P.O. Box 4308
Frankfort KY 40604
Phone: 502-875-2607

KY Conference Office Hiring Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

posted on October 11


Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

The Kentucky Conference, United Methodist Church, located in Crestwood, KY is seeking a full-time Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to help in the Episcopal and Ministerial Services offices. A high level of confidentiality, professional demeanor and ability to work independently are essential to success in this position. Resumes should be sent to Kelly McDonald at kmcdonald@kyumc.org or faxed to 502-425-9232.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule and organize meetings, retreats, travel, and conference calls where arrangements may be detailed and/or complex.
  • Answer, take message or direct routine and non-routine phone calls, occasionally from high-level public figures such as Bishop’s, attorneys, presidents and CEOs, for the Episcopal Office and Ministerial Services Office.
  • Create, organize and maintain filing systems for the Ministerial Services Office.
  • Sort and distribute mail for the Ministerial Services office.
  • Regularly greet meeting guests and visitors of the Episcopal and Ministerial Services office, and provide hospitality.
  • Work closely with UMCaresPlus, a United Methodist web-based program that tracks ministerial candidates and their progress through commissioning and ordination.
  • Receive and process registrations, applications and payments for events, scholarships, continuing education, and other programs offered through the Ministerial Services office. Verify completion of essential forms and communicate with appropriate person(s) for additional information as needed.
  • Track Continuing Education and Course of Study progress for all clergy of the Kentucky Conference.
  • Prepare check requests and/or deposit requests for invoices and monies received, assigning appropriate account numbers, and submitting for approval and signature.
  • Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the Episcopal and Ministerial Services offices.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:
  • Must be reliable and dependable
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task and work independently
  • Strong technical capabilities, including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook) and a proven ability to learn and comprehend new software programs.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Required Education:
  • High School Diploma
  • One year of administrative experience