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Cypress Church

Director of Student Ministries

Cypress Church
Galloway, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 04/06/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Wesleyan
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Student Ministries



Position Overview


The Director of Student Ministries is a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees Student Ministries of Cypress Church while creating an environment where students are encouraged to seek and follow God’s word, positively impact others, and grow spiritually through serving. The Director of Student Ministries will provide energizing teaching and leadership for adult leaders and students while maintaining a strong connection with parents.  He or she will set the spiritual intensity for Student Ministries, will have a strong work ethic and a team-oriented mindset.The leader in this position will thrive in a fast/flexible work environment and will measure success by what they equip adult leaders, students and student leaders to do to reach people for Christ.


 Observable Qualifications:

  • High capacity leader
  • A strong walk with Christ evident through spiritual fruit
  • Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
  • Experienced in developing and motivating adults and students to become leaders
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Cypress Church
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works well with others)


The Person we are looking for will have:

  • A passion and drive for evangelism and reaching the un-churched
  • Infectious optimism and sense of urgency
  • A high commitment to the local church
  • Ability to create and execute systems and plans for effective communication and growth in all aspects of ministry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Job Description:

  • Sets the spiritual intensity of Student Ministries
  • Primary communicator and leader of Student Ministries
  • Lead Student Ministries to align with the vision and mission of Cypress
  • Provide leadership for all student environments including services, special events, small groups, serving in the church and local and global outreach
  • Ensure the growth and health of all aspects of student ministries
  • Maintain and update the student ministry web page and social media accounts
  • Oversee the process for next steps in the discipleship process (for new students and believers)
  • Lead the engagement and communication with parents of students
  • Be culturally relevant and innovative in reaching students
  • Equip campus pastors with the strategy, systems and tools to execute student ministries at each campus
  • Set and oversee the student ministries budget
  • Attend weekly church staff meeting
  • Set quarterly goals
  • Other duties as assigned 

In order to be considered for this position:

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