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Lakeside Baptist Church

Minister of Students

Lakeside Baptist Church
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 06/05/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Position Title:                          Minister of Students

Reports To:                              Minister of Education & Senior Adults

Date Prepared/Revised:          January 2013


Principle Function


Responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and balanced educational ministry for all Students (Grades 7-12) through programs, special ministries, and fellowship opportunities. 




Possess a genuine love for students and exhibit the ability to relate to their everyday life situations. Ability to plan, organize, train, and supervise program and event leaders. Provide Christian counseling to both parents and students on contemporary issues.  A seminary degree is preferred.  However, total ministerial experience will be considered. 




Specific List of Responsibilities


•     Work with the Student Leadership Team to implement a comprehensive Student

Ministry that fulfills the five purposes of the church:  Worship, Fellowship, Evangelism, Ministry, and Discipleship under the umbrella of the education/discipleship ministry of the church


•    Develop, implement, lead, and evaluate a comprehensive student education program.


•    Develop and oversee a separate Middle School Ministry that targets the needs of our students.


•    Be aware of and incorporate cutting edge approaches in Student Ministry designed to grow and mature students at Lakeside Baptist. 


•    Guide in the selection, enlistment, and training of teachers and leaders for the Student Ministry including the Senior High Ministry (Grades 9-12) and Middle School Ministry (Grades 7-8). 


•    Develop and formulate an annual budget for the Senior High and Middle School Ministries.


•    Supervise the Associate Minister to Students as he directs the Middle School Ministry.


•    Model a lifestyle that is honoring of Christ and personally evangelistic.


•    Oversee the utilization of the Family Life Center in regards to hosting recreational events.


•    Plan and lead evangelic and mission efforts for the Student Ministry.


•    All other duties as assigned by the Minister of Education & Senior Adults.