Executive Director

This leadership position at Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church will use a strategic mindset to manage church and preschool finances with integrity, direct our administrative and operational functions, and provide comprehensive HR support to our dedicated staff.

Reporting to the Lead Pastor, this position manages and guides our facilities and administrative support team in alignment with our congregation’s mission and vision and facilitates the smooth functioning of our thriving church in southwest Wake County, NC. If you’re a strategic thinker with strong organizational skills and a deep commitment to community, we want to hear from you.


Fiscal stewardship: budgeting and reporting, financial operations (oversee payroll, AP, investment management)
Tax & audit compliance: Provide leadership regarding donor giving and tax records, coordinate annual audit
Strategic operations oversight: Collaborate with team on facilities scheduling and facilities maintenance, oversee data management, evaluate and engage with contractors, oversee internal and external communications
Staff support & HR: Provide leadership in HR matters, handle policy and benefits evaluation, maintain job descriptions and staff reviews
Staff liaison to administrative committees including: Finance, Trustees, Personnel

Position Details

Reports to Lead Pastor
40 hr/week, permanent, exempt
Schedule varies with general Monday-Thursday week and Sunday mornings


College degree or related work experience
Financial training or certification strongly preferred
Experience with faith-based or non-profit organizations
Management and administrative leadership experience preferred
Experience with developing organizational policies and procedures
Experience and understanding of non-profit accounting procedures and financial controls
Experience and understanding of human resource procedures and practices

Essential Personal Characteristics

Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Function effectively as a collaborative, supportive and engaged member of the team
Possess a positive, service-oriented attitude
Proven ability to leverage and mobilize volunteers and built community
Operate openly, honestly, and with the highest level of integrity at all times

Organization Name: 
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church
Career Level: 
Senior Management
Salary range: 
Contact jobs@fvumc.org
Job Type: 
Full Time
Triangle Area NC
Wake County
Organization Type: 
How to Apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@fvumc.org.

Salary and Benefits: 

Paid holidays and vacation/personal leave
Health insurance
Optional Dental and Vision Coverage
Life insurance