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Law School Ministry Specialist

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Public Interest

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Attorney

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Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2017

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May 03,2017
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Law School Ministry RESPONSIBILITIES: Pursue a vibrant relationship with the triune God through engagement with Scripture, prayer, and worship, both individually and in community. Develop self-leadership (growing in self-awareness, self-management, relational integrity, and resiliency). Embrace Scriptural standards for behavior and attitudes. Communicate and model vision to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed and world changers developed. Create a culture of humble dependence on God and bold expectation in God’s intention to start new witnessing communities throughout the campus and on new campuses. Model – in person and through programs –vision and Core Values, including a biblically-defined commitment to engage every ethnic and social group on campus. Lead students and faculty – individually and collectively – through Scripture, prayer, teaching, and discipleship experiences, so that they articulate and align their ministry activities around this vision. Set annual goals through prayer, research and reflection with teams (students, faculty, and staff) for qualitative and quantitative growth, including conversions and leadership development. Create, develop, align and leverage ministry plans, programs, teams, and structures to close the gap between current reality and the aspirational goals. Build leadership teams who trust and partner well demonstrate spiritual vitality, relational health, and mission alignment. Develop and execute plans to achieve annual goals, evaluating and modifying the plan as needed throughout the year. Increase momentum for the vision by aligning programs, structures, conferences and teams around the goals. Mobilize students and faculty to engage their relational networks with the gospel and to start new missional communities. Intentionally gather, invite, and develop diverse groups of students and faculty so that they not only encounter and follow Jesus as Savior and Lord but also advance the mission on campus as participants and leaders. Create ways for faculty and students to encounter and follow Jesus through Scripture, worship, prayer, mission experiences, conferences, etc. Equip students and faculty so that they think strategically about campus engagement and so that they proclaim – in word, deed, and power – the good news of Jesus, regularly inviting students and faculty to follow him as Savior and Lord Disciple students and faculty by equipping them to hear the Word, respond actively, and debrief and interpret the experience so that they grow in Christlikeness, reflect Core Values, and develop ministry skills Invite, coach, and equip students and faculty to become increasingly effective participants and leaders, including starting new witnessing communities on campuses. Work with a network of other local, area, regional, and national InterVarsity staff and volunteers so that work reflects Biblical standards of excellence, integrity, and partnership. Partner with and respond positively to the direction and coaching of supervisors and national leaders Contribute to collaborative and productive team meetings and relationships Affiliate chapters under care and submit Graduating Student Forms in order to increase partnership with current students and alumni. Use national ministry resources and tools, as requested, including recruiting and/or participating in local, regional, or national conferences as required Complete reporting, planning and review requirements in a timely way so that supervisors can assess and improve work as a CSM Comply with all policies and procedures . Develop a team of partners – churches and individuals (including alumni and community members) –will resource the ministry financially, in prayer, or volunteer service that advances the mission. Raise 100% of the financial budget assigned by supervisor. Communicate regularly with ministry partners, nurturing the relationship through visits, phone calls, emails and regular prayer letters. Develop on-going, long-lasting partnership with alumni and volunteers Comply with all Ministry Partnership Policies Identify and invest in advocates who will build networks of volunteers and donors on behalf.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required for CSMs assigned to a four -year campus. A minimum of an Associate’s degree required for CSMs assigned to a two-year campus or a community college. Strong interpersonal skills (including ability to minister to diverse ethnic communities and faculty). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Familiarity with word processing, presentation, email, and spreadsheet software.

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