Current Employment Opportunities (if any)


September 20, 2019

Administrative Assistant

Pastor Ted Vanderpan

Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo is seeking an Administrative Assistant. Position includes office management, administrative support, and volunteer management tasks and responsibilities. 
  • This position is part-time (30 hours per week over 4 to 5 week days, and one Sunday morning per month)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills required.
  • Computer skills essential.
  • Must enjoy working with volunteers.
  • Skills in hospitality and working with databases are preferred.
Key functions of this position include: 
  • Create attractive and functional documents using MSPublisher, MSWord, MSExcel, and MSPowerpoint.
  • Greet and assist visitors and phone callers, both expected and unexpected, with warmth and importance while protecting staff time.
  • Manage and troubleshoot office systems (including but not limited to multiple multifunction copier/printers, telephone and voicemail system, and postage machine) and working with contracted service providers as needed.
  • Use cloud based information systems (including but not limited to membership database).
  • Provide administrative support for pastors, committees, staff, and events (including, but not limited to meetings, worship services, weddings, funerals, and baptisms). 
  • Recruit office volunteers for regular assistance and on an as-needed basis in times of special projects and administrative overflow.
  • Manage office supply inventory and budget.
The Administrative Assistant will share the duties listed in this Office Administrator / Receptionist Job Description with an existing part-time Office Administrator / Receptionist.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to:


Personnel Committee
Zion Lutheran Church
PO Box 88
Buffalo, MN, 55313


CFM Administrative Assistant

The CFM Administrative Assistant provides office and technical support to the CFM Team. Commitment is 15 hours/week, including 1 Sunday morning each month.


CFM Sunday School Coordinator

Zion is currently accepting applications for Sunday School Coordinator. Commitment is 20 hours/week, including 2 Sunday mornings each month.


Facility Coordinator

Zion Lutheran Church of Buffalo MN is currently looking for a person to fill the role of Facility Coordinator. The individual will work with other staff in all areas of building and ground maintenance, building operations, and custodial care. The individual will work directly with church staff, Zion church groups, and area community groups to schedule use of the building and to set up for these events. The individual will recruit, train and work with volunteers to accomplish some of these tasks. This part-time position is 30 hours per week.

To apply, please submit your resume and letter to pastorted@zionbuffalo.org or:

Personnel Committee
Zion Lutheran Church
PO Box 88
Buffalo, MN, 55313

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