Employment Opportunities

      As a service to ELCA congregations, agencies and organizations, the Central/Southern Illinois Synod will post employment opportunities on its’ website (www.csis-elca.org) for a period not to exceed 60 days, subject to the following guidelines:  
     ·       All employment opportunity announcements will be sent to Cindy Koonce at cindy.koonce@csis-elca.org 
     ·       Each announcement will include the following information:  name of congregation, agency and/or organization; all appropriate contact information (e.g. name of primary contact; address; telephone number; email address, etc.); a brief description of the position and responsibilities; and any other pertinent information. 
     ·       The Central/Southern Illinois Synod does not recommend and/or endorse any of the positions that are posted on the website, nor is the synod party to any negotiations and/or other activities between prospective employers and employees. 
     ·       The Central/Southern Illinois Synod is not responsible for the accuracy of any information contained in the job posting announcement.   
     .       For more details, contact Cindy Koonce at cindy.koonce@csis-elca.org; or (217) 753-7915.

Choir Director @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Champaign, IL

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Champaign, seeks applicants and nominations for the position of part-time Choir Director
beginning August 2017. The position reports to the Pastor and is responsible for providing musical leadership for worship and other special church events. 

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in music or related area with demonstrated experience in conducting a choir and musical rehearsals is required. Familiarity with Christian liturgical worship, especially in the Lutheran church setting preferred. Director will direct the choir for all rehearsals and scheduled Sunday and holiday worship service from mid-September to mid-May.

Salary, paid over nine-months (mid-August through mid-May), is commensurate with experience and subject to Federal and state withholding taxes.


Pastor Tom Hillertz
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2101 South Prospect Ave.   
Champaign, IL  61820

Or send by e-mail to pastor@gslc-cu.org.  Questions may be addressed to the church office at 217-352-1732. The full position description can be viewed at https: www.gslc.org or https://goo.gl/hpRslZ.

GSLC is an EEOC Employer

Position Opening; CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR at St. John's Lutheran, Springfield, IL
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA), a large, growing, and dynamic congregation in Springfield, Illinois, seeks a full-time Church Administrator to serve as the administrator of the congregation’s financial management, physical facilities management, and human resources management. Strong background and experience in finance, accounting, and business management required. Interested candidates must also demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work well as part of a team, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and ability to pass a thorough background check. For the full position description, visit www.stjohns-springfield.org. Deadline to apply is July 1.         

To apply, please send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
The Rev. Greg G. Busboom, Lead Pastor
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
2477 W Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62702
Advent Lutheran Church, Morton, IL Seeking Director of Faith Formatin

Job Title:  Director of Faith Formation
Where:  Advent Lutheran Church, Morton, IL
Apply:  By July 7, 2017
Position Begins:  August, 2017

Responsibilities (included but not limited to)·        

. Work with Pastor to assist parents, god-parents, and all adults to fulfill their baptismal promise to nurture our children in the Christian faith utilizing
   Vibrant Faith practices.
· Build and cultivate relationships with children and all members through personal interaction, attend worship, social events and utilize social media.
· Equip and coach adults to be faith forming in the lives of kids through such programs as Sunday school and mentoring.
· Organize, coordinate, and oversee programming to build cross generational relationships designed to build community within Advent.

A link to the full job description is available at adventmorton.org

If interested, please contact Advent Lutheran Church at:
     309-266-5883 (Please leave message) or
     adventmorton@gmail.com and reference job title