Executive Director Sought for Brethren Academy

Position Opening Announcement

Bethany Theological Seminary and the Office of Ministry of the Church of the Brethren seek to fill the full-time position, Executive Director of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership. The primary functions of the position are to oversee certificate programs in ministry education, continuing education for ministers, and educational events focused on leadership development in the Church of the Brethren.

Interested candidates should possess the following qualifications and abilities:

  • Five years of effective leadership in pastoral ministry
  • Ordination and active membership in the Church of the Brethren
  • Master of divinity degree
  • A record of regular continuing education experiences
  • Residence in Richmond, Indiana, or the surrounding area

A complete job description is available. The application deadline is December 1, 2016. Interviews will immediately follow, with the position to be filled by January 31, 2017. Interested candidates should send their resumes by postal mail or e-mail to

Steven Schweitzer, Academic Dean
Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374


The Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership is a ministry training partnership of Bethany Theological Seminary and the Church of the Brethren Office of Ministry.

Bethany Theological Seminary’s policy prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices with regard to race, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or religion.