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Minister to College Students

Grace Pointe Church
Naperville, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/29/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:



Mission: To make as many students as much like Jesus Christ in the shortest time possible.


Core Values: The Word is the filter | Pray at all times | Go to grow | Love shapes character

Ministry through relationships | Enjoy the journey | Hold nothing back


Description: The minister to college students is first and foremost focused on relationships. All ministry is relational, and student ministry even more so. Spending time with students and consistently pointing them to Christ must always remain a priority. An equal priority, though, is developing and directing a dynamic team of volunteers and ministry partners who can multiply the relational impact of the ministry. Responsibilities in the college ministry represent an exciting opportunity to pioneer and develop new ways to engage and reach students with the gospel and help them to grow deeper in their faith at a pivotal time in their lives.




ü  Serve within the context of the student ministry mission and values, and live with deep personal alignment to those values.

ü  Assist the PoSM in providing overall leadership and guidance to the student ministry.

ü  Exercise appropriate leadership within the church as a whole, and participate in church-wide events and ministry opportunities.

ü  Regularly attend, participate, and provide leadership for all college ministry programming.

ü  Engage, disciple, follow-up and build relationships with students, both within and beyond the context of regular ministry programming and activities.

ü  Provide consistent leadership for the college ministry.

  • Recruit, train, equip, oversee, and follow-up regularly with volunteer leaders.
  • Help plan, organize, and execute seasonal ministry events.
  • Network and build relationships with local colleges, universities, and college ministries.
  • Strategize, dream, and develop new ways to engage students and build the college ministry.


Responsibilities (continued):


ü  Teach regularly in various settings (large group and small group).

ü  Serve as a leader for seasonal ministry events, retreats, and camps.

ü  Attend weekly student ministry meetings.

ü  Attend monthly all-staff meetings.

ü  Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the PoSM.


Immediate Supervisor: Pastor of Student Ministries


Schedule: 20 hours / week, flexible office hours


Compensation: Negotiable


Additional Expectations:


  • Leadership
  • Relationship building
  • Teaching
  • Communication
  • Pioneering
  • Enthusiasm
  • Teachable spirit
  • Organization
  • Discernment
  • Integrity
  •                         Godly character