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Campus Pastor

Prairie Lakes Church
Posted: 07/02/2024
Salary/Range: TBD
Cedar Falls, Iowa


The Campus Pastor leads the Decorah Prairie Lakes Church (PLC) campus and is responsible for the campus growth, health, and alignment with PLC overall direction, vision, and DNA.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties, in addition to these, may be assigned.

·      Oversee campus services, including greeting guests and regular attenders by being a prominent public figure, helping to make a connection to the local church.

·      Ensure all aspects of campus services align with the DNA and vision of PLC as well as the simple church philosophy.

·      Partner with ministry leaders to ensure curriculum, vision, policies, and expectations meet the needs of the church as a whole.

·      Conduct weddings and funeral services; perform baptism and child dedications.

·      Develop, shepherd, and lead volunteer and paid staff.

·      Develop, shepherd, and lead the campus congregation.

·      Participate in the hiring of paid staff at campus location.

·      Initiate and build community relations in local community.

·      Administer the campus budget.

·      Lead Bible Studies and classes live at the Decorah Campus.



Coach, develop, and encourage both paid and unpaid staff at specific campus.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Successful candidate must be a Christian and fully support the philosophy of Prairie Lakes Church and its leadership team. The individual’s commitment to Christ will be evidenced in his/her personal life, family relationships and ministry. The candidate’s daily walk with God will be an example to all.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




·      Graduate degree in Theology, or willingness to enroll in Graduate program required.

·      Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

·      Proven track record in a leadership and/or pastoral role required.



·      Possess strong relational and listening skills with ability to develop effective personal connections.

·      Be effective at shepherding and team building, with the ability to lead with a spirit of discernment.

·      Be able to understand and support PLC’s unique vision and effectively apply established systems and processes to guide self and others toward the realization of the vision.



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups. Ability to effectively communicate verbally with church members, vendors, and other employees of the organization, using proper grammar without dialect or slang.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems efficiently and effectively while maintaining good working relationships.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work assignments will include attendance at meetings and events in a building which is multi-level with several sets of stairs, but is handicap accessible and equipped with an elevator. This campus has a nonsmoking environment.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this job and the level of work performed by employees in this position. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.


This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.


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