Tuesday
Apr232019

Residential Host and Chaplain -- The Bishop's Ranch, Healdsburg, CA (Diocese of California)

The Ranch Chaplain and Host functions as an integral member of the Ranch Hospitality Team and helps provide gracious hospitality to all our guests, volunteers, residents and staff. The Ranch Chaplain provides pastoral/spiritual care for the Ranch staff and chapel congregation. The Ranch Chaplain will have responsibility to ensure that spiritual needs of guests and staff are met in areas to which s/he is assigned. The role will be primarily focused on hosting guests and groups in residence through the tangible acts of service and hospitality described below (75% of position) and serving as a resident chaplain (25% of position).

The Residential Host and Chaplain works primarily Thursday through Monday morning but may be scheduled at other days and times as needed.

The complete job description is available here.

Start date: July 2019

Questions: Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Aaron Wright, at hiring@bishopsranch.org.

Tuesday
Mar262019

Facilities & Maintenance Director -- Claggett Center, Adamstown, MD (Diocese of Maryland)

Job Summary

The Facilities & Maintenance Director shall further the Claggett Center through the stewardship of the Claggett buildings and grounds by providing leadership, executing preventive maintenance and capital improvements, and maintaining grounds and equipment. As a member of the Claggett leadership team, the Director will supervise a team of two full-time and several part-time employees.

What will I be doing?

  • Be accountable for the quality, efficiency, and accuracy of the work and staff of the maintenance department.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise maintenance staff, including assigning and delegating duties, mentoring staff, and conducting annual performance evaluations.
  • Make recommendations and select equipment and materials to be used for projects.
  •  Assist with the development and monitoring of the maintenance budget.
  • Manage project, staff, and equipment expenses, and keep financial records for department spending.
  • Ensure the safety of the maintenance department and facilities for workplace and guest use by maintaining working knowledge of industry standards regarding safety and security.
  • Monitor all relevant legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Coordinate and supervise outside contractors to ensure high quality and efficient work.
  • Obtain a Pool Operators Certificate and meet any requirements that are set forth to maintain the certification. Serve as the primary pool operator year round.
  • Oversee and participate in day to day preventative maintenance and capital improvements. Manage and complete “in-house” projects involving carpentry, painting, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades in a workmanlike manner.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1952, the Claggett Center has been a vital, life giving center for mission and ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and beyond. Today, Claggett continues to be a place set apart, providing space for spiritual renewal, growth, and learning through ministries of hospitality and programming. These continued experiences are a result of our staff staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for the demonstration of these Values:

  • Sacred Space: Claggett is a “spiritual oasis” where guests escape from the distractions of daily life, where they are spiritually nourished and refreshed in God’s presence.
  • Open to All: Claggett offers an environment where all of God’s children feel welcome and honored. Claggett strives to remain physically and financially accessible to all.
  • Stewardship of God’s Creation: Claggett is a responsible steward of all of God’s gifts in order to benefit this generation and the next. Safety – Emotional, Physical and Spiritual: Claggett is a place of physical, emotional and spiritual safety, where guests and staff feel secure and challenged to “explore new territory.”
  • Faithful to the Gospel of Christ: Claggett provides Christian hospitality to all guests and is a center for lifelong Christian formation that encourages Christian discipleship by providing programs and opportunities for leadership development for all ages.

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Guest Focused
  • Quality Work
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability
  • Sufficient experience in maintenance in a commercial workplace, and/or equivalent trade experience, to provide leadership of the maintenance department
  • Proven track record of skills in various trades, such as carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and/or landscaping
  • Bilingual Spanish is strongly preferred.
  • General Contractor and/or Master HVAC License is strongly preferred.

Applicants from within the ECCC community are strongly desired.

What will it be like to work at Claggett?

The Claggett Center is an organization with guest accommodations ranging from hotel style rooms, cottages, historic farmhouses and a four story school house, all set on 200 acres of farmland along the Monocacy River. Claggett has been serving guests, campers, and groups for over 70 years providing a setting and experience that is truly authentic. Our vision, to be a vital (life giving) center for mission and ministry in the Diocese of Maryland and beyond, unites us as a team to create exceptional hospitality experiences through the combination of our beautiful setting and Christian hospitality. Our amazing staff are at the heart of it all.

Compensation & Benefits

Position provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Starting salary: $50,000.

This full-time, permanent position includes the following fringe benefits: defined contribution retirement program with 9% employer matching; health and dental coverage, including flexible spending account; paid vacation, personal days, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Email a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to jobs@claggettcenter.org.

Tuesday
Mar262019

Executive Director -- Duncan Center, Delray Beach, FL (Diocese of Southeast Florida)

The James L. Duncan Conference Center, generally referred to as the Duncan Center, is located on South Military Trail in Delray Beach, Florida. Founded in 1985 as a diocesan center for formation, educational and spiritual development, the Duncan Center offers an oasis of peace and gracious hospitality on five acres tucked just east of South Military Trail and only four miles west of Atlantic Ocean beaches. Open year-round, the Duncan Center provides lodging, meals, and facilities to a wide variety of religious, civic, business, and not-for-profit groups. The Duncan Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Bishop and the Executive Board of the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. The Bishop serves as an ex-officio member of the Board. Food service at the Duncan Center is provided in our kitchen and dining room by Joshua’s Café, a not-for-profit partner of the Duncan Center.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing and administering all aspects of finance, development, facilities management, coordination with Joshua’s Café, and programming at the Center. The Executive Director is expected to lead the Center into a financially sustainable future, and to provide hospitality to all who come there. This position requires considerable competency in a range of management, operational, financial and leadership functions.

Key responsibilities of the Executive Director include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop a comprehensive budget for site operations, capital projects, marketing, and special projects, for approval by the Board.
  • Manage the financial systems to achieve and maintain a balanced budget in cooperation with the Board.
  • With the Board of Directors, develop and establish specific, creative and traditional fundraising strategies for the Center.
  • Lead and nurture a cohesive, competent, and motivated staff.
  • Oversee all aspects of programming to ensure integrity and conformity with the mission and values of the Duncan Center and the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida.
  • Ensure a hospitable experience for all who come to the Center, including registration, scheduling of guests/groups, housekeeping, lodging, food services, and hosting duties.
  • Increase the visibility of the Duncan Center in the life and ministries of the Diocese of Southeast Florida and the broader Episcopal Church.
  • Represent the Duncan Center in the local and regional community and increase its profile. Oversee and manage a professional and creative social media, website and marketing strategy.
  • Provide executive leadership to carry out the Duncan Center’s mission and to expand outreach and service, creatively conceiving of growth potential.

Qualifications

The Executive Director will demonstrate the necessary skills and capacity to:

  • Serve all people – guests and staff – with respect and address special needs with sensitivity.
  • Manage time and priorities well without regular supervision. Be flexible and willing to “go the extra mile” to assist guests.
  • Use good judgment while handling confidential matters and in assessing and managing risks of any kind.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion among staff and guests.
  • Lead and manage staff to foster a cohesive team and community.
  • Facilitate spiritual and creative development in people of all ages.
  • Utilize current office computer software and social media.
  • Communicate effectively with guests, staff, and Board and community members.
  • Undergo and successfully pass criminal, financial and sex offender background checks.
  • Have or gain familiarity with the policies and procedures of the Episcopal Church.

Application Details

Applicants will possess five or more years of recent experience in roles with similar responsibilities to this position. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required; please indicate additional degrees or certifications. Ordination is not required. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.

Compensation

Package Base salary will range from $60,000 to $70,000 plus health insurance and pension. Housing is not included.

Send application, resume, references, and any questions to:

The Reverend Mimi Howard
Chair of the Board of Directors, Duncan Conference Center
Email: mhoward@stmarkspbg.org

Monday
Mar042019

Sales Manager -- Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center, Oviedo, FL (Diocese of Central Florida)

The Sales Manager is responsible for soliciting and booking group business. Works closely with Reservations/Front Office Manager to develop strategies to ensure maximum revenue is achieved. Job Qualifications: Have a good business sense with a high level of commercial awareness and be able to understand links between sales and profit and have excellent sales and negotiation skills. EDUCATION: 3-year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or MBA preferred. EXPERIENCE: 4 to 5 years of experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area. Send application, resume, references, questions to: chalmers@canterburyretreat.org.

Tuesday
Feb262019

Housekeeping Director -- Claggett Center, Adamstown, MD (Diocese of Maryland)

Housekeeping Director - Full Time
The Claggett Center - Adamstown, MD
(15 minute drive from downtown Frederick)

Job Summary

The Housekeeping Director shall further the mission of the Claggett Center through the leadership and execution of cleaning, conditioning, and preparing the property for guest use.

What will I be doing?

  • Ensure and maintain cleanliness, service, and product quality standards of guest rooms, public spaces, restrooms, offices and banquet/meeting/conference rooms in accordance with federal, local and company health, sanitation and safety standards.
  • Lead, direct and administer all Housekeeping operations to include, but not limited to, of systems use and management, budgeting and forecasting, inventory control, department management, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement, and meeting participation and facilitation.
  • Recruit, interview and train team members.
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, and conducting evaluations.
  • Clean guest rooms, including, but not limited to, making beds, cleaning bathrooms, dusting and vacuuming.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1952, the Claggett Center has been a vital, life giving center for mission and ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and beyond. Today, Claggett continues to be a place set apart, providing space for spiritual renewal, growth, and learning through ministries of hospitality and programming. These continued experiences are a result of our staff staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for the demonstration of these Values:

  • Sacred Space: Claggett is a “spiritual oasis” where guests escape from the distractions of daily life, where they are spiritually nourished and refreshed in God’s presence.
  • Open to All: Claggett offers an environment where all of God’s children feel welcome and honored. Claggett strives to remain physically and financially accessible to all.
  • Stewardship of God’s Creation: Claggett is a responsible steward of all of God’s gifts in order to benefit this generation and the next.
  • Safety – Emotional, Physical and Spiritual: Claggett is a place of physical, emotional and spiritual safety, where guests and staff feel secure and challenged to “explore new territory.”
  • Faithful to the Gospel of Christ: Claggett provides Christian hospitality to all guests and is a center for lifelong Christian formation that encourages Christian discipleship by providing programs and opportunities for leadership development for all ages.

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Guest-Focused
  • Quality Work
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability
  • Three or more years of Hotel Housekeeping Management experience with a similar size property is required.
  • Bilingual Spanish is strongly preferred.

What will it be like to work at Claggett?

The Claggett Center is an organization with guest accommodations ranging from hotel style rooms, cottages, historic farmhouses and a four story school house, all set on 200 acres of farmland along the Monocacy River. Claggett has been serving guests, campers, and groups for over 70 years providing a setting and experience that is truly authentic. Our vision, to be a vital (life giving) center for mission and ministry in the Diocese of Maryland and beyond, unites us as a team to create exceptional hospitality experiences through the combination of our beautiful setting and Christian hospitality. Our amazing staff are at the heart of it all.

Salary & Benefits

Position provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience. This full-time, permanent position includes the following fringe benefits: defined contribution retirement program with employer matching; health and dental coverage, including flexible spending account; paid vacation, personal days, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Email a Cover Letter, Resume, and 3 Professional References to jobs@claggettcenter.org.