|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Presbytery of Westminster||Full Time||Executive (Dept. head, director)||N/A||2019-05-13||2019-06-01|
The Presbyter for Mission and Vision (PMV) is responsible for faithful, innovative and transformational leadership within POW. The PMV is not an "administrator" or a "Presbytery CEO." Instead, the focus, efforts and results of the PMV will be tied to the mandate of the Strategic Planning Committee for the purpose of healthy, flourishing and vibrant congregations, specialized ministries and leaders. The PMV will provide strategic executive & entrepreneurial leadership, oversight and communication to implement significant changes in POW’s activities & goals generally in accordance with the strategic plan of the Presbyterian Church in Canada and specifically with the six strategic priorities of POW:
The PMV’s duties will vary over the term of the appointment based on the present and future health of POW and its congregations & specialized ministries. While the PMV’s duties cannot be fully articulated at present, the PMV will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing the present strength of POW and its congregations & specialized ministries, and will be responsible for recommending changes to each of those entities for better alignment with their priorities, goals and health of the bodies. PMV will be expected, as part of the iterative review and analysis process for which the PMV is responsible, to be the main contact for all congregational visitations on behalf of POW. PMV will provide leadership, assistance and guidance to congregations and specialized ministries wherever they find themselves on the “incline-recline-decline” spectrum of organizational life. PMV will be expected to provide assistance (to the level related to giftedness and time constraints) with planting, implementing, renewing and legacy honouring the vision of congregations. More specifically, the PMV will be primarily accountable for the implementation of POW’s adopted goals of the next three to five years, being:
In each circumstance, the PMV is expected to bring together spiritual gifts, wisdom and knowledge gained from past experiences to creatively address these challenges and to perform all duties in the spirit of the shared missional purpose of POW. The PMV will combine responsibility and authority with accountability.
Qualifications and Competencies
The successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate having the following qualifications and competencies:
We note, all else being equal, that POW will favour a candidate who is an ordained teaching or ruling elder within the PCC or one of another Reformed denomination.
Accountability and Evaluation
The PMV will be accountable to POW through the Strategic Planning Committee. That committee will initially conduct a review of performance at the six-month mark. That performance conversation will be repeated in another six months and annually thereafter or as needed.
The PMV’s employment period will be for a period of up to five years.
The position will pay compensation commensurate with Category A of the Stipend Grid of the PCC. The candidate will be enrolled in the pension and benefits programs of the PCC. Study leave of two weeks a year will be provided and a travel allowance of $10,000 a year will be allocated for the candidate’s work.