Employment Opportunities


Web Developer, Full-Stack WordPress

Concordia Seminary serves church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Concordia Seminary is currently engaged in a search for a Full Time Web Developer, Full-Stack Word Press to work in their Seminary Advancement Office.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Position will manage all facets of Concordia Seminary’s website, from creation and design to management of all content and day to day operations of the site, in order to relay the Seminary’s mission to the Church and to the World.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Site Creation & Design

  •  Create new websites as necessary, working with internal stakeholders.
  •  Design visual elements of new websites, working with our Graphic Designer.
  •  Implement the designs as delivered by our Graphic Designer.

• Content Management

  • Implement and maintain a content lifecycle.
  • Gather new content as necessary. Including, but not limited to writing, editing, photography, and basic video production.
  • Ensure our web content never gets stale.
  • Assist with creating policies and procedures for working with web content.
  • Collaborate with editorial and design staff to ensure consistency with print and digital components of communications projects, including email marketing campaigns and social media communications.

• Site Management

  • Create new pages and posts.
  • Manage CMS security.
  • Manage CMS performance.

• Server, Network, and Hosting

  • Interface with our hosting company for server configuration, capacity planning and support issues.
  • Resolve any issues related to site performance or downtime as expediently as possible.
  • Patch and configure server services as appropriate to maintain security standards.
  • Stay up to date with latest security disclosures including zero-day vulnerabilities.
  • Work with the Office of Technology Services to maintain external DNS records.

• Analytics & Analysis

  • Distribute and interpret Google Analytics reports to internal stakeholders.
  • Develop custom reports as necessary.

 

ANCILLARY DUTIES:

 

  •  Adhere to the Seminary’s style guidelines and visual identity across all websites.
  • Participate in communications planning and marketing strategy sessions with internal clients when necessary.
  • Remain current on emerging technology and web development best practices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required

  • Expert level proficiency in WordPress (or similar CMS with demonstrable proficiency in PHP).
  • Ability to hand-code HTML and CSS.
  • Intermediate-to-expert PHP skills. The position will be responsible for maintenance of existing custom development and further innovations TBD.
  • Able to turn a PSD into a fully responsive design.
  • High writing and editing proficiency.
  • Ability to manage small projects.
  • Ability to work quickly and independently.

Preferred

  • Experience developing Themes and Plugins for WordPress.
  • Experience designing and implementing a content lifecycle.
  • Experience with usability, accessibility, and SEO.
  • Deep understanding of website analytics.
  • Using analytics to inform content strategy.
  • Experience with growing and engaging audiences via social media.

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:

Student workers as necessary.

Please submit resume in confidence to: humanresources@csl.edu or fax to 314-505-7338 or submit via US Mail to Concordia Seminary Human Resources, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis MO 63105.


Coordinator, Accounts Receivable (Full-Time)

Concordia Seminary serves church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Concordia Seminary is currently engaged in a search for a Full-Time Coordinator, Accounts Receivable to work in their Accounting Office.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator, Accounts Receivable is responsible for all accounts receivables, student accounts and cash receipt activity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Maintains and collects all accounts receivable daily
2. Reconciles the general ledger to the accounts receivable sub ledger on a monthly basis
3. Process and issue 1098T’s to students on annual basis
4. Validate student account activity
5. Prepare and distribute manually or electronically invoices on a monthly basis
6. Establish properly documented payment schedules for students

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Minimum 3 years’ experience working in accounts receivable and collections
2. Strong communication and organization skills
3. Attention to detail
4. Ability to manage time, prioritize work appropriately, work independently and is resourceful
5. Accounting or Finance Degree is preferred

SKILLS:
1. Must be an intermediate to advanced Excel user
2. Microsoft Word/Access/PowerPoint is a plus

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None.

Please submit resume in confidence to: humanresources@csl.edu or fax to 314-505-7338 or submit via US Mail to Concordia Seminary Human Resources, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis MO 63105.


Administrative Assistant, Vicarage and Deaconess Internships (Full-Time)

Concordia Seminary serves church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Concordia Seminary is currently engaged in a search for a Full-Time Administrative Assistant, Vicarage and Deaconess Internships to work in their Vicarage and Deaconess Internships Office.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs administrative and office support activities for one or more supervisors. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, filing, and general office activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain complete student information in an electronic environment
• Manage workload and projects, prioritizing and organizing tasks with daily and weekly planning
• Provide full administrative support to the department which includes maintaining and managing the department calendar, opening and distributing mail, answering some directly, maintain all administrative records and files, ordering supplies, and other duties as assigned.
• Receive and screen visitors and calls, answer inquiries, and exercise judgment in determining priorities
• Schedules and coordinates student vicarage/internship interviews/meetings
• Compile student records, files, and interview notes to create a complete vicarage/internship package
• Coordinate communications between congregations, students, supervisors, and Vicarage office
• Coordinate and maintain Distance Education student or supervisor reports
• Coordinate workshops/meetings including scheduling space, technical resources, and assisting in the preparation and distribution of materials
• Coordinate travel arrangements including flights, rental car, hotel, meals, providing directions/maps and
• Administer the Vicarage Evaluation Inventory for M.Div., Alternate Route, Specific Ministry Pastor Program, and Deaconess Internships.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
• Proficiency in office automation
• Accurate typing skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Database experience such as SAS or Microsoft Access

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of one (1) year experience as an Administrative Assistant is required, preferably in an academic environment. A strong knowledge of office automation procedures and processes and excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group of people, and the ability to work without direct supervision is required. High School Diploma or equivalent.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED:
None.
Please submit resume in confidence to: humanresources@csl.edu or fax to 314-505-7338 or submit via US Mail to Concordia Seminary Human Resources, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis MO 63105.