Careers

Come work with First Lutheran! If you're looking for a place where you can help to spread the Word of God while working with an incredible team of people, First Lutheran is the place for you! Check out our currently open positions below.

If you have questions about any of these positions, please contact Missy Froeber, at mfroeber@flcfargo.org or call 701.235.7389.

To apply:
Email resume and cover letter to Missy Froeber, at mfroeber@flcfargo.org or call 701.235.7389.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Receptionist/Registrar/Scheduler

First Lutheran Church Mission Statement:  “Our mission at First Lutheran Church is to bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ and to help them to grow in the Christian faith.”

Congregational Profile: First Lutheran is a 5000+ member congregation of the ELCA located in a downtown urban setting in Fargo, North Dakota.  Average worship attendance is around 1,000 a week.

Employment Status: Full-time position

Expectations: To be a welcoming face-to-face and on-the-phone presence that represents First Lutheran Church; to track registration, participation, and attendance for classes; and be of organizational support for the Family Life team.

Required Skills:
  • Is a person whose core purpose is to help people love God, others and self
  • Is a devoted Christian who is continually seeing to grow in his or her faith
  • Has a friendly and welcoming presence; positive attitude
  • Interpersonal and telephone skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in the midst of interruptions
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office and Constant Contact
  • A team player who can oversee the multi-layered effort of Family Life demands
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
DETAILED BREAKOUT of DUTIES
HOSPITALITY
  • Greet people in person and on the phone
  • Assist them in getting the information they need
  • Direct them to the proper department or person
REGISTRAR/SCHEDULER
  • Manage the FLC official calendar
  • Create and track registrations for events, classes, trips
  • Assist family life efforts as outlined below

DUTIES SPECIFIC to FAMILY LIFE
FaithTalk and Club 56
  • Make sure all families are registered and CMO is up-to-date
  • Track attendance and “Missed You” postcards
  • Create and populate classroom placements
  • Send out letters, postcards, emails, etc. in collaboration with the marketing efforts and Director of Children’s Ministry
  • Help communicate, organize and track attendance of Milestone events
  • Collect information from volunteer leaders (contact information, background checks)
  • Oversee supply purchases and inventories
  • Organize trip details (buses, accommodations, food, pricing, etc) that do not fall under the First in Missions Director
  • Help with substitute teacher list and usage
  • Work with Children’s Ministry Director for other efforts as needed
Servant Leadership Academy
  • Use Sign-up Genius to create and manage classes, send reminders, etc.
    • Create attendance sheets for each class
    • Enter attendance into master Excel document
    • Track pew views
    • Work with volunteer coordinator to fill and track student volunteer efforts
    • Collect and summarize evaluations of SLA classes
ACCOUNTABILITY
  • Is directly accountable to the Administrator, who reports to the Senior Pastor
  • Attends weekly staff meetings and weekly department meetings