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Job TitleParish Administrator
OrganizationImmanuel Lutheran Church and School
ContactDana Emberton
Address2820 Woodruff Rd.
LocationSimpsonville, South Carolina 29681
Position Overview-Immanuel Lutheran Church (ILC), a multi-generational community of believers affliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, seeks applicants for a Parish Administrator. ILC is located in Simpsonville, SC, a rapidly growing suburb of Greenville, SC. Current weekly attendance is between 150 and 200 and trending upwards. An integral part of our ministry is a pre-school with an enrollment of 120. The Parish Administrator reports directly to the Pastor and congregational president. We seek candidates committed to our mission, “Immanuel, God With Us, serving our neighbor and one another with His love and forgiveness”.

Basic responsibilities:

• Determine the overall clerical requirements of the church offce, the Pastor, and any church committees, and assure that these needs are met.
• Schedule and coordinate with various personnel.
• Encourage volunteerism by making direct requests to members and assure that all volunteers have appropriate assignments, training, and support
•Supervise and regularly evaluate all paid administrative and custodial personnel.
•Assure that the church computer and information systems are up to date at all times.
•Serve as a liaison to external social services.
•Attend Council and School Board meetings.
•Manage facility usage.
•Work with the Trustees to assure a high level of housekeeping, grounds maintenance, and custodial services.
•Assure the publication of general advertising and marketing materials for the church.
•Maintain a collegial relationship with the School personnel and families in order to promote the mission and vision of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School.
•Candidate must be able to fulill their responsibilities in accordance with the basic values and teachings of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod


•A minimum of five years of experience in a management position with same or similar responsibilities, including supervisory responsibility.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
•Strong financial management and organizational skills.
•Proficient in appropriate clerical and financial software tools.
•Experience managing and working with volunteers.
•Education beyond high school (or commensurate life experience) with a bachelor’s degree preferred.
•A devotional and prayer life that is an example to those with whom he/she interacts.

For more information about Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, visit our website.

To apply, please send a cover letter (two page maximum), resume, and salary expectations to

Review of applications will begin in February.


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