Seeking Part-Time Minister of Music

Submit resume and references to:

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

1550 Parramore Road

Dothan, Al  36303

or

Pastor Scotty Scott

Jamscott96@gmail.com

Job Description: Director of Music

Purpose:

Purpose of a Director of Music is to develop and lead the worship music ministry for our church, in consultation with the pastor and other staff members, in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and theology.

Responsibilities:

  • Select and plan music for Sunday services.
  • Participate in the creative planning of the Sunday and special services with the Pastor Deacons.
  • Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise and shepherd music team leaders and musicians.
  • Establish a youth choir.
  • Plan and implement a minimum of 2 musical cantata’s. (Christmas, Easter)
  • Develop adult and youth musical teams and ensembles for services.
  • Direct outreach events into the community via performances at other organizations as appropriate. Maintain a strong prayer base for the music ministry.
  • Communicate faithfully with the Pastor and staff. Participate in the life and ministry of the church.

Qualifications:

  • Authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Ability to shepherd volunteer musicians in the Christian life.
  • Love and respect for people.
  • Attested musical skills and competence.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate musicians and technical team members.
  • Sense of humor and positive attitude.
  • Strong team player with the rest of the staff and congregation.
  • Committed to the church's vision, leadership, and people.
  • Dependable, responsible, self-motivated and creative.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Music or Theology preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in church related setting preferred.

Musical Competencies:

  • Ability in wide range of styles including Christian contemporary and classics (hymns).
  • Ability to lead worship and to train others as individual and team worship leaders.
  • Professional quality keyboard (preferred) or guitar player.
  • Composing, arranging, writing, and sequencing music.
  • Producing and directing special events, musicals and programs.
  • Experience with technical aspects of contemporary services: for example, sound boards, theater lights, video editing, etc.—a plus.

Salary:

The Director of Music is a part-time position leading the music ministry for a church with an average attendance of 50 members. Salary for this position ranges from $12,000 - $17,000 annually depending upon years of experience and degree.  In addition to salary, the Director of Music shall be reimbursed for any Transportation, Travel (overnight), Hospitality, Conventions, Conferences, Books/Subscriptions, etc. as approved in the church budget.

 

Background Check:

All applicants shall be subjected to a thorough background check.

 

Submit resume and references to:

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

1550 Parramore Road

Dothan, Al  36303

 

or

 

Pastor Scotty Scott

Jamscott96@gmail.com

 

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