Executive Assistant to the Bishop

November 18, 2021

This position directly supports and administers the office of the Resident Bishop of the Mountain Sky Episcopal Area. The Bishop has executive oversight for The United Methodist Church in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and one church in Idaho. In addition, the Bishop is active at the national and international level. Therefore, because of the complexity of the Bishop's role, and the extraordinary breadth of supervision and travel, the position of Executive Assistant participates directly in that complexity and the accompanying stress.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing administrative support to the Bishop, such as calendar management, preparing reports, financial data, making travel arrangements; management of projects in relationship to the Mountain Sky Conference, including preparation of clergy lists for appointments, retirement, and memorials, management of the Business of the Annual Conference, facilitating the creation of the Journal of the Conference, and maintenance of all records and forms related to clergy; provide hospitality and customer service to various constituencies; recruit, orient and supervise interns, and hold in absolute confidence those matters of the Episcopal Office. Travel is required for this position 2-3 times a year.
The successful candidate will have at least a two year degree (a BA or BS degree is strongly preferred) plus a minimum of five years of related experience; a functional understanding of The United Methodist Church; capacity for independent and mature judgement while serving in a team-focused system; exceptional organizational skills, excellent human relations and communication skills, above average competency in the use of technology as well as a curiosity and willingness to learn emerging technologies; knowledge of basic financial record-keeping and accounts payable/receivable.
If interested in being considered for this role, please send your application to bishop@mtnskyumc.org with your resume & cover letter.
The Mountain Sky Conference Episcopal Office is an equal opportunity employer
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
Pay: $52,000-62,000 per year

  • Health insurance, pension and other benefits are offered through Wespath, the benefits office of The United Methodist Church
  • 2 weeks vacation
  • Medical leave accrued/one day per month
  • 12 paid holidays
  • The normal workweek is 37 ½ hours. Currently, the conference has encouraged a 4 day work week, but this position would require monitoring of emails on non-workdays
  • Two year degree, with Bachelor's preferred
  • Five years in related position
  • High level of competency with current technology (zoom, outlook, QuickBooks, etc)
Work Location:
  • Hybrid—office in Centennial, CO with ability to work from home frequently

Contact: Bishop Oliveto

Address: PO Box 462200 Centennial CO 80046

Phone: 303.733.0083

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