Work at Candler

Candler at Emory University provides an uncommonly rewarding work environment. People are drawn to work here to enrich and change lives. They are attracted by the opportunity to participate in the community life of a top-ranked university. Emory ranks as the third-largest private employer in the metro Atlanta area. Candler students may seek internships and part-time jobs on campus with various departments and research projects.

Current Openings:

Communications Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION: Consults with management and staff to develop and maintain the news content of a World Wide Web site and support other Web content development as assigned. Develops, writes and edits various communications materials including correspondence, newsletters, brochures and articles. Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information. Maintains required record-keeping and documentation. May train staff in the use of communications technology. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

OVERVIEW: The Communications Specialist assists in the implementation of the School’s comprehensive communication and marketing strategy.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The Communications Specialist reports to the Director of Communications.


Qualified candidates should apply online at Job Requisition 44038BR

Accounting Assistant - WMEI

JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs routine accounting and administrative duties and maintains various accounting related files, databases and supporting documentation. Reviews and processes payment requests, prepares and records billing charges, writes receipts for monies paid/received, and processes inter- and intra-departmental charges and fund transfers. Prepares requests for general and travel reimbursements, routes checks to appropriate parties, and follows up on unclaimed or incomplete checks. Prepares petty cash checks. Generates, reviews and prepares purchase orders and invoices for payment. Resolves vendor-related questions pertaining to invoices/charges and follows up on cancelled or delayed deliveries. Orders, receives and distributes supplies and equipment. May collect past due balances on customer accounts. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. One year of accounting clerk experience.


Qualified candidates should apply online at Job Requisition 44039BR

Program Coordinator - Cannon Chapel

JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans. Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement. Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications. Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program. Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings. Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports. May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives. Prepares operational and statistical reports. Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups. May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers. Performs related responsibilities as required. This is not an administrative support position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.      

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC DUTIES: Provides administrative and other support to the Events Office and the Associate Dean of Worship and Music for support of the Cannon Chapel Comprehensive Calendar and overall care of Cannon Chapel, including support services to the religious groups approved by the Office of the Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life seeking to use the Chapel.  Creates hospitable atmosphere and works with people from diverse backgrounds. Responds to inquiries and provides informational resources on use of Chapel. Maintains the Comprehensive Calendar.  Supervises and schedules security and work study students. Coordinates with campus services for general upkeep, maintenance, and specific needs for the whole building. Communicates requests for all campus services (maintenance, security, etc.). Reports to the CST Events Manager.


Methodist Studies

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Methodist Studies beginning Fall 2014. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014.

The person appointed to this position will be committed to theological education, preparing women and men for ministries in the church and the world. Successful applicants will hold a terminal academic degree (PhD or equivalent) in history of Christianity, historical theology, or a related discipline, with a current research focus in North American religious history and/or the Wesleyan traditions. The rank for the position is open and ABDs in appropriate disciplines will be considered. United Methodist/Wesleyan candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The person selected for the position will develop and teach courses in North American and Methodist religious history, theology and broader cognate disciplines, supporting the curriculum of Candler School of Theology and Emory University’s Graduate Division of Religion. The appointee will teach in Candler’s MDiv, MTS, MRL and ThM programs, offer classes in the regular sequence of Methodist history and theology courses, and participate in the faculty rotation for the Contextual Education program. The successful candidate will have a research and publication agenda to equip them to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community. 

Applications, nominations and recommendations may be sent to Methodist Studies Search, c/o Brenda Roberts, Manager, Faculty Development and Support Services, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA  30322, or email documents in Microsoft Word or PDF to

Candidates should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an official transcript of the highest degree earned (sent directly to Candler from the granting institution), and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2014.

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