The Navigators

  • Director of Staff Care

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    The Staff Development & Care (SDC) Leader serving as the Director of Staff Care shall serve The Navigators and fulfill the responsibilities listed below in the spirit of The Navigators vision, Core values and calling: “To advance the Gospel of Jesus and His kingdom into the nations through spiritual generations of laborers living and discipling among the lost.”


    This position will contribute to the success and effectiveness of the SDC department by collaborating with the SDC Leadership Team (TL) in leading the whole of staff training, development and care together as a primary responsibility, with oversight of staff care as a secondary responsibility. Together, the SDC LT will ensure the effective orientation, growth, development, and care of Navigator staff by partnering with Missions, ministries, networks, and departments. The Director of Staff Care will also bring direction, collaboration and coordination to staff care throughout the Navigator organization.


    Staff Development and Care Responsibilities


    • Serve on the SDC LT and own the shared responsibilities for the whole strategy of staff training, development, and care.
    • Ensure the integration of training, development, and care into the life cycle and health of all Navigators in partnership with the Missions, ministries, networks, and departments.
    • Ensure consistency and quality in staff training and development throughout the organization.
    • Steward The Navigators Core while developing individuals for aligned organizational and personal outcomes.
    • Platform the strategic priorities of the NLT in staff training and development, to ensure these priorities are valued, owned, and practiced by all Navigator staff.
    • Execute best practices in developing all of our staff throughout their entire career with The Navigators.
    • Create a culture of valuing one’s unique design and encourages the pursuit of life-long learning


    Staff Care Director Responsibilities


    • Develop and direct the implementation of staff care resources and practices throughout the Navigator organization to facilitate the health and wholeness of staff throughout the entire life cycle of their Navigator experience.
    • Develop a plan for ongoing staff care programs working with the SDC Project Specialist for implementation timelines over the next 3 to 5 years.
    • Promote and platform staff care resources to Navigator staff and equip staff supervisors, trainers, developers and shepherds throughout the Navigator organization to embrace, deliver and practice staff care skills and abilities through their work.
    • Direct and evaluate the effectiveness of staff care throughout the Navigator organization including:
      • Quality of outcomes and objectives
      • Status of staff health and wholeness
      • Status of care resources
      • Dedicate and assign appropriate resources for staff care needs
    • Direct the efforts being made by the Emergent Care Manager and the Staff Care team to ensure staff care activities and events across the Navigator work are accessible to applicable staff in every corner of the work.
    • Direct and supervise the Shepherd’s Network (ShepNet) and the Sexual Health and Wholeness (SHAW) initiative.


    Additional Responsibilities

    • Raise and maintain personal funding to meet salary, benefits, and personal ministry needs.
    • Directly supervise the Emergent Care Manager and the Staff Care team.
    • Perform annual Plan and Progress Reviews (PPR) for all direct reports and ensure the Emergent Care Manager does the same.
    • Approve expense reports for direct reporting staff.
    • Model The Navigators Core Leadership Model (lead, develop, care), lead with a developmental bias, and engage in lifelong learning.
    • Serve on additional job related teams as needed
    • Occasional travel may be required


    • Belief in and adherence to The Navigators Statement of Faith
    • Is strongly grounded in the Scriptures
    • Bachelor’s Degree or above in related areas of understanding and competence, or equivalent experience
    • 10 years Field ministry or equivalent experience
    • Navigator experience strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated executive leadership experience.
    • Experience in leading a team
    • Demonstrated high collaborative ability
    • Possesses high emotional and cultural intelligence
    • Able to lead and develop the next generation
    • Understands and has experience to lead and instruct in change leadership
    • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Able to align resources to achieve strategic goals
    • Has passion and conviction in developing the maturity of our staff


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