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Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI)

Programs Coordinator

Pastoral Leadership Institute (PLI)


Job Summary

PLI is looking for an adaptive, positive, and highly organized program coordinator to join the team. This position will coordinate all of the logistics related to the learning community experiences in North America. This position is integrally essential to the current and future growth of PLI.

Job Responsibilities

  • North American Learning Community Support (approximately 20 hours/week) – Provide support to PLI’s North American team. This role will serve as the primary point of contact for all PLI participants and host sites, as well as oversee & execute logistics for PLI’s North American Learning Communities including:
    • Takes initiative in creating a warm and hospitable participant experience with participants and host sites through phone calls and emails
    • Learning Community materials management (storage, printing, shipping, etc.)
    • Work in close collaboration with Learning Community Leaders, and teams when necessary, to ensure offerings are executed with high quality and care.
    • Coordinate logistics with host sites’ (mostly churches) leadership personnel to facilitate immersion experiences in line with PLI’s core values & brand
    • Provide support for PLI’s participants, registration & RSVP processes through PLI’s database, Salesforce
    • Occasional travel to provide onsite Learning Community event support when needed
    • Provide design, format, and editing support in the development of Learning Community documents, PowerPoint presentations, schedules, and other visuals helpful to program delivery and implementation
    • Other special projects and initiatives as requested
  • Executive Support (approximately 8 hours/week) – Provide administrative support to PLI’s North American Director including:
    • Communication management (phone, email, etc.) 
    • Calendar management (scheduling meetings, scheduling travel, etc.)
    • Clerical and administrative tasks as requested
    • Expense management & submission
    • Other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate would possess the following experience:

  • Administrative/secretarial support experience – two or more years preferred
  • IT and computer skills – must be above-average proficient in Google Drive navigation, use & organization, as well as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel, and at least a working knowledge of database systems (Salesforce Experience a plus)
  • Writing competencies – capable of composing creative, simple, and understandable content, using proper grammar, punctuation, and good sentence structure
  • Experience executing events or planning event environments a plus
  • Salesforce experience is a plus

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

  • Heart and passion for a “mission-driven” church and the training of its leaders
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal and relational skills
  • Warm & hospitable
  • Passion for clarity
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Critical thinker, offering suggestions and solutions for improvements
  • Adaptable and flexible – go with the flow
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Takes initiative in creating warm conversations via phone calls and email

Additional Information


  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible work options (hybrid/remote)

How to Apply

Head to https://www.indeed.com/job/programs-coordinator-b0d732bde70c5204 to apply!


  • Date Posted: October 23, 2023
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Start Date: 01/01/2023
  • Salary Range: $32,000-$37,000
  • Working Hours: 28 hrs/wk (flexible)