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Director of Operations/Administrative Assistant

published 6/15/2021

Christ UMC in Rochester is seeking a full-time director of operations/executive assistant. The position will be the key developer and deployer of the office and financial systems that support CUMC and provides direct administrative coordination and support for the pastors. Christ United Methodist Church is a progressive, growing congregation located in the heart of downtown Rochester.


  • Hospitality and church office management
  • Assistance to the pastors
  • Finance and contribution management
  • Church administration and operations
  • Membership database maintenance and ministry support
  • Facilities operations

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, preferred, or
  • An Associate's degree as Administrative Assistant and two years of relevant experience, or
  • An Administrative Assistnat Diploma and four years of relevant experience, or
  • Seven years of relevant experience.
Additional Experience and/or Qualifications
  • Staff supervisory experience.
  • Self-starter that is able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to resolve conflict with a strong "customer service" focus toward serving the church family and supporting staff needs.
  • Ability to recruit/equip/deploy layperson teams.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously with the ability to think ahead and anticipate the next need and/or barrier to success; can meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

$50,000 annually plus benefits

Application Info:
View the church website with full job description. Please email Bobbi Nichols at with cover letter and resume or send cover letter and application to: Christ United Methodist Church, 400 5th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902. Questions may be directed to Bobbi Nichols at Christ United Methodist Church, 507-269-5641.

June 28, 2021

Position Type:

Contact: Bobbi Nichols

Address: Christ UMC, 400 5th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Phone: 507-269-5641



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058