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First Baptist Church

Student Pastor

First Baptist Church
Midland, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/24/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


An Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Title



Minister of Students



Reports To

Date Written


Business Administrator




GENERAL SUMMARY (What is done and why)


Individual is primarily responsible to plan, promote, coordinate, and administer the Student Ministry involving students in 7th grade through College.  Reach, teach, minister, bear witness of salvation in Jesus, worship and interpret the work of the church.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Majority of duties performed, but not meant  to be all inclusive nor prevent other duties from being assigned as necessary.)


  • Develop and lead in providing a vision for Student Ministry that collaborates with the vision of the Church.  Evaluate progress of the vision a minimum of two times a year through surveys given to students, parents and volunteer leadership


  • Enlist, train, and develop volunteer leadership in the Student Ministry.


  • Serve as resource person for volunteer leadership concerning teaching materials, media, and available ministry tools.  Aid in securing resources for Student Ministry when needed.


  • Work with Grade Teachers and Leaders to minister to the needs of every teenager on our Sunday School Roll, plus each visitor, and prospective member.


  • Lead out in helping parents disciple their students.


  • Lead in the development and coordination of an evangelistic outreach ministry at all times.


  • Coordinate the planning, and implementation of ministry experiences to provide students and families an avenue to be Ministers of the Gospel.


  • Work with student staff members to establish a team and to establish accountability for how the team will model Jesus Christ.


  • Prepare, submit and administer the budget for Student Ministry.


  • Be the staff administrative director of college ministry planning by working with a volunteer team to carry out the college ministry.


  • Support the ongoing ministry of the church and lead by example through faithfulness in tithing and worship attendance.


  • Develop personal spiritual growth through a regular program of prayer and Bible study.


  • Accept any other responsibilities assigned by the Business Administrator and the Pastor.





KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Minimum education, experience, technical and communication skill levels and licenses/certifications normally required to perform the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills. 
  • Adequate interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Must be a baptized Christian specifically recognized by the Church, and be in agreement with the accepted theological doctrines of the Church. 

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree.


WORKING CONDITIONS (Typical working conditions associated with this type of work and environmental hazards, if any, that may be encountered in performing the duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Internal: Work is normally performed in a climate controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.). No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.

External: Almost no outside travel is required.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS (The physical effort generally associated with this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Work involves standing and walking for brief periods of time, but most duties are performed from a seated position. Work may include occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying objects weighing up to 20 pounds such as files, documents, and computer printouts. Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboard at a moderate skill level.


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS (Positions with which incumbent has contact and the reason. Peers are employees with similar authority and decision making responsibilities who may or may not report to the same manager.)

Supervision of Others:

  1. Work directly with all education ministries to promote family ministry in the church.
  2. Responsible to the Personnel Committee as covered in the Personnel Committee duties.