Creekside Administrative Assistant
Job Description

Creekside Church
2742 82nd Place
Urbandale, IA 50322


Provide administrative assistance and organizational guidance in the daily operations of Creekside Church in collaboration with the pastoral staff and deacons.


• A committed follower of Jesus who embraces our core beliefs.
Self starter with a servant’s heart
• Good people skills and a team player
• Computer proficiency with ability in or willingness to learn ProPresenter, Excel, Word, etc.
• Able to handle personal/private information discretely & confidentially

• Previous office administration/management experience
• Membership/regular attendance at Creekside is ideal but certainly not required
• Familiar with basic sound board operations/willing to learn.

• Assist Pastor in administrative responsibilities
• Assist in scheduling appointments/meetings for pastor
• Create sermon outline and develop ProPresenter slide show of sermon
• Maintain church calendars
• Maintain building-use master calendar
• Answer general-use building questions (includes emails throughout the week)
• Coordinate with various outside groups for building use (funeral homes, various events)
• Research and provide recommendations to deacons for outsourced services such as copier contracts, lawn care, church cleaning, chair cleaning, phone/internet provider, etc.
• Answer phone, screen calls, collect voice-mail, forward to appropriate areas
• Handle walk-ins
• Filter physical mail and forward to appropriate areas
• Handle correspondence as requested by the pastor
• Maintain newcomers list (Pastor to do actual follow-up)
• Assist with volunteer communications as needed
• Set up for minor displays in the entry—collections/donations, lost and found.
• Organization and cleaning of offices and office restrooms, meeting room, entryway, filing cabinets, and sanctuary including set up lobby prior to Sunday and tear down the next work day
• Create and print weekly bulletins and assist with other printing and copying (handouts, name-tags, “Get to Know Us” handouts, etc) as requested
• Manage copier use, maintenance, and supplies
• Facilitate partnership with Arbordale and coordinate various mutual activities including “Little Free Pantry
• Other duties as requested by the Pastor and/or Deacons

• Hourly pay starting at $15
• Report to Pastor
• First review at 90 days, then annually with pastor and an Elder and/or Deacon

Time Commitment
• Approx. 15 hours per week initially, re-evaluated as needed
• Ideally, this would be 3-4 hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and 5 hours on Friday


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