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First Presbyterian Church of Edmond

Associate Director of Student Ministries

First Presbyterian Church of Edmond
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 07/06/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


To make disciples of Jesus Christ by leading the Student Ministry Department of First Presbyterian Church of Edmond under the pathway of "Gather, Grow, Go".



Directly to the Director of Student Ministries in regard to personal, professional, ministry matters; to the Student Ministry Committee of the Session of FPCE in regard to policy involving programs and ministry matters, and to the Personnel Committee regarding personnel policies. 



  • Oversee the entire student ministry from an administrative standpoint.
  • Connect with students of their gender outside of the church building walls through contact work, attending students’ games, recitals, award banquets, lunches, etc.  A ministry of presence.
  • Create warm and welcoming environments that enable relationships between students, as well as between students and leaders to form and take shape.  A ministry of connectedness and community.
  •  Administer and supervise, with the partnership of the Director of Student Ministries, programs and activities as determined with the Student Ministry Committee of FPCE.
  • Create opportunities that enable students to engage more fully with God, and to live out the reality that all of life is an act of worship.  A ministry of worship and mission.
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Kids Ministry in order to ensure a more connected and effective Emerging Generations Ministry at FPCE.
  • Oversee Student Ministry Sunday School programming and teachers.
  • Willingness to be stretched and grown in the field of youth ministry, and more importantly in their walk with the Lord.
  • Ensure effective training for staff as well as help facilitate training for volunteers.
  • Partner with parents of students by opening lines of communication and encouraging a ministry of presence for the entire family.
  • Participate in regular overall church staff meetings, Student Ministry Department meetings and Student Ministry Committee meetings.
  • Oversee and direct the training and ministries of paid interns.
  •  Attend the Sunday Worship service of First Presbyterian Church to encourage youth to follow their lead.
  • Participate in any additional duties as deemed necessary by ordained staff, Church Administrator, Student Ministry Committee, and/or the Session of FPCE.

Regular performance reviews will be conducted annually by the Director of Student Ministries in conjunction with the Personnel Committee and the Student Ministry Committee to assess personal goals and performance of job related responsibilities.



Email with a resume, statement of faith, and answer these questions 1. Describe a fulfilling work day? 2. Describe how "space" and surroundings create a welcoming context for students? 3. What’s a big bold thing that you’ve asked and expected God to do in your ministry in the past. Then how have you seen God meet or excede those expentactions? 4. What's your Myers Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) personality type? Then what are 2 of your favorite strengths/sweet spots and 2 least favorite things to do/weaknesses?