Employment Opportunities

Candler provides the Employment Opportunities listing for local churches, non-church ecclesial organizations, alumni, students, and friends of the institution. Positions are generally listed for three months or until the job is filled, whichever comes first. Jobs are listed in order of position type: internships (paid), internships (unpaid), campus employment, part time (pt), full time (ft). Internship opportunities for current students are also available through the Office of Contextual Education and Teaching Parish.

Emory University and the Candler School of Theology make no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the Student Employment Services. Student Employment Services acts only as a referral source and makes no specific recommendations about employers. The school is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of the student to research the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are urged to use caution and common sense when applying for a job with any organization.

Internships (paid)

Position Type:
Internships (paid)
Position Title:
Assistant to the Youth Minister
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Deborah Williams Haag at deborah.williams@mtzionumc.org
Brief position description:

Mt Zion UMC of Marietta is looking for an energetic young person to join our youth ministry team. Located in East Cobb County, Mt Zion UMYF strives to provide a safe place for students to grow in faith, build relationships and have fun! If you have a passion and are gifted to work with youth, this may be just the place for you to serve as you work with a great team, and grow in your faith and skills for ministry. As a paid intern, you would work around 8-10 hours a week including Sunday morning, most Sunday and Wednesday nights, as well as special events, under the supervision of the Assistant Pastor. We would also be very open to providing supervision as a Contextual Ed placement.

Position Type:
Internships (paid)
Position Title:
Youth Ministry Intern
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

You can email your cover letter and resume to Matthewjenkins@saintpeterbaptist.org
Brief position description:

Job Summary:
The youth ministry intern(s) will work closely with the youth pastor of Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church in the Venetian Hills community. Intern(s) will bring further structure and creativity to youth ministry. Intern(s) will help to establish other phases of youth ministry: Mentoring programs, community service activities, and tutorials. They will also work with the youth on Sunday mornings in small groups. Intern(s) will exude a gregarious, fun, and compassionate disposition while working with youth. Youth ages 5-17. Intern(s) will report to youth pastor.

Job Description
1. Work cooperatively with youth pastor, volunteers and other interns.
2. Facilitate age specific small groups during Sunday morning service.
3. Teach bible study on Wednesday night. (When needed)
4. Meet with Youth Pastor once a month to discuss ministry operations.
5. Chaperone youth on field trips. (Once a month)
6. Help to establish and participate in programs (Mentoring, tutorial, community service, etc.)
7. Help market and promote youth ministry activities

Job Requirements
Must have a heart for young people.
2. High energy level for the demands of a growing ministry.
3. Reliable transportation to and from church campus.
4. Maximum of 10 hours a week.
5. Willingness to take background check and no prior criminal record.
6. Owns a laptop and is social media/internet savvy.

Position Type:
Internships (paid)
Position Title:
Centered Life CPE Residency Position
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

ACPE Supervisor: The Rev. Pam Roberts
Inquiries and applications: Centered Life
Email: centeredlifecs@aol.com
Website: http://centered-life.org/
Phone: 719-471-2500 ext. 2
Brief position description:

A Unique CPE Residency Position

Centered Life: Education, Counseling & Spiritual Care

The program consists of 4 units of ACPE accredited Clinical Pastoral Education serving in parish ministry and a continuous care retirement community in Boulder, Colorado. Applicants must be United Methodist candidates for ordained ministry and have at least one year of theological studies from an accredited theological school (ATS).

Dates: January 15, 2015 – January 18, 2016

Ministry Placements: 40 hours per week divided between Mountain View United Methodist Church and Frasier Meadows in Boulder, Colorado

Accredited by ACPE.

Internships (unpaid)

Position Type:
Internships (unpaid)
Position Title:
Music Mentor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply:
Applications accepted year-round:
1) Email your resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Music Mentor”
2) In your email, include an answer to the following question: “Why do I want to volunteer for the Atlanta Music Project
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the AMP Music Mentor will assist AMP and AMPlify Teaching Artists with group lessons, provide some one-on-one instruction and assist with rehearsals and concerts.

Responsibilities/Opportunities include:
• Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence.
• Assist AMP and AMPlify Teaching Artists during group lessons
• Assist AMP and AMPlify students during rehearsals
• Participate in AMP and AMPlify concerts as needed
• Receive community service credits
• Perform with AMP and AMPlify students during concerts and on occasion perform for AMP students

Ideal candidate will possess:
• Passion for music as a tool for positive social change
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• Ongoing membership in a youth orchestra or youth choir
• Proficiency on one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion and voice
• Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Notes: The AMP Music Mentor is a volunteer position. The successful candidate will commit to a minimum of 2-4 hours of service per month. 1 or 2-hour shifts are available Monday through Friday during after school hours. Background check required for those 17 years and up.

Position Type:
Internships (unpaid)
Position Title:
CPE Summer Intern
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To apply contact:
Alice Hernandez, Summer Intern Coordinator
Palmetto Health
9 Richland Medical Park Drive
Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29203-9965
Alice.Hernandez@PalmettoHealth.org
803-434-7531
Brief position description:

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is a program that integrates theological and professional education for ministry in a clinical setting. This program is open to seminary graduates, those in the midst of their theological education, ordained clergy of varied faith traditions, and qualified lay people. During this program students will provide ministry to people in crisis, grief, and other situations involving suffering. While conducting ministry the student will also be closely supervised individually and in a group setting by certified CPE supervisors. In this setting the student will have the opportunity to improve upon their pastoral skills. As the student participates in group and individual supervision he or she will learn to integrate behavioral science methodology with their own personal history and spirituality.

Dates:
June 1- August 14, 2015

Application Deadline:
May 1, 2015

Accredited by:
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. is nationally recognized as an accrediting agency in the field of clinical pastoral education by the U.S. Secretary of Education through the U.S. Department of Education.

1549 Clairmont Road, STE 103
Decatur, Georgia 30033
(404) 320-1472
www.acpe.edu
Deryck Durston, Executive Director
Jasper N. Keith, Jr., Regional Director
(404) 378-1777

Position Type:
Internships (unpaid)
Position Title:
Intern
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Central UMC
Charlotte, NC 28212
www.cumccharlotte.com

If you are interested in serving in Charlotte this summer, please contact Rev. Michelle Chappell at: revmichelle.chappell@gmail.com
Phone: 704-536-9157
Brief position description:

Internship Opportunity:
Central UMC in East Charlotte is a community of faith, building followers of Jesus Christ. The church is involved in reaching out to the International community in Charlotte, NC. Currently, we are ministering to people from El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Africa, Afghanistan and Myanmar as well as American born. Our East Charlotte community has dozens of linguistic and cultural groups living within walking distance to our church. Many of them are refugees. If you are a student who would like the opportunity to be exposed to and work in this kind of ministry, please write to Rev. Michelle Chappell at revmichelle.chappell@gmail.com. It is the hope of Central United Methodist Church to embrace the diverse people who live in our community and we strive to share God’s good news with them.

Description of some of the areas of service for the Intern:
The opportunities for an intern to work alongside a full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) Associate Pastor whose focus is outreach in the multi-cultural community in which the church is located are multiple. The gifts and the qualifications of the student intern, however, will determine in part where he/she will serve and develop. Some of the areas where she/he might serve are:
• Summer English for Speakers of Other Languages classes for Adults- In summer 2014, there were 21 Spanish speaking families ministered to with the English classes.
• Summer literacy program for children so that their reading skills will remain on level during the summer, in Summer 2014 there were 28 elementary age children registered in the Literacy program and another 15 Latino children under 5 years of age.
• Immersion in the Hispanic/Latino and International community with home visits and apartment Bible study (English/Spanish) or other languages that the student intern might speak.
• Assisting in worship with translation of the message in Spanish.
• Ministry with adults, youth and children in a variety of situations.
• Team work with the 5 core Latino families who are members of Central UMC.

Campus employment

No campus employment positions are posted at this time.

Part time (PT)

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact Pastor Steve Thomas via email at stevejwumc@comcast.net
Brief position description:

John Wesley UMC is seeking a Part-time Children’s Director. We are a multi-cultural church on Jimmy Carter Blvd in Norcross, the cross roads of many nations. A candidate will provide excellent children’s church and help create and implement Sunday school from the ground up. The candidate will work to grow an already strong program and look for other opportunities to take Christ to our neighborhoods.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth & Children Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

County Line UMC
1183 County Line Rd NW
Acworth, GA 30101
clumc@countylineumc.org
ATTN: SPR
Brief position description:

County Line UMC, located in Acworth, GA, is currently looking for a mature, Christian leader who is passionate about serving God through youth and children ministries to serve as our Part-time Director of Youth and Children Ministries. This is an approximately 25 hours per week position. An ideal candidate possesses skill sets that combine love of God with effective ministry performance.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Babysitter
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

E-mail Kate Floyd: floyd.kate@gmail.com
Brief position description:

Part-time babysitting position for nine-month old:
We are looking for someone to watch our nine-month old daughter on Tuesdays from 12pm-4pm. Both parents are Candler grads. Please e-mail if you are interested and we can discuss more details.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact the Rev. Rob Wood--770-521-0207 or fr.wood@earthlink.net
Brief position description:

Love God? Love kids? Love to share the faith? Good! St. Aidan's Episcopal Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has a job for you: Director of Children’s ministry, 15-17 hours a week, 15K per year. Send inquiry or request full job description, email directly to Fr. Rob Wood, fr.wood@earthlink.net or call for more information at 770-521-0207

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Oconee Presbyterian Church
c/o Youth Director Search Team
2601 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Or, email: opcadmin@opcusa.org with the Subject: "Youth Director"
Brief position description:

The Director of Youth Ministries will provide dynamic leadership and oversight to the middle and high school ministries at Oconee Presbyterian Church, equipping the youth, their parents, and other adults to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree education preferred but not required.
• Experience worshipping or serving in a Reformed theological context.
• Able to move freely in and out of different small group settings.
• Able to speak in a public forum.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Music Director/Pianist/Organist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please contact Cole Altizer by email at cole.altizer@ngumc.net or by phone at 205.310.7411.
Brief position description:

This is a part-time position (approximately 2-4 hours per week) to play piano/organ for a small United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, GA (about 30-40 minutes from Emory). The salary is estimated around $7,000/year.

Primary responsiblity would be to arrive one hour early on Sunday mornings and practice 3 hymns with a small choir. The successful applicant will aslo be responsible for a prelude, offeratory song and postlude as well as any special music they would like to play.

Bethany United Methodist is looking for an enthusiatic person to bring a love for worship, a talent on the piano/organ and a passion for the small church.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Directors of Family and Youth
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume by to Meredith Hodges, Staff Parish Relations Chair at meredith@cpfirstumc.org
Brief position description:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Families and Youth will create, implement and track participation in a tiered approach to connecting children, elementary students and youth with spiritual development experiences and opportunities for growth within College Park First United Methodist Church.
The Director will partner with the Pastor and parents to ensure the program is comprehensive, consistent with Methodist doctrine and provides a structured approach to supporting families on their spiritual path through inclusion of parents and extended family members at appropriate points.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide input on strategic planning and implementation of new family programs, working with existing adult leaders who are already volunteering and aiding with this effort
• Encourage family participation in church duties and volunteer opportunities – as a family unit.
• Prepare and implement weekly UMYF events from 5-7 pm at the church on Sunday night
• Prepare and implement MKF one event for 3rd through 5th graders on a monthly basis
• Organize quarterly family events or field trips
• Prepare and implement a children's program (3 -7 years old) once a quarter.
• Provide material for Newsletter targeted at family and child development
• Coordinate and implement periodic UMYF retreats
• Coordinate and lead an annual mission trip for UMYF and families as well as local outreach projects
• Participate in the Confirmation Class and assist with related activities.
• Assist selected facilitator in the delivery of family and parenting classes, retreats and opportunities
• Plan and direct Youth Sunday

EXPERIENCE:
• Experience working with youth and/or children required
• Experience volunteering or working in a religious environment required
• Bachelor degree or currently in pursuit of degree is preferred

SKILLS:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Effective at engaging and energizing groups of people
• Excellent organization and planning skills
• Effective problem-solving skills

BEHAVIORS:
• High energy; self-motivated, and dependable
• Commitment to cooperation and collaboration with church leadership and parents
• Demonstrated initiative

ACCOUNTABILITY:
• The Director of Families and Youth would report administratively to the Pastor and be reviewed annually by the Staff Parish Relations Committee

COMPENSATION:
• 15 hourly for a 10 hour a week position
• Six paid holidays which include: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. Benefits are not available for part time positions

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Interim Children's Minister
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please respond to Rev. Katy Hinman at khinman@decaturfirst.org
Brief position description:

General Purpose of Position:
The Decatur First United Methodist Church is looking for a person with a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and a passion for working with children. The Interim Children’s Minister will be responsible for planning, implementing and overseeing the children’s ministry and education within the church. The position is needed while the Staff Parish Relations Committee conducts a search for a Full-Time Director of Children’s Ministry. The interim position will be a month-to-month commitment and is likely to be in place until June 2015. Please reply to khinman@decaturfirst.org

Position: Part Time
Approximately, 20 hours per week including Sunday mornings. Hours may vary week to week depending on programming schedules.
Description of Duties
• The Interim Children’s Minister will report directly to the Associate Pastor in carrying out the vision of our children’s ministry.
• The Interim Children’s Minister will work closely with the Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries in carrying out the children’s ministry activities
• Identify and purchase appropriate curriculum for various age groups.
• Recruit, train, and oversee the scheduling of Sunday School teachers and volunteers
• Provide regular communication regarding various children’s ministries events / activities to families and church
• Plan and implement special events and activities as necessary, such as VBS, children’s music Sunday
• Assist in welcoming new families and their children and help them get involved with children’s ministry activities
• Work with the staff and Children’s Ministry Action Team to envision new ministries

Qualifications, Skills and Gifts
• A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the Methodist church
• Experience in children’s ministry as part of a church staff team
• Demonstrated passion and love for children and working with their families
• Committed to the values and vision of Decatur First United Methodist Church and the larger children’s ministry
• Team oriented and able to work with a variety of volunteers
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Must be well organized and work independently as necessary
• Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of social media

Terms of Employment A Criminal Background check will be required. Salary commensurate with experience A Minimum of Three Professional References

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Minister with Children and Youth
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Kate Floyd: pastor@graceonponce.org.
Brief position description:

Grace UMC (www.graceonponce.org), in midtown Atlanta, is searching for a part-time minister with children and youth. Grace is committed to the spiritual formation of young people and their inclusion into the full life of the church.

Responsibilities include:
• Overseeing weekly Sunday school for three age groups: preschool-1st grade, older elementary, and confirmation for 7th-9th grade.
• Supervising the paid nursery worker and coordinating volunteers.
• Ensuring Safe Sanctuary policies are met.
• Attending worship planning meetings and integrating children and youth into worship.
• Coordinating seasonal events such as Easter Egg Hunt and Christmas Pageant.

The position is approximately 10 hours a week with potential to grow in hours and salary over time as the ministry grows. A bachelor’s degree and experience with children’s ministry preferred.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Children's Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Dawn Wright, Chief Operating Pastor
Email: hr@impactdcd.org
Please No Phone Calls
Brief position description:

Job Title: Children’s Pastor
Organization: Impact United Methodist Church
Position: Part Time

Local area, progressive church has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Children’s Pastor. We offer competitive pay, great benefits and a professional, fun and fast-paced environment. The unique individual needed to fill this role will work directly with the Student Ministries Pastor, Youth Pastor and other supporting teams. The Children’s Pastor is responsible for providing leadership and vision to the overall development, coordination, implementation and direction for children ages 1-12 and the key areas include clearly defined values, a mission statement, leadership development, evangelism, disciple-making, worship, systematic Bible teaching, personal accountability and ongoing evaluation; including volunteer management and attendance measurements, while consistently executing the vision of the church and our church and the next generation of curious and creative minds. If you are an experienced professional, detail-oriented, possess strong communication, personal and computer skills and are resourceful and passionate about working with youth then this is a great opportunity! Please send resumes to hr@impactdcd.org. Please no phone calls.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in related area and/or 3-4 years directly related experience working with children and/or youth, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel Power Point and Outlook, office machines, computer software, webcam, fax machines and other equipment as needed.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Family and Children Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested candidates should contact Cathy Silloway at cjsill@aol.com. When applying for the position please include a resume and cover letter.

If you are having difficulty reaching Cathy you may send your application to Rev. Melissa Pisco at celebrationumc@gmail.com.
Brief position description:

Celebration United Methodist Church is searching for a Children and Family Ministries Director to further develop and expand our children and family ministries. Celebration is located in an area that has a high population of young families. The church strives to demonstrate excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidates for this position should lead with a servant's heart and have a visible, growing personal relationship with Christ.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Children’s and Family Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact Rev. Dalton Rushing by email at dalton@ndumc.org. Please include a resume and any professional references you might have. Position opens January, 2015
Brief position description:

PURPOSE:
The Director of Children’s and Family Ministries is responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy, activities and educational aspects related to ministry with children and families at North Decatur UMC. Specifically, the Director of Children’s and Family Ministries will oversee children’s ministry at NDUMC (Nursery-6th grade) and serve as a liaison between the church and the SAND (School at North Decatur UMC) preschool. The Director will also serve as a bridge-builder between families in the North Decatur community and NDUMC, as the church seeks to continue to reach new people.

COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS:
• Love of Christ and the church and familiarity and support of United Methodist principles of grace and theology.
• Passion for ministry with children and families, and seeing both parents and children grow in the faith.
• Ability to fully embrace the vision and values of North Decatur UMC.
• Ability to work as a self-starter in a flexible environment and rapidly growing congregation.
• Ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
• Leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to understand and to keep current on issues related to safety and security resulting in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards.
• Experience in working in an environment of significant racial, age, cultural, and theological diversity.
• Passion for community interaction and reaching out to those outside the church.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree Required, Masters Degree Preferred
• Significant commensurate experience
• Diverse candidates, and those with musical experience are encouraged to apply

RELATIONSHIPS:
• Reports to Senior Pastor
• Supervises and directs children’s ministry volunteers
• Works closely with the church council and all areas of ministry within North Decatur United Methodist Church

SALARY:
• Commensurate with experience

ABOUT NDUMC:
• North Decatur United Methodist Church is a diverse congregation in Decatur, GA which has experienced very rapid growth in a very short period of time. In the past two years, attendance has increased by nearly 75%; this increase includes a significant influx of young adults and young families with children. As a church with a significant missional heritage of reaching out to the vulnerable, NDUMC seeks to be “the church that welcomes children.” For more information, visit www.ndumc.org.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Lead String Teaching Artist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Lead String Teaching Artist” no later than Friday December 12, 2014. Teaching Auditions and interviews will be December 15-18, 2014.
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
The Lead String Teaching Artist will be responsible for leading the Teaching Artists and coordinating AMP programming at the Gilbert House. This includes coordinating weekly curriculum goals, conducting string ensemble rehearsals, managing the teaching schedule, monitoring student attendance and behavior and liaising with parents. This position reports to the Atlanta Music Project Executive Director.

Responsibilities/Opportunities:
• Understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
• Lead a weekly meeting of AMP’s Gilbert House Teaching Artists
• Lead the production of AMP student concerts, in collaboration with AMP executive director
• Conduct string ensemble rehearsals
• Setting up and taking down class materials
• Choose and determine repertoire for AMP concert, in collaboration with AMP executive director
• Coordinating the AMP class schedule with AMP Teaching Artists
• Ensure smooth and timely transitions to, from and between AMP classes
• Enforce the AMP Attendance Policy and track AMP students’ attendance
• Act as the main liaison between AMP and AMP parents/families
• Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
• Act as substitute for AMP Teaching Artists
• Attend meetings with senior AMP staff as needed
• Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:
• Bachelor of Music Education preferred, teaching certification a plus
• Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• Desire to work with disadvantaged, urban/rural communities
• Knowledge of El Sistema and Atlanta Music Project principles
• Exemplary group teaching ability on one of: general music, violin, viola, cello, double bass
• Exemplary ability to lead a beginner string orchestra with varying levels of students
• Excellent leadership ability, inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Notes: Lead String Teaching Artist position goes from January 6, 2015 to June 30, 2015.
Compensation range: $25,000-$30,000.
Successful candidate must be available 3:30pm to 6:30pm Monday through Friday and evenings and weekends as needed. Background check required. The AMP String Orchestra site is located at the Gilbert House 2238 Perkerson Road SW Atlanta, GA 30315.


Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Violin Teaching Artist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Violin Teaching Artist ” no later than December 12, 2014. Teaching auditions and interviews to be held December 15-18, 2014
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the Violin Teaching Artist will be responsible for the training of AMP violin students and the artistic development of the high strings section of AMP student orchestras.

Responsibilities:
• Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
• Choose, prepare and/or arrange appropriate repertoire for violin lessons/high strings classes and occasionally, string orchestra
• Submit detailed lesson plans as requested
• Teach violin group lessons
• Teach private violin lessons as part of the AMP Academy
• Liaise with parents/families of AMP Academy violin students
• Coordinate and cooperate with Lead Teaching Artist in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and musical progress
• Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teaching artists through planning and co-teaching
• Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
• Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary
• Perform on violin in paid chamber music concerts with other AMP Teaching Artists

Ideal candidate will possess:
• A Bachelor and/or Master of Music (preferred)
• Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
• Experience working (music-related or other) with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
• Exemplary music performance ability/experience on violin
• Exemplary violin teaching ability (group lesson experience a plus)
• Experience leading string section rehearsals
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Notes: Pay rate is $45/hour for teaching 4-8 hours/week, minimum 30 weeks. Background check required. Must be available Mondays and Tuesdays during after school hours. AMP program schedule offers some flexibility for freelancing gigs. The AMP String Orchestra site is located at the Gilbert House 2238 Perkerson Road SW Atlanta, GA 30315.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth & Children Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Applicants can mail their resumes to: County Line UMC, ATTN: SPRC, 1183 County Line Road NW, Acworth, GA 30101, or email their resumes to clumc@countylineumc.org.
Brief position description:

County Line UMC, located in Acworth, GA, is currently looking for a mature, Christian leader who is passionate about serving God through youth and children ministries to serve as our Part-time Director of Youth and Children Ministries. This is an approximately 25 hours per week position. An ideal candidate possesses skill sets that combine love of God with effective ministry performance.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
General Music Teaching Artist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “General Music Teaching Artist” no later than December 12, 2014. Teaching auditions and interviews to be held December 15-18 2014.
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project’s (AMP) mission, the General Music Teaching Artist will lead the AMP Orchestra program’s general music classes during after-school hours. The General Music class will support instrumental group lessons and orchestra class.

Responsibilities:
• Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
• Through AMP’s general music class, introduce AMP students to basic musical skills, including but not limited to: choral singing, recorder, music notation, ear training, sight-singing, percussion
• Submit detailed lesson plans, as requested
• Every week teach at least two one-hour general music classes (students will be beginner instrumentalists, mixed between grades 1 and 8)
• Lead at least one performance of general music class students demonstrating skills acquired • Mentor AMP students
• Coordinate and cooperate with AMP administrators in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and progress
• Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teachers through planning and co-teaching
• Aid in defining and assessing musical learning outcomes
• Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
• Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary
• Attend peer exchange/training workshops throughout the year

Ideal candidate will possess:
• A bachelors degree in music, education, social work or related field; OR be a current undergraduate or graduate student
• Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
• Experience working with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
• Bachelor of Music preferred
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• Experience teaching/leading percussion and/or choral ensembles, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Orff, Kodaly
• Georgia (or other) PSC Certificate, Level P-12
• Classroom experience, preferably elementary or middle school
• Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
• Desire to help AMP develop into a nationally-recognized music training program

Notes: Pay rate is $45/hour for teaching 4-8 hours/week, minimum 30 weeks/school year. Background check required. Must be available Mondays and Tuesdays during after school hours. AMP program schedule offers some flexibility for freelancing gigs. The AMP String Orchestra site is located at the Gilbert House 2238 Perkerson Road SW Atlanta, GA 30315.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Piano Teaching Artist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “Piano Teaching Artist” no later than December 12, 2014. Teaching auditions and interviews to be held December 15-18 2014.
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project’s (AMP) mission, the Piano Teaching Artist will lead group piano classes during after-school hours. The group piano class will support the music theory class at AMP’s orchestra program.

Responsibilities:
• Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
• Through group piano lessons, introduce AMP students to the basics of piano playing
• Incorporate elements from the AMP Orchestra’s music theory class into group piano lessons
• Submit detailed lesson plans, as requested
• Every week teach two 30-minute general group piano classes (students will be beginner instrumentalists, mixed between grades 3 and 8)
• Mentor AMP students
• Coordinate and cooperate with AMP administrators in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and progress
• Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teachers through planning and co-teaching • Aid in defining and assessing musical learning outcomes
• Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
• Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:
• Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
• Experience working with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
• Bachelor of Music preferred
• Experience teaching group piano lessons
• Experience teaching in an elementary or middle school setting
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
• Desire to help AMP develop into a nationally-recognized music training program

Notes: Pay rate is $45/hour for teaching 2 hours/week, minimum 30 weeks/school year. Background check required. Must be available on Wednesdays during after school hours. AMP program schedule offers some flexibility for freelancing gigs. The AMP String Orchestra site is located at the Gilbert House 2238 Perkerson Road SW Atlanta, GA 30315.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
AMPlify Choral Teaching Artist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “AMPlify Choral Teaching Artist” no later than December 12, 2014. Teaching Auditions and interviews to be held December 15 – 19, 2014.
Brief position description:

Statement of Job:
The Choral Teaching Artist will lead AMPlify Choir rehearsals and teach musicianship classes during after-school hours, in alignment with AMP’s mission.

Responsibilities:
• Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
• Through AMP’s general music class, introduce AMP students to basic musical skills, including but not limited to: singing, recorder, music notation, ear training
• Lead at least two 1.5-hour choir rehearsals (students will be beginner vocalists, mixed between grades 1 and 9)
• Lead at least four performances of AMPlify Choir demonstrating skills acquired
• Work collaboratively with the AMPlify Director in the selection of choral repertoire representing a wide variety of musical styles
• Actively seek opportunities for AMP to collaborate with other organizations • Mentor AMP students
• Coordinate and cooperate with AMP administrators in keeping track of AMP students’ attendance and progress
• Form effective partnerships with fellow AMP teachers through planning and co-teaching • Aid in defining and assessing musical learning outcomes
• Attend peer exchange and professional development workshops
• Execute additional administrative tasks as necessary

Ideal candidate will possess:
• Passion for music as a vehicle for positive social change
• Desire to work with disadvantaged, urban/rural youth
• Ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Music or relevant field
• Experience teaching/leading general music and/or choral ensembles,
• Georgia (or other) PSC Certificate, Level P-12
• Classroom experience, preferably elementary or middle school
• Excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor
• Desire to help AMP develop into a nationally-recognized music training program

Notes: Pay rate is $45/hour for teaching 3-6 hours/week, minimum 24 weeks. Background check required.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Rev. Anjie Peek Woodworth at awoodworth@romefirst.org.
Brief position description:

Rome First UMC in Rome, GA (about 1.5hrs northwest of Emory) is seeking a part time Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry will facilitate the ministries with 6th-12th graders and their families to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by creating meaningful opportunities to Love God, Love People, and Serve the World. The Director will work closely with the Youth Leadership Team (YLT), volunteer Youth Ministry Staff, and Youth Ministry Interns to create, guide, and implement vision and programming for youth ministry in conjunction and full partnership with the vision and ministries of Rome First United Methodist Church. Youth Ministry at Rome First UMC includes Sunday evening Breakaway, Thursday morning Chick-Fil-A fellowship breakfast, Sunday School, as well as special events and retreats. This person will be a connector, helping to connect parents and youth with the ministry, youth with other youth and adult volunteers/mentors, and the youth with the larger life of the church.

An excellent candidate will be a high energy, relational, and organized person with strong communication skills.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
• Demonstrate spiritual maturity and a continual desire to personally grow in the likeness of Jesus Christ.
• An understanding of and commitment to Wesleyan theology.
• Experience working with youth, preferably in a ministry setting.
• Great team player, understanding the importance of working together and developing trust within and between groups.
• Possess strong administrative, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
• Strong communicator.
• Bachelor’s degree required.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Missional Discipleship (Peak Campus)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Peak Missional Discipleship.”
http://apexumcfamily.org/Peak-missional-discipleship-job
Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of December 15th.
The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is January 5, 2015.
Brief position description:

Director of Missional Discipleship (Peak Campus)
Part-Time (25 hours) – Rolling Applications; The Peak Campus – Apex, NC

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve 25 hours per week as a member of our Peak team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and for building and supporting Peak Groups. Peak Groups are our primary vehicle of discipleship to help people grow as followers of Jesus Christ (deepening our relationships with God, with each other, and with the world). This person will work with the Peak Pastor and Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Missional Discipleship (519 Campus)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “519 Missional Discipleship.”
http://apexumcfamily.org/519-missional-discipleship-job
Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of December 15th.
The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is January 5, 2015.
Brief position description:

Director of Missional Discipleship (519 Campus)
Part-Time (25 hours) – Rolling Applications; 519 Campus – Cary, NC

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve 25 hours per week as a member of our 519 team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for recruiting and developing leaders, connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and helping persons in the 519 faith community grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will work with the 519 pastor/Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world. Experience with missional community development is a plus, but not required.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Michele May
Bethlehem First UMC
709 Christmas Ave
Bethlehem, Ga. 30620
770-867-3727
Please see church website for complete job description www.bigwhitechurch.com
Resumes should be sent to Michele May, Pastor of Discipleship and Families at michele.may@bigwhitechurch.com by January 15, 2015.
Brief position description:

Director of Children’s Ministry:
Bethlehem First United Methodist Church, a growing church outside of Athens with an average attendance of over 550, is seeking a part time Director of Children’s Ministry (25 hours per week). The Director of Children’s Ministry will oversee the ministry to preschool and elementary aged children. Applicants should demonstrate a growing faith in Christ, have an understanding of Methodism; possess a deep love for children, and a desire to connect with parents in the spiritual development of their children. Must have effective relational skills and a desire to train and empower others to serve. A college degree along with experience in children’s ministry/education is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with a large group, small group learning format and the Orange Strategy.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Associate Director of Music
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Gerald Lee Ricks
Director of Worship, Music & Arts
gricks7@hotmail.com
770-957-4728
If you are interested, please forward your resume and cover letter to:
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
Attention: P/SPRC JOBS
397 Racetrack Road, McDonough, Ga. 30253
or
via email at:
gricks7@hotmail.com
Further information please contact the church office at 770 957-4728. The deadline to apply is Dec. 23rd.
Brief position description:

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church is currently seeking to incorporate a talented and skillful associate director of music. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to provide leadership and developmental direction, advanced musicianship and excellent work ethics. The principle function & responsibility of associate director of music is to assist the director of worship, music and arts in the musical & spiritual development of the music ministries of Wesley Chapel by providing musical & administrative support.

Position Type:
Part time (PT)
Position Title:
Director of Worship and Creative Arts
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Riviera UMC is a growing church of approximately 365 members whose mission is growing to be like Christ, Sharing the Hope of Christ, and Transforming Lives through Christ. If you feel your gifts and experience fit this role, please send the following to the address below:
• Resume – Please submit your resume outlining your education, experience and qualifications for the position of Director of Worship and Creative Arts.
• Statement of Faith – Please submit a brief statement on your relationship with Christ. As with all of long-term relationships, there are rewards and challenges. Please share your thoughts on what you would consider your life’s ‘autobiographical spiritual journey with Jesus.’
• Vocal/Musical Samples – Please provide a video file or link to website where we can view a recording of your musical performance, including vocal as well as instrumental. While it would be nice to see a sample in a worship setting, we will also consider other performances if they provide a more in-depth illustration of your musical ability.

Riviera United Methodist Church
175 62nd Avenue N
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Email: bonnie@RivieraUMC.org
URL: www.RivieraUMC.org
Brief position description:

Riviera United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, FL is seeking to fill a part-time Director of Worship and Creative Arts position. This role includes leading the Worship Design Team to creatively plan worship, providing musical leadership for our Praise Team in performing a contemporary worship service, and recruiting and training volunteers for other worship creative arts elements, including Video/Sound components as well as Youth worship opportunities. Requirements include the ability to play keyboard and/or guitar, take on the role of lead vocalist, and encourage participation from members of the congregation through song and prayer.

Full time (FT)

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Senior Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

search@tellicochurch.org
or
Senior Pastor Search Team
130 Chota Center
Loudon, TN 37774
Brief position description:

Community Church at Tellico Village is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our pastoral team and congregation following the retirement of our pastor who served for seventeen years. CCTV is a 1400 member interdenominational church located SW of Knoxville, TN in a planned community on Tellico Lake in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. The church is affiliated with the International Council of Community Churches. The ideal candidate possesses a deep personal faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrates a true desire to shape their ministry by the Great Commandment. S/he values Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation. S/he values Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation. S/he is a mature “people-person” with leadership skills who has a passion for: preaching, developing fellowship, and spiritual growth ministries. Ministers from all denominations may apply. M. Div. required. If interested, visit us at www.tellicochurch.com and post resume to search@tellicochurch.org. Otherwise mail to TVCC Search Team, 130 Chota Center, Loudon, TN 37774. The deadline for submission of application materials is November 15, 2014.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Minister of Congregational Life
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Email searchcommittee@wieuca.org
Brief position description:

Wieuca Road Baptist Church Atlanta, Georgia Minister of Congregational Life Position Description searchcommittee@wieuca.org The Minister of Congregational Life is primarily responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating the spiritual education and formation ministries of the church. With oversight of age-group ministries, the Minister will supervise the professional and volunteer leaders of these ministries. The Minister will work closely with the Christian Education Director and Christian Education Committee to plan and coordinate innovative Bible teaching and discipleship programs. The Minister will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor and will serve as ex-officio on appropriate standing and ad hoc committees. The Minister will participate in regular staff meetings, planning retreats, and staff team building events and will assist in pastoral duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor. For more details, please visit www.wieuca.org/about-us/church-staff

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Minister of Congregational Life
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact Calvin D. Johnson at 404-983-0678 or at searchcommittee@wieuca.org
Brief position description:

Primary Areas of Responsibility
• Bible teaching/discipleship programs – Work closely with the Christian Education leadership in developing truly innovative Bible teaching and discipleship programs. This would include establishing the education calendar, choosing and evaluating curricula and other resources, and enlisting and training teachers, facilitators, and other leaders. Directly accountable and responsible for Covenant Groups and In-Home/Small Group development including the expansion of Singles and other specific ministries
• Leadership Development – Work with the Senior Pastor and Nominating Committee to identify spiritual gifts among members, seek potential leaders, and staff existing and new programs; Create, plan, coordinate leadership training events in January, August (Global Leadership Summit), and November
• Marketing/Technology – Oversee website development, content creation, communication vehicles, work with staff, Social Media Team, Marketing Committee, and appropriate contractors to promote church vision, processes, events, and activities to church and community
• Pastoral Ministry – Serve as Associate Pastor to assist the Senior Pastor in worship leadership, visitation/outreach, pastoral care, and participation in denominational/community events. Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective follow-up initiatives with worship visitors to provide them with appropriate information about engaging with Covenant Groups, Bible study groups, various activities ministries for family members, and others
• Strategic Plan module oversight – Serve as staff liaison for age group, marketing, and facilities modules; participate in evaluation and updating of related plan areas

Key Competencies and Experiences:
Demonstrated leadership profile in previous assignments including:
• Creating a clear, shared vision among his/her constituencies
• Possessing strong “delegation with accountability” skills
• Developing people through coaching, teaching, mentoring
• Building strong and effective teams
• Resolving conflict positively for all concerned
• Leading both staff and laity effectively
• Creating momentum for positive, sustainable change
• Communicating effectively and spiritually in one-to-one and in group settings, both orally and through writing
• Possessing a sense of urgency and is a self-starter who can work well independently when required

• Seminary degree required.
• Vocational experience in a multi-staff church setting.
• At least five years of positive and successful experience in church vocation • Ability to articulate spiritual gifts as well as professional abilities.
• Successful and creative experiences in developing, implementing, monitoring, and coordinating In-Home/Small Group Bible Study.
• Proven passion for the use of social media and associated technology to market church initiatives and to provide evangelical outreach to change lives.
• Successful experience in developing, implementing, evaluating, and continuously updating a strategic planning process in a church environment.
• Demonstrated capabilities in effective written communications particularly in connection with the use of the written word in social media, web content creation, and other forms of publication.
• Successful experience in the preparation, analysis, implementation of budget processes in a church setting

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Children & Family Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit a detailed introduction letter and resume to Rev. David Garvin via email/postal mail:
Rev. David S. Garvin
Executive Pastor
St. Paul United Methodist Church
2000 Douglass Blvd.
Louisville, KY40205
(502) 459-1595
dgarvin@stpaulchurch.net
Brief position description:

St. Paul United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Children & Family Ministries. The full-time Director will have a passion for working with children, their families, and the congregation at-large to embody the mission of St. Paul UMC as a place where Christians “engage head, heart, and hands in love of God and others.” Through ministries and programs such as: Sunday School, summer and seasonal events, age-appropriate mission and service opportunities, and worship moments the Director of Children & Family Ministries will develop, schedule, and supervise the full range of ministries related to children’s ministries.

Description of Children’s Ministries:
The Children’s Ministries of St. Paul UMC include children (birth – 4th grade) and their families.
Essential Functions of the position:
• Design, implement, and continue to build upon existing children and family ministry opportunities that integrate relationship building, growth in faith, and enthusiasm/fun
• Design and coordinate an intentional plan for children’s faith formation including: Sunday morning opportunities, monthly and bi-monthly large group gatherings, and other events
• Develop and train leaders who will to participate in the planning and execution of children’s and family ministries.
• Plan and coordinate ministry and faith formation opportunities for families of all kinds. Minister to the children and families in times of celebration and/or need
• Plan, organize, coordinate, and oversee childcare volunteers for church events
• Collaborate with church staff and key lay leaders to integrate the children’s and family ministries with the overall life of the church
• Collaborate with Children’s Ministry Team. Oversee team budget
• Relate and connect with the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) program that meets at St. Paul
• Collaborate with the Director of Student Ministries to create a long-term, coherent, and sustainable growth and Christian education plan for all children and youth
• Maintain adequate and appropriate communication with congregation and community regarding children’s and family ministries. Communicate with the congregation and community via church media (i.e. bulletin, website, The Tower, etc.) and other avenues. Use social media and technology effectively and appropriately

Core Competencies of the position:
• Ministry planning: Demonstrate abilities to plan and coordinate diverse ministry opportunities including: small group studies, large group gatherings, retreats, missional opportunities, and fellowship and social events. Express a vision for the children’s and family ministries. Work to bring others alongside the vision, and maintain a commitment of striving towards the vision.
• Lesson planning &Teaching: Design or identify effective lesson plans, and facilitate learning experiences in both small and large group setting. Select teaching topics or curriculum that is relevant, and contributes to a growth in faith for children and families
• Leadership Development: Encourage others to discover and engage their giftedness and skills in service to the larger community. Support the development of others’ skills and abilities. Actively seek to engage others more directly in the leadership life of the congregation. Think strategically about the continual need for a next generation of leaders, and work to build leadership capacity
• Hospitality: Generate a sense of hospitality and accessibility by his or her very presence. Communicate a sense of availability, warmth, openness and approachability. Support a culture of welcoming and connection in the life of the congregation
• Interpersonal Skills & Volunteer Management: Demonstrate enthusiasm and initiative when ministering with children, parents, and the congregation at-large. Possess the ability to identify and solve problems, handle conflict, and engage in honest conversation. Work well with church staff, congregation members, and volunteers. Provide direction, gain commitment, facilitate change, and achieve results through the efficient, creative, and responsible use of volunteers
• Creativity and Innovation: Generates new ideas. Make new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches. Take acceptable risks in pursuit of innovation. Learns from mistakes. Use good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work.
• Integrity and Trust: Is seen as trustworthy by others. Practice direct, honest, and transparent communication. Keep confidences. Admit mistakes. Operate with no hidden agendas. Respond to situations with constancy and reliability.
• Communication Skills: Possess the ability to express thoughts and feelings clearly, openly, authentically, and theologically. Communicate appropriately according to the situation at hand
• Administrative Skills:Understand basic budgeting and planning. Familiar with and adhere to Safe Sanctuaries policies. Amenable to supervision

Goals of the Position:
St. Paul UMC understands that this job description provides the essential functions and core competencies of the Director of Children & Family Ministries. This document does not offer an exact list of events, schedule, and programs for the Director to maintain. Instead, the Director – in conversation with the St. Paul church staff and ministry teams – will establish specific plans for ministries, events, programs, and goals.
A successful candidate will have:
• Passion for walking alongside and developing the faith of children and families at all spiritual maturity levels
• Vision for growth, depth, and fruitfulness in children’s and family ministries
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 5+ years of experience in leading and/or working in the areas of children’s and family ministries
• Follow the same spiritual and moral standards set for pastors in The United Methodist Church.

Report: Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, Director of Discipleship & Connection, and S/PRC
Hours/Salary: Full-time exempt position; 40 hours per week; salary commensurate with experience
Benefits available: Health Insurance, Pension, Vision and/or Dental Insurance
Office Space: Office space with computer provided
Job Posting Dates: August 20 – September 19. After review and interview, start date is flexible.

St. Paul UMC is large, urban church located in the Highlands community in Louisville, KY. The St. Paul congregation gathers three times each Sunday for worship (600 average attendance, 2,000 members), and at various times in different ways during the week.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Student Faith Formation
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at KristinaZ@ymarchitects.com
Brief position description:

Canterbury United Methodist Church is a well-established, traditional church of about # 3000 members in Birmingham, AL with a history of excellence in music, worship, adult education and mission experiences. The theological environment of Canterbury United Methodist Church offers a foundation on the Bible while promoting a culture that values theological diversity. Canterbury United Methodist Church strives to model openness, acceptance, and tolerance.

Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) located in Birmingham, Alabama, is searching for a full-time Director of Student Faith Formation, a person who will serve more in an “executor” role as part of the student ministry team. This position will build upon and strengthen the spiritual formation of students by establishing relationships with both students and their families.The main responsibilities are:
• Maintain day-to-day management of the spiritual formation of students, in alignment with Canterbury’s mission and values
• Develop relationships with youth and their families to nurture their relationship with Christ, with a focus on high school students and families
• Collaborate, support and troubleshoot with volunteers
• Provide oversight to the programmatic aspects of student ministry
• Infuse a joyful Christian atmosphere into all Canterbury youth programs

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of five years of experience in leading a youth ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
• A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a field related to youth ministry
• Knowledge of sustainable systems
• A passion for serving youth and their families
• Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey.
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
• Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send your resume to: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Attn: DYM 1901 Lexington Ave Monroe, LA 71201 (318)-322-4454 Rev. Dr. Tim Neustifter tim#stpaulsmonroe.com
Brief position description:

St. Paul’s UMC, Monroe, a progressive church in an established neighborhood that is experiencing an influx of young family residents, is seeking an experienced full-time Director of Youth Ministries with a relevant bachelors degree and a preferred minimum of 3 years of experience in youth ministry to build upon an existing year round program that currently serves 30 youth and their families. As part of this church’s mission to nurture one another in Christian love through all that we do, this person is expected to create an inviting environment conducive to the development of discipling relationships with youth and families which fosters spiritual growth and social development for a lifetime of outreach.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Senior Minister
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact the Ministerial Search Committe by email at plymouth@gmail.com. Please visit www.WeArePlymouth.org, for more information.
Brief position description:

Qualifications required are these:
• A Master of Divinity degree or an equivalent earned degree from an accredited educational institution and professional ordination.
• Five or more years as a principal or associate minister or equivalent professional experience, with demonstrated administrative, fundraising, and team-building skills.
• Demonstrated excellence in preaching inspirational, intellectually challenging sermons, both prophetic and pastoral.
• A commitment to a God-centered ministry, through which the insights of philosophy, history, science, literature, the arts, and contemporary life are integrated with a progressive Christian theology that speaks to today’s challenges.
• A flexibility and openness to change; a confident spirit that encourages differences of opinion and nurtures relationships; a commitment to honoring the history and cherished traditions of our church, while guiding us in ongoing renewal and continuing relevance.
• An ability to relate warmly and genuinely to all constituencies in the church, and a sincere interest in children, youth and families. A commitment to nurture the spiritual development of our members.
• A commitment to continuing Plymouth’s long history of interfaith connectedness and of working for social justice in the wider church, the community, and the world.
• A commitment to a congregational ministry in which the final authority resides with the congregation.
• An ability to work well with staff, to inspire and collaborate, to recognize and nurture the gifts and abilities of others, and to set appropriate expectations. A commitment to building relationships based on trust and personal integrity.
• An awareness of personal abilities as well as limitations and the confidence to delegate appropriately.

General responsibilities are these:
• To preach on most Sundays of the year.
• To provide faithful and loving vision and collaborative leadership for a talented and dedicated staff.
• To nurture the congregation’s spiritual development, communal care of one another, and compassionate inclusiveness toward all.
• To work closely with lay members and staff in the development of program priorities, Christian education and faith formation, worship and music, social service and justice ministries, and outreach to new constituencies.
• To promote responsible stewardship in the financial and institutional development of the church.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Justice Ministry Organizer
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational webinar. Sign up at www.thedartcenter.org/events
To learn more about DART and access the application, visit www.thedartcenter.org
You may also contact our Recruitment Director, Hannah Wittmer, with questions at: hannah@thedartcenter.org
Brief position description:

DART is hiring justice ministry organizers. Positions in Miami, Tampa and Daytona Beach begin January 5, 2015. Positions in Ft. Lauderdale, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota, FL and Topeka and Lawrence, KS begin June 29, 2015.

In order to build power for justice in their local communities, these DART organizers will:
• Build relationships of trust among clergy and lay leaders from diverse backgrounds, and deepen their participation in the work of their congregation’s justice ministry and the organization
• Train clergy and lay leaders in basic organizing skills, engage them in setting realistic yet challenging goals to build their justice ministry
• Engage leaders in the research of viable solutions to community problems and ensure implementation by appropriate decision makers
• Build turnout for public meetings where 1,000+ people from assigned congregations are organized to demonstrate support for the identified solutions to community problems
• Build financial sustainability by ensuring timely dues collection among member congregations, and annually coordinating a major 6-8 week investment drive
• Assist in the annual recruitment of at least two new congregations

Training is provided through the DART Organizers Institute, the intensive five month field orientation for new DART organizers. This includes an initial on-site orientation followed by field training and a weekly reading/discussion curriculum covering basic organizing principles. Initial skill development focuses on articulating the mission of the organization, intentionally developing relationships through one-on-one conversations, engaging leaders based on personal motivations, managing time effectively, running great meetings, building grassroots networks, long-term planning, working with clergy, and issue selection. Vocational development continues through annual training and planning retreats, summer staff retreats, and joint regional staff trainings.

Starting salary is $34,000/year plus health benefits, with regular cost-of-living increases and performance-based raises. For candidates relocating more than 50 miles, $250 is paid to help cover relocation costs. Retirement benefits begin after a prescribed period (usually one full year of employment).

Community organizing positions within the DART Network are highly competitive. People of color are encouraged to apply. Qualities we look for include:
• Core passion for justice and equality
• Excellent relationship-building skills
• Exceptional work ethic
• Ambition for a long-term career organizing with DART
• Comfort working with religious institutions
• Fluency in Spanish or Creole preferred (not mandatory)

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Campus Pastor - Dover Campus
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit an online application found on our website: www.newpointe.org/employment
Brief position description:

Primary Purpose
The Dover Campus Pastor will contribute to NewPointe’s mission of seeing lives changed through Christ by serving as the lead staff position at the Dover Campus. The Campus Pastor is a high caliber leader who serves as the “face” of NewPointe and is primarily responsible for all ministry teams, programs and volunteers at the campus. This includes the role of building teams, identifying leaders, managing for quality, solving problems, championing the DNA and mission of NewPointe, and ultimately leading people to realize and reach their full potential in Jesus Christ.

Specific Responsibilities
Campus Responsibilities
• Participate in directional leadership of NewPointe Big Picture
• Determines the direction for the Campus and communicates this effectively to the campus staff to be executed
• Responsible for the success of the campus (vision, strategy, program development, evaluation, staff)
• Provide direct staff oversight and vision alignment (sets objectives, hire/fire)
• Oversees the budget for the campus
• Recruit, train, develop, equip, value, and care for key ministry team leaders (paid and unpaid) to ensure their success at the regional campus.
• Help meet the pastoral care needs of the growing congregation, both personally and through developing systems of care.
• Maintain a presence in the community of the regional campus by representing the face of NewPointe at any local event possible.
• Lead by example on Sunday mornings, being first there and last to leave, jumping in wherever help is needed, etc.
• Up front leader for worship services and corporate events.
• Work “on” the campus development plan, in consultation with the Executive Pastor of Ministry to strategize for ways to grow the campus and the people attending that campus.
• Evaluate and upgrade everything at the campus, from equipment to volunteer systems to volunteer efforts – continually make everything new, improved and improving.
• Other duties as assigned

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Adults - Dover Campus
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit an online application found on our website: www.newpointe.org/employment
Brief position description:

Primary Purpose
NewPointe’s Director of Adult Ministry will contribute to seeing lives changed by providing overall leadership to adults – which is leading people to realize and reach their full potential in Jesus Christ. This position will provide vision, evaluation, improvement, management, etc. to all things that help adults at NewPointe grow spiritually. This includes ministry functions of Care, Small Groups, Discipleship/Assimilation, and First Impressions.

Specific Responsibilities
Be the champion of Adult Ministries:
• Provide visionary leadership to the adult assimilation and adult discipleship path, including evaluation, improvement, vision casting, and resourcing
• Work to ensure that all adult ministries integrate in a synergistic fashion

Provide leadership to all Adult Ministry functions paying close attention to their systems, striving toward healthy growth and improvement
• Champion the vision of NewPointe through the creation and expression of creative arts
• Maintain, evaluate and enhance all Adult Ministry systems that happen to care for, assimilate and disciple adults
• Craft (help team craft) a clear bottom line target for all ministry initiatives
• Oversee the hiring, recruiting, and evaluation of ministry leaders
• Oversee departmental budget and expenditures
• Maintain up-to-date organization charts with accurate ministry descriptions for each box
• Manage entire department from “Tomorrow to Today” so as to create a culture of planning not reacting
• Communicate values, vision and details to keep all necessary “crowds” informed, so as to avoid ministry silos

Provide leadership to both staff and volunteers serving within this department
• Create a culture of “leader reproduction” for both staff and volunteer leaders within the department, ultimately developing a leadership pipeline that is healthy
• Regularly meet with staff to hold accountable for their stated ministry action plans, and to provide coaching, mentoring and guidance where needed
• Oversee the entire volunteer effort, from recruiting, training, equipping and care to ensure that it is effective and healthy
• Provide clarity for all roles and expectations for everyone on the team, both volunteer and staff
• Celebrate wins consistently with the team
• Give feedback and evaluations to ministry leaders and team members regularly

Provide self-leadership
• Lead your family in a biblically mandated manner
• Focus on personal walk with God in order to lead others out of that overflow
• Find mentors who can lead and coach you in your area of ministry and your personal walk with God
• Increase your knowledge and grow your passions by visiting other churches, consulting experts, attending conferences, and reading industry-leading authors
• Continually seek feedback


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Worship Leader - Canton Campus
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please complete an online application found on our website: www.newpointe.org/employment
Brief position description:

Primary Purpose
The Worship Leader will contribute to NewPointe’s mission of leading people to realize and reach their full potential in Jesus Christ by engaging people and connecting them to God through music and organizing & executing live creative elements during adult weekend services and large adult events.

Specific List of Responsibilities
• Lead music during adult weekend services and large adult events
• Schedule band and rehearsals
• Responsible for planning, prep, and execution of the adult weekend services and adult large event environments
• Responsible for producing weekend services through a team of volunteer Producers
• Lead and foster a healthy creative volunteer culture to execute Sunday creative elements
• Maintain and upkeep Planning Center Online with current information

Volunteer Team Development
• Identify, Recruit, and Develop a volunteer Worship Leader to intentionally apprentice
• Maintain a current volunteer org chart
• Train, Develop and Delegate tasks to the volunteer team through on-the-job training, regular team training times, one-on-one skill-teaching, and other methods
• Lead the team through relational outings, team devotional times and other methods
• Pastorally care for the volunteer team

Position Requirements
Supervisory
• Direct supervision of Production Director
• Recruit, lead, and develop volunteers (see above volunteer development section)

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's and Family Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

For consideration, please send resume and contact information (phone and email) to tims@munholland.org.
Brief position description:

Munholland United Methodist Church is seeking a creative, energetic and focused full time Director of Children’s and Family Ministry who ignites a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ and equips them to follow Jesus, encourages and equips parents to mentor their children in the faith, and promotes outreach to the community, and connection to mission field. We are looking for a Director who can both strengthen our existing ministry and provide vision for how we can better reach the young families of our community with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

For more information:
www.munhollandumc.org/files/213/Director%20of%20Childrens%20and%20Family%20Ministry.pdf

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Admissions Officer I
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To apply:
• Visit hr.duke.edu. Search “External Applicants” and requisition number 400902277.
Brief position description:

Occupational Summary
• Perform a variety of duties under supervision of the Director of Admissions Operations in the recruitment and selection of student applicants for admission to Duke Divinity School. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal upon annual review.

Work Performed
• Manage a geographical, constituent, and/or program recruitment territory which includes extensive travel and on-going communication with prospective students and applicants to reach predetermined enrollment targets tied to department goals.
• Cultivates, establishes and maintains contact with prospective students/applicants throughout the admission process in a timely, professional and creative manner including frequent and relevant email, phone, and face-to-face communication that support the goals of the Office’s communications plan.
• Represent the Duke Divinity School at domestic recruitment events such as graduate and seminary fairs, joint recruitment collaborative events, denominational meetings, UMC discernment events, and national and local conferences.
• Developing recruitment events for prospective students in coordination with Chaplains, churches, and campus ministries.
• Assist Director and Associate Dean with developing key constituent group pipelines.
• Participate in and assist with on-campus visit day program and drop-in visits. Conduct counseling sessions with prospective students to introduce them to the School and program of interest. Provide more in-depth counseling for undecided students.
• Assist Director with the development and implementation of e-recruitment programs and web and social media outreach.
• Analyze qualifications of assigned applicants utilizing established Divinity School admissions standards, guidelines and criteria. Submit evaluations and recommendations regarding admissibility of applicants.
• Assist Director and other staff members with special projects designed to fulfill the Office’s mission and objectives.
• Assist with new student orientations, other admissions hospitality events and the execution of admissions special mailings. Coordinates sending weekly communications to incoming students during the pre-enrollment period.
• Maintains content for the admitted students webpage.
• Provide support and effective communication to admitted students to help with students' enrollment decisions.

Required Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training:
• Work generally requires a knowledge and understanding of college and student life obtained through the attainment of a bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training:
• Completion of a graduate degree in divinity/theology or higher education.
Experience:
• Experience in one or more of the following areas: working with students, counseling, ministry, or recruitment/marketing or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
• Familiarity with higher education recruitment and marketing preferred.
• Experience with United Methodist church and familiarity with ordination requirements is preferred.
Skills:
• Ability to work independently and possess a high energy level during extensive travel times.
• Positive interactions with a wide range of diverse candidates for admissions.
• Excellent communication skills (strong writing skills, public speaking, interpersonal and public relations skills) are a must.
• Computer skills including word processing, database management, social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, blogs), and PowerPoint.
• Organizational and time management skills are essential, along with the ability to achieve benchmarks.
• Ability to develop an in-depth knowledge base about the School and its academic and extracurricular programs, student support services, and other pertinent details.
• Collaborates effectively with colleagues.
• A valid driver's license is required along with the ability to work a flexible schedule.
• Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Youth Minister
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Resumes to Rev. Vernon - Douglas First United Methodist - P.O. Box 738 - Douglas, GA 31534- svernon_dfumc1@windstream.net
Brief position description:

• Church of 700+ in a college town (South Georgia State College) with 30-40 active in Youth Group.
• Having a heart for the Lord and college degree required.
• Worship leader skills preferred but not a deal breaker.
• Pastor is conservative evangelical with strong background in Youth Ministry.
• Salary is $38,000 year 1, $41,000 year 2, $43,000 year 3.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Global Health
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please apply through this link: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=272
Brief position description:

Basic Purpose:
The Director of Global Health supports the Deputy General Secretary (DGS) of Global Health to provide strategic short and long-term vision and implementation strategies for the denomination’s Global Health Initiative (GHI). Specifically, the Director will oversee the GHI strategic visioning process, engaging a vast range of stakeholders, to design the programmatic and technical platform of the UMC’s global health ministry for the next 3 - 8 years.
He/she will be responsible for designing the Unit’s work and action plan. The Director will then coordinate with the DGS of Global Health to manage the day-to-day operations of the Global Health Unit staff to implement the programmatic and technical aspects of GHI. He/she serves as a high-level representative of GHI and acts as key liaison, along with the DGS, to all international, regional, and national collaborating partners, as well as manages critical relationships with those stakeholders.

Essential Job Functions:
Global Health Strategic Leadership
Leading the global health team to develop and refine strategic goals and objectives for the promotion, improvement of Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Community Based Primary Health (CBPH) at the international and national levels.

Global Health Operations
• Ensure the overall quality of the health program by working with the health team and international and regional partners to develop and implement operational standards to ensure the delivery of quality health care at partner UMC structures (where applicable):
• Develops and/or identifies training modules and experiences to build the capacity of the UM Health Boards
• Provides strategic leadership and technical direction for MCH, health systems strengthening, and global health policy
• Design Phase II of the Health Board and Health Systems Strengthening Strategy, to focus on the increased governance and management skills of UMC health boards, and to begin the strategic planning process for UMC hospitals and health facilities around the (developing) world.
• Directs the global health team to effectively implement and evaluate program activities, using relevant data to continuously inform strategic direction.

Imagine No Malaria
• Oversees the identification of the impact of the INM program and communicates this information for advocacy and campaign purposes.

US Health Portfolio
• Directs and manages the Domestic US health strategy portfolio to ensure an expanded scope of activities, broaden reach and engagement with US UMC hospital.

Grant Portfolio Management
• Continuously monitors and assesses GHI grant portfolio and management process (including The Advances), to ensure GHI Program Officers efficiently deliver donor and partner resources to strong local grantees that support life-saving/changing programs.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
• Manages and directs the collaboration between GHI Program Officers and M&E Technical Officers to draft high quality internal and external results-focused program reports. Oversees the timely gathering of relevant health and program data for communications, reporting, assessment and program improvement.

Human Resources Management
• Directs and manages the GHI Team as well as cultivates and deepens the skills and experiences of the team.
• Writes performance reviews and guides the design of individual work plans that fold into the Global Health Unit Strategic Plan.
• Participates in the hiring process of health team members
• Provides other human resources coaching and management as related to the team.
-Facilitate corrective action if needed.
• Also provides oversight of global health missionaries, consultants ETC

Communication & Networking
• Provides guidance and structure to UMC facilities and churches on how to support UMC facilities oversees. • Leads project staff in engagement with relevant NGOs, coalitions, health experts, media and UMC structures in the US and oversees as appropriate.

Major Accountabilities:
• Develop and deliver GHI Strategic Plan and Work Plan.
• Hire the HSS Executive and oversee the design and implementation of the Health Board and HSS Strategy for the Global Health Unit.
• Facilitates international and domestic partnerships (such as with large scale bilateral agencies, faith based organizations, communities organizations, other UMC Agencies, stakeholders, etc.)

Requirements:
• A Doctorate in Public Health or other related field.
• Knowledge of global health practice areas, including infectious diseases; tropical diseases; maternal, neonatal, and child health; Community Based Health Care (CBHC); health governance; as well as public health and clinical research.
• Understanding of the United Methodist Church as well as theological studies and business administration courses desired but not required.
• Fundraising and partnership skills (grants, solicitations, and networking) a plus.
• Strong communication and representation and negotiation skills with excellent spoken and written English. Fluency in French or another foreign language will be an asset.
• Knowledge of data collection methods and data analysis skills.
• Strong human resource, project and budget management skills required.
• An understanding of current debates and directions in global health and an ability to leverage these to drive outcome focused results.
• Minimum of 10 years of program management experience in international health programs, with solid technical understanding of health systems.
• Experience in preparing public statements on policy or organizational positions and associated media work.
• At least five (5) years’ experience leading technical, multidisciplinary, multicultural and well-motived teams.
• Experience in design, management, and monitoring of global health programs.
• Experience in capacity strengthening, training and health systems strengthening methodology.
• Working knowledge of faith-inspired health initiatives, programs and partners around the world.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Social Services Protect and Placement Specialist (Case Manager)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Contact Autum Rashid, Director of Operations, at (770)434-3040 Ext. 603
Brief position description:

Overview:
NXT-Real Estate is a commercial finance firm providing structured senior debt facilities to middle market clients focused on value creation opportunities. NXT-Real Estate is looking to add a highly motivated individual interested in joining a dynamic environment and being an integral part of a small, entrepreneurial team.

Job Responsibilities:
Portfolio (80%):
• Responsible for portfolio analytics and reporting for both internal and external constituencies.
• Assist senior management in the preparation of quarterly portfolio review summaries.
• Prepare annual property revaluations and conduct site inspections, as needed.
• Assist in processing of draw requests and preparation of funding approval memos.
• Assist with the analysis of borrower and property financial statements.

Underwriting (20%):
• Coordinate engagement and review of 3rd party reports, including Appraisals, Property Condition Reports and Phase I Environmental Assessments.
• Provide information to NXT’s lenders for transaction and other approvals.
• Assemble and review due diligence for transactions.
• Depending on experience, assist in the preparation of term sheets, loan applications, and investment memorandums.
• Model real estate transactions in Excel and Argus using both DCF and IRR analyses.

Qualifications:
• BA/BS from a four year college or university with strong academic credentials.
• Minimum of 2 years of relevant real estate work experience (or 1+ year with MBA), preferably in a finance company, bank or real estate brokerage environment.
• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, with the ability to handle a wide variety of responsibilities and meet deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; able to interface effectively with senior management.
• Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple projects.
• Professional attitude and strong work ethic.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point and ARGUS proficiency a plus.

Compensation: Competitive

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Travel: Occasional overnight travel (5% - 10%)

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Minister of Young Adults and Families with Children and Youth
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Email resume and letter of interest to:
FUMC Greensboro
Greensboro, GA
c/o
Ken Bonifay at bonifay1741@plantationcable.net
AND
Pamela Luke at pammyluke@plantationcable.net FUMC Greensboro Greensboro, GA c/o Ken Bonifay at bonifay1741@plantationcable.net AND Pamela Luke at pammyluke@plantationcable.net
Brief position description:

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Pastor, develops, implements and manages programs and activities that will build and grow a dynamic ministry to children, youth and parents.

For a complete description of key job duties and required job qualifications, contact FUMC Greensboro at 706-453-7064, Rebecca Rush, or inquire via email to Ken Bonifay or Pamela Luke.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Senior Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

For the church profile, job description and application process please access:
Brief position description:

125 year vibrant intergenerational and diverse American Baptist Church is seeking well qualified candidates for its Senior Pastorate. Ph.D. and 5 years experience in the pastorate preferred. For additional and complete information please see website noted above.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Missionary Relations Communications Strategist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please apply through this link: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=266
Brief position description:

Job Function:
• Serve as main contact and primary resource person for CSGM network; coordinate, plan, implement, and evaluate communication strategies.
• Supervise 5 jurisdictional Mission Interpreters, including directing check-in conference calls, creating and updating job descriptions, recruiting, hiring, and providing orientation for new mission interpreters.
• Supervise 2 Mission Interpreters for Young Adult Mission Service.
• Provide overall strategy for creation of Missionary Alumni Network.
• Plan, attend, and evaluate presence at annual jurisdictional gatherings and plan, execute, and evaluate a bi-annual national gathering for CSGMS at Global Ministries headquarters.

Major Accountabilities:
• Promote Global Ministries programs and missionary community.
• Raise financial support for Global Ministries missionary community.
• Provide and implement strategy to utilize existing networks of jurisdictional mission interpreters and annual conference mission leaders (CSGMs) to do the above.
• Plan jurisdictional gatherings and the bi-annual gathering of CSGMs at Global Ministries headquarters.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Experience in international missionary work is a strong plus; membership in the United Methodist Church preferred.
• Excellent written and oral communication.
• Knowledge of Global Ministries missionary work, ability to effectively communicate with people of diverse cultures in person and through other method influenced by advance technology, ability to manage the coordination of missionary selection process with a high level of responsibility, and ability to strategically plan and implement the accompaniment process.
• Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in missionary personnel related management and/or itineration.
Learning Period: 3-6 months

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Deputy General Secretary
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please apply through this link: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=267
Brief position description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Provides leadership and vision to the Development and Communications Unit. Develops and implements an integrated marketing, communication and fundraising plan in conjunction with the General Secretary for The General Board of Global Ministries.
• Assists the General Secretary as needed by serving as a spokesperson and as a representative of Global Ministries on issues related to Development and Communication.
• Supervises all Development and Communication staff through directing the work, including hiring new staff, developing job descriptions for each position, conducting annual performance reviews, and providing ongoing, regular, consistent feedback and supervision regarding performance issues.
• Serves on cabinet, the leadership team of the organization. Represent the work of the unit to cabinet. Provides input and support to the overall organizational goals.
• Provides strategic visioning and execution of objectives of the Fund and Business Development and Advance sub-units. Provides oversight and guidance to achieve its target.
• Be held accountable for adherence to the budget for the Unit set by the Board of Directors and overseen by the office of the General Treasurer (the Board’s CFO position) and the work of the Finance and Administration unit; providing regular budget updates to the General Secretary and General Treasurer upon request, and providing oversight for all use of the Board funds in a manner that upholds the highest level of stewardship and integrity.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Manage the Communication and Development efforts to ensure they are integrated and supporting the priorities of The General Board of Global Ministries.
• Direct the leadership team of the unit.
• Create and implement an annual development plan and strategy to meet and exceed annual fundraising targets.
• Represent the organization in meeting with donors, churches, and annual conferences.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Masters’ degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in Development or Communications or related field.
• Training or certifications in the areas of leadership training, executive coaching, strategic planning, project management and fundraising or board development a major plus.
• Must have at least 7 to 10 years of experience in a leadership or managerial position in a faith based or similar nonprofit or related organization or field.
• At least 5 years’ experience with demonstrated success leading a Fundraising/Business Development unit.
• Experience leading an organization of similar size and mission, or providing increasingly responsible leadership in a management capacity. Experience at the Conference level is an asset.
• Exceptional strategic planning, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities are essential.
• Demonstrated success in leadership in an international non-profit organization, knowledge of mission related programming and significant experience in managing people and finances are strongly preferred.
• An understanding of and ability to work effectively in the structure of The United Methodist Church and strong commitment to the values of social justice and mission theology are required.

LEARNING PERIOD: 12 months
• Provides leadership and vision to the Development and Communications Unit. Develops and implements an integrated marketing, communication and fundraising plan in conjunction with the General Secretary for The General Board of Global Ministries.
• Assists the General Secretary as needed by serving as a spokesperson and as a representative of Global Ministries on issues related to Development and Communication.
• Supervises all Development and Communication staff through directing the work, including hiring new staff, developing job descriptions for each position, conducting annual performance reviews, and providing ongoing, regular, consistent feedback and supervision regarding performance issues.
• Serves on cabinet, the leadership team of the organization. Represent the work of the unit to cabinet. Provides input and support to the overall organizational goals.
• Provides strategic visioning and execution of objectives of the Fund and Business Development and Advance sub-units. Provides oversight and guidance to achieve its target.
• Be held accountable for adherence to the budget for the Unit set by the Board of Directors and overseen by the office of the General Treasurer (the Board’s CFO position) and the work of the Finance and Administration unit; providing regular budget updates to the General Secretary and General Treasurer upon request, and providing oversight for all use of the Board funds in a manner that upholds the highest level of stewardship and integrity.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Manage the Communication and Development efforts to ensure they are integrated and supporting the priorities of The General Board of Global Ministries.
• Direct the leadership team of the unit.
• Create and implement an annual development plan and strategy to meet and exceed annual fundraising targets.
• Represent the organization in meeting with donors, churches, and annual conferences.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Masters’ degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in Development or Communications or related field.
• Training or certifications in the areas of leadership training, executive coaching, strategic planning, project management and fundraising or board development a major plus.
• Must have at least 7 to 10 years of experience in a leadership or managerial position in a faith based or similar nonprofit or related organization or field.
• At least 5 years’ experience with demonstrated success leading a Fundraising/Business Development unit.
• Experience leading an organization of similar size and mission, or providing increasingly responsible leadership in a management capacity. Experience at the Conference level is an asset.
• Exceptional strategic planning, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities are essential.
• Demonstrated success in leadership in an international non-profit organization, knowledge of mission related programming and significant experience in managing people and finances are strongly preferred.
• An understanding of and ability to work effectively in the structure of The United Methodist Church and strong commitment to the values of social justice and mission theology are required.

LEARNING PERIOD:
12 months

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Youth Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Email Scott Foster at SFoster@nccumc.org by December 1, 2014 with your resume and two letters of recommendation. For a full job description, copy and paste this link in your web browser:http://www.haymountumc.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=KRycOlZKPPU%3d&tabid=106
Brief position description:

Haymount United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, NC is seeking a youth minister to lead our students (grades 6-12) into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. We want our youth minister to be a pastor to our youth. We also want our youth minister to oversee and coordinate our weekly programs with our youth’s parents and regular volunteers. And finally, we want our youth minister to help us foster an atmosphere of belonging so that friendship and fellowship is possible. We believe that in such an environment, the youth’s faith in God and their leadership skills will blossom. The position will begin at 30 hours per week, and benefits will be included in the salary package. As the ministry grows, so will the hours and pay of the position. Our youth ministry at Haymount UMC is also comprised of a Youth Program Coordinator and Youth Choir Director, so the youth minister will be regularly working with them as a team. Haymount United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, NC is seeking a youth minister to lead our students (grades 6-12) into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. We want our youth minister to be a pastor to our youth. We also want our youth minister to oversee and coordinate our weekly programs with our youth’s parents and regular volunteers. And finally, we want our youth minister to help us foster an atmosphere of belonging so that friendship and fellowship is possible. We believe that in such an environment, the youth’s faith in God and their leadership skills will blossom.

The position will begin at 30 hours per week, and benefits will be included in the salary package. As the ministry grows, so will the hours and pay of the position. Our youth ministry at Haymount UMC is also comprised of a Youth Program Coordinator and Youth Choir Director, so the youth minister will be regularly working with them as a team.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Youth Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Dawn Wright, Chief Operations Pastor
Send resume to hr@impactdcd.org
Please No Phone Calls
Brief position description:

Job Title: Youth Pastor
Organization: Impact United Methodist Church
Position: Full-Time

Impact Church, located in Atlanta has an immediate opening for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Youth Pastor. At Impact Church we believe in doing church differently and are looking for a Youth pastor to provide vision and direction for our youth. This is a full time opportunity to lead a vibrant youth ministry where students are growing spiritually and personally. The position includes leading and organizing effective youth programs through meaningful; Biblical teaching, partnering with local youth outreach and mission events, providing individual spiritual guidance; organizing and directing a team of leaders (staff to volunteers) to reach the maximum number of students in the community. This position will primarily be focused on student ministry (7th-12th grade-70%) with a secondary focus on overseeing the staff and volunteer leaders of the youth team. Please send resumes to hr@impactdcd.org. Please No Phone Calls

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 3-5 years working with youth

REQUIRED SKILLS: Use of computer; including Microsoft ® Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, proficiency in operating office business machines and other equipment, must demonstrate expertise and resourcefulness in a variety of concepts, practices, must be creative and innovative and possess organizational, strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal/customer service skills and be able to multi-task effectively

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Praise and Worship Leader/Assistant Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send cover letter, resume, and three non-relative references to Jessica Chronister at Jessica@enaples.org.
Brief position description:

Job Title:
Praise and Worship Leader/Assistant Pastor.

Church:
East Naples United Methodist Church, Naples, FL

Reports to:
Senior Pastor and Music Director.

Position Status:
Full-Time.

Salary:
$30-35,000 and benefits and housing allowance negotiable.

The purpose of the Praise and Worship Leader is to create a worship service that leads people to Jesus. The purpose of the Assistant Pastor is to preach, teach, and provide pastoral care.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
• Create a praise and worship format for a new service that brings glory to God
• Recruit musicians
• Select music and provide presentation slides to lead in worship
• Lead weekly rehearsal and worship service
• Create library of resources
• Create and balance a budget for the praise and worship service
• Develop ways to care for people through pastoral care, visitation, support, and small group ministry
• Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Job Skills and Requirements:
• Demonstrates, articulates, and models a mature Christian faith and sense of vocation/call in music ministry and pastoral care
• Engages regularly in Christian spiritual formation practices (i.e. prayer, Bible study, worship, etc.)
• Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; seminary degree preferred.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Adult Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Jane Smith at Janelanfordsmith@gmail.com
Brief position description:

Advent United Methodist Church, a vibrant church in Simpsonville, SC, with a membership of 1800, is seeking a full-time Director of Adult Ministry.

This individual will be an inspiring and engaging leader who is responsible for overseeing programming, assimilation, and discipleship for Adults of all ages.

Responsibilities include teacher recruitment and training, curriculum development, and oversight of Sunday School and small groups. This individual will work with the Adult Ministry Committee to promote a culture of learning, service, worship and fellowship.

The position requires a four year degree with UMC theological training preferred. The candidate must have prior experience in adult discipleship or Christian education. This person must be a good communicator, team player and one who has a passion for helping adults grow in their faith.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to Janelanfordsmith@gmail.com

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobopportunities@hmumc.org.
Please visit http://hmumc.org/jobopportunities/ for a detailed job description and more information.
Brief position description:

Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church (www.hmumc.org) is a young and rapidly growing church in the Hamilton Mill suburb north of Atlanta--an area known for its excellent schools and nationally recognized park systems for running, walking, and family leisure. In 2013, the Church had an average weekly worship attendance of more than 1100. In 2015, the Church will break ground on a new 800 seat multi-purpose facility.

HMUMC is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry to lead all ministry areas involving children from birth through the end of fifth grade by nurturing a sense of clear Christian identity in children and by teaching and supporting parents to do the same. The Director will join a team of children’s ministry staff and dedicated volunteers who are focused on finding and implementing creative ways to spiritually prepare children for a life of discipleship.

The responsibilities of the Director of Children’s Ministry include:
•Ensuring relationships are built between the children’s ministry volunteers, the children, and their families
•Coordinating and supervising of all full and part-time children's ministry staff and hands-on adult volunteers—this includes the Preschool Director, a Children’s Worship Coordinator, and more
•Overseeing the children's ministry programing, which includes Sunday morning small groups & worship, mid-week ministries, family mission opportunities, VBS, and other special events
•Integrating the children's ministry into the life of the congregation
•Creating an atmosphere of belonging and fellowship where emerging leaders can be developed

Qualified candidates should be strong in relationship building, communication, administration, ministering to parents, and team building. Candidates should also have a proven track record of success in recruiting, empowering, developing, and equipping a large team of volunteers. Candidates that have at least 3 years of children’s ministry experience and/or a college degree in education, ministry, or a related field are preferred. This person should be theologically aligned with HMUMC and exhibit professionalism.

Please visit http://hmumc.org/jobopportunities/ for a detailed job description and more information.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Admissions Representative
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Resumes and cover letters should be electronically directed to Vince Tango at vtango@iliff.edu . For more information and a full job description and salary range, contact Vince Tango up until the application deadline. Friday, November 14, 2014.
Brief position description:

The department of Admissions and Student Services at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver is soliciting applications for an Admissions Representative (full-time position with benefits). This position serves as an initial point of contact for Iliff masters programs and answers a wide variety of questions for prospective students pertaining to our programs, the admissions process, life at Iliff, and professional opportunities that exist beyond graduation. It includes fielding inquiries, coordinating campus visits, and assisting with new students transitions to Iliff. This position requires that the candidate simultaneously be able to personally engage a wide variety of prospects while also managing a demanding day-to-day list of activities; outstanding organization and project administration is key. This position travels nationally roughly twenty to forty days per year but is largely based in Denver for the vast majority of the working year. The work schedule is Monday-Friday daytime hours of 8:30am-5:00pm. Meetings, events, and contact with current and prospective students require ability to work flexible schedules and to attend some evening or weekend functions. Work volume may fluctuate with the academic year. The ideal candidate will be personable, organized, and motivated and must know, or rapidly become familiar with, Iliff’s unique educational profile. The candidate should be able to work well within a team while also possessing the ability to work independently using initiative, judgment, and discretion. Excellent customer service instincts, articulate communication skills, and strong organization abilities are essential. Applicants must be computer savvy and proficient with Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn Iliff database Jenzabar system.

Primary Qualifications
• Master’s degree in a theologically related field (i.e. MDiv, MTS, MA etc) or nearing graduation from such program.
• Strong knowledge of graduate theological education.
• Familiarity with various denominations and/or church institutions, and specific understanding of the Iliff School of Theology.
• High degree of relational ability and sophistication.
• Strong intuition, customer service, phone presence, and people skills.
• Ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
• Clear and precise written and verbal skills.
• Flexibility with changing priorities and frequent interruptions.
• Ability and willingness to assume demanding workload during peak periods.
• The ability to work occasional evenings and weekends and the ability to travel locally and nationally.
• Active driver’s license and meets the requirements for car rentals.
• Proven record of being a team player.
• Proficiency with Word and Excel and other software programs.
• Ability to learn and effectively utilize Iliff’s database Jenzabar system

Preferred Qualifications
• Minimum of one year of experience working in higher education or similar academic environment administering department services and/or student programs.
• Proven record for handling highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion and good judgment.
• Familiarity with Iliff’s programs, ethos, and identity.
• Skills and knowledge with problem identification and resolution.
• Experience organizing and planning activities and events.
• Proven record of managing details for multiple task projects.
• Budget management

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Associate Director for Children’s’ Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@ptcumc.org by December 15th.
Brief position description:

Peachtree City United Methodist Church, Peachtree City, Georgia, is seeking a dynamic, creative Associate Director for Children’s’ Ministries. This is a full-time position.

The ideal candidate should possess:
• A strong faith in Christ and a passion for ministry, with a lifestyle consistent with their Christian faith.
• A Bachelor’s degree (or substantial progress toward a degree) from an accredited university in a Ministry field, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Development, or a related area.
• Documented, referenced experience in a closely-related position, either as a paid staff or as a volunteer.
• Knowledge of and a commitment to upholding the theology and beliefs of the United Methodist Church.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will:
• Have a passion for ministry with children and their parents, developing strong relationships with both.
• Excel at recruiting, training, utilizing and recognizing volunteers.
• Possess the ability to evaluate, adapt, and create quality curriculum.
• Lead, and/or assist in worship, prayer, and teaching.
• Function as a member of a larger staff and work collaboratively throughout the Church.
• Efficiently manage resources (money, classroom space, volunteers).
• Be familiar with the Church’s software platforms (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
• Be familiar with appropriate child protection and safety policies and procedures, and ensure, for both church events and outside groups, that all appropriate child safety policies are enforced.
• Maintain appropriate boundaries and confidentiality.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Full Time Director of Youth Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send your resume to:
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
Attn: DYM
1901 Lexington Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
Brief position description:

St. Paul’s UMC, Monroe, a progressive church in an established neighborhood that is experiencing an influx of young family residents, is seeking an experienced full-time Director of Youth Ministries with a relevant bachelors degree and a preferred minimum of 3 years of experience in youth ministry to build upon an existing year round program that currently serves 30 youth and their families. As part of this church’s mission to nurture one another in Christian love through all that we do, this person is expected to create an inviting environment conducive to the development of discipling relationships with youth and families which fosters spiritual growth and social development for a lifetime of outreach.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Food Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send applications, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Brad Schweers, Executive Director (apply@intowncm.org), with the words “Director of Food Ministries Application” in the subject line.
Brief position description:

Position Summary
The Director of Food Ministries manages the operation of the Food Pantry and Food Co-operatives of Intown Collaborative Ministries. The position requires frequent contact and coordination with guests and members, volunteers, Sponsoring Congregations, vendors, agency partners, and the general public. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Essential Job Responsibilities
The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Food Procurement: Responsible for procuring purchased and donated food for both the Pantry and Co-Ops, which currently totals 80,000 pounds of food per year. Food sources include Atlanta Community Food Bank, local grocery stores, farmers markets, food drives, and Intown’s 16 Sponsoring Congregations. Director may be required to transport food in a personal vehicle (mileage is reimbursed) within a ten mile radius of the Virginia-Highland neighborhood.
• Working with Volunteers: Director will train and supervise 15-25 weekly volunteers at the Pantry and Co-Ops who do the bulk of the work of the Pantry and Co-Ops. These tasks range from check-in and registration to record-keeping. Works with Volunteer Coordinator to recruit new volunteers and leaders to ensure Pantry and Co-ops have sufficient weekly volunteers to carry out the work.
• Serving Guests and Members: Intown holds high the values of dignity, respect and hospitality and the Director will embody these values in working with guests of the Pantry and members of the Co-Ops. Director will also work to instill these values in the volunteers.
• Community Relations: The position will involve working with many partner agencies and organizations (e.g., Boy Scout troops, churches, universities) to procure food, recruit volunteers, educate the public on hunger issues locally and nationally, and serve as a liaison with the public at-large.
• Record Keeping: The Director will be responsible for maintaining accurate paper and electronic records of Pantry and Co-Op work and for weekly, monthly, and annual reports for funding and internal purposes.

Qualifications
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in behavioral, social science, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, or other related field is preferred
• Three to five years managing nonprofit program or project
• Demonstrated experience coordinating volunteers in a nonprofit or ministry setting
• Demonstrated experience writing reports for grants

Skills and Abilities
• Excellent program management experience
• Excellent public speaking skills among a variety of audiences
• Strong leadership, organizational, and management skills
• Strong and vocal group training and facilitation skills
• Familiarity and comfort working with volunteers and leaders of various ages and from a variety of faith traditions
• Experience managing grants
• Ability to manage and carry out multiple tasks and meet deadlines
• MS Office proficiency (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
• Ability to handle information that is sensitive and confidential in nature
• Creativity, initiative, productivity, self-direction and assertiveness

Job Details
• Position is part-time at 25 hours per week
• Hours flexible, but include two Thursdays per month and most Saturday mornings
• Director must have access to her/his own car or truck
• Travel requirements are moderate, and include driving to the Atlanta Community Food Bank, local farmers markets, Sponsoring Congregations, and other agency partners

Salary is commensurate with experience

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Congregational and Community Care Faculty
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Direct applications or nominations to:
Office of Human Resources
Luther Seminary
2481 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
employment@luthersem.edu

Please include cover letter, CV, and references in application.
Brief position description:

Luther Seminary is seeking a theologically reflective and imaginative person for a tenure-eligible position in Congregational and Community Care Leadership. Candidates should have ministry experience and be committed to communal-contextual and intercultural paradigms of pastoral care. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to relate theology with psychology and other social sciences in caring for persons, congregations, and communities. The ability and willingness to give theological leadership in a Lutheran seminary committed to the missional character of the Christian faith is essential.

Responsibilities include teaching foundational and elective courses in Congregational and Community Care leadership in a variety of academic programs: M.A., M.Div., and advanced theological degree programs. Capacity to collaborate in the portfolio-based vocational formation of students in an innovative educational culture is expected. The ability to engage in effective web-based and web-enhanced teaching and learning is required. A Ph.D. in pastoral care, congregational ministry, practical theology or the equivalent is required. The person selected may be eligible for appointment to the George Weinman Chair in Pastoral Theology and Ministry and will serve in the faculty's Leadership Division.

Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience. Women, persons of color, and those fluent in Latin American, African, or Asian languages and cultures are encouraged to apply. The position will begin July 1, 2015. Review of applications will begin after November 14, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Children's Ministries
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Resumes can be sent to TCharlto@aol.com. All inquiries can be directed to Missy Carfield of Ministry Architects (941) 544-7648.
Brief position description:

East Lake United Methodist Church (www.eastlakeumc.org/), a Christ-centered congregation, worshipping 350 weekly in Palm Harbor, Florida, is looking for an energetic and creative full-time Director of Children’s Ministries. Building on a current core group of about 40 active children, the position will be responsible for leading and expanding a program that inspires discipleship for children, commitment and trust with parents, and dedicated involvement for volunteers. The director will lead ELUMC’s efforts to create a nurturing and welcoming faith community where families can build relationships with other families; children may explore and develop a relationship with Christ, and participate fully in a Spirit-led, mission-oriented church. The children’s ministry program serves children from birth through fifth grade.

The successful candidate will have a college degree and 3 years experience, or significant experience in children’s ministry leadership, as well as a strong personal faith consistent with the United Methodist tradition.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To Apply:
Submit the following to Erin Perry (eperry.17@westminster-mo.edu) by Wednesday, January 7th, 2015:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Contact information for three references
Questions regarding the application process or the position may also be directed to this address.
Brief position description:

Westminster College, a small liberal arts college in mid-Missouri, is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement.

Position Summary:
The Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement will serve as a member of the Office of Spiritual Life staff, offering a ministry of pastoral care and spiritual support for students, faculty, and staff. The Resident will also direct the Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning and teach one course per semester within the department of Religious Studies.

Dates of appointment:
August 1, 2015 to May 31, 2017 (this is a 10 month annual position; Resident will not be obligated to work in June or July of 2014). If requested by chosen applicant, the position may extend an additional year, ending in May of 2018.

Supervisor:
Rev. Jamie Haskins, Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life, Instructor of Religious Studies

Essential Responsibilities:
The Chaplain Resident and Coordinator of Community Engagement position consists of three main components:
• Directing the Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning (roughly 50% of the resident’s weekly time)
• Teaching one Religious Studies course per semester (roughly 25% of the resident’s weekly time):
o Introduction to the Bible (REL 101) and Recent Christian Thought (REL 319) will be a part of the resident’s teaching portfolio.
o Other courses will be determined in consultation with the Religious Studies department and in light of the Resident’s academic interests.
• Serving as a part of the Office of Spiritual Life staff (roughly 25% of the resident’s weekly time):
o Assisting with Spiritual Life programs such as Interfaith Advisory Board, Catholic Student Group, and Praise & Worship Team, based on the needs or interests of the resident.
o Other duties to be determined at a later date in consultation with the Director of Spiritual Life.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to service learning, a passion for mentoring and journeying with 18 to 22 year old college students, and a deeply rooted commitment to faith. Because of the diversity of the Westminster campus, we seek someone with a welcoming, inclusive theological paradigm who thrives in an interfaith environment. The ideal candidate demonstrates an enthusiastic interest in exploring ministry within the context of higher education.

Position Requirements:
All candidates must have earned a graduate degree in theological education, including, but not limited to, an MDIV, MTS or similar degree, and be set to graduate from their current institution in either fall of 2014, spring of 2015, or have earned their degree from an accredited institution within the last 12 months. While ordination is not required, the candidate must demonstrate a commitment to a faith tradition or community of faith and be rooted within a meaningful theological paradigm. Experience in any service oriented positions or service based learning is optimal but not required. Additionally, teaching experience is optimal, but also not required.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Executive Secretary Africa
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please apply through this link: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=261
Brief position description:

Job Function:
• Analyzes context for new mission opportunities and assist the Office of the Deputy & Associate General Secretaries in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to Africa.
• Provides contextual guidance, insight and assistance to GBGM colleagues of other units and agencies working with mission and programs related to Africa. Exchange information on program(s) taking place in the region to enhance collaborative work and avoid overlapping.
• Contributes to the strategic and operational planning of GBGM program in Africa including/during the setting of priorities and working methods, and in consultation with the Bishops of Africa and the Office of the Deputy General Secretary to facilitate the development of criteria guidelines. Work with the Bishop and the Advance in identifying projects, their implementation and monitoring.
• Administer existing funds and other resources for programs, with emphasis on those considered as high priorities. Identifies potential funding sources for GBGM work in the region by establishing and maintaining contact with the appropriate sources/individuals Undertakes public education on African opportunities and challenges to facilitate the meeting of goals set and increase resources for mission.
• Develops and implements, in collaboration with colleagues of other GBGM units and agencies, appropriate approaches to work in Africa, including training, provision of information, development of materials for specific aspects of work in the region.
• Provides administrative support for interns, staff members and volunteers as needed.
• Work in collaboration with Missionary Services in planning, recruitment and locating placement sites in their assigned regions.

Major Accountabilities:
• Advise the Office of the Deputy and Associate General Secretaries with regard to adequate policy development towards our African partner churches and communities with sensitivity to culture, economics, social and geo-politics.
• Promote, develop, and sustain relationships both between GBGM and our partners in Africa, as well as between African partner churches, agencies and churches, agencies and organizations within the USA, Europe and any other part of the world.
• Initiates, maintains and develops constant communication and information exchange, perform field visits, participate in conferences and forums offering opportunities of dialogue with UMC Episcopal Areas, Methodist connections, and Ecumenical partners to develop a strong network.

Requirements:
• Advanced or college degree with years of international experience.
• 3-5 years of experience
• International affairs and experience in developmental work such as planning, management, information, geography and culture.
• Fluency in a Foreign Language, especially French, preferred.
• Qualified applicants must have lived and worked in an African country and have been steeped in those countries in cultural context.
• Applicants must have an understanding of NGO functions. The ideal candidate has done significant Mission work in Africa. However, we will consider candidates with experience in institutional NGO.
• Though Methodist-affiliation is not required, qualified candidates must possess the ability to analyze and evaluate the context in which the Church is called to Christian ministry, develop and sustain collegial relationships and mission partnerships in the assigned region. The candidate should have some experience working in a Global, intercultural, and interfaith context.

Learning Period:
12 months

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Missional Discipleship (Apex Campus)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Apex UMC Missional Discipleship.”
http://apexumcfamily.org/Apex-missional-discipleship-job
Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of January 12th.
The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is March 1, 2015.
Brief position description:

Full-time – Rolling Applications
Apex UMC Campus – Apex, NC

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve full-time as a member of our Apex UMC team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for recruiting and developing leaders, connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and helping persons in the Apex faith community grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will work with the Apex Pastor and Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director, Community Health and Values Integration
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Centura Health, St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, KS
Catherine Stroup
814.979.5363
catherinestroup@centura.org
Apply now: http://careers.centura.org/job/Garden-City-Director%2C-Community-Health-&-Values-Integration-St_-Catherine-Hospital-Job-KS-67846/232214300/
Brief position description:

The Director, Community Health and Values Integration plays a key role in shaping the culture of the group and hospital, a culture grounded in Centura Health’s core values of Integrity, Stewardship, Spirituality, Respect, Imagination, Excellence and Compassion and expressed in spirituality reflective of the heritage and faith traditions on which Centura Health and Catholic Health Initiatives were founded. The Director, CHVI will collaborate with others in the development of new ministries and measurable outcomes to promote community health improvement in alignment with both system and local hospital goals. Master’s Degree, preferably in theology or health-related specialty, with a working knowledge of health care operations and finance, public health tenets, government affairs, and health care trends and issues.

St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters more than 80 years ago. This 132-bed, Joint Commission-accredited regional health care center provides a full-range of medical specialties for the people of southwest Kansas with a Level III Emergency Room, leading edge cardiac care, the Maternal-Child Birth Center and a free standing Cancer Center affiliated with the Midwest Cancer Alliance, part of the University of Kansas Cancer Center. For more information about St. Catherine Hospital, visit http://www.stcatherinehosp.org/.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Senior Pastor
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested candidates should provide their resumes by post to the Pastor Search Committee, Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601 or by email to lkort@cbcsite.org by February 2, 2015. Additional information regarding Central Baptist Church may be found at www.cbcsite.org and on Facebook.
Brief position description:

The congregation of Central Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee is seeking a person called of God to serve as Senior Pastor following the retirement of Dr. Ronald F. Murray in September 2015. Candidates should be Baptist seminary trained with a minimum of a Master’s Degree. Ten years of experience in leading a congregation serving a variety of worship, evangelism, fellowship, discipleship and mission ministries is preferred.

The Senior Pastor of our congregation will be responsible for embracing and executing Central’s Above and Beyond – Our Walls, Ourselves and Our Time Vision, preaching the Gospel of Christ Jesus, modeling personal prayer and Bible study, engaging in relationships, delivering pastoral care and providing leadership of our full time ministerial and professional staff.

Central Baptist Church celebrates all demographics, cultures, women in ministry, worship styles, and both local and global missions in ministering across a diverse 1200 person congregation. Central Baptist Church is affiliated with both the Southern Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

Hopefully a three-month transition period will be provided with the new pastor being called by the Congregation in June 2015.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume and contact information for three professional references to:
Dr. Janet Diaz
Dean, Institute for Ministry
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
2701 Chicago Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48206
diaz.janet@shms.edu
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Brief position description:

Location: Detroit, Michigan
Category: Administration – Admissions & Enrollment
Type: Full-time (35 hours/week)
Hiring Range: $55,000-65,000 USD/year
Salary Classification: D
Sacred Heart Major Seminary has an immediate opening for a Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, reporting to the Dean of the Institute for Ministry (Vice President of Student Affairs). The position is responsible for managing outreach, recruitment, selection, and enrollment of students. This includes planning, management and coordination of processes, programs, events, travel, and relationship building. The Director collaborates with academic affairs, financial aid, and registrar offices to achieve enrollment and retention goals.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for the strategic recruitment and retention of both undergraduate and graduate students
• Create and implement a Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Plan; oversee all SEM activities indicated in the plan; conduct and report on appropriate evaluative measures in relation to SEM Plan objectives and programs
• Hire, supervise, and evaluate the Office of Admissions staff and student employees
• Conduct and oversee all facets of the admissions process; lead the process of new student orientation and provide career services to students
• Develop, implement, and oversee the annual Office of Admissions budget and strategic plan
• Serve on and lead meetings of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Committees; lead the necessary processes for establishing and implementing admissions policies and procedures
• Schedule and lead Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Committees’ meetings
• Chair the institution’s Recruitment Council
• Maintain information on the Office of Admissions web page of the institution’s website
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• B.A., B.S. in student services, educational administration or a related area; M.A., M.S. in higher education, or in process of obtaining such a degree, preferred
• Proven record of demonstrated knowledge, competence, and significant experience in higher education admissions/enrollment management.
• Minimum three to five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in higher education
• Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills; exceptional skills in both oral and written communication
• Commitment to supporting and advancing the mission of Sacred Heart Major Seminary

About Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Founded in 1919, Sacred Heart Major Seminary is a Roman Catholic seminary consisting of a fully-accredited, four year College of Liberal Arts, as well as a fully-accredited graduate School of Theology. The mission of the institution is to educate and form candidates for the Roman Catholic priesthood and to prepare men and women for diverse lay ministries and other leadership roles in the Church. The institution has approximately 500 students, including individuals from other countries; most students are enrolled on a part-time basis. Salary is commensurate with experience, within the stated range. Sacred Heart Major Seminary offers an excellent benefits package.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Program Associate, Substance Abuse and Related Violence Program (SPSARV)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please apply by going to www.umcmission.org, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Careers. Once on the careers page click "search." You can now see the job description and a link for applying.
Brief position description:

Basic Purpose:
• To perform tasks that support a church-wide response to the substance abuse epidemic.

Essential Job Functions:
• Support and Facilitate the work of SPSARV network bodies, including the African Task Force on Drug and Alcohol Concerns (ATF), the European Board on Drug and Alcohol Concerns (EBDAC), and the Global Council.
• Oversee and Advance the SPSARV Grants Program for an expanding constituency.
• Resource congregations to address the issues relating to substance abuse prevention.
• Support SPSARV’s general promotion, awareness, and resourcing to the general constituents of the United Methodist Church.
• Other duties as assigned.

Major Accountabilites:
• Provide on-site administrative support for day to day management for staff associated with the SPSARV office.
• Ensure the smooth operation of the SPSARV grants program.
• Write selected correspondence, reports and documents pertaining to all communications, publications or special project.
• Develop and/or facilitate the development of prevention resources, prevention training, and model prevention ministries.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in addition to relevant experience.
• At least two (2) years’ experience with developing prevention programs based on Positive Youth Development, and/or developing children's ministries. Strong Communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; Highly functional in team based environment.

Learning Period:
• 6-12 months

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Church Planting Resident
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Read about the job requirements at http://www.urbanvillagechurch.org/2014/10/employment-opportunity-church-planting-resident-urban-village-church/
• Confidential applications should be sent directly to info@urbanvillagechurch.org
• Candidates must submit a letter of interest including a short statement of personal faith, theology, and vision for church planting; a résumé or CV; and a list of three references.
• Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a resident is hired.
• Interviews will begin in January and continue through early winter, with an anticipated announcement in early spring 2015, and assumption of ministry responsibilities during early summer 2015.
Brief position description:

Effective: Summer 2015-Summer 2016
Hours: Full-time
Reports to: Lead Pastors
Salary/Stipend: 40K + a grant for health insurance + 5K professional expenses

To further our long-term vision of building an inclusive, high-impact, discipleship-focused church planting movement in Chicago (and beyond), we are excited to extend the Urban Village Church Planting Residency Program into a second year, in partnership with Path 1, the church planting ministry of The United Methodist Church.

We seek a Church Planting Resident to engage a year of deep learning, hands-on ministry, and focused preparation. This position is not an internship but a one-year, full-time, stipended ministry position that is part of a large, active, and diverse ministry team. The resident will share significant pastoral and leadership responsibilities and will receive weekly coaching from Urban Village Church’s founding/lead pastors.

Our belief is that after a year of intensive residency, the resident will be prepared to lead the planting of a new church.

See more at http://www.urbanvillagechurch.org/2014/10/employment-opportunity-church-planting-resident-urban-village-church/

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
CEO, United Methodist Communications
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested parties should contact:
Nick Slee
Executive Vice President
DHR International
T: 312-782-1470
E: nslee@dhrinternational.com
OR
Kathleen Schultze
Associate
DHR International
T: 312-782-1581
E: kschultze@dhrinternational.com
Brief position description:

COMPANY:
United Methodist Communications is responsible for creating global communication strategies to meet the public relations, marketing and communication needs of The United Methodist Church.

We inspire, inform and engage our audiences, and deliver messages of hope and healing on behalf of the people of The United Methodist Church. We work to increase awareness and visibility of the denomination in communities around the globe, providing a voice for the church and telling stories of how United Methodists serve around the world.

United Methodist Communications uses research regarding the needs, perceptions and preferences of its audiences and metrics to build and strengthen the foundation of its communications and program development.

Effective communication is vital to help churches grow into inviting and inspiring places to worship where congregations are fully engaged in mission and outreach.


Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Live-in Assistant (Caregiver)
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit cover letter and resume to larcheATLjobs@gmail.com
Brief position description:

The mission of L’Arche (“The Ark” in French) is to build community with people of all abilities, and to help our society imagine the human family differently, inspiring others to similar initiatives. L’Arche brings together people with and without intellectual disabilities in homes, workshops, day programs or other activities. At L’Arche, we believe that care-giving and relationship-building go hand in hand. Together, we build community.

The global L’Arche movement celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014 and counts more than 140 communities in 35 countries. L’Arche communities are places of celebration, learning and spirituality, welcoming people of all faiths or none and engaging every community member to deepen his or her spiritual life.

Our community in Atlanta opened in 2012 in the Oakhurst neighborhood with one house. We are an accredited provider of quality care for people living with developmental disabilities. We are looking for a house assistant who will thrive in sharing life and daytime activities with people with disabilities and fellow assistants.

Position of House Assistant
At L’Arche, we call people who support adults with developmental disabilities assistants. As a L’Arche assistant you are responsible for the quality of life of people of differing abilities. You are also responsible to provide excellent quality care.

Whether you are a professional who seeks to live his job in a different context or a non-professional with a liking for community life, L’Arche might be the place where you can develop your skills, establish meaningful relationships and contribute your gifts.

The House Assistant receives delegation from the House Coordinator, and works in collaboration with the other House Assistant(s), the House Leader, the Community Leader and the Program Coordinator, as a leader of the life in his/her home.

The duties and tasks of this position include:
Provider Aspect:
• Personal care of people with developmental disabilities: assisting with personal, health, social, and practical needs of each core member in the home.
• Ensuring Personalized Plan: Ensuring the daily application of each individual’s personal plan.
• Liaison: In collaboration with the House Leader, being responsible for competent, clear communication with professionals, families of residents, neighbors, visitors, and other members of L'Arche who are in contact with the house.
• Team and house meetings: attending and participating in team and house meetings.
• Maintaining Living Space: Helping keep the home clean, safe and organized.
• Outings and Projects: Accompanying core members on outings and activities.
• Administration: carrying out delegated responsibilities, i.e., record keeping, report writing, maintaining house or individual's finances and medication.

Shared Life:
• Ensuring the quality of shared life: Contributing to a family atmosphere, developing relationships with all in the house, assisting in celebrations, and maintaining an atmosphere of welcome and friendship.
• Training: Participating in training in the values of L’Arche, and putting these into practice.
• Fostering spiritual growth: calling all members to deepen in their own spiritual traditions, and carrying on a tradition of prayer in the house; facilitating residents' participation in their local faith community.
• Community Life: Participating in the larger life and mission of the community, through celebrations, outings, meetings, etc.
• Hospitality: participating in the mission of L’Arche to be sign of hope by hosting guests for dinners and celebrations, friends from other L’Arche communities when they visit, and others who are curious about the mission of L’Arche

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Business Development
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Apply at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=255
Brief position description:

Description
Job Function:
• Recommend and implement a business development strategy for the international program development work.
• Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of donors, collaborators and strategic alliances.
• Identify and develop business opportunities in the core sectors of the agency.
• Lead and coordinate proposal teams by overseeing the proposal process, assisting with writing and ensuring that responsive, competitive proposals are submitted in response to solicitations and unsolicited opportunities from governments, foundations, and corporations.
• Supervise and ensure quality control and strategic focus for proposals led by senior proposal writer and/or consultants.
• Promote UMCOR's services and capabilities to existing and prospective collaborators, government agencies and donor organizations.

Major Accountabilities:
• Oversee the entire business development process from the initial opportunity identification through proposal development and submission.
• Provide strategic leadership in developing relationships and partnerships that will provide funding for UMCOR’s international program development.

Requirements:
• Master's degree in a related field.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication in tandem with being self-reliant, possessing strong coordination, analysis, and planning skills.
• Previous experience in business development that demonstrates a track record of success in the international development arena.
• Experience and knowledge of USAID, USDA, US Department of State, UN agencies and other multi-laterial/bi-lateral donor agencies.
• Preferred faith-based experience.

Learning Period: One year

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Associate Director of Youth
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please submit a cover letter and resume to wpcyouthdirector@gmail.com
Brief position description:

Westminster Presbyterian Church (www.nashvillewpc.org) of Nashville, Tennessee, is a well-established, traditional Presbyterian church, firmly rooted in the Reformed theological tradition. Westminster is a loving, grace-filled Christian community that seeks to live out the Word of God in our city, state, and world. The church is seeking an Associate Director of Youth (possibility of full-time or part-time) to oversee the youth programs as well as work with a youth ministry team of staff and volunteers. Westminster Presbyterian Church has well over one hundred youth in attendance each week. This healthy youth program is currently being led by a seasoned staff looking forward to having the Associate Director on the team for the next step in ministry.
Some of the key responsibilities of the Associate Director of Youth will be:
• Providing leadership: Oversees the development and oversight of effective small group youth ministries such as Bible studies.
• Equipping staff and volunteers: Recruits and equips volunteers to provide spiritual support and encouragement in working hands-on with youth in the youth ministry.
• Developing relationships: Establishes relationships with active youth, parents, and volunteers through church, community, and school events.
• Supporting outreach: Provides support for youth in local outreach, as well as planning and implementing annual youth mission and fellowship trips.

Qualifications include:
• A Bachelor’s degree
• Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey.
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events.
• Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the Presbyterian Church Reformed tradition and theology.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Executive Director, NC Council of Churches
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Please send your complete application package to EDSearch@outlook.com by January 15, 2015. A complete package includes a cover letter, a resume or curricula vitae, a video response and written responses to the application questions.
• Your video response, not to exceed three minutes, should be uploaded to Microsoft OneDrive at OneDrive.com. A shortened link to your shared video should be included in your cover letter. In your video, tell us about the origins and foundations of your vision for ecumenical ministry.
• Please provide written responses, in two hundred words or less per question, to each of the following: Tell us about the evolution of your faith journey as it relates to your experience in a Christian faith community.
• What changes do you see in the religious landscape, and how would that impact your work as the Executive Director of the Council?
• How do you understand the relationship between faith and social justice?

For more information about the Executive Director position, please email EDSearch@outlook.com. Questions are welcomed.
Brief position description:

The Executive Director of the North Carolina Council of Churches is responsible for managing the statewide organization on behalf of the Governing Board. The position includes planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the programs and program areas of the Council to insure that each fulfills its mission; leading and supervising staff including recruiting, developing and motivating employees; fundraising and development in cooperation with the board and resource development committee; marketing and networking to expand the reach and impact of the Council; developing and monitoring a budget; and representing the Council in the state with judicatory heads, congregations, elected officials, and the general public. The executive director is hired by and accountable to the Governing Board. For more information, visit http://www.ncchurches.org/2014/12/job-posting-executive-director/

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Receptionist Clerk
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Interested applicants are required to apply with resume and cover letter to the HR email for consideration, hrservice@francopharmaceutical.com
Brief position description:

Summary
• Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The receptionist will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties.
Essential Functions (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
• Answers telephones and directs the caller to the appropriate associate. Will transfer a caller to an associate’s voice mailbox when the associate is unavailable.
• Greets and directs visitors to the company.
• Takes and retrieves messages for various personnel.
• Provides callers with information such as company address, directions to the company location, company fax numbers, company website and other related information.
• Receives, sorts and forwards incoming mail. Maintains and routes publications.
• Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
• Assists in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
• Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating.

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Director of Marketing
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Apply at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=276
Brief position description:

Description
BASIC PURPOSE:
• Provide strategic short term and long term vision for the development and integration of Global Ministries’ communications and marketing initiatives inclusive of UMCOR. Provide leadership, management oversight, and technical direction to the marketing team, including design and video.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Ensure the overall quality of the brand identities of Global Ministries and UMCOR by working with the communications team and partners. Develop, implement, and monitor strategies for creating awareness of the UMCOR and Global Ministries’ brands.
• Work closely with staff to ensure that the messages of the creative, content and development teams are coordinated effectively to achieve the communications and fundraising priorities of UMCOR and Global Ministries.
• Provide strategic leadership and technical direction for the marketing teams. Design, plan, and undertake new initiatives. Liaise with organization staff to conceptualize and develop marketing collateral and messages. Ensure efficient and high quality practices, including compliance with protocols. Monitor and evaluate progress and results.
• Oversee event presence in consultation with Staff, as needed. Collaboratively develop strategy for all collateral materials, social media.
• Oversee the development and execution of the One Great Hour of Sharing offering in conjunction with partners.
• Write performance reviews and participate in the hiring process.
• Draft high quality internal and external results-focused reports upon request.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Oversee the marketing efforts of Global Ministries & UMCOR.
• Provide leadership and technical direction to the marketing team.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree required. Masters’ degree in Communications or Marketing desired.
• Strong project and budget management skills required. Excellent team leadership, team working and relationship building skills with the ability to develop positive working relations across functions and cultures. Ability to use appropriate management tools to ensure effective running of programs, staff management and development. Fluency in English required, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong communication and representation and negotiation skills with excellent spoken and written English. Knowledge of data collection, methods and data analysis skills. Fundraising skills (grants, solicitations, and networking) a plus. Thorough understanding of the United Methodist Church as well as theological studies and business administration courses desired but not required.
• Minimum of two years of management experience with solid technical understanding of communications systems. At least two years’ experience leading multidisciplinary, multicultural teams.
• Basic Marketing Techniques/Concepts.

Learning Period: 6 months

Position Type:
Full time (FT)
Position Title:
Missionary Relations Communications Strategist
Contact Info for position (how to apply):

Apply at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&rid=266
Brief position description:

Description
Job Function:
• Serve as main contact and primary resource person for CSGM network; coordinate, plan, implement, and evaluate communication strategies.
• Supervise 5 jurisdictional Mission Interpreters, including directing check-in conference calls, creating and updating job descriptions, recruiting, hiring, and providing orientation for new mission interpreters.
• Supervise 2 Mission Interpreters for Young Adult Mission Service.
• Provide overall strategy for creation of Missionary Alumni Network.
• Plan, attend, and evaluate presence at annual jurisdictional gatherings and plan, execute, and evaluate a bi-annual national gathering for CSGMS at Global Ministries headquarters.

Major Accountabilities:
• Promote Global Ministries programs and missionary community.
• Raise financial support for Global Ministries missionary community.
• Provide and implement strategy to utilize existing networks of jurisdictional mission interpreters and annual conference mission leaders (CSGMs) to do the above.
• Plan jurisdictional gatherings and the bi-annual gathering of CSGMs at Global Ministries headquarters.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Experience in international missionary work is a strong plus; membership in the United Methodist Church preferred.
•Excellent written and oral communication.
•Knowledge of Global Ministries missionary work, ability to effectively communicate with people of diverse cultures in person and through other method influenced by advance technology, ability to manage the coordination of missionary selection process with a high level of responsibility, and ability to strategically plan and implement the accompaniment process.
•Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in missionary personnel related management and/or itineration.

Learning Period: 3-6 months