Growing 2400 member Bible teaching, non-denominational church in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time ministry executive who will function in an "Associate Pastor" role (actual title Minister or Elder) to oversee the entire ministry arm of the church. The role includes oversight of Christian Education/ Spiritual Formation, Men's and Women's Ministry, and Teens and Young Adults ministries. The role reports directly to the Senior Pastor and has a seat on the church's governance board. Reporting to this position is the Director of Membership Ministries, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries and Executive Level Administrative support. The ideal candidate will have an MDIV or Bachelor's in Biblical Studies and a minimum of 5 years pastoral or other relevant clergy experience. Focus is assisting the senior pastor with strategic planning and oversight of day to day ministry including Spiritual Formation, ministry systems, direct report development, ministry innovation and church growth.
The role requires a person with proven experience, passion and giftedness in shepherding, discipleship and developing God's people to grow into mature Christians. The person must be a sound teacher of the Bible and have a pastor's heart, yet is very strong administratively with a keen understanding of ministry systems and spiritual formation. Strong Microsoft Office Skills a must.
The role also includes general shepherding, oversight and counseling of church members and entails some Sunday morning pulpit duties. He must have a true heart for God and God's people.