Indian Heights United Methodist Church in Overland Park, KS, is hiring for a part time Music and Worship Coordinator. This position will provide music leadership in worship, lead the choir and small ensembles as well as assist with creative worship planning. Due to covid-19 restrictions, some aspects of the position are on hold yet the position will be paid in full. See the full job description. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Description Indian Heights United Methodist Church JOB TITLE:Music and Worship Coordinator Exempt, Part-Time
REPORTS TO:Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee JOB
SUMMARY:To develop and direct a music program that will enhance the quality of worship and to provide piano/accompaniment has a gift for singing.PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITY•Select and maintain the music library.•Conduct regular rehearsals for choir(s) and, as required, for small groups, cantatas or special services and provide the requisite organ/piano accompaniment.•Provide music for funeral sand wedding sin the church as requested by the pastor and as contracted by the parties. •Select and plan music for Sunday and other services. Participate in the creative planning of Sunday and special services.•Develop musical teams and ensembles for services.•Recruit choir members and performers for special services.•Provide choir piano accompaniment two hours per week. This will be one hour for Wednesday evening rehearsal undone-hour rehearsal/service Sunday morning sand is subject to change.•Responsible for music budget•Notify church office if repairs to organ/piano are needed. Schedule routine maintenance for piano/organ. •Decide with the pastor for planned absences, including arranging for substitute director and accompanist.Schedule: 10 hours/week.Hours in the office required; including 2 hours on Wednesday for choir and preparation, 2 hours on Sunday for rehearsal and worship and a 4-hour period for office hours.Holidays, weekends and evenings as required. Three Sundays off per year. Two weeks’ vacation based on 10 hour/week schedule(not during special services) each calendar year.Sick time available per church policy.OTHER
ASPECTS OF THE JOB:
1.Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in the Indian Heights United Methodist Church guidelines
2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
3.Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child abuse/neglect according to Kansas statutes.
4.Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of elder abuse/neglect according to Kansas statutes.
•Dedicated Christian with an understanding of United Methodist theology
•Previous experience as musical director in a church setting.
•Proficient inawide range of styles, including Christian classics(hymns) as well as contemporary.
•Able to produce and direct special events, musicals and programs.
•Able to organize, coordinate and motivate musicians.
•Excellent customer service•Computer literacy
•Ability to keep information confidential
•Must be able to pass background checks and willing to train in Safe Gatherings