Work-Life at Southern

Discover the benefits of belonging to the SBTS community.

It’s why so many of our employees come for a job, but stay for a career—because this is a place where you can deploy your God-given talents to serve the church and raise up gospel-leaders.

And it’s why so many employees refer friends and family members for jobs—because here we are encouraged to love God, care for our family and serve others.

Southern DNA
The core values and culture of the SBTS community is our Southern DNA.


Model Humility

Give Generously

Make Good Second Decisions

Serve Relentlessly

Character is King


Think Like an Owner

Excellence in Everything

Deliver on the Details

Do More BEFORE you Say More

Never Eat Alone


Own the Mission

Worship is Work

Change Happens

Innovate AND Execute

Genesis 3 World

Roles You Can Serve


Utilize your gift of management and leadership in a variety of roles on campus.  Job opportunities can be found in Campus Technology, Academic Services, Business Services, Admissions, Hospitality Services and MORE.

Support Staff

Services at Southern Seminary

Deploy your talent for organization, details and communication in several support roles including (but not limited to) Administrative Assistants, Department Coordinators and Department Specialists.


Why Serve at Southern?
Southern Seminary is guided by a clear mission to train and educate ministers and gospel-leaders. As an employer, Southern invests, cares and protects the men and women who strive to make this mission successful. Learn more about what working at Southern can do for you!

We Invest

In Your Future

  • Training
  • The Southern Welcome: A New Employee Orientation
  • Professional Development
  • Chapel

We Care

About Your Health & Family

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Family-friendly environment
  • Affordable Limited Child Care
  • On-site Health Clinic
  • Free Fitness Classes and Gym
  • Discount Programs

We Protect

Your Time & Well-being

  • FREE Medical
  • FREE Dental
  • Vacation
  • Sick
  • Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Fully vested Retirement (matching contributions)
  • Vision
These benefits are available to eligible full-time employees.
Why Work in Louisville?

A thriving metropolitan area

  • One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Cities” by
  • America’s Breakout Cities for 2014 by CNNMoney.
  • A Top 20 “City With Economic Momentum” by
  • One of the “Top 10 Cities for Being a Homeowner” by NerdWallet.
  • One of the top “Creative Cities for 20-Somethings” by

A great place to raise a family

Recognized as:

  • One of the Top 10 “Best Cities for Families” by Parenting Magazine.
  • Third “Safest City for Families with Young Children” in the U.S. by Sperling’s Best Places.
  • Among the “25 Best Cities For Raising a Family” by Best Life Magazine.

Crossroads of evangelical opportunities

  • Host of the biennial Together for the Gospel conference
  • Home to the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and more
  • Home to a diverse range of people groups including a large population of refugees. The nations are coming to Louisville

Hub for food and coffee lovers

  • One of the “Best Foodie Getaways Around the World” by Zagat restaurant digest.
  • Among “America’s Foodiest” Cities by Bon Appetit.
  • One of the Top 10 “Tastiest Towns in the South” by Southern Living magazine.