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South Hills Community Church

Worship Leader and Associate Pastor

South Hills Community Church
San Jose, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/15/2012
Categories: Associate Pastor - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Position Title: Worship Leader and Associate Pastor (over areas to be determined by the candidate's strengths, passion and calling). Depending upon the candidate, this position may be either part-time or full-time.

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Summary: Lead vocalist/Worship Leader for our worship team who can lead with a mixed style of acoustic-led or keyboard for a church that places a very high emphasis upon worship.

• Responsible for implementing the vision of our church in the area of worship
• Responsible for implementing values of worship in our church
• Lead the congregation in worship
• Together with the Senior Pastor and other pastors, have shared responsibility to select content for services
• Recruit, train and develop musicians, singers and creative arts people for services

• Will develop a heart of worship throughout the congregation
• Will develop worship teams and worship leaders
• Will help train, mentor and equip worship leaders throughout the ministries of the church
• Will encourage individuals to use their abilities to redeem the creative arts for worship

• May act as supervisor to the Media Director
• Will oversee various teams: Drama Team, Choirs, Soloists, Special Productions, Creative Arts People, Greeters, Ushers, Multi-Media team etc.

Pastoral Responsibilities:
• Attend Pastoral Team meetings on Tuesdays. Meet consistently with people on the Worship Team; meet with people in the congregation; be faithful to your job description (to be determined beyond the worship responsibilities).

Spiritual, Professional Characteristics and Experience:
• Can demonstrate mature, sincere, total commitment to our Triune God, expressed through a consistent devotional life in God’s Word, in prayer and in worship.
• Can express and communicate consistency of humility, honesty, integrity, purity and holiness.
• Is sound in doctrine with the essentials of the faith and careful to provide a godly example to believers and the unsaved in all conduct.
• Can demonstrate a strong work ethic with a high level of reliability, faithfulness and responsibility.
• Experience in leading team (s) of volunteers
• Ability to lead in worship with an acoustic style is desired; ability to lead from the piano or keyboard is also acceptable. Experience or ability to lead with one hymn in the worship set per Sunday is also desirable.
• Servant’s heart – serving and supporting all South Hills ministries
• Ability to relate to others at various levels
• A team player who is able to motivate, encourage, and empower others
• An effective communicator and good listener
• Preferably has undergraduate degree
• Relationship builder
• Teachable spirit

• Commitment to the Pastoral Team – be a team player
• An Evangelical, Spirit-filled Christian
• Fit the church’s style, spiritual approach and philosophy
• Agree with the South Hills Statement of Faith, Mission Statement and Vision Statement
• Agree with the Sunday Worship Service Guidelines
• Agree to guidelines as laid out in the SHCC Employee Handbook for Pastors and Directors
• Willing to live in the San Jose area
• Desires to make a long-term commitment to SHCC