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Grace Church: Middle School Director

Location

8500 W 159th Street
66223 Overland Park , KS
US

Middle School Director
The Middle School Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Middle School Ministry of Grace Church. This person builds relationships with students in the church and in the community. The director provides a framework for leadership, communication and teamwork among ministry directors, volunteers, parents and youth.

Department/Ministry Area:  Family Ministries Department/Grace Students
Reports To:  Grace Students Director
Position Classification: Director
Time Commitment:  Full-time; exempt
Campus Schedule: Sunday-Thursday and as needed to shepherd the church

Responsibilities/Duties
● Manage and oversee the operation of the Middle School ministry including curriculum development, staffing and resource availability
● Share the vision of the Middle School Ministry with the church regularly
● Join a Youth Ministry Network, such as Blue Valley, Youthfront Group, etc.
● Recruit, train, recognize and build relationships with ministry volunteers
● Work with the Students Director to plan and hold yearly retreats and camps for students
● Ensure that communication to students, volunteers and parents is occurring and effective
● Enthusiastically draw Middle School attendees to Jesus Christ
● Develop and implement a comprehensive vision and direction for a vibrant and growing Middle School ministry
● Coordinate with Grace Kids staff to ensure seamless transition of Grace Kids attendees to Grace Students
● Assist Grace Students Director with oversight of the baptism process with walking a potential student from accepting Jesus to baptism and the next step in their spiritual growth 
● Create and manage a social media presence for all for all Grace Students
● Assist in the development of the department budget and manage spending within those budgets
● Assist the Grace Students Director in team management, department projects, activities and meetings

Skills/Experience
● A bachelor's degree and minimum of 3 years experience with student ministry and has a passion for reaching youth in the church and the community
● Has effectively lead people; direct or indirect
● Great relational skills: full of faith, friendly, calm, and professional
● Outstanding communication, organizational and team building skills

Expectations
● Accept and support the Grace Vision, Mission, Beliefs and Values as listed on the church website
● Exhibit a servant’s heart and willingness to get the job done well and on time
● Ensure good stewardship of ministry funds and resources
● Act as a positive representative of Grace Church at all times
● Maintain complete confidentiality with all sensitive pieces of information
● Communicate and present information to others in a clear, complete and concise way, leading with ease
● Have a good sense of humor and ability to have fun while working hard as part of a team
● Proficient in developing and maintaining effective relationships
● Demonstrate flexibility, dependability, and high morale in difficult and stressful circumstances

OnLine Application
Apply using the OnLine Application at https://form.jotform.us/52656523487161