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The Bridge Church

Administrative Director

The Bridge Church
Rancho Santa Margarita, California, United States

Date Posted: 02/28/2017
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Foursquare
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Administration Job Description

  1. This full-time position is responsible to the Executive Pastor for administering the business affairs of the church, working with members, and staff to achieve the objectives of the church.

  2. Responsibilities include overall direction for the daily management of the church office, the coordination of all human resources, finance, accounting, facilities, maintenance, operations, events scheduling, purchasing, and the church’s technology systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

Personnel Management

Responsible for the daily management of the church office, including all of human resources.
Sees to the maintenance of all office equipment and computer systems. Assists the Executive Pastor in the development and administration of the personnel

policies and procedures of the church.
Maintains personnel records.
Assures the church’s compliance with federal and state labor laws. Maintains all vacation/leave hour totals.

Financial Management

Develop and administer all financial policies and procedures.
Oversees the church Finances in the receipt, deposit and disbursement of all church funds.
Oversees the purchasing process and maintaining vendor relationships. Oversees the preparation of financial reports to ministries and the council. Oversees the administering of the payroll for church employees.
Works with the church accountant to assure all tax reports are promptly paid and timely
Open, review and route bills to the correct person or group and secure money and incoming checks.

Properties Management

Develops and administers policies and procedures concerning the use of all church properties, and facilities.
Works with staff and organizations in coordinating the assignment of rooms and church facilities for meetings and activities.

Evaluates periodically the insurance needs of the church. Oversees the security of the church.
Maintains an inventory of church property and equipment.


Participates in weekly staff meetings and scheduled council meetings. Facilitates the organization of volunteer help as needed.
Act as administrator and overseer of all church management software.

Record all membership changes: deaths, marriages, address changes, transfer of
memberships, baptisms and new members.

Role Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or equivalent experience. Ability to manage a complex organization and supervise diverse employees. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to manage a consensus decision making process.

Ability to develops and administer policies and procedures concerning the use of all
church properties, and facilities.
Knowledge of computer systems, including word processing, electronic communication

software, membership software, and financial reporting and accounting software.
Timely and consistent attendance and availability in the evenings for council and committee meetings.

Strong organizational skills.
Is able to prioritize and multi-task, using good time management skills in a fast-paced
Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality as the Church administrator often works with highly confidential information and conflict situations. Must demonstrate an ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ through regular prayer, Bible study, and worship attendance.
Must become a member of The Bridge Church.