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Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church

Business Administrator

Administration – Pasadena, California
Department Administration
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor
Compensation $55-70 k

Position: Business Administrator

Position Overview:

The Business Administrator maintains both a "big picture" at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church as well as managing the daily operations.  Manages all financial, business, human resources, and facilities operations of the church. Typical weekday schedule with regular evening and Sunday meetings. Generous vacation and benefits. Flexible, diverse, and family-friendly workplace.

The mission of Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church is to create and grow an inclusive religious community connected by love, spirit, and service. Neighborhood Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any person because of age, religion, race, ancestry, culture, sexual orientation, gender, physical ability, or socio-economic level. People of Color/ Indigenous and members of other historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.    

If interested please email a cover letter and resume including three references to if you cannot enter it into the form here directly.

Position to be filled immediately.

Areas of Responsibility:

Administration and Governance:

- Develop, implement, and evaluate church procedures (financial procedures, employee handbook, etc.)

- Assist the Senior Minister with fulfilling the board's monitoring schedule and attend monthly board meetings

- Manage all paid and volunteer administrative staff


Budget & Finance

- Direct all fundraising efforts including annual budget drive and future capital campaigns

- Prepare and monitor annual budget in collaboration with Senior Minister, board, and finance committee

- Oversee and monitor all fiscal transactions and procedures

- manage AP and AR

- Provide leadership and direction to Finance and Stewardship Committees

- Work with staff and congregation to create specific short-term and long-term program goals that promote the mission of the organization, supporting budget requests and financial estimates, such as future staff positions and campus master plan

Human Resources & Benefits Administration

- HR components will include performance management, legal compliance, employee relations, payroll, time off tracking, benefits, and training

- Ensure a diverse, fair, and equitable workplace is created at all times

- Facilitate weekly staff meetings

- Create staff development, appreciation, and team building opportunities


Campus & Community Engagement

- Facilitate communication between and amongst tenants, neighbors and community partners

- Assure compliance with the City of Pasadena's Conditional Use Permit

- Implement emergency, security and safety procedures

- Work with congregational leadership to align campus with our commitment to accessibility and environmental sustainability


Facilities Management

- Oversee the maintenance and custodial functions for all facilities

- Manage all custodial and facilities staff  

- Manage contracts for outside service and maintenance of facilities and equipment

- Develop and implement a master campus plan to ensure facilities are maintained in good repair and appropriate financial reserves are funded to cover future repair and replacement


Preferred Qualifications:

- Commitment to the mission of Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church

- Advanced degree in Business, Nonprofit Management, HR, Finance, or related field

- Background in Operations Management

- Knowledge of accounting principles

- Proficiency in online technology including Quickbooks and digital platforms for constituent, financial and employee management  

- Demonstrated leadership in managing personnel and major projects

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative management style

- Experience with tax, regulatory agencies, personnel, licensing, and/or permit compliance issues

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  • Location
    Pasadena, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
  • Compensation
    $55-70 k
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