Administrative Ministries, Church Related Businesses & Organizations, Pastoral Ministries
The Executive Pastor is responsible to the Lead Pastor. The Executive Pastor is responsible for the leadership of church support staff and volunteers, implementation of the church's mission and vision, and participation in pastoral care in cooperation with the Lead Pastor.
Develop a strong sense of the vision of the church and provide guidance on how to make it happen.
Possess strong leadership gifts and the ability to lead in his or her own style in cooperation with the Lead Pastor.
Plan well for the future and be able to anticipate successes, problems, and delays.
Evaluate possibilities, know when to say “yes” or “no” and be able to say it according to Biblical principles.
Be a strong problem-solver and equip team with the tools needed to implement solutions.
Support the Lead Pastor in carrying out the church’s vision by giving sustained and systemic attention to strategic ministry objectives, church-wide ministry mapping and planning, development, and implementation of processes for effective ministry evaluation and regular reports on progress as well as recommendations for next steps.
Lead the ministry, administrative and facilities management staff in the establishment and ongoing direction of the ministries that effectively reach the church’s current and target demographics, focusing on the accomplishing the church’s annual goals for spreading the message and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Ensure the operational readiness of the church through leadership of support staff and volunteers while performing duties in administration, social media outlets and overall web presence as well as supply and facilities management.
Facilitate the annual strategic planning process, including evaluation of ministry performance, new member management, review mission, and vision, development of key objectives and processes, and the establish one, three, and five-year goals.
Establish and monitor a set of key performance measures that provide the Lead Pastor, church staff, Leadership Council, Body of Trustees, and Body of Elders with data on the effectiveness of all functional areas of ministry.
Work with the Lead Pastor to implement an infrastructure outlining clear and concise processes for all church ministries.
Identify the processes needed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the staff.
Provide leadership for succession planning and change management for healthy, long term growth of the church.
Conduct staff meetings in the absence of the Lead Pastor. Staff meetings will be designed for the purposes of teambuilding, transfer of the church’s vision, and ministry coordination.
Seek to encourage and equip staff by developing an understanding of team and individual staff members’ strengths and weaknesses.
Translate the strategic plan into an annual staff-operating plan. Ensure that individual Ministry goals and priorities match church-wide goals and priorities.
Provide managerial oversight of all financial, risk management and budget tracking matters. Supervise and provide back-up for record keeping including contributions, pledge payments, disbursements, bookkeeping, accounting, purchasing, payroll, and accounts payable. Work with the Body of Trustees and the Treasurer to support audit and investment functions. Work with the Leadership Council, Body of Trustees, and Body of Elders to make budget and financial projections.
Compile periodic special reports as requested.
Provide Pastoral Care in cooperation with the Lead Pastor in the areas of counseling, weddings, baptisms, visits, funeral service coordination, special events, preaching ministry, special worship service coordination, conducting services, facilitating Bible study, and other duties as needed.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience and educational levels