TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
POSITION: The Chancel Choir Director
DESCRIPTION: The Chancel Choir Director is a part-time position consisting of a weekly choir rehearsal, Sunday church services, all holiday services and other occasional gatherings. The CCD is to integrate the music program of the church service in a manner that enhances the spirit of worship and assists the congregation in praising and serving God. The CCD will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Pastor of the church as well as the Pastor/Staff Relations Committee of Trinity United Methodist Church. The CCD will also work in cooperation with the Church Organist/Accompanist and Bell Choir Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: The Chancel Choir Director must: Display Christian ethics and behavior. Develop an understanding of the Methodist theology. Have knowledge of church music, organ repertoire, and choir rehearsal protocol. Display proficient conducting, singing, and teaching skills. Be knowledgeable in transposing music. Work cooperatively with volunteers and church staff. Display enthusiasm, and set a good example in the church and the community. Pass a criminal background check.
DETAILS: The Chancel Choir Director will: Provide a wide variety of choral music for worship service. Establish a worshipful, positive feeling and movement in the worship service through the selection of music appropriate to the worship themes and seasons. Chair the Hymn Committee, and be a member of the Worship Committee. Provide music for holiday and special occasions, as needed. Coordinate activities and cooperate with the pastor, organist/accompanist, bell choir director, and church staff. Work cooperatively with adults, youth, and children in our church family. Establish personal and/or professional goals to be reviewed at his/her annual performance review. Continue to be active in the field of music. Attend staff meetings. Provide other related duties as requested.
Interested individuals should contact the church office and be prepared to fill out a job application, background check forms, and provide three letters of reference.