Bothell UMC: F/T Director of Operations

Description: Manage administrative operations for Bothell United Methodist Church and develop future operational strategy in collaboration with the lead pastor. 


Supervise workings of the finance office including: 

  • Gather information in preparation for annual budget development 
  • Develop draft budget in collaboration with lead pastor 
  • Read, analyze, and summarize financial monthly reports in collaboration with the Treasurer 
  • Attend finance meetings and brief lead pastor 
  • Supervise Bookkeeper and Financial Secretary 

Oversee overall office administration including: 

  • Supervise administrative personnel and services (e.g. office manager, internet, and phone services) 
  • Oversee the gathering of materials for, and creation of, written communication deliverables (e.g., Witness, programs, signage, website, etc.) 
  • Ensure that year-end reporting is completed accurately and on time 
  • Collect topics, create agenda, and facilitate staff meetings 
  • Manage staff training (onboarding, retaining, and continuing education) 

Liaise with trustees on all facility improvements or repairs: 

  • Oversee significant facility projects and spending 
  • Supervise facility personnel and services (e.g., custodial services) 
  • Establish or maintain contracts including for tenants, facilities, and administrative services 
  • Identify areas for improvement, propose solutions, and lead implementation efforts gaps and propose solutions with regard to office administration, communication, and other areas related to business of the church 
  • Attend pertinent church leadership meetings Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Understand and commit to the vision of the United Methodist Church and of Bothell United Methodist Church 
  • Exude friendly, professional, and approachable demeanor 
  • Two years of personnel managerial experience 
  • Ability to meet deadlines 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Enthusiastic approach to problem solving; ability to help generate novel solutions 
  • Reliable and consistent follow through 
  • Experience as a people manager 
  • Ability to delegate for optimal efficiency 
  • Experience facilitating or interest in learning facilitation techniques 
  • Manage new or unknown processes (able to ask the right questions) 
  • Experience managing projects or programs 

Four year college degree or equivalent work experience to apply or for more information please send an e-mail with subject line of “Director of Operations” to:

Organization: Bothell United Methodist Church

Contact: Alan Jacobsen

Closing Date: 10/25/2020

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