Director of Music: Part-Time

August 22, 2017 | Job Opportunities

Covenant United Methodist Church is currently looking to fill a part-time Director of Music position. The Director of Music is responsible for supporting our Sunday morning worship services by leading music, preferably on organ or piano, and directing our church choir. The Director of Music is also responsible for leading special worship services with music during Christmas and Easter, leading in music to help enrich our Christian Education programs to children such as Vacation Bible School, and providing music for weddings and funerals (at additional compensation).  

Applicants should have
– a strong ability to play a lead instrument, preferably organ or piano
– a strong ability to instruct and direct a church choir
– ability to work within a professional environment
– excellent communication skills
– no particular education or degree required
– prior lead musician experience (strongly preferred)

Covenant United Methodist Church is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic congregation, proudly serving the Plainfield, NJ area for over 185 years.  We are committed to making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by proclaiming the Good News of God’s grace and by living out Jesus’ command to love God and our neighbors.  All inquiries can be emailed to