A vibrant, Christ-centered Presbyterian church in the greater Chicago area, First Presbyterian Church is seeking a full-time Director of Student Ministries to join them in equipping students to be lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ who participate in Christ’s mission in Glen Ellyn, the surrounding community, and the world. This person will be responsible for supervising the Program Coordinator for Student Ministries and the Student Ministries Interns, collaborating together with the Associate Pastor of Family Ministries to build a dynamic student ministry that engages youth, 6th-12th grade in active discipleship.
Qualifications for this position include a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ, a high view of scripture, and an intentional life of prayer and study. The candidate should be grounded in the Reformed faith and have an understanding of the PC(USA). A builder who is gifted in relational and program ministry and having a good understanding of current youth culture, the candidate should be emotional mature with healthy boundaries for him/herself and the students to whom s/he ministers. The candidate must possess a college degree and 3-5 years experience in youth ministry (preferably in the same position).