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Church Administrators oversee daily operations in a church and support its values and vision. Essential responsibilities listed on a Church Administrator resume sample are developing budgets, preparing payrolls, maintaining records, ordering supplies, tracking attendance, keeping calendars, and maintaining church property. Based on our collection of example resumes for this position, the most sought-after skills in a Church Administrator are leadership, strong communication and interpersonal abilities, knowledge of office equipment operation, basic accounting expertise, good numeracy skills, and a keen interest in church’s beliefs and mission. At least an Associate’s Degree in accounting or business is required for this job.

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1

Church Administrator

Served as Administrator/Personal Assistant to the Sr. Pastor; Parliamentarian to the Board of Directors and liaison to the Ft. Lauderdale business community

  • Responsible for all small business administration of church office and staff, including but not limited to: banking, purchasing, insurance, real estate negotiations, advertising, public relations, event planning, grounds maintenance, vehicle maintenance and sanctuary housekeeping
  • Recruited and developed operational and training teams to support the church's 25 plus ministries
  • Implemented new advertising/public relations protocol which resulted in a 34% membership increase
  • Identified and resolved critical organizational flaws which reduced turnover and increased membership and morale
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Psychology
2

Church Administrator

Served as Administrator/Personal Assistant to the Sr. Pastor; Parliamentarian to the Board of Directors and liaison to the Ft. Lauderdale business community

  • Responsible for all small business administration of church office and staff, including but not limited to: banking, purchasing, insurance, real estate negotiations, advertising, public relations, event planning, grounds maintenance, vehicle maintenance and sanctuary housekeeping
  • Recruited and developed operational and training teams to support the church's 25 plus ministries
  • Implemented new advertising/public relations protocol which resulted in a 34% membership increase
  • Identified and resolved critical organizational flaws which reduced turnover and increased membership and morale
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Psychology
3

Church Administrator, Youth & Assistant Pastor

Worked with teenagers in mentoring, coaching and teaching.

  • Led two separate volunteer groups to New Orleans and Mississippi in a humanitarian effort after Hurricane Katrina. First group travelled to New Orleans two weeks after the hurricane.
  • Developed and implemented new methods of advertising to our members, such as video marketing during public meetings and seasonal sales to move older inventory.
  • Within 18 months turned around significant losses and brought our bookstore was in the "black" and remained profitable throughout my tenure as supervisor.
  • Implemented new procedures in order to begin a college internship program for our organization.
  • Wrote a manual and organized a program that would allow for 2 college interns during a 10 week period each summer.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Bible
MA
Master of Arts
4

Church Administrator/facilitator

Participated in church programs, especially worship and education, and enlisted others to participate, so that the achievement of total church program was assured.

  • Assisted the Clergy in planning, organizing, and goal setting, so that responsive programs developed which assured the vitality of the church.
  • Communicated with the congregation, so that exchange of viewpoints and faithful representation resulted in an organized assembly
  • Created and maintained Sunday school teaching rotation schedules
  • Assisted senior pastor with building relationships with other churches via phone and email correspondence
  • Responsible for teaching, facilitating, and organizing Sunday School material, and other teachers
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Behavioral Science
MA
Master of Arts
Education
5

Church Administrator (part-time Volunteer)

Maintained weekly income reports, church membership database, and annual income reports.

  • Prepared invitations, church bulletins, brochures, programs, and banquet tickets for various departmental activities.
  • Collaborated with financial committee to manage church budget, pay creditors, and meet district and state requirements.
  • Inserted a chart to illustrate and compare data for the twelve months which provided a break down of the month that generated the most money (tithes and offerings).
  • Prepared annual membership tax contribution.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Computer Information Systems
6

Church Administrator

Planned, organized, and controlled all projects, training meetings, and development activities for the church staff and auxiliaries. Managed auxiliaries ensuring deadlines and budgets were met or exceeded with regards to church productivity. Made presentations to social service agencies and introduced programs to enhance community development. Developed and administered youth and women's programs which were adopted as permanent programs and have been distributed state-wide.

  • Facilitated monthly sessions and auxiliary meetings to assess progress and resolve problems.
  • Established, monitored, and revised goals for Ministry Teams
  • Initiated proposal development, compiled data from various sources and departments, and prepared final proposal for community development project.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Project Management
College Prep
Business Administration
7

Church Administrator

  • Oversaw and performed key operational functions including general accounting, payroll, budget management ($1.2 million), month-end and year-end financial reporting, bank reconciliations, donation tracking and reporting, and interface with CPA firm.
  • Managed facility maintenance, repairs and capital renovations working with outside contractors.
  • Managed human resources functions including policies, procedures, employee relations and benefits.
  • Coached, trained and developed administrative staff.
  • Established goals, performance standards and Best Practices.
  • Ran lean and efficient operations with a focus on cost efficiencies, productivity, quality and on-time job completion.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration Accounting
8

Executive Pastor/church Administrator

Implemented several giving campaigns that led to increase in church revenues over 200%.

  • Developed a comprehensive financial budget every fiscal year.
  • Managed the engagement calendar per fiscal year.
  • Acted as a liaison to senior pastor concerning financial, marketing, and administrative matters.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors and presenters.
  • Created and implemented Fine Arts programing that increased membership, community involvement, and church revenues.
  • Worked in partnership with members of each church ministry to develop church vision.
  • Assisted in the organizational process of all church engagements.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Music
9

Church Administrator

  • Planned and coordinated the day to day activities of the church; to include employee schedules, transportation, facilities maintenance, financial budgets and payroll
  • Negotiated with vendors to reduce expenses and increase productivity. Resulting in the church saving over $10,000 within a 6 month period.
  • Maintained all employee records
  • Planned all calendar events, employee vacations, and all events held at the church
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Interdisciplinary Studies
BA
Religion
MS
Executive Leadership
10

Church Administrator

  • Maintained and updated the church website, consistently adding content, promo modules, and graphics
  • Developed social media posts and coordinated marketing/advertising materials and placements
  • Facilitated a more effective scheduling system, organizing all services, volunteers, and employees
  • Coordinated employee trainings, payroll, and managed employee records
  • Organized and tracked account data and financial transactions
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Journalism & Integrated Media

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