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People are our most valued resource. Our committed employees are involved in "Making Christlike Disciples in the Nations" in 164 world areas. 


The Global Ministry Center Human Resources Office professionals strive to deliver the highest possible service to our employees and are responsible for the recruitment, placement, and retention of qualified individuals to staff the ministry and administrative positions of the GMC. The many employee services include compensation and benefit administration, payroll, employment, employee relations, training, counseling, organizational communication and events, and workplace programs.


Employment Opportunities


Administrative Assistant

General Secretary's Office

Description: This person will be responsible to provide general management support to the general secretary and the General Secretary’s Office. They will also serve as the central figure on the team for daily office operations.


Administrative Coordinator

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer 

Description: This person will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and other senior executives for the Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center through a variety of tasks related to organization operations and communication.


Associate General Counsel

General Secretary's Office

Description: The associate general counsel will provide complex legal advice, counsel, and representation to direct-support organizations of The Church of the Nazarene, Inc., as assigned by and in partnership with the general counsel.


Events Program Assistant – Part-time, Temporary (Through September 2026)

USA/Canada Regional Office – NYI

Description: Assist USA/Canada NYI Office Team with coordination of programs and events, including NYC 2026, to be held July 1-5, 2026. This position will include a variety of elements, as needed, such as promotion, registration, housing, exhibits, food and beverage orders, social media, volunteer personnel, programs, etc.


Mobilization Assistant – Temporary (9 months)

Global Missions Mobilization

Description: This person will be responsible for data entry, communication with missionary applicants, and assisting with events and mobilization resource creation and distribution. They will also create and organize training videos, document social media support, and offer administrative support to the office.


Partner (Donor) Communications Editor – Temporary (2 years)

Global Missions Administration & Finance

Description: This position focuses on communicating project stories to Global Missions’ partners (donors). It includes relationship-building, teamwork, developing methods of capturing information for the stories, working with software systems, and writing about the impact of God’s work in compelling ways.




For career opportunities with our affiliates, please click here.


More Information


Applying for Employment with the GMC
Application forms may be requested by calling 913-577-0500, emailing, or obtained in person from Human Resources at the Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center, 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kansas, 66220, Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30 U.S. Central Time. Completed applications may be mailed or emailed to the attention of the Human Resources Office.


Location of Global Ministry Center Positions
The GMC is the administrative hub for the Church of the Nazarene denominational ministries in 164 world areas. The GMC is conveniently located in Lenexa, Kansas, with easy access to I-35 and I-435 and within short driving distance to Kansas City International airport. All GMC positions report to this location.


Our Non-Discrimination Policy
The Church of the Nazarene Global Ministry Center offers equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, race, creed, sex, or veteran status. The Global Ministry Center is an “at will” employer.


Our Faith-Based Organization
We are a faith-based organization. Acceptance of our Christian Code of Conduct and Articles of Faith is required. Membership in the Church of the Nazarene is required for certain positions. The GMC and applicable remote work sites are smoke-, alcohol-, and drug-free Christian workplaces.


Application Processing
Our Human Resources Office receives and processes many employment applications annually for a limited number of positions. While we regret that we cannot respond to each applicant, we do contact those individuals possessing the skills, education/training, and experience that best match the requirements of the open position for which the application was submitted.


An application must be completed by all applicants and an application must be completed for each position for which one wishes to be considered. Applications are retained for one year. Resumés are not necessary for entry-level positions, but they are preferred for professional-level positions. 


Transparency in Coverage

Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of the General Church Medical Plan. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click here.



Affiliate Ministries


Church of the Nazarene, USA/Canada Region (Local Churches)

To search for current staff positions available within our local churches in the United States and Canada, click here. To learn more about the USA/Canada Region in general, visit

The Foundry Publishing

For employment opportunities with The Foundry Publishing, please visit our careers page:

JESUS Film Harvest Partners

To learn more about positions available at the JFHP offices, visit All positions are located on-site in the Olathe, Kansas, office.

Nazarene Bible College

To learn more about positions available at the NBC Administrative Offices, visit All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, Inc.

To learn more about positions available at NCM, Inc., visit All positions are located within the Global Ministry Center in Lenexa, Kansas.

Nazarene Theological Seminary

To learn more about current positions available at NTS, see the following employment opportunities. All positions are located on-site on the Kansas City, Missouri, campus.