Director of Music Ministries Part time

@ First Presbyterian Church of Carson City
  • Carson City, Nevada View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Date Posted: 10 February 2022
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION:                                                                                                            The Director of Music Ministries is a professing Christian who provides leadership, supervision, development, direction, and planning for the musical aspects of worship
    and oversight of music ministries. The successful candidate is an experienced pianist (ability to play the organ is a plus) who is comfortable with diverse musical styles. Preference is for someone experienced directing choirs and praise teams. Strong organizational and people skills are essential to success. The position requires weekend and evening time commitments.

    RELATIONSHIPS:                                                                                                                 Accountable to the Pastor as head of staff and the Session through the Worship and Music Committee

    WORK HOURS:                                                                                                            PartTime/Hourly position, minimum of 15 hours per week. Requires weekend and evening time commitments

    COMPENSATION: $20$25/per hour depending on experience

    EVALUATION:                                                                                                               Performance reviews will be conducted annually by the Pastor, as head of staff; the Session Personnel Committee; and a representative of the Worship & Music committee. Spiritual and Personal Qualifications
    o Lives in a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord

    o Accepts the Bible as the inspired word of God

    o Possesses experience, training, and expertise in the field of music and worship with relevant skills in directing and overseeing choirs and praise teams

    o Ability to lead and direct others to discover, nurture, inspire, and enlist their musical gifts

    o Excellent administrative and organizational skills

    o Skilled in playing a musical instrument with a strong preference for piano/organ. Reads
    music well

    o Ability to arrange and transpose music desired

    o Understands Liturgical Calendar

    o Ability to utilize and expand resources, and to network with the community

    Areas of Responsibility
    o Plan and prepare music for worship services under the supervision of and in coordination
    with the Pastor and in keeping with the service/sermon themes and liturgical calendar

    o Plan and prepare music for special services such as Lent, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Advent, Christmas Eve, memorial services

    o Coordinate and communicate with church office, technology team, and others (as needed)
    related to worship service information, e.g., church bulletin, audiovisual needs, etc.           
    o Provide oversight and prepare Praise Team, choir, bell choir, musicians, and vocalists for
    worship services, to include scheduling rehearsals, arranging for accompanists, and other
    musicians as needed

    o Increase and strengthen music ministry teams to utilize their gifts to enhance their faith walk and connection with the congregation in worship

    o Train and develop new worship leaders

    o Manage inventory and catalog music and copyright/use subscriptions (i.e., CCLI) and

    o Serve as member of the Worship and Music Committee

    o Coordinate maintenance of churchowned instruments

    TO APPLY:                                                                                                                      Please submit a resume, Statement of Faith, and References to First Presbyterian Church, Carson City by email.

    Application deadline closed.

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