Pastor of Student Ministries

Date Posted: April 15, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Redemption Bible Church
Fresno, CA, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
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Redemption Bible Church (Fresno, CA)

Pastor of Student Ministries

The Big Picture

Redemption Bible Church (redemptionfresno.org), is seeking a Pastor of Student Ministries who is an entrepreneurial dynamic, catalytic leader motivated by a shepherd’s heart with a passion to lead, grow, and multiply disciples for the glory of Jesus Christ. The Pastor of Student Ministries is responsible for the disciple-making of 7th-12th grade students while giving oversight to Children’s and Young Adult Ministries in accordance with the mission, vision, and doctrine of Redemption Bible Church as established by the Elders.

Spiritual & Character Qualifications

  • Have a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a passionate, growing, personal relationship with Him.
  • Meet the biblical qualifications for an overseer (I Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9).
  • Possess the spiritual gifts of teaching (Romans 12:7), leadership (Romans 12:8), and administration (I Corinthians 12:28).
  • Natural catalyst with high sense of urgency, drive, and energy.
  • Pastoral heart of care and support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have a teachable spirit, humble heart, and willingness to be held accountable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High ability to handle confidential information.
  • Be a member of Redemption Bible Church upon employment.

Job Requirements:

  • Oversee, promote, and lead Jr. & Sr. High Student Ministries, regularly scheduled special events, etc.
  • Recruit, coordinate, disciple, and train a team of Student Ministry volunteers.
  • Serve as the primary biblical teacher and faithfully study, prepare and handle the Word of God.
  • Create, manage, and maintain responsibilities for the Student Ministries calendar.
  • Establish and maintain regular channels of communication with parents regarding Student Ministries.
  • Coordinate and lead quarterly meetings to inform and equip parents.
  • Support and equip parents through quarterly meetings, communication, and personal access.
  • Attend church services (including special services) and belong to a weekly Small Group.
  • Direct recruitment and training of leaders/helpers as needed for weekly activities and special events.
  • Develop a student leadership program for advanced discipleship and leadership.
  • Implement program management including security policies and procedures in support of weekly meetings and special events.
  • Plan and conduct periodic meetings to assess the needs of student families.
  • Work with applicable staff to cast a vision and expectation for each student to be discipled through various mediums (e.g., Small Groups, Vacation Bible School, summer camp, etc.).
  • Develop a consistent presence on school campuses, school-related groups, and community events.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Manage and steward SM budget and other resources.

Education and Experience

  • 3+ experience as a staff member in a ministry leadership capacity.
  • BA and seminary training preferred.
  • Full/Part time: Full time with benefits.
  • Reporting to: Lead Pastor.
  • Weekly Hours: 45+.
  • Compensation: commensurate with experience/qualifications.

How To Apply

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

  • Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor of Student Ministries at RBC?
  • Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor of Student Ministries at RBC?
  • In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of RBC?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online message to [email protected].