Director of Human Resources
Wesley Theological Seminary
4500 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016.
Wesley Theological Seminary, a seminary of the United Methodist Church in Washington, DC invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in New Testament, commencing July 1, 2014. General competence in all areas of New Testament studies is expected with a focus on the Gospels or general epistles preferable. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with a range of New Testament methodologies, including emerging and global perspectives. Candidates must be proficient in hermeneutics and articulate about the relationship of scripture to the larger theological curriculum. Interest in the New Testament as a resource for communities of faith required. Teaching excellence, commitment to publication and ongoing research, and the ability to interpret the Bible in diverse cultural and theological contexts are essential. Experience in web-enhanced and online teaching and learning is desirable.
Teaching will include general survey and specialized elective courses. Rank is open, but we expect to appoint at the Assistant or Associate level. Ph.D. in New Testament required; M.Div. or equivalent degree preferred. Wesley Theological Seminary is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to building a diverse community.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to
Dean Robert Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or
4500 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20016. The cover letter should indicate interest in and qualifications for the position, as well as commitment to the mission of the school (wesleyseminary.edu).
Posted on 9.23.2013
Position Summary: This position manages administrative functions to support the overall work of the Development Office and serves as the tactical hub for Development initiatives. Responsibilities include:
General Administrative Support
Data Base Integrity
Mail Appeals/Development Mailings
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience in planning, budget management, general office work and strong computer skills, especially a strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of the Raiser’s Edge and Datatel Colleague software preferred. Strong command of the English language is required to prepare and edit letters, memos and other written materials. Good organizational skills are necessary as is the ability to establish priorities, handle multiple projects, willingness to handle increasing levels of responsibility over time, and work cooperatively with others in a fast-paced environment. Candidate should be a self-starter, reliable, energetic, and organized. Candidate should produce high quality work and serve as a good representative for the office with students, donors, and other constituents. Completion of a BS or BA degree is preferred. Prior experience in a development office or in an institution of higher education is a plus as is some knowledge of seminary education and The United Methodist Church.
Contact: Cover letter and resume with references to email@example.com Posted:February 24, 2014
Closes: When filled
at Wesley Theological Seminary
Wesley Theological Seminary invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Community Life. The successful candidate will join an administrative team of an innovative learning community that seeks to prepare leaders in church and society. For this position, Wesley Theological Seminary is looking for a person who has proven administrative, pastoral, and community organization skills. The Associate Dean is expected to provide vision and leadership in strategically organizing the diverse arenas of community life into our educational mission to develop greater capacity for mature and effective spiritual leadership.
Reporting directly to the Dean, the Associate Dean for Community Life’s general responsibilities include: administrate and develop community life; implement programs that contribute to students’ spiritual formation and preparation for ministry; liaise between students, administration, and faculty; address students’ needs and concerns; provide crisis ministry; organize new student orientation, student housing, and retention efforts.
The best candidates for the position will possess a graduate degree in the field of theological education, have a background in community development, and actively participate in the life of the church. In addition, candidates should demonstrate their capacity to work closely with diverse persons, perspectives, and communities.
Applications and nominations will be accepted until an Associate Dean for Community Life is selected, but to ensure optimal consideration, applications should be completed and submitted by March 7, 2014. An application will include a cover letter, cv, all graduate transcripts, and 3 reference letters emailed separately by the writers, . Please send materials to: HR@wesleyseminary.edu
Wesley Theological Seminary is a graduate theological school of The United Methodist Church located in Washington, DC. It is one of the most diverse seminaries in the world. Degree programs include Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Theological Studies, and Doctor of Ministry. Almost 60 percent of the students are Methodist; the remaining 40 percent represent more than 25 different denominations. Forty-four percent of the students are African American, Hispanic, Asian or other ethnic minority. To learn more about Wesley, please visit our website: www.wesleyseminary.edu.
Would you like to work in paradise? Memorial United Methodist Church (http://www.mumconline.com), located on the main street of quaint Fernandina Beach, Florida, is looking for a Director of Children and Family Ministries. Nestled on Amelia Island in a historic district, this friendly church has experienced tremendous growth in young families over recent years. As the oldest United Methodist Church in Florida, their rich history is used as a foundation to build for the future.
The Director of Children and Family Ministries will provide innovative, executive leadership in the development and implementation of all aspects of children’s ministry programming, serving children from birth to fifth grade, as well as their families. The main responsibilities are:
For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Teresa Sippel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on 2.20.14
Description: This is a one-year, part-time, contract position, with the possibility of renewal for a second term. The person in this position will live on site, perform basic groundskeeping and maintenance duties, and act as an ambassador for Lutheran Church of the Reformation. The Community Host will report to the Operations Manager.
This position requires the employee to live on site in a one-bedroom, English Basement apartment located at 220 East Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC. Utilities, wifi, and laundry facilities are included. The apartment is walking distance to Union Station Metro (red line) and Capitol South Metro (blue & orange line). This 15 hour per week position covers $800 of the rent per month, leaving the Community Host to cover the remaining $700. ($1500 total monthly rent).
The Kittamaqundi Community Church
5410 Leaf Treader Way
Columbia, MD 21044
The Kittamaqundi Community Church (“KC”), a multi-denominational Christian community, is looking for a Teacher for our Montessori-based Sunday School classroom for preschool and early elementary school aged children.
KC has recently started this new class using the Montessori-based Christian curriculum “Godly Play”. This program, developed by Jerome W. Berryman, presents Biblical stories to children in an interactive manner, inviting them to respond with open-ended “I wonder…” questions.
Our program is growing and we need a teacher who will support the Montessori method and our Christian curriculum.
The position is a yearly position on most Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The teacher will be assisted by supportive and engaged volunteers from our community. Salary will begin at $20/hour. Teacher training and professional support will be given.
For more information, please call:
Maria E. Garcia at Columbia Montessori School
410-772-8353 or email: email@example.com
Clarendon Presbyterian Church, a progressive, inclusive, and vibrant community of faith, seeks applications for immediate consideration as Artist-in-Residence and Guest Director of our choir. Located in Arlington, Virginia, Clarendon welcomes all to gather at table, to be richly nourished in breaking bread and sharing cup, and to be sent into the world following the way of Jesus to nourish all our neighbors in body, mind and spirit. Clarendon is a small, vibrant congregation with a committed, enthusiastic and joyful choir of 12-15 singers.At Clarendon, music is an integral part of worship, and the congregation seeks an individual who can continue and deepen that tradition.Additional information about Clarendon is available at: http://clarendonpresbyterian.org/#/welcome-to-clarendon
The Artist-in-Residence is a 4- to 6-week position with the opportunity to be renewed upon mutual agreement. The residency stipend is $200 per week. The artist-in-residence will work with Dan Chadburn. Dan is Clarendon’s pianist.
Work with the choir on Sunday mornings to prepare for and lead music in worship. The choir meets at 9:00 a.m. to rehearse. Worship begins at 10:00 a.m. Additional midweek rehearsal time may be negotiated. Though not a requirement of the position, the artist-in-residence will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the ministry staff to plan and coordinate music for worship.
The residency that includes Holy Week and Easter (April 13-20) will also include a Maundy Thursday evening worship service (7:00).
Skills and Qualifications
Experience leading music in a religious/worship setting; choral leadership preferred.
Self starter; entrepreneurial.
Demonstrated experience in a team setting.
Availability to work weekends.
Experience in a religious, non-profit, or charitable setting preferred.
$200 per week
February 16, 2014 through April 27, 2014
David Ensign / pastor
firstname.lastname@example.org / 703.489.5361
Posted on 2.6.14
Clarendon Presbyterian Church, a progressive, inclusive, and vibrant community of faith, seeks a part-time Director of Music to join its ministry team.
Located in Arlington, Virginia, Clarendon welcomes all to gather at table, to be richly nourished in breaking bread and sharing cup, and to be sent into the world following the way of Jesus to nourish all our neighbors in body, mind and spirit.
Clarendon is a small, vibrant congregation with a committed, enthusiastic and joyful choir of 12-15 singers. At Clarendon, music is an integral part of worship, and the congregation seeks an individual who can continue and deepen that tradition.
Additional information about Clarendon is available at: http://clarendonpresbyterian.org/#/welcome-to-clarendon
The Director of Music is a quarter-time position (10 hours per week) reporting to the Pastor and evaluated annually by the Session. (We are open to creating two positions: a choral conductor and an accompanist, with time and compensation adjusted accordingly.)
Skills and Qualifications
Based on experience.
April 21, 2014 (or earlier, depending on availability of successful applicant)
Travis Reindl, email@example.com / 703.489.4410
Macedonia Baptist Church (MBC) is seeking an Associate Pastor of Administration to assist in the efficient day-to-day operations and ministry of our Church. The incumbent will serve and facilitate the operations and ministry as directed by the Pastor. This is a full time position and will be accomplished through various duties, responsibilities and assignments. The role of the Associate Pastor is to work in harmony with the Senior Pastor and Leaders, have a firm grasp on the vision, mission, purpose, values and strategy of the Macedonia Baptist Church and align key leadership and congregation with its mission and vision.
This employee will be an at-will employee, subject to a 90-day probationary period and a yearly performance review. This position will require a background check, three professional references, and three personal references.
HOW TO APPLY:
Closing Date January 24, 2014
Résumés may be faxed to (703) 521-6316, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Macedonia Baptist Church
2229 South Shirlington Road
Arlington, VA 22204
For additional information, please direct all inquiries to (703) 521-7663.
Duties: The duties shall include the following:
Posted on 2.5.2014
SKIDAWAY ISLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
SKIDAWAY ISLAND, GA 31411
(Complete church information and a more in-depth position description can be viewed at www.siumc.org.)
PURPOSE: The Director of Adult Ministries, under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor, shall develop, implement, and administer the church’s ministry for the adult segment of our congregation. This full-time position serves as a colleague-in-ministry with the other staff members (5 FT), and volunteers, to fulfill the mission and purpose of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church (www.siumc.org), a church with traditional worship services.
Plan, organize and supervise all adult programs.
Transportation and travel:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS:
Based on a candidate's overall experience we offer a competitive church salary and benefits package
Please submit applications to:
Contact Person: Ron Medinger – Chair of Search Committee
Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
54 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA. 31411
Church phone: (912) 598-8460 - Fax: 912-598-7981 – WEB: www.siumc.org
Position available: IMMEDIATELY
Response Deadline: February 15th, 2014 by e-mail or mail to the church
Posted on 2.5.2014
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