Associate Job Description


Faculty Position – New Testament

Union Presbyterian Seminary invites applications and nominations for a faculty position in New Testament, to serve primarily on our Charlotte, North Carolina campus. Preference will be given to candidates at the rank of assistant or associate professor.  Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae, should be addressed to Ken McFayden, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227, and emailed to nsmith@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty New Testament Position Description–Aug2023


Assistant or Associate Professor of American Religious History and Mission

Union Presbyterian Seminary invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of American Religious History and Mission (tenure-track), to serve primarily on our Charlotte, North Carolina campus.

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae, should be addressed to Kenneth J. McFayden, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227, and emailed to kmcfayden@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Faculty History Position Description–May2023


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Union Presbyterian Seminary is a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and an EO/AA employer committed to increasing the gender, racial-ethnic, and international and cultural diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. Since its formation in 1812, it has sustained the intention of its founders to provide education for Christian ministry that is scholarly, pastoral, and engaged with contemporary life.