Careers at The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.


Korean Program Specialist (Temporary)

Department: Church Engagement
Office: Anywhere / Remote
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Korean Program Specialist (Temporary)

The Korean Program Specialist (Temporary)†will adapt an existing two-hour Healthy Pastors, Healthy Congregations seminar content to the Korean language and culture, which includes planning, scheduling, and delivering the seminar to Korean congregations and clusters of those congregations, as necessary to meet the needs of this significant segment of PC(USA) membership. This individual will actively engage with these same congregations in their preferred language to help the Board of Pensions size the universe of potential†benefits-eligible employees in these congregations, identify†the presence or absence of significant business opportunity,†and will consult with the Education team in Church Engagement to ensure that web-based content can be accessed using translation tools, directly translate some existing content, and potentially create native Korean educational content.

This individual will serve as an additional resource for translation of documents for Communications, Enterprise Marketing, and Plan Operations, and work†closely with Church Engagement leadership, explore if there exists potential opportunity for the Board of Pensions to serve the Korean Presbyterian Church Abroad.

This role is expected to last approximately fifteen months.†

The Ideal Candidate Possesses

  • a bachelorís degree; masterís degree preferred;
  • five yearsí experience in and familiarly with the PC(USA) and congregational life;
  • mastery of both Korean and English languages, including financial and theological vocabularies;
  • excellent writing, and presentation skills with strong attention to detail;
  • a capacity to connect Reformed theology with
    • congregational practice and finance and
    • personal finance, including discussing financial matters;
  • a high level of creativity, enthusiasm, and strong personal skills;
  • maturity under pressure;
  • a willingness to live in a mutually agreeable assigned location; and
  • an ability to travel approximately 60% of the time nationally, as requested.

The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the Board of Pensions with an ability to

  • build and maintain positive, trusting, and productive relationships with congregations and mid councils of the PC(USA);
  • work independently (remotely), while functioning as part of a centralized team;
  • collaborate on complex assignments with Board staff and other church partners; and
  • work daily on multiple tasks that vary in scope and complexity.

The Ideal Candidate Would Receive

  • medical and retirement benefits, plus;
  • satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
  • volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.

About the Board of Pensions

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is committed to engaging the entire Church in becoming inclusive of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and language groups. As an agency of the Church, we share in and align with its values. Our staff is diverse in gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and generation, reflecting the community around us. Our different perspectives foster creativity, and mutual respect enables us to execute the ideas that creativity generates.

Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.

View our We Serve video and see and hear from prospective colleagues at the Board of Pensions. If you believe you have the professional and personal credentials to join us as a colleague and would like to support the Board of Pensions as we serve more, serve better, and serve the Church, please apply.

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an equal opportunity employer.

The work environment is typical of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job the incumbent may expect to sit for prolonged periods of time. Close vision and manual dexterity are required to access data utilizing a personal computer or other electronic device. Relatively frequent air, rail, and automobile travel will be expected.

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