Monday, January 21, 2019

Hey Fletch … I’ve been asked to take on the role of XP at our church. Would you be willing to review this job description and provide feedback?

DRF—Congratulations on the new role. I’m thrilled for you! Some thoughts are:

  • I like to see job descriptions that are one-page in length. The job description serves as the basis for a review so you can know if the job has been done.
  • I’m not a fan of qualifications in the job description.Those should be in the hiring document. If a church wants to add qualifications and HR/legal issues, then put this on page two and following.
  • Add percentages of time for the 3 main areas of the role. Percentages of time forces everyone to evaluate and prioritize the work to be done. 
  • Here is a link to see more job descriptions.

You covered the areas well. Essentially the job description looks fine. Have at it and let me know how it goes!