Director of Music at Northside Baptist Church


Employment Type




Applicants should possess the necessary skills to plan and lead a traditional worship service. This includes appropriate knowledge of hymnody and choral music, the ability to work with and inspire the adult choir and congregation in weekly singing, as well as a willingness to work within the liturgical calendar.



See job description below. An optional responsibility could be choirmaster/organist, who would play the organ in addition to assuming the Music Director responsibilities. 



Anticipated start date is January 1. Duties will begin upon hiring. Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s experience. 



Applicants must submit an online application and then email a resume with three references to Ruth Frost ( Applications should be submitted no later than December 1, 2019. Additional materials may be requested at a later time.


Our Mission

The mission of Northside Baptist Church is to celebrate God's grace and follow the movement of the Holy Spirit, allowing any person, without exception, who professes Jesus as Lord, to participate in any capacity with this fellowship. We proclaim through worship and missions the good news that God is loving and forgiving. We care through a fellowship of loving, mutually supportive believers who will strengthen each other and will help each other achieve Christian maturity. We share our faith and resources through witness to others by example and deed. We grow through our worship, Christian education, and witness by encouraging others to participate in a spirit of openness, allowing people to raise their awareness of human needs through a greater understanding of the grace and love of God


For more information about Northside Baptist Church, please visit our website ( Northside Baptist Church affiliates with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Alliance of Baptists.


December 1, 2019


Date Posted

October 25, 2019

Northside Baptist Church

Director of Music

Job Description



1. Responsibilities include:

     a. Responsible for leading, coordinating, enlisting, encouraging, promoting and educating all members of the congregation in matters of church music.

     b. Will participate in the mission and congregational life of the church.

     c. Will meet regularly with Senior and Associate Pastors in planning and leading weekly worship and other special worship planning sessions.

     d. Plans and directs the Adult Choir in rehearsals on Wednesday evenings and Sunday services in the highest musical level possible.

     e. Coordinates special music to be presented by musicians within and outside of the church.

     f. Coordinates with the children’s music program director.

     g. Supports the worship service with appropriate musical selections in cooperation with pianist, organist and pastors.

     h. Assists with Order of Worship proofreading, as available.

     i. Provides for appropriate substitutes for worship services or special services when needed.

     j. Serves on Worship Committee

     k. Maintains and upkeeps music library, as needed.

     l. Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of musical instruments owned by the church in cooperation with the pianist and organist.


2. Accountability:

     a. Director of Music will be evaluated annually by the Senior Pastor. The Senior Pastor will report to the Personnel Committee.

     b. The job description will be reviewed and updated annually.

     c. Will evaluate the pianist and organist annually and report findings to Personnel Committee.



1475 East Northside Drive

Clinton, Mississippi 39056

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