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Job Opening

Seattle Mennonite Church has a staff and pastoral team team made up of persons with varied gifts and interests, all of whom support and enable our many ministries. We invite your application for a new position opening. Details below.

Finance and Project Manager

Position Announcement

Seattle Mennonite Church, a progressive Mennonite church in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle, invites applications for the position of Finance and Project Manager. Our Administrator is retiring at the end of January 2023, and we are looking for a great candidate to join our team. Thank you for helping us to circulate this announcement and find the right person!

This is a permanent, part-time position that executes the daily, weekly, and monthly administrative tasks related to the many activities of the church, its properties, and its ministries. The Financial and Project Manager works in close collaboration with the pastoral team, other employees, and relevant members of volunteer committees and councils in order to carry out the wide-ranging responsibilities of the position.

 
Position Overview

The Finance and Project Manager is responsible for the church’s financial, legal, and compliance matters. The Manager is also responsible for overall property and project management, including oversight of the sale of our campus and resulting creation of church space in the new affordable housing building being developed and constructed over the next 3 – 5 years. This position works in close collaboration with the Stewardship Council, the pastoral team, other employees, and relevant members of the volunteer leadership team in order to carry out its wide-ranging responsibilities.

Project management responsibilities may change if the timeline or outcome of the housing development project changes. Updated responsibilities will become a mutual discussion if/when that becomes applicable.

A full job description, including a representative list of the responsibilities of this position and desired qualifications for an applicant, can be found here:

Finance and Project Manager

 

About Seattle Mennonite Church

Seattle Mennonite Church is an active Anabaptist Mennonite Christian congregation working faithfully at following Jesus in our urban context. As disciples of Jesus, we believe faith and action are inseparable elements in each person’s pilgrimage. We are often welcoming new friends, and we aim to live out our calling to offer radical hospitality, whether for a morning or over the course of years.

Our home is in the Lake City neighborhood, in a building that many still remember as the Lake City Theater. Our buildings have become places where we worship and fellowship, and where we and many other community members, organizations and congregations work, play and serve in a variety of ways.

At Seattle Mennonite, we together discern God’s will in community, worship faithfully through the Spirit, and follow Christ in building a just peace in our community and in the world. It is our commitment and our policy to provide equal employment and nondiscriminatory opportunity to all staff members and applicants.

 

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to our Lead Pastor, Megan Ramer, megan@seattlemennonite.org. Application deadline October 17, 2022. SMC runs background checks for all employees. We hope to fill this position by December 7, 2022. Start date January 4, 2023. No phone inquiries please.

 

Job Description

Finance and Project Manager [click here!]

 

Job Type

Part Time: 50% FTE, 20 hours per week

 
Salary

$35,000 – $45,000 annual salary, depending on experience

 

Benefits

Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Leave

Retirement contribution and Healthcare benefits provided

 
Start Date

January 4, 2023

 

Application Deadline

Monday, October 17, 2022