Executive Assistant to the Pastors
by zalan | Sep 21, 2023
Ministry: Wayne Presbyterian Church
Job type: full time
802 – Church Administrator
Administrative Staff (Finance, Secretary, etc)
Position Description PDF: Open PDF
The Executive Assistant to the Pastors will be positive, proactive, high-energy and enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment. The ideal individual must have the ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise sound judgment, and handle sensitive communication. They will have the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple, changing priorities and proactively adjust as needed. They will have the ability to work independently on projects from conception to completion as well as to take a lead on activities that require the joint support of the organization’s administrative team. The Executive Assistant will be self-directed, flexible, and adaptable; think critically and solve or propose solutions to problems; complete specific tasks within budget; and support congregational satisfaction. They will work closely with the church’s other administrative staff to facilitate the church’s smooth and efficient functioning, They are responsible for enabling the pastoral staff to be highly effective and focused by ensuring schedules are well planned and coordinated, allowing for the right mix of priority meetings; time with staff, leaders, and parishioners; and time to reflect, pray, and prepare for sermons, Bible studies, and other teaching and preaching responsibilities. They will evaluate and implement changes as needed to organizational systems and provide accurate and accessible record-keeping system for the pastoral staff.