Acts 29 US Director Job Description
Reports to: Acts 29 Executive Director
Lead the US staff organizationally. Implement the Acts 29 US vision and initiatives. Collaborate with the Executive Director on the US vision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serve Acts 29 as the US Director under the leadership of the Executive Director
- Lead the implementation of the Acts 29 US Vision and Initiatives
- Collaborate with the Executive Director in the creation of the Acts 29 US Vision
- Lead the US Regional Directors toward the implementation of Acts 29 US Vision
- Lead the US Staff Directors – Events, Communications, Wives, Care, Assessment.
- Create and Manage large portions of the Acts 29 US Budget
- Speak at Acts 29 Conferences and Events
- Multiply and Grow the Acts 29 US Network
- Build out and implement a recruiting plan US Churches
- Serve on the Executive team as invited
- Coach and empower those you oversee
- Lead the implementation of Acts 29 US Areas and Cohorts
Faith and Mission
- Understands and is passionate about the vision for Acts 29.
- Has a global perspective, with a particular understanding of what it means to work cross-culturally; and
- Acts 29 is a religious 501(c)(3, and requires that the employee agrees with and agrees to abide by and embody Acts 29’s Statement of Faith and religious beliefs.
- As an employee doing the important work of carrying on the central message and mission of Acts 29, you must share our passion for gospel centrality. This gospel is not only the means by which people are saved, but also the truth and power by which people are sanctified. It is the truth of the gospel that enables us to genuinely and joyfully do what is pleasing to God and to grow in progressive conformity to the image of Christ (I Cor. 15:1–4, 2 Cor. 3:18, 1 Thes. 4:1–5).
- Additionally, as the US Director for Acts 29, you effectively minister the gospel as you communicate our vision of gospel centrality in your work to employees, member churches, and donors.
Education and Experience Qualifications
- Has completed college, seminary, and or business school.
- Has a background of active involvement in church planting, through direct
involvement as part of a planting leadership team and through collaborating and
supporting others in planting projects.
- Understands wider Church Planting movements
- Track record in building and developing leadership teams and organizations
- Experienced in building relationships with other partners and networks
- Demonstrable success in training leaders to build capacity for growth
- Has robust speaking experience
Competency and Skill Qualifications:
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Fosters teamwork and collaboration.
- Shows personal drive and the ability to execute.
- Combines humility with the confidence and skill to challenge others.
- Role-models an organized and disciplined life, sets high standards, and supports those standards with practical routines.
- Capable of strategic thinking and vision casting
- Capable of leading AND managing people: leading leaders, building teams, developing organizational infrastructure
- Capable of analyzing emerging situations, seeking inputs, and proposing courses of action
- Experience in project planning and management
- Experience in Financial management e.g. creating and overseeing budgets
- The ability to manage employees: an assistant, initiative coordinators, ect.. (there will be regular manager training)
- Experience in organizing and delegating – able to set up and manage people and projects, and get things done through other people (not just through own direct involvement) and therefore can keep multiple things going at the same time.
- Influencing skills: Maintaining influence not through presence but by coaching and developing others
- Networking: actively engaging other groups both locally and regionally, and maintaining a good profile (i.e. known and trusted beyond just Acts 29)
- Accepts direction willingly but does not need to be closely supervised.
- Travel: There will be times when overnight travel is necessary (domestic and overseas).
- All Acts 29 purchased equipment must be returned at the end of the employee relationship.
- Subject to all the policies in the Acts 29 Handbook.
- This role is subject to the Information Management & Security Policies
- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.