Director of Student Ministries at Lincoln Presbyterian Church
900 Douglas Rd. Stockton, CA 95207

JOB DESCRIPTION – Director of Student Ministries

LINCOLN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IS A FAITH BASED RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION

As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to respect the beliefs and tenets of the Christian faith as set forth in the ECO (A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians) Constitution.

I.         PURPOSE:
The Director of Student Ministries has the primary purpose of planning and running student ministries for grades 6-12 to help students develop a strong and well-rounded faith in Jesus Christ.

II.         QUALIFICATIONS:
·      Have an active and growing faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
·      Have a passion to see students and their families come to know Jesus Christ and have Him at the center of their lives
·      Have a love for students and their families
·      Be able to handle administrative tasks and responsibilities such as the organizing of youth events, trips, and consistent programming
·      Be able to teach students the Bible and inspire them to apply it to daily living
·      Have the ability to organize youth small groups and develop small group questions
·      Have excellent communication skills with volunteers, students, parents, church staff, and the overall church
·      2 years youth ministry experience
·      Have a 4-year college degree, theological education a plus

III.         RESPONSIBILITIES:
·      Organize and run weekly youth programming for students grades 6-12; plan or delegate the implementation of a weekly Bible lesson, games, small group time
·      Regularly communicate with church staff, volunteers, parents, students and the church as a whole about the youth ministries at Lincoln (such as Life @ Lincoln, church weekly update, church website, pulpit announcements, visual presence in social media, foyer, etc.)
·      Develop a 6 month or annual youth calendar in advance of seasonal programming and routinely communicate about key upcoming dates
·      Coordinate and attend church youth events which include but are not limited to mission trips, youth camps, local fun events such as bowling, movie nights, mini golf, water slides, holiday parties, etc.
·      Encourage the youth to be involved in broader church life events such as Trunk or Treat, Christmas light shows, garage sale, etc.
·      Meet with the Assistant Pastor of the church for feedback and mentoring
·      Attend weekly staff meeting
·      Recruit, train, and encourage youth volunteers and staff
·      Be proactive in being a champion for the youth
·      Be present in the lives of students (visit sporting events, volunteer on school campuses, coaching, help with a club, visit homes, etc.)
·      Be a prayer warrior for the youth ministries
·      Be flexible and creative in implementing what is needed for the youth program in cooperation with the church as a whole and direction from supervisor
·      Attend Sunday morning services to be present for youth and participate as needed
·      Keep students safe and implement healthy boundaries- provide volunteer background checks through Ministry Safe and fingerprinting in conjunction with LPC policies
·      Provide students and families with resources to help encourage the development of Christian faith on a daily basis
·      Participate in trainings, seminars, conferences, research, etc. for the purpose of programing, personal growth, spiritual and professional development
·      Provide a balance of age-appropriate discipleship and mentoring, evangelism to youth, service and missions, worship, fellowship and fun, large group and small groups, in order to encourage a well-rounded Biblical faith in Jesus Christ

IV.         REPORTING
The Youth Coordinator reports directly to the Assistant Pastor.

V.         REMUNERATION, TERM and TIME
The Director of Student Ministries is a fulltime employee with an expectation of 40 hours a week.See LPC’s General Terms of Employment.

Salary Range: 50-57K

Church Website: LincolnPres.org

Interested candidates contact: [email protected]

Address

Lincoln Presbyterian Church
900 Douglas Rd.
Stockton, California 95207

Contact

Justin Linscheid
209-639-1682
[email protected]

Website

lincolnpres.org

Location
900 Douglas Rd. Stockton, CA 95207
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
50-57K/Year
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Skills
Event Coordination
Pastoral
Teaching
Working with Adolescents
Industries
Church Ministry