Program Coordinator for Music and Worship

Institution Name: 
Boyce College
School Website: 


Start Date: 
June 1, 2018

The Program Coordinator for Music and Worship will teach courses in and oversee the development of the Music and Worship program at Boyce College, the undergraduate division of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

-The Program Coordinator for Music and Worship will have the following essential job functions:
-Develop and teach courses within the Music and Worship programs.
-Teach consistent with and not contrary to the Abstract of Principles and the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message.
-Plan, implement, and perform administrative duties for the program, including budget development and oversight.
-Document and distribute any music scholarships in coordination with the Executive Assistant to the Dean.
-Participate in the recruiting and hiring of additional faculty members within the program (both full-time and adjunct).
-Review course syllabi to ensure quality and accuracy.
-Recruit and supervise graders and teaching assistants within the program.
-Hire and supervise accompanists to serve in the program.
-Assist in the planning, development, and scheduling of courses.
-Oversee the various bands and music groups at the college.
-Travel with the bands on occasion in order to provide quality oversight and assist in recruitment efforts.
-Plan and organize worship teams to serve at various Student Life and campus events, in coordination with the Student Life Office, Event Productions, and the Office of the Dean.
-Develop networking relationships with area churches with regard to the Field Education program, including consideration of new churches and monitoring of current partnerships.
-Serve as a liaison between current students and churches seeking worship leaders, in order to connect candidates to potential areas of ministry.
-Provide accreditation support for both undergraduate and graduate music and worship programs.
-Participate in various campus events such as new student orientation and Preview Day as well as ongoing recruitment efforts.
-Pursue ongoing scholarly and ministerial development through avenues such as: writing projects, conference presentations, speaking engagements, and local church involvement.
-Maintain the accuracy of sections of the academic catalog and website that pertain to the Music and Worship degree program.
-Keep regular office hours and be generally available to meet with and mentor students.
-Provide Academic Counseling to students in the program, in support of the primary academic counseling that is provided by the Boyce Academic Counselors within the Center for Student Success.
-Attend various faculty and divisional meetings as directed by the Dean of Boyce College.
-Perform other duties as needed by the Dean of Boyce College.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
-A terminal degree (Ph.D.; D.M.A.; D.Mus.; Ed.D.) in a field related to the subject.
-Testimony of personal faith in Jesus Christ and evidence of a mature Christian lifestyle.
-Professional and/or pastoral experience in the field (preferred but not required).
-Full agreement with the Abstract of Principles ( and the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message (
-Support for the mission and vision of Boyce College.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The position includes insurance and other benefits.

Boyce College is located in Louisville, Kentucky on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, a private not-for-profit institution founded in 1859. With a metropolitan population of over 1.25 million, Louisville is the largest city in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Boyce College is accredited by: (1) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, (2) the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and (3) the National Association of Schools of Music.

Applications will be evaluated immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position is anticipated to begin as early as June 1, 2018.

Contact Name: 
Timothy Kleiser
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
Address Line 1: 
2825 Lexington Road
City State Zip/Postal Code: 
Louisville, KY 40280
United States