National Director of Graduate International Student Ministry (INTERNAL ONLY)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries (GFM) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of National Director of Graduate International Student Ministry, who will lead the national development of International Student Ministries (ISM) among graduate students and faculty. 

InterVarsity is looking for candidates with a proven track record in cross-cultural ministry, influence leadership, and strategic thinking. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who loves to cast vision and can work with campus staff and directors spread across the country. This person should have prior Christian leadership experience with outstanding interpersonal skills and a willingness to raise personal ministry support.

For more information about GFM, please review the Four Commitments.


  • A deep appreciation for and understanding of international graduate students, faculty, and the academy
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is preferred
  • Bridge-building skills and cross-cultural communication fluency required
  • A minimum of two years (five years preferred) of experience with international student ministry and at least one short-term mission experience required; or comparable working/living abroad experience
  • Two years or more of experience with GFM preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead, organize, support and encourage
  • Proven track record in casting vision and strategic thinking
  • Willingness to collaborate with others to achieve goals.

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.