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Prairie Heights Community Church

Director of Student Ministries (Grades 6-12)

Prairie Heights Community Church
West Fargo, North Dakota, United States

Date Posted: 04/16/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Church of the Nazarene
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Description

The Director of Student Ministries position exists to fulfill the mission of PHCC by increasing the impact for Christ on the lives of students in grades 6-12. The individual in this position will:

  • Love Jesus
  • Focus on students in grades 6-12
  • Understand and connect with student culture (grades 6-12)
  • Love all students, no matter their background, their imperfections, or the messy areas of their lives
  • Drive the vision for 6-12 grade student ministries at PHCC
  • Couple student ministry vision with that of the children’s ministry (infant to grade 5) to ensure success for all children and students
  • Oversee the implementation of student ministries vision (grades 6-12)
  • Act as a leader of leaders who is able to recruit, encourage, train, empower and challenge a volunteer leadership team
  • Communicate effectively in front of large groups of all ages


Personal Skills Needed

The Director of Student Ministries role will include:

  • Frequent interactions with others
  • A high orientation to listening to, understanding and working with a wide range of people
  • Handling multiple tasks or projects simultaneously
  • Creativity and innovation for the sake of reaching goals



The success of this position will be determined by the following:

  • The number of students participating in student ministry programming
  • The number of students who say “yes” to following the leadership of Jesus Christ in their lives
  • The number of students in volunteer leadership positions within Prairie Heights Community Church
  • The number of adult volunteer leaders trained and actively serving in student ministry environments



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience working with middle school and high school students
  • Experience as a leader who can accomplish results through people
  • Love for God and love for people
  • A commitment to personal, professional and organizational growth


Interested candidates should send email, cover letter and references to