About the job
La Habra Christian Church is looking for an Associate Pastor with an emphasis in Administration. The Associate Pastor enables the La Habra Christian Church (LHCC) staff and church body to minister more effectively and efficiently by leading and overseeing the operational and structural aspects of the church. These include human resources, financial systems, campus operations, information systems, technical systems, legal and administrative support, risk mitigation, and safeguards.
Ministry Specific (80-90%)
General Administration | Oversee church office management, official church records maintenance, churchwide database, churchwide policy development, insurance management, financial and legal reviews, and contracts.
Finances | In partnership with the Finance Personnel, oversee accounting functions including periodic statements, payables, receivables, donations, inventory, payroll, budget development, and record keeping.
Campus Operations | In partnership with the Senior Pastor, Security Team, and Janitorial Services, oversee all aspects of campus operations. Oversight would include the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedures and capital asset management. In addition, oversee safety & security, property and liability insurance, and risk management programs.
Information Systems | Oversee all aspects of the computing environment including network administration, hardware/software selection and implementation, database development, and user support and orientation.
Other Ministry | Exercising the gift of administration is one of the vital ministries in any church. While the essence of this position is the support of program ministries, other ministries are also encouraged as time, opportunity and calling converge. There are also opportunities to preach the Sunday message, lead a growth group, and plan events.
Other duties as assigned including General Expectations for Ministerial Staff.
Required 15 hrs onsite:
Tuesday 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hrs)
Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hrs)
Thursday 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hrs)
Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm (3 hrs)
Sunday 8:30am – 11:30am (3 hrs)
Desirable Skills and Qualities:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Must have a Master’s degree from an accredited seminary or pursuing a degree
Affirm a clear call to serve in the local church.
Willingness to seek God’s direction in ministry
A love for God and a desire to be used by Him
Willingness to think creatively
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work well with people of all ages
Ability to take direction and listen
Openness to work as a part of a team
A sense of humor
20 hrs/week @ $20/hr ($20,800/yr) or DOE
Applications should be professional, typed, and include a resume and other
appropriate supporting data. Applicants may be contacted for an interview in January/February.
All applicants will be reviewed by a committee consisting of church leaders. Applications, interviews, letters of recommendation, personality inventory, and career goals will all play a part in the final recommendations to the elders. Final selection will be made by the senior pastor.
Those interested in being considered for this position should contact:
Pastor Jason Kim: