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Associate Director of Children’s and Handbell Choirs

Paid Position: Associate Director of Children’s and Handbell Choirs for a large thriving traditional church Music Ministry program. This job pairs well with a school music teaching job. For the right candidate, there is an opportunity for a FULL TIME position by pairing this Associate Director position with a Children's Ministry position. (30 % Music, 70% Children's Ministry) More info is available upon request.

Place: Kenilworth Union Church
211 Kenilworth Ave
Kenilworth, Il 60043

Contact Person: Please EMAIL Resume, Cover Letter, and a recording/video of a musical performance featuring your skills to Lisa Bond, Director of Music Ministries,

Co-Direct Four Ensembles: Cherub Choir (Kindergarten/1st grade), Rejoice Singers and Ringers (grades 2-5), Junior Bell Choir (grades 5 and up) and Adult Bell Choir.

Schedule: Wednesday afternoon/evening and Sunday mornings, August 21 - May 31

Status: Part Time with some flex time, approx. 10 hours/week, 10 months/year

Other Information: The mission of Music Ministry at Kenilworth Union Church is to glorify God, love and serve others, build community, bring our best to Christ, and enhance worship, all through the performance of inspiring diverse sacred music.We are a well-established and warm-hearted Church and music ministry program with a supportive congregation. KUC is a non-denominational Christian church and is just a few miles north of Chicago and Northwestern University. More information about our church can be found at and


Job Requirements:

  • Graduate degree preferred (or graduate degree in progress) in Music education/Choral Music/Sacred Music
  • Choral conducting experience
  • Great leadership ability
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Experience in working with the child’s voice
  • Magnetic and vibrant personality
  • Ability to work well and connect with others, especially children
  • Church experience preferred
  • Adequate piano skills (Handbell skills can be learned on the job)
  • Attendance at the 21st Annual Music Ministry Retreat, Aug.23-25, 2019, @ Northwestern/Millar Chapel
Kenilworth Union Church
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