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Job Description

How to Apply: To apply for this position and / or for any questions, please contact Sarah King at: [email protected]

Who We Are: We are a PC(USA) church, active and vibrant in our community of faith. We want you to feel welcome and are eager to include you in any or all that our church offers. People are not to be slaves to programs; programs should serve people. We hope ours will serve you. We invite you to explore our site, get resources for your journey of faith, and find opportunities to grow and places to serve.

What Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church [SHPC] can do for you:


The Director of Youth Ministry: Male Relational Focus is a shared position with the Director of Youth Ministry: Female Relational Focus and will work closely in conjunction with the Director of Youth Ministry: Female Relational Focus. The Director of Youth Ministry: Male Relational Focus will oversee all aspects of ministry with middle school and high school aged youth, with particular focus toward the male participant relationships and middle school curriculum / programming and an eye on growing the SHPC Youth Program in membership and vitality. Ensure that the execution of all events and programs have left parents confident that their children have been faithfully and creatively nurtured in faith.


A comprehensive listing of all Duties / Responsibilities may be forwarded if interested. The below is a “high-level” overview of duties / responsibilities with recognition that said duties / responsibilities and programs may change over time:

1. Primary Responsibility:

a. Weekly Communications / Calendar / Handbook / Brochures / Video Editing
b. Relational Ministry: Develop strong relational bonds with male participants and communicate with participants and parents (texts, emails, one-on-one meetings, etc.)
c. Planning / Records Review: Update and manage attendance, database, records, events and compliance records
d. Other Weekly Tasks: Pick up items needed for teaching, games, arrange meals, events, etc.

2. Collaborative with Fellow Youth Director:

a. Staff Meetings
b. Weekly Communications
c. Sunday School: Teaching Preparation and Lead / Supervise Weekly Sunday School
d. Wednesday Night Programming / Summer Bible Study
e. Sunday Worship
f. Relational Ministry
g. Leadership Development: Intern Mentorship / Secure Volunteer Leaders
h. Other Weekly Tasks: Birdseye view of ministry, strategy and Expense Reports
i. Other duties as assigned


Minimum Education: 4-Year Degree Required

Minimum Knowledge:

Minimum Experience:

This position description is designed to provide guidelines and direction for accomplishing church and individual goals and objectives. It covers the essential responsibilities and activities involved in the effective execution of this position. It is not meant to be all-encompassing or all-inclusive. All position duties and responsibilities must be performed within the guidelines of the Church Employee Handbook as well as established policies and procedures.


Must be able to navigate throughout the building. Must be able to hear and communicate well. Must have good eye-hand coordination and finger movement for use in computer software programs. Must be able to lift approximately 20 pound boxes holding supplies, etc. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Notice: The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

How to Apply: To apply for this position and / or for any questions, please contact Sarah King at: [email protected]

Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church

GLORIFY God through ministry, prayer and worship, as we

WELCOME all people to a journey of faith in Christ;

CELEBRATE the presence of the Holy Spirit through worship;

SHARE our gifts, talents, time and financial resources;

EQUIP people for discipleship through Christian education;

NURTURE and love each other through fellowship as a family of faith;

and SERVE those within Knoxville and throughout the world in Jesus’ name.