Administrative Assistant Job Position

Central Presbyterian Church, 331 Euclid Ave, Bristol, VA  24201



PURPOSE: To provide secretarial and administrative services for the Pastor, Church staff, and Session committees.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the Pastor, and works with the Session through the Administration Committee

RELATIONSHIPS: Relates to the Church staff as a colleague, works with the Administration Committee, and to related organizations and committees as consultant when requested.


  1. Answers telephone and handles keyless entry system;
  2. Serves as church receptionist, projecting a positive and welcoming face;
  3. Keeps files of church business, and assists the staff and Pastor in preparing correspondence and mailings;
  4. Responsible for ordering and stocking office supplies;
  5. Provides computer and support functions for staff, church committees, and organizations;
  6. Updates and maintains church permanent records, session books, church rolls, computer records, schedules, and calendars;
  7. Prepares and distributes the church bulletin, newsletter, and other communications, such as email reminders;
  8. Serves as the ASystem Administrator@ for the church computers and software;
  9. Helps with keeping the church website up-to-date through the online calendar and information updated directly to the website or sent to the webmaster;
  10. Keeps up-to-date on what is available as to new computers, equipment, and office techniques to better serve the whole church;
  11. Serves as liaison to those wishing to use the church building or borrow church property;
  12. Maintains daily, and oversees the major maintenance and updates to phone system, computer systems, copier, etc.;
  13. Attends monthly meetings of Administration and Staff Committee;
  14. Attends staff meetings and works as a team member of the Central Presbyterian Church staff;
  15. Participates in continuing education to maintain competence in his/her field;
  16. Maintains current information on Central=s website in his/her assigned portion;
  17. The Administrative Assistant typically works 25 hours a week. If the job duties change and are significantly different from 25 hours per week, the position will be reviewed by the Administration and Staff Committee.

EVALUATION: To be performed annually by the Pastor and the Administration and Staff Committee. The Administration and Staff Committee will annually review salary terms.

Send resume with references to   or you can fax it to 276-821-0050.