First United Methodist Church (FUMC)-Jefferson City, Missouri
FUMC is seeking a full-time Director of Church Operations. The Full-Time Director of Church Operations reports to the Senior Pastor and has responsibility for overseeing all aspects of fiscal management, property management, information technology, human resources, and general administration for FUMC. This position interacts directly with FUMC Sustaining and Transforming Teams by providing regular operational updates and partnering to ensure proactive, responsible fiscal, property, and human resource management.
The ideal candidate will have:
Qualities of being a mission-minded, self-directed, self-assertive, team player, who is flexible with others' ideas and is self-identified as being a member of the Christian faith
Ability to be the primary caretaker of the finances and church property of FUMC.
Ability to thrive in a complex multi-priority environment
3 or more years prior experience in a business administrative or business operations role in a non-profit organization
5 or more years management experience, including recruiting, hiring, training, directing, evaluating, compensating, and releasing employees
Possess CCA certification or a willingness to attain
Proven ability within a non-profit organization to successfully participate in the development of and leading a team to execute an operational plan to achieve FUMC's mission and vision
Previous fiscal management and analysis, accountability with successful experience creating, articulating on a committee level, and managing budgets and ensuring effective organizational policies and controls
Demonstrated ability to effectively represent FUMC by building and maintaining effective relationships with all stakeholders including congregation members and visitors, Pastors, and other applicable church and community organizations, as well as the statewide UMC annual conference
Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule including occasional meetings on evenings and Sundays and worship offering responsibilities
Posted: March 1, 2021
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Salary: $60,000 plus competitive benefits, including health, dental and pension
Type: Full Time – Experienced
Denomination: United Methodist
Categories: Administrative Support, Church Related Business & Organizations
4-year college degree
About First UMC
First UMC is a historic downtown church in the capital of Missouri. We have been serving the Jefferson City area for more than 175 years; during which time we have evolved and adapted to meet the ever changing needs of our community. Today our congregation is involved with Thorpe Gordon Elementary, River City Habitat, Lincoln University, Transformational Housing, and several other organizations. All of this so that we can live out our mantra to "Love Better".