Our northerly neighbor presbytery, the Presbytery of Hudson River, spread across 8 counties and 86 congregations, with more than 13,000 members, (see attached description for more detail), is seeking candidates for the position of Stated Clerk. The Stated Clerk serves as an ecclesiastical and administrative officer of the presbytery. S/he will work in relationship with the General Presbyter. S/he will be responsible for judicial matters as specified by the Book of Order. The position is half-time (20 hours/week).
The ideal candidate is a ruling or teaching elder who understands Presbyterian polity and has experience as a parliamentarian. S/he must have knowledge of the organization, structure, polity and resources of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). S/he must have organizational abilities; experience working with a diverse constituency; and the ability to work with others towards achieving the Presbytery’s vision to live resurrection as a passionate people in partnership. S/he must be an effective communicator (oral and written); and knowledgeable of electronic communication technologies.
For more information and application information, visit the Hudson River Presbytery website. The application deadline is Friday, October 19, 2012.