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Blue Oaks Church

Student Ministries Director

Blue Oaks Church
Pleasanton, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/24/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Student Ministries Director will develop comprehensive Junior High and High School Ministry programs, establishing goals and implementing strategies through the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. He/She is responsible to contextualize spiritual growth and evangelism strategies for students in the East Bay. He/She will work with and develop the volunteers necessary to see that the Junior High and High School Ministry are adequately led and managed. It is expected that he/she will contribute to Blue Oaks Church through fellowship, encouragement, cooperation, and prayer support.


Job Duties & Responsibilities             

1. Teach

Develop a teaching team that will study for and teach:

  • at weekly junior high and high school services
  • at weekly junior high and high school bible studies
  • at various junior high and high school campus clubs
  • at volunteer meetings
  • at parent meetings and seminars


2. Pastor

Pastoring families, students and volunteers includes:

  • Ministering to students (one on one, school events, sports, etc)
  • Ministering to parents
  • Training, developing and celebrating volunteers
  • Campus visitation
  • Small group bible studies
  • Church services
  • Outreach events
  • Mission trips, camps, retreats, and day trips
  • Campus bible studies and/or clubs


3. Administrator

Administrative responsibilities include:

  • Budgeting
  • Weekly programming
  • Organizing mission trips, camps and retreats
  • Creating processes in Blue Oaks Online that assist in organizing Student Ministries
  • Marketing and communications


4. Developer

  • Create new ministry tools
  • Develop discipleship materials
  • Research curriculum for bible studies


5. Leader

Everything in our Student Ministry must be aligned with our Blue Oaks values, mission, vision and spiritual growth strategy.

  • Leading Student Ministry staff meetings
  • Recruiting, training and sustaining volunteer staff, including small group and ministry team leaders
  • Empowering small group leaders to follow-up and shepherd students
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, community leaders, teachers, and school administrators.

Job Qualifications

  • Meet the scriptural requirements for leadership in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus.
  • Show evidence of the fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5.
  • Possess training and development skills.
  • Must be able to lead a large group of volunteers, equipping them to do the work of the ministry.
  • Action and goal oriented.
  • Must excel in ministry commitment, conduct and professionalism.
  • Maintain ongoing equipping through self-study and/or seminar training.
  • Learner that keeps up to date on trends that affect youth culture.
  • Biblically sound and culturally relevant in teaching methods and mediums to reach students.