Transformation Church RVA
Job Description: Worship Director
The position of Worship Director at Transformation Church RVA is a very important ministry available in and through our church. This position is responsible for the development and promotion of the music program of the church. It is currently a part-time, support staff position with duties primarily on Wednesdays and Sundays.
The Worship Director will serve as primary administrator of the music ministry of the church. He/She will be responsible for the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluation of a comprehensive music ministry. He/She will provide variety in types of music presented, with contemporary music blended with traditional/updated hymns. The purposes of the position are to facilitate an atmosphere in which God is worshipped and glorified, and to provide direction, oversight, and coordination of musical, artistic, and technical elements of worship services.
The following is a general list of the basic duties of the Worship Director.
Develop a plan with assistance from the Lead Pastor and ministry team, for the music ministry of Transformation Church RVA to help fulfill its mission.
Work with the Lead Pastor and ministry team in developing creative worship services including the possible use of videos and other resources to enhance the overall impact and experience of the service.
Lead the congregation in corporate worship and singing during the Sunday church services.
Lead the congregation in corporate worship and singing during special services: revivals, concerts, seasonal programs, etc.
Lead and direct the choir/worship team during the Sunday services, working with volunteer musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists).
Lead and direct the choir/worship team in preparation for special worship experiences.
Select and coordinate congregational songs with sermon topics and seasonal themes.
Encourage the development of spiritual, musical, artistic, and technical gifts of others.
Develop an annual music ministry budget proposal, and administer that budget as approved by the Leadership.
Establish a rehearsal schedule for choirs, instrumentalists, and worship team members of various age levels.
Recruit, train, and equip singers and musicians for participation in worship services.
Participate fully in the life and activities of the church.
Participate in weekly directors meetings.
And other duties as assigned by the Pastor or his designee.
Job Skills & Requirements
In addition to passing pre-employment screening, the Worship Director must:
Practice and support the churches faith statements, values and bylaws.
Possess a strong musical background and training, lead the congregation in worship.
Possess effective communications skills (both orally and written).
Possess good time management skills by being on time for practices, performances, and church services.
Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
Possess the interpersonal skills needed to relate to a diverse group of people such as pastoral staff, musicians, church leaders and members.
Make fill-in arrangements when unable to perform duties as described during services or practices.
Above all, the Worship Director must believe that God has a purpose for him/her in this ministry. He/she must demonstrate a strong faith and commitment to Jesus Christ and be able to share his/her faith with the congregation of the church.
Church Website: http://www.transformationrva.com