First Baptist Church of Clayton, NC

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Description of Work

  • The Director of Music position is a full time staff position reporting directly to the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Clayton, NC. The applicant serves as a member of the Music Committee and provides leadership, advice, and assistance to church music program leaders in the establishment, promotion, education, and delivery of Church-wide music program.

Specific Duties Required

  • Assist the Music Committee in determining music ministry goals, organizational requirements, leadership requirements, facilities, and administration. Coordinate with the Music Committee to determine the annual musical concert plans and programs for the Church. Assist church staff in the planning of weekly worship services.
  • Provide leadership and encouragement to develop the musical potential of both the active members of the Church music programs, and other congregation members.
  • Provide direction for special musical productions, ministries, and other Church-related activities in cooperation with appropriate individuals or groups and all age level programs.
  • Work with the Church Enlistment Committee and the Music Committee to select, enlist, and train qualified musical leaders. Serve as a music resource person and advisor to the leaders of the Church music program.
  • Maintain awareness of available musical methods, educational opportunities and recommend the most suitable materials consistent with the Church requirements.
  • Direct select music groups consisting of the Adult Choirs, Handbell Choir and Youth Choir.
  • Assist the music committee in planning, and submitting the yearly budgetary requirements for the Church-wide music ministries to the Budget and Finance Committee.
  • Work with the Music Committee in the oversight of obligations and expenditures to ensure compliance with the budget.
  • Inventory, select, order, maintain, and distribute all music materials, supplies, instruments, and other music equipment used as part of Church programs.
  • Oversee the musical selections and musicians for all special events held within the Church (weddings, funerals, etc.) to ensure that the music is in keeping with the reverence that is observed upon entering the sanctuary.  May provide the music for special events, as requested.
  • Arrange for an accompanist when the Organist/Pianist is unavailable.
  • Perform other duties as determined and assigned by the Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The position requires knowledge and understanding of Church music and how it supports the overall Church ministry. It requires competent musical skills to direct the Adult Choirs, Youth Choir and the Handbell Choir.

Work Hours

  • The Director of Music is a full time position.

Minimum Requirements

  • A four year college degree with five years of experience in music ministry or a combination of training and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed in the job description is preferred.
  • Must be a Christian and reflect Christian Principles in all behavior and actions.

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