GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Minister for Congregational & Community Engagement will use their working knowledge of Intersectional theory to develop a strategic approach and curriculum for culturally divided settings of the United Church of Christ. Intersectional theory is the study of overlapping social identities and related systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination. A term originally coined by civil rights activist and leading scholar, Dr. Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, intersectionality suggest that classical conceptualizations of oppression within society do not act independently of each other but rather interrelate to create systems of oppression.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform successfully in this position.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of the ministry. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a position, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility.
It is expected that the person who holds this position will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the policies of the UCC and in a manner that will reflect positively on the organization. All staff are encouraged to nurture safety within the work performed on behalf of the UCC by being attentive to self-care, education, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and the importance of referring those in need to supportive and helpful resources.
The United Church of Christ National Ministries is a Multicultural, Multiracial, Open and Affirming, Accessible to All, Equal Opportunity Employer.
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