North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC) seeks a motivated and organized full-time Associate Minister of Music to join its vibrant music ministry. NRUMC holds one contemporary and three traditional Sunday-morning worship services.
This is a full-time position of at least 30 hours/week, working in concert with two other full-time staff musicians and a contract organist. Overview of duties:
1. Accompanist for the Chancel Choir, auditioned chamber choir, seniors’ choir, and contemporary band;
2. Oversight of the children/youth music ministries of the church (recruitment, occasional substitution, serving as a resource for volunteer leaders, etc.);
3. Coordination of special-music (soloists/small groups) for the 10:00 traditional service;
4. Coordination of organists (for Sunday services, weddings, funerals, etc.).
Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and a statement of faith to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 15, 2020 (though applications will be considered as they are received).
General questions about the music ministry or this position may be addressed to Michael Glasgow at email@example.com or at 919-847-1536×105.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A strong identification with the Christian faith, and knowledge of liturgy and hymnody;
a Bachelor’s degree or higher in music;
working knowledge of music theory and form;
extremely high proficiency as an accompanist, including open-score;
appreciation for and experience in contemporary AND traditional styles of worship music;
basic conducting and leadership abilities to work with children, youth and adults;
extraordinarily strong organization and communication skills.