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Director of Worship and Arts
Ewing, New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 01/26/2012
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time
The major purpose and responsibility of the Worship Director is to support the Senior Pastor by providing leadership to all ministries associated with department in order to present a Breathtaking worship experience by setting the atmosphere as the congregation prepares their minds for the word of God.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
*Pray for Senior Pastor, ministerial and administrative staff and Church family.
*Support the financial obligations of the church through tithe and offerings.
*Be early and prepared for all worship services, rehearsals, and scheduled meetings.
*Must establish and foster exemplary relationships with Staff/non-staff workers, church membership, business partners and community at large.
*Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
WORSHIP SERVICE DUTIES:
*Plan, Oversee, and Evaluate all special worship related events
*Research video and background concepts for media
*Hold planning meetings with all worship related ministries (media, sound, dancers, drama, intercessors)
*Conduct extensive rehearsals for all worship related ministries
*Be able to sing, play or teach worship areas
*Be able to develop ministries under this position (leadership development)
*Be able to conduct rehearsals and walk thru for worship services
*Be able to plan and manage the church calendar for worship related activities
*Oversee the church calendar with focus on worship
FACILITATION OF MINISTRIES
*Supervise all worship paid and volunteer staff
*Develop creative, effective, and efficient ministries
*Recruit, nurture, and train all Ministry Workers
*Work with assigned ministries to develop cohesive strategies
*Provide training, seminars and other developmental programs to enhance leadership
*Facilitate Worship Ministries through the following channels:
**All choirs and praise teams
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
*Must be a worshipper and demonstrate a lifestyle committed to gaining exposure in all genres of worship.
*Requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent with experience in the field or in a related area.
*Demonstrates expertise and resourcefulness in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
*Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
*Leads and directs the work of others.
*A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
*Must possess the following skills: strategic planning, verbal and written communication, motivation, media research, event planning, administration, conflict resolution, multitasking, and project management.
*Must demonstrate the ability to clearly embrace the style of worship expected, gain exposure from various resources, interpret the Pastor's vision, integret it into our worship experience.
*Must be a self-motivated person who is able to be effective when working independently without supervision and produce results.
*Must possess a gentle and humble spirit and be willing to grow and be taught.