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Music Director

Parker Hill Church
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 12/10/2017
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position Description: Music Director


Primary Function

The Music Director is primarily responsible for overseeing and leading the worship experience at one Parker Hill Campus. The ideal candidate must be musically qualified, creative, experienced in current worship, capable of providing musical direction to a band, capable of being the front person, leading others in worship vocally, and a skilled public communicator.


Primary Duties:

1. Rehearsal (4-6 hrs/week)

  • Learn music

  • Lead rehearsal

  • Mid-week meeting with other Parker Hill Music Directors to coordinate song approach, sequence &

    flow (approx. 1-hour)

2. Weekend Worship (6-12 hrs/week)
  • Lead pre-service rehearsal and worship services

  • Coordinate cues with media & sound techs and/or producer/technical director

3. Musician and Band Development

  • Recruitment & training


  1. Experienced in leading worship vocally

  2. Experienced in music direction

  3. Possess effective public communication skills

  4. Proficient in playing piano and/or guitar and/or bass

  5. Ability to recruit and train musicians and Music & Production members

  6. Basic computer skills – MS Office, Planning Center Online

Performance Standards:

  1. Commitment to Parker Hill’s Mission & Core Values and overall ministry strategy:
  • Our Mission: Helping People Find The Way Back to God
  • Core Values: Everyone Has a Next Step, Found People Find People, Life Is Better Connected, Crew Members Not Passengers, We Give Because He Gave
  • Ministry Strategy: Changing the Way People Think About Church by utilizing modern music, providing relevant Bible teaching, creating engaging environments
  1. Must be a loyal team member

  2. Needs to be able to follow directions & cues as outlined in weekend plans

  3. Possess a passion for God, music & people


• Part Time (20 hours / week) Must be available to work during services times on weekends, Saturday & Sunday, and holidays (Easter & Christmas Eve)

Accountable To:

Executive Director of Service Programming