Second Congregational Meeting House Society, Unitarian Universalist

11 Orange Street

Nantucket, MA 02554

508-228-5466

office@unitarianchurchnantucket.org

 

Church office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 9 a.m. – noon

Minister’s office hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. - noon and by appointment

Parsonage: 508-680-6498

revlindasimmons@gmail.com

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Employment

Seeking OFFICE MANAGER for work in a pleasant, friendly environment. 15 hours per week at Unitarian Meeting House. Experience running an office a plus. Ideal for a person who needs flexible hours. Up to $25/hour. Reply to revlindasimmons@gmail.com.

 

Office Manager Job Description:

 

We're looking for someone who has a good number of these skills to start, and who is willing to work toward profiency in all areas over time:

 

  1. Office Duties: Reception, telephone, e-mail photocopying, mail pick-up and sorting filing, bulletin boards, and literature displays. Maintain a neat and welcoming environment in the entrance area, office, activities room, and kitchen.

  2. Skills: Must to be proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word and Outlook.  Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately.  Must be punctual, responsible and have good time management and priority setting abilities.  

  3. Facilities and program scheduling: Maintain and post (online and print) monthly facilities use schedule of congregational meetings and programs as well as usage by tenants and renters.

  4. Data Management: Member database (names, addresses, email), facilities use schedule, and document files. Do daily back-up of all data. Maintain access codes for administrator, staff, and volunteers.

  5. Facilities rentals: Manage PR for weddings and rentals. Receive and record requests for weddings and events, complete and file contracts, coordinate staff coverage, and obtain and record payments.

  6. Tenant Relations: Serve as liaison to renters and tenants, maintain contact information, schedule usage, respond to special requests, and notify. Bookkeeper, Minister, and Executive Committee of questions and concerns.

  7. Payroll: Gather and submit payroll to bookkeeper.

  8. Office equipment: Maintain computer, photocopier, printer, shredder, and other office equipment. Arrange repairs and upgrades as needed. Order office & Cleaning supplies and keep track of usage and need.

  9. Software applications: Do all required maintenance, upgrades, de-bugging, and anti-virus scans.  Assist with application and program updates and replacements.

  10. Communications: Assist with the photocopying/printing and distribution of the weekly bulletin, annual directory, annual report, member name badges, and other posters and brochures. Manage the weekly order of service for Sundays and other orders of services as they arise. Create posters and ads as needed.

  11. Provide administrative support to Minister.

  12. Provide administrative support to Officers, and Committee Chairs as requested.

  13. Website: make edits and updates using Wix Website Editor

  14. Social Media: regular posting of events and news to Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter. Maintain each platform by interacting with followers, updating relevant information

OUR STAFF

  • Rev. Linda Simmons, Minister

  • Rev. Edward B. Anderson, Minister Emeritus

  • Nigel Goss, Music Director

  • Emma Young, Office Manager

  • Leyah Jensen, Children & Youth Program Director

  • Sherlly Morocoima, C-WE Assistant & Sexton

REV. LINDA SIMMONS

Rev. Linda Simmons began her ministry at the Unitarian Meeting House in July of 2013.

After graduating from Harvard Divinity School, Rev. Simmons was ordained into the ministry in May of 2013 at First Church Boston where she served as ministerial intern for two years and also as summer minister. Additionally, she served as junior youth and “Coming of Age” coordinator at First Religious Society in Carlisle, Massachusetts.

 

Prior to entering the ministry, Linda held a variety of positions in adult and secondary education, and was the senior manager for a program in New Hampshire for 12 years that worked with at risk youth. She attended The New Seminary in New York City and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in economics and a minor in philosophy.

Rev. Simmons now lives on Nantucket with her husband, professional photographer Gary Langley. Her daughter Regina lives and works on island as well. Rev. Simmons  has traveled extensively and has lived abroad in India, Germany, France, Spain,Portugal and the Netherlands.

To learn more about Rev. Linda’s sabbatical to Nepal and India in Feb-April 2018 go to her blog at  http://nepalindiadotblog.wordpress.com

Visit nantucketweddingminister.com to learn more about Rev. Linda.