Position Announcement: Director of Music Ministry

Director of Music Ministry

The First Church SPR Committee has begun a nationwide search for the position of Director of Music Ministry. First Church strives to be the best we can be, always moving toward the next level, seeking the best, most gifted person and the perfect match for First Church. Please pray for and with the SPR Committee, trusting that God will provide the perfect person to minister to our congregation in all things musical. If you are interested in the position or know someone who is, please contact the church office at 512.255.3336.

Job Description

The 4,000 member First United Methodist Church of Round Rock, Texas (North Austin) seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministry. Applicants should have a dynamic and growing Christian faith, have familiarity with Methodist doctrine, possess outstanding musical skills, strong people-skills, versatility in a variety of styles, and be a team player with other program ministry staff.

The ministry includes 2 adult choirs, 2 praise teams, 7 handbell choirs, an orchestra, youth choir, and a children’s choir. Special vocal and instrumental ensembles also share regularly in service and key events. Music Ministry participation is approximately 400. Staff working alongside the Director of Music Ministry includes a full-time handbell director with part-time assistant, as well as a part-time organist, pianist, praise team leader, youth choir director, children’s choir director, and orchestra director.

Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s preferred), be comfortable conducting choirs and orchestra, and have demonstrated expertise in cultivating children’s and youth music ministry. The Round Rock area is growing rapidly so there are great opportunities for growth in our ministry. Compensation package is competitive.

Please send applications to will@fumc-rr.org. Deadline for applications is September 6, 2016.

The position is available after October 1, 2016.


Learn more about First Church Music Ministry

Choral/Orchestral Ministries Handbell Ministry Worship Band