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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.

Communications Specialist

St. Andrew
Eden Prairie
Full-time

Creates and manages the production of weekly church bulletins, digital and seasonal print newsletter, promotional pieces, special communication projects such as Annual Report, special services (funerals, concerts, etc.), communication elements for worship services like Powerpoint slides and church announcements monitor. Duties also include website content management and social media. Full position description (PDF). To apply, please send letter of interest and résumé to gbach@standrewlu.org

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Business Administrator

Shepherd of the Hills
Shoreview
Part-time

Supports the church's mission "To Reach, Ignite and Empower People for Jesus" by providing direction in the areas of finance, stewardship, human resources, information technology, facilities and office management. For a complete job description and/or more information, contact operations@shepherdshoreview.org.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to operations@shepherdshoreview.org.

Director of Music Ministry

Resurrection
Woodbury
Part-time

Engages the members of the congregation to share and hear the Word of God through music and worship. Resurrection offers two contemporary worship services each Sunday led by a worship team band.  Position is 30 hours per week. Full position description (DOC).  Posting closes May 30, with a start date of Sept. 1. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, three letters of professional reference, and music demo to Resurrection Lutheran Church.

Application Deadline:
Friday, May 30, 2014

Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director

Peace
Bloomington
Full-time

Supports the mission and ministries of Peace by developing, coordinating, and administering an effective and comprehensive ministry for children, and their families, from birth the 7th-12th grade. Depending upon skills and interest, there may also be a music component to this position. Full job description available at www.peacebloomington.org under the Children, Youth, and Family tab.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Sue Larson at 8600 East Bush Lake Road, Bloomington, MN 55438 or sue.larson@peacebloomington.org.           

Director of Faith Formation

Hope
Minneapolis

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. Qualifications include three or more years of paid congregational ministry, a BA Degree in a related field, communication and organizational skills. Position is 30 hours/week with benefits. A complete job description is available at www.hopempls.orgTo apply, submit a resume to personnel@hopempls.org.  

Application Deadline:
Sunday, May 11, 2014

Youth Ministry Associate

Cross of Hope
Ramsey
Part-time

Works with high school/middle school youth in the congregation and in the community. Download complete position description (PDF). To apply, send resume to lolson@crossofhope.net.  Contact Luann Olson with questions at 763.753.2057.

Application Deadline:
Saturday, May 10, 2014

Director of Worship

Our Savior’s
Sioux Falls, SD
Full-time

Provides vision, leadership, and direction for the worship and music ministry of a large, vibrant worshiping community. A broad working knowledge of choral and instrumental music from a variety of genres as well as conducting will be necessary to thrive in this position. Job description and application available at www.oslchurch.com.  To apply, submit applications and resumes to Senior Pastor Randy Gehring, rgehring@oslchurch.com.  Other supporting application materials (i.e.: cds, videos, service folders, etc.) may be mailed to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, attn. Rev. Randy Gehring, 909 W. 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Office Administrator

Atonement
New Brighton
Part-time

Responsible for organizing and supervising all administrative responsibilities associated with the Atonement Lutheran Church office. Full position description may be found at www.atonementlutheran-nb.org. To apply, cover letter and resume should be sent to Bryan Kleen at ltcrossroads@juno.com

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Senior Developer (Youth)

Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Minneapolis
Full-time

Leads the development of innovative faith formation resources for the youth market as a team member at sparkhouse, the ecumenical division of Augsburg Fortress Publishers. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Music Minister

Peace
Menomonie
Part-time

Duties include accompanying worship on piano and organ, accompanying the Adult Choir, and overall administration of the Music Ministry at Peace. See complete position description (PDF) To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Jean Enyeart, Peace Lutheran Church, 917 Seventh Street, Menomonie, WI 54751. Contact Jean Enyeart at 715.309.9799 with questions. 

Web Designer

Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Minneapolis
Full-time

Assists with marketing, web, and email design: design, coding, testing, and deployment. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers for more information.

Graphic Design Intern

Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Minneapolis
Full-time

Assists with an array of marketing and communications projects in all stages. Projects include print, web, social media, and assisting the Visual Design Team as needed. Internship will focus on design process, brand integrity, file structure, preparation, and organization. Position is full-time, temporary. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers for more information.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Events Coordinator

Central
Minneapolis
Part-time

Responsible for the congregation’s master calendar both internally and on the congregation’s website; and for the scheduling details of all events for all users of Central Lutheran Church’s facilities. Position averages about 25 hours per week. To apply, resumes should be submitted to bbrown@centralmpls.org. Applications received after April 25, will not be considered.

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 25, 2014

Custodian

Salem
Minneapolis
Part-time

Seeking a dedicated custodian who will keep church facilities clean, orderly, functional, and safe. Position duties include vacuuming all carpeted areas, emptying waste receptacles, cleaning and disinfecting of bathrooms and kitchens, as well as maintaining all cleaning equipment and janitorial supplies. Must be able to do basic repairs, such as faucet and toilet repair. To apply please email pastor@salem-elca.org.  

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Senior Choir Director

St. Stephens
White Bear Lake
Part-time
Seeking experienced director to direct Senior Choir. Must have strong organizational skills and experience in traditional Lutheran choral music. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse musical abilities and desire to develop other’s talents. Must be available for work Wednesday evenings for choir rehearsal, Sunday mornings, and special events. Position runs mid-August to mid-May each year. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Staff Relations Ministry Team, St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 1965 East County Road E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110. 
Application Deadline:
Friday, April 25, 2014

Youth and Family Ministry Director

Resurrection
Monticello
Full-time

Serves youth grade 6 through high school and their families. Ideal candidate would be a theologically orthodox and Biblically conservative Lutheran who is evangelical in practice. Education in Youth and Family Ministry is preferred with a strong background in communication and volunteer engagement. Full job description (PDF). To apply, please send a resume to Pastor Jedidiah Scharmer at jscharmer@resurrection-mn.com or mail it to Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello MN 55362.  Call 763.295.5511 with questions

Children and Family Ministry Director

Resurrection
Monticello
Full-time

Serves children from birth through 5th grade and their families. Ideal candidate would be a theologically orthodox and Biblically conservative Lutheran who is evangelical in practice. Education in Children, Youth and Family Ministry is preferred with a strong background in communication and volunteer engagement.  To apply, please send a resume to Pastor Jedidiah Scharmer at jscharmer@resurrection-mn.com or to Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello MN 55362.  The full job description can be found at resurrection-mn.com/resources/job-postingsCall 763.295.5511 with questions.

Staff Accountant

Luther Seminary
St. Paul
Full-time

Monitors departmental cash balances, forecasts cash needs, and reports on sources and uses of cash statement reconciliations. Staff Accountant also prepares annual grant reports and assists with annual audit requirements and ongoing financial reporting. Additional information at www.luthersem.eduTo 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.

Application Deadline:
Monday, May 12, 2014

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Minneapolis
Full-time

Provides assistance to the President & CEO, the Augsburg Fortress Board of Trustees, and members of the executive staff as needed.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, April 27, 2014