Jul 25, 2019

Business Manager

  • Most Precious Blood Catholic Church
Full time Business Development Communications General Business

Job Description


Job Title: Business Manager 

Reports to: Pastor 

FLSA Status: Excepted 




The parish Business Manager is an administrator in support of the Pastor’s responsibilities to the parish. This minister is a steward of the physical, financial and personnel resources of the parish and provides leadership and consultation among various groups, committees, and processes in the parish. The Business Manager will be a person of faith committed to Gospel values, the responsible management of resources, and will help the parish fulfill its mission and purpose.


The Diocese of Orlando four core values lay the foundation for the work performed by its employees.

  1. Authenticity: Conviction that God has called us to reflect exteriorly our inner life of faith in our daily living.
  2. Respect: Affirming each person’s God-given dignity and uniqueness.
  3. Courage: Inspired by this gift of the Holy Spirit, we proclaim and live the Word of God fearlessly and devotedly.
  4. Commitment: Individually and collectively, we are steadfast to the team and its purpose.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Facilities Management Responsibilities

  • Oversees the management of parish facilities and grounds
  • Establishes and monitors preventive maintenance programs for all properties;
  • Coordinates security measures to protect property and personnel.
  • Supervises any major construction, improvement or repair;
  • Solicits and reviews bids and quotes and negotiates contracts in coordination with the Diocesan Office of Design and Construction;


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Prepares annual budget for facilities, administration, and kitchen for review by the pastor and parish finance council, and oversees expenditures to maintain budget
  • Directs the management of the parish office and parish records;
  • Coordinates parish liability and property insurance, and workers compensation with diocesan general insurance program;
  • Maintains good working relationships and effective communications between parish, community, various groups, and outside authorities;
  • Attends all pastoral staff meetings, commission meetings, and Parish Council meetings as necessary;
  • Attends all diocesan meetings, as necessary, representing the parish and the Pastor;
  • Consults with and advises Pastor on business and administrative matters that affect the parish and school
  • Coordinates and maintains technological resources in support of the parish’s mission
  • Partners with the parish Director of Stewardship in the analysis of financial giving trends

Personnel Responsibilities

  • Supervises all facilities, kitchen, and administrative staff, as designated by the pastor
  • Participates in the hiring and termination of staff in accordance with Diocesan policies in collaboration with the Pastor



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor's Degree required in Business Administration or related field from an accredited university. Working knowledge of accounting principles and practices. 5 to 10 years of business experience, 3-5 years of supervisory experience in related field. Previous experience in facilities management a plus. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team.



A high level of organizational and interpersonal skill is required. Attention to detail and working well with others is also required. Must have the ability to manage and to present oneself professionally.



Ability to communicate effectively with subordinates. Ability to effectively communicate with Pastor. Confidentiality is essential.



Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as adding, dividing, and multiplying.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.



The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to reach, grasp, feel, and see up close and from afar. Must be able to use basic office computer hardware and peripherals, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to communicate verbally and in written form.


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