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Positions are posted here and in Church Music Notes for two consecutive months, and must be resubmitted to appear additional months. The newsletter deadline is the 15th of each month prior to the next month's issue. Submissions for both online and newsletter job postings should be made to both linda.warren @ tds.net and ACM @ MadisonACM.org.

(Updated 25. July 2020)

Associate Organist/Pianist: Grace Lutheran Church-ELCA in Dodgeville, WI is looking to fill our part-time (once monthly) Associate Organist/Pianist position. Under the direction of the Director of Music Ministries, the Associate Organist/Pianist gives leadership to the worship services of Grace Lutheran Church by guiding, equipping, and accompanying the congregation in the praise of God. Once monthly, the ideal candidate would play organ (preferably) or piano at the 8:00 AM traditional service and play piano for the 10:30 contemporary service, as well as playing for occasional funerals. For a complete job description or to apply with a resumé, contact Quinn Christensen at quinn.christensen @ valpo.edu. (8/20)

Organist: The United Methodist Church in Sun Prairie, WI is seeking a parttime organist, starting date to be determined. This is a shared position with another organist on Sundays throughout the year and as scheduled for special services. The two organists work out a playing schedule so that each person plays two Sundays per month; and covers fifth Sundays when they occur. The organ is a digital Rogers T927. A full job description is available here. Applications can be accepted online or by a mailed paper application. Visit https://sunprairieumc.org/about-us/job-openings for more details. (5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Associate Director of Music & Worship: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Madison & Verona, WI seeks an Associate Director of Music & Worship to lead and nurture the worship life and music programing at Good Shepherd’s Verona Campus. This includes rehearsing and leading worship bands, planning music and liturgy for worship services, expanding music offerings and looking for opportunities to develop new music groups, and assist with ongoing music events and innovative programming across both campuses. Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in music or other equivalent level of certification, advanced piano proficiency; organ desired, but not required; 5 years of experience in related music ministry field, and audio/visual technology experience desired. This is a salaried position averaging 32 hours a week with eligibility for benefits. We expect the position to start this summer. To apply, send a cover letter, resumé, and supporting digital files (leading worship bands and secondary solo piano and/or choral examples) to Rick Blum, Director of Administration, at rblum @ gslcwi.com. A full job description is available upon request. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. (3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Organist: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 724 E. South River Street, Appleton, WI a vibrant congregation of 1,500 members, is accepting applications for its half-time organist position. (Möller/Sipe organ, three manuals, six divisions, fifty-eight ranks; Steinway B Grand Piano.) The position includes (but is not limited to): playing Sunday morning services and special services during Advent and Lent; accompanying Wednesday evening rehearsals; playing weddings and memorials; planning worship with clergy and Director for Music Ministries; possible accompanying or directing of additional ensembles. This established music ministry offers multiple vocal and handbell choirs, performs major choral/orchestral works, hosts concerts/recitals, and offers its Lawrence University Music Scholars program. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, education, and skills. For a detailed job description, preferred qualifications, mission statement, and application information, please see https://www.firstcongoappleton.org/organist-search/ (3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Organist/Choir Director: Dale Heights Presbyterian Church, 5501 University Avenue in Madison, WI is seeking a part-time musician. Duties include music selection, playing piano/organ for 10 am Sunday church service, plus directing and accompanying a Sunday morning choir which practices on Thursday evenings. For more info or to apply, contact dale.heights @ gmail.com or Gerry Klump at (608) 233-0134. (3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Choir Director:The United Methodist Church in Lodi, WI is seeking a Choir Director to develop and integrate choral and ensemble music into worship. Specific duties include: prepare, rehearse (on Wednesday evening) and direct choir (Sunday morning); form and rehearse small ensembles and performers for worship and music ministry as necessary; and organize, rehearse, and direct Christmas Cantata with people from the local community. The choir sings at least one Sunday every month during the school year, September through May. This is a salaried position based on approximately 10 hours/ month for nine months of the year. University/college music students applications are welcome. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send a letter of application and a brief resumé to: Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair, Steve Van Lankvelt at vanlanky @ gmail.com. The church is located at 130 Locust Street, Lodi, WI 53555. http://lodiumc.org/. (10-12/19, 1/20, 2/20, 3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Adult Choir Director/Handbell Director: The United Methodist Church of Monroe, WI is seeking a director for its adult Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir. The position includes coordinating music and directing the choir at rehearsals and Sunday morning worship services and other special services, as well as arranging for special music. For questions or to submit a resumé, email monroeumc @ tds.net or call (608) 325-5597. (8-12/19, 1/20, 2/20, 3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)

Music Minister: Trinity Episcopal Church in Janesville, WI is seeking a Music Minister, who is responsible for nurturing the prayer life of the community through music, particularly in coordinating music for liturgical celebrations and fostering the growth of Trinity’s music ministry. Through utilizing a variety of musical styles, the Music Minister helps the parish broaden its understanding and appreciation of the role music plays in our liturgical life. The Music Ministry includes, but is not limited to an acoustic ensemble, Taize’ ensemble, and choir. To apply, or for more information, contact The Rev. Kathy Monson Lutes at (608) 754-3402 or rev.kathy @ trinityjanesville.org. (8-12/19, 1/20, 2/20, 3/20, 4/20, 5/20, 6/20, 7/20, 8/20)