Date Posted: 
Friday, February 17, 2023

Transitional Director of the Institute of Evangelism (part-time)

Job description

Position:                     Transitional Director of the Institute of Evangelism (part-time)

Contract:                    Two-year

Job Location:              Toronto, ON

Job Posting:                17 February 2023

Review of applications will begin 17 March 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wycliffe is a graduate school of Theology in the evangelical and Anglican tradition, working within the Toronto School of Theology and granting degrees conjointly with the University of Toronto. For over thirty years, Wycliffe’s Institute of Evangelism has encouraged and equipped churches for the work of evangelism, empoweringthem toengage in this ministry confidently, joyfully, and expectantly.

Applicants for this twelve-hours-per-week position should be in agreement with Wycliffe College’s mission, vision, and moral commitments, and must be able to subscribe to the College’s Six Principles. They should also have a deep affinity with the vision and mission of the Institute of Evangelism as well as a knowledge of its history, and the resources and teaching it currently provides to the broader Church.

The successful candidate will serve as the Transitional Director, providing strategic continuity of the Institute’s work, while focusing primarily on assessing current resources and structures for the purpose of planning new and creative directions for the Institute going into the future. There is the possibility of aligning the direction of the Institute with the planned Wycliffe Center for Excellence in Ministry (

The successful candidate will have theological training and a proven track record working in evangelism and discipleship. They will demonstrate a thorough practical knowledge of digital technology, and a familiarity with the Canadian church and challenges it is facing. They will show evidence of excellent networking and communication skills, and a record of strong analytical and strategic-planning competencies. The job will require some budget management and donor contact. They will report directly to the Principal of Wycliffe College. By the end of the first year of this contract, the Transitional Director will present a strategic plan for the Institute of Evangelism to both the Faculty and the Board of Trustees of Wycliffe College.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are asked to submit the following documents (in PDF or MS Word formats):

  • a letter of interest, giving evidence of your suitability for this position and including your email address and telephone number;
  • a comprehensive curriculum vitae;
  • a 500-750 word statement drawing on your experience of engaging with Christian communities, particularly in the multicultural context we live in, answering the question, ‘What are some of the ways we can encourage and support churches in their efforts to evangelize and disciple?’; and
  • three references in support of your application (please ask your referees to send their references directly to Wycliffe College at the address indicated below).


All documents should be sent electronically to the Manager, Human Resources, Karen Baker-Bigauskas at , and to the attention of the Principal, Bishop Stephen Andrews.

Wycliffe has a diverse and global student body, and it is situated in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from individuals who mirror the diversity of our community. The College is committed to employment equity and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in keeping with Canadian law, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Final appointment is subject to receipt of official transcripts and completion of a satisfactory criminal record check.


If you should wish to make an informal inquiry, you are invited to contact: The Rt Rev. Dr Stephen Andrews, Principal, at; or the current Director, The Rev. Dr Judy Paulsen, at