ACTS DMin. Program Coordinator – McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

The Program Coordinator assumes primary responsibilities for the day to day operation of the ACTS D. Min in Preaching program, under the supervision of the Dean of the Program. The responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include the following:

  • Connect with and maintain timely, ongoing and accurate communication with the dean of the program and with students regarding their participation and status in the program, project submissions as well as changes and other information regarding the program.
  • Maintain program records and files of all participants – students, instructors, advisers, and administrators i.e. members of the Program Committee; program documents submitted by students, instructors and advisers; and all other program documents. This includes the collection and organization of course materials, review and update of the Program Manual, maintenance of student transcripts and seminary contacts at the six schools that are a part of the program.
  • Coordinate and manage the summer residency, including travel and lodging arrangements for instructors, information to students on courses and other residency requirements, allocation of classroom space and other program materials, supervision of the summer staff, and all other physical and other requirements necessary to the success of the summer residency.
  • Perform other essential administrative functions connected with the recruitment and admission of students; preparation, management, and care of the program budget, maintenance and updating of the program’s and website and management of specific and general communications to and from the Program Office.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Minimum educational level – baccalaureate degree in business or social sciences.

At least 3 years’ experience in office administration including the following skills

  • Ability to develop a program budget
  • Familiarity with seminary and/or pastoral areas of operation
  • Ability to communicate clearly with persons at all levels and to work collaboratively with disparate persons at different levels
  • Create, update and maintain both physical and online files
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain and update web data and social media communication

Salary/ Application

Annual salary is determined by the Program Committee. Application materials, including a cover letter and resume, should be sent to Dean Gennifer Brooks at Gennifer.brooks@garrett.edu. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2020. The position begins on July 15, 2020.


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