Campus Staff Minister - University of Houston

Established in 1927, the UH is one of seven “Research 1” institutions in Texas, having attained that status for the first time in 2011.  It is the third largest university in Texas, with 6,000 graduate students, 2,600 faculty, 50 doctoral and professional degree programs and 36 research centers.  The schools of Social Work and Pharmacy are ranked in the top 50 in the U.S.  Located in one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in the country, the UH student body has roughly 75% students of color and over 3,000 international students.


InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a Campus Staff Minister (CSM) for the University of Houston.   This CSM will plant a campus ministry, establishing and advancing communities of graduate students, professional students and faculty who give expression to our core commitments.


In addition to qualities all GFM Staff should possess, this person will exhibit strong gifts in leadership, networking, gathering 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.

City Houston
State: Texas
Job Status: Full-Time or Part-Time / Exempt
Job Team: Central and Southern States
VP Area: Field 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.