Director of Worship Ministries

West Hills Church

Omaha, NE 68124

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Worship Leader

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: $50,000 - 60,000

Posted on: June 26, 2023

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Position Title: Director of Worship Ministries

Status: Exempt Manager, full time 40 hours

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Position Summary: Develop, supervise, facilitate, and coordinate the ministry of worship and music throughout the church. Manage and coordinate audio visual, and other technical support. Provide ongoing support to people involved in worship.

Essential Responsibilities/Functions
-Work in cooperation with the Pastor to design all regular and special worship experiences.
-Plans and schedules worship services
-Responsible for selection of music and liturgy
-Lead the worship team (band & vocalists) spiritually, musically, and technically to prepare all aspects of rehearsals and worship
-Organizes and coordinates the physical environment of worship areas
-Supervise and direct staff as needed
-Manages the recruitment and coordination of volunteers for worship team, ensembles, audiovisual and technical support, greeters, ushers, and communion
-Responsible for purchase, lease and upkeep of worship related equipment including: the sound system, instruments, video, and media production
-Responsible for the purchase and cultivation of the music library including the tracking and storage of all music
-In cooperation with the Elder for Worship, develops and monitors the budget for worship and music ministries
-Other missionally aligned duties as assigned by Senior Pastor or Session

Minimum Qualifications
-Bachelor's Degree in Music or related field
-Two (2) years' experience in worship leadership preferred
-One (1) year experience in staff supervision and volunteer management preferred
-Experience with audiovisual technology
-Fluency with software such as ProPresenter and Planning Center preferred
-May require training and experience in congregational care

Physical Requirements
-While performing duties of the job, employee will be required to:
-Access a variety of environments that may require standing, sitting, walking, and stooping, kneeling, or climbing stairs.
-Play music using various musical instruments when proficient
-Talk, hear, and converse
-Communicate effectively with people from a variety of ages and perspectives
-Lift 20 pounds
-Works Sundays, and some evenings and Holidays

Core Competencies
-Spiritual Maturity - Shows strong personal depth and spiritual grounding; able to articulate a clear and consistent theology; continues to nurture a rich spiritual life as evidenced by self-awareness, ongoing spiritual practices, and a willingness to seek and receive guidance from others, the Bible, and the Holy Spirit.
-Worship Design - Weaves elements of theology and art in order to guide the gathered community into biblically informed experiences of the sacred; engages creativity and technical expertise in order to blend together relevant traditional and contemporary worship expressions; accurately assess the congregation's spiritual maturity in worship in order to guide them deeper.
-Mission Ownership - Demonstrates understanding and behavior consistent with WHC mission and values; works with others to generate a vision for worship ministry that is in harmony with the overall goals of WHC.
-Upfront Leadership - Effectively engages with large groups in order to guide them toward an intended understanding or experience; clearly communicates planned and extemporaneous content with appropriate emotion; projects a warm, authentic presence that invites participation.
-Team-oriented Leadership - Promotes a culture that encourages others to discover, engage, and develop their talents toward meaningful service in God's Kingdom. Blends people into teams when appropriate; fosters open dialogue; shares wins and successes.
-Interpersonal Skills - Develops positive and effective relationships with the church staff, congregation, and volunteers; practices direct, honest, and transparent communication; works with others to identify and address challenges and conflict.
-Self-Direction - Defines goals and adjusts the approach when needed, draws on previous experiences to guide decisions, and demonstrates care regarding the quality of work and meeting deadlines; works concurrently on related and conflicting priorities without losing focus.
-Creativity and Innovation - Generates new ideas; makes new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches; takes acceptable risks in pursuit of innovation; learns from mistakes; has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work. 

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Director of Worship Ministries
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Full Time
$50,000 - 60,000
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250 - 500

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Patti Brownlee
3015 S 82nd Ave.
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