Chief of Staff

College Wesleyan Church

Marion, IN 46953

Denomination: Wesleyan

Category: Executive Pastor

Posted on: November 20, 2020

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Chief of Staff will play a prominent role in shaping the culture of staff and lay leadership. While ministry education is not required, the best candidates will be those who are skilled in administration and can implement strategy while developing the people around them. They must be deeply committed to the gospel, the Scriptures and the local church as the living and active Body of Christ.

Duties and responsibilities

Help cultivate a vibrant ecosystem of ministry, in which staff and lay leaders work collaboratively, caringly, and collectively toward the mission of CWC
Lead the infrastructure and systems which help the church function on a daily basis
Oversee human resources activities, such as staff hiring, onboarding, transition, and repositioning
Work with the personnel committee to create, review, and implement policies and procedures that make CWC a safe, equitable, and productive place to work
Facilitate staff meetings and development opportunities for leaders at CWC
Maintain leadership of day-to-day church business and administration, in collaboration with the Senior Pastor
Collaborate with Staff and LBA to ensure the church's vision is being sharpened and implemented
Lead LBA meetings if appointed to do so by the Senior Pastor and the LBA Vice Chair-person
Assist the Senior Pastor in providing supervisory and growth structures within the staff, including regular evaluation, assessment, training, strategic thinking, and accountability
Help invite the congregation and community into God's formative work at CWC
Meet with/address concerns of congregation members as they arise
Periodically communicate with our staff and congregation as necessary

Basic personal responsibilities

Maintain a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer, and meditation
Maintain proper priorities in your home and be a spiritual leader to your spouse and children, if married.
Develop personal evangelism opportunities within and outside of the church
Financially support the work of CWC by faithful giving at least 10% of your gross income. Maintain wise stewardship measures over the remaining 90%.
Agree to uphold the CWC Staff Conduct and Lifestyle Agreement, The Employee Fraternization Policy, The Confidentiality Agreement, and The Community Covenant

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About College Wesleyan Church:

Our vision is to create a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural community that is committed to making more and better disciples who transform our community and resource the greater Church. Founded in the holiness tradition, in 1895, and rising from the conviction that God can transform the whole person toward the image of Christ, we are a gathering of people from every tradition, both inside and outside of two Christian universities, determined to raise up and empower the next generation of leaders for every discipline.  

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Chief of Staff
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1000 - 1500

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Terri Smith
200 E 38th St
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