District Administrative Assistant

published 5/9/2023

The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking persons with proven administrative and organizational skills to support the work of the district superintendents. District Superintendents oversee the clergy and churches of a particular region of the annual conference and the district administrator provides support through managing correspondence from churches/clergy, completing forms and overseeing key processes, and provides a critical connection between the district superintendent and the constituents of the region.
The Minnesota Annual Conference is a small but complex organization, comprised of 330 churches of every size and in every geographical region of Minnesota; 250 active clergy who may be part time or full time, lay assigned, licensed local pastors, clergy from other denominations as well as ordained elders and deacons; two 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. We are a regional judicatory of the world-wide United Methodist Church.
The district administrator is an administrative level position, and has responsibility under the supervision of the designated district superintendent to:

  1. Foster connectional support and resourcing by serving as a liaison between the clergy/congregations, district superintendent and the Minnesota Annual Conference.
  2. Maintaining files and records, processing forms related to clergy and congregational actions, and keeping our database current.
  3. Providing administrative support to the district superintendent such as district communications, preparation of materials, responding to emails and phone calls.
  4. Serve as a part of the administrative support team of the annual conference and collaborating on cross-departmental projects and participating as event staff for annual conference session.
  5. Create a sense of hospitality to all who intersect with the district office while maintaining confidentiality of personnel matters.


  • Strong administrative and organizational skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite and working with website interfaces for forms.
  • Knowledge of United Methodist structure and church experience helpful.
  • Can work independently with an ability to prioritize work.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Committed to helping us achieve our vision of being a church rooted in Jesus, grounded in our Wesleyan identity, inclusive of all persons and engaged in the work of justice and reconciliation.

Starting salary is $22/hour. Single health and employer pension contribution included. Generous holidays and sick leave policy.

Application Info:
A detailed job description is available upon request. Please make all inquiries and submit letters of interest and resumes to jobs@minnesotaumc.org. The applications open until position filled.

Position Type:
30 hours per week, non-exempt. Remote/hybrid work permitted after 90 days training period.

Address: 122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55404,

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Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404


(612) 870-0058