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Grace Bible Church of Oxford

Director of Music and Student Ministry

Grace Bible Church of Oxford
Oxford, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 04/21/2014
Categories: Music Ministry - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Director of Music and Student Ministry position will be a dual role comprising a full time position at the associate staff level.


 Fulfills the commitments of a member of Grace Bible Church of Oxford

 Fulfill the qualifications of a deacon(ess) as seen in Scripture

 Personal commitment to Jesus Christ

 Passion for discipleship and evangelism

 Gifted in teaching that develops Christian maturity

 Excellent organizational and planning skills

 Be able to attend conferences that will help him/her to continue to grow in this role

 Background and reference check required


General Description: The Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of middle school and high school students(grades 7-12). This includes leadership of weekly programs and periodic special events as indicated.

Duties and responsibilities:

 Assist the Senior Staff in developing an internship program for youth ministry

 Lead a team of volunteers and interns in the creation and operation of youth ministry

 Identify, train, and develop volunteers to assist in the ministry

 Train students in leadership and develop responsibility, accountability and involvement of students in ministry

 Educate, encourage, and facilitate youth to participate in outreach events and mission trips

 Create and manage a youth ministry calendar

 Design, plan and conduct periodic youth parent meetings

 Assist in the development of an annual budget for youth ministry and manage spending this budget

 Attend weekly staff meetings

 Connect students, parents and volunteers to life and service in Grace Bible Church

 Other duties as assigned


General Description: The Director of Music is responsible for leading the music in all corporate worship services or recruit, train, and assign musicians to lead the service with the ultimate goal of congregational singing.

Duties and responsibilities:

 Identifying, training, or turning down of musicians

 Determining the need for, scheduling, and coordinating practice each week

 Choosing songs for corporate worship services with input from Senior Pastoral Staff

 Formulating and executing a plan for teaching new songs to the congregation

 Must possess the ability to arrange music (e.g., change keys) to fit the musicians and make each song singable by the congregation

 Lead the congregation to sing across genres of worship music