POSITION DESCRIPTION: Mandarin Speaking Ministry Leader
STATUS: Full-time, Salaried, 50 K.
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Pensions, Continuing Education Funds
GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: To work in concert with the Pastoral Advisory Committee and staff to make disciples for Christ to transform the world.
SUPERVISION: Reports to the Pastoral Advisory Committee. The Staff Parish Relations Committee provides an annual evaluation of the Ministry Leader’s performance as required by the United Methodist Discipline. Operates with considerable independence within areas of responsibility described below subject to the United Methodist Discipline and local church policy determined by the church committee(s) with authority over the ministry area involved.
Organizational Relationship and Ministry Supervision:
The Ministry Leader reports to the Pastoral Advisory Committee for spiritual and ministry guidance.
Following the Pastoral Advisory Committee works with other ministry leaders to ensure they receive appropriate development and training provide the necessary support to leaders to foster and nurture their volunteers and connect leaders throughout the church.
Following the strategic guidance of the Pastoral Advisory Committee manages the ministry and directs volunteers dedicated to serving the various ministries for which the Ministry Leader carries primary responsibility.
At the direction of the Pastoral Advisory Committee, it provides spiritual leadership and subject matter expertise to other members. Develops strategic guidance, project plans, and intermediate steps necessary to facilitate spiritual and numerical growth for MUMC.
Direct the administrative portion of the ministries by directing the daily business operations of these groups.
Performs administrative tasks such as developing programmatic budgets, organizing and managing volunteers, organizing and maintaining required documentation for external programs, and recruiting other participants.
Networks with the community and local churches to develop partnerships.
The Pastoral Advisory Committee provides an annual evaluation of the Ministry Leader’s performance.
The Ministry Leader will be responsible and subject to United Methodist polity and doctrine, informed by the United Methodist local church policy determined by the Charge Conference, Pastoral Advisory Committee, and Staff Parish Relations Committee.
Qualifications and Aptitudes:
Must be bilingual, fluent in Mandarin and English.
Must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology.
A Master of Divinity, or the equivalent, in a related field is the minimum requirement.
Must have the vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement ministry within the parameters of the United Methodist Church.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with the congregation, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers.