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High School Student Pastor

Northwest Bible Church

Columbus, OH

Full-Time Ministry Position




Denomination: Non-denominational

Weekly Attendance:

Hilliard, Ohio


The High School Student Ministry Pastor is someone called to lead and equip students in a growing relationship with Jesus.


  • Oversee the vision and direction of the High School Student Ministry.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all the ministries programs. Suggest needed changes and develop a plan with leadership for making these changes.
  • Meet monthly with the High School Student Ministries team to disciple, plan, troubleshoot, strategize, and cast vision.
  • Serve in such a way that results in significant spiritual and relational growth in the High School Ministry.

The Student Pastor will:

  • Carry out the vision of the Senior Pastor and Leadership of Northwest Bible Church.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships within the church body.
  • Set quarterly and annual goals in conjunction with those they report to.
  • Submit an annual budget to the Senior Pastor and financial team.
  • Attend weekly one-on-one development meetings with their direct report.
  • Develop and maintain metrics reports, where applicable, regarding attendance, salvations/decisions for Christ, volunteer engagement, and Small Group participation.


Education & Experience

The ideal candidate will have two or more years of experience working in a student pastor, campus ministry, or similar role. The ideal candidate will also have experience working in a larger student ministry setting, and a church setting that is similar in size and culture to Northwest Bible Church.

Personal Characteristics

  • Has a strong and growing faith in Jesus Christ, and a commitment to their personal faith and to the church.
  • Is a life-long learner who loves to read, learn, and grow constantly.
  • Possesses a relatable servant spirit, not just to their volunteers and other staff members, but to other church members and the region and culture where Northwest Bible Church is located.
  • Has a steadfast character.
  • Has a strong personality of humility, and is not afraid to ask questions or say they don’t have all the answers.
  • Has a strong emotional intelligence.
  • Is a leader of leaders.
  • Genuinely loves people and has their best interests at heart, especially in matters of leadership.
  • Possesses a great sense of humor.
  • Has the ability to build margin in their role, setting up processes and systems to make things run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Is a team player and brings a low level of drama.
  • Has a creative eye, and can develop and strategize new creative initiatives to help the ministry grow.


The Hilliard area features a scenic city center that is home to shopping, a quaint coffee shop, a variety of restaurants, and Hilliard’s Station Park. At Hilliard’s Station Park you’ll find the head of our seven-mile Heritage Trail that winds its way through Hilliard towards Plain City. In total, Hilliard is home to 27 diverse parks and two municipal pools. Hilliard is a fast-growing suburb of Columbus and is home to three large high schools with competitive sports teams. Recently included on the New York Times’ list of “52 Places to Visit in 2019”, there’s an energy and excitement in Columbus that’s going to hit you as soon as you arrive. Big things are happening here, and you’re invited to join in. The city is booming, and not just in population. COSI, the nation’s top science center, just got even better with the permanent American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery, including a life-sized T. rex cast. A 36,000-sq.-ft. LEGOLAND Discovery Center opened at Easton and the National Veterans Memorial and Museum is now open along downtown’s Scioto Mile. The capital city’s incredible culinary scene, features top-ranked chefs, a rich farm-to-table movement, one-of-a-kind restaurants, and creative artisan desserts. Neighborhoods on all sides of downtown are bursting with new places to eat and shop, and artists are shaping new areas of the city into dynamic spaces to explore. It’s time to get to know the Columbus that grew up when you weren’t looking.

Think you’re a great fit for this role? Please email

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Danny Whisner
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