Position Open: Part-Time Parish Administrator

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February 12, 2018

Position Open: Part-Time Parish Administrator

Looking for a position to serve and support a dynamic, growing congregation with a rich history?  Georgetown Lutheran Church (GLC) is seeking to recruit a part-time Parish Administrator to support the operations of a small congregation as we move forward under the direction of our new pastor.

The Parish Administrator is an integral member of the collaborative environment at GLC. S/he manages the church office, handles the administrative responsibilities, and provides a wide range of support to the pastor and staff. The Parish Administrator also represents the church by serving as a first point of contact for inquiries from the public.

Apply By: Feb. 28, 2018  (See below for application instructions.)



Note: Denominational best practices encourage hiring of Parish Administrators or other office/secretarial/support staff from outside the membership of the congregation.

In order assess a candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the Parish Administrator candidates are expected to demonstrate the following skills:


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Discretion and confidentiality in the protection and handling of personal or sensitive information
  • Efficient time management
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Discipline in organization and record-keeping


  • Familiarity with church liturgy and calendar
  • Experience in church operations or similar organization
  • Experience designing printed materials

Hours, Compensation and Terms:

This is a part-time position, not to exceed 20 hours/week, currently budgeted for $15,000 annually.  The Parish Administrator is employed by contract with GLC, under supervision of the pastor and a personnel committee.  Regular but flexible work hours for this office position can be negotiated and adjusted with the candidate, and after a probationary period, limited remote work may be incorporated.  

How to Apply

Submit a 2-page resume, 1-page Cover Letter, and list of 3 professional references to pastor@georgetownlutheran.com

GLC will begin considering applications immediately. All materials must be received by Feb. 28, 2018, in order to be considered.

About GLC:

Georgetown Lutheran Church was founded in 1769 and is the oldest Lutheran church in the District of Columbia.  We seek to know God and our neighborhood, to grow the gifts that God has given us and disciples of Jesus, and to go into the world to serve God and God’s people.  A Reconciling in Christ Congregation, we affirm with St. Paul that there is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, and we welcome all people regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.  For more information, see our website, https://georgetownlutheran.com/ or Facebook page.



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