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Church Administrator job description

A Church Administrator is a professional who oversees all operations and administrative duties in a church throughout the day. 

Use this Church Administrator job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

Church Administrator responsibilities include:

  • Managing daily operations and maintaining office supplies and records
  • Coordinating, planning, and executing church events
  • Assisting to create budgets, pay bills, oversee payrolls, and track and record church income from donations and sales

Job brief

We are looking for a Church Administrator to join our team and help our organization run as efficiently as possible by overseeing daily operations. 

A Church Administrator’s responsibilities include keeping accurate financial records, supervising staff and volunteers, and managing the church’s schedule of events. 

Ultimately, you will work with different staff and volunteer members to ensure the church operates as efficiently as possible. 


  • Recruiting and hiring staff and volunteers, and overseeing their work and vacation schedules
  • Handling church communications and publications, creating and distributing bulletins and newsletters
  • Overseeing church facility maintenance and security operations
  • Assisting with scheduling meetings, renting church equipment and facilities, and enforcing church policies for facility use
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the congregation and community

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Church Administrator or similar role
  • Strong computer skills and ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to handle stress and problem solve
  • Ability to keep confidential and sensitive information
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Church Administrator

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