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Director of Music

Company: Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Location: Livonia
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Ministry Role : Oversee the overall music ministry of Emmanuel by providing music and worship leadership at worship and other aspects of the music ministry: Develop and lead the choirs. Function as organist/pianist and contemporary music leader including planning practice schedules and worship participation. Select music and songs each week for worship services Help recruit and develop musical talent from the congregation (instrumentalists, soloists, music groups, etc.) to share gifts in worship. Cooperate with the Pastor and/or Worship & Music Planning Committee in the area of general planning and leadership of the program. Director of Music shall be directly responsible to the Church Council through the Worship & Music Planning Committee. Serve on the Worship & Music Planning Committee. Coordinate the purchase of all necessary choir music and music supplies, maintaining the choir music library, and the hiring of instrumental and vocal soloists. Expenditures in this area shall not exceed the amount provided in the church budget. Maintain copyright reporting Show an openness and eagerness to provide and lead cross-generational music opportunities in the congregation Implement the four keys to vibrant faith (caring conversations, devotions, service, rituals & traditions) in the life of the overall music ministry If requested, the Director of Music may provide music at weddings. Rates for these services will be negotiated between the Director of Music and the inquiring parties. The services of other musicians may be used only with permission of the Director of Music. If requested, the Director of Music may provide music for funeral services. Rates for these services will be negotiated between the Director of Music and the inquiring parties. The services of other musicians may be used only with permission of the Director of Music. Prepare an annual report for presentation to the church council and/or the congregation. Complete the required Safety Training and background check Support the mission of the church through positive actions and attitude. Support and cooperate with other staff members. Other duties as assigned. BELL CHOIR DIRECTOR Ministry Position Description: Be responsible for the development and leadership of the bell choir(s), including regular practice times, music selection and coordinating worship participation. Bell Choir Director is directly accountable to the Church Council and the pastor. ADULT VOCAL CHOIR DIRECTOR Ministry Position Description: Be responsible for the development and leadership of the adult vocal choir, including regular practice times, music selection and coordinating worship participation. Adult Vocal Choir Director is directly accountable to the Church Council and the Pastor ORGANIST/PIANIST Ministry Position Description: Provide organ/piano music (or other appropriate music) for Sunday morning services at 8:00am & 10:00am year-round. Additional Services or changes in worship services will be negotiated with Worship & Music Planning Committee and/or Council.Provide music leadership for the following additional services as needed during the year: Ash Wednesday, Midweek Lenten Services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve.Provide accompaniment for Adult Vocal Choir and Bell Choir.Organist/Pianist is directly accountable to the Church Council and the pastor. CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LEADER Ministry Position Description: Provide music leadership for the Contemporary Service, which shall include playing the keyboard & practicing with the Song Team & Praise Band weekly.Provide music leadership for the following additional services as needed during the year: Ash Wednesday, Midweek Lenten Services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve.Contemporary Music Leader is directly accountable to the Church Council and pastor. CHILDREN'S CHOIR DIRECTOR Ministry Position Description: Oversee the establishment of a Children's Choir, including practices and worship participation.Children's Choir Director is directly accountable to the Church Council and pastor.I have read and understand all the duties described here. I understand and agree that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities or responsibilities, and that additional duties may be assigned from time to time. Director of Music DateJob Type: Part-timePay: From $30,000.00 per yearBenefits: Paid time offSchedule: Monday to Friday Self-determined schedule Weekend availabilityEducation: Associate (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Livonia , Director of Music, Executive , Livonia, Michigan

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