White Rock United Methodist Church - Director of Operations 2019

The Director of Operations at White Rock United Methodist Church (WRUMC) is the day-to-day face of our church for the congregation, the neighborhood and surrounding communities. The Director of Operations is responsible for the overall administrative and operational functions of the church including management of the physical facilities, supervision of the church office, and oversight of the financial operations and assets. The person in this position will exhibit strong face-to-face, verbal and written communications skills. Hospitality and diplomacy are keys to success in this position, whether that means communicating with Community Partners, negotiating service with a maintenance vendor, or supporting a person who seeks out WRUMC for help on a more personal level. Specific duties include:  

Building Operations

  • Act as the primary liaison with Community Partners, church events and public events. Current Community Partners include:

    • The Mix, Studio Bella, The Children’s Center, YMCA, Friends of Lakewood, TruFluency, Maria Cannon Zen Center, New Horizons, Epiphany Dance Arts, Brooks Yoga, Lion’s Club, Little Forest Hills Neighborhood Association, et al.

  • Invoice and collect fees from Community Partners on a regular basis.

  • Recruit new Community Partners and create lease agreements as appropriate.

  • Manage janitorial staff, evaluate bids and coordinate repair & construction crews throughout the building, manage security system and building access.

  • Maintain daily operation of the building including, HVAC systems, room set-ups and office management.

  • Create and manage yearly building maintenance schedule.

  • Oversee and administer buildings, assets and grounds.

  • Oversee infrastructure improvements and/or renovations.

  • Develop and maintain organized systems, protocols and manuals; employee, facilities.

  • Maintain facility security and safety.

Project Management

  • Classroom Co-op – Manage budget, communicate with Sanger Elementary faculty, digitally request receipts, order items, schedule pickup and delivery.

  • Oversee Capital Campaign projects with support and guidance from the Leadership Team Trustees.

Communications 

Collaborate with other team members to create regular email, print and social media communications to share with WRUMC congregation and the broader community. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a related field. Experience working in a church or non-profit ministry is preferred.

  • 3-5 years of experience in staff, program and facilities management with a proven track record of excellence.

  • The ability to communicate compassionately and effectively in both verbal and written form.

  • A history of demonstrating a spirit of servant leadership and the ability to collaborate with a staff of pastors and administrative employees. Must be able and willing to mentor and support staff members in order that each one succeeds in their respective roles.

  • Strong organizational skills, with a personal attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Proficiency in ACS and Realm accounting systems.

  • Proficiency in social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

This is a full-time position. Benefits offered include health insurance, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Salary commensurate with skills. Interested applicants please submit cover letter and resume to Rev. Mitchell Boone, mboone@wrumc.org


White Rock UMC is a growing congregation located in one of the most unique neighborhoods in Dallas with an average weekly worship attendance of 220. We are committed to revitalizing our congregation through creative community partnerships alongside a deep understanding of the parish responsibility of churches. White Rock UMC is passionate about developing a vibrant church to parallel our renewed dedication to serving those who live and work in East Dallas.