Office Administrator - Centennial UMC ( Kansas City )


The part-time Office Administrator at Centennial UMC serves in a way that is consistent with Centennial UMC’s mission, values and theology. Salary is contingent upon the church’s approved annual budget and employee performance. The position reports to the Senior Pastor and the Administrative Board and is subject to quarterly review and annual evaluation.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Serve as receptionist of the church (performing routine clerical functions for the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor including, but not limited to, answering the phones, taking and distributing messages, distributing mail, and preparing emails)
  2. Schedule all interviews, conferences, and meetings for the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor as required
  3. Handle the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor’s correspondence, files, records, and emails as requested
  4. Receive calls concerning the scheduling of events such as weddings, baptisms, funerals, and work with other staff or volunteers (i.e. custodian, Funeral Coordinator, Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor) to make sure that events are scheduled appropriately
  5. Receive and accurately maintain relevant church lists including, but not limited to,: a. New Members e. Baptized Members b. Dismissed Members f. Married Members c. Suspended Members g. Church Officers d. Deceased Members h. Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor
  6. Prepare reports, newsletters, presentations, and packets as needed for the congregation, church board, and Annual Charge Conference
  7. Gather information, prepare, proof-read, and duplicate the Sunday bulletins
  8. Prepare and maintain the monthly and weekly schedule of events calendar. Posting this information in both an online and print format as requested
  9. Make timely church website and social media updates
  10. Notify the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor about illness, death, or other emergencies impacting the congregation
  11. Maintain a regular inventory of office supplies and ordering supplies as needed
  12. Create PowerPoint presentations for worship and Bible studies
  13. Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor that are associated with fulfilling the vision of the church
Job Skills and Requirements
  1. All paid church employees must successfully complete the UMC Safe Sanctuaries online training program that includes a background examination
  2. Due to the frequent nature of being exposed to sensitive written and verbal information, this position requires a strict commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  3. Cordial and professional conduct and excellent interpersonal skills
  4. Must be proficient with using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and must be willing to learn new software that will benefit the growth, development, and management of the church
  5. Needs to be a self-starter who is willing to take initiative to fill voids as needed
  6. Previous experience in an office support position preferred
  7. Ability to organize and administer information
  8. Ability to follow through with details
  9. Knowledge of using standard office equipment (copiers, printers, computers)
  10. Familiarity with social media services
  11. Timely attendance
  12. Flexibility and a willingness to work overtime as needed

Contact: Reverend Jason Bryles

Address: 1834 Woodland Avenue Kansas City MO 64108

Phone: 816-421-5527