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Finance Administrator (PT), First United Church of Oak Park, Illinois

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Process all receipts and disbursements.
  • Process monthly and bi-monthly payroll.
  • Maintain the physical and electronic records of the Church.
  • Prepare monthly and year-to-date financial reports for the Church Council, Nursery School, committees, and people responsible for specific accounts.
  • Provide annual and periodic giving records to the congregation after reviewing with the financial consultant and the manager of operations.
  • Provide monthly statements/invoices to each nursery school family.

MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Receivables:

  • Record all Church receipts into the Church’s financial software, ACS Technologies.
  • Process online transactions through Vanco Services for credit card pledge payments.
  • Process automated tuition payments for the nursery school through ACH.
  • Contact donors and tuition payers about pending expirations and declined transactions.
  • Record withdrawals from endowments.
  • Record and provide for the acknowledgment of all gifts to the Church (monetary and non-monetary) including annual pledges, capital campaign pledges, memorial gifts, one-time donations, and other gifts.

Payables:

  • Pay vendors in a timely manner.
  • Process check requests from staff and committees.
  • Fill out check requisition forms when bills arrive from office-related vendors, mail payments for approved bills in a timely manner, and maintain payable files.
  • Process monthly and bi-monthly payroll according to employee contracts and letters of employment.
  • Make all necessary payments to employee benefit plans accurately and on time.

Record-Keeping:

  • Maintain the physical and electronic financial records of the Church.
  • Maintain all records and spreadsheets related to endowments and trust relationships under the direction of the Church Treasurer and the Finance Committee.
  • Manage the ACS financial system.

Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly and year-to-date financial reports for the Church Council, nursery school, committees, and people responsible for specific accounts.
  • Email monthly each nursery school family a statement/invoice.
  • Provide annual and periodic giving records to the congregation.
  • Assist staff and committees in the preparation of the annual budget for approval by the Church Council and the congregation.
  • Assist the Stewardship Committee with data on pledge contributions.
  • At the direction of the Church Treasurer, provide a quarterly report on the endowment funds.
  • Collate and compile annual budget binders for the Church Council.

Other:

  • Coordinate the functionality of ACS with the parties involved in keeping up the hardware and network.
  • Facilitate upkeep of information on the website related to giving, finance, and stewardship.
  • Maintain relationships with financial service providers.
  • Adhere to the financial policies and procedures of the Church.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two to three years of bookkeeping experience.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  • Experience working with financial software, databases, and financial spreadsheets. ACS software experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in managing projects.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

HOURS AND COMPENSATION:

  • The Finance Administrator is a part-time (25 hours per week), non-exempt position subject to the guidelines in the Personnel Handbook and other Church policies. The rate of pay is negotiable. 
  • Benefits for this position are per the Personnel Handbook.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:

The Finance Administrator shall be under the direct supervision of the Lead Pastor, in consultation with the Church Treasurer and the Chair of the Finance Committee.
 
The response deadline is Monday, May 18. Please submit both a cover letter and resume. Applicants should send documents in PDF form to jobs@firstunitedoakpark.com. 

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Social Media Coordinator – Presbyterian Church of Palatine, Illinois

I.  Position Summary
The Social Media Coordinator will create and monitor all aspects of social media for Presbyterian Church of Palatine (PCOP). This person will work closely with the Church Staff to produce relevant, engaging, timely social media content on all PCOP platforms. The Social Media Coordinator will report to the Pastor, Head of Staff. This position is a maximum of 10 hours per week.
 
II.  Duties and Responsibilities
To create, manage, and monitor all aspects of PCOP’s social media presence and content.
  • Aligning projects with the main PCOP content calendar
  • Managing all PCOP social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Working on all PCOP print media platforms
  • Maintaining the PCOP website and PCOP sign
  • Working on other media assigned such as the Village of Palatine sign
  • Be available to monitor content on all media channels regularly
III. Required Qualifications and Skills
  • Competent and familiar with social media applications and technologies
  • Flexibility to plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously; effectively manage time and prioritize workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, even on time-sensitive projects
  • Customer service-related experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or comparable professional experience. Higher education and training are desirable.
IV.  Other Attributes
  • An ability to staff and attend night meetings and be present Sunday mornings for both the Christian Formation/Education programs and worship is needed. Other events may need the ability to be available for daytime meetings or events.
  • Communication Skills: An openness to appropriate guidance is required as well as the ability to communicate well in both verbal and written forms.
  • Office Machine Skills: An ability to operate & utilize a personal computer and office equipment (e.g. Copier) as needed.
To apply: Send your resume to Presbyterian Church of Palatine, 800 E. Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60074 or email it to office@palatinepres.org.  

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Facilities Manager – First Presbyterian Church, Evanston, IL

We are currently seeking a facilities manager who will serve 1st Presbyterian by supervising and assisting directly in the operation, care, maintenance and necessary renovation of the church building and grounds.  The FM will also oversee the efficient, safe and secure preparation of facilities in order to accommodate the varied programs and functions conducted in the church buildings and grounds.

FACILITIES MANAGER-DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure appropriate maintenance of church and grounds
  • Manage building custodial and maintenance staff
  • Work closely with all groups who use church facilities
  • Ensure a safe working environment that is compliant with governmental regulations
  • Interact closely with all groups regarding budgets, capital planning, and projects
  • Manage and oversee operations, maintenance, administration and improvement of church and grounds

FACILITIES MANAGER-REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-4 years of experience with project management
  • Able to manage time effectively, strong organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills to lead staff (experience strongly preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry and mechanical repairs
  • Facilities management experience preferred
  • Computer skills

The facilities manager is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package.

For questions or to apply, please attach your resume to jdobschuetz@firstpresevanston.org with the “Facilities Manager position” in the subject line.

First Presbyterian of Evanston exists to know Christ and to grow in Him as we serve and make disciples in Evanston, the Chicago area and the world. 


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Temporary Supply Pastor, Community Presbyterian Church, Broadview, Illinois

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the congregation on revitalization issues
  • Provide spiritual and administrative leadership for the congregation
  • Be committed to the life and ministry of the congregation
  • Lead worship on Sundays and liturgical holidays
  • Administer the sacraments
  • Officiate at weddings and funerals
  • Provide pastoral care for the congregation and for all who seek comfort and guidance through the church
  • Serve as moderator of the session and special called meetings by Presbytery appointment
  • Serve as head of staff
  • Assist boards and committees in their ministry
  • Train newly elected officers and assist in preparing persons for membership
  • Attend assembly meetings and participate in the life of the Presbytery of Chicago

Terms of Call

  • Term: .5 FTE / 20 hours per week (on average)
  • Salary: $26,000 annually
  • Benefits: Presbytery of Chicago requirements
  • Travel Expenses: $.575 per mile   
  • Duration: One year, renewable

Contact 

Joyce R. Perry, Elder, jrbp@kwom.com, 708-544-5074


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Interim Pastor – Highland Park Presbyterian, Highland Park, IL

The Highland Park Presbyterian Church (HPPC) of Highland Park, Illinois, is seeking an interim pastor to help us through a transitional period following the retirement of our pastor of 17 years. Nestled within a few blocks of Lake Michigan, the historic church houses a vibrant, active congregation of 285 members. Recent years have seen a growing number of young families join the church whose children are enriched by our youth program. Our large building offers a home to several not for profits that serve our community such as Montessori, boy scouts, Family Network, to name a few.

Our optimistic, warm, and faith-focused congregation is poised to do more outreach both within the church and in our community. We believe that an interim pastor will help us focus our energy to serve the body of Christ and to tend effectively to the needs of our members and our community.

What We Need From You:

  • The interim pastor should feel comfortable challenging Session, church staff, and congregation to enhance spiritual leadership, pastoral care and active mission.
  • Engage with us to discern our mission so that we may call a permanent pastor who will join us to fulfill that mission.
  • Preach and instruct to help us to grow spiritually.
  • Serve as head of staff to our dedicated team.
  • Moderate Session and congregational meetings.
  • Administer the sacraments of communion and baptism. Conduct confirmations, and officiate at weddings and funerals of members.
  • Provide pastoral care as well as guide our congregation to support those in crisis.

Your Experience

You have taken the interim pastor training (or agree to take the training), have interim experience, and you have had led a congregation as head of staff.

Commitment

We prefer a full time person but will certainly consider part time.

Contact Us

               hppcinterim@gmail.com  or call Vince Racioppo, 847 840 9926


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Director of The Growing Place, Community Presbyterian, Lombard, IL

For over 40 years, The Growing Place preschool has been a valued and integral part of Community Presbyterian Church, Lombard. CPC is a family oriented and child-friendly church. The Growing Place is well known in the Lombard-Villa Park community and is highly regarded for its high standard of excellence in academic and social development for preschool children. The Director functions in cooperation with the Senior Pastor and the Session of CPC and with oversight from the Growing Place Advisory Board. While not a “religious” school, teachers are required to be actively involved in a Christian church if they are not members of CPC. The Director is also required to be a Christian and needs to be actively involved in CPC activities that are oriented toward children as well as other church activities and outreach.
 
The role of the Director is to manage the daily operations of the preschool on a full-time basis. These duties include all responsibilities related to staffing, classroom curriculum, financial operations and adherence to standards of regulatory agencies like DCFS, the Health Department, the Fire Department as well as the church.
 

In addition to a college degree from an accredited college or university, potential candidates for the position will have 21 semester hours in child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education. DCFS standards are adhered to. Experience in working with DCFS, working as a lead teacher in the classroom, excellent communication, relational and organizational skills are necessary. Experience with financial management also required.

Reports to Head of Staff/Senior Pastor

Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience

Starting Date: Immediate Opening for temporary Director and also a full-time position.

Resumes can be sent to resumes@cpclombard.org. A more complete job description is available on request.

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