Minister of Music

Mount Carmel Baptist Church

Job Description

Mount Carmel Baptist Church

Minister of Music (salaried part-time) Job Description


The Minister of Music is responsible for developing and promoting a comprehensive music ministry within Mount Carmel Baptist Church. 


The Minister of Music will be a Christian

Will have definite call to the ministry

Will hold to Scriptures as being divinely inspired and without error

Doctrinal position will be consistent with the statement of faith set forth in The Baptist Faith and Message

Will have knowledge and understanding of church music

Will be properly trained for the position through formal education and/or practical experience

Must be willing to submit to a thorough background check


Be responsible for leading, teaching, and building the choir

Lead congregational singing unless delegated to another person

Plan and coordinate the music ministry. Consult with other staff, program leaders and external resources concerning the best methods for meeting such needs

Along with the Senior Pastor direct the planning, coordination, operation and evaluation of each worship service

Lead and coordinate the choir, soloists, musical specials, or guests, instrumental groups and other matters as considered appropriate

Work closely with the Media Team regarding all audio and visual needs

Oversee the planning and direction of annual Christmas and Easter presentations and other special worship service events planned by the Senior Pastor

Plan, coordinate, conduct and evaluate special events (e.g., concerts, retreats, banquets, fellowship events.)

Lead in the recruitment, training, and allocations of human resources for an efficient music ministry within the church and community

Conduct special training events for volunteers involved with the music ministry of the church as needed

Advise in the use of program materials, equipment, supplies and space by music groups

Keep informed of new trends in the music ministry and seek to enrich all facets of the music ministry

Oversee expenditure of monies in the annual church budget designated for the music ministry. Work with the Finance Committee in preparing the annual budget for the music ministry

Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor


Minister of Music is a part time position and will be expected to work an average of 20 hours per week

This time will consist of responsibilities on Sunday morning, Wednesday evening and special services, as well as preparation time for participation in the music ministry. When necessary, the Minister of Music will be expected to invest additional time beyond 20 hours per week into his duties (e.g., timely staff meeting attendance, office hours, time spent ministering to those participating in the music ministry.)

Compensation is commensurate with education/training experience and will be paid in the form of weekly salary.

A personal reimbursement account will be provided to cover mileage and other out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the employee

About Mount Carmel Baptist Church

Mount Carmel Baptist Church is a place where people can meet Jesus, engage in life-giving community, and everyone is welcome. We believe in creating a space where people can have authentic encounters with Christ, discover their gifts and use them for God's glory.

We are located in a growing community on Signal Mountain with many opportunities for growth, outreach, and missions.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
7 months ago
Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
100-200 people

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