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Title: Superintendent, Ministry and Mission
The Ministry and Mission Committee is a key assembly committee, standing behind gospel ministry within the Presbyterian Church in NSW and the ACT. Ministry and Mission supports, promotes and works to grow healthy Presbyterian Churches across NSW and the ACT.
The Superintendent of Ministry and Mission, leads the work of Ministry and Mission and is accountable to the Ministry and Mission Committee. The object and responsibilities of the Committee are outlined in Section A7 of the Code Part III.
The Ministry and Mission Committee’s current priorities are as follows.
Continuing to grow the capacity of the church in healthy congregations, healthy ministries, church planting and peacemaking; and:
Responding to needs within the scope of Ministry & Mission as they arise within the church and fulfilling mandated assembly responsibilities. Leadership
The Superintendent is first and foremost a visionary leader of leaders who, with a staff team, pursues the committee’s priorities and exercises influence across the church in NSW and the ACT.
The team is currently composed of:
The new Superintendent will have freedom to shape these job descriptions and the team to better suit the Committee’s priorities. The Committee recognises the importance of ongoing professional development in enhancing leadership and other necessary attributes, and is committed to ensuring that opportunities for such development are provided.
Applicant’s Primary Attributes
The successful applicant will display the following attributes.
Applicant’s Secondary Attributes
The Superintendent receives the standard ministerial remuneration package, including Basic Stipend with provision for travel and accommodation. By negotiation with the Committee, the Superintendent will receive a manse allowance or a Committee-provided residence. in Sydney.
Accountability and Performance Review
The Superintendent is appointed by the General Assembly and is accountable to the Ministry and Mission Committee and therefore will have an annual performance review, which will usually be conducted in the first quarter of the year. The performance review gives valuable feedback to help the Superintendent shape their own performance and their leadership of Ministry and Mission staff.
The Committee intends to make a recommendation to the 2017 Assembly, with initial engagement, working alongside the current Superintendent, to commence in late 2017.