Director of Student Ministries

Zachary United Methodist Church

Job Description

Zachary United Methodist Church - Zachary, LA

Job Title - Director of Student Ministries

Status: Full-Time

Supervisor: Senior Pastor

Direct Reports: Nursery Coordinator and the Director of Children’s Ministries


Compensation: Competitive Salary + Housing Options/Relocation Assistance + Expenses for Master’s Degree


Summary: The Director of Student Ministries is responsible for the overall supervision, management, and design of ministry with students at Zachary UMC (birth-12th grade), with hands-on responsibility in Youth Ministry (7th-12th grade). This person would work with the Nursery Coordinator and the Director of Children's Ministries (K-6th grade) to establish an overall discipleship process for students at ZUMC.


Desired Outcome: The Director of Student Ministries must be an advocate for the children and youth and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of their ministries by developing a comprehensive program which focuses on the spiritual growth, development of Christian values, and mission and outreach to our community. The Director of Student Ministries must build relationships with youth, parents, and local school leadership, and help educate the congregation about the hopes, concerns, and needs of youth in the local church and community.

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About Zachary United Methodist Church

Zachary United Methodist Church is a church in the heart of Zachary. We are a family-oriented church who has a heart for ministry with students, outreach in our community, and providing space for connection and community within our walls. We are a church who values deeply Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors. We are a community of faith with two worship experiences: Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary and Pathway Contemporary Worship in our Fellowship Hall. There is a seat at the table with your name on it at ZUMC.

Experience Required
5-10 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
9 months ago
Zachary, Louisiana

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