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University Minister

Schreiner University
78028, Kerrville (US)
Competitive Salary with Generous Benefits
Date posted
Mar 28, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Religious Affairs & Ministry
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details


The University Minister will cultivate opportunities for all members of campus to engage their faith traditions and to participate in spiritual formation. The ideal candidate will build bridges between Schreiner, the Texas Hill Country and its faith communities, as well as the PC(USA) at-large. The University Minister will invest in Schreiner University's commitment to lifting up the diversity of perspectives that exist within our community, both through ecumenical ministry and through maintaining an open and affirming space for pastoral care. Additionally, the successful candidate will facilitate the shared practice of the University's core values through intentional mission outreach.


  • Facilitating and overseeing the ecumenical life of the campus Leading and coordinating weekly worship.
  • Creating and leading spiritual formation opportunities (e.g. bible studies).
  • Providing pastoral care to address spiritual/mental health needs of campus community Training and supervision of Peer Ministry Leaders.
  • Managing campus ministry budget.
  • Facilitating mission outreach with focus on local and surrounding communities Participating in outreach to local churches.
  • Responsible for overseeing weekly chapel service
  • Representing Schreiner at Presbyterian Church (USA) and other faith-related functions.
  • Building relationships with Presbyterian Church (USA) churches for the purpose of student recruitment.


  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.).
  • Ordained teaching elder in the PC(USA).
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with sensitivity to the needs of others and the ability to be directive when necessary.
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and cultivate resources for spiritual formation.
  • Acceptance of and sensitivity to the diversity of perspectives and needs across campus.
  • Experience in community building.
  • Passion and talent for spiritual formation.
  • Love and compassion for people and community.
  • Commitment to be a role model and embodying principles of ethical behavior.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Persistently positive outlook with the ability to adapt effectively in the face of challenges.
  • Ability to plan events and carry them out effectively.
  • Ability to teach a first-year seminar course that is part of the University’s general education curriculum.




Who We Are

At Schreiner University, students enter with hope and leave with achievement. We are a diverse, fiercely independent university. We are affiliated by covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a main campus in the thriving Texas Hill Country. We are a uniquely Texan, Hispanic-serving institution. Schreiner University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and are strongly and actively committed to diversity within our community.


What We Do

Schreiner University is a place of opportunity. We support one another to achieve success in all that we do. We offer undergraduate and graduate students a personalized, integrated, and holistic educational experience that prepares them for meaningful work and purposeful lives in a changing global society. Students study in-depth in a specific area of interest while acquiring broad skills and habits of mind to navigate a complex, diverse, and unscripted future.

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