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First United Methodist Church

Director of Discipleship and Music

First United Methodist Church
Fairfield, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2012
Categories: Discipleship Pastor - Music Ministry
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
FFUMC seeks a full-time Christian leader to join our team in equipping and enabling lay ministry through a ministry of music, as well as volunteer coordination and teaching. Ideal candidate should be outgoing, able to work with all age groups, organized, a self-starter, who is flexible and collaborative; salary commensurate with experience. EOE

Essential Functions:
*Direct Choir(s) and Bell Choir(s)
*Coordinate Volunteers through establishment of a ministry volunteer management system to include job description creation, recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers, to assist with the administrative duties of the ministries, as well as the implementation of the ministries’ events, programs and worship
*Keyboard skills desired
*Coordinate logistics of ministry events and programs
*Maintain effective communication with church staff, congregation and community
*Work with pastors to plan worship and technological ministry
*Build relationships with, engage, and support young families
*Provide support for Education Committee
*Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
*Familiarity with Publisher, Word, Power Point, Clover, MediaShout
*Must have a flexible schedule that includes weekends, evenings, and Wednesday nights
*Ability to maintain confidentiality
*Must have a sound Christian faith and be able to articulate personal faith
Please send resume/CV, three professional references, cover letter and salary requirements to Staffing Committee, First United Methodist Church, 201 North Court Street, Fairfield, IA 52556, or to