Trinity Theological College invites expressions of interest and nominations for the (new) full-time position of Academic Dean to begin January 2015 (negotiable). A member of the faculty, the Academic Dean will oversee Trinity’s academic process and development. 

Trinity is an independent theological college within the evangelical and reformed tradition which aims to equip people for effective Word ministry. Graduates serve in churches, mission and parachurch contexts. Trinity is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate: a lively personal Christian faith and exemplary character, an open-hearted willingness to support the mission and ethos of Trinity, preaching and pastoral gifts, sound teaching and learning practices, and strong relational, communication and administrative abilities.

Qualifications for this position will include an MDiv (or equivalent) and a research degree (MTh or PhD) in biblical and/or theological studies from accredited institutions.

Position duties will include: administrative oversight (with assistance) and development of degree and certificate courses and of student management (from pre-enrolment to graduation); teaching and supervision in the degree courses;  participation in the wider College community; and ongoing research and publications.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest demonstrating ability to meet selection criteria and qualifications (please include academic transcripts and links to sermons) and to fulfil position duties, and (2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae including the contact details of four relevant referees (including current pastor), via email to the Executive Assistant to the Principal marked “Academic Dean 2015”. 

Review of applications will take place from 31 August 2014. The College reserves the right not to make an appointment should a suitable candidate not be found.

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