Employment

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
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff
  • 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
  • At least one year of experience in ministry, classroom management or education with
  • CPR Certification
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate ministry volunteers and staff.
  • Proven ability to facilitate difficult conversations in effort to resolve delicate personal
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Must be detail
  • Proficient in planning and delivering age-appropriate sermons to children on a weekly
  • Above average written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a 4 to 5 person ministry leadership
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of ministry leadership and staff
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 .  


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


COMMUNICATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Do you like a fun, fast-paced environment?  If so, Asbury United Methodist Church is searching for an Administrative Assistant for our Communications department who will assist the Communications ministry team. This position is responsible for meeting the team’s deadlines such as requests of printed materials, publicity, web eblasts for all of Asbury ministries and special events. This position will also closely monitor each project/request from initial inquiry through completion and handle any administrative tasks in the department.

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. Genuine Kindness, Committed Team Player and Confident Humility.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of Asbury United Methodist Church.
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or closely related field is preferred.
  • 2 years of administrative assistant experience is a plus.
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Familiarity with AP style is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Time commitment for the position:
  • Full-Time position – Monday - Friday

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


COORDINATOR OF YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

Do you love Helping Others Follow Jesus, especially Young Adults? If so, then look at us, Asbury United Methodist Church, in Tulsa. Currently, we are looking for a Coordinator of Young Adult Ministry to join our Asbury team. This position is a full-time position that provides a wide variety of ministry-related leadership, coordination and general administration in Young Adult Ministry, College Ministry and on the Discipleship team, as well as a connector with other Adult Discipleship ministries including Communities, Adult Learning electives and small groups. 

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.
  • College Degree preferred in ministry or similar settings.
  • A working understanding of United Methodist theology.
  • An understanding of the nature of SGM within the Wesleyan movement.
  • An understanding of the ethos of Asbury UMC, Tulsa, OK.
  • Must be able to build and maintain relationships to connect young adults with Jesus, Asbury service opportunities, and other Asbury ministries.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly.
  • Must be able to actively recruit young adults and make connections within the community.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Able to plan consistent fellowship/discipleship community opportunities.
  • 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 leadership and staff effectively.
Time commitment for the position:
  • Full Time from Sunday – Thursday, including Wednesday evenings and sometimes other evenings or weekends.  Other events include
    • January college mission trip
    • One college retreat weekend per semester
    • Summer and holiday programming for college students
    • Regional college campus, OU, OSU, and Arkansas, visits once a semester

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, 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