Working at Gordon-Conwell

Gordon Conwell is hiring talented, thoughtful, innovative individuals to work together towards our common mission to advance Christ’s kingdom. If you’re searching for rewarding full-time or part-time opportunities, please browse our Career Center.


“I have worked here for 25 years because God has led and kept me here, as part of my call to serve Him, love His people, and use the talents he has given me to help further His kingdom.  It’s a pleasure to work with the variety of staff, faculty and students who God brings here to study and serve.  We face common work environment challenges as all do, but with a good will, continually seek to build genuine Christian community centered around grace and the gospel.” — Dr. Katherine Horvath

“A workplace is often just a place to work. I have found working at Gordon-Conwell to be more than that. It is a place of community and caring in the midst of some difficult work. I think when we talk to our students and then hear what the alumni are doing throughout the world, we realize why we love to work together: we are making a difference. And every day is a day to grow in our understanding about the global church!” – President Scott Sunquist





For full-time employees, our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance, a flexible spending account, a retirement plan with employer match, generous time off starting at 3 weeks per year in addition to 18 paid holidays and 2 paid personal holidays, 4 weeks of paid parental leave, tuition benefits at Gordon Conwell and Gordon College, as well as a discounted Bennett Athletic and Recreation Center Membership.

These benefits are based on full-time employment or 30+ hours per week. Medical, dental, and life insurance are supplemented by Gordon Conwell (75%). Additional benefits such as, vision and legal insurance, flexible spending account, and Bennett Center membership are offered at a discounted group rate and paid by the employee. Tuition benefits at Gordon Conwell and Gordon College are available for eligible staff, faculty, and their dependents. Where this list may differ from the Staff and Faculty Handbooks, policies within the handbooks supersede this list.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for an open position?

We list all open student, staff, and faculty positions on our Career Center. After finding a job that fits your skills and talents, please click on the blue apply button to begin your electronic application. You will be asked to enter contact information, answer a series of questions, and for staff and faculty positions, submit required materials. All applicants are asked to read and affirm our Community Life Statement and Statement of Faith. All positions are open until filled.

How do I know if a position is still accepting applications?

All positions listed on our Career Center are accepting applications, unless otherwise noted. We remove listings once positions have been filled.

How do I know if my application materials have been received?

Once you submit your online application through our Career Center, you should receive an email that confirms this. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours of your submission, please contact our office at [email protected]. We may follow up with you to request additional documents.

Where are jobs located?

Gordon-Conwell has four campuses located in South Hamilton, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Jacksonville, Florida. Each job listing will specify where the position is located. Occasionally we have remote opportunities available, too.

What can I do if there are no open positions that interest me?

Our Talent Community is just the right space to showcase your skills and talents while you wait for the right opportunity. By creating a profile within the Talent Community, we will be able to notify you when relevant jobs become available.

Where can I post a job for students or alumni?

If you are a local employer looking to post a job for students or alumni, please refer to for ministry related positions. All other types of positions may be posted on our online job board here.

Who can I contact if I encounter difficulties with the Career Center?

Our team in Human Resources is very happy to help prospective internal and external candidates access the Career Center. Please email [email protected] with your questions or concerns.

Community Life Statement

Our community life at Gordon-Conwell is bounded and illumined by Scripture. We recognize the unique calling we have as an institution of theological education and seek to live faithfully to our mission of forming women and men to serve the global church. We seek to be a thoughtful, loving, and Christ-centered community of global discipleship, whether in-person or in-digital spaces. As such, the following are our commitments to each other for the sake of our love for Christ, and for our sanctification and witness as we seek to thrive and flourish in this place.

1. We affirm that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the ultimate guide for our values, attitudes, and behaviors in all relationships. Our statement of faith provides our common commitment to Scripture:

2. We will foster the development of spiritual maturity by deepening a personal relationship with Jesus and through participating in corporate worship and prayer and other communal activities.

3. We will keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace, and in gentleness, patience, and humility; we will accept one another in love.

4. We will encourage one another to mature in Christ-likeness by empathetically speaking the truth in love in all areas of our common life.

5. We will value our families, attending to their emotional, spiritual, and physical health and well-being, as well as our own. We will affirm the full value of singleness alongside marriage, childless alongside children; and we will resist actions that threaten these values, such as unaddressed addictions, domestic abuse, and divorce.

6. We will respect and encourage each person’s uniqueness in Christ, which includes our diversity of denomination, race, culture, personality, experience, gifts, and goals.

7. We will each become involved individually in a local church and ministering to spiritual and social needs within and beyond our own community. We will practice hospitality and regular rhythms of rest and worship.

8. We hold to a biblical standard for human flourishing and thus will leave behind all behaviors and desires Scripture calls sin, such as gossip, falsehood, stealing, drunkenness, racism, violence, an unforgiving spirit, and sexual immorality of all types, such as, by example only, pornography, and any sexual activities outside of the covenant of marriage between one man and one woman, including premarital intercourse and adultery.

9. We will seek justice, rooted in an understanding that we, as men and women created in the Imago Dei, will treat each other with respect and love without regard to academic abilities, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, nationality, age, disability status, or any other God-ordained distinction. Injustice and prejudice have no place at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

10. We believe where conflict or sin occurs in the Gordon-Conwell community, a biblical process, such as stated in Matthew 18:15-20, should be followed to seek correction, forgiveness, restitution, and reconciliation. We will seek truth and peace in love.

11. We will seek to practice a humble attitude of mutual submission according to the mind of Christ, recognizing that at times our personal freedoms must be put aside for the sake of others’ conscience and the good of the community. We will do so joyfully.

12. We will seek to encourage the exercise of such spiritual attributes as love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Whether we are physically present or in digital spaces, we intend to love our neighbors well.

The Board of Trustees is the final arbiter with respect to determining what is in conformity with the Community Standards. Approved May 2021.

Statement of Faith

  1. The sixty-six canonical books of the Bible as originally written were inspired of God, hence free from error. They constitute the only infallible guide in faith and practice.
  2. There is one God, the Creator and Preserver of all things, infinite in being and perfection. He exists eternally in three Persons; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, who are of one substance and equal in power and glory.
  3. Man, created in the image of God, through disobedience fell from his sinless state at the suggestion of Satan. This fall plunged man into a state of sin and spiritual death, and brought upon the entire race the sentence of eternal death. From this condition man can be saved only by the grace of God, through faith, on the basis of the work of Christ, and by the agency of the Holy Spirit.
  4. The eternally pre-existent Son became incarnate without human father, by being born of the virgin Mary. Thus in the Lord Jesus Christ divine and human natures were united in one Person, both natures being whole, perfect and distinct. To effect salvation, He lived a sinless life and died on the cross as the sinner’s substitute, shedding His blood for the remission of sins. On the third day He rose from the dead in the body which had been laid in the tomb. He ascended to the right hand of the Father, where He performs the ministry of intercession. He shall come again, personally and visibly, to complete His saving work and to consummate the eternal plan of God.
  5. The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Triune God. He applies to man the work of Christ. By justification and adoption man is given a right standing before God; by regeneration, sanctification and glorification man’s nature is renewed.
  6. The believer, having turned to God in penitent faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, is accountable to God for living a life separated from sin and characterized by the fruit of the Spirit. It is his responsibility to contribute by word and deed to the universal spread of the Gospel.
  7. At the end of the age the bodies of the dead shall be raised. The righteous shall enter into full possession of eternal bliss in the presence of God, and the wicked shall be condemned to eternal death.

Contact Human Resources

The Human Resources department at Gordon-Conwell is happy to address any questions or concerns you may have.

Steven Greisdorf, Director of HR
[email protected] | 978-646-4052

Mary Herlich, Assistant Director of HR Payroll & Benefits
[email protected] | 978-646-4051

Elizabeth Ross, HR Systems Administrator
[email protected] | 978-646-4053

Cathy Zhan, HR Administrative Assistant
[email protected] | 978-646-4055

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, handicap or veteran status. For more information, please see our full Statements of Compliance or our Harassment Policy

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