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General Secretary Job Posting 2020

Position Opening: The General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) is seeking an experienced archives, library and history professional to act as its chief executive and administrative officer. 

Job Title:       General Secretary

Job Type:       Full Time, Exempt

Location:       Madison, New Jersey – United Methodist Archives and History Center, Drew University campus

Salary:           Salary commensurate with experience within existing guidelines

The General Commission on Archives and History is charged with promotion and care for the historical interests of The United Methodist Church (UMC) at every level. One of the 13 general boards and agencies of the UMC, it gathers, preserves and holds title to library and archival material for the denomination and disseminates interpretive materials on the history of the UMC and its antecedents. 

Position Summary: The General Secretary (GS) is responsible for supervision over the operation, management, personnel (3 full-time, 1 part-time) and control of GCAH business. As the Commission’s chief executive officer, the GS leads its mission and mandates with strategic vision, oversees its administration, serves as editor of its publications, looks after its depositories and collections, fulfills its connectional responsibilities to the General Conference and General Conference agencies, maintains relations with Drew University, and gives executive leadership to the Commission’s board of directors. 

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The General Commission on Archives and History is an 

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer