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Discipleship Coordinator

Date Posted: May 21, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Redeemer Lincoln Square
New York, NY, USA
Job Type: Discipleship Pastor,Ministry Director,Other Professional Ministry Positions,Support Position
Other Details

Position: Discipleship Coordinator – Redeemer Presbyterian Church Lincoln Square
Department: Discipleship Department
Reports To: Director of Pastoral Care
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work Hours: Full-Time; must work some weekends and some evenings; Hybrid – combination of in-person and remote
Band: 5
Wage Range $23 – $28 per hourJob Summary:
The Discipleship Coordinator will provide logistical and administrative support to the LSQ discipleship team, Diaconate and Session. This includes tasks and projects related to office management, event planning and data management. This position is highly tactical and administrative in nature, but also people-intensive. Strong organizational, multi-tasking, proactive problem-solving and interpersonal skills are essential. The Discipleship Coordinator will play an important role in supporting the congregational care, mercy ministry and discipleship programs at LSQ to achieve our overall vision, mission and strategy.

Job Description:
Discipleship

  • Assist Senior Pastor and Director of Discipleship with administrative tasks, including, but not limited to, calendar management, scheduling and note-taking at certain meetings.
  • Manage and implement all discipleship meetings, trainings, seminars, class and event administration and logistics, including, but not limited to those related to Community Groups, Men’s Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Community Engagement, Evangelism and Pastoral Care.
    • Tasks include, but not limited to, booking room/venue reservations, scheduling, communications, IT setup, catering, preparation of agenda/handouts, setting up of meeting rooms, meeting the needs of speakers, guests and attendees, for each class/meeting/event/training/seminar ensuring high quality standards and timeliness.
  • Manage all administration and logistics for the LSQ CG system including:
    • TouchPoint management to ensure all CG records are accurate and hosts/leader information is correct.
    • Assist and provide logistical and administrative support for new CG leader and advanced CG leader training sessions to ensure 100% of leaders are trained to care for CG members and understand the vision of these groups.
Diaconate and Session
Meetings and Events
  • Oversee and implement all Diaconate and Session meeting and event logistics, including, but not limited to, booking room/venue reservations, scheduling, communications, IT setup, catering, preparation of agenda/handouts, setting up of meeting rooms, meeting the needs of speakers, guests and attendees, for each meeting/event ensuring high quality standards and timeliness.
  • Draft minutes of Diaconate meetings.
Diaconate Financial Administration
  • Process all financial assistance requests for Diaconate clients, ensuring accurate and timely payment, including liaising with the finance department and Redeemer Counseling Services.
  • Update care plan files to ensure financial assistance requests are in line with approved care plans.
  • Maintain financial summary of Mercy Fund and Disaster Relief Fund (i.e., gifts received, financial expenditures, funds available), and provide statistics re: how funds are used, if requested.
Diaconate Care Request
  • Ensure the timely processing of all Diaconate care requests received via sources outside of care intake form (i.e., phone and website inquiries, bulletin info form).
Recruitment of Deacons/Deaconesses/Elders
  • Manage all administrative aspects of the recruitment process for new deacons deaconesses and elders, including nominations, application processing, setting up of interviews, logistics of both theological and practical skills training, and installation.
Membership and Congregational Care
  • Oversee and implement all administrative aspects of our church membership process (classes, application, interview, approval, transfers, vows and baptisms and certificates).
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Children’s Ministry for infant baptisms.
  • Oversee all administrative aspects of LSQ’s 2Q, one of our major initiatives for member/congregational care. This includes, but is not limited to, training documentation, member assignments and TouchPoint troubleshooting.
Qualifications:
  • Embraces LSQ’s vision and have a gospel-oriented heart for New York City.
  • Understands and supports the theology of the Presbyterian Church in America and is aligned with the core principles of Redeemer, including its core ministry values.
  • Minimum four-year undergraduate degree required.
  • Experience in an administrative role.
  • Experience in managing data for organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to organize and advance multiple projects at once.
  • Experience planning and executing events (specific to logistics).
  • Aptitude for communicating effectively.
  • Ability to manage full administrative details of an organization.
  • Ability to think proactively and anticipate and meet administrative needs.
  • Has experience with database management (or CRM) tools a plus.
  • Comfort and competence navigating a complex organization and a dynamic ministry environment.
  • Commitment to take initiative, own and follow through on administrative details and projects.
  • Ability to build relationships and trust across a broad set of staff and volunteers.
  • Flexibility to work evening and weekend events, as needed.
Skills and Experiences:
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel), online applications (Google calendar/docs), and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must be in possession of administrative, interpersonal, organizational, technological, and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in writing and editing is preferred.
  • Strong work ethic with a passion for excellence.
  • Urban ministry experience is a plus.
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill set; experience and training; licensure, certifications, and ordination; and other organizational needs.

How To Apply

Please apply using this application link:

https://lsq.apscareerportal.com/j/02a9qu5