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Business Administrator

Live Oak Church
Denham Springs, LA
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: $60,000-$65,000

General Purpose

The role of the Business Administrator is to work with the staff, congregation, standing committees, boards, and ministry teams to administrate the operational process and business of the church. The Business Administrator guides, directs, and manages the critical functions of the church to meet the long-term goals of Executive Team and the Administrative Board.

    Principal Focal

    The Business Administrator will oversee the business of the church by helping to develop and implement the vision of Live Oak Church as a member of the Executive Team through a strategic planning process, maximizing the effectiveness of present programs and processes, developing and managing wise business practices, and overseeing the day to day management of the church. 

    Skills and requirements

    Professing born again follower of Jesus Christ

    Masters level degree preferred

    A minimum of 10 years of ministerial experience

    A minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in a similar environment

    Working knowledge of computer systems and applications

    Knowledge of organizational management - policies, procedures, and systems

    Knowledge of business office processes, including generally accepted accounting principles

    Ability to prepare effective and understandable documents for correspondence

    Effective leadership and management skills

    Employment Status

    Full-time, minimum 40 hours per week average position, with benefits as set forth in the Live Oak Church Employee Handbook

    The Business Administrator will adhere to the Live Oak Church Employee Handbook and all its appendices 

    The person to fill this position shall be approved by the Executive Team, HR Committee, and the Administrative Board

    Working Relationships

    Reports directly to the Senior Pastor

        Spiritual Accountability from the Executive Pastor

        Organizational accountability from the HR Committee

    Serves as a member of the Executive Team

    Supervise the Operations Staff

    Regular duties

    Collaborate with the Executive Team to guide, direct and manage the critical functions of the church to meet long-term goals

    Attend and participates in all staff meetings each week

    Host weekly Departmental Meeting

    Attend all Standing Committee meetings as a non-voting member to report to the Executive Team the status of all areas of responsibility

    Attend Administrative Board meetings as a full voting member

    Serve as the Administrative Board Secretary
    Monitor the performance of personnel and coordinate annual job performance evaluations

    Maintain thorough and complete personnel files
    Work with staff to provide timely and accurate communication with the congregation

    Work with the Financial Oversight Committee to lead staff in preparing and developing an annual church budget designed to accomplish the strategic goals of the church

    Provide leadership to and supervise the Operations Staff

    Coach the operations staff to ensure continual growth and high levels of proficiency

    Assist Operations Staff in goal-setting, planning, prioritizing, and implementation

    Occasional duties

    Develop, review, and revise employment policies and procedures

    Ensure appropriate job descriptions exist for each staff position

    On-board new employees

    Review, renegotiate, and oversee rental and contractual agreements on behalf of the Live Oak Church

    Oversee all renovation and construction projects, and explore building needs to facilitate new accommodations 

    Coordinates the work of the staff to support network infrastructure, security systems, and other technology

    Facilitate any other responsibilities that may arise as deemed necessary by the Executive Team

    Job Performance Reviews

    An annual performance review will be conducted by the Executive Team and a report will be presented to the HR Committee for review

    Compensation and bonuses that may be awarded are determined by the HR Committee


    Live Oak Church

    Denham Springs, LA
    70706 USA



    Posted date

    Over a month ago

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