Liberty Baptist Church
  • Chesapeake, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Description

Worship Director

Position Summary: The Worship Director is called to serve as the worship leader, team builder, and director for worship ministries at a campus of Liberty Live Church.

Ministry Department: Worship

Position Reports To: Campus Pastor with direction given from Central Worship Pastor

Hours: This is a full-time position and requires the Worship Director to be on call on a rotating basis.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Serve as the worship team builder at one of Liberty's campuses. This includes recruiting and auditioning of new ministry members (including a volunteer Music Director - MD), along with teaching and leading the team in their personal walk with Christ and their understanding of worship and worship leadership.
  2. Work diligently alongside any other worship team staff members at the assigned campus. In a worship service setting, while coordinating efforts with the Central Music Director, the Worship Director under the leadership of the Campus Pastor, gives oversight to music-related elements.
  3. Lead worship within the rotation schedule at the assigned campus and other campuses as scheduled.
  4. Responsible for recruiting, building, and leading (as needed) the student worship team for their mid-week service and other special events.
  5. Participate with the Central Worship Staff in preparing weekly worship services and special church gatherings, as well as serve together with this team as needed for worship and service leadership. Active, loyal, and responsible membership on this team is paramount to the team's success.
  6. Participation with the local campus staff meetings and events is expected.
  7. Attend necessary meetings as assigned by the Senior Pastor, Campus Pastor, Central Worship Pastor, Executive Pastor of Ministries, etc.
  8. Be available to assist and participate in leading special events such as Night of Worship, VBS, Student Camp, Young Adult Worship, 21 Days of Prayer, etc.
  9. Offer personal and creative contributions to the worship team according to knowledge, experience, and giftedness.
  10. Be an ongoing champion of Liberty Live's songwriting culture through participation and duties as assigned by the Central Worship Pastor.
  11. Serve as on-call on a rotation basis with other ministers and directors from assigned campus.
  12. In the case of a portable campus, responsible for recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteer teams for help in set-up and take-down of equipment.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Demonstrate a Christ-like attitude in performing all work to honor our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
  2. A unified, positive spirit is necessary and required for team effectiveness and health.
  3. Faithfully maintain discretion and effectively deal with sensitive and/or confidential information of a written and spoken nature.
  4. Use independent judgment to determine work priorities.
  5. Develop and work within the worship budget for assigned campus.
  6. Follow Liberty's policies, procedures, and pastoral staff as a loyal member.
  7. Work in coordination with the overall mission, goals and objectives of the church which are summarized by the mission statement "Changing Lives, Communities and the World for Jesus Christ."
  8. Other duties as assigned by the Campus Pastor and Central Worship Pastor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to lead a modern worship band and vocal team.
  2. Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner.
  3. Strong work ethic, with a proven track record of loyalty and commitment to professionalism.
  4. Good organizational and time-management skills, showing personal discipline as a habit.
  5. Working knowledge in leading vocals and worship band; as well as Planning Center, Ableton, and other related applications.
  6. Preferred minimum of study is bachelor's degree in Church Music, Biblical Studies or in a ministry related field.
  7. Two years ministry experience in worship leadership.
  8. A proven track record of effective judgment and character that is above reproach.

Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The job will primarily be carried out in an office setting and church facility. Some physical exertion may be needed while participating in worship and musical rehearsals, moving equipment, and participating in tours and special presentations.

This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. Liberty Live Church retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

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