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Marketplace Ministries Inc.

Region Office Assistant Client Relations

Marketplace Ministries Inc.
Plano, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 12/03/2015
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Region Administrative Assistant (Admin) involved with the Client-Related Process is charged with ensuring that administrative tasks pertaining to a client is processed thoroughly and in a timely manner. The Admin provides support to Division Directors (DD) and the Region Vice President (RVP). The Admin utilizes spiritual gifts and talents as an administrative assistant and servant leader. The Admin fully embraces the mission of Marketplace Chaplains to share God’s love in the workplace by providing an employee care service through Chaplain Teams and is able to carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision. The Admin reports to the Region Administrative Manager or other assigned leader. This position is a full-time position or part-time position, depending on region needs.


I. Qualifications for this position:


A. This position is ministerial in nature as the person fulfilling this role will be:


 Serving Marketplace Chaplains as a messenger and conveyor of its faith, mission, and purpose, as expressed in Marketplace Chaplains’ Mission Statements and Articles of Faith which are incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth herein. This position ministers to and encourages existing employees and families of client companies, those served or affected by our client companies, other chaplains, and other ministry personnel.


 Representing Christ as a visible witness to the beliefs embodied by Marketplace Chaplains, as outlined in Marketplace Chaplains’ Articles of Faith, Standards of Conduct and the Employee Handbook, which are incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth herein.


 Interacting with other staff members, new hires, and the community in a manner that exhibits Christ-character through personal and corporate spiritual disciplines, as an ambassador of faith in Christ.


B. Has a fundamental understanding of the Holy Bible and its proper application, and has education or training in seminary or Bible studies.


C. Attests to a saving faith in Jesus Christ and actively participates in a biblically based church.


D. Agreement and adherence to all Marketplace Chaplains’ Articles of Faith, Mission Statement, and Standards of Conduct, which outline beliefs and conduct that we believe are required to perpetuate and exhibit our stated faith.


E. A commitment to, and demonstration of, Christian living, philosophy of life, and belief in Christ and his teachings, in accordance with Marketplace Chaplains’ Articles of Faith and Standards of Conduct and to be publically and privately supportive of the Christian faith.


F. Agrees to a complete background check.


G. High attention to detail and organization.


H. High proficiency in Microsoft Word and especially Excel.


I. Ability to work well with a team and assume new duties on an as-needed basis to support the wider ministry.


J. Ability to prioritize and manage tasks with limited supervision.


Significant and Specific Duties of the Position:


II. Client Related – as applicable to Region needs

A. Semiannual Reports for clients.


C. Making client-related changes in database.

D. Communication between Region Office and Field Leadership regarding Client changes.

E. Assist with overflow in hiring process.


III. Additional Duties – as applicable to Region needs

A. Time Away reports.

B. Restocking/maintaining Discovery Series booklet supply.

C. Assisting Chaplains who come to RO looking for booklets or Bibles to give to clients.

D. Telephone back-up.

E. Birthday cards.

F. Other duties as requested by DD, RVP, or supervisor.


NOTE: Marketplace Chaplains USA is a non-profit religious organization that provides an employee care service to businesses through the ministerial services of Christian Chaplains. All administrative personnel provide support for the ministerial staff in the context of the Christian faith. Therefore, in addition to the specifications listed above, personal understanding and observance of the Christian faith are essential qualifications for the position. This is essential because Marketplace Chaplains instructs, supervises, and provides a moral example for members and non-members alike, particularly as all staff conveys Marketplace Chaplains’ religious message and carries out its mission. All staff members play a critical role in the culture and traditions of Marketplace Chaplains by cultivating and transmitting shared ideals and beliefs, thereby fostering a religious environment that propagates Marketplace Chaplains’ beliefs by joining in a common ministerial endeavor. Marketplace Chaplains places its faith in the hands of its ministers, administrators, officers, employees, and volunteers. Marketplace Chaplains remains committed to living out its faith through its work, because it demonstrates its faith through life, deed, word, and sign; its Christian witness is integrated into and communicated through all that it does.


IV. Specific Disqualifications, in addition to upholding requirements listed above:


A. Conduct or views that offend or oppose the precepts of the faith as outlined in Marketplace Chaplains Articles of Faith, Standards of Conduct and Mission Statement.


B. Fostering, repeating, advertising, or disseminating views, messages, or statements that conflict with Marketplace Chaplains’ declared mission and beliefs, as doing so will damage the testimony, mission, and goals of Marketplace Chaplains.