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First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame

Director of Administration

First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame
Burlingame, California, United States

Date Posted: 02/15/2012
Categories: Church Staff - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame (FPCB) has been serving the mid-peninsula for over 80 years. With approximately 1,200 members, we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor of FPCB. This position reports directly to the Senior Pastor and is a full time position with benefits.

The main responsibilities would provide administrative assistance to the Senior Pastor and to provide church office assistance under the direction of the Director of Administration. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a dynamic environment where multiple tasks and heavy scheduling are common. High knowledge of MS Suite software and ability to learn new software quickly are a plus. Some responsibilities will be, but are not limited to:

To function as an Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor in performing all administrative functions.
Provide for the efficient production of the Senior Pastors correspondence and sermons to church website and other networking systems and provide distribution of materials as needed.
Make, receive, screen, and make note of all telephone correspondence for the Senior Pastor, handling inquiries and making appropriate referrals.
Maintain accurate records and storage, both with paper and computer-generated documents.
Assist the Senior Pastor in completing projects and compiling information for various assignments and committees.
Coordinate with the Senior Pastor in arranging appointments and maintaining his/her schedule.
Coordinate and prepare information for baptisms, weddings, memorial and funeral services and attend as host(ess) as needed.
Perform other functions or tasks requested by the Senior Pastor, as appropriate.
Provide church office assistance as directed by the Director of Administration

If you are interested in this position, please email a cover letter and resume to Sonja Tappan no later than Wednesday, February 29, 2012 to be considered for this position. Please write "FPCB Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor" as the subject line of your email. Please visit our website at