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Atlee Church

Student Ministry Director

Atlee Church
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Student Ministry Director is responsible for creating and maintaining a healthy and effective ministry environment that will attract and lead students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. The Director will do this by creating and inspiring a team of leaders, partnering with parents, and prayerfully following where God is leading in the process.

In keeping with Atlee’s vision to “reach seekers, and equip believers to love God, love others, and serve the world” the student ministry will strive to reflect the same values.  The Director will be ever conscious that there are those students that are far from God that need to be reached.  At the same time, the Director must invest in those that are already believers so they can be equipped to reach those students far from God, and invite them in.  The Director will also provide service opportunities for the students, so that every student has an opportunity to change and invest in the community around them.


The Student Ministry Director should be ever building relationships with students, so that students can be ever building their relationship with God.    

Some of the duties for the position include, but are not limited to:

Reaching Seekers

  • Encouraging students to invite their friends to RISE

  • Building relationships with new attendees at RISE

  • Networking with schools and other student organizations to be involved with student activities.

  • Planning events where seekers are comfortable and encouraged to attend

  • Corresponding with students during the week

  • Develop a communication stream so that information is collected on every person that attends RISE


Equipping Believers

  • Plan weekly events that take students deeper into their relationship with God

  • Teach and encourage students to have conversations with other students about God

  • Provide small group environments where both believers and seekers can grow in their faith

  • Be a mentor to students and model a Christ-like lifestyle for them

  • Be a safe person for students to share their most confidential matters

  • Teach students how to resolve conflicts in a biblical manner

  • Teach students the truth found in God’s word



Other duties that will help develop students -

  • Plan and prepare retreat events (summer camp, winter retreat, lock-ins, etc) that will attract, encourage and inspire students

  • Continually build a team of leaders for small groups

  • Continually build a team of leaders to help with student events

  • Continually build relationships with parents and keep them involved and informed

  • Stay up to date on current trends and practices by reading, attending conferences, and networking with other leaders in student ministry

  • Keep yourself spiritually and physically fit for ministry


Staff relations, coordination/cooperation with other leaders, personal life 

  • Model and support church’s vision and core values

  • Keep staff and supervisors informed of projects and challenges

  • Attend staff meetings and functions

  • Protect the unity of church and pray for church leaders

  • Keep reputation and relationships in harmony with God’s Word

  • Commitment to family relations and healthy pace of life

  • Honor God with my resources, by giving tithes and offerings

Office Hours

The office hours are Monday – Thursday, 9am – 5pm.  Hours may be adjusted to accommodate events and plans during the week, as approved by the Campus Pastor.  

On Sunday morning the Student Ministry Director should arrive by 7:45 am.  A typical Sunday schedule is 7:45 am. – 12:00 noon, and 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  On Sunday mornings, the Director will be a team player, helping and assisting in a variety of ways, as needs arise. The Director should also use Sunday morning to look for new students, and be available to answer questions from students and/or parents.