Campus Staff Minister - Cornell University

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is seeking campus staff to work with graduate students and faculty at Cornell University, helping them to follow Jesus as they become future culture-makers around the world.

Famous alumni of Cornell include leaders in government and law such as Janet Reno and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, authors like Toni Morrison and Kurt Vonnegut, the presidents of universities, the CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, prominent scientists, national and international government leaders, artists and even Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Cornell is both a public and private university: a federal land-grant institution of New York State as well as a member of the Ivy League/Ancient Eight. Cornell offers four top ranked graduate and professional programs in Ithaca, NY.   Over 8,200 graduate students and 1,564 faculty call this institution home.

The Cornell Graduate Christian Fellowship currently has about 30 students and spouses engaged in weekly small groups and service. Several churches and an intentional Christian community/study center are supportive partners as well. 

The preferred candidate for this position has a track record of mentoring independent-thinking women and men into leadership teams, shows initiative and ability to develop and execute strategies that engage the diversity of Cornell, and possesses strong interpersonal and collaborative skills to work with graduate students, faculty, university administrators, and undergraduate student ministry InterVarsity staff.  Theological and/or advanced degrees are considered an asset.

How to Apply

Only applicants who meet the following qualifications will be considered for next steps:

  • A graduate degree is preferred. A completed Bachelor's degree is required
  • Staff must raise the funds needed for their salary, benefits and ministry expenses from churches and individuals
  • Additional qualifications required for specific positions
For Further Consideration
2. Send an email with your resume or CV to Nan Schilling
For Further Exploration

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.