Church Office Administrative Assistant

Church Office Administrative Assistant


Positions Summary Christ UMC in Portland, OR is seeking a Church Administrative Assistant to assist the pastor in administrative, financial, and membership documentation and information gathering. This position also supports various work groups to ensure the church runs smoothly.  The hours for this position are M-F, 10 am - 2 pm. Essential Job Functions Maintain communications: phones, email, and mail. Assist people coming into the office for church business or public information. Direct communications to appropriate ministry or staff member. Maintain church calendar and schedules. Assist the pastor in gathering information. Manage office budget. Update and keep member/visitor information in database. Edit and disseminate church announcements (print and digital). Additional Duties Maintain church office space. Attend weekly staff meeting. Competencies Reliable & Dependable - Take personal responsibility for job performance. Complete work in a timely and consistent manner. Keep commitments. Planning Skills - Plan and organize tasks and work responsibilities to achieve objectives. Set priorities. Schedule activities. Allocate and use resources properly Oral & Written Communication and Interpersonal Skills - Able to interact and communicate with people effectively. Have an excellent command of the English language, including basic composition, grammar, and punctuation.  Computer Skills - Must have strong computer skills, including use of internet, email, and publishing programs.  Decision Making & Problem Solving Skills - Gather relevant information and make sound decisions based on facts and data.  Teamwork - Respects those within the organization in order to build relationships and stay committed to the philosophies of the Church.  Honesty & Integrity - Maintain confidentiality for financial and personnel records of Church staff, volunteers, and members.  Qualifications Education: High School Diploma, 2 years administrative or office experience preferred.  Specific Skills/Knowledge: Computer and office equipment literacy; Microsoft office software proficiency.  Experience: Customer service experience and knowledge of daily office requirements preferred.

Location: Christ United Methodist Church

Contact: Ric Shewell

Address: 12755 NW Dogwood St Portland OR 97229

Phone: 503-646-1598

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