Crossroads

Executive Pastor

Crossroads
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Date Posted: 05/18/2017
Categories: Executive Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Crossroads Church Seeking Executive Pastor

 

About the Church:

Crossroads Church’s mission is to change the world by making disciples who make disciples.

 

Crossroads began in 1991, and now has five campuses around the Pittsburgh area. Our vision is to multiply disciples, groups and churches everywhere with a goal of catalyzing new 100 churches with 10,000 disciples by 2025. We are both missional and attractional, demonstrating God’s love through both the good news and good works of Jesus. The church’s theological approach can be described as “empowered evangelical.”

Founding Pastor Steve Cordle is looking for a “chief of staff” to lead the original campus so that he can focus more sharply on vision, weekend teaching and increasing travel to advance our church planting efforts.

 

 

At a glance:

Size - 1,900
Denomination - United Methodist

Location - Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

About the Position:

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Oversees: all staff at the North Fayette location

 

The EP partners with the senior pastor as “chief of staff” to turn vision into reality. Working with our talented Lead Team, you will plan, staff and prioritize the ministry. This will include:

        

* develop strategy and systems to accomplish our vision

* create a climate and culture in which staff is passionate about Jesus and energized in their work; with healthy morale and    families

* hire/fire and develop the staff leadership level.

* expand the operational support structure as needed.

* partner with financial team to design and implement budget

* oversee property and construction matters at all five campuses

* Convene and lead the Directional Leadership Team

* General Pastoral Responsibilities as needed


Qualifications:

The person we are looking for will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and

 

  •  Passion for Jesus and his purposes
  •  Experience in overseeing a staff team of at least 8 people
  •  High “EQ”; relational intelligence
  •  Ability to write and speak proficiently
  •  Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  •  Organized and attentive to detail
  •  Ability to make difficult decisions
  •  Loyalty and servant attitude
  •  Committed to both evangelism and relational discipleship
  •  Possess a positive, ‘can do’ mentality.
  •  Creative and pragmatic problem solving skills.
  •  Experience in a church with 1000+ attendance or multi site is a plus

 

About the Location:

 

Pittsburgh is no longer the “smoky city”. Today it is driven by high-tech, health and education. It perennially ranks high on lists of most-livable cities in America. Known for its professional sports teams, the city also has a thriving arts and culture scene, respected universities and high-quality restaurants. The original campus is located just twenty minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and yet drive twenty minutes in the other direction and you are in a state park. Abundant retail and shopping areas, highly-rated schools and reasonable home prices make it a great place to raise a family. 

 

Respond to: christy.gibas@crossroadsumc.org

 

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