Current Job Opportunities at the Upper New York Conference - including year-round positions at Camp and Retreat Centers.
Information Technology Support Specialist - As an Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist working at the Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church you will have the opportunity to use and build your skills while working in a next-generation IT environment. Our staff and the individuals that we serve are passionate about our mission and talented in many disciplines. You will assist in supporting the conference office staff, 12 district offices, and 5 camping and retreat ministry sites located throughout New York State. Our office setting is highly professional but also flexible giving you the opportunity to learn and explore new technologies. You will be the primary contact for our user support area but also involved in many exciting current projects. You will also be part of a talented team that welcomes new ideas, takes time to mentor and train in the use of advanced technologies and you will play a key role in the short and long-term planning for the department. We offer excellent benefits and a flexible work environment. Click here to apply.
Director of Missional Engagement - The Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Missional Engagement. This position oversees the planning, management, and evaluation of the mission and operations of the Upper New York Conference Missional Engagement ministry to include Mission Central HUB (MCH), UNY Volunteers in Mission, and UNY Disaster Response. This position reports to the Director of Vital Congregations. Click here to apply.
Site Director - The Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church has an exciting opportunity for a Camp & Retreat Site Director at our Skye Farm Camp and Retreat Center located in Warrensburg, NY near beautiful Lake George, NY. Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center sits just off the NYS Northway (I-87) on over 400 acres within the Southeastern edge of the Adirondack Park and on Sherman Lake. This position offers excellent benefits, including onsite housing. Relocation benefits are provided. Click here to apply.
Administrative/Accounting Services Specialist - The Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative/Accounting Services Specialist. The Administrative/Accounting Services Specialist will manage all activities related to Conference real estate properties including working with Conference Trustees, approve invoices, manage receivables, maintain accurate spreadsheet data, and manage relationship with Conference attorneys. Additional responsibilities include manage the overall reporting of church statistics to the General Church and provide general support to Finance Team staff as needed. This position reports to the Finance Manager and/or Treasurer and receives work assignments from multiple persons in a team atmosphere. Click here to apply.
Seasonal Camp Staff - work with campers and retreat staff to spread our mission of loving kids to Christ. Every person and position is vital. Click the links below to apply to work as a seasonal staff person.
Classifieds Section - current job openings in local churches or other UMC-related agencies
The Upper New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse team. We strongly encourage women and men from all races and backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Who We Are
Thank you for your interest in working for the Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church. Our organization provides administrative resources and support to approximately 900 United Methodist Churches located in the Upper New York Area. We employ approximately 100 year-round employees at our Conference Office in central New York, six camp and retreat centers, and 12 district offices across New York State, as well as 150 seasonal staff at our camp and retreat centers. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places," and this work is accomplished through the partnership of several different ministry areas:
- Episcopal Office
- Benefits/Human Resources
- Camp and Retreat Ministries
- Connectional Ministries
- District Offices
- Information Technology
- Mission Central HUB
The Upper New York Conference places a high value on mission, professional development, work-life balance, and health and wellness. We provide our year-round employees who work 20 hours or more per week with benefits that support these values, including:
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Vacation/Sick Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Service Leave
- Maternity/Paternity Leave
- 403(b) personal investment plan with Employer contribution
- Continuing Education
- Short-Term Disability/Workers Compensation (all employees)
Year-round employees working at least 30 hours per week are also eligible for the following benefits:
- Medical Insurance with Prescription/Vision, and Wellness Incentives
- Dental Insurance
Long-Term Disability/Life Insurance
Day in the Life
Our “Day in the Life” blog series features several Conference Staff members as they chronicle a day in their life with Upper New York. They share what their day is like, what type of work they do, and how the local church can use these vital people to make disciples for the transformation of the world. Below is a compilation of the video series, or click here to view each individual video/blog.