Employment Opportunities

Administrative Support Services- Albany Presbytery 

Purpose: to provide administrative and communications support to the Presbytery enabling effective and hospitable administrative support. 

Responsibilities: 

  • PROVIDE administrative assistance to the Presbytery including, but not limited to – correspondence, calendaring, filing mandated hard and electronic documents, and report preparation. 
  • PROVIDE clerical support to designated committees and staff. 
  • COORDINATE Presbytery meetings with Staff and Presbyters, including the registration process, posted meetings materials and PowerPoint; assisting with on-site registration; hosting the Zoom platform, and other duties as needed. 
  • MAINTAIN Presbytery database and directory. 
  • MANAGE administrative operations, purchases, and equipment as needed. 
  • SERVE as primary coordinator of communications. 
  • DEVELOP communication systems, managing content for e-communications (i.e. website, newsletter, social media), as well as connecting with local media (i.e. press releases, event information, etc.). 
  • FACILITATE the opening and distribution of mail addressed to the Presbytery, including – if necessary – scanning documents for electronic distribution. 
  • RESPONSIBLE for depositing all checks and monies received, and coordinating with Finance Manager for tracking. 
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Head of Staff. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • A quick-learner, self-motivated, and organized. 
  • Service oriented and hospitable. 
  • Technical skill and aptitude, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, WordPress, Social Media, use of database 
  • Ability to seek out and implement electronic solutions that will improve office efficiency and communication. 
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Ability to comprehend and work within Presbyterian faith and polity tradition. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Associate degree (or equivalent) or higher preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in an office setting 

Declaration of Status: This is a 12-15 hour per week, part-time, non-exempt position. Compensation to start at $20/hour. 

Accountability: The person providing Administrative Support Services is supervised by the Head of Staff and accountable to the Personnel Committee of the Presbytery. 

Applications will be received on a rolling basis. 

Cover letter and resume can be sent to revkyle@hamiltonunionpresbyterianchurch.org

MUSIC COORDINATOR, Trinity Presbyterian Church, www.scotiatrinity.org

Small suburban church with a robust and cherished music program has an immediate need for a Music Coordinator. The ideal person for this position will be comfortable with a wide variety of musical styles, including classical and contemporary, and will work flexibly with a variety of amateur musicians and church leaders. Music degree or prior experience directing choirs preferred. Keyboard skills helpful, but not essential. The choir usually provides music for three out of four Sundays each month, as well as for occasional special services. The church band, Selah, typically provides music for one Sunday each month. Currently the choir has 10 members; participation varies depending on schedules.
Responsibilities:
Consult with the pastors seasonally concerning worship services to determine appropriate music. Select and rehearse appropriate music for each service involving the choir. This includes preparing and conducting the choir, ensuring accompaniment is available as needed, and recruiting other musicians as necessary. Direction of Selah is not included in this position. Become familiar with, maintain, and make use of our extensive music library with assistance from others as needed. Purchase music using the Music Fund as needed.
Coordinate music for summer Sundays. This involves scheduling musicians, soloists, or small groups and is planned in June. Some participants are members of the congregation and some are guests.
See to the care and maintenance of the church’s instruments (organ, pianos).
Schedule:
September through June. Arrangements can be made for occasional absences.
Rehearsals are Thursdays from 7:30 – 9 pm and on Sunday before the 10 am service.
Compensation: Starting at $4000 for 10 months paid biweekly.