Assistant Pastor/Director of Student Ministries



Advertiser
New Providence Presbyterian Church
Job Type
Youth/Student Pastor
Location
New Providence, New Jersey
Salary Details
We offer a competitive salary with full benefits and potential for relocation and housing support.
Contract Type
Full-Time
Hours per Week
40
Closing Date
04/30/2024
We are seeking an Assistant Pastor/Director to lead, plan and execute?all aspects of student ministries serving over 130 students in grades 6-12. They will shepherd the spiritual formation of students within our church and the surrounding community.

Job Description

What you will do:
Invest in the discipleship of Middle and High School students through prayer, relevant and in-depth Biblical teaching, engagement, and leadership development.
Create opportunities for impactful spiritual growth and ultimate discipleship that support students to develop and nurture their individual faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
Cast a spirit of hope and joy that contributes to a flourishing church dedicated to its mission to grow disciples.
Build relationships with and provide pastoral care to students and their families.
• Enhance the intergenerational dynamic with the congregation by creating ways for students to engage in congregational life.
Manage all student ministry-related communication including newsletters, emails, website content and social media ensuring ministry stakeholders are routinely updated.
Engage and recruit an active pipeline of trained volunteers who can faithfully serve and support our ongoing activities and student outreach programs.
Create, manage and oversee budget alongside Lead Pastor, Elders and Finance Team.
What you need to have:
Passion for and calling to disciple students and partner with families.
Maturity as a Christian and professional.
Significant Biblical teaching experience including Reformed theology and alignment with the ECO Essential Tenets.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with counseling and outreach experience.
• The ability to be a self starter with a conscientious work ethic.
• A collaborative spirit and a proven team builder and partner with others.
Demonstrated abilities in administration including computer skills, attention-to-detail, multi-tasking, organization, and oversight to manage programs, events, and trips etc. integral to Student Ministries.
Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience serving in student ministry in a church/ministry setting or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Position may be an Assistant Pastor or Director depending on Education/Ordination.
More about the position:
• This full-time position reports to the Lead Transitional Pastor/Head of Staff with a competitive salary based on the applicant’s education, skills and experience. 
• The comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision for families and individuals, life insurance, a generous vacation, personal days and holiday policy, the provision to WFH on select days, continuing education opportunities and the potential for housing and relocation assistance for the successful candidate. 
• Additional benefits are available for ECO-ordained candidates including Assistant Pastor title. 
• Candidates not ordained within ECO would be designated as a Director. 
• A part-time Student Ministry Assistant is a direct report to this position.

How you apply:
Please email the following to hrteam@thecornernj.com:
1. written cover letter/video including:

  • a description of your faith journey/relationship with Jesus Christ and your daily discipleship practices
  • details about 2-3 experiences that would be directly applicable to this role
  • your view on the essentials for deep and abiding spiritual formation in students
  • your view of the most joyful and compelling elements of ministering to students

2. current resume outlining your relevant education, experiences, and qualifications.

NOTE:  Academic, Professional and Personal References will be requested during the final hiring stages.

Organization Description

• NPPC is a multi-generational church that seeks to help people discover, embrace, and share the life-transforming hope of Jesus Christ.
• One of NPPC's strengths has been the ability to serve the membership and community through vibrant ministries for all ages. This investment starts with an on-site Preschool and Kindergarten, through a flourishing Children's Ministry and Student Ministry, adult ministry, outreach ministry, local and international ministry, teaching and small group prayers, and a vibrant music ministry. 
• Currently, NPPC has ~600 members who live in New Providence and many of the surrounding communities. 
• Learn more about us at New Providence Presbyterian Church.  NPPC is a member of the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO).

 

New Providence Presbyterian Church

Application Questions

1.  Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
2.  Do you have 5+ years’ experience serving in student ministry in a church/ministry setting or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience?
3.  If not already living in the area, are you able to relocate and reside in New Providence, NJ or the surrounding area?
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