Campus Ministry Director at Wesley Foundation/Chapel, University of Colorado — Boulder

  • 02 Jun 2021 3:23 PM
    Message # 10584352
    Daniel Meyers (Administrator)

    Campus Ministry Director at Wesley Foundation/Chapel, University of Colorado — Boulder 

    The Wesley Foundation is an open-minded and casual, but very intentional and reverent, United Methodist campus ministry at the University of Colorado at Boulder. In our unique setting on Folsom Street across from the CU stadium, we  provide a safe and healthy space for students and other campus constituents to explore their beliefs, engage in service to the community, and just have a place to be — seeking equity for all.

    The successful candidate for this position:

    *Is a United Methodist — an ordained Elder or Deacon of the UMC; someone who is in the UMC process toward commissioning or ordination; or a UMC layperson.

    *Has a passion for campus and young adult ministry.

    *Is prepared to develop, organize, and run ministry programs.

    *Will work creatively and energetically to bring in students to Wesley's ministries and promotes the Wesley Foundation to the CU campus, churches, and the broader community. 

    *Will provide skilled leadership in service projects, spiritual formation, and worship — appropriate to the needs of students and the campus community 

    *Excels in pastoral care and counseling

    *Is eager to lead a reconciling, open and affirming campus ministry including, but not limited to, welcoming a range of theological views

    *Thrives in a dynamic, changing environment.

    *Is creative, innovative, and risk-taking; shows initiative

    *Has strong media and social media skills, is comfortable keeping a website up to date, and has a facility with the ways in which students communicate electronically.

    *Is willing to enter into mutual accountability with and meet agreed-upon expectations of the Board of Directors

    *Is a person of integrity -- must pass a background check to the board's satisfaction.

    *Is personable and relates well with persons in all of the above-mentioned categories 

    Applicants with prior experience in campus/young adult ministry leadership will be preferred.


    *Full time compensation as offered in the Mountain Sky Conference of the UMC.

    *A parsonage in the heart of Boulder immediately adjacent to the Foundation and the CU campus.


    Email resumes by June 15, 2021

    Contact Person: Tim Cook, Chairperson of SPRC, Wesley Foundation

    Foundation/Chapel Address: 1290 Folsom Boulder CO 80302

    (Do not mail resumes to this address.)

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