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Dakotas Conference seeks applicants for Executive Director of Finance and Administration

Executive Director of Finance and Administration

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The Dakotas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced financial professional to partner in leading and stewarding the vision and resources of the Annual Conference. This will be accomplished through collaborative teamwork with staff and Conference leadership; commitment to resourcing, educating and equipping congregations, clergy and laity in best practices related to stewardship, human resources, and non-profit management; and guiding the strategic use of Conference resources in support of our mission to equip congregations in the making of disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

The Dakotas Annual Conference is comprised of approximately 230 churches throughout North and South Dakota, 175 active clergy and 22 conference staff persons.  It is incorporated as a non-profit (501c3) organization with an operational budget of nearly $4 million dollars, a $4 million dollar budget for pension and health benefits, and invested assets of approximately $75 million dollars. 

The Executive Director of Finance and Administration is a full-time, exempt position. Residing in the Mitchell, South Dakota, area is preferential and/or ability to commute to Mitchell 1-2 days a week. Other arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. A full description and list of qualifications can be found at here. 

Interested applicants should send resume and professional references along with a letter describing qualifications for this role to Applications will be received until April 29, 2022,  with initial application review beginning April 22, 2022.

Additional questions can be directed to Rev. Rebecca Trefz, executive director of ministries, at


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