Outside Opportunities

To advertise your position openings on our web site, please e-mail the information to Careers. Be sure to include the position's title, contact information and a brief paragraph that describes qualification requirements and position responsibilities in the same format found below.

For all outside positions, you must contact the agency listed and not the ELCA Churchwide office. The ELCA Application for Employment form should only be used when applying for Churchwide office positions.

Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry, Minneapolis, MN
Executive Director

The Executive Director of Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry is accountable for all aspects of the organization and reports directly to the Board of Directors. S/He is the key spokesperson for the organization. The position is full-time. More information and instructions on how to apply for this position can be found at www.lutheranpartners.org. Posting closes on August 15, 2015

Ebenezer Lutheran Church of Columbia, SC
Director of Music Ministries (Full-time)

Ebenezer Lutheran Church seeks an experienced musician and worship leader to support the congregation in its worship and musical life. This person will work closely with the pastoral staff in planning and leading congregational worship; direct and/or supports all choral and instrumental groups; and serve as the Artistic Director for Ebenezer’s community music organization, Patrons and Friends of the Arts at Ebenezer. Exemplary organ and piano skills, choral directing experience, the ability to work collaboratively with others, and a desire to support spiritual growth among congregational members are essential. Competitive salary and benefits package. Full job description is available at our website, www.ebenezerlutheran.org. Applicants may submit a letter of introduction, resume and three references to Director Search Team, c/o Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1301 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, or to ELCsearch@zoho.com. Job Description available on line at www.ebenezerlutheran.org,
Posting closes on August 15, 2015

Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Sales & Service Specialist
Immediate Opening for 2 full-time employees and 4 part-time Home Agents

PURPOSE: This position is the first point of contact for our valued customers.  They help our customers with any and all inquiries regarding sales and service.  Most importantly they are responsible for building and maintaining strong customer relationships. It is the responsibility of the specialist to provide the ultimate customer experience, insuring sales and service levels are consistently exceeded.  TO APPLY:  Please send Cover Letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/.

A competitive benefits package is provided for all regular employees. The beautiful, corporate headquarters located in downtown Minneapolis employs approximately 140 employees while an additional 13 employees work out of our office in Canada.

Production Assistant - Sparkhouse Video
Immediate Opening

Team: Sparkhouse Video, Status: Flexible Part Time, Location: Minneapolis
PURPOSE: To provide assistance to the Video Production Manager in Sparkhouse, as well as other Sparkhouse managers as needed. Relationships Reports to: Video Production Manager, Sparkhouse Internal relationships with: Video team, marketing team, design team External relationships with: Film crews, copy editors, script authors.

Job Specifications: Commitment to Augsburg Fortress Publishers Mission, Vision, and Values. Bachelor’s degree, experience in video production preferred Strong technology skills being proficient in MS Office and Outlook Ability to proofread for spelling, grammar, and punctuation Exemplary administrative and organizational skills, being able to multitask and prioritize various projects to meet strict deadlines Flexibility and ability to problem solve in numerous situations Excellent oral and written communication skills, being highly professional in all communications Demonstrated sound decision making and using good judgment with minimal supervision.

Augsburg Fortress was recently recognized by Star Tribune with the Top Workplaces award for 2015. The beautiful, corporate headquarters located in downtown Minneapolis employs approximately 140 employees while an additional 30 are employed at our Distribution Center in Grove City, OH and Canada.

TO APPLY:  Please send Cover Letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/,
Posting closes on August 15, 2015

Youth and Family Director Bethlehem Lutheran Church (ELCA), Kalispell, MT
We are seeking a candidate to work together with staff, parents and volunteers to encourage, equip, mentor and guide youth in their faith journey as our Youth and Family Director. This is a newly expanded full-time position that will have responsibilities for K-12 youth and their families. The compensation is $25,000-$30,000 dependent on experience and includes benefits. A complete position description can be found at http://beth-luth.org. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to blckal@montanasky.us.
Posting closes on August 15, 2015

Director/Minister of Music
St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Waukesha, WI

Minister of Music
Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bangor, PA

Director of Operations
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church in Austin, TX

TX Office Administrator
Atascocita Lutheran Church, Humble, TX

Assistant to the Bishop for Stewardship
Northwestern Minnesota Synod ELCA 

Director of Children’s Ministry
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Austin, TX

INTERNATIONAL POSITIONS

Associate Pastor for Congregational Ministries, Paris, France
Start date: January 1, 2016

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested candidates should submit their application via email to  acpsearchcommittee@gmail.com no later than September 15, 2015.  Do NOT use the ELCA’s online application form to apply—we will not receive it. To be considered for the call, candidates must submit the APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS required directly to acpsearchcommittee@gmail.com. Download the Job description.
Application deadline: September 15, 2015