Employment Opportunities

last updated 5/22/15

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Resurrection Leawood Hospitality Program Director (40 hours, Exempt, Benefits Eligible)

The Hospitality Program Director provides oversight of all worship hospitality efforts, as well as training and holistic care of volunteers engaged in hospitality roles.  This position leads a variety of weekday and weekend volunteer teams serving in Connection Point, Worship, Ushering, Greeting, and Section Community.  Working with highly motivated, inspired and well-trained teams of volunteers, specific focus is on providing an excellent worship experience that delivers a sense of community and belonging to all who come to Resurrection.  This person will be well-versed in the various adult discipleship, service and church-wide volunteer opportunities.  Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal, leadership, hospitality and administrative gifts with proven experience in building, leading and directing volunteers.  Must have the ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally with other ministries and think creatively to address concerns.  Additionally, proficiency is needed in Microsoft Office with some data management experience and aptitude working with web content management software.  If you have a servant's heart and enjoy working with a group of dedicated volunteers focused on hospitality, this is the job for you.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.

Resurrection Downtown Volunteer & Worship Logistics Coordinator (25 hours, Nonexempt)

Resurrection Downtown is an active and engaged congregation located in the heart of the city. The Volunteer & Worship Logistics Coordinator provides leadership and logistical support in helping the newest and existing members become deeply committed Christians by connecting them into the volunteer and service opportunities of the church pertaining to worship logistics. This person will be well versed in the church-wide volunteer opportunities and will provide leadership, training, delegation and holistic support to volunteer ministry teams at Church of the Resurrection Downtown and will serve as a resource for all church staff and church members. To be successful, one must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be detail-oriented, and have excellent follow-through. Experience recruiting and leading multiple volunteer teams is preferred. This position primarily works Sunday through Thursday. To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here. Cover letters submitted must be combined with resume into one document.

Resurrection Leawood Worship Logistics Coordinating Assistant (10 hours, Nonexempt)

This position will work 10 hours per week providing leadership and oversight of all worship logistics, primarily at our Vibe worship venue.  Specifically, the Worship Logistics Coordinating Assistant will lead and support volunteer teams including Greeters, Ushers, Worship Coordinators, Communion Servers, and Attendance Notebook Stuffers; design and implement strategies for large-scale worship events such as Christmas and Easter; provide logistical support for liturgical elements in worship including baptism and Holy Communion;  oversee special worship elements by coordinating with Venue Planning, Clergy, Music, Technical Production, Communications and other teams; ensure environment/space of Vibe worship is clean, pleasant and comfortable for the worshiper; maintain orderly back-of-house space; and coordinate with Worship and Guest Services on community building strategies and events for the Vibe worship venue.  Successful candidates will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills with gifts in hospitality and administration.  Proven experience in volunteer management and computer proficiency in Excel, Outlook, and Word is required.  Hours include Sunday mornings.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here. Cover letters submitted must be combined with resume into one document.

Resurrection Leawood Nursery & Childcare Program Director (40 hours, Exempt, Benefits Eligible)

We are seeking a Nursery & Childcare Program Director to build a dynamic Christian nursery and childcare ministry that reaches and disciples children.  Through leadership of staff and volunteers, this key position will oversee curriculum, activities, music, and general programming for this age group.  Facilitating a customer service environment that ensures a warm, welcoming and meaningful experience for children and families is key.  This position handles all logistical details such as room reservations, coordination for special ministry events that require childcare, weekend programming, weekday childcare, and staff/volunteer development.  Successful candidates will have a degree in Early Childhood Education with 3 years related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience in child development.  Prior Christian education leadership is strongly preferred with proven organizational, administrative and relational skills.  If you have a passion for facilitating the spiritual growth of children and enjoy working within a dynamic team, this is the position for you.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here. Cover letters submitted must be combined with resume into one document.

Resurrection Leawood Finance Specialist - Accounts Receivable (40 hours, Nonexempt, Benefits Eligible)

We are seeking a Finance Specialist to handle funds received by the church.  This includes accounting for contributions made by credit card, electronic funds transfer, and stock transfers.  Additional responsibilities will include entering and tracking financial and general information in both the church's contribution database and the church's financial database.  Additionally, this incumbent will coordinate stock sales through church stock brokers and communicate with congregants regarding these stock transactions; supervise office volunteers; manage contributions made at special events, and generally manage incoming ministry dollars through deposits and journal entries.  Successful candidates will have a working knowledge of accounting principles through education/experience equal to 2 to 5 years.  Speed and accuracy on ten-key and computer data entry is required along with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  We are looking for a self-motivated individual with outstanding customer service experience/skills who is attentive to detail and enjoys serving collaboratively with a variety of teams.  This position reports to the Director of Finance and Accounting.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.  Cover letters submitted must be combined with resume into one document.

Resurrection Leawood Digital Communications Specialist (40 hours, Exempt - Benefits Eligible)

The Digital Communications Specialist is responsible for implementing the church's communication strategies through digital media, serving as the site manager for the church's website, blogs and social media.  This includes creating content, managing projects, leading key digital media initiatives, partnering with various ministries for their communication needs and evaluating results.  Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent education and experience plus proven competency in using digital media design tools including Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver and content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress.  Successful candidates will possess strong communication and project management skills, with the ability to work closely with both IT and communication professionals and manage both technical and nontechnical members of implementation teams.  The position requires flexibility, versatility and the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.  If you have an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to be innovative while working with defined parameters, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.  To submit your cover letter and resume, please Click Here.  Cover letters must be combined with resume into one document.

Resurrection Downtown KiDS COR Childcare Classroom Leader (5-10 hours, Nonexempt)

Resurrection Downtown is seeking Childcare Classroom Leaders whose main focus will be investing in the spiritual lives of the children, ages 6 wks through kindergarten, 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.  Our Ministry offers childcare multiple days a week, morning, afternoon and evening; providing an opportunity for a wide variety of hours and schedules.  Currently we are specifically looking for applicants who can work weekend evenings and Sunday mornings. To apply, please Click 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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