Employment Opportunities / Job Postings – Christendom College


Employment Opportunities / Job Postings

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Full-Time Position, Assistant Professor, Department of Theology: The Theology Department of Christendom College seeks to hire an assistant professor for a full-time position starting August 15, 2018. The candidate should possess a doctoral degree or a License in Sacred Theology. We will also consider well-qualified ABD candidates. The assistant professor position requires an area of specialization in Thomistic moral theology. Additional areas of competence in Sacred Scripture, sacramental theology, or historical Thomism will be preferred.

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to restoring all things in Christ through academic excellence and fidelity to the Magisterium. Christendom College is committed to Thomistic programs of instruction in philosophy and theology, which are taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor. For more information on Christendom’s mission, values and core curriculum, please consult our website: www.christendom.edu.

The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester in the theology core curriculum and major. The candidate should possess a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a faith-filled, formative environment that takes joy in communicating the riches of tradition to the twenty-first century student. In accordance with the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the candidate must be willing to profess the Oath of Fidelity, which the entire college faculty does annually before the local ordinary as a voluntary act.

Interested applicants should provide the following: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of how the candidate envisions contributing to the Mission of Christendom College; (3) all graduate and undergraduate transcripts of degree-seeking coursework; (4) a sample of the candidate’s scholarly writing; and (5) three letters of recommendation which attest to the candidate’s scholarship, teaching ability, and character. All application material, should be sent electronically to Prof. James DeFrancis, Chairman of the Theology Department, at james.defrancis@christendom.edu. Questions about the position should also be addressed to Prof. DeFrancis.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts should be sent to Professor Greg Townsend, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630. To be assured of consideration, applications must be received by November 22, 2017.


Full-Time Position, Donor Stewardship Coordinator: The Advancement Office is excited to announce a new Donor Stewardship Coordinator position. The Coordinator will  maximize gift officer success by obtaining and scheduling meetings for gift officers with potential supporters and assisting in providing the highest quality donor service. This entry-level position is the right fit for someone with passion for Christendom’s mission, enthusiasm for serving others, and the desire to make a deep impact on the College by identifying donors with the capability and interest to make significant gifts to the College.

Resumes are being accepted immediately. To apply, please e-mail your resume and a cover letter explaining why 1) you want to work for Advancement, and 2) are right for the position to Paul Jalsevac at pjalsevac@christendom.edu.  A full job description is available here.

Download the Christendom College Application for Employment here.

Christendom College does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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