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  Music Director

Milford Presbyterian Church

Milford, MI

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: July 21, 2022

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Job Description:

MUSIC DIRECTOR
Reports to: Pastor/Head of Staff
Status: Part-time employee (approximately 15-20 hrs/wk)
Compensation: $23,000-$28,000/year
Apply to: jobs@milfordpc_noemail

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Milford Presbyterian Church's Music Director is responsible for overseeing the church's music ministry, directing the adult choir, and enriching the worship and fellowship of the congregation through music.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinate and support all choirs, instrumental music, soloists, and other musicians throughout the year in worship and seasonal programs.
2. Direct the adult volunteer choir, preparing a choral anthem for every Sunday from the second Sunday of September through the second Sunday of June. Coordinate and direct weekly choir rehearsals and special rehearsals as necessary (e.g. seasonal cantatas).
3. Recruit multiple musical groups in the church to provide opportunities for musicians of all ages, skill le vels, and instruments.
4. Arrange and coach soloists, and schedule special music during the summer choir hiatus.
5. Collaborate with the_noemailanist/a_noemailpanist in all aspects of services and rehearsals. (The_noemailanist/a_noemailpanist is available to support rehearsals if desired.)
6. Supervise and collaborate with other volunteer directors (e.g., bell choir, children's choir, youth choir).
7. Support the Pastor in the planning of worship, meeting weekly to coordinate anthems and hymns for Sunday services and as required for holidays and special events.
8. Establish and maintain scheduled weekly hours in the church office in consultation with the Pastor.
9. Maintain the choral music library, including_noemailanizing and filing music after use. Research and purchase new music from publishers, selecting materials with suitable texts and styles appropriate for worship and liturgical seasons.
10. Develop and promote occasional concerts and performances, to showcase the church to the_noemailmunity.
11. Collaborate with other music directors in the_noemailmunity as necessary for special programs.
12. Attend monthly meetings of the Worship & Music Committee, and staff meetings as called.
13. Maintain an annual budget, working through the Worship and Music Committee.
14. Occasionally play_noemailan/piano as needed for Sunday worship, weddings, and funerals (desired, but not mandatory).
 

About Milford Presbyterian Church:

Milford Presbyterian Church is located in the heart of the village of Milford, MI. Because of our active involvement in the life of the community, we are known as "The Church On The Corner". We are a Christian community committed to growing in faith, serving in love, living in Christ, and extending God's gracious welcome to all. 

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree in music (or equivalent experience).
2. A love for the church and a passion to engage the church in worship through music.
3. Significant knowledge of the breadth and depth of liturgical choral music, traditional through contemporary.
4. The proven ability to:
a. foster a love for music in others
b. work effectively with people of various ages and skill levels
c. take direction from others (e.g. pastor or church leadership) when necessary
d. produce high-quality musical presentations 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Music Director
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Salary:
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Presbyterian - PCUSA
Worship Style:
Traditional
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Milford Presbyterian Church
Contact Name:
Pastor Mary Bahr-Jones
Address1:
238 North Main Street
Address2:
City:
Milford
State or Province:
MI
ZIP Code:
48381
Country:
United States
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