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Vice President, Ministries

The Vice President, Ministries provides strategic leadership and operational oversight of all Nashville Rescue Mission programs and services, ensuring that the mission and critical objectives are fulfilled. Key responsibilities include planning, management, administrative responsibilities, implementing/analyzing all the strategies that will produce an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, and goal attainment. This position serves as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.

The right person for this incredible opportunity has:

Accepted a call on their life from God into ministry.
This person's passion for helping the lost and hurting will be undeniable. They should have a high energy level and a readiness to take on significant challenges. S/he will exhibit the ability to think and act decisively with purpose and integrity. This position requires someone who can gracefully navigate the unique dynamics of working in a Christ-focused organization while being a proactive leader.

Demonstrated servant leadership.
Someone who comes with an unbeaten track record of leading organizations that make a difference in their area of influence will receive serious consideration. The ability to implement a vision through the development and execution of strategical and operational plans (including management and budget) for the short and long-term success of the Mission's Recovery and Guest Services Ministries will be essential to this person's success.

Experience in developing leaders, not managing them.
Someone who can recognize the capabilities of the employees on their team, coach them, nurture their careers, and manage their performance will thrive in this position. The right person will inspire confidence in team efforts by leading through their example and motivating others through his/her actions.

An adaptive communication style.
Regardless of the form of communication (listening, verbal, nonverbal, emotional awareness, written, or communicating in stressful situations ) the right person for this position has a natural ability to read an audience and intuitively knows how best to respond.

A collaborative style of leadership.
The right person will be someone who is comfortable and adept at navigating relationships both internally and externally. S/he must have a verifiable track record of productive, collaborative team leadership. The ability to maintain an open, candid, transparent management style is essential to this position.

Job Requirements:
- BS/BA in Theology, Social Services or related disciplines. Master degree preferred.
- 10+ years of work experience in homeless or recovery services, large church or other large ministry environment
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills
- Team player with positive and optimistic attitude.
- Proven ability to recruit, train, lead and motivate staff and volunteers.
- Excellent conflict resolution skills and demonstrate sound judgement, initiative and independent thinking.
- Professional image with excellent written, oral and presentation skills.

You Are Interested In Applying
Think you are a good fit? Email your resume and cover letter to Mary DeLoach at Please visit to learn more about this and other career opportunities.

Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting in Middle Tennessee.

Time:  Full-Time
Salary:  Exempt
Category:  Program Management

3/9/2023 4:53:50 PM

Job Contact:
Mary DeLoach
(615) 255-2475

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639 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 255-2475

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