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Blackhawk Church

Director of Elementary Ministries

Blackhawk Church
Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 04/08/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Blackhawk is a multi-venue, multi-site church looking for someone to lead our rapidly growing elementary ministry. The primary responsibility of this person is to cast vision, plan and lead staff and volunteers who have a passion for ministering to children – helping them become life-long followers of Christ. The ideal candidate will bring clear visionary leadership to the position, and should have the proven ability to build and develop volunteer teams.

Blackhawk Church is located in Madison, Wisconsin’s capital city. This Big Ten university city provides an exciting element of diversity on our teams and a unique blend of ages in the congregation.

•In collaboration with Next Gen Teams, maintain a clear vision for Elementary Ministries at Blackhawk Church
•Develop annual ministry plans and budgets
•Supervise Elementary Ministry staff
•Identify and equip leaders to lead volunteer ministry teams
•Oversee volunteer application and approval process

•Be a stable, mature, growing disciple of Jesus Christ
•Interpersonal management skills – able to supervise, encourage and coach others
•Strong leadership, organizational, and time management skills
•Shall seek to grow and expand spiritually and professionally

•Has a minimum of BS/ BA degree. Some theological training preferred
•Has 5+ years of experience leading and developing teams
•Is in concert with Blackhawk’s Mission, Values, and Statement of Faith
•Has a solid track record of success in the areas of managing people and projects
•Has experience in thinking strategically and is able to anticipate and initiate change

Compensation is dependent on experience. Visit for an application. Email or mail a cover letter, resume and the completed application to:

Laura Bruess
9620 Brader Way
Middleton, WI 53562