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Worship Leader (Students) 

Job Title: Worship Leader (Students)
Location: Austin, TX
Department: Operations
Reports To: Worship Pastor
FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt (20 hours)

Job Purpose: To lead the congregation of Austin Christian Fellowship into the presence of God via musical praise and worship.

Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lead/Co-Lead worship for our weekly Wednesday evening and Sunday morning Student service(s).
  • Raise up worshippers to serve in both a leadership (singers) and supportive (musicians) roles within specified designation and in conjunction with departmental Pastoral leadership.
  • Attend/lead weekly worship team practice.
  • Attend weekly Students staff meeting.
  • Serve designated Pastoral leader to execute worship in accordance with the specified ministries’ vision and values.
  • Attend weekly one-on-one meeting with Worship Pastor.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meeting with Student Pastor
  • Assist Worship Pastor via administration, teaching, dreaming, pastoral care, etc. 
  • Facilitate delegated worship department related functions as needed (i.e. student retreats, student camps, Prayer Hour, Small Groups, Sunday main service, special events, etc.)
  • Attend scheduled All Staff meetings.

Expectations

  • Maintain a vibrant spiritual life of devotion to Jesus Christ
  • Pursue personal growth via books, teachings, conferences, etc.
  • Practice instrument/vocal/songs and prepare for participating services
  • Make dedicated time for Bible reading, prayer, and individual worship

Core Competencies

  • Strong vocals – singing, addressing, & engaging the congregation during worship
  • Lead instrumental competency on at least one instrument (guitar/piano); able to read and chart musical arrangements
  • Set List generation, service flow, song transitions 
  • Basic stage management and sound board experience
  • A mature, growing believer with a clear understanding of the Gospel, along with the ability to clearly communicate it.
  • Nashville Number System knowledge preferred
  • Basic ProPresenter and Planning Center Online knowledge preferred

Skills and Qualifications

  • Commitment to spiritual integrity and artistic excellence.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to self- motivate and self-manage with a high level of competency and standards
  • Teachable, responsive, and respectful
  • Able to lead, mentor & work well with volunteer musicians
  • Shepherding skills (lovingly lead, coach and counsel with wisdom and discernment).

Working Conditions: This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical requirements: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

To apply, please send a resume to Heather Stelling, ACF's Human Resources Manager.