The Presbytery of Carlisle seeks applicants for the new full-time position of Presbytery Leader for Governance and Congregational Leadership. This position serves alongside the Interim Executive Presbyter (and successor) and encompasses the role of the Stated Clerk along with responsibilities for cultivating new leadership models for the faithful, vital and sustainable witness of our congregations.
The Presbytery Leader for Governance and Congregational Leadership may be a Minister of Word and Sacrament or Ruling Elder of the PCUSA. Working with a coaching framework, this leader will bring curiosity, excellent listening skills, patience, and creativity to consultations with congregations, Sessions and pastors. Qualifications include strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and competence in the use of technology for communication and reporting. Not so much an ‘expert’ but an informed interpreter and guide, this leader will bring a strong working knowledge of the Book of Order and Roberts Rules of Order to lead with flexibility for ever-changing conditions, in alignment with the values and principles of our polity.
Read more and download a job description. Interested applicants may send a letter of interest along with Personal Information Form or resume summarizing skills, experience and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred applicant deadline is July 15, however the committee will continue receiving applications until the position is filled.