Work at the School of Divinity

The School of Divinity is a graduate, professional school part of Wake Forest University. Formed in the 1834, the University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount. Having opened its doors in 1999, the School of Divinity has experienced nearly two decades of growth and innovation in living out its mission to educate students who will be agents of justice, reconciliation, and compassion in Christian churches and other ministries.

    Current Faculty and Staff Openings at the School of Divinity

  • Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies

    Job Description Summary

    The Wake Forest University School of Divinity invites applications for the James and Marilyn Dunn Chair of Baptist Studies. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the area of Baptist studies with particular emphasis on the role of ethics in the public sector. Related research and teaching interests in the areas of theology or the history of Christianity are especially welcome.

    Job Description

    This is a full-time, open rank, tenure-track/tenured position beginning July 1, 2019. Qualifications include completed PhD or equivalent, a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrated promise for creative research and publication. Applications must include a cover letter (with description of teaching and research), transcript of highest completed degree, and a CV. Candidates must also supply three confidential letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to Janice Huesman at (pdf preferred, Word documents accepted).

    Wake Forest University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2018. Only online applications will be accepted. Specific questions about the position may be addressed to the search committee through Janice Huesman at Technical questions regarding the application process may be addressed to

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    posted Friday, September 28, 2018
  • Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs

    Job Description Summary

    Coordinates administrative and operational activities in order to accomplish goals. This position is 10 months out of the year, August through May.

    Essential Functions:

    • Performs duties related to respective department in order to facilitate operations.
    • Serves as a liaison with clients, customers, vendors, and University departments in order to provide expertise in the area of employment.
    • Assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
    • Oversees operations in order to maintain quality control and meet deadlines.
    • Prepares special and periodic reports and maintains records.

    Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • High school diploma or G.E.D and one year of related experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and other relevant software.
    • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Ability to organize workflow and coordinate activities.
    • Ability to maintain effective customer relations.

    Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree.

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    posted Monday, November 26, 2018