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The [Collegiate] Director prayerfully creates and sustains the plan to grow the FCA ministry in the assigned geography through Ministry, Talent, Board and Donor Advancement. The [Collegiate] Director is responsible for working with staff and volunteers to fund and manage the finances of the ministry.
The [Collegiate] Director, in collaboration with the Field VP, local Staff leadership and Board(s), will prayerfully and purposefully create and sustain the Vision-Based Staffing Plan for his/her assigned geography. As a primary spiritual leader for the ministry, guided by God and devoted to Jesus Christ, the [Collegiate] Director models the FCA values of Integrity, Serving, Teamwork and Excellence in dealing with staff, volunteers, athletes and coaches.
Ensures FCA in the area is equipped to advance the ministry to and through the coach with training, huddles, one on ones, and events.
- Oversee recruiting, hiring, training and development of quality and diverse staff aligned with FCA’s ministry strategy and methods for the assigned geographical area and global region
- Recruit - In accordance with the vision-based staffing plan, identify staff prospects and communicate a compelling vision as to a specific ministry opportunity within FCA
- Hire - Through prayerful consideration and spiritual discernment, select candidates to fulfill specific roles and responsibilities based upon their calling, character, competency, commitment and chemistry
- Train - Provide staff the knowledge and resources necessary to increase their level of competency in order to effectively serve in their roles and fulfill their responsibilities
- Develop- Create and maintain an environment of community where staff feel valued and fully prepared to serve in their current roles, as well as grow personally and professionally to serve in potential future roles.
- Ensures the recruiting, training, and development of volunteers in roles strategically aligned to increase the capacity of our ministry
- Recruits, trains, and develops effective and diverse Leadership Board Chairs and Board Members who are committed to pray, serve, and give to the ministry in accordance with FCA best practices
- Connect, communicate, and care for board members who are serving FCA within the geographical area in various capacities locally, regionally, and organizationally
- Serves as the chief resource raiser in the area
- Establish and execute an annual comprehensive funding plan with focus on training and developing staff in growing Home Teams, Major Donors and Events
- Provide annual budget and financial management for the geographical area in accordance with FCA policies
FCA employees shall be expected to model FCA’s Christian beliefs for the larger community, perform all of their duties as a service to God, and comply with the following obligations:
- Beliefs: Each FCA employee shall affirm his or her agreement with FCA’s Statement of Faith and shall not subscribe to or promote any religious beliefs inconsistent with these beliefs.
- Christian Conduct Standards: FCA employees shall at all times (both during working and non-working hours) endeavor to conduct themselves in a manner that affirms biblical standards of conduct in accordance with FCA’s Christian beliefs. Such conduct standards include FCA’s Youth Protection Policy and Sexual Purity Statement.
- Distinctly Christian Activities: FCA employees shall be ready, willing, and able to lead or contribute to distinctly Christian activities such as lead worship, bible study and conduct prayer services.
- Ministerial Duties: FCA employees shall daily spend time in prayer and in the Word, share Christ through word and life, and seek the Lord’s will for the ministry of FCA. FCA staff will worship and seek weekly involvement in a local church, be a religious leader and in some cases serve under the authority and assignment of the local church.
This position is at-will employment, meaning that either the employee or FCA can discontinue employment at any time, with or without notice and with or without cause. Also, FCA can modify this Position Description at any time. The Position Description does not create a contract (express or implied) or enforceable promise or representation.
Job Description & Activities
CCU Ministry Specifics:
- Due to the unique relationship you will have while serving on a Christian campus, we wanted to highlight a couple of the opportunities you will as you minister to the coaches and athletes at Colorado Christian University – Here, we highlight the 4 C’s of FCA
- Promote camps to coaches and athletes and develop plan to get them to camps
- UNC High School Sports Camp and Collegiate Next Level Retreat
- Develop plan for raising funds to scholarship athletes and coaches to camps
- Encourage FCA staff working camps to involve athletes and coaches from the campus as huddle leaders and clinicians
- Help directors serve at statewide/regional FCA campus as assigned by supervisor
- Pray for coaches, athletes and leaders on campuses
- Train and equip coaches and athletes to lead huddles
- Work with CCU team chaplains (student athletes) on spiritual development of on campus varsity teams
- Ensure that the huddle reflects the diversity represented in the body of Christ
- Provide an opportunity for coaches and athletes to be involved in retreats/camps
- Oversee ministry opportunities that may include, but not limited to, relationship building, leadership team, campus and team huddles, team ministries, coach huddles
- Seek to have a spirit of unity with other ministries on campus
- Teach and develop curriculum for 3 Credit Sports Ministry Class on CCU’s campus
- Master’s Degree required to facilitate class on 4-year universities
- Pray for coaches on the campus
- Connect with coaches and provide opportunities to join coach’s huddles
- Identify coaches to minister to on professional, personal, and spiritual levels
- Facilitate coaches’ huddles and train up facilitators (3Dimensional Coaching)
- Encourage coaches to attend FCA camps or retreats
- Provide coaches with resources, books, tracts, etc.
- Develop a plan to maintain regular contact with coaches
- Work with Athletic Director to develop ministry plan for coaches and athletes
- Train and equips athletes and coaches to share their testimony at community events (i.e. Adult Chapter meetings, churches and other community events)
- Train and equips college athletes to serve in and minister to local community huddles
- In Ministry vs. On Ministry
- In – working with the coaches and athletes on a consistent basis, focused on what is happening day to day
- On - vision casting, planning for future and working to build out the ministry in a particular area or campus
- Initial Breakdown – 70% IN vs. 30% ON
- As you build relationships, you must be in communication and relationship with those on the ground. This part will be key to establishing healthy, long lasting relationships for future staff
- Ideal Breakdown – 40% IN vs. 60% ON
- Being on a campus is unique and will provide plenty of opportunities to foster relationships and work with coaches, athletes and administration
- Eventually, you will be expected to hand off ministry to new staff and focus on developing the board, finances and staff of this campus primarily
- August 8th, 2019 – first CCU coach meeting
- August 11th, 2019 – fall practices begin
- August 17thto 18th– CCU All Athlete’s Retreat