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Beulah Baptist Institutional Church

 

Title: Minister of Music

 

Status: Part-time, Exempt

 

Reports to: Pastor/Advisory Board/Music Council 

 

Position Summary

 

The Minister of Music directs the organization and implementation of a comprehensive church music program including choir, vocal and/or instrumental ensembles. He/she serves as a leader in the worship services, giving direction to the hymns, congregational singing, choirs, and other phases of worship. He/she is responsible for maintaining and creating a flow within worship services that will create the appropriate spiritual atmosphere. The Minister of Music is a member of the Church Music Ministry Council and Advisory Board and is responsible for keeping these units well informed of the entire music ministry functions.  He/she coordinates the music programming with the church calendar and is responsible for planning and selecting the music for all church congregational services and special programs.

 

 

 

Experience

  • Five or more years leading a congregation in public musical worship, with a commitment to professionaldevelopment (i.e. training and continued education)

 

  • Demonstrates a knowledge of a wide variety of musical styles, including traditional and contemporary worship music with the ability to teach these varying styles to the choir.  

 

  • Advanced musical proficiency in piano across a variety of styles with the ability to instruct in vocal techniques and communicate/teach parts effectively. Organ skills is a plus.

 

  • Exhibits strong leadership skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships.  

 

  • Highly effective planner with excellent time management and organizational skills 

 

  • Detail oriented, flexible, and decisive, with the ability to organize and coordinate work, set priorities, delegate, build consensus, and meet deadlines.