Christ Chapel of the Valley: Director of Music Overview
With a clear call to love God, love people and serve the world in the name of Jesus, we aspire in grace to glorify God and advance His Kingdom in our community and across the world. We desire to see unchurched people drawn into the worshiping body of Christ and we desire to help equip the next generation to carry forward the good news. We also desire to see our church family grow into maturity in Christ. We seek to do this through dynamic worship, inspired teaching, loving fellowship, Spirit-filled service, and gracious outreach to our neighbors and friends incarnating the love of God in Jesus Christ.
Christ Chapel of the Valley was founded in 1992 as a non-denominational Christian church with inter-denominational membership and is affiliated with the Christ Chapel Association of Churches. It functions as an open and affirming church to all God loving people regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation.
Christ Chapel is located in the NoHo Arts District of Los Angeles. Approximately 300 people call Christ Chapel home, with an average of 100-120 attending on a given Sunday. Currently, we offer one Sunday morning service.
Character and Personal Qualities Required
A deeply committed and growing personal faith in Jesus Christ and an ability to lead the congregation through music
A heart for building God’s Kingdom
A heart for developing music leaders and musicians who love the Lord
A heart for training and incorporating musicians
A person of integrity, passion and trust
Committed to working in an environment of shared leadership and teamwork under the direction of our Pastor.
Ability to handle conflict with sensitivity and respect
Abilities and Talents Desired
Energetic leader with a heart for God. Passionate in working with volunteers who are blessed with all levels of talent and experience
Enough music theory to create basic orchestration, Instrumental and vocal arrangements, Read and write sheet music and charts for musicians
Vocalist and/or instrumentalist skills – keyboards preferred
Authentic understanding of various musical genres
Experience with audio, visual and associated digital technology for artful service, presentation
General working knowledge of church leadership and management structure
Job Description: CCOV Music Director
1. Primary Focus – Hands-on Leadership
Prefer 3 to 5 years experience as a Music Director
Lead our music portion of the service and develop the ministry, through a contemporary blend of Christian, traditional and Gospel vibes
Grow, train and provide leadership to our constantly evolving team of vocalists & instrumentalists
Develop and nurture multi-media areas related to leading the music portion of the service
Work with the Senior Pastor to decide on appropriate music selections that glorify God and ministers to the congregation
2. Oversight & Management
All areas of church music production including: Music part of the service planning and implementation, Audio-visual team, Holiday and special occasion music
Music Department budget & resources
Maintenance and care of instruments and equipment
3. Collaboration & Communication
Praise team vocalists and musicians
Church Governing Body
Compensation This is a part-time ministry staff position with compensation that aligns with the applicants experience and demographics of our church.
Inquiries and Application: Qualified applicants should submit resume and one page statement of faith.
Include a CD, DVD, YouTube link or other online source featuring your worship leadership, or singing and playing your instrument of choice.
Email: Rev. Jerrell Walls
US Mail: Christ Chapel of the Valley
Rev. Jerrell Walls
11050 Hartsook Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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