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Colonial Church of Edina

Administrative Assistant

Colonial Church of Edina
Edina, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 06/05/2014
Categories: Church Staff
Denominations: Congregational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Colonial Church of Edina


Title: Administrative Assistant

Position Description


Reports to: Director of Operation & Finance           

Classification:  Hourly, Fulltime


Scope:    The Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Senior Minister, Minister of Outreach & Mission, Director of Finance & Operations as needed.  Other responsibilities include Communications, Sunday Bulletins, Facilities Scheduling, Reception Desk, Membership Data, Staff Lunches, Christmas Party, Annual Retreat, supporting the Church Council as well as general office tasks.


Role:   To provide organizational support to the ministry, support, custodial staff and lay leaders. To give clear communication of the building schedule and master calendar. To provide direct support to the Senior Minister, Minister of Mission, and Director of Finance & Operations. To be available and helpful to the staff, congregation and outside third parties.



1. Facilities Scheduling

2. Administrative support for the Senior Minister, Minister of Mission, and Director of Finance &          Operations

3. Communications (Website, eNews, Sunday bulletin, social media, etc.)

4. Membership Database

5. Reception Desk (Recruit & train front desk volunteers, maintain schedules and contact lists)

6. Administrative support for Church Council & Church Meetings


Essential Skills and Experience: 

            Commitment to follow the Colonial Church Covenant

            Relational “soft” skills, ability to value and consider different interest groups perspectives

            Effective interpersonal, communication and customer service skills

            Proven organizational and problem-solving skills


            Multi-tasking expert and enthusiast

            Ability to work productively with many interruptions

            Ability to prioritize competing project deadlines

            Familiarity with and knowledge of computer software programs

            Experience using social media

            Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team


Email resume, references and cover letter to Tim Savaloja, Director of Finance & Operations, at