The mission of Collegiate Presbyterian Church is…

To worship and serve God

To welcome all people into the community of Christ

To grow in Spirit

To live Christ’s love for the world

Reports to: Head of Staff

Status: Full Time

FLSA: Exempt

Purpose: To support the mission and vision of CPC by providing leadership for programming for campus ministry and adult spiritual formation.

Essential Functions:

• Develop, implement and evaluate the campus ministry program for students in collaboration with the Campus Ministry Committee.

• Engage prospective and current students to be involved in the life and ministry of The Vine student group.

• Work with the Adult Spiritual Formation Committee to provide ongoing opportunities for adult spiritual formation.

• Serve as resource to the Board of Deacons and related committees.

• Serve as member of the staff team planning, coordinating, and leading worship and programs in support of CPC’s mission and vision.

Other Responsibilities:

• Preach a minimum of once a quarter.

• Provide pastoral care for members in consultation with the head of staff.

• Serve as an active member of presbytery if an ordained minister or Certified Christian Educator.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ordained minister in the PC (U.S.A.) or Certified Christian Educator or their equivalent.

• 3 or more years of experience serving a congregation in a similar position preferred.

Physical Requirements:

• Able to move in and out of different small group settings (home, church, businesses).

• Able to speak in a public forum.

Core Competencies:

• Compassionate – Able to suffer with others; being motivated by others pain and is called into action as advocate; is motivated by caring for others while concurrently keeping the organizational goals clearly in focus.

• Spiritual Maturity: Shows strong personal depth and spiritual grounding; demonstrates integrity by walking the talk and by responding with faithfulness of purpose; is seen by others as trustworthy and authentic; nurtures a rich spiritual life; seeks the wisdom and guidance of appropriate mentors; is able to articulate a clear and consistent theology.

• Teacher – Creates learning environments where students are active participants as individuals and as members of collaborative groups; designs lesson plans that teach concepts, facts, and theology; effectively uses multiple learning tools to reach a wide variety of learners; revises instructional strategies based upon ministry/organization context.

• Collaboration: Has a natural orientation toward getting people to work together; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; creates strong feelings of belonging among group members; is a good judge of talent and can accurately assess the strengths and limitations of others.

• Interpersonal Engagement – Displays a consistent ability to build solid relationships of trust and respect inside and outside of the organization; engage people, organizations, and partners in developing goals, executing plans, and delivering results; use negotiation skills and adaptability to encourage recognition of joint concerns, collaboration, and to influence the success of outcomes.

• Initiative: Demonstrates ambition; is highly motivated; is action oriented and full of energy for things seen as challenging; seizes opportunity; pushes self and others to achieve desired results.

• Personal Resilience: Learns from adversity and failure; picks up on the need to change personal, interpersonal, and leadership behaviors; deals well with ambiguity; copes effectively with change; can decide and act without having the total picture; comfortably handles risk and uncertainty; seeks feedback; expresses personal regret when appropriate

This is a full time annual renewable contract position with salary commensurate with education and experience levels including full medical/pension for ministers of word and sacrament. We hope to have the person begin no later than August 1 and preferably July 1. A mission information form will be posted by May 15. Please send PIFs or resumes to [email protected]