Job Description

TITLE: Director of Student Ministries 

REPORT TO: Senior Pastor

CATEGORY:  Ministerial Staff


LAST UPDATED: October 2017

Responsible for ministry to all youth and young adults in the church (beginning with 6th grade students): 

o Develop age appropriate ministries to reach all the youth and young adults in the church. 

o Equip, recruit, train, and lead adults to assist in reaching students in each age grouping for Christ.
o Develop and promote vital small group, congregational-size and celebration experiences. 

o Plan, schedule and coordinate large group meetings, retreats, trips, etc.
o Develop student and young adult leadership teams and opportunities to serve.
o Create and implement a cohesive plan for service and mission with Acts 1:8 in mind. Jerusalem (local), Judea (Regional), Samaria (Cross-Cultural) and to the ends of the earth (Foreign) .

o Oversee tracking of budget, receipts, deposits, petty cash and disbursements. 

o Oversee administration and fundraising needs for special events and projects.
o Handle all mailings related to the ministry.

Christ4Life, Right Flight and College-age:
o Recruit, equip and lead adult and student leaders for reaching students for Jesus Christ. 

o Developing vital small group, congregation and celebration experiences. 

o Plan, schedule and coordinate program activities, camps, etc. 

Internship Program:
o Recruitment and interview process for candidates and seek housing when necessary. 

o Training and equipping of the interns.
o Manage the internship program. 

Church-Wide Visibility:

o Serve as primary leader and communicator for a Sunday service targeted at young adults.
o Communicate the overall vision, goals and strategy of the youth and College-age ministries to the parents and church.
o Partner with parents to help them realize God’s dream for their child with the goal to produce youth who are authentic disciples of Christ reaching others for Christ with the purpose of evangelism and discipleship. 

o Assist the Senior Pastor in the implementation of the vision and goals for the

Chillicothe United Methodist Church. 

o Assist the Senior Pastor in providing care to the congregation 

Perform all other duties assigned by the Senior Pastor.