SPCC seeks New Director/ Minister of Music

Shepherd Park Christian ChurchDate Posted: 04/10/2018
Categories: Worship- Leading- Church Staff – Music Ministry
Denomination: The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type/ Status: Part-Time (20 hours/ week), regular staff

Job Description: Director/ Minister of Music – Part-time

The Shepherd Park Christian Church, Washington, DC is seeking an experienced Director/ Minister of Music to lead its musical staff and Music Ministry operations. This is a part-time hourly position averaging 20 hours per week, which does not offer benefits. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with professional demeanor and presence, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent verbal communication and inter-personal skills. S\he must possess strong organizational skills, proficiency in church litany and liturgy to ensure worship flow, proficiency with at least one primary musical instrument (i.e., piano, organ or keyboard.) and knowledge of the Church Calendar and Christian music (standard hymns as required, as well as traditional and contemporary worship styles; multi-ethnic influences are a plus). Proficiency with multiple musical instruments (e.g., guitar, percussion, hand bells) is a plus. This person must be able to multi-task, be flexible in their job routine, work as team member in a collaborative environment, and relate well to other church staff, congregants and visitors. The candidate must have the ability to work proficiently with personal computers and communicate via e-mail. This is a part-time position with a salary commensurate with experience, education and the salaries for similar positions in other churches in our area. See the following detailed position description for specific duties and required skills.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and the gifts and skills they possess along with a resume and salary requirements. Applications will be accepted by mail or email at the addresses below until the position is filled. Resumes will be reviewed as received.

Mail to:

Shepherd Park Christian Church
7900 Eastern Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20012

Re: Position of Director/ Minister of Music

Or email to: employment@spcc-doc.org