The following are job opportunities available at congregations and ministry partners throughout the South Dakota Synod. If you would like to add a job opening to the list, please email it to news@sdsynod.org.

Job Postings

Business and Facilities Administrator – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

The Business and Facilities Administrator will be responsible for managing the business operations of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church including the oversight of property, personnel and financial operations.  Also, this person serves as a resource to the Church Council and Church Staff on these matters. Download the full job description here. To apply, upload a cover letter and resume within Gloria Dei’s online application.

Coordinator of Generosity & Online Community – Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Aberdeen

Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, SD is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator of Generosity & Online Community.   This staff partner will lead stewardship development for the congregation and collaborate with staff and leadership teams to develop resources for the mission and ministries of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Expertise in strategic planning and a keen understanding of digital trends and the use of social media communications for various audiences is required. For more information and application instructions, visit the Bethlehem Lutheran employment page.

Musician/Worship Leader – Messiah New Hope Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Messiah New Hope (MNH) is looking for a musician(s) to lead Sunday morning worship (9:30). MNH has two distinct services that alternate weeks: a “traditional” liturgy with piano and/or organ accompaniment of Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymns and a “contemporary” service with a band and, primarily, CCLI songs. Musicians interested in more information about both (every week) or either (twice/month) services are encouraged to contact Pastor Erik Thone (605-333-0972, mnhpastor@gmail.com). Compensation will vary depending on the role and experience of the candidate.

Office & Hospitality Coordinator – First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

The Office and Hospitality Coordinator assists with the day-to-day operations of the church offices and provides hospitality to congregation members and guests who come into the office. Essential functions include: supporting pastoral and lay staff in all administrative duties of the church, preparing and organizing invoices, payroll, and checking requests for bookkeeping company, serving as day-to-day liaison with bookkeeping company, and maintaining and organizing financial and personnel files, ensuring security and confidentiality of documents. For more information and application instructions, visit the First Lutheran employment page.

Receptionist – First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

The Receptionist serves the church as an ambassador of goodwill for the congregation as the first contact for guests and/or callers to the church, maintains and oversees the facility calendar, and supports the administrative functions of all ministry areas. Essential functions include receiving incoming calls, answering routine inquiries when possible, referring all other calls to appropriate staff member and greeting and offering assistance to members and guests. For more information and application instructions, visit the First Lutheran employment page.

Custodian – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Full-time person responsible for a wide variety of custodial duties that include the general operation of the physical plant and upkeep of the church building and its premises. Non-exempt with benefits; requires some evenings and weekends. View the position description at https://oslchurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/OSL-Custodian.pdf. Contact Barb Haugan, Business Administrator, bhaugan@oslchurch.com or 605-336-2942, ext. 23

Custodian – Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Holy Cross is seeking a part-time custodian responsible for the appearance, cleanliness, and maintenance of buildings and grounds. This position has an expected workload of 20-25 hours per week. If you are interested in this position, please contact Pastor Lando Anderson (605-362-1947, landoa@holycrosslutheranchurch.org)

Director of Youth Ministry – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Our Savior’s (Sioux Falls) is currently on a treasure hunt for our next Director of Youth Ministry (full-time, benefits). The person who will join our team will help form the faith of 6–12 graders and their families through our relational ministries of confirmation, youth groups, mission trips, retreats, and more; work collaboratively with a team of talented staff and committed volunteers; and enjoy living in a rapidly growing South Dakota city and serving in a vibrant progressive congregation. This may be the sign from God you’ve been waiting for. Send your letter of application and résumé to Pr. Randy Gehring, rgehring@oslchurch.com.

Director of Youth and Family Ministry – West Nidaros Lutheran Church, Crooks

West Nidaros Lutheran Church is looking for a faith filled person to connect our youth & families to Christ, our congregation and one another. We are hiring a 10-15 hour Director of Youth & Family Ministry to work primarily Wednesday & Sundays, with otherwise flexible hours. Resumes can be sent jared@westnidaros.org. Full job description can be found at westnidaros.org.

Sunday School Superintendent – Scandia Lutheran, Centerville

Scandia Lutheran is looking for a new Sunday School Superintendent. Please contact Courtney Blake at 605-212-3446 or Pastor Elan at 605-563-2458 for more details.

Outside the Synod

Campus Community Coordinator – Lutheran Campus Ministry, Morris, MN

Lutheran Campus Ministry – Morris, MN, is looking to hire a Campus Community Coordinator. This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits. The Campus Community Coordinator builds Christian community through relationships, events, activities, and presence with the wider community. This position is a relational ministry position in which the Coordinator equips leaders, utilizes the gifts of students and community members, and connects all of those people into a God – centered community. Interested applicants can email Rev. Chris Richards at tlcprchris@gmail, or can call at 320-297-1602. Interviews are ongoing and applications will be received until the position is filled. A more detailed job description can be found at this link.