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Grace is a great place to work, just ask our staff! If God has called you to work at Grace, we'd love for you to apply. We've listed the current openings below. To apply, email your cover letter, and resume directly to Julie Meiners. The cover letter should include the position for which you are applying, specific reasons you are interested in the role and how your experience qualifies you for the position. We are unable to accept resumes that are not submitted for a specific open role. One more quick note before you apply: To be placed in a staff role at Grace Church, you must be (or be willing to become) a member of the Covenant Community

Grace Church Job Openings

Purpose of the Job

The Associate Director of Grace Kids is responsible for vision and leadership and oversight of both large and small group programming in Preschool and Kindergarten/1st age groups. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Volunteer Development

    • Recruit, develop, and train all preschool and K/1 leaders – large group teachers, small group leaders, coaches and assistant directors.

    • Provide leadership, encouragement, resources and shepherding to all volunteer leaders.

    • Provide training opportunities quarterly. 

    • Schedule volunteers for weekend services.

  • Manage Small Group Programming

    • Provide vision and leadership for all small group elements of Grace Kids at the Fishers Campus. 

    • Acquire small group curriculum and distribute weekly to leaders.

    • Adapt and edit lessons provided by the Curriculum Team as needed for campus.

    • Prepare small group activities/crafts as directed by curriculum.

    • Create and maintain small group assignments. 

  • Manage Large Group Programming

    • Oversee Preschool-K/1 worship rooms including stage set design and lesson implementation.

    • Weekly responsibilities for each age group include: planning center, song show, and acquiring props and supplies for all large groups.

    • Adapt and edit lessons provided by the Curriculum Team as needed for campus.

    • Implement team meetings and rehearsals for large group teachers.

    • Coordinate with Grace Kids Fishers staff for scheduling/leading of Puppets and Drama.

    • Collaborate with Central Support Curriculum Team to provide age-appropriate curriculum.

    • Assist the Director – Grace Kids, as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Ministry Preferred.

  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible education, childhood development or ministry experience

  • Ability to bend, reach, and lift to 50 lbs.

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Exhibited knowledge of God’s Word

    • Leading young children in both small and large group settings

    • Knowledge of elementary childhood development, and how to connect with children

    • Leading, coaching, shepherding adults and teens in a team environment

    • Developing and equipping people in ministry

    • Training & public speaking

    • Ability to work well in a team environment

    • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

  • Weekly weekend hours are required and some evenings as necessary.

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

  • Administration

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Associate Director of Middle School, our ministry to sixth through eighth-grade students, as part of the Student Ministries of 146th St. Campus, is responsible for the leadership, training, and shepherding of Assistant Directors, Coaches, Small Group Leaders, and Greeters for Middle School. This role will also partner in overall ministry programming and provide support to volunteers, families, and students in issues related to this age group.  

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit, Lead and Shepherd Volunteer Leaders

    • Recruit, develop, shepherd and support volunteer leaders, especially Assistant Directors

    • Design leadership development opportunities for volunteer leaders

    • Meet regularly for encouragement and prayer

    • Offer times of connection and celebration

    • Plan, oversee, and encourage creative small group activities

    • Assist Coaches and Assistant Directors in shepherding their teams, as needed

    • Provide input and ideas to curriculum team related to effective small group guides

  • Partner in Overall Ministry Programming

    • Create and cast vision for middle school within the overall purpose of Grace Church

    • Ensure campus alignment with Grace Church’s Student Ministries purpose statement

    • Participate with the middle school staff in developing and coordinating weekend programming with special attention to the flow between large group and small groups

    • Assist in and lead a first impressions team for every middle school service and event

    • Assist in the design and development of retreats, mission trips, and events that support the purpose of middle school

    • Facilitate the communication, promotion, and support of these events

    • Liaison with our high school ministry related to curriculum continuity, unique times of connection, and the transition of 8th graders into high school

  • Provide Support to Families and Students

    • Champion issues directly affecting students

    • Respond to conflict and provide counsel when needed

    • Create and encourage opportunities for growth

    • Offer tools and resources

  • Manage Administration

    • Track and update students and volunteers in the Rock.

    • Process volunteer applications, conduct background checks, and update records

    • Track registrations and payments for events and trips

    • Provide program information and resources to volunteers

    • Attend staff meetings

    • Attend ministry gatherings when assigned

    • Send out mailings, emails, social media updates

    • Receive calls for general information for middle school

    • Follow up with new students

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Ministry, or related field preferred

  • 2- 5 years of progressively responsible education, student development or ministry experience

  • Schedule includes Saturday night and Sunday morning presence

  • Proven Experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Solid interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

    • Ability to communicate love and truth to students

    • Ability to establish healthy, balanced and intentional programming with a team of adults and students

    • Ability to lead and shepherd groups and teams

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    • Computer literacy and detail orientation

    • Exhibited knowledge of emotional, cognitive and spiritual challenges specific to students

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

  • Administration

  • Wisdom

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Associate Director of Video, Technical Systems and Events is primarily responsible for management of technical systems throughout the Grace 146th Street Campus, with a specific emphasis on technical support and video oversight for weekend worship services in South Auditorium. In addition, this individual will assist in the operation, maintenance and repair of significant audio, lighting, and video systems throughout the campus. This role carries responsibility for leading and training volunteers on the Grace Church Volunteer Video Team. Currently, this role will also assume responsibility over the Production of the North Indy Campus during Sunday services.  In addition, he or she will assist in or oversee the running and management of various campus special events, as assigned.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, schedule, and shepherd a volunteer team to run all “back of house” video projects including, but not limited to, weekend services (IMAG) and live web streaming (broadcast)

  • Participate in both campus and individual volunteer appreciation efforts

  • Experience in creative video directing in a live event setting with multiple cameras

  • Oversee an advanced video broadcast-style control room and how to integrate the use of video systems with live events

  • Ability to operate video broadcast, audio, lighting or computer graphics systems as assigned for worship services or events with other staff and volunteers

  • Provide on-call or on-site systems support (troubleshooting) for Grace 146th Street Campus events and services

  • Conduct regular research into equipment and production trends, making proposals for repairs, upgrades, capital improvements, etc. as needed

  • Perform basic maintenance of A/V/L equipment throughout the 146th Street Campus, including tasks such as routine cleanings, lighting focus and stage set-ups (or lead volunteers in these tasks)

  • Perform tier-one and tier-two trouble-shooting and repair of audio, lighting and video system issues.

  • Manage packaging and shipping responsibilities for equipment that needs to return to the manufacturer for repair/evaluation

  • Assist in organization and use of Grace Workshop, including maintenance of tools, and production inventory

  • Participate in the planning, implementation and systems support for special events including weddings, funerals, ministry support and community events, as assigned

  • Assist in the implementation of Production Arts upgrade projects & initiatives

  • Contribute to the process of evaluating and creating a 146th Street Production Arts thematic goal as a member of the 146th Street Production Arts Team

  • Approximately 5-10 hours a week will be spent working at Grace Church North Indy which is a portable production system. Responsibilities include oversight of Sunday morning services, participation in load-in/load-out of portable church and general upkeep of portable church gear

  • Must be able to maintain accurate records of tasks completed, financial expenditures and equipment repairs

Technical Requirements

  • Requires demonstrated, intermediate to expert knowledge of large-scale theatrical production systems, with the understanding of complex signal path, including, but not limited to, audio, lighting, staging, and video equipment

  • Must have a passion for both large-scale and small-scale technical equipment, willing to support and work with both

  • Must be willing to perform routine, repetitive tasks, such as maintenance and cleaning of equipment

  • Must possess the ability to train and lovingly support all types (age, experience, gender, cultural backgrounds, and varied skillsets) of volunteers, in a creative and patient manner, in the use of technical A/V/L equipment and processes for both small events and large gatherings

  • Must have experience in audio, lighting and video media systems

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related technical fields such as Theatre, Media, Broadcast or A/V/L Production preferred

  • Must be physically able to maneuver heavy stage equipment including monitors, platforms, and equipment up to 50 lbs.; must be comfortable operating hydraulic lifts and working above 25’

  • Ability to work a varied schedule which will regularly include evenings and weekends

  • Personal Characteristics:

    • Adaptable, flexible personality style, thriving on variety and new challenges

    • Ability to work with a wide range of personality styles

    • Calm under pressure

    • Strong desire for organization

    • Self-motivated, enjoys working with teams and independently

  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible production experience, preferably in a church environment

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Leading adult and student volunteers, including training, shepherding and scheduling

    • Ability to clearly translate technical knowledge and procedures into “layman” terms

    • Demonstrated experience in large scale theatrical production systems including audio, lighting, staging, computer graphics and video broadcast equipment

    • Experience and ability to support by large-scale and small-scale A/V equipment

    • Ability to provide basic troubleshooting to all types of technical equipment including audio, lighting and video systems

    • Requires the ability to communicate (both verbal and written) with excellence

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Shepherding

  • Creative Communication

  • Administration

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Real Moms is responsible to identify, equip and empower leadership teams to execute Real Moms at 146 Street campus with the purpose of making disciples and launching them into the mission of God.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Select and develop volunteer teams that will execute Real Moms

    • First Impressions, Hospitality & Administrative Support

    • Small Group Leadership

  • Recruit, support and train small group leaders

  • Promote apprenticing at all levels of volunteer leadership development for multiplication

  • Liaison with other Grace ministries as appropriate (Grace Kids Connect, Facilities, Accounting, Production, etc.)

  • Coordinate with the Facilities staff in preparing space for programming

  • Evaluate ministry effectiveness and initiate and implement change as needed

  • Assist in establishing criteria for developing topics and speakers for Real Moms

  • Oversee administrative details of the programs through effective volunteer delegation

  • Assist in planning and implementation of retreats and special events as required

  • Work with Grace Kids leadership in offering a cooperative children’s program for moms participating in Real Moms

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry, Education, Business or related field preferred

  • 2-5 years of progressively responsible ministry experience

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

  • Event planning

  • Computer literacy, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Shepherding and coaching others

  • Teaching or public speaking

Gifts

  • Leadership  

  • Administration                       

  • Creative Communication             

  • Shepherding         

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

Grace Kids Event Childcare is the childcare program which takes place during evening ministry events throughout the year. This role is designed to provide a safe, loving and engaging environment for children in our Event childcare programs, as well as assist Grace Church in loving children to Jesus and in demonstrating Grace core values to these children and their families.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide quality and dependable care for children such as diaper changes, encouraging safe play, secure check-in and out procedure, etc.

  • Follow safe and reasonable child care practices and discipline.

  • Contact Childcare Coordinator if unable to provide care.

  • Return the room to the way it originally was by picking up toys, vacuuming and cleaning messes as needed.

  • Inventory needed supplies and let Childcare Coordinator know when supplies are low (diapers, snacks, etc.)

  • Maintain nursery cleanliness by wiping down all used toys with disinfectant wipes after every use. Sanitizing all toys, mats, etc. two times a year using a bleach bath solution.

  • Discuss with Childcare Coordinator any concerns about children when necessary.

 

Requirements

  • Ability to work evening shifts

  • Must be 16+ with a work permit

  • Childcare staff may bring children with them up to 5th grade

  • CPR not required, but beneficial

Gifts

  • Helps

  • Encouragement

Please submit your resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Student Ministries, 146th St. Campus, is responsible for the alignment of Student Ministries at the campus level of Grace Church, leadership of the campus Student Ministries’ staff and volunteer teams, oversight, and direction of weekly programming, and serving as a representative on the integrated Student Ministry Leadership Team.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Represent 146th St Campus as a member of the integrated Student Ministries Leadership Team

    • Create and cast vision for Student Ministries within the overall vision and mission of Grace Church

    • Develop overall programming and schedule of Student Ministries

    • Disseminate how campus staff roles contribute to and assist the overall Student Ministries of Grace Church, while also meeting the unique needs of the 146th St. Student Ministries program

    • Ensure campus alignment with Grace Church’s Student Ministries vision, programming, and scheduling

  • 146th Street Campus Leadership
    • Oversee all aspects of Student Ministries at the campus level

    • Communicate vision, mission, and directives to campus teams

    • Recruit, train and develop campus staff and adult leaders

    • Oversee campus level implementation of Student Ministries programming and events

    • Provide pastoral oversight and presence within campus level Student Ministries events

    • Provide pastoral care to Staff, students and families

    • Manage campus-level resources including oversight of budget and calendar

    • Supervise middle school and high school Staff teams with consistent coaching, training, development, shepherding and assessments of their roles on the team

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Ministry, or related field preferred

  • 5 or more years of progressively responsible Student Ministries leadership experience

  • Proven Experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Exhibited thorough knowledge of God’s Word

    • Teaching, public speaking or preaching

    • Ability to communicate love and truth to students

    • Ability to establish healthy, balanced and intentional programming with a team of adults and students

    • Ability to lead and shepherd groups and teams

    • Computer literacy and detail orientation

    • Exhibited knowledge of emotional, cognitive and spiritual challenges specific to students

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Shepherding

  • Teaching

  • Administration

  • Wisdom

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Director of Worship role is designed to oversee and implement the use of musical worship to help create experiences that draw the people of Grace into life-changing encounters with God. This role is responsible for worship leading, oversight of musical worship volunteers, including volunteer shepherding and training, as well as administration of music operations of the various worship experiences that take place in the life of the Grace 146th Street campus.

Please include a video of yourself leading worship when submitting your application.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Leadership & Shepherding

  • Leadership and shepherding of volunteer music team members including rehearsals, weekend worship services, events, and one-on-one check-ins.

  • Regular evaluation, encouragement, and coaching of volunteer music team members, providing feedback, and development opportunities.

  • Recruit and audition new team members.


Worship Leadership

  • Lead worship during weekend services 2-3x a month.

  • Attend the 146th Campus Service Design and Production meetings, helping to creatively program aspects of the worship experience and speaking directly into music-related elements.

  • Partner with ministry teams to identify and meet worship leading needs for events including, but not limited to Community Life, Kids & Students, Covenant Community membership gatherings, special events, etc.

  • Assist Associate Pastor of Experience in researching new music selections, styles, and trends in musical worship.

  • Serve as itinerant musician as necessary.

Administration

  • Assist with creating, arranging and transposing chord charts, lead sheets, and roadmaps.

  • Keep Planning Center and the Rock database up-to-date with pertinent information (service details, musical repertoire, and volunteer info).

  • Scheduling volunteer band/vocalists for weekends and other services as directed.

  • Communicate weekly service details and needs with Production Director(s) and scheduled volunteers.

  • Prepare weekly musical resources for volunteer teams (charts, roadmaps, Ableton LIVE tracks).

  • Maintenance and upkeep of instruments in all worship spaces.

  • Help maintain and track worship budgets.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related area preferred.

  • 3+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a medium to a large church.

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill:

    • Band leading and music/vocal directing.

    • Ability to work independently and in collaborative team environments.

    • Strong organizational and administrative skills.

    • Competent vocalist with confident yet relatable presence and infectious energy.

    • Understanding of music technology (DAW, Ableton LIVE, Planning Center) and musical equipment (Electric Guitar Amplifiers, Drums, and Keyboards).

    • Ability to listen to recordings and transcribe instrumental and vocal parts.

    • Competence in piano/keys and/or guitar.

Gifts

  • Musical Leadership  

  • Administration                       

  • Helps             

  • Encouragement         

  • Interpersonal Communications Skills

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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Purpose of the Job

The Senior Executive Assistant is the aide de camp to the senior pastor. This role is designed to enhance the scope and reach of the senior pastor by implementing workflow systems & rhythms, assisting in direct communication, completing routine administrative tasks, acting as a representative at meetings, etc. This includes timeline development, communication, budget administration, event planning, and results monitoring.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Support Senior Pastor                                             

  • Assist the senior pastor in maintaining relationships with staff members, key investors, key volunteers, life groups, church partners, etc.

    • Create and monitor workflows, communication goals, and deadlines

    • Champion metrics, dashboards, and data to help senior pastor identify needs, trends, and trouble spots throughout the organization 

    • Manage correspondence and mailings

    • Schedule appointments and coordinate calendars

    • Field senior pastor emails and phone calls; assist in email and phone follow-up

  • Work with the executive director of communications to establish senior pastor communication strategies, rhythms, processes, and goals

    • Coordinate and schedule senior pastor blog, vlog, podcast, and social media content

    • Assist in crisis response communication strategies

  • Assist the senior pastor in prioritization and implementation of strategic plans

  • Coordinate stewardship initiatives

  • Represent senior pastor at meetings & events when necessary

Miscellaneous Administration  

  • Scribe and distribute notes for key meetings

  • Provide administrative support to Lead Team initiatives as needed

  • Coordinate local and international travel arrangements

  • Process expense reports

  • Coordinate project details including but not limited to:

    • Event Planning (venue reservation, meal coordination, supply purchasing, etc.)

    • Event communication

    • Project-related purchasing

    • Tracking funds and budgets, preparing invoices for payment, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Ministry desired 

  • Proven experience in the following areas of skill: 

    • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in administration, executive support and/or project management 

    • Estimating and establishing budgets for various deliverables 

  • Computer literacy including advanced skills in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required

  • Established competence in the following areas of knowledge:

    • Ability to establish and meet deadlines

    • High capacity for details in a fast-paced environment

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

    • Aptitude for organization 

    • Capability in event and meeting planning 

    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 

    • Capable of maintaining a high degree of confidentiality

    • Skilled in self-motivation and initiative 

Gifts

  • Leadership

  • Helps

  • Encouragement

  • Administration

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Julie Meiners, Director of HR, by clicking the button below.

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