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Current Openings within the Academy, General Church, & Bryn Athyn College

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Current employment opportunities at the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools are available by visiting here.

Posted 8-27-2020

 

Pittsburgh Part time position 2020-2021

 

The Pittsburgh New Church School is accepting applications for a part-time Orton-Gillingham language arts teaching position for the 2020-2021 school year. The successful applicant will be responsible to cover or assist in the teaching of language art courses including reading, writing, spelling and grammar instruction in the elementary grades (1-6) for approximately 3 hours each day, 5 days a week for a total of 15-20 hours per week.  Additional duties include attendance at faculty meetings, student progress monitoring, report cards and assessments, as well as participation in designated school events.

 

Minimum requirements for applicants are: 1.) a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in elementary education and or special education. 2.) Extensive training or certification in an Orton-Gillingham based approach to reading 3.) teaching or tutoring experience. 4.) a willingness to teach content in light of the Christian teachings of the New Church. We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys working with children in grades 1-6 and would like to join a committed team of colleagues.

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and two references to the attention of Cyndi Glenn at the following e-mail address:  principal@pittsburghnewchurchschool.org

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled (possible deadline is September 10th)

Posted 9-1-2020

 

Wedding Coordinator, Part-Time (10 hours/week)

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

The Bryn Athyn Church is currently seeking a Wedding Coordinator to manage all wedding events at the historic Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral, this position is responsible for scheduling all weddings in the Bryn Athyn Cathedral, working with couples who wish to get married in the Bryn Athyn Cathedral to ensure they meet New Church requirements for their wedding, communicating with General Church ministers who will facilitate couple preparation sessions and wedding ceremonies, and working with facilities personnel, the music coordinator, General Church staff, and wedding vendors to ensure each wedding event is successful.

This part-time position will average approximately 10 hours per week, ranging from 5-20 hours in any given week. The position requires strong organizational skills, administrative and bookkeeping skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with various stakeholders. A background in event planning and/or wedding planning and coordination is preferred.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of experience in event planning or wedding coordination
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

Posted 8-21-2020

 

Engagement Coordinator, Part-Time (8-16 hours/week)

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

The General Church is currently seeking an Engagement Coordinator to identify potential new members and invite them to become more involved in life of the Church.

Position Overview

 

Reporting to the Advancement Manager of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, and working in close coordination with the Director of Outreach, the Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for identifying, connecting with, and engaging potential new members of the General Church through a series of targeted communications and in coordination with related Church programs. This position will identify potential new members through various channels, including people who have previously been in contact with the Church, previous attendees and graduates of New Church schools and Bryn Athyn College, and community members who may be seeking a closer relationship with God. The Engagement Coordinator will then help potential new members to become involved in various Church programs and in the life of the General Church at the society or local level, and connect them to the General Church Outreach office. A measured outcome for this position will be the number of new members who join each year.

This position requires a strong knowledge of communication platforms and techniques, religious outreach practices, program coordination, and community relations.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Communications or a related discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience in communications or program coordination/management
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing
  • Strong knowledge of social media standards and effective strategies for online communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

 

 

Posted 8-21-2020

 

Communications Manager

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

 

The General Church is currently seeking a Communications Manager to establish and oversee the organization's communications strategy.

 

Position Overview.

 

Reporting to the Advancement Director of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, the Communications Manager is responsible for establishing a communications strategy and methodology that will support ongoing, two-way communications among different constituents, including General Church leadership, congregational leaders and members, General Church employees, volunteers, and the broader public.

 

Specific objectives for this position include: (1) centralizing efforts to promote our organizational values and inform and influence key audiences on General Church teachings and life applications; (2) providing ongoing updates/information about General Church initiatives and the work of GC leadership to members and other stakeholders; (3) establishing effective feedback mechanisms to ensure ongoing two-way communications with GC leadership;(4) defining organizational best practices for communications and public relations and creating processes and tools to help congregations and other groups to communicate effectively while aligning with best practices.

 

This position requires a strong technical knowledge of communication platforms and techniques, including social media, video production, etc., as well as extensive strategic knowledge to define organizational best practices and identify when to apply different communications approaches based on audience preferences and situational needs.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Establish and oversee communication strategy: identify communication stakeholders; establish organizational best practices and protocols related to communications and public relations; work with senior leadership to define messaging around General Church values and teachings and ongoing communications related to GC initiatives; establish feedback channels for effective two-way communications; serve as a Change Leader to help guide employees and other stakeholders through organizational change.
  • Communications design and development: write and edit organizational communications; develop informational material targeted to specific stakeholders; design/develop website and social media postings; develop presentation slides and collateral materials, design/develop newsletters, mass emails, appeal letters and correspondence.
  • Budgeting and day-to-day management: define the annual budget related to communications and public relations for the General Church; work with congregations and other stakeholders to identify communications needs; centralize the communications budget and manage day-to-day operations.
  • Proofreading/editing and communications reviews: review communications materials and submissions for consistency in messaging and alignment to overall communications strategies, grammar, punctuation, and writing style.
  • Crisis Management: serve as the organizational lead in establishing crisis management protocols, identifying stakeholders, forming a crisis response team, training team members on crisis management protocols and public relations steps, formulating organizational responses to crises, and managing all aspects of communication related to crises.
  • Contribute as a member of the General Church leadership team

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles in corporate or non-profit communications
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing
  • Strong knowledge of social media standards and effective strategies for online communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

 

Posted 9-14-2020

 

Course Materials Manager

 

Bryn Athyn College has a temporary, part-time position available for an Course Materials Manager. This position offers an average of 15 hours/wk from 9/28/20-4/2/21, with the potential for continued employment beyond that (with scope and duration of assignment to be determined). The hours are generally flexible and most work can be conducted remotely, except for the weeks in the beginning and middle of academic terms when course materials management work is at a peak. Responsibilities include the management of course materials data, including collecting information from faculty, publishing requirements and costs on the website, assisting students in acquiring their materials, and management of existing textbook inventory. This position also includes the establishment of a virtual bookstore, including developing a proposal, identifying a partner, coordinating the interface with other relevant offices on campus, and implementing the virtual bookstore project. Candidates must have proven communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented, have the ability to work independently, be proficient using MS Word and Excel, and have a consistently professional demeanor. Prior experience coordinating course materials at the college level preferred.

 

Applicants are invited to submit a resume, letter of interest, and professional reference list to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu . Application deadline: 9/21/20.

Posted 9-2-2020

 

College Office Administrative Asst

 

Bryn Athyn College has a temporary, part-time position available for an Administrative Asst in the College Office. This on-campus position offers 15 hours/wk from 9/21/20-3/4/21 to help cover two upcoming leave of absences.  Hours worked must be within Mon-Fri and between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, with some flexibility available in establishing a specific work schedule. Responsibilities include processing transcript requests, paying invoices, Chapel tracking, collecting course syllabi and evaluations, filing, answering phones, emails, and walk-up inquiries, and other duties as assigned.  Candidates must have proven customer service, communication, and organizational skills, be proficient using MS Word and Excel, and have a consistently professional demeanor. 

 

Applicants are invited to submit a resume, letter of interest, and professional reference list to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu .

 

Poseter 8-27-2020

 

Executive Assistant

 

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for a remote, part-time Executive Assistant to support the President and various cabinet members, to include the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Human Resources.  Scheduled hours will be 20 hrs/wk. Responsibilities may include answering/transferring calls and taking messages; scheduling appointments, interviews, and meetings; processing monthly credit card reconciliations; writing letters; scanning and filing confidential documents; processing bills; and creating/updating annual leases for College tenants. Qualifications include dependability; ability to work independently and remotely; calm, professional demeanor; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; proficiency with MS Office Suite (to include MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook email and calendar, and Excel); working knowledge of Teams and Zoom; proven customer service and communication skills; and comfort, confidentiality, and professionalism in interacting with guests, donors, students, alumni, trustees, and employees at all levels. Prior work experience in an educational environment preferred. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.