Do you want to work in a collaborative, fun and meaningful environment? Work at Knox! We are now accepting applications for:
- Fulltime Head Pastor/Head of Staff
Head Pastor/Head of Staff Position Outline
Our head pastor will exercise pastoral, administrative, and representative leadership within the church. The candidate will guide the spiritual development of staff and lay leadership, modeling a culture that embodies Christ’s example of servant leadership to all.
Working alongside our Outreach & Membership Council, they will work to attract and engage visitors, helping them to build connections within the church. They will help encourage our congregation and help foster an environment that is welcoming and supportive of a faith lived together. Working outside the church, they will help foster collaborative relationships in our community at large.
Our head pastor will oversee a staff of 20 and manage six direct reports (Associate Pastor; Directors of Worship, Music, and Arts; Children & Family Ministries; Youth & Young Adult Ministries; Children’s Day Out; and Office Director). They will meet regularly with Personnel, Stewardship & Cash Management, Adult Education councils, and moderate Session meetings. The successful candidate will develop the preaching calendar in advance and participate in short and long-range planning of worship. Additional responsibilities include taking part in the selection and execution of church-wide studies, participating in interfaith leadership activities, and a willingness to support other Knox missions and programs.
Please email inquiries to . MIF available upon request.
Knox Presbyterian Church is a Spirit-filled house where God’s gift of grace is celebrated through worship, fellowship, mission, and education for all ages. As one family in Jesus Christ, Knox is a house of welcome, acceptance and faith where all God’s people are both invited and equipped to live out the good news of the Gospel. Knox encourages the development of disciples who build and deepen their relationships with Christ through study and fellowship. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, Knox is a servant church sent into the world to minister at the points of deepest need. Through acts of nurture, healing and mercy, Knox seeks to embody Christ’s saving love for all people by following his teachings to fully live out our mission.
Knox strives to accomplish this by following four paths that help us live the “Way” of Jesus.
- Christ: Each person develops a meaningful relationship with God.
- Connection: Every person has a meaningful relational connection within the Knox family.
- Care: Every person knows Knox cares about them personally.
- Community: Respond to the greatest needs of the Naperville area and to the communities beyond Naperville.