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EPAC POSITION OPENING: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Treasurer / Director of Administrative Ministries

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/16/2015
Categories: Administrative/Managerial
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Title: Conference Treasurer/Director of Administrative Ministries

Job Description: Serves as the principal financial advisor to the Bishop and Council of Finance and Administration. Manages all fiscal and administrative affairs relating to the Conference operating budget, trusts, memorials, legacies, investments, insurance, and property. Monitors the use of all funds which flow through the Conference Office.  Provides financial support to all Boards, Agencies and Committees related to the Conference.  Supervises the Conference staff.  Is a member of the Bishop’s extended cabinet.  Additional information is available on the Conference website: www.epaumc.org.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with accounting/finance emphasis and a minimum of 10 years work experience in financial management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong public speaking and communication skills. Experience in managing computerized general ledger, spreadsheets and databases.  Experience managing multiple professional staff. Master’s degree or CPA preferred.  Working knowledge of the United Methodist Church structure and agencies and comprehension of church pension and health benefit plans a plus. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience. 

Send resume by email to Search Committee at treasurersearch@epaumc.org on or before March 27, 2015.


EPA Conference Job Openings

 

Director of Music: Quakertown UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist. Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing organ at 8 AM and 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, and directing chancel choir at 11:00 AM service. The full position description is available upon request. This is a salaried position.

Mail cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, Quakertown United Methodist Church, 1875 Freier Road, Quakertown, PA 18951 or email to [info@qumc.com] with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Christian Education (part-time): First UMC of Phoenixville is looking for a part-time Director of Christian Education, to begin mid-June. The Director of Christian Education will be responsible for the oversight of the Safe Sanctuaries policy; ensuring clearances for all volunteers working with children and youth are kept up to date and filed confidentially onsite.  Updates to the policy must be approved by the Administrative Council and submitted to the District Superintendent. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Pastor of Children’s Ministry: West Lawn UMC (westlawnumc.org) job opportunity, beginning in May. The Pastor of Children’s Ministries provides the vision, structure, and  servant staff necessary to develop and execute a holistic program of spiritual development for infants, toddlers and children at West Lawn UMC. The PCM identifies needs, develops programs and curriculum, and guides their implementation by empowering servant involvement. Responsibilities: Develops and maintains the mission of the Christian Development vision for children age 0 through 5th grade; implements a Christian Development strategy for transitioning children from 5th grade into adolescence and the teen years; Recruits, trains, and supports servants in Children’s Ministries. To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to: West Lawn UMC, 15 Woodside Ave., West Lawn, PA  19609, Attn: Carolann Schneiderhan. Or, email: carolann@westlawnumc.org.

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Office Clerk (part-time): El Redentor & St. Pauls’s UMC. Position Summary: Serves visitors, partners, vendors, and church members by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately. Assists in performing clerical and administrative duties in an office setting. Supports pastor with vision and mission of the church and collaborates with other church staff and volunteers. In this role, you will report to the Pastor of El Redentor & St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and through the Pastor to the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). An annual performance review will be conducted by the Pastor. The Pastor will then provide a report to the SPRC and Administrative Council. Download a PDF of the complete job description, requirements, and application guidelines. Call 717-393-3035 with any questions.

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HISTORIC ST. GEORGE’S UMC SEEKING TO FILL SEVERAL PART-TIME POSITIONS
St. George’s UMC is forming a team of part-timers to carry out various office tasks. The newly created part-time positions are Archive/Library Assistant (two days per month), Bookkeeper (eight hours per week), and Administrative Assistant (24 hours per week, Tuesday through Thursday). For job descriptions and more information, contact Donna Miller, Administrator, Historic St. George’s UMC at office@historicstgeorges.org or by phone at 215-925-7788.

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Food Service Manager/Head Cook: Camp Innabah -- This person provides quality food service to our retreat guests from September through May and to the summer campers June through August. This position requires menu planning, food ordering, cooking and overseeing staff. This is an hourly position with a salary range of $13.00 to $15.00 per hour based on experience. It averages 20 to 40 hours a week based on the season. Weekends are required based on guest bookings. Applications can be found at www.Innabah.org  (use the summer staff application) or by calling 1-610-469-6111. Please send your application/resume to 712 Pughtown Rd Spring City, PA 19475.

Download a PDF of this job announcement here.

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Worship Leader: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a strong Christian leader with a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and desire to lead the Worship Team and weekly Contemporary Worship into a vibrant, meaningful experience with God.  Applicants must be musically proficient on guitar and/or keyboard and possess a quality lead vocal range.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Worship Leader resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: The Mt. Pocono UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist.  Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing organ at 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, and directing chancel choir at 11:00 AM service.  The full position description is available on our website: www.mtpoconoumc.org. This is a salaried position.

Mail cover letter and resume to: SPRC, Mount Pocono United Methodist Church, 12 Church Ave., Mt. Pocono, PA 18344 or email to mtpumc@ptd.net with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Director of Music: Prospect UMC is seeking a Director of Music and organist. Responsibilities include selecting music for weekly Sunday services, playing at 11:00 AM worship services, and special services, a spiritually-based sense of purpose, musical background in contemporary worship, and a desire to lead the Worship Team and directing the choir at 11:00 AM service. A full position description is available upon request, contact Pastor Eaton via email at pastor_seaton@outlook.com. This is a salaried position. Mail cover letter and resume to: Rev. Eaton, Prospect United Methodist Church, 800 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park, PA 19076 or email us at se.prospectpark.prospect@epaumc.org with a subject line Director of Music resume. No phone inquiries. EOE.

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Office Manager: Grove UMC, West Chester, PA seeks an Office Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to serve as the initial contact for communication with the general public and church members. The Office Manager oversees the running of the church office including scheduling, supplies, mailing, record-keeping, communications, supervising volunteer activities, and administrative support for the senior pastor. In addition to strong administrative skills, a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ is required. This is a 30-hour per week position.  Email resume to: jobapplicant@grovechurch.org.


Other UMC Job Openings

 

Director of Communications: the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW). The Director plans, coordinates, and carries the message of GCSRW via web, social, and print media. The Director is responsible for web content, print media content, distribution of news and information via church and public media, and oversees the day-to- day editing, organization and content management of GCSRW-related websites, electronic newsletters and press releases. The Director also works with GCSRW staff to distribute information to constituent groups. The goal of the Director is to provide high-quality, multi-directional communications between GCSRW and its constituents at all levels of the church. Download the full job description.

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Production Project Manager: United Methodist Communications is seeking a project manager with media production experience. This position is responsible for the project traffic for the production team. Develops work schedules for all production projects and services in consultation with the Production Team Leader. Maintains an even and efficient workflow for all production area projects. Identifies possible team members for projects. Works with clients to develop a comprehensive list of services required for all project requests. Discusses specific needs of the project with the team leader and recommends project flow for the efficiency of the team workflow. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Program Director, Children’s Values Program: United Methodist Communications has an exciting job opportunity for a Program Director who is a teacher at heart, loves children and likes to have fun with new technology, to lead its “Children’s Values Education” program. The Program Director for Children’s Values Program is responsible for overseeing the entire program development of a digital faith-based children’s values program for the web. The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of early childhood learning systems and the gaps that exist in them regarding values education. They must have cutting-edge knowledge of the digital domain, and the ability to stay on top of and ahead of the latest digital trends, particularly as it relates to children. Must be able to deliver accurate financial management of an assigned budget. Download the full job description and requirements.

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Electronic Marketing Specialist: United Methodist Communications seeks an innovative Electronic Marketing Specialist, to: Support and execute the agency’s email marketing program, plan and execute email marketing campaigns to reach marketing goals and build database, research and employ new best practices for email and other digital marketing campaigns, create, monitor and analyze recurring email performance reports to optimize email results, provide graphic design support for emails and other digital marketing campaigns, coordinate and publish web content as needed using expression engine CMS, and support other digital marketing plan development with research, new ideas and implementation.

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Manager, Web Hosting and Tech Products: Kingswood Communications, of United Methodist Communications, seeks a Manager for their web hosting and tech products. This position would manage the web hosting of technology products to aid local churches and ministries in having a digital presence to further their ministry efforts.  Assists with the implementation of an overall business plan for web hosting and technology products.

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Director of Connectional Ministries: The New York Annual Conference is seeking a new Director of Connectional Ministries (DCM). The DCM invites and equips leaders and churches to align passion and resources for the transformation of lives, communities and the world. The Office of Connectional Ministries plans, executes and supports programs and ministries throughout the conference to enhance the United Methodism connection with all churches, clergy and lay members of all ages.


 

Available Items and Needed Items

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  • Paoli UMC is looking for The Faith We Sing hymn books. If you have any to spare, please contact paoliumcsecretary@yahoo.com or 610-644-5300.
  • Apostles Methodist Church in Delhi, India is requesting old hymnals. If you or your church have old-edition hymnals to spare, please contact Sunil Balasundaram at revsunilb@gmail.com at to respond to this request. Apostles UMC will pay for the shipping cost to India.

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  • Choir Robes - 40 Light Blue - various sizes, 40 Reversible stoles, white/dark blue. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 6210-384-2433.
  • Pamphlet Rack - Light Oak 18.5" High, 20" Wide, 12 sections. Thorndale United Methodist Church, 3503 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA. Contact nancy.bell@thorndaleumc.org or 610-384-2433.
  • One very serviceable Cokesbury black preaching robe, size 55, available for the taking. Contact Jim Garner, Columbia UMC, (717) 684-2356, pastorjim@dejazzd.com.

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