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Administrative Assistant for Go Ministries

Principal Functions: The Administrative Assistant for Go Ministries assists in the implementation of the vision and strategy for all programs and activities related to Go Ministries at St. John the Divine. This is a 19-hour per week part time position (less than 1,000 hours per year).

Responsible to:  Associate Rector for Go Ministry 

Qualifications for the Position:        

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, vestry members, volunteers, and congregants
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of service and response
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Friendly and engaging
  • Like people and Jesus
  • Willing to make SJD their church

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Work tenure: 5 to 10 years of experience supporting executives, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms
  • Project management and event planning
  • Commitment to support the mission of The Church of St. John the Divine

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Attend weekly Go Ministry Staff Meetings and other key ministry events
  • Complete a variety of administrative tasks for the Associate Rector including:
    - Manage an active calendar of appointments, acting as a “gatekeeper”
    - Review emails;
    - Compose and prepare potentially confidential correspondence;
    - Arrange travel plans, itineraries, and agendas;
    - Compile documents for meetings;
    - Track expenses and maintain budget for Go Ministry
  • Project manager for Associate Rector’s projects
  • Communicate directly, and on behalf of the Associate Rector, with a wide variety of audiences
  • Work closely, effectively, and efficiently with the Associate Rector
  • Flexibility in scheduling as needed – including Sundays and occasional evenings