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Eagle United Methodist Church is seeking a choir director for our traditional/blended worship service.  We are seeking a candidate with choir director experience, a versatile musical spirit and an eagerness to be part of a loving Christian community.  The Eagle United Methodist Church adult choir has approximately 25 members.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Passion and love for worship, along with a calling to serve in this role
  • Growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude and behavior
  • Ability to embrace the vision, values and mission of the Eagle United Methodist Church
  • A strong knowledge of choral music and at least 3 years of experience leading a choir
  • Basic piano skills (for preparation of monthly CDs)
  • Interest and enthusiasm for different musical styles
  • Be involved in church activities and the life of the church
  • Maintain a regular and visible presence in church services

Qualifications:

  • Strong Christian spiritual foundation
  • At least three years of experience as a choir director
  • Friendly outgoing personality – high energy
  • Sense of humor and positive attitude
  • Able to lead and work with volunteer choir members
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work cooperatively with people
  • Supports the mission of the church
  • Music education or degree a plus

Specific Requirements:

  • Lead choir on Sunday mornings (about 2.5 hrs/week)
  • Lead choir rehearsal on weekday evening, including devotional and prayer (about 2.5 hrs/week)
  • Preparation and worship service coordination with the pastor (about 2.5 hrs/week)
  • Prepare CDs each month with every anthem broken out by part (about 4 hours/month)

Commitment:

  • Part-time position of up to 10 hours per week (mid-week evening choir rehearsal & Sunday worship)
  • Choir generally runs from August through May, June/July commitment negotiable
  • Available for special services including Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Christmas Eve
  • Expectation is for a minimum one-year commitment
  • Pay is $15.00 per hour
  • Performance review after 3 months evaluation period; annual performance review thereafter