First Baptist Church, Salina, KS is seeking someone to fill the role of Associate Pastor with a special interest in the administration of the church and in worship.  More detail about this role can be found below.

Position Description:  Associate Pastor

Status:  Full-Time Position

Purpose of Position:

  1. Provide direction and vision in developing God-honoring worship services that engages worshipers in multiple styles of worship.
  2. Provide organizational leadership to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of staff and volunteers in coordinating the ministries of the church.
  3. Oversee staff and volunteer recruitment, training, and enforcement of policies
  4. Improve church communication
  5. Reduce administrative burden of the Senior Pastor


  • Directly reports to Senior Pastor
  • Indirectly reports to elders and deacons as assigned by Senior Pastor
  • Works in cooperation with church ministry teams as necessary to accomplish job duties


  • Fulfill the role and duties in the absence of the Senior Pastor
  • Assist the Senior Pastor in the planning and development of worship services
  • Plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced music ministry
  • Recruit, train, encourage, and coordinate volunteers to serve in all areas of worship
  • Oversee maintenance and care of audio-visual equipment, musical instruments, and music
  • Develop and oversee youth worker approval policies
  • Develop and oversee church security policies and procedures
  • Oversee church social media accounts
  • Hire and supervise part time staff as assigned by Senior Pastor
  • Attend and provide written reports at executive board and congregational meetings
  • Flexibility to perform various duties, tasks, and assignments not specifically noted above in accordance with the needs of First Baptist Church and Senior Pastor

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in playing piano or guitar with the ability to lead singing while playing


To apply, please submit a resume by emailing before Oct 23, 2019.

First Baptist Church, Salina, KS, is a part of American Baptist Churches USA.  More information about the denomination can be found by visiting