Career Opportunities

Director of Student Ministry

The Student Director will make disciples of Jesus among students by leading the student ministry of GracePoint Church (7th – 12th graders). He will focus on making disciples who are devoted to God’s glory, God’s Word, God’s family, and God’s mission (GracePoint's Core Values).

Responsibilities, Qualifications, and Benefits

General Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and staff retreats.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of church-wide and team-based ministry initiatives that require your assistance and participation.
  • Adhere to the processes and policies established for all ministries and the GracePoint staff, including but not limited to the Constitution and By-Laws, the staff personnel manual, and all financial policies.
  • Collaborate with the executive staff, ministry directors, and support staff. 

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Work with staff and volunteers to design, plan, execute, evaluate, and develop all student ministry programming for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus who are devoted to God's glory, Word, family, and mission. 
  • Identify, recruit, train, and care for student ministry leaders (“leaders” include student leaders, adult volunteers, and any other student ministry staff).
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with parents of students for support, service, care, and cooperative discipleship of their children.
  • Work with the Facilities Director and the executive staff to ensure that our student ministry venues are properly equipped for gatherings.
  • Manage financial and physical resources allocated to student ministry as well as shared church-wide resources used by student ministries.


  • Demonstrate spiritual depth and maturity in knowledge and character.
  • Demonstrate a strong devotion to the Lord, both publicly and privately through disciplines of prayer, Bible reading and study, worship, fellowship, evangelism, giving, and service.
  • Demonstrate character consistent with the attributes found in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:5-9.
  • Be able to teach God's Word effectively
  • Bachelor degree required; Bible College and/or Seminary degree (or pursuit thereof) is advantageous.
  • Have volunteer and/or paid student ministry experience
  • Be committed to the mission, values, and doctrine of GracePoint (see and
  • Be in complete agreement with our core doctrine and willing and able to teach any doctrinal distinctives established by the Elders (to be discussed in more detail during the process).
  • Be able to establish sincere relationships with others, with genuine love and care.
  • Demonstrate an evangelistic zeal for the lost and an equivalent passion for the church to grow to maturity. 
  • Have a sincere passion to minister to students in the church and community.
  • Be able to clearly articulate and inspire others toward a robust and effective student ministry vision, philosophy, and strategy.
  • Have a strong aptitude to collaborate with staff and volunteers as well as recruit and equip others to do the work of ministry (Ephesians 4).
  • Have strong time and project management skills and organizational abilities.
  • Be a multi-tasker who can discern, analyze, and wisely resolve various ministry issues simultaneously.
  • Be committed to quality and excellence in ministry, with a hunger to grow and learn spiritually and professionally.
  • Be eager to receive consistent feedback from leadership for the purpose of growth and development.
  • Be detail oriented, flexible, and decisive, with the ability to organize coordinate, set priorities and goals, delegate, build consensus, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate biblical leadership marked by humility, service, confidence in God, clarity of purpose, strong work-ethic, strong initiative, proactivity, and leadership development
  • Demonstrate an ability and history of thinking creatively and outside the box, not being averse to change.
  • Someone who focuses on solutions to problems rather than just identifying problems.  
  • Competency with common software, technology, and social media.

Organizational Relationships

The Student Director reports directly to the Executive Director.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base Salary contingent on ministry experience, training, education, and ministry potential
  • Medical and Dental 
  • Annual contributions to a 403B Annuity Plan
  • Paid Time Off: vacation, sick, holidays

Approximate Start Date: August 1, 2021 

To apply for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to our Executive Director, Chris Meads.