Administrative Ministries, Church Related Businesses & Organizations, Media & Technology Ministries
4 Year Degree
SYCAMORE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
The Director of Operations provides leadership and support to the Head of Staff in the overall administration of Sycamore Presbyterian Church. Must be a Christian who exhibits a passion for God and a Christ-like spirit in their personal life and professional work. Responsible for overall administrative leadership to non-program staff and functions. Works in collaboration with church committees to oversee church finances, human resources, facilities and grounds, information technology, media & communications. Champions support and is an advocate for the vision of the church and through its work, enables all ministries to do their best work.
Oversees the daily operations of Sycamore Presbyterian Church.
Administers and ensures compliance with all church policies and procedures.
Submits annual statistical report to the Presbytery.
Along with the Personnel & Administration Committee (PAC) develops and administers the personnel policies and procedures of the Church including:
Compensation & benefits programs oversight and management
Processing and delivery of payroll
Annual staff performance review processes
Employment & recruitment (offers, onboarding and all related documentation).
Maintenance of employee records
Maintenance of current job descriptions for each church position
Managing vendor relationships in support of church human resource administration.
Serves as resource person regarding legal/regulatory and business matters of the church. Liaison to outside counsel and professional consultations, as needed.
Serves as an administrative liaison to the Sycamore Presbyterian Church Preschool.
Demonstrate a servant’s heart by having a willingness to perform other duties as needed.
Works in close collaboration with the Physical Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees & Finance to:
Create and implement policies for facilities usage
Create and implement policies for routine maintenance of the physical facilities
Implement policies for long-term improvement of the physical facilities
Participate in long-range planning for physical facilities
Administers and oversees day-to-day usage and maintenance of the buildings and grounds, according to policy established with the Physical Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees & Finance.
Liaison to Board of Trustees & Finance regarding church insurance coverages (not related to HR employee benefits) and safety/security issues.
Assumes a leadership role in managing facility and administrative system improvements
Manages and oversees the columbarium including meeting with individuals and/or families wishing to select a niche, overseeing related records, preparation and management of niches and Columbarium in preparation for inurnments, and assisting Pastors, as needed, in related services.
Manages the work of Bookkeeper in the receipt, deposit and disbursement of church funds.
Oversees purchasing process, monthly financial reports, cash flow, payroll, annual audit, compliance with state and federal requirements, and serves as liaison to Board of Trustees & Finance.
Monitors the current and ongoing financial health of the Church in partnership with Board of Trustees/Joint Finance Committee.
Manages gifts to church, negotiable securities and bequests in accordance with church policy and procedure and in coordination with applicable groups or committees.
Staff liaison for budget development, budget administration and reporting in close partnership with the Board of Trustees & Finance.
Manages IT systems, including
Responsibility for sourcing, purchase, installation and maintenance of new computer equipment and management of replaced equipment.
Manages relationship with and is key point of contact with IT support vendors.
Manages A/V and technology systems for sanctuaries, chapel and other areas of the church.
Manages signage systems, including electronic sign messaging requests.
Oversees purchase and management of church phone system, office machines and security system.
Manages and maintains church web site.
Provides leadership and direction to the Media Team
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of IT systems, Human Resource Management, Finance, Accounting.
Ability to lead others (including volunteers) and be a team player.
Ability to establish and foster exemplary relationships with staff and non-staff workers, committee leaders and members, church membership and the community at large.
EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor degree (degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, Finance, or related field preferred).
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in all aspects of church finances, church administration, operations management and leadership experience.
Certified Church Administrator (CCA), Financial management &/or IT experience preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits package
About SYCAMORE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Sycamore Church is an 1100 member PCUSA congregation located in northeastern Hamilton County (Cincinnati), Ohio. We serve our immediate geographic area including Symmes Township, Loveland, West Chester, Mason and Montgomery as well as drawing worshippers from throughout Hamilton and adjacent counties.