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Executive Pastor/Executive Administrator

Administrative | Presbyterian Church in America

Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church
12928 Ladue Road
Saint Louis, MO 63141



Posted: Apr 9, 2024

Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024


Executive Administrator / Executive Pastor

The Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church

Job Description – 2024-2025

POSITION PURPOSE: The ExecuBve Administrator/Pastor is responsible to further the vision and

values of The Kirk by the planning, development and implementaBon of the operaBonal

ministries of the church. This posiBon serves as the primary point of contact and accountability

for finance, faciliBes, and business management of the organizaBon.

BACKGROUND: The Kirk strives to develop mature disciples of Jesus Christ by helping all people

Know God and Make Him Known. The right candidate for this position will help us fulfill our

vision by ensuring that administration quietly, competently, and joyfully serves the worship,

shepherding, discipleship, educational and outreach ministries of The Kirk.


COMMITTEES: Closely collaborates with the Executive Team of the staff; with the Leadership

Team of the KOTH Session; with the Diaconate and relevant subcommittees; and with the

Boards and Heads of School at Kirk Day School and Promise Christian Academy.


I. Finance

a. Direct, control and oversee the general budget through relevant staff and

committees for the optimization of ministry opportunity – to include aiding the

Diaconate in fostering a culture of generosity among the congregation

b. Direct, control and oversee all accounts and investments through relevant staff and


c. Coordinate cohesive financial strategy with KDS, PCA, and the Global Mission Fund

II. Facilities

a. Direct, control and oversee the management and maintenance of all facilities

through relevant staff and committees

III. Technology

a. Direct, control and oversee the IT and AV functions of the church and school

through relevant staff

IV. Human Resources

a. Direct, control and oversee human resources for the church and schools, nurturing

a peaceful and productive staff environment in which each member is given

structure, support, challenge, and appreciation

b. Manage all employees serving in support staff (non-ministry directing) roles

c. Coordinate the annual performance review process for all church personnel

V. Business Management

a. Oversee the day-to-day business management of the Kirk and facilitate assistance

and alignment with KDS and PCA

b. Develop and maintain annual operation plans and goals with the Session and

appropriate committees along with vision and ministry plans in collaboration with

Senior Pastor

c. Collaborates with Senior Pastor on special projects and other duties.

d. Serve as a contact point for operational ideas/concerns of congregants

VI. Risk Management

a. Supervise all safety and security tools and procedures, alarm maintenance and

response, etc.

b. Direct and ensure compliance with church and school by-laws and standing rules

c. Oversee and update adopted policies and commercial insurance coverages

VII. External Liaison Duties

a. Oversee contractors and vendors for the Kirk, and in consort with KDS, and in

collaboration with the facilities manager for all related businesses, goods and


b. Maintain working relationship with Town & Country civic leaders and police

department, to include professional security contracting

c. Facilitate any necessary legal consultation, serving as principal contact for Kirk

attorney of record

d. Represent the Kirk for all external event needs, including relations with neighboring

Bellerive Country Club and Whitfield school

VIII. Committee Involvement

a. Attend Diaconate and Session meetings

b. Coordinate Finance, Property and Personnel commi_ees alongside respecBve Chairs

IX. Executive Staff & Leadership Team

a. Supportively participate with pastoral team in a weekly meeting, and committee of

elders in a monthly meeting, to share updates, solve problems, and creatively drive

the mission of the church forward

Salary: $60K-$89K




• Bachelor’s degree

• Corporate or church administration experience


• Prefer a minimum of 3 years in a church environment with budgetary and financial



• Must be organizationally minded while being people-oriented.

• Must have multi-tasking and planning skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic


• Must share a personal conviction about the value of the local church and Christian

education through parochial schools

• Must be willing to pursue membership in The Kirk of the Hills PCA and be able to work

occasional evenings and weekends

• Must commit to performing duties in accordance with the stated mission and purpose

of The Kirk of the Hills PCA, Kirk Policies and Procedures Manual, and the Westminster

Confession of Faith.

All of the above duties and responsibilities are desired job functions for which reasonable

accommodation will be made. The position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive

statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

How to Apply

April 2, 2024

Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church

St. Louis, MO

Seeking: Executive Administrator

The Session of the Kirk of the Hills, along with a team of church members, is working earnestly

and prayerfully to find a new addition to our senior staff team. We are a church of roughly 800

members that also operates a school of roughly 320 students. We are experiencing a sweet

season of peace among our congregation and leadership. There is a tangible sense of excitement

in our hallways about the mission God has called us to and the future He is laying out for us and

our city. Ministry activity is buzzing in our building seven days a week.

Our current Executive Administrator has served the Kirk with great skill and care for eight years

but will be moving into retirement this summer. We need someone who relishes the opportunity

to work closely with our Senior Pastor and staff to offer executive management of our sizeable

leadership team, facility, budget, and schedule. We are open to ordained applicants with a

ministry background or to non-ordained applicants with a corporate background. Please see the

job description, attached, for a detailed explanation of the role.

In order for us to better understand your experience, passions and gifts, please apply by sending

the following information in an email to

• Your resume

• Your Ministerial Data Form (MDF) if applying as a Teaching Elder

• A brief letter outlining your initial assessment of appropriate “fit” for this role

• Any other information that you believe would be helpful for us to know

Thank you for considering this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you.

Grace and peace,

The Kirk of the Hills Search Team

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