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Job Openings

ELCA congregations and other ministry partners are welcome to submit brief job postings to the synod website. Please help us to be a useful resource for congregations and job seekers by notifying us promptly when a position has been filled. Job listings will be removed after two months unless the synod is notified that you wish to continue to post the listing. To post a job opening, email Christine Fifield and include the following information: congregation, address of congregation, job title (full or part-time), and contact information. Please use the format listed below as much as possible.

Executive Director

Global Health Ministeries
Minneapolis
Full-time
Leads GHM, its volunteers, and board into effective relationships with our Lutheran partners around the world to bring about measureable improvements in the health of the populations they minister to in Christ’s name. See full position description (PDF). For further information, contact Gary Gronert at garyg@usfamily.net or 1.952.831.1287. For more information about GHM, go to www.ghm.org.
Application Deadline:
Friday, November 14, 2014

Camping and Retreat Ministry Intern

Good Earth Village
Spring Valley
Full-time

Seeking a full-time, yearlong intern in the area of camping and retreat ministry. Responsibilities include helping in the kitchen, working in the office answering phones, greeting guests, leading programs, recruiting summer staff, and helping with the planning and implementation of our summer camp programs. The intern should be comfortable with (or willing to learn) ELCA teachings and an open and inclusive theological perspective. To receive a full job description, please email Kristen Twitchell, Director of Leadership Ministries. The internship includes a monthly stipend and on-site housing (some meals are also included). The internship is from Sept. 2014-Aug. 2015. To apply, email cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Kristen Twitchell, kristen@goodearthvillage.org. More information at www.goodearthvillage.org

Bookkeeper

St. Timothy
St. Paul
Part-time

Using a fully automated system, maintains all accounting records of St. Timothy Lutheran Church.  Pays all bills and prepares all payroll tax returns and financial reports. Approximately 6 hours per week. See full position description (DOC). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Perniel at sttims@usfamily.net, or send to St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1465 Victoria Street North, St. Paul MN 55117.

High School Ministry Coordinator

Shepherd of the Lake
Prior Lake
Full-time

Oversees relational and programmatic ministries for youth in grades 9-12. Serves as part of a team of dedicated CYF staff that provide experiences and ministry opportunities for youth and families of all ages. Complete job description and application instructions at www.sollc.org/hsmoppPlease direct questions to Sandy Bartenhagen at 952.230.2988 or SandyBartenhagen@sollc.org.

Lead Parish / Faith Community Nurse

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Helps people experience Jesus through care, education, faith-based advocacy, and holistic health promotion of Parish Nurse Ministry. Individuals interested in applying for a position at Shepherd of the Valley should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at Jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. More information at www.sotv.org/employment.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Director of Faith Formation

Hope
Minneapolis
Part-time

Seeking a spiritual leader to enter into the lives of children, youth, and families in the faith formation journey. This journey includes providing vision, leadership, and coordination not only to young people but to congregational faith events as well. Working with a team approach within realistic expectations of the hours, this position will report to the pastor and will lead and equip the congregation in helping others grow and develop their talents and strengths to serve. To apply, submit a resume to personnel@hopempls.org. A complete job description is available at www.hopempls.org

Application Deadline:
Friday, September 12, 2014

Communications Specialist

Saint Paul Area Synod
St. Paul
Full-time

The Saint Paul Area Synod, one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, seeks a communications specialist who can assist with electronic and print communications to further our mission and ministry through website, social media, blogs, and other applications as well as to edit and design print communications. Additional duties include supporting events with various media and serving as a resource person to leaders and congregations in the synod. For more information, see full job description (DOC), including necessary qualifications. To apply, send cover letter with three references, resume, and examples of written and electronic work to Anna Grunner via email or USPS, Saint Paul Area Synod, 105 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55103. Applications will be reviewed beginning on Sept. 2, and until the position is filled. 

Funeral Coordinator

St. Paul-Reformation
Saint Paul
Part-time

Assists and coordinates funerals as they occur. See complete job description (PDF) for additional details. To apply, please read the job description and send resume to Administrator Jennifer Walding at office@stpaulref.org.

Handbell Director

Faith
Forest Lake
Part-time

Seeking musician with conducting skills and training in handbells. Director oversees volunteers, leads rehearsals, and directs performances. Complete position description and qualifications available at www.faithfl.org. To apply, send cover letter and resume to rlrygh@gmail.com. Position open until filled with interviews beginning the week of August 25.

Application Deadline:
Monday, August 25, 2014

Choral Scholar

Pilgrim
St. Paul
Part-time

Attends Wednesday evening rehearsals and Sunday morning services. Openings are available for all voice parts. For full consideration, send resumes and requests for an audition by August 25 to the Music Director, Paul Stever, at SteverPaul55@aol.com or call the church at 651.699.6886. For more information about the position and church go to www.pilgrimstpaul.org

Application Deadline:
Monday, August 25, 2014

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Bethlehem
Minneapolis
Part-time

Serves as primary receptionist and front desk support for the church office, as well as administrative support for Spirit Garage, a ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The receptionist serves as a welcoming presence to staff, callers and visitors. Responsibilities include answering phones in a prompt and friendly manner. Complete job description and application can be found at www.bethlehem-church.org.  To apply, send cover letter and resumes to employment@bethlehem-church.org

Youth Ministry Specialist

Bethlehem
Minneapolis
Full-time

Encourages youth (grades 7-12) in fostering friendship and forming faith. Ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree, desire to build relationships with youth and help them grow in their faith, experience working with youth (grades 7-12),  and ability to work weekends including occasional overnights. Complete job description and application can be found at www.bethlehem-church.org.  To apply, send cover letter and resumes to employment@bethlehem-church.org.  

Director of Infant and Toddler Ministry

Bethlehem
Minneapolis
Part-time

Provides vision, leadership, and programming for nursery and supports parents as they nurture their child’s faith and grow as disciples of Jesus themselves. Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years work experience in related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred; degree in early childhood preferred and willingness to work weekends and some evenings. Complete job description and application can be found at www.bethlehem-church.org.  To apply, send cover letter and resumes to employment@bethlehem-church.org.  

Children’s Ministry Specialist (Pre-K through Grade 2)

Trinity
Stillwater
Part-time

Helps plan, create, and teach curriculum for our children ages Pre-K through Grade 2. Ministry includes Sunday and Wednesday programming, special events, camps and missions. Candidate should feel comfortable in the role of leading large group openings, teaching workshops, and building relationships with Trinity families. Candidates who have worked two or more years in a church ministry and/or education environment preferred. Position open until filled. To apply, submit your resume to Bob Eiselt, Parish Administrator at beiselt@trinitylc.org.  

Synod Communicator

Greater Milwaukee Synod
Milwaukee, Wis.
Part-time
Creates and implements a strategy to ensure timely, effective, and informative communication between the Greater Milwaukee Synod office, ministry partners and other target audiences within and beyond the Greater Milwaukee Synod. See complete position description  (PDF). Reports directly to the Office Manager. 20 hours per week to be accomplished during regular office hours (Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Occasional nights and weekends required. To apply, send resume to: Mary Romskog, Office Manager,  Greater Milwaukee Synod, 1212 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53215 or mary.romskog@gmselca.org
Application Deadline:
Sunday, August 31, 2014

Choir Director

Immanuel
Almelund
Part-time

Directs the senior choir and provides music leadership for the congregation. Experience as a choir director for Lutheran worship preferred. Schedule is September through May. Competitive salary. Seeking both an organist and a choir director (could be filled by one or two individuals). For job description and application form, see www.ImmanuelAlmelund.org.

Organist

Immanuel
Almelund
Part-time

Plans and leads music for inspiring Lutheran worship, playing organ and piano. Experience providing music for Lutheran worship preferred. Year round position. One Sunday off per month. Competitive salary. Seeking both an organist and a choir director (could be filled by one or two individuals). For job description and application form, see www.ImmanuelAlmelund.org.

Choir Director–Pre-K through Grade 3

Saint Anthony Park
St. Paul
Part-time

Directs two childrens' choirs, collaborates with the Choir School program, builds curriculum for the age groups assigned, and helps develop students both in their faith development and their musical development. Full job description (PDF). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Paula Carter, Church Administrator, at paula@saplc.orgApplications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

Children, Youth, and Family Leader

Chistiania
Lakeville
Full-time

Supports youth through the vision, mission, initiative, and strategic plan of Christiania.  Primary focus on youth from birth through high school and their families through planning and implementation of age appropriate activities that promote faith development.  See full position description (PDF).  Candidates with degree in Youth and Family ministries or a related field and experience in youth ministries are preferred. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Hiring Committee c/o  Pastor Dave Meraros at dmesaros@christianialutheranchurch.org

Director of Faith Formation (grades 6-12)

Bethesda
Inver Grove Heights
Part-time

Responsible for leading youth programs for grades 6-12, recruiting and training adult volunteers, and working with pastor to facilitate weekly Confirmation. See complete position description (DOC). Position is about ten hours per week. To apply, send resume to Sally Muraski at smuraski@comcast.net

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