Synod Staff

 

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Assistant to the Bishop for Shared Ministry

The Northeastern Iowa Synod has on opening for an Assistant to the Bishop for Shared Ministry. This role represents the Bishop throughout the synod and beyond, with an emphasis on strengthening the bonds of Christian community between congregations, rostered leaders, the NEIA Synod, and the ELCA. The person serving in this role will have primary responsibilities in mission support and development, leadership growth and renewal, and specialized ministry oversight, and will share in working with congregations in the call process. Someone on the Active Roster of the ELCA is preferred.

The right person will find joy and creativity in congregational stewardship, sharing the vision and ministry of the Northeastern Iowa Synod, and working to foster collaborative partnerships.

Download the position description and instructions to apply.

 

Assistant to the Bishop for Synod Administration

The Northeastern Iowa Synod is seeking the right person to serve an Assistant to the Bishop for Synod Administration. This role represents the Bishop throughout the synod and beyond, overseeing the successful administration of the synod office for the sake of accountability and in partnership with ELCA congregations of Northeastern Iowa. The person serving in this role will have primary responsibilities in oversight of the synod budget, office management, support staff coordination, assembly manager, communications, and governance documents. Administrative and supervisory experience is required.

If you are a detail-oriented person capable of overseeing a variety of tasks and want to work with a team dedicated to assist ELCA congregations, pastors, and deacons in Northeastern Iowa thrive, we invite you to apply.

Download the position description and instructions to apply.