Job Opportunities

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

July 10, 2014
Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Service, Civic Engagement
Central Methodist University
Full time
Fayette, MO United States

Central Methodist University seeks applicants for an Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Service, Civic Engagement. The Associate Director will work in the newly developed Center for Faith and Service.

The Associate Director will be responsible for connecting CMU students, faculty, and staff with service opportunities in the region. This will involve building relationships with existing non-profits, developing models for student engagement, and ultimately developing a program of student leaders committed to civic engagement. The Associate Director will be responsible for resourcing the university in areas of civic engagement. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

• Implementing models for student participation in areas of civic engagement
• Providing resources to faculty and staff about civic engagement opportunities and CMU community partners
• Connecting with local agencies to identify specific needs in Howard County and the mid-state region
• Assisting in recruiting students interested in civic engagement
• Coordinating efforts with the Center for Faith and Service

An undergraduate degree is required, a Master's degree is preferred. Two plus years of work experience in civic engagement/non-profit work is required. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of service in the Wesleyan tradition. Travel and extended work hours, including evening and weekend, are required.

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Becky Kendrick
(660) 248-6680

July 09, 2014
Church, Ministry
Part Time Pianist/ Worship Leader
Cedar Grove United Methodist Church - Pittsboro
Part time
Pittsboro , NC US

The primary function of this position is leading worship music through piano and singing for a predominately traditional worship service.
The music will be prepared well in advance of the services of worship and designed to lead the congregation both in singing and in quiet worship.  The worship leader has the principle responsibility to lead using music, scripture, prayer, and the arts to create an atmosphere for a creative and meaningful worship experience.  Further, he or she would be responsible for leading music and coordinating any special services such as funerals, holidays, etc. as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Recruit and assist a music volunteers in supplying expertise in the area of traditional and contemporary music for worship in a United Methodist Church.
·       Meet weekly with the pastor for worship planning.
·       Responsible for building up and the good upkeep of the Music Ministry’s instruments and resources.
·       Based on a 2-5 hour week, understanding that some weeks will be less, and some weeks more, depending on the season and the musical needs for the season.
·       The scope of this position will change in time as the ministry of the church continues to evolve.
·       The ideal candidate will be a team player.
Distribution of Responsibilities (based on 3-5hours per week):
·       2 hours in preparation for worship on Sunday
·       1 hours meeting and planning
·       1 hour of worship and 30 minutes of preparation each Sunday

Base Salary:  $5,000           
Reports to:    Senior Pastor and the Pastor Parish Committee

Leah Skaggs
(919) 924-6589

July 09, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Children's Ministries
Genesis UMC
Part time
Cary, NC US

Genesis United Methodist Church, Cary is seeking to hire a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries (the “DCM”) to plan, implement and evaluate programs to meet the needs of children ages birth through and including 5th grade.  To learn more, the job description and church application can be found here:

Please submit resume AND completed church application if you feel qualified to be considered for this position via email.  Notification and an interview process will take place for only the selected candidates.  Please no phone calls or mailings to the church office.  At Genesis, our Core Values are to Love God, Love Neighbor, and Make Disciples.  Thank you for your interest.

Nick Caronna
(919) 303-6050

July 08, 2014
Church, Ministry
Youth Director
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension
Full time
Knoxville, TN USA

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Knoxville, TN is a vibrant and growing parish with an average Sunday attendance of 450 people that is seeking a Youth Director who can channel recent growth in the youth program (6th-12th grade)  into a sustainable, life-giving ministry.  We are looking for an individual who feels called to lead youth long term, and is especially gifted in building relationships on multiple levels (peer groups, parents, other church ministries, diocese, and local community).  

The Rev Christian Hawley
(865) 588 0589

July 08, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Contemporary Worship
First United Methodist Church
Full time, Part time
Clearwater, Florida USA

First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, Florida is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Contemporary Worship (DCW).  Applicants must have a deep love for Christ and a desire to express his or her faith leading worship in a contemporary format.  Experience in leading a praise band and leading worship is required.  This position can be either full time or part time depending on the gifts and circumstances of the applicant.  If full time the applicant must be able to pair this ministry with leadership of another needed ministry within the church (e.g. Evangelism, Childrens Ministries, etc.).  Apply by sending your resume to

Scott Baker

July 03, 2014
Church, Ministry
Part-Time Director of Youth Ministries
Haymount United Methodist Church
Part time
Fayetteville, NC USA

Haymount United Methodist Church, located in Fayetteville, NC, has an opening for a part-time (20-25 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries.  This person will oversee ministries with students in grades 6-12, to include weekly UMYF gatherings, trips and retreats and Conference youth ministry events.  The Director will also oversee Christian education opportunities, to include Confirmation and Sunday school.  

Haymount UMC is seeking an energetic, creative person who is passionate about building relationships with youth and walking with them on their faith journey.  This person will also have demonstrated abilities to plan, coordinate and implement youth ministry within the parameters of the United Methodist Church.  Ideally, they will cast a vision for ministry that includes the gifts and participation of youth, their parents and other volunteers, and that is supported by and integrated into the full life of the church.

Resumes may be submitted to, and should include at least 2 letters of recommendation (with contact information).  When e-mailing, please use “Haymount Youth Ministry Position” in the subject line.

Rev. Scott Foster
(910) 484-0181

July 03, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Communications
Harvest United Methodist Church
Full time
Lakewood Ranch, Florida United States

This ministry is a salaried position of 40 hours per week with responsibility for the management of Harvest communications.  The Director of Communications will be a self-motivated, energetic person with a heart for Jesus Christ and a deep commitment to communicate the mission and ministry of Harvest with the congregation and the surrounding community.  This person will possess passion for reaching people through various communications media.  This person will also possess exceptional creativity, story-telling ability, strategic thinking and organizational skills.  This person must have demonstrable experience in graphic/print design and/or digital video production.  

The primary responsibilities of the Director of Communications will include the following:
•    Constantly listen to our community of faith and our local community to ensure we share with both the right content.
•    Plan, produce and manage the creation of excellent multi-channel content that is published on time.
•    Provide graphic and print design and/or digital video production services.  Manage part-time or contract resources that provide additional technical skills as needed and available through the budget.
•    Oversee and train part-time, contract and volunteer servant communication positions.
•    Create, gather and edit copy for content.
•    Manage the website.
•    Create and implement a social media strategy.
•    Create and distribute electronic news pieces.
•    Oversee the creation of, or produce, digital video elements to communicate impact and promote ministries and message series.
•    Oversee the creation of, or design, graphics for print, digital and worship media.
•    Oversee the creation of, or design, all print media, direct mail pieces and advertising.
•    Create and implement a media strategy for mobile devices.
•    Oversee the worship media ministry team.
•    Evaluate periodically the design and content of all Harvest media.
•    Develop relationships with regional and local media to facilitate coverage of Harvest and its ministries.
•    Write and distribute press releases in coordination with ministry teams.
•    Train non-communications staff and volunteer servants in best and “do-it-yourself” practices.
•    Lead the development and implementation of live streaming all worship services.
•    Lead the development and implementation of multi-site AVL (audio, video and lighting).

Other responsibilities include participation in Full Staff Team, Lead Staff Team, Communications Team, and Worship Design Team meetings.

This person relates directly to the Director of Discipleship.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and digital portfolio (which includes writing samples; and graphic/print design and/or digital video examples) to Mike Kennedy via email by July 22.  No phone calls, please.

Mike Kennedy
(941) 907-7333

June 30, 2014
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
Community Congregational United Church of Christ
Full time
Montgomery, AL USA

Community Congregational United Church of Christ is receiving applications for the position of Senior Pastor. We are a small, progressive predominately African-American congregation that is poised for growth. We seek a passionate senior pastor of faith, vision, and energy with the ability to build and lead ministries. Experience as a Senior/Associate Pastor or Chaplain; graduate of seminary or Master of Divinity preferred, but not required. Salary commensurate with the size of congregation and candidate’s qualifications.

Joseph Thornton

June 28, 2014
Director of Children's Ministry
Courthouse Community UMC
Full time
Virginia Beach, VA USA

Full-time Children’s Director—Courthouse Community United Methodist Church (CCUMC) in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is seeking a person to direct an active and mission focused team of children and adult volunteers as well as paid children’s ministry staff to help children birth-5th grade grow deeper in relationship with Christ.  This ministry actively supports the vision and goals of CCUMC to “transform the world” and impact the community with the love of Jesus Christ. This is accomplished through innovative and creative programming and ministries. Candidate should have experience in a multi-staff church and be gifted in recruiting and training of children and adult volunteers. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and qualifications. For further information, job description and to forward a resume contact Randy McMillen via email.

Randy McMillen
(757) 350-0473

June 27, 2014
Volunteer Services Manager
Habitat for Humanity of Wake County
Full time
Raleigh, North Carolina United States

Habitat for Humanity of Wake County (Raleigh, NC) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced leader to manage our volunteer recruitment, scheduling, and retention functions.  We currently engage 10,000 individual volunteers in our work on an annual basis.
Habitat for Humanity of Wake County is a non-profit, Christian housing ministry that partners with families and individuals to secure adequate housing.  Volunteers provide a significant amount of our construction work in addition to assisting in various program roles, ReStore and Deconstruction operations and administrative tasks.
The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, at least 3 years of volunteer management experience in a large scale volunteer operation, be enthusiastic about the mission of Habitat for Humanity and be very detailed and process oriented.  The position also has budgetary and supervisory responsibility for one team member.
Habitat Wake is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Interested candidates should provide a brief cover letter and resume to Jane Beaman via email no later than July 23, 2014.   No phone or in person inquiries please.

Jane Beaman