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Cathedral Administrator

Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Job Title: Cathedral Administrator
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July 27th, 2021
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Summary: Reporting to the Dean of the Cathedral, the Cathedral Administrator assists the Dean and Cathedral Staff in the day-to-day and long-range operation and administration of the Cathedral.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

General Office Management: Manage incoming and outgoing mail, telephone coverage, files, space, supplies, congregation record keeping; • Maintain Cathedral commitment dates and prepare materials and reports for administrative meetings, Annual Meetings; • Prepare vouchers for invoice payment; • Process operation income for deposits in fundraising database; • Maintain database of Sunday morning congregation, prepare and distribute directory periodically; • Serve as switchboard relief when needed; • Dispense general information (Cathedral and diocesan), as needed.

Liturgy Preparation/Implementation • Prepare and print bulletins and other materials for all Cathedral services; • Oversee scheduling of Sunday worship servers. Committee Support • Attend meetings and assist with preparation of online meeting links, materials and follow-through for Cathedral Chapter, Finance Committee, Development Committee, staff and others as needed.

Diocesan Support • Prepare, distribute and manage weekly prayers for Diocesan Cycle of Prayer; • Help plan, prepare and implement special diocesan events as they occur, including ordinations, deanery confirmation services and other special services. • Participate in Administrative Team meetings with diocesan staff.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with a minimum of oversight, and take initiative as needed. They must be comfortable juggling/managing several projects concurrently.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Knowledge/Experience Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skills and Abilities • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work as a team in support of shared purpose • Sensitivity to confidential materials and ability to maintain confidentiality • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Google Documents/Drive, Zoom • Excellent typing and grammar skills • Professional telephone manners and organization ability • Familiarity with the liturgical worship.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully an individual must demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft 365 Suite of applications, Squarespace, Constant Contact Newsletter formatting, and Donor Perfect (or similar donor database applications).

Work environment: The Cathedral serves people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, including unhoused persons, in a busy urban neighborhood. We are committed to the full celebration of LBGTQ people, and candidates must be able to affirm these commitments.

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