|Area Executive for East Asia & the Pacific, Application Close: April 30, 2017
|Ministry Team||Partner Relations|
|Reports To||Executive Minister|
|Category||National and Global Ministries, Cleveland, Ohio|
|Description||GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: Administer the East Asia & the Pacific Office of the Common Global Ministries Board (CGMB); facilitate relationships with churches, ecumenical and interfaith organizations, communities, and other partners in the region; provide pastoral care to and supervision of missionaries assigned to the region; provide leadership within the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) on education and advocacy issues related to the region.
*Direct, on-site supervision. As member of CGMB, reports programmatically as well to President, Division of Overseas Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Understand the needs and priorities of the region, especially as they relate to partners, and explore/develop opportunities for mutual ministries in light of Global Ministries’ vision, mission, core values and strategic directions, including the assignment of missionaries, grant allocations, interpretation resources, and other programs and projects.
|Position Requirements||MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform successfully in this position.
· A commitment to and understanding of global Christian mission in its broad range of concerns, especially as they relate to the mission, vision, core values and strategic directions of Global Ministries.
· A commitment to the ecumenical movement and to working within specific ecumenical programs and structures such as the National Council of Churches of Christ and the World Council of Churches, as well as regional ecumenical organizations.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of the ministry. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a position, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility.
It is expected that the person who holds this position will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the policies of the UCC and in a manner that will reflect positively on the organization. All staff are encouraged to nurture safety within the work performed on behalf of the UCC by being attentive to self-care, education, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and the importance of referring those in need to supportive and helpful resources.
The United Church of Christ, National Setting, is a Multicultural, Multiracial, Open and Affirming, Accessible to All, Equal Opportunity Employer.
|Comprehensive Benefits Package||Employer paid health, dental, life, and pension benefits|
|Application Deadline||April 30, 2017|
|About the Organization||The United Church of Christ
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