Parish Administrator (part-time)

Parish Administrator (part-time)

01 Apr 2024
New York, Ithaca, 14850 Ithaca USA

Parish Administrator (part-time)

St. John's, a welcoming and inclusive faith community in downtown Ithaca, seeks a part-time Parish Administrator.

Position Summary:

Under the general direction and supervision of the Rector or, in the absence of the Rector, the Wardens, the Parish Administrator is responsible for providing administrative support for the Rector and carrying out the general business of the parish. Performance will be reviewed annually.

This is a part-time, 20-hour per week position, with increased hours occasionally. The preferred core hours are Monday–Thursday, 10 am–3 pm.

Who We Are:

St John’s is a parish within the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Central New York. St John’s is a diverse, inclusive, accepting and welcoming space for ALL of God’s children, regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, ancestry, age or ability. St. John’s is also home to Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County, a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that provides daily free meals, hospitality, companionship, and advocacy for those in need. St. John’s and Loaves & Fishes have been partners in ministry since 1983. St. John’s is a Tompkins County Living Wage employer.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) or more years of secretarial experience in an office environment, preferably as the sole provider of administrative support.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Skilled user of electronic media including Macintosh computers, G-Suite, Microsoft Word,

PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as a willingness to learn specialized church membership and accounting software.

Comfortable interacting with a wide variety of people and organizations, including other churches, social service agencies, funeral homes, etc.

Able to use and troubleshoot standard office equipment, including telephones, answering machines, printers, and photocopiers.

Able to work independently, track short-, medium-, and long-term tasks.

Able to keep detailed records and prepare correspondence.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands:

Must be capable to occasionally lifting of supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.

Must be able to climb and descend stairways.

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