Job Opportunities

Below are specific job listings, including positions at Duke Divinity School, that have been submitted to the school.

November 25, 2014
Church, Ministry
Associate Pastor/Minister of Families
The Memorial Baptist Church
Full time
Greenville, NC USA
http://www.tmbc.org

The Memorial Baptist Church of Greenville, N.C., a Baptist congregation ministering to the community for 187 years, invites applications for a full-time associate pastor/minister of families. TMBC is CBF affiliated and is located approximately 2 miles from East Carolina University. Primary responsibilities include ministering to youth, children, and their families along with other ministry opportunities that may arise. A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s is preferred. Please send résumés to Holly Sloan 1510 Greenville Blvd., SE, Greenville, NC 27858 or via email. Review of résumés will begin immediately.


Contact
Holly Sloan
hollybsloan@gmail.com
(252) 756-5314

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Praise and Worship Leader/Assistant Pastor
East Naples United Methodist Church
Full time
Naples, Florida USA
http://www.enaples.org/

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

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

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


Contact
Jessica Chronister
Jessica@enaples.org
(239) 774-4696

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Children’s and Family Ministry
Munholland United Methodist Church
Full time
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http://www.munhollandumc.org/files/213/Director%20of%20Childrens%20and%20Family%20Ministry.pdf

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

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Responsibilities

Lead a Children’s Ministry Team in creating, developing, implementing and ma

Job Summary

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities

Lead a Children’s Ministry Team in creating, developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing ministry for Children, birth through sixth grade and their parents

Oversight and leadership of existing Children’s and Family Ministries which include: Nursery, Sunday School, Children’s Church, Young Youth, Vacation Bible School, Acolytes and Children’s Ushers, Children’s Summer Events, and Special Events

Contact and track all new parents and children, as well as, monitor participation of existing members

Communicate consistently with parents regarding ministries and opportunities

Provide parents the training and tools they need to be the primary disciplers of their children through training, various programs and resources

Design and implement a strategy to reach the families with young children in our area

Select, evaluate and implement curriculum that is in line with our Wesleyan theology, pedagogically effective and teacher friendly

Recruit, coach, assist, observe and provide feedback to raise up new leaders and volunteers

Employ Safe Sanctuaries policies throughout Children’s Ministries

Promote and maintain excellence including décor, cleanliness, order, safety, signage and programming

Creates and oversees the Children and Family Ministries budget

Provides and/or coordinates training for all teachers and volunteers

Participates in all planned meetings, including weekly Church Council, Staff meetings, Children’s Council, Parent’s Roundtable, Kid’s Day Out Steering Committee and others as needed

Monitor the coordination and need of equipment, supplies and facilities related to the Children’s Ministry

Work alongside the Pastoral Staff and Program staff in planning, praying, visioning, coordinating, calendaring, budgeting and evangelistic efforts of the greater mission of Munholland UMC

Market and advertise all ministries related to Children and Family Ministries, including the church newsletter

Nurture one’s own spiritual and professional development through personal time in prayer, scripture, study and continuing education opportunities

Maintain Children and Family Ministry’s section on website

Evaluate the Children’s and Family Ministry and provide improvement steps on a regular basis

 

Required Qualifications

At least three years of experience and leadership in a large church children’s ministry

Consistent personal prayer and devotional life and a growing faith in Jesus Christ

Demonstrated passion for children and their spiritual growth

Passionate desire to reach children and their families for Jesus Christ

Demonstrated gift in administration, especially in the area of identifying, mentoring, developing, raising up and deploying volunteers

The ability to lead and develop teams

Biblical and theological discernment in agreement with our Wesleyan theology

The ability to accomplish assigned projects through other ministry staff, utilizing highly developed communication (written and verbal), project management, time management and collaboration skills.

Four year college degree or equivalent training

 

Desired Qualifications

Seminary graduate or degree in Christian Education

Previous administration/director experience

 

Personal Core Competencies

Communication: Deals with problems or concerns immediately; practices direct, honest and transparent communication; treats others with respect; gives others the benefit of the doubt; be supportive of others; keeps confidences; be loving; admits mistakes; asks for and/or offers help to others; mindful of unique strengths and differences in communication style and work habits

Creativity and Innovation: Generates new ideas; makes new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches; takes risks in pursuit of innovation; learns from mistakes; applies learnings to new initiatives

Delegation: Clearly and comfortably delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions, moving people from delegation to empowerment; appropriately shares authority and responsibility; creates accountability; sets clear objectives and measures, monitors process, progress and results; builds feedback loops into the work; trusts people to perform their own work

Mentoring and Leadership Development: Thinks strategically about the continual need for a next generation of leaders and works to build the leadership base; develops others by intentionally scouting for potential leaders and mentors them; provides them with challenging and stretching tasks; holds frequent developmental discussions; calls out the best in others; supports others in the development of their skills and abilities; is aware of the developmental aspirations of others; encourages people to accept challenging assignments; encourages others to discover and engage their giftedness and skills in service and develops them

Initiative: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and energetic about mission central activities; not fearful of taking calculated risks; seizes opportunities; sets demanding but achievable objectives for self and others.

Mission Ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of the mission, vision, values and beliefs of the congregation; can demonstrate those values to others; consistently behaves in a manner congruent with the mission, vision, values and beliefs.

Self-Development: Sets appropriate personal work objectives, measures own progress, identifies personal gaps in knowledge, understanding and skill; undertakes appropriate learning opportunities to develop needed skills; seeks regular feedback on performance; knows personal strengths and weaknesses, is sensitive to changing personal and organizational requirements and changes accordingly

Time Management: Is able and willing to focus time on tasks that contribute to organizational goals; uses time effectively and efficiently; values time and respects the time of others; concentrates his/her efforts on the most important priorities; can appropriately balance priorities

Decision Making and Problem Solving: Uses sound logic to approach difficult problems and apply effective solutions; can distinguish between symptoms, causes and implied solutions; decides in a timely manner based upon a blend of research, experience, risk-taking and judgment

Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and directs the time of others to what is important; quickly zones in on the critical issue, and ignores or minimizes distractions; can sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; demonstrates focus

Teamwork: demonstrates interest, skill and success in team environments; promotes group goals ahead of personal agendas; steps up to offer self as a resource to other members of the team; understands and supports the importance of teamwork; shares credit for success with others, takes responsibility for his or her part in team failures.

intaining an ongoing ministry for Children, birth through sixth grade and their parents

Oversight and leadership of existing Children’s and Family Ministries which include: Nursery, Sunday School, Children’s Church, Young Youth, Vacation Bible School, Acolytes and Children’s Ushers, Children’s Summer Events, and Special Events

Contact and track all new parents and children, as well as, monitor participation of existing members

Communicate consistently with parents regarding ministries and opportunities

Provide parents the training and tools they need to be the primary disciplers of their children through training, various programs and resources

Design and implement a strategy to reach the families with young children in our area

Select, evaluate and implement curriculum that is in line with our Wesleyan theology, pedagogically effective and teacher friendly

Recruit, coach, assist, observe and provide feedback to raise up new leaders and volunteers

Employ Safe Sanctuaries policies throughout Children’s Ministries

Promote and maintain excellence including décor, cleanliness, order, safety, signage and programming

Creates and oversees the Children and Family Ministries budget

Provides and/or coordinates training for all teachers and volunteers

Participates in all planned meetings, including weekly Church Council, Staff meetings, Children’s Council, Parent’s Roundtable, Kid’s Day Out Steering Committee and others as needed

Monitor the coordination and need of equipment, supplies and facilities related to the Children’s Ministry

Work alongside the Pastoral Staff and Program staff in planning, praying, visioning, coordinating, calendaring, budgeting and evangelistic efforts of the greater mission of Munholland UMC

Market and advertise all ministries related to Children and Family Ministries, including the church newsletter

Nurture one’s own spiritual and professional development through personal time in prayer, scripture, study and continuing education opportunities

Maintain Children and Family Ministry’s section on website

Evaluate the Children’s and Family Ministry and provide improvement steps on a regular basis

 

Required Qualifications

At least three years of experience and leadership in a large church children’s ministry

Consistent personal prayer and devotional life and a growing faith in Jesus Christ

Demonstrated passion for children and their spiritual growth

Passionate desire to reach children and their families for Jesus Christ

Demonstrated gift in administration, especially in the area of identifying, mentoring, developing, raising up and deploying volunteers

The ability to lead and develop teams

Biblical and theological discernment in agreement with our Wesleyan theology

The ability to accomplish assigned projects through other ministry staff, utilizing highly developed communication (written and verbal), project management, time management and collaboration skills.

Four year college degree or equivalent training

 

Desired Qualifications

Seminary graduate or degree in Christian Education

Previous administration/director experience

 

Personal Core Competencies

Communication: Deals with problems or concerns immediately; practices direct, honest and transparent communication; treats others with respect; gives others the benefit of the doubt; be supportive of others; keeps confidences; be loving; admits mistakes; asks for and/or offers help to others; mindful of unique strengths and differences in communication style and work habits

Creativity and Innovation: Generates new ideas; makes new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches; takes risks in pursuit of innovation; learns from mistakes; applies learnings to new initiatives

Delegation: Clearly and comfortably delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions, moving people from delegation to empowerment; appropriately shares authority and responsibility; creates accountability; sets clear objectives and measures, monitors process, progress and results; builds feedback loops into the work; trusts people to perform their own work

Mentoring and Leadership Development: Thinks strategically about the continual need for a next generation of leaders and works to build the leadership base; develops others by intentionally scouting for potential leaders and mentors them; provides them with challenging and stretching tasks; holds frequent developmental discussions; calls out the best in others; supports others in the development of their skills and abilities; is aware of the developmental aspirations of others; encourages people to accept challenging assignments; encourages others to discover and engage their giftedness and skills in service and develops them

Initiative: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and energetic about mission central activities; not fearful of taking calculated risks; seizes opportunities; sets demanding but achievable objectives for self and others.

Mission Ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of the mission, vision, values and beliefs of the congregation; can demonstrate those values to others; consistently behaves in a manner congruent with the mission, vision, values and beliefs.

Self-Development: Sets appropriate personal work objectives, measures own progress, identifies personal gaps in knowledge, understanding and skill; undertakes appropriate learning opportunities to develop needed skills; seeks regular feedback on performance; knows personal strengths and weaknesses, is sensitive to changing personal and organizational requirements and changes accordingly

Time Management: Is able and willing to focus time on tasks that contribute to organizational goals; uses time effectively and efficiently; values time and respects the time of others; concentrates his/her efforts on the most important priorities; can appropriately balance priorities

Decision Making and Problem Solving: Uses sound logic to approach difficult problems and apply effective solutions; can distinguish between symptoms, causes and implied solutions; decides in a timely manner based upon a blend of research, experience, risk-taking and judgment

Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and directs the time of others to what is important; quickly zones in on the critical issue, and ignores or minimizes distractions; can sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; demonstrates focus

Teamwork: demonstrates interest, skill and success in team environments; promotes group goals ahead of personal agendas; steps up to offer self as a resource to other members of the team; understands and supports the importance of teamwork; shares credit for success with others, takes responsibility for his or her part in team failures.


Contact
Darlene Brown
darleneb@munholland.org

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
Rome First United Methodist Church
Part time
Rome, GA USA
http://www.romefirst.org

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

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

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

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Rev. Anjie Peek Woodworth via email.


Contact
Rev. Anjie Peek Woodworth
awoodworth@romefirst.org
(706) 291.8590

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Missional Discipleship (Apex Campus)
Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities
Full time
Apex, North Carolina United States
http://apexumcfamily.org/Apex-missional-discipleship-job/

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve full-time as a member of our Apex UMC team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for recruiting and developing leaders, connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and helping persons in the Apex faith community grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will work with the Apex Pastor and Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world. Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of January 12th. The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is March 1, 2015. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Apex UMC Missional Discipleship.”


Contact
Tim Catlett
tim.catlett@apexumc.org
(919) 362-7807

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Missional Discipleship (Peak Campus-Apex UMC Family of Faith
Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities
Part time
Apex, North Carolina United States
http://apexumcfamily.org/Peak-missional-discipleship-job/

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve 25 hours per week as a member of our Peak team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and for building and supporting Peak Groups. Peak Groups are our primary vehicle of discipleship to help people grow as followers of Jesus Christ (deepening our relationships with God, with each other, and with the world). This person will work with the Peak Pastor and Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world. Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of December 15th. The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is January 5, 2015. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “Peak Missional Discipleship.”


Contact
Tim Catlett
tim.catlett@apexumc.org
(919) 3692-7807

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Missional Discipleship (519 Campus Apex UMC)
Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities
Part time
Cary, NC US
http://apexumcfamily.org/519-missional-discipleship-job

The Apex UMC Family of Faith Communities is seeking a Missional Discipleship Director to serve 25 hours per week as a member of our 519 team. The Director of Missional Discipleship is responsible for recruiting and developing leaders, connecting and developing relationships with missional partners in our community, and helping persons in the 519 faith community grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person will work with the 519 pastor/Pastor of Missional Discipleship to generate and align initiatives consistent with the church’s mission to invite and equip all to follow Jesus in transforming the world. Experience with missional community development is a plus, but not required. Applications for this position will be reviewed upon receipt with interviews beginning the week of December 15th. The application period will remain open until the job is filled. Target start date is January 5, 2015. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@apexumcfamily.org with subject “519 Missional Discipleship.”


Contact
Owen Barrow
owen@519church.org
(919) 362-7807

November 24, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Music and Worship Arts
Oak Ridge United Methodist Church
Full time
Oak Ridge, North Carolina United States

Oak Ridge United Methodist Church is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Music and Worship Arts.  The purpose of this job is to glorify God and His kingdom through service and dedication to the ministry programs assigned to meet the needs of the congregation of ORUMC and the surrounding community.  

The Director’s principal assignments include ensuring that the music program contributes to an inspiring worship experience and provides music consistent with the worship style of each respective service. The Director will encourage and engage persons of all ages to participate in a music ministry of excellence. The administration and implementation of the programs must meet the Mission, Vision and Core Values of ORUMC.

Oak Ridge United Methodist Church is located in a small town just north of Greensboro, North Carolina.  The surrounding community and the church are both rapidly growing.  ORUMC currently has just over 1,400 members with an average of 520 in worship on Sundays.  The church is orthodox and evangelical in theology with a passion for outreach, missions, discipleship, fellowship, and worship.

Please refer to the job description linked at our website http://www.oakridgeumc.org/resources/job-openings.html for a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

Please provide a resume and complete both application forms (available on the website) and send to Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, Attention Staff-Parish Relations Committee.

Mailing address:  2424 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge NC 27310
Email address:  jobs@oakridgeumc.org
Fax number:  336-643-2065

Resumes and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Contact
Pam Jordan

(336) 643-4690

November 21, 2014
Church, Ministry
Part Time Choir Director/Minister of Music
New Creation United Methodist Church
Part time
Durham , NC US
http://www.newcreationumcdurham.org/newcreation/Links.html

New Creation United Methodist Church in Durham has an opening for a part-time Choir Director /Minister of Music. Applicants should have experience with directing a church choir as well as directing a wide variety of musical genres.  The minister of music will complete the following:
• Coordinate the musicians and oversee all of the music for all Sundays.
• Direct the large mass choir two Sunday’s per month.
• Direct the children’s choir one Sunday each month. 

The position is a salaried position and compensation is negotiable.  To view the full job description, please go to church website.

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and a current resume to the SPPRC via email. The deadline for submissions is Monday December 21, 2014.


Contact
Alice Williamson
newcreationhiring@gmail.com
(704) 650-8063

November 20, 2014
Ministry, Non-Church
Campus Minister - Northeast Navigators
The Navigators
Full time
Boston, Massachusetts USA

The Navigators® is an international, interdenominational Christian ministry that helps people grow Christ who in turn will help others.  Having begun in 1933, the Navigators are currently in over 100 nations.  Navigators minister on college campuses, on military installations, among business & professionals, and among the urban poor.

The Northeast Collegiate Navigators seeks qualified candidates to join our regional staff team to reach students on secular campuses in New York and New England.

The Northeast hosts over 500 colleges and universities campuses.  Of the 1.8 million college students, it is estimated that less than 4% are committed followers of Jesus Christ. Countless opportunities abound for evangelism, discipleship and missions. Currently, the Northeast Navigators serve on 20 campuses and seek to expand their ministry reach.

Immediate openings at:

• University of Maine—Orono
• University of Vermont
• University of Massachusetts— Amherst
• Cornell University
• Dartmouth College
• Boston University
• New York University
• Yale University

Full-time, part-time, and bi-vocational positions are available commensurate with experience and willingness to raise financial support.


Contact
Mr. Craig Parker
craig.parker@mac.com
(603) 359-1776

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