Administrative Assistant

Date posted: Monday 05 April 2021

Christ Lutheran in Lake Elmo's Administrative Assistant will provide office support to the staff, treasurer and council.



Essential Functions:



· Keep regular office hours (10am-2pm) (Monday -Thursday)

· Provide reception duties, answering phones, maintaining voice mail, answering questions and greeting guests.

· Weekly E-newsletter and basic web updating.

· Maintain central church calendar and assign meeting space.

· Process and distribute mail and email.

· Manage and update congregational records and database.

· Other office duties as assigned - may include print publications (example bulletins)

· Works with the Financial Secretary and/or Treasurer



Other Responsibilities:



· Participate in weekly staff meetings.

· Assist with mailings as requested.

· Coordinate purchasing of office supplies and equipment.

· Distribute agendas for council.

· Prepare annual report for the congregation.

· Prepare Congregational Report for the synod.

· Provide extra support for special projects. (i.e. Sauerkraut Supper, mission projects)



Minimum Qualifications:



· Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Publisher

· Ability to learn manage automated systems quickly.

· Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

· Maintain confidentiality.

· Ability to identify, recruit and train volunteers for various aspects of office support.

· Ability to collaborate with various groups working for the same goal.

· Bookkeeping and accounting skills and Church Windows (optional)



Physical Requirements:



· Ability to lift up to 30 Lbs. (i.e. cases of paper)

· Ability to sit for extended periods of time with breaks required.

· Ability to run occasional errands outside the building.



Core Competencies:

· Spiritual Maturity: Models and develops humility, teachability, accountability and servant leadership in all relationships. Demonstrates the skills of active listening, problem solving, commitment, flexibility and openness to new ideas.


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