General Information

Job Title:

Administrative Assistant for Music and Conservatory

Job Description:

Objective

Provide administrative support to the music ministry and the Conservatory of Music of Saint Andrew’s Chapel. Bachelor of Arts (Music emphasis) preferred. Must have a background in music, be a Christian in good standing in an evangelical church, and able to support the ministry, worship, and music emphases of Saint Andrew’s Chapel with approximately 25-30 hours per week at an hourly wage.

Responsibilities

  • Music Ministry Support – Clerical support for music ministry of approximately 100 volunteers in 6 ensembles, a professional orchestra (10-18 musicians weekly), and a concert series
    • Possess working knowledge of classical music categories and styles
    • Set up for Sunday morning worship (lay out music scores and arrange chairs/stands/lights, make additional copies of hymns and descants, post service order)
    • Photocopy hymns for deacons and visually impaired
    • Clean up after Sunday worship (sort and file hymns, descants, and octavos, straighten choir robes)
    • Set up for Wednesday rehearsal (distribute memo and any new music to choir, set out rehearsal music)
  • Executive Support for a Conservatory of Music with 70+ students, year-round instruction, 10+ faculty
    • Coordinate registration for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, Saturday Series, Summer Music Academy
    • Coordinate faculty assignments and room assignments
    • Program coordination for multiple concerts/recitals annually
    • On occasion host/emcee concert events
    • Receive and respond to emails and phone calls
    • Facilitate, organize, and coordinate Summer Music Academy
    • Coordinate advertising and promotional materials via website, brochures, ads, flyers, posters, and social media
    • Update Conservatory website
    • Purchase necessary music and equipment
    • Take notes at Conservatory board meetings

***Additional Hours Available For Applicants With These Skills***

  • Director of up to three children’s choirs (covering grades 1-12)
    • Prepare and teach choirs weekly (Wednesdays) during the school year
    • Select repertoire and curriculum for sacred music in a hymn-based and classical tradition
    • Prepare polished presentations at 8-10 services/concerts per school year

Please provide a resume along with names and contact information of 3-5 references who will vouch for your experience, Christian testimony and personal qualifications. (Advise them in advance that we will be contacting them about the position opening.) Email to info@sachapel.com.

Position Qualifications:

Required Skills and Aptitudes

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Mac OSX
  • Background in classical music preferred
  • Able to update social networking sites such as Facebook
  • Efficient and organized
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work comfortably with numerous deadlines
  • Experience interacting with recording engineers

Special Requirements

  • Must evidence a godly and exemplary life
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours for recitals, events, and other functions
  • Additional hours may be required during registration periods, events, Summer Music Academy
  • Ability to study, edit, and provide parts when needed for music scores (Finale or Sibelius knowledge a plus)

Required Skills For Directing Children’s Choirs:

  • Experience teaching music to children and youth
  • Keyboard skills
  • Conducting skills
  • Experience using Choristers Guild or similar curriculum
  • Experience with youth choral repertoire for sacred music in hymn-based and classical tradition

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Part Time

Salary Range:

TBD

General Information

Church/Organization Name

Saint Andrew's Chapel

Contact Name & Contact Info

(407) 328-1139
info@sachapel.com

Industry

Church

Denomination

Presbyterian - Other

City, State

Sanford, FL

Description of Organization

Reformed Presbyterian Church and Conservatory of Music

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