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12846 Daiber Road

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compensation: $10,000 - $20,000
employment type: part-time
non-profit organization

Position Title: Worship and Music Coordinator (WMC)
Employment Status: Part-Time (approx. 15-20 hours)
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
FLSA: Non-exempt
Updated: Feb 2018

The Worship and Music Coordinator (WMC) directs plans, evaluates and promotes worship in the life of the church to enable the congregation to experience God through music, drama, prayer, graphics, and video, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate a comprehensive worship and music ministry for traditional/blended and contemporary settings while attending to the spiritual needs of the worship team participants and the congregation
• Participate in the recruiting, auditioning and selection of vocalists, choir and band members as well as sound, light, and media volunteers
• Prepare for and direct rehearsals in collaboration with the Media Specialist, musicians, and vocalists
• Coordinate music for weddings, funerals and special events
• Assist in the purchase and maintenance of music, sound equipment, worship videos and software required for the preparation and execution of worship in collaboration with the Media Specialist
• Stay informed of current worship and music methods, material and ideas through the attendance of music clinics, workshops and conferences as provided by Highland Hope
• Collaborate with the leaders of Children, Youth and Student Ministries to provide opportunities for participation in a variety of worship experiences
• Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications
• Education: Prefer Associates Degree
• A Committed Professing Christian
• Solid character and integrity
• Must possess leadership, team building, and people skills
• Play lead guitar and/or keyboard with proficiency
• Strong vocal skills are required
• Ability to lead worship in both a traditional/blended and a contemporary context
• Good organization and time management skills, reliable, punctual
• Prefer technical skills to utilize resources including computer systems, worship software, sound and light boards, etc.
• Preferred Foundation: experience leading worship for at least 1 year
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must pass criminal background check and drug-screening test

• The WMC will collaborate to prepare regular and seasonal worship services
• The WMC will evaluate the progress of the total church worship and music ministry quarterly and set goals and objectives for improvement annually in collaboration with Pastor and the Worship and Design Team
• The WMC will attend Staff meetings
• The WMC will attend Church Council Meetings quarterly or when requested to provide information about worship, music opportunities, and needs
• The WMC communicates with the Finance Secretary to maintain an accurate account of finances and the budget related to the worship and music ministries of the church

Work Environment: Mainly performed indoors in a controlled environment. Off campus opportunities for outreach may occur. Keep work area clean and organized. Appropriate dress required for church environment.

Working Relationship
• This position is under the general supervision of the Directing Pastor with a liaison from the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC)
• Compensation is recommended by the SPRC, and is approved by the Administrative Council
• SPRC evaluation of this position will occur after 3 months, 6 months, and annually thereafter
• This position is employed "at will" and not by contract. Employment "at will" means the employee and HHUMC are free to terminate employment at any time without notice or reason

EEOC: The Worship & Music Coordinator is a Fair Labor and Standards Act non-exempt position with no benefits, retirement, or healthcare coverage. The WMC will be paid bi-weekly (every two weeks).

Resumes will be considered until position is filled. Interested candidates should send their resume to the Pastor Bev Wilkes-Null along with a statement of spiritual background addressing the following:

1. Briefly share your spiritual journey
2. Briefly share your experience and context for leading worship
3. Briefly describe your practice of spiritual disciplines that help you maintain your relationship with the Lord and provide spiritual leadership to your worship team members

Application can be made via the Highland Hope UMC website at
A one-page resume and two letters of recommendation are required and may be emailed or mail to:

Highland Hope United Methodist Church
Attention: Rev. Dr. Beverly L. Wilkes-Null, Directing Pastor
12846 Daiber Road
Highland, IL 62249
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