Campus Staff Minister - Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University: Having attained “Tier 1” research status in 2016, TTU has aggressively expanded its research capabilities and graduate student recruitment.  Over 7,000 graduate and  professional students conduct their research in over100 programs, including those in the newly formed School of Veterinary Science.  TTU is in the top 10% of universities in the country for full-time graduate enrollment.  Additionally, TTU was designated a “Hispanic Serving Institution” (HSI) in 2019 and is one of only 10 Tier 1 HSI’s in the country.  Situated in Lubbock, the Hub City of the Texas Panhandle, TTU drives growing diversity and cultural enrichment for all of West Texas.

Description: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a Campus Staff Minister (CSM) for TTU.   This CSM will plant a new ministry, establishing and advancing communities of graduate students and professional students who give expression to our core commitments.  He or she will also support Christian faculty in their calling to serve Christ in the academy and as scholars.

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.

City Lubbock
State: Texas
Job Status: Full-Time or Part-Time / Exempt
Job Team: Central and Southern States
VP Area: Collegiate Ministries

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.