UFMCC Inclusion, Diversity and Laity Development Coordinator

Job Title:Inclusion, Diversity, and Laity Development Co-ordinator
Department:Community Development – Leadership Development
Reports To:Community Development Team Lead
Status:Exempt  25 hours per week        Non-Exempt
Prepared By:Cecilia Eggleston
Prepared Date:December 2020
Approved By:Senior Leadership Team
Approved Date:December 2020
Application Documents:Please submit completed MCC Application and Information form AND CV or résumé.
Application Deadline:11 January 2021
Questions and Application Submission to:[email protected]

Job Description

Job Summary

 

Ensure that racial equity, diversity and inclusion, and lay empowerment are embedded and measured in our work, in our key decision-making and in our planning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

 

Develop existing MCC diversity and inclusion affinity working groups further and work to establish any diversity and inclusion affinity working groups which are needed, but do not currently exist

Ensure that that there are clear terms of reference for the working groups and clear mechanisms in place, so that the working groups can give input into key decision-making and planning

Work with diversity and inclusion affinity groups and colleagues to develop, implement  and measure progress in racial equity, inclusion and diversity at denominational level

Resource local churches to develop, implement  and measure progress in racial equity, inclusion and diversity at a local church level

Work with the LEAD programme to train and equip lay leaders

Identify positions where LEAD graduates may serve and work with LEAD team to actively recruit to these positions

Explore opportunities for further lay development programmes that can be made available globally – (the next CLM)

Work with Communication team to actively share stories which reflect MCC’s diversity and lay empowerment

Encourage a culture of sufficiency and generosity

Marginal Duties
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesOversee and support the diversity and inclusion affinity groups
Required skills, education and experience Fluency in written and spoken English

Excellent communication skills

Proven ability to work effectively alongside diverse groups of people to build their capacity to engage and effect change

Excellent understanding of and commitment to the importance of inclusion and diversity as an MCC value and the complexities of addressing issues, such as racism, sexism, internalised homophobia in a positive way

Experience in managing conflict and working with groups to develop and establish mutually-supportive partnerships

Experience in setting up monitoring systems to measure race equity, diversity and inclusion

Proven ability in working with small groups to develop high quality resources

Excellent understanding of and commitment to the importance of the “priesthood of all believers” within MCC

Experience in identifying and mentoring lay leaders

Proven ability to complete tasks in a timely manner

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Able to prioritise and manage a busy workload

Able to comply with MCC policies and procedures

Ability to effectively communicate in an office environment in which much interaction occurs through phone, email, messaging, Skype, and virtual meetings

Desirable skills, education and experienceFamiliarity with Google Docs, Google Drive, Adobe Connect, Constant Contact

Basic competency with SalesForce database

MCC is an international organisation, so competence in a language

other than English is an asset

 

Personal characteristicsTeam Player

Has integrity

Self motivated

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Flexibility and positive attitude

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will need to complete the majority of tasks on a computer (PC or Mac). The employee will also need to be able to access internet in a home office. Vision abilities include vision needed to work on a computer, read typed and handwritten notes, receive email and messages, access Microsoft Office software (software provided) Facebook, Skype, Adobe Connect, Constant Contact and Google Drive.

In performance of the duties of this job, the employee may be required to travel occasionally, drive a motor vehicle, and communicate using telephone, email and other systems of communications as needed (i.e. Skype).

 

Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee will work from a home office the majority of 25 hours each week. Compensation for mileage is not included in the salary.

Other Important Information●      Part time 25 hours per week – this position will be prioritised for full time hours, when finances allow

●      Location: home office, with occasional travel

●      Relocation package is not available