The Director for Leadership and Candidacy has primary responsibility for recruiting, training, credentialing and assigning leaders for the ELCA. The director has the primary responsibility for overseeing the candidacy process and interpreting policies for the church, especially for synod candidacy committees.
The director supervises and supports a team of program directors, (including the Consultant for Sexual Misconduct and administrative staff) that have various responsibilities including:
- Candidacy and of the churchwide assignment process;
- TEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries);
- Horizon programs;
- Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities;
- Disability ministry; and
- Chaplaincy endorsement process.
A full position profile is available here.
Application, resume and cover letter should be submitted through the ELCA job board.
Inquiries about the position may be directed, in confidence, to Gaye Lindfors of Significant Solutions, Inc., the consultant assisting with this search (Gaye@SignificantSolutionsInc.com; 651-490-9550).
Posted September 10, 2019