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Parish Operations Manager

Under direction of the Parish priests and Parish Council designees, the Parish Operations Manager is responsible for the Parish day-to-day ministries and operations. They manage employees, third party vendors, supervise daily activities, support ministries, and ensure the objectives/goals are achieved.



Based on experience.


Parish Operations Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing of Clergy schedules and scheduling of ministry activities

  • Coordinate with heads of Parish committees and schools on scheduling, digital/print marketing/publicity, including flyers, bulletins, newsletters, and mailing lists

  • Manage/oversee Parish website, public relations, and all other social media

  • Manage and schedule employees, volunteers, and vendors

  • Manage and schedule facility usage

  • Identify and implement recommendations to improve processes and procedures

  • Manage employees and vendors to provide insight to improve efficiency

  • Ensure full utilization of available technology across all operation processes

  • Review invoices for accuracy and submit for processing

  • Support fundraising campaigns as needed

  • Coordinate with Clergy and Parish Council to define strategies, align goals & make improvements

  • Build trust and long-term relationships with Parish Clergy, Parish Council, stewards, & vendors

  • Review office and janitorial employee performance and provide constructive feedback for improvement

  • Ensure all facilities (mechanical/electrical/security) are in good working order

  • Oversee all facilities scheduled maintenance and repairs

  • Maintain confidentiality of all employee, company, and vendor/ client information

  • Adhere to legal guidelines and local, state, and federal laws

  • Other duties assigned by Parish Clergy and/or Parish Council


Parish Operations Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the Orthodox Christian faith, associated parish life, and of the Orthodox Church as an institution

  • Able to work and make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment

  • Aptitude for numbers and financial reports

  • Basic accounting skills

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Goal-oriented and organized leadership

  • Able to lead, encourage, and mentor small internal office staff (2-3)

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively

  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and writ ten)

  • Comfortable in both leadership and individual contributor roles

  • Understanding of not-for-profit organizations (faith organizations)

  • Working knowledge of various computer software applications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

  • Ability to quickly learn/utilize new software applications (such as the parish operations software)

  • Three to five years of previous experience in not-for-profit management, customer service, finance, administration,  or related field 

  • Proficient in Greek (preferred but not required)


How to Apply

Resumes and cover letters to be sent to  [email protected]org, no phone calls.