Job Openings

Position Available:

UUFD is seeking applicants for a part-time office manager position to begin in October 2018. 


Time:  Approximately 15 hours per week in two-three shifts, two of which must be daytime; flexibility in determining schedule with the minister. 

Prerequisite Skills & Disposition:  Applicants must be reliable, self-directed, patient, well organized, able to multi-task, set priorities, and be flexible. Skills necessary in computer literacy including Word, Excel, Publisher, database, e-mail and social media (Facebook and Website). Familiarity with Quick Books, Mailchimp or other CRM email system is a plus.

Duties:  Coordinate priorities and time lines with minister and board of trustees.  Duties vary by week; Examples of typical tasks include:

  • typing (letters, bulletins, contracts, newsletters, etc.),
  • prepare and send out UUFD weekly e-news, church office e-mail,
  • log and return phone calls made to church office,
  • collect and summarize information for monthly newsletter and production,
  • respond to and make contacts for those who inquire about UUFD,
  • maintain local, state, and national organization memberships and mailing lists including Email lists, Directories and Congregational Records,
  • assist Accountant, Treasurer and Board members with financial tasks, accounts, and budgets,
  • schedule building use with internal groups and outside rentals,
  • order building supplies, check and distribute mail, bulletin board postings,
  • filing and special projects (ex: Worship Training materials, Policy Manual)

Current compensation rate:  $15.25 per hour.

Deadline: Applications must be received by

Applicants please send letter of interest and resume including three references to:

Beth Schewe
UU Fellowship of DeKalb

158 North Fourth St.

DeKalb, IL 60115

OR email information to

 For more information, call the UUFD church office, 815-756-7089.