Unitarian Universalist LogoThe Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia (UUCC) is in search of a music coordinator to serve under the supervision of the Minister and be responsible for music programming.

The music coordinator shall work up to 40 hours per month, 12 months per year. The part-time music coordinator will plan the music program, in consultation with the minister and the worship committee, and work with them to define the vision for the music program. The following represents the responsibilities of the music coordinator.

  • Work with all genres of music, including contemporary music and traditional hymns, in a setting where musical diversity is celebrated.
  • Incorporate music, video clips and other creative elements designed to increase congregational engagement and visitor/guest participation.
  • Schedule adult choir performances every other week after consulting with the adult choir director.
  • Develop musical talent like youth choir, men’s chorus, women’s groups, beginner’s choir, instrumental solos and groups, outside musicians.
  • Recruit and schedule special music, soloists, ensembles and guest musicians.
  • Arrange for a piano accompanist and song leader for Sunday services.
  • Select and provide for special music (e.g., solo and group performers, prelude, and postlude).
  • Submit details for Order of Service by Wednesday of previous week, following as closely as possible the speaker’s topic of the week.
  • Administer the music budget.

Professional Growth: In consultation with the Minister and Worship Committee, engage in professional education and development to enhance knowledge and skills as a music coordinator.

The UUCC will provide the Music Coordinator with compensation of up to $20/hour for up to 40 hours a month/12 months’ employment, with a flexible work schedule, payable twice a month.

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of interest to include experience and qualifications to personnelchair@uucolumbia.org by August 17, 2017.

The mission of the UUCC is to nurture and respect each other in our spiritual growth
and pursuit of meaning and to create a welcoming and engaging environment through
which we work for positive change in the community and the world.