Administrative Assistant - Greensburg District Office

9/6/2018

The Western PA Conference of The United Methodist Church (WPAUMC) seeks a part-time (24 hours/week) Administrative Assistant for the Greensburg District.  This non-exempt position is a vital part of the District ministry, and provides direct support for District Superintendent relative to scheduling, managing communication channels, and collaborating with Conference staff, local churches within the District and other District Administrative Assistants.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to personnelteam@wpaumc.org

  • Our Mission is to provide leadership, connection and resources to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  • Our Vision is to ignite and sustain a passionate, spiritual connection with Christ among all people in Western Pennsylvania.
  • Our Core Value is love. We love the Lord our God with all our hearts, souls, minds and strength and our neighbors as ourselves. This value is commanded by Jesus, inspired by our Wesleyan heritage including to spread scriptural holiness over the land, and witnessed through our integrity, accountability and inclusiveness.
 
Five Areas of Focus: 
  1. Principled Christian Leadership
  2. New Places for New People
  3. Ministry with the Poor
  4. Abundant Health
  5. Dismantling Racism 
 
Purpose:
The District Administrative Assistant is a vital part of each District ministry.  The primary role of the District Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support for the District Superintendent and to manage District communication channels.  
 
Reports to:  District Superintendent
 
Functions:
  • Manage internal and external District communications (phone, e-mail, website, etc.)
  • Maintain District files and calendar (supervisory files, District ministry files, etc.)
  • Prepare District materials as needed (Church Conferences, District meetings, etc.)
  • Assist District Superintendent in scheduling events, meetings, etc.
  • Oversee District Office equipment and resources
  • If applicable, maintain financial accounts and reconcile bank statements
  • Collaborate with other District Administrative Assistants and Conference Staff
  • Perform all other duties and assignments applicable to the position as may be directed by the District Superintendent.
 
Expectations:
  • A strong commitment to the Conference’s vision, mission, values and goals
  • Understanding of the United Methodist Church structure and polity
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work independently as well as collegially
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people in a friendly, caring manner
 
Qualifications:
  • Basic computer skills and applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Minimum education: High School diploma or equivalency
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Obtains and submits clearances as may be required.

 Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to personnelteam@wpaumc.org