InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Campus Staff Member to nurture and advance an existing community of graduate students and faculty at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Committed to faithfully following Jesus in every area of life, the graduate students and faculty already involved desire to share their pursuit of whole life stewardship with others.
Located at the base of the Flatiron Mountains in the foothills of Boulder, the University of Colorado serves 6522 graduate students in more than 150 professional and graduate programs. As a tier 1 research university it prides itself on producing high quality thinkers, educators, and researchers. Boulder is known for its proximity to and value of outdoor recreation, while also valuing free thinking.
A qualified candidate will have a strong desire to give expression to GFM’s four core commitments. S/he will be able to articulate their love for Jesus Christ, the University, and the city of Boulder. S/he will be passionate about developing Christ-like community and the integration faith and learning. The preferred candidate will have a proven track record of mentoring independent-thinking women and men into leadership teams. S/he will demonstrate strength of character, personal initiative, interpersonal skills, an ability to lead, learn, and self-manage. Theological education and/or advanced degrees are considered an asset. All staff are expected to raise a ministry budget and will receive training in Ministry Partnership Development.
“[We] want their hearts to be encouraged and united in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery, that is, Christ himself, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” (Col. 2:2,3 NRSV).