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Worship/Media Pastor

Posted by: Kevin Hardy

Posted date: Apr-02-2021

Location: Bakersfield, California



Olive Knolls Church exists to make more and better disciples of Jesus Christ by building an attractive community for our active reach as we REACH, GROW, SERVE, and GO. Music is an essential expression of worship to God and an elemental piece of our weekend services.

The Worship Arts/Digital Media Director provides oversight, leadership, pastoral care and discipleship in all areas of creative arts at Olive Knolls Church. This position exists to help foster a culture and community of worshipers that pursue excellence in all artistic areas for the glory of Jesus’ name.

The Worship Director/Digital Media is a full-time salaried position. Therefore, a minimum of 40 hours per week is required. This position requires a complete background check, resume, and references.


The Worship Arts/Digital Media Director is directly accountable to the Lead Pastor.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)

  • Cast a clear and compelling vision for Worship and Digital Media ministry

  • Minister beyond the music. Incorporate testimonies, scripture, prayer, and other elements

    into services

  • Be familiar regarding all things pertaining to sound

  • Manage OKC song and media library.

  • Collaborate with Celebrate Recovery Director, Youth and Children’s Pastor for all thing’s


  • Collaborate with the Online Pastor and Lead Pastor to plan and prepare for online services

    and in person

  • Lead weekly rehearsals and worship services

  • Recruit, train, develop, and support vocal, instrumental, and technical volunteers

  • Ensure role clarity and excellent execution of responsibilities for all volunteers

  • 10.Organize and administer volunteer schedules and service plans
    11.Administer the Social Media accounts by creating content
    12.Recruit, train, develop, and support technical, production, and digital ministries

    13.Supervise paid A/V engineer positions
    14.Other duties as needed or assigned by the Lead Pastor


    1. A vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
    2. Theological compatibility with and active membership in the Church of the Nazarene

    WORSHIP ARTS/DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR Responsibility Description

  • Enthusiastic support of the mission, vision and values of Olive Knolls Church

  • Support of the Lead Pastors’ leadership to the degree that you are an extension of them

  • Willingness to participate in classes, conferences, trainings, etc. for professional

    development purposes

  • Compatibility with the staff

  • If married, a supportive spouse and family


  • Education or work-related experience overseeing, directing, and/or managing paid or volunteer staff

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative gifts

  • The ability to provide information, direction and feedback to all constituents

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Position Information
    Organization Name Only members can view this field.
    Location Bakersfield, California
    District Central California
    State/Province California
    Position Title Worship/Media Pastor
    Position Classification Worship & Arts
    PositionType Full-time
    Deadline for Applications
    Contact Information
    Contact Preference Calls and Emails are welcome.
    First & Last Name Kevin Hardy
    Title Lead Pastor
    Phone 410-274-0296
    Email khardy@oliveknolls.com