Assistant Director of Student Ministries


Position Description

The Assistant Director of Student Ministries plans, directs, and oversees staff, operations, and activities for children and youth programs and initiatives. This role includes parent engagement and volunteer recruitment and management. This role is heavily administrative and requires the ability to work independently with initiative and discretion.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the activities of staff and volunteers
  • Provide input to supervisor for staff and volunteer performance reviews
  • Evaluates program effectiveness.
  • Monitors and tracks expenditures and fees collected
  • Monitors inventory and purchases authorized supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and work within authorized budgeted resources.
  • Performs administrative tasks, such as enrollment,  and time sheets
  • Conducts, attends, and schedules meetings, safety drills, and other emergency procedures and trainings
  • Prepares reports and maintains records.
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills, and establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, human development, liberal studies or a related field preferred.
  • In lieu of a degree, any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Four years of relevant experience working in a childcare or youth development program, with at least one year in a lead capacity.
  • Applicable knowledge of principles and practices of leadership.
  • Knowledge of or aptitude to learn the community demographics relative to childcare and youth development programs.
  • Principles and practices of curriculum planning and development within industry standards are a plus but not required.

Work Environment

The Youth Services Leader must have the mobility to perform moderate physical work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio fluently in English; and the ability to walk, run, and perform physical activity in both indoor and outdoor environments with moderate to loud noise levels.