Pantano Christian Church - Student Pastor
Pantano Christian Church is known in Tucson, and Southern Arizona, as a dynamic, generous, and culture-shaping church. Tucson is the second-largest city in Arizona with a population of around 1 million people, a diverse culture, and plenty of opportunities for outreach and service. Pantano generously invests in other churches, ministries, nonprofits, and governmental agencies. Committed to leading the way in equipping, mentoring, coaching, and serving other leaders in their city and beyond, Pantano is a healthy church that makes an important impact on their community.
Title of Position: Student Pastor
Full-time staff position: 40-50 hrs per week. Friday and Saturday off. Sunday Services are 9, 11, 1pm.
Supervisor: Executive Pastor
One-line Job Description: Work under the supervision of the NextGen pastor to minister to Middle School and High School students and their families.
Responsible, in collaboration with NextGen Pastor, for all areas of the weekend and midweek Student services/gatheringsResponsible for the planning and implementation of a Student Discipleship PlanResponsible for the planning and implementation of Student Ministries events and camp.Supervise the Associate Student PastorRecruit, develop, and empower adult and student leader teamsCommunicate vision, mission, and strategies to volunteers, students, and parentsCast vision for and nurture a culture where parents are their student’s primary spiritual guidesDevelop strategies that facilitate students’ participation in the church beyond student ministriesSeek out and develop partnerships with local schools to encourage direct engagement with our local communityEstablish a presence on local school campuses, seeking to minister and do outreach where students already gatherOversee school small groups for both age groupsOversee and direct the Student Worship Team and oversee student worship services and teams, including worship team practices, try-outs, song selection, and scheduling; lead student worship as neededAdhere to all church policies and procedures as well as ensure that volunteers are in compliance with guidelines for ministryCreate relevant and engaging summer programming that allows for student growth, outreach opportunities, and discipleshipParticipate with other NextGen Team staff members to ensure smooth transitions between departments, minister more effectively to the entire family, and continue a healthy team atmosphereOversee the PSM budgetTrain, develop, and support an existing volunteer staff of 20+ as well as recruit to enlarge this staffAttend to your own personal and spiritual formationProvide pastoral care to middle and high school students and their familiesSPOD duties: will join other staff pastors in rotation to be the pastor on call during business hours and for week-long, 24-hour-per-day shiftsWork assigned duties during “All Hands On Deck” events such as Christmas and Easter servicesOther duties assigned by the NextGen Pastor
Minimum Job Requirements:
A developed and maturing relationship with JesusActive “All In Partner” at Pantano Christian Church (upon hire)Minimum of 4-year degree or equivalent2-3 years experience in full-time ministry with leadership experience in a larger student ministry (100+ students) and demonstrated fruitfulness in leadership and teachingThrives in a team environment; able to recruit, train, inspire, and develop teams of leadersPassion for reaching lost students and helping all students be formed into ChristlikenessAble to genuinely connect and communicate effectively with students, parents, and volunteersAbility to work independently and yet function as a member of the overall teamExcellent verbal and written communication skillsOffice-related computer skills, experience with common office software/programs and online applications, including online communication, email and calendar tools, Microsoft Office Word and ExcelAbility to use or learn to use Planning Center OnlineAbility to sing/lead worship; ability to play an instrument a plusUnderstands and uses modern applications such as Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc