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Our Savior Lutheran Church

Director of Music

Our Savior Lutheran Church
Livermore, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/25/2016
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
  • In partnership with the Sr. Pastor, plan all worship services, with the exception of the sermon, scripture lessons, and children’s messages.
  • Administer the business affairs of the music ministry, including the development of the musicbudget, oversight of expenditures, and maintenance of appropriate copyright requirements. 
  • Select and use music which brings glory to God, expresses Lutheran theology, and complements weekly sermon and scripture.
  • Serve as the primary organist/pianist for all worship services.
  • Direct/administer adult and children’s choirs.
  • Ensure that worship is enhanced by a variety of musical arts.

o    Vocal and instrumental solo and ensemble music (handbells, brass, strings, woodwinds, and percussion)

  • Maintain a breadth of musical styles in worship. 
  • Recruit musicians and facilitate participation from all age groups within the congregation.
  • Maintain the music library and supervise the maintenance of all instruments. (organ, piano, keyboards, handbells, percussion, etc.)
  • Coordinate with school music ministries.



  • A love for our Lord and a desire to lead His people in worshiping Him
  • A love for people and an aptitude for teaching
  • Understanding of Lutheran theology, worship, and liturgy
  • Proficiency in leading music worship from the organ and piano
  • Experience in choral conducting (adults and children)
  • Flexibility in worship style
  • Familiarity with computer database software (i.e., Excel) and music notation software (i.e., Finale)”