Director of Music Ministries

Grace Lutheran Church

Title: Director of Music Ministries Reports To:

Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing all music for all worship services as well as musical programs and activities at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Part-time position, 30 hours per week.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 Coordinate and oversee all music ministry areas and personnel

 Plan and implement, in conjunction with organist and pastor(s), appropriate music for all worship services through the church year

 Serve as adult choir director

 Emphasis on developing and providing leadership for youth choir(s) and their involvement in music ministry

 Encourage participation in the church’s music ministries by growing the number and variety of music ministry opportunities

 Develop and provide leadership for Handbell Choir

 Introduce new musical resources to support and enhance the congregation’s worship

 Provide appropriate, proficient leadership and instruction for all music ministries

 Provide coaching/training of Assisting Ministers and Worship leaders

 Collaborate with pastors and Worship and Music Team in developing objectives, plans and programs

 Purchase music and maintain the music library

 Oversee maintenance of all instruments that are the property of the church

 Plan and maintain annual Music budget lines

 Attend music and worship related workshops for the purpose of enhancing the programs of Music Ministry at Grace

 Attend scheduled staff meetings

 Attend scheduled Worship and Music Team meetings.

 Plan and coordinate supplemental music for the summer (e.g., June-August) months

Minimum Requirements:

 Demonstrated appreciation for the centrality of worship in the life of a congregation in the Lutheran tradition

 Bachelor’s Degree in Music or Music Education

 Directing and conducting experience leading vocal and instrumental ensembles in a variety of church music genres

 Proven leadership in the area of Music Ministry

 Demonstrated competency in liturgical and contemporary worship styles

 Appropriate interpersonal skills including the ability to work cooperatively with pastoral leadership, staff, and congregation

Benefits and Compensation:

 Annual Salary – commensurate with experience – paid semi-monthly

 Vacation and benefits – per Employee Handbook guidelines


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Send resumes to:

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Attn: John Troutman
100 E. Schrock Road
Westerville, OH 43081

Or email to:  or

Resume Deadline: August 1, 2013