This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs
like this one.
Uptown Baptist Church
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 07/21/2015
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time
- The heart of a worship leader (A love for God and people)
- Some leadership and administrative skills
- Previous experience and references
- Must be at home in a multi-cultural multi-ethnic urban environment
- Bachelor and or Master’s Degree w/an emphasis in music preferred but not required
- The ability to lead from the piano/synthesizer preferred but not required
- Lead the music ministry for all services, Sunday, Wed. night, and all special events, as they are planned. (Multi-Ethnic Worship Setting)
- Develop and lead the music ministry team at all appropriate services. Conduct weekly rehearsals, evaluate and shepherd individual musicians and singers. Organize a roster and weekly schedule to utilize worship team members.
- Develop and lead the adult choir. Schedule regular rehearsals, evaluate and shepherd individuals. Organize a church concert at Christmas and Easter.
- Encourage, develop and include youth with musical gifts to serve in every aspect of music ministry.
- Organize and develop the music library. Update copyright protections, as needed.
- Evaluate, repair and replace equipment, as needed. Work with specialists as needed to do upkeep, i.e. piano tuning, and audio/video equipment maintenance.
- Attend and positively contribute to weekly staff meeting on Wednesdays. Attend weekly planning meetings with Pastor as needed. Participate as able in all ministry events requiring sound/music etc.
- Be available for extra events such as weddings, funerals and denominational events under the direction of the Pastor.
- Develop and maintain A/V volunteers
- Coordinate visiting choirs/musical groups
- Develop and supervise Media Ministry Team
- Oversee Music Ministry Budget
- Be a learner – take music ministry team to appropriate seminars/workshops
Reports to Sr. Pastor