Discipleship Ministries, an agency of The United Methodist Church, is seeking an exceptional candidate for our vacancy of Associate General Secretary (AGS), Leadership Ministries. The incumbent of this position serves as AGS of the Leadership Ministries unit and exercises general administrative oversight for the Discipleship Resources department.
The Associate General Secretary (AGS) is accountable for the planning, coordination and implementation of goals and objectives of the division as approved by the General Board to support the General Board’s vision/mission. The AGS serves as a member of the executive staff management group with responsibility for working with the General Secretary to facilitate the appropriate functioning of the General Board and the implementation of General Board policies and decisions. The AGS carries out programs and directions of General Conference.
The AGS provides leadership for the coordination, budgeting, programming, visioning, planning, and staffing functions; guides and administers the inter-workings of job functions and personnel to set vision and carry out strategic directions within the mission; and is accountable for leading the Discipleship Ministries division in appropriate relationships with all other Discipleship Ministries divisions.
Master’s Degree or equivalency
Five to seven years of related experience
Knowledge of theology and Christian faith formation
Additional Knowledge and Practices Required
How to Apply
To be considered for this opportunity please send a cover letter and comprehensive resume to Human Resources via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 615.340.7565.
Discipleship Ministries is an Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V EOE.
Application Deadline: September 25, 2016
Last updated by Rori Blakeney Sep 1, 2016.