Student Ministry Director

Woodside Bible Church
Troy, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 05/12/2018
Categories: Church Staff - Other
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Profile:


The role of the Woodside Student Ministry Co-Director, to lead the girls in the ministry, is to assist in developing and overseeing the middle school girls (grades 6-8) and high school girls (grade 9-12) at the Troy campus under the direction of the Troy Lead Student Pastor to accomplish the vision and purposes of Woodside Bible Church.


Skill Set:

Strong communicator with Biblical teaching and skilled at contextualizing concepts in a way students can understand. Possesses strong vision, organizational and shepherding skills. A team player who can relate to students, as well as work directly with families of Woodside Bible Church.


Experience Qualifications:

? A deep love for the Lord, a passion for the Bible, and compassion for people

?  Completed, or in process of completing, four-year bachelor’s degree

?  Demonstrates an understanding of family-centric, small group driven, student ministry

?  A team player who can relate and work alongside the other Troy Student Ministry Directors and under the direction and vison of the Troy Lead Student Pastor

?  A team player who can relate and work alongside the other Woodside Student staff from across the campuses under the leadership of the Central Director of Student Ministries

?  Able communicator who dynamically and accurately communicates Scripture to students in both small and large group settings

?  Ability to lead and develop female students and individuals in worship; in a small or large setting

?  Shows competency in leading out a worship rehearsal, team and set up

?  An understanding of the lives & culture of students, social media, and cultural trends

?  Ability to develop and adapt to the changing needs of the ministry as it grows

?  Ability to recruit, motivate and equip a multi-generational volunteer leadership staff

?  Agrees with the Statement of Faith, Constitution, Mission Statement, vision & philosophy of Woodside Bible Church

?  Agrees and abides with the philosophy, variables and non-negotiables of the Woodside Student ministry guides

?  Lives consistently with the moral qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 and Ephesians 4 & 5


Duties and Responsibilities:


General Duties:


? Fulfill the requirements and expectations of the Woodside Student DNA

?  Develop relationships through Godly living and love with staff, students, leaders, parents, the church, and the surrounding community

?  Participate in campus weekend service, special events, Woodside Bible Church staff retreats, & other primary Woodside Bible Church events

?  The director should not miss more than 5 Sunday mornings in a calendar year, 3 Wednesday evenings in a school year, and 3 Thursday evenings in a school year

?  The director must be present at all mandatory, multi-site student events, including but not limited to; the Oasis Winter Experience, Wake Fall Retreat, Woodside Students Hope Week

?  Spiritually build the families of Woodside and the student ministry through membership, baptism, evangelism, and discipleship

?  Hold consistent office hours, as well as intentional time with students, leaders and families outside of the campus location
?  Develop and execute ministries and experiences that are family-centered and fulfill the vision of Oasis and Wake, within the budget resources allocated for the ministry

?  Report directly to the Troy Lead Student Pastor


Specific Duties:


?  Lead a small group of either middle school or high school girl students

?  Shared responsibility of intentional discipleship of students & leaders

?  Attend Troy staff meeting

?  Attend monthly All Campus, All Staff Meeting & Multi-Site Student Ministry Staff Meeting

?  Fulfill multi-site responsibilities as set forth by Central Director of Student Ministries

?  Shared responsibility to provide congregational care (hospital visits/funerals/counseling) for female students in the ministry and their families

?  Shared responsibility of email communication, updating website information, & social media

?  Shared responsibility of preaching in various ministry settings

?  Shared responsibility of small group leader recruitment, training, development and appreciation

?  Shared oversight of planning & executing Sunday morning, Wednesday night, & Thursday night ministry elements and programming

?  Shared responsibility of planning, structuring, & executing events

?  Shared responsibility of planning, structuring and co-leading service projects, missions experience, and other ministerial initiatives

?  Lead the student worship team as you develop, shepherd and build relationships with them

?  Lead out planning and execution of worship responsibilities at the Troy Campus for Students


Spiritual Responsibilities:


? Ensure that all actions performed within the context of this job position accomplishes and furthers the mission, vision and values of Woodside Bible Church (Belong, Grow, Reach).

? Incumbent adheres to the Statement of Faith as established & approved by Woodside Bible Church.


Additional Notes:


The following are additional desired skills. None of them are required for employment. Fluency in any of them should be noted on resume:

  • Worship leading
  • Video editing (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere...)
  • Graphicdesign(Photoshop,Illustrator...) 

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