National Director of Church Engagement

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will build partnerships with denominational and church leaders to advance campus ministry. In addition, this position will oversee the development and implementation of strategies which will expand InterVarsity’s influence among, reputation with, and access to resources from pastors, churches, and church leaders and which will increase InterVarsity’s contribution to local churches. This position will also establish a ministry to serve the parents of students involved with InterVarsity.


Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world

Represent InterVarsity in national denominational and church networks

Work with executive, national, and regional leaders to identify church engagement strategies

Oversee a network of staff and pastors who will create resources which equip church leaders to engage college students and InterVarsity

Create a strategy to reinforce InterVarsity’s Core Value of The Church among staff and students

Engage in campus ministry and teaching as requested

Raise personal support at level agreed upon with supervisor


Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith

Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced theological degree preferred

Minimum 3 years of experience as a church pastor or senior church staff

Minimum 3 years of experience with InterVarsity campus ministry (or equivalent parachurch ministry) practices and culture

Minimum 3 years of experience in ministry partnership development

Experience preaching at churches or teaching in campus ministry

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

*If located in Alabama, Atlanta (GA), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Vermont, or Washington use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  2. Completed Employment Reference
  3. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Updated Resume
  2. Internal Application
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources.

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.