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David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

Worship Band Director (MD)

David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 09/15/2015
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

                                       Job Description for Worship Band Director (Part-time)


Spiritual Qualifications:

1. Demonstrate a passionate commitment for Christ and His Kingdom through personal spiritual

    discipline and public ministry.


2. Seek to continually grow in that relationship with Christ through personal spiritual discipline,

    education, accountability and service to His Kingdom.


Professional Qualifications:

1. Experience: At least 5 years of leading a congregation in public worship, with a commitment of

    seeking opportunities to stay current, perhaps through further training.


2. Musical skills: Ability to play musical instrument(s) (e.g., keyboard, organ and piano) by ear and read

    music. Also, an ability to hear read and teach (SATB) parts and worship concepts to a team of singers.


3. Education: At least 1 year of musical, biblical and ministry education at the collegiate level preferred.



1. Reports directly to the Minister of Music, Worship & Fine Arts.


2. Work with the Minister of Music Worship & Fine Arts to create a well outlined and executed music plan

    for David Chapel worship services.


3. Oversee the development and function of the David Chapel Band (instrumentalists).


4. Schedule and facilitate all DC Band rehearsals


5. Serve as lead accompanist for choirs and soloists during worship services and scheduled

    appearances outside of regular church services.


6. Provide musical accompaniment for David Chapel services, funerals, functions, events, and

    engagements when necessary.


7. Perform a monthly instrument evaluation for repair or maintenance needs.


8. Select and obtain music and collaborate with Minister of MWFA for approval, keeping in mind sermon

    topics and seasonal themes


9. Knowledge of a wide variety of musical styles and the ability to teach these varying styles to the choir.

    These styles must include traditional and contemporary worship music.


10. Attend all choir and group rehearsals requiring instrumental (e.g., keyboard, organ and piano)

      accompaniment. The Musical Director should arrive proficient on all music being rehearsed and



11. Knowledge of and skilled in using software programs. (i.e. Protools, Logic, Main Stage, Ableton Live,

       Pro Presenter, etc.)


12. Assist with choirs (when necessary)


13. Work with Media Ministry Leader with technical updates and weekly function.


14. Work with Media Ministry Leader to seek out new media tools and information that will prove

       beneficial toward enhancing David Chapel services and events.


15. To oversee and coordinate the digital music repertoire storage for the DC Band (instrumentalists).


16. Assist with maintaining the Planning Center Online site.


17. Maintain the CCLI and/or similar license status.


18. Be responsible for enlisting and training participants for the DC Band (instrumentalists).


19. Oversee DC Band (instrumentalists) and assigned choir’s budget needs and recommendations to

       the Minister of MWFA.


20. Conduct yearly in house workshops.


21. Attend Wednesday night or another David Chapel Bible study


22. Willingness to join the David Chapel church family and to act as a Spiritual Leader for the band and



23. Be in good standing at David Chapel (tithing and offering).