Sept. 19, 2022

Director of Music

Confidential New York City, New York

Reports to: Senior Minister Directly Supervises: Associate Director of Music, Guest Music Leaders Status: Part Time (15 hours/week) FLSA: Exempt Compensation: $26,775.76/year Benefits include: Professional expenses pro- rated at 10% of salary, annual COLA, one Sunday off per month Job Summary The Director of Music provides dynamic leadership and oversight to the congregational music program, contributing a diverse, participatory and affecting musical experience. Essential Functions: Lead, prepare and coordinate music for Sunday morning services and beyond, including but not limited to congregational weddings, memorials, seasonal programming, vigils, actions, and fundraisers Collaborate with ministers and other leaders in the creation of worship services Supervise Associate Music Director Recruit, hire, train, and supervise guest music leaders Oversee music budgets and purchases for music program and equipment Consult and coordinate regularly with Audio Techs on sound needs Oversee maintenance of congregational instruments, music equipment and music library Lead and support congregational participation in music through direction of a choir and other opportunities to grow and perform musically Nurture a culture of musical appreciation, engagement, and literacy Lead adult education opportunities that deepen musical understanding within the congregation Collaborate with the religious education program, working musically with children and youth Proactively communicates with the congregation, Board, and relevant volunteers and staff regarding music programming and issues Participate in staff, board and congregational meetings when requested, including a weekly senior staff meeting Maintain contact with music colleagues in other congregations and with the wider denomination through involvement in the Unitarian Universalist Musician’s Network (UUMN) and/or other professional and denominational organizations Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Music (or equivalent experience) 3 years music ministry experience in a congregational setting Demonstrated leadership and choral directing skills link to detailed job description Please reply with a Cover Letter, Resume and selection of recorded music

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