Ukirk Journeying with young adults as we follow Christ

902 Market Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Tacoma College Ministry is a non-profit organization, established in 1988, that supports Lighthouse, a campus ministry hosted at the
University of Puget Sound.

We are seeking a full-time Director of Ministry who will provide vision, direction, development and execution of a thought-provoking, creative, relational ministry that is hospitable, inclusive and relevant to college age adults. The Director of Ministry will lead TCM staff, interns, volunteers, and board of directors in ministry oversight and financial development. 


In addition to a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in an inclusive faith-based outreach setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, a strong candidate will have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to communicate about Christian faith on a secular college campus with a diversity of beliefs
  • A passion for being in relationship with many types of people
  • A track record of leading teams and developing leaders who develop leaders
  • Comfortable with asking for financial support and hands-on experience recruiting and maintaining donor relationships


A strong applicant for this position will:

  • Affirm the faith statement of TCM
  • Be reliable, honest, self-motivated, and hard-working
  • Have a compassionate temperament, excellent people skills, and high integrity
  • High-level of self-awareness
  • Be able to work under deadlines and be flexible to changing needs
  • Respect all people and the Christian Church
  • Be sensitive to those hurt by religion
  • Pass a pre-employment background check



  • Masters of Divinity or Theology
  • Tech savviness, including fluency in Google Docs, email marketing, and social media platforms


Compensation:     $50,000 - $60,000 package. Includes: salary, housing allowance, HRA (Health Reimbursement Arrangement) and retirement. Plus paid time off, study leave, professional development, and cell phone allowance.


Start date:  July 2017

  Campus-Based Minister (ministry meets in a building on/adjacent to campus)

  Jan Wolfe