Opening for Director of Student Development

Bethany Theological Seminary announces an opening for director of student development with an immediate start date. The position reports to the executive director of admissions and student services.

General Description

The director of student development will have primary responsibility to design, implement, and review a student development plan and a retention plan for Bethany Theological Seminary, as well as programs and initiatives that nurture current students into highly engaged alumni. This is an opportunity for a person with strengths in caring for details and supporting colleagues in the mission of the Admissions and Student Services Department.


Eligible applicants will hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree is preferred; a master of divinity is highly encouraged; and a master’s degree in a nontheological field with applicable experience is acceptable. Qualified applicants will be personable and able to be self-directed, manage a complex workload with attention to details, offer support to colleagues, and have the ability to connect with current students as they become alumni. Multitasking skills are needed to manage the current student development needs.

For a complete job description, please visit Application review will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. To apply please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to


Attn: Lori Current
Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

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.

Mission Statement –
Bethany Theological Seminary equips spiritual and intellectual leaders with an Incarnational education for ministering, proclaiming, and living out God’s shalom and Christ’s peace in the church and world.