People are our most valued resource. Our committed employees are involved in "Making Christlike Disciples in the Nations" in 164 world areas.
The Global Ministry Center Human Resources Office professionals strive to deliver the highest possible service to our employees and are responsible for the recruitment, placement, and retention of qualified individuals to staff the ministry and administrative positions of the GMC. The many employee services include compensation and benefit administration, payroll, employment, employee relations, training, counseling, organizational communication and events, and workplace programs.
Are you interested in serving at the Global Ministry Center as a VOLUNTEER?
For information on how to offer your time and skills in this way, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.
Administrative Assistant (Full-time)
General Secretary’s Office
Description: As part of the Legal Services team, this individual will support the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel with a variety of administrative duties, including phone and email communications, collecting and organizing records, proofreading legal documents, and other special projects as assigned. He or she will also serve as part of the extended team of Organizational Risk and Ethics.
Administrative Assistant (Full-time)
Local Church Ministries (NDI, NMI, NYI)
Description: The Local Church Ministries office is comprised of Nazarene Discipleship International, Nazarene Missions International, and Nazarene Youth International teams. The administrative assistant will facilitate communication and day-to-day functioning of these respective ministries. He or she must be highly organized, attentive to detail, and possess engaging interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include various administrative tasks, data collection, and regular communication with local and district leaders.
Bilingual Benefits Technician (Full-time)
Pensions & Benefits USA
Description: P&B is seeking a highly motivated, bilingual Spanish/English individual to assist in the processing and review of all benefit plans administered by Pensions & Benefits. Principal job duties include various customer service tasks such as benefit application processing, benefit distributions, and other service requests. This person will also assist with coordinating and completing cyclical and annual focus projects as needed.
Communications Design Specialist (Full-time)
Pensions & Benefits
Description: This person will support the Communication Resources Manager/Editor in the preparation and development of print and electronic materials in alignment with Pensions & Benefits’ strategic plan. Responsibilities include providing layout and design support for marketing resources, including newsletters, ads, flyers, social media, video/slide production, stationery, and other resources as needed. He or she will collaborate with staff and vendors to create and maintain the inventory of printed materials and to assist in the posting of electronic resources on the website and social media.
Donor Services Administrator (Full-time)
Description: In this financial ministry position, this person will utilize donor software to process all types of ministry donations, including one-time gifts, recurring gifts, and pledges that are received through various payment methods. Responsibilities include providing constituent call-in support to all types of donors, including individuals and local churches.
Event Logistics Assistant (Full-time, temporary) General Secretary’s Office
Description: This person will provide essential pre-event and onsite support for the 2023 General Assembly and Conventions. Duties will include assisting with event software tools, event space and schedule management, registration, and other projects as assigned. This position is temporary through August 2023.
Sr. Executive Assistant (Part-time or full-time)
Global Education & Clergy Development (GECD)
Description: This person will assist the GECD director and Global Education administrative coordinator in administrative responsibilities essential to the Global Education office. Responsibilities include interaction with global education leaders, maintaining accurate records on Nazarene educational institutions, as well as assisting with meeting and travel arrangements. This position requires familiarity with technology, attention to details, and occasional travel.
Support Specialist (Full-time)
USA/Canada Regional Office
Description: This person will provide support to the USA/Canada Regional Office administrative teams. Duties include correspondence, fielding phone inquiries, liaising with district leaders, supporting meetings and events, and assisting with resources for pastors and leaders across the region.
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Applying for Employment with the GMC
Application forms may be requested by calling 913-577-0500, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or obtained in person from Human Resources at the Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center, 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kansas, 66220, Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30 U.S. Central Time. Completed applications may be mailed or emailed to the attention of the Human Resources Office.
Location of Global Ministry Center Positions
The GMC is the administrative hub for the Church of the Nazarene denominational ministries in 164 world areas. The GMC is conveniently located in Lenexa, Kansas, with easy access to I-35 and I-435 and within short driving distance to Kansas City International airport. All GMC positions report to this location.
Our Non-Discrimination Policy
The Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center offers equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, race, creed, sex, or veteran status. The Global Ministry Center is an “at will” employer.
Our Faith-Based Organization
We are a faith-based organization. Acceptance of our Christian Code of Conduct and Articles of Faith is required. Membership in the Church of the Nazarene is required for certain positions. The GMC and applicable remote work sites are smoke-, alcohol-, and drug-free Christian workplaces.
Our Human Resources Office receives and processes many employment applications annually for a limited number of positions. While we regret that we cannot respond to each applicant, we do contact those individuals possessing the skills, education/training, and experience that best match the requirements of the open position for which the application was submitted.
An application must be completed by all applicants and an application must be completed for each position for which one wishes to be considered. Applications are retained for one year. Resumés are not necessary for entry-level positions, but they are preferred for professional-level positions.
Transparency in Coverage
Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of the General Church Medical Plan. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click here.
To search for current staff positions available within our local churches in the United States and Canada, click here. To learn more about the USA/Canada Region in general, visit www.usacanadaregion.org
To learn more about positions available at the JFHP offices, visit jfhp.org. All positions are located on-site in the Olathe, Kansas, office.
To learn more about positions available at the NBC Administrative Offices, visit nbc.edu/jobs. All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.
To learn more about positions available at NCM, Inc., visit ncmi.org. All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.
To learn more about current positions available at NTS, see the following employment opportunities. All positions are located on-site on the Kansas City, Missouri, campus.
The Nazarene Foundation currently has an open position for an Accounting Clerk. To view the official job announcement and position details, click here.