Pastors' Assistant

Clayton, NC, USA

Job Type

Full Time

Responsibilities

• Performs general administrative duties for the pastor; schedules visiting priests as needed; facilitates meetings between pastor, ministry leaders, pastoral staff and parishioners
• Arrange appointments for spiritual guidance, home blessings, visits to the sick and hospitals for clergy and deacons
• Responds to ministry leaders’ inquiries (phone, email, drop-in visits) in a timely fashion
• Manages the annual calendar for the parish and coordinates with communications to have it published
• Schedules parish facilities usage & room reservations for ministries and schedules fundraising activities on parish calendar.
• Ensures Mass intentions are properly added to the prayer of the faithful, altar sheet and bulletin by overseeing the mass intention book in collaboration with the front desk volunteers
• Prepares liturgical binders for daily, weekend and Holy Day & Feast Days Masses; compiles and translates pulpit announcements and prayer of the faithful
• Coordinates priest coverage for clergy
• Manages Parish Center and other installations rentals; coordinates setup and take down for these events
• Handles rental fees and Mass intention fees and reports to bookkeeping
• Updates parishioner database information as needed
• Maintains communication with the Communications staff member to guide the part time maintenance person, ensuring the maintenance needs of the parish are taken care of.

Requirements

• Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing:

  1. criminal background

  2. reference checks

• Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire

• 3 or more years administrative work experience in a dynamic Catholic environment

• Some college preferred

• Excellent MS Word, Excel, Power Point skills required

• Must be Spanish/English bilingual; fluent in both languages

• Excellent oral and written grammatical communication skills

• Good interpersonal skills.

• Good organization skills


Minimum Requirements

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks

  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire

  • 3 or more years administrative work experience in a dynamic Catholic environment

  • Some college preferred

  • Excellent MS Word, Excel, Power Point skills required

  • Must be Spanish/English bilingual; fluent in both languages

  • Excellent oral and written grammatical communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good organization skills

Preferred Qualifications

•    Degree in Business Administration, social work, or other job appropriate field or equivalent work experience in a Catholic parish environment.
•    Must be Spanish/English bilingual.
•    Supervisory experience preferred.
•    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
•    Practicing Catholic is preferred, religion is considered an important component to the performance of the duties

Critical Skills and Expertise

•    Degree in business administration, social work, or other job appropriate field or equivalent work experience in a Catholic parish environment.
•    Must be Spanish/English bilingual.
•    Supervisory experience preferred.
•    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
•    Practicing Catholic is preferred, religion is considered an important component to the performance of the duties

Send resume and Cover Letter to: resumes.stann@gmail.com