Director of Spiritual Integration

As a Christ-centered organization, HOPE International seeks to bear witness to Christ and His Kingdom through who we are, how we work, and how we serve the church. The spiritual integration team at HOPE is responsible for providing strategic direction, guidance, and coordination of HOPE’s efforts to integrate an intentional witness into every aspect of our culture and work. The director of spiritual integration leads these efforts by working with senior leaders to clarify and align vision for integrated witness, then supporting department and program leaders to set and implement contextualized strategies. The director also provides oversight to the planning and administration of staff discipleship efforts.

Location: Lancaster, PA preferred, United States

Level: Senior Professional

Type: Full-time

Department: Integrated Strategy

Reports to: Senior Director of Integrated Strategy

Position supervises: SI Specialist, SI Advisors (2), SI Coordinator

Promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International
Ensure a personal, healthy spiritual balance within family, work, and church life through the adoption of biblical personal and spiritual disciplines
Encourage, lead, and disciple staff in a manner that leads to increased connectivity with the mission of HOPE International
Partner with executive leadership and the spiritual integration & culture committee within HOPE’s board of directors to safeguard HOPE’s commitment to Christ-centeredness and Gospel proclamation
Manage the central service unit (CSU) spiritual integration team
Provide dotted-line support to the global team of spiritual integration coordinators

Spiritual Integration Strategy and Implementation
Serve HOPE’s senior field leaders by helping them design and implement effective spiritual integration approaches in all programs and service models
Work with field leadership to develop annual spiritual integration plans and budgets
Work with field leadership to develop and maintain indicators to assess the organization’s faithfulness and fruitfulness in pursuing spiritual impact
Ensure that HOPE is partnering effectively with local churches and other ministries
Promote lateral learning among HOPE staff and other stakeholders in best practices for discipleship of staff and clients

Staff Discipleship
Develop and maintain a culture of Christ-centeredness and active discipleship among central service unit (CSU) staff and for each program that HOPE manages
Guide and oversee HOPE’s formal spiritual formation efforts which include regular times of staff prayer, devotions, retreats, and the Faith in Practice initiative
Invest in intentional personal discipleship with members of the team as the Holy Spirit leads
Design the spiritual components of the global leadership summit

External Relationships
Serve as spokesperson for HOPE as necessary, representing HOPE to other organizations and the general public in cooperation with the development and marketing teams
Liaise with and coordinate with external resources (such as peer practitioners, consultants, and others) as needed to support SI strategies at CSU and in the field
Participate in conferences, workshops, and related events

Stay current in the fields of microfinance, development, and missiology
Travel to the countries where HOPE operates
Support other projects as needed

Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission of HOPE International
Demonstrated experience and passion for spiritual formation and disciple making in the workplace
General management skills. Significant leadership experience in the non-profit/local church/business sector strongly preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies, ministry leadership, business management, economics, or related field; advanced degree such as M.Div preferred
International travel experience in difficult contexts required and experience living internationally preferred (requires willingness and ability to travel up to 60 nights per year, mostly international trips to visit HOPE programs)
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate team members of a global organization
Demonstrated ability to create and manage systems and to think strategically
Foreign language skills preferred
Demonstrated ability to build consensus, cast vision, and work collaboratively and effectively with other executives, board members, employees at all levels, and volunteers

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