The Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, California, (north San Diego County) is seeking to hire a full-time Director of Student Ministries, which serves middle school and high school age students, and young adults.
The Director must be a committed, mature disciple of Jesus Christ, who will inspire others, especially students and their families, to follow Jesus for life. The Director shall: lead and teach at Sunday, midweek, and special student gatherings; cultivate strong relationships with the students and families of the Church, as well as community and ministry partners; supervise student ministries staff; assist in providing pastoral care to students and their families; help to lead camps and mission opportunities; work collegially with other church staff and volunteer leaders; and provide administrative leadership of the operations of student ministries. The successful candidate will have acumen in building and inspiring intergenerational teams and partners, a “people person” with a strong EQ (Emotional Quotient), adept as a student and teacher of Scripture, able to work in a fast-paced environment, but keen on when to pray and discern. The Director is to be a listener, a collaborator, and professional in demeanor while being able to relate to students, families, church staff and leaders of all ages and of all backgrounds. Additional preferred and desired skills set, or a willingness to learn, include: strategic planning and execution, budget development, program review, conflict resolution/management, and risk mitigation.
Qualifications: Minimum high school graduate, preferred associate’s/undergraduate degree; two to five years related experience; theological training or degree a plus.
Visit villagechurch.org to learn more about the congregation. Confidential inquiries or to submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae or résumé, along with three professional/academic letters, contact Rev. Dr. Neal Presa at [email protected] or 858- 756-2441, ext. 104.
Village Community Presbyterian Church
PO Box 704
Rancho Santa Fe CA 92067-0704
Job Type: Full-time