PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
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Employers are invited to post available positions for organists, choral directors, 
church and synagogue music directors.

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Important announcement for Job Seekers:  Effective April 12, 2011, only current AGO voting members in good standing wll be able to access the National AGO's job listings. Members will be directed to a login screen where they will be required to enter their Username (first initial of first name and last name, such as jsmith for John Smith) and password (AGO ID number) as they appear on their TAO label in order to see the listings on the AGO job board. If you have questions about your Username or ID number, please contact AGO National Headquarters, 212-870-2310, or email info@agohq.org.

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Disclaimer:  Inclusion of information in Employment Opportunities does not imply endorsement by the Charlotte Chapter AGO. Nor does the Chapter accept responsibility for the accuracy of material provided in these listings.



Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church - posted 6.20.2019
4136 Mt. Pleasant Church Road
Sherrill Ford, North Carolina 28673
Church Phone704-483-3087
Websitewww.mtpumc.org
Church Fax
Contact phone828-123-9563
Contact fax
Contact PersonJanie Sigon
Contact emailjaniesigmon@gmail.com
Position TitleOrganist/Accompanist
Full Part TimePart Time
Hours per week
SalaryCommensurate with experience
Continuing Education Daysto be determined
Vacation Days2
Sick Days
Additional Benefits
Congregation Size700
Number of Weekly Services1
Number of Rehearsals1
Extras Services5
Extra Serv ListEaster, Christmas Eve, Easter pre service, Remembrance Services
Addtl Wedding FeeYes
Addtl Funeral FeeYes
Ensembles2
EnsemblesWinds and handbells
Education RequirementsDegree in Music preferred but not requird
Organ TypePipe Organ
Manuals2
BuilderJohannus Organ
Year Built
Ranks
Stops
Yearly ContractYes
Open DateJuly 1, 2019
Applic DateJune 25, 2019
Addtl InfoFunerals and wedding fees for non-members only. This position is open to anyone interested in supporting a strong music ministry currently in place.


Cross and Crown Lutheran Church - posted 6.19.2019
300 Pineville - Matthews Road
Matthews, NC 28105
Websitecrossandcrown.org
Church Fax
Contact phone704-779-6445
Contact fax
Contact PersonCathy Thompson
Contact emailjobs@crossandcrown.org
Position TitleDirector of Music
Part Time
Hours per week
Salary$
Continuing Education Days
Vacation Days
Sick Days
Additional Benefits
Congregation Size450+
Number of Weekly Services2
Number of Rehearsals2+
Extras Services13
Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Wednesdays in Advent and Lent
Addtl Wedding FeeYes
Addtl Funeral FeeNo
Ensembles2+
EnsemblesAdult Choir, Adult Handbells, possible Children's Choir and Handbells
Education RequirementsBA of Music or Church Music
Organ TypeElectronic/Digital Organ
Manuals2
BuilderAllen
Year Built1999
Ranks
Stops
Yearly ContractYes
Open Date6/19/2019
Applic Date6/19/2019
Addtl InfoDIRECTOR OF MUSIC Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, located in Matthews, N.C., seeks applications for a part-time Director of Music position. The position is for 20-25 hours per week to be determined by the Director of Music in consultation with the Senior Pastor. Base salary will be commensurate with education and experience and is negotiable. The Director of Music leads the music ministry at Cross & Crown. This includes collaborating with the Pastors and the Worship & Music Committee to develop a robust and well-rounded music ministry for the Cross & Crown community. RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS (INCLUDING BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING): Demonstrated skill and competency to play both piano and organ; lead congregational singing; and have experience in choral direction and accompanying. Working knowledge of other musical instruments, including handbells, hand chimes and guitar is preferred. Additional training in choral music and conducting is also preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the music repertoire available for worship across a diverse selection of musical groups in the church?s music ministry. Ability to work with multiple age groups. Collaborate with pastoral staff to choose worship settings and plan special services (e.g., Christmas, Lent, Easter, and memorial services) Work with the Cross & Crown Weekday School to provide a regular program of music for the children. Work with Sunday School Coordinator to provide a music program/component for kids and youth. Conduct weekly choir rehearsals as well as handbell and handchimes rehearsals. Serve as director of these groups. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor?s degree in music or church music required Minimum five years experience in a similar role Availability to work Sunday through Thursday Knowledge of Liturgical worship principles is preferred Enthusiastic. Organized. Excellent personal communication skills (written, verbal, and listening) are essential. Ability to cultivate a warm, inviting and energizing environment for the music program. TO APPLY To apply, please electronically submit a letter of interest or resume to jobs@crossandcrown.org.


Park Road Baptist posted 6.18.2019
3900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Church Phone704-523-5717
Websitewww.parkroadbaptist.org
Church Fax704-523-8481
Contact phone704-995-4385
Contact fax
Contact PersonRuss Dean
Contact emailruss@parkroadbaptist.org
Position TitleOrganist and Director of Music (one position or two)
Part Time
Hours per weekapprox. 15 (including preparation time)
Salary$commensurate with education and experience
Continuing Education Days
Vacation Days
Sick Days
Additional Benefits2 Weeks Vacation. Continuing Education is negotiable.
Congregation Size150 in worship
Number of Weekly Services1
Number of Rehearsals1
Extras Services3
Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday
Addtl Wedding FeeYes
Addtl Funeral FeeYes
Ensembles
Ensembles
Education RequirementsMaster's Degree or above is preferred by not required
Manuals
Organ Type - Electronic Digital
BuilderRogers, Model 484
Year Built
Ranks
Stops
Yearly ContractNo
Open DateAugust 1, 2019
Applic DateImmediately
Addtl InfoPark Road Baptist Church is seeking an Organist and Director of Music for its sanctuary choir. The church will consider an organist/director or two separate positions, based on qualifications of the applicant(s). The church practices traditional worship in the liturgical tradition. The choir Library is stocked with sacred repertoire, and organ service music is typically from high sacred or classical compositions. The position requires approximately 15 hours per week, with Wednesday night rehearsals and one Sunday morning service. For more information or to submit a resume, please contact russ@parkroadbaptist.org


St. John's United Methodist Church - posted 6.7.2019
321 S. Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Church Phone 803 327-3113
Website www.stjohnsrh.org
Church Fax 803 327-3119
Contact phone 803 327-3113 ext 224
Contact Person Dr. Rodney Powell
Contact email rpowell@stjohnsrh.org

Position Title Director of Music/Organist
Full Time
Hours per week 40 hrs
Salary $58,000. min
Continuing Education Days
Vacation Days
Sick Days
Additional Benefits Health insurance/ Retirement
Congregation Size 1900+
Number of Weekly Services 2
Number of Rehearsals 1
Extras Services 8
Extra Serv List Ash Wed, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Taise luncheon services in Lent and Advent, Concerts planned by Director
Addtl Wedding Fee Yes
Addtl Funeral Fee No
Ensembles 5
Ensembles 2 Handbell Choirs and 3 Children's Choirs
Education Requirements Degreed Professional (organ performance/church music preferred) or equivalent job experience
Organ Type Pipe Organ
Manuals 3
Builder M.P.Moller
Year Built 1924
Ranks 57
Stops 75
Yearly Contract Yes
Open Date Sept. 1, 2019
Applic Date June 15- July 15, 2019
Addtl Info During 2018, the organ was completely renovated by R.A.Colby Co and some additions were made to the organ. A new console was added at this time. If interested, please send letter of interest along with Resume to Dr. Rodney Powell, 321 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730


Quail Hollow Presbyterian Church - posted 4.22.201
8801 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Church Phone704.554.5714
WebsiteQHPC.org
Church Fax
Contact phone704.554.5714
Contact fax
Contact PersonDebra Coles
Contact emaildebra@qhpc.org
Position TitleOrganist
Part Time
Hours per week
Salary$commensurate with experience
Continuing Education Days
Vacation Days4 Sundays
Sick Days
Additional Benefits
Congregation Size170
Number of Weekly Services1
Number of Rehearsals1
Extras Services4
Extra Serv ListChristmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunrise
Addtl Wedding FeeYes
Addtl Funeral FeeYes
Ensembles1
EnsemblesAdult Chancel Choir
Education Requirements
Organ TypeElectronic/Digital Organ
Manuals3
BuilderAllen
Year Built
Ranks
Stops
Yearly ContractYes
Open DateImmediately
Applic DateImmediately
Addtl InfoFull job description available on request.