Director of Music


published 1/31/2019

Start: This position will open in early summer.

Eden Prairie UMC, a vital congregation in the southwest metro, seeks a part-time director of music to lead the chancel choir, praise team, and handbell choir. This person will identify, cultivate, and manage the musical gifts of EPUMC.

The director of music works closely with the pastor, staff (including organist/accompanist), and worship design team to coordinate music and liturgy for Sunday worship. A full job description is available by request to office@prairiechurch.org.

Duties:

  • Primary leadership of Chancel Choir, Praise Team, Handbell Choir, and other groups by choosing music, conducting regular rehearsals and teaching technique.
  • Work with pastor, staff, and lay leaders for current and long range music planning and evaluation of music program.
  • Responsible for maintaining and organizing music libraries and increasing the diversity of musical styles of all groups.

Qualifications:

  • Understand music and music direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to network and develop relationships; strong organizational skills.
  • Leadership, teamwork, flexibility, and initiative

Compensation:
Dependent upon qualifications

Application Info:
A full job description is available from the Eden Prairie UMC office, office@prairiechurch.org. After reviewing the information, you are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to the same address or mail to Eden Prairie UMC, 15050 Scenic Heights Road, Eden Prairie MN 55344.

Deadline:
March 29, 2019

Position Type:
Part-time, salaried

Contact: Becky Coleman, EPUMC Office Manager

Address: Eden Prairie UMC, 15050 Scenic Heights Rd., Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: 952-937-8781

Email: office@prairiechurch.org

Website: www.prairiechurch.org


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

info@minnesotaumc.org

(612) 870-0058