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Denver Seminary – President

6399 South Santa Fe Dr

Position Type



Parachurch Organization

Ministry Area

Higher Education

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Job Description

JobfitMatters Executive Search firm is assisting Denver Seminary in the search for their next president. Since 1950, Denver Seminary has pioneered innovative and transformational biblical and theological education to prepare men and women to engage the needs of the world with the redemptive power of the gospel and the life-changing truth of Scripture.

Denver Seminary offers a wide array of accredited master’s and doctoral degrees as well as numerous certificates. Denver Seminary provides residential, online, and blended course options to make exemplary theological studies available for all students, whether in metro Denver (main campus), Washington DC (extension campus), or around the world (global campus).

Through Project Any (“any degree, anywhere, anytime, to any qualified student”), Denver Seminary is making biblical and theological education more accessible than ever before. The Asian Initiative, Hispanic Initiative, Urban Initiative, and Biblical Preaching Initiative aim to develop pastoral and lay leaders through extending the reach of Denver Seminary to new communities in the Denver area and around the world (including a large and growing Korean Global Campus).  The Gospel Initiative works to strengthen local churches and provide ministry leaders with resources to spread the gospel with compassion and credibility.

With an unwavering commitment to its core commitments, a strong portfolio of programs, dedicated and renown staff and faculty, a global platform, and unprecedented growth in the endowment, Denver Seminary is seeking a dynamic and innovative president with a demonstrated passion for Christian theological training.

To view a video and the full Opportunity Profile (including Process of Candidacy) about this search, see

– A deep, personal faith demonstrated by active participation in a local church, humility, character, and healthy family relationships, a spiritual role model and leader.
– Earned terminal degree (PhD, DMin, EdD) or equivalent.
– Substantial professional leadership experience.
– Demonstrated fundraising success and a genuinely pastoral approach to building relationships.
– Exceptional emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence with strong listening and communication skills inside and outside the seminary.
– Significant executive/community leadership and administrative experience in a complex organization.
– A current understanding of Christian higher education challenges and opportunities. Experience leading a seminary or higher education organization through major technological change is preferred.
– Agreement with the core commitments of Denver Seminary and the Statement of Faith.


Denver Seminary President Search