Lead Youth Pastor
Inspire students to love God and others more than themselves.
Qualifications:3-5 years minimum of leading or working in Student Ministry in a church setting. Preference will be given to those with experience in a large (1,000+), multi-site church.Seminary degree is preferred, but not required.Demonstrated ability to teach practical, Biblically based messages to large crowds of students. Submitting a link to a video of the candidate teaching is preferred.Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute retreats, camps, and mission trips accommodating large numbers of students & adult sponsors.Ability to lead & inspire staff, providing clearly communicated goals and expectations of progress.A demonstrated, growing, and personal relationship with Jesus.Married candidate is strongly preferred, but not required.
NOTE: While the Student Pastor is not expected to personally execute all these responsibilities and delegation is expected, the Student Pastor remains responsible for the outcomes of each of the following:Teaching a large group lesson to students on Sunday mornings.Recruiting, training, & appreciating volunteers in the Student Ministry.Leading & inspiring staff to accomplish goals, including Student Ministry staff at multi-site locations.Hiring summer interns and equipping them to serve as ministry leaders currently & in the future.Setting specific & measurable goals for the Student Ministry.Planning, leading, & executing retreats, camps, & mission trips.Identifying student leaders and using them as extensions to lead in the Student Ministry.Thinking ahead by structuring staff, weekly programing, & events for double digit growth.Making sure Student Small Groups run effectively & smoothly.Working the assimilation process to ensure new students are folded into the Student Ministry.Working with the lead pastor at other locations to evaluate & improve student ministry.