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Shoreline Church

Music Director

Shoreline Church
Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/23/2009
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Shoreline Church Music Director

We have an exciting opportunity for a gifted leader - with a heart after God and for His people - to use his/her gift as Music Director for Shoreline Christian Center. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to contributing to Shoreline’s vision – Unveiling God’s Love - as we minister to God’s children. This includes a well developed discerning insight and ability to recognize and cultivate new leaders. In addition, to playing keyboard for all regular and special event worship services, our new Music Director should have experience conducting and managing all music & musical elements for weekly rehearsals and services.

What Will You Need: (Required for consideration)

Demonstrated strong organization and planning skills to
• Provide musical/musician technical leadership;
• Maintain instrument and equipment inventory, maintenance schedule & ;
• Identify and schedule music for services and special projects;
• Establish and circulate musician roster; to include securing substitutes, as needed.

Proven leadership abilities to:
• Lead and oversee rehearsal sessions;
• Cultivate the leadership skills of existing team members;
• Recruit new and facilitate the retention of volunteers;
• Audition new talent into the Music ministry, while coaching and growing the abilities of existing talent; and
• Interact and contribute to the team centric collaborative goals of the Creative Arts, Visual Effects, Sound, Production and Dance teams during seasonal and series based special events.

Proven proficiency on keyboards and piano to:
• Play at services, special sessions and seasonal events;
• Design and facilitate the execution of smooth musical transitions during events & services to ensure an unhindered worship atmosphere; and
• Chart music and/or play by ear to instruct/teach others.

What Special Gifts Do You Bring: (Preferred candidates have)
• Previous experience leading musicians in a worship and/or volunteer environment
• Bachelor’s Degree in Music or equivalent work experience (2 – 5 years)
• Vocally gifted with ability to chart vocal parts
• Knowledge and ability to secure proper CCLI copyright clearance for music presentation

To apply for this position please forward your Resume and Cover Letter to this EMAIL address.