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Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church

Director of Youth Ministries (Grades 6-12)

Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/16/2008
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Vacancy Announcement
Closing Date: July 30, 2008
Director of Youth Ministries
Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church
Durham, North Carolina
Background: Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Director of Youth Ministries position to provide successful leadership and vision for middle and high school students. Located near the East Campus of Duke University, the church serves a well-established and growing body of believers (i.e., 550 attending two Sunday services) seeking to actively demonstrate the forgiveness and love of Jesus Christ.
Job Overview: This individual will have primary programming and ministry responsibilities for (1) all aspects of the high school ministry, (2) work with an existing part-time middle school staff position, and (3) develop a comprehensive vision and sequence for middle and high school Christian growth.
This includes support to a dedicated cadre of 20 adult youth volunteers who are currently working with the 75 middle and high school students. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A JOB WITH GREAT ADULT SUPPORT AND INVOLVEMENT, THIS MAY BE THE PLACE FOR YOU!
Salary Range: $38,000 - $42,000, depending on experience and other qualifications.
Qualifications: All applicants should possess a minimum of an undergraduate college degree in an appropriate field of study. A minimum of 3 years in full-time paid youth ministry work is desirable. Please note that this is not an ordained position.
How To Apply: Completed applications should be sent via email to Artie Kamiya, Search Committee Chair, at and include the following:
1) Cover letter explaining why you want this position and your particular strengths.
2) One or two page narrative of your faith and relationship with Jesus, your past involvement in a local church, and your past experience with youth ministry.
3) A copy of your resume.
4) Names and contact information for three references (other than family, including at least one who is a former or current supervisor).
Deadline: The application deadline is July 30, 2008. However, we will be conducting interviews for noteworthy applicants that are received throughout this time period. For more information, please contact Artie Kamiya at (919) 818-6486.