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Montrose Zion United Methodist Church

Music Director

Montrose Zion United Methodist Church
Akron, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 01/10/2014
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


Make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by planning, overseeing, and coordinating the total music ministry program of MZUMC in order to provide inspirational worship for all members of the congregation and developing and providing opportunities for congregation members to participate in the music ministry.



  • Carry out the music objectives and policy of the church as established by the Senior Pastor and Staff Parish Liaison
  • Coordinate the total church music ministry program
  • Be responsible for providing music during worship services and other special services as scheduled
  • Lead, direct, and develop praise band and adult choir for both Sunday services.
  • Coordinate and schedule Bell Choir with Bell Choir Director
  • Plan and coordinate Special Music Programs - Easter, Christmas,
  • Develop, lead and direct children’s and youth choirs providing regular participation in Sunday worship services.
  • Coordinate music for Vacation Bible School
  • Coordinate sound & screen systems(audio, video, Powerpoint) and support teams
  • Select and purchase music for all choirs and groups
  • Supervise and work with the church music staff
  • Coordinate and develop Children & Youth music programs
  • Maintain the church music library
  • Maintain instruments, sound and screen equipment, and music rooms
  • Demonstrate stewardship by minimizing expenses for musical equipment, musicians and other performers.
  • Provide budgetary needs to finance committee and account for expenses .

Supervisory Assignments:

Reports to and is supervised by the Senior Pastor

Works with and supports other staff positions in mutual support of all ministries

Supervises all Music personnel paid and unpaid

Works with the Staff Parish Relations Committee (via Liaison)and Senior Pastor in annual goal setting and goal completion

Contributes in all weekly staff meetings

Develops annual music and worship plan in conjunction with senior pastor

Maintain own spiritual life through worship, personal prayer, and study time

Develop Annual Music and Music Library Budget 



 Previous experience as a music Director preferred

Three references required



Position is part time (approximately 20-24 hours weekly)

Cash salary twice monthly, annual salary $20,000


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