Employment Opportunities at AST
Chief Administrative Officer
Atlantic School of Theology (AST) – the only truly integrated, ecumenical university of theology in Canada – is seeking a forward thinking, hands-on leader with integrity to fulfill the role of Chief Administrative Officer.
Our CAO is responsible for five areas: financial resources, human resources, facilities, information technology, and general administration. This role blends long-term strategic planning; sharing in the overall leadership of the school; day to day management; and hands-on operations.
Faculty Position in Ministry Studies
Atlantic School of Theology (AST) announces a full-time tenure-track position in Ministry Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with specific responsibilities in the area of practical theology with a focus on homiletics and ministerial leadership. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The starting date is negotiable.
Teaching responsibilities will fall primarily within the area of Ministry Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach online courses and work with a student population distributed throughout Canada and beyond. Some travel will be mandatory. Expertise is required within the broad spectrum of Practical Theology such as the theory and practice of congregational leadership, homiletics and missiology. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the community life of one of the founding denominations and to engage other denominational traditions with respect and informed appreciation. Participation in the wider life of the School is also expected. The candidate will share leadership responsibilities for the Summer Term (mid-June to late July). The successful applicant may be called upon to participate in joint academic programming with Saint Mary’s University.
Atlantic School of Theology (AST) is seeking a University Musician. And not just any musician! The successful applicant will appreciate the ways in which music stimulates the spiritual imagination of individuals and a community. Music is a vital dimension of AST’s life.
AST is an ecumenical school of theology and Christian ministry in Halifax. AST is seeking a University Musician to lead and coordinate the music life of the School, in teaching and in worship. The St. Columba Chapel is equipped with a Yamaha grand piano and a Wolff & Associéstracker organ. Students may provide additional instruments including those for contemporary church music. The Chapel holds worship copies of Voices United, More Voices, Common Praise, Mission Praise, CBW III, Glory and Praise, and Taize Chants.