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Note: This position will be filled pending budget approval for 2014-15.
The Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program collaborates with the SSM dean, faculty, and staff to assist the Church in equipping Great Commission Christians for culturally-relevant ministry among the nations and to fulfill the university’s mission of educating people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. He/she pursues the college and corporate missions with a commitment to CIU’s educational philosophy of total life training that integrates academic excellence, spiritual formation, and ministry skills development with Bible at the core. He/she provides leadership for the Doctor of Ministry Program and focuses on aspects of preparing students to build on previous studies and experiences so that they attain higher levels of competency in their professional practice of ministry.
Duties and Responsibilities
Program leadership: Provide leadership for the Doctor of Ministry program, including
recruitment, administration, planning, and overall direction.
Classroom instruction: Demonstrate excellence in classroom teaching, including proficiency in classroom and online instructional technology.
Student relationships: Advise and mentor students enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry program; foster student-faculty relationships by participating in student functions and small groups as appropriate.
Institutional representation: Work with Marketing and Admissions to represent SSM to target audiences focused on Doctor of Ministry education and to represent CIU to the community at large.
Professional engagement: Participate in professional associations, research, and writing that support Doctor of Ministry education.
Ministry involvement: Model consistent service in local church, mission, and/or marketplace contexts.
Personal growth: Model Christ-like character and conduct; exhibit growth in areas of personal challenge.
Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Th.D.) from an accredited institution, with content in the discipline area(s) to be taught; Teaching and administrative experience in theological education at the graduate level (at least five years preferred); Experience in teaching quantitative and qualitative research required; Experience in church-related ministry required; Commitment to cross-cultural ministry (some cross-cultural ministry experience preferred.)