Job Opportunities

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

June 26, 2015
Education
Director of Ministry to Children, Youth, and their Families
Trinity United Methodist Church
Full time
Grand Island, Nebraska USA
http://www.um4gi.org

The Director of Ministry to Children, Youth, and their Families is responsible for developing, coordinating, and overseeing a ministry of nurturing and growing faith in Jesus Christ in the lives of children, youth and their families.  The director will encourage growth in being disciples of Jesus Christ, through Sunday School, Wednesday programming, and a variety of opportunities during the school year and summer. This is a full time position. Approximately 30 hours of the position will be working with children and 10 hours working coordinating youth ministries.


Contact
Dr. Theresa Mason
tmason@greatplainsumc.org
308 382-1952

June 26, 2015
Other
Senior Director of Education and Leadership
General Commission on the Status and Role of Women
Full time
Chicago, Illinois USA
http://www.gcsrw.org

please see http://www.gcsrw.org/Portals/4/PDFs/SDEL.pdf for detail description


Contact
Elaine Moy
emoy@gcsrw.org
3123464900

June 26, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth Fellowship Coordinator
Western Boulevard Presbyterian Church
Part time
Raleigh, NC USA

Personal Qualifications:
    Strong faith in Jesus Christ, filled with joy, hope, and curiosity
    Bachelor’s degree (or at least working toward a college degree)
    Experience in working with youth (and great desire to do so!)
    Strong communication and organizational skills

Hours:
    Flexible schedule to average 15 hours per week (mid-August thru mid-June)

Compensation:  
    $10,000-$12,000 based on qualifications/experience
    
Accountability:
    Pastor through the Christian Education Committee

Responsibilities:

A. Ministry to Youth:
 Coordinate Youth Fellowship activities for 6th-12th grades, creating the right balance
     of spiritual nurture, service opportunities, and fellowship/recreation.
 Make contact with youth outside of church activities (call inactive or visiting youth,  call/visit those who are sick or experiencing crisis, etc.)
 Supervise and support adults helping with youth activities.
 Offer leadership in youth Sunday School as needed.
 Strive to keep youth engaged in denominational activities, retreats & conferences.
 Plan and coordinate at least one weekend retreat for youth of WBPC.
 Coordinate and plan mission projects/trips and others events which strengthen and  
     promote the mission of the church and service to Christ.
 Strive to nurture leadership skills in the youth; in particular, implement and oversee a Youth Council that meets regularly for reflection and planning.
Plan (with youth) and execute Youth Sunday in the spring, in coordination with the music directors and pastors. Encourage youth presence and participation in worship throughout the year.

B.  Administrative:
1.  Utilize social media/electronic communication to contact and connect with youth AND
     parents on a weekly basis regarding youth activities.
2.  Compose regular announcements for weekly bulletins, weekly congregational
     emails, and monthly newsletter
3.  Manage the income and expenses for all youth ministry budget line items.

C.  General:
Attend worship as often as possible.
Attend Christian Education Committee meetings as needed.

*If interested, please contact Betty Connette:  betty@wbpresbyterian.org


Contact
Rev. Betty Connette
betty@wbpresbyterian.org
919-851-4713

June 26, 2015
Church, Ministry
Minister/Director of Youth Ministry
Dewitt Community Church
Full time
Dewitt, NY United States
http://dewittchurch.org

Dewitt Community Church is looking for a full-time Minister/Director of Youth Ministries to work with

current staff in providing outstanding ministry to a growing congregation in beautiful Central New York.

● have passion for youth ministry, developing relationships with youth and their families, and

accompanying youth on their journey of faith

● have a strong and growing personal faith, basic biblical knowledge, and theology consistent with Dewitt Community Church
● possess strong leadership and leadership development skills
● be consistently energetic and enthusiastic about youth ministry
● be open and welcoming to youth and their families
● work well independently and on a team
● possess strong communication skills (written, oral, social media, etc.)
● be adaptable, flexible, and creative
● possess outstanding interpersonal skills, with ability to recruit, equip, and organize others
● have a genuine interest in students’ lives and willingness to get involved in the community
● demonstrate basic knowledge of youth development
● planning and leadership of regular youth ministry activities, including but not limited to: youth programs, summer activities, annual mission trips, local mission opportunities, retreats,fundraisers, youth worship, youth Sunday school and Sunday worship services
● incorporate students into all areas of church life (as appropriate), advocating for youth in all levels of church leadership
● develop and lead leadership teams of youth, parents, and volunteers
● keep track of students’ needs and provide both proactive care as appropriate
● help students develop relationships with God, each other, and adults in the congregation
● plan and lead confirmation
● adhere to and promote the church’s child protection policy

If this sounds like the job for you, please send cover letter and resume to dhallmarathon@gmail.com.


Contact
Dot Hall
dhallmarathon@gmail.com

June 26, 2015
Church, Ministry
Part Time Youth Coordinator
St Luke United Methodist Church
Part time
Sanford, North Carolina USA

St. Luke United Methodist Church in Sanford, North Carolina is seeking a part time Coordinator of Youth Ministry.  Our goal is to find a leader who will increase our focus on spiritual formation and build relationships within the youth, church, and community.   The person we seek must have passion for youth ministry, excellent listening skills, and both the willingness and ability to connect our youth at every level of service in the church and community.  Familiarity with, interest in, and commitment to active participation in events sponsored by the Fairway District and NC Annual Conference are essential gifts that will be required for this hire.  The general expectations will be on site presence Friday through Sunday, overnight trips as the leader, accessible throughout the week, and involvement in as many church functions as possible.   The most important qualification is that this person genuinely love the youth while being an active and positive influence in their lives who works well with adult counselors to insure faithful commitment and response to Jesus Christ and His Church.   For further questions or to apply for this position, please contact Rev. Dr. A. Gene Cobb, Jr., Lead Pastor of St. Luke UMC at 919-775-3288 or agcobb@nccumc.org.


Contact
Rev. Dr. A. Gene Cobb, Jr
agcobb@nccumc.org

June 26, 2015
Church, Administration
Parish Administrator
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Part time
Durham, North Carolina USA
http://www.gracelutheranchurch.net

Parish Administrator, part-time
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Durham, NC is seeking an experienced parish administrator to serve as a catalyst to administer, support, and encourage the broad scope of ministry and service at Grace Lutheran Church. The church’s mission is to live and teach, by the power of the Holy Spirit, God’s love, grace, and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. The parish administrator is a key part of making this mission a reality in the lives of members and in our larger communities. This person will coordinate, support, and encourage all the parish ministries. They will manage the daily functions of the church office along with the flow of communication and visitors. This person will recruit and involve volunteers to accomplish all of these services. In addition, they will provide regular support to the staff which includes the Pastor, the Preschool and its director, and the Music Ministry. This person will use the Parish Administrator Support Group as a sounding board to help accomplish these tasks. Partnering with this group will help the administrator process requests, set priorities, discern appropriate actions to take, and generally provide support.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a professional demeanor and presence, positive attitude, strong work ethic, the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, and excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills. He/she must possess strong organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and desktop publishing required; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and web page skills a plus. This person must be able to multitask, be flexible, and relate well to other church staff, congregants, and visitors. Associate’s or B.A. preferred. This is a part-time hourly position averaging 25-29 hours per week.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and the gifts and skills they possess along with a resume and salary requirements. NO phone calls. Applications will be accepted by email only and will be reviewed as received. Please send cover letter and resume to: glchradm@gmail.com.


Contact
Susan Kesti
glchradm@gmail.com

June 26, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Student Ministries
First United Methodist Church
Full time
Tuscaloosa, Alabama USA
http://www.fumct.org/

First United Methodist Church (http://www.fumct.org/) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries.  As vibrant congregation of 2500, First United Methodist Church influences their community with the core values of radical hospitality, passionate worship, international faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity.  The Director of Student Ministries’ primary focus is to help students take their next steps to becoming life-long disciples of Jesus Christ.

The main responsibilities are:

•    Provide Leadership:  The Director of Student Ministries will oversee all youth ministry programming, supervise the youth ministry staff, and guide the youth department in implementing a sustainable ministry model.

•    Equip youth, families, and volunteers:  The DSM will recruit, equip, and build teams of youth ministry leaders and volunteers

•    Develop relationships:  Develop relationships with students, families, and volunteers, as well as, provide opportunities for students to develop relationships with other students and youth ministry staff and volunteers.

Qualifications include:
•    A minimum of five years of experience in leading a youth program
•    A Bachelor’s degree
•    Ability to implement sustainable structures and vision for the youth program
•    Strong leadership and organizational skills
•    Ability to communicate well with parents and teams of staff and volunteers
•    Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

For more detailed information or to submit a resume, please contact Kate at kate@fumct.org.


Contact
Kate Gates
kate@fumct.org
(205) 345-7261

June 19, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Student Ministries
Dauphin Way United Methodist Church
Full time
Mobile, Alabama United States of America
http://www.dauphinwayumc.org

Dauphin Way United Methodist Church of Mobile, Alabama, seeks a full-time 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.

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


Contact
Robin Wilson
rwilson@dauphinwayumc.org
251-471-1511

June 19, 2015
Other
Senior Pastor
St. Paul Baptist Church of Baltimore City, Inc.
Full time
baltimore, MD U.S.

The Saint Paul Baptist Church of Baltimore, Maryland is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach His Word.   Our  next pastor must be responsible for the biblical and spiritual obligations  as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9 and also be a man  after God’s own heart
(I Samuel 13:14).  The candidate has to be a born again baptized believer in Jesus Christ and have the ability to fulfill the spiritual needs of the congregation through visitations, prayer, conducting weddings and funerals and administering the Ordinances of the Church.  We are seeking a visionary with strong leadership skills who preaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teaches sound Baptist Doctrine, engages in pastoral care, directs Christian growth and development and promotes missions and the Great Commission for increasing the Kingdom of God.  

The Saint Paul Baptist Church, Inc. has been in existence for one hundred four years.  The active membership is approximately two hundred and there are eighteen ministries.  Our church is committed to fulfill the church mission: the enhancement and advancement of the Kingdom of God.  It seeks to attain this through Worship, the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, consistent Christian living by its members, evangelism, missionary endeavors, teaching of sound Baptist Doctrine and Christian Education.


Contact
Armstead Crawley Jones
saintpaulbaptistbaltimore@gmail.com
443-838-3357

June 19, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
Kirkwood Baptist Church
Full time
Kirkwood, MO USA
http://www.kirkwoodbaptist.org

The person who fills this position will possess strong preaching skills, be involved in moderate Baptist life, be committed to Baptist distinctives, and have the desire and ability to lead the congregation spiritually and administratively. Interested candidates must send a resume to: Pastor Search Committee, Kirkwood Baptist Church, 211 N. Woodlawn Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122, or to pastorsearch@kirkwoodbaptist.org.


Contact
Von Hulin
pastorsearch@kirkwoodbaptist.org
314-965-2349

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