Church Administrator

Allentown Presbyterian Church
Allentown, New Jersey, United States

Date Posted: 05/16/2018
Categories: Business/Administration - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


 For close to 300 years, APC has served as a spiritual hub for the Allentown, New Jersey community, and we are now enjoying unprecedented regional growth with more than 350 people attending worship services each Sunday.  Our multi-generational congregation is actively engaged in a wide range of ministries and missions that gives everyone a place to fit in and grow their relationship with Jesus Christ. 



The role of the Church Administrator is to support the mission and ministry of the Church by working with the Senior Pastor, church staff and church volunteers to manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Church, which shall include, but are not limited to the following responsibilities:


  • Office management and administration
  • Communications with the congregation, church staff and the local community, including the use of automated communications, social media, email, etc.
  • Assisting with financial management of the Church
  • Coordinating the use of church grounds and property


For a complete list of job responsibilities, see the job posting on our Careers page


Expectations and Qualifications:

This position requires an exceptional degree of professionalism and the ability to work in an ever changing environment, where multi-tasking, sound decision making, self-motivation and discretion are essential.  To be qualified, candidates will need confidence and proven organizational, financial, communication and interpersonal skills, including that he or she must:

  • Be a committed Christian, who seeks to follow Jesus in all aspects of his/her professional and personal life
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a minimum of 5 years in office and/or business administration, preferably for a church organization
  • Have excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills
  • Be very comfortable with technology, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and with social media and other Web based communication tools, as well as a willingness to explore and learn new communications technologies
  • Have financial/accounting skills, including familiarity with QuickBooks or other financial accounting software
  • Have a caring attitude, excellent people skills, and high integrity
  • Be a self-starter, able to work independently and pro-actively
  • Be accessible, responsive, and flexible to handle the changing needs of the church
  • Be able to properly handle confidential information in a careful and secure manner
  • Enthusiastically support the mission, values and goals of the Church


Apply Now

To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.