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Music Director

Red Rock Church
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 12/27/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Director of Music


Red Rock Church Job Description


Purpose Statement:
To create music in all our environments that engages the senses and emotions of unchurched people while providing an authentic and transcendent worship experience for believers.


Reports to:
Service Programming Director or Production Director TBD



  • Plan and Schedule Music Portions of Weekly Service Programs for all Environments
  • Recruits and develops new/existing musicians and worship leaders to serve at Red

    Rock, including weekly meetings to develop team members.

  • Collaborate with SPD, ministry area directors and worship leaders in short and

    long term worship set planning for all environments.

  • Assist with choosing Openers, Closers, Specials, and other creative service


  • Leverage Planning Center Online (PCO) for all planning and scheduling.

  • Maintain rolling 8 week set list plans and band schedules for all environments.

  • Provide resources to band and worship leaders through PCO, including:

    • Arrangement notes

    • Song source recordings

    • Loops & backing tracks

    • Click & cue tracks

    • Chord Charts

  • Create or obtain new loops, backing tracks, clicks, and cue tracks as needed.

  • Communicate schedule and provide resources to musicians in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinates all details regarding musical openers, specials and closers.
  • Produce Music During Adult Worship Events and Student Environments
  • Lead bands and worship leaders through setup, sound check, and rehearsal during the week and on Sunday mornings.
  • Manage the triggering of loop and cue tracks as needed.
  • Provide musical and performance direction and feedback to band and vocalists.
  • Provide direction and feedback to worship leaders regarding verbal transitions.
  • Work with Production Director and Team to ensure musicians are supported technically.
  • Collaborate with SPD, Production Director and Producer to make decisions or changes to Service Program.
  • Evaluate Team Performance Weekly and Provide Feedback
  • Watch video of services and fill out evaluation forms.
  • Collaborate with SPD on evaluation, problem solving, equipment needs and goal setting.
  • Strategically communicate wins and criticism to team members on a weekly basis.
  • Work with SPD to create team building and appreciation activities for musician community. 


Key Attributes:

  • Understands and Embraces the Mission, Vision, Strategy and Culture of Red Rock Church.

  • Experience in leading teams of musicians and developing talent.

  • Proficient in Planning Center Online and Abelton.

  • High level of Self-Awareness that results in the ability to recognize and understand

    your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as their effect on others.

  • High level of Self-Regulation that results in the ability to control or redirect disruptive

    impulses and moods, as well as the ability to think before acting.

  • High level of Motivation that results in a passion to work for reasons that go beyond money or status as well as a propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence.

  • High level of Empathy that results in the ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people and the skill to treat people according to their emotional reactions.

  • High level of Social Skills that results in proficiency in managing relationships and building networks and an ability to find common ground and build rapport.

    Expectations: Hours – 40/week