The Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is seeking nominations and applications for the senior vice president of Ministry Services. This position reports to the president of LCEF and is a member of the LCEF Cabinet. The senior vice president promotes the Ministry Services department as an integral part of the LCEF mission; develops and maintains relationships with internal and deployed staff, district vice presidents and other district personnel; provides leadership to the staff responsible for the various service areas; sets overall department objectives; coordinates the development of an integrated plan, and oversees the fulfillment of the ministry and business plan for the department; coordinates and evaluates service activities; and coordinates the internal communications, marketing, information technology, financial and administrative needs of the department.
Qualified nominees/applicants must be an active member of a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregation with the minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or other applicable discipline; a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience in management areas with a concentration in a service environment; a minimum of five years experience in a significant management role with accountability for achievement of financial and operational goals and in developing objectives and business plans; possess the ability to analyze and review financial and operational activities, noting significant fluctuations; have experience in the recruitment and management of senior staff; and must be adept in communication with an ability to lead and motivate staff.
Nominations should be submitted by May 31 to Barbara Ryan, Executive Director of Human Resources, at 1333 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122-7295; email@example.com; or fax: (314) 996-1121.
Posted May 3, 2005