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The Shepherd's Staff

USA Mid-Atlantic, Virginia, United States

Date Posted:
06/13/2016
Categories:
Business/Administration - Church Staff - Communications - Executive Pastor - Facilities Management - Fundraising - Other - Other Pastor
Denomination:
Non-Denominational
Church Size:
Not Applicable
Job Type:
Full-Time
The Shepherd's Staff
Job Description:

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Executive Director (12141)

Location: USA Mid-Atlantic (VA)

Church Size: 1,200

Denomination: United Methodist

Direct Link to Position: http://tinyurl.com/z9zpw9k

 

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This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://tinyurl.com/z9zpw9k

 

Executive Director - Virginia (#12141)

 

We have partnered with a large United Methodist Church in Virginia in order to conduct a national search for an Executive Director.

 

Floris United Methodist Church is a community of people committed to making a difference in the lives of those in the community and in the world.Floris strives to reach people with the love and compassion of Christ and does so by being at the center of the community.  Floris focuses on teaching children, students and adults about the Christian life through Sunday messages that tackle real life challenges and struggles.

Floris is committed to building relationships and creating authentic community.  Life groups encourage and equip participants to be more loving, more selfless, more joyful, and more hopeful. Floris provides care and encouragement through prayer, support groups and encouragement to everyone who calls Floris their church home.

 

Serving opportunities impact the local Herndon/Reston community and the world while significantly impacted those who participate.  Floris United Methodist Church has a heart for children in poverty and actively engages in opportunities that focus on children including a local school partnership and a child rescue center and hospital in Bo, Sierra Leone, Africa. Floris is also committed to addressing basic needs like food and shelter.

 

In response to projected population growth in Reston, Virginia, Floris UMC opened a new campus, Restoration Church in January 2015. Through the opening of this campus Floris UMC envisions reaching existing and new residents of Reston who are not connected to a church.

Floris United Methodist Church has a history of more than 120 years in the Herndon area and imagines an exciting future.

 

Summary Description

The primary purpose of the position is to relieve the administrative burdens being placed on the Lead Pastor and to ensure that s/he is able to focus on the pastoral duties of preaching, teaching, and growing the congregation.  The Executive Pastor/Director is responsible for executing the Lead Pastor’s strategic vision of the church by directing the overall programmatic and operational aspects of the church, ensuring that focus areas of church (Worship, Serve, Grow, Share, and Give) are fully integrated across all ministries, staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly, and that the administrative operations (finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology and communication) of the church are run effectively and support programs.  This position may be filled by an ordained minister or by a person with the appropriate managerial and executive experience to manage a large church and its office functions.

 

Duties

Following the strategic guidance of the Lead Pastor, directs and manages a group of front-line managers who are responsible for the focus areas of church (Worship, Serve, Grow, Share, and Give) and ensures that program areas are properly planned, fully integrated across all ministries, staffing needs are addressed and managed accordingly, and that the administrative operations (finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology and communication) of the church are run effectively and support programs.   

Following the strategic guidance of the Lead Pastor, directs the programs of all ministry areas (adult, youth and children) to ensure focus areas of Floris UMC (Worship, Serve, Grow, Share, and Give) are fully integrated, properly planned.  Also ensures that programs are fully coordinated across ministries to ensure that the ministry areas meet the annual goals and objectives outlined in the strategic plan.

 

Removes the Lead Pastor from the administrative burdens associated with working with the business manager on the business operations of the church, to include finance, administration, facilities, human resources, and technology and communication productions.  Establishes business processes and ensures they are followed accordingly.  Identifies problem areas and recommends operational policies and practices to the appropriate board to ensure risk mitigation and legal compliance; oversees implementation once approved.

 

Oversees all budget areas for all programs or ministries of the church.  Works with the Finance Committee to ensure that financial models are in place and adequately reflect the church’s financial position as it relates to giving and spending.

 

Develops strategic staffing plans and working with SPRC, establishes positions descriptions, compensation, and performance objectives for Floris UMC staff, and ensures that managers evaluate performance on a regular and recurring basis.  Works with managers to handles disciplinary actions and takes appropriate action to remove employees from the workplace.

 

Serves as second in command, and, in the absence of the Lead Pastor, manages all aspects of the church.  As such, attends all Church Council, Staff Parish Relations and Finance Committee meetings with the Lead Pastor in order to ensure that when dealing with internal affairs and making day to day management decisions that they are in-line with the Lead Pastor’s overall vision and direction.

All responsibilities are carried out under the direction and supervision of the Lead Pastor; and are in accordance with the direction of the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), as outlined by the United Methodist Discipline.

 

Qualifications

Minimum of 8 – 10 years experience managing programs/projects, preferably in a non-profit organization.

 

Minimum of 8-10 years managing a staff of full-time and part-time employees, as well as volunteers and students, in a non-profit or volunteer organization.  Experience related to recruiting, staffing, compensation, performance management, and career development is required.

 

A minimum of 8-10 years of demonstrated leadership experience that includes knowledge of strategic planning and execution, and administrative function oversight, including finance, administration, facilities, human resources, information technology and communication.

 

Ability to oversee multiple administrative functions, set performance goals and objectives, and implement process improvements.

 

Strong business management experience with administrative operations (finance, administration, facilities, human resources, technology and communication) with the ability to oversee multiple administrative functions, set performance goals and objectives, and implement process improvements.

For ordained minister, Theological master’s degree required.  Have or be willing to obtain credentials in the United Methodist Church.

 

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://tinyurl.com/z9zpw9k

 

Questions: Contact helpingchurcheshire@gmail.com

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Executive Director (12141)

Location: USA Mid-Atlantic (VA)

Church Size: 1,200

Denomination: United Methodist

Direct Link to Position: http://tinyurl.com/z9zpw9k

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