The full-time Associate Pastor in Youth/Music will serve as the primary person to coordinate Youth and Music Ministries of Hollywood Baptist Church. In addition, he should be an ordained minister and responsible to assist the Senior Pastor with ministerial and support needs as they arise. The Associate Pastor will work collaboratively under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor and in the absence of the Senior Pastor, he is responsible to the Board of Deacons. It will be requested of him and his family to become members of Hollywood Baptist Church within 30 days of employment and is expected to reside within a reasonable distance of the church.
A. Biblical references: Acts 20:28-32; I Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-4
B. Adhere to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
C. A heart of worship and service to God demonstrated through a vibrant prayer life and a life surrendered to Christ.
D. Ability to cooperate with all staff to promote unity and oneness and strive to carry out the entire ministry plan of the church.
E. Ability and commitment to maintain personal standards of Godliness based on Biblical Principles which results in an uncompromised testimony within the church and community from which a credible ministry originates.
F. Able to communicate effectively with one-on-one, small and large group settings exhibiting a pleasing attitude that is confident and enthusiastic.
G. Ability to be actively involved and supportive of the overall life of the ministry, including all ministry areas and leaders.
H. Must be circumspect in dress and demeanor.
II. ASSOCIATE PASTOR RESPONSIBILITIES
A. May be assigned a specific area of ministry to oversee.
B. In the absence of the Senior Pastor, the Associate Pastor will be responsible to take phone calls, oversee and lead worship services, and other ministerial duties that might arise.
C. Assist with visitation as directed by the Senior Pastor and in any other needs that arise in this area.
D. Maintain continued growth to his personal calling and walk with the Lord through consistent Bible study and prayer.
E. Develops and exercises personal evangelism within and outside the church.
F. Will be called upon to handle some administrative responsibilities for the Senior Pastor where qualified.
G. Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
III. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Attend committee meetings that pertain to his area of influence, including but not limited to the Church Council, Youth Ministry, Music Ministry, Leadership Team Meetings.
B. Meet with Senior Pastor on a weekly basis for prayer, collaborative planning and evaluation.
C. Maintain personal priorities with his wife and family as the spiritual leader.
D. Attend seminars and conferences designed for ministry as approved by the church.
E. Required to adhere to the church constitution.
F. Possess and utilize computer competencies related to service planning and presentation.
G. Demonstrate responsibility in being punctual and committed to the ministry programs of the church.
IV. YOUTH MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Shall develop, organize and administer the overall Youth ministry of the church.
B. Shall coordinate all leadership training for Youth Workers and leadership.
C. The teaching of Sunday School, Youth Meetings, Family Nights and Youth Discipleship will be his responsibilities.
D. Will seek the salvation of the youth in the church and in the community. He will also attempt to foster their growth and development in Christian leadership through the teaching, application, nurture and admonition of God’s Word.
E. He shall engage in and promote Youth Visitation.
F. The Associate Pastor will be available for counseling with youth and their parents.
G. Prepare an annual budget for the Youth Ministry to be presented to the Finance Committee for their approval. Final approval will come from the church at the annual budget meeting.
V. MUSIC MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Shall serve as the primary person to coordinate the music ministries, including the following:
a. Oversee the congregational singing and music at all worship services
b. Plan and coordinate weekly worship services through communication with the Pastor and leadership team
c. Effectively communicate with the musicians and sound room staff to plan services each week, including weekly practice sessions
d. Coordinate the special music for Sunday services, revivals, homecoming, and other special events
e. Plan and coordinate use of sound equipment for special events such as weddings and funerals
f. Assist with the planning and coordination of services which require music for the following: Easter Sunday Cantata and Hanging of the Greens
VI. COMPENSATION AND EVALUATION
A. Salary will be commensurate to experience and is negotiable.
B. The Senior Pastor or Leadership Team will provide an annual evaluation of the Associate Pastor’s performance.
Salary will be commensurate to experience and is negotiable.