Director of Children and Youth
First Presbyterian Church – Lexington, KY
First Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, is looking for a full-time staff member to direct the Children and Youth program for a congregation of 600+ members. The person filling this position will report to the Associate Pastor of Christian Formation. We are looking for a committed Christ-follower with a spirit of imagination and creativity who is both trustworthy and patient. The successful candidate will be expected to provide kind leadership, generous innovation, and authentic caring for our thriving community of young people from birth through 12th grade. The candidate will work with a team of pastors, staff, and parent volunteers to continue and re-imagine the children and youth programs. Three years or more of experience in working with young people, curriculum development, communications, volunteer coordination, and organization are desired. In addition, it is preferred but not required that the candidate have completed a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent training / experience) and be an individual familiar with the Reformed tradition. Located in the heart of Lexington’s urban downtown, we are a politically diverse, theologically progressive congregation that is fully inclusive of LGBT+ members. We have a rich connection to the arts and to academic communities, and seek to serve our neighbors and local community. Our congregation is committed to the equal opportunity employment policies of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with experience, beginning at $45,000. Benefits include four weeks paid vacation and two weeks of paid study leave per year.
TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to:
Ms. Kif Skidmore, Convener of the Search Team
171 Market Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Consideration of applications will begin after March 15, 2019 and continue until position is filled.