Director of Theological Field Education (DTFE)


Website Gateway Seminary

Gateway Seminary in Ontario, California is seeking qualified applicants for the position of: 

JOB TITLE: Director of Theological Field Education (DTFE) 

REPORTS TO: VP for Academic Services (VPAS)

DEPT: Academic Services



TYPE: Regular Full-time

EFFECTIVE: August, 2020

Summary:  The DTFE shall be a Trustee elected faculty member responsible for the program of Theological Field Education (TFE) and ministry internship program for all Gateway campuses.  

Core Values:  The candidate must possess a strong commitment to the mission of Gateway Seminary, be an active member of a Southern Baptist Church, and possess a clear understanding of Baptist history, organization, polity, and culture.

Gateway Seminary is a confessional institution owned by the Southern Baptist Convention.  While the seminary serves the larger evangelical Christian community, employees must embrace the values and standards the seminary represents as it fulfills its mission of shaping Christian leaders.  Employees are expected to abide by the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, as well as our bylaws. 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • An appropriate doctoral degree with a specialization in ministry or field education
  • Experience in pastoral ministry
  • Experience in supervising staff and students
  • Background in experiential learning, theological reflection, and group process work such as Clinical Pastoral Education, Counseling practicums, Peer groups
  • Eligible to be Trustee elected

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