Kuyper College notices of available jobs come from various organizations. Below you'll find recent job postings and accompanying contact information. Jobs are listed under the category heading that we feel best describes the position. To our knowledge, the information within every job listing posted on this site is accurate and legitimate. Please contact the organization advertising the position before applying to ensure the position is still open. Please also apply directly to the organization advertising the position.
We welcome comments or information on any position, program, or organization listed. If you obtain a position that you originally learned of in our job-posting area, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can maintain accurate records. Thank you for your help!
Date Entered: 03/24/2014Job Title: Administrative Assistant for Church Multiplication Employer/Location: Reformed Church in America in Grand Rapids, MI Job Description: To serve as a member of the joint RCA/CRCNA Church Multiplication Operations Team by providing administrative, program, and event support.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Manage the RCA’s Church Multiplication web presence as we implement a new communication plan with various stakeholders. This includes managing content for blogs, social media, websites, reviewing analytics, and communicating back to the team. 2. Research and implement best practices in communication with various stakeholders (i.e. social media, text, push communication, etc.). 3. Prepare finances for reimbursement and disbursement and enter details in financial tracking system. 4. Assist with management of financial reporting, budget monitoring, budget analysis, and communication. 5. Serve as liaison with Development staff to monitor incoming designated gifts, communication with donors, and reporting back to Church Multiplication team. 6. Provide timely, effective, and thorough communication. 7. Assist Operations Manager in entering church planting data and statistics into databases; update and maintain accuracy of databases once established. 8. Update, edit and analyze church planting data in both RCA and CRCNA databases. 9. Serve as on-site host for events as required. 10. Provide comprehensive meeting and event support including marketing materials, processing registrations and payments, arranging travel, developing and analyzing surveys, event data entry and reporting in database systems. 11. Provide a full range of administrative and clerical support services, including filing and records management; faxing, mail, maintenance of registers and routine databases, photocopying, compilation of manuals and reports. 12. In collaboration with Operations Manager, conduct annual review of office technology integration needs; attend recommended training courses, if needed, to update knowledge and skill development. 13. Assist Church Planting Operations team on additional RCA and CRCNA projects as needed in order to create capacity to start and maintain new projects. Job Requirements:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 1. A commitment to Christ and the mission of the church; professing membership in a RCA or CRCNA congregation preferred. 2. A commitment to racial reconciliation and to enfolding and empowering persons of color. 3. Proficient computer skills in a variety of software programs and internet (i.e. Microsoft Office Products, AdobePro software, GoogleDocs, Email). 4. Impeccable accuracy in data entry. 5. Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information. 6. High capacity for management of multiple activities, communication channels and information flow. 7. Proactive approach to responsibilities and projects. 8. Demonstrated ability to appropriately problem solve while working independently and as a team player. 9. Excellent administrative and communication skills (written and verbal). 10. Experience working with Constituent Relationship Management systems, preferably Salesforce and/or Raiser’s Edge. 11. Occasional travel may be required.Education and Experience1. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 2. Minimum two years office experience or equivalent knowledge required.
Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. It is expected that the Administrative Assistant work at a shared location with the entire CRCNA/RCA Church Planting Operations Team two-days per week (currently at CRCNA offices). Additional work days will be at the CRCNA offices. Wages/Salary: Commensurate with experience Contact Information: Please email a letter of interest with your resume by March 31, 2014, to Shayes@rca.org.
Date Entered: 03/24/2014Job Title: English Instructor Employer/Location: Ivy Group in Shanghai, China Job Description: 20 face-to-face English classes (50 minutes per class) will be delivered to students every work week.
A one or two bedroom apartment will be provided for free. Employees may choose to live alone or with a roommate. The apartment is equipped with a bed, refrigerator, television, washing machine, air conditioning, internet connection and other necessary furniture. Utilities will be paid by the school. Job Requirements: Speak English as native language. College degree. Previous teaching or tutoring experience preferred, but not required. Time Requirements: Full-time. The school observes all national holidays. Wages/Salary: Salary is attractive with full benefits depending on experience and qualifications. The school will offer a round trip flight ticket every year. Additionally, the school will pay bonus after one year with satisfactory performance. Based on performance, the bonus may be up to two months’ salaries. Contact Information: Please send your resume/CV to: email@example.com
Date Entered: 04/02/2014
Job Title: Middle School Youth Director Employer: Hillside Community Church in Grand Rapids, MI Job Description: We are looking for a strong leader who can oversee a middle school ministry of over 50 students and can help equip parents and other adults to be mentors and leaders for our students. The Middle School Ministry Director helps the church accomplish the youth ministry vision by infusing a joyful, energetic, warm, welcoming, and Christian atmosphere into the middle school ministry; developing volunteer leaders to invest in middle school youth and their families through meaningful connections, activities, events and service opportunities.
The Middle School Ministries Director reports directly to the Lead Pastor and will be directly responsible for: 1. Facilitating the middle school ministry of Hillside and directing the implementation of the mission and vision as it relates to this age group. 2. Assisting in the implementation of a long-range, sustainable youth ministry plan for Hillside. 3. Spiritually preparing the middle school youth of Hillside for challenges of high school and nurturing in those youth a sense of clear Christian identity through a relationship with Christ. 4. Working closely with the High School Ministries Director on collaborative efforts that embrace the overall vision, especially as it relates to emerging high school leaders investing in the middle school ministry.
RELATIONSHIPS: The first priority of the Middle School Ministries Director is to ensure that relationships are being built between the adult leaders of Hillside and the youth of the church. Result #1: The Middle School Ministries Director knows 90% of the middle school youth in the youth directory by name as well as their parents. Result #2: The Middle School Ministries is praying for Hillside youth ministry regularly. Result #3: All first-time visitors to middle school youth events are receiving exceptional and timely follow up, so that all youth who want to become a part of the Hillside youth ministry do so in a way that feels welcoming and natural to them. Result #4: The Middle School Ministries Director is serving as a “sounding board” for middle school youth and their parents, and has an accessible referral list of professional counselors to access when necessary. Result #5: The Middle School Ministries Director is identifying community and school events involving youth and encouraging the middle school ministry team members to support youth through these events. Result #6: “Spontaneous” events are engaging not only the participating youth, but also youth from the community and from Hillside families who do not currently participate.
RECRUITMENT and DEVELOPMENT: The Middle School Ministries Director recruits and coordinates a team of middle school ministry volunteer leaders, ensuring that the efforts of all leaders are coordinated to maximize their effectiveness. Result #7: All weekly hands-on adult volunteers are recruited and have received training at least one month before their terms of service began. Result #8: Monthly prayer and planning meetings, in which spiritual support and encouragement are provided to the volunteers working hands-on with youth, are taking place. Result #9: In conjunction with the Lead Pastor and the High School Ministries Director, the Middle School Ministries Director helps implement the Hillside youth ministry by ensuring that 1) three-year goals and one-year benchmarks for the youth ministry are updated annually, 2) the youth staff annually evaluates their progress based on those goals and benchmarks and 3) the staff is regularly attentive to and is in accomplishing the youth ministry’s one year benchmarks. Result #10: In conjunction with the High School Ministries Director, nurturing of the youth ministry interns (working with the middle school youth) is taking place along with high school students who may express interest in assisting with the middle school ministry.
PROGRAMS: The Middles School Ministries Director is ensuring that all details of the middle school youth programs and special events are taken care of so that an atmosphere of belonging and fellowship is created, in which emerging spiritual and leadership skills can be developed,. Result #11: The weekly programs (i.e., Sunday morning classes, weekly Wednesday Night meetings and small groups) are growing in participation, enthusiasm, and excellence. Result #12: A curriculum design template is in place for the Hillside middle school ministry and curriculum resources for each year are selected at least two months before the school year begins. Result #13: All major events coordinators and other behind-the-scenes volunteers are being recruited and equipped with the information and tools needed to carry out their responsibilities. Result #14: The middle school ministry regularly has met or exceeded its participation targets for calendared youth ministry events. Result #15: The Middle School Ministries Director is available to teach Sunday morning classes when needed and is present on Sunday mornings in worship and around the Sunday school classrooms. Result #16: The Middle School Ministries Director has designed and implemented a summer middle school ministries program, including the opportunity for middle school youth to participate in a mission trip. Result #17: The Middle School Ministries Director is ensuring that adherence to the child safety policy of Hillside is being followed in all middle school programs. Result #18: Expenses for the current year are being tracked and a middle school ministries budget has been developed and proposed (with the assistance of the High School Ministries Director) for the next program year. Result #19: Collaborative efforts with the high school ministry that are inter-generational in context are designed, promoted and implemented, in such a way that middle school students are regularly exposed to caring adults (and older youth) who will further model authentic faith and spiritually invest in their lives. Result #20: The Middle School Ministries Director has faithfully participated in Hillside ministry team meetings that provide corporate opportunities for prayer and engaging conversations around a united set of ministry goals and objectives. Job Requirements: The right candidate must have a vibrant and growing faith, love teenagers, and be able to lead both students and adults. Spiritual Gifts: Any of the following: Administration, Artistic Expression, Discernment, Helps, Intercession, Leadership, Mercy, Prophecy, Teaching, and Hospitality. The Middle School Ministries Director must be a member of Hillside Community Church and in agreement with the stated vision and mission of Hillside Community Church. Time Requirements: 32-40 hours per week Wages/Salary: The job will be compensated according to the educational background and experience of the person. There is a professional allowance per year and mileage reimbursement. Eligible benefits are outlined in the benefit addendum. Contact Information: To apply for this full-time position, please send your resume, cover letter, and references to Kimberly Kohlhoff at firstname.lastname@example.org