Employment

Employment Opportunities at Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church

The mission of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church is to share the love of Jesus to transform lives, Cincinnati and the world.

Position: Receptionist and Ministry Assistant (Full Time, 40hrs. with Benefits)

General Description

The Receptionist and Ministry Assistant is the face and voice of HPCUMC to the community. The receptionist is responsible for greeting people in person and on the phone, offering assistance as requested and/or needed. The Ministry assistant will support the Senior Pastor (s), Administration, Connecting, Discipleship and Worship/Music ministry areas of the church in ordering supplies/materials, taking registrations; and will be the staff point person for scheduling of rooms and events. The Receptionist and Ministry Assistant will report to the Director of Administration.

Staff Commitments

Commitment to serving on a team committed to excellence, and dedication to the mission of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church: sharing the love of Jesus to transform lives, Cincinnati and the world.

Responsibilities

Receptionist:

  • Greet congregation members and guests caring for their needs as requested and/or appropriate.
  • Answer the phone, caring for requests/needs per request and/or as appropriate.
  • Respond to/direct phone messages as appropriate.
  • See that office phone message is changed for Holidays and/or when church is closed.

Office Coordinator:

  • Act as the staff point person for scheduling of rooms and events in MRM/ACS Facility Scheduler.
  • Daily Distribute mail to all mailboxes.
  • Daily check faxes, general voicemail and email, and respond accordingly.
  • Oversee Office Equipment and request service when necessary, including but not limited to, the postage machine (add money when needed and provide Director of Finance with a monthly report), copy and folding machines.
  • Oversee, and coordinate with volunteers, the weekly mailing of the Order of Worship to homebound and those who have requested it.
  • Church Vans: Schedule use in MRM/ACS Facility Scheduler, maintain usage forms including verification of insurance coverage, distribute keys and provide a report to the Director of Finance after each use.
  • Track office supply inventory and order office supplies as needed.
  • Maintain and distribute to all staff updated Contact List as changes happen.
  • Recruit volunteers for coverage of front desk in the Receptionist’s absence.
  • Post Staff birthday list each month, send birthday and get well cards when needed.
  • Distribute Food boxes as necessary, including but not limited to, taking information from person’s in need, and informing the Community Ministry/Global Outreach Assistant when inventory is low.

Ministry Assistant:

  • Support the Senior Pastor (s), Administration, Discipleship and Worship/Music ministry areas of the church as requested, including but not limited to, event registration, and ordering material.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Gifts of hospitality and Administration
  2. Relational, warm and welcoming personality
  3. Strategic thinker
  4. Ability to create and implement processes
  5. Ability to learn MRM and ACS church management software.
  6. Experience with Microsoft products, including but not limited to: Word and Excel.

Accountability

The Receptionist and Ministry Assistant will:

  1. Report to the Director of Administration.
  2. Be held accountable for the following staff commitments:

1. Commitment to the mission of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church: sharing the love of Jesus to transform lives, Cincinnati and the

2. There is also the expectation of aligning all work with the areas of focus of the United Methodist Church:

  1.  Leader Development,
  2. New places for new people
  3. Engage in ministry with people of poverty
  4. Address the needs of Global Health

3. Commitment to team ministry

  1. There is trust of other team members
  2. Engagement in unfiltered conflict around ideas
  3. Commitment to decisions and plans of action
  4. Hold one another accountable for delivering plans of action
  5. Focus upon the achievement of collective goals/results

4. Commitment to excellence in all areas of responsibility

All that we do in regard to work and relationships reflects Christ.

5. Commitment/loyalty to the Equipping Team

Please submit resume and cover letter to Sue Camp, scamp@hpcumc.org by 7-24-17.

Position: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Full-Time)

General Description

Hyde Park Community United Methodist, in suburban Cincinnati, seeks an energetic, Christ-centered leader for our youth and young adult ministry. He/She will be responsible for directing and leading an engaging program for youth, grades 7 -12, and young adult ministry for college and post-college adults. The Director will recruit, nurture, and develop a team of adult leaders who will assist in helping youth and young adults to deepen their walk with Christ through learning together, playing together, and sharing together in small groups. The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries will report to the Pastor/Director of Discipleship Ministries, and work closely with the Discipleship Team.

 Responsibilities

  • Build a dynamic program of youth and young adult ministry that inspires youth and young adults to invite their friends to join them
  • Build authentic relationships, and engage youth and young adults both when they attend Church and in the world they live
  • Create a welcoming culture that attracts new people
  • Develop leaders among the youth and young adults at Hyde Park Community UMC and collaborating with them to provide creative, relational ways to build authentic Christian community
  • Recruit, nurture, and train a team of adult leaders who feel called to share their gifts through youth and young adult ministry
  • Create mission opportunities for youth and young adults to participate in hands-on-mission experiences through annual mission trips 
  • Partner with music staff to create powerful worship experiences for youth and young adults
  • Liaison to scouting program

Administrative Requirements

  • Proficient communicator including, but not limited to: the majority of social media platforms, email, oral, written and visual communication. Experience with ACS church software, a plus.
  • Establish and manage an annual budget for youth and young adult ministry
  • Possess outstanding organizational skills while constantly maintaining and updating information on all youth and young adult participants 
  • Attend staff meetings twice a month

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree, preferably in related field
  • Demonstrated experience in serving as a leader who built and grew an engaging program for youth is essential
  • Able to lead and plan programming, mobilizing and utilizing teams of servant volunteers
  • Possess a highly relational approach to ministry, able to communicate one-on-one and in large groups with effectiveness and fruitfulness
  • Serve with enthusiasm as a member of a Christ-centered, mission-driven team, that is committed to serving with excellence as the hands and feet of Christ

Accountability

The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries will report to the Pastor/Director of Discipleship Ministries, and be held accountable for the following staff   commitments:

  1. Commitment to the mission of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church: sharing the love of Jesus to transform lives, Cincinnati and the
  2. There is also the expectation of aligning all work with the areas of focus of the United Methodist Church:
    1. Leader
    2. New places for new people.
    3. Engage in ministry with people of poverty
    4. Address the needs of Global Health
  1. Commitment to team ministry
    1. There is trust of other team members
    2. Engagement in unfiltered conflict around ideas
    3. Commitment to decisions and plans of action
    4. Hold one another accountable for delivering plans of action
    5. Focus upon the achievement of collective goals/results
  2. Commitment to excellence.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Dave Weaver at dweaver@hpcumc.org by 8-7-17 to apply. 

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