Louisiana State University: As one of the flagship universities in the South, LSU boasts of being the premiere research institution in Louisiana. Nearly 6,000 graduate and professional students conduct their research in over100 programs, with nationally ranked programs in Renewable Energy, Sustainability and Environmental Engineering. Located in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana capital, also known as “the Silicon Valley of the South,” LSU shapes, and is shaped by, premier leaders in government, business, technology, science and the arts.
Description: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a Campus Staff Minister (CSM) for LSU. This CSM will plant a new ministry, establishing and advancing communities of graduate students, professional students who give expression to our core commitments, as well as supporting existing faculty ministry in the area.
Requirements: In addition to qualities all GFM Staff should possess, this person will be in a planting context and will need strong gifts in leadership and a commitment to evangelism. He/she will engage and initiate with a diversity of people, cast vision for a robust Christian presence in academic departments, and gather students and faculty into communities centered on mission. All staff are expected to raise their ministry budget and will receive training in Ministry Partner Development. All applicants must be able to express a strong sense of calling to this mission. Applicants seeking full-time and part-time positions will be considered.