Southwestern College: Campus Minister

Date Posted: 4/11/2024

Southwestern College, Winfield, KS

Job Description

Guided by the three goals of a bold strategic plan, SC 2028: Building Our Future, Southwestern College is excited to announce a search for the Campus Minister. 

The three goals are:

  • By 2028, SC will be a dynamic and bold campus community that leads the industry in graduating students prepared to better their communities and the world through their work and service
  • Expand and strengthen SC's contributions and impact on Winfield, the local communities, the greater Wichita area and the region's social, economic and educational development
  • Strengthen SC's resources, making investments to secure the future.

The creativity of the campus community will be brought together as we strive to realize our vision for 2028. Most importantly, the SC 2028: Building Our Future strategic plan puts student success and institutional vitality in the center of our work, keeping us true to SC’s heritage, values, and mission.

This full-time, 10-month position is a student-focused position that is guided by working with students and a campus excited for spiritual guidance and mentoring in faith formation.

Qualifications: Ordained United Methodist deacon or elder or in the process, master degree in Divinity.


  • Oversight for weekly Chapel
  • Pastoral care and oversight for the faith community at large
  • Recruitment and Retention - support efforts initiated by Discipleship, and Worship Outreach
  • Church Relations - chair the committee, develop relationships with area churches and the Great Plains Annual Conference, represent the college in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church
  • Supervise the Director of Worship Outreach and support the programming
  • Development of ministry opportunities and care beyond the chapel, Discipleship, and Worship Outreach community
  • Support and advise Campus Council on Ministries (an SGA recognized organization) - alternative spring break trip, and student-led campus faith groups
  • Help persons of other faiths make connections to resources to help meet their spiritual needs
  • Ceremonial Duties and requests for religion presence from other areas of the institution
  • Participant in the work of the Student Affairs Division

How to Apply

To apply please send the following materials:

Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for position.
Curriculum Vitae or résumé.
Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.
Send all materials to:

Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
Email: [email protected]

Review of completed applications will begin on May 1, 2024. Position is open until filled. In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 620-229-6136


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