Director of Music (part-time)
Grace United Methodist Church
Title: Director of Music
Salary Range: To be determined by SPRC and based on experience
Grace UMC is a dynamic, growing church in the heart of Greensboro seeking a director of music for its 10:16 Embrace Worship service. This service utilizes music and other elements from a variety of traditions and seeks, intentionally, to embody an alternative to the typical divisions between contemporary and traditional worship. Applicants should be flexible, creative, strong leaders, comfortable working in either a band and choir setting with singers and musicians of varying ages, skill, and experience.
General purpose of position: In concert with the Pastor as well as other staff and volunteers, to coordinate all musical activities for Sunday morning worship and other worship services. A complete description is attached.
Supervision: The Director of Music reports to the Pastor in cooperation with the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). The SPRC will provide an annual evaluation of the Music Director’s performance. Attendance at weekly staff meetings and Church Council meetings is expected.
- Consult with Senior Pastor to select music for regular worship services and planned special services
- Supervise and direct the Choir and the praise band Agents of Grace (AOG) at all regular rehearsals (currently Wednesdays at 8pm and Sundays at 8am) and Sunday services.
- Coordinate music for funerals and weddings if requested by the Pastor.
- Procure and maintain all musical materials including church-owned instruments, piano, organ, sound equipment, and music charts for rehearsal and performance
- Offer advice, guidance, training and workshops for team members as needed (not including private instruction on instruments)
- Procure and supervise guest performers and/or substitute musicians, if necessary, within the constraints of the worship budget
- Provide lyrics for the MediaShout presentation on Sunday morning for congregational songs.
- Attend meetings and respond to communications relevant to position, including regularly scheduled worship and staff meetings. Notify Pastor of schedule conflicts and file reports when necessary.
Contact: Rev. Drew McIntyre
Church/Org/Business Name: Grace UMC (Greensboro)
Address: 438 W. Friendly Ave. Greensboro NC 27401
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