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Executive Director

Christian Union

Job Description

 

Executive Director

Organizational Background

Christian Union New York is a ministry of Christian Union. Founded in 2002, Christian Union is a Christian leadership development ministry promoting national revival and reformation, with two arms of ministry: Christian Union Universities and Christian Union America, including the ministry of Christian Union New York City. Christian Union Universities develop disciples of Jesus Christ at a handful of the nation’s most influential, secular universities and Christian Union America develops and connects followers of Christ among alumni of these universities and peers in key cities, and in service to churches across the nation.

Christian Union was formed for the purpose, by God’s power and with the help of other ministries, to change the world by bringing sweeping spiritual transformation to the nation’s most strategic universities, thereby developing and mobilizing godly leadership for all sectors of society. In 2016, Christian Union launched the second arm of the ministry, Christian Union America, to begin nationwide spiritual initiatives and to provide increased resourcing for Christian adults across America to live a seeking-God lifestyle, including CU Bible Studies, CU National Fasts, CU Fire Retreats, a mentorship Program, alumni engagement, communities of alumni engaging in strong devotional practices, Connect Groups, and more.

Vision and Mission: Imagine New York City transformed by the leadership and values of Christians with wholehearted devotion to the Lord.

Christian Union seeks a spirituality vibrant nation marked by Christian values permeating every corner of society. Christian Union New York City develops and connects transformative Christian leaders in the metro NYC area as a key strategy of Christian Union America’s larger ministry to mobilize Christian adults across the nation to seek the Lord wholeheartedly for national spiritual renewal.

Position Summary

The Executive Director of Christian Union New York City develops and connects Christian leaders in New York City, a significant cultural center, to transform culture in the city and across America. Many of Christian Union’s University alumni are concentrated in America’s major cities, and in New York City in particular. Christian Union New York City ministers to CUU alumni and friends as well as Christians of all ages and stages of life, especially targeting those with widespread potential impact within their own spheres of influence. As Jesus ministered to the many, He also chose an inner circle to more carefully and strategically develop, that they in turn would multiply His work to the many. The Executive Director of Christian Union New York City likewise identifies key leaders for ministry and development, focusing the bulk of his or her time developing these key leaders for maximum impact, but joyfully ministering to all in need, humbly acknowledging that Jesus Christ is the Cornerstone and the center of this work.

The next Executive Director of Christian Union New York City is to be a qualified, godly, relationally skilled person serving to develop Christian leaders. He or she advances the kingdom of Jesus Christ through the ministry of Christian Union New York City by means of one-on-one mentorship meetings, and recruitment to various CU America programs. The Executive Director needs to be strong in the Lord, aligned with CU’s vision, mission and values, and passionate about seeking revival in NYC.

Location: New York City

Salary: $130,000-$145,000 annually

Benefits: 401K, Health and Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Vision Insurance

Reports To: Director of Christian Union America and the Founder and President of Christian Union.

Primary Responsibilities

Recruit and facilitate a CU NY Board of Directors

Recruit, train and facilitate a volunteer base to multiply ministry reach

Strategically determine and execute ministry objectives

Identify, minister to, and mentor key Christian leaders and Christian Union’s University alumni and their peers, casting the CU vision and developing hearts for the mission of Christian Union New York City

Raise funds for financial self-sustainability and expansion

Plan, execute, and host events within approved objectives

Network and connect key Christian leaders to one another

Attend daily CU prayer meetings

Job Requirements

Lifestyle: Seek the Lord with great intentionality and faith, living a life of holiness and devotion. He or she is expected to fast; hold devotions in the morning and evening; pray with frequency and fever; and be willing to receive training in seeking God wholeheartedly as well as inner healing and deliverance ministry.

Commitment: Be willing to commit at least three years to Christian Union and adhere to organizational vision, mission, values, and strategic goals.

Location: Live within New York City for ministry appointments, meetings, and periodic events. Days that are not scheduled for ministry appointments or events can be worked from home, although the majority of days will be spent outside of the home, ministering to various persons.

Education, Experience, and Necessary Skills:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum of three years of ministry and community engagement experience in a nonprofit.

Excellent written and oral communication skills with a high degree of professionalism, ethical sensitivity and biblical discernment.

Demonstrated leadership skills and experience leading a team or volunteers in ministry.

Ability to maintain a commitment to confidentiality.

Ability to travel to annual summer conferences and to work occasional evenings and weekends for conferences/events.

Ability to manage multiple projects and ministry opportunities with strategic priority.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Knowledge of donor relations and stewardship. Experience of fundraising for nonprofits.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $130,000.00 - $145,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Fundraising: 3 years (Required)
  • administration: 3 years (Required)
  • ministry: 3 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • New York, NY (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • New York, NY: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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