Job Description




I. Principal Function:

The Minister of Music is called to lead the music programs of the church. The Minister of Music also recruits, trains, and oversees all volunteer music positions. The Minister of Music is responsible to the church under the supervision of the senior pastor.

II. Responsibilities:

1. Lead the congregation in singing and direct the choirs/bands in the worship services.

2. Organize, direct, and teach the choirs/bands through weekly rehearsals for regular participation in church worship services and activities.

3. Supervise all music personnel and implement and maintain descriptions of their positions.

4. Enlist soloists and singing groups for special music and give direction to them in the selection of music.

5. Secure necessary materials to maintain the music program within the budget. Organize the current music materials to use when possible and maintain music library with assistance of music volunteer(s).

6. Average a minimum of 20 hours per week.

7. Follow the pastor’s leadership in planning the church worship services, and coordinate with other staff.

8. Be accountable to the Personnel Committee and Pastor.

9. Engage in church visitation as directed by the pastor with particular emphasis on enlistment of prospective members in music program of church.

10. Serve on the Church Council.

11. Other duties as assigned by the pastor.

III. Expectations:

1. Secure own supply to direct music for any service he has to miss.

2. Demonstrate a caring, loving spirit with church members.

3. Be neat and dress appropriately.

4. Be punctual.

5. Adhere to the schedule provided by the pastor for all services.

6. Support the overall program of the church, with attendance, participation, engagement with the community and congregation.

7. Be outgoing: listen, love, and care for people.

8. Have a genuine relationship with the Lord.

9. Be apt and willing to lead all types of music.

10. Be called and gifted to minister.

11. Have an understanding of vocal range and abilities to lead congregation with musical excellence.

12. Be able and willing to read music and direct accordingly.

13. Be able and willing to direct special musical services (choir concerts, cantatas, plays, etc.)

Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
High school diploma
Job Type

Cleburne, Texas
Baptist: SBC
Church Size