Administrative Assistant to the Pastor – St. Jude / Our Lady of Lourdes, Columbiana

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office.
  • Answers phone calls, schedules meetings, maintains calendars and supports visitors.
  • Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, collating and distributing mail, etc.
  • Creating and maintaining filing systems, both electronic and physical
  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning administrative projects and expediting work results.
  • Assists Pastor with special projects
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Computer proficiency, particularly in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • A practicing Catholic, in good standing with the Church
  • Works collaboratively with church leaders and lay staff
  • Must be a self-starter and perform duties independently

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required; Associate’s Degree preferred
  • At least 3 years of administrative assistant/office experience
  • Knowledge of computer software including:  Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Successfully meet Safe Environment Policy requirements (i.e., background screening and VIRTUS training)

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