People are our most valued resource. Our committed employees are involved in "Making Christlike Disciples in the Nations" in 164 world areas.
The Global Ministry Center Human Resources Office professionals strive to deliver the highest possible service to our employees and are responsible for the recruitment, placement, and retention of qualified individuals to staff the ministry and administrative positions of the GMC. The many employee services include compensation and benefit administration, payroll, employment, employee relations, training, counseling, organizational communication and events, and workplace programs.
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For information on how to offer your time and skills in this way, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.
Administrative Assistant (Full-time)
Local Church Ministries (NDI, NMI, NYI)
Description: The Local Church Ministries office is comprised of Nazarene Discipleship International, Nazarene Missions International, and Nazarene Youth International teams. The administrative assistant will facilitate communication and day-to-day functioning of these respective ministries. He or she must be highly organized, attentive to detail, and possess engaging interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include various administrative tasks, data collection, and regular communication with local and district leaders.
Building Maintenance & Storage Coordinator (Full-time)
Building Support Services
Description: This person will be responsible for carrying out duties related to facility maintenance as well as management of underground storage space and inventory. Principle responsibilities also include room set-ups for meetings/events, freight delivery, and facilitating furniture system and workspace adjustments, as needed.
Deputation and Support Specialist (Full-time)
Global Missions Personnel
Description: This individual will perform a wide range of complex and confidential duties in support of missionary personnel and deputation. Responsibilities include tracking missionary deputation accounts, processing reimbursements and various payroll matters, as well as assisting with onboarding and offboarding of new and departing missionaries. Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills are a must.
Language Services Administrative Assistant (Temporary, Part- to Full-time)
General Secretary’s Office
Description: This person will assist the Language Services Coordinator in managing translation and interpretation projects. Responsibilities include receiving, processing and billing requests for written translation as well as coordinating interpreters and technology/equipment needs for meetings. This position is temporary with part-time hours through the end of 2022 and a full-time schedule from January through July 2023.
Missions Services Specialist (Full-time)
Description: This person will support the Missions Services Coordinator in providing continued missionary care and services. Through the supervision and facilitation of the scheduling system, he or she will assist with coordination of deputation services and the corresponding communication. Responsibilities also include the onboarding of new missionaries and ongoing support in regard to missionary benefits and care.
Mobilization Program Assistant (Full-time)
Global Missions Engagement & Equipping
Description: This individual will be responsible for managing tasks related to the mobilization of short-term missions teams and long-term missionaries. He or she will work independently and with the office team in performing a wide variety of administrative responsibilities requiring high confidentiality.
NCM Writer and Editor (Full-time)
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM)
Description: This person will lead the way in managing the overall communications strategy of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, maintaining a consistent voice throughout NCM publications and media. Primary responsibilities include the role of managing editor of NCM Magazine, writing marketing and donor communication materials, and coordinating with NCM’s social media manager. He or she will regularly collaborate with other Nazarene communications teams at global and regional levels.
NYI Events Program Assistant (Temporary; flexible part- to full-time hours)
USA/Canada Regional Office NYI
Description: This person will assist the USA/Canada NYI team with coordination of programs and events, including Nazarene Youth Conference (NYC) to be held July 5-9, 2023. Duties will include assistance with event promotion, registration, housing, exhibits, food and beverage orders, social media, volunteer personnel, programs, and other elements as needed. This position is temporary through September 2023.
Sr. Accountant (Full-time)
Global Treasury Services
Description: This person will participate in the daily functions of the Global Ministry Center accounting team. Essential operations include, but are not limited to, accounts payable, investments, fixed assets, banking, annual audit, and deferred giving.
Sr. Executive Assistant (Part-time)
Global Education & Clergy Development (GECD)
Description: This person will assist the GECD director and Global Education administrative coordinator in administrative responsibilities essential to the Global Education office. Responsibilities include interaction with global education leaders, maintaining accurate records on Nazarene educational institutions, as well as assisting with meeting and travel arrangements. This position requires familiarity with technology, attention to details, and occasional travel.
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Applying for Employment with the GMC
Application forms may be requested by calling 913-577-0500, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or obtained in person from Human Resources at the Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center, 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kansas, 66220, Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30 U.S. Central Time. Completed applications may be mailed or emailed to the attention of the Human Resources Office.
Location of Global Ministry Center Positions
The GMC is the administrative hub for the Church of the Nazarene denominational ministries in 164 world areas. The GMC is conveniently located in Lenexa, Kansas, with easy access to I-35 and I-435 and within short driving distance to Kansas City International airport. All GMC positions report to this location.
Our Non-Discrimination Policy
The Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center offers equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, race, creed, sex, or veteran status. The Global Ministry Center is an “at will” employer.
Our Faith-Based Organization
We are a faith-based organization. Acceptance of our Christian Code of Conduct is required and membership in the Church of the Nazarene is required for certain positions. The GMC and applicable remote work sites are smoke-, alcohol-, and drug-free Christian workplaces.
Our Human Resources Office receives and processes many employment applications annually for a limited number of positions. While we regret that we cannot respond to each applicant, we do contact those individuals possessing the skills, education/training, and experience that best match the requirements of the open position for which the application was submitted.
An application must be completed by all applicants and an application must be completed for each position for which one wishes to be considered. Applications are retained for one year. Resumés are not necessary for entry-level positions, but they are preferred for professional-level positions.
Transparency in Coverage
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To search for current staff positions available within our local churches in the United States and Canada, click here. To learn more about the USA/Canada Region in general, visit www.usacanadaregion.org
To learn more about positions available at the JFHP offices, visit jfhp.org. All positions are located on-site in the Olathe, Kansas, office.
To learn more about positions available at the NBC Administrative Offices, visit nbc.edu/jobs. All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.
To learn more about positions available at NCM, Inc., visit ncmi.org. All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.
To learn more about current positions available at NTS, see the following employment opportunities. All positions are located on-site on the Kansas City, Missouri, campus.
The Nazarene Foundation currently has an open position for a Senior Staff Accountant. To view the official job announcement and position details, click here.