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Lutheran Bible Translators, Aurora, Ill., seeks an experienced accountant/financial manager, CPA preferred.  Responsibilities: develop $3.8 million budget; perform standard accounting functions; manage day-to-day operations; monitor restricted and unrestricted fund balances.  Send resumes by Feb. 15, to Lutheran Bible Translators, Attn: Dean Mehl, P.O. Box 2050, Aurora, IL 60507-2050.

Camp Lakeview, Seymour, Ind., an LCMS outdoor-ministry center in Southern Indiana, is seeking an additional program director to begin in the late spring of 2006.  Position involves the development and coordination of summer youth camp, outdoor education, and year-round programming for families, adults, and youth.  A candidate must be committed to serving the Lord through serving His people, be organized and self-motivated, possess at least a bachelor’s degree, have previous experience on a summer camp staff, and have the desire and ability to work and live in a camp setting.  Benefits are provided as part of the salary package.  Application deadline is March 1.  To send resumes or request a job description, application, or other information, contact Tom Franke, Camp Director, Camp Lakeview, 13500 West Lake Road, Seymour, IN 47274; telephone: (812) 342-4815; fax: (812) 342-9290; E-mail: lakeview@hsonline.net.

Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, St. Louis, Mo., a grant-making foundation with $95 million under management, seeks applicants to serve as its president/CEO.  This person will work with a 15-member board to carry out the goals of the Foundation and manage the strategic plan and its implementation, which includes a cooperative outreach ministry on behalf of 67 member congregations.  This position supervises two staff members plus outside consultants, monitors and reviews money managers/custody services and fees, and oversees Foundation operating budget.  This person is the Foundation’s primary representative to member churches, nonprofits, and the public.  His or her position entails significant collaboration and communication with grantmakers and grantseekers in the St. Louis region and public articulation of the Foundation’s mission and purpose.  Applicants should be a member of a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregation with a bachelor’s degree and at least seven years management experience; an understanding of budgeting, finances, and investments; past involvement with non-profit agencies similar to the type supported by the Foundation; and outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills.  For additional information, go to the Foundation’s Web site.  Interested persons should direct a r‚sum‚ and cover letter by March 15 to Mr. Allan A. Huning, Chair, Executive Search Committee, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri, 211 N. Broadway, Suite 1290, St Louis, MO 63102; E-mail: AHuning@lutheranfoundation.org.

Texas District of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, Austin, Texas seeks applicants for the position of director of development and stewardship for the district.  Qualifications: an active member in good standing of a LCMS congregation; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; minimum of four years experience in development/fund raising, public relations or marketing; familiar with capital campaigns; capable public speaker; above average communication skills; self starter; a person of prayer and spiritual maturity; team player; ability to set goals and strategies for achievement of same; willing to travel extensively.  Knowledge of the mission of the Texas District is beneficial but not mandatory.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.  By April 30, send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to President James Linderman, Texas District of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, 7900 E. Highway 290, Austin, TX 78724.

Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, Mo., seeks a senior editor, Professional and Academic Books.  The senior editor conceptualizes products, assists with development, oversees acquisitions, provides the substantive edit, and oversees the production of professional and academic books.  To be considered, a candidate must be an ordained pastor listed on the LCMS roster.  A Ph.D. in theology, religious studies, or related field is preferred.  The successful candidate should also have three or more years editing experience.  Prior experience in a parish setting is also preferred.  Send nominations, letters of interest, and resumes to Human Resources, Concordia Publishing House, 3558 S. Jefferson, St. Louis, MO 63118; fax: (314) 268-1329; E-mail: cphresume@cph.org.

Concordia University, River Forest, Ill., seeks applicants for the following four positions:

  • Exegetical theology.  The Theology and Foreign Languages Department seeks nominations or applications for a tenure track faculty position in theology.  Position requirements include teaching in the areas of Bible, New Testament electives, biblical Greek, and general theology; academic advising of undergraduate students; and contributions to university committees and to one’s professional field.  Faculty rank is contingent upon qualifications and experience.  Qualified candidates should be eligible for rostered status in The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod; and hold at least a Master’s of Sacred Theology degree in the area of exegetical theology from an accredited institution.  It is preferred that candidates have experience as a called worker in a parish and he/she has a  Ph.D. or Th.D. from an accredited graduate program in the area of exegetical theology.  Successful college level teaching experience is also preferred.  Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Dr. Gary Wenzel, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305; E-mail: gary.wenzel@cuchicago.edu; fax: (708) 209-3571.

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