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Job Posting: Administrative Assistant at Good Shepherd, Novato

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

1180 Lynwood Drive

Novato, California 94947

Scheduled Hours: 25-30 hours a week

About the Position:

Under the direction of the Pastor, complete tasks and projects and provide assistance to the Pastor, other church staff, Congregational leaders and members to support the congregational life and worship and outreach activities of its members and visitors. Position requires ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

Essential Functions of the JOB

  • Create, proof and print worship bulletins for Sundays and special services (including weddings, funerals).

  • Draft, prepare, print, and distribute monthly newsletter and electronic updates at least weekly or more often as needed and update the information on the website quarterly

  • Prepare needed statistical information for Synod; prepare materials for and attend and record attendance for congregational meetings and attend monthly Council meetings

  • Maintain schedules for Acolytes, Lectors, Assisting Ministers for Sunday and special services and send reminders and readings as needed and other duties for our worship services

  • Maintain and update member information database, track congregation attendance and pastoral acts and transmit information to Synod as required; prepare member directory on an annual basis and mailing lists as required; maintain record of terms of service for Council members

  • Order worship, office and kitchen supplies and keep bulletin boards and common areas are well organized

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of administrative experience with prior church administrative experience. College Education preferred.

  • Knowledge of congregation activities, worship schedules and Church environments

  • Currently actively participates as a member of a Christian congregation

  • Strong computer and technical skills; proficiency with word processing, desktop publishing and social media programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communications to provide information to wide audience

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to prioritize and follow through

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

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