Published date: October 17, 2020 8:58 am
Location: Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, United States
The successful candidate for this position will be a 1099 contractor with Music Ministry International and be responsible for the following:
1.1 The Contemporary Praise and Worship Director is to provide a non-personal service to support the 319th Air Base Wing Chapel. Duties will include but not be limited to: recruiting volunteer musicians and vocalists, ensuring volunteers complete a background check if working with youth under 18 years old, conducting musical training, and rehearsing with a Band and Praise Team comprised of volunteer musicians and vocalists for the purpose of leading a congregation in current contemporary praise and worship songs.
1.2 Place of Performance: Services will be located at Prairie Rose Chapel on Grand Forks Air Force Base (345 Tuskegee Airmen Blvd, Grand Forks AFB, ND 58204).
2.1. Support the overall Chapel mission by working cooperatively with leadership, staff members, and volunteers.
2.2. Support the Chapel leadership’s direction for worship service. Coordinate with Contemporary Worship Service Chaplain in the selection of music to include compiling a song list and providing it in advance of rehearsal/worship for review and approval.
2.3. Recruit, assemble, rehearse, and lead Praise Team in songs and musical segments during the Contemporary Worship Service.
2.3.1. “Recruiting”, done informally, will be led by the Director through social media, via Sunday bulletins, one on one conversations, and as a general service announcement.
2.4. Play music and lead congregation in worship songs (see more at 5.1.2 below).
2.5. Meet as needed and upon request with Contemporary Worship Service Chaplain, Band, and/or Praise Team in order to discuss pertinent musical issues related to the performance of duties.
2.6. Coordinate with the Chapel Staff to ensure all volunteers working with youth below 18 years of age receive a background check as directed by DODI 1402.5 Criminal History Background Checks on Individuals in Child Care Services.
2.7. Be present at least 30 minutes prior to rehearsals and worship services in order to prepare and perform necessary duties related to leading a band and praise team in songs and musical segments. The normally scheduled weekday rehearsals should be no less than 90 minutes in duration minus pre-event set-up and post-event take-down.
2.8. Notify the Contemporary Worship Service Chaplain of anticipated delays and absences at least seven (7) days prior. If absent, music director will find a substitute with name and contact information to support these requirements who meets the personnel qualifications in accordance with Paragraph 5.1.
2.9. Build a professional and working partnership with the service’s audio/visual technicians, who are setting up and working with Chapel sound equipment used for the worship service.