1 June 2024

CLGS is currently seeking to hire a part-time Coordinator of the CLGS African American Roundtable. 

For a complete Job Description of this position, please click here.


JOB OVERVIEW

The Coordinator provides theological expertise as well as programmatic and convening support to the African American Roundtable by coordinating programs and events of the Roundtable and facilitating community and resources among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) persons from African American backgrounds.

This is a mostly remote position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Take the lead in the development and implementation of Roundtable events, programming, and community-building work, including the expansion of this work to Pacific School of Religion’s online platform;
  • Publicly represent the African American Roundtable in national and local settings;
  • Provide theological expertise to support the work of the Roundtable;
  • Maintain regular communication with current constituents and expand the networks of the Roundtable in collaboration with individuals and organizations around the country;
  • Design, oversee, manage, and coordinate speakers for the annual CLGS Souls a’ Fire African American Roundtable conference;
  • Oversee the development of curricula and other resources in various media for use by African American religious communities, religious leaders, and laity;
  • Participate in CLGS staff meetings and work collaboratively with other Roundtables to advance CLGS’ mission;
  • Maintain and expand the Roundtable’s social media presence and contribute to CLGS’ overall social media efforts; and
  • Assist in fundraising for the Roundtable.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience Requirement(s):

  • Masters or Doctorate degree in theology, religious studies, and/or ministry; and
  • Minimum two years of teaching and/or ministerial experience; and a minimum of two years of experience in community organizing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated organizational skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and give careful attention to detail;
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills;
  • Adept at working collaboratively, collegially, and flexibly in a team environment;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and diverse environment;
  • Proven ability to relate to African American religious communities within the United States;
  • Familiarity and experience with LGBTQ issues in the African American contexts; ability to work closely and congenially with the Roundtable’s various constituents;
  • Proficiency in planning and carrying out online programming, social media platforms, and use of personal computers; and
  • Supervisory experience.

Competencies:

  • Judgment/Decision Making – Ability to prioritize own work and to perform under time constraints to meet deadlines. Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Social Skills – Ability to relate collegially, cooperatively and effectively with Roundtable participants, staff, volunteers, donors and others;
  • Planning – Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with efficiency;
  • Analysis – Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Reading/Writing – Strong skills in reading and writing; and
  • Online Platforms – Strong skills in creating, posting, and managing items on various online media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, WordPress, etc.

Hours per week: 4-5 hours per week
Date job is to begin: 1 September 2024
Hourly rate: $35.00
Preferred workdays: Negotiable


For a complete Job Description of this position, please click here.


Please send (via email) a cover letter, resume, and the names (including titles and email addresses) of 3 references to Bernie Schlager at: bschlager@clgs.org

Please do NOT call us about this position.