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First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio

Director of Missions

First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 01/04/2016
Categories: Missions/Domestic - Missions/Int.
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

DIRECTOR OF MISSIONS

 

POSITION; Director of Missions  (exempt full-time)

STAFF CLASSIFICATION:  Staff Level 2

REPORTS TO:  Senior Pastor

SUPERVISES:  Administrative Assistant – Missions

 

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL:  to make Jesus visible through deepening relationships with local ministries and global ministries

 

TASKS

  • Encourage and mobilize the congregation of FPC to serve with compassion, integrity and joy in mission partnerships both locally and globally.
  • Facilitate the work of three committees:  Benevolence Oversight Committee, the Local Mission Committee, and the Global Missions Committee.
  • Participate in distribution of Benevolences as directed by the Session of FPC.
  • Provide administrative support to BOC, LM and GM through supervision of the Administrative Assistant –Missions.
  • Serve as liaison for FPC with Local and Global Missions partners/agencies.
  • Act as point of contact for disaster relief projects.
  • Assess local and global community needs suggesting creative and innovative ways to involve FPC in the Great Commission.
  • Promote all missions projects utilizing all appropriate resources - print, video and social media.
  • Handle logistics for visiting missionaries and/or sponsored missionaries in crisis as needs arise
  • Direct, coordinate and facilitate mission projects/trips in the field as agreed upon with supervisor
  • Develop and maintain a collegial relationship with FPC staff and mission volunteers.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience in leading mission related work. Seminary credentials preferred.
  2. Excellent organizational, administrative, and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  3. A biblically grounded understanding of Christian ministry and mission, including a zeal for the gospel.
  4. A high degree of integrity, responsibility and confidentiality.
  5. Exceptional ability to work with others to achieve stated goals.
  6. Experience and competence with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, web tools and publishing software.
  7. A winsome spirit and willingness to serve others
  8. Financial acumen.

This is a full-time (40 hour/week) position.  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to janets@fpcsat.org.

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