Administrative Assistant - Riverside UMC


Principal Functions: Under The direction of Senior Pastor 

To administrate the operations within the church office and maintain the services of bookkeeping, church calendar, answering of phone and e-mails, publications, and correspondence. 

Service Relationships 

The Secretary is directly responsible to the Senior Pastor. The Secretary may supervise other office assistants or office volunteers. 

Skill Sets: 

  • Teamworking 
  • Computer skills (Basic Microsoft Office) 
  • Organization and time management 
  • Verbal, listening, and written communication 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Negotiation 
  • Flexibility 
  • Tact, discretion, and diplomacy 
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills 
  • Computer literacy; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Publisher 

Primary Duties 

  • Acts as the church office receptionist you are responsible for all church related correspondence, directing phone calls, appointments, and guests throughout the church. 
  • Maintain office supplies/materials. 
  • Coordinate the Church Calendar and keep records of the administrative forms related to ministries and all events. 
  • Coordinate and help administer the church and pastoral staff appointment calendars in conjunction with daily church office activities. 
  • Keep ministerial staff and others informed of crises or ministry opportunities within the congregation and community. 
  • Maintain church files in cooperation with the Business Administrator, SPRC, Administrative Chair, Trustees and Finance Committee. 
  • Maintain confidential files of the ministerial staff. 
  • Support ministry volunteers by preparing, and editing church publications including church e-newsletter, and social media. 
  • Prepare denominational statistics in partnership with the Financial and Membership Secretary. 
  • Prepare news releases in cooperation with the Senior Pastor. 
  • Assists the Pastoral office in preparing worship action, events, baptisms, and special presentations. 


  • High school diploma or higher (Preferred) 

Work Schedule: 

    • Monday- 10:00 AM-5:00PM 
    • Tuesday- 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM 
    • Wednesday- 11:00 PM- 6:00 PM 
    • Thursday- 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM 
    • Friday- Off 
    • Saturday- Off 
    • Sunday- Off 

Salary Agreement: ____$1,700.00____________ per __month_