First Presbyterian Church of Newark seeks an PT Office Administrator

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First Presbyterian Church of Newark seeks an Office Administrator as a part-time employee who reports to the Pastor/Head of Staff and has a working relationship with its boards, committees, and members.

The principal responsibilities are:

  •  Manage incoming mail and telephone correspondence by directing it to the appropriate recipients and responding to general requests for information.
  • Oversee and coordinate paid and volunteer office help.
  • Working with the Building Committee, scheduling facilities for inside and outside groups, and maintaining the online calendar of events.
  • Administer federal background checks for staff and volunteers.
  • Contact the IT systems vendor for problems and issues the office cannot resolve. Set up new users in the system.
  • Prepare the weekly bulletin, proofread, copy, and deliver to the sanctuary.
  • Prepare weekly announcements (print and electronic), the monthly newsletter, and bulk mailings.
  • Assure printed materials are accurate and current.
  • Maintain website events, pages, updates, and outside publication areas (e.g., Presbytery).
  • Assure the contracted maintenance of all office equipment.
  • Maintain the inventory of office and hospitality supplies.
  • Program the HVAC system when the custodian is not available.
  • Working with the Clerk of Session, prepare and distribute the Annual Report to the congregation.
  • Set up new recurring Zoom meetings.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Publisher is highly desirable
  • Proficiency with such Internet applications as Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp, and WordPress
  • Sufficient IT proficiency in managing FPC’s digital platforms
  • Fluent conversational ability if English is a second language

Compensation and Benefits:

This position is part-time, initially estimated at 20 hours/week. Benefits are not included. Two weeks of vacation per year

To apply or to seek more information, call the church office at 302-731-5644 or email