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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.

Senior High Youth Leader

St. Andrew
Eden Prairie

Seeking a dynamic and passionate Senior High Youth Leader to lead its ministry with high school youth and families. A successful candidate will demonstrate creative and seasoned experience with youth, success building up authentic relationships with youth and their families, and a strong desire to work in collaboration with other youth staff. The position is ¾ to full time; benefits available. See full position description (PDF). To apply, send resume and letter of interest to Gail Bach at gbach@standrewlu.org

Application Deadline:
Friday, August 15, 2014

Sanctuary Choir/Bell Director

Our Redeemer
St. Paul
Part-time

Directs Sanctuary and Bell Choir for early service each Sunday. Prepares, rehearses, and directs choirs from September–May. Wednesday evening rehearsals. Also selects music, recruits choir members, and assists in special music. To apply, submit resume to Pastor Karsten Nelson, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1390 Larpenteur Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55109 or office@orlcmn.org.

Interim Choir Director

St. Timothy
St. Paul
Part-time

Provides leadership for the direction, administration, and effectiveness of the traditional church music ministry of the congregation, and provides specific direction and leadership to the choirs. In collaboration with the pastoral staff and organist, helps to plan worship for the 8:30 a.m. services. See full position description (PDF). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Pastor Hans Jorgensen at hansj@usfamily.net, or send to St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1465 Victoria Street North, St. Paul MN 55117.

Office Assistant

Resurrection
Woodbury
Part-time

Provides office assistance to the Resurrection staff. See full position description (PDF). This position is scheduled for 12 hours per week, requires day-to-day collaboration with the Office Coordinator and reports to the Senior Pastor. To apply, submit a letter of interest along with current resume to Pastor John Keller or Sue Guck via email or to 9925 Bailey Road, Woodbury MN 55129. 

Application Deadline:
Friday, August 1, 2014

Director of Children’s and Family Ministry

Hamline United Methodist
St. Paul
Part-time
Plans, implements, and oversees the ministry of Christian education and formation for children and families on Sundays and during the week. See full position description (PDF). To apply, send resume and cover letter, including experience, four references to Hamline Church United Methodist, Attn: Rev. Mariah Tollgaard, 1514 Englewood Avenue St. Paul, MN 5510 or via email to humc@hamlinechurch.org, with title, “Director of Families with Youth Application.”
Position will remain open until filled. Anticipated start date of mid-August, 2014. 

Receptionist/Office Assistant

Shepherd of the Lake
Prior Lake
Part-time
Responsible for the professional and efficient managing of visitors, congregation members, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of clerical duties that support the ministry services at Shepherd of the Lake. See full position description (PDF). To apply, please send a resume and required salary to Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, Attn: Sandy Bartenhagen, 3611 North Berens Road NW, Prior Lake, MN 55379 or sandybartenhagen@sollc.org.

Contemporary Music Worship Leader

Immanuel
Eden Prairie
Part-time

Leads worship for 11:00 a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship. The worship leader should have strong skills in working with singers, place high value on congregational participation, and have an active faith life. The worship leader will choose repertoire, rehearse the band on Wednesday evenings, manage sound mixing, and lead the band on Sunday mornings. Full position description at www.immanuel.us. To apply, submit resume to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Gary Thrasher, Minister of Music,  16515 Luther Way, Eden Prairie, MN 55346 or via email to Gary@immanuel.us

Application Deadline:
Sunday, August 10, 2014

Assistant Director of Faith Formation

Nativity
Minneapolis
Part-time

Responsible for managing and overseeing the ministry of children pre-birth to kindergarten and their families. Full position description at www.nativitychurch.orgTo apply, please send a cover letter and detailed resume, with three professional references, to Pastor Glenn Seefeldt gseefeldt@nativitychurch.org. An email with attachments is preferred.   

Application Deadline:
Sunday, August 10, 2014

Music Director

St. Paul's UMC
Mendota Heights
Part-time
Develops and coordinates all aspects of the church’s music program, which currently includes a chancel choir and church service accompaniment (organ, piano, instruments). See full position description (PDF). To apply, send resumes and inquiries to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 700 Wesley Lane, Mendota Heights MN 55118 or to info@stpaulsmn.org
Application Deadline:
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Director for Budget Planning

ELCA Churchwide Offices
Chicago, Ill.
Full-time

Responsible for assisting the Treasurer and Executive for Administration in the development and management of the churchwide organization budgets. This includes income and expense analysis. This senior leader will supervise and direct the activities of staff servicing the units of this church in their budgeting and accounting responsibilities. Click to download the complete position description.  To apply, send resumes, cover letters, and questions to Gaye Lindfors, the consultant assisting with the search, at Gaye@SignificantSolutionsInc.com or 651.490.9550.

Middle School Ministry Coordinator

Shepherd of the Lake
Prior Lake
Full-time

Oversees educational and programmatic ministries for youth in grades 5-8. Oversees large scale confirmation program and 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/msmopp. Please direct questions to Sandy Bartenhagen at 952.230.2988 or SandyBartenhagen@sollc.org.

Credit and Accounts Receivable Specialist

Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Minneapolis
Full-time

Responsible for all functions of the Credit and Receivables Department: opening new accounts, managing existing accounts, resolving payment and account issues, and controlling aging and write offs for the company.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org. Visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers for more information.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Coordinator of Neighborhood Outreach and Ministry

Mount Olive
Minneapolis
Full-time

Engages, encourages, and supports participation by members of Mount Olive in the partnership in ministry with neighbors and community; helps facilitate connections between individuals in need and resources available within Mount Olive or local agencies; and encourages the people of Mount Olive hear and act on our call to participate in the advent of God’s desired justice in our community.  For a complete position description, visit www.mountolivechurch.org, or email welcome@mountolivechurch.org, or call 612.827.5919.   

Application Deadline:
Friday, August 1, 2014

Director of Family Ministries

St. Paul's UMC
Mendota Heights
Part-time

Leads youth and children into deeper faith and designs new ways to invite families to follow Jesus. Qualified candidates will have previous experience in leading and/or participating in church ministries. Full position description (PDF). To apply, send cover letter, detailed resume, and three professional references by mail (St. Paul's UMC, 700 Wesley Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118) or email to info@stpaulsmn.org

Application Deadline:
Sunday, August 10, 2014

Worship and Choir Accompanist

St. Luke
Cottage Grove
Part-time

Provides piano accompaniment for liturgical worship on Sunday morning and special services. The accompanist will be responsible for rehearsals. In addition to weekly worship, accompanist will rehearse with the two adult choirs on Wednesday evenings during school year and accompany them on Sunday mornings. Open to splitting the position into two or keeping it together. A complete description and qualifications are available at www.stlukecg.com. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Pastor Eric Elkin at  EricElkin@stlukecg.com and copy to Pastor Amanda Olson de Castillo at pr.amanda@stlukecg.com.

Application Deadline:
Friday, August 8, 2014

Church Organist and Accompanist

Cambridge Lutheran
Cambridge
Part-time

Weekly organist and accompanist for traditional services. Works with choirs and instrumentalists to provide inspiring worship. Music degree preferred. Experience with Lutheran worship helpful. To apply, send resume to Pastor Jon Pederson, 621 Old N. Main St., Cambridge, MN 55008 or jjp@cambridgelutheran.org

Director of Music Ministry

Family of Christ
Chanhassen
Part-time

Leads Contemporary Music Ministry program as well as directs and oversees one adult contemporary worship team, plus three children/youth groups. Included is oversight of music ministry, plus working alongside pastors and staff, and being the lead pianist for our worship services for all but one Sunday per month. Must be proficient in piano and vocals. Position is year-round at 22 hours per week. To apply, send resume to 2020 Coulter Blvd., Attn: Office Administrator Chanhassen, MN 55317 or to marilyn@familyofchristonline.com.

Application Deadline:
Monday, August 4, 2014

Choir Accompanist

Galilee
Roseville
Part-time

Accompanies the Galilee choir. Choir rehearses on Wed. evenings Sept. through May and sings during the Sunday worship service (9:30 a.m.) at least two Sundays per month. Those interested should contact Jo Ann French (jfrench.galilee@gmail.com) or call the church office (651.488.6769).

Director of Music

St. Luke
St. Paul
Part-time

Plans and leads congregational singing from the organ and piano; conducts the choir and bell choir, on Sundays and special services (e.g. Lenten midweek, Holy Week, Christmas Eve);  and supervises worship services, in collaboration with the pastoral staff.  To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Nancy Hegdahl, Church Council President, at nkh116@aol.com.

IT Service Specialist

Luther Seminary
St. Paul
Full-time

Works in a team environment providing front-line information technology services to the campus community. Full job description. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to employment@luthersem.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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