Mar 08, 2019

General Secretary

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full time Administrative

Job Description

The General Secretary is employed by the Executive Board of the Progressive National Baptist Convention Inc. as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Convention.  The President of the Convention supervises the General Secretary.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the Convention;

  • Executes the policies and programs of the Convention;
  • Makes periodic reports and/or submits reports as requested by the Convention, the Executive Board or the Executive Committee of the Executive Board;
  • Directs and supervises the operation of the Headquarters of the Convention (including hiring and discharge of staff, pursuant to the personnel manual);
  • Coordinates the preparation of the Convention’s budget;
  • Encourages stewardship (including the 1% support to Unified Budget) within the constituency of the Convention;
  • Represents the Convention when designated by the President of the Convention or the Executive Board (e.g. ecumenical affairs, public relations/communications);
  • Nominates an accountant for the office of the General Secretary (said nominee shall be elected by the Executive Board);
  • Coordinates the programs and work of all Committees by the Constitution and By-Laws or the Executive Board;
  • Serves as ex-officio (non-voting) member on all Boards, Agencies and Institutions of the Convention;
  • Monitors all finances and properties of the Convention, including its Boards, Agencies and Committees and the Nannie Helen Burroughs School;
  • Provides staff support to the President as required and requested;

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