Executive Director


Huntsville First United Methodist Church Position Title: Executive Director Full-Time Ministry Description: The Executive Director will oversee the day-to-day operations of Huntsville First United Methodist Church (Huntsville FUMC), promoting a loving and inclusive Christian community by providing organizational development and leadership, and providing healthy process and systems for sustainability of human, financial, and physical resources. Ministry responsibilities: • Support the Senior Pastor and full-time clergy in developing and implementing the vision statement of FUMC, creating a unified approach to upholding the Church’s values and fulfilling the Church’s mission. • Assist the Senior Pastor to relieve them of administrative and tactical management duties and responsibilities. • Be responsible for systems and processes for the development and performance of the staff, to maximize effectiveness and create a healthy culture of team and collaboration. • Oversee the financial resources of the church, in collaboration with Director of Finance and Finance Committee, ensuring it runs within a set budget. • Coordinate the work of the Facility Engineer and work with the Board of Trustees to ensure efficient and well-maintained facilities and campus. • Serve as administrative staff liaison to Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), Board of Trustees, Finance Committee, and Church Leadership Team ensuring information is imparted to relevant committees and leadership. • Coordinate the work of our campus, ensuring alignment of mission and values, and managing shared services of operational support. • Make recommendations to Senior Pastor and SPRC on personnel matters and concerning staff (other than clergy and Director of Music) performance and compensation. • Coordinate events held at Huntsville FUMC, such as the AL Annual Conference, and other events whose purpose is to equip people for ministry. • Create and maintain administrative policies and procedures, including job descriptions in the church. • Perform other duties as may be required or assigned by the Senior Pastor and SPRC. Qualifications and skills: • Strong and committed Christian faith • Understanding of the vision of Huntsville FUMC • Strong interpersonal skills • Experience supervising staff • Fiscal responsibility • Strong organizational, management, and communication skills • Relevant computer skills • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Administration, Accounting, or related field • Minimum of 10-15 years of work experience, 5 years of leadership experience Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, and as needed Reports to: Senior Pastor and SPRC

Contact: Jill Gardner

Address: 120 Greene Street Huntsville AL 35802

Phone: 256-539-5738


Website: https\www.huntsvillefirst.org

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