Campus Staff Minister - University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma: Established in 1890, OU is situated in Norman, OK, 20 miles from Oklahoma City.  It is replete with tradition, pride and a robust sense of mission.  Ranked in the top 100 universities in the nation, OU is proud to have two graduate programs in the top 10 (Atmospheric Science and Meteorology, and Petroleum Science).  The total number of graduate students is 6,300, with 1,800 International scholars.  OU hosts several professional schools, including Law and Business, which are nationally ranked in the top 100.  The OU Health Sciences Center is one of only four in the nation with seven professional colleges, enrolling 4,000 students.  Norman has a small “college town” feel with many cultural amenities.

Description: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a Campus Staff Minister (CSM) for the University of Oklahoma.   This CSM will plant a new ministry, establishing and advancing communities of graduate students, professional students and faculty who give expression to our core commitments.  Nascent ministries exist with graduate students and faculty communities; we seek someone who can build and grow these networks.

Requirements: In addition to qualities that 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.

City Norman
State: Oklahoma
Job Status: Full-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.