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Ministry Director at Princeton University

Job type: Full-time

Category: Other

Location: Princeton, NJ Post Date: June 12, 2017

Overview

Christian

Union seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Ministry Director at PrincetonUniversity. A Ministry Director is responsible for overseeing a team ofMinistry Fellows and Teaching Fellows who minister to Christian andnon-Christian students. The Ministry Director will also engage in directministry with students and therefore needs all the skills and capabilities of aMinistry Fellow.

Responsibilities:

• Coach and oversee a team of ministry professionals to minister to students on a highly secular, academically rigorous campus. You will be supplied with a budget and a team of Ministry Fellows and will be expected to meet quarterly objectives •Serve as the primary local spokesperson for the ministry, partnering with local ministries and the University as appropriate • Exercise judgment in solving personnel and strategic problems to maximize the team's performance • Recruit and teach students the Scriptures in 12-week intensive small-group Bible Courses and in one-on-one settings • Recruit and coach teams of students to organize outreach, social and other events • Organize, implement and oversee additional important discipleship and outreach programs including conferences, evangelistic events, speaker series, and others as needed • Share the gospel with students individually, as well as in small and large group settings • Offer hospitality and friendship to students through meals, parties and other social gatherings • With your team at the end of each year, evaluate the effectiveness of ministry programs in order to suggest and implement modifications • Assume other responsibilities as needed for the sake of the ministry on campus, or for the sake of the overall Christian Union ministry.

Description

Qualifications:

Christian •Strong devotion to Jesus Christ, holiness, and a passion to make Him known •Knowledge of the basics of the faith, as well as the heart and capacity tostudy and teach complex theological issues • In agreement with our Statement ofFaith and Ethics Personal • Adaptable to the culture of a highly secularacademic environment • Passion for students to know and follow Jesus Christ,and ability to form friendships with students quickly and easily • Excellentcommunication and partnering abilities • Capable of delegating responsibilityto Christian Union Fellows and students and coaching them to performance standards• Quick learning ability to absorb the best practices of the ministry • Strongteaming skills in order to lead and work well with Teaching and MinistryFellows • Tenacity to persevere in a challenging ministry environmentProfessional • Seven years minimum professional experience • Three yearsminimum of successfully overseeing a team of employees, leading them to achieveindividual and group objectives • Ability to meet deadlines, and to workindependently to complete tasks • Theological training helpful but not required

How to apply

send cover and resume to opportunities@christianunion.org