Our Vision


Christ Church is a vibrant and growing Anglican (ACNA) church in downtown Austin, Texas with 500 active worshippers. Christ Church is called into the heart of the city, to bear witness to the goodness of God and the bounty of Jesus’ reign in every arena of life. We want to be used of God so that no one stands alone: no one in Christ Church; no one in Austin; no one in the world. It is our hope that all people would stand in the company of Christ and His people.

This vision calls upon the time, treasure and talents of the people of God to be engaged with purpose, directed toward a hurting world and making a difference in the streets, homes and workplaces of Austin, and beyond. Why? So that ultimately, we might exalt Jesus Christ. We’re called to be a people of changed lives, serving our world, together in the heart of Austin for the praise of His glory.

Associate Rector

General Responsibilities

  • Assist the Rector in the pastoral leadership of the parish, pastoral care of the parish and the education and equipping of members for life and ministry. The list below represents the main categories of responsibility with examples that are representative of the role.The candidate’s experience, gifts and calling will also contribute to the shape of the role.
  • Pastoral Leadership
    • Actively grow and build community among young adults
    • Provide oversight to some lay-led ministry teams
    • Assist with leading Sunday worship and occasional preaching
    • Disciple and develop new leaders in the parish
    • Serve as a catalyst for possible new initiatives
    • Lead the assimilation process
  • Pastoral Care
    • Direct lay-led pastoral care initiatives, as well as provide personal pastoral counsel; experience/familiarity with healing prayer is also desirable
    • Sick and Homebound Visits
    • Assist, as needed, with weddings, funerals and baptisms
  • Education and Equipping
    • Assist the current Small Groups Pastor with oversight of small group ministry
    • Lead and/or assist with The Alpha Course or similar courses, as offered
    • Teach and train, in partnership with others, in classroom or other formats, to “equip the saints” for a fruitful life and ministry
  • Other
    • Plan Occasional Community Building and Outreach Events
    • Additional/alternate roles will be considered, subject to candidate’s giftings and calling
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by the Rector

Reports to Rector

Requirements

  • The candidate will have a seminary degree and will have been ordained as an Anglican priest. (Some exceptions may be made for candidates still in the ordination process.)
  • The candidate will be a strong addition to the core leadership team who can contribute creative ideas, wisdom and contribute constructively to the overall vision, direction and tone of the church.
  • The candidate will be effective at building teams, leading teams and serving as part of a team.

The candidate will embrace the following Christ Church leadership values, expected of all staff and Vestry:

  1. Catalytic: Able to make things happen; initiates transformation/formation; generative
  2. Fun-loving: Light-hearted and joyful; not taking ourselves too seriously
  3. Hard-working: Has whole-hearted devotion to our work; cares about our work in a way that aims for results and excellence
  4. Perpetually learning: Always reading and listening; looks for ways to keep growing/learning within ourselves and within our ministries; asks good questions
  5. Relational: Relates to each other and parishioners with a “people first” mentality; contributes to a culture of care and trust
  6. Risk-taking: Willing to take a chance, to fail; is adaptable and willing to think outside the box
  7. The candidate will maintain a personal and professional lifestyle of high Christian character.
Terms of Employment
This is a full-time salaried position, with benefits.

Application Process
To apply, please submit a resume, with references and contact information, and responses to the Questionnaire. Candidates might be asked to later submit or link to a sermon sample and complete an assessment tool for gifts/traits/skills. Please submit all application materials electronically. You may follow this link for the questionnaire. There is a link within the questionnaire to submit your resume.

Contact Information
Send Resume and Application to the attention of:
The Rev. Cliff Warner
Christ Church, 112 Medina Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Email: jobs@christchurchofaustin.org
Telephone: 512-410-7780

Associate Rector

Reports to: Rector
Responsibilities and Duties
  1. Assist the Rector in the pastoral leadership of the parish, pastoral care of the parish and the education and equipping of members for life and ministry. The list below represents the main categories of responsibility with examples that are representative of the role. The candidate’s experience, gifts and calling will also contribute to the shape of the role.
  2. Pastoral Leadership
    • Actively grow and build community among young adults
    • Provide oversight to some lay-led ministry teams
    • Assist with leading Sunday worship and occasional preaching
    • Disciple and develop new leaders in the parish
    • Serve as a catalyst for possible new initiatives
    • Assist the assimilation process
  3. Pastoral Care
    • Direct some lay-led pastoral care initiatives, as well as provide personal pastoral counsel (experience/familiarity with healing prayer is also desirable)
    • Sick and Homebound Visits
    • Assist, as needed, with weddings, funerals and baptisms
  4. Education and Equipping
    • Assist the current Small Groups Pastor with oversight of small group ministry
    • Lead and/or assist with The Alpha Course or similar courses, as offered
    • Teach and train, in partnership with others, in classroom or other formats, to “equip the saints” for a fruitful life and ministry
  5. Other
    • Plan Occasional Community Building and Outreach Events
    • Additional/alternate roles will be considered, subject to candidate’s giftings and calling
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Rector
Requirements
  • The candidate will have a seminary degree and will have been ordained as an Anglican priest.
    (Some exceptions may be made for candidates still in the ordination process.)
  • The candidate will be a strong addition to the core leadership team who can contribute creative ideas, wisdom and contribute constructively to the overall vision, direction and tone of the church.
  • The candidate will be effective at building teams, leading teams and serving as part of a team.
  • The candidate will embrace the following Christ Church leadership values, expected of all staff and Vestry:
    1. Generative: Able to make things happen; initiates transformation/formation; generative
    2. Fun-loving: Light-hearted and joyful; not taking ourselves too seriously
    3. Hard-working: Has whole-hearted devotion to our work; cares about our work in a way that aims for results and excellence
    4. Perpetually learning: Always reading and listening; looks for ways to keep growing/learning within ourselves and within our ministries; asks good questions
    5. Relational: Relates to each other and parishioners with a “people first” mentality; contributes to a culture of care and trust
    6. Risk-taking: Willing to take a chance, to fail; is adaptable and willing to think outside the box
  • The candidate will maintain a personal and professional lifestyle of high Christian character.
Terms of Employment

This is a full-time salaried position, with benefits.

Application Process

To apply, please submit a resume, references and contact information by completing the online form HERE.  You will find a link within the form to submit your resume. Candidates might be asked to later submit or link to a sermon sample and complete an assessment tool for gifts/traits/skills. Please submit all application materials electronically.

Contact Information

Christ Church, 112 Medina Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Email: jobs@christchurchofaustin.org
Telephone: 512-410-7780

Childcare Coordinator

Position summary

Reports to: Director of Children’s Ministries
Position Status: Part-Time

The Childcare Coordinator fosters safe and loving environments for children through the management of a paid caregiving staff and effective program implementation. Christ Church childcare activities for which this position is responsible include weekly Sunday church services (children ages 0-5), weeknight small group meetings, Mothers of Little Ones meetings, and occasional special events and services.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Childcare Coordinator will hire, train, schedule and supervise caregivers; conduct a smooth administrative operation through effective communication and supply management; implement children’s curriculum under the guidance of the Director.

Caregiver Team Management

  • Manage a team of caregivers, including hiring, training, employee retention and performance, maintaining adequate workforce, and cultivation of team culture.
  • Schedule caregivers for recurring events as well as periodic or one-time church events.
  • Serve as supervisor-in-charge of the childcare environment and staff.
  • Maintain database of caregivers.
  • Approve time sheets of caregivers.
  • Conduct caregiver training every 6 months.
  • Maintain and build trust with families by modeling and cultivating a consistent culture amongst the caregivers of warm and personal reception, knowledge regarding childcare related questions, kind and competent instruction regarding the childcare system, and individualized feedback to parents regarding their children upon pick-up.
  • Ensure caregivers are actively engaged with the children, have a positive, helpful attitude, and are following nursery policies.

Child Safety Management

  • Ensure all caregivers have appropriate safety training.
  • Ensure that nursery rooms are safe and hospitable for children, caregivers, and parents. This includes keeping the nursery clean, tidy, and well-stocked.
  • Ensure that staff-to-child ratio is sufficient. If needed, be willing to serve as a caregiver should caregivers or on-call nannies be unavailable.
  • Communicate with parents proactively to resolve any issues or problems related to the nursery or childcare.

Child Enrichment Preparation

  • Work with Director of Children’s Ministry to implement and adapt approved curriculum.
  • Maintain and purchase adequate supplies for children’s activities.

Required Supervision

  • Onsite: Sundays from 8AM-1PM, as well as seasonal additional services (Holy Week, Christmas Eve, etc.)
  • Onsite: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30PM-9:30PM and two Thursdays a month from 9AM-12PM (August – May); may be combined with on-call availability
  • Onsite: Annual Parish Retreat at Highland Lakes Encampment (Oct. 20-22, 2017)
  • Able to maintain remaining flexible hours effectively
Requirements
  • Has experience caring for children and managing people
  • Skilled in human resources and supply management
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and leadership ability
  • Maintains a lifestyle of high Christian character, both personally and professionally
  • Embraces the Core Values and Leadership Values of Christ Church
  • Committed to maintaining confidentiality of personal information of the congregation and staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and web-based office application, such as Google Drive
Terms of Employment

This position is part-time.  Compensation negotiable based upon qualifications.

Application Process

To apply, please submit a resume, references and contact information by completing the online form HERE by June 23, 2017.  You will find a link within the form to submit your resume. Please submit all application materials electronically.

Contact Information

Christ Church, 112 Medina Street, Austin, Texas 78702
Email: jobs@christchurchofaustin.org
Telephone: 512-410-7780