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Long Grove Church

Worship Arts Director

Long Grove Church
Long Grove, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/17/2012
Categories: Music Ministry
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
The Worship Arts Director is responsible for creative use of the arts in support of weekly worship services and all other church ministry activities. This includes planning, design, and production of weekly adult worship services; overall support of all other ministry areas in the use of the arts; and continuous improvement of arts capabilities in the church. This is a part-time position of 20-25 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions:

Lead a team of volunteers in the development of infrastructure to support use of the arts in all areas of the church.

Function as a specialist in the areas of music and creative arts, supporting all areas of ministry within the church.

Plan, design, and produce weekly adult worship services with the Worship Arts Team.

Function as primary worship leader for weekly contemporary adult worship services and coordinate with the Worship Arts Associate in the planning and leading of our traditional service.

Recruit, train, equip, and direct musicians, vocalists, technical/creative artists in the production of weekly worship services and periodic special events.

Provide arts support as needed in the production of all special events and other church activities.

Function as a member of the church staff meeting weekly with the Senior Pastor for the purposes of planning weekly and seasonal services.

Assist in the development of an annual budget for worship arts ministries and manage spending to budget.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
This position requires a minimum of 2 years experience in a ministry leadership capacity. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Church Music, Biblical Studies or related field is a plus. (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.) The successful individual will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possess the passion and gifts required to develop and improve creative use of the arts, and have the ability to administrate as a ministry head. Above all they will be a passionate follower of Jesus Christ in all areas of their life.