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Children’s Ministry Director

Department: Children’s Ministries
Location: Christ Community Church – Lawrence
Job Title: Children’s Ministries Director
Reports to: Pastor of Family and Student Ministries
Classification: Part-time/FLEX (20-25 hours per week)

Job Description and Responsibilities

PURPOSE:
The Children’s Ministries Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the
vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities and educational aspects related
to Children’s Ministry at Christ Community Church. Specifically, the Children’s Ministries Director
is responsible for Sunday School (Nursery-5th grade), Wednesday Night Kids, VBS/Daycamp,
and Childcare.
COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS:
• Passion for ministry to children and seeing both parents and children grow in the faith.
• Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior.
• Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statement of faith of Christ Community
Church.
• Proven expertise in administration.
• Reliable, trustworthy, self starter, and excellent at following through on details.
• Possess the ability to embrace innovation and creativity while adapting to growth and
change.
• Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
• Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.
• Possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating
relationship with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.
• Possess the ability to understand and to keep current on issues related to safety and
security resulting in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards.
• Proven ability to achieve results.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• To provide leadership to the Children’s Ministries (CM) team:
• Helps to develop and implement the vision for children’s ministries in collaboration
with the Leadership Team and Elders.
• Provides strategic leadership and planning initiatives for CM staff.
• Sets direction and trains CM staff and volunteers.
• Offers pastoral care and encouragement of CM staff and volunteers.
• Develops processes necessary for effective CM operations (e.g.: check-in).
• Responsible for CM budget and financial oversight.
• Oversee the selection and implementation of curriculum.
• Develop communication plans to keep staff, volunteers and parents informed.
• Responsible for all staffing of CM (including training and recruitment).
• Manage communications between ministries that interact with CM.
• Develop and implement all safety and security processes for CM in cooperation with the
church’s safety and security team.
• Oversee and implement all programming for CM (primarily for Sunday School [Nursery-5th]).
• Coordinate family events and camps for CM parents and families.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree Required or minimum of 5 years commensurate experience in Children’s
Ministry
RELATIONSHIPS:
• Reports to Pastor of Family and Student Ministries
• Supervises and directs Children’s Ministries and Nursery staff
• Works closely with all areas of ministries within Christ Community Church – especially youth
ministry
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
• $22,500 annual salary
• Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Personal)
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Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and have references ready upon
request.

Contact:

INQUIRES MAY BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING TO:
Christ Community Church
c/o DK-Search Committee
1100 Kasold Drive
Lawrence, KS 66049

OR ELECTRONICALLY SENT TO:
DK-Director@ccclawrence.org

Physical Address:
Christ Community Church
1100 Kasold Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66049

Website:
http://www.ccclawrence.org/