Corps (Church) Administrative Assistant

The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle

Portland, OR 97232

Category: Business/Administration

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Time Type: Full Time

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; organizes and coordinates fundraising and public relations activities for the corps officer; processes mail, and records and processes income and expense. This position represent the corps officer in communication 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, community oriented environment. The Church Executive Assistant/Administrative Ministry Associate works independently on projects from inception to completion and therefore must function creatively, possess good judgment and strong organizational skills, be forward-thinking, and effectively prioritize and perform multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail and deadlines.

To apply online please go to Upload resume, cover letter, and complete the job application provided.*60F15F13269410ED

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

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

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, 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 Ms. Gende will coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact 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



Job Qualifications:

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
$30,000 - 40,000
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Kevin Greenlee
1712 NE Sandy Blvd
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