Director of Missions and Outreach at Belmont University

  • 16 Nov 2021 1:34 PM
    Message # 12131653

    Director of Missions and Outreach

    The Director of Missions and Outreach is a part of the University Ministries pastoral team and is responsible for planning and overseeing Christ-centered local, domestic, and International Mission opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at Belmont University.  Responsibilities also include general UM roles and tasks that contribute to the ministry to and care for Belmont students, faculty, and staff. 

    Job Duties: Provide local outreach involvement, leadership and training opportunities for Belmont students. 

    ·       Develop, coordinate and implement missions and outreach programming for undergraduate and graduate students.

    ·       Collaborate across campus to increase discipline-specific, staff-led and faculty-led international missions programming.

    ·       Coordinate local service ministry opportunities for students.

    ·       Oversee the Service Year program, a residentially based-service oriented, living/learning Christian community.

    ·       Oversee the on-campus Room in the Inn programming

    ·       Plan and lead Justice and Missions Week in coordination with the University Minister.

    ·       Direct, plan, and implement Christian formation activities for all students, regardless of religious background, related to missions and outreach programming.

    ·       Contribute to the overall ministry of the UM Office by:

    • Playing contributing role to Chapel, student leader training, Minister-on-Call, etc.
    • Provide Pastoral Care as needed.
    • Provide other pastoral responsibilities as needed.
    • Represent University Ministries in campus-wide and external events as needed.
    • Serve as a Title IX confidential resource.

    ·       The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements.  They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited four-year college or university required. Masters degree preferred. Degree(s) in a ministerial or theological field preferred.

    Experience: 2-3 years experience in formal ministry with young adults including planning local service and/or missions opportunities. Higher Education experience preferred

    Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

    ·       Be a balanced, growing, committed Christian and an active member of a church.

    ·       Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. 

    ·       Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.

    ·       Must be self-motivated, and exhibit a mature and responsible work ethic.

    ·       Possess excellent administrative and interpersonal skills.

    ·       Ability to work in a ministry team setting.

    ·       Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

    ·       Ability to forge positive relationships with students, local ministries, churches, pastors and community leaders while balancing the administrative tasks of the position.

    ·       Ability to work irregular hours, specifically evening and weekends, as well as be available to travel out of town for extended periods of time.

    ·       Must be committed to students' spiritual development.

    ·       Knowledge of regulations regarding student privacy.

    ·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software applications.

    ·       Good presentation skills.

    For information on how to apply:

    Last modified: 16 Nov 2021 4:28 PM | Daniel Meyers

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