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Employment Opportunities

Faculty Position: New Testament

Methodist Theological School in Ohio is pleased to announce the search to fill a tenure-track position in New Testament that will begin July 1, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in the Synoptic Gospels or Pauline literature, with secondary competence in either Second Temple Judaism or Greek/Roman religion. Both introductory and upper-level exegesis courses will be expected, some in hybrid-online format. Occasional instruction of New Testament Greek is also possible. Preference for an appointment at the Assistant level.

MTSO is a United Methodist seminary with an ecumenical mission committed to diversity and to preparing persons for a variety of ministries in the global church and the world.

Applications should include a letter of interest, three letters of reference, a curriculum vita and official transcripts. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and continue until an appointment is made. Queries and applications should be directed to Lisa Withrow, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio 43015 (lwithrow@mtso.edu or 740-362-3343). EOE.

Responsibilities:

1. Teach five classes/year in New Testament and Introduction to Biblical Exegesis. Upper year exegesis courses in areas of specialization will be expected on an annual basis.

2. Share responsibility with other faculty members in the New Testament Department and the Biblical Studies Division for review and development of the program(s) within their jurisdiction.

3. Share responsibility for the New Testament Greek program. Extent of involvement somewhat dependent upon level of interest and expertise.

4. Share in the normal faculty responsibilities for student advising and committee appointments.

5. Take the appropriate share of faculty responsibility for contributions to student life, recruitment, advancement, and other areas of institutional life.

6. Contribute to the intellectual and spiritual life of the faculty.

7. Engage in an ongoing program of publication and professional development which enhances the teaching mission of MTSO and the discipline of New Testament studies.

 

Faculty Position: Pastoral Care and Counseling

Methodist Theological School in Ohio is pleased to announce the search to fill a tenure-track position in Pastoral Care and Counseling that will begin July 1, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates with understanding of counseling in the context of theological education, demonstrating integration of counseling theory, clinical practice, and theological reflection. Both introductory and upper-level pastoral care and counseling courses will be expected, some in hybrid-online format. Ph.D. or equivalent required, with preference for an appointment at the Assistant level. Counseling license or eligibility for licensing in Ohio is strongly desired.

MTSO is a United Methodist seminary with an ecumenical mission committed to diversity and to preparing persons for a variety of ministries in the global church.

Applications should include a letter of interest, three letters of reference, a curriculum vita and official transcripts. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and continue until an appointment is made. Queries and applications should be directed to Lisa Withrow, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio 43015 (lwithrow@mtso.edu or 740-362-3343). EOE.

Responsibilities:

1. Teach five classes/year in Pastoral Care and Counseling. Upper-level courses will be expected on an annual basis.

2. Share responsibility with other faculty members in the Pastoral Care and Counseling Department and the Practical Theology Division for review and development of the program(s) within their jurisdiction.

3. Share in the normal faculty responsibilities for student advising and committee appointments.

4. Take the appropriate share of faculty responsibility for contributions to student life, recruitment, advancement, and other areas of institutional life.

5. Contribute to the intellectual and spiritual life of the faculty.

6. Engage in an ongoing program of publication and professional development which enhances the teaching mission of MTSO and the discipline of Pastoral Care and Counseling.

Staff Position: Farm Supervisor

The mission of Seminary Hill Farm on the campus of MTSO farm is to provide the campus dining hall, our catering service, surrounding local restaurants and our growing CSA with a healthy, locally grown organic product. Methodist Theological School in Ohio seeks to connect the student body and its ecology and faith programs with a hands-on experience which will contribute to future community leaders’ commitment to local, sustainable agriculture and good food.

Title: Farm Supervisor

Supervisor: Farm Manager

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Status: Full-time salaried exempt

Job summary: The farm supervisor must be a demonstrated leader with the ability to complete time-sensitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy. The supervisor will oversee all of the daily tasks related to the success of a certified organic vegetable farm, including but not limited to:

Farm operations

• Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment, demonstrating a commitment to safety

• Responsible for seeding, watering, harvesting and maintenance of hoop house (2) and farm

• Aid in the development of crop rotation and production models

• Irrigation installation and maintenance

• Harvest tracking and documentation

• Maintain Organic Certification

• Aid in the development of a composting program

• Development of SOP’s

• Manage CSA member communication and distribution

Personnel management

• Supervision of others and work schedule coordination

• Assist with employee hiring, training and skills development

Partnership and collaboration with school

• Collaborate with the Seminary Hill chefs in order to produce seasonal crops that can be utilized in the dining hall and catering service

• Maintain an aesthetics quality of the farm and relevant areas

• Partner with the School to help ensure the effectiveness of operations, employee, and Farm relations

Additional projects and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience required:

• 3-5 years organic vegetable and fruit production

• Prior CSA management experience

• Proven understanding of whole farm planning, crop rotation, cover cropping, composting and plant science

• Strong organization and computer skills

• Prior experience and knowledge of farm equipment operation

Physical requirements

• Ability to work long hours under time sensitive demands

• Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

• Ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere

• Ability to stand for 10-plus hours per day

Hours: This is a full-time, exempt salaried, farm management position.

Salary: Negotiable

Please send resume and cover letter to tpetersen@mtso.edu.

Learn more about Seminary Hill Farm at www.mtso.edu/farm and www.facebook.com/seminaryhillfarm.