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HBUMC is hiring an Executive Director

The Executive Director at Hayes Barton Methodist Church is responsible for ensuring the operational soundness, proper investment in and value of employees, and financial health within the church.


About Hayes Barton UMC:

Hayes Barton United Methodist Church (HBUMC), located in the heart of the Five Points Neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, NC is a vibrant and connected faith community that strives to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. Hayes Barton UMC is continuously growing in our relationship with God and our understanding of God's word, and confidently reaching out in mission to our community and our world.


Hayes Barton UMC supports many energetic ministries that appeal to all generations, including a variety of spiritual formation classes, small group connections, a dynamic music ministry, and international and domestic mission opportunities.


Job description:

The Executive Director will oversee campus facilities, including the parsonage and grounds, ensuring proper maintenance practices and adapting to evolving needs. Duties and Responsibilities include maintaining and updating policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with current best practices and legal requirements. Additionally, the Executive Director position will be responsible for supervising the finance, stewardship, maintenance, security, IT support, communications, space management, human resources, and administrative support functions, ensuring efficient operations and adherence to policies. This position is also responsible for providing leadership and guidance to staff, lay leaders, and contractors, in building a cohesive team that supports the spiritual and operational needs of the church.


This hybrid work position has a duty station in Raleigh, NC. 


Qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, human relations, or a related field, with direct relevant experience considered.

  • Proven experience in organizational management, operations, and human resources, preferably in a religious or nonprofit organization.

  • Strong leadership experience with demonstrated ability to bring out the talents of others through supervision, mentorship, and fostering a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and excellence.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect with diverse individuals and groups.

  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Experience simultaneously managing multiple operational functions.

  • Familiarity with church governance structures, United Methodist policy, and relevant legal compliance.

  • Commitment to personal and professional growth, seeking opportunities for continuing education and staying current with trends and developments in finance and operations

  • Experience in staff supervision and management


Top benefits or perks:

  • Salary Range:  $90,000-100,000, based on credentials and experience

  • Benefits: Health care insurance, dental and vision insurance optional, Retirement plan

  • Work schedule: Hybrid/flexible work schedule

  • Engaging team members

  • Hybrid work environment

  • Established media presence

  • Supportive staff and congregation



Raleigh, North Carolina; Five Points Neighborhood. 


Contact/application information:

Resumes with a cover letter addressed to Sherry Thomas, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair should be submitted to:


Posting will remain open until filled.

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