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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.

Director of Operations

Kairos & Associates
Saint Paul
Full-time

Kairos and Associates, a Christian resource development firm, is seeking a full-time Director of Operations (DO). The DO serves as the office, marketing and operations manager for Kairos. A love of interaction with people by phone, email and social media; experience with Microsoft products, data base management, Quick Books and Constant Contact is preferred. Seeking a person with the confidence to work independently and collaboratively; someone who loves to keep a company organized and efficient. Salary is commensurate with experience. Health, dental, vacation and holiday benefits included. A full job description can be found here (PDF). The contact person is: Grace Pomroy at grace@kairosandassociates.com.

Parish Nurse

St. Anthony Park Lutheran
Saint Paul
Part-time

St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church will be seeking applicants for a Registered Nurse/Parish Nurse in early summer after our present Parish Nurse retires. Our church has had an active Parish Nurse Program since 1999. We are a congregation of about 500  members with a Senior Pastor and an Associate Pastor. We have a fine music program for all ages from birth to 95! A former Parish nurse would be available for orientation of a new Parish Nurse. This would be a 10 hour/week position at $21/hour. Applications accepted through June 1, or until position fills. Questions, please call Ann Rabie (member of the Health Advisory Committee and former parish nurse here) at 651-644-5660 or email at arabie@q.com.

Application Deadline:
Monday, June 1, 2015

Assistant Worship Leader

Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Would you like to join a creative and collaborative team that places tremendous energy on planning and executing worship; that sees the value in worship that is Spirit-led and life-transforming? Then let’s talk. Prince of Peace, Burnsville is looking for the right person to speak into the creative process and provide strong leadership in our weekend worship and in leading 300+ students in a mid-week worship. Your role would include overseeing the scheduling and rehearsing of the worship band for weekend worship and to build, mentor, and lead the band and be the upfront worship leader for student worship. You would be a key person for shaping the future of worship for this 6000 member congregation. We are looking for someone with a strong platform presence, great vocalist and guitar player who dedicates these attributes to the Glory of God. At the same time, you will need to be a self-starter who values planning, execution of tasks, and is a team player. Our hope is that you are proficient in writing out chord charts, reading music, PlanningCenter, Finale/Sibelius, and have the ability to play and sing in a variety of styles. Please see our website for the job description at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter/resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey.

Custodian

St. Timothy
Saint Paul
Part-time

St. Timothy is seeking a part-time custodian to work with a fun, caring congregation in the Como Park neighborhood in St. Paul. This is a 10/hr a week, $13/hr position. A full job description can be found here (PDF). Send letter of interest and resume to Kate Tegtmeier, Office Administrator, at sttims@usfamily.net.

Pre-School Director - 2 Year Interim Position

CDLC Preschool - Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Prince of Peace is seeking an interim director to lead our preschool as we continue our vision work and establish our future direction. CDLC Preschool has been providing outstanding early childhood education for over 40 years, and is serving nearly 200 children in half day or full day preschool sessions. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development and a current Minnesota teacher license in early childhood education or elementary education. We are seeking a candidate with experience in curriculum development, strong supervisory skills, excellent rapport with preschoolers and parents, flexibility, and ability to work well in various teams.

Child Development and Learning Center (CDLC) Preschool is a ministry of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Prince of Peace is in the midst of a visioning process and the beginning stages of implementation of the vision, and this is a pivotal time for our preschool and an exciting time for our church. Our vision for the future is to be known as the connecting church, working collaboratively with partners throughout our community to provide hope and wholeness to all people, and one of our key areas of focus is children in the south metro area. Our preschool is an integral way we are serving children in our community. Please check out our vision document: www.popmn.org/vision

For a complete job description, visit our website at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter and resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey

Student Ministry Director

Prince of Peace
Burnsville
Full-time

Prince of Peace is looking for someone who is as interested in following Jesus as they are talking about it. We’re looking for someone who is able to geek out on theology, leadership, and March Madness. We’re looking for someone experienced enough to have an opinion, but humble enough to know it’s not always right. We looking for someone that wants to contribute to something special. We’re looking for someone that’s as comfortable on the platform as they are the coffee shop. We’re looking for someone that has managed something awesome and something that turned out to be a disaster—and learned something. We’re looking for someone that loves planning, calendars, and getting things done. We’re looking for someone that can collaborate with kids, parents, churches, and the community. We’re looking for someone that is still learning. We’re looking for someone that is seriously committed to equipping leaders and students for ministry on and off campus. We’re looking for someone that can embrace accountability, expectations, and responsibility. We’re looking for someone awesome.

If we’re looking for YOU, please check out our job description at www.popmn.org/employment. Your cover letter/resume may be emailed to: jvictorey@popmn.org or mailed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 13901 Fairview Drive, Burnsville MN 55337, Attn: Jane Victorey

Youth Minister

St. Luke
Cottage Grove

St. Luke is a congregation with a rich history in youth and family ministry committed to exploring innovative approaches to youth ministry. Located less than 20 minutes southeast of downtown St. Paul, Cottage Grove is one of the fastest growing areas in the Twin Cities. The primary responsibility of the Youth Minister will be to plan, develop and implement education, worship, service and social experiences to nurture youth between 6th and 12th grade in the faith. A full job description can be found here (PDF). Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume and (3) professional references to Rev. Amanda Olson de Castillo at pr.amanda@StLukeCG.com. Application deadline will be April 17, 2015.

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 17, 2015

Senior High Youth Ministry Director

Servant of Christ Lutheran
Champlin
Part-time

Servant of Christ Lutheran Church of Champlin, MN is seeking a half-time Senior High Youth Ministry Director. For more information and a job description please contact Pastor Eric Walbolt at (763) 427-5070 or Pastorhook@servantofchrist.com.

Bega Kwa Bega Program Coordinator (Longterm Volunteer)

Saint Paul Area Synod
Iringa, Tanzania
Full-time

The Bega Kwa Bega (BKB) Program Coordinator is a long-term (two year) volunteer position based in Iringa, Tanzania that includes a living allowance and in-kind support. The position is a shared placement between the Saint Paul Area Synod (SPAS) and ELCA Global Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Find the full job description here (PDF).

Application Deadline:
Monday, April 27, 2015

Hand Bell Director

Salem Lutheran
West Saint Paul
Part-time

Salem is seeking an experienced Hand Bell Director to direct our experienced adult hand bell choir and a large mixed group of learners ranging in age from sixth grade through adult. Work collaboratively with the director of our children's bell choir. Salem is a lively, growing congregation in the suburb of West St. Paul. A full job description can be found here (PDF). Send letter of interest and resume to Pastor Lynn Erickson at pastor@salemluth.org.

Director for Congregational Support

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Chicago, IL
Full-time

As part of the Mission Funding team, the Director for Congregational Support is responsible for directing churchwide development efforts that provide designated support for ELCA congregations. The Director for Congregational Support will be responsible for creating awareness and identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing financial support for three critical ministry areas: New and Renewing Congregations (starting new congregations and renewing and equipping congregations in transition); Youth & Young Adult Leadership (expanding ministries, supporting our youth, and cultivating young, diverse leaders); and disability Ministries (creating inclusive, whole communities of faith with resources welcoming all of God’s people). This includes recruiting and managing development volunteer leadership, coordinating with Strategic Communications staff to plan initiatives, collaborating with deployed gift planners and partnering with programmatic colleagues. A full job description can be found here. Applications (resume and cover letter) and inquiries about the position may be directed, in confidence, to Gaye Lindfors of Significant Solutions, Inc., the consultant assisting with this search (651-490-9550).  Electronic submissions are strongly preferred and should be sent to Gaye@SignificantSolutionsInc.com.

Communications Specialist

Roseville Lutheran
Roseville
Full-time

Roseville Lutheran is searching for a Communications Specialist. The Communications Specialist works with varied audiences, including church staff and lay leaders, to produce materials such as bulletins, worship PowerPoints, bulk mailings, e-blasts, and signage. This person is responsible for accuracy and timeliness of information, as well as consistent branding and style on behalf of RLC. The ideal candidate will have demonatrated experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Wordpress, Constant Contact, and DSLR photography. A full job description can be found here (PDF). To apply, send cover letter and resume to Amanda Chavis at communications@rosevillelutheran.org.

Administrative Assistant

St. Philip's Lutheran
Fridley
Part-time

St. Philip's Lutheran Church in Fridley is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This front office position has an emphasis on both publications and membership coordination. Primary responsibilities include office receptionupdating and maintaining membership recordscompiling annual reportsmanaging the preparation, printingand assembly of worship bulletins, monthly newsletters, postal mailingsand maintaining office supplies. Microsoft Office Suite and database experience desired. The position is 34 hours a week from 9:00-4:30 Monday-Thursday and 9:00-1:00 on Fridays. Benefits are offered. A full job description can be found here or at www.splcmn.org.

Minister of Faith Formation

Zion Lutheran
Litchfield
Full-time

Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) located in Litchfield, MN is seeking a Minister of Faith Formation.  Ministries will include: articulate the vision of life-long faith formation; foster collaborative leadership; encourage, equip and support volunteers; facilitate youth and family education ministries; teach faith, spiritual and discipleship practices; active involvement in confirmation ministries. More information can be found here or at Zion's website. Please respond with a cover letter, résumé and three letters of recommendation to zion@zionchurch.net or mail to: Zion Lutheran Church, Attn: Search Committee, 504 N Gilman Ave., Litchfield, MN 55355.

Application Deadline:
Monday, April 13, 2015

Centennial Area Summer Stretch Intern

Incarnation Lutheran
Shoreview
Part-time

C.A.S.S. is looking for two college aged interns to help with this multi-church, ecumenical middle/high school ministry program. Summer interns play a key role on our leadership team and work closely with high school youth leaders, middle school participants and parent volunteers. C.A.S.S. is looking for individuals who might be considering careers in ministry, education or community leadership. Weekly commitment is 15 hours manly on Wednesday’s and Thursday mornings. Click here for full job description and for all intern responsibilities. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Kristin Bloxham, Director of High School Ministry at kbloxham@incarnaitonmn.org.

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Living Spirit United Methodist
Minneapolis
Part-time

Living Spirit is seeking an energetic person to develop, plan, and implement ministries to children, youth, and families, with an emphasis on outreach to our neighborhood. We are a multicultural, multiracial, urban congregation in south Minneapolis, committed to offering vibrant worship and participating in God’s creative work in today’s world – doing justice, seeking peace, and building healthy communities. View full job description hereE-mail resume and cover letter to sprt@livingspiritumc.org.

 

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 10, 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. Applications accepted through April 30, or until position is filled.

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.

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. Applications accepted through April 30th, or until position is filled.

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.