National Director for Strengthening the Black Church 21st Century

Job Opening

National Director for Strengthening the Black Church 21st Century

(Location: Nashville, TN)

The National Director for Strengthening the Black Church 21st Century – serves as an officer of Strengthening the Black Church 21st Century (SBC 21) Coordinating Committee and shares accountability for the strategic and operational oversight of all work related to SBC 21.

The successful candidate must be a person of hope and vision, deeply rooted in Christian faith and practice and have a profound sense of the importance of the making of Christian disciples; demonstrated proficiency in planning, flexibility, organizing, leadership development, team building, decision making; motivational skills and administrative/organizational skills; experience working in a vital congregation of the United Methodist Church; knowledge of the United Methodist church structure and theology and membership in the United Methodist Church; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and sensitively with culturally diverse groups and individuals; visionary, creative and critical thinking skills; knowledge about budgeting and fundraising; verbal and written communication skills, ability to express faith/or personal commitment to growing in faith; personal passion for the needs of and issues related to the Black Church; computer and electronic media skills.

Education / Specialized Knowledge / Experience

Master’s Degree or equivalency /Clergy or Active Lay Member of The United Methodist Church/ Eight to nine years of directly related work experience.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email at [email protected].

Discipleship Ministries is an Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V EOE.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019