Title:  Facilities Director

Start Date: December 1, 2017

Supervisor:  Chief Operating Officer

General Description:  The Facilities Director is responsible for the successful operation and function of the Church’s facilities in fulfilling the mission and vision of the Church.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL SCHWEITZER STAFF:

  • Is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, committed to a Christ-centered lifestyle of continual spiritual growth
  • Aligns tasks and responsibilities in helping Schweitzer achieve its mission of Transforming lives by making disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Shows and earns respect as a leader; is able to work harmoniously with subordinates, peers and congregants
  • Demonstrates high energy and productivity
  • Possesses effective communication skills- oral, written, electronic and listening
  • Is a strategic thinker and uses time wisely
  • Able to identify, recruit, equip, and lead paid and unpaid staff to excel
  • Keeps and maintains confidentially
  • Leads boldly to make the right things happen
  • Seeks continual improvement in ministry
  • Safe sanctuary certified
  • Membership at Schweitzer encouraged

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

Support the ministry goals of Schweitzer Church through the application of expertise in the areas of custodial care, maintenance, grounds care, building operations and mechanical systems.

Monitor HVAC systems to ensure that chemicals, filters, metering equipment and all other components are properly functioning and well maintained.

Resolve malfunctioning equipment and systems either by repairing or contacting a specialized vendor.

Develop and implement a preventive maintenance program that includes scheduling and recording of preventive maintenance programs on equipment and systems as well as all periodic maintenance such as window washing and carpet cleaning.

Supervise custodial staff and ensure all facilities are clean, safe and available for use.

Maintain current certificates of inspections for the elevators, boiler, kitchen suppression system, interior sprinkler system, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors

Monitor church calendar and prepare rooms and building for regularly scheduled meetings and special events.

Order supplies and maintain appropriate inventory of custodial and janitorial supplies

Oversees maintenance of church grounds

Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of church vehicles

This is a full-time position that will require working occasional weekends to support special events and respond to after-hours emergencies.

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in facilities management of an organization similar in size and use as Schweitzer United Methodist Church.

General understanding of heating and cooling systems, plumbing, electrical and landscaping

Ability to organize work, set priorities and work independently

Ability to complete minor building and equipment repairs.

Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and drive a van

Send Resume To: Mary Decker, mdecker@sumc.co

Title: Director of Children’s Ministries

Start Date: June 1, 2018

Supervisor:  Executive Pastor

General Description:  The Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for all aspects of the Children’s Ministry including curriculum, equipping and training volunteers, safety procedures and planning special events.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL SCHWEITZER STAFF:

  • Is a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ, committed to a Christ-centered lifestyle of continual spiritual growth
  • Is (or will become) a member of Schweitzer and is fulfilling the membership covenant through their prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness
  • Aligns tasks and responsibilities in helping Schweitzer achieve its mission of Transforming lives by making disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Shows and earns respect as a leader; is able to work harmoniously with subordinates, peers and volunteers
  • Demonstrates high energy and productivity
  • Possesses effective communication skills- oral, written, electronic and listening
  • Is a strategic thinker and uses time wisely
  • Able to identify, recruit, equip, and lead paid and unpaid staff to excel
  • Keeps and maintains confidentially
  • Leads boldly to make the right things happen
  • Seeks continual improvement in ministry
  • Safe sanctuary certified

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth-6th grade.

Collaborate with Discipleship team to prepare mission and vision of ministry.

Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate: engaging worship, deeper discipleship, caring hearts, and community impact.

Communicate frequently with parents, keeping them well-informed and creating an atmosphere of safety and trust.

Develop and implement a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.

Recruit and equip volunteers with lessons, materials and training.

Teach children to find and follow Jesus Christ using both traditional and non-traditional methods.

Plan and coordinate special events.

Provide care-giving to children and families as needed.

SPECIFIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

A visionary with a passion for helping children, parents and families find and follow Jesus Christ

High-energy, charismatic with solid organizational skills

Well-developed leadership skills; able to lead and develop leaders

Ability to make changes and solve problems quickly and under pressure

Effective communication skills

NOTE: Statements included in this description are intended to reflect general tasks, duties, and responsibilities, and should not be construed as all inclusive. The content of this job description may change from time to time at the discretion of the Lead Pastor and/or the direct supervisor.

Send Resume To: Jason Leininger, jleininger@sumc.co

Title: Coordinator of Community Engagement (full time)

Start Date: December 1, 2017

Supervisor:  Director of Outreach

General Description: The Coordinator serves as a leading presence, equipper, encourager, and connector in key Schweitzer Outreach Ministries; Church @ The Center, The Coach House, Schweitzer’s Food Pantry, and The Life Change Plan.

General Qualifications for All Schweitzer Staff:

  • Is a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ, committed to a Christ-centered lifestyle of continual spiritual growth
  • Is (or will become) a member of Schweitzer and is fulfilling the membership covenant through their prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness
  • Aligns tasks and responsibilities in helping Schweitzer achieve its mission of Transforming lives by making disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Shows and earns respect as a leader; is able to work harmoniously with subordinates, peers, and congregants
  • Demonstrates high energy and productivity
  • Possesses effective communication skills – oral, written, electronic, and listening
  • Is a strategic thinker and uses time wisely
  • Able to identify, recruit, equip, and lead paid and unpaid staff to excel
  • Keeps and maintains confidentiality
  • Leads boldly to make the right things happen
  • Seeks continual improvement in ministry
  • Safe sanctuary certified

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Church @The Center (a worship service with a strong connection to the recovery community)
    1. Serves as the lead presence, encourager, and connector for C@C worship
    2. Collaborates with worship planning team for weekly worship (non-preaching role)
    3. Develops and leads a team for transportation and meals
    4. Collaborates with Recovery entities in Springfield for connection
    5. Connects C@C worshippers with Schweitzer’s Discipleship track
  2. The Coach House
    1. Leads a team for Coach house operations, including maintenance, entrance and exit of residents, and program development
    2. Leads a team of mentors for residents
  3. Schweitzer’s Food Pantry
    1. Carry the vision of the pantry as a “crisis” pantry
    2. Serve as a recruiter, trainer, and encourager of a team of servants
  4. The Life Change Plan
    1. Collaborate with the Director of Outreach to promote, guide, and adjust the Life Change Plan
  5. Other duties as may be assigned

Specific Skills and Qualifications

  1. A visionary with a passion for helping people find and follow Jesus Christ
  2. High-energy, charismatic, entrepreneur
  3. Collaborates well with highly organized leaders
  4. Well-developed leadership skills
  5. Ability to make changes and solve problems quickly and under pressure
  6. Effective communication skills
  7. A good working understanding of Schweitzer’s ministry to the margins; works in alignment with vision and mission

NOTE: Statements included in this description are intended to reflect general tasks, duties, and responsibilities, and should not be construed as all inclusive. The content of this job description may change from time to time at the discretion of the Lead Pastor and/or the direct supervisor.

Send Resume To: Jason Leininger, jleininger@sumc.co