Associate General Secretary, Executive Officer, New Church Starts
Discipleship Ministries, an agency of The United Methodist Church, is seeking an exceptional candidate for our vacancy of Associate General Secretary (AGS), Executive Officer, New Church Starts. The incumbent of this position serves as Executive Officer of the division for new congregational development and exercises general administrative oversight of the New Church Starts division.
The AGS, Executive Officer works with Discipleship Ministries General Secretary, the Council of Bishops (COB), and the Path 1 Team to give general administrative oversight to the division. The AGS, Executive Officer provides leadership for the coordination of work, budgeting, programming, visioning, planning, and staffing functions. This position is accountable for leading the division in appropriate relationships with all Discipleship Ministries’ ministry divisions, counterparts in other general agencies, “Path 1 Team”, and the Council of Bishops (COB). This position ensures that the division has an understanding of mission and vision and a climate of mutual support and encouragement.
The AGS, Executive Officer is accountable for the above stated work and for the implementation of goals and objectives of the division as negotiated with the COB in conjunction with the Path 1 Team for New Church Development, the Board of Directors, and the General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries. The AGS, Executive Officer serves as a member of the executive staff leadership team with responsibility for working with the General Secretary to facilitate the appropriate functioning of the objectives and initiatives of the Path 1 Team and Discipleship Ministries in relationship to new church development and evangelism in the USA. Assures the appropriate functioning and implementation of Discipleship Ministries’ policies and decisions, and carries out programs and directions assigned.
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 email@example.com 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.