Student Ministry Director

  • Menlo Church
  • San Mateo, CA, USA
  • May 14, 2019
Full time Youth/Student Pastor/ Director

Job Description

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Our San Mateo location is looking for a strong leader to step into the role of Campus Student Ministry Director. (The current Director is moving into the role of Central Ministry Leader for Students.) With a weekly campus attendance of 1,300 people, a dynamic campus staff, a generous budget, a world-class volunteer team, and central supporting staff in areas such as programming, administration, supplies, & special needs, the next San Mateo Student Ministry Director will be equipped to thrive as a pastor and leader. The Student Ministry Director will have a passion for student ministry and work to lead an integrated ministry that partners with parents and the broader church family to successfully launch students into a lifetime of faith in Jesus Christ.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement the Menlo Students strategy that draws students to Menlo Church and guides them into discipleship to Jesus
  • Recruit, train, and lead volunteer leaders
  • Oversee weekly student worship experiences for a Wednesday evening program
  • Oversee Student Ministry Life Groups
  • Build a relational & effective Student Ministry Team, including student leaders, Life Group leaders, and a volunteer worship/tech team
  • Plan and organize events and camps as needed
  • Work collaboratively with other San Mateo campus staff for an integrated ministry to all ages
  • All other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in Student Ministries with at least 2 years of experience
  • Experience in building and leading teams
  • Ability to multi-task with high energy, strong interpersonal skills, and positive attitude
  • Team player and team builder with a focus on the vision of the whole church
  • Efficient time management skills, with the ability to balance numerous requirements.
  • Ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently as well as, part of a team
  • Demonstrated ministry leadership experience in a large, multifaceted church
  • Strong administrative, leadership and relational skills
  • Ability to use Excel, Fellowship One, Pro-Presenter, Mail Chimp, Word and Planning Center online
  • Experience overseeing and developing both staff and lay ministry teams
  • Very strong written and spoken communication skills