Download March 2024 Job Posting for Parish Administrator

Current Openings

The Parish Administrator would do some work on site, but could complete portions of their work remotely.

Qualities in a candidate include:

  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to multitask and work independently
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, Google Groups, Google docs and sheets, Zoom, ability to maintain the church website, and ability to quickly learn new technology (such as the Servant Keeper database, mailchimp, setting up YouTube live streaming in advance, etc.)
  • Good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and healthy boundaries
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the Rector, staff and volunteers, and people from the wider community

Duties and responsibilities include:

Preparing for worship

  • Use Google docs to produce weekly Sunday leaflet
  • Abide by copyright laws by inserting music copyright citations and reporting hymn use in a timely manner
  • Print and copy leaflets
  • Produce worship leaflets for special services, including funerals, weddings, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, and Holy Week
  • Use Mailchimp to produce, edit and send weekly parish announcements
  • In preparation for online worship, set up Zoom and YouTube links
  • Provide other logistical and administrative support as needed

Office management

  • Respond to phone calls, email and mail
  • Maintain electronic and paper files
  • Use parish database to produce mailing labels and directories
  • Update the parish database, email lists, and parish google calendar
  • Produce annual report and prepare for annual meeting
  • In a timely manner, complete and file reports to the diocese (such as the yearly parochial report)
  • Order and stock supplies as needed
  • Maintain copier and other office equipment
  • Keep church website up-to-date

Building Management

  • Serve as point of contact between parish, vendors, renters, and visitors
  • Interface with cleaning, snow and landscaping companies
  • Monitor ice conditions and put down salt on sidewalks as needed
  • Work with parish property committee to address maintenance needs for the building and elevator
  • Make sure trash and recycling get taken out

Rental management

  • Respond to rental inquiries and provide tours to potential renters
  • Ensure that renters complete contracts and required paperwork
  • Send invoices and ensure timely payment of rental fees
  • Work with renters as needed to resolve concerns

Maintaining compliance with parish and diocesan safe-church policies

  • Ensure that clergy, staff and volunteers complete safe-church training as required
  • Ensure that clergy, staff and volunteers undergo regular background checks as required

Interface with members of the community requesting assistance

  • Screen requests from people in the wider community seeking financial or practical assistance
  • Provide referrals or responses in consultation with the rector

Total hours for the position: 15-19 hours per week, with 2 weeks paid vacation and 10 paid holidays/year. The candidate should expect to work 4 or 5 days a week, primarily daytimes Monday-Friday. However, precise hours are negotiable. Compensation is in the $20-$23/hour range, dependent on the education and experience level of the successful applicant. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the Rector, Malia Crawford, at

Statement of Non-Discrimination

As a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, Church of Our Saviour does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs and activities on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service, or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. The church complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.