Construction Supervisor- Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM)


Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) Construction Supervisor The Construction Supervisor (CS) position is the main interface between ARM’s volunteer home repair teams and the families with whom ARM serves. The CS requires a basic knowledge of construction, home inspection/assessment, and estimation. Additionally, the CS needs to display a demeanor that is personable and respectful towards the families receiving home repair assistance and a heart for families on low and fixed incomes, as well as the volunteers working on their homes. Volunteers come with a wide range of skill, age, and resources so s/he must adapt to each situation on a case-by-case basis. The CS implements the policies and procedures as set forth by the ARM Board of Directors in conjunction with the ARM Executive Director. S/he provides timely evaluations and reports to the Board. S/he will represent ARM as a minister of the Gospel and maintain the highest ideals of integrity, love, and moral character inside and outside of ARM and exhibit a positive influence within the communities ARM serves. Qualifications: The CS must have a background in construction management or building science and a working knowledge of the building industry mainly in the areas of residential housing rehabilitation. Although not necessary, a BS in Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Architecture is desirable. The CS must be organized and skilled in project management with a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Google Suite products. S/he must be able to use or learn project management software such as Procore or Microsoft Project. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and/or SketchUp or equivalent are desirable but not required. The ideal candidate: • Has a vision for ARM’s future and fosters ARM’s culture • Can lead ministry staff and interns in creating and achieving common goals • Has a solid record of construction project management and residential renovation • Is skilled at balancing operational and financial requirements • Has a heart for ministry and participated in mission and service opportunities • Shows history of community involvement and sensitivity to other cultures • Has proven success in project management The successful candidate has the quantifiable ability to: • Lead a growing organization and build consensus among various stakeholders • Foster excellence in planning, execution, and evaluation of projects • Foster a healthy culture and climate among the ministry team • Exhibit a passion for the poor and those on low and fixed incomes • Lead devotions, Bible studies, and prayers • Foster a team player culture • Mentor young adults • Coordinate multiple functional areas (communication, construction, and project management) Qualifications and experience Candidates must: ? Have an Associate Degree or equivalent OR 3 years of experience in project management and housing rehab • Have a minimum 1 years’ experience in construction and project management • Be committed and actively involved in a Christian-based local church • Be experienced in construction, fiscal and project management, and team development About ARM: Vision: Transformed rural communities with sustainable homes, strong families, and strategic community partnerships for the glory of God. Mission Statement: Discovering, developing, and deploying spiritual leaders that, as disciples of Jesus Christ, minister with under resourced and rural communities to create sustainable homes, strengthen families, and build strategic community partnerships. Programs: ARM coordinates affordable housing and home repair efforts in rural, low income areas of Alabama, predominantly in Sumter, Macon, and Lee counties. ARM runs mission sites to host volunteers doing home repair. ARM helps families apply for home repair grants through partnerships with the USDA, HUD, and the Community Development Block Grant in the City of Auburn. With these programs, ARM provides more extensive repair and some of this work is contracted and some is completed using volunteers. ARM provides day camps and after school ministry programs for children in the areas where we are providing repair. Finally, we develop community partnerships and have student groups on university campuses. To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Pierce, Applications will begin being reviewed on February 10 and the position closes on March 10th. Those selected for an interview will submit a Strength Finders Report and Meyer’s Briggs Personality Inventory Report. ARM’s Nominating and Personnel Committee of its Board of Directors will oversee the hiring process. For the full position description go to

Contact: Lisa Pierce

Address: P.O. Box 2890 Auburn 36831

Phone: 3343328878



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