Associate Rector for Outreach & Congregational Development
Classification 
Non-exempt: Reports to Rector of Parish

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis seeks an energetic priest or transitional deacon to share in leadership of a resourced, vital urban parish of about 350 households. The Associate Rector will have primary responsibility for extensive outreach programs on the parish campus, as well as leadership in our parish witness to justice and advocacy in Indianapolis and beyond. The Associate Rector, like all clergy at Trinity, will also be a generalist, engaging in preaching, teaching and evangelism in the parish, with a particular eye towards liturgy, new-member incorporation, and community connections.

Trinity Episcopal Church, founded first in 1919 as Church of the Advent in the heart of midtown Indianapolis, is a diverse and dynamic church with a passion for outreach, music, and liturgy as well as an engaged heart for justice. Our parish life blends love for ancient and beautiful liturgical traditions with a desire to put faith into action. Trinity is a thriving center for community services; we sustain vital community partnerships while creating new initiatives that respond to critical social needs. Over the decades, Trinity Episcopal Church has founded St. Richard’s Episcopal School (a preK-8 independent school of 360 students); a weekly Sunday Dinner ministry, and an early learning center dedicated to serving mixed-income families. In addition, the campus houses a residential facility for teen mothers, a Horizons program, a food pantry, and a legal clinic. We have a vital refugee welcome ministry and are currently in the process of developing Trinity Haven, the only dedicated residential facility for LGBTQ homeless teens in the state of Indiana.

Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the Rector, staff, parishioners, and wider community are essential to this position. We seek a colleague who is warm, generous, flexible, imaginative, curious, and humorous, with a passion for Jesus Christ, experience with diverse populations, and strong liturgical and preaching skills. We seek someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, organizing or management experience, and fresh ideas about the Church of the 21st century.

Trinity is passionate about diversity. We encourage people of color and LGBTQ individuals to apply for this position.

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Director of Finance and Administration

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Trinity Episcopal Church, an endowed, vibrant, growing parish in Indianapolis, IN, seeks a warm and welcoming administrator to be our Director of Finance and Administration. The Director of Finance and Administration will have primary responsibility for the business affairs of the parish—with oversight over all matters pertaining to finances, facilities, human resources, information technology and office administration. He/she will uphold Trinity’s values of mission-focused hospitality, stewardship, service, communication, and respect for all.

The Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Rector of the parish. His/her direct reports will include the Director of Facilities, Finance Administrator and a shared Administrative Assistant. The Director of Finance and Administration will also have HR oversight over contract security, IT, and nursery personnel.

Trinity is passionate about diversity. Persons of color and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Bachelor’s degree (in management or finance preferred); five years of management experience. Strong skills in communications and human relations, problem solving, financial management, and organizational management. Experience with not-for-profits and/or churches with budgets in excess of 1M will be valued, as will be experience with fundraising. A high emotional intelligence will be critical in order to be successful in this role.

FLSA: Exempt
Start Date: Mid-May, 2018

To Apply: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to [email protected] no later than March 19.

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