Application for the Assistant Director of Operations

Southlands is a community on mission. In order to fulfill the mission that the Lord has called us to, Southlands is looking to hire a highly qualified person for a new position titled the Assistant Director of Operations.


Assistant Director of Operations


  • Report to and work with Executive Pastor on all projects and tasks related to church operations 
  • Assist the Executive Pastor in scheduling and organizing key church events (Elder’s Planning, Elder’s and Wives Retreat, Elder’s and Wives Christmas Party)
  • Liaison with outside parties that rent space from Southlands Church (both Brea and Chino)
  • Serve as the CCB expert for Southlands Church and maintain the church database
  • Assist the Executive Pastor in serving the congregation leaders
  • Assist the Executive Pastor in coordinating Directional Team Meetings (preparation, scheduling, etc.)
  • Provide oversight for the Southlands Brea serve team captains
  • Supervise the Southlands Church Administrator
  • Work with Executive Pastor to oversee facilities & schedule building use
  • Oversee Sunday morning operations
  • Plan, organize and supervise Brea events


  • Strong evidence of Christian maturity 
  • Passion for Jesus’ Church and His people 
  • Exceptional relational skills 
  • Significant work experience working in management, administration and/or event planning 
  • Healthy relational boundaries 
  • High “EQ” Emotional Intelligence
  • Exemplary administration, planning and organization skills 
  • Ability to foresee and coordinate the various components that go into event  
  • Ability to recruit, train, and thank volunteers and volunteer teams  
  • Ability to be led, take direction and quickly respond to feedback
  • Ability to supervise, support, and lead the Southlands Administrator 
  • Ability to be a self-directed in managing time and tasks 
  • Able to effectively communicate with church elders and staff, church members, outside vendors and members of the public with the appropriate information and tone 
  • Proficiency in database systems, GSuite or Microsoft teams 
  • Ability to learn new tasks, systems, or technologies quickly 
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or further higher education 


  • 40 hours per week
  • Salary 
  • Medical and Dental insurance, 403B



Please click here to view and complete an online application.

Applications are due no later than Sunday, September 28th.


Contact Kristine Nethers, Southlands HR Director, at