Employment & Internship Opportunities

Employment & Internship Opportunities 

Candler maintains a list of employment and internship opportunities for students, alumni and friends of Candler, as well as for local churches and non-church ecclesial organizations. 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, Full-time.

In addition, current students may find internship opportunities that provide valuable ministerial experience as well as financial support through the Office of Contextual Education. Finally, the Emory University Office of Student Employment maintains a comprehensive listing of opportunities throughout Emory, and Candler students with previous Residential Advisor or other campus housing-related experience may consider applying for a job with Residence Life and Housing.

If your church or organization is interested in posting a job, please submit the position for approval through Candler’s online job submission form.

Internships (paid)

Assistant Camp Counselor

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Contact Rev. Ginnie Ferrell, Central UCC, 2676 Clairmont Rd., Atlanta 30329

Position Description:
Founded in 1882, Central Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) is a justice-seeking, open & affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. Three hallmark elements form the bedrock of our worship, witness and work: extravagant welcome, continuing testament, and changing lives.
Central Congregation UCC is currently seeking an Assistant Counselor at a church full-day nature camp from May 18th to July 10th.

Youth Ministry and Children's Minister Summer Interships

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Interested applicants please send a resume to Catherine Sykes at csykes@welcometoharvest.org. Please indicate if you are applying for the Youth or Children's Ministry Internship.

Position Description:
We are looking for two people to serve as Summer Interns, one in Youth Ministry and one in Children's Ministry. These ministries are for a full-time summer intern positions. The Youth Ministry Intern would have responsibility for working alongside the youth minister in the overall leadership and ministry with youth through Harvest. The Children's Ministry Intern would have responsibility for working alongside the children's minister in the overall leadership and ministry with children through Harvest. Any applicants should be self-motivated, innovative people with a deep personal faith, a desire to explore a call to youth or children's ministry in the United Methodist Church, and a calling for working with youth or children and their families.

Both internships have a salary and benefits: $4,000 for a 12 week internship (10 weeks negotiable). Housing with a family in the church. Reimbursement for mileage accrued in the course of ministry at the IRS rate.

Student Ministry Intern - First Christian Church, Huntsville, Alabama

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Application process:
Please submit the following to Rev. Laura Stephens-Reed, Minister of Youth, at laurasr@fcc-hsv.org by April 1:
• Cover letter that includes paragraph-length answers to these two questions:
1. What would you hope to learn from this ministry opportunity?
2. What would you hope to teach and/or model for our students and First Christian Church as a whole?
• Current resume
• Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three references

Interviews will take place via Skype in April.

For more information on First Christian Church, visit www.fcc-hsv.org. For more information on the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), visit www.disciples.org.

Position Description:
The Student Ministry Intern is designed to give a seminary student the opportunity to lead and learn about ministry in a congregational setting. The position will run from early June to mid-August 2015 (dates negotiable), for a total of 10 weeks.

Responsibilities include:
• Sharing leadership with the Minister of Youth, Associate Minister, Youth Task Group, and Children’s Committee in implementing summer ministries for students (birth through college, with an emphasis on sixth through twelfth grades.)
• Participating in summer camps for children and youth and mission trips for youth.
• Building appropriate mentoring relationships with students.
• Facilitating community among the students of First Christian Church.
• Raising the profile of FCC’s student ministry in Huntsville, including through mission projects.
• Helping plan and lead worship as requested by the pastoral staff.
• Filling the pulpit for one Sunday.
• Attending and making reports at weekly staff meetings.
• Attending and making monthly reports at monthly Youth Task Group, Children’s Committee, and Administrative Board meetings.
• Meeting at least bi-weekly with the Associate Minister and Minister of Youth for reflection and planning.

There will be opportunities to explore areas of ministry beyond student ministry and to initiate special projects. First Christian Church will gladly work with the intern’s field education coordinator to help the intern secure supervised ministry credit.

Summer Intern

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Rev. Nancy Watson, Pastor
Office: (334) 636-4654
Cell: (334) 357-2067

Position Description:
Thomasville, AL

Part-Time (30 hours per week); May 1 – July 31, 2015 (precise dates negotiable depending upon school terms, etc.)

RELATIONSHIPS: The first priority of a summer intern is to be involved in the lives of the youth (7th – 12th grade) in our ministry – establishing relationships with them, shepherding them and helping them develop their own relationship with Jesus Christ and with other youth and adults at Thomasville United Methodist Church. The summer intern’s following responsibilities are:
1. Know every youth by name and develop ways to connect with youth on a one-on-one basis.
2. Ensure all first-time visitors to youth events receive an exceptional welcome, so that all students who want to become a part of the Thomasville UMC youth ministry do so in a way that feels welcoming and natural to them.
3. Develop relationships with regular volunteers. Recruit volunteers for the new school year in the fall.
4. Regularly encourage students to take the next natural step in their journey of Christian discipleship, including involvement in worship, leadership or in discipleship groups such as Bible Study or small groups.

PROGRAMS: The Summer Intern is to lead Sunday and Wednesday night youth activities, to infuse worship with sincerity, and creativity. They will lead the Bible Studies, scheduled mission trips (e.g. Alabama Rural Ministries), and attend Blue Lake Camp as a volunteer leader if the youth attend camp. They will also assist with any logistical matters such as forms, transportation arrangements, etc., in order to understand fully what being a youth director entails:
1. Meet weekly with the pastor to assure that both the needs of the youth and the needs of the intern are being addressed appropriately. Participate in Sunday worship, Sunday School, and fill in as small group leader, mission trips, and camps, etc.
2. Recruit, lead, equip, organize, and recognize lay persons who are called to serve as volunteers with the Youth Group.
3. Serve as a catalyst for spiritual growth, by example and by articulating your faith both in small group settings and in everyday conversations with youth, parents, and volunteers.

1. Skills, aptitude, training and experience working with youth.
2. Ability to creatively plan events with worship and for fun with the youth program.
3. Will ideally be in or considering Christian ministry as vocation.

1. A Christ-centered, Biblically-rooted, warm-hearted faith in Christ which expresses itself in loving, joyful, healthy relationships with others and personal freedom in sharing his/her personal experience of Christ.
2. An excitement and commitment to the mission and vision of Thomasville United Methodist Church.
3. A team-player who works well with other church leaders and who has proven effectiveness in working with volunteers and parents.
4. Evidence of Christian character evidenced by a life of prayer, spiritual discipline, tithing, and participation in the life of the church.
5. A sense of humor and ability not to take him/herself too seriously.
6. High energy level for the demands of a growing ministry.

$12 per hour for 30 hours/week ($4,680 for the summer), paid bi-weekly.
Housing provided in furnished part of the parsonage (separate entrance), utilities included.
Own transportation is required.

Chaplain Resident (1 year contract)

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Greenville Health System
Spiritual Care & Education
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605

To apply: http://university.ghs.org/cpe/

Position Description:
The GHS program in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is accredited for Level One and Level Two with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). The ACPE 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. www.acpe.edu, Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., 1549 Clairmont Road Suite103, Decatur GA 30033, (404) 320-1472.

The residency program provides a full year (rotating admission) of intensive, post-graduate Clinical Pastoral Education including clinical rotation opportunities. Prerequisites for residency include one prior unit of CPE. Tuition is $350.00 per unit due the first day of the unit. The program runs on a rotating admission and offers a stipend competitive with that of other centers in the Southeast. There is a $25.00 application fee, checks made payable to "GHS Department of Spiritual Care & Education." Please see our website for application and further information.

Families Ministry Internship

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
To apply please send your resume and a professional letter of recommendation to Reverend Emily Bagwell: ebagwell@stjamesatlanta.org.

Position Description:
St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Ga is seeking two energetic, focused, and mature Family Ministry Interns. The interns will assist both the Children's and Youth Ministry in helping to grow children and youth into disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world (our denominational mission statement).

The internship seeks to provide support and guidance resulting in new skills and professional development. Responsibilities will include Sunday Children's and Youth Ministry leadership, developing relationships with St. James families, engagement with a variety of events, missions, and activities, and other assigned responsibilities. Musical skills preferred, not required. A complete list of all activities and events will be provided prior to the start of the internship. Each internship will require 10-15 hours per week with Sunday and Wednesday afternoon/evening availability necessary. Compensation will be $750 for June 1-August 15. Opportunity for year-round internship available.

Youth Minister

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
Ministerial applicants should submit: (i) a resume, (ii) a list of at least five professional references, (iii) a statement describing the candidate’s philosophy of ministry, and (iv) preferred contact information to BayshoreBaptist@gmail.com or Bayshore Baptist Church, Youth Minister Search Committee, 3111 W. Morrison Ave., Tampa, FL 33629.

Position Description:
Bayshore Baptist Church (Tampa, FL) is seeking a Youth Minister. We are a moderate, Baptist fellowship aligned with the CBF (Cooperative Baptist Fellowship) at the Florida and National levels. Ministerial applicants must have good preaching skills, and be loyal to Christian doctrine, discipline and worship. Our preferred credentials include a degree from an accredited seminary, school of theology, or divinity school and some experience serving as a Youth Minister while a student. Ideal strengths in relating to young people and their parents are highly desired. He/she should possess strong organizational skills and support the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message.

Summer Teaching Position

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at: http://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/

Position Description:
• Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.
• Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
• Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2015 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

We hire people who:
• Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
• Are responsible, hardworking, and have good communication and organizational skills
• Will be patient and supportive with students
The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

The Road Episcopal Service Corps Fellow

Position Type: Internships (paid)

How to apply:
To apply, contact lbryant@theroadatlanta.org

Position Description:
The Road Episcopal Service Corps is a paid urban ministry fellowship for young adults (21-32) who want to put their faith into action and make the connection between faith and social change. Road fellows live together in an intentional spiritual community while serving 32 hours a week with agencies and people committed to local issues of social justice and compassionate work. Fellows also engage a curriculum of social justice education, spiritual formation, vocational discernment, and leadership development.

We seek fellows who bring passion, energy, and curiosity to the collaborative endeavor of building more just and liberating communities and are ready for challenging, creative, and important work. The Road welcomes fellows from all walks of life and many faith perspectives, believing the gift of differences enriches a year of inner and outer growth.

The fellowship year begins August 25, 2015 and ends in mid-July 2016. The Road provides housing and utilities, health insurance, and a stipend to cover costs of food, transportation, and personal expenses.

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Internships (unpaid)

Ministry with Children

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Send e-mail response to elaine.puckett@ngumc.net to set up interview

Position Description:
10 hours per week establishing and expanding children's ministry programs at Brookhaven UMC located in a growing intown community near campus. Emphasis on Sunday morning and special events to link the church with the community. Salary in $8000 annually. We would like to have someone who can make a 2 to 3 year commitment.

Worship Leader

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Kennesaw United Methodist Church
1801 Ben King Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Email Rev. Lindsey Solomon to apply at Lindsey@kennesawumc.org

Position Description:
Kennesaw UMC is seeking an intern to serve as a worship leader at our modern worship service. The worship service is held Sundays at 11:00 am.

Responsibilities include: work with members of the worship team, plan songs based on worship themes, and lead the congregation in worship.

This position has the potential to become a Con Ed II placement.

Public Relations Coordinator

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Atlanta, GA


Send letter of interest with resume to:
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
The Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of communications and media relations activities in support of Fountain of Hope Christian Church strategy to ensure consistent communication messaging to internal and external audiences. You may be called upon to write newsletters and news releases, handle media outreach, write and lay out brochures and fliers, and issue church bulletins and annual reports. You may also prepare scripts for speeches, produce videos, and compose letters and memos for church officers. Maintain websites, coordinate special events, manage fundraising, represent the church at community gatherings, or respond to public concerns or questions.

As the church public relations officer you’ll focus on promoting and boosting attendance at church services and events, building a team of volunteers and advancing the church’s mission and charitable projects throughout the community. You may also help secure funding and community resources to support church programs and activities. And any other related responsibilities and tasks that might be assigned by the senior pastor or their designee.

Director of Youth and Children Ministry

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church Atlanta, GA


Send letter of interest with resume to:
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
Fountain of Hope believes that children and youth are both an asset and a gift from God. They are an asset to the future of all humanity and they are gift for the present. We strongly believe in developing opportunities for children and youth to develop spiritually, mentally, and physically and even culturally. This is a relevant ministry for issues that children and youth are facing today. The Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry is responsible for the coordination and execution of ministry for growth and nurture of youth and children in Fountain of Hope and in the nearby community.

Responsibilities include the following:
Engage in a personal ministry of discipleship with the youth and children of Fountain of Hope, while equipping them to grow into all that God has for them to be.
• Provide leadership that will help youth and children to become more connected with:
o God (e.g., Bible studies, retreats/conferences, discipleship programs, etc.)
o one another (e.g., ways that nurture/facilitate relationships, mentoring programs, support groups, etc.).
o God’s mission (e.g., “bridge” events to reach out to unchurched women, service opportunities/local missions, adopting a missional lifestyle, etc.)
• Offer practical leadership training and help the youth and children find their best place to serve in the church.
• Assess the needs and interests of the youth and children of the church and find ways to relevantly reach out to and edify the youth and children of the church.
• Recruit, develop, train, oversee and encourage leaders for youth and children’s ministry (e.g., form and invest in a youth and children leadership team(s) or equivalent).
• Find tangible ways to express love, affirmation, and encouragement to the women under your Leadership, pray for them consistently, and seek to develop a positive culture of joy and hope.
• Prepare an annual written report and evaluation of the Youth and Children’s Ministry, along with plans for the upcoming year.
• Keep the Youth and Children’s Ministries section of the Website updated and communicate relevant information to the congregation through the e-bulletin, announcements, and other means.
• Attend staff meetings whenever possible.
• Attend Fountain of Hope Worship Services

Director or Women's Ministries

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Atlanta, GA


Send letter of interest with resume to:
or mail to:
Fountain of Hope Christian Church
Attn: Rev. Charles Marshall
PO BOX 55039
Atlanta, GA 30308

Position Description:
Fountain of Hope Women’s Ministry is dedicated to spiritual, physical, and intellectual development of women through many paths guided by a scriptural foundation. The Director of Women’s Ministry is responsible for the coordination and execution of ministry activities to edify and build the women of Fountain of Hope Christian Church.

Responsibilities include the following:
Engage in a personal ministry of discipleship with the women of Fountain of Hope, while equipping them to disciple others, as well.
• Provide leadership that will help women become more connected with
o God (e.g., Bible studies, retreats/conferences, discipleship programs, etc.)
o one another (e.g., ways that nurture/facilitate relationships, mentoring programs, support groups, etc.).
o God’s mission (e.g., “bridge” events to reach out to unchurched women, service opportunities/local missions, adopting a missional lifestyle, etc.)
• Offer practical leadership training and help women find their best place to serve in the church.
• Assess the needs and interests of the women of the church and find ways to relevantly reach out to and enfold all the women of the church.
• Recruit, develop, train, oversee and encourage leaders for women’s ministry (e.g., form and invest in a women’s leadership team(s) or equivalent).
• Find tangible ways to express love, affirmation, and encouragement to the women under your Leadership, pray for them consistently, and seek to develop a positive culture of joy and hope.
• Prepare an annual written report and evaluation of Women’s Ministry, along with plans for the upcoming year.
• Keep the Women’s Ministries section of the Website updated and communicate relevant information to the congregation through the e-bulletin, announcements, and other means.
• Attend staff meetings whenever possible.

Public Policy Intern

Position Type: Internships (unpaid)

How to apply:
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample via email by May 1, 2015 to:
Rachel Graber
Public Policy Manager
2000 M St. NW, Ste. 480
Washington, DC 20036

Position Description:
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is currently seeking an public policy intern (unpaid) for its office in Washington, DC. NCADV's public policy office engages lawmakers, allied organizations and the domestic violence field's grassroots to promote policies that support and protect victims and survivors of domestic violence. We are seeking an intern with strong research skills who can work both as a team and independently without significant oversight. Candidates must have a passion for combating violence against women. This position reports to the Public Policy Manager.

• Conducting original research to collect data to be used in lobbying efforts
• Attending congressional hearings and briefings
• Accompanying Public Policy Manager to meetings with congressional staff
• Tracking federal legislation
• Reaching out to grassroots when necessary
• Assisting Public Policy Manager in planning events
• Creating fact sheets and other documents as needed to present to congressional staff
• Other duties as assigned.

• Current undergraduate or graduate student; minimum GPA of 3.0
• Outstanding recent graduates may be considered
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong writing skills
• Research experience, preferably including survey methods
• Passion for violence against women issues
• Willingness to do all assigned tasks, including clerical tasks if necessary
• Well organized, detail-oriented
• Ability to work independently
• Collaborative spirit
• Ability to work at least 20 hours per week during the summer and 10-15 hours per week during the school year

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Campus employment

Student Housing and Financial Literacy Coordinator

Position Type: Campus employment

How to apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter to David Logeman at david.logeman@emory.edu

Position Description:
Job Description:
In an effort to increase retention rates and better serve incoming students, the Candler Office of Admissions and Financial Aid seeks to hire a Student Housing and Financial Literacy Coordinator. The individual who fills this position will be responsible for the organization and management of all tasks related housing for first-year Candler students, as well as developing financial literacy programming. The Coordinator will work in the Admissions Office and report to the Assistant Director of Admissions. This position will require approximately 10 hours of work per week from date of hire through May 11th, and 30 hours per week from May 12th through August 25th.

• Maintenance and expansion of the Candler housing website
• Communication (primarily through phone calls, email and the Candler Admitted Student Facebook page) with incoming students seeking information about housing and roommates and with landlords/property managers
• Creation and distribution of interactive materials which provide helpful information about living in Atlanta, including but not limited to maps, descriptions of neighborhoods, lists of housing resources, and information about transportation options
• Planning and execution of financial literacy programming for incoming students which focuses on affordable living in Atlanta
• Development of a formal communication series for admitted students which focuses on matters related to housing
• Creation of a comprehensive record of frequently asked questions and common housing concerns from both current and incoming students
• Gathering of information on incoming students’ interest in intentional community living arrangements
• Development of intentional community principles and curriculum
• Service as a liaison between the Admissions Office and the Office of Student Programming’s International Student Hospitality Coordinator on matters related to housing for non-native and exchange students

• Friendly and hospitable attitude toward incoming students, coworkers in the Admissions office, and the general public
• Deep knowledge of Atlanta neighborhoods and transportation options
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, and Publisher
• Ability to create interactive materials (A/V recording and editing, web content development, etc.)

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Part time (PT)

Sunday Shepherd at St. Paul UMC, Atlanta

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Send resume, as well as, inquires and questions to: ellen@stpaulgrantpark.org

Position Description:
Time/Hours: Every Sunday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, plus one hour additional for planning purposes.

Pay: $15 per hour ($60 per Sunday)

Reports to: Pastor

Area of Responsibility: Children’s Christian Education

Purpose of position: to shepherd the children and their parents to appropriate nursery, child care, and Sunday School classes and to lead Children’s Worship Class during 11 am worship. Position immediately available.

Children's Worship Leader

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
To apply contact Program Director, Melinda Sandkam at msandkam@morningsidepc.org

Position Description:
Leading elementary age children on Sunday mornings for 9:45 hour and Children's Worship; school-year commitment (can include summer)

Youth Pastor/Minister/Director

Position Type: Part Time (PT)

How to apply:

Position Description:
Looking for a Youth Pastor/Minister/Director to lead our Youth Ministry. We are seeking a passionate, energetic leader willing to teach and guide the youth/young. Must be able to develop strong leaders. The youth leader must have a vision, faith and an urgency to see the youth come to their full potential. Must have a heart for young people and have experience leading and teaching youth. Must submit a resume. Must have a degree.

Director of Children's Ministries

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
To apply, send a resumé and cover letter to Pastor Wesley Sanders at wesley@brookhaven.church

Position Description:
Brookhaven UMC, a growing small-membership church in the city of Brookhaven near Atlanta, is seeking a part-time director of children’s ministries for approximately 10 hours per week. The director of children’s ministries will be responsible for overseeing a growing children’s ministry program at an urban church. Primary responsibilities will include oversight of children’s Sunday School, children’s worship, and weekly children’s moment during services. The children’s ministry director will also, in consultation with the pastor, seek to strengthen relationships with the church’s Child Development Center and with the broader community. The director will also work to organize events for families that seek to fulfill our vision of being a truly intergenerational church. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have experience working with children, youth, and families, experience managing and coordinating volunteers, and will bring vision and direction to this ministry.

Youth Director

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Contact us for inquiry or to submit resume to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 100, 5622 Clarks Bridge Rd., Clermont, GA 30527.

Email: tumc@trinityclermont.org

Phone: 770.983.3177

Position Description:
Trinity UMC is located in Clermont, GA, just north of Gainesville (1 hr. 15 minutes from Emory.) The Youth Director position is for approximately 15 hrs. a week. The job responsibilities involve but are not limited to Sunday afternoon Youth, three spiritual trips/retreats a year (Destination Unknown) once a month Wednesday activity, two fundraisers, and including assisting in Worship. We have an active group of 20 youth, most of which are middle school age. This is a great opportunity for a seminary student who wants to engage in ministry and provide some income at the same time.

Summer Camp Counselor

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Send an email to Ashley Waite (waite.ashley@gmail.com) to express your interest and receive an application. Interviews will be scheduled upon submission of completed application.

Position Description:
Looking for summer camp counselors for Camp SPARC! - which is a summer camp for elementary-aged children in the Grant Park neighborhood of Atlanta. We are a ministry of St. Paul United Methodist (501 Grant St SE) - and we meet for camp there at the church for 7 weeks in the summer. We want to give preference to people who can work the entire summer with us, but are also interested in folks who can work a partial summer. These are the weeks we need counselors: 1. June 1 to 5 2. June 15 to 19 3. June 22 to 26 4. July 6 to 10 5. July 13 to 17 6. July 20 to 24 7. July 27 to 31 We don't need counselors during the week of June 8 to 12 or Jun 29 to Jul 3 - so you would have those weeks off!!! Email Ashley (waite.ashley@gmail.com) or Joe (joeriddle5588@gmail.com) if you are interested or want to talk further. Blessings on all of your summers!

Youth Ministry Director

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
1400 Killian Hill Road
Lilburn, GA 30047


Submit inquires or resume to: personnel@goodshepherdpc.org

Position Description:
This individual will provide vision, leadership, organization, and support for ministries of the church involving youth (middle school through high school) and their families, including worship, mission, study, and fellowship. Individual will strengthen the youth programs to foster the spiritual growth of each person and to embrace them as cherished members of our faith and extended community. Individual will work with all members and families to enhance their church experience and faith journey. Individual will creatively engage the congregation’s dedicated volunteer base and its long-standing commitment to youth.

This is an 18-20 hour/week position, generally including:
3 hours - Sunday morning
3 hours - Sunday evening
3 hours - Wednesday evening
9 hours – Variable during the week

Variable based on experience and qualifications

Interim Director of Christian Education

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
If you see yourself being a fit in this environment and inspired by the position, please send resumes, personal information form, and statement of faith to Alan Klein at dcesearch@gmail.com
Also see http://pleasanthillpc.org/ for more information.

Position Description:
Pleasant HiPleasant Hill Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Duluth, Ga. is seeking a part-time interim Director of Christian Education to provide leadership in working with the session, head of staff and Christian Education committee in supervising, planning and facilitating the Christian Education programs for all ages.

Pleasant Hill church is a vibrant and active, missions-oriented congregation, that with their differing faith backgrounds, diverse family profiles, varied races, ethnicities and sexual orientations, together, provide a safe community for people to grow in their knowledge and love of God while following Christ in loving each other and all of God’s children.

The staff at Pleasant Hill is a group of talented, creative, fun-loving, spirit-filled people who work together in a collaborative style that offers support and respect to one another which radiates in their leadership and creates a loving, joy-filled, engaged and stimulating environment. ll Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Duluth, Ga. is seeking a part-time interim Director of Christian Education to provide leadership in working with the session, head of staff and Christian Education committee in supervising, planning and facilitating the Christian Education programs for all ages.

Pleasant Hill church is a vibrant and active, missions-oriented congregation, that with their differing faith backgrounds, diverse family profiles, varied races, ethnicities and sexual orientations, together, provide a safe community for people to grow in their knowledge and love of God while following Christ in loving each other and all of God’s children.

The staff at Pleasant Hill is a group of talented, creative, fun-loving, spirit-filled people who work together in a collaborative style that offers support and respect to one another which radiates in their leadership and creates a loving, joy-filled, engaged and stimulating environment.

Pastoral Associate

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest to First Baptist Church, 500 N. Clinton St., Iowa City, IA 52245, by May 15, 2015.

Position Description:
First Baptist Church (ABC-USA) of Iowa City, IA, seeks a Pastoral Associate with a passion for Christ, love for all kinds of people, and vision for a new way of being church. This half-time position has the potential to evolve over time. Ministry with young adults and families will be primary, with other duties to be mutually decided. FBC is theologically progressive, a member of AWAB, and home to Inside Out Reentry, a program for people returning from incarceration. Seminary or similar education required; ministry experience preferred.

Worship Leader

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Please send the following:
• 1 page resume
• A video (3-7min) telling us your testimony, be sure to include your salvation experience
• 1 or 2 audition video(s) of you playing and/or singing a worship song

Position Description:
We are a small church plant (25-30) weekly average attendance in need of a worship leader. Team currently has (1) guitarist and (1) vocalist. Current style(s) of music include: Hillsong, Enter The Worship Circle, Bethel, Elevation Church, Vineyard Music

The worship leader should have a strong and mature faith as a Christ Follower and a passion for leading others in worship. Primary duties will be planning, rehearsing and leading music for our worship service. Small Stipend and some expense reimbursement are offered.
• Vocals and a proficiency in guitar or keys/piano are required.
• Worship team experience is a plus however no experience required as a worship leader.
• We will highly consider music ministry students


Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
E-mail to Famina Laroui larouifamina@yahoo.fr

Position Description:
Babysitter for two boys (ages 6 and 4 ) after school - meeting at the bus stop, then supervision of play/snack/homework. Hours TBD, likely 2:30pm-6:30pm M-F for school year, with summer hours needed this summer.

Located in Decatur off Clairmont Rd near Emory's Clairmont Campus. Preferable to provide own transportation. Bonus if you speak French!

Church Nursery Staff

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
E-mail Rev. Susan Pinson spinson@glennumc.org

Position Description:
Church nursery position opening for Sunday mornings, 8:15am-12:15pm at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church on the campus of Emory. Possible hours available for Wednesday evenings, special seasonal services, etc. Join a team of dedicated staff for fun mornings of caring for infants thru Kindergarteners as a part of our Children's Ministries team.

Assistant Youth Minister

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Please submit resume and references to Brent Ritter, Youth Minister via email at britter@newnanfumc.org

Position Description:
Newnan First United Methodist Church is seeking applicants for a part-time Assistant Youth Minister. Newnan First is 2,000 member church in the heart of Coweta County. We have about 70 active students with a large rising confirmation class. The youth ministries in the church seek to create an environment for students to Belong to a family, Believe in Jesus Christ and Become His Disciples.

This position is 20 hours per week and includes Bible Study, Youth Worship and Event planning and leadership, retreats, mission trips and other activities. The position will operate under the supervision of the Youth Minister and the Senior Pastor and will assist in the overall operation of the youth ministry department, but will focus on interaction and development of middle school students. Newnan First is looking for an organized and passionate person who enjoys working in a supportive leadership position. Candidates should possess leadership skills and the ability to support and "put feet on" a vision. Musical talent is a plus, but not necessary. Applicable experience and references required. College degree in ministry or theological areas preferred, but not required with appropriate experience.

Competitive salary is offered.

Director of Communications

Position Type: Part Time (PT)

How to apply:
Please email your cover letter and resume to hr@gcsrw.org by May 8th, 2015.

Position Description:
Basic Purpose:
The Director of Communications for the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW) plans, coordinates, and carries the message of GCSRW via web, social, and print media. The Director is responsible for web content, print media content, distribution of news and information via church and public media, and oversees the day-today editing, organization and content management of GCSRW-related websites, electronic newsletters and press releases. The Director also works with GCSRW staff to distribute information to constituent groups. The goal of the Director is to provide high-quality, multi-directional communications between GCSRW and its constituents at all levels of the church.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Manage and create/coordinate content for GCSRW website.
2. Respond to requests for information from board members, UMC general agencies and annual conferences and other associations.
3. Collaborate with the General Secretary and staff to develop communications/marketing strategies to support GCSRW’s mission, goals and objectives; including distribution plan for information.
4. Develop newsletters, press releases, email announcements, fact sheets, talking points to promote GCSRW programs and mission.
5. Lead the GCSRW presence and communications via social media
6. Write and/or edit GCSRW reports and documents.
7. Represents GCSRW at various UMC events, including church-related news and media groups. Build and foster collaborative relationships with UMC communicators.
8. Performs other functions as assigned by, and developed in consultation, with the approval of the General Secretary.

¬ Job Standards:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or communications.
Other Specialized Knowledge:Website production, CMS environment, expertise in writing CSS, HTML, Javascript and Flash required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience: 3+ year’s experience, Knowledge of the UMC. Ability to work with a multicultural staff work within deadlines.
Learning Period: 1 year

Position is located in Chicago, IL

Salary Range - $35,000-$39,000, 21 hours per week (3/5 time)

Benefits include:
• Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Retirement/Pension Plan /Personal Investment Plans
• Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Sick Leave and Personal Leave

Nursery Childcare Worker

Position Type: Part time (PT)

How to apply:
Contact Calissa Dauterman, Minister for Spiritual Formation and Growth (cdauterman@graceonponce.org or 513-578-4138)

Position Description:
Grace United Methodist Church in Midtown Atlanta (458 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308) is seeking dedicated nursery workers to provide safe, secure, nurturing, clean, and efficient care to our youngest children (ages 0-4), guided by the principles of United Methodism, on Sunday mornings from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Position: Nursery Childcare Worker – Sunday Morning

Reports to: Minister for Spiritual Formation and Growth

Salary: $10/hour

Job Description
• Responsible for age-appropriate care, which includes: maintaining a safe environment, attending to each child’s needs, and interacting with children through games, stories, and play.
• Arrive at 9:30 AM, prior to the 10:00 AM Sunday School hour, and remain after the 11:00 AM service until all children have been picked up by their parents/guardians or caregivers (children should be picked up ~12:15 PM).
• Must be welcoming, reassuring, and respectful to all children, parents, and volunteers.
• Straighten room before leaving and sanitize toys and anything else necessary.
• Work holidays that fall on Sunday.
• Abide by Grace United Methodist Church’s Safe Sanctuaries policy, including:
• Completing the Trak1 Safe Sanctuary training online
• Submitting to a criminal background check through Trak1
• Attending annual Safe Sanctuary training on reducing the risk of child abuse
• Signing a Covenant Statement as a pledge to follow all policies and procedures of Grace UMC’s Safe Sanctuary Policy
• Report to the Minister for Spiritual Formation and Growth including quarterly meetings.
• Communicate in advance to the Minister for Spiritual Formation and Growth:
• Planned absences must be given two weeks ahead of time.
• In the case of last-minute illness, contact the DRE by 9:30am so a replacement or volunteer may be found.

• Experienced in the care of children 0-4 years of age preferred, with the ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities/characteristics.
• Must be 19 years of age or older.
• Must submit to and pass a criminal background check through Trak1.
• Must complete Safe Sanctuaries training through Trak1
• Must be punctual and reliable.

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Program Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send Resume to: employment@glenlake.org
Attention: Natalie Davidson

Position Description:
Staff Purpose:
The Program Director seeks to lead and serve as a faithful part of God’s work in and through the Ministry of Glen Lake. The Program Director serves on a ministry team dedicated and committed to a team approach to the ministry entrusted to us.

Job Summary:
The Program Director seeks to provide expertise in the field of Christian Education and camp ministry. The Program Director leads a team of dedicated persons in order to provide safe, fun, and Christ- centered camp experiences.

Duties (include but not limited to):
• Develop, plan, organize and implement effective summer camps
• Evaluate existing programs and recommend additions or deletions as needed
• Partner with the Central Texas Conference of the UMC to provide programming
• Review and update summer staff job descriptions annually
• Recruit, interview and participate in the hiring of summer staff
• Plan and implement a summer staff training program
• Effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team of approximately 45-75 summer staff
• Evaluate summer staff and jointly develop improvement plans when necessary
• Serve as an appropriate role model for children and young adults
• Host retreat groups as required, seeking to make all feel welcome and meet their camp-related needs
• Involved in the ongoing marketing and promotion of both the camp and retreat ministries
• Contribute ideas and verbiage to newsletters and promotional pieces

Required qualifications:
• An active and growing faith in Jesus Christ, with a heart for ministry and a passion for helping others grow in their personal walk with the Lord
• Integrity, consistent work ethic, and a proven success in leadership at a Christian camp or similar organization
• Interpersonal communication and organizational skills
• A team-oriented servant attitude and the ability to relate well with others
• Creativity and high energy particularly when preparing and implementing camp programs
• The ability to handle conflict in a respectful and professional manner
• A bachelors degree

Preferred qualifications:
• A Master’s degree in Christian Education
• 2-5 years in a manager/director position in Christian camping

• Paid Time Off – detailed in Employee Policy and Procedure Manual
• Major medical coverage for the employee
• Matching pension benefits available after one year of employment
• On-site housing with basic utilities included (water, electric, and gas)

The Program Director will adhere to the principles of confidentiality concerning the business of this ministry.

Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send letters of interest and resumes by March 15, 2015 to:
John N. Avis, Search Committee Chair
4680 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38117

Or e-mail: associatesearch@2ndmemphis.org

Position Description:
Second Baptist Church in Memphis (TN) is seeking an individual to fill the newly formed position of Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care. This position requires one to possess an awareness of and sensitivity to all ages in the life of the church with particular emphasis on deepening spiritual formation in children, youth, and their families as well as to share in pastoral care and outreach.

Working Relationship:
Supervision received from the Senior Pastor with emphasis on a collaborative ministry leadership that maximizes the giftedness of the Associate Minister

The Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care working within the framework of the church’s mission statement, leads the church in its work of being formed in the image of Christ and sharing as the presence of Christ in the world. This minister is responsible to the Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee in accordance with church policy. This minister shall:
Work with the Senior Pastor, Associate Ministers and staff to give leadership to the spiritual formation and development of persons inside and outside the church to enable each person to grow in the knowledge of and service to Christ by:
1. Developing a vision for the church which recognizes that God is already at work in our church, leading the congregation to notice and find ways to participate in this vision.
2. Assisting the members of the church by engaging in spiritual practices to recognize God’s vision for reforming and transforming us.
3. Finding ways to identify and catch God’s vision for our community and world and engage the congregation, both individually and collectively, in ministry opportunities as the hands and feet of Christ.

Collaborative Responsibilities:
1. Work with the Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry Teams to enhance the discipleship ministry of the church through its work with children, youth, and their families:
• Evaluate Formation programs, design, and integrate age-specific and/or developmentally appropriate curriculum
• Present opportunities to deepen the spiritual formation of each person in living, being, doing, and knowing
• Provide for ongoing spiritual growth and development of children’s and youth teachers and leaders
2. Work with Children’s Ministry Team to lead in the recruitment, screening, and equipping of paid and volunteer workers including Sunday morning nursery staff, Children’s Worship, Sunday school, Wednesday night music and missions ministries.
3 Work with the Children’s Ministry Team, Student Ministry Team, and Staff to coordinate seasonal ministries that include Camp Second, Vacation Bible School, and Student Mission experiences.
4. Work with the Senior Pastor, Associate Ministers, staff and congregation to care for persons both in the church and community through the ministry of pastoral care. This will include hospital and care facility visitation, crisis intervention, counseling, and bereavement support

General Responsibilities:
1. Possess an awareness of and sensitivity to a cradle to grave continuum in presenting opportunities to deepen the spiritual formation of children, youth, and their families.
2. Provide and maintain active, ongoing communication with the parents of children, students, and the congregation at-large about the age-specific ministries of the church, including Parents’ Day Out and recreational ministries.
3. Provide supervision to staff as assigned by the Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee and serve as staff liaison for appropriate ministry teams, including the Parents’ Day Out.
4. Maintain in partnership with the Church Financial Administrator and Senior Pastor accurate financial records, monitor income and expenses and prepare annual budget requests related to the children’s and student needs of the church.
5. Meet regularly with the Senior Pastor and other Ministerial Associates to review children’s and student programs, assess ministry needs, and evaluate the overall ministry to children and their families.
6. Provide the Senior Pastor, at least annually, a plan for personal development.
7. Provide the Senior Pastor, annually, performance goals, objectives and standards for the coming year and a corresponding assessment plan for measurement and evaluation.
8. Carry out other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

1. This person shall be an exemplary Christian and be called to ministry.
2. This person shall have received formal ordination as a Baptist minister and shall be a degreed individual, with preference given to an accredited seminary degree, or a combination of work and education which will prepare him/her to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

Director of Ministries with Youth and Children

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Submit resumes to jobs@stjohnsbr.org

See full job posting at http://www.stjohnsbr.org/job-opening-director-youth-children/

Position Description:
St. John’s United Methodist Church (www.stjohnsbr.org) located in the southeast corner of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is searching for a full-time Director of Ministries with Youth and Children. St. John’s is a vibrant, growing congregation that lives its mission in a three-fold manner: Glorifying God. Feeding People. Making Disciples. The Director of Ministries with Youth and Children will oversee a thriving ministry with youth and children that invites all participants to live faithfully and joyfully into lives of Christian discipleship.

Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Kristina Zirschky at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com

Position Description:
Canterbury United Methodist Church (www.canterburyumc.org) in Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to join their children’s ministry team. The position will provide innovative, executive leadership over the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth through sixth grade, as well as their families. The main responsibilities are:
• Provide Leadership: The DCM will oversee all children's ministry programming, and supervise the children's ministry staff
• Equip families, leaders, and volunteers: The DCM will recruit, equip, and build teams of children's ministry leaders and volunteers
• Develop relationships: (1) Establish and oversee programming that encourages each child to choose to become a true disciple of Christ, (2) provide opportunities for children to develop relationships with other children, and children's ministry leaders and staff

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of three years of experience in leading a children’s ministry program, preferably in a larger church or similar organization
• A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a graduate degree in a field related to children’s ministry
• A passion for serving children 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 lead a professional team with positive spirit that supports the mission and core values of Canterbury UMC
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of ministry programs and events
• Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

Director of Youth Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Resumes may be sent to Robert Cloninger by email: rcloninger@fsfumc .org
or mailed to First United Methodist Church, Fort Smith 200 N.15th Fort Smith, AR 72901

Position Description:
First United Methodist Church is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Youth Ministry. Applicants need a minimum of a Bachelors degree, a commitment to the United Methodist Church and Wesleyan theology, and experience in leading youth ministry. Graduate work or advanced training in youth ministry is preferred.

Minister of Music and Outreach

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to ubcmusicsearch@gmail.com. We will collect resumes and cover letters through April 8, 2015.

Position Description:
The University Baptist Church (UBC) seeks a Minister of Music and Outreach who can lead us in creatively awakening our awareness and exploring the musical expression of God’s love in our lives. We seek a candidate who reflects God’s compassion, mercy, and grace throughout his/her daily living. UBC (ABCUSA, Alliance of Baptists) is a historic and progressive church adjacent to the University of Texas (UT) in Austin, the “Live Music Capital of the World”!

The Minister of Music and Outreach will lead music, worship, and outreach for a small yet diverse multi-generational congregation. UBC holds one worship service a week and special services throughout the year. Worship at UBC is modern liturgical, follows the Christian lectionary calendar, and enjoys a broad musical repertoire. UBC ministers actively in a unique urban environment in one of America’s most dynamic cities and is proud to be a welcoming, inclusive, and affirming church of all sexual/gender identities and races.

Music and Worship Responsibilities:
• Coordinate weekly order of service and monthly music selection with the pastoral staff
• Plan and envision larger worship themes with pastoral staff
• Develop and direct UBC Chancel Choir
• Support associate pastor in developing and leading Children’s Choir
• Work with the lay music coordinator and church administrator to administer UBC music budget
• Hire and supervise paid UT student scholars who sing in the choir
• Develop relationships and interest in the local Austin music scene, including UT

Outreach Responsibilities:
• Collection and dissemination of weekly visitor information while conducting a comprehensive visitor response effort
• Lead the church in planning intentional and proactive outreach events and efforts
• Encourage and empower the congregation to include outreach in all church activities

Desired Skills:
• Sight-reading and improvisation
• Strong communication skills
• Keyboard performance, piano and pipe-organ, pipe-organ preferred
• Choral directing/conducting
• Ability to recruit and develop new singers and instrumentalists

Salary: $43,000 – $45,000 (inclusive of housing) plus benefits. Supervision by the senior pastor.

Director of Admissions

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To apply:
Respond to the following in your cover letter:
• Discuss your understanding of the specific recruiting and retention challenges facing seminaries today, and what steps or measures would you take to navigate through the current environment while expected to meet enrollment and retention goals.
• Discuss your experience with the recruitment and admissions cycle and the various programs and quantitative systems applied to achieve your enrollment goals.

Attach resume and list of three professional references. Email all documents to Grace Welch, Director of Human Resources at gwelch@mtso.edu.
• See more at: http://www.mtso.edu/about-mtso/employment-opportunities/#sthash.fa2VFDDQ.dpuf

Position Description:
Administrative Position: Director of Admissions

Supervisor: Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Department: Admissions/Enrollment

Qualifications: Must have managed an Admissions department, and trained and developed staff at an accredited institution of higher education and/or seminary environment. Knowledgeable and conversant with United Methodist Church candidacy and ordination process. Proven record of accomplishment and accountability for achieving recruitment program activities, enrollment goals, and performance metrics. Planning and budgeting experience. Follow all state and federal educational regulations. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to relate to diverse groups of people; ability and willingness to travel (primarily in Ohio), understanding of theological education and concept of call to ministry/service. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated worker and a strong team player.

Primary responsibilities and duties: The Director of Admissions is a critical member of the Admissions department and is responsible for an overarching recruitment plan to bring a high-achieving and diverse student body to Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director is responsible for all aspects of the admissions process. This includes strategic planning, communication, telecommunications, online communications, budget, and management of the daily office operation. The Director oversees a cohesive team of admissions professionals who are responsible for the successful execution of the Graduate recruitment degree and certificate programs. The Director serves as a School representative and exhibits the integral role played by the admissions process in maintaining and strengthening the academic excellence of the School.

Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
1. Provide leadership and direction for the Office of Admissions and ensuring that the campus has appropriate enrollment at all levels. This includes enrolling the desired number of entering first-year students, transfer students, concurrent enrollment students, culturally diverse students, distance and commuter students, and total enrollment.
2. Manages the recruitment process and admissions, the retention of existing students, the United Methodist student ordination process, and the development of new and ever changing trends in student interests, recruitment, and admission programs, necessary to serve the needs of students and deliver comprehensive, mission aligned, strategic programming and enrollment targets.
3. Maintain strong on and off campus presence at special events and facilitate representation of the School by others at various events and places such as:
• college and university job fairs
• graduate school fairs
• ministry fairs and events
• church events and conferences
• on-campus open houses
4. Promote the school’s reach in traditionally underserved settings.
5. Explain admission procedures and courses offered to prospective students through phone calls, emails and face-to-face meetings.
6. Manage departmental follow-up communication with prospective students via phone, mail, and electronic media.
7. Generate call reports following visits and events that contain strategic information for recruitment follow-up.
8. Understand and use Student Information System database.
9. Maintain the target metrics by converting prospective students into confirmed admitted students, and succeed in achieving performance goals.
10. Oversee the process and tracking of all applications for admission, serving as custodian and manager of applicants’ files from receipt of initial documents to preparation of files for transmission to the Registrar following admission and receipt of deposit. Follow through from inquiry, applicant, deposited and enrolled.
11. Work cooperatively with cross-functional departments such as Director of Financial Aid, Director of Registrar, etc. to achieve student success and in support of enrollment objectives.
12. In consultation with appropriate persons, develop and manage the selection processes through which admissions decisions occur.
13. Serve as chair of the Admissions and Student Aid Committee.
14. Assist with special projects and events as assigned.

Non-essential duties: Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or minimum experience required (or preferred):
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a student services related field with at least 4 to 5 years of progressive admissions and higher education experience.
• Master’s degree preferred.
• Understanding of the United Methodist candidacy, commissioning and ordination processes.
• Alumni of a graduate theological school are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Background in theological education preferred.
• Must have staff management experience.
• Excellent organizational, oral/written, and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work with senior administrators and be a collaborative decision maker.
• Ability to use discretionary judgment.
• Ability to present to small and large groups.
• Ability to work independently, meet critical deadlines and enrollment targets, while prioritizing a heavy workload, under pressure and competing assignments.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to attend some night and weekend events required.
• Ability to travel locally, throughout state.
• Successful candidates must have an understanding of the enrollment issues facing seminaries and higher education institutions.

Church Business Administrator

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to stjamesatljobs@gmail.com

Position Description:
Oversees financial management of church and provides supervision of several staff members.

Director of Christian Education

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send your resume to: lydia@trinityumcbeaumont.org
Trinity UMC
Attn: Lydia Gallagher
P.O. Box 5247
Beaumont, TX 77726.

Visit us at our website: www.trinityumcbeaumont.org.

Position Description:
United Methodist Church in Beaumont, TX is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Education, with an emphasis in Children and Family ministry.

Qualifications needed: Bachelor’s degree, prefer graduate theological degree and/or certification in Christian Education and/or equivalent experience.

Jesus is calling: “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.”

Director of Family Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
U.S. Mail to:
Trinity UM Church
524 Tusculum Blvd.
Greeneville, TN 37745
Email to: trinity8888@embarqmail.com

Position Description:
Trinity UM Church in Greeneville, TN. seeks an energetic person with proven ability to connect to young adults and young families along with their children and youth. The position is a full-time ministry position, which will give direction to and coordinate volunteers for our ministry to children, youth and young families. Candidates with Theological education and experience in this type of ministry are preferred. A Bachelor's Degree, commitment to small group and team based ministry are required. Interested candidates should send resumes to the church office or as an attachment to email.

Education director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To apply please mail or email your resume.
U.S. Mail to:
Johns Creek Korean Church, Inc.
7830 McGinnis Ferry Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Email to:

Position Description:
• Coordinate with pastoral staffs in setting objectives and goals for all religious education programs
• Develop bible study curriculums and plans, and implement and supervise bible study programs for children, youth, and adults
• Review, select, approve, and order Christian education resources, including books, videos/DVDs and other materials for all ages
• Assess educational needs for all ages, setting goals for education and formation
• Plan and organize religious educational programs based on the needs of the congregation
• Work regularly with staff and lay leaders to integrate educational offerings and opportunities into other ministries (i.e., missions, youth ministry, evangelism, multi-cultural outreach)
• Encourage bible studies and Christian education to the congregation
• Recruit bible study teachers and staffs and train and supervise bible study teachers
• Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers as small group leaders
• Give directives for the teachers and group leaders
• Counsel families, students, and individuals regarding personal, ethical, and spiritual matters

Community Organizer For Social CHange

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational webinar. Sign up at www.thedartcenter.org/events

Send resumes to storar@thedartcenter.org

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

Position Description:
DART is hiring faith-based community organizers. Positions in Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, and Tampa, FL and Topeka and Lawrence, KS and Columbus, OH 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 the organization
• Train clergy and lay leaders in basic organizing skills, guide them in setting realistic yet challenging goals for their participation, and hold them accountable for fulfilling those commitments
• Research viable, systemic solutions to community problems
• Organize turnout for public meetings where 1,000+ people are mobilized to demonstrate support for these systemic solutions
• Maintain financial sustainability by ensuring timely dues collection among member congregations, and annually coordinating a major 6-8 week investment drive
• Assist in the recruitment of at least two new congregations into the organization annually

Intensive training is provided through the DART Organizers Institute, the five month field orientation program 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 competitive. People of color are encouraged to apply. Qualities we look for in our hires 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)
Basic eligibility requirements include:
• Bachelors degree or equivalent professional experience
• Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency
• Access to a car with proof of insurance

Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Elizabeth Fellows

Email: fellows@montrose.net

Phone: 970-209-6203

Position Description:
Christ United Methodist Church

Franklin, Tennessee

Director of Children’s Ministry

The Director of Children’s Ministry works with the Children’s Ministry Team and other church staff to develop and coordinate programs for children from birth to 6th grade and to connect all aspects of the children’s ministry with the mission of Christ UMC.

Terms of Employment:
• This position is full time (40 hours/week).
• Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Communicate and interpret the church’s vision with all involved in children’s ministry
• Establish goals and objectives by prioritizing related programs, managing the use of facilities, planning an appropriate budget, delegating tasks, and evaluating progress
• Work with the Children’s Ministry Team and staff to envision and implement new ministry opportunities
• Facilitate communication between children’s ministry leaders, staff and the congregation
• Work with and supervise the Childcare Coordinator and workers
• Attend and participate in staff meetings, Administrative Council meetings, and children’s ministry events
• Enforce Safe Sanctuary policies
• Establish and plan activities as needed for the children at church-wide functions
• Coordinate and implement special events including but not limited to Created by God, confirmation, and BANANA Club
• Oversee children’s worship while advocating for opportunities for children to participate in adult worship
• Supervise curriculum, recruitment, and training of volunteers for Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, and other children’s ministry needs
• Encourage teamwork and provide support and leadership to all volunteers
• Be present and available for children and their families, making visits to homes, hospitals, and schools as needed
• Empower and equip parents and other family members to be spiritual leaders in their homes
• Foster relationships and provide consistent communication with families
• Welcome and involve new families in the life of the church
• Develop opportunities for children and their families to be in mission and demonstrate hospitality by reaching out to children in the community

Qualifications, Skills, and Gifts:
• Strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ
• Accordance with the beliefs of the United Methodist Church
• Commitment to the mission and values of Christ United Methodist Church
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
• A heart, passion and love for children
• Experience working with children in church. Experience in Children’s Ministry or children’s programming preferred
• Desire to be a part of a team and an ability to work with a variety of persons
• Superior organizational skills and creativity
• Aptitude for programming
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Understanding of social media and ability to navigate church website
• Capacity for speaking publicly
• Desire to team build

BarChurch Site Pastor & Director of College-Age Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to: jobs@gatheringnow.org

Position Description:
Site Pastor for BarChurch, one of four sites of a growing multi-site church in St. Louis, MO. This site is aimed at college-age people (18-24).

Director of Student Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Please send cover letter and resume to Ginny Sternberg (Lay Leader &SPRC rep) at ginnysternberg@yahoo.com.
Address: 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road
Lawrenceville GA 30043
Phone: 770-339-9801
Email: ginnysternberg@yahoo.com
Website: www.mckendreeumc.org

Position Description:
McKendree UMC is a church in suburban Gwinnett County with an active youth program. This position is a salaried full-time (40 hours) position.

We understand the primary task of youth ministry is to love youth where they are, encourage youth in developing their relationship with God, provide them with opportunities for nurture and growth, and challenge them to respond to God’s call to serve in their communities and the world.

The primary responsibilities are:
• To lead, develop, implement, and coordinate the youth curriculum on Sundays and Wednesdays, as well as special events and mission activities.
• To plan, organize, and conduct annual Confirmation classes, recruit and train volunteers and maintain productive working relationships with other staff and volunteers for effective team ministry. This also involves participating in Sunday worship, Wednesday Night Suppers, weekly staff meetings, and Church Council meetings.
• The Director is also asked to manage student ministries budget and record keeping, communication of events, and promotional efforts as well as remain available to youth outside structured church events (i.e. lunch at school, attending extracurricular activities, visitation, times of crisis, etc.)

The successful candidate must love teenagers, embrace the Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology. It is desired but not required to have a bachelor’s degree or above in a related field, demonstrate experience in leading student ministry as well as working with and leading volunteers. The Director of Youth Ministry should be passionate about ministering to young people and their parents, is energetic, motivated, and boldy in love with Christ.

Director of Youth Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
E-mail chris.sasser@ymarchitects.com to get an application. Questions may be directed to Chris via e-mail.

Position Description:
One of the largest Methodist churches in North Carolina is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. First United Methodist Church of Cary (FUMC-C), a 3800 member congregation located in Cary, North Carolina, is committed to its youth and seeks a staff member who is able to help lead and fulfill the mission of the church to make disciples of Jesus Christ who grow in faith and love through worship, fellowship, service, and witness to one another and the world.

The FUMC-C Youth Ministry is a multi-staff ministry team who enjoys excellent support of clergy, staff, other ministry teams, and the congregation.

The Youth Ministry Director needs at least five years in youth ministry leadership or equivalent and have evidence of gifts, graces, and an appropriate skill set to help discern, implement, and carry out the mission and vision of the church in the Youth Ministry. This person will build up and lead a team of staff and adult servant leaders to create a vibrant and welcoming faith community. FUMC-C has worked with Ministry Architects to build a sustainable plan and already has some viable goals in place, so there is a solid foundation of ministry and leadership upon which the church is re-building a sustainable infrastructure and team for doing effective and fruitful youth ministry. Interested candidates should have a four-year college degree.

Assistant Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
If you or someone you know is eligible to apply for the Assistant Director position with Mere Christianity Forum, we invite you to download the full job description from our website, below.

Applications are received on a rolling basis until April 1, 2015.
Anticipated start date: June 1st or earlier.

Position Description:
Mere Christianity Forum, Inc., a Furman University related non-profit campus ministry located in Greenville, SC, seeks full-time Assistant Director for fundraising as well as organizational and programmatic development.

MCF’s Assistant Director is:
• a self-starter with a high level of energy
• professional and relational
• demonstrates strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• able to follow through with multiple concurrent projects while operating with a team mentality

Theological training, non-profit and/or ministry experience, and fundraising experience preferred. Proficiency in computing, desktop publishing, database management, and social media skills necessary. This position requires a high aptitude for adaptability and relational capacity.

Director of Family Ministries

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume no later than April 5 to: dfmsearch@centenarychurch.com.

Position Description:
Downtown UM congregation seeks Director of Family Ministries to foster spiritual formation in families with children and youth. This is a full time, salaried position. Masters degree in Christian Education or other similar discipline is strongly preferred; BA or BS is required. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Please send cover letter and resume no later than April 5 to: dfmsearch@centenarychurch.com.

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Interested individuals should provide a letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015, and will continue until an appointment is made. Applications and nominations may be submitted electronically or by mail to:
Rev. Dr. Jeff Carter, President
Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4019


Position Description:
Bethany Theological Seminary seeks a dynamic and energetic leader with fund-raising experience to serve as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement. As senior administrator and primary fund-raiser, this person will lead the Seminary’s fund-raising efforts with creative and proven strategic approaches that will successfully position the Seminary for the future as well as cultivate and deepen relationships with alumni/ae, supporters, and friends in the Church of the Brethren. A full position description is available for download.

Bethany’s educational program bears witness to the beliefs, heritage, and practices of the Church of the Brethren in the context of the whole Christian tradition. In partnerships with Earlham School of Religion, the Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center, and the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board, Bethany embodies ecumenical cooperation in the Anabaptist-Pietist tradition and innovation in programming, curriculum design, and economic stewardship. The new Executive Director of Institutional Advancement will join the Seminary at an exciting time of growth and innovation as the Seminary expands program, institutes new initiatives for residential and distance learners, and continues to raise its profile in the Church of the Brethren and larger ecumenical community.

Assistant Rector -Episcopal

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please apply and direct all inquiries to:
The Rev. Timothy A. Boggs
St. Alban's Parish
885 Shore Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

Position Description:
Assistant Rector, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, St. Alban’s Parish, Cape Elizabeth, Maine (75% time) and Assistant to the Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter’s Parish Portland, (25% time)

Created with the enthusiastic blessing of the Bishop of Maine, the Right Rev. Stephen Lane, this position calls for a priest to serve in two nearby parishes with the mentorship and supervision of two rectors. This position is open following the wonderfully successful and faith-filled three-year ministry of a gifted Assistant who is discerning a call in another diocese.

St. Alban's is a dynamic and vibrant parish, one of the largest in the diocese. St. Peter's is a smaller parish in the city of Portland. This shared position offers a wonderful diversity of experience to a new priest and has proved to be a rewarding and fruitful ministry.

This is a full time position.

Director of Youth Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

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

Position Description:
University United Methodist Church (UMC), located on the edge of the University of North Carolina campus in downtown Chapel Hill, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. University UMC, (http://www.chapelhilluumc.org/) with an average weekly attendance of 600, considers the youth a priority and seeks a Director to mentor students to grow in Christ-likeness and fulfill the mission of the church, which is to transform lives for loving God, serving people, and building Christian community.

The Director’s main responsibilities are:
• Relate to the youth of University UMC, both at church and at other public functions important in their lives.
• Lead, recruit and train adult volunteers and youth leadership to help guide the youth ministry.
• Plan and organize youth events and activities that are spiritually meaningful and relevant to youth’s lives working with the Director of Children’s Ministry and pastoral team on intergenerational discipleship efforts as appropriate.
• Effectively communicate information to youth and parents through a variety of communication media and methods.
• Provide support to the Youth Council as they implement recommendations outlined in a recent Youth Ministry assessment.

Qualifications include:
• A minimum of three years of experience in leading a youth ministry program; experience working on a large-church staff preferred
• A Bachelor’s degree with a preference toward a field related to youth ministry
• A passion for serving youth and their families
• Knowledge of sustainable youth ministry systems
• Ability to plan, implement, and measure the results of the ministry programs and events
• Membership in or previous work experience in the United Methodist Church preferred

Director of Children's Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send your resume and letter of interest to:
Ms. Margaret Brackett, Chair of DOCM Search Committee at margaretbrackett@comcast.net

Position Description:
Haygood United Methodist Church, located in the Morningside neighborhood of midtown Atlanta, GA is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries. At Haygood, we believe children are a vital part of our vibrant church and we model our faith through our commitment to them. The Director of Children’s Ministries will partner with parents in raising their children as disciples of Christ, putting their faith in action through service inside and outside the church.

The ideal candidate is energetic, theologically rooted and has a sincere love of teaching children about God, scripture and the tenets of the United Methodist Church. The Director will work closely with the children’s council, clergy and other program-related staff and volunteers. The Director must be able to vision, plan and advocate for children within the life of the congregation, connecting children’s ministry to the overall goals of Haygood, while raising awareness within the congregation of children’s needs and contributions with in the community and the world.

This is a three-quarter-to-full-time job, including required time on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

A bachelor’s degree in religious studies, Christian education or related field is preferred, along with experience working in a children’s or youth ministry setting.

Digital Specialist

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply:
Send a cover letter telling us why you think you're a good candidate for this position and your resume to: communications@firstpresatl.org

Position Description:
The Digital Specialist position offers a qualified individual the opportunity to live his or her values in service to building an online community, which supports various causes within FPC, the city and around the world. If you are looking for a chance to find meaning in your work, in a place where doing good and helping others is a part of their mission, then please consider applying.

A major responsibility of the Digital Specialist is developing innovative digital marketing strategies using creative faculties in order to attract participation in our programs, services and causes. Through our website, social media platforms and email and sms text marketing, the Digital Specialist will develop our communication and marketing platforms in well targeted campaigns for broad-based participation. The Digital Specialist needs to be both creative as well as technically capable, able to both implement digital strategies and deploy the interfacing technology needed.

For campaigns to be effective, it is important that the Digital Specialist become familiar with FPC’s membership and our activities and to interface with our staff and members. In addition, the Digital Specialist must have strong interpersonal and written communication skills, as they will be a key voice of FPC in original website content, social media postings and editing staff and member posts.

FPC’s Digital Specialist will generate growth in our online community by targeting the right audiences with convincing methods and techniques.

Church Business Manager

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact Darlene Brown at 504-834-9910 or email darleneb@munholland.org to apply.

Position Description:
Munholland UMC in Metairie LA is looking for a Church Business Manager.

Overview of Responsibilities:
Is responsible for directing the administrative, business and financial functions to enable the mission and ministry of the church. Works with the Pastor and Committee on Finance to develop the budget and monitor cash flow and funding. Implements the policies and procedures of the Church Staff Manual. Supervises and oversees the office administrative support staff and building personnel.

Essential Functions:
Leadership and Administration:
• ?Supervises and manages the Administrative Staff?
??? • Supervises the Building Manager?
????? • Assists Building Manager in annual contracts and scheduling of maintenance and repairs?
• ?Member of Finance Committee?, Board of Trustees? and Church Council? and provides complete financial reports to each?
???? • Coordinate and oversee general office volunteers? and counting crew?
• Supervise Hospitality Hostess
• Oversees all office equipment maintenance, upkeep, repairs and procurement
• Orders office supplies

• Serves as Church Treasurer
• Assists in preparation of Annual Budget with Pastor, Finance Chair and Finance Committee
• Maintains all Finance records and church records of staff, contracts and building
• Responsible for paying all bills and reimbursements?
• Posts accounts receivable, accounts payable, disbursements and payroll?
• Prepares payroll for all church and Kids Day Out employees (printing and direct deposit outsourced)
• Investing and monitoring all funds as directed by the Pastor and Board of Trustees • Reconcile and balance church checking accounts
• Monitoring the cash flow of the operating budget and keep Pastor and Finance Chair informed
• Maintaining all records for the designated funds
• Input new givers into the church software and submit weekly to Pastor
• Maintain accurate member contributions
• Disbursement of funds for loan, apportionments, insurance, bills reimbursement
• Create and mails quarterly and year end contribution reports to all givers
• Submit payroll taxes and pension and health insurance payments?
• Prepare 1099’s as needed
• ?Help prepare annual budget?
????? • Prepare all Audit Financial Reports, submit by due date electronically and prepare written copies for District ?Office and church files
• Inquire and/or follow-up on issues relative to vendors, billings, etc., upon the request of the Pastor, Staff or Finance Chair and Trustee Chairs
• Provide other financial information as requested by Pastor, Finance Chair or members
• Notify Pastor of any special contributions or changes in family/individuals giving

• Consistent personal prayer and devotional life and a growing faith in Jesus Christ
• Discretion and confidentiality
• A passion for working with staff, members of the congregation and general public
• Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Working knowledge of MS Office programs and ACS church management software (training provided if needed)
• Possess excellent financial skills
• Proven planning and organizational skills
• Detail oriented
• Strong administrator
• Open minded?, flexible and adaptable
• Familiar with or willingness to become familiar with and support the United Methodist Church tradition and theology
• Exhibits time management and prioritization of the most important priorities; can appropriately balance priorities
• Previous experience in a leadership/management role in a church or non-profit is beneficial?

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance preferred or equivalent
• At least 5 years business experience, preferably in the non-profit area or in church management, is required
• Managerial or supervisory experience

Associate Rector

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact the Rev. Paul Canady http://christchurchnewbern.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Associate-Rector-Christ-Church-New-Bern-NC-1.pdf

Position Description:
Oversight of pastoral care and outreach, shared work of preaching and celebrating the Eucharist, and engaging in the life of an active, vibrant parish

Director / Collegiate Minister - Tuskegee Wesley Foundation

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Applicants should submit a resume, three references and a one page letter of interest addressing the following (1) experience with young adults and collegiate life; (2) passion and vision for campus ministry; (3) gifts/skills for ministry; (4) a heart for local and global mission to tuskegee.wesley@gmail.com.

Application deadline is March 31, 2015

For questions and information please contact Justin Farris, Board Chair, jwfarris@yahoo.com or Rev. Fredrick Outlaw, Board Member, revfgo@att.net.

Tuskegee Wesley Board of Directors
608 North Dibble Street
Tuskegee, AL 36088

Position Description:
The Tuskegee Wesley Foundation is a ministry of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The Tuskegee Wesley Foundation is a dynamic, energetic and growing ministry situated on the historic campus of Tuskegee University located in Tuskegee, Alabama. With focus on Discipleship, Leadership and Faith Formation, the Wesley is currently seeking a full-time Director/Campus Minister.

The candidate we seek is creative, highly motivated, and has a passion for Collegiate Ministry. Grant writing skills are a plus! Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. Ordination and a seminary degree are preferred; however, qualified laypersons and certified candidates will be considered. Membership in the United Methodist Church is required.

The Director will report to the Wesley Foundation Board in order to provide leadership in programming, Board development, and fundraising. The Director will also cultivate local church, university and organizational partnerships. Strong preaching, teaching and organizational skills are a must. Candidates should be willing to engage and encourage alumni, student leaders, and interns in the mission, vision and future of Tuskegee Wesley.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is summer 2015.

Associate Minister

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to ucmifinance@comcast.net

Position Description:
We are looking for an Associate Minister to serve in the areas of pastoral care, worship, and outreach.

Director- Student Ministry

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Resumes and references should be emailed to Stan.Moore@hotmail.com

Providence United Methodist Church is at 592 Bernhard Road, Fayetteville, GA 30215. www.provumc.com

Position Description:
TIME EXPECTATION: 40+ hours/week

SUPERVISOR: Senior Pastor

PURPOSE: Responsible for guiding, directing and leading Student Ministry programs and completing associated administrative duties. Responsible for creating spirit-led programs which ensure middle high and high school teens grow spiritually; learn about God and come to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

A. Work closely with Senior Pastor and Student Ministry volunteer team to cast and fulfill the vision for Sunday morning and evening youth ministry programs.
B. Ensure safety of teens by managing class size, adherence to appropriate attendance procedures, attention to classroom surroundings and UMC Safe Sanctuaries policy.
C. Evaluate/select/develop program curriculum for Student Ministry programs.
D. Teach Sunday school class as needed
E. Coordinate Sunday evening youth worship service; coordinate and work with student band, deliver the vision and weekly messages for this service.
F. Responsible for recruiting, training, and nurturing volunteers.

Weekly Tasks:
A. Initiate communication with all teens who are absent from Sunday or Wednesday youth activities via electronic media (Email, Text, Blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) or other appropriate communications means.
B. Update and maintain Exuro Student Ministries Facebook page and website.
C. Meet with Senior Pastor to discuss, prepare and plan for upcoming youth ministry activities/events.
D. Attend weekly church and Student Ministry staff meetings, Youth Council meetings, and applicable small group planning meetings.
E. Attend Wednesday Night Supper to meet and fellowship with students and parents, talk with teens who are participating as well as teens not currently participating in youth ministry programs and encourage them to attend.
F. Evaluate/Select/or Develop curriculum for mid-week Bible studies. Rotate visits among small groups on Wednesday evenings.
G. Recruit, train and nurture volunteers for student activities.
H. Obtain/prepare supplies needed for Sunday, Wednesday and other special event youth activities.
I. Build ongoing relationships with parents of teens.
J. Off days: Friday & Saturday - compensatory time off is encouraged and expected for those occasions when a scheduled student event/activity occurs on a scheduled day off. This is to be coordinated with the staff and with prior approval from either the Administrator or Senior Pastor.

Special Events:
A. Summer Mission Trips, Activities and Events; Youth Retreats/Lock-ins
B. Confirmation
C. Christmas/New Year’s–Student Ministry must be covered during student school vacations. Time away during this time must be coordinated and approved.
D. Local/national events such as DNOW, 30 Hour Famine, IMPACT
E. Fundraising as needed.
F. Other church-wide programs as needed

Other Duties:
A. Regular communication with parents concerning weekly lesson topics, upcoming events, and overall Christian encouragement. Be approachable for teens and parents
B. Quarterly meeting with adult volunteers
C. Submit and maintain Student Ministry budget, report all spending in a timely manner & with appropriate documentation as required
D. Pastoral care for teens and families in tandem with Senior Pastor
E. Maintain student records and forms in Shelby church software
F. Support and assist other ministries of the church as needed

SKILLS DESIRED: First priority is to have a love for Jesus Christ and a passion for helping young people dig deeper into their faith and to help guide them as they develop deeper relationships with their church family and friends. Leadership, relationship building, planning and organization, ability to recruit/train/nurture volunteers, administration, and public speaking. Proficiency in Excel, Word, Publisher, MediaShout and Social Media. Musical talent a plus but not required.

EDUCATION DESIRED: College degree in Christian Education, Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Master of Divinity, or other college degree with prior experience in youth/student ministry.

CONTINUING EDUCATION DESIRED: Seminars, conferences, and workshops as needed

Senior Minister

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please visit http://storage.cloversites.com/firstcumberlandpresbyterianchurch/documents/Pastor%20Ad%20for%20Church%20Website_2.pdf for full posting and directions for resume submission.

Position Description:
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tenn., established in 1841 and a flagship church of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination, seeks a minister who will lead our congregation as we grow in mind, body and spirit while honoring a heritage of faith, stewardship, traditional worship and community ministry.

Director of Children and Families

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please forward your cover letter and resume to hresources@theriversidechurchny.org

Position Description:
Reports to: Minister of Education
Department: Education
Scheduled Work Week 40-45 hours per week
Date: April 2015

Job Summary:
In working towards forming a community centered on becoming “One Riverside,” the Director of Children and Families will oversee our ministry for welcoming youth into The Riverside Church while accompanying them along the path of discipleship. The Director of Children and Families will develop a vision for a vibrant ministry that extends beyond the walls of our building into our neighborhood of Harlem and actively engages laity, community partners, and volunteers in pursuit of that goal. He/She will provide support to our children and their families while creating pathways for them to experience belonging, nurture, and a relationship with God through Jesus Christ within our community.

Overall Job Responsibilities:
• Develop, implement and coordinate ministries and programs within the scope of Children and their Families including but not limited to: Family Fellowship opportunities, Advent Wreath Workshop, Pillar League (group for mothers), Summer Children’s Experiences, and Confirmation.
• Develop pathways for families to find places of fellowship, connection, and support at TRC
• Oversee the church nursery staff and volunteers ensuring that our childcare procedures and space meet all standards of excellence.
• Strategize and coordinate with the Education Ministry team to create a cohesive and coherent program for discipleship that spans all age groups.
• Maintain the proper coordination and working relationships with other church staff, lay leaders and co-workers in the ministry.
• Cultivate strategic partnerships with key community groups that have a stake in childhood development in our neighborhood
• Collaborate with Minister of Education to develop annual Children and Families budget.
• Recruit, train, and supervise CYF program staff and volunteers

Essential Job Responsibilities:
• Actively participates in the CF program, both in administrative and teaching capacities.
• Coordinates activities for children and their families that incorporates themes of fellowship, discipleship, spiritual disciplines, and social justice.
• Spearheads efforts to engage children in our neighborhood through programmatic, fellowship, mentoring, and discipleship opportunities.
• Coordinates activities with the Weekday School to offer joint/collaborative programming
• Directs strategic planning, development and implementation of Children and Families programs that meet the mission and vision of the Riverside Church.
• Encourages and strives for diversity among volunteers that celebrates differences of age, gender, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation in a dual denominational context.
• Works with Minister of Education to create and evaluate metrics to for gauging the efficacy of programming for children and their families
• Plans, leads and coordinates worship with staff responsible for worship services:
o Integrating children in Sunday Worship in the Nave on a regular basis
o Coordinating services in the Nave which focuses on the church school (e.g., Bible Sunday, Children’s Sabbath, Confirmation, Christmas Eve Service and Youth Sundays.)
o Serving in worship leadership as assigned by the Senior Minister and Minister of Worship
• Oversees the selection of all programs, curricula and events to be used with children in consultation with the Minister of Education.
• Attends Education Commission meetings and staff meetings
• Oversees the coordination of all children’s events and activities, including but not limited to, scheduling room assignments, procuring necessary supplies, making travel arrangements, etc.
• Ministers to families of children and/or ensure that they receive pastoral support from other clergy/staff members. Identify and make referrals to appropriate staff for counseling and intervention as necessary.
• Perform all other duties as requested by the Minister of Education

Education / Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor degree required, Masters Level training in an appropriate field preferred (M.Div, MAR, MSW, etc.)
• Experience working with children in a multi-cultural and multi-racial setting
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other ministries and staff.
• A clear understanding of the theological position of the Riverside Church and its commitment to faith development and social justice in the tradition of the American Baptist Church and United Church of Christ
• Experience in ‘open and affirming” ministry settings, preferably in a congregation with a multi-cultural and multi-racial membership.
• Experience in administration, conflict resolution, developing budgets, controlling expenditures and supervising staff.
• Ability to behave within the Staff Vision of The Riverside Church - “Love is our Aim and Mutual Respect our Pathway”.

Metanoia Fellow

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
See www.metanoiafellows.org for more details.

Position Description:
The Metanoia Fellows Initiative is an opportunity to learn the theory and practice behind Asset Based Community Development in a supportive and rigorous learning environment. Fellows will become a new generation of leaders for the Charleston region who are well trained in Asset Based Community Development.

Duties of a Metanoia Fellow:
• Exhibit rigorous commitment to an ongoing practice of study, reflection and action over the two year Fellows opportunity
• Live within the community where the Fellow is assigned and build a system of relationships that can assist the Fellow in strengthening the community from within
• Work with the citizens of the communities within the Charleston Promise Neighborhood footprint and those investing in the Fellows initiative to complete a four month research project that yields important understanding for the community and those serving the community
• Work with the citizens of the communities within the Charleston Promise Neighborhood footprint and those investing in the Fellows initiative to complete a community project over the final fourteen months of the Fellows initiative. The project must be sustainable in nature and engaging.

Director of High School Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Resumes can be sent to rmercer@asburyonline.org and inquiries can be directed to Robert Mercer, Pastor of Family Formation.

Position Description:
The Director will provide a comprehensive ministry and discipleship program that includes the development in the areas of discipleship, equipping and empowering lay leaders, and partnering with parents in the spiritual development of youth.

The director will report to the Pastor of Family Formation and will serve on a team that also includes a full time Director of Middle School Ministries, and a part-time Program Support Coordinator, and part-time Worship Leader.

Qualifications for this position include:
• Bachelor’s degree preferably with a Bible/Theology or Education major/minor, or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A deep, abiding relationship with Jesus Christ, a demonstrated spiritual maturity and a commitment to a faithful Christian lifestyle consistent with the confessions of the United Methodist Church
• Strong organization, administrative and budget management skills.
• A charismatic personality able to train and lead volunteers and staff.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from students, parents, staff, leaders or congregation.

Director(s) of Youth Ministry-St James Methodist

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Contact: Paul D. Thompson , CBC, St. James Methodist Church at pdthompson@coralwave.com

Position Description:
St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town Abaco, Bahamas has an opening for a couple as Directors of our Youth Ministry. Please contact Paul D. Thompson for more information.

Spiritual Life Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For contact information see: https://careers-thepremierpartners.icims.com/jobs/1031/spiritual-life-director/job

Position Description:
The Premier Partners is proud to assist our client, a leader in the life-care retirement community space, in their search for a Spiritual Life Director. The individual in this role will have the opportunity to impact the lives of elders’ at one of the largest Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Florida. Our client is known for their commitment to the highest quality care, exceptional array of recreational activities and their tropical, lush grounds. The community is located against the backdrop of beautiful Pompano Beach, FL. The Spiritual Life Director will be part of an overarching Wellness team that supports residents’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

A non-profit organization with 650 employees and over 900 residents, this community has many exciting new projects in the works, including a state-of-the-art “Greenhouse" building scheduled to open in mid-2016. The Greenhouse model is highly progressive within the industry and focuses on resident’s quality of life and satisfaction. It seeks to promote a sense of belonging and home amongst its residents. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an innovative, growing organization and follow your calling to provide spiritual guidance and care to elders.

Responsibilities will include conducting worship services, organizing and leading Bible studies and religious classes, counseling residents and families, visiting hospitalized residents, and conducting memorial services.

Candidates must possess at least 10 years of pastoral experience and must be ordained ministers. Training and experience working with the senior population is required.

Associate Director of Children's Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please send resume & cover letter to: jobopportunities@hmumc.org

Position Description:
Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Children’s Ministry. The Associate 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.

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. Earlier this year, the church broke ground on a new 800 seat multi-purpose facility.

The Children’s Ministry recently created a new children’s worship space—The Rooftop—that is home to the ministry's large group worship experience/small group time model on Sunday mornings. 80+ volunteers help children grow spiritually and feel at home on Sunday morning. Beyond Sundays, the ministry regularly offers family mission days, family worship experiences, and a thriving VBS. The Church is also home to a preschool that was voted “Best in the County” in 2013.

The Associate Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for first time visitor follow up, recruitment, training and recognition of volunteers, and implementing Sunday a.m. small group and Wednesday night children’s programming. For seasonal events, the Associate is responsible for recruiting team members, and executing event plans. The Associate provides direct support to the Director of Children’s Ministries and the Children’s Council. The person in this role is to be an integral part of the Family Ministries team.

Qualified candidates should be strong in relationship building, communication, administration, and ministering to parents & children. Candidates should also have a proven track record of success in recruiting, empowering, developing, and equipping volunteers. Candidates that have previous 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.

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
If you wish to apply for an open staff position, please submit a cover letter along with your resume, including contact information for three professional references, to hrjobs@ctsnet.edu. Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls, please.

Position Description:
The Director of Admissions and Recruitment is responsible for the recruitment, enrollment management, and admissions processes for regular and special students in the basic degree programs. The Director of Admissions and Recruitment reports to the Vice President of Student Services.

• Leads and coordinates the recruitment of prospective students.
• Supervises the work of the Admissions and Recruitment Office and its staff, overseeing and coordinating recruitment activities and the management of prospect data.
• Travels to represent CTS at recruitment events and with influencers of prospective students.
• Interviews and assesses prospective students, follows up with applicant and prospects.
• Works with communications personnel to design materials and implement marketing strategies for admissions.
• Serves as resource person for the Faculty, tracking and reporting enrollment statistics.
• Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

• Master of Divinity degree preferred
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the field of recruitment and admissions

• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Willingness and ability to travel at least 10 weeks per year to visit colleges/universities, conferences, church-related gatherings and special events to meet prospective students for basic degree programs.
• Knowledge of the best practices in the field of admissions and recruitment.
• Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
• Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
• Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
• Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals, especially within the Presbyterian Church (USA).
• Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
• Consultation and change management skills.

• Full-time
• Exempt

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Although physical limitations for this position can be accommodated, the job’s physical demands can include but are not limited to sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, bending, walking, and lifting light objects. Office environment with travel required. Occasional evening and weekend work necessary.

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive


Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send resume to pastorsearch@roserchurch.com by April 17, 2015

Position Description:
Roser Community Church in Anna Maria, FL seeks an energetic, full-time Associate Pastor to work with the Senior Pastor and lay leadership to develop and expand our Christian Discipleship programs for all ages, to increase hands-on mission opportunities and to aid the Senior Pastor in worship activities. We are a lay-led 400 member church with a traditional worship format. Applicants must be a graduate or near graduate of a divinity school recognized by the American Association of Theological Schools; an ordained Christian minister of the Gospel or a candidate for ordination; and have experience as a leader and developer of Christian Education programs.

Ecumenical and Multifaith Campus Minister

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
To apply go to: https://jobs.seattleu.edu/postings/17524

Position Description:
Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Ecumenical & Multifaith Campus Minister to join our community.

The Ecumenical and Multifaith Campus Minister plays a key role on the Campus Ministry team by serving the spiritual needs of students from a wide variety of spiritual backgrounds and faith traditions and promoting ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.

This position serves as pastor to students who worship at “The Well” ecumenical Christian fellowship and as support staff for the Jewish Student Union, the Muslim Student Association, as well as several other on-campus religious groups.

This is an 11 month position with mid July-mid August off.

Director of Student Ministries

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more detailed information or to submit a resume, including a cover letter and three reference, please contact Robin Wilson at rwilson@dauphinwayumc.org.

Position Description:
Nestled among the stately Live Oaks in historic Mobile, Alabama, Dauphin Way United Methodist Church seeks a fulltime Director of Student Ministries for grades 6-12. This growing congregation of 2100 offers a variety of worship services and has a heart for mission and service in our church, community and around the world. The primary responsibilities of the Director of Student Ministries will be to provide leadership in youth programming and missions, develop relationships with the youth, families, and volunteers, and recruit and train volunteers to minister to the youth.

The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree, three or more years of experience, and be strong in leadership, relationship building, communication, ministering to youth and working with parents and volunteers. The candidate should be aligned with the beliefs and traditions of the United Methodist Church.

Live-in Mentor for At-Risk Teen Boarding School

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
For more info contact Greg Stone at gstone@shelterwood.org.

To apply:
• Go to this website: http://shelterwood.org/housing-staff.
• Scroll to the bottom part of the page and click on the red box on the left which says Become a Mentor.
• On Parent Portal, go to the right side and create an account.
• Click Submit.
• Click the words Discipleship Application.
• On application page, go through each page and fill out the information and then at the bottom of the page click save and continue.
• On the last page type your initials and then click submit.

Position Description:
We hire single men and women who have a passion for Christ and a passion to help at-risk teenagers in our Shelterwood program. It's a challenging, frustrating, tiring and also a life-changing year of service for the Kingdom. The position pays $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board, insurance benefits, and excellent training. Experience working or volunteering with teenagers is very helpful.

Our next openings for male and female staff are for May and August, 2015.

Director of Family Ministry

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Email to jobs@hpumc.org, specifying Family Ministry/Munger in subject line: (1) resume & cover letter/email, (2) your pay requirement, (3) your religious/church affiliation & statement of faith.

Position Description:
Munger Place Church in Old East Dallas, the rapidly-growing extension campus of Highland Park United Methodist Church, is expanding its staff! This important position will participate in defining, implementing & overseeing Christian education for children from birth-5th grade, collaborate with other staff on general discipleship & churchwide programs & matters. See more at http://www.hpumc.org/jobs.

Youth Director - FUMC, Midland, TX

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Please View the full job description and Apply at http://vsearch.ws/1Cb4sS7

Position Description:
First United Methodist Church has been part of Midland’s history from the earliest days of the city, when a small group gathered to meet with a Methodist minister of the West Texas Conference to “organize a church.” From that humble beginning over 125 years ago, First Methodist has grown into the vibrant, multifaceted church it is today. The current facility sits in the heart of downtown Midland and is one of the last churches to remain on its original site.

First Methodist is seeking a relational Youth Director who loves students and will model a growing relationship with Jesus to them. The Youth Director is directly responsible for the oversight of all junior and senior high Youth Ministry activities, including Sunday School, Sunday evening worship (led by Youth Praise Team), and junior and senior high small groups. Events such as retreats, outreaches, and mission trips are also part of the scope of this role.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to love and relate to a wide diversity of students. This candidate will have a proven track record of developing the growth of students in both numbers and depth in a way that reflects the overall vision of First United Methodist Church. The Youth Director will be directly responsible to recruit, train, and develop Youth Ministry volunteers, and the ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of reaching goals through a collaborative team approach. The Youth Director will create momentum in the Youth Ministry through relationships with students, parents, volunteers, and ministry colleagues.

Director of Global Mission, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Send cover letter and resume to globalmissionsearch@firstpresatl.org.

Position Description:
The First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, a thriving 2,000-member congregation in the heart of Midtown, invites applications for the full-time position of Director of Global Mission.

The Director of Global Mission is responsible for overseeing, guiding, and nurturing the mission ministries of the church. Mission is central to the identity and activity of First Presbyterian Church. The church lives its commitment to experiencing the mission of God through mutuality, transformation, and service with partnerships in Kenya, Brazil, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, and Honduras.

Qualified candidates will bring experience in and vision for mission. A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree and foreign language skills are preferred.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and full family benefits.

Associate General Secretary

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and the names of three persons familiar with your work. Send your application packet to:
Human Resources Email: hr@gbhem.org
C/O Recruitment, AGS DHE Fax: 615-340-7538
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007

Posting Date: April 9, 2015
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Description:
Division of Higher Education:
The successful candidate oversees all functions of the Division of Higher Education, serving as the executive officer, and reports directly to the General Secretary of the GBHEM. The incumbent provides leadership for strategic planning and implementation of new programmatic strategic initiatives for the division and works closely with the leadership team regarding major initiatives for GBHEM. The incumbent oversees and guides the work of the three program sections of the division: Black College Fund & Ethnic Concerns, Collegiate Ministries, and Schools/Colleges/Universities. The incumbent serves on various committees and boards in support of the work of the division including: University Senate, National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church (NASCUMC), International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU), UM Higher Education Foundation, Investment Committee, and sub-committee on Higher Education of the Council of Bishops.

• Doctoral degree appropriate to higher education teaching or administration
• 8-10 years’ experience in higher education with a record of successful and innovative leadership
• Experience in UM-related higher education strongly preferred
• Leadership experience on a national or global level highly desired
• Active membership in the United Methodist Church and knowledge/understanding of UMC structure and policy
• Broad technical knowledge and skills in church-related higher education administration
• Strong consultative and cooperative leadership and management skills
• Basic accounting knowledge and experience with budgeting
• Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically (visionary)
• Strong administrative and organizational skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to communicate and work with diverse colleagues in a team approach
• Ability to think creatively and problem solve
• Demonstrated experience leading, organizing, and motivating teams
• Sensitivity to a diverse population (culturally, racially, and theologically)
• Candidates must be willing and able to travel as needed. Relocation to Nashville, TN, required.

Director of Collegiate Ministry Resources & Training

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and the names of three persons familiar with your work.
Send your application packet to:
Human Resources Email: hr@gbhem.org
C/O Recruitment, Collegiate Ministries Fax: 615-340-7538
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007

Posting Date: April 2, 2015

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Description:
Division of Higher Education:
The successful candidate will coordinate the development of resources for collegiate ministries, oversee the development of training and continuing education events and resources, connect with and support global work with students around the world, and give attention to emerging trends in higher education that impact collegiate ministry. Primary responsibilities include creating materials for publication in print and electronic form, recruiting writers and identifying unpublished resources, and leading efforts to facilitate the sharing of resources and training for collegiate ministers; developing resources and creating awareness around emerging trends in higher education including online education and other trends that impact student involvement in collegiate ministries; resourcing other church-related programs not traditionally identified as collegiate ministries (i.e. Wesley Foundations, chaplaincies); and working with international collegiate ministries and student movements to promote effectiveness and prepare resources for ethnic minorities and multi-cultural environments. In addition, the incumbent will have assignments related to the implementation of GBHEM’s Strategic Plan.

• Theological Master’s degree required
• Ordination in the UMC preferred;
• Minimum of three years’ experience in collegiate ministry
• 1-2 years of management or organizational management;
• Experience with and successful development of communication media (samples will be required)
• Expertise in current trends in internet communications, e-learning and multi-media resources
• Fluency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese a plus
• Previous supervisory experience
• Understanding of United Methodist theology and structure
• Strong organizational skills and ability to handle complex multiple tasks
• Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
• Ability to work collegially with a staff team and supervise support personnel
• Strong computer skills
• Strong interpersonal communication and public-speaking skills
• Ability to work with people of diverse theological perspectives and national backgrounds
• Good attention to detail
• Good decision-making skills
• Ability to build relationships and form networks
• Candidates must be willing and able to travel.
• Relocation to Nashville, TN required.

Assistant General Secretary-Clergy Life

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and the names of three persons familiar with your ministry.

Send your application packet to:
Human Resources Email: hr@gbhem.org
C/O Recruitment, Asst GS Clergy Life Fax: 615-340-7538
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Re-Posting Date: April 14, 2015

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Description:
The successful candidate will guide the work of supervision within The United Methodist Church by providing resources for various forms of pastoral supervision and clergy support systems and providing ongoing support for the conceptualization and implementation of systems of supervision, support, and accountability within the church. The portfolio includes designing and implementing resources and training for supervision and support systems for bishops and district superintendents, Staff Parish Relations Committees, and clergy families, assisting in the development of guidelines for the Boards of Ordained Ministry (BOM) Handbook, and providing oversight for the Gathering of the Orders and Local Pastors Fellowship. The incumbent will serve as lead staff in the design and implementation of the DS/DCM Orientation and collaborate with other denominational leaders in designing on-going learning opportunities for bishops and district superintendents. The incumbent will also have responsibility for consulting, interpreting, and responding to inquiries regarding disciplinary requirements related to matters of supervision, for participating in professional and organizational bodies and networks related to pastoral supervision and clergy support and accountability systems, for working with appropriate GBHEM staff to maintain an up-to-date GBHEM web page for district superintendents, for working with GBHEM research on projects related to superintendency, and for collaborating with DOM and DHE staff, UMC general agencies, and other constituency groups in promoting and developing healthy systems of support and accountability that would include a process for provisional members. The incumbent will also provide leadership and supervision for the Clergy Life Team of the Division of Ordained Ministry in consultation with the Associate General Secretary/DOM.

Assistant General Secretary-Clergy Formation

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
To Apply: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this work. Include a resume and the names of three persons familiar with your work.
Send your application packet to:
Human Resources Email: hr@gbhem.org
C/O Recruitment, AGS, Clergy Formation Fax: 615-340-7538
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Posted: April 14, 2015
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Description:
The successful candidate will provide administration for the programs of the Division of Ordained Ministry and share supervisory responsibility with the Associate General Secretary. The incumbent will manage the ongoing development of the Course of Study program in cooperation with the Course of Study directors and the Division of Ordained Ministry; review the United Methodist Studies program and support and train teachers to maintain the quality of United Methodist Studies programs in non-United Methodist seminaries; consult with the Council of Bishops, Order of Elders, and Boards of Ordained Ministry to help interpret the need for an educated clergy, facilitate Disciplinary process questions and aid in the development of the Order of Elders; and participate in ecumenical dialogues on clergy recruitment and retention to learn from others and to share common concerns. The incumbent may also participate in administration of some international theological educational programs. In addition, the incumbent will have assignments related to the implementation of the GBHEM Strategic Plan.

Requirements: Master of Divinity; minimum of 5 years experience leading a Course of Study program; minimum of four years on a Conference Board of Ordained Ministry; experience on a district committee preferred; minimum of five years experience serving the local church; knowledge of the UMC structure and ordination process; knowledge of and experience in theological education; familiarity with the Disciplinary paragraphs related to ordained ministry; at least ten years as a clergy member of an annual conference; at least three years in a supervisory role; strong leadership and management skills; ability to think creatively and problem solve; excellent attention to detail; strong oral and written communication skills; good decision-making skills; willingness and ability to be an “on the job learner” and think strategically; ability to build relationships and form networks; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to communicate and work with colleagues in a team approach. Candidates must be willing and able to travel. Relocation to Nashville, TN, required.

Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 29822BR. Please be sure to reference the following website when applying for this position: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000879440-01

Position Description:
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose:
The Associate Dean of Student Affairs at Yale Divinity School has three major areas of responsibility: the associate dean is responsible for students and the services that support them, for service as part of the leadership team working with the Dean of the School, and as the liaison for all University student support units. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Divinity School. Within a broad and evolving portfolio of duties, the Associate Dean acts as a strategic administrative partner to support the personal and non-academic needs of a vibrant student community. The Associate Dean works closely with faculty, staff and student leaders collaboratively to enhance the personal and intellectual development of a diverse student body. In pursuit of delivering high quality student services, the Associate Dean exercises leadership and management over all student life activities, including student counseling, student discipline, student government, student organizations, and student activities. The Associate Dean advises students on parameters of University and Divinity School policies, identifies and evaluates options to resolve issues and challenges, and serves as resource for students with disabilities. The Associate Dean supervises annual student orientation and contributes significantly to commencement activities for the Divinity School. The Associate Dean works with and oversees a team of professional employees who assist the associate dean in all aspects of student affairs. As an administrator, the Associate Dean sets goals, evaluates performance, and promotes the professional development of the staff in the office. In addition, the Associate Dean provides information and advice to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Dean on student and other academic and administrative issues. The Associate Dean is a member of the leadership team of the Divinity School and participates in regular meetings and major administrative decisions. The Associate Dean should be able to represent the Dean and the School effectively in multiple settings. Finally, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs is the liaison who connects the Divinity school to University student support services. The associate dean is responsible for cultivating and maintaining smooth working relationships with these units and to participate in University-wide initiatives relating to students.

Required Education: Advanced Degree.

•High emotional intelligence. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to handle stressful, challenging and emotional situations, and create thoughtful, fair and institutionally aligned responses
•Demonstrated counseling skills. Excellent organizational, planning, and leadership skills.
•Demonstrated ability to create and sustain an environment of mutual respect and tolerance that supports a responsible, inclusive community.
•Proven ability to be genuinely dedicated to the Divinity School and its purposes, comfortable with ambiguity and change and capable of representing the Dean and the Divinity School in multiple contexts.
•Demonstrated abilities as preacher & worship leader.
•Preferred: M. Div., Ph.D. desirable. Ecclesial training: ordination highly desirable, or strong self-identification as a lay minister with experience in an ecclesial setting desirable.
•Preferred administrative experience: 5 or more years of experience with clear evidence of the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and University administration

Eastside Church - Administrative and Ministerial Assistant

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
If you are interested in joining our motivated and creative team, please email your resume and cover letter to Mr. Jamie Burnett at jpburnett@gmail.com

Position Description:
Eastside Church, a vibrant, young, urban church in East Atlanta, is seeking an energetic and motivated person to join our staff as an Administrative and Ministerial Assistant (approximately 30 hours per week with most Sundays required). The four main areas of focus will be general church administration, volunteer coordination, communications and finance.

Duties include:
• Manage pastor’s schedule, Church Master Calendar, and Church Community Builder database.
• Manage membership records.
• Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers for Sunday hospitality ministry, other church events, and special occasions.
• Support online, email, social media, and written communications.
• Produce bulletin and other print materials.
• Work with MAG Bookkeeping to coordinate financial transactions, including volunteer reimbursements, weekly deposits and payroll.
• Oversee space rental and usage.
• Prepare internal and external weekly, monthly, and annual reports.

A more detailed description available upon request.

Louisiana Tech University Wesley Foundation Director

Position Type: Full time (FT)

How to apply:
Candidates should submit a resume, references, and a 3-5 minute video articulating your relationship with Jesus Christ and how it will impact the college campus at Louisiana Tech University. Please include a link to your video in your application materials. Applications should be submitted to the Wesley Foundation Board Personnel Committee at LaTechWesleySearch@gmail.com. Applications should be submitted by Wednesday, May 13. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will begin July 1, 2015.

Position Description:
The Wesley Foundation serving Louisiana Tech University strives to embody the message of Christ through living life together, being devoted to the Word of God, prayer, worshiping together, and sharing in each others needs and joys. With a focus on loving Jesus, loving people, and communicating these tenets to the students on the campus of Louisiana Tech and throughout the Ruston community, the Louisiana Tech Wesley Foundation is seeking a Director of the campus ministry to fulfill this mission statement.

The candidate we seek is creative and energetic in their missional pursuit and discipleship of students. The candidate should be a nurturing leader with an ability to recruit, equip, and empower ministry interns and student leaders. The next director will be able to communicate the Word of God effectively through preaching and teaching as well as casting a vision for the ministry. The director should possess a willingness to actively engage the Wesley alumni base and local churches in the work of fundraising, as well as connect with the Wesley Board of Directors.

Qualifications: Ordained elders in The United Methodist Church with a seminary degree are desired. Certified candidates in the ordination process will be considered. The ideal candidate will have a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and experience working in campus ministry and/or young adult ministry.

Senior Pastor

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit:
• A cover letter
• A current resume
• Three letters of references

We will be accepting resumes during the following dates: April 20, 2015 –May 18, 2015.

Submit all correspondence to the following email address: wweems@bellsouth.net or bphill12@bellsouth.net
Mail to: The Pastoral Search Team
P.O. Box 962668
Riverdale, GA 30274-9997

Position Description:
The Pastoral Search Committee of The Greater Solid Rock Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor who will provide vision and direction throughout the church community by his/her leadership, counseling, teaching and preaching to lead others to Christ.

The following minimum qualifications are required:
• Licensed/Ordained Baptist Minister
• Bachelor’s Degree with Seminary Training & Certification
• Must have a Master of Divinity or Ministry or its equivalent from an accredited institution
• Must have minimum of 5 years Pastoral experience
• Strong communication, interpersonal, counseling and leadership skills
• Must be experienced in pastoral counseling
• Must have capability to actively manage and supervise the financial affairs of the church
• Must have ability to manage multiple priorities
• Must endorse and support the Church's Covenant and Statement of Faith of this church
• Must have the ability to work with all ministries of this church in order to accomplish the mission of the church
• Must provide a copy of Ordination Certificate.

Interim Director of Youth

Position Type: Full Time (FT)

How to apply:
Please Contact: Paula Marsh pmarsh1998@gmail.com

Position Description:
Purpose statement: The purpose of the Youth Ministry at Trinity Presbyterian Church is to REACH, RELATE, REVEAL, and REPLICATE the Gospel of Jesus Christ to middle and high school age youth through worship, ministry, evangelism, fellowship and discipleship.

Accountability: Discipleship Committee/Session. Direct Supervisor- Pastor

• Model and practice a Christ-centered, balanced lifestyle that includes personal spiritual disciplines. Commit to a visual presence and role model for youth in the congregation and community.
• Work cooperatively with the Head of Staff and the Discipleship Committee to set objectives and goals for the youth program of the church.
• Facilitate opportunities for students to share their faith and participate in missions.
• Continue to encourage and nurture the spiritual growth and development of our middle and high school age youth by programming for regular Sunday and Wednesday events, and special scheduled activities.
• Endeavor to instill in young people the importance of regular and faithful attendance at church functions, the joy of worshiping together, and the power of prayer.
• Encourage and provide opportunities for young people to use gifts and talents, leadership in a variety of service opportunities.
• Under the supervision of the head of staff, coordinate, supervise and lead weekly youth activities and worship, summer programs, missions and local outreach events.
• Recruit from within the church membership, train, and resource adult volunteers to develop, enhance and sustain the activities and programs of the youth program.
• Serve as a staff representative and liaison to the Discipleship Committee.
• Assume other responsibilities as approved and agreed to in consultation with the Session or Head of Staff.
• Shall communicate the love of Jesus Christ to the congregation and be led by the Holy Spirit in seeking to be a contemporary disciple of Jesus Christ in all of life.

Time Expectation: This is a full time position with the expectation of a 40 hour work week (Sunday and Wednesday inclusive).

Holidays Per Session Approved Schedule: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day (2 days), Christmas (3 days). Ten days paid vacation per year.

Performance reviews will be conducted annually by the minister as head of staff and the Administration/Personnel Committee. Either party shall give a 30-day notice in the case of resignation/dismissal.

This is an INTERIM position.

Educational Requirements: 4 year undergraduate degree.

Prior Work Experience in Youth Ministry is required.

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