Diocese of Tucson

Tucson, AZ

Business Manager 1

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

San Solano Missions
Job Title: Business Manager I Exemption Status: Exempt
Department/Location: San Solano Missions / Topawa, AZ
Primary Function: Under the direction of the Pastor or other assigned manager is responsible for managing the business operations of a small to medium-sized parish or School. This person will also manage other employees as assigned. "Live in a manner worthy of the call you have received." (Eph. 4:1)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs as a lay minister in support of the parish and the dioceses spiritual and pastoral mission; performs as both a spiritual and administrative leader in the parish.
  • Abide by Catholic principles in the employees professional and private life and shall govern his/her professional and private life in strict accordance with Catholic morals and principles to demonstrate complete adherence to Catholic moral strictures.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Personnel Policies and Practices, and ensure employees are appropriately managed; provide education and training to employees, as necessary.
  • Manage the business, administrative, and financial affairs of the parish in conjunction with accounting and other parish staff to include budgeting and planning, and management of income and expenses.
  • Assist the Pastor establish and execute on parish goals and objectives in accordance with Diocese of Tucson goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for Development, including promoting of charitable giving.
  • Responsible for the management of facilities, including buildings and grounds.
  • Responsible for management of parish records including the parish registry and legal documents.
  • Monitor parish activities for compliance with applicable Canon Law and local state and federal statutes.
  • Ensure compliance with the Diocese of Tucson Safe Environment program requirements.
  • Supervise the preparation of reports, profit & loss, and other financial statements.
  • Implement a system of controls as necessary, to prevent irregularities or fraudulent activity and to safeguard parish funds and other assets.
  • Implement processes for the management of key parish activities, ensuring accountability by employees and others.
  • Oversee capital fund drives, prepare and/or review operating and capital budgets prior to approval by the Pastor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Physical/Mental Requirements: Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.
Required Activities: Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking; handling; hearing; carrying; and keyboarding.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have a working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of the Diocese and Catholic Church; be in full communion with the Church.
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written; excellent human relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Exercise courtesy to fellow employees, parishioners, and the general public
  • Must be a self-starter; well organized; perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; punctuality is a must at all times; ability to travel locally as required.
  • Proficiency in computer technology to include word-processing, spreadsheets, and power point.
  • Professional bearing; clean and neat personal appearance.
  • Be able to work with volunteers.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background, criminal history, and credit history check.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in business, public administration, or finance from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years administrative and people management experience
  • Proven success as a first-line manager in a medium to large firm, Catholic Parish, or similar organization
Other/Preferred Skills:
  • Bilingual (English-Oodham) preferred
Covenants of Employment:
San Solano is a Roman Catholic religious organization and that all employees are expected to respect and conduct themselves in accordance with the values, teachings, and morals of the Roman Catholic Church and by Arizona state law. Under the "Zero Tolerance Policy", no one will be knowingly assigned or retained to serve in the Parish/Church/School when that person is determined to have engaged in the abuse of a minor or to have violated boundaries in dealing with minors.


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