Associate Director of Children’s Ministries

General Profile of the Role
The Associate Director of Children’s Ministry will be responsible for supporting the ministries for all children from birth through 5th grade, reporting to the Director of Children’s Ministries at Advent Five Forks. A successful candidate must have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and demonstrable leadership skills with a history of leading growing ministries. In addition, candidates must be able to plan and organize programming and curriculum and be able to manage and delegate responsibilities within the children’s ministry team. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment with church staff, parents, and other congregants. The position will require presence and leadership on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, weekly staff meetings, and other special events, including Vacation Bible School, EggVenture, Back to School Bash, etc. As a part of a dynamic and growing congregation, the candidate must also be able to demonstrate the ability to be adaptable in an ever-changing environment, and at times this role could include other duties as assigned by the Director of Children’s Ministries.

Children’s Ministry is at the core of our mission at Advent as we seek to reach, shape, and mold dramatically more children as disciples of Jesus. The primary responsibility for the Associate Director of Children’s Ministry will be supporting and creating an excellent ministry environment for the spiritual formation of all children in cooperation with the Director of Children’s Ministry.

Position Structure and Compensation
Full-time, salaried position with an understood commitment of 40-45 hours per week, on average.

A college degree in education or ministry is preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered. The individual should have recent experience in administration, event planning, and experience working with volunteers. The candidate should have strong knowledge and be able to articulate their experience with child development and family dynamics, for children birth to fifth grade.

About our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is one of the largest United Methodist churches in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a resume AND cover letter to [email protected].