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Providence Presbyterian Church

Contemporary Worship Director

Providence Presbyterian Church
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 12/07/2013
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Contemporary Worship Director



Providence Presbyterian Church

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


Operational Supervisor: Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

General Supervisor: Senior Pastor

Compensation: Salaried Position - $40,000.00 -$50,000 with benefits


Position Summary: The CWD is responsible for Contemporary Worship (CW) direction in coordination with the Contemporary Worship Elder(s), Contemporary Worship Committee and the pastors of Providence Presbyterian Church.


Overall Characteristics Needed:


• Commitment to Christ and His Good News

• Humility and willingness to take direction from and be discipled by ministry leaders

• Excellent communication skills including all aspects of communication: interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and ability to listen.

• Values a team concept of ministry.

• Theologically Evangelical and Biblically faithful

• High moral and ethical character that is reflective in behavior

• Prior Contemporary Worship Leader experience


Overall Responsibilities:


• Serving in Providence Presbyterian Church’s overall outreach and assimilation of disciples

• Ministering effectively and coordinating the ministry role in a way consistent with Providence’s governing structure and leadership

• Weekly staff coordination with Associate Pastor for Family Ministries

• Attend staff meetings

• Communicate and Serve on the Contemporary Worship Committee

• Communicate and work effectively with the Providence Leadership Team, including Session, Sr. Pastor, Associate Pastor, Music Director and Church Staff.


Contemporary Worship Director Role




• Experience in planning and leading a dynamic worship service

• Able to sing lead vocals

• Select musicians to support contemporary service

• Leads band and singers in practice sessions for service

• Reads Music

• Proficiency with sound/multimedia/lighting equipment

• Train and communicate with AV volunteers

• Plays and leads multiple genres/styles of music

• Ability to effectively lead in an inter-generational church


Primary Duties:


• Works with the pastors and the CW committee to lead the coordination and documentation of weekly Contemporary Service(s)

• Coordination of weekly band practice and documentation

• Coordination of music for service with assigned staff

• Weekly worship leading

• Provide outreach and assimilation of musical persons into the Providence Faith Community

• Lead, oversee, develop, and provide direction for both Jr. High and Sr. High church praise bands

• Develop a cast of musicians and vocalists for band rotation

• Lead worship with youth praise bands for Wednesday night youth programs

• Develop a cast of musicians and vocalists for band rotation

• Provide worship service when needed for mission teams staying on East Campus

• Collaborate with Traditional Music Director as needed for music ministry within Providence and local outreach.





An annual evaluation of the Contemporary Worship Director will be provided by the Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and the Senior Pastor under the direction of Session’s Personnel Committee, which also will review the adequacy of the CWD compensation annually and recommend any cost-of-living and/or merit increases to Session.