GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The UCC Ambassador for Innovation and Engagement will scan the landscape for innovative practices that would transition well to support the strengthening and revitalization of Local Church settings. They will have the capacity to see the possibilities for something that may not exist yet – but could be useful in revitalizing church - and have the expertise to help put the building blocks in place to pilot and test new ideas. The Ambassador for Innovation and Engagement will be at ease navigating networks, collaborating and improvising, and is comfortable owning the role of change agent.
At the direction of the Director of CARD, this creative spirit scouts ideas, evaluates for usefulness, prioritizes them for idea acceleration, screens for various innovation sources, conducts workshops for brainstorming, uses innovation tools and derives, culls, and curates ideas from all these activities.
The Ambassador for Innovation and Engagement is a 3 year term position with the possibility of an extension contingent upon funding.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform successfully in this position.
This position does not need to be based in Cleveland, OH.
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.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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