St. Lukes Lutheran Church (LCMS) of Reno is seeking a Church Administrator. 

If you seek a challenging, fulfilling opportunity to help good things happen, this is for you!

When the right candidate is hired, the outcome will include professional leadership, in collaboration with Pastor Joshua Brown, support of a staff of five professionals and numerous church leaders (Council and Elders), and many caring volunteers.

We seek a very special person with the experience and drive to make a positive difference in our community through growing relationships in faith. If you want this positive impact through working and leading caring people, this is the opportunity for you. The ultimate outcome of a person successful in this position is the positive and professional growth, Up In and Out, and outreach of St. Lukes.

The demonstrated experience we seek includes:

  • The ability to deal with a variety of social situations with high integrity and honesty.
  • The ability to communicate straightforwardly and directly with empathy and compassion. Blunt when needed, but soft as well. There are a variety of personalities that need the kind of person to guide our growing church family.
  • The ability and flexibility to work with an older congregation, as well as all ages.
  • A great listener.
  • A demonstrably strong/commanding, yet friendly, personality.
  • Solid experience with operations, time management, accounting, and business processes.
  • Proven creativity in problem solving and human relations.
  • Strong examples of servant leadership.

Financial skills: Basic Accounting, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, etc.

Salary Range: $55,000.00

Benefits: Pay half of Health Insurance

Hours: Normally, Sunday through Thursday; flexibility for occasional special events, and on call

Lutheran affiliation,/St. Lukes Membership, not required.

How to Apply:

  • Email the following:
    • A cover letter stating why you are interested in this position and what you think you bring to the position. (Limit one page)
    • Resume of work history, education, and certifications (Limit one page)
  • To: Chuck Alvey, Search Committee Chair at
  • The process will include review of resumes, preliminary interviews, possibly testing in certain areas, and one or two final interviews. Due to the volunteer nature of the hiring committee members, much of this will happen on evenings and weekends, so may take some time. (2-3 months possibly)
  • Please, no phone calls. No lobbying by friends.