” And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, administrating, and various kinds of tongues.” ( I Corinthians 12:28)
As parishes grow and develop and as the supply of available priests shrinks, more and more responsibility falls to the priesthood of the laity. The article below, though Protestant in tone, has much to offer in terms of sage counsel and general guidelines for establishing and empowering this position. The highly regarded and reputable National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) makes this document available on its website.
The 10-page PDF version of the document is available here: ParishManagerAdministrator