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Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church

Church Administrative Assistant

Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 01/26/2016
Categories: Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: CTS Administrative Assistant



To assist the Pastor, Staff, and congregation in carrying out a variety of administrative, publication, and management tasks resulting in the effective operation of the CTS church office in support of the congregation’s ministry.



Office Management: To maintain an efficient and effective office environment, including but not limited to:

  • Maintain all office equipment and necessary contracts for the same;
  • Purchase & procure office and church supplies, postage, etc., for office and staff ministry;
  • Maintain lists for key distribution, Alarm Codes, etc.
  • Process in-coming and out-going mail and package deliveries for CTS
  • Coordinate with Properties and Business Managers for overlaps toward efficient operations


Publications: To produce digital and print publications for CTS, including but not limited to:

  • Electronic: congregational communications & news updates
  • Print: Weekly Updates, connection cards, inserts, etc., for Sunday worship services
  • Worship: weekly input of staff worship service production into our worship imaging software
  • Publications: Discovery Class & educational materials, brochures, tickets, etc.


Receptionist: To welcome and assist all who contact CTS, including but not limited to:

  • Telephone, email, and website contacts
  • In-person members, guests, repair and service workers


Secretarial: To perform functions that support the Pastor and staff toward their ministry, including but not limited to:

  • Correspondences, regular weekly mailings, congregational mass mailings
  • Record keeping and reports: Connection Card, Discovery Class Prospects
  • Certificates & Records: Baptism, Marriage, Membership, Transfers
  • Calendars: CTS, Staff, Facility, Flower


Database: To maintain CTS databases, including but not limited to:

  • Shepherd’s Staff, church management software
  • Directories: Congregational, Leadership, Communities



  1. Computer: Windows 10 Pro Desktop; MS Office Professional Plus 2016; Database & template softwares
  2. Electronic Newsletter posting and distribution; Website posting
  3. Communication: strong verbal and written communication skills
  4. Organizational: attention to details; multi-tasking; project development with minimal oversight.
  5. Interpersonal: team participation; confidentiality;  at all times, both while employed and after employment ends.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and to speak and listen. Employee is frequently required to be seated; minimally to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; occasionally required to reach with arms and hands; may lift or move up to 25 pounds. Close vision abilities are required by this job; sometimes may involve the running of minimal errands off-campus.



The Pastor of Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church is the direct supervisor of the CTS Administrative Assistant on a day-to-day basis.