The Tacoma Corps of The Salvation Army is seeking a FT Business Administrator. Please see the attached job description for more details. If you are interested in the details of this position, please submit your resume and any other relevant materials to the email address associated with this posting.
Corps Officers of the Tacoma Corps
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in the field of Business, Accounting, or in a related field
- Minimum three years of supervisory experience
- Management and development experience preferred
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Business Administrator will be responsible for personnel matters, program development and coordination, and general management of the administrative portion of Salvation Army Tacoma Corps Services. The Business Administrator is directly accountable to the Corps Officers for all matters of Business and Development.
Accounting, Finance, Budgeting:
Social Service Department:
- Supervise Program Support Administrator
- Work with Program Support Administrator and other key staff in preparing proposals for funding
- Ensure that The Salvation Army-Tacoma Corps is operating in compliance with all contracts for service in all departments
- Manage the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the Corps Officers
- Supervise Food Bank and Shield Director
- Work with Department Head in the daily operation of the Food Bank, including Warehouse supervision;
- Jarvie Emergency Family Lodge and Social Service caseworkers
- Work with Food Bank and Shield Director to develop innovative programs based on community need
- Work with Food Bank and Shield Director on Seasonal Assistance Programs
- Seek funding opportunities and write grants within The Salvation Army Northwest Division guidelines
- Work with Program Support Administrator regarding donations and donor records
- Work with Corps Officer on capital campaign and building project
- Serve as primary contact for media and public relations for social service, disaster services, Local Community Church groups, non-profits, businesses, City & County officials.
- Develop relationships in the surrounding community
- Assist with Advisory Board development and Board fund raising activities
- Oversee a disaster services plan in collaboration with other community organizations
- Supervise the maintenance management of the Corps Buildings, Center for Social
Services Shelter and vehicles
- Deal with necessary repair items through contact with vendors or request of
- Complete and submit necessary paperwork and procedures in acquiring property and
The Business Administrator will be responsible for all issues of local HR management. These duties can be generally defined but not limited by the following
Working with respective Department Heads:
- In hiring and termination of staff in positions under Business Administrator's supervision
- Interview candidates for job openings
- Select top candidate and recommend for hiring
- Process disciplinary action paperwork leading to requesting approval to terminate employees when necessary
- Coordinating training as needed for employees
- Oversight of confidential personnel and PTM records
- Plan and implement staff meetings to be held on a regular basis
- Deliver appropriate employee disciplinary actions for employees, when necessary
- Ensure that the Driver set up and training series is carried out
- Ensure that the PTM program is being carried out
- Participate in review of Annual Employee Evaluations
- Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis
- Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead
- Ability to operate telephone
- Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer
- Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. (usually file boxes
- Ability to access and produce information from a computer
- Ability to understand written information
Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.
The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Salvation Army is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified job applicants, job candidates, and employees with disabilities to ensure they enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities and benefits of employment as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO is the Law.