- Plans for and leads the choir members in rehearsals and specified/ assigned worship services.
- Selects music for traditional worship services in coordination with the Associate Minister and other pastors, that compliments the worship experience and follows sermon themes, and liturgical calendar.
- Recruits, trains, and shepherds the choir members.
- Creates a sense of community and support within the team by providing both individual care and group connection through spiritual (prayer/ devotions) and non-spiritual (community development) activities
- Assists with preparation for performances/ special services, such as: Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, Thanksgiving, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, and other services as requested by the Associate Minister and other pastors.
- Understands and adheres to Safe Sanctuary policies.
- Plans and arranges for substitute leader and team members as necessary.
- Flexibility to adapt worship experiences to meet changes in worship formats (in-person and virtual).
- Recognized as a leader, in alignment with and supportive of the purpose and core values of The Well
- Submits bulletin/ PowerPoint information weekly by requested deadlines.
- Purchases, prepares, copies any needed music for team following copyright procedures.
- Maintains musical library for reusable music.
- Attends bi-annual Worship Arts Team meetings.
- Maintains a relationship with Jesus Christ, engaging spiritual disciplines (both personal and corporate)
- Lives in a manner that exemplifies Christ and seeks purpose and meaning in all aspects of life
- Models the standards and expectations of Christian leadership, including positivity, professionalism, and confidentiality
- Organizing. Can gather and organize resources (people, materials, funding, support) to get things done; uses resources effectively and efficiently
- Planning. Accurately assess the length and difficulty of a project; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps; develops schedules and task/ people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
- Managing vision. Articulates and supports the vision and mission of The Well; talks beyond the here and now to a larger sense of purpose; communicates a compelling and inspired vision for ministry; creates a compelling sense of possibility, hope, and optimism; helps others own the vision
- Developing people. Is able to identify raw talent and recruit capable people into positions of responsibility; provides challenging and stretching tasks for others to do; delegates appropriately; builds people up; maintains open and active dialogue with volunteers; communicates expectations clearly; holds people accountable
- Managing conflict. Deals with problems quickly and directly; steps up to conflict, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; focuses when listening; settles disputes collaboratively and equitably; finds common ground and gets cooperation
- Interpersonal relationships. Relates well to and able to work with all kinds of people, inside and outside of the congregation; builds appropriate rapport; builds effective and constructive relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; is regarded as a team player
- Trust and integrity. Is widely trusted; seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; adheres to appropriate and effective set of core values during good and bad times; acts in line with those values; practices what he or she preaches
- PlanningCenterOnline: Familiarity and experience is desired. Must be able to learn this technology.
- ProPresenter: Familiarity and experience is desired.
- SongSelect: Familiarity and experience is desired. Must be able to learn this technology.
- Spotify: Familiarity and experience is desired.
- Prior experience as a choir director, or regular participation on a worship team desired
- Keyboard/ piano or guitar proficiency desired
- Knowledge of vocal pedagogy desired
- Possess a willingness and ability to work with musicians of varying backgrounds/ skill levels
- Experience in teaching and developing choir members individually and as a group
- Knowledge and experience leading vocalists
- Music degree desired
$12,000 - $15,000 per year
Please send cover letter and resume to Annette Jones firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Annette Jones
14770 Canada Ave. W Rosemount 55068
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