Director of Music

Director of Music


2/11/2020

SIMPSON-GILLESPIE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
3545 BEATTIES FORD ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA 28216
Phone: 704-399-2717            Fax: 704-399-2622
 
POSITION: DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
PART-TIME
 
Position Purpose: Encourage growth in Christ through leading of music through worship.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for leading music at all regularly scheduled worship services, on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.  
  • In coordination with the Pastors and in communication with the worship committee, plan and implement music for all worship services including all special services (Communion, Lent, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Easter, Mother’s Day, Pentecost, Children’s Day, Father’s Day, worship on the lawn, Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas Eve) Beyond regular worship services, musical events would include Vacation Bible School, funerals, weddings, seasonal concerts, and programs outside the church such as revivals.
  • Lead the music ministry in authentic and passionate worship experiences. 
  • Direct the Choral Music program of the Church (all choirs/age groups), enhancing musical skills of choirs through rehearsals and coaching workshops.
  • Coordinate and provide leadership to children’s musical experiences within the life of the church.
  • Demonstrate advance preparation for rehearsals and conduct an adequate number of rehearsals in consultation with each choir and/or Pastor. At least one weekday rehearsal prior to the Sunday performance for each choir.
  • Coordinate essential activities involving the choirs, while cooperating with the Pastor, Administrator, and the Worship Committee.
  • Attend Worship Committee meetings once a month.
  • Provide support to pastor as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Able to create and lead both traditional and contemporary services
  • Experience in performing traditional hymns and gospel music
  • Proficient on piano and organ
  • Ability to form and conduct a choir
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be reliable, responsible and dependable
  • Ability to build and inspire a team
  • Treat co-workers, congregation, visitors, and children with respect and dignity
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Simpson-Gillespie United Methodist Church.
 Work Schedule: This is a part-time salaried position. Specific work hours to be negotiated at time of hire.

Accountable to:  SGUMC Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) and Pastor
 

Contact: Rev. Darryl Dayson

Address: 3545 Beatties Ford Rd. Charlotte NC 28216

Phone: 704 399-2717

Email:

Website: simpsongillespie.com

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