Local Job opportunities in United Methodist Churches in Northern VA

POSITIONS WANTED

ALEXANDRIA DISTRICT OPPORTUNITY: 

The Alexandria District of the UMC, with offices located in Fairfax VA, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The qualified candidate must have outstanding people skills and be able to work with clergy, senior church leaders, and staff while maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity as needed. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in modern office practices, be proficient in office related procedures, be able to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to dispose of minor business without reference to a supervisor. See position details.  Inquiries for this position should be sent to Artabia Campbell-Marshall.

LOCAL CHURCH OPPORTUNITIES:

P/T Office Manager: Christ Crossman UMC in Falls Church, VA is looking for a talented Office Manager with skills, experience, and savvy to be the backbone of day-to-day office operations. The Office Manager is an integral team member for achieving the church mission. The Officer Manager should be a person who enjoys a variety of activities, works independently, communicates well, and successfully manages many details.
The Office Manager serves as the face and voice of Christ Crossman UMC to both parishioners and the public. The Office Manager’s primary duties and responsibilities are the successful operations and logistics of the church, bookkeeping, and communications and marketing activities. The successful candidate will enjoy having work that requires creative and analytical approaches.
The Office Manager must be customer service-oriented, fluent in Microsoft Office, have bookkeeping experience, have experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) database, updating websites, and using social media, capable of multitasking, and detail-oriented. Position requires strict adherence to confidentiality guidelines, in light of access to financial records and visitations with Pastor.
The Office Manager is a part-time, salaried position. Position hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for a total of 30 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 10 paid days of leave per calendar year. Access to a group medical plan is negotiable. Please send your resume and three references to Jobs@ChristCrossman.org. (Posted 3/21/17)

Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader) St. Matthew’s UMC, Annandale, is seeking a Director of Worship (Contemporary Music Leader). The Worship Leader will lead congregational music in worship at the 9:45 worship service, a service that utilizes the contemporary music model but also incorporates hymns and ancient texts. The Worship Leader will be a faithful Christian who has a passion for worship and is open to working in a team environment. The Worship Leader will have vocal and instrumental proficiency and be able to recruit members for the praise band when needed.  Knowledge of worship songs and hymns and the ability to incorporate both in services are critical. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf).  Please send cover letters and resumes to Terry Moran, Chair, Staff Parish Relations Committee, St. Matthew’s UMC at Terry.J.Moran@gmail.com. (Posted on 3/21/17)

P/T Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Children’s Music & Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator (10 hours per week, 15 hours per week during selected weeks in the summer) to provide excellence in the various music and creative arts aspects of our Children and Family’s Ministry (children birth – 6th grades and their families). Ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in children’s or youth music and/or creative arts ministry, with a special focus as a bridgebuilder in relationships with the children themselves and the music and creative arts programs available to them. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills. The individual will work very closely with the Associate Pastor for Children and First Impressions, the Director, Music and Ministries and the Children and Youth Family Council to provide overall coordination of the children’s music and creative arts programs. For a full job description, visit our website at ststephensfairfax.org. Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Children’s Music and Creative Arts Ministry Coordinator Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email: office@ststephensfairfax.org. Application deadline: April 15, 2017. (Posted on 3/20/17)

P/T Coordinator of Communications: St. Stephen’s UMC, Burke, VA, has an opening for a Coordinator of Communications (25 hours per week) to provide a consistent and inviting message of the Church’s mission and message, outreach and ministry (both digitally and print-based, internally for the church and externally for the community). An ideal candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in website design and maintenance and a strong theological foundation. The candidate should be a highly skilled and motivated individual that can adapt and learn quickly, and who can perform as a key member of the ministry team. This individual will handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; pay strong attention to detail; work very closely with various ministries to develop and design marketing materials, web pages and video projects. The position may require video editing as well as photography. For a full job description, visit our website at ststephensfairfax.org. Please mail or email your resume with references to: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, Coordinator of Communications Search Committee, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke VA 22015. Email office@ststephensfairfax.org. Application deadline: April 15, 2017. (Posted on 3/20/17)

F/T High School Program Director: Floris UMC, Herndon, is seeking a High School Program Director to provide ministry to high school students. Student Ministries, the activities that are involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC “DNA.” The program director ensures that the Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service). BA/BS degree or equivalent; experience in Student Ministries with a theological education from a seminary recognized by the United Methodist Church is strongly preferred. Click here for a detailed job description (PDF). Learn more at florisumc.org/employment. Interested applicants may apply at employment@florisumc.org. (Posted on 3/20/17)

P/T Director of Youth and Family Ministries: Galilee UMC, Sterling. Seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries. The Director of Youth and Family Ministries is responsible for development, administration, supervision, and leadership of programs for youth (middle school and high school) and families in the areas of Christian education, discipleship, mission, and outreach. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Interested applicants should submit their resume and interest letter to sprc@galileeumc.org. (Posted on 3/9/2017)

P/T Handbell Director: Galilee UMC, Sterling. Seeking a part-time Handbell Director to select music and provide musical direction to the Chapel Chimers at the Lansdowne Woods campus and Wesley Ringers at the main campus. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). Please email sprc@galileeumc.org with your resume and letter of interest. (Posted on 3/9/17)

P/T Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries (DYCM): Epiphany UMC in Vienna is looking for a Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries to plan and organize activities for Epiphany UMC youth and children and to bring our families together in fellowship so that they grow in their relationships with God and each other.
The DYCM plans, coordinates, and leads programs and activities for children of all ages through high school. The position reports directly to the church Pastor, and works closely with other church ministries including Education, Worship, Mission, Music, Church Social Activities, and Epiphany Preschool. Contact either Brett Isernhagen, Pastor, at 912-674-4935, or Walter Cook at 703-268-8611. Click here for a detailed job description (pdf). (Posted 3/9/17)

F/T Preschool Director: Founded in 1971, Mount Olivet Preschool is a “Best of Arlington” award-winning half-day preschool in the Arlington, Virginia community.  A ministry of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, our classes range from a 1-day program for infants as young as 3 months to a 5-day Pre-K program for 5 year olds.  Working with the Church’s Director of Children and Family Ministries and the Preschool Committee, the director will create a learning environment that will prepare children for the years to come.  This is a year round, full time position with benefits.  Core responsibilities, qualifications and skills are described on our website  http://mountolivetumc.com/jobs/ .  Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Linnea Carlson at Lcarlson@mtolivet-umc.org. (Posted 2/14/17)

F/T Parish Administration and Communications Position: The United Christian Parish an active, multi-denominational Church in Reston, VA is seeking applicants for a full time Parish Administrator and Communications (PAC) position.  The PAC is responsible for the supervision of office operations, facilities and Parish office staff. In addition, the Parish Administration and Communications position is responsible for the internal and external communications of United Christian Parish. Click here for a complete position description. (Posted 2/9/17)

P/T Bookkeeper: United Christian Parish an active, multi-denominational Church in Reston, VA is seeking a Part-time bookkeeper to perform financial operations. Primary duties include processing accounts payable by posting invoices to appropriate accounts, writing and distributing checks, entering weekly summary of contributions in church database, managing ADP payroll services. Click here for a detailed description.  (Posted 2/9/17)

P/T Director of Music Ministries: Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Music Ministries. The Director of Music Ministries oversees the church’s entire music program. Duties include selecting music for the chancel choir, leading rehearsals, conducting performances, and managing music-related scheduling and administrative tasks. The Director of Music Ministries reports to the Pastor and directs the other salaried and volunteer music leaders. This is a salaried part-time position with an average of 15 to 20 hours a week. Click here for a detailed position description.Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dave Nefzger, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, at sumcsprc2@gmail.com,with a copy toadmin@sydenstrickerumc.org. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted 1/23/17)

P/T Director of Adult Bell Choir: Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Adult Bell Choir. Duties include managing, rehearsing, instructing, scheduling, and directing all Adult Bell Choirs and practices and worship performances. This position works under the direction of the Director of Music Ministries. This is a salaried part-time position with an average of 5 to 10 hours a week. Click here for a detailed position description. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dave Nefzger, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, at sumcsprc2@gmail.com,with a copy toadmin@sydenstrickerumc.org. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted 1/23/17)

P/T Director of Children’s Choirs Ministries: Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, a mid‐sized neighborhood church in Springfield, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Children’s Choirs Ministries. Responsibilities include managing, rehearsing, instructing, scheduling, and directing children’s bell and vocal choirs at practices and worship performances. This position works under the direction of the Director of Music Ministries and coordinates with the Director of Children’s and Family Ministries in support of children’s programs. This is a salaried part-time position with an average of 5 to 10 hours a week. Click here for a detailed position description. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Dave Nefzger, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, atsumcsprc2@gmail.com, with a copy to admin@sydenstrickerumc.org. Please include your mailing address, day and evening telephone numbers, and an email address. (Posted 1/23/17)

Executive Assistant: Old Bridge UMC, located in Woodbridge, VA is looking for an Executive Assistant to support the lead pastors, Executive Director and various missions and ministries of the church. Must have knowledge and experience in modern office practices. Be proficient in office related procedures, including typing, maintaining files, operating office equipment, and basic graphic design. Be able to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to dispose of routine matters without reference to a supervisor. Must be able to work with church members and staff while maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity when needed. Knowledge of basic software programs (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint) used to support the church is essential; plus be able to quickly learn other automated systems used in the functioning of the church office. Must be a Christian. Send inquires to Jim McCray at executivedirector@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 1/5/17)

Administrative Assistant: Old Bridge Church, located in Woodbridge, Va is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The qualified candidate must have knowledge and experience in modern office practices, be proficient in office related procedures, including typing, maintaining files, operating office equipment, and basic graphic design, be able to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to dispose of routine matters without reference to a supervisor. The candidate must also be able to work with church members and staff while maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity when needed. Knowledge of basic software programs (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint) used to support the church is essential; plus be able to quickly learn other automated systems used in the functioning of the church office. They must be a Christian with a mature faith. Send inquiries to Jim McCray at executivedirector@oldbridgechurch.org (Posted on 1/5/17)

F/T Director of Christian Education for Children: Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA is a community of faith focused on loving God, loving our neighbors and serving the world. A Director of Christian Education for Children is needed to lead our active children’s ministry. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic Christian with a passion for helping children and their families grow in faith together and will have the skills necessary to recruit, train, and lead a corps of volunteers for Sunday morning ministries as well as other children activities and special events. This person will have the skills, education, and experience required to collaborate successfully with church leadership, church staff, and church members. This individual will be able to develop, implement, and oversee creative programs for children and families in support of the ministry of AUMC. This is a full time position that includes Sunday morning responsibilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Christian Education or a related field, with a minimum of two years experience in Children’s Ministry; Commitment to the church’s total ministry and mission; Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; Basic computer skills (Word and Excel); Knowledge of Godly Play also preferred. A detailed job description can be found at www.annandale-umc.org. Please submit resume with cover letter via email to Garry Bell at office@annandale-umc.org or by mail to AUMC, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. (Posted on 1/5/17)