New Church Start District Administrator & Center Administrator for Evangelism, Mission and Church Growth


Job Summary
The District Administrator (DA) is responsible for overseeing the administrative execution of the Lamar E. Smith Center (CEMCG) of the Central Texas Conference. The DA will develop innovative and efficient ways to accomplish the administrative functions necessary to support the mission of the United Methodist Church and will communicate the Wildly Important Goal in everything they do. The DA also supports and resources New Church Starts pastors and churches as they make disciples of Jesus Christ.  The role also includes review and processing CEMCG Grant requests for funding to local churches as well as coordinating processes for church closings.
Essential Functions
  • Successful candidate for this position must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be detailed oriented, creative, flexible and a team player. Ability to manage projects independently is paramount as is the willingness to learn, grown and accept challenges.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn and represent the values and mission of the United Methodist Church and the Central Texas Conference.
  • Ensures all administrative tasks are achieved on time or ahead of schedule, in a professional, radically hospitable oriented and quality-focused manner.
  • Maintains highly confidential information and files and is responsible for preparing time sensitive material.
  • Oversee CEMCG grants process
  • Support New Church Start (NCS) pastors and churches as they work to make disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Work with the local churches in supporting them with the Wildly Important Goal of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  • Coordinate property maters related to the closing of churches
Other Responsibilities
  • Support CTC’s Shareholder program
  • Support VitalSigns for all districts
  • Prepare routine and complex correspondence, reports and presentations.
  • Research, analyze and compile data and figures for presentations and proposals. 
  • Represent/interact with laity, clergy, churches and other conference teams and committees. 
  • Organize and maintain file system, correspondence and records including personnel folders, transitioning the Districts to an on-line filing systems.
  • Maintain the Conference database (BrickRiver) for local church contacts/info for the NCS District.
  • Coordinate arrangements for meetings and conferences, including the preparation of agendas and facilities, and recording of minutes. 
  • Oversee the implementation of  District events in partnership with the District Superintendents and the Central Texas Conference. 
  • Organize and expedite flow of work. 
  • Support Executive Director and  Associate Director with workshops and webinars.
  • Perform other duties as needed to meet the changing needs of the Districts.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to work independently
  • Work well with team members
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Ability to accept and cope effectively with challenges
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • Extensive computer knowledge and experience, including use of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, internet applications, and other computer software.
  • Five (5) years related administrative experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and relational skills
Physical Requirements
  • Work at computer station
  • Some light lifting

Contact: Leah Hidde-Gregory

Address: 3200 E. Rosedale St Fort Worth TX 76105

Phone: 817-877-5222

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