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Covenant United Methodist Church

Executive Pastor/Director of Operations

Covenant United Methodist Church
Greer, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/07/2012
Categories: Business/Administration - Executive Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Executive Pastor/Director of Operations
Covenant United Methodist Church
Location: 1310 Old Spartanburg Rd, Greer, SC 29650
Phone: 864-244-3162

Employee Type: Full-Time
Reporting: reports directly to the Senior Pastor
Second Posting: this is a second posting. If you have applied before, your resume has been retained on file, and you need not resubmit.
Job Type: Supervisory, management, leadership; no ordination required
Education: Graduation with a 4-year degree of a recognized college or university with major course work in business administration, finance, human resources is preferred
Experience: This is a supervisory staff position. Supervision and coordination across multiple lines of staff ministry positions. Prefer minimum 5 years direct experience managing church business operations, strategic planning, facilities, financial, and human resources. Protestant church experience preferable.
Travel: Negligible
Contact Information: John Thomas 864-232-0041; or Pat Fitzsimmons 864-289-2165

Covenant United Methodist Church, a 1400 member church located in Greer, South Carolina, with strong ties and commitment to the community, seeks an Executive Pastor/Director of Operations. Covenant UMC is in a growth mode, with a major facility expansion and dramatic congregational growth. See our website at for an overview of our programs and ministries.

The position will implement the ministry vision of the Senior Pastor and administrative board of the church, manage operations of the church. Participation in designated committee meetings will be required. Responsible for personnel, administration, office systems, and physical facilities. Will share responsibility for strategic planning with Senior Pastor and other church leaders.

Candidate must have a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and His Church. Must have familiarity with Christian organizations, preferably the United Methodist Church, with a strong background/experience base in leadership, management, and general operations of the church. A generalist rather than a specialist, to serve as a bridge between operations and ministry, clergy and church members, systems and people. Requires analytical and problem-solving skills, and excellent organizational skills. Oral and written communications proficiency are required, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.

Please submit your resume by June 1, 2012 via email to