Administrative Assistant

Position Description

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
612 Division St
La Crosse, WI  54601

“Our mission is to make the love of Christ known to all as we worship, serve and grow together.”

Our Administrative Assistant is the first representative of the congregation whom many people encounter.  It is crucial, therefore, that this person be a gracious friendly professional.

The duties shall include, but are not solely limited to, the following:

  1. Answer telephone and greet visitors to the facility during office hours in a friendly professional manner, providing assistance as needed
  2. Maintain the pastor’s schedule and appointments, and prepare material s/he might use
  3. Produce printed materials for congregational use, including weekly worship bulletins, monthly newsletters, as well as other congregational mailings and reports.
  4. Assist in updating the congregation’s website and Social Media
  5. Serve as the computer resource person for the office and staff.
  6. Manage relationships with vendors, for example: Service Master, A+ imaging, etc.
  7. Maintain congregational records.
  8. Support financial and bookkeeping duties as directed by the bookkeeper including posting weekly giving and preparing quarterly statements.
  9. Serve as administrative assistant to pastors and other designated staff.  Also, assist in planning and carrying out projects/events.
  10. Carry out additional duties as assigned by the pastor.

The skills and qualifications candidates should possess include:

  1. High School diploma
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  4. Ability to understand and support the Lutheran worship or willingness to learn
  5. Ability to prioritize
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality
  7. Some knowledge of accounting and money management
  8. Flexibility
  9. Commitment to the Christian faith

Our Savior’s Lutheran is committed to diversity as evidenced in our Welcoming Statement and our “Reconciling in Christ” status.  The ideal candidate will embrace diversity and work well with all parishioners and visitors.

To apply: Send a resume and letter of application outlining your qualifications for the position to Rev. Mark Jolivette, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 Division St., La Crosse, WI.  Include the names and contact information for three references.

We invite you to learn more about our congregation at our website: www.oursaviorslutheranchurch.net .

If there are additional questions, you are invited to call Rev. Mark Jolivette at the church office: 608-782-3468.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Welcoming Statement:

All are welcome in this church!  The Good News of God’s grace is for all, regardless of age, abilities,  physical & mental health, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, education, income or strength of faith.  There is nothing we do, have done or will do that can separate us from the love of God.  God makes no exceptions, nor do we.  Come join us in praise, prayer and the work of our Lord!