|Theological Education Market Researcher|
|Name of church or organization|
|Beyond These Walls Collective|
|REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
Position: Theological Education Market Research Consultant
The Beyond These Wall collective, in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Northern
Michigan, seeks a consultant or consulting group to conduct market research for the need and scope of alternative models of leadership development for theological education.
Applications from individuals or consulting groups are welcome. This is for a 6-month
contract, spanning roughly from October 2021-April 2022, with the possibility of extension.Who We Are: The Beyond These Walls is a racially and culturally diverse, women- &
nonbinary-led collective of theological educators, together with the Episcopal Diocese of
Northern Michigan and the online community, The Hive. Together, we are developing as-yet unimagined forms of theological education to resource emerging leaders in diverse contexts for which the current model of seminary education has insufficient answers, and from which many emerging leaders have been left out. We begin from the premise that theological education should be de-colonized, de-commodified, trauma-informed, fallibility-embracing, and justice centered.
Beyond These Walls recognizes the need for innovation in leadership formation to address the needs of faith communities and honor the gifts already present in populations who have been traditionally marginalized. We center the pedagogy of women of color, who have been organizing along similar lines. We utilize strengths-based models of assessment that identify leadership competencies, and we develop leadership education and formation models in various contexts outside the walls of traditional seminaries and parish ministry.
The Beyond These Walls collective is uniquely positioned to provide leadership training in this context because we collectively bring wide-ranging expertise to the formational environment.
Accomplished theological educators lead the Beyond These Walls collective and represent
We are seeking a consultant who embraces this expansive and inclusive vision of theological education and who can support this team of scholars, educators, and faith leaders by providing foundational market research for the project.
Hours and Compensation: We are seeking a consultant or consulting group to work
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Beyond These Walls is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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|Please send a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Dr. April Stace: email@example.com.|