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Pastor-Mentor, Vocāre (Part-Time) – Center for Vocational Ministry Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA 91702

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A new part-time role Pastor-Mentor, Vocāre (Part-Time) – Center for Vocational Ministry is available in Azusa, CA 91702. Highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply. Please check full job details offered by Azusa Pacific University below.

Brief Details

Job: Pastor-Mentor, Vocāre (Part-Time) – Center for Vocational Ministry


Company: Azusa Pacific University
Location: Azusa, CA 91702

Job Description

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.

The APU Center for Vocational Ministry seeks to identify potential vocational ministry students, clarify their calling, and qualify their giftedness for vocational ministry. This involves identifying students who are “called” to ministry before they come to APU as well as identifying those who are already attending APU who sense God’s leading to vocational ministry. The Pastor-Mentor, with strong relational and mentoring skills, will be involved in this process with current APU students and with those not yet attending APU. This person reports to the Director of Mentoring and Formation in the APU Center for Vocational Ministry.

This is a part time (10-20 hours per week), 10 month/year position. The continuation of this position is dependent upon the continuation of the grant. This position is not benefit eligible.

Required Education

Graduate professional ministry degree completed or in progress

Required Experience

5-10 years in Professional church and/or parachurch ministry (preferred); experience in mentoring college and graduate students; experience with high-school and/or college youth; passion for and service in the local church; prior/current experience with APU preferred but not essential

Primary Duties/Essential Functions

Examples of Duties:

Engage in intentional mentoring relationships with identified potential ministry candidates;
Identify additional potential ministry candidates;
Interact with potential APU students;
Lead students through curriculum provided by CVM
Participate in mentoring staff meetings and wider CVM meetings as requested
Participate in Faculty Staff Training Workshops;
Provide leadership for Ministry Workshops with student follow-up;
Participate in Vocare events for ministers-in-training as needed


Strong relational and mentoring skills in various venues and formats; teaching, influencing gifts; self-starter; initiator of mentor relationships

Mental Demands

Passion for students, vision and commitment to help intentionally develop the spiritual climate of the campus. Ability to understand and work cooperatively with employees. In agreement with the purpose and mission of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian based higher education for its students.

Physical Demands

Intermittent standing, sitting, and walking. Repetitive finger and wrist motions with computer usage. Hearing and speaking demands. Ability to lift, pull, grasp, bend to lower file drawers and reach to top of file cabinet. Able to conduct business and attend meetings at other campus locations. Able to lift up to 20 lbs occasionally.

Visual Demands

Computer monitor and reading.


Immersed in student community and culture; office-based for confidential communication


Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.


Grade 7: $19.49 – $25.33/hour

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

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