Resource Specialist - INTERNAL ONLY

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this Human Sexuality Resource Specialist position will research, innovate, discover, develop, organize, manage, integrate, and accelerate resources for student and faculty ministry around human sexuality in order to help the movement establish and advance witnessing communities of students and faculty at colleges and universities.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture, and God’s purposes in the world
  • Research, Discover, Incubate, and Accelerate Relevant Human Sexuality Resources for the field
  • Manage Existing Human Sexuality Resources
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the Discipleship and Growth team
  • Develop a funding base (amount to be determined)
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith. Abide by InterVarsity’s Code of Conduct
  • Experience and understanding of InterVarsity’s stance on human sexuality, as well as the broader cultural stance around human sexuality
  • A significant combination of field-related ministry knowledge, skills, and experience is required to successfully perform the responsibilities of this role (e.g., a Bachelor’s degree, a graduate degree preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 year of field-related ministry experience, including management experience or equivalent)
  • Significant theological acuity and spiritual and emotional maturity
  • Have a joyful, hopeful vision for human sexuality
  • Demonstrated strength and experience in building strong relationships and partnerships
  • Excellent relationship builder and team player who can collaborate effectively with all levels of staff, management, members of the community, as well as able to represent InterVarsity to external partners
  • Has led diverse teams and shows cross cultural leadership competencies across various diversity categories
  • Ability to develop teams and tasks, work independently and interdependently as appropriate
  • Able to cast a vision for field ministries in a manner that inspires and rallies individuals and teams to achieve the mission and vision
  • Experience in synthesizing data for key project development
  • Leadership skills including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, coaching, and delegation
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • A working knowledge of current Microsoft Software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work in a diverse team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to raise funds for staff and programs
  • Willingness to travel (to be negotiated)
 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.