Job Description

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church by the Narrows in Tacoma, Washington is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations to serve on our leadership team in a collegial, supportive, and creative environment.

We are an active, growing congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) with a mission to worship, witness, learn, serve, and reach out with words and deeds of love. 

This position will remain open until filled. Application must include cover letter and resume addressing position requirements. Send to: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church by The Narrows, 6730 North 17th Street, Tacoma, Washington, 98406 or email to:

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Lead Pastor, this person carries out specific tasks and responsibilities in church administration, financial management, personnel, business operations, facilities and risk management in accordance with church policies. This is a part-time position with a 0.70 FTE (full-time equivalent). Annual salary of $46,000-$52,000 depending on education and experience. Generous benefits package, including Medical/Dental and Retirement. 

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  • B.S./B.A. or higher in business or public administration or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience relevant to the position 
  • Project management
  • Self-directed
  • Organizational ability
  • Financial/Accounting competence
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong personal accountability, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills to work with wide variety of people and groups
  • Advanced computer and analytic skills with knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Other Information

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church by the Narrows does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, the presence of any physical, mental, or sensory disability, honorably discharged veteran status, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.