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Corps (Church) Administrative Assistant

The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle

Portland, OR

Category: Business/Administration

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Job Description:

The Church Executive Assistant/Administrative Ministry Associate reports directly to the corps officer (Pastor), providing immediate executive support, and is responsible for managing many of the day-to-day affairs of corps business on behalf of the corps officer. The position serves as
the initial and primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies for corps business matters (religious and nonreligious) pertaining to the office of the corps officer; serves as the executive liaison to the corps council and congregation; and oversees special projects related to corps council and congregational business functions and initiatives;_noemailanizes and coordinates fundraising and public relations activities for the corps officer; processes mail, and records and processes i_noemaile and expense. This position represent the corps officer in_noemailmunication with Divisional Headquarters (DHQ) Finance, Business, Property and Human Resources Departments.

This position works with a wide variety of people, and the incumbent must have well-developed interpersonal skills, including the particular ability to build relationships that facilitates cooperation among individuals and groups. The types of interpersonal situations the Church Executive Assistant/Administrative Ministry Associate encounters will vary widely. This will include interaction with people seeking to have their basic human needs met, to others who are
seeking Christian counseling and guidance. The Corps Executive must be sensitive to the need expressed and provide the assistance sought, or refer to the appropriate department or pastoral/ministerial staff member.

This position serves within a Christian mission-driven,_noemailmunity oriented environment. The Church Executive Assistant/Administrative Ministry Associate works independently on projects from inception to_noemailpletion and therefore must function creatively, possess good judgment and strong_noemailanizational skills, be forward-thinking, and effectively prioritize and perform multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail and deadlines.

To apply online please go to https://goo.gl/FJXrST Upload resume, cover letter, and_noemailplete the job application provided.



To apply in person, go to The Salvation Army Portland Corps, 1712 NE Sandy, Portland OR 97232. Please bring resume, cover letter, and_noemailplete the application provided to you.

Please note: Resume, cover letter, and_noemailplete job application are required. Please be aware a job application is not considered_noemailplete unless it is dated and signed by the applicant. I_noemailplete job applications cannot be accepted.

If you would like to request a reasonable a_noemailmodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Denise.Gende@usw.salvationarmy_noemail. Ms. Gende will coordinate your a_noemailmodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Portland.tab@usw.salvationarmy_noemail or call 503.239.1222. These are the points of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
Full time hours
Excellent medical benefits
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Retirement plan
Paid sick leave
Paid holidays





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Expert level of written and verbal communication in English. Bilingual in English/Spanish helpful.
Working knowledge of PowerPoint, Access, Word, Excel and email programs.
Working knowledge of web applications such as: Facebook, Google Calendar, Sign up genius, Church Directory and other social media programs.
Aptitude to use new software programs with basic training.
Keyboard 55 wpm.
Knowledge, ability, and willingness to lead another to conversion to Christianity. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Corps (Church) Administrative Assistant
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
30,000 - 40,000
Organization Type:
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle
Contact Name:
Kevin Greenlee
1712 NE Sandy Blvd
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