Jun 24 2017

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Position Announcement

North Dakota District, Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod


The North Dakota District of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a full-time Business Manager, which includes a variety of LCEF duties and responsibilities.

The North Dakota District is a member district of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, with 84 congregations and over 16,000 communicant members located throughout the state. The Business Manager position has become open due to the previous Business Manager, Bill Sharpe, being recently called to his heavenly home.

The Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is a Christ-centered servant partner of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS). LCEF provides a full range of loan products, investment opportunities, and ministry support services to over 6,000 LCMS congregations throughout the church body.

Position Qualifications:

The critical leadership responsibilities of the Business Manager role include oversight of all District operations; including but not limited to financial, administrative, and executive matters. This role is the main resource for a large variety of accountabilities, responsibilities, and tasks in the District.

The LCEF role is to resource ministries of the LCMS with investment opportunities, loans, and related support services that assist member congregations of the LCMS, its affiliated Recognized Service Organizations (RSO’s), and other District supported organizations.

Preferred candidates will be active members of a LCMS congregation of the District, demonstrating an effective understanding of church leadership, and well as District and Synod governance. A Bachelor’s Degree and ten (10) or more years or professional experience in the following:

  • –  Business Administration/Management
  • –  Accounting/Banking and/or Finance
  • –  Marketing and/or Sales Management

The District is seeking an individual with a strong competence as a relationship builder and a successful team player…to cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with congregations, their pastors, lay leaders, teachers, early childhood directors, and church support staff…in addition to District Executive and Support staff.

Next Steps:

Please review the accompanying Business Manager – LCEF job description for a complete understanding of qualifications and responsibilities of the position. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

North Dakota District – Business Manager-LCEF position

Box 9029
Fargo, ND 58106-9029

Or, electronically, referencing ND District Business Manager-LCEF at: fargoofficendlcms@gmail.com 

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