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Transitional Music Director

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent is seeking to hire a part-time Transitional Music Director to lead the church’s music program.  Candidates must have effective communication and leadership skills, understand change and other organizational dynamics, collaborate with the worship team, accompany hymns, collaborate with other musicians, lead the choir and other music ensembles, oversee the music program budget and program administration. This is a unique opportunity to shape and grow a music ministry in a congregation that is musically nurturing, theologically liberal, and appreciative of different genres.

As a Welcoming Congregation, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent’s mission calls us to build community through inclusion.  People of all ages, classes, colors, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions are encouraged to apply. 

This position is exempt, 20 hours per week with a salary of $23,920. Benefits include health care, life insurance, long-term disability, dental/vision, vacation, and a professional expense budget. There is some flexibility in the weekly schedule, other than Sunday morning, to accommodate other work schedules. This is a one-year (renewable for a second year) position. The transitional music director may apply for the permanent position of Music Ministries Director. The UU Church of Kent requires a criminal background check for employment or volunteer work purposes.

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  • To request a hard copy job application, call 330-673-4247. 
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Completed applications can be emailed to: [email protected] or mail to: UU Church of Kent, 228 Gougler Ave., Kent, OH 44240.  
Application deadline is April 30, 2023.
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