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Assistant Director of Personnel

Company: St. Matthew's UMC
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


St. Matthew's United Methodist Church
7427 Old Canton Rd., Madison, MS 39110


*SUPERVISOR: *Weekday Director

*Status: *Full-Time (40 hours), Salary-Exempt

*Characteristics of Position: *
The Assistant Director of the Weekday Ministry oversees the Preschool and Afterschool Programs and staff, while assisting the Weekday Director in upholding the mission and high standards of the
Weekday Ministry here at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church. The Assistant Director assumes all Director responsibilities in the absence of the Director.

*Knowledges, Competencies, and Skills: *
* Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer/technology skills.
* Ability to prioritize projects.
* Excellent people-person skills.
* Ability to relate to children.
* Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
* Ability to work effectively under pressure in a busy and demanding environment.
Ability to pick up a child. * Maintain confidentiality of family records.*Competencies: *

*Spiritual Leadership*
* Is faithful to their worshiping community with their Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Service, and

* Seeks to be a servant leader to St. Matthew's staff and laity.
* Seeks to share their faith in Jesus Christ through word and action.
* Seeks to live a life of integrity and grace.
* Shares the vision and values of St. Matthew's UMC and its staff.

* Undertakes self-development activities.
* Seeks increased responsibilities.
* Uses times effectively.
* Takes responsibility for actions.
* Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines.
* Learns new skills.
* Plans and meets budget.

* Shows overall professional attitude and appearance.
*Communication and Teamwork*

* Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and/or in written form.
* Demonstrates good listening and comprehension skills.
* Keeps others adequately informed.
* Puts needs of team ahead of own interest.
* Actively participate in staff meetings and conversations.
* Responds to communication from staff and laity in timely manner.

*Job Knowledge*
* Knows and understands the performance outcomes of the job.
* Displays understandings of how the job relates to others.
* Plans and prioritizes tasks to achieve desired results.
* Stays abreast of cutting edge development related to the job.

*Responsibilities: *

--- Assist with interviews and hiring process for Preschool and Afterschool staff.
--- Schedule Preschool and Afterschool staff maintaining a MSDH staff-to-child ratio and ensuring a minimal use of overtime.
--- Manage and approve sick leave, vacation leave, and unpaid leave requests.
--- Arrange for substitute teachers for Preschool and Afterschool.
--- Evaluate Preschool staff members on an annual basis.
--- Work with the Administrative Assistant to make sure that Preschool and Afterschool staff are getting in their training hours.
--- Supervise teachers to ensure that they are following lesson plans.
--- Develop a driving schedule to bring kids from school to church.
--- Oversee and manage the operations of the Weekday Ministry Preschool and Afterschool

--- Facilitate the organization and inventory of the Weekday closet and storage shed.
--- Notify the Director of any staff or parent issues.
--- Conduct and assist with staff meetings
--- Plan and work with Preschool and Afterschool teachers regarding school-wide activities.
--- Be available to parents and staff.
--- Maintain knowledge of MSDH guidelines and policies.
--- Assist teachers with managing behavior problems.
--- Observe/monitor classrooms regularly.
Take proper disciplinary actions required for staff not following policies and procedures.
Keep the Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children.
--- Be a welcoming presence to all who enter the Weekday Campus.
--- Other duties as required.


*Education/Experience: *Bachelor's degree or five years of childcare experience required.

*License/Certification: *
--- CPR certification required,
--- Meet one of the education and/or experience requirements as defined by the Mississippi

Department of Health within 6 months of hire date.

*Physical Requirements*:
--- Must be able to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, stoop, kneel and lift up to 30 pounds.
--- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.





_St. Matthew's United Methodist Church provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (although preference may be given to members of the United Methodist Church or those embracing the United Methodist doctrine, to the extent permissible by law), gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws_.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28,000.00 - $31,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Madison, MS 39110: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: St. Matthew's UMC, Jackson , Assistant Director of Personnel, Executive , Madison, Mississippi

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