Vacancy • Cathedral Administrator (General Manager)

St Paul's Cathedral from Flinders Street Station

St Paul’s Cathedral is seeking to appoint a Cathedral Administrator (General Manager) to support the Dean and Chapter by leading and coordinating the administrative and business functions of the Cathedral.

St Paul’s is Victoria’s most visited sacred place, listed on the Victorian Heritage Register (HO18). It is a stunning neo-gothic building requiring continuous maintenance. The Cathedral is open every day of the year for worship, for diocesan, congregational and community activities. Every year, St Paul’s welcomes more than 78,000 worshippers and around 500,000 visitors. The Cathedral has three Sunday congregations, alongside fifteen weekday congregations.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with significant experience in facilities operations and as a supervisor/manager. The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. The post holder will have a key role in the life and mission of the Cathedral and be central to the implementation of its vision.

The Cathedral Administrator (1.0 FTE) will contribute to the Cathedral’s operation in the following key areas, as well as any other areas of responsibility as outlined in the position description and as agreed with the Dean.

  • Coordinating the Cathedral’s business and trading operations to ensure surplus or profit operations in order to fund the Cathedral’s outreach and ministry
  • Delivering efficient maintenance and upkeep of the Cathedral’s fabric and facilities in consultation with the Cathedral’s Surveyor of the Fabric to preserve our landmark buildings for future generations
  • Coordinating the Cathedral’s non-liturgical operations in collaboration with Cathedral Office staff.

Applications should be directed to the Dean’s PA, Joel McFadyen, by email or by post at St Paul’s Cathedral, 209 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia. Applications need to be received by 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time on 10 February 2023 in order to be considered.

The successful applicant will need to provide a current Working with Children Check and current Police Certificate prior to commencement, in line with Diocesan Professional Standards Requirements.

A copy of the Position Description can be found here.