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Personnel Bulletin

Updated April 16, 2014

The Personnel Information and Referral Bulletin is a service of Lutheran Services in America. Information for publication may be submitted to LSA, Personnel Bulletin, 100 Maryland Ave NE, Ste 500, Washington DC 20002; 202-499-5836 (phone); 202-544-0890 (fax); lsa@lutheranservices.org (e-mail). Please review the Personnel Bulletin Guidelines before submitting an ad for posting.

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NOTE: "Date" refers to posting date. All positions remain posted in the Personnel Bulletin for a period of three months (unless we are notified that a vacancy has been filled).

04/16/2014 – Vice President of Development, Lutheran Services in America, Washington, DC – Lutheran Services in America is seeking a Vice President of Development to oversee the organization’s fundraising program and serve as a strategic leader. The VP, Development will work closely with the CEO, peers on the leadership team and a range of stakeholders across the Board of Directors and membership to develop and execute successful strategies for increasing fundraising capacity to support the initiatives of a new strategic plan that will provide an unprecedented level of connection and value to the members. This position is full-time and located in LSA’s national office in Washington, DC, directly across from the U.S. Capitol Building, and will report to the President & CEO of Lutheran Services in America. This is an exciting opportunity for a development professional who is motivated to build a strategic development framework with a successful fundraising program at an elating period of growth under its new President and CEO. For more information about the position and its requirements,  please click here. Lutheran Services in America has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. To apply for this position, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Liz Lombard at https://koya.refineapp.com/jobPosting/apply/714.

04/15/2014 – Consulting Opportunity: 21st Century Lutheran Education Consultant, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO – Lutheran Foundation is hiring a professional consultant to conduct the in-depth research needed to help this task force develop a vision and concrete plan for a healthy, thriving Lutheran Christian education network/system in the St. Louis region.  This person will work collaboratively with various stakeholders throughout the Lutheran and broader Christian community to secure input, explore ideas, and critically examine opportunities.  The research conducted will not only look at the present, but also anticipate future trends and needs of Lutheran Christian schools.  All ideas will be explored and creative, “out of the box” thinking, will be encouraged throughout the process. It is anticipated that the consultant will complete the work and present recommendations and possible models (including financials, action areas and feasibility) to the Lutheran Christian education community by June 2015. For a full job description please click here. Please submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, May 9, 2014 to the following address: Ann L. Vazquez, President/CEO, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, 8860 Ladue Road, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63124, No faxes or emails please; no phone inquiries. The cover letter should highlight your specific experience in strategically working with Lutheran schools or other similar projects and should highlight your qualifications that address the project as outlined above.

04/15/2014 – Executive Director, Lutheran Crossings Enhanced Living, Moorestown, NJ – Lutheran Crossings Enhanced Living at Moorestown, a division of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, is seeking a dynamic individual for its Executive Director position. The incumbent will lead and direct the overall operations of the facility in accordance with the mission and strategic plan of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey. Duties include the following: Developing, implementing, and monitoring strategic plan and associated policies, procedures and programs to ensure achievement of business objectives. Developing and implementing annual financial budget, in collaboration with Finance. Demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide service to the resident. This requires the ability to obtain and interpret information, to identify age-specific needs, and to provide service as needed. For the full job description and instructions on applying for the position, please click hereFor more information about Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, please visit our website at www.lsmnj.org.

04/15/2014 – Evaluation & Learning Associate, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO – Lutheran Foundation is committed to meeting the needs of our community by investing in effective organizations and programs that show measurable impact on the lives of hurting people.  The Evaluation and Learning Associate is responsible for promoting an organizational learning culture, improving Foundation effectiveness, and helping organizations obtain better outcomes.  The Associate provides in-depth analytical support in evaluating the effectiveness of the Foundation’s program/grant-making activities and makes recommendations to improve grantmaking performance, while teaming with other Foundation staff to facilitate organizational learning through this process.  The Associate serves as a trainer, facilitator, and technical assistant to grant applicants and grantees to increase their understanding and support their active use of evaluation and effective program models. For a full job description please click here. Please submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, April 18, 2014 to the following address: Ann L. Vazquez, President/CEO, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, 8860 Ladue Road, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63124, No faxes or emails please; no phone inquiries.  The cover letter should highlight your experience in working with congregations and/or faith-based organizations, either in a professional or volunteer capacity.

04/15/2014 – President & Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Homes Society, Toledo, Ohio – Lutheran Homes Society, a $67 million multi-service, multi-site social ministry organization in Toledo, OH, seeks an innovative, collaborative and visionary President & CEO to lead its community.  Reporting to the Board, responsibilities include providing strategic leadership with an eye toward growth opportunities and expansion of services to the communities it serves, and maintaining the high level of client satisfaction, employee engagement, commitment to quality, and dedication to the Christian mission upon which the organization was founded. Minimum ten years of senior leadership experience within a high quality, service oriented multi-site aging/health and human services setting, accompanied by an understanding of the challenges faced by a ministry of the Church.  A master’s degree is preferred.  Expressions of interest/recommendations may be directed to: Elizabeth Feltner, Deffet Group, Inc., email: admin@deffetgroup.com.

04/15/2014 – Raiser’s Edge Database Administrator/Donor Database Specialist, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois, River Forest, IL – Responsible for daily gift processing and timely donor gift acknowledgement in addition to the full oversight vision, strategy and integrity of the Raiser’s Edge donor database, ensuring that the organization is effectively soliciting its entire prospect and donor populations. S/he ensures that all gift and constituent data is collected, stored and properly used by members of the organization and determines how to best translate stored data into usable, actionable information for the formation and execution of fundraising strategies and metrics. Requirements: BA/BS with at least 5 years of related experience. Min. 2 years experience as a high-level user or database manager of the Raiser’s Edge w/ Crystal Reports experience. Strong knowledge of the overall fundraising process. You must be able to effectively communicate with staff in all departments using strong written and oral communication skills. Available until filled. E-mail resume/cover letter to: Marylyn_Rodgers@lcfs.org.

04/01/2014 – Vice President, Finance and Administration, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN The Luther Seminary Board of Directors invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (Vice President). The Vice President is the chief financial officer of the seminary and reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the president. The Vice President provides leadership, oversight, and stewardship for all aspects of the seminary’s financial resources while ensuring absolute institutional integrity on fiscal and human resource matters. The Vice President oversees Finance, Information Technology, and Facilities, including physical plant and public safety, bookstore, and dining service. Please submit nominations, applications, and expressions of interest to Cynthia Barth, Managing Director, Diversified Search, at LutherSem-VPFA@divsearch.com. Submit by April 14, 2014 for best consideration.

04/01/2014 – Executive Director, Lutheran Charities, Eastern Pennsylvania The Executive Director of the new Lutheran Charities will work closely with Lutheran Charities' charter organizations, donors, and Lutheran congregations throughout the area to build and launch a cutting-edge, donor-centric fundraising organization that will advance the mission of these charter organizations. With the Board and other partners as appropriate, he/she will be responsible for building on the design team's long and short-term plans for the organization, developing and implementing benchmarks to achieve these goals, and working to secure the necessary resources (monetary and otherwise) to accomplish the organization's purpose. For the full position description click here http://ministrylink.org/equipping/jobs/executive-director/. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to Executive Director edposition@lutherancharities.org. Review of applications will begin May 5, 2014.

03/17/2014 – Kansas Adult Care Administrator, Bethany Home, Lindsborg, KS – Bethany Home is accepting applications for a Kansas Adult Care Administrator.  Bethany Home is a faith based Lutheran long term care facility, assisted living facility and independent living community, located in Lindsborg, KS. Successful candidate must be of the Lutheran faith, hold a current Kansas Adult Care Administrator’s License, and have a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in gerontology, business, sociology or related field, with at least 5 years’ experience in the Long-term care industry.  Pay is competitive with the industry and commensurate with experience.  Resumes may be submitted to Andrea Johnson, Bethany Home, 321 N. Chestnut, Lindsborg, KS. 67456, or by email at ajohnson@bethanyhome.com.    

03/17/2014 – Chief Integrity Officer, MOSAIC, Omaha, NE – MOSAIC provides a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities. We are now seeking a Chief Integrity Officer. Provides leadership and oversight of the organization's compliance program, in addition to risk management, internal audit and integrity departments to ensure that internal control systems are in place. BA in business administration, finance or related field. JD desirable. Five years min. in a SVP/Compliance role within a healthcare organization, with HIPAA, risk management and internal audit experience. Must be willing to relocate to Omaha, NE. Submit resume to yvette.gillett@mosaicinfo.org.

03/02/2014 – Senior Living Community Campus Pastor, Clifton, TX – Lutheran Sunset Ministries, a senior living community located in Clifton, Texas, is seeking a full time Senior Living Community Campus Pastor.  Lutheran Sunset Ministries has been serving this central Texas community for 60 years and includes a 128 bed nursing home, 24 assisted living apartments, 54 independent living units and 150 employees.  The Campus Pastor works with our interdisciplinary team to provide spiritual support and guidance to all people in our ministry.  Qualifications include ordination as a Pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America or a full communion partner church body, excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work in a community of diverse faiths, and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively, independently and energetically.  If you are interested in this opportunity and working with our team, please direct inquiries or resumes to Lutheran Sunset Ministries, P.O. Box 71, Clifton, TX  76634, and Attention:  Vicki Bernhardt, Director of Human Resources, or vbernhardt@lutheransunset.org.  LSM is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

02/19/2014 – Executive Director, Luther Oaks Continuing Care Retirement Community, Illinois – Luther Oaks Continuing Care Retirement Community, A Lutheran Life Community, seeks a dynamic leader to serve in the role as Executive Director in the Bloomington, IL community. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Executive Director is instrumental in carrying out our mission contributing to the vision and strategic plan of Luther Oaks as well as Lutheran Life Communities by empowering vibrant, grace-filled living across all generations. This position is responsible for the overall administrative, management and operation of Luther Oaks, which includes; memory support, assisted living, independent living and the future skilled care community. This person will also plan, organize, budget and control the services provided to ensure the highest level of care commensurate with fiscal responsibility. Candidate will need a valid Illinois Administrator’s license as well as a Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university; or seven to ten years related experience in Senior Living Administration. At least 3 years of supervisory experience is requested with demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets. Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents along with effective team building skills, organizational and staff development. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to mphillips@lulife.org or visit our website at www.lutheroaks.org to submit an online application.

02/19/2014 – Health Care Personnel, Lutheran Global Health Volunteers, Varies – Lutheran Global Health Volunteers seeks active or retired health care personnel, currently licensed/accredited with experience that matches requests from Lutheran partner health ministries. Short-term volunteers in Liberia, Tanzania, and India will help bridge access to quality care for many facing barriers created by poverty and shortages of providers. Doctors, nurses, therapists, dentists, hospital administrators, health educators and others are in demand. To volunteer or request more information contact Ruth Reko, 800.638.3522 x. 2655 or LutheranHealth@elca.org. Volunteer applications are available online at www.ELCA.org/LutheranGlobalHealthVolunteers.

02/19/2014 – Spiritual Ministries Consultant, Good Samaritan Society, Sioux Falls, SD – To assist in supporting and directing the Society's spiritual program and to help residents, clients and staff members grow in their Christian faith by proclaiming in word and deed the Good News of God’s love in Jesus Christ.  Accountability for complying with all related laws and regulations pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society’s Corporate Compliance Program. To apply for this position, please visit http://www.good-sam.com/index.php/careers/.

02/03/2014 – Vice President, Finance, Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster, MD – Carroll Lutheran Village (CLV), a progressive, growing, nationally accredited Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Westminster, MD, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vice President of Finance. Our ideal candidate will have strong accounting, finance, communication, and interpersonal skills; a Master’s degree in a related field, and 10 + years of senior finance management experience in not-for-profit long term care, including at least 5 years’ in a leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. In this position you will provide strong leadership for all aspects of the finance function and play a key role as we finance and build a second facility. We are conveniently located with an easy commute from Baltimore, counties in central MD and communities in southern PA. CLV offers an excellent total compensation package including contributions to our 403(b) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD and Life Insurance, generous PTO, use of our beautiful fitness facility and pool, and an exceptional environment for both residents and staff. Please apply online, including salary requirements, at www.clvillage.org.

**Next issue update: May 1, 2014


LSA Employment Opportunities
 

Vice President of Development, Washington DC – Lutheran Services in America  Lutheran Services in America is seeking a Vice President of Development to oversee the organization’s fundraising program and serve as a strategic leader. The VP, Development will work closely with the CEO, peers on the leadership team and a range of stakeholders across the Board of Directors and membership to develop and execute successful strategies for increasing fundraising capacity to support the initiatives of a new strategic plan that will provide an unprecedented level of connection and value to the members. This position is full-time and located in LSA’s national office in Washington, DC, directly across from the U.S. Capitol Building, and will report to the President & CEO of Lutheran Services in America. This is an exciting opportunity for a development professional who is motivated to build a strategic development framework with a successful fundraising program at an elating period of growth under its new President and CEO. For more information about the position and its requirements please click here. Lutheran Services in America has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. To apply for this position, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Liz Lombard at https://koya.refineapp.com/jobPosting/apply/714

 
 
 
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