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New Covenant United Methodist Church

Director of Worship

New Covenant United Methodist Church
The Villages, Florida, United States


Date Posted: 05/19/2014
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary:  The Director of Worship will be responsible for directing, organizing, and implementation of a comprehensive church music program including choir, praise teams, vocals, bells and instrumental ensembles.  The Director will also be responsible for the audio visual and creative arts aspect of each service.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to and readiness to share in fulfilling the vision and mission of NCUMC
  • Consistently interact with staff, congregants, and public with warmth and hospitality
  • Able and willing to work with a servant attitude and a cooperative, team spirit
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrates excellent long-range planning skills
  • Exhibits strong communication skills
  • Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, high-energy, and creative
  • Attested quality musical skills and competence
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate musicians and technical team members
  • Ability to shepherd volunteer musicians in their Christian life
  • Experience with technical aspects of contemporary services: for example, sound boards, theater lights, video editing, etc.—a plus.
  • Bachelors degree in Music or Theology (Masters preferred).
  • Minimum five years experience in church related setting. (preferred.)

 

Primary Duties:

  • Select and plan spiritually uplifting music for weekly services at Summerhill campus; contemporary and blended.
  • Participate in the creative planning of weekly and special services with the Senior Pastor and be responsible for selecting all worship music, including special music.
  • Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise and shepherd music team leaders and musicians.
  • Lead congregational singing and with worship team or alone.
  • Oversee and supervise the administrative assistant, multi-media, sound, and lighting personnel.
  • Work with external musical groups to provide special performances for the community held at church.
  • Communicate faithfully to Sr. Pastor and staff
  • Producing and directing special events, musicals and programs.
  • Attends to special projects as directed by the Senior Pastor.
  • Ability to read scripture and pray as needed.
  • Lead the worship committee and provide a summary of committee activities.
  • Oversee inventory of the music library, materials, supplies and musical instruments.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of all musical instruments and related items, reporting to the Trustees.
  • Encouraged to maintain a consistent program of self-improvement. Keep informed on current music methods, materials, promotional ideas, music outreach and administrative techniques.
  • Responsible for overseeing of the Music Ministry budget.