Pioneer Music Director Job Description May 2022

Pioneer Congregational Church is looking for a Full Time Music Director to develop and build our music program.  Blended (both traditional and contemporary) music is an integral part of the life and worship and identity of Pioneer Congregational United Church of Christ.

The Music Director will be experienced in developing, directing and performing a blended and diverse music program in consultation with our new Minister and the Worship Committee. The Music Director will be proficient in piano, choral arranging and conducting as well as organ. Position is salaried with benefits.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • music preparation, rehearsal, and performance for each church service
  • develop and maintain an instrumental and choral music program which promotes church member involvement
  • choral development, recruitment, rehearsal, and conducting
  • participation in fund-raising events to support the music and other church programs

Position requirements:

  • excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills to build and develop our choral program
  • musical outreach to other congregations and musicians in the greater Sacramento area
  • leadership skills and talents to enhance worship through the varied expressions of music bringing energy, creativity, and flexibility to the program
  • knowledge of the musical copyright process, basic computer knowledge
  • successful background and drug tests, evidence of current Covid vaccinations and boosters.