Administrative Assistant - FUMC Alvarado


Job Description: The Administrative Assistant supports the pastor, church staff and congregation in their work to reach, love, and grow for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The Administrative Assistant serves as the receptionist for the church office; creates, distributes, and maintains church communications; performs general office duties, and administrates the child safety system (Ministry Safe). ** To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to

Essential Functions:
-Demonstrate radical hospitality
-Perform receptionist duties, including but not limited to: answer and screen incoming calls, distribute messages, greet members and visitors
-Perform basic office duties, including but not limited to: sorting/distribution of mail, ordering supplies, printing class rosters
-Maintain church records, including the church database
-Prepare and distribute church communications, including but not limited to: weekly worship bulletin, weekly email, monthly newsletter, phone tree/text communication
-Maintain the church calendar, including the scheduling of outside events in the church facility
-Maintain the church website
-Administrate the child safety system (Ministry Safe)

Other Responsibilities:
-Participate in staff meetings and other church meetings, as appropriate.
-Attend continuing education events as needed and as approved by the senior pastor and/or SPRC.
-Schedule regular church maintenance appointments, such as pest control and fire alarm testing

Minimum Qualifications:
-High school diploma required, Two years of administrative or office experience preferred -Strong computer skills required, including use of the internet, email, word processing, desktop publishing, knowledge of Microsoft Publisher preferred
-Some experience with website maintenance preferred
-Knowledge of operation of standard office machines required

Physical Requirements:
-Work at a desk -Ability to move effectively about the office
-Some light lifting (office supplies, etc.)

Core Competencies:
-Excellent interpersonal/relational skills
-Ability to conceptualize and develop written communication in a clear and professional manner
-Ability to communicate effectively with others across a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives
-Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects, deadlines, etc. simultaneously and initiate follow up
-Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of confidentiality
-Must be a person of deep personal Christian faith and integrity

Contact: Kim Long

Address: 301 S. Spears Alvarado TX 76009

Phone: 817-480-6961