Dynamic, active parish church in Newton is seeking a part-time office administrator to work with a collegial staff in the church office. This position includes 20 hours/week for 42 weeks of the year, and 10 hours per week for ten weeks during the summer. Some church events may require a flexible work week from time to time. Responsibilities include preparation and printing of weekly worship bulletin and monthly newsletter, office reception and operation (answering phones, emails, keeping records), building care and management including interaction with two tenants, short-term renters and vendors or maintenance services for the church and parsonage, financial record-keeping and website/email/social media communication. Ability to keep strict confidences, join the hospitable character of the parish and oversee certain staff and vendors is essential. Comfort with our Open and Affirming commitment necessary.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of experience. Competence with Excel, Word, Outlook and Quickbooks is required, small office computer network management and/or website comfort a plus. Willingness to learn new software necessary. Attention to detail and esthetics is expected. Experience in a non-profit or parish environment a plus. Our new colleague will be self-motivated, professional and mature, able to multi-task and communicate clearly with church staff and volunteers of all ages.
Compensation will include a Newton-competitive hourly rate, paid vacation (3 weeks in summer or 2 in high season), 5 sick days/year, and a lump sum available for direction to health care and/or pension as tax law allows.
This search will be ongoing until the appropriate candidate is discovered.
Contact: Ken Baily
Address: 54 Lincoln Street Newton MA 02461
Phone: 617 527 3898