First UMC Allen: Church Administrator

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

First UMC Allen, Allen, TX

Job Description

Provides overall leadership for the administrative responsibilities and volunteer management of First United Methodist Church of Allen. 


  • Primary supervisory responsibility for: Administrative Assistant; Membership Secretary; Finance Administrator; Director of Communications; Facilities Director; Custodial Staff; Volunteer Office Manager and other office volunteers.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of administrative personnel.
  • Train and equip volunteers for ministry.
  • Vendor selection and management including but not limited to lawn care, janitorial service, HVAC service, all copiers/printers, etc. He/She will negotiate and maintain all contracts for outside vendors unless otherwise delegated.
  • Insure that the church complies with all legal standards regarding church employees. This includes health and pension matters.
  • Provide management and supervision of church’s risk management policy making sure that the church is compliant with its standards and update annual.
  • Provide guidance with matters of the church’s Trustee Committee
  • Participate on and assist Sr. Pastor with church’s Administrative Council, Executive Committee and Stewardship Committee.
  • Provide leadership for managing and engaging people in the ministries of the church by relating to Lay Leadership Committee, maximizing ACS potential, and annual placement of lay ministers from congregation.
  • Provide leadership for conflict resolution and grievance procedures as outlined by the Staff Parish Committee.
  • Oversee purchasing of office and custodial supplies and other items required by vendor contracts.
  • Assist congregation with implementing strategic plan.


  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to learn ACS
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Knowledge of Employee Laws
  • 3-5 years management experience
  • College degree (Graduate degree preferred). Record of successful experiences can take the place of college degree.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Rev. Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-727-8261 Ext 121


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