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This is a free job posting service available to any church or individual; membership in ACM or AGO is not required. 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.

Please keep job postings brief by including the most essential information, not a full job description. If the position has a job description, ACM will be happy to link to it on your church's website, or you may include information as to how to obtain a full job description.


(Updated 1.August 2022)

Choir Director and Director of Children’s Music: Midvale Community Lutheran Church, Madison, WI, is seeking a director for its adult vocal choir and a director of its children’s music ministry. The positions may be filled by a single qualified candidate or by two different candidates. A full position description is available on the church website at https://www.midvalelutheran.org/welcome-midvale/work-midvale or by contacting the church office (608) 238-7119. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resumé to info @ midvalelutheran.org by August 15. (08/22)

Part-time Music Director/Organist: First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, VA is looking for an energetic director of music to shepherd its active and beloved music program. Our church believes music enriches our faith and brings us closer to God and closer together as a community. The music director will serve as organist as well as conductor for the dedicated and talented adult choir and occasionally the children’s choir. This part-time position is 20 -25 hours a week with a salary of $36,000 - $37,000 with a continuing education stipend, two weeks of leave, and five days of sick leave. We have a fantastic four-manual custom Allen Organ, Yamaha baby grand piano, handbells, and chimes. We typically have services at 8:30 am and 11:00 am on Sundays with choir rehearsals on Thursday evenings. We are located in the heart of Arlington, VA within walking distance to Ballston Metro and near the exits for 66 and Glebe Rd. Please visit our website at https://www.fpcarlington.org/directormusic for the complete job posting and to learn more about our church. (08/22)

Associate Director of Music & Worship (Contemporary Worship Leader & Children’s Music): Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Madison and 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 primarily leading Sunday morning worship band(s) and managing and directing children’s music offerings, which consists of weekly rehearsals, planning music for services, and assisting the Director of Music & Worship with ongoing concerts and additional programming. The position will also bring a spiritual and creative energy and lead music in a variety of music and worship styles. Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in music or other equivalent level of certification, piano, guitar and/or vocal proficiency; 5 years of experience in related music ministry field, and audio/visual technology experience desired. This is a salaried position averaging 40 hours a week with eligibility for benefits. To apply, send a cover letter, resumé, and supporting digital files (leading worship bands and and/or children’s choir examples) to Rick Blum, Director of Administration, at rblum @ gslcwi.com. A full job description is available upon request. Review of applications will begin June 6, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. (05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)

Organist/Pianist: St Paul Lutheran Church (LCMS) of Madison, WI is seeking a part-time pianist or organist. Requirements would be playing for two services (weekly) plus holiday services. Pay would be no less than $150/week and is negotiable based on experience. Full job description available on www.indeed.com. If interested, please contact Pastor Sorenson by email at pastorsorenson @ stpaulmadison.org. (05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)

Director of Music: The Director of Music is a full-time position at All Saints Parish in Berlin, WI. The Director of Music is responsible for leading the Parish and the wider community in the deep praise and worship of the Triune God through music and the liturgy of the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church. The Director of Music coordinates groups and guides individuals to place their talents at the service of Jesus Christ through prayer, praise and adoration. A full job description for details, schedule expectations, and how to apply is available here. (05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)

Director of Sacred Music: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison and the parish of St. Bernard, Madison, WI are seeking a Director of Sacred Music. This is a full-time combined position in which the candidate will serve at both the parish and diocesan levels in directing, executing and implementing a successful sacred music program. A full job description for details and how to apply is available here. (05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)

Minister of Music: Faith Lutheran Church in Janesville, WI is seeking a part-time (30-32 hrs/week) Minister of Music, who will be responsible for all aspects of the music program at the church. This includes planning with the pastor, serving and the congregation's principal musician in worship (in person and online), directing musical ensembles (handbells, choir - on COVID break), special music events, and weekly music at Faith's Little Friends daycare. Includes Christmas Eve, Easter, and Holy Week services. Skills in organ, piano, choral singing, and handbells preferred. Approximately $30,000 offered, depending on experience. To apply, send a cover letter, resumé. and three references to Tracy Benedict at tracymbenedict @ gmail.com. A full job posting is available at https://faithlutheranjanesville.org/about/join-our-team (11/21, 12/21, 01/22, 02/22, 03/22, 04/22, 05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)

Organist/Pianist - Choir Director: Dale Heights Presbyterian Church, located on the westside of Madison, WI, is seeking a part-time organist (preferred) and/or pianist for its 10 am worship service on Sunday mornings and additional services as appropriate during the church year. The choir director part of the position runs from late August through May, with rehearsal one night per week and a review before the Sunday morning service. The director will select the music and accompany the choir for its weekly selection. For more information, please email jeremiah7620 @ gmail.com (02/22, 03/22, 04/22, 05/22, 06/22, 07/22, 08/22)