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We are currently seeking applicants for a

Senior Choir Director and Handbell Choir Director  

See description below.  

Choir Director 

Position Description for Choir Director 

JOB SUMMARY

Conduct the Senior Choir during Sunday worship, special services, and community events

     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and lead choir rehearsals to make the best use of time together.

  • Select, plan, and order music that supports the worship service including prelude, introit, anthem, etc. in coordination with the pastor.

  • As best as possible, in advance of each season of the church year, prepare a schedule of music to be sung by the choir for the minister and choir members.

  • Meet with the minister regularly to review music selections, discuss hopes, objectives, and other relevant issues regarding the music for the choir.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  •  Music degree or equivalent experience.

  •  Familiarity with liturgical music.

  •  Ability to clearly and effectively express musical direction.

  •  Ability to motivate, direct, and lead members of all ages.

COMPENSATION

Average hours: 10 per week

Salary: $9,917 Annually

Please contact the church office at churchoffice@elkriverucc.org or 763-441-1203 with questions.

 

Handbell Choir Director

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Position Description for Handbell Choir Director

JOB SUMMARY

Conduct the Handbell Choir during rehearsals, Sunday worship, special services, and community events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and lead Handbell rehearsals to make the best use of time together.

  • Select, plan, and order music that supports the worship service including prelude, introit, anthem, etc. for one worship service per month plus special services and events from September through May.

  • In advance of each season of the church year, in coordination with the pastor and other music directors, prepare a schedule of music to be played by the Handbell Choir.

  • Meet with the minister regularly to review music selections, discuss hopes, objectives, and other relevant issues regarding the music for the Handbell choir.

  • Average hours per week: 3

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  •      Music degree or equivalent experience.

  •      Familiarity with liturgical music.

  •      Ability to clearly and effectively express musical direction.

  •      Ability to motivate, direct, and lead members of all ages.

  

COMPENSATION

  •     Salary $542 to be paid monthly from September through May.

  •     Salary to be reviewed annually.

  •     In the case of an absence, the director will make arrangements for coverage with no adjustment to compensation.

Please contact the church office at churchoffice@elkriverucc.org or 763-441-1203 with questions.