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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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Office Administrator – Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Highland Park, Illinois

Purpose

To provide administrative assistance to and oversee all church office functions, systems, tenants, and support for the Pastor, church boards, church groups, and organizations.

Accountability

Reports directly to the Pastor          

Responsibilities

            Administrative Functions

  1. Administer the functions of the church office in a manner consistent with standard business practices.
  2. Oversee maintenance of all church files, including family, warranty, and property files.
  3. Assist the Clerk of Session in maintaining the church roll and membership records through the church database.
  4. Produce Presbytery end-of-year correspondence assisting the Clerk of Session with minutes and statistical data.
  5. Oversee maintenance of an up-to-date listing of members’ names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, including, but not limited to, the Church directory, and the master mailing list, servant list, proclamation list and all email lists.
  6. Assist the Clerk of Session, Deacon Moderator and Director of Finance as needed.
  7. Administer and maintain an accurate, up-to-date Church Calendar for all official church functions, meetings, weddings, funerals, etc.
  8. Maintain the church web site making sure that the calendar, posts, and announcements are up-to-date.
  9. Assist as needed in preparation for special services and events such as Communion, church meals, and holy days.
  10. Assist the Property Committee with obtaining bids and working with various contractors.
  11. Interact with several not-for-profit tenants (e.g., Montessori School, Family Network) and coordinate with outside vendors who provide maintenance of the building.

Office Management Functions

  1. Provide a warm and helpful reception to all persons contacting or visiting the church office.
  2. Answer the church phone promptly and courteously.
  3. Handle requests of callers and church office visitors as promptly and efficiently as possible or refer to others and take as accurate messages as appropriate.
  4. Prepare and produce all the written church materials, including, but not limited to, the weekly Church Bulletin, announcements, monthly newsletter, annual reports.
  5. Ensure proper maintenance of all office equipment as well as equipment throughout the building. The Director of Finance and Office Administrator are responsible for negotiating maintenance agreements and appointments with all of our vendors.
  6. Monitor the inventory of all church and office supplies and order as needed
  7. Assist the Rummage Steering Committee.
  8. Assist the Congregational Care Coordinator with the new member process.

Work Schedule/Benefits

September thru May, Monday thru Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
June 1 thru August 31, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
One Week Vacation, Paid Holidays (New Years, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas)
403(b) contribution personal contribution available

Skills Required

Our ideal candidate should have: 

  • Experience: 2 or more years of office management (or similar)  
  • Computer skills: experience with MS Office products (Word, Excel) 
  • Communication: excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills  
  • Organization skills: attention to maintain effective organization with attention to detail  
  • Church ministry: recognize the role as part of our church ministry, ability to console those in need and refer to the pastor as necessary  
  • Cultural fit: serve as the front door to our community, ability to maintain confidentiality, anticipate needs of staff and congregants, collaborate with others, be sensitive to the multi-cultural needs of our diverse congregation, understand and respect the boundaries of decision making

Governance

The policies as stated in the HPPC Personnel Policy Manual shall apply in full to this employee.  If anything is this Job Description is found to be in disagreement with any policy as stated in the Church Personnel Policy Manual in effect, the Personnel Policy Manual shall supersede this job description.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
 
Applicants may submit a curriculum vitae to: HPPCoffice20@gmail.com

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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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