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Graduate Adjunct (online)

Graduate Adjunct Faculty, Bloomington, MN (online)        

This is an open posting, not necessarily for a current adjunct faculty role. Please apply if you are interested in being added to our pool of future potential adjunct faculty as opportunities arise.     

Part-time: hourly based on credit load                  

 In collaboration with the Undergraduate Academic Dean, the Adjunct Faculty member will delight God’s heart and extend His Kingdom by ensuring the vison, mission, and core values of Bethany International are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Students will receive clear support, guidance, and direction in understanding the passion of God for them as his people, what it means to abide in Jesus, the meaning of his work on the cross, the implications and challenges of following Jesus as disciples, the value of living with eternity in view, and the imperative to all believers found in the great commission of making disciples of all nations.
  • Students will receive clear, up-to-date, and accurate instruction in the course(s) of study assigned to the instructor.
  • Students will receive opportunity to engage with, interact with and think holistically and critically about course content through effective learning activities and an engaging classroom environment.
  • Students will be fairly evaluated in their performance, with a view toward their own growth and success, and their ability to function in teams.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Education: Terminal degree with concentrated hours in areas related to courses being taught.
  • Experience: Previous online teaching experience required, preferably in higher education. Previous ministry experience preferred, especially in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Competencies/Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, administration, knowledge of learning management systems, familiar with online learning methods and pedagogy.
  • Physical abilities required to perform the job: N/A

Working Conditions:

 Online environment

Work Hours:

  • Hours are based on credit load (i.e., one hour of instruction per week for each credit)
  • Additional hours for preparation and grading, also based on credit load and enrollment

Undergraduate Adjunct (online)

Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty, Bloomington, MN (online)   

This is an open posting, not necessarily for a current adjunct faculty role. Please apply if you are interested in being added to our pool of future potential adjunct faculty as opportunities arise.              

Part-time: hourly based on credit load                  

 In collaboration with the Undergraduate Academic Dean, the Adjunct Faculty member will delight God’s heart and extend His Kingdom by ensuring the vision, mission, and core values of Bethany International are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Students will receive clear support, guidance, and direction in understanding the passion of God for them as his people, what it means to abide in Jesus, the meaning of his work on the cross, the implications and challenges of following Jesus as disciples, the value of living with eternity in view, and the imperative to all believers found in the great commission of making disciples of all nations.
  • Students will receive clear, up-to-date, and accurate instruction in the course(s) of study assigned to the instructor.
  • Students will receive opportunity to engage with, interact with and think holistically and critically about course content through effective learning activities and an engaging classroom environment.
  • Students will be fairly evaluated in their performance, with a view toward their own growth and success, and their ability to function in teams.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Education: Master of Arts, equivalent or higher, with concentrated hours in areas related to courses being taught.
  • Experience: Previous online teaching experience required, preferably in higher education. Previous ministry experience preferred, especially in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Competencies/Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, administration, knowledge of learning management systems, familiar with online learning methods and pedagogy.
  • Physical abilities required to perform the job: N/A

Working Conditions:

 Online environment

Work Hours:

  • Hours are based on credit load (i.e., one hour of instruction per week for each credit)
  • Additional hours for preparation and grading, also based on credit load and enrollment

Undergraduate Adjunct (in-person)

Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty, Bloomington, MN  

This is an open posting, not necessarily for a current adjunct faculty role. Please apply if you are interested in being added to our pool of future potential adjunct faculty as opportunities arise.                             

Part-time: hourly based on credit load                  

 In collaboration with the Undergraduate Academic Dean, the Adjunct Faculty member will delight God’s heart and extend His Kingdom by ensuring the vison, mission, and core values of Bethany International are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Students will receive clear support, guidance, and direction in understanding the passion of God for them as his people, what it means to abide in Jesus, the meaning of his work on the cross, the implications and challenges of following Jesus as disciples, the value of living with eternity in view, and the imperative to all believers found in the great commission of making disciples of all nations.
  • Students will receive clear, up-to-date, and accurate instruction in the course(s) of study assigned to the instructor.
  • Students will receive opportunity to engage with, interact with and think holistically and critically about course content through effective learning activities and an engaging classroom environment.
  • Students will be fairly evaluated in their performance, with a view toward their own growth and success, and their ability to function in teams.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Education: Master of Arts, equivalent or higher, with concentrated hours in areas related to courses being taught.
  • Experience: Previous in-person teaching experience required, preferably in higher education. Previous ministry experience preferred, especially in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Competencies/Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, administration, and knowledge of learning management systems
  • Physical abilities required to perform the job: Standing for extended periods of time

Working Conditions:

 Ability to commute to and from campus weekly

  • Classroom environment

Work Hours:

  • Hours are based on credit load (i.e., one hour of instruction per week for each credit)
  • Additional hours for preparation and grading, also based on credit load and enrollment

Bethany Gateways Regional Care Coordinator

Bethany Gateways Regional Care Coordinator Job Description

Note: This is not a campus position with salary and benefits.

ASSIGNMENT LOCATION: Overseas. In a region where Gateways missionaries are located.

STATUS: Missionary. Must complete Missionary Application Process with Bethany Gateways. Must raise full support in advance of fielding.

QUALIFICATIONS: Note this is not an entry level member care position.

POSITION Overview:
In partnership with Gateways Regional Leaders and the Member Care Team, the Regional Care Coordinator (RCC) will proactively and reactively provide or facilitate member care for Gateways personnel in their region. They will encourage both individuals and teams in values, attitudes, and actions that promote spiritual, relational, physical, mental, and emotional health. They will utilize regional and external member care resources to respond to needs and to encourage resilience.

Key to their role is a reactive response to needs providing care and resourcing to individuals and teams, as well as a proactive preventative equipping of these individuals and teams. Together these contribute toward health and resilience, which in turn contribute toward ministry effectiveness.

By serving as a member of the Member Care Team, they will help regional Gateways personnel reach their full potential by maintaining resilience and fulfilling their calling to Take the Church to Where It’s Not and Help Others Do the Same.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop network of member care providers within the region who are available to provide member care services.
2. Identify member care needs within the region.
3. Mobilize member care resources to appropriately respond to needs within the region.
4. Provide consultation for Regional/Field/Team Leaders on personnel needs, policies, options, and resources.
5. Identify, train, and consult regularly with Care Facilitators (CF) in each Field/Team.
6. Promote best practice member care through training events, equipping toward health and resilience of individuals and teams.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
1. Travel within the region, on a regular basis (at least once every two years) to encourage, assess needs and provide care to individuals and teams. This is also an opportunity to develop and train Care Facilitators (CF).
2. Attend regional/field/team conferences/retreats, as requested, or scheduled. Coordinate member care activities during events with leadership.
3. Encourage personnel, and facilitate teambuilding and conflict resolution, where requested by Regional/Field/Team Leaders and/or CFs.
4. Respond to and manage crisis member care needs in the region. Maintain communication with Regional Leader and Director of Member Care throughout the crisis and in debriefing the crisis response.
5. Maintain regular (minimum of monthly) contact with the Regional Leader providing needed updates and reports.
6. Maintain regular (minimum of monthly) contact with the Director of Member Care providing needed updates and reports, sharing resources and resource needs.
7. Participate in monthly Member Care Team Zoom calls to maintain an overview of Gateways global member care program, evaluate progress, plan for new programs/resources, network, and provide mutual care within the Member Care Team.
8. Submit an annual member care budget for the region in collaboration with the Regional Leader and Director of Member Care.
9. Pursue ongoing training in member care as continuing education and remaining up to date on current trends, networking, and acquiring new resources.
10. It’s strongly recommended to recruit a personal “care team” for added support, prayer, and encouragement to aid in personal resilience and well-being, through debriefing and supporting.

Major Gifts Officer

We believe in providing a safe and productive working environment. It is our desire that our co-workers enjoy meaningful work, authentic communication, respect, recognition, and are challenged to reach their personal potential.

Major Gifts Officer, Bloomington, MN                               

Full-time: 40 Hours per week

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for qualifying, cultivating, and growing a list of major donor relationships, contributing strategies for donor acquisition and relationship expansion, and building trust as they promote Bethany here and abroad. 

Key Result #1:  Acquiring and developing new major donor relationships through the engagement of existing networks.

What tasks will cause this to happen?

  • Engage in weekly accountable activities such as making calls, sending emails, and meeting in person with prospective donors.
  • Conduct prospect identification and research strategies to effectively generate new donor contacts.
  • Partner with Marketing & Communications team to produce stellar on-brand proposals.
  • Solicit prospect leads by building relationships that eventually lead to a proposal meeting.
  • Implement a comprehensive donor cultivation strategy that incorporates personal, online, and offline tactics in an integrated fashion.
  • Work with leadership and staff to track, identify, and close funding needs and opportunities.
  • Thrive in a highly flexible work environment with remote opportunities and willingness to travel while remaining highly accountable for activities.
  • Identify key foundations and write proposals and prepare presentations.

 

Key Result #2:  Research, identify and cultivate new networks.

What tasks will cause this to happen?

  • Ability to achieve measurable, outcomes-based objectives to accomplish the above responsibilities effectively and efficiently.  Emphasis is placed on individuals who have capacity to make annual gifts of at least $10,000.  The following activities are to be achieved:
    • Meet with 6-8 people per week.
    • Cultivate 30-50 contacts per week (phone, text, email, note/letter).
    • Request 2-4 new prospect referrals per week from individuals or qualified research.

Key Result #3: Understand and share the vision and mission of Bethany by working with internal relationships.

What tasks will cause this to happen?

  • Work closely with the Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications department, and Advancement department to understand the organizational structure and vision for the future.
  • Create trust and partnership with the divisional leaders at Bethany Global University and Bethany International Initiatives.
  • Build collaborative strategies to work with internal partners to create clean handoffs with acquired advancement prospects.
  • Track activities in Salesforce and leverage CRM tools to assist in decision making and ensure high collaboration on the advancement team.

 

Key Result #4: Actively engage in creation and execution of fundraising events

What tasks will cause this to happen?

  • Prepare materials for individualized donor events to be sent to existing major donors for lead acquisition
  • Host individual and group donor events on site and off site (i.e. campus tours, board room presentations on results of donor giving, etc.)
  • Plan and organize overseas opportunities through exiting missionaries and partners to showcase to major donors the fruits of their giving and continue to encourage increased giving.
  • Plan, prepare and host small donor events of two giving units or more, both locally and nationally.
  • Assist in planning and organizing of two to four large-scale donor events a year.

 

Key Result #5: Other Duties as Assigned

  • Occasionally required to attend appropriate work-related meetings outside of normal business or working hours.
  • Assist with other work-related tasks as assigned by immediate supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree or higher in philanthropy, business, or another related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in fundraising with proven track record in annual giving work or similar philanthropic experience
  • Exceptional ability to create and maintain personal relationships in a variety of settings, including individually and in groups, in formal and informal settings, and in a customer-service driven environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to develop, write, and edit copy and content for donor communications
  • Experience managing a major gifts program supported by digital marketing
  • Experience soliciting gifts from individuals or entities in excess of $100,000 in a single gift.
  • Strong analytic skills and attention to detail
  • Process-oriented, detailed and excellent follow through

Benefits

All regularly employed, full-time employees on the regular payroll are eligible for the company’s employee insurance program and other benefits. The benefits under these programs are communicated to each associate at the commencement of full-time employment and are subject to change or discontinuance.

Bethany provides all benefit-eligible employees with the following benefits:

  • Vacation Time
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance ($50,000 Policy)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Discounted cafeteria meals

Bethany offers several optional benefits to all benefit-eligible employees, including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Disability Insurance

More information can be retained by contacting Human Resources at 952-996-1479.

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