Employment Opportunities

last updated 7/18/14

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Network Administrator (Full-time, Exempt)

Seeking an experienced IT professional to join Resurrection’s IT infrastructure team, managing a virtualized Windows environment and a complex, multi-site WAN with multiple routed subnets.  Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with at least five years current experience installing, configuring, and managing Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL Server, VMware vSphere, Cisco routers, firewalls, network switches, wireless access points, and structured voice and data cabling.  If you are a proven technologist who is excited about the chance to use your IT skills to serve God on staff at Resurrection, this is your opportunity.  Reports to the IT Infrastructure Manager.  If interested, submit your cover letter and resume by Clicking Here.

KiDS COR Nursery & Childcare Classroom Leader (Part-Time, Nonexempt)

The Classroom Leader’s main focus will be investing in the spiritual lives of the children, ages 6 wks through 5th grade, participating in KiDS COR Childcare. They will be responsible for actively engaging the children while leading activities and teaching lessons, while using personal creativity. Being responsible, reliable, having strong communication and organization skills are all key aspects to the success of this position. Candidates should have prior experience working with multiple children in a teaching environment. Our Ministry offers childcare 6 days a week, morning, afternoon and evening, providing an opportunity for a wide variety of hours and schedules. Currently, we are specifically looking for candidates to fill two or more of the following shifts weekly:  Mon 9am to 11:45am, Tues 9am to 11:45am; Wed 9 to 11:45am; Wed 5:45 to 8:45pm; Saturday 4:30pm (multiple other shifts available as well.)  This position reports to the Nursery Program Director.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Discovery Ark Preschool Teacher (Part-time, Nonexempt)

Discovery Ark Preschool is seeking someone to work as a team teacher with children ages 2 -5, promoting the mission of Church of the Resurrection and Discovery Ark Preschool by incorporating faith development into each day’s planning and activities.  Additionally, High Scope Curriculum will be followed, fostering a safe, healthy learning environment in which the teacher will guide children’s behavior, serve as a resource for families, and evaluate children’s progress and the program’s effectiveness on a regular basis.  Successful candidates will be persons of Christian faith who eagerly communicate God’s love to others.  Requires Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field or a Child Development Associate (CDA) with experience working with young children in group settings.  To apply, please Click Here.

Facilities Maintenance Technician (Full-time, Nonexempt)

The Facilities Maintenance Technician maintains buildings which involves painting, sheetrock repair, doors, ceilings, hardware, and floors; performing and/or coordinating minor remodel projects; and assisting with room and event setups.  Qualified candidates will have a high level of initiative with 7 to 10 years experience in commercial or residential repairs/maintenance and knowledge of blue prints, inventory management and how to complete projects on time and within budget.  Prior experience with building construction on trades or in building construction is needed.  Must be able to push, bend and lift up to 50 lbs.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Administrative Assistant for Congregational Care (Full-time, Nonexempt)

We are seeking a caring, highly organized and motivated individual to join the Congregational Care Team.  This position will serve a crucial role in providing care to our congregation by administratively supporting the Congregational Care Pastors.  This team member will be charged with first contact correspondence via phone and email, management of pastors’ calendars, maintaining files, and tracking of care and appointments.  This individual will also provide additional assistance to members of our pastoral team by communicating with volunteers, assisting with class and program preparation, and proactively seeking to assist with changing weekly priorities.  Successful candidates will understand the role and function of the team approach to care-giving; have exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills and excellent follow-through; be proficient in Microsoft Office; and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Regional Campus Facilities Technician (Full-time, Exempt)

This position will perform all facility maintenance at regional campus locations including light electrical, mechanical, plumbing, patching walls and painting.  Additionally, responsibilities include building and grounds inspections to proactively identify maintenance issues; responding to trouble calls and completing work requests.  This position will also oversee the safe and responsible use of vehicles owned and operated for the benefit of the church including management, maintenance/repair and replacement.  Successful candidates will have proven experience in light electrical, plumbing and carpentry work, prior experience in fleet management, project management, physical endurance and a valid driver’s license.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Student Ministries School Year Intern (Full-time, Nonexempt)

This position will collaborate with Student Ministries Leadership team and its ministry teams located at the Leawood campus to help plan, organize and direct opportunities or experiences designed to promote spiritual development among students (sixth through twelfth grade).  Responsibilities will include assisting with leadership development, intentional discipleship, and worship.  Additionally, there will be opportunities for development of programs/curriculum for study groups, student worship services and confirmation classes.  Successful candidates will be deeply committed Christians capable of effective communication with students and adults; flexible and highly motivated with strong commitment to the Christian faith and theology of The United Methodist Church.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Communications Production Coordinator (Full-time, Nonexempt)

The Communications Production Coordinator assists in the production of Resurrection’s communication media, including print, internet and video.  This position serves as an integral member of the Communications team, helping to implement ongoing communications efforts and special projects as well as managing the church’s weekly in-house printing operation under the direct supervision of the Director of Communications.  This is a fast-paced, customer service oriented position requiring high capacity, flexibility and grace under pressure.  Qualified candidates will have strong technical skills and high level of comfort with Microsoft Office plus familiarity with Adobe Creative software – InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.  Additionally, excellent administrative, organizational and communication skills are necessary with the ability to work independently, problem solve and meet deadlines.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Resurrection West Assistant Director of Student Ministry and Music (Full-time, Exempt)

Resurrection West is looking for an Assistant Director of Student Ministry and Music who will come alongside the Director of Student Ministries to help cultivate and grow a youth ministry where non-religious and nominally religious students are becoming deeply committed Christians while also helping to support the musical elements across all programs of the church. Specifically this individual will build healthy one-on-one relationships with students and families; help plan and lead weekly youth programs and special events; provide communication and administrative support for the youth ministry; and assist in providing leadership for volunteers. The Assistant Director of Student Ministry and Music will also assist in helping to lead and play with the youth ministry bands on Wednesday nights. Qualified candidates will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate/relate to students and their families. This person must have musical aptitude, be detail oriented, and proficient in Microsoft Office. To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Coordinating Assistant for Domestic and International Missions (Full-time, Nonexempt)

The Coordinating Assistant for Domestic and International Missions supports and empowers Church of the Resurrection’s domestic and international mission trips and service opportunities, serving as the onsite logistical coordinator for all mission trips and events.  This position coordinates daily activities of the Pastor of International and Domestic Missions and provides general administrative support to other staff members involved in international and domestic missions.  Additionally, this position will assist with leadership teams, training activities, and related strategic initiatives.  Successful candidates will have excellent communication, organization, and administrative skills with proven ability to work independently and follow projects through to completion.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required, including use of formulas and functions within Excel, administration of email and scheduling with Outlook, and use of advanced features in Word and Publisher.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Director of Local Missions (Full-time, Exempt)

The Director of Local Missions provides strategic direction and oversight to locally oriented mission programs that maximize the congregation’s involvement in life-changing ministry beyond the walls of the church.  This involves developing first-class ministry leaders; effectively leading a team of dedicated staff and volunteer leaders; and cultivating strategic relationships within the communities that Church of the Resurrection serves.  Successful candidates will be passionate about helping non-religious and nominally religious people become deeply committed Christians through service to others with a proven track record of leading and managing staff and development of effective volunteer leaders and teams.  Additional requirements include the ability to cultivate relationships within the communities we serve, bridging across racial, denominational, ethnic and socio-economic lines; creativity with the ability to be a “big picture” leader who can track details of multiple and varying projects simultaneously; and solid communication, time management and problems solving skills.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Media Services Technical Director (Full-time, Exempt)

The Media Services Technical Director directly provides advanced technical support and maintenance for critical technical systems, services and events.  This includes advanced troubleshooting for all audio, video and lighting systems to ensure minimal disruption from technical failures during live events as well as providing direct audio, video and lighting support for various events.  Additionally, this position supports and leads staff/contractors/volunteers as well as develops and maintains proper business processes and project management.  Successful candidates will have a degree in Broadcast Media or a related field and 3 years experience directly managing technical systems or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Additionally, we are seeking a candidate with advanced working knowledge in video production, audio engineering, and theatrical lighting with the ability to troubleshoot and maintain complex technical systems.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Young Adult & College Age Program Director (Full-time, Exempt)

This position will champion ministries for college aged and young adults in pursuit of Resurrection’s purpose of building a Christian community where non-religious and nominally religious college aged and young adults are becoming deeply committed Christians.  This will be done primarily by developing and implementing strategies and structures that create an environment that encourages, equips, and inspires those involved in the ministry to grow in their journey of knowing, loving, and serving God and others.  This position will create catalytic outreach and evangelism, fellowship, growth, worship and service opportunities specifically for college aged and young adult participants.  This role will include becoming a resource for Methodist churches and other like ministries within the Church of the Resurrection.  Whenever possible, work will be accomplished through a motivated and inspired team of volunteers with clearly defined roles.  Qualified candidates will have a passion for helping college aged and young adult participants become deeply committed Christians through excellent interpersonal, organizational and teaching gifts.   We are seeking a highly motivated individual who enjoys being part of a dynamic and fast-paced team with experience in building, leading and directing teams of volunteers.  Proficiency in computer skills is a must, especially with Excel, Outlook, Word and social media networking tools.  If interested, please submit cover letter and resume by Clicking Here.

Coordinating Assistant for Funerals and Volunteer Ministries (Full-time, Non-exempt)

The Coordinating Assistant for Funerals and Volunteer Ministries will provide administrative support for the Funeral Ministry, Congregational Care Ministers, RezVets and periodic Blood Drives.   This position is responsible for bulletin preparation for funerals, maintaining email distribution lists, facilitating communications, assisting with volunteers and handling financial recordkeeping.  Successful candidates will have 2 to 3 years administrative experience, proficiency in MS Office, with fluency in databases and website content management preferred.  If you have a heart for the care and compassion of others, please submit your cover letter and resume by Clicking Here.


Key Information

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection is an equal opportunity employer.

  • HR Email: hrdir@cor.org
  • Fax for Resume: 913.851.0775
  • Phone: 913.544.0708

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