Central Services

Student Ministry Pastor

Tempe, Arizona
Work Type: Full Time


The SV Students Director influences the direction and implementation of the Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) vision at assigned campus.  This position provides leadership to the Student Ministry Team, ministry to Junior High and Senior High students and their families, and oversight of campus SV Students administrative functions.  In all actions, reflects the Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) team leadership distinctives.

Please submit link to teaching samples along with your resume/application. 


1. Campus role:

  • Serve on assigned campus influencing the direction and implementation of SV Jr High and High School vision
  • Provide oversight for the campus Jr High and High School Ministry budgeting, staffing, and ministry initiatives

2. Jr High and High School students:

  • Build intentional ministry strategies and environments to help students meet, know and follow Jesus
  • Equip and empower Jr High and High School staff and volunteers to lead the SV Jr High and High School ministries through creating a culture of recruitment, development, training and reproduction.  Lead with and through a team
  • Build “relational sticky” ministry where students relationally connect with other students and volunteers and where students feel safe, are known and relationally pursued in a healthy manner
  • Expand the reach of SV Jr High and High School students through local schools and community activities

3. Central Services Team:

  • Relate to and coordinate with the Next Gen team regarding content, ministry practice consistency, communication and coaching

4. Parents:

  • Partner with parents through providing resources, training, and intentional experiences, to equip parents to be the spiritual leaders of their families


  • Education and training that has equipped them for vocational ministry in a large ministry context
  • Experienced in the “Orange Strategy”
  • Demonstrated track record of spiritual maturity and character consistent with biblical requirements for church leadership
  • Three years of experience in a leadership role in a church or related setting working with Junior High and Senior High age and teams of volunteers with a track record of building and growing student ministry 
  • Strategic in nature, innovative thinker with ability to drive projects and strategies through to completion
  • Self-motivated, self-directed requiring minimal supervision
  • Effective team building skills and ability to motivate others
  • Effective customer service, relational and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Agrees and aligns with the mission, vision, leadership distinctives, and doctrinal statement of SVCC


    Four years full time related experience in a multi-site church setting of over 2000 members/attenders

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