Campus Staff Minister - USC University Park Campus

University of Southern California (USC) is a private research university that serves over 47,500 students. USC’s University Park Campus, located in the heart of Los Angeles, generates $8 billion in economic impact for Los Angeles county each year. USC began with 10 teachers in 1880, but is now home to over 4,000 full-time faculty.  

USC enrolls over 27,500 graduate and professional students and offers graduate degrees from over 20 professional schools. The university is currently ranked 22nd according to US News & World Report. Enrollment at USC is diverse, including over 11,000 international students. USC is committed to cutting edge research, evident in yielding six faculty who have won Nobel Prizes and five MacArthur Fellows.

InterVarsity’s Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) seeks to foster a space for discipleship and fellowship. GCF serves students from various degree programs, while the Gould Christian Fellowship contextualizes ministry for law students. USC’s University Park Campus has opportunities for planting and growth.

Consider the opportunity to serve the graduate student and faculty population at USC, engaging in issues of faith and academic integration. The Campus Staff Minister will:

  • Develop and plant InterVarsity ministries for graduate students and faculty at USC
  • Network with and mentor graduate students
  • Meet with faculty to help nurture a vision for being and creating world changers
  • Provide spiritual support to Christian faculty as they maneuver a demanding vocation and research
  • Participate in local team of InterVarsity GFM campus staff across Southern California

InterVarsity is looking for candidates who demonstrate prior Christian leadership, personal initiative, interpersonal skills, and some ability to self-manage. Theological education and/or advanced degrees are considered an asset.

More information about this position and InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries is posted under “How to Apply.”  If you are interested in pursuing this position, complete the GFM Initial Interest Form and submit a copy of your resume or C.V.

This position is funded through personal fundraising. Accordingly, compensation will vary based on the ability of the individual to secure a donor team to fund the cost of his/her salary. The anticipated salary range for this position on a full-time basis (40 hours/week) is dependent on a variety of factors, including location and cost of living. The actual salary received is subject to the individual’s ability to raise funds necessary to cover the full amount of the salary range noted in the job posting.

City Los Angeles
State: California
Job Status: Full Time / Exempt
Compensation Range: $32,736 to $43,656
Job Team: Western and Mountain 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
1. Complete the GFM Initial Interest Form
2. Send an email with your resume or CV to Janna Louie
For Further Exploration

Learn more about GFM Campus Staff positions


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.