Current Job Openings
Director of Noah’s Ark PresCHool
Do you have a passion for sharing the love of Christ with young preschool children and their families? Noah’s Ark Preschool at Cedar Hills Community Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa has an opening for a part-time Preschool Director. The Preschool Director oversees all aspects including teaching children, supervising staff, overseeing daily activities, maintaining licensing requirements, managing budgets, and marketing.
The Director of Noah’s Ark Preschool supports the collaborative efforts of, and is the liaison for, the preschool to ministries of Cedar Hills Community Church.
An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in early childhood education is preferred with multi-year experience within a preschool.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to the Cedar Hills Community Church office by March 15. The position will start on a part-time basis in April 2019.
office ‘at’ cedarhillscr ‘dot’ org
Cedar Hills Community Church
c/o Preschool Search Committee
6455 E Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
If you feel called to create and implement disciple-making strategies with teams and individuals committed to transforming the community with a missional focus, this might be the job for you. Submit a cover letter with your unique vision for this position, a statement of your personal testimony of faith in Jesus, and a resume to Kent@cedarhillscr.org.
Key functions: Communications & Project/Process Management
Work with ministry teams and staff to facilitate effective follow-through on ministry initiatives and enhance communication about ministry needs and successes with a focus on strengthening missional our communities.
Purpose: Facilitate Development of Strong Missional Communities by
- Prioritize the development, training, and implementation of people and processes necessary to accelerate the maturity of missional communities in line with our current disciple-making goals
- Promote regular and proactive communication between staff, teams and congregation (beyond bulletin announcements and Chips) that promotes and celebrates our disciple making strategy of disciples making disciples in missional communities.
- Expedite the coordination of projects and resources to more quickly align with our disciple making mission.
- Staff and Team Support and Oversight
- Meet with staff and teams to assist with disciple making strategies and priorities.
- Help coordinate the work of staff and teams to align strategies and priorities.
- Provide accountability systems/processes to encourage execution of strategies and priorities.
- Develop and implement processes/systems to capture information about team meetings, minutes, plans, challenges, successes, plans, future needs, bright spots, etc.
- Develop and implement processes/systems to ensure that the above items are communicated to the congregation, other teams and staff on a regular and proactive basis.
- Monitor use and effectiveness of communication systems.
- Ministry Management
- Develop and implement processes/systems to enable staff and teams to manage timelines, budgets and deliverables of key projects, including documentation with a focus on creating reproducible, sustainable disciple making strategies.
- Monitor work schedules and tracks progress of ministry in order to guide staff and teams to successful ministry initiatives: Achieve goals on time and within budget.
- Develop Processes / Systems
- Develop processes / systems to equip and transition key ministries and leadership.
- Train, teach, assist and implement strategic plan with staff, leaders and teams.
- Facilitate use of project timelines, tools and resource management.
- Hold teams accountable for key deliverables and timelines. Assist staff and teams with ministry planning tools and timelines.
- Identify and work to resolve breakdowns, barriers and problems in ministry strategies and assist staff and teams to continue to move forward.
- Love Jesus and His church.
- Experience with missional communities.
- Passionate and enthusiastic about equipping others to succeed.
- Innovative and creative problem solver.
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
- Ability to work on multiple projects under tight schedule and meet deadlines.
- Attention to detail with good follow through.
- Self-starter, works well with others, and responsible.
- Experience with project management software a plus.
- This is a half-time job involving a maximum of 20 hours per week.
- An Hourly salary will be provided in line with qualifications and experience.
- No benefits are included with this position.
- Position will be supervised by the Pastor of Leadership.
- Light physical work requirements include sitting, standing, walking and driving. Other physical activities include keyboarding, kneeling, reaching, grasping and repetitive motions. Effective hearing and speaking abilities are required for frequent interpersonal communications (both verbal and written). Mental requirements involve dealing daily with a variety of intellectual and practical problems.
- This is intended to give a general overview of the position and is not meant to be a complete list of duties.