Title of the Position:
Director of Worship Arts
To develop, manage and oversee the worship arts ministries at Hillside.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Envision, plan, communicate and manage music ministries at Hillside
Oversee and manage the services under the leadership of the Lead Pastor
Oversee and manage all sound and media at Hillside
Oversee and train the A/V technicians of the congregation; maintain all A/V equipment and church-owned instruments
Train contemporary musicians consistent with our theological vision
Support ministries in supply and set-up of A/V needs
Oversee and manage special music/functions (e.g, choirs) and assist ministries (e.g., youth groups, VBS, HARP)
Keep Senior Pastor informed of the congregant’s needs and situations through written and verbal communication.
Maintain required records
Ability to lead worship without a team if necessary
Other duties as requested by pastors
Acceptance of the Lutheran Brethren Statement of Faith
Proficiency in one or more lead instruments (ex. piano, guitar)
Ability to read sheet music
Competent in supervision and leadership and able to work in cooperation with fellow staff members
Relational and personable, able to confront when necessary, encourage, motivate and inspire others.
Organized and able to manage, delegate, and lead individuals and teams.
Demonstrated skill in contemporary music
IT skills (Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Media Shout, etc.)
(Preferred) a graduate of an accredited four-year college; some years of experience in contemporary music:
~Music and leadership/management degree
~demonstrated skill in contemporary music
Other Performance Factors:
Adheres to church staff and operational policies
Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of work flow. In addition, able to perform duties independently, with minimal need for direct supervision.
Demonstrates willingness to take additional responsibilities when they can be assumed without adversely affecting quality or quantity of work in key areas of responsibility.
Maintains confidentiality of all congregants
Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive, caring and helpful manner with congregants, staff, visitors and others.
Performs duties willingly, as directed.
***All applications must have a video and/or audio demo before being considered***