Job Description

To apply for this position please submit the following four items:

  • Cover letter expressing your interest in the position and describing your alignment with North Heights' vision and how your experience and skills match the position summary and qualifications.
  • Written statement of personal beliefs that address your alignment to North Heights' belief statement What We Believe.
  • Worship Leading Example(s) showing both spiritual and technical proficiency in worship leading (Please upload to a video sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo and provide links in your submission.
  • Current resume including 2-3 references and links to any social media profiles or blogs to which you post or contribute.

Position Description for

Worship Leader – Arden Hills Sanctuary

Here at North Heights our vision is to Find Faith, Discover Purpose, Live Eternal Significance.

Led by the Holy Spirit, North Heights engages all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God- given purpose, and equip them to lead lives of eternal significance.

We are looking for staff to join us in this vision.

Title: Worship Leader — Arden Hills Sanctuary

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Employment Status: Part Time or Full Time Exempt

Summary of Position: Oversee Arden Hills Worship Ministries including Sunday Morning, Student, Family, and Young Adult Ministries. Partner with Arden Hills Technical Areas including Sound, Video, Lights, Overhead Projection and Live stream to create a seamless worship experience.


· Belief that Jesus is the one and only Son of God and the only name that can save a human being

· Be filled with the Holy Spirit and demonstrate the use of spiritual gifts

· A good grasp of the Bible and a belief that the Bible is the inspired word of God

· Lead Spirit-Filled Worship for our Arden Hills campus services, weekly and special events

· Develop and execute well thought out and prayed-over worship plans, relying on individual gifts and strengths, and the natural and spiritual gifts of others

· Develop teams of worship leaders and band members through a culture of mentoring and coaching

· Develop a working relationship with the worship leaders at our Roseville campus, working together when needed to serve the Body of North Heights

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Theory preferred or equivalent of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, which includes hymns to modern praise/worship music. Experience in leading Holy Spirit led worship. Ability to play hymns in a modern worship style.

Duties and Areas of Responsibility:


· Lead the congregation to grow spiritually through worship and provide spiritual covering to worship ministers

· Build and maintain a positive and healthy team environment that ministers to one another and to the congregation

· Manage one’s personal schedule and schedule various worship teams

· Organize and communicate clearly and consistently

· Bring out the best in team members


· Create an inviting, worshipful atmosphere in which people can meet with God and experience the presence of the Holy Spirit, drawing from a mix of new, current, and traditional songs

· Establish a God-honoring culture of worship among the congregation

· Allow room for the Holy Spirit to lead during worship through singing in the Spirit, waiting on the Lord, and praising God

· Perform other duties as assigned that further the vision of North Heights


· Coordinate worship with the lead pastor and other pastoral staff regularly for worship


· Attend staff meetings and Leadership Team meetings as required

· Establish and manage measurable quarterly goals that are in alignment with our vision

· Adhere to staff core values

· Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of North Heights

Financial and Organizational:

· Manage the Arden Hills worship ministries budget

· Generate and oversee the financial budget of a large worship ministry

· Ensure compliance with all required licenses and song tracking requirements

for North Heights worship ministries

· Plan a year out


· Skilled instrumentalist and quality vocalist with formalized training/study

· Prior experience in church or para-church worship ministry

· Ability to train, manage and develop other worship leaders

· Basic knowledge of worship related technology including sound, video, lights, audio recording and editing overhead projection and Live-stream to create a seamless worship experience

· Competence in Planning Center and ProPresenter

· Comfort in leading worship without music stand and sheet music to increase relaxed engagement for the congregation

· Comfort in leading worship with Student, Family, and Young Adult Ministries

Experience Required
6 – 10 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Arden Hills, Minnesota
Church Size