Current Openings within the Academy, General Church, & Bryn Athyn College

We are pleased to announce a cross sharing affiliation with the New Church Career Network.


Job postings for New Church affiliated companies can be found at the New Church Career Network website. In addition to job postings, the New Church Career Network can connect you with professionals in your field of interest to provide mentorship, networking, or other career-related support.






Current employment opportunities at the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools are available by visiting here.

Posted 11-22-2021


Principal, Bryn Athyn Church School


The Bryn Athyn Church School, a K-8 school aligned with the Bryn Athyn congregation, is currently seeking a Principal to oversee day-to-day-operations of the school. Reporting to the Pastor of the Bryn Athyn Church, the Principal is responsible for leading school faculty and staff in the implementation of a New Church Education, and is accountable for managing all administrative functions, either directly doing them or effectively delegating them to the vice principal or other appropriate individuals.

Specific responsibilities include:


  • Provide leadership in implementing the principles of a New Church education. This includes articulating a vision for the school and overseeing the implementation of the strategic plan, promoting and fulfilling the mission of the school, providing leadership for teachers in curriculum development, and communicating spiritual, philosophical, and practical developments in New Church education to faculty and staff.
  • Provide administrative leadership for the school, which involves managing all administrative duties necessary for the effective daily operations of the school; proposing, tracking and managing the budget for the school; overseeing the admissions process; managing health and safety issues; managing discipline issues; monitoring student progress and records; and overseeing the Human resources function.
  • Establish and maintain affirmative, two-way communications with faculty, staff, parents, students, and members of the Bryn Athyn Church. This includes providing reports to interested parties, and listening and actively responding to issues and concerns as they arise.
  • Represent the school at Principal’s Council, Board School Committee, and Board of Trustees meetings.
  • Oversee the hiring of faculty with appropriate input from faculty and staff, and manage the ongoing performance and professional development of all faculty members.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with appropriate local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Provide support for school marketing and fundraising activities.


Previous experience, both in the classroom and in administrative roles in a New Church school is important.  A background in the philosophy and practice of New Church Education is required. Graduate course work in education is a plus. This position requires outstanding educational and administrative leadership skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to understand and manage a budget; the ability to serve as a leader for students, faculty, and staff; and the ability to work cooperatively with members of the Bryn Athyn community.


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Derek Elphick, P.O. Box 277, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009.   Phone 215-947-6225 x208


Posted 10-19-2021


Full-Time, 5th/6th Grade Teacher

Washington New Church School (WNCS) is seeking applications for a teaching position in our 5th/6th grade homeroom in the school year 2022/23. This position will include duties in multiple different subjects as well as flexibility to share enrichment classes in other grade levels.


Responsibilities:The exact duties will be determined through a negotiation between the applicant’s interests, abilities and WNCS specific needs but they will be primarily focused in the 5th/6th grade. Homeroom responsibilities include managing the classroom and taking primary responsibility for discipline and communication for all the students in the room.  


Personal and Professional Requirements:

  • Love of students
  • Knowledge of New Church Educational principles
  • Baptized in the New Church
  • Active Participant in the Organized New Church
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers, parents and community groups
  • Commitment to marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Bachelors degree.


Helpful Experience and Skills

  • Conventional classroom teaching
  • Strong written, oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal/networking skills
  • Firm and friendly boundary setting and classroom management skills
  • Strong organization follow through
  • Strength in any of the following: PE, art, performing arts and math


Please submit resumes and/or questions by Nov 15th, 2021 to: 

Brian Smith, Principal  

301-850-3029 (cell)

301-464-5602 (office)

11914 Chantilly Ln, Mitchellville, MD. 20721

Posted 9-21-2021


NewChurch LIVE

Volunteer Coordinator


This person reports to the Senior Pastor.



The volunteer coordinator is responsible for all volunteer oversight and management as it pertains to the Sunday NewChurch LIVE experience.  Ranging from volunteer generation, training, development and scheduling.  The position requires a strong commitment to the mission of NewChurch LIVE and a desire to aid in growth and community development.  The candidate should have strong organizational, and communication skills along with a desire to support the infrastructure necessary to support a variety of projects connected to NewChurch LIVE. This is a part-time role requiring a maximum of 5 hours per week.



  • Coordinates Sunday volunteer roles: Production, host team and nursery
  • Coordinates refreshments as needed
  • Set-up/clean up
  • Aids in small group management – including small group leader and participant enrollment
  • Aiding in community service opportunities as it pertains to Sunday – sign ups, coordination, basic information
  • Coordinating nursery/family space for children, as needed
  • Providing a consistent friendly face to answer questions and provide support to senior pastor
  • Performs other duties and administrative tasks as asked or assigned by the Senior Pastor.



  • Appropriate computer and technological skills, at a minimum, proficiency in word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Strong Organizational and communication skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking
  • A team player who handles challenges with grace, creativity and a commitment to the overall mission of strategy of the church.



To apply:  Please reference the position applying for and submit resume and letter of interest:

Email: | Phone: 267-626-5126

Posted 10-15-2021


Head Women’s Tennis Coach 


The Athletics Department at Bryn Athyn College is seeking a Head Women’s Tennis Coach who will be responsible for the development, coaching, organization, and management of the Women’s Tennis program.  In addition, this position is responsible for assisting the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and retention of current team members.


Essential Functions 

  • Responsible for the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and retention of current student-athletes.
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of team members and supervision of assistant coaches and student-managers with whom they work.  
  • Responsible for teaching and developing athletic skills of team members.
  • Responsible for close collaboration with the Director of Athletics regarding scheduling of contests, practices, team travel and team management.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with: 

            - NCAA Division III, 

            - CSAC (Colonial State Athletic Conference), 

            - Instructions from the Athletic Trainer, and rules and regulations,

            -Timely filing of any paperwork, reports and/or reimbursement requests.

  • Responsible for maintaining all sports equipment assigned to the Head Coach, Assistant Coach or student-athletes.
  • Supports the mission of the College.
  • Other duties as assigned 




Bachelor’s Degree and previous, successful coaching and recruiting experience at the collegiate level required. Travel is required.

The successful candidate must also possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, 
  • Recruiting experience, 
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • CPR/AED Certification, 
  • First Aid Certification, and a
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of full covid vaccination status is required 


How to Apply

  • Applications should consist of a cover letter, resume, proof of certifications and three professional references with email addresses and/or telephone numbers to Melissa Gamba, Director of HR
  • Bryn Athyn College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 
  • Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  

Posted 10-15-2021


Adjunct in Algebra


 The Mathematics and Computer Science department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for an adjunct position to teach Algebra for the winter and spring terms of the 2021-22 academic year. The course provides instruction in topics typically found in an Algebra II curriculum, supports Bryn Athyn College’s quantitative reasoning requirement, and serves as a prerequisite to our transcendental functions and business calculus courses. Winter term runs from November 29-February 24, 2021-22 (class meets M/W/F 11:55am-1:10pm) and spring term runs from March 9-May 24, 2022 (class meets M/W/F 9:40am-10:55am).


Candidates must possess a graduate degree in education, mathematics, or a related field; or have extensive experience teaching algebra content. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated success in teaching algebra courses at a college level and show understanding of and support for Bryn Athyn College’s mission.


Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. Bryn Athyn serves as an intellectual center for all who desire to engage in higher education enriched, guided, and structured by the study of the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. We seek applicants who are supportive of the College’s mission and values. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see


This is a part-time position for the 2021-22 academic year with no guarantee of renewal.


A complete application includes a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualification and interest in the position, CV, and names and contact information of three professional references. Please send materials Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive.

Posted 10-11-2021




Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach for the 2021-22 academic year.  Bryn Athyn’s Men’s Lacrosse team competes at the NCAA Division III, as a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse program, but primary focus will be in the following areas:


  • Recruiting and Evaluation of talented student-athletes
  • Practice planning and organization on a daily basis
  • Coaching and mentoring student-athletes within the framework of the men’s lacrosse program
  • Scouting opponents both on video and occasionally in person
  • Preparing scouting reports and game plans specific to every opponent
  • Attending staff and team meetings
  • Working to continually develop personal knowledge of the game
  • Working to develop an understanding of College, CSAC, and NCAA guidelines and rules
  • Representing the Men’s Lacrosse program, Bryn Athyn Athletics and Bryn Athyn College in a positive and professional manner




  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience playing or coaching lacrosse for at least 1 year at the collegiate level
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License




  • 2-3 years of playing at the collegiate level
  • 2-3 years of coaching at the collegiate level OR at a competitive high school level



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted through:

Posted 9-24-2021


Chief Financial Officer


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report to the College President and will be responsible for coordinating, developing, implementing, and monitoring the financial components of strategic planning at Bryn Athyn College as well as developing and monitoring the overall College budget. The CFO will work with the Academy of the New Church (ANC) Treasurer and the ANC Financial Office to ensure appropriate oversight of other financial functions of the College, including controller functions, auditing, cash and investments management, and accounts payable. The CFO will work in a collegial partnership with the President’s Cabinet and the ANC Treasurer in pursuit of collegiate academic quality. The CFO will actively and creatively seeking funding and administrative solutions in support of the College’s mission.


The CFO serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and on other committees and councils as appointed by the President.


Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  1. Develops, submits, and monitors annual operating budget for the College
  • With reference to the College’s strategic plan, assists departments in developing their budget needs and in understanding available resources
  • Integrates College’s budget with ANC-wide budget
  • Develops monthly reports that promote effective budget management and decision-making by individual budget managers; holds departments accountable for managing within their budgets
  • Ensures accuracy, availability and efficient utilization of the financial systems available to the College or advocate new system


2.   Facilitates connections between institutional planning and budgeting

  • Assists departments in compiling the financial elements of the College’s plan and in understanding available resources
  • Assists departments in developing benchmarks and financial success measures
  • With the Treasurer, develops the financial forecasts for the College’s strategic plan
  • With the President and the Chief Academic Officer, is responsible for the College’s institutional assessment dashboard, IPEDs compliance, and participation in designated external benchmarking surveys
  • Utilizes the institution’s financial planning model to monitor and promote long-term sustainability for the College


  1. Oversees the development, coordination, and implementation of financial policies, reports, and controls for the College
  2. Prepares financial documents and planning update reports for stakeholders including the President, the Board of Trustees, the College Board Committee, the Faculty Council, the campus community, and other groups as appropriate.
  3. Monitors management of all College funds with the appropriate budget manager or with the Treasurer in respect to endowment funds.
  4. Reports to the President regarding College operating and capital budget expenditures and long term forecasts and assists with her/his decision-making on institutional priorities.
  5. Ensures development, implementation, and maintenance of policies for internal charges to support the provision of services by the College to other units of the Academy and for the procurement by the College of services from other units of the Academy.
  6. Coordinates all financial plans with ANC Treasurer.
  7. Participates in planning for maximization of College’s physical assets for revenue generation.
  8. Participates in planning for gift disposition.
  9. With the Financial Aid Director and the Director of Admissions, participates in the development of financial aid budgets and policies and tuition and fee rates.
  10. Takes on assignments appropriate to the office as designated by the President.
  11. Responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial functions for the College, including those contracted to other entities.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related area is required.
  • MBA or master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years executive level experience in finance operations and fiscal strategies required.
  • Experience specifically in higher education preferred.
  • Experience in development and fundraising.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, accounting standards, and regulatory accounting.
  • Advance comprehension of MS Excel spreadsheets required.
  • Ability to undertake new budgeting/financial software.
  • Understanding of capital markets and investment strategies.
  • Must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Exhibit independence and collaboration in the workplace.
  • Must possess strong technical organizational and management of a broad range of fiscal services.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant financial reporting requirements.
  • Requires a thorough understanding of general business operations.
  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination status, must be willing to work on campus

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to   




Posted 8-17-2021






TITLE:  Advancement Director & Coordinator of Alumni Relations, Career Services, and President’s Council


STATUS:  Full-time, exempt

BENEFITS:   Full-time, 12-month position, on campus, benefit eligible

REPORTS TO:  The President of Bryn Athyn College





The Advancement Director will be involved with working on a wide range of development activities designed for individual donors, contributing groups, corporations, and foundations.  This role is 60% of the position.



The Advancement Director is responsible for the following tasks and duties:


Raising Scholarship Funds

  • Solicit, collect and track donations for scholarship fund drives including, but not limited to:
    • Students in financial need and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.
    • Students who wish to study New Church theology and philosophy.
    • Students interested in a Bryn Athyn College Arts and Building Arts.
    • Students who are members of the National Honor Society and/or other academic achievements.
    • Students committed to public service programs.

Implementing Capital Campaigns

  • Collaborating on development-generating efforts with planned giving, capital fund donors, board members and foundations.

Raising Funds for Research and Development

  • Coordinating fund drives and grant proposals for research projects.

Develop and Manage Analytics on Donor Interests and Support

  • Conduct and maintain donor support metrics and forecasts.

Develop and Manage Business Partnerships

  • Foster positive relationships with trade associations and non-profit groups of mutual interest.
  • Partner with corporate training programs, English in business, and business analytics programs.


 Grow New Revenue Sources

  • Solicit and close business opportunities with entities who are prospective renters of campus facilities and services.
  • Manage donor information and donations in Raiser’s Edge.




The Alumni Relations Coordinator will include coordinating with the President and the Alumni Association Board concerning alumni relations activities, to include cultivating relationships with alumni, and engaging alumni in programming. This is role is 15% of the position.



The Alumni Relations Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Maintaining the alumni database.
  • Fundraising calls and communications.
  • Developing news stories and profiles.
  • Coordinating the alumni mentorship program.
  • Coordinating alumni regional events and alumni participation in college events
  • Designing alumni webcasts.
  • Creating alumni surveys and polls.
  • Planning of alumni activities for Homecoming Weekend (Charter Day.)
  • Alumni legacy recruiting.
  • Maintaining alumni social media (website and Facebook pages.)
  • Maintaining Alumni online directory.
  • Solicitation of Alumni for association membership.




The Office of Career Education and Development at Bryn Athyn College helps students identify, create, and pursue meaningful careers that will draw upon their talents, interests, and skills, as well as hone their spiritual and moral lives. This role is 15% of the position.



The Career Services Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:


  • Assist students in resume and portfolio preparation.
  • Assist with internship placements,
  • Provide career counseling.
  • Schedule guest speakers
  • Offer interviewing clinics and similar programming.
  • Assist in job searches.
  • Serves as a NetVUE committee member.




The President’s Council Coordinator will assist in the formation of four to five different President’s Councils focusing on creating partnerships with other educational institutions and raising scholarship funds for various areas of study. This role is 10% of the position.  The Councils will focus on:

  • Business
  • Building Arts
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Media (Minor)



The President’s Council Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Forge relationships with other Higher Ed Institutions with similar mission and values
  • Seek out and collaborate with outside businesses, donors, and community leaders for scholarship drives.
  • Work with the President and Dean of Academics to develop programs that could partner with other institutions.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of Advancement Experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Bryn Athyn College is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficiency with constituent database systems.
  • Higher Education Experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Linked In and Facebook.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • High level of comfort developing relationships with alumni, donors and community leaders.
  • Team focused and interest in working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and work effectively under pressure.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, complex tasks independently.
  • Evening/weekend work required including some travel.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle required.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to