Research Assistant


Job Title: Research/Administrative Assistant to Senior Pastor
Reports to: Director of Operations

Part-time (25 Hours per week)
Crossroads Church is a passionate, growing community of faith where we are intentional about welcoming people in, growing them in their faith and sending them out to be all that God calls them to. Our church is conveniently located in Concord, North Carolina just outside of Charlotte. The Queen city has so much to offer, including being the home of the Carolina Panthers and other major attractions, and is close to both the Blue Ridge Mountains and coastline.
Job Duties:
The Research/Admin Assistant assists the Senior Pastor with the use and organization of resources related to short- and long-term sermon preparation while providing administrative support.
Conserves executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence (mail and email), drafting letters, documents, reports and sermon illustrations
Assist in the research of upcoming sermon topics
Discover and retrieve illustrations from the internet, media, the arts, Sr. Pastor’s library
Keep Sr. Pastor’s library current.
Provide book summaries when requested
Remain alert regarding new books of all types
Resource File Management
Maintains executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, and travel
Maintains confidence and protects executive by keeping information confidential
Other duties as needed by Senior Pastor
Skills and Qualifications:
Understanding of Crossroads’ mission and values and intentionality in fostering these elements across all aspects of church life and ministry
Positive attitude and approach with Christ-like interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-directed, skilled in prioritizing tasks and workflow
Attention to detail
Able to prioritize and handle multiple projects
Administrative skills, including writing and editing, mastery of church management systems
Team player with servant’s heart
Commitment to confidentiality and professionalism
Administrative assistant or equivalent professional experience.
Writing skills, reporting skills, scheduling, organization, time management, presentation skills, travel logistics, verbal communication
Ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient
Research Experience required

Contact: Kim Bumgardner

Church/Org/Business Name: Crossroads United Methodist Church

Address: 220 George W Liles Pkwy NW Kannapolis 28083

Phone: 7049322192

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