Director of Student Ministries

$40,000 - $50,000 yearly
  • Advent UMC
  • Feb 09, 2019
Full time Next Gen Director Youth/Student Pastor/ Director

Job Description

Purpose: Primary responsibility for leading a thriving Youth Ministry program driving the spiritual formation and growth of Advent United Methodist Church students (Grades 7th-12th).

Advent UMC is seeking our next full-time Director of Student Ministries who will continue to shepherd, nurture and grow Advent Student Ministries program.  Our overall Church mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.  At Advent we embrace this mission and believe that students are not only the church of tomorrow; they are the church of today.  We strongly believe that it is our mission to pour into the lives of our youth and their families, while emboldening and empowering them to be disciples within and outside our church walls.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in reaching and inspiring youth, ages 12 – 18, during their formative years of Christian discipleship.  We seek a mature, positive and enthusiastic yet humble leader who can work effectively as part of a team.  The Director will oversee weekly youth programming and special events for our current group of 200+ students and 60+ adult volunteer leaders, while building relationships with youth within and outside Advent UMC. In addition, the Director will serve as a mentor to our Assistant Director of Student Ministry, and both will be responsible for recruiting and equipping our team of adult volunteers.  The Youth Ministry team also includes the Director of Contemporary Music, who oversees, mentors and influences the Cross youth band and Crescendo youth choir.

The Director should have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to living and modeling a godly lifestyle inside and outside of church. S/he should have at least a college degree, coupled with relevant experience and a demonstrated passion for Youth Ministry.