Job Openings

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Employment Application

Email: zanderson@greatplainsumc.org

Mail: 1116 Sherman Ave., Goodland, KS 67735

In Person: Monday-Thursday 8am-Noon


Church Custodian 

Position: Hourly, Part-time at 20 hr/week

Starting Compensation: $13/hr, possible raise available after 90-day review

Supervision: Pastor & Trustee Committee

We are looking for a proactive, efficient Church Custodian who possesses an understanding of proper cleaning methods and a respect for the religious and cultural beliefs of others. The Church Custodian will ensure that all publicly accessible areas of the church are clean and ready for other staff members and the congregation to use. You will make minor repairs, change light bulbs, vacuum, sweep, and scrub floors, sanitize surfaces, and restock items, such as toilet paper, paper towels, and other supplies. You may also maintain supply inventory, submit purchase requests, and assist with preparations for events, such as weddings or funerals. Setup for special event rentals and weddings may include additional compensation beyond hourly wages.

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Please address all questions to Rev. Zach Anderson at zanderson@greatplainsumc.org or 785-899-3631.


Office Manager

Position: Part-Time, 20 hrs/week

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

Compensation: $15,000/ year

Supervision: Pastor & Staff-Parish Relations Committee

Summary Job Description: The Office Manager oversees generally the work of the church office and on occasion may supervise the work of both paid office staff and/or volunteers who assist in the church office. The Office Manager oversees much of the communication of the church through correspondence, newsletter, and electronic tools. The Office Manager acts as the receptionist for the church and manages building use. The Office Manager supports the ministry of the church by acting as a personal secretary to the Senior Pastor and assisting other staff when appropriate.

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Please address all questions to Rev. Zach Anderson at zanderson@greatplainsumc.org or 785-899-3631.


Coordinator of Christian Education

Position: Part-Time, 20-25 hours per week

Starting Compensation: $18,000/year

Supervision: Pastor & Staff-Parish Relations Committee

Job Summary:

The position provides leadership and oversight for the Goodland UMC’s children and youth ministries. The Coordinator of Christian Education is responsible for developing, championing, and implementing efforts to connect children and youth with faith development opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Able to motivate and inspire volunteers.
  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Enjoy working as a member of a team.
  • Able to handle change.
  • Able to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision; a ‘self-starter’, highly-motivated, flexible, efficient.
  • Strong communication and administrative skills.
  • Ability to use computers and social media.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a plan and vision for the church’s children and youth ministries, including regular education opportunities and occasional special events.
  • Recruit and train volunteers for all programs.
  • Research and provide curriculum and resources for programs.
  • Coordinate nursery care for Sunday mornings.
  • Work with Discipleship Committee (or equivalent) to develop and implement a plan to multiply participation in children, youth, and family activities.
  • Publicize children and youth activities through all available media.
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Coordinate with Pastor and other staff to ensure overall vision of congregation is lived out in Christian Education.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please address all questions to Rev. Zach Anderson at zanderson@greatplainsumc.org or 785-899-3631.

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