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Administrative and Clerical

Parish Administrator

Church of the Advent
Posted: 09/06/2022
Salary/Range: Part time salaried: 17,000-20,000/year (around $24/hour)
Denver, CO

Church of the Advent is a vibrant, rooted, warm, and growing Anglican Church family west of downtown Denver. We were planted in 2011 out of Wellspring Englewood by a Denver Seminary alumn. This may be a great opportunity for students interested in exploring a future in local church ministry. We’d love to connect with you!

Start Date:                   As soon as possible

Hours:                          15 hours/week

Commitment:              2 years minimum, ideally more; if not already true, expected to become an active participant of our

                                       church’s common life and mission

Role:                              The parish administrator is responsible for facilitating community life and ministry      

                                     primarily through administration

Spiritual Gifts:            Administration

Compensation:           Part-time salaried; $17,000 – $20,000/year

Desired Characteristics:

  •     Emotionally healthy man or woman who has a strong relationship with Jesus rooted in prayer and attentiveness to the grace and truth of God revealed in scripture, holds to core convictions of the faith unreservedly
  •     Kind and integrous person who finds joy and satisfaction in helping and supporting behind the scenes
  •     Traits: detail-attentive, organized, adaptable, takes initiative, works well with minimal direct supervision, comfortable working alone and with teams.

Essential Rhythms and Routines

  • Sundays
    • Be present and attentive to administrative-related aspects of worship (ministry team scheduling, printing, etc). 
  • Weekly
    • Meet ~weekly with Rector 
    • Meet ~weekly with the staff team 
    • Two days with ~3 hours of office time/week for staff connection, administration, communication, etc.
  • Occasionally
    • Organize logistics for church events and trips


  • Sunday Morning Ministry Teams
    • Schedule in planning center and communicate with all Sunday morning ministry teams/team leads to ensure Sunday mornings run smoothly  
  • Communication
    • Connect people to the mission and heart of Advent through the oversight of church-wide communication including events on the website, newsletter, announcements, occasional emails, and social media platforms. 
  • Office
    • Ensure the office remains organized and supplied as needed
    • Ensure operational excellence in the day-to-day administration of the church, collaborating with the bookkeeper as necessary. 
  • Lead logistical aspects of church events (e.g. parish hall setup, reservations, meal plans for summer retreat, park services, etc.)
  • Oversee and maintain Planning Center database and workflows (lists, directory, assimilation, etc.)
  • Monitor office/community email and phone
  • Make routine bank deposits
  • Handle all mail
  • Work with sexton to oversee set up and clean up after Sunday morning and special worship services
  • Work with sexton to organize and implement logistics for church-wide and leadership events, including chairs, tables, food, décor, and activities
  • Generally assist and support the Rector as needed, overseeing and attending to the details of Advent’s various ministries
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