Job Opportunities

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

December 17, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
First United Methodist Church
Full time
Fort Smith, Arkansas United States

Resumes are being accepted for the full time position of Director of Youth Ministry.  It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of a Bachelor’s 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. Full job description available. Resumes may be sent to Pastor Robert Cloninger via email or mailed to First United Methodist Church, 200 N.15th Fort Smith, AR 72901. For questions call Pastor Robert.

Rev. Robert Cloninger
(479) 782-5068

December 17, 2014
Church, Ministry
Part Time Minister of Youth
Woodhaven Baptist Churh
Part time
Apex, NC USA

Please see website listed below for more information concerning this position.

Andy Forbis
(919) 362-0127

December 16, 2014
Church, Ministry
Worship Pastor
Connections Church
Part time
Raleigh, NC USA

At Connections Church  we seek to build relationships that change things.  And we do just that.  Since 2004, we've been building relationships and seeking God together- skeptics, doubters, new believers, and mature disciples- all of us together, learning to follow Jesus and growing in our love for God, our local neighbors, and the world around us.
We are a non-denominational, Christian community full of people from a diverse range of faith backgrounds.  We honor the uniqueness of each individual's journey with God while also valuing the importance of being on this journey together.  We create space for questions.  We believe in the power of story.  We lean into challenge.  We offer hope to the broken.  And we want you to be a part of the incredible work God is doing in our community.

Position Summary:
The Worship Leader at Connections is someone with a deep love for Jesus Christ and His people.  He/She would provide overall worship team leadership and coordination to enable a meaningful and uplifting worship experience that partners with the teaching at our weekly gatherings.  There are currently two gatherings each Sunday morning which provide a contemporary worship experience with a full band.
Connections is looking for a person to lead our Worship Ministry through the following:
In coordination with the Senior Pastor, plans the worship experience for each gathering including the music selection and arrangement.
Leads worship 75% of the time or more.
Develops a music ministry team that fosters good communication and a strong sense of Christian family among all the musicians and support team.  Leads the team in spiritual development and support for each other as disciples of Christ working together to lead His people in worship.
Recruits, develops, mentors and retains instrumental and vocal members for the worship team.
Coordinates the scheduling of worship team members and worship leaders.
Coordinates and leads worship team rehearsals including arranging music as necessary to fit the band.
Works as a team with the Sr. Pastor, Family Pastor and volunteer leaders to enable Connections to fulfill the overall mission God has given us.
Administrative coordination of the Worship Team, Sound Team and Visual Arts Team:
Chord charts and demo tracks
CCLI info
Coordination of announcements and flows for the worship gatherings
Budget and expense management
Sound and visual equipment maintenance and upgrades
Recruits, develops, trains and retains sound and visual arts teams

Qualifications and attributes:
A spiritually and emotionally mature person prepared to provide leadership with integrity through their example of ongoing spiritual growth and devotion to Jesus Christ and His church.
Facilitative leadership skills that result in a highly committed, energized and empowered worship team focused on worshiping God first and foremost.
A teachable spirit, a servant mindset and a willingness to work as part of a ministry team under the leadership of the Senior Pastor.
A gifted musician and leader with a heart for worship and ability to create an authentic worship experience.
Vocally proficient.
Instrumental proficiency in guitar or keyboard preferred.
A friendly, energetic personality.
The ability to plan, submit and work within a ministry budget.
A minimum of 3 years prior experience leading worship teams is required.

Fred Turner
(919) 233-1115

December 16, 2014
Education, Ministry, Non-Church
Programming and Administrative Assistant
Center for Christianity and Scholarship
Part time
Durham, NC USA

The Program and Administrative Assistant advances the mission of the Center for Christianity and Scholarship by working together with the Program Director to develop and maintain the programming and general operations of The Center for Christianity and Scholarship.


Program Development
• Assist Program Director in planning the logistics of public lectures,
short-courses, faculty gatherings, and other events
• Manage Lecture Planning Checklist

• Work with local churches and organizations to advertise public lectures
• Maintain and update CCS website
• Develop appropriate web-based presence (e.g., Facebook, etc.)
• Assist in preparation and delivery of fundraising letters
• Assist in preparation of monthly e-newsletter

Hospitality Assistance
• Coordinate with volunteers to host meals for faculty and student gatherings
• Oversee and assist of meal planning and location setup

Edward Dixon

December 15, 2014
Christian School Pastor cum Career Guidance Counselor
NationalHigh Jakarta School
Full time
Jakarta, Jakarta Indonesia

Serve as the Pastor for Grade 4 – Grade 12 in High School Ministry.
Communicate the Gospel and biblical principles in a creative and culturally relevant manner to Students.  Love students and have a heart for a variety of different kinds of students.  Have a passion to create a culture for students to connect to Christ.

•         Provide career and college entrance information and assistance to students, teachers, parents and counselors; coordinate day-to-day operations and schedule activities, programs and speakers.
•         Prepare career education and instructional materials for use by teachers and students; assist students in locating and using college/career information as needed for research, assignments and post-high school planning.
•         Obtain, organize, file and display guidance materials; catalog and prepare for use by students; maintain displays and bulletin boards.
•         Plan, organize, develop and implement career events and publications; prepare letters, flyers, mailers and other materials to publicize Career Center services, resources and speaker programs.
•         Schedule visitations by representatives from universities domestic in international; organize, coordinate and publicize career-related events and other opportunities for students to learn about higher education and vocational training and preparation.
•         Develop and maintain a current and comprehensive occupational library including information on careers and career clusters, employment prospects and trends and employment requirements and opportunities; obtain and circulate current college catalogs.
•         Plan and conduct Career Days, Career Month, Teen Job Fairs, or College Fairs.

Shirley Wee

December 15, 2014
Church, Ministry
Minister of Discipleship, Family and Youth
First Baptist Church
Full time
Waynesboro, VA USA

First Baptist Church of Waynesboro, Virginia is seeking a full time Minister of Discipleship, Family and Youth.  Our church, located in the Shenandoah Valley, desires an individual to minister to and with teenagers, their families and the adults who work with them building relationships that nurture their spiritual growth while striving to be intentional followers of Christ.  

While we are currently also searching for a Senior Pastor, this position will be a full time two year contract with an option to renew.  Preference will be given to candidates with theological/seminary training.

Please email your resume and short bio or video via email with attention to Personnel Committee.  Resumes may also be mailed to the attention of the Personnel Committee at 301 S. Wayne Avenue, Waynesboro, VA 22980.

David Collier

December 12, 2014
Ministry, Non-Church
Campus Minister
Southwestern College
Full time
Winfield, KS USA

Southwestern College is seeking a full time Campus Minister to begin July 2015. The successful candidate will be an ordained United Methodist deacon or elder. Candidates with commensurate academic credentials who have made significant progress toward ordination will also be considered. Candidates must be qualified and have experience in leading and directing ministerial teams, providing pastoral care and oversight, developing relationships with faith entities beyond the college, facilitating student-led worship experiences, and working in a team environment with colleagues. This is a 12-month position that reports to the President and Chair of the Social Sciences Division. Candidates with experience and exhibiting strengths in teaching college level, practical ministry courses will be given special consideration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight for weekly Chapel
  • Pastoral care and oversight for the faith community at large
  • Teaching- supervises student practicums and/or internships in local churches and church agencies for  all REL/PHIL majors and minors, teach religion courses as needed and support the division general education efforts
  • Recruitment and Retention- support efforts initiated by Discipleship, Worship Outreach, and Philosophy & Religion
  • Church Relations-chair the committee, develop relationships with area churches and the Great Plains Annual Conference, represent the college in the connectional system of the United Methodist Church
  • Supervise the Director of Worship Outreach
  • Development of ministry opportunities and care beyond the chapel, Discipleship, and Worship Outreach community
  • Support and advise Campus Council on Ministries (an SGA recognized organization)- alternative spring break trip, and student-led campus faith groups
  • Help persons of other faiths make connections to resources to help meet their spiritual needs
  • Ceremonial Duties and requests for religion presence from other areas of the institution
  • Participant in the work of the Social Sciences Division

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156 or via e-mail.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Ms. Lonnie Boyd

December 12, 2014
Christian School Pastor cum Career Guidance
NationalHigh Jakarta School
Full time
Jakarta, Indonesia

Support school community; Provide pastoral care and career guidance to students.

Shirley Wee

December 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Director of Worship and Creative Arts
Riviera United Methodist Church
Part time
St. Petersburg, FL United States

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

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

Bonnie Culotta
(727) 527-6466

December 11, 2014
Church, Ministry
Youth Minister
Macedonia Baptist Church
Part time
Raleigh, North Carolina United States

Part-time (25 hour/week) Youth Minister for 7th-8th graders and high school students.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, Sunday, Wednesday evening discipleship, youth targeted activities, outreach, special programs and retreats.  The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in, or a graduate of, Divinity School.  To apply, submit a letter of interest and a resume that includes both a Statement of Faith and a Statement of Call to Ministry to our email address at:  A full job description can be found at  Questions can be directed to the Church office at or by calling.

Kathy Beckett
(919) 851-3216