Welcome to Grace!

We are…..

  • A center for worship and fellowship;
  • A school for discipleship and stewardship; and
  • A community for healing and outreach.

We live our mission through regular participation in the Eucharist and the practice of our baptismal promises. Traditional Eucharistic liturgy and fine music are hallmarks of worship at our parish. Please explore our website to get to know us or, better yet, come visit!

For more information or to be added to our mailing list, please contact us at [email protected].

Grace Episcopal Church Seeks Parish Administrator

Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia, a dynamic parish with over 750 parishioners, is seeking a Parish Administrator to manage its church office. Founded in 1855, Grace Church is a diverse, welcoming and inclusive parish community. Hallmarks of worship are traditional Eucharistic liturgy, fine music, and a wide array of exciting program activities.

The Parish Administrator will work closely with the Rector, serve as part of a team of ordained and lay
staff, and also supervise lay office volunteers and part-time employees. Participation in weekly staff meetings is essential.

Experience

  • Three-to-five years’ experience in a similar office setting.
  • Experience in purchasing goods and services, managing contracts, working with vendors and
    supervising others.
  • Knowledge of general computer skills and use of Microsoft Office and MS Windows-based
    software. Familiarity with online business management tools, church management software
    programs, basic business accounting and social media and communication tools.
  • Knowledge of html is a bonus.
  • Spanish-language proficiency preferred but not required.

Qualifications

  • Reliability, attention to detail, and strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership, flexibility, ability to take initiative and to prioritize sometimes competing demands of the work environment.
  • Ability to supervise others and present a welcoming “face” of Grace Church to parishioners and
    guests.
  • Honesty, discretion and confidentiality.

This position is an exempt (salaried), full-time position requiring 40+ hours per week with excellent benefits including a retirement plan, health insurance and paid leave. Some weekend and night work may be required. Salary based on experience. Grace Episcopal Church is an equal opportunity employer.

A letter of application, resume and references may be submitted to [email protected].