19th Ave New York, NY 95822, USA

Music Director

Full-Time (40 hours/week)

The Music Director at The Church at LifePark will assist the Associate Pastor of Worship (APW) in leading Sunday morning services and all aspects of music at LifePark. As a contribution toward the church objective, the Music Director will work with the APW to develop the worship ministry at LifePark and contribute most heavily with service programming and leading music-related initiatives.

The Music Director will assist in planning weekly experiences that support the central message of the service and will collaborate with the APW in directing the musical aspects of the Church at LifePark’s worship ministry. The Music Director will work with the APW to oversee the growth and development of the music ministry as a whole.

The Music Director will oversee the execution of musical elements in weekly services while working with the APW to develop and position other team members to do so as well. The mix of administration, leadership, musical, and creative gifts are vital for this role. The Music Director will help the APW develop systems that support the vision of the APW. This will entail programming services, recruiting, training, and equipping team members and lay leaders; delegating responsibilities to team members for meeting ministry objectives; overseeing music for special events when necessary; and providing worship/music support for other ministry areas as needed.

A. Assisting with Strategic Planning Support and Implementation: Work with the APW to implement the vision and strategic initiatives of the music ministry within the realm of LifePark’s philosophy of worship.

B. Implementing Technical Aspects of Music Ministry: Assist the APW as necessary with charting songs, notes for service plans, creating musical tracks, arranging, composing, and working in tandem with the Associate Pastor of Worship and Production Director to collaborate for special event programming. Consistently provide accurate charts, lyrics, notes, supporting tracks, and
service plan details to team members.

C. Musical Development: Work with the APW to develop musicians and vocalists in the worship ministry as a whole. This includes implementing coaching and training in the way of rehearsals, workshops, as well as leading the musical areas on Sunday morning through music directing and playing on stage weekly in one of the two venues. D. Overseeing and Empowering Teams: Recruit, train, develop and empower dynamic team members; assist in leading prospective vocalists and musicians through the audition process including the onboarding of new vocalists and band members.

E. Implementing Excellent Worship Experiences and Special Programs: Work with the APW to program and prepare excellent Sunday morning experiences which invites the congregation to engage in worship. This entails a focus on helping develop the musical aspects of LifePark’s worship ministry, helping provide band direction and assisting with song selection. The Music Director will foster innovation and help keep worship music and style current as we uphold our value of blending the classic and modern into our worship services.

F. Other Duties: Become equipped in the operation of AVL (audio, video, lighting) systems in both worship venues; collaborate with APW on other ministry plans as needed and support music needs in other ministry areas such as Prayer Ministry, First Wave Student Ministry, Vacation Bible School, church-wide conferences, and events, etc.

The Music Director reports to the Associate Pastor of Worship at The Church at LifePark.


The Church at LifePark exists to connect people to God, connect people to people to help people grow in their faith and to serve others.


LifePark is a Christ-centered community that proclaims and celebrates the Gospel with a desire to see lives transformed by the power of Jesus.


At LifePark, we’re committed to proclaiming the truth and unchanging message of God’s love to the ever-changing world around us. That starts with the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.