|Reports To:Senior Pastor
Job Status:Programming Staff/ 20-25 hours per week
Onsite expectation – 3 units
Prepared By:SPR Committee
Last Updated:April 2018
Plan, conduct, and evaluate all aspects of musical worship.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
➢ Direct church choir and lead contemporary worship band.
➢ Encourage, cultivate, and nurture Christian discipleship in all those who participate in leading musical worship.
➢ Select congregational songs and choral selections that cultivate an atmosphere of worship in line with themes of the service and liturgical season in all worship services.
➢ Schedule and coordinate all rehearsals and related activities for the choir and band.
➢ Provide training to choir and band that increases understanding of worship leadership and competency in musical ability.
➢ Coordinate/direct at least one (1) special program annually for the adult choir.
(Examples: Christmas cantata, Easter musical, etc.)
➢ Procure competent substitutes for self, accompanist, and band members in the event of absences.
➢ Maintain the music library, equipment, materials and supplies.
➢ Provide direction as requested for musical children’s programs and children’s participation in worship services.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.
➢ Bachelor’s Degree
➢ 2 to 3 years’ experience in music ministry preferred
➢ Of the Christian faith; United Methodist preferred
➢ Good oral and human relations skills.
➢ Proven track record of self-motivation and proficiency in planning, implementing, evaluating and constructing programs relative to this position.
➢ Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.