Administrative Assistant for Connectional Ministries

published 9/20/2022

The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a detail-oriented person who can manage multiple projects and has a heart for serving others to support our efforts in leadership development, congregational vitality, and clergy well-being.
The Minnesota Annual Conference is a small but complex organization, comprised of 350 churches of every size and in every geographical region of Minnesota; 250 active clergy; 2 camps and its related staff; and 25 conference staff to support the work of our clergy and local churches and care for the administrative functions of the annual conference.  It is incorporated as a non-profit (501c3) organization and has an operational budget of 15.7 million dollars.  We are a regional judicatory of the world-wide United Methodist Church.


The administrative assistant for connectional ministries would provide administrative support for the directors of leadership development, congregational vitality, and clergy well-being.  This person would be expected to:

  • Provide administrative support to clergy learning and congregational development programs such as ELI Project, Clergy On-Boarding, Clergy Leadership Academy, Choosing the Faithful Path, Practical Church Leadership, Shmita and others.
  • Coordinate communication of program information to clergy, congregations, and conference staff including conference communications staff.
  • Track clergy and congregational learning information in database.
  • Create digital presentations, e-newsletters, update website information, and design printed materials as needed.
  • Process billing and expenses for programs.
  • Administration of on-line learning modules and posting of materials electronically for the various programs.


  • Committed to the mission and values of the United Methodist Church
  • Experience in administration, project management, training & development support.
  • Detail orientation with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter, will initiate actions and be self-directed in their work, accountable to commitments and deliverables.
  • Computer skills necessary. Proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint. Familiarity with Canva, HubSpot and Adobe helpful.  Experience with creating e-newsletters.

Hourly, 30-40 hours a week. Position is open immediately. Starting salary is $19-21 an hour based on experience. Benefits include single health and employer pension contribution. Generous PTO. Flexible work environment.

Application Info:

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to

Address: Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church,122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55404,

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058