Director of Outreach and Engagement
The Director of Outreach and Engagement serves as champion of the congregation’s outreach and presence in the greater West Chester community, modeling and encouraging invitation of neighbors and friends into connection with Christ through First Pres, extending radical hospitality in the way of Christ to the community and the congregation, overseeing Sunday morning hospitality, and engaging the First Pres congregation’s volunteer service within the church and the community at large.
Please use the following link for more information on the position of Director of Outreach and Engagement": https://www.firstpreswc.com/careers
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Executive Director of Finance and Operations
North Avenue Presbyterian Church, a dynamic and growing church located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, is seeking an Executive Director of Finance and Operations. This key leadership role reports directly to the senior pastor and is responsible for the management and oversite of the financial, personnel, facilities, stewardship, operations, risk management, and IT functions of the church. The position serves as a liaison to the finance, personnel, property, stewardship, and endowment teams and actively participates in and supports the Session of the church.
Financial Administration – oversee financial record keeping and reporting; provide monthly financial reporting and analysis to key stakeholders; develop and maintain internal controls, policies, and procedures; coordinate annual budget process; and coordinate annual external financial review.
Personnel – maintain personnel records; implement policies; supervise payroll; coordinate annual performance review process; implement disciplinary actions; and assure church compliance with state and Federal labor laws.
Facilities – oversee the maintenance of church physical asset records; administer policies and procedures; and supervise work of facilities staff.
Stewardship – assist in the selection and recruitment of stewardship team members; provide general oversite to the church’s year-round stewardship emphasis.
Operations – serve as the primary point of contact for all operational needs of the church.
Risk Management - maintain program for building and grounds security; establish security protocols; and negotiate and manage all insurance related matters
IT – manage the church’s IT infrastructure; manage planned IT replacement program; administer manage church management software.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a business-related field required (master’s preferred)
Certified Church Administrator (CCA) designation strongly preferred
Proven financial and operational leadership experience
10+ years of relevant management experience
Ability to work on weekends and evenings, as needed
Skilled in accounting, church management software and MS Office Suite
Strong communication and relationship building skills
Non-profit and/or ministry experience preferred
Send resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Music, First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange
Similar or Comparable Titles: Choir Director, Minister of Music, Director of Music Ministry
TRAITS OF THE DESIRABLE CANDIDATE
Bachelor’s Degree, formal training in music preparation and presentation, preferably church and/or sacred music direction and presentation; past membership and participation in a church choir; ability to play musical instruments (for example, piano); someone who enjoys working with volunteers- adult, adolescent, children; willing to work collaboratively with the church’s professional staff and lay leadership; preferably 2+ year’s experience in a similar position with another church or similar organization as director or assistant director.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB DUTIES
The Director of Music is part-time position requiring 16-24 hours per week. The Director of Music is responsible for creating and maintaining a dynamic worship arts program which will include leading music programs within the church, maintaining dialogue with the staff as they build the program. At all times, she/he should conduct themselves in the spirit of Christian love as exemplified by the life of Jesus, maintaining respect for the individuals with whom they are engaging on behalf of the music programs of the church.
Recruiting, engaging, and retaining members for the Chancel Choir, Children’s Choir and Youth Choir.
Responsible for all rehearsals.
Attend all Sunday services, Wednesday evening rehearsals and special rehearsals as scheduled. Arrange for substitute directors/conductors when needed.
Selection of music for Sunday worship services complementary to the sermon topics, pastor’s hymn selections, and scripture readings.
Attend all staff meetings of the First Presbyterian Church to assure effective communication between, and among, the Pastor, Music Director, and the entire staff.
Attend all meetings of the Worship Council, reporting on progress and needs of the music program. Make recommendations to the Worship Council regarding the use of the Lorene Smith Music Fund and other special funds.
Provide mentoring for college student musicians, both from within the families of the church or those who are attending college locally.
Participate in developing the Worship Council’s annual budget, specifically the portion for the music program. This will address maintenance of, and purchases for, the church’s music library, maintenance on the organ and all other instruments owned or purchased for the music department.
Provide input to the church’s communications to the congregation via the Church Newsletter and any other means, electronic or otherwise, that may be developed.
Recruit ensembles and other instrumentalists from the church family and the broader musical community for special services, as needed.
Pursue personal professional development via a continuing education plan approved by the pastor. Examples might include staying abreast of current liturgical trends or attending workshops regarding musical worship offered through the broader Presbyterian Church.
It is customary for the Director of Music to wear a robe during worship, as do the other participants in the services.
Please submit cover letter and/or resume to the following email address: email@example.com