Parish Administrator

Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration is seeking a full-time Parish Administrator (PA). This is a cornerstone position for the church, with oversight of church finances, database, human resources, and support of funds-development. The PA works directly under the Rector, and supervises a Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant, to create healthy organizational processes, support staff and volunteer leaders, and strengthen the overall operational vitality of the church.
A full position description is included here.


We seek candidates who are highly organized, confident with financial spreadsheets, effective communicators (written and oral), respectfully discreet, and emotionally intelligent. Strong personal character is a must, with humility, humor, and faith being important characteristics to demonstrate in the role. You don’t need to be an expert in every aspect of the job description on day one, but be willing to address gaps in your skills through deliberate inquiry and effort. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • Bachelors, advanced degree, and/or certification in business, accounting, church finance, management, or related field
  • Significant experience in an accounting/finance role in church or business environment
  • Significant experience leading or managing Human Resources for a church or small business
  • Experience of effective leadership of a team
  • Advanced computer application skills, particularly with Excel (e.g. graphing, pivot tables)
  • Familiarity managing databases

The position involves regular office hours, with one evening meeting typical per week. The position does not involve manual labor, though candidates should be able to lift and carry 20 pounds. Candidates from the Dallas/Fort Worth region are preferred; limited moving expenses are available. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


  • Compensation range from $70-80,000
  • Individual health insurance (full coverage)
  • Pension
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • Generous paid leave (professional development, sick, parental)

Letter and resume should be sent to the Rector, the Rev. R. Casey Shobe, care of the church, or to
Applications will be received through June 19.



Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration is now accepting applications for Bookkeeper. The Bookkeeper supports the financial administration of the church, reporting to the Parish Administrator, supporting a staff of 12, and working with a team of volunteer congregational leaders. The position is ¾ or 30 hours/week. In addition to a resume, candidates should submit an introductory cover letter explaining their interest and describing their qualifications.
A full position description is included here.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Financials
  • Payroll
  • Audit Assistance


  • Advanced bookkeeping skills
  • Knowledge of chart of accounts and fund accounting
  • Understanding of clean record-keeping with prior audit experience
  • Prior payroll experience with quarterly and year-end reporting to federal government
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to communicate with others when questions arise
  • Spirit of humility, honesty, and helpfulness


  • $35/hour
  • Individual health insurance (full coverage)
  • Pension
  • Generous leave policy

Candidates are invited email , to the attention of Fr. Casey Shobe, Rector, by July 8.