Student Director - West Cary Campus
Job Details
West Cary Campus - Cary, NC
Full Time

Summary of Position

This position provides the leadership of the student ministry of the Summit Church at the West Cary Campus. This includes pastoral care, program supervision, leadership development, and overseeing spiritual instruction of 5th-12th grade students of the Campus.


The West Cary staff will work as a team to do whatever it takes for the well-being of the campus.  There are additional responsibilities outside of Student Ministry in conjunction with the campus team (missions, events, setup and teardown, etc.).  


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Passionate about connecting students to the global mission of God

  • Ability to connect and equip families

  • Strong communication skills

  • Teachable spirit

  • Proven leader and strong ability to cast vision and develop leaders

  • Preferred 3-5 years of experience in leading a student ministry

  • A member of The Summit Church or willing and able to become a member



  • Leads out in the implementing and executing of the vision of Summit Students 

    • Partnering with parents to raise a generation to love Christ and his mission

    • The Summit Church vision

    • The Summit Church values 

    • 5 identities of a disciple 

  • Leads out in the planning, organizing, promoting, and executing of all student ministry programs on the campus level, such as Middle School Life Groups and HS WKLY

  • Leads student ministry events as needed for parents, students, and volunteers.

  • Provides direction and leadership for parents, students, volunteers, staff and the congregation on matters relating to student ministry

  • Leads out in timely, consistent, and clear communication with students, parents, staff, and volunteers

  • Campus Ministry

    • Primary School once a week

    • Secondary school once a month

  • Coaching/Recruiting

    • Leads out in recruiting and coaching Student Ministry leadership  

      • Giving vision, direction, and responsibility to those leaders

    • Recruit and Coach Middle and High School Life Group leaders

      • Assessing the health of the life group leader

      • Diagnosing needs of life groups

      • Giving oversight to the direction of the small groups on campus level

  • Connecting

    • Connecting students to the discipleship programs of the church

    • Connecting with and equipping families according to the Family Ministry Plan

    • Connecting new leaders to serving in Student Ministry

  • Catalyzing

    • Train leaders to do campus ministry at primary and secondary schools

    • Connect leaders to existing Summit ministry partnerships at those campuses

  • Assists in planning and carrying out All-Campus Events

    • Retreats

    • Summer Camp

    • Mission Trips (Spring Break, Summer Project)

    • Elevate United

  • Other Responsibilities

    • This role involves 20-25 hours a week in Summit Students and 15-20 hours a week in another or other ministry areas