Director of Music
Grace United Methodist Church of Jacksonville, IL seeks a part-time Director of Music to build and lead our music ministry. The position will require conducting all choirs, providing music for regular and special services, leading songs during worship, and supplying music instruction to children and youth. This person is responsible for recruiting, training, and leading the musicians of the church as they play and sing as part of the music ministry team.
The successful candidate will be able to incorporate a variety of musical styles to enhance the worship experience. Other duties include oversight of weekly choir rehearsals and organizing other choral/musical events. The director will arrange for special soloists, accompanists and instrumentalists, in addition to purchasing music and music supplies within the approved budget.
He/she is under the supervision of the pastor and is expected to participate in the life of the church and work with the pastor and lay members to plan worship. Attendance at staff meetings is required. Ability to play the organ is a plus.
For a full job description or for more information, interested candidates are encouraged to call or e-mail Grace United Methodist Church at 217-245-9521 or firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a cover letter and resume to Rev. Dr. Don Jackson.