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Kansas City is a growing metropolis with a strong job market. Below are a few local job search engine links that might be helpful to you when looking for a job in the Kansas City area:

In addition to the links above, you will find below some specific employment opportunities that have been sent to us for posting on the NTS website. 

Are you an employer that is interested in having your employment opportunity listed on the NTS website? Please fill out the employment form here to have your opportunity listed.  For additional questions, email alumni@nts.edu or call 800.831.3011, ext. 5433.

Thursday
Apr282016

Accountant: Nazarene Theological Seminary

NTS is seeking a full-time Accountant to join our Business Office team.  Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a completed application in person or by mail to Human Resources at our Kansas City location, by fax at 816.268.5500, or by email at HR@nts.edu. Job description and application are attached.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Click here for more information about this position.

Click here for the NTS Employment application.

Thursday
Apr282016

Director of Finance and Business Development: Kansas City Rescue Mission

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Director of Finance and Business Development
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION : The Kansas City Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community ministering to the homeless in the downtown area. KCRM is looking for a full time Director of Finance and Business Development to support the growth and stability of KCRM by providing leadership and representation in accounting, administration and business development.

Job Qualifications:
-Must adhere to KCRM’s Qualifications for Employment, possess a commitment to social justice, and support KCRM’s Statement of Belief, Mission, Vision and Values
-Demonstrate strong Christian character, be loyal, patient, tactful, pliable, and teachable
-Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative management and work style, open to direction
-Strong in analytical and abstract reasoning, organization skills, and written and verbal communications -Significant experience with non-profit accounting
-Experience developing long-range forecasts and maintaining long-range financial plans
-Ability to hold the organization accountable to financial best practices, high ethical standards and integrity
-Ability to oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of the organization’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals
-Knowledge of human resource and/or payroll systems, budget development and oversight, tax and other compliance implications of non-profit organizations
-Business management experience or entrepreneurial involvement preferred
-Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration; additional certification or training in business management or entrepreneurship preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Duties and Responsibilities:

Administration

A. Serve as a member of KCRM’s executive leadership team B. Provide counsel and analysis in areas of finance, business development and human resources to staff and board of directors C. Collaborate on a regular basis with the executive director, leadership team, department leaders and human resources with regard to administration, strategic planning and long range forecasting to encourage a forward thinking and financially stable organization D. Interact periodically with outsourced IT service provider and applications developer and monitor and approve related expenditures E. Support the executive director with special projects or other duties as assigned

Financial

A. Provide overall leadership in financial planning and strategic analysis B. Develop and manage KCRM’s budget in collaboration with executive director and department leaders C. Provide cash flow analysis and management to ensure strategic availability of funds D. Provide financial information needed to contain and track costs and track revenue E. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial reports and oversee preparation and communication of periodic financial statements in cooperation with outsourced accounting services F. Provide oversight to staff involved in accounting, payroll and benefits, gifts-in-kind and inventory functions G. Support KCRM’s human resource functions, including preparation of payroll, managing employee benefits, compliance with state and federal employment practices, and other risk management related matters H. Support KCRM’s development functions, including fundraising campaigns, strategies, gift tracking, and grants management I. Develop and manage policies and procedures to provide financial and operational efficiency with appropriate internal controls J. Take all steps necessary to protect KCRM’s employees, clients and/or residents, assets and resources, including an ongoing assessment of fraud risk within the non-profit and for-profit activities K. Support the independent CPA firm in completing the annual audit and IRS Form 990 L. Ensure financial and fundraising compliance with ECFA, GAAP and related governmental regulations impacting KCRM

Business Venture Development

A. Collaborate with the executive director and software development team to advance the current database project and explore new business venture ideas B. Study and provide counsel regarding integration of for-profit business ventures with the organization’s non-profit status, strategies and operations, examining risks and potential C. Develop, analyze, and manage policies and procedures affecting for-profit business activities of a non-profit organization D. Assist with development of an internal and external marketing plan in alignment with the selected business venture E. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines involved in the development and pursuit of business ventures, including those issued by the Dept. of Labor, IRS, Dept. of Revenue, City codes, etc.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Kansas City Rescue Mission
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 1520 Cherry Street|Kansas City|MO|64108|US
CONTACT NAME : Alisha Roberts
CONTACT PHONE : (816) 421-7643
CONTACT EMAIL : employment@kcrm.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : Interested applicants may submit their resume to employment@kcrm.org. Visit our website for more information www.kcrm.org.

Saturday
Apr232016

Marketing and Communication Specialist: Nazarene Theological Seminary

An exciting career opportunity has become available in the NTS Office of Advancement: We are seeking a Marketing and Communications Specialist to join our team full-time!  Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a resume and/or portfolio sample, and a completed application in person or by mail to Human Resources at our Kansas City location, by fax at 816.268.5500, or by email at HR@nts.edu. For details about this opening, please see the job description attached.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Click here for the Job Description.

Click here for the NTS Employment Application.

Saturday
Apr232016

Administrative Assistant: Nazarene Global Ministry Center

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Administrative Assistant
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Hourly
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION : The primary objective of the position is to assist in the coordination of communications, strategies, events, and correspondence with the Global Mission Administration team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assist the Administrative Director of Global Mission with communication and organization related to mission accomplishment
• Assist the Global Mission Administrative Director with Church of the Nazarene branding in our communications
• Assist in the implementation of Global Mission communication strategies
• Collect and compose various forms of communication supporting the strategies and mission of Global Mission
• Assist the Global Mission Administrative Director with development and design of annual reports to the General Board and respective Committees and monthly ministry updates to missionaries and the broader church
• Manage trip reports, calendars, and meeting and event arrangements
• Collaborate with Global Mission Administration and Global Mission Finance on the development and implementation of the Maximum Impact Pathway communication process.
• Assists with special projects and initiatives as needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS :
• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, Organizational Communication, or related field, or equivalent experience.
• Experience in a similar role with a non-profit, church organization is preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent) programs
• Organizational skills and detail oriented
• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Ability to prioritize work
• Ability to work well under pressure with periodic heavy or stressful workloads
• Self-starter and self-motivated
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Global Mission – Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 17001 Prairie Star Parkway|Lenexa|KS|66220|US
CONTACT NAME : William Turner
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 577-2906
CONTACT EMAIL : bsikes@nazarene.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : To obtain additional information, please call 913-577-0500 and ask for Human Resources or email bsikes@nazarene.org.

Friday
Apr222016

Pastor: Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Pastor
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Vocational certification/ training

JOB DESCRIPTION : This position is the pastor of the Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene (www.capenazarene.org), a small church of 30 or so people attending worship in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (www.capeelizabeth.com). Starting hours are 20 hours per week. Planning and leading worship, providing pastoral care as needed, helping the church grow, and leading the Board are the primary duties. There are good support structures in place including a strong core of laity and if desired a mentor from the senior pastor of a large neighboring Nazarene church.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  • Passionate about community outreach and sharing the Gospel with unbelievers.
  • Open and accessible to all types of people, both in demeanor and communication style.
  • A strong educational background.
  • Ability to connect personally with a small but diverse congregation of all ages.
  • Strong teaching skills for spiritually mature people and unchurched people.
  • A young family with children would be advantageous in connecting with the community.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 6 Susan Road|Cape Elizabeth|ME|04107|US
CONTACT NAME : Dianne Yosua
CONTACT PHONE : (207) 799-3692
CONTACT EMAIL : office@capenazarene.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : Cape Elizabeth is a seaside town with fishermen, farmers, and a large number of professional people. It is a place of great beauty, great schools, and on average the wealthiest town in Maine (but with a wide distribution of incomes).

There is a lovely parsonage located on a dead end street in a neighborhood of young families a couple of miles from the church.

 

Wednesday
Apr202016

Pastor of Family Ministires: Longview Church of the Nazarene

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Pastor of Family Ministires
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION : Longview Church of the Nazarene is looking to fill the position of Pastor of Family Ministries. This full-time position would encompass ministry and outreach to students from birth to 18.

The pastor of Family Ministries would be responsible for the development and implementation of activities for children on Sunday mornings (Sunday School and Kid’s church) and for the teens Sunday and throughout the week. (Full job description available upon request).

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Bachelors or equivalent degree in ministry. Ordination completed or in process. Desire to outreach to the church and community of Longview, Washington.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Longview Church of the Nazarene
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 814 15th Ave|Longview|Washington|98632|US
CONTACT NAME : Michael Yost
CONTACT PHONE : (360) 560-0824
CONTACT EMAIL : pastormike@longviewnazarene.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : If interested, please email a resume to the contact listed above. A full job description will be supplied upon request.

 

Wednesday
Apr202016

Summer Camp Chaplain: Boy Scouts of America

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Summer camp chaplain at the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation, Boy Scouts of America, Bonner Springs, Kansas.
HOURS : Full-time
WAGE TYPE : Salary
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

General responsibilities:

Provide spiritual support, chapel services, and promotion of Duty to God aspects of the Scout Oath and Scout Law to youth and adults in camp, as well as youth and adult camp staff.

Provide the Director of the Reservation and Camp Directors with weekly, and more quickly as warranted, sensings and feedback on campers’ experiences and perceptions, and on camp staff morale, spiritual health and leadership climate. JOB REQUIREMENTS : The ideal candidate will be ordained, in a seminary/theology program for ordination, or a religious school educator. As a minimum, a candidate should have demonstrated experience in lay or professional youth work and ministry.

Be at least 21 years old, preferably over 25 years old.

May 31-August 6, 2016 (approximately 10 weeks).

$500 per week salary.

Live at camp or at home (or some of each).

Men or women may apply. Scouting experience not required.
COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 1100 Martinek Lane|Kansas City|KS|66111|US
CONTACT NAME : Russ Munyan
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 709-0300
CONTACT EMAIL : rsmunyan@gmail.com

Wednesday
Apr202016

Package Handler: UPS

POSITION/JOB TITLE : Package Handler
HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)
WAGE TYPE : Hourly (tuition reimbursement available as well - see additional comments below)
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCE : No educational minimum required

JOB DESCRIPTION : To unload and load parcels weighing up to 70 pounds each.

JOB REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to:
• Bend, stoop, crouch, squat, crawl, climb, stand, walk, and turn/pivot 􀂃 Part-time, 3-5 hours per day, 5 days per week
• Ability to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs
• Report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis
• Lift, lower, push, pull, leverage, and manipulate equipment and/or packages weighing up to 70 pounds • Lift and lower packages while “unloading” at a rate of 700 to 1,300 packages per hour and while “loading” at a rate of 500 to 1,200 packages per hour
• Assist in moving packages up to 150 pounds
• Grasp and maintain control of packages
• Read label information
• Lift packages to heights above the shoulder and lower packages to foot level as appropriate
• Perform tasks using simple hand grasping, fine hand manipulation and reach associated with assigned tasks such as paperwork, use of a computer or other data device, including hand-held scanners
• Operate powered equipment including extended belts and loading devices
• Have a sufficient ability to communicate, through sight, hearing, and/or otherwise, to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions
• Work at elevated heights, in enclosed spaces and on uneven walk surfaces
• Work in an environment with variable temperatures and humidity; exposure to dust, dirt, and noise; and confined work area
• Work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
• Demonstrate cognitive ability to follow directions and routines; work independently with appropriate judgment; exhibit spatial awareness; read words and numbers; concentrate, memorize, and recall; identify logical connections and determine sequence of response; and process up to 2-3 steps ahead
• Perform other functions that may be assigned

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : UPS COMPANY
EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 223 N. James St.|Kansas City|Kansas|66118|US
CONTACT NAME : Kimberly Jeter
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 573-4765
CONTACT EMAIL : kjeter@ups.com

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS :

  • Applications can be completed at www.upsjobs.com
  • Opportunity for tuition reimbursement: $2625/semester; $5250/year; $25,000 life time cap.
Monday
Apr182016

NTS: Circulation Assistant, Library

There is an opening in the Library at Nazarene Theological Seminary for the position of Circulation Assistant.

For a job description click here.

Potential candidtates should fill out an application and submit it to Human Resources. Applicaitons may be in the following formats:

Email : HR@nts.edu
Fax : 816-268-5500
Mail : ATTN Human Resources | Nazarene Theological Seminary| 1700 E. Meyer Blvd | Kansas City, MO 64131

Thursday
Apr142016

Director of Children's Ministries: Central United Methodist Church 

Central United Methodist Church is in search of our new Director of Children’s ministries and would like to share the opening with any potential graduating student who might be interested in full-time employment with us.

We would like to hire someone no later than August 1st and are open to an immediate hire.

Click here for information about our church, who we are looking for, and how to apply.