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Associate Pastor of College and Worship

Northwest Baptist Church

Gainesville, FL

www.mynwchurch.com

Full-Time Ministry Position
FL, Gainesville - Northwest Baptist Church  |  ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF COLLEGE AND WORSHIP Image Shadow
FL, Gainesville - Northwest Baptist Church  |  ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF COLLEGE AND WORSHIP Image Shadow
FL, Gainesville - Northwest Baptist Church  |  ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF COLLEGE AND WORSHIP Image Shadow

DENOMINATION:

Southern Baptist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary:

Northwest Baptist Church is seeking to hire a full-time Associate Pastor to oversee all aspects of the college ministry and worship ministry under the direction of the Lead Pastor. The ideal candidate would meet the biblical qualifications of a pastor, have a passion for reaching and discipling college students, and possess the necessary musical abilities to lead worship. We’re looking for someone who is willing to take a long view and come alongside to help be a part of the revitalization process.


Collegiate Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee a ministry designed to reach students at Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.
  • During the semester, plan and lead a worship gathering for college students and work with the local Baptist Collegiate Ministry.
  • Oversee discipleship and small groups within the college ministry.
  • Work with the Budget Committee to prepare the annual college ministry budget and manage the approved budget.
  • Work with the Lead Pastor and the Associate Pastor of Youth and Families to identify, train, and send out potential missionaries, church planters, and gospel ministers from the college ministry.
  • Recruit, disciple, and train volunteers to serve in the college ministry
  • Work with youth pastors from surrounding cities (Jacksonville, Orlando, etc.) to develop a “watch” ministry for students who will attend college in Gainesville.


Worship Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead a biblically based (blended) style music ministry including the praise band, and vocalist in order to help fulfill the mission and strategy of the church. This worship ministry will be Christ-centered and provide a meaningful worship experience reaching multiple generations.
  • Oversee the enlistment, training, and spiritual and skill development of all volunteers and personnel in the music ministry.
  • Work with the Lead Pastor in planning worship services.
  • Work with the Associate Pastor of Youth and Families in planning music for children and youth as needed.
  • Serve as a member of the Church Council.
  • Work with the Budget Committee to prepare the annual worship budget and manage the approved budget.
  • Enlist, train, and oversee volunteers for technical areas, including lighting, sound, live streaming, and media ministry.
  • Oversee the maintenance and security of all musical equipment.
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in day-to-day operations as needed
  • Attend weekly staff meetings

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

  • Character that is above reproach (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1)
  • Ability to teach and preach.
  • A calling to live and minister in a collegiate atmosphere.
  • Experience leading worship.
  • Experience with leading and building worship teams.
  • Must be a good team player and a growing believer
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Seminary trained.
  • Ordained in a Southern Baptist Convention church and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
  • Proven track record of being dedicated to local church ministry.
  • Ability to pass a background check.


Desired Skills (but not required):

  • A background in audio engineering.
  • Experience with small groups/discipleship.
  • Experience with technology (website, audio, video etc.).
  • Experience in college ministry.

JOB STATUS:

Full-Time

COMPENSATION:

$50,000-$60,000, based on experience. Benefits include expense account, phone reimbursement, insurance reimbursement, and two weeks paid vacation.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

December 4, 2020

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Northwest Baptist Church ATTN: Search Committee
5514 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 377-5076
[email protected]