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Associate Administrative Pastor

Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church
Posted: 05/31/2024
Salary/Range: $45,000 - $75,000 based upon qualifications
Emporia, Kansas

Associate Administrative Pastor

Church Overview

Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church is located in Emporia, Kansas, on the edge of the celebrated Flint Hills, known for its unique beauty and down-to-earth people. The church has strong ties with Emporia State University students and a strong emphasis on international missions. We seek to become a biblical community of Kingdom people who are joining God in the restoration of all things back to God one person, one place at a time. The church has a strong missional emphasis and is committed to the development of deep, devout disciples within the congregation. While Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, it is a church with many different backgrounds and has a non-denominational church feel. All SBC churches maintain their autonomy and make decisions for and by themselves.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a spiritually mature man to fulfill the position of Associate Administrative Pastor. In this role, this person will prioritize the church’s mission and vision and ensure that its operations run smoothly by supporting the pastor in initiatives to move the vision forward. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader capable of overseeing daily operations, managing staff, collaborating with ministry leaders and staff, and coordinating administrative responsibilities such as finances and human resources.
Job Title & Employment Status
● Associate Administrative Pastor
● Permanent, full-time
● Tax benefits and exemptions for ordained ministers
● Position reports to Lead Pastor and Deacons
● Position supervises staff
● Salary range $45,000 to $75,000 depending upon qualifications


1. Administrative Leadership:
● Serve as a central point of contact for operational communication, both in-person and via various communication channels.
● Provide guidance and assistance to the staff for day-to-day operations.
2. Facility Management:
● Oversee the maintenance and scheduling of church facilities, ensuring a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for all activities.
3. Human Resources Support:
● Work with the Deacons and lead pastor to recruit, onboard, and oversee church staff.
● Ensure the creation and maintenance of required personnel records.
4. Financial Management:
● Provide leadership to the church finance committee in monitoring the financial matters of the church and recommending financial policy.


● A mature and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
● Exhibiting the characteristics that meet the biblical criteria for the qualification of a leader (specifically as listed in I Timothy and Titus).
● Detail-oriented with strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● The ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented ministry environment.
● A track record of administrative experience with a pastoral heart. Applicable non-church experience will be considered.
● An appropriate college degree with strong biblical foundations. While ordination is not necessary, the candidate should be open to pursuing additional theological education as needed.

Requirements/Essential Functions

● Work on-site during office hours with some flexibility based on personal and ministry needs as agreed upon with the Lead Pastor.
● Attend after-hour meetings with various ministries and committees as needed.
● Strong abilities in learning and using various technological tools, including productivity, financial, and church management software.
● Dress appropriately as required to fulfill ministry responsibilities.
● Agree to uphold the Church’s statement of faith and be willing to submit to the standards outlined in the Employee Handbook.
● Candidates are required to authorize/provide both employment and character references.
● Candidates may be required to submit sufficient personal information as required for both a background check and credit report.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and a statement of personal faith to TABC Search Committee, The application deadline is June 30, 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for references and to schedule online interviews.

To Apply: Don Eusey