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Bay Shore Community Church

Worship Arts Director

Bay Shore Community Church
Millsboro, Delaware, United States

Date Posted: 04/17/2012
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
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Worship Arts Director

Job Description
:: Who We Are
Bay Shore Community Church is a non-denominational, multi-campus church. We generally attract
young families with a non-religious background. Our passion is for the unchurched in our community.

:: The Worship Experience
Our gatherings are energetic, creative, life-giving, inviting, and non-traditional. On any given
weekend, there are around 1,000 people combined at both locations and we believe that every
number represents a story. The worship experience is planned well in advance to enhance the
themes and topics to be discussed. Our music is diverse, relevant, cutting edge stylistically,
sometimes incredible simple and at other times complex. Ultimately we want the worship
experience to be engaging and inviting so that the attenders participate and genuinely connect
with God. Music needs to move people so that they receive the spoken message. Being
innovative in our approach is a core value. We believe that we’re responsible to bring excellence
to the Worship Experience every week.

:: What Winning Looks Like
The first part of our vision is to Connect with God. The Worship Arts Director must be passionate
about working with the staff and their team to make this happen. Details matter in every
department and in every service. You’re passionate for God and passionate about communicating
who God is through music. People have an intimate connection with God through worship at our

:: Responsibilities
1. Lead Teams
: Recruit, develop, train, equip, and educate musicians and production volunteers
: Weekly music rehearsals
: Create and communicate set lists
: Create and communicate volunteer schedules
: Navigate and lead through difficult decisions

2. Lead Worship Experiences
: Know and engage with the audience
: Create an environment where the audience participates
: Support the series/theme through music
: Create pre/post service atmospheres

3. Collaborate With The Team
: Be a team player
: Participate on the Creative Team to develop engaging environments with specific themes
: Participate on the Service Planning Team to layout service elements
: Make set lists and schedules available in advance
: Maintain and troubleshoot music and production equipment
: Willing to go beyond job responsibilities

:: Minimum Requirements
: An evident and flourishing relationship with Jesus
: A fully supportive spouse if married
: Proficient vocally and instrumentally (preferably guitar)
: Experienced in leading worship with a strong stage presence
: Proficient in Biblical understanding
: A functional knowledge of how to operate sound equipment (digital board, in-ear
monitor system, etc.)

:: Preferred Qualifications
: College degree
: Ordained Pastor
: Experience leading in an environment of 500 people +
: Experience using Pro Presenter and Planning Center Online
: Experience in other creative arts (lighting, video, etc.)
: Experience using and/or creating click tracks
: Experience in mixing audio in post production

:: Leadership Character
: Willingness to learn and grow
: Self-starter and motivated
: Team player
: Reliable and consistent
: Can have fun

:: Compensation Package
: $30K - $36K based on qualifications and experience
: Health and Retirement Benefits