People’s Church is seeking candidates for the position of Choir Director to begin January 2014. This is a 6-8 hour per week position, negotiable within certain limits. Compensation for the position will be based on skills and experience, in the range of $15-18 per hour. Responsibilities include leading weekly rehearsals of both an adult vocal choir and a handbell choir, directing these ensembles in church services, and selecting appropriate music from a range of styles. The choir director is also called upon to help lead congregational singing, organize and rehearse small ensembles, and to perform solos in church services. We prefer candidates who have a degree in music, are working towards a degree in music, or who have demonstrated experience in choral conducting. We are seeking candidates with strong leadership skills, flexibility, and enthusiasm. This position requires a person who is able to work effectively with musicians of all ability levels and someone who shares our UU values of inclusiveness. Applications will be received through Friday, October 25, 2013. Please include a resume or description of your relevant skills and experience, plus a letter explaining your interest in this position and any questions you might have.
Applications should be addressed to:
Jennifer Drake, People’s Church, 1758 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Electronic applications are also welcome, to: firstname.lastname@example.org