Director of Operations

published 5/21/2019

Messiah Church in Plymouth is seeking a full-time director of operations to direct, manage, and lead all aspects of facilities, finance, and security operations.

Job Functions

  • Support the development of a culture where the primary task is to grow disciples
  • Model and support effective communication between all ministry areas, staff, laity, clergy and Ops Team, including the Ops Representative to Servant Steering Team
  • Collaborate with other core/discipleship staff to support overall function of ministry
  • Possess a clear profession of faith in Christ lived out personally through family

Areas of Responsibilities
  • Administrative Support
    •    Coordinate the areas of the accounting, facilities and security areas
    •    Coordinate training for administrative support area position training, as needed
    •    Coordinate personnel benefits and property insurance
    •    Address and resolve all needs for telephone, computer hardware, software updates and IT support
  • Facilities
    •    Manage scheduling process of building usage
    •    Manage scheduling of all facility needs in coordination with appropriate Ops teams
    •    Ensure that all liability and maintenance needs are coordinated along with appropriate Ops Team
    •    Communicate facility maintenance and purchases with appropriate Ops Team
    •    Respond to safety and security considerations for all who use the facility and provide support for the security staff
    •    Establish policies/guidelines concerning use of church property and facilities along with appropriate Ops, Finance and Administrative Teams
    •    Direct and supervise Maintenance and Security staff
    •    Support Ops Team and Ops Team Representative to Servant Steering Team
      •       Convene and lead Ops Team meetings as needed
      •       Manage and monitor matters of risk and legal liabilities for the church
      •       Plan and recommend space usage and equipment needs
      •       Administrator of Columbarium, liaison to appropriate Ops Team, includes:
        •             Provide and complete paperwork of those investing/purchasing
        •             Prepare product (brass urns, Niche and Memorial Plaque Stones) on timely basis
        •             Manage maintenance of Columbarium area
  • Finance
    •    Oversee accounting procedures for congregational giving, including monthly statements
    •    Provide compliance with accounting practices set forth by the United Methodist standards
    •    Maintain records of payroll and benefits


  • College graduate or its equivalent experience required
  • Experience in business or administration management
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Competitive salary with full benefits

Application Info:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Tami Luckhardt, executive pastor at

open until position is filled

Position Type:
Full time

Contact: Tami Luckhardt

Address: Messiah UMC, 17805 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN 55447

Phone: 763-473-6968



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058