Student Minister (7th-12th Grade)

Kirk of the Hills Church
Jenks, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 05/03/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Student Minister

Kirk Crossing Church (Jenks, OK)


The Kirk is a 1600 member, multi-site church, located in Tulsa, OK. We are affiliated with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. We are seeking a Student Minister for our Kirk Crossing campus. This campus was launched out of a school in 2010, and moved

into an incredible new facility in 2014. The campus is located in a growing suburb of Tulsa (Jenks, OK) that attracts families with kids and youth because of the quality of the schools. Kirk Crossing reflects this demographic, welcoming over 300 worshippers most weekends, about half of which are under the age of 18. Needless to say, this is an incredible opportunity for someone who desires to serve students and families in ministry.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience, and at least three years of experience in student ministry (volunteer experience will be considered.) This person will have gifts in teaching students, developing leaders, and working with parents and other church staff.


Interested candidates are encouraged to read the job description (below) and check out our church at to determine if this might be a place you would like to serve. You can apply online at If you have questions about the job or how to apply, please contact Tammy Gill, Business Office Director, at or 918-494-7088.



To serve the church by leading all ministries for students (7th-12th grade) at our Kirk Crossing campus. This is a full-time position with benefits.




           1. Be a Leader

  • Work with the youth ministry team, staff, deacons and youth leaders to implement a ministry vision that is consistent with the vision of the church and contributes to the overall health and vitality of the church.

  • Grow in number and health the disciple-making opportunities for students

  • Implement a strategy for an outreach-focused, growing ministry.

  • Recruit and train adult volunteers who will take ownership in and

    participate substantively in programs and events.

  • Recruit and train student leaders who will take leadership roles and have a

    vision for growing the ministry by inviting their friends.

  • Regularly communicate to students, parents, leaders and staff, the long-

    term plans for the ministry, including regular discipleship opportunities and

    special events.

  • Work with student ministry staff at our Kirk of the Hills campus on joint

    events and discipleship opportunities.


    2. Disciple Students

  • Teach the Bible faithfully in a way that is compelling for students

  • Create events and environments designed for students to invite students.

  • Teach students how to share their faith and give them opportunities to


  • Lead students to become involved in serving within the church and



    3. Equip Families

  • Build and maintain quality relationships with parents through regular communication, connection and counseling.

  • Create opportunities for parents to learn how to disciple their teenagers.

  • Involve parents in the ministry as much as possible.

    Other Expectations

  • Attend staff meetings, training, and retreats, the work day begins at 8:30AM with staff prayer and regular attendance is required.

  • Establish and manage a yearly budget for the student ministry

  • Willingness to perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.


  • A personal and deep relationship with Jesus Christ and clear calling to serve him in the local church.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in student ministry (volunteer roles will

    be considered)

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • A love for students and families and the ability to teach the Bible in a

    compelling way

  • Must agree to the Essentials of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church

  • Must agree with the mission, values and vision of The Kirk

  • Weekend and evening hours required 

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