The Associate Pastor of Remnant Westside Church will execute the vision cast by the Board of Elders under the supervision of the Senior Pastor by focusing primarily on leading the pastoral staff through their day-to-day ministry responsibilities, ensuring all church ministries are aligned around the church’s vision and goals, and developing strategies to make an impact within the city of New York.
In this position, you will fulfill the Primary Responsibilities under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Pastor and work closely with the Board of Elders, and RWC’s Core Leadership Team, which includes church staff and lay ministry leaders. We envision the ideal candidate to be a strategic thinker who is highly collaborative in nature and promotes teamwork and unity within our leadership team and our body.
Ministry Oversight and Management
Support the Senior Pastor in the accomplishment of the church’s mission through ministry effectiveness evaluation, discernment, decision making, planning and the overall direction of church staff
Collaborate with the Senior Pastor in designing and upholding a ministry structure based off the church’s current goals and resources
Work closely with the head of each ministry to make sure each ministry understands the vision of the church and how it directly impacts their ministry.
Champion the development of systems and infrastructure for all leadership and ministry areas that support the healthy, long-term growth of the church
Train and develop all leadership teams towards an effective reach of the church’s overall mission through a leadership development pathway, produce necessary curriculum for trainings
Lead the pastoral staff in the execution of their day-to-day ministry responsibilities
Create and maintain a systematic approach (metrics/process etc) for the Elder Board to evaluate the overall spiritual health of the church
Disciple leaders within the church
Evangelism and Community Partnerships
Design and implement evangelism and discipleship initiatives under the vision of the Senior Pastor
Craft a strategy for the church to make an impact within the city of New York
Identify strategic opportunities for partnership with other local churches and community-based organizations in the advancement of the Gospel in New York City
Preach as necessary
Provide pastoral care to congregants as needed
Attend all RWC weekly meetings including Prayer Meeting and Leaders meetings
Personal relationship with Jesus Christ that exhibits exemplary character
Theological agreement with Remnant Westside’s Statement of Faith
Minimum of 10 years of professional work experience with a focus on management and strategy development
Minimum of 5 years of ministry leadership experience
A proven track record of effective leadership and supervision of staff
Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
Strong sense of integrity and understanding of confidentiality
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s of Divinity strongly preferred. Master’s level management degree (MBA or MPA) is a plus.
A strong marriage/family life visible to others