A program manager is being sought for a new Church of the Brethren initiative entitled Part-Time Pastor, Full-Time Church, funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Bethany Theological Seminary provided support for the grant application and will be involved in following through to meet the terms of the grant.
The position is available January 1, 2019. The program manager will work with an Advisory Committee to address the practical needs of multivocational ministers in the Church of the Brethren. The program will include recruiting and training qualified individuals to serve as Circuit Riders, those who assess ministers’ immediate concerns, as well as Exemplars, those who provide expertise regarding concerns identified as most common for multivocational clergy. The program manager will also manage requests for services, schedule service providers (Circuit Riders and Exemplars), and meet ongoing administrative needs, including completion of required reports to the grant provider. Location is flexible with travel as needed.
Further details regarding the grant as well as a detailed position description are available upon request. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to COBApply@brethren.org. The Church of the Brethren is an Equal Opportunity Employer.