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Staff-Parish Relations Team Member

Title: Staff-Parish Relations Team Member

Purpose: Supports the staff of the church much like a human resources department

Responsible to: District Superintendent and the community of St. Luke’s

Description of Duties: Evaluations and recommendations for clergy and candidates, liaison with staff to committee regarding workplace issues, liaison between congregation and staff, interviews and hiring, budget management for salary and benefits. Ensure that employment laws are followed

Time Requirements: Monthly evening meetings of 2 hours (no December meeting, often skip a summer month as well). Preparation of 1 hour per month talking to staff liaison members. Occasional extra time during hiring process, clergy evaluation process, and budget request.

Term: 3 years.

Training and Resources: Training covered during regular meetings

Skills and gifts: Administration, Discernment, Leadership, and Faith

Benefits to one serving in this role: Administration, Discernment, Faith. Getting to know the existing staff, involvement in selection of new staff, making a difference in the lives of our staff by negotiating the most beneficial salary and benefit packages.

Completed by/date: Elizabeth Bauer 3/16/2008
Updated by Renae Parra 10/2017