St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ithaca, NY, an inclusive, welcoming and service oriented faith community,  seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to assist with the daily operations of the church.  Under the general direction and supervision of the Rector and/or Wardens, this person will support ongoing church activities while interacting with a wide variety of people through face to face contact and electronic communication.

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong attention to detail, a high school diploma or equivalent, and 3 or more years of experience in an office environment, preferably as the sole provider of administrative support. A community service orientation is strongly preferred but church membership is not expected.

This position requires a solid working knowledge of standard office software, including Microsoft Office, and willingness and ability to learn specialized church membership and accounting software.  The candidate must also be able to use and troubleshoot standard office equipment (telephones, computers, printers, copiers, etc), as well as keep detailed records and prepare correspondence.

The position requires some lifting of supplies up to 25 pounds as well as climbing and descending staircases.  This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position, with increased hours several times per year.  The preferred core hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-3pm.

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St. John’s is a Tompkins County Living Wage employer

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