Position Location Date Posted
Youth and Outreach Pastor
New Leaf UMC, Conneaut, OH
October 23, 2014
Youth and Outreach Pastor
New Leaf UMC, Conneaut, OH

New Leaf United Methodist Church in Conneaut Ohio is looking for a youth & outreach pastor.  This will begin as a part-time position but grow to fulltime.  A full job description and application can be found on the New Leaf website atwww.newleafumc.com     All applications must be returned to New Leaf church by November 12th

Pastor (Full-time)
Sherman Community Church, Sherman, NY
October 22, 2014
Pastor (Full-time)
Sherman Community Church, Sherman, NY

The Sherman Community Church is located in beautiful Chautauqua County and the Southern Tier of Western New York State.  

Sherman is a small historical village settled in 1823 and named after Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Sherman is a friendly small town with a hometown atmosphere and a population of approximately 1700 residents. We are conveniently located adjacent to Interstate highways connecting residents to a long list of both summer and winter recreational activities, cultural events and professional opportunities. Our local school is rated among the Top 10 Small Schools nationwide. 

Our Church was established in 1866 and has served our community for 146 years.  We are a non-denominational congregation, small in number (30-50) but large in faith.  Our candidate must be a Christ centered gospel-focused shepherd who possesses a zeal for the glory of God and a passion for the souls of men.  We offer a competitive salary for our area along with housing in our church parsonage. 

Interested applicants should apply by sending a resume, references and a statement of faith to the following address: Sherman Community Church, Attn:  Pastoral Search Committee, PO Box 337, Shennan NY  14781.

Pastor (Full-time)
St. John's Evangelical Covenant Church, Millersburg, OH
October 21, 2014
Pastor (Full-time)
St. John's Evangelical Covenant Church, Millersburg, OH

Job Description 

   The pastor is responsible to St. John’s Evangelical Covenant Church of Millersburg for proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.  The pastor shall set a good example among the members of the church; shall conduct services on Sunday and other services that the Spiritual Council may desire: shall direct the work of Christian education; shall administer the Holy Sacraments; shall visit the sick and comfort the distressed; and shall perform all such duties as belong to the pastoral office. 

Responsibilities: 

Set as a guideline of personal behavior the standard required in 1Timothy 3:1-7 and 1Peter 5:1-4. 

Maintain a regular program of study to enable him/her to plan, prepare for and conduct meaningful worship services. 

Administer the sacraments of Baptism and Communion. In keeping with the EvangelicalCovenantChurch policy, the pastor will faithfully administer both infant and adult baptism. The pastor will serve Communion in an open table format for all believers.  To the extent practical, the pastor will also be available to members for officiating at weddings and funerals.  

Conduct premarital, vocational, family, and bereavement counseling sessions as needed.  Advise other professional help when necessary.  

Visit all persons in the congregation that require pastoral care.  Lead the membership in a visitation program.  

Work with the church council and committees in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the total church program.  Be available for and lead training as needed.  

Provide administrative leadership for the total church program.  The pastor will be responsible for the day to day supervision and direction of the staff.  

Lead the church and congregation in commitment and support of the ministries of the Great Lakes Conference and of the EvangelicalCovenantChurch. 

Plan and promote periods of evangelistic emphasis for the unsaved and spiritual renewal for the saved.  

Serve on at least one civic organization.  

Expectations:

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and must have a strong personal faith grounded in a life of prayer, a study of the scriptures, and a close community with other believers.  

Have a broad understanding and sympathetic appreciation of the various faith traditions within Christianity and the various ways Christians worship, including an ability to participate enthusiastically in both traditional and contemporary worship forms.  

Be committed to outreach and ministry to our community and the world. Be open and sensitive to the Holy Spirit in discerning a vision for the outreach and ministry of our church. 

Demonstrate an exemplary Christian life, modeling the attitudes, feelings, values, enthusiasms, and dedication, which he/she seeks to develop in all persons within our congregation. 

Demonstrate spiritual and emotional maturity, the pastor must be sensible and emotionally balanced, possessing the qualities to which persons in our church and in the community respond with respect.  

Will express, and seek to cultivate in our congregation, a real love and sympathetic understanding for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender or socio-economic status. 

Have strong teaching, counseling, organizational, management, and communication skills.  Also have the ability to relate to people of all ages, plus a good sense of humor.  

Allow sufficient time for personal spiritual health and growth.  

To apply please provide a resume with references, at least one audio sermon and contact information by email to search committee chair Michelle Rodhe atmdrodhe@gmail.com  

 

Pastor (Full-time or Part-time)
Old Springfield United Church of Christ, New Middletown, OH
October 21, 2014
Pastor (Full-time or Part-time)
Old Springfield United Church of Christ, New Middletown, OH

Old Springfield Church is currently seeking a new, full or part time pastor.  Our church is comprised of 40-50 active members, and is looking to grow.  At this time, Old Springfield is utilizing a temporary, part time pastor who is providing Sunday services and visiting the members residing in nursing facilities or confined to their homes. Community involvment, Sunday school, and outreach are among our priorities.

Questions or interested persons should contact the church office at 330.543.3615.  Bill Douglas is the search committee contact person. 

 

Program Director for Online Programs
South University, Pittsburgh, PA
October 20, 2014
Program Director for Online Programs
South University, Pittsburgh, PA

Job Summary 

The Program Director for Online Programs is a member of the full-time faculty who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing a specific online academic program or set of academic programs.

Responsibilities include: classroom instruction, day-to-day program operations, assisting students toward successful program completion, and staffing the classroom with faculty who support the mission of the University. The Program Director for Online Programs is co-responsible with the Department Chair for Online Programs for the academic well being of the program as it relates to education and helping to maintain/grow student enrollment.  The Program Director for Online Programs also participates in activities that promote the stature of the academic programs, departments, and colleges and abides by the mandates set by the University Board of Trustees and administration.

Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

  • Manages the educational process to ensure every student and faculty member is involved in a positive educational experience through the learning, teaching, and social environment.
  • As a full-time faculty member, performs faculty responsibilities as outlined in the faculty job description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement to the Employee Handbook. Communicates consistently and effectively with the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs, college/school deans, department chairs, and other South University administrators.
  • Drives program and department initiatives designed to achieve student outcomes, completion rates, persistence, and other goals and metrics as outlined in the University’s strategic plan. Provides regular assessment of progress of these initiatives in attaining goals and holds self and direct reports accountable for implementation.
  • Ensures Assistant Program Directors for Online Programs and faculty are in compliance with University’s academic policies and procedures, educational policies, and SACS and programmatic accreditation standards and state agency regulations. Supports the assessment process so that the South University Institutional Effectiveness Plan is applied to online programs and courses, with the results used to improve the student experience.
  • Evaluates exemplary full-time faculty (no rank) and adjunct faculty as candidates for full-time faculty (rank) positions, making appropriate recommendations to the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs. Evaluates exemplary full-time faculty (no rank) and adjunct faculty for additional course credentials, making appropriate recommendations to the Department Chair for Online Programs.
  • Trains, manages, and leads a designated group of Assistant Program Directors for Online Programs and faculty according to the policies and procedures of the University, supervising the daily operations of the faculty through the Assistant Program Directors for Online Programs.
  • Drives the full-time and adjunct faculty evaluation process, including the completion of periodic course observations for quality assurance and annual faculty evaluations, to ensure faculty provide a strong, student-focused educational environment through consistent adherence to course rubrics, student competencies, and course pedagogy. Supports the faculty development process in close coordination with the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs and related online personnel in compliance with South University faculty development policies.
  • Investigates and resolves student and faculty educational problems requiring academic actions in consultation with pertinent individuals and departments, under the direction and approval of the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs according to the policies and procedures of the University (including all process and documentation requirements).
  • Supports the curriculum revision and development processes (including ad hoc and educational delivery issues) to ensure the achievement of program and course competencies as determined by the college and University. Collaborates with the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs to support course scheduling, faculty scheduling, department meetings, and other pertinent operational matters. As appropriate for the program, reviews a prospective student’s admissions materials and accepts or rejects the student for admission to the program. Escalates difficult or challenged admissions decisions to the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs.
  • Collaborates with the Department Chair/Senior Chair for Online Programs to support team trainers on program and subject area product knowledge. Participates in the periodic meetings of the pertinent advisory councils. Performs other duties as assigned.

Reports To:  
Department Chair – Online Programs
Directly Supervises: 
Assistant Program Directors for Online Programs and full-time and adjunct faculty
Interacts With:
College/school deans, department chairs, program directors, faculty, and administration

Job Requirements:

Knowledge:

  • Held positions of increasing responsibility or project/initiative leadership within a university or industry setting, with online and/or academic experience a plus.
  • Experience with direct faculty management/supervision.
  • Pastoral ministry experience required.
  • Doctoral degree in Bible, theology, and/or ministry (Ph.D./Th.D. or D.Min.) from an accepted accredited institution required.
  • Pastoral ministry experience required.
  • For graduate programs, a terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution in a program discipline within the assigned college, with a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter hours of graduate coursework in the discipline.
  • For undergraduate programs, a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the program discipline within the assigned college, with a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter hours of graduate coursework in the discipline.
  • Other requirements specific to the discipline, including active, valid, and unencumbered licensure or certification.
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level, with online experience a plus.

Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong personnel management experience.
  • Experience with computerized administrative systems, including proficiency with the use of standard office applications on personal computers.

Abilities:

  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and implement accreditation criteria and state agency regulations.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and implement academic policies and procedures.
  • Ability to resolve inquiries and complaints from employees, students, and faculty.
  • Ability to effectively present information to employees, students, faculty, academic and campus leaders, and corporate leaders.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively, cooperatively, and flexibly in a team environment.
  • Ability to physically work in the United States while performing all responsibilities of the position for the University.

Please reach out to Matt McClellan (412/350/9210) at South University Online (mamcclellan@edmc.edu) with any questions.

 

Campus Pastor (Full time)
NewPointe Community Church, Dover, OH
October 13, 2014
Campus Pastor (Full time)
NewPointe Community Church, Dover, OH

The Dover Campus Pastor will contribute to NewPointe’s mission of seeing lives changed through Christ by serving as the lead staff position at the Dover Campus. The Campus Pastor is a high caliber leader who serves as the "face" of NewPointe and is primarily responsible for all ministry teams, programs and volunteers at the campus. This includes the role of building teams, identifying leaders, managing for quality, solving problems, championing the DNA and mission of NewPointe, and ultimately leading people to realize and reach their full potential in Jesus Christ.
 
Position Requirements
o Manage Campus Staff
o Lead volunteers

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Strategic Thinker - Intrinsically motivated to look for ways to keep the campus new, improved and improving. Able to ask questions for understanding and advancement of ideas/concepts
• Talent Scout – Naturally identifies and recruits people into areas of service that best meets their gift set.
• Quality Manager - Ability to identify problems, find solutions, and improve systems.
• Cheerleader - Able to effectively communicate in a vision casting, host, greeter, mentor and managerial setting
• Team Builder - Ability to build teams, equip and empower leaders, and hand off ministry effectively. Able to deal with conflict.
• Communicator - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Coachable and takes direction well
• Able to lead multiple projects at once
• Able to work independently, as well as with a team

Qualifications
Education: College degree (seminary preferred) or higher
Experience: Minimum of five years related experience in leading at high-levels in a growing church of at least 2,000.
Licenses: Ministerial License (Ordination preferred) and License from State of Ohio to perform marriage ceremonies. Both can be obtained within 12 months of hire.
 

Director Christian Education and Discipleship
First United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH
October 13, 2014
Director Christian Education and Discipleship
First United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH

Job Type:  Currently three-quarter time. Can possibly be divided or made a full-time position.

Job Description:

This is a key staff position in the life of our congregation. Our director will function with a high level of visibility in the church and community. He/She shall engage our people with opportunities to be introduced to the Gospel, grow in faith, discover gifts for service, and mature in the faith. This leader will relate well with all ages, be comfortable in a leadership role, be able to share a genuine faith and inspire others, and instill an overall excitement about going deeper in faith.

Qualifications:

  • Integrity, Christian faith, character, and a model of the Christian lifestyle.
  • Christian values, communicated with clarity and effectiveness to children, youth, and adults.
  • Self-starting, with an encouraging and enthusiastic attitude and the ability to develop positive relationships in working as part of a team.
  • Initiative and commitment to do whatever it takes to make disciples of Christ, especially among children.
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information received as such.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, email, and the Internet.
  • Flexibility to perform additional duties in the area of Christian Education as assigned by the Pastor or Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC).

Education and Experience Preferences:

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent education/training and experience is preferred.
  • Experience in ministry with children and youth.
  • Graduate studies in Christian Education is welcomed.
  • Understanding and support of the United Methodist Church’s doctrine in all areas of faith and practice is preferred
  • Three years of education experience is preferred.

Details:

  • We offer paid holidays, vacation days, sick days, personal days, continuing education, and an excellent work environment.
  • The position will close when a suitable candidate has been selected.
  • The church web page npfirstumc.org will be useful to interested candidates wanting to know more about our congregation.

Submit Résumés To:

Rev. Jim Humphrey

First United Methodist Church

201 W. High Avenue

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Electronic submissions are acceptable at: office@npfirstumc.org

Senior Pastor (Full time)
Stanwood Community Church, Navarre, OH
October 13, 2014
Senior Pastor (Full time)
Stanwood Community Church, Navarre, OH

The Stanwood Community Church is accepting applications for a full time
Senior Pastor. Interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume and
statement of faith to pastorsearch@stanwoodchurch.org or mail them to the
Stanwood Community Church at 14715 Stanwood St. SW, Navarre, OH
44662. Application materials will be accepted till Monday, December 1st, 2014.
For more information, please contact the Pastor Search Committee at
pastorsearch@stanwoodchurch.org.
l. SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Senior Pastor is responsible to serve God and the church by providing spiritual
leadership and vision to the congregation. The Senior Pastor is to oversee the
development of a vibrant, biblically functioning community of believers by communicating
biblical truth in a meaningful and relevant manner. The Senior Pastor is responsible for
focusing on a strategic plan for evangelism and for the nurturing and the spiritual growth
of the body that integrates into it the existing purpose, vision and values of Stanwood
Community Church. The Senior Pastor is accountable to the Board of Consistory and
will work alongside the lay leadership to see that the needs of the congregation are met
through the shared ministries of the church.
II. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A. Spiritual Qualifications
 Through diligent prayer, believe the Lord is directing you to this ministry
 Strong, clear Christian testimony
 Vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ
 Exhibit a Spirit-led life
 Possess the gift of pastor/teacher
 Must meet the qualifications of an elder as outlined in 1st Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
 Thorough knowledge and understanding of Scripture
 Displays a Godly lifestyle and an excellent reputation
 Teachable spirit
 Identify and encourage Spiritual gifts of others
 Cheerful giver of time and finances to Kingdom work
 Strong prayer life
 Servant leader's heart
 Love for God's people
 Love for the lost

B. Personal Qualifications
 Recognizes the sanctity of marriage, that God's original plan is a lifelong union
between a man and a woman and to not divorce
 Exemplifies Godly leadership of family and home
 Takes personal time for spiritual and personal renewal
 Excellent steward of personal finances
 Personal integrity and honesty
 Must be willing to seek out and secure a spiritual mentor to be accountable to
 Willing to reside within 15 miles of Stanwood Community Church
 Must affirm unqualified acceptance of Stanwood Community Church's statement of
faith, bylaws and constitution. Statement of faith can be found at
http://www.stanwoodchurch.org/about/statement_of_faith


C. Professional and Educational Qualifications
 Ministerial degree from respected evangelical institution and five years of pastoral
experience or has a minimum of ten years senior/associate pastoral experience
 Ordained and licensed as a minister
 Spiritually gifted and a passionate communicator of God's Word through Bible-based
messages that are Christ-centered and provide practical application of biblical
principles to the daily walk in the life of a believer
 Able to integrate and balance programs which will minister to the needs of a highly
diverse congregation
 Willing to minister to non-denominational church
 Provide spiritual leadership with a sense for building the future and penetrating our
community with the gospel

III. Senior Pastor Job Description
 Provide a solid, biblically based preaching ministry with a solid sense of responsibility to fill
the pulpit on every occasion
 Together with the staff and the lay leaders of the congregation, adapt and communicate the
vision for the church
 In conjunction with the staff and the worship leader, plan and lead in worship including:
* Development of the order of service
* Length and number of services
* Administering the sacraments
* Development of seasonal events and services
* Preaching at worship services of the church, including but not limited to Sunday
mornings and such church holidays as Good Friday, Thanksgiving and Christmas

 Pursue and nurture the development of the congregation through the building of personal
relationships and biblical teaching
 Ensure that a program of regular teaching (adult and children) of the Bible is in place
 Schedule periods of time for study, preparation and planning in order to develop and maintain a
deep level of spiritual growth
 Demonstrate pastoral support for the youth program and sensitivity to young children
 Be available to provide appropriate pastoral care for members as they arise and premarital
guidance
 Supervise a visitation program to members and friends confined at home, a nursing
home, or in the hospital; to new member prospects; to inactive and/or absent members,
though some of these tasks may be delegated to the elders or deacons
 Be available to address, day or night, the needs of one of the flock
 Conduct weddings, funerals, baptisms and child dedications
 Communicate with all paid staff, both pastoral and non-pastoral through active mentoring and
regular feedback
 Ensure a coordinated ministry
 Inspire the creativity of the staff to develop a well-rounded ministry for spiritual growth,
fellowship, Christian education, evangelism and missions
 Work with the Missions Committee to coordinate visits from missionaries and set aside
pastoral time for those visits
 Maintain a priority on missions through preaching, prayer time, short and long term
missions trips, literature and missionary correspondence
 Encourage and challenge the congregation when appropriate to increase meaningful
involvement in the life of the Church
 Encourage outreach ministries; men's ministries, women's ministries, youth ministries, missions,
etc.
 Work with the Consistory Board (specifically the Elders) sharing the responsibilities of the
overall administration of church ministry
 Provide a written report to the congregation for the annual business meeting and write a
monthly newsletter to be printed in The Scroll
 Maintain regular hours at the church office (a minimum of three days per week) to be
available for council and perform normal administrative duties
 Take part in such social and fellowship activities as time and opportunity permit, therein
encouraging the continued spiritual and personal growth of the congregation
 Attend and participate in all board and congregational meetings
 Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees and attend only selected meetings to provide
pastoral leadership as appropriate
 Must inform Consistory Board one month in advance of his absence from the pulpit

 Must actively seek to challenge and expand his formal education by attending minimum of 

one seminar, conference or college course class per year which will be negotiated and
approved by the board
 Will work under and abide by a written contract that will be established by the Board of
Consistory and maintained by the same

Interested applicants please send a cover letter, resume and statement of faith to pastorsearch@stanwoodchurch.org or mail them to the Stanwood Community Church at 14715 Stanwood St. SW, Navarre, OH 44662. Email is preferable. Application materials will be accepted tillMonday, December 1st, 2014. For more information, please contact the Pastor Search Committee at pastorsearch@stanwoodchurch.org.
 

Licensed Counselors (LICDC-CS)
Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH & Shelby, OH
October 1, 2014
Licensed Counselors (LICDC-CS)
Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH & Shelby, OH

We have two positions currently open for licensed counselors (LICDC-CS) in our Shelby and/or Mansfield offices.

     Qualified applicants should have a master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) 

Email a resume to cpurviance@flcps.com   OR

Fax to Cheryl at 419-756-5642

Pastor (Full-time)
St. Paul Evangelical Church, Cibolo, Texas
September 30, 2014
Pastor (Full-time)
St. Paul Evangelical Church, Cibolo, Texas

Brief Summary of Position - St. Paul is a 100+ year old church seeking a Godly man who teaches from the Bible, to be our leader and shepherd. We are a member of the Evangelical Association for the last 8 years, previously associated with the UCC for 50+ years.

How to Apply - Visit our website at www.stpaulcibolo.com for a church profile. If interested, please submit resume to stpaulsearchcommittee@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in our church!

 

Pastor
Greensburg Christian Church, Greensburg, KS
September 29, 2014
Pastor
Greensburg Christian Church, Greensburg, KS

Greensburg Christian Church is seeking a pastor with at least two years pastoral experience to shepherd our congregation.  We are looking for a college or seminary graduate with Bible-based preaching skills and strong leadership expertise, who will kindle a fire for service in the church and for outreach in the community.  Greensburg Christian Church is a non-denominational Christian Church with about 50 attending our blended style Worship Service.  We are located in Greensburg in south-central Kansas, which is a town of 775 in population.

For more information, or to submit your resume, email greensburgchristian1909@gmail.com or mail to Pastoral Search Committee, Greensburg Christian Church, 1210 S Main St, Greensburg, KS 67054.

Organist (part-time)
Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, Ashland, OH
September 26, 2014
Organist (part-time)
Pleasant Valley Lutheran Church, Ashland, OH

Interested candidates please contact:  Dale Barr, Council President at 419.281.3854

Church's website: http://pleasantvalleylc.com/

Licensed Counselors
Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH
September 19, 2014
Licensed Counselors
Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH

Two positions currently open for licensed counselors (LSW, LISW, PC, PCC, etc.) in our home/community-based program.  One candidate will also have the opportunity to work with our sexual abuse recovery program.

Qualified applicants should have either a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree with significant experience. 

Email a resume to cpurviance@flcps.com   OR

Fax to Cheryl at 419-756-5642

Senior Pastor
Wakeman Congregational Church, Wakeman, OH
September 18, 2014
Senior Pastor
Wakeman Congregational Church, Wakeman, OH

Full time Senior Pastor needed for small town independent congregational church.  Profile is available upon request.  Experience is desired but not required.  
 
How to apply: Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to Christy at cgrob9@yahoo.com
 

Executive Pastor
Cumberland Community Church, Atlanta, GA
September 10, 2014
Executive Pastor
Cumberland Community Church, Atlanta, GA

General Description
The Executive Pastor of Cumberland Community Church (CCC) is responsible for overseeing the accomplishment of the church’s mission and vision while leading the staff in the attainment of its departmental and corporate goals.

The Executive Pastor will report to the Lead Pastor and superintend the areas of administration, business and finance, human resource compliance, strategic planning, communication, leadership development, facilities, the assimilation and belonging process of members and overall ministry operations.

The Executive Pastor will be responsible for professionalism and excellence at CCC for the sake of people both inside and outside our walls.

The Executive Pastor will implement details while attaching them to loftier concepts like grace, eternity and EPIC Gospel initiatives.

Essential Job Functions

1. Support the Lead Pastor in the accomplishment of the church’s mission and vision through ministry effectiveness, evaluation, discernment, decision-making, trouble-shooting, and strategic planning.

2. Conduct weekly staff meetings and lead the CCC staff in the establishment and ongoing functioning of ministries that effectively accomplish the overall mission and vision of the church in a manner that is fiscally responsible.

3. Facilitate annual evaluations of ministry effectiveness with the Lead Pastor at elder and staff retreats. This includes a review of the church’s mission, vision, core values, programs and procedures. Retreats will also focus on the development of key objectives, tactics, and goals.

4. Develop and effectively communicate financial reports and economic trends to the elders monthly, to the staff quarterly, and to the church as needed. This includes ensuring that the church meets its critical financial objectives such as established cash reserve levels.

5. Determine when staff positions need to be added, altered, or dismissed. This also includes developing job descriptions and compensation packages for all non-pastoral staff positions. Oversight will involve the actual interviewing, hiring, reviewing, and terminating of all non-pastoral staff based on the church’s governance matrix.

6. Help the staff to create annual operating budgets for their departments while also providing personal accountability, regular budget updates, and the communication of future trends in giving and spending.

7. Lead the church’s building or renovation programs, which may include fundraising ideas and implementation, banking correspondence, master planning, design and architecture, contractor selection, and construction.

Education, Experience, and Qualities

1. This position requires several years of experience as a senior leader in a corporate business environment, and/or several years experience as an Executive Pastor in a thriving church. This person must articulate a desire and calling for the position.

2. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree is required. An undergraduate or graduate Biblical studies degree is preferred but not required.

3. This individual must have a proven track record of discernment, servant-hearted leadership, humility, wisdom, and personal integrity. If married, this person must have a healthy marriage and family based on the qualities of a pastor/elder found in I Timothy 3:1-7.

4. This individual must be content not being the senior leader of the church. The Executive Pastor must love second place. This person is not a successor to the Lead pastor, but gladly submits to the vision and leadership of the Lead Pastor. Because this person will report to and work closely with the Lead Pastor, it is necessary that a good working and relational chemistry develop between the two of them.

5. In addition to possessing sound business acumen, this person must have a genuine shepherd’s heart and experience in ministering effectively across all gender, age, race, and social demographics.

6. This person should be knowledgeable and able to function in the latest modes of technology. This individual should also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to confront people lovingly, wisely, and humbly. Due to exposure to sensitive information, the Executive Pastor must not be given to gossip.

7. This person must have the proven capacity to manage individuals and teams successfully while operating effectively in the spiritual gifts of administration and leadership. The Executive Pastor must be given to strategic planning and strategic foresight so as to help lead the church to its productive and relevant future.

8. This individual must have a sound, personal financial portfolio that is marked by consistent giving to the Church, and without fail, this person should have a vibrant, established, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Compensation

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Health and dental insurance and a vacation allowance are provided.

Please send your resume, video teaching files, and any other pertinent information to:carole@cumberlandchurch.org

About CCC

CCC is a growing community of 1,000 people. We sit on Atlanta’s edge of the I-285 perimeter. God has shaped us into a wonderfully diverse community striving to be a real part of the community we are in. Four to five times a year, we close down Sunday mornings so that we can BE the church and serve our community in many different ways. For more information, please visit www.cumberlandchurch.org. 

College Minister
University of Akron, Akron, OH
September 5, 2014
College Minister
University of Akron, Akron, OH

The College and University campus is one of the most strategic mission fields in the world.  The CCO invites you to consider being a part of what God is doing on college campuses.  As a campus ministry organization, we call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives. 

We are currently seeking a campus minister who will work in partnership with a church in northeast Ohio, ministering to college students at the University of Akron. This position will include starting a small-group ministry on campus and seeking to integrate college students into the life of the church through mentorship opportunities and club sports. 

Key qualifications and skills include having a heart for college students, being a strong evangelist, possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, and being able to articulate the importance of local church involvement for college students. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. 

If you are interested in learning more or applying, please contact Sam Taylor at staylor@ccojubilee.org or 412-363-3303. For more info about the CCO and ministry opportunities, please visit our website at www.ccojubilee.org

College Minister
Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
September 5, 2014
College Minister
Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

The College and University campus is one of the most strategic mission fields in the world.  The CCO invites you to consider being a part of what God is doing on college campuses.  As a campus ministry organization, we call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives. 

We are currently seeking a campus minister who will work in partnership with a church in Shippensburg, PA to minister to Shippensburg University students. The CCO staff who fills this role will carry out regular relational contact work with SU students, engage in discipleship, invite students into the church, develop a community of student leaders, provide leadership to the existing local coffee house ministry, and prayerfully implement an outreach strategy that utilizes the resources of the church and surrounding community. 

The staff who fills this role should have a heart for college students, the ability and commitment to work well with a team, a relatable personality who enjoys building relationships with new and varied people, and be self-motivated. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.  

If you are interested in learning more or applying, please contact Sam Taylor at staylor@ccojubilee.org or 412-363-3303. For more info about the CCO and ministry opportunities, please visit our website at www.ccojubilee.org


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Worship Leader
Galion First Church of the Nazarene, Galion, OH
September 4, 2014
Worship Leader
Galion First Church of the Nazarene, Galion, OH

Worship Leader needed to lead worship team in tradition and contemporary worship styles.  Ability to play guitar and/or piano is a plus. 

Please contact Pastor Rick McCarthy via email:  pastorrickmccarthy@gmail.com or by phone: 419.560.0862

Director of Youth Ministries
Penfield Community Church, Wellington, OH
September 3, 2014
Director of Youth Ministries
Penfield Community Church, Wellington, OH

Qualifications:

As a minimum, a director of youth ministries needs to demonstrate the following:

  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord as well as a strong desire to serve within the church;
  • A sense of calling to youth ministry;
  • Ability to work with youth and young adults;
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead, and guide complex projects and spontaneous activities related to youth ministries;
  • Competence in basic lay counseling and listening skills appropriate for youth ministry
  • Willingness to work cooperatively with others, to maintain a positive outlook and disposition, and to be flexible in solving problems;
  • The ability to protect the reputation and integrity of others through strict confidentiality.  Refraining from indiscriminately sharing personal information is critical.  Discretion must be exercised when dealing with the public, youth and their parents, and the church’s leaders and members;
  • Weekly attendance at worship and Sunday School at PCC is expected;
  • Ability to play guitar and lead worship not mandatory but a plus.
  • Completion of college-level or higher course work in Christian Education and/or Youth Ministry, and/or comparable experience is desired.

In addition this position requires:

  • Satisfactory Security and Background Check

Position Summary:

The Director of Youth Ministries leads a Christian ministry to the youth of PCC that fosters faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and equips youth to be in ministry to other youth.
 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

1.       Planning, conducting, coordinating, evaluating, and selecting and providing resources for the church’s ministry to youth;

2.       Build relationships of integrity with youth that become the basis of meeting needs, sharing Christ, and involving youth in peer ministry with other youth;

3.       Coordinate all aspects of the Middle School and High School age Sunday School classes.

4.       Coordinate all aspects of the 6-12 Grade Youth Group, ensuring there is opportunity todevelop fellowship, spiritual formation, discipleship and the experiencing of Christian community.  Various material and age appropriate styles of presentation are encouraged.  Opportunity should also be given for youth to plan mission responses, witness events, fellowship experiences and trips as well as other recreational activities; 

5.       Plan outings for youth.

6.       Be responsible for securing all necessary funds, travel arrangements, leadership, adult chaperones, and providing Christian teaching, times for worship, prayer and scripture study throughout youth trips, retreats, and mission/work camp experiences;

7.   Develop relationships and maintain regular communication with parents of participating youth;

8.   Coordinate roles and responsibilities of volunteer leaders of the Sunday School Class and Youth Group.  Provide support, encouragement, Christian community and spiritual nurture for volunteer youth workers through leadership retreats and regular prayer/support meetings.

9.   Help volunteer youth workers develop mentoring relationships with youth and provide training aimed at leadership and faith development among the youth.

10.   Other duties as directed by the Senior Pastor.


Administrative Responsibilities:

1.       Attend regularly and specially called staff meetings and retreats, as able.

2.       Attend church council, Charge Conference and other meetings as needed or requested.

3.       Prepare, submit, and administer a youth budget and annual goals for the church fiscal year in consultation with the Youth Council, ministerial staff and Committee on Finance, and submit to the Church Council or Charge Conference.

4.       Prepare and submit an annual summary report of the mission, goals, plans and successes in youth ministry to the Charge Conference, and periodic summary reports to the Church Council as requested.

5.       Conduct the ministry in compliance with the PCC vision, mission, and constitution.

Staff Relationships:

1.        The Director of Youth Ministries shall perform the above responsibilities under the direction and supervision of the Senior Pastor.

2.        The Director of Youth Ministries shall meet with the Senior Pastor for clarification of the vision for this ministry, strategic planning, and for guidance, prayer and support. (This may also be done through phone contacts and email.)

3.        The Director of Youth Ministries shall be evaluated annually by the Senior Pastor.

4.        The PCC will also be available to provide support and hear concerns.


Terms of Continuing Employment:

  1. Continuing employment is subject to satisfactory job performance as determined by the PCC and continued funding.
  2. This position of employment is “at will” as either party, may end it at any time, for any reason or for no stated reason.


Records and Materials:

1.  The Employee agrees that all materials, resources, and computer programs purchased by the Employer as well as all records, print or electronic data, pertaining to the work of the Director of Youth Ministries’ position are property of PCC.

2.  The Employee agrees that all equipment provided by Penfield Community Church remains property of PCC.

 

 

Licensed Counselor or Social Worker
Summit Therapy Center, Wooster, OH
September 2, 2014
Licensed Counselor or Social Worker
Summit Therapy Center, Wooster, OH

Position available for a Licensed Counselor or Social Worker to provide mental health counseling in an outpatient setting.

Send resume to: Summit TherapyCenter, 4419 Cleveland Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691.

www.summittherapycenter.com

Submit an Opportunity

To submit an opportunity, please send an email to Susan Icenhour with the following information:

  • Position Title
  • Opportunity Location
  • Brief Summary of Position
  • How to Apply
  • Link to Website

Note that all positions will be posted for 60 days unless notified that they have been filled.

Email Susan

Who to Contact

Susan Icenhour sicenhou@ashland.edu 419-289-5023