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Minister for Women’s Justice (part-time 20 hours/week) - Application Deadline: 12/31/2021 

Ministry Team Health & Wholeness Advocacy  
Reports To Executive for Health and Wholeness Advocacy  
FLSA Status Exempt  
Salary Grade 8  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Category National and Global Ministries, Cleveland, Ohio  
Starting Salary  


The United Church of Christ seeks a Minister for Women’s Justice who will provide leadership and training in the areas and intersections of Sex, Gender Identity and Gender Expression; serve as national liaison to issues of gender bias and injustice; support and expand networks of Women’s Rights within the Conferences and local church settings; and increase collaboration between the Conferences and other organizations working to end violence and discrimination against women.


LOCATION: This position is offered with the possibility of deployment. Relocation to Cleveland will not be necessary.



  • Serve as the national liaison to areas of gender justice.
  • Facilitate the development of an array of programs or avenues by which local congregations can engage with the work of a Women’s Table. These will include programs oriented toward spiritual formation, education, and faith-based activism.
  • Implement and assist in the promotion of the agenda items of a Women’s Table.
  • Identify additional resources and curricula for local church work on gender justice and make them available via the website and other means.
  • Work with the DC Advocacy office to advance policy initiatives involving Women’s rights. Collaborate with organizations and networks to discover opportunities for collaboration and ways Conferences might build on their work.
  • Other projects and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform successfully in this position.


  • Graduate degree in theology, gender studies, or equivalent related field.
  • Thorough and working knowledge of the history, polity, and policy of the United Church of Christ.
  • Thorough and working knowledge of women’s rights work, including the places of intersection and the places of distinction with other issues.
  • Good understanding of social media and web technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and demonstrated excellent people skills.
  • Organizational and project managements skills.
  • Ability to take direction and follow through on commitments
  • Self-starter
  • Desire and sensitivity to working in diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and religious settings with commitment to diversity in the workplace as well as in one’s understanding of mission.
  • Ability to travel within the United States, if necessary.
  • All applicants who identify as women are encouraged to apply.


COVID-19 Update: Protecting the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. Full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment (proof of record will be requested during the onboarding process).


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.

Comprehensive Benefits Package Employer paid Health, Dental, Life and Pension Benefits.  
Application Deadline December 31, 2021  
About the Organization The United Church of Christ

Our faith is 2000 years old. Our thinking is not.

We believe in God's Continuing Testament.

We believe in Extravagant Welcome

We believe the church's mission is to Change Lives

EOE Statement The United Church of Christ, National celebrates diversity and an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to a workforce that is representative of the broad spectrum of our diverse society. We endeavor to recruit employees from backgrounds that vary by race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status. The UCC is a multicultural, multiracial, open and affirming, accessible to all, Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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