opportunities

We have a very unique plan that divides our leadership roles to maximize the individual gifts of those who serve in our music ensemble leadership, while minimizing the burden.

The list below details job descriptions for these leadership roles. If you want to see how these roles interconnect within the leadership team, click on the organization chart to get the “big picture”

Ensemble Music Opportunities to Serve

Ensemble Music Department Head

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of strategic plans and work towards the advancement of all the various Foundry’s music ensembles.
    • Interface with multiple music directors regarding music selection, and make final decisions to ensure compliance with goals and vision of the organization
    • Oversee event selections with ensemble manager and the manager of outreach events to ensure compliance with goals and vision of the organization
    • Recruit leadership to administer and musically direct ensembles
    • Ensure that managers in the department are fully engaged in required duties (including ensemble managers, discipleship managers, production managers, and logistics managers)
    • Process request from ensemble managers for production and logistics managers and allocate resources to align with overall organization strategies and goals
  • Continually assess the performance of the department and its managers and contribute to the modification of plans and strategies to promote successful translation of strategic goals
  • Manage the department budgets and expenditures to achieve effective dispersion of funds and prioritization of projects
  • Expected to host / guide monthly meeting with music department managers

This position reports to the Director of Academics

Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Responsibilities: 

  • Schedule rehearsal times for all choirs & orchestras
  • Administer the event schedule for all choirs & orchestras with assistance from department head and the manager of outreach events
  • Continually assess the performance of featured ensemble administrators / music directors and contribute to the modification of plans and strategies to promote successful translation of strategic goals

Reports to the Ensemble Music Department Head

Manager of Discipleship for Ensembles

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Foundry’s Director of Discipleship and develop ensemble specific spiritual development curriculum
  • Oversee the discipleship leaders and assess the effectiveness of discipleship and contribute to the modification of plans and strategies to promote successful translation of strategic goals

Reports to the Ensemble Music Department Head

Manager of production

Responsibilities: 

  • Scheduling and oversight to provide tech support for musical events both inside the Foundry as well as outreach events
  • Oversees creation of production crews to provide sound and tech support for ensembles of various size and purpose
  • Facilitate training and skill development to grow crews’ competence and confidence

Manager of logistics

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with ensemble managers to provide logistics for events
    • Equipement
    • Transportation
    • Lodging

Reports to the Ensemble Music Department Head

Adult Choir Administrator:

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the rehearsal schedule, including such related duties as distribution of music, schedule etc…
  • Communicate effectively with the members of the ensemble regarding rehearsal and performance schedules
  • Prepare agenda for ensemble rehearsals
  • Coordinate with Production and Logistics managers for event preparation
  • Provide monthly, summaries to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Reports to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Adult Choir Lead Music Director:

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the musical health and growth of the ensemble in accordance with the Foundry’s mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Supervise the musical needs of the ensemble, delegating tasks where necessary
  • Work with Assistant Music Directors to direct the musical portions of the ensemble’s rehearsals and performances
  • Working with the Ensemble Music Department Head, select repertoire for the Ensemble
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the manager of foundational ensembles

Reports to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Adult Choir Assistant Music Directors (multiple):

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Lead Music Directors to direct the musical portions of the ensemble’s rehearsals and performances
  • Recommend music selections to the lead music director
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the lead music director

Reports to the ensembles’ lead music director

Adult Choir Discipleship Leader

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the implementation of the spiritual development curriculum within a given ensemble through small group leadership structure

Youth Choir Administrator:

Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate effectively with the members of the ensemble regarding rehearsal and performance schedules
  • Manage the rehearsal schedule, including such related duties as distribution of music, schedule etc…
  • Prepare agenda for ensemble rehearsals
  • Coordinate with Production and Logistics managers for event preparation
  • Provide monthly, summaries to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the manager of foundational ensembles

Reports to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Youth Choir Lead Music Director:

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the musical health and growth of the ensemble in accordance with the Foundry’s mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Supervise the musical needs of the ensemble, delegating tasks where necessary
  • Work with assistant Music Directors to direct the musical portions of the ensemble’s rehearsals and performances
  • Working with the Ensemble Music Department Head, select repertoire for the Ensemble
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the manager of foundational ensembles

Reports to the Manager of Foundational Ensembles

Youth Choir Assistant Music Directors:

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Lead Music Directors to direct the musical portions of the ensemble’s rehearsals and performances
  • Recommend music selections to the lead music director
  • Expected to attend monthly meeting with the lead music director

Reports to the ensembles’ lead music director

Youth Choir Discipleship Leader

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the implementation of the spiritual development curriculum within a given ensemble through small group leadership structure

Let us know if you are interested in serving: