Executive Director Search Committee

Nominations will be accepted January 10-31, 2023

Successful nominees will satisfy the required and desired qualifications.

  1. Nominations submitted for consideration will include information about the nominee and the nominator, their current church membership, and include a description of how the nominee satisfies the qualifications.

  2. Nominations may be sent to: search[at]texasbaptists.org

  3. A confidential review of nominations will begin in February of 2023.

  4. The search committee will authenticate the source of all submitted nominations, prior to informing nominees and inviting their consent to remain on the list for consideration or informing them that they will not be considered for the role.

  5. Nominees on the list for consideration will be asked to verify their contact information, complete a formal application for the position and submit their current professional resume/CV to the committee for its consideration.

Committee Updates

12/15/22

The Executive Director Search Committee met December 12th-13th, 2022 and is happy to report that it has made considerable progress.

  • The Personnel Committee of the BGCT Executive Board has approved the updated Job Description for the role of the Executive Director.

  • The Job Prospectus for the Executive Director position is undergoing the final editing process. The prospectus will:

    • Announce the opportunity for employment with the BGCT in the role of Executive Director, notifying potential candidates of the position vacancy

    • Present a historical overview of the BGCT

    • Provide a 5-year statistical portrait of BGCT’s operations and ministries

    • Specify the qualities and experience a successful candidate should, if not all, mostly possess

    • Invite nominations for the position and describe the process the committee will follow in its work to identify and recommend a candidate to the Executive Board of the BGCT

  • The Job Prospectus and Description will be available on the Texas Baptists website the week of January 10, 2023. Nominations for the role must be received by January 31, 2023.

  • A confidential review of nominations will begin in February of 2023.

  • The Search Committee continues to pray and seek the leadership of the Lord.

  • The committee encourages Texas Baptists to continue praying for the committee and its work.

Thank you,
David Mahfouz, Chair, Executive Director Search Committee

9/1/22

The BGCT Executive Director Search Committee held its first meeting on Sunday evening, August 28th to get acquainted and discuss the assignment we have been given by the Executive Board of the BGCT.

  • We are in a season of prayer this fall and have scheduled our first in-person meeting in October of this year.

  • We plan to host listening sessions in November to gather information from Texas Baptists that will assist the committee to develop a position profile.

  • We plan to release the position profile for the next Executive Director and to then start receiving resumes in January of 2023.

  • We will then enter into a time of evaluating resumes and interviewing potential candidates who fit the job profile.

  • We are asking all Texas Baptists to enter into this season of prayer for the ED Search process.

Thank you,
David Mahfouz, Chair, Executive Director Search Committee

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