Employment

Children’s Music Director

Job Summary:

The Children’s Music Director will develop a fun and inviting music ministry for children within and outside our congregation that is rooted in a solid foundation of music literacy and Asbury’s mission of helping others follow Jesus. The Director will select age-appropriate music and plan rehearsals, as well as conduct and lead the children’s choirs and instrumental ensembles in worship services. In addition, the Director will oversee all ministry- and administrative-related needs to properly support the ever-growing needs of this ministry.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ-centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Coordinates with the Director of Traditional Worship concerning all aspects of this ministry.
  • Uses sound musical pedagogy to teach ministry-related and age-appropriate repertoire.
  • Directs children’s choirs and instrumental ensembles in worship services regularly (at least once a month).
  • Plans and executes special programs including Advent, Lent, Summer Song, Music Camp, Christmas Pageant, etc.
  • Develops creative strategies for growing the Children’s Music Ministry through various offerings.
  • Develops and implements strategies to recruit new children and their families to Asbury through the children’s music ministry program.
  • Procures and maintains all music, equipment, and supplies.
  • Sets up rehearsal and performance spaces.
  • Coordinates with Communications Department to develop marketing strategies and promotional materials.
  • Ensures all children’s music volunteers have necessary background checks as well as training in safety and all program procedures.
  • Oversees all administrative responsibilities to properly support the Children’s Music Ministry, including but not limited to correspondence with parents, volunteers, and ministry staff, submitting receipts and invoices, and completing all scheduling requests through the church’s calendaring system.
  • Plays an active role as a member of the Traditional Music Ministry by participating in ensembles (i.e. Chancel Choir, New Covenant Orchestra, etc.), worship services, special events, and other opportunities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements for the Position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Bachelor’s degree in music, music education, or music performance with strength in choral music preferred.
  • 3+ years experience in working with a large group of young children with the spirit and demeanor to create an inviting environment.
  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him.
  • Work closely with the Director of Traditional Worship in presenting spiritually engaging music.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with children, parents, staff, and other church members.
  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading a children’s choir.
  • Must have strong vocal skills.

Time commitment for the position:

  • Part-Time – 20 hours per week.  Sundays, Wednesday afternoons and/or evenings, and additional flexible hours.

We offer a competitive salary and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to .  


2nd Saturday Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa is currently seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant for our sponsored monthly event, 2nd Saturday.   This position is an outreach activity which serves the Tulsa community and helps fulfill Asbury’s mission of helping others follow Jesus. Its purpose is to provide meaningful community engagement for all types of people.

Under the direction of the Volunteer Co-Directors, the 2nd Saturday Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the co-directors with all aspects of the outreach event.  They will assist with the event’s administrative duties, promotional elements, set up, actual event and follow up.  Other aspects may include working with volunteers, special events, and promotion through social media.

Responsibilities include: 

  • MUST Attend each 2nd Saturday event 7:30 am - 1:30 pm on the 2nd Saturday of each month
  • Preparing material for each month’s serving sites along with any necessary supplies
  • Updating and maintaining our database of volunteers and site contacts
  • Assist with set up, execution and follow up of the 2nd Saturday event
  • Update and keep records of attendance and site information accurately
  • Maintaining supply closet
  • Monitoring and posting to our social media accounts while adhering to Asbury’s social media guidelines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm
  • Must arrive to work on time
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for the position:

  • Must have a willing heart and a desire to serve others in the name of Jesus
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft Outlook
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and soft skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in social media
  • Able to organize and prioritize work quickly
  • Be adaptable to quickly changing situations
  • Must be detailed oriented and have excellent data entry skills
  • Must have proven ability to inspire and motivate volunteers
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Able to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Must be a self-starter 
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances 

Time commitment for the position:

  • This is a part-time position averaging approximately 40 hours per month.   

We offer a competitive salary and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to

 

Staff Accountant

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking a Staff Accountant who will handle many aspects of the month-end closing of the accounting records, including reconciling the bank and investment accounts.  The position will also be responsible for assisting the Controller with the annual audit and providing direct support in the areas of account and entry research and correction as well as other accounting related tasks as needed or required.

Job Functions

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Represents Asbury in a Christlike manner consistent with Asbury’s Core Behaviors when working with outside professionals, agencies, regulators and auditors.
  • Initiates wires of funds to banking entities.
  • Conducts account and entry research as requested.
  • Makes transfer entries as requested and approved by department POs or Controller instruction.
  • Makes correcting entries as instructed by Controller.
  • Edits the Chart of Accounts as directed by Controller.
  • Modifies ACS statement and report structures as directed by Controller.
  • Creates and imports weekly income journal entries from Treasurer’s Reports.
  • Reconciles and prepares weekly online giving report for contribution import and Treasurer’s Report upload.
  • Processes and disseminates the credit card expense reports.
  • Reconcile credit card expense reports from card holders, prepare and import credit card journal entry.
  • Performs monthly payroll journal entries.
  • Create and import monthly print shop log entry.
  • Process monthly utilities accrual entries.
  • Process quarterly executive budget transfers (communications, capital maintenance, etc.).
  • Reconciles the main operating bank account, which includes ensuring the various forms of revenue (Monday deposits via ACS Speedcheck, online giving, online event payments and online Headmaster Preschool payments) reconcile on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciles the capital bank accounts, ensuring accurate allocation of line of credit fees and interest.
  • Reconciles investment accounts, ensuring accurate allocation of interest between budget and capital accounts.
  • Generates initial ACS financial statements for Controller.
  • Distributes monthly department financials after Controller closes each month.
  • Maintains all financial files (Treasurer’s Reports, bank reconciliations, monthly entries, payables, etc.).
  • Assists the Controller with the audit to insure proper coding and designations regarding financial statements and records.
  • Coordinates with members of other ministry areas for the audit as needed or required.
  • Prepare and distribute 1099 forms to contract laborers; prepare IRS 1099 for Controller approval and signature for federal filing.
  • Backs up for other accounting functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience or an accounting degree required; both preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must have strong deductive reasoning skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of clergy, ministry leadership and staff effectively. 

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full-Time. Typical hours range from 8 am to 5 pm.  Monday – Thursday and 8:30 am to Noon - Friday. 

If interested, please send your resume to

ASBURYKIDS ELEMENTARY ASSOCIATE

Do you love helping others follow Jesus, especially children? If so, then look at us, Asbury United Methodist Church, in Tulsa. Currently, we are looking for an AsburyKids Elementary Associate to join the AsburyKids team. This position is a full-time position and responsible for overseeing the ministry-related aspects of AsburyKids Ministry to elementary children and families.

Job Qualifications:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • At least one year of experience in ministry, classroom management or education with children.
  • CPR Certification
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate ministry volunteers and staff.
  • Proven ability to facilitate difficult conversations in effort to resolve delicate personal issues.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Proficient in planning and delivering age-appropriate sermons to children on a weekly basis.
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a 4 to 5 person ministry leadership team.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of ministry leadership and staff effectively.

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full Time from Sunday – Thursday, including Wednesday evenings and sometimes other evenings or weekends.
  • Prepare, facilitate, and additionally attend all monthly and annual events including, but not limited to:
    • Kids Night Out
    • Mothers Fellowship
    • Vacation Bible School
    • Promotion Activities

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to

 

ASBURY STUDENT MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

Know someone who would be a perfect fit with our Student Ministry team?  Do you love helping others follow Jesus, especially students?  We are searching for a Student Ministry Associate to help build relationships and care for our students, parents, and volunteers!  This position is responsible for facilitating weekly ministry programs, preparing and teaching lessons or talks, organizing and preparing for annual events, and understanding the heart of a student and how it varies from middle school to high school to college.  

Job Qualifications: 

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love, and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of Asbury United Methodist Church.
  • Have 2 to 3 years of student ministry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Must be a committed team player
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations and multitask
  • Able to work with all levels of leadership, staff, volunteers, and parents effectively
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detailed oriented
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full Time from Sunday – Thursday, sometimes evenings or weekends
  • Be available to students in a variety of ways and in varying times of need (i.e.: lunch at school, attendance at extracurricular activities, times of crisis, etc.)
  • Prepare, facilitate and attend all annual events including, but not limited to:
  • Spring Break Missions
  • Overlap Summer Camp
  • Promotion Activities
  • Fall Kick-Off
  • Middle School Retreat 

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to

 

AsburyKids Early Childhood Staff Member

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Staff Member for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position helps families and kids (6 weeks through Pre-K) follow Jesus by providing ministry-related safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community
  • Follows the ministry vision, instructions, lesson plans, and schedules put forth by the Early Childhood Associate.
  • Prayerfully leads a classroom of children with aid of Asbury ministry volunteers, providing age-appropriate care, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of the Early Childhood Supervisor.
  • Provides safe, age-appropriate care which may include: feeding, changing diapers, assisting with bathroom needs, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, rocking, calming crying and upset children, holding, sitting with and cheerfully interacting with children through games, Bible stories, play, crafts, songs, and prayer.
  • Reviews and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s ministry curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s lesson plans.
  • Participates fully in the Early Childhood ministry worship service (Big Group) by arriving with your class on time, singing and using song motions, managing children’s behavior during teaching and videos.
  • Engages with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Prayerfully leads, guides, and builds relationships with classroom volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Builds solid relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Builds solid relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keeps classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning and completes proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, choking, etc.)
  • Deals with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and reports all incidences to the Early Childhood Associate.
  • Complies with and follows all check-in and out procedures, including maintaining rosters.
  • Other than the Early Childhood Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator, keeps all concerns/issues with a child or family in strict confidence, and away from other AsburyKids ministry staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintains a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Works every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, as well as the once a month Friday night ministry Kids Night Out (KNO) events. (6 vacation days per year are included)
  • Contributes to a positive and healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than the Early Childhood Supervisor or AK Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.

Time commitment for the position:

Part-Time. Typical hours range 25 hours per week. Hours are Sunday – 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.  Sunday: 8:15-12:30pm. Wednesday Nights 5:00 to 8:15 pm and Kids Night Out one Friday per month.

If interested in applying, please send your resume to


AsburyKids Elementary Staff Member

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking part-time Elementary Staff members for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position partners with families who have children ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade.  AsburyKids Elementary staff members help families and kids (K-5th Grade) follow Jesus by providing safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community.
  • Follows the ministry vision, instruction, lesson plans, and schedule put forth by your AsburyKids Elementary Associate.
  • Prayerfully leads a small group of children, possibly with the aid of Asbury volunteers, by facilitating trust and relationships, guiding conversations, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms or small groups without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of your Elementary Associate.
  • Provides safe, age-appropriate care which may include: assisting with bathroom needs, maintaining a safe environment, managing behavior, calming crying and/or upset children, sitting/playing/interacting with children through games, play, Bible stories, guided small group conversation, prayer, crafts, and worship.
  • Reviews and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s ministry curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s small group lesson plan.
  • Participates fully in the AsburyKids Elementary ministry worship service (Big Group) singing and using song motions and managing children’s behavior throughout.
  • Prayerfully engages with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Builds positive relationships with volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Builds relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Builds relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keeps classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning, and complete proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, choking, etc.)
  • Deals with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and reports all incidences to your Elementary Associate.
  • Assists with all check-in and out procedures as directed by your Elementary Associate.
  • Other than with an Elementary Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator, keep all concerns or issues with a child or family in strict confidence and away from other AK staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintains a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Works every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, as well as the once a month Friday night Kids Night Out (KNO) events
  • Contributes to a positive, healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than an Elementary Associate or AsburyKids Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.

Time commitment for the position:

Part-Time. Typical hours range from Sunday – 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.  Kids Night Out - One Friday night a month from 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm. Other times may be assigned.

If interested in applying, please send your resume to

Director of Student Ministries

The Director of Student Ministries is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of our 6th through 12th grade student ministry program and staff. This position is responsible for developing and leading our student ministry (SM) staff and empowering them to lead and create fruitful ministry that helps students follow Jesus. Additionally, this position, depending on the candidate, may take on ownership of college and young adult ministry.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Actively demonstrates and disciples others in Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Supports churchwide mission of helping others follow Jesus and any strategic initiatives of the church and develops all SM programming through these two lenses.
  • Manages, develops, motivates and equips the SM staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Leads and oversees implementation of objectives and key results for the overall program and individual SM staff.
  • Provides leadership and direction for SM programming, including but not limited to Sunday morning, Sunday night Small Groups, Wednesday Night Programming, and retreats, camps, and spring break missions.
  • In collaboration with the SM team, provides Sunday morning and mid-week teaching to our students.
  • In collaboration with the SM team, casts a vision for effective evangelism and outreach that attracts new students and reaches into the local schools.
  • In collaboration with the SM team, creates an intentional program for increasing regular relational contact with students/parents/volunteers (ie. coffee meetings, meals, calls, written correspondence)
  • Actively disciples and provides pastoral care for Asbury students and families.
  • Prayerfully leads, disciples, and facilitates regular student ministry team meetings.
  • Invests in and equips small group leaders in reaching today’s students.
  • Collaborates across all ministry departments to integrate student ministries into the life of Asbury.
  • Collaborates with kid’s ministry to develop a smooth process for onboarding new students.
  • Works with young adult ministry to develop a smooth process to transition students out of student ministry.
  • Develops a communications strategy to effectively reach ministry parents and students.
  • Oversees administration and management of the student ministries budgets.

Additional Responsibilities if candidate is licensed or ordained would include:

  • Preaching and/or assisting in Sunday morning worship
  • Assisting with hospital visits and other congregational care needs
  • Officiating weddings and funerals
  • Oversight and leadership of college and young adult ministry

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love, and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Elder within the United Methodist Church or in process toward ordination preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in student ministry
  • Mature Christian leader with proven background in leading, understanding and implementation of the UMC organization and beliefs.
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership ability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of clergy, leadership and staff effectively.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to