The Campus Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership and spiritual growth of attendees, members, and staff of the Overland Park campus. This includes leading and shepherding the congregation, aligning to, internalizing and carrying the vision to the campus, building teams, and developing leaders who carry out ministry strategies, overseeing development of healthy disciples and creating a high functioning campus that makes a positive difference in our community!
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
I. STRATEGIC LEADER & MISSION CHAMPION
Leads the campus to embrace and accomplish a unified vision (campus and church wide)
Thinks strategically and takes creative, focused initiative
Works with each ministry area to define their goals in light of our mission and vision
Collaborates with the elders to address campus issues and needs
II. TEAM LEADER
Responsible for selecting, developing, encouraging, and directing the staff
Fosters a cohesive staff which functions efficiently and effectively
Exemplifies and champions the Staff Core Values
Delegates and then follows up
Demonstrates and expects a willingness to help in areas that fall outside normal boundaries when
needed, i.e., creates a ‘get it done' mindset in your team
III. PASTORAL CARE
Assures proper pastoral care is provided including counseling and visitation
Develops relationships and ministers to the congregation
Prays regularly for visitors, attendees, members, and staff
Responsible for a quality, life-enhancing corporate worship experience – from entry to exit
Fulfills traditional pastoral functions including weddings and funerals
Assists in worship services and preaches as directed.
IV. COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR
Represents Colonial within the community and equips the congregation to reach the local
neighborhoods with the Gospel
Builds bridges with other congregations and ministries
Responsible for budget development and management oversight for all ministry areas
In cooperation with facilities staff, assures the facilities are well maintained and inviting
Oversees the administrative support staff
Responsible for Campus security and Campus adherence to Sexual Abuse Awareness protocols in
cooperation with Central staff leadership.
VI. MULTIPLICATION / EVANGELISM
Develops and oversees execution of a neighborhood penetration ministry plan
Seek to shepherd, sustain and grow existing community members inside and outside site
proximity via a "shepherd" model.
Make the firm choice to expect & seek long-term site community replenishment & growth from
families within geographic proximity of our OP site. Commit to go DEEP in understanding,
ministering and leading in our OP site communities.
Supports and strongly encourages participation in groups
Gives priority to developing lay leaders and continually looking for ways to deploy them in ministry
based upon their spiritual and natural gifts.
I. Faith & Gifting
Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and seeks to be led by the Spirit.
Possesses a lifestyle of Christian maturity, integrity, and discipline
Possess the gifts of leadership, discernment, pastor/teacher, administration
Be active in a Small Group
II. Experience & Education
Pastoral experience in a dynamic church environment
A bachelor's and seminary master's degree
Ordained (or willing to be) as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the EPC
Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office applications
III. Personal Traits
Must be winsome, fun, and a person others enjoy being around
Must communicate well – be inspiring, warm, and engaging
Demonstrates ability to effectively network with people and resources
Possess a servant's heart and humility
Demonstrates a passion for seeking and sharing the Gospel with the lost
Adept at conflict resolution and team building
Is fiercely loyal to the vision and leadership of the church
Ability to consistently complete duties and responsibilities in a timely manner
Must be a team player and willing to follow the leadership of the Executive Team
This is a full-time position. Flexibility will be required depending on ministry events and needs.