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New Venture Christian Fellowship

Church Administrator

New Venture Christian Fellowship
Oceanside, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/27/2012
Categories: Business/Administration - Executive Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Posted: 12/26/2012

Ministry is booming at New Venture Christian Fellowship!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Church Administrator to join our ministry staff!

The Church Administrator seeks excellence and efficiency in all areas and applications as we as a Church go about the business of ministry with professionalism and exemplary stewardship. Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor and in harmony with other staff members and ministry team leaders this vital role provides administrative, fiscal and operational leadership that sharpens and finely-tunes New Venture’s practical ability to fulfill the church’s vision and mission as established by the Senior Pastor.

New Venture Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational church located in the community of Oceanside, North San Diego County.

We offer a benefit package that includes a variety of employee contributed health and dental options, discounted school tuition for children attending our private Christian School, and a leave program that includes vacation and sick leave, plus 12 paid holidays a year.

No phone calls please.

Please email your Cover Letter and Resume with position title Church Administrator clearly indicated to:
Attn: Search Committee

New Venture Christian Fellowship
4000 Mystra Dr.
Oceanside, CA 92056

Fax: (760) 945-7900

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

All items are performed under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and in conjunction with the Executive Team:

Financial Management & Budget Development:

• Assurance of weekly, monthly, and quarterly management & reporting by the Business Office, including but not limited to Accounting, Accounts Payable / Receivable, Payroll, Income (statement & balance), Investment and Tax Reporting, Giving, Endowments and Grants/Fundraising.

• Direct budgeting and financial analysis to identify areas requiring attention possible improvement.

• Coordinate development and preparation of the annual church budget.

• Oversee manage and lead, NVCF business department (Bookkeeper, Payroll, A/R, HR, A/P)

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business, financial reports and legal documents.

• Business Administration & Operations

• Management of overall corporate systems and processes as developed by or with the Executive Team.

• Oversight of leases, contracts and other negotiations.

• Provide leadership, supervision and support to the Human Resource Administrator ensuring policies, procedures, systems, strategies and benefits are in compliance with the federal and state regulations and Leadership.

• Oversee all church inventories and purchasing, including hiring/costs/payment of or agreements with contractors, consultants, and vendors.

• Coordinate and monitor purchasing of equipment, furniture, operational supplies, et al.

• Research new business procedures, computer techniques, financial programs and salary surveys.

• Supervise maintenance and upkeep of all buildings, grounds and landscaping.

• Oversee the coordination, scheduling and policies of outside use of facilities.

• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

• Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

• HR Management

• Ensure appropriate and adequate insurance coverage including workers’ compensation, property/casualty, liability, et al.

• Work closely with the Personnel Department to implement personnel policies and procedures of the church.

• Oversee maintenance of accurate and up-to-date personnel files by the Personnel Department.

• Develop, employ and ensure appropriate personnel policies including entrance and exit processes, performance administration (filing and scheduling of evaluations, write ups, reviews prepared by Dept. Heads, etc.).

Areas of responsibility and accountability may change occasionally, based upon the responsibilities and needs of the ministry.

Special Traits/Skills of the Church Administrator:
• High Attention to Detail

Ability to identify and create appropriate systems, structures, policies and procedures to ensure the efficient running of NVCF’s church, schools and business functions

• High Standards / Demand for Quality

• Sense of Urgency / Fast Paced / Quick Processer

• Multi-Tasker / Producer

• Proactive/Forecaster (more than Reactionary)

• Servant leader (comfortable being an effective “behind the scene manager”)

• Highly Organizational/Administrative

• Can Prioritize

• Crisis Management / Conflict Resolution skills

• Ability to Communicate/Lead (Interpersonal Skills)

• Team Player

• Proficient in Business Apps. (Word, Excel, etc – Fellowship One and Bookstore Mgr. a plus)

• Strong Negotiation Skills

• Able to make an appropriate professional impression when representing the ministry.

Additional Responsibilities and Expectations:
• Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

• Passionate celebration and ownership of the vision, mission, values and purposes of New Venture Christian Fellowship.

• Commitment to support the church leadership and staff.

• Ability to work flexible and/or overtime hours if required to complete assigned tasks.

• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor, servant’s heart and “can-do” attitude.

• Example the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model. (1 Timothy 4:12)

Education and Skills Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related studies preferred.

• 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Church Administration experience a plus, but secular business leadership experience highly applicable to this position.

Areas of responsibility and accountability may change occasionally, based upon the responsibilities and needs of the ministry.