Executive Director of Operations/Treasurer


Matthews United Methodist Church seeks Director of Operations & Treasurer, preferably experienced in senior management at the local level for a church. Responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of the church, including financial, facility, and human resource services. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Accounting (United Methodist experience preferred). Expectations: strong written and oral communication skills; ability to work with staff and key leaders; expertise in time management, strategic planning, and generally accepted accounting and business practices. Assists in developing policies and procedures so that our mission of Reach, Teach, Praise and Serve may be fulfilled. 

Requires the minimum of a bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Accounting with 5-10 years experience as an Executive Director or Church Business Administrator of a 500-1,000-member mainline Protestant Church (United Methodist experience preferred.)  A complete job description is available on our website at Matthewsumc.org under Employment Opportunities (bottom of main page.)  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with staff and key leaders.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and strategic planning skills.
  • An understanding of the role and purpose of the local church in Christian ministry.
  • Generally accepted accounting and business practices, especially fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of the United Methodist Church organization and The Book of Discipline is a plus. 
Candidates who meet the minimum criteria should submit the following to paul@matthewsumc.org or mail to Rev. Paul Craig, 801 S. Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105. Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria and submit all material listed below will be considered: 
  • A cover letter expressing interest in this position and explanation of why the candidate believes his/her qualifications match those for the Executive Director of Operations of Matthews UMC.  Please include your salary requirements in the cover letter.
  • Current resume
 No phone calls, please. Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected.

Contact: Rev. Paul Craig

Church/Org/Business Name: Matthews United Methodist Church

Address: 801 S. Trade Street Matthews NC 28105

Phone: 704-847-6261

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Website: www.matthewsumc.org

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