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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. If no deadline is given, job listings will be removed after one month. To post a job opening, email chloe.ahlf@spas-elca.org and include the following information: congregation, address of congregation, job title & description, contact information for application, and specification of full- or part-time work. Please use the format listed below as best as possible.

Administrative Assistant

Richfield Evangelical Lutheran
Richfield
Part-time

Richfield Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8 West 60th Street, Minneapolis MN 55419. Seeking friendly, welcoming individual for our church front office.This person will be responsible for greeting visitors, answering phones, and organizing mail. The position provides direct administrative support to ministerial staff and has numerous contacts with church members. Various duties include preparing bulletins for weekly, holiday, and funeral services; monthly newsletter, scheduling use of facility, and maintaining church calendar. Candidate should have welcoming, compassionate and patient attitude, good listening skills, good grammatical skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Required skills include proficient use of Windows 7, Office 2013, including Publisher, and web administration. Social media skills a plus. Previous church experience preferred. This is a part time position, approximately 20-25 hours per week. If interested send cover letter and resume to Carol Danielson, cdanielson@richfield-lutheran.org.

 

 

Administrative Assistant

Richfield Evangelical Lutheran
Richfield
Part-time

Richfield Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8 West 60th Street, Minneapolis MN 55419. Seeking friendly, welcoming individual for our church front office.This person will be responsible for greeting visitors, answering phones, and organizing mail. The position provides direct administrative support to ministerial staff and has numerous contacts with church members. Various duties include preparing bulletins for weekly, holiday, and funeral services; monthly newsletter, scheduling use of facility, and maintaining church calendar. Candidate should have welcoming, compassionate and patient attitude, good listening skills, good grammatical skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Required skills include proficient use of Windows 7, Office 2013, including Publisher, and web administration. Social media skills a plus. Previous church experience preferred. This is a part time position, approximately 20-25 hours per week. If interested send cover letter and resume to Carol Danielson, cdanielson@richfield-lutheran.org.

 

 

DEM Assistant to the Bishop for Next Generation Ministries

Saint Paul Area Synod
Saint Paul
Full-time

The Director for Evangelical Mission (DEM) - Assistant to the Bishop for Next Generation Ministries is deployed churchwide staff from the Congregational and Synodical Mission unit and functions as a part of a synod staff, embedded in the work of the synod as it shapes strategy for mission and mission support within the territory of the synod. In addition, the DEM-Assistant to the Bishop for Next Generation Ministries is one of three full-time Assistants to the Bishop, who share responsibility for mobility of rostered leaders, congregational development and redevelopment, pastoral care of rostered leaders and the public witness of the church. Applications for this position are being taken through ELCA Chicago office.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Advisor to the Bishop on the Well Being of Children & Youth

Saint Paul Area Synod
Saint Paul
Part-time

The Advisor to the Bishop is a part-time, deployed position, which focuses on community-based initiatives that support the well-being and success of children and youth in the East Metro area served by the Saint Paul Area Synod. The Advisor to the Bishop serves as the synod’s representative at a variety of community-based initiatives and organizations and assists the Bishop and members of the synod to understand and respond to a variety of issues impacting the lives of children, youth and their families. A full job description can be found here (PDF). To apply for this position please submit a cover letter describing your interest in this work and a resume with contact information for three professional references. Materials can be mailed to Ms. Anna Grunner, Saint Paul Area Synod, 105 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55103 or submitted electronically to anna.grunner@spas-elca.org. Deadline for applications is February 17, 2015 with a March 1, 2015 anticipated start date. 

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

High School Youth Minister

Edina Community Lutheran
Edina
Part-time

Edina Community Lutheran Church is looking for a youth staff person for our high school youth. This should be a person with a passion for youth ministry, skills at developing youth programs and building relationships with youth. ECLC is a vibrant, healthy, progressive, growing congregation with youth attending from Edina and several surrounding communities. Our youth are encouraged to live into the questions of faith and life. It is our goal to engage high school youth in ways that include depth and perspective on how we live a Lutheran Christians in the world, with special emphasis placed on building community, growing in faith and having fun. This position would begin immediately, 15  hours per week. A full job description can be found online at www.ECLC.org. Please send cover letter and resume to lmacklem@eclc.org.

Application Deadline:
Saturday, January 31, 2015

Parish Nurse

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

This role seeks to provide excellence in hospitality by engaging and enriching care ministry, education, relationships, support, and nurturing the spiritual health and wellness of the congregation. Find more information & the full job listing here.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Kitchen & Hospitality Assistant

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Seeking qualified candidate(s) to support the kitchen and hospitality ministries of SOTV. Up to 25 hours per week as scheduled on a rotation to support programs and events with food preparation, service, and ministry support. Team members will be expected to be available for shifts including afternoons and/or evenings, as well as Saturday and Sunday. Find more information & a full job description here.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, February 26, 2015