Worship Leader Full Time

@ Austin Ridge Bible Church
  • Austin, Texas View on Map
  • Denomination: Bible Church
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2020
  • Application Closed
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Job Description

Austin Ridge Bible Church, a growing, healthy, multi-site church of 4,000 located in Austin, Texas, is looking for a Worship Leader for its Dripping Springs Campus. This person will provide leadership to the Worship Ministry of Austin Ridge Dripping Springs and will inspire the congregation toward a culture of worship – a whole life response to who God is and what He has done. The Worship Leader will seek to engage people in meaningful worship that is Christ-centered and Biblically accurate. This person will produce each worship service by overseeing and coordinating all the details each service requires to create environments where people can encounter God and prepare to hear His Word proclaimed. This person will also provide leadership over a to-be- determined area of ministry within ARBC. This additional area of oversight and involvement will be determined based on the strong alignment of the candidate’s personal skills and the needs of the church.

JOB TITLE:        WORSHIP LEADER (Regular Full Time, Exempt)


  • Clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him
  • Live out the Core Values of ARBC and agree with our Doctrinal Statement
  • Visionary who is creative in leading people to God
  • Leader who can communicate in a way that inspires those to join in the pursuit of a vision
  • Leader who serves, not solely as a musical or performing arts director, but also as a shepherd to the people who serve in this ministry
  • Concerned for those who are unreached/unchurched
  • Humble, teachable, and relational


  • Musically and vocally qualified
  • A heart for the spiritual growth of those in the congregation and the Worship Ministry
  • Relationally skilled and an enthusiastic presence for leading large groups in worship
  • Proficient in choral, vocal, and instrumental direction
  • Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships
  • Experienced in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, ProPresenter, and video projection
  • Self-starter
  • Team player with a positive attitude


  • Build, encourage, and oversee the core teams necessary to carry out the vision of the Worship Ministry (i.e. Worship Team, Tech Team, Creative Team, Hospitality Team)
  • Lead and oversee the directors for each core team
  • Develop and maintain Worship Ministry budget
  • Plan corporate worship services, with direction from Campus Pastor, through prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness
  • Ensure that all musical and technical aspects of the service advance the theme and vision
  • Oversee song selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting production, and coordination of all instrumentalists and vocalists
  • Lead worship in 40-45 services per year
  • Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate worship in weekly services
  • Provide care for the volunteers and leaders of the core teams
  • Develop future worship leaders
  • Organize and conduct ministry team meetings with the directors of the core teams
  • Introduce all core teams to worship/production training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences
  • Plan 2-3 major seasonal (Christmas/Easter) services per year that are creative, worshipful celebrations that exalt Christ
  • Build contacts and relationships with local musicians, studios, and musical organizations for both evangelistic and staffing purposes
  • Set and evaluate quarterly/annual goals for the Worship Ministry that are in line with church vision
  • Give oversight and develop other ministries and leaders as requested
  • Be involved in pastoral duties as determined by Campus Pastor


  • Under the overall leadership and guidance of the Lead Pastor, Executive Pastor, and Elder Board
  • Reports directly to the Campus Pastor
  • Part of the Austin Ridge Churchwide Ministry Leads Team
  • Directs and oversees the leaders from each core team (i.e. Worship Team, Tech Team, Creative Team, Hospitality Team)
  • Works closely with central worship, tech, and production staff
Application deadline closed.

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