Interim Director of Music Ministry

This is a Part Time job in at Trinity, Fairview Village

Posted On: March 27, 2019

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Job Description

The Interim Director of Music Ministry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairview Village, PA  is first and foremost a pastoral musician who serves the church.  The Interim Director will serve as the lead pianist for Sunday worship services and additional services, as required (i.e. seasonal holy days, weddings, funerals, etc.), in addition to integrating musical skills into the nature and structure of the liturgy.

Responsibilities:

  • Has a good working relationship with other members of Trinity’s professional staff.
  • Works closely with the Pastor and Worship and Music Committee in planning and developing the nature and structure of liturgy. Familiarity with Lutheran and Catholic liturgies, or a willingness to learn, is needed.
  • Assists the Pastor with developing and editing weekly bulletins used by the congregation.
  • Oversees the maintenance and care of the parish instruments.
  • Serves as conductor for Trinity’s volunteer choirs (vocal and bell), scheduling and conducting music rehearsals, as required.
  • Encourages the congregation to sing and participate in the worship service, including seeking out musical talent in the congregation.
  • Adheres to music ministry budget and follows proper procedure for spending requests (i.e. music, voices, instruments, etc.).
  • Attends staff and music meetings as required.
  • Is expected to be aware of and comply with Trinity’s employee policies.

Qualifications:

Accomplished pianist and ability to read music

Basic knowledge of keyboard techniques, liturgical service structure, transposition, and choral conducting

Basic understanding of acoustics, especially as it pertains to liturgical spaces

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Compensation:

Negotiable based upon experience.

 

To apply:  Please email resumes to trinityfairviewcareers@gmail.com

 

Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 1190 Valley Forge Rd, Fairview Village, PA 19409.

Learn more about our community at www.trinityfairview.com


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