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We are excited that we are expanding our ministry staff team!

Thank you for your interest in partnering with us in ministry.


To see available opportunities, please see below.

Director of Students/ Pastor of Students

Job Brief

 

As Island Community Church’s Director of Students, you will have responsibility to nurture, lead, and grow a thriving ministry to professional and undergraduate students in an exciting, opportunistic, and diverse urban ministry environment.  Your goal is to use your gifts and skills with excellence to contribute toward the mission and growth of the church, focusing on discipleship and engagement of the church in the gospel opportunity on our surrounding campuses. The Director of Students is vital to our leadership team and the health of our church, requiring a sincere daily relationship with Jesus, personal spiritual health, evidence of a ministry calling, passion for relational discipleship, gifting and competency toward student ministries, and compatibility with our unique leadership team, relational church culture and urban ministry context.  You are important part of the entire church and should share, along with every church member, a joyful participation and passion for our vision and purposes together.  

 

Ministry Coach and Supervisor: Pastoral Staff (Director)/ Lead Pastor (Associate Pastor)

Compensation: Full Time Commitment (Compensation package will be presented in the interview process.)


Responsibilities:

 

Discipleship

  • Discipleship and encouragement for student leaders.
  • Organization of student small groups to effectively execute ministry strategy for discipleship among students
  • Help to assimilate visiting and perspective students into small groups and church life
  • Regular check-ins with students during exams, breaks, to care for them in specific season
  • Serve as a pastoral touch point for students in the life of the church
  • Cultivate opportunities for students to grow in their love for Jesus, knowledge of the scriptures, and missional opportunity on their campus
  • Development of student discipleship strategy and goals
  • Development of events to foster student discipleship in the life of the church
  • Oversee discipleship pathways for students
  • Create fellowship opportunities to help build community among students


Leadership

  • Provide visionary leadership and management of student ministry pipeline
  •  Willingness to participate in and support Sunday worship ministry through platform leadership and special engagement
  • Lead church to provide vision for and support ministry toward students
  • Represent student needs, opportunities, and events in ICC staff meetings
  • Work to resource and encourage Student small group leaders
  •  Help students discover their spiritual gifts and find opportunities to lead in the church
  • Lead ministry strategy through teams of students to focus on outreach events and opportunities on our campuses
  •  Willingness to serve as a global missions leader on trips when requested
  •  Manage student ministry budget and funds


Outreach

  • Provide vision for the church (Specifically students) toward vision for reaching the unreached on our collegiate campuses.
  •  Develop a strategic approach to engagement and visibility that offer evangelistic opportunities on our campuses
  •  Lead teams to create on campus ministry events
  • Maintain regular personal presence on campuses


Development

  • Survey and establish new ministry opportunities for the church to engage with students in the community
  • Grow student ministry in increased effectiveness
  • Creative and visionary leadership toward new opportunities for discipleship and ministry
  • Serve as a liaison between ICC and our on-campus partners working to expand influence and cultivate new works
  • Support partner leaders in their fulltime work on campus



Pastoral Leadership Responsibilities    

If hired as an Associate Pastor there are additional spiritual leadership, care, and oversite responsibilities of the church body.


1.     prayer (intercession for the body - Acts 6:4, James 5:14)


2.     shepherding (care for the body - 1 Peter 5:1-4, Acts 20:28)


3.     teaching & preaching the Word (feeding/exhortation of the body - 1 Tim. 3:2, 2 Tim. 4:2, 1 Tim. 4:13, Titus 1:9)


4.     spiritual oversight of the body (protection of the body- Acts 15:6, Acts 20:17,28-31, 2 Timothy 3:13-17)


5.     leadership of the church (governance of the body - 1 Timothy 5:17, Titus 1:7)



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