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Director of Operations


First United Methodist Church of Marietta is seeking a full-time Director of Operations to lead the day-to-day operations of our large, traditional church just north of Atlanta. The Director is responsible for finance, human resources, facilities management, food service and general office administration so that we may grow in faith and serve in love in our community and beyond. Our church mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Financial Leadership: Prepare the annual budget and manage the cash flow position of the church including oversight of the banking, investment, and loan/line of credit positions. Direct and lead the financial staff, responsible for all accounting functions including accounts payable, posting of contributions, payroll, and audits. Develop and maintain adequate financial controls. Utilize church financial software (multiple programs) to prepare all financial reports, and all quarterly and annual contribution statements to donors. Provide accounting support and reporting for capital campaigns and fundraising. Advise other staff on financial matters and compliance with budget and policies. Human Resources: Administer the salary budget for clergy and lay staff including payment of wages and housing and appropriate deductions for taxing authorities as approved by the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). Implement salary adjustments and/or bonuses as authorized. Manage the employee benefits programs including medical, dental, disability, COBRA, paid time off (PTO), life insurance and the 403(b) savings plan for the lay staff and act as liaison with North Georgia Conference of the UMC for clergy benefit administration. Perform all pre-employment screening of applicants including background checks and I-9 documents. Maintain personnel files for all staff. Coordinate annual performance reviews. Provide input to Senior Minister and SPRC on issues of compliance, working with legal counsel when required or requested as relates to employee matters. Recommend changes and requisite updates to the Employee Handbook and implement changes with lay staff upon approval by SPRC. Coordinate training programs for lay staff including CPR, first aid, and safety/emergency procedures. Facilities and Food Service: Supervise the Facilities Manager and all maintenance and housekeeping staff to oversee the equipment, operation, cleanliness, safety, security, and upkeep of all church facilities, grounds, and vehicles. Oversee the church calendar and scheduling of all events to provide appropriate space and setups for meetings of the congregation and the non-profit community, including appropriate collection of fees. Ensure compliance with licensing, fire and safety codes, and food service regulations as well as evaluate property insurance programs and recommend updates to Facilities Usage Guidelines. General Administration and Legal: Coordinate the work of administrative assistants and the receptionist in support of the various ministries and programs. Ensure compliance with all applicable governmental regulations and requirements. Negotiate contracts with external vendors and service providers. Responsible for IT, copiers, and telephone systems. Assess staff office space and equipment, recommending changes and improvements. Church Committee Responsibilities: Attend regularly scheduled meetings of the Finance Committee, providing key information and reports. Attend regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Trustees. Support the Stewardship Chair in promotion and tracking of member pledges and operating budget performance and, upon request, attend regularly scheduled meetings of the Stewardship Committee. Act as staff liaison to the Scholarship Committee, preparing all documents to facilitate student grants. Support the Endowment Foundation by providing input and acknowledging gifts and attending the regularly scheduled Endowment Foundation Committee meetings. Serve on Church Council, attending regularly scheduled meetings and Annual Charge Conference. Assist the Senior Minister, Program Staff, and committee members as needed. Salary: $80,000 per year or commensurate with experience Benefits available (waiting period and contributory requirements may apply): • 403(b) • 403(b) matching • Health insurance • Life insurance • Paid time off • Professional development assistance Education: • Bachelor's (Required) Experience: • Management: 5 years required • Knowledge of The United Methodist Church (preferred) • Knowledge of non-profit organization management a plus Work Location: On-site, One location.

Please submit your resume on indeed.com where this position is posted as Director of Operations.

Contact: Rebecca Sawyer

Address: 56 Whitlock Avenue NW Marietta GA 30064

Phone: 7704297800

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