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West End United Methodist Church

Administrative Assistant

West End United Methodist Church


Job Summary

To support worship and the music/fine arts ministries and the property operations manager

Job Responsibilities

Duties include:

  • Create weekly bulletins and scripts for worship services
  • Manager music department rosters
  • Prepare purchase orders for submission
  • Approve payroll for section leaders
  • Coordinate annual retreat
  • Produce monthly newsletter
  • Work with organizations who wish to use church space; coordinate requests
  • Prepare daily checklists for custodians
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Specifications

  • Solid interpersonal skills using tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to shift between changing priorities, working with accuracy and speed
  • Ability to listen, learn and communicate effectively
  • Focus, discipline and ability to self-direct work with minimal direct supervision
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite (esp. Word and Publisher) and Google Mail with speedy and accurate data input skills
  • Model teamwork and cooperative decision-making in work with staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Working conditions

  • Light physical activity performing, non-strenuous daily tasks of an administrative nature with moderate noise.  Well-lit, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Physical Demands: To coordinate work, ability to sit for long periods of time, able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms (occasionally overhead), stoop, kneel, talk to and hear staff and visitor requests, and also occasionally lifts or carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 30 pounds.  Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature, using close vision with moderate noise.
  • Continuous work on a computer to carry out daily tasks.
  • Ability to use general office equipment to include but not limited to using a multi-line phone system, a multi-function copier, automated folding machine, multifunction printer, fax machine, and postage machine.

Additional Information


No benefits for this position.

How to Apply

Please apply on the church’s website at:

Please contact the church office if you want a paper application. 615-321-8500

West End UMC is an equal employment opportunity employer.


  • Date Posted: July 29, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Start Date: 09/01/2022
  • Salary Range: $15/hr
  • Working Hours: 20 hrs/week; Tues, Thurs, and one flex day