Title: Student and College Pastor (Downtown Campus)
Classification: Exempt, Salaried, Ministerial
Reports To: Downtown Campus Pastor
By contributing to Rivertree’s mission to help one another know Jesus by sharing the gospel and our lives, the Minister of Students will lead those involved with student and college ministries to make disciples and equip the church.
Take part in the life of the Church and grow strong Christ-centered friendships.
Maintain a healthy rhythm of work and rest, ministry and family.
Prioritize personal spiritual growth and vitality.
Collaborate with Campus Pastor and next-generation staff to design and implement the overall mission and vision throughout next generation ministries. (“Next-Generation Ministries” defined by birth-college)
Establish and oversee policies and procedures to promote a safe and secure ministry environment for students and college.
Recruit, select and train leadership and volunteers in all areas of student and college ministry.
Coordinate an effective communication network between students, volunteers, parents, church members and staff to promote awareness of student ministry opportunities.
Conduct appropriate follow up with students and families who visit the church or request ministry assistance.
Plan and administer budget line items that relate to areas of student and college.
Collaborate with other Rivertree Student Pastors to create shared events and experiences with student ministry including jointly held events, retreats, camps, etc.
Attend and support extracurricular activities of students involved with next generation ministries as opportunity allows.
Assume responsibility for the preparation and delivery of teaching during Sunday services in campus pastor’s absence.
Support and resource student and college ministry baptisms.
Other duties as assigned, especially in the area of Next-Generation discipleship.
Follower of Christ who relies on His wisdom and strength in fulfilling the call to serve in this position.
Must exemplify Christlike character.
College or seminary degree with an emphasis in student ministries or equivalent experience required.
Ability to plan, organize, direct and oversee ministry to students and families.
Capable of equipping lay leadership, volunteers and parents to successfully execute student ministry goals, programs and special events.
Skilled in interpersonal, written and oral communication.
Working knowledge of budgeting and forecasting.
Capable of administering policies, procedures and student and young adults ministry records.
Job involves stress related to growth, changes in work environment and exposure to various personal problems of students and families.
Job includes periodic local and non-local travel.
Job requires a combination of office and irregular hours.