Administrative Assistant

St. John the Baptist Parish511 S Monroe St.Monroe, MI 48161
Admin / Clerical
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Julie Dull, Finance Director
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
511 S. Monroe Street
Monroe, MI  48161

Position Description

Manages, organizes, initiates, implements and completes all parish office functions and some parish church functions in an efficient manner.


·       Minimum of 3 years office management experience.
·       Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Products and Applications, (2016 Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, etc.).
·       Proficiency with ParishSOFT/Connect Now and other Catholic Parish systems and applications preferred.
·       Familiarity with Catholic Church organization and structures is essential.
·       Familiarity with all office operations and functions.
·       Strong computer and communication skills, both verbal and written.  Excellent handwriting.
·       Ability to work well with others and strong multitasking skills are required.
·       Familiarity with FOCCUS a plus.
·       Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
·       Positive demeanor necessary.
·       Able to work extended hours during busy times of year.
·       Provide secretarial and related office services for parish staff and others.
·       Answer phone calls, receive visitors, take messages and/or transfer phone calls, schedule all parish meetings on facilities calendar (Dynacal Electronic Calendar).
·       Maintain Parish Offering envelope system.
·       Weekly bank deposits and offertory bag retrieval.
·       Maintain Sacramental Record keeping system.
·       Coordinate, assist and instruct volunteers for the execution of all procedures for the CSA, including the production of letters and bulk mailings.
·       Type or produce letters, memos, reports, etc.
·       Maintain and organize office records of various kinds.
·       Issue and monitor facilities keys.
·       Maintain and monitor inventory of materials and office supplies as well as maintenance contracts for office machines.
·       Prepare and produce weekly bulletin.
·       Attend staff meetings and obtain substitute volunteers to cover office when in staff meeting or for other absences.

·       Maintain Parish Soft Database registering and inputting new members, process address corrections.
·       Stock, maintain, and order supplies of bread and wine.
·       Coordinate mailings to all parishioners a few times per year.
·       Maintains Parish Historical Archives.
·       Maintains all parish staff emergency information.
·       Prepare check requests and bank deposits.
·       Coordinating between different operating units within the office and parish.
·       Sending out and receiving mail packages.
·       Assist with light funeral and wedding liturgy planning.
·       Other various daily operations and responsibilities as requested by the Pastor.
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:104322