Director of Administration
The role of the Director of Administration at Grace Community Church is to assist the Lead Pastor in overseeing the life and direction of the church. Central to the responsibilities of this role are:
- Staff coordination and managing day-to-day operations of the church.
- Implementing the vision of the Lead Pastor.
- Aligning staff and key leadership teams to the vision, mission, values and strategy of Grace.
- Increasing the Lead Pastor’s capacity to preach, teach and shepherd the congregation by absorbing responsibilities associated with church administration.
- Lead and/or coordinate the search for ministerial and support staff members.
- Supervise all matters related to personnel management.
- Conduct regular administrative team leader meetings.
- Develop staff growth plans and review strategy.
- Lead in developing, defining and clearly communicating strategic church goals.
- Develop a comprehensive leadership development strategy for church leaders.
- Oversee the development of and compliance with church policies and procedures.
- Ensure compliance with relevant local, state and federal laws and regulations related to church operations.
- Provide leadership and supervision to church administrative functions including information systems, accounting, communications, facility management and human resources.
- Frequently attend meetings with Elders and Deacons.
- Keep the Lead Pastor well-informed of administrative and ministry developments.
- Identify and cultivate relationships with people who demonstrate a passion and gift for church administration.
- Perform other duties as directed by the Lead Pastor.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
- Possess a strong biblical foundation for wise management in a church setting and be able to establish and maintain appropriate standards for the accomplishment of ministry in a way that honors God and people.
- An effectual understanding of group dynamics so as to ensure effective consensus-building and decision-making.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate persuasively and compassionately; both written and orally.
- Proven fiscal responsibility and technical competence.
Minimum Qualifications and Expectations
- Seminary degree or degree in related field (leadership, administration).
- Leadership experience within a church setting or a business/corporate setting.
- Must meet the biblical qualifications found in I Timothy 3.