Alabama-West Florida Conference Seeks District Administrator

June 02, 2020
The northern districts of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church are seeking a full-time District Administrator to be located in Montgomery, Alabama. The position includes providing support for superintendents, as well as for clergy and churches in the geographical area. 

Essential Functions: 1. Coordinate all Charge Conference schedules and forms processing. 2. Ensure completion and workflow of Pastor Compensation forms. 3. Administer year-end church records reporting process (EZRA). 4. Coordinate consultation reports creation and completion with district clergy. 5. Facilitate check requests for Superintendents.  6. Maintain district files in Brick River database.  7. Assist the Superintendents with scheduling and coordinating events, preparing documents, processing correspondence, and performing other administrative duties as reasonably required.

Education and Experience: An associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or minimum of one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.   

Skills and Abilities: The applicant must be able to follow written or verbal instructions and have basic technical skills to complete repetitive and well-defined duties. Requires some knowledge of structure, polity and doctrine of the United Methodist Church.  Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database management programs.  Must possess an exceptional ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic environment and strong desire to help those who have questions and problems. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass and maintain a multi-state criminal background check.  Must be required to lift up to 7 pounds and be able to sit for extended periods of time.
Benefits include Medical/Dental/Vision, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Birthday, 403(b) Matching Contributions.  Working hours are Monday-Thursday, 7:45 to 4:45 and Friday, 7:45 to noon.

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter, resume, and responses to two screening questions (below) to BeLinda Carnegie at
Screening Questions:
In five sentences or less for each question: 
  1. What is your database management experience?
  2. How would you describe your multi-tasking skills and/or ability to prioritize tasks?