Administrative Coordinator Position
The mission of the In Trust Center is to strengthen theological schools by connecting their leaders to essential resources for mission vitality. Our values are excellence, service, and trust.
The In Trust Center seeks to fill a newly created, regular part-time, non-exempt, position of Administrator Coordinator with benefits. The position hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. four days a week on Monday to Thursday with two of those days being in office and two remote. All application submissions must include a cover letter and resume and be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2021, which is when this job opportunity closes.
The administrative coordinator assists with the facilitation and helps ensure the efficient operation of the In Trust Center by performing various administrative responsibilities. This position supports all functional areas, including office of the president, operations, programs, and publications and collaborates with staff to engage in project planning, execution, and management. This position works toward fulfilling institutional mission, while supporting and implementing the organization’s strategic plan initiatives and objectives.
Value Traits, Skills, Competencies – we are passionate about our mission and look for a person with respect for diverse religious traditions and diversity and inclusion as we walk alongside our member organizations and constituents. If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will demonstrate commitment to our mission and values as well as the ability to collaborate as part of a team and to work independently. Necessary experience includes three years of proven experience as an administrative assistant, database and technical capacity (learning and proficiently using a customized database and mass-email software such as Mailchimp) and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with church agencies, seminaries, or congregational administrations are highly valued.
Requirements are an Associate Degree or Secretarial/Administrative Degree
Additional and more detailed information is included in the position description.
Major Lilly grant announced for schools
Lilly Endowment, Inc., announced an exciting new initiative to provide up to $87.5 million in grants to help theological schools prepare pastoral leaders. The first phase of funding, which is noncompetitive for schools, provides $50,000 to schools to help them plan. Deadlines for the first phase are in February and March. See here for more.
New Vice President for Communication!
The In Trust Center for Theological Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew J. Hufman as the new vice president for communication.
Matt will oversee all publications and communications for the In Trust Center and will serve as publisher of In Trust magazine.
“Matt has a demonstrated commitment to theological education and the expertise to drive the vision for our communications, building on the legacy of In Trust magazine,” says In Trust Center president Amy Kardash. “After an extensive search process, I am thrilled to welcome Matt to the In Trust Center.”
With more than two decades of experience in journalism and higher-education commucation, Matt currently serves as chief marketing and communications officer at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, where he reports to the president and bears responsibility for overall marketing and communication strategy. Previously he spent more than a decade at the Las Vegas Sun, where he was part of the team that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.
Matt is a licensed Assemblies of God minister and holds a master of divinity degree from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He brings a deep appreciation and respect for the broad range of faith traditions and experiences of the In Trust Center’s members and affiliates as well as a broad understanding of the trends, challenges, and opportunities facing theological schools.
Matt and his wife, Dawn, have three children.
Matt will begin his role at the In Trust Center on October 26, 2020.
In Trust Center launches new website!
The In Trust Center for Theological Schools is expanding our online resources to allow leaders of theological schools to explore and access archive articles, webinars, templates and guides, initiatives, and videos with ease.
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