Administrative Assistant - Beaverton


Administrative Assistant - Beaverton

1/28/2013

Westside United Methodist Church
Administrative Assistant Job Description
Purpose: To provide administrative and clerical assistance to the pastor and ministry leaders of Westside United Methodist Church and give oversight and support to the volunteer staff of the church.
General Qualities needed for this position: This person will…

  • have a caring attitude, have excellent people skills
  • operate with integrity, and have a positive spirit
  • be able to multi-task, deal gracefully and pleasantly with multiple interruptions, demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • have a teachable spirit
  • live a Christ-centered life, participating actively and regularly in worship at a local church
  • see the job as a ministry and a calling, understanding that this work is part of God’s work, forwarding His kingdom in the community and the world.

Accountability: Direct supervisor is the pastor, then Church Council Team.
Skills and Responsibilities:

  • A variety of computer and word processing skills. Familiarity with Windows XP and Microsoft’s Word, Power Point, and Publisher are necessary. Communications by email, knowledge of the internet and internet etiquette are also necessary.
  • Verbal and written communication skills for letter writing, telephone conversations, bulletins, newsletters, updating Facebook, and the master calendar on the web, developing church directory, etc.
  • Inquisitive willingness to assure that all communications are current, inclusive of what is happening in the life of the church, and communicated with an eye toward excellence and clarity. Must have ability to maintain confidential information and show utmost discretion.
  • Knowledge of current office equipment and maintenance.

Terms of Employment:

  • Hourly, Part-time position, 16 hours per week, 3 or 4 days per week preferred; flexible schedule possible
  • Pay rate: $12-15 per hour (depending on experience; 2 or more years of applicable work experience preferred)

Application: To apply, please send letter of interest, resume or LinkedIn profileto: westsideumc@live.com. Accepting inquires until position is filled.

Email: westsideumc@live.com

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