ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY CHURCHES

Definition

The Administrator serves under the general direction of the Executive Director while offering clerical and administrative support to the Council’s officers and governing Board. Review and performance evaluations will be done by the Personnel Committee appointed by the Board. 

Distinguishing Characteristics

            The Administrator is expected to manage a complex organization with minimal oversight and perform a wide variety of highly specialized duties in addition to standard administrative tasks. Work will require interaction with higher-level internal and external contacts and the provision of critical information to the Executive Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

            The Administrator will, as needed and required,

  • provide administrative, clerical, and, when necessary, specialized support to the Executive Director, elected officers, and board members.
  • initiate, coordinate, and monitor special projects.
  • inform the Executive Director and President of needs, issues, and progress in relation to the Council’s ministries, budget, and programs.
  • manage day-to-day office activity including phone, email and other correspondence exercising discretion with respect to urgency and the possible need to refer or redirect an issue to another individual for attention and action.
  • assist callers by disseminating approved information.
  • act as a contact liaison with individuals and groups on behalf of the Executive Director and President.
  • assist with budget preparation and the regular reporting of budget information to the Executive Director, the Treasurer, and the Board. Reporting of information will require tracking, analysis and the preparation of a wide variety of documents including spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.
  • maintain and develop procedures for workflow efficiency for day-to-day operations while assisting in solving operational and/or procedural difficulties that may arise.
  • serve as an ad-hoc member of various organizational committees.
  • research, compose, and produce routine and special reports for the Executive Director, President, and/or the Board.
  • research and evaluate new technologies and/or equipment that may be desired or needed for efficient operations and procedures; report the findings to the Executive Director and the Board.
  • manage preparation for and implementation of the Annual Conference. This includes site evaluation and making a selection recommendation to the Board, the negotiation of appropriate contracts, scheduling the date of conference, provision for conference meeting space needs, conference registration and publicity and the production of the conference book/ program.
  • perform other assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

The Administrator will have

  • six (6) years of complex clerical or administrative experience for an Executive Director or President.
  • an Associate of Arts degree or the equivalent of sixty (60) semester units of college courses in business, office administration, or a related field.
  • additional successful and progressively higher levels of clerical responsibility beyond the six(6) year minimum, considered as a substitution for the education requirement.

Physical Requirements

            The Administrator must be able to carry up to fifty (50) pounds of weight.

Appointment

            The Administrator will serve a one (1) year probationary period with approved compensation.  During the probationary period, the Administrator will demonstrate an overall level of satisfactory performance. At any time during the probationary period, a failure to perform satisfactorily will result in the Administrator’s termination.  This position is classified as “Supervisory” and is exempt from overtime provisions.

            The salary range is $39,000 – $59,000 plus benefits for full-time employment.
 
Application deadline is June 3, 2024.  Please submit your resume to icccpt@sbcglobal.net.
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Seeking an Interim Pastor

The Protestant Community Church (also known as the Cathedral of the Woods) of Medford Lakes, NJ is seeking to fill the position of Interim Pastor. This will be a position beginning January 1 of 2025 and continue for the next 8-12 months.  The Protestant Community Church (PCC) is located in a bucolic setting fewer than 20 miles east of Philadelphia.  PCC is an interdenominational and congregationally governed church with an average attendance of 90-120 between two services at 8 o’clock and 10 o’clock.

The interim pastor is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight of the church’s ministries, including worship, music, preaching, teaching, mission service, stewardship, and fellowship. This Individual will work with the church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage in worship, discipleship, and mission. This Individual will use their developed interim-specialist skills to assess the congregation’s current and long-term needs and provide counsel and leadership to the church. The Interim Pastor will help to prepare the congregation for a new pastoral leadership.

The Interim Pastor is accountable to the PCC congregation and its Board of Trustees. The applicant must hold a degree from an accredited or recognized Seminary or Bible College, be Ordained or Licensed Minister, have experience as a Lead or Senior Pastor, preferably with interim training.

If interested in this position, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter that includes salary expectation
  • Current resume (including email address and contact telephone numbers)
  • Personal Statement of Faith
  • Submit three personal and two professional (minister/pastor) letters of reference
  • Copy of Ministerial License and/or Certificate of Ordination

Please submit your information to:

The Protestant Community Church
c/o Carol R. Vahlstrom
100 Stokes Road
Medford Lakes, NJ 08055

Seeking a Senior Pastor

Antioch Community Church is seeking a pastor to communicate God’s Word, minister to spiritual needs and provide visionary as well as biblical leadership to its congregation.

We are a small, friendly, and inter-denominational church located in Kansas City, MO. ACC is aligned with the International Council of Community Churches (ICCC), an international, intercultural, interracial fellowship of churches and ministry centers which seeks Christian unity in local, national and world relations. We are eager to grow our church family as we continue to serve and lead in the church outreach and mission ministries.

We offer identical worship services on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, Bible Study groups and participation opportunities in numerous committee endeavors.

Partial responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership in the accomplishment of the church’s mission
  • Plan and lead the people in worship
  • Facilitate the contact/visitation of hospitalized, shut-ins, nursing and home visitation or grieving church members
  • Support inter-denominational mission work
  • Teach Bible Study classes
  • Officiate at special occasions in the lives of the congregation such as weddings, baptisms and funerals

Qualifications:

  • Strong faith and commitment to the call of serving the Lord as a pulpit minister and evangelist
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity or related field
  • Experience writing and delivering sermons
  • Oral presentation skills
  • Strong biblical and application knowledge of the Bible
  • A demonstrated ability to lead Bible Studies
  • Interpersonal skills to promote leadership through

*Applicants without a degree who have demonstrated successful ministry experience will be considered.

Compensation to be determined by assignment responsibilities.

Candidates interested in this opportunity are to email Antioch Community Church (office@acckc.org) to request an application packet.

Thank you for your interest in Antioch Community Church.

The Mission of the Antioch Community Church is to proclaim the good news of abundant life in Christ through meaningful worship; to provide lifelong spiritual nurture; and to be an agent of justice and mercy to any who suffer in body or spirit.