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CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

Posted On: 11/30/2017

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

Tates Creek Christian Church

3150 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY  40502

 Tates Creek Christian Church, Lexington, Kentucky, is seeking a Church Administrator.  The position is full-time and is responsible for all financial, facility, and business operations of  the church.  Effective leadership of the administrative and facility staff is also an important part of the position.  The church is located within two miles of the University of Kentucky  campus, so the opportunity for outreach is great.  The successful candidate will have a background of leadership in a Restoration Movement Church or Ministry and a degree in  business or ministry.   To express interest in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Tommy Simpson at tommy@tatescreek.org.

 GENERAL FUNCTION:

Responsible to the Senior Minister and the Elders for all the business, financial, and facility management of the church operation. This includes structures and systems for church communication and oversight of some ministerial and support staff.

PROFILE OF CHARACTER:

  • Commitment to Christ
  • Theologically sound and biblically faithful
  • Excellent communication skills including all aspects of communication:
    • Interpersonal
    • Presentation
    • Effective listening
  • Values a team concept of ministry
  • High moral and ethical character that is reflective in behavior and decision making

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Supervise and seek to improve our system of financial accountability seeking to keep the church programs operating within budget. Staff representative to the Financial Ministry Team.
  • Responsible for preparation and compilation of annual budget for consideration and approval of the Elders.
  • Responsible for collecting quotes, negotiating terms, and contracting (with the approval of the Elders) for all insurance policies, ongoing contracts, and other purchases.
  • Coordinate, negotiate, and contract (with the approval of the Elders) for all personnel benefits, including health insurance policies, on an annual basis.
  • Serve as the Staff representative to the Personnel Committee for the evaluation of personnel policies and benefits.
  • Select, coordinate, and maintain the optimal use of all office equipment including computer (hardware and software), inter office network, Internet services, and phone system. This includes the church management software (member database) and financial software.
  • Responsible for the approval of the design and production of all church communications, including any or all of the following: website, social media sites, church app, electronic or printed newsletters, Sunday morning bulletin. This includes ordering any outside graphic design work.
  • Provide direct supervision of the Facility Manager, custodial, and secretarial staffs, taking the necessary actions to maintain a high level of effectiveness.
  • Maintain the church calendar, scheduling events for all church programs, van usage, community organizations, weddings, etc.
  • Coordinate the church calendar with all the staff including the custodial and secretarial staffs. This includes making sure the Ministerial Staff is scheduled for daily hospital visits and the desired number of Ministers in the office each day.
  • Organize programs and schedule within the LIFE Ministries for the safe and effective use of the building for exercise and fellowship. Collect the annual LIFE Ministries Membership Fee from users not members of TCCC.
  • Serve as the Staff representative to Facilities Ministry Team.
  • Supervise inventory supplies such as office supplies and dry goods.
  • Ensure adequate facilities, multi-media equipment, audio-visual equipment, supplies etc. are available for Bible School Classes, Wednesday Evening Classes, and Church Bible Studies, which are on site.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the Senior Minister.

  PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Accounting and/or business experience and knowledge
  • Proficient in organization
  • Skilled and comfortable in the use of technology
  • Proven ability to lead staff effectively

 QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this ministry job successfully, it is expected that the candidate have a college degree. Specifically, that education / training would be in an area of business or accounting. Formal biblical education or a proven understanding of biblical knowledge and ministry is also essential to success in this position. Previous experience as an Executive Minister is preferred but not required. Proficiency and comfort in the use of the computer and other technology is vital to success in this position.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires standing, walking, sitting, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching, pulling, and lifting up to 40 pounds.  In an eight-hour shift, this position may require sitting for six hours and standing or walking for two hours.

 

For more information, contact:
Tommy Simpson
tommy@tatescreek.org

Address:
3150 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502