WE'RE SEARCHING FOR A Director of Music


Are you a music professional with a love of sacred music and experience in leading choral ensembles? Do you have good communication and organizational skills? Are you someone with a strong affinity for teamwork and collaboration? Are you looking for a supportive work environment?


The Congregational Church of Middlebury, United Church of Christ, is searching for a part-time Director of Music. This staff member will lead the music program for our dynamic and growing congregation.


The Director of Music has four main areas of responsibility:

• Collaborates with pastors to develop a music ministry that supports and complements the liturgy and other thematic elements of worship.

• Directs or coordinates the activities of multiple music ensembles, including the church’s Chancel (main) Choir.

• Recruits singers and instrumentalists from within and beyond the congregation to provide special music for services throughout the church year.

• Manages the administrative aspects of the music program, including planning, scheduling, and maintaining musical instruments and the music library.


We encourage interested applicants to visit our church website, www.midducc.org, to learn more about our congregation.


Hours:

20–30 hours a week. Flexible schedule, requiring Sunday mornings and weekly Thursday evening choir rehearsals. 6 weeks off in the summer.


Compensation:

Negotiable. Commensurate with professional/life experience.


Projected start date:

The ideal candidate would be available to begin by August 15, 2024.


We will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2024. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Pastor Andy Nagy-Benson at andy@midducc.org.