Student Ministries Pastor

Squaw Creek Baptist Church

1410 44th Street, Marion, IA 52302 USA   MAP
Demographic: Suburban & Rural (Many small towns around, but we are part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area)
Statement Of Faith:

Student Ministries Pastor Position Available

Squaw Creek Baptist Church of Marion, Iowa is seeking the man God has prepared for effective ministry to our teens and young adults.
The primary role of the Student Ministries Pastor will be ministry to our youth, but we know God many times sends a person with more than one passion in his heart for ministry, so an exact job description will be crafted as the hiring process proceeds.
Squaw Creek is a multi-generational church in Marion, part of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. The Cedar Valley is a rapidly growing place full of young people and a great job market. We are seeking the one God has gifted and called to help us reach the teens and young adults of the area with the gospel of Jesus Christ. The right candidate will have proficiency in social media and the wisdom to properly handle those tools to reach the lost for Christ and to better communicate to the next generations of Christians.
SCBC has a strong history of biblical teaching and a great core of young people upon which to build a vibrant ministry. We are supportive and ready to embrace new ideas in the youth ministry and the local church. The Senior Pastor is encouraging and a team-builder, eager to meld your vision with his for a cohesive, church-wide strategy going forward.
The Student Ministries Pastor will work with the Senior Pastor, lay-leadership, other staff, and the congregation to contribute to the overall mission of SCBC.
The Student Ministries Pastor will be responsible to:
 Serve on the Executive Board, performing the duties of the associate pastor as outlined in our constitution & by-laws (Along with our Statement of Faith, our governing documents are available upon request and will be provided to any applicant selected for an interview)
 Develop, plan and oversee ministry to students and young people from 6th grade through early adulthood
 Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer leaders
 Keep regular office hours, including regular staff meetings
 Spend a reasonable amount of time on campus at the area schools
 Preach occasionally (Schedule to be set with Senior Pastor depending on the SMP’s desires and abilities)
 Coordinate the use of social media
 Bring additional gifts and areas of passion to the position to enhance ministry to our youth
 Additional duties as decided upon in conjunction with the Senior Pastor and Executive Board
Personal Characteristics and Abilities Include:
 Self-motivated
 Outgoing
 Easily develops relationships with students and adults
 Focused on deepening the young people’s relationship with the Lord
 Musical ability is a plus, but not required
Ministry Benefits include, but are not limited to:
 Full-time salary commensurate with experience and abilities
 Paid vacation
 Housing allowance as per working agreement
 Mileage reimbursement
 Cell phone
 Flexibility in schedule, including sick leave as necessary
 Additional benefits as mutually agreed upon by SCBC and the SMP
Those interested may apply:
Via email to —
By USPS — ATTN: Student Ministries Pastor Search
1410 44th Street
Marion, IA 52402
By Phone — (319) 377-4307

We look forward to hearing from all interested and qualified candidates. Know that we are praying not only for the one who will come partner with us in the Lord’s service, but for all those who are seeking the Lord’s will in pastoral ministry.

Date Posted: Mon, May 4, 2020   (101 days ago)
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Anticipated Hire Date: ASAP

Point of Contact:

James Perry

Senior Pastor
1410 44th Street
Marion, IA 52302