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K2 The Church

Children's Ministry Director

K2 The Church
Murray, Utah, United States

Date Posted: 06/06/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Please read the full job description.  Only Qualified Applicants Should Apply:



5-years experience in a large church (1000+ attendance preferred)

Experience leading paid staff and a large number of volunteers.

Passion for and experience in Children's Ministry.

Ability and willingness to relocate to Salt Lake City, UT.

Willingness to embrace the Vision, Mission & Values of K2 the Church 


Qualified Applicants Should send a resume to:  Dave Elshaug 


The purpose of the Children’s Director is to lead the Adventure Canyon (AC) ministry that sets children of all abilities on a fun, exciting, relevant adventure with God where their faith grows and get to develop a relationship with Jesus. Developing leaders that through relationship and ministry help every child & family come one step closer to Jesus. Creating opportunities & experiences to live out reckless faith in Jesus fleshed out through sacrificial love and service to those in need. 


Job Description



Oversight: Leads and cast vision to the AC staff and teams to ensure that they are effectively accomplishing their goals. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Responsible for the supervision of AC staff.  Oversees all events including outreach, child dedications, camps, family fun nights, etc. 
  • Communications -- frequent one-on-ones with direct report staff; conduct periodic communications sessions with AC team, volunteer staff and key leaders;  responsible for AC ministry communications to parents; liaison to Operations Director as it relates to any AC facility issues
  • Hold periodic training sessions.
  • Conduct periodic program reviews.


Program Development:  Ensures proper policies, procedures and training programs are in place to run an effective AC ministry.  Facilitate AC curriculum brainstorms and yearly curriculum planning meetings.  Coordinate and Plan child dedication.    Establish and work within annual department budget.  Review BG checks.



Provide leadership for the AC ministry by casting vision to all stakeholders.    Be a spokesperson to MGT for the AC ministry.  Teach Large Group on periodic basis.   Coordinate the AC Key Leader Retreat.   Coach staff and ensures that key AC leaders are providing coaching to volunteers.  This is done by providing regular constructive feedback on their performance.  Identify high potential individuals and mentor them to grow in their leadership capabilities.  Facilitate conflict resolution with all stakeholders along with managing formal incident reporting related to AC’s ministry.  



Represent the AC ministry and their activities when participating in Management discussions.  Keep other departments informed as to your department’s actions and make requests to others of needed resources in a timely manner.    Share resources with other departments to further the overall mission of K2, as needed.


Pastoral Care:  Shepherding, counseling, and offering Biblically sound wisdom for staff and K2 members.




Has been a practicing believer for a minimum of 10 years, with strong core biblical knowledge & spiritual maturity

Have the ability to train and lead leaders & large numbers of volunteers.

Have good communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to speak & teach to mid-large sized groups

Optimistic problem solver and makes decisions that thinks big picture

Previous experience in managing people in a secular or church environment.

Track record of serving and leading at a church. 

Ability to facilitate professional conflict resolution between staff, volunteers, families and children

Proven leadership skills and ability to train leaders and mentor others.

Ability to multi-task

Remain calm under pressure

Ability to cast vision and inspire people to action