Closing Date

Sunday, 10 October 2021




Burwood East, Melbourne, VIC

An exciting leadership role for an experienced Christian leader with a strong background in Financial and Operational Management.

  • An opportunity to join the largest Baptist Church in Australia
  • Crossway has recently restructured to create this exciting new role
  • Supporting Rev Dr Dale Stephenson with operational leadership

The organisation

Crossway Baptist Church began in 1952 as a group of Baptist worshippers and is now the largest Baptist Church in Australia. The Church, under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Dale Stephenson, is renowned for its discipling and community approach, and currently features three campuses with another four in development; 8,000 members sharing 12 services each weekend, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and Indonesia.  Russian is done through Satellite TV not as a gathered worship service.

The role

The Director of Operations role will sit alongside the Director of Ministries role as one of two direct reports to Rev. Dr. Dale Stephenson. These positions have been developed out of a recent restructure of the executive leadership team. The Director of Operations will oversee all of the Financial, HR, Governance, Fundraising, Facilities, Administration and IT functions within the Church.

Experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be committed to the Values, Mission and Vision of CBC.
  • Have excellence in work and in service, maintaining a clear understanding and approach to seeing best outcome of the Group.
  • Have an active compassion for those who have not yet come into the knowledge of the saving grace of Jesus Christ.
  • Be committed to continued personal growth through prayer, worship, bible study, fellowship and personal holiness.
  • Be able to effectively communicate with clients, leadership and members of CBC and its related entities
  • Have an openness / teach-ability and willingness to take on new initiatives / ideas.

To apply

People for Purpose are partnering with Crossway Baptist Church to lead the search for this role.

We invite you to read the position description here.  We also encourage you to visit the Crossway Baptist Church website here.  Once you have absorbed this information and done your own research, if you have specific questions, please call us on 0468 625 252 or email [email protected]

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Crossway Baptist Church and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 10 October 2021.

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