Sheldon United Methodist Church

Church Administrative Assistant – Sheldon United Methodist Church


Proficiency in typing
Organizational Skills
Working Knowledge of basic office procedures and operation of common office equipment and machines (computer, telephone, calculator, copier, etc)
High school or commercial school graduate
ability to meet the public in a friendly, personable manner.

Reports to the Senior pastor
Evaluated by the Senior pastor/staff-parish relations committee
Job goal is to assure the smooth and efficient operation of the church office

Performance Responsibilities:
Performs the usual office routines and practices associated with a busy, yet productive and efficiently run office
Answers phone, able to answer questions of callers, direct incoming calls, take messages, responds to requests for information
Mail. Distributes mail daily to other staff or in-church mailboxes. Corresponds as needed.
Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs, directs them to the proper person, handles questions or needs as able.
Calendar. Maintain church calendar by scheduling meetings and events (availability, times and places.)
Confidentiality. Uses discretion and good judgement in giving out information.
Types a variety of materials from daily correspondence to the worship folder to the monthly newsletter. This includes agendas, minutes, memos, letters, etc.
Maintains files for correspondence and records.
Copes and coordinates church materials as directed by Senior Pastor
Monitors equipment needs and makes recommendations to Senior Pastor as needed.
Checks in and distributes all incoming merchandise
Maintains member records, or birth, deaths, new members, baptisms, transfers, attendance, etc.
Prepares annual Charge/Church Conference materials.
Prepares weekly Worship bulletin.
Types, prepares, edits, designs, copies, folds and distributes monthly newsletters.
Assist Church staff with tasks as needed
Attends weekly staff meetings
Types up and distributes weekly prayer chain
Sends weekly reminders(E-mail and notices in mailboxes)to committee members and worship servers regarding meetings, service.
Collects weekly attendance sheets, marks attendance of member and visitors.
Sends letters to first time visitors

Applications are available at the Sheldon United Methodist Church Office, 506 8th Street, Sheldon, Iowa or online at www.sheldonumc.org.  Sheldon United Methodist Church is an equal opportunities employer.

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