Job Opening: Church Administrator

Job Opening: Church Administrator

Old First Reformed United Church of Christ seeks a dynamic individual with experience in church or office administration who excels in team leadership, project management and administrative bookkeeping for a full-time position as Church Administrator. The administrator will work with the Pastor to further the congregation’s ministry and outreach to the surrounding community, and oversee staff and coordinate lay volunteers in achieving those goals.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Preparing/producing weekly church bulletin
  • General administrative tasks
  • General property management, including working with contractors, such as plumbers, locksmiths, and carpenters
  • Supporting the Standing Leadership Groups and Ministry Teams
  • Office communications, including phones, mail, email, and web
  • Oversee non-programmatic staff
  • Light bookkeeping
  • Prepare simple spreadsheets, documents, and reports
  • Maintain the web-based church calendar
  • Other tasks as assigned

The right candidate will:

  • Have an undergraduate degree
  • Multi-task
  • Delegate responsibilities as needed
  • Lead a team of lay volunteers
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Type and be proficient with MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Be familiar with QuickBooks
  • Work to deadlines
  • Work normal hours, with flexibility for evening and weekend work

How To Apply

To apply for the position, please email a current resume and cover letter to by May 22, 2015. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview in June at which time they will be asked to provide three references.