Summer Coordinator for Youth Outreach

Work Schedule: Primarily night and weekend hours. Should be on call any time a conference is in session.

Positions Supervised: Youth Outreach Graduate Assistant, Students

Position Summary

The Summer Coordinator of Youth Outreach will be provided housing on campus with the Male BCYC Missionaries and will be provided all meals while BCYC is in session.  This person will supervise the BCYC Missionary Staff. They will be the primary contact person for both internal and external constituents about anything regarding BCYC during nights and weekends when the Associate Director of College Ministry is off campus. They will also be the first point of contact for any emergencies or issues that arise in the dorms while High School students are on campus.

Essential Functions

  1. Assist Associate Director of College Ministry for Youth Outreach in facilitating the BCYC Missionary Retreat and Training weeks, being the lead person for these events during night and weekend hours
  2. Supervise the BCYC Missionary Team throughout the Summer.
  3. Supervise all evening activities, events, and formational meetings during BCYC
  4. Execute the formation plan for the men on the BCYC Missionary Team
  5. Effectively communicate with parents of High School Students both before and during BCYC
  6. Field all incoming phone calls from parents, security, and the events management team during most weekend and evening hours of BCYC.
  7. Responsible for any issues that arise in the dorms overnight during BCYC
  8. Coordinate all airport runs for BCYC
  9. Coordinate the BCYC banquets including communication with Dining Services, the Events Management Team, and parents
  10. Primary hours are nights and weekends, though this person should be available to be on call as needed any time a conference is in session.

Position Qualifications

Competency Statement(s)

Communication, Oral – Excellent oral communication skills in large group settings and one on one.

Energetic – Ability to sustain irregular hours working with college students. Must be able to seek out and engage students.

Leadership – Ability to mentor students through relationships - with the ability to affirm men and women in their identity and vocation in the world; to identify strengths and weaknesses in students and foster their personal development; and to lead others using a Christian-servant style of leadership

Organization and Planning – Ability to structure multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and keep inventory. Ability to plan, staff, direct, and control work tasks and events.

Problem Solving – Ability to think through strategic issues and develop innovative solutions to problems.

Team Building – Ability to build and maintain team cohesion and goal accomplishment. Must have an interest in building a dynamic campus community.

Education

  • B.A in Theology, Youth Ministry or related field

Experience

  • Applicants for this position should have a minimum of two years of higher education experience in teaching, college ministry, youth ministry, or related field.

Apply

Please submit a cover letter and an application for employment to jobs@benedictine.edu. Incomplete application material will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EOE