Contemporary Music and Arts Director


St, Andrew’s United Methodist Church - Charlotte, NC

St. Andrew’s UMC is seeking a part-time Contemporary Music and Arts Director who is called by God to share your love of music and passion for His church by leading the music ministry. This position will use your passions to help St. Andrew’s reach our goals to achieve Intentional Discipleship, Hospitality and Being the Light of the Neighborhood.

We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in directing, developing, and growing all aspects of worship in our contemporary service. The position is responsible for the organization and administration of all Contemporary service music and liturgical arts activities. In collaboration with the Pastors and worship band, the Contemporary Music and Arts director will plan and lead worship music and arts for the contemporary service; which includes music selection, scheduling and leading musicians. The position will oversee associated audio/visual (A/V) aspects to ensure a high level of excellence in all elements of worship. The Contemporary Music and Arts Director will collaborate with our Pastors and Traditional Music and Arts Director toward our goal of offering a wide range of inspirational music experiences.

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic leader who can work effectively as part of a team. The position will work closely with pastor, staff, and Worship band to determine goals for music and liturgical arts ministry. The position will collaborate with our Traditional Music and Arts Director to also support Music & Drama camp, music opportunities with children’s ministries, and overseeing the church music and liturgical arts budget.

About our Church – Established in 1959, St. Andrew’s UMC is located in the Montclaire neighborhood in Charlotte, which is near the South Boulevard corridor and Lynx blue line. In addition to three Sunday services, our church facility is open all week for activities from multiple non-profit organizations serving the South Boulevard area. There are several opportunities throughout the week that could involve Contemporary music ministry.

Position Structure and Compensation: Part Time, minimum of 16 hours per week, Year-Round position with salary commensurate with experience and abilities

Skills and Job Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree preferred; appropriate musical or theological studies/degree preferred - Minimum five years of relevant experience working in music/worship leadership - Proven demonstrations of successfully leading, motivating and coordinating worship and choirs

Accountability: Guidance for this position will be offered by the Senior Pastor

Position Goal: To develop and lead the Contemporary worship music ministry in consultation with Pastors and other music ministry team members in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and UMC Christian theology.

Application Package (submit digitally to SPRC Chairman:

• Cover Letter

• Detailed Resume

• List of References

• Video of worship leadership and/or choral rehearsal if available.

Contact: Thomas Pool (SPRC Chairman)

Church/Org/Business Name: St. Andrew's UMC

Address: 1901 Archdale Dr. Charlotte NC 28210

Phone: Church - 704-553-1327

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