Current Employment Opportunities at Cottonwood

Closing Date: December 7, 2018

CLC Associate Director
Cottonwood Leadership College

 

Work schedule: Monday – Friday (exact hours TBD)
Some regular evening shifts and some weekends will be required. 
Reporting to: Garrett Sederholm

Job Summary:

Working with the oversight of the CLC Executive Director, the CLC Associate Director oversees the overall operations and development of various departments within CLC. This includes operations, academics, business development, student life and marketing for CLC. This position assumes the responsibility of applying vision for the college that is congruent with the vision of Cottonwood Church.

This role is both pastoral and academic in nature and will require that a person be able to manage, care for, and develop a team and teach/disciple students of various generations. This person must be passionate about CLC, discipleship, developing leaders for the local church and helping people get enrolled at CLC for the purpose of doing what they are called to do in ministry.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

In coordination with CLC Executive Director:

Oversee Program, Instructor, and Curriculum Development

    • Development of overall student life, academics, and general college programs that are congruent with the culture of Cottonwood Church.

Oversee Business Development/Budget, Operations and Marketing Departments

    • This involves overseeing a team of people that operate in each department.

Teach CLC Courses and engage in discipling/mentoring relationships with students as needed.

Job Skills & Requirements

      • Not a novice; have a strong, growing walk with the Lord, evidenced by a deep love for Jesus Christ and others.
      • Has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and preferably some graduate level education.
      • An attitude of being faithful, available, and teachable.
      • A person of prayer and discernment (very necessary when working with the alumni and students).
      • A person of integrity.
      • Is able to teach.
      • Ability to “trouble shoot” and solve problems quickly and effectively.
      • 2-3 years supervisory training/experience preferred.
      • 2-3 years academic experience preferred.
      • 4-5 years of active involvement in ministry in the local church.

Send resume or letter of interest to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Please send resumes to resumes@cottonwood.org.

Closing Date: May 8, 2018

Work week: Wednesday – Sunday; Monday & Tuesday off
Full time hourly position. Must be available to work all weekends and special events. 

Job Summary:

Supervise all activities and ministries that pertain to the Early Childhood facilities, and care for the children. This supervision entails direct oversight and proper coordination of teams for these ages during all services and other scheduled events.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee assigned classrooms for services ensuring the children learn about Jesus in an age appropriate, fun and exciting way.
  • Oversee curriculum, literature, crafts and other resources that are used in the classrooms.
  • Invest in relationships with parents of children in the program, partnering with them in teaching biblical principles to their children.
  • Invest in the growth of teachers and volunteers in assigned classrooms, equipping them as leaders and skills needed.
  • Collaborate & oversee gatherings/events for assigned age group with Lead Directors.
  • Actively grow the volunteer team by recruiting, and enlisting people who have a passion to see children grow the knowledge of the Bible & Jesus.
  • Consistently monitor classrooms and play area for safe and appropriate toys for each room.
  • Set goals, work out schedules to ensure classroom are adequately staffed for services.
  • Ensure that appropriate safety and security procedures are established and followed in the department; this includes criminal background checks for volunteers, training on child abuse and protection, health issues, and other procedures to ensure safety and security of children in the department’s care.
  • Research and implement needs and trends in early childhood development and education in classrooms.
  • Purchase and maintain supplies, snacks, drinks, etc. Ensure that the rooms are stocked at all times.
  • Inspect equipment and supplies; purchase and discard items as necessary.
  • Schedule all volunteers and help find substitute caregivers when necessary.
  • Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and appropriate manner.

Job Skills & Requirements

  • Attend children’s weekly/weekend services to maintain solid relationships with children, parents and volunteers
  • Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree and/or 5 -7+ years progressively responsible, related background, including early childhood development training
  • PC (word processing, spreadsheet, database) capabilities
  • A vibrant and growing personal commitment to Jesus
  • Supportive of other church staff and volunteers
  • Committed to vision, values, and beliefs of the church
  • Demonstrates evidence of a Christ-like attitude in words and actions
  • Loves children and demonstrates patience in dealing with them
  • Problem solving
  • Planning & organizing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to interact at all levels
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Budgeting

 

Closing Date: April 30, 2018

Department: Information Technology

Work week: Monday – Friday, some weekends as needed

Job Summary:

The Information Technology Generalist is responsible for managing complex systems and solutions via integration of a broad spectrum of individual hardware and software technologies. Performs administrative and technical procedures on information systems and maintains documentation. Delivery of customer support services including installation, troubleshooting, user assistance, and training.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support of workstations and laptops and technical guidance for staff.
  • Facilitate user access of Information Technology resources.
  • Implement security policies and protocols of the department.
  • Assist with user account administration, file rights management and backup/recovery policies and procedures.
  • Configure and maintain network devices, server hardware, operating systems and associated services.
  • Ensure security of network assets.
  • Maintain familiarity with installed software standards and procedures and provide technical guidance to other staff.
  • All other assignments requested as needed by the Information Technology Director and/or General Manager.

These duties are not exclusive and with consideration of the job requirements and employee’s skills, this job description can be added to or taken away from at the discretion of the employee’s immediate supervisor.

Job Skills & Requirements:

  • Understand, agree with and support the statement of faith, vision, culture, and direction of Cottonwood Church.
  • Solid, very mature Christian
  • Integrity, honesty and reliability
  • Independent judgment and discretion
  • Technical capability
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Mac and iOS environments
  • Business acumen
  • Strategic thinking
  • Customer focus
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Motivated, detail oriented, able to take initiative
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor as well as a professional appearance
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Ability to interact professionally with staff at all levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion
  • Working knowledge of network structure, security and function
  • Ability to plan, install and manage physical network wiring
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call as needed
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on follow through
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make decisions under pressure
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience a plus

 

Please send resumes to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Closing Date: March 30, 2018

Work week: Full time Exempt – schedule to be discussed with Stream Leader.
Must be available to work weekend services.
Days off: Monday & Tuesday.

Job Summary:

The Media Production Manager oversees the Media Production Department, which manages the design, and content of all church generated graphics, social media, websites, and mobile apps. This person develops and executes tactics that help ensure a cohesive presentation of Cottonwood’s values and production standards into the design, creation, and implementation of all media content.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage all Media Production staff and team member positions.
  • Implement quality assurance mechanisms for Media Production.
  • Coordinate and assign tasks for the creation of media content.
  • Coordinate the implementation of marketing campaigns utilizing Media Production content.
  • Manage and maintain all graphic and printing supplies and equipment.
  • Manage and maintain media content archives.
  • Manage the scheduling and training of Media Production team members.
  • Recruit personnel for all Media Production team positions.
  • Oversee and implement Leadership Development practices for Media Production team members.
  • Serve on Production teams during Church Services.

Key Attributes

  • Understand, agree with and support the statement of faith, vision, culture, and direction Cottonwood Church.
  • Solid assurance of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.
  • Strong, growing walk with the Lord, evidence by a deep love for Jesus Christ and others.
  • Desire to serve staff and leadership with the gifts, ability, and talents which God has given you.
  • An attitude of being faithful, available, and teachable.
  • Knowledge and experience with the functions and operations of creative development and design for graphics, web, social media, and device applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of marketing strategies.
  • Knowledge and experience in supervision and management.
  • Up to date with industry leading software including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects.
  • Above average written and spoken communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building, employee coaching, and development skills.
  • Management experience in a team-oriented workplace.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic budgeting and accounting principles & practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to Stream and Church Leadership.
  • General knowledge of various employment laws, practices, and employee relations.
  • Evidence of the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational management skills.

Please send resumes to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Closing Date: March 30, 2018

Department: Information Technology

Work week: Monday – Friday, some weekends as needed

Job Summary:

The Information Technology Generalist is responsible for managing complex systems and solutions via integration of a broad spectrum of individual hardware and software technologies. Performs administrative and technical procedures on information systems and maintains documentation. Delivery of customer support services including installation, troubleshooting, user assistance, and training.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support of workstations and laptops and technical guidance for staff.
  • Facilitate user access of Information Technology resources.
  • Implement security policies and protocols of the department.
  • Assist with user account administration, file rights management and backup/recovery policies and procedures.
  • Configure and maintain network devices, server hardware, operating systems and associated services.
  • Ensure security of network assets.
  • Maintain familiarity with installed software standards and procedures and provide technical guidance to other staff.
  • All other assignments requested as needed by the Information Technology Director and/or General Manager.

These duties are not exclusive and with consideration of the job requirements and employee’s skills, this job description can be added to or taken away from at the discretion of the employee’s immediate supervisor.

Job Skills & Requirements:

  • Understand, agree with and support the statement of faith, vision, culture, and direction of Cottonwood Church.
  • Solid, very mature Christian
  • Integrity, honesty and reliability
  • Independent judgment and discretion
  • Technical capability
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Mac and iOS environments
  • Business acumen
  • Strategic thinking
  • Customer focus
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Motivated, detail oriented, able to take initiative
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor as well as a professional appearance
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Ability to interact professionally with staff at all levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion
  • Working knowledge of network structure, security and function
  • Ability to plan, install and manage physical network wiring
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call as needed
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on follow through
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make decisions under pressure
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience a plus

 

Please send resumes to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Closing Date: March 29, 2018

Department: Facilities

Temporary Assignment, 8-10 months – Project Based

Work week: Monday – Friday, 30-35 hours/week

Job Summary:

Ensure the effective day-to-day intricate operation of the building project by providing administrative support to Facilities Director.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide high level administrative support
  • Process billing, turn over to AP, track payments received by vendor
  • Organize and maintain files by vendor or trade
  • Communicate with vendors
  • Manage Lien Releases
  • Manage project software and other general admin duties
  • Set daily schedule from information supplied
  • Attend meetings and memorialize for future reference
  • Produce running summary of payouts, change orders, Request for information and Request for Proposal
  • Hands on support with the day-to-day administrative duties as provided by the Facilities Director

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Christ-centered behavior (i.e. treating people with dignity, respect, compassion, and integrity at all times)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Strong skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Internet, and Email usage
  • Problem solving
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, strong work ethics, work independently
  • Skilled in time management, problem solver, ability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Planning & organizing
  • Ability to interact at all levels
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Budgeting

Please send resumes to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Closing Date: April 23, 2018

Department: Services – Hospitality

Work Week: Wednesday – Sunday

Job Summary: 

The Bookstore Manager provides leadership and oversight over the Bookstores (including Cottonwood en Español Bookstore), and ministry event retail support. Along with meeting financial objectives and department goals, responsibilities include ensuring the ambiance of the Bookstore fosters the Cottonwood culture and excellent hospitality.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the daily retail operations of the bookstore(s), while pursuing optimal operations and exceptional hospitality standards during all church services, and ministry events.
  • Maintain and pursue vendor relationships that maximize the quality of trending products.
  • Recruit, train, and manage an effective and productive volunteer team. Utilize Planning Center Online as afoundation scheduling standard.
  • Encourage retail staff and volunteers to maximize customer engagement, and the customer experience.
  • Manage the integrity of the systems and processes in regards to quality, efficiency, productivity, profitabilityand security.
  • Maintain and update effective department policies and procedures. Include a comprehensive process andprocedure manual for the Cottonwood Bookstore.
  • Ensure compliance with all legalities and financial accountability standards. Submit timely month end reportsto the Accounting Department.
  • With the Hospitality Stream Director, develop a comprehensive marketing and merchandising strategy that iscurrent with trends.
  • Develop and maintain purchasing guidelines while managing optimal inventory levels.
  • Optimize use of the POS management software system for both Bookstores.
  • Provide product tables or areas of sale at special events (H4, special guests, and conferences).
  • Ensure duplication system consistently produces quality products while meeting customer deadlines. Maintainequipment at optimal performance levels.
  • Ensure facilities are clean and well-maintained, decor is seasonal and progressive.
  • Identify department challenges, and communicate those challenges to the Hospitality Stream Director.Implement and develop approved solutions.
  • Regularly meet with the department Director.
  • Ensure optimal coverage during absence. Identify and develop effective leaders.
  • Attend church services regularly.

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Understand, agree with and support the statement of faith, vision, culture, and direction of Cottonwood Church.
  • Solid, very mature Christian.
  • Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree and/or 4-5 yrs. progressively responsible, related background in marketing and merchandising/customer service experience.
  • Fluent in computer literacy (spreadsheet, database).
  • Proficient in Word and Excel.
  • Able to learn new software applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures with a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent ability to function as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize, plan, and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Highly esteem excellence, quality, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • Highly productive. Provide a high level of contribution to the organization.
  • Good judgment skills and insight.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Proactive.
  • Maturity in interpersonal relationships.
  • Able to effectively train and mentor others.
  • Basic financial accounting skills.
  • Basic marketing and merchandising skills.

Please send resumes to: resumes@cottonwood.org

Thank you for expressing an interest in employment with Cottonwood Church. At this time, we do not have any openings but please send your resume to: resumes@cottonwood.org.

We can contact you when an opportunity becomes available.

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