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Spiritual Life Coordinator


TITLE: Apply Spiritual Life Coordinator
Office of Spiritual Life
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 03-06-2019
REPORTS TO: Campus Pastor
SCHEDULE: This is a full time position. Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities may occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends, particularly related to special events.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

1. Administrative support for Passage Institute for Youth and Theology, including but not limited to:

            a. Manage data bases for student applications and reservations.

            b. Manage data bases for mentors and sponsoring churches.

            c. Facilitate communication via phone, mail, email, and social media.

d. Conduct day-to-day financial procedures, invoices, check and reimbursement requests.

d. Check and maintain accurate budget reports.

e. Provide support for Passage recruiting and retention, including communicating and meeting with students, pastors, and churches, and maintaining Passage promotional materials, printed and digital.

f. Serve as administrator for all day Passage retreats and week-long Theology Camp.

 

2. Administrative support for the Office of Spiritual Life, including but not limited to:

a. Conduct day-to-day financial procedures, invoices, check and reimbursement requests.

b. Check and maintain accurate budget reports.

c. Serve as liaison for performance groups and chapel speakers and presenters, making all arrangements for catering, transportation and lodging arrangements.

d. Maintain records from contributors for Spring Break and Summer Missions (with LSM).

e. Maintain records on mission fund raising; balance and deposit funds (with LSM).

f. Collate Summer and Spring Break Missions evaluations (with student workers).

g. Train and supervise Spiritual Life student workers.

h. Maintain chapel folder on Web for chapel make-ups, questions/concerns.

i. Process chapel deficiency letters/reports.

 

3. Coordination for the Office of Spiritual Life program for spiritual formation, including but not limited to:

a. Coordinate with MIR and Campus Pastor for planning and execution of Mission Emphasis Week.

b. Provide training, mentorship, and supervision, with the Campus Pastor, for Spiritual Life Assistants.

c. Assist the Campus Pastor in the planning and execution of the university’s chapel program.

d. Work closely with the Campus Pastor in directing Life Groups.

e. Interface with local pastors and churches in an effort to encourage student involvement off campus though such activities as the church fair and church directory.

f. Interface with local community and faith-based ministries in order to encourage student involvement, through the Longview Blitz and other community outreach activities.

h. Evaluate, for adequate reference and fit with the LeTourneau mission, outside organizations wanting to publicize or minister on campus.

j. Perform other duties pertinent to the position as assigned by the Campus Pastor.

 

4. Pastoral guidance students, including but not limited to:

a. Assist in crisis intervention situations to offer support and follow-up with students, staff, faculty and families.

b. Maintain availability to meet with individual students for pastoral guidance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate for this position should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry, Biblical Studies, or some related field, with demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for youth and/or college age ministry. He or she will be able to affirm and articulate LETU’s statement of evangelical faith and our community standards as well as being committed to the global and historic church—including sharing life together with a local church. The candidate should possess a unique combination of administrative and pastoral skills. He or she will be team-oriented and proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook—some experience in web-design or marketing would be a plus. As the initial point of contact for the Passage program, he or she should be friendly and warm, capable of communicating clearly and collegially.

 

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith, who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith and learning.

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.