Central Services

Worship Director

Gilbert, Arizona
Work Type: Full Time


The Worship Director supports the Sun Valley Community Church (SVCC) vision by leading teams that create and execute engaging Christ-centered musical worship experiences.  This position works closely with SVCC Production to support and enhance the overall weekend worship experience through video, audio, lighting, and creative elements.  In all actions, this role reflects the SVCC team leadership distinctives.  

Submit worship video samples along with resume/application.


Participate in the Weekend Team creative process for design and review of weekend worship services

Meet regularly with the SVCC music leadership team to plan and develop the weekend worship services

Function as one of the rotating worship leaders for SVCC weekend services at all campuses.  Lead a minimum of 45 weekends per year

Provide leadership for assigned campus and assist production staff with weekly campus prep

Recruit volunteers and build teams to fulfill the SVCC vision.  Shepherd and develop staff and volunteer teams, as assigned.  Pastor to the general church family as requested/required

Work with Music Director(s) to develop musicians and artists to realize and utilize their God-given potential

Communicate on a regular basis with key people to effectively execute weekend services and other matters with clarity and in a timely manner

Prepare musically and spiritually to lead rehearsals

Assist Worship Pastor in developing strategic plans for the department in alignment with the overall church mission, vision, values, and strategies

Create an atmosphere of relational warmth and connection through the weekly green room time

Creative and artistic development through the SVCC studio when needed

QUALIFICATIONS – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, an/or ability required.  


High school diploma or equivalent, and earned degrees and/or other training that has equipped them for the duties of the role

Two years of full-time experience in a church of 1,000+ in a similar role

Possess the musical, technical, and vocal ability to lead worship effectively in the context of SVCC

Demonstrates spiritual maturity and character consistent with the Biblical requirements for church leadership

Effective relational skills; proficiency in communication skills, both verbal and written

Self-motivated, self-directed requiring minimal supervision

Teamwork orientation with ability to recruit, train, shepherd, lead and motivate others

Agrees and aligns with the mission, vision, leadership distinctives, and doctrinal statement of SVCC


    Three years of related experience

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