Website Central Texas Conference UMC

The Central Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church is looking for a Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Central Texas Conference serves 300+ churches and faith communities and is charged with energizing and equipping the laity and clergy who serve those churches. The Conference Center (headquarters) is located in Fort Worth, Texas. Resumes must be received by Oct. 1, 2021, and should be emailed to  jobs@ctcumc.org (attn: Clifton Howard) or may be mailed to: Central Texas Conference Service Center, Attn: Clifton Howard, P.O. Box 50517, Fort Worth, Texas 76105.

Job Summary
The Coordinator for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is responsible to provide leadership for the work to End Racism In Our Lifetime in the Central Texas Conference (CTC) including moving CTC members from awareness to action with respect to racism and all aspects of DEI.  The person in this role will work with the Bishop, Cabinet, Conference staff, and Conference Boards, Councils, committees, and teams, including the Inclusiveness Umbrella Team.

Essential Functions

Ensure alignment of DEI work with CTC mission
Implement and evaluate Conference plan to End Racism In Our Lifetime
Support and resource the CTC Inclusiveness Umbrella Team as it leads to bring about diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of Conference life
Teach, train, and coach intercultural competency among CTC clergy and laity
Develop system(s) that promote long term sustainability of DEI effort and ministry
Regularly communicate progress and adjustments of DEI effort to CTC leadership

Other Responsibilities

Support/consult the Bishop and Cabinet, clergy, and churches in CR/CC appointments
Support/consult the BOM in developing interculturally competent clergy
Support local churches in conversations and developing strategies to End Racism and increase intercultural competency
Support and resource churches working to become more multi-ethnic/multi-cultural

Core Competencies
Committed disciple of Jesus Christ
Commitment to Wesleyan approach to theology and ecclesiology
Trained in intercultural assessment and development
High level of self-awareness and learning agility
High capacity for building and working with a team
Life-long learner

Requirements
Commitment to CTC mission, vision, and core values
Understanding of UMC structure and governance
Bachelor’s degree in DEI related field
Two years of experience leading DEI work
Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally, in presentations, and in writing
Demonstrated ability in leading adult learning
Demonstrated commitment and competency to intercultural development
Effective in developing, nurturing, and sustaining relationships

Physical Requirements
Computer work
Moving among CTCSC offices
Travel throughout the CTC as necessary

Resumes must be received by Oct. 1, 2021, and should be emailed to  jobs@ctcumc.org (attn: Clifton Howard) or may be mailed to: Central Texas Conference Service Center, Attn: Clifton Howard, P.O. Box 50517, Fort Worth, Texas 76105.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@ctcumc.org