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Available July 1, 2020, Columbia International University is seeking Director of Christian Service Learning (CSL). The CSL Director oversees CIU’s Christian Service Learning experience, a non-credit ministry experience primarily for freshmen and sophomores. Students in CSL are required to attend a local church and serve in that church or in the community. The CSL Director also serves as a faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences.
SOME RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:
Develop and implement a comprehensive philosophy for Christian Service Learning at CIU and provide oversight and leadership for all aspects of CIU’s CSL program.
Actively engage with churches and other community organizations to develop service opportunities.
Teach two undergraduate courses per year as assigned, usually in the area of spiritual formation.
Interact with the Student Development office as appropriate to integrate Christian Service into the student experience at CIU.
SOME REQUIREMENTS ARE:
Thorough understanding of basic ministry skills and the experiential process by which students gain basic ministry competency.
Creative thinker: Adaptable to new ministry trends and strategies, particularly as associated with traditional college age students (e.g. evangelism, personal discipleship, and church relations).
Able to educate, encourage, and motivate students to serve, and to counsel them regarding ministry challenges.
Commitment to the mission and vision of CIU.
Ability to organize and oversee CIU’s annual church fair.
Ability to help students discover their spiritual gifts.
Ability to teach effectively at the college level.
Hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in a ministry-related discipline from an accredited institution.
Capable and committed to ongoing professional training/education as appropriate.
Experienced in local church ministry and/or college Christian Service programs.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience at the college level preferred.
Multicultural and/or international experience along with a basic understanding of cultural variances in ministry desired.
Blend of people-orientation and task-orientation.
CIU provides a benefits package that includes:
100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan;
401(k) plan with match opportunity;
100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
Long term disability insurance;
Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
Educational benefits are available.
Qualified candidates may access the full job description and complete the CIU Employment Application by going to the Employment page at www.ciu.edu. A link to the application is available at the bottom of the Employment Opportunities page.
About Columbia International University
The mission of CIU is to educate people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.