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Macedonia Baptist Church

Minister of Education/Administration

Macedonia Baptist Church
Gaffney, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 12/01/2010
Categories: Business/Administration - Christian Education
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Function:

We believe the Minister of Education/Administration should be called by God, led by the Holy
Spirit, adequately trained, and called of the Lord to guide the ministry of Macedonia Baptist Church.

The Minister of Education/Administration is responsible to the Pastor for the development and promotion
of the educational program of the church and for administering the business and affairs of the church.

Job Classification:

This position is an exempt (Salaried) and a full time position *

Working Relationships:

The Minister of Education/Administration reports directly to the Pastor

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Required: A seminary degree (preferably in Christian Education) *
• Required: 3-5 years of experience as Minister of Education, Business Administrator on a Baptist church staff, a
comparable Baptist denomination service position or other comparable business or education experience
• Required: A commitment to biblical Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally
• Required: Being highly motivated to share in Christian ministry
• Required: The ability to work with volunteers
• Required: The ability to work cooperatively with other staff members
• Required: An active membership in Macedonia Baptist Church
• Required: The ability to listen effectively and to communicate clearly, both orally and in written form
• Required: Ability to use computer software and assist the church in staying relevant in a technology driven society
• Required: Exceptional speaking skills and the ability to speak confidently before groups
• Required: Quality leadership skills
• Required: Exceptional administrative skills
• Required: Passing criminal, financial, and sexual misconduct background checks


• To serve every area of Macedonia Baptist Church with a Servant’s heart and attitude
• Self motivated
• In cooperation with the appropriate church leaders, work to set goals, determine priorities, establish programs
and coordinate a calendar which will lead the church to accomplish its mission
• Give leadership and direction to the educational ministry of the church by recruiting and motivating church member
participation in the development of the following areas:
o Sunday School
o Discipleship Training
o Wednesday Night Classes
o Weeknight Classes
o New Member Classes
o New Christian Classes
o Leadership Development
• Create, direct, and supervise a church outreach-evangelism program
• Keep abreast of the latest trends, methods, and materials as related to religious education and administration
• Plan and promote fellowships, retreats, seminars and conferences which will enhance the spiritual growth and
development of the church
• In cooperation with the Pastor:
o Supervise staff members in pursuit of effective and efficient performance of their duties
o Help in the assimilation and care of members
o Assist in visitation
o Disburse emergency benevolent funds
o Serve as staff advisor for church committees
• In cooperation with the Church Financial Secretary:
o Supervise the maintenance of accurate records for all educational organizations including the church
membership roll
o Assist the Finance Committee in the development of the annual budget
o Administer the business and financial affairs of the church pertaining to insurance, taxes, and
personnel records
o Supervise the maintenance of complete records pertaining to church properties and finances
o Coordinate the funding of special projects with appropriate church leaders and staff
o Establish and operate an effective plan of financial record keeping and reporting
o Coordinate the church calendar and insure the readiness of church facilities and equipment in
accordance with the calendar
• In cooperation with the Building and Grounds Committee:
o Oversee the care, maintenance and upkeep of the buildings, grounds and equipment.
• Comply with all established church policies and procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws *
• Accept other assignments made by the Pastor

*Full-time is defined by federal law as at least 40 hours per week.

o Salaries/Benefits: As developed by the Budget and Finance Committee and approved by the Church

*Continuing Education:
o As negotiated with the Deacons and approved by the Church Fellowship

o Concerns will be referred to the Personnel Committee
o The Minister of Education/Administration will conduct his/her personal and business life in such a way
as to bring a positive witness for the Kingdom of God and Macedonia Baptist Church.
o When the activities of the church require this minister to attend or lead conferences, assemblies,
retreat, camps, etc, his/her expenses will be paid by the church

I have read the above job description and agree to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements described therein.