|Job Title:||Resource Development Specialist|
|Department:||Office of Church Life and Health|
|Reports To:||Director of the Office of Church Life and Health|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Half-time (18.75 hours per week), Band II Non-Exempt|
|Prepared By:||Rev. Tony Freeman|
|Prepared Date:||9 March 2015|
Job Duties, Responsibilities, Qualifications, and Requirements
|Job Summary||Research, develop, and distribute resources relevant to strengthening and supporting MCC churches and ministries|
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities||
|Marginal Duties||Other duties may be assigned, based on workload and specific skills of the Resource Specialist.|
Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
|Education And/Or Experience||An advanced degree. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the development of church-related resources.|
|Language, Mathematical, And/Or Reasoning Ability||
Ability to read and interpret documents such as strategic plans, spreadsheets, budgets, contracts, policy manuals, and church by-laws. Ability to write and edit reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before small and large groups.
Ability to speak effectively to clergy, congregants, MCC employees, office directors, elders, members of the governing board, and external contractors/clients.
Ability to independently organize time and meet job deadlines. Ability to assist Director in meeting deadlines.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to communicate in a high pressure environment.
Ability to work effectively within a diverse multicultural environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will need to complete the majority of tasks on a computer (PC or Mac). The employee will also need to be able to access internet in a home office. Vision abilities include vision needed to work on a computer, read typed and handwritten notes, received email and messages, access Microsoft Office software (software provided) Facebook, Skype, Adobe Connect, Constant Contact and Google Drive.
In performance of the duties of this job, the employee may be required to travel occasionally, drive a motor vehicle, and communicate using telephone, email and other systems of communications as needed (i.e. Skype).
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee will work from a home office the majority of 20 hours each week. Compensation for mileage is not included in the salary.
|Other Important Information||
The Music Leader Assistant will aid the Music Leader in the activities list above. It is our hope that the person serving as the Music Leader Assistant will serve as the Music Leader for GC 2019.
Apply Now! Please send resume highlighting music experience, 3 references, and a cover letter to Linda Brenner-Beckstead, Assistant to the Moderator, at Linda@MCCchurch.net.
Questions? Contact Linda or conferences@MCCchurch.net.
Both the Music Leader and Music Leader Assistant will be asked to attend our first face-to-face meeting in Victoria, B.C., 10-14 March.
The MCC Office of Formation and Leadership Development (OFLD) is seeking an Online Learning Center Programming Coordinator for a new contract position to perform as required and mutually agreed the following services:
A. Take the lead on identifying topics and presenters for online courses and webinars;
B. Advise the OFLD ont he potential for virtual technology for leadership development, training, care and connection, and spiritual development;
C. Function as a project manager for webinars offered by the OFLD;
D. Interface with all MCC offices to identify topics and presenters for online offerings;
E. Follow up with presenters to determine availability;
F. Coordinate scheduling and keep the Master Calender for the Online Learning Center; and
G. Provide occasional technical support and trainig for OFLD webinars.
This position will be accountable to the Director of the OFLD for the length of the contract, starting 1 November 2014 and ending 31 December 2015.
Application deadline is October 17th
This contract position is not a hired staff position and therefore is not eligible for employment benefits. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to MarinaLaws@MCCchurch.net
MCC desires to engage a qualified independent contractor to research and develop a virtual church program for MCC that functions synergistically with local churches and to manage the start-up. The contract will begin immediately upon engaging and is expected to end no later than 31 December 2015. The contractor will be accountable to the Director of the Office of Emerging Ministries.
It is expected that the contractor will engage collaboratively with existing MCC staff and volunteers to:
Phase 1: Assessment and investigation
Deliverable: Research report that documents the findings
Phase 2: Recommend
Deliverable: Detailed proposed plan and timeline
Phase 3: Feasibility Testing
Deliverable: A final plan that can be agreed to by MCC
The contractor will be compensated at up to $1,500 (USD) a month, commensurate with experience, for the duration of the contract. The position is not a hired staff position and therefore is not eligible for employment benefits.
The deadline for submission of applications is 15 February 2014. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a relevant resume to:
Rev. Elder Darlene Garner
Director, MCC Office of Emerging Ministries
Pursuant to UFMCC Bylaw, Article V.C.4.e – GOVERNING BOARD: Vacancies: “In the event of a vacancy on the Governing Board, the Governing Board may appoint someone who meets the qualifications to fill the vacancy until the next General Conference, when an election shall be held to fill the unexpired term.”
To that end, the Governing Board will appoint a Clergy Person to complete the remaining three-year term until the 2016 General Conference XXVI in Victoria, British Columbia (Canada). At such time, the General Conference will elect a new Clergy Person to begin a six-year term ending at 2022 General Conference XXVII.
We are seeking an interested Clergy person who meets the qualifications stated in UFMCC Bylaw, Article V.C.4.a – GOVERNING BOARD: QUALIFICATIONS:
“Members of the Governing Board must be members in good standing within the Fellowship who, in the sole discretion of the UFMCC, have spiritual quality and leadership, are mature, have sound judgment, and have a proven record of accomplishment. Consideration will be given to elect members with diverse perspectives, core competencies, and complementary skills consistent with the required functions and responsibilities of the Governing Board.”
We have implemented the following process to fill this vacated seat by our October 2013 Governing Board meeting:
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rev. Onetta Brooks,
We look forward to receiving your application to serve on MCC’s Governing Board!
MCC Governing Board
Program Support/Data Analyst for Metropolitan Community Churches
This position is responsible for ongoing analysis of tithe/membership information, obtained from a variety of sources, including tithe reports, annual reports, surveys, registration databases and demographic data. It involves development and preparation of information products for MCC staff and members. It requires the ability to analyze data from conceptualization through presentation of the data. It requires proficiency with analytical tools, knowledge of data analysis methodology, use of presentation software, strong communication skills and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of customer service. Additional duties of this position relate to posting information to the MCC website, and as such the position requires a basic level of skill with web content management systems and blogging software.
The description below covers the primary duties and skills required for success as Program Support Analyst/Data Analyst.
Other Important Information