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Hastings United Methodist Church

Director of Administration

Hastings United Methodist Church
Hastings, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 06/24/2013
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal focus:  Provide administrative and operational oversight to enable the ministries of the Hastings United Methodist Church (HUMC).


Reports to:  Senior Pastor


Responsibilities: To provide leadership for the administrative, communication, finance and adult discipleship ministries at HUMC for the purpose of accomplishing our congregation’s mission and ministries.  This is a full-time 40 hour a week salaried position.



Administration/ Facilities:

  • Work as liaison with various HUMC committees as directed by the Senior Pastor.
  • Supervise support staff to accomplish HUMC mission and core values.
  • Provide leadership for the recruitment and training of church volunteers for administrative and adult educational ministries.
  • Assist with event scheduling in HUMC building.



  • Provide leadership for external and internal communications, marketing and promotions at and for HUMC.
  • Acts as a liaison between HUMC and community.



  • Develop and recommend best practices to the relevant HUMC committees for the stewardship, finance and budget ministries.
  • Oversee the management of the HUMC budget.



  • Provide leadership for the adult assimilation and discipleship ministries at HUMC.
  • Convene new and existing adult classes for the purpose of Christian spiritual development.


Skills and Requirements: 

  • Strong planning, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Passion to serve and help others succeed.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to organize teams of people for ministry accomplishment.
  • Ability to teach and preach and provide pastoral care.
  • Willingness to be credentialed as a Certified Church Business Administrator (CCBA) (credentialing as CCBA must be completed within calendar year), United Methodist Lay Speaker and Stephen Minister.
  • Proficient in all office, educational and worship technologies.
  • Must be available to work up to three evenings a week for ministry accomplishment.
  • Must have a personal relationship with God through Christ and a willingness to share faith journey with others.
  • Have an understanding and support the teachings and principles of the United Methodist Church.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Resources preferred.