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   Park United Methodist Church

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   Park United Methodist Church


Park United Methodist Church – Bloomfield, NJ

Director of Music Job Description

(posted July 20, 2021)


Park United Methodist Church is a diverse church family with members and friends whose origins come from more than twenty countries around the world. Not only are we diverse by nation of origin and culture, but we are also diverse across the theological spectrum.  The Park family welcomes and seeks to embrace all of God’s children regardless of age, economic or educational background, faith heritage, gender identification, or sexual orientation. It is our intention to not only welcome and embrace our sisters, brothers, and fellow human beings, but to serve with one another in the world, offering reconciliation, peace, justice, hope, and above all the love and grace of God.


General Description:  The Director of Music is a part-time salaried position on the lay staff of the church with the overall responsibility for the planning, organization, and execution of music ministry for the church.  The Director will lead worship through a diverse range of musical expression, from traditional church hymns to contemporary music representing musical styles from around the globe.  The right candidate will be able to seek out and recruit church members and other individuals with musical talents who are willing to share those talents at Park Church to bring glory to God.  The Director of Music works directly with the pastors(s), staff, musicians, and volunteers, in a team approach, to provide a high level worship experience.


Primary Responsibilities


Anticipated Time Commitments:

The position is part-time with an average weekly expectation of 12-15 hours per week.


Salary Range:  $15,000 - $20,000 (annually). Salary negotiable based on experience. Additional payment for weddings/funerals. Continuing education stipend of $400.00 annually.


Supervision: This position is under the direct supervision of the Pastor.


Skills, Knowledge, and Experience


Start Date:  August 2021 (flexible)


To Apply:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references.  The resume should include a list of instrumental and vocal skills.  Submit materials to:  Staff Parish Relations Committee, Park United Methodist Church, 16 Park Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003.  Materials may be submitted electronically to  Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.


If you have a particular interest or experience in working with children and youth ministries, please note this in your cover letter.