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Job Opportunity Posting
Posting Date:              1/15/16
Title:                           Director of Church Financial Literacy and Leadership
Posting Number:         16-01-01
 
Position Summary
This position is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of the programs and services related to the Lilly Endowment initiative.
 
Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day-to-day oversight of the Presbyterian Foundation’s programs and services related to the Lilly Endowment’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders
  • Develop and assemble resources, materials, and teaching content for Church Financial Leadership and Administration program and Stewardship Education program
  • Coordinates work of key partners to develop and deliver training
  • Serves as primary liaison with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Board of Pensions on development of companion programs
  • Coordinates meetings of the Foundation Steering Team for the Initiative
  • Prepares reports for the Lilly Endowment on the progress of the Initiative
  • Trains others to become trainers who will deliver content, including Foundation Ministry Relations Officers and expert staff, along with partner faculty and trained consultants
  • Develops training programs for existing and new conferences and online offerings
  • Coordinates with web teams and consultants to develop online portal for content creation, acquisition and delivery
  • Coordinates with leaders of selected Presbyteries and Synods for program implementation
  • Delivers presentations about the Initiative and leads various training seminars and/or workshops
 
Accountabilities
  • Development, coordination, and delivery of financial literacy and church administration, stewardship education and web portal resources
  • As a key member of the steering team, this position will:
    • Supervise and be responsible for the implementation of the grant programs
    • Coordinate the collaboration with the Board of Pensions
    • Communicate with and organize the work of strategic partners
    • Work closely with the Foundation Ministry Relations Officers
    • Share key information with the Lilly Endowment
    • Ensure key information is available to other participants in this National Initiative
  • Integrating developed initiatives of strategic partners with the current suite of Foundation services to pastors and congregations to ensure sustainability of the Lilly-funded Initiative beyond the grant period
 
Experience and Job Related Requirements
  • Business education or experience, especially innovative or entrepreneurial, strongly desired
  • Ordained Presbyterian Minister, preferred
  • Teaching and education development experience
  • Church financial and stewardship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Exemplary organizational abilities
  • Strong leader
  • Excellent team-building and relationship skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software products
  • Requires travel
 
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to communicate orally with management, co-workers, constituents, and public both individually and in a group/team environment
  • Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential
  • Sitting for extended periods is common
  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges are essential for typical conversations to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents
  • No heavy lifting is expected.  Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. 
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, and copiers.
 
Work Environment
  • The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting.  Activities include extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer monitor and/or calculator. 
  • The position is based in the Foundation’s Jeffersonville, Indiana office.
  • Travel is required.
 
Forward résumé and cover letter to lisa.pesavento@presbyterianfoundation.org
Attn: HR Posting #16-01-01
 
“The Presbyterian Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer”
200 E 12th Street
Jeffersonville, IN  47130
812-288-8841
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