Now Hiring: Smoky Mountain District Administrator
February 2, 2022
The Smoky Mountain District of Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is
seeking candidates for the position of District Administrative Assistant. This position reports directly
to the District Superintendent of the Smoky Mountain District and would be located at 125 North
Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. This is a full‐time, non‐exempt position.
The purpose of this position is to support the District Superintendent as he/she both resources the
mission and ministry of the churches within that district, and will foster a relationship with clergy and
candidates associated with the district. Specific duties will include: preparing correspondence,
scheduling appointments and maintaining a schedule to include fall Charge Conferences, preparing
electronic mailing to pastors, assist in compiling and maintaining spreadsheets pertaining to moving or
retiring clergy, prepare and maintain lists of annual conference members and general office duties (full
Job Description available upon request).
A demonstrated ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and professionalism in all
matters is required. Preferred candidates will be active members of a United Methodist Church, with
knowledge of the doctrine, polity, and structure of the church, and a willingness to support its structure,
vision, and mission. The candidate selected will exhibit excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and listening – as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint. An Associate’s Degree is preferred, with 5‐7 years of progressively
responsible administrative experience is required.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application
(email preferred). Click here to access the employment application.