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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $50,000-$58,000
  • Organization Type: Religion

Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 9 S Bompart Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119

This position will work with the clergy and staff in overseeing the business and liturgical work of the church and requires strong organizational and professional communication skills, proficiency in computer technology (software programs, apps, and social media), collaboration and hospitality skills with diverse groups of people, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. The Parish Administrator reports to the Rector of the church. This is a senior-level administrative position, full-time, 40 hours per week. Start date is August 1, 2024. The pay range is $50,000 to $58,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Administrative Support:
● Attend weekly staff meetings.
● Supervise the Parish Assistant and Sexton. Develop job descriptions and oversee work efforts.
● Administer building use by internal and external groups; maintain the public and private online calendar of these events.
● Oversee approved office purchases. Coordinate with Treasurer and/or Assistant Treasurer on amounts budgeted and expensed by account.
● Manage office supplies, machines, and systems, their maintenance and troubleshooting when needed.
● Coordinate completion of certain TEC (The Episcopal Church) and diocesan reports including the Annual Parish Report.
● Responsible for historical and archival materials.

Information Management:
● Maintain public and private online church calendars.
● Design, publish, and distribute the weekly e-news and other correspondence.
● Administer social media, website, apps, and contractors for communications.
● Liaison with ministry leadership for communications and other needs.
● Coordinate with the diocese, TEC, and community partners for communications sharing.
● Manage photos and publication permissions.

Ministry & Volunteer Support:

● Maintain the parish registers and prepare them for clergy signatures and episcopal review.
● Administer the Memorial Garden in cooperation with the Junior Warden.
● Manage and update ministry rosters. Liaison with volunteer ministry leadership for e-news stories, social media postings, scheduling, forms, apps and supplies.
● Coordinate and plan communications for special liturgical services and events including feast days, baptisms, weddings, and funerals.
● Assist clergy with vetting and provision of requests for assistance.
● Create/update and order building signs or banners as requested by Rector/Priest in Charge

Supervision:
● Conduct annual performance evaluations of Parish Assistant and Sexton

Minimum Qualifications:
● Minimum five years experience in office operations and administration. management. Preference for experience managing a liturgical church office.
● Minimum two years supervisory experience.
● Experience working with computer systems and establishing/maintaining databases.
● Demonstrated proficiency in office software applications including Word, Excel, Google docs/numbers, Zoom, YouTube posting and tracking.
● Experience using communications software including Publisher, Canva, Servant Keeper, Weebly, and other apps used regularly.
● Experience maintaining and updating websites (no coding knowledge required),
● Excellence in communications and hospitality skills.
● Ability to self-motivate, organize a busy environment, and maintain a calm demeanor.
● Ability to work with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.
● Enthusiastic and friendly welcoming presence.

Preferred Qualifications
● Working knowledge of The Episcopal Church and its liturgical cycle.
● Experience in business administration.

Please send resumés by email (only) to both church officials listed below:
The Rev. Dr. Valori Mulvey Sherer
Priest in Charge
vmsherer@emmanuelepiscopal.org

Elizabeth Johnson
Senior Warden
ejohnson@wustl.edu