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Employment — School

  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY is seeking a Director of Financial Aid to be responsible for the overall operation and management of their financial aid department. Visit www.bluffton.edu/employment for more information and for instructions to apply. EOE. (24-26)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY is seeking a Director of Human Resources to provide strategic and tactical leadership to the University’s human resource programs and initiatives. Visit www.bluffton.edu/employment for more information and for instructions to apply.  EOE. (24-26)
  • VICE PRESIDENT for Academic Affairs — Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) invites applications for the Vice President for Academic Affairs to begin July 1, 2015. The Vice President will lead and manage all aspects of academic and intellectual life in a way that is fully integrated with all offices and departments of the college. For qualifications, job description and application requirements see www.bethelks.edu/jobs. Review of applications will begin end of January and will be accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA. (24-26)
  • FRESNO PACIFIC University invites applications for a Biology faculty position in its programs serving traditional undergraduate students. Complete job description, requirements, and application are available at www.fresno.edu/careers. (25-26)
  • DIRECTOR OF PreK-12 Environmental Education. Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is seeking a full-time Director of PreK-12 Environmental Education for the field office in Wolf Lake, Indiana.  Responsibilities include supervision of the PreK-12 education team, oversight of program delivery, modeling PreK-12 teaching, revision and development of curriculum, overseeing the graduate student practicum, and teaching an undergraduate environmental education course. Master’s degree in environmental education, pedagogy, or related field is required. For further details and to apply, see the job posting at www.goshen.edu/employment. (25-26)
  • THE FRESNO PACIFIC University Department of English is looking for applicants with skills and interests consistent with undergraduate instruction at a regional university with the core of its programs in the liberal arts. Complete job description at www.fresno.edu/careers. (26)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Accounting /Financial Management to begin fall 2015. Academic preparation in accounting/financial management and/or substantial professional accounting/financial management experience required. A terminal degree (Ph.D. or functional equivalent) is desired. Candidates who have an MBA/MA in Accounting and CPA or other professional accounting certification will be considered. For position description visit www.bluffton.edu/employment. Review of applications begins Jan. 15 and continues until an appointment is made. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale. Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist /Mennonite peace church position and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE. (26)

Employment — General

  • ANABAPTIST DISABILITIES Network (ADNet), a small nonprofit in Elkhart, Ind., seeks half-time Director. ADNet is dedicated to transforming faith communities when individuals with disabilities enjoy full inclusion in the Body of Christ. Director roles include donor development, overseeing office and staff, guiding organizational communications, relating to board of directors. Job description posted at www.adnetonline.org. Send resume to becky.gascho@gmail.com. (24-26)
  • SOUDERTON MENNONITE Homes, a campus of Living Branches, is seeking a part-time pastor in our Souderton, Pa., location. Souderton Mennonite Homes is a caring and resident-focused continuing care retirement community that offers a range of living options such as Residential Living, Personal Care and Skilled Nursing. This position will start in February 2015. The Pastor position, under the direction of the Director of Pastoral Care, is responsible for the assessment and ongoing nurture of the spiritual needs of residents, their families and staff. The pastoral work is carried out through one-on-one visitations, group activities, worship services and Bible studies. The Pastor will work closely with Living Branches associates, home church pastors and the Franconia Conference. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Care/Counseling preferred, along with pastoral experience in a local congregation/ministry setting working with older adults. Ability to be licensed/ credentialed by Franconia Mennonite Conference/another Mennonite Church USA related conference. We offer an environment of quality service and compassion and a mission of empowering older adults to live lives of purpose and joy. Interested candidates should visit the Opportunities section of our website at www.livingbranches.org to apply. (24-26)
  • MENNONITE CENTRAL Committee is currently seeking an Executive Director for the West Coast office, based in California. See full job description at serve.mcc.org, and send letter of intent and resume to eas@mcc.org to apply. (25-26)
  • MENNONITE-OWNED Internet retailer of Amish furniture in Sarasota, Fla., seeks director of sales and service. Experience in sales management required to supervise staff of ten. Must have bachelor degree. Compensation includes salary plus bonuses, benefits. To apply, send inquiry to ceo@jmxbrands.com. (26-2)
  • MENNONITE-OWNED Internet retailer of Amish furniture in Sarasota, Fla., seeks portfolio manager to manage broad groups of products. Internet marketing experience preferred. Must have bachelor degree. To apply, send inquiry to ceo@jmxbrands.com. (26-2)
  • HARPER INDUSTRIES, Inc., an ag, turf and hydraulic power equipment manufacturer located in Harper, Kan., is seeking a Chief Engineer. Experience in engineering, product design and team building are required for this position. Harper Industries designs, manufactures and markets products under the DewEze, Harper and Horsch brand names. Harper Industries is privately held by the senior staff and the person employed in this position has the opportunity to purchase stock in this growing company. For further information and a job description please email or call Tim Penner, President, tpenner@harperindustries.com, 620-896-7381. (26-1)
  • MENNONITE CHURCH Manitoba invites applications for the position of Director of Ministerial Leadership. This position is accountable to the Executive Director of MCM and is responsible for Congregational Ministry with particular attention given to pastoral ministry. This person will be responsible for working with congregations in pastoral transitions, pastoral skill development, and credentialing. This is a full-time position, located in Winnipeg, Man. We are looking for someone to provide leadership in our congregations and among our pastors. This person will have a sense of vision for the future of congregational ministry, strong leadership skills, and administrative capabilities. Travel within the province and occasionally across Canada is a requirement of the position. For a complete list of key duties and qualifications please see the job description posted at www.mennochurch.mb.ca/serve. All staff are expected to exhibit a personal faith commitment to Christ as Saviour and Lord, uphold the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective, and the vision of Mennonite Church Manitoba. Inquiries, applications or nominations for this position can be directed to Ken Warkentin, Executive Director, Mennonite Church Manitoba, kwarkentin@mennochurch.mb.ca 600 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, MB R3P 2J1 (phone 204-896-1616). Deadline for applications is Jan. 23, 2015. (26-1)

For Rent

  • NORTH NEWTON, Serenity Silo and Woodland Hideaway guest apartments, daily rentals. Email or call for brochures: vadasnider@cox.net, 316-283-5231. (17-3)

Available

  • PHOENIX MENNO Guest House Bed and Breakfast welcomes families and business guests coming to the Phoenix area. Call 623-847-0314 or email phxmennoguest@gmail.com. (20-3)
  • THE INTERNATIONAL GUEST House http://igh-dc.com/ welcomes individuals and families traveling to Washington, D.C. Call 202-726-5808 or email igh-dc@juno.com. (22-1)
  • TRANSLATION TO/FROM German, Spanish, English. Specializing in old German script. carolaff@ourtownusa.net. (25-1)
  • GRADUATE STUDENTS in Healthcare Professions: Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) offers scholarship funding for Anabaptist students to learn and serve in cross-cultural mission/service settings in developing countries. Deadline for 2015-16 academic year is May 15, 2015. For details and application form, see http://mennohealth.org/SET, email info@mennohealth.org, or call 1-888-406-3643. (26-3)

For Sale – Books

  • CHRISTMAS GIFT BOOKS. Living Gift: John’s Jesus in Meditation, Poetry, Art, Song and Health, Healing, Church’s Mission. $30. Order wswartley@ambs.edu. (23-26)
  • TABORITES IN Distant Lands: A Legacy of Service. Tabor College alumni share their experiences in serving overseas. Kenneth Kornelsen, editor. Available on Amazon. $2.99. (25-1)

Travel

  • VISIT EUROPE the Mennonite Way! Multiple Hotel Tours focusing on Mennonite-Anabaptist history in Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Ukraine. Organized by Mennonite Her­itage Tours, www.mennoniteheritagetours.eu. (21-14)