Sep 29, 2023

Summer Youth Conferencing Specialist, Ministry

  • Benedictine College Ministry
Full time Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth

Job Description




Department: Ministry 

Job Status: Full-time  

FLSA Status:  Exempt 

Reports To: Coordinator of Youth Outreach

Grade/Level: B.A. 4 year degree 

Amount of Travel Required: Variable

Work Schedule: 40 hours/week, weeknights/weekends 

Positions Supervised: Student Missionary Team


 The Summer Conferencing Specialist is responsible for managing summer camps and conferences for high school students that embrace the pillars of community, faith, and scholarship through leadership of the BCYC Missionary Program. Extensive networking with youth ministers, Catholic schools, and Archdiocesan Directors of Youth Ministry is necessary to deepen relationships with current constituents and engage new constituents. The Summer Conferencing Specialist must collaborate with Academic Dean, VP for Enrollment Management, VP of College relations, and Events Management Team to run the BCYC Summer Programs. This role requires excellent communication with parents, participants, youth ministers, and other outside constituents involved in Youth Outreach programs. The Summer Conferencing Coordinator must take the Oath of Fidelity agreeing to be faithful to teach/ train on the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.




  • Oversee the BCYC Summer Conferences 
  • Work with the Marketing Department, Academic Departments, Admissions Department, and Events Management Team to facilitate BCYC
  • Plan and run BCYC Immersion and Leadership sessions and BCYC Encounter weekends each summer
  • Work in collaboration with LifeTeen and Casting Nets Ministries to facilitate the LifeTeen Leadership Conference and the Transform Your World New Evangelization Camp
  • Manage marketing, communications, and enrollment for BCYC 
  • Plan and attend marketing efforts for NCYC and SEEK
  • Track enrollment and manage special discounts 
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to effectively advertise all summer events 
  • Oversee the BCYC Missionary Program
  • Recruit and train student leaders as missionaries 
  • Run a successful and fruitful missionary program for Benedictine College Students for 8 weeks during the summer
  • Train BCYC Missionaries in Youth Ministry ‘best practices’
  • Lead a schoolyear student team in preparation of the summer events


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.


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


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


Physical Abilities Lift /Carry

Stand F 10 

Walk F 

Sit F 

Handling / Fingering F 

Reach Outward O   

Reach Above Shoulder O

Climb O

Crawl O

Squat or Kneel O

Bend O

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less F

13-25 lbs F

26-40 lbs F

41-100 lbs O

Lift /Carry

10 lbs or less C

11-20 lbs C

21-50 lbs F

51-100 lbs O

Over 100 lbs O

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