Worship and Music Director

Date posted: Wednesday 11 May 2022

Job Title: Worship and Music Director



Employment Status: Part/Time Exempt (25hrs) Standard Work Schedule: Varies



Position Objective



The Worship and Music Director will support Woodlake’s vision and mission by providing musical leadership and artistic talents to Woodlake’s worship, programs, and events.






· Must be proficient in piano. Ability to play other instruments is desirable (e.g. organ, guitar, strings, percussion)

· Degree in worship, music or related work experience

· Experience directing vocal groups

· Communications, organization, and time management skills

· Technological competency (e.g. Email, Google Drive, One Drive, etc.)

· Experience and competence in working with a variety of age groups

· Experience working with a variety of musical styles

· Experience planning liturgical worship



Roles and Responsibilities



· Plan and lead congregational worship gatherings with pastors (e.g. Sunday worship, funerals, weddings, etc.)

· Foster the transition to a blended worship style that is creative, visionary, flexible, and diverse

· Be principal musician during worship services

· Utilize musical gifts of church members and local community

· Oversee the work of all contract musicians, accompanist, & ensembles

· Find substitute musicians when unable to attend congregational worship activities

· Work with the Worship and Music Commissioner to recruit, organize, and maintain a worship and music team.

· Work with Worship and Music team to plan 2-4 community concerts per year, develop and maintain worship and music budget, & maintain music library.

· Oversee maintenance of all Woodlake instruments (e.g. bells, pianos, organ, etc.)

· Oversee sound system equipment to ensure it is in proper working order

· Direct choirs and handbells

· Attend weekly staff meetings

· Send monthly report of worship and music activities to Leadership Board

· Work with staff and leadership to communicate to the congregation and community through newsletter, e-news, social media, and other communications

· Assist as needed with setup duties

· Maintain and develop skills and abilities through continuing education.

· Create an environment of continuous improvement by proactively soliciting feedback from volunteers and members and developing improvement plans based on feedback.



To apply, contact please send resume to ncannon@woodlakechurch.org or mail to 2120 W. 76th St., Richfield, MN 55423