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Director of Administrative Services

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an accurate filing and recordkeeping and reporting system for all parish financial matters. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for parish and Archdiocese as needed.
  • Administers a cash flow management system with purchasing and payment schedules clearly defined.
  • Prepares, administers, and reviews the budget process in collaboration with the Finance Council, Pastor/Administrator, and other committees. Assists the Finance Council in presenting the budget to the Pastoral Council for approval.
  • Monitors the collection, counting, recording, and depositing of parish revenue from all sources.
  • Serves as a helpful resource to parish organizations in all financial matters, from planning to auditing.
  • Serves as a parish contact with financial institutions and the Archdiocese, in collaboration with the Trustee (treasurer) for contracts, insurance, and security systems.
  • Assists in the planning of financial stewardship and long-range planning efforts.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Directs the operation of the parish office, schedules, supervises, and evaluates office assistants.
  • Supervises and evaluates maintenance staff and manages major repairs and new construction.
  • Oversees operation of parish office computer and duplicating equipment.
  • Supervises or directs the maintaining of parish membership and sacramental records.
  • Attends staff meetings, Finance Council meetings and other committee meetings appropriate to the position. Attends the Archdiocesan meetings where appropriate for training and development.
  • Administers parish salary and benefit policies as directed by the Pastor/Administrator and Personnel Committee.
  • Assists with the hiring and selection of personnel in collaboration with the Pastor/Administrator and Personnel Committee.
  • Coordinates and prepares parish response to liability and legal concerns, in cooperation with Archdiocesan offices as appropriate. Understands role of Canon Law and Catholic Social teachings.
  • Serves as Safe Environment coordinator and license applications.
  • Annually evaluated and supervised by the Pastor/Administrator.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

K: Knowledge

  1. Person of faith, respectful of church policies and teachings.
  2. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance preferred.
  3. Work experience in business administration, accounting, or finance preferred.
  4. Supervisory experience required.
  5. Working knowledge in MS Office products, QuickBooks accounting software, and Parish Data Systems (PDS).
  6. Working knowledge of office technology.
  7. Knowledge of employment laws, Catholic social teachings in the area of employment, and application of Canon law.
  8. Must have a valid driver’s license for the State of Wisconsin.

S: Skills

  1. Professional working attitude and collaborative approach with flexibility.
  2. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  3. Strong organizational skills and dependability.
  4. Conflict resolution and mediation experience preferred.

A: Abilities

  1. Ability to multitask and prioritize; detail oriented.
  2. Ability to make decisions, be attentive to details, and troubleshoot.
  3. Ability to maintain confidentiality.



Additional Information

Start Date
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - New Berlin (M30)
Job Category
Parishes - Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time

To Apply

Submit resume and letter of interest to contact below by December 15, 2023
Contact Name
Kathy Stawicki
12700 W Howard Ave.
New Berlin, WI 53151

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Parish/School Positions

For general information, visit our
Human Resources/Personnel Services Office page or call 414-769-3422.

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