Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Brethren bits: job openings.
  • The Gather 'Round curriculum, a project of Brethren Press and Mennonite Publishing Network, is accepting applications for a managing editor. This fulltime position carries responsibility to copy edit and proofread, manage the curriculum production process, and secure and maintain contracts and permissions. Qualifications include excellent editorial and computer technology skills, ability to organize projects and manage details, ability to operate well in a collaborative environment, grounding in Church of the Brethren or Mennonite beliefs and practices, with marketing experience a plus. Active membership in a Brethren or Mennonite congregation is preferred. A bachelor's degree is required; a graduate degree in a related field is preferred. Location is open, with a preference for the General Offices location in Elgin, Ill. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is Aug. 17, or earlier. The full position description and application are available at To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and completed application to Anna Speicher, Project Director and Senior Editor, Gather 'Round Curriculum, at or 1451 Dundee Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.

  • Western Plains District seeks a half time administrative assistant to partner with a newly called District Executive, Sonja S. Griffith who begins Jan. 1, 2010. The administrative assistant position begins Nov. 30. The District leads an individual and congregational transformation movement and serves 36 congregations in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and New Mexico. The District Office is located on the campus of McPherson (Kan.) College. Apply for this position by sending a letter of interest and resume via e-mail to: Dale E. Minnich, Search Committee Chair at Applicants are requested to contact 3 or 4 persons to provide an e-mail letter of reference. Application Deadline: August 15, 2009 or until the position is filled.

  • The Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md., seeks a baler to operate baling equipment to prepare quilts and other supplies for shipping, record weights, operate electric walker, assist with unloading/loading truck, lift/move bales, safety conscious. Apply in person at Brethren Service Center, Blue Ridge Bldg, Human Resources, 500 Main St, New Windsor, MD, or e-mail Karin Krog for application packet.
Source: 7/1/2009 Newsline

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