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                                                   Albert Lea, MN 

ALBERT LEA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Staff Position Description

TITLE: DIRECTOR OF MODERN WORSHIP

RELATIONSHIPS: Employees in this position are responsible to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee.  Ongoing supervision is by the Pastor.

HOURS:  This is salary position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General
  • To support the congregation’s ministries and mission by the coordination of 9:00 am Modern Worship Service
  • To maintain confidentiality in regard to all personal information disclosed by or about members, constituents, employees, and staff of the church.

Personal Qualities:

  • Be an authentic follower of Christ who is pursuing the Lord with his/her heart, mind, and soul.
  • Have a life growing in all aspects of the fruit of the Spirit (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control).
  • Have an innovative, passionate vision for growing Albert Lea Church’s community and taking it to the next level.
  • Understand that this role is a leader of leaders.
  • Have a heart for achieving goals and making the impossible happen.
  • Always pursue excellence.
  • Have strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Be a self-starter.
  • Be hard-working but love to have fun.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile.
  • Have the ability to create and foster an environment and sense of unity among team members.
  • Be willing to perform and complete tasks, even outside of assigned area.
  • Have solid planning skills.
  • Be able to visualize how the music program is part of the overall church vision.
  • Have a personal relationship with God and be able to freely share faith experiences in order to help youth members develop their own spiritual relationships.
  • Have an understanding of and support the teachings and principles of the United Methodist Church.
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Specific

To direct, lead and coordinate all music for the Modern 9 am worship service

  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Supervise all other music staff.
  • Insure that musical equipment is maintained in good working order
  • Create media using Mediashout for worship services
  • Create two different praise band teams
  • Create a team of volunteers to run media on Sunday morning
  • To perform additional duties as necessary in coordination with supervisor and SPRC.

COMPENSATION: Is based on experience and average of 15 hours per week, With more in the school year and less in the summer months.

EVALUATION: The Pastor will conduct an annual evaluation with input from the SPRC committee.

 

Revised on 3/2019

ALBERT LEA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Staff Position Description

TITLE:  CHANCEL CHOIR ACCOMPANIST – Apply to jobs@albertleachurch.org

RELATIONSHIPS:  Employees in this position are responsible to the Staff Parish Relations Committee and work under the supervision of the Music Director.

HOURS:  as necessary to fulfill responsibilities Hours per week will depend on the needs of the Chancel Choir. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:  The Accomanist will:

  1. Provide accompaniment for the Chancel Choir, including:
  2. Performance on Sunday mornings according to a schedule established by the Music Director.
  3. Performance at special services which may include Lenten Services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas eve, and others as included in the church schedule;
  4. Preparation for and attendance at weekly rehearsals;
  5. Preparation for and attendance at additional rehearsals which may be needed to support the full choral program of the church.
  6. Accompany soloists and small groups for special music as needed including weekly small Group woman’s group Faithtones and two concerts a year. 
  7. Perform additional duties in keeping with the position as mutually agreed upon with the Music Director.

COMPENSATION:  This position is a flat rate per event, session or date.  Salary and other benefits will be detailed in the Employment Agreement.

EVALUATION:  The Staff-Parish Relations Committee will conduct an annual evaluation with input from the Chancel Choir Director.

Approved by Staff Parish Relations Committee – December 14, 2005; 07/24/2013