District of Columbia Baptist Convention

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The District of Columbia Baptist Convention - Executive Director/Minister


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The District of Columbia Baptist Convention is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director/Minister to lead in enhancing the vision and furthering the mission of the Convention. The Executive Director/Minister serves as the chief staff officer of the District of Columbia Baptist Convention responsible for administering funds exceeding $1.2M as well as all programs and ministries of the Convention under the direction of the Board of Directors.  Convention staff is structured around the following areas: Ministries to Equip Leaders, Ministries to Engage Communities, Ministries to Empower Congregations, Ministries for Communications, as well as the Office of Administration and Stewardship. For more detailed information about the District of Columbia Baptist Convention, please see our Regional Profile.



The successful candidate should be an ordained minister with a degree from an accredited seminary; by education, skill and experience capable of being an executive director/minister of a multicultural, urban-suburban convention; able to relate to pastors with effective listening and coaching skills; able to bring diverse people together for ministry and mission; capable of working with all Convention affiliates and partners both domestic and international; and have proven administrative, organizational and leadership skills. For a comprehensive list of the position description and qualifications.


Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, and resume which includes work history, education, ordination status, and present church membership information via email to search.committee@dcbaptist.org. Please do not submit hard copy documents or any audio-visual materials at this time. The committee will request appropriate supporting documentation from persons moving to the next level of consideration. The position offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package.

Application Deadline:  January 10, 2020

Application Review Process Begins:  January 23, 2020