TCU Wesley Foundation: Associate Director

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

TCU Wesley Foundation, Fort Worth, TX

Job Description

The TCU Wesley Foundation is the United Methodist campus ministry at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. TCU Wesley is an extension ministry of the Central Texas Conference of the UMC and has served the students of TCU for more than 70 years.

We strive to create a community where everyone can articulate their story in light of the gospel, connect deeply with Scripture, build confidence in prayer, and cultivate a desire for community and service. Ultimately we exist to lead students toward lifelong discipleship of Jesus through connecting them to God and one another.

The current Wesley community includes worship, small groups, Bible studies, an active student leadership team, regular outreach to campus, service and fellowship events, and multiple yearly off-campus experiences (mission trips, retreats). TCU Wesley has an involved Board of Directors and financial support from the annual conference; enjoys a good relationship with the TCU Office of Religious and Spiritual Life; and benefits from good relationships with local United Methodist churches.

Position Description: The Associate Director provides leadership and assistance pastorally within the area of ministry and administratively in the area of non-profit development. The associate director will share in pastoral ministry with a focus on areas of outreach and service.  Additionally, the Associate Director assists with administrative areas such as communications, social media, web development, grant proposals, fundraisers, and other occasional giving opportunities. The ideal candidate is one that is energized to equip young adults, develop relationships, and lead students to a deeper understanding of God’s grace in their lives.

Minimum Requirements: A servant leader who feels called to ministry with college students and who possess gifts for relationship-building, organizational leadership, pastoral care, and student discipleship.
Masters degree or current graduate student and ministry experience with students and/or young adults.

Preferences: Seeking ordination in their respective denomination, United Methodist certified candidates and Theological education

Salary & Benefits: Compensation will range from $40,000-$50,000 pending on experience. If in seminary, this position might have the opportunity to meet field education requirements.

How to Apply

Email a resume, including at least 3 references to Rev. Eddie Kahler at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 806-282-0807


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