Jobs and Opportunities

When known, available positions for paid employment requiring an organist, choir director, pianist, or any combination of the above will be posted here.  We are also happy to advertise opportunities for voluntary service in church or choral music.  Contact information will be posted as provided by the employer, or the organization seeking volunteers, and it will remain until the closing date for applications, or until the position is filled, whichever comes first.

Please check back to this page for updates.  If you have any questions about the hiring process, feel free to contact us using the Contact page.  We’re here to assist both employers and job seekers so please don’t hesitate to ask for help.

Positions Available

Experienced Accompanist Needed
Rio Rancho United Methodist Church

RRUMC is seeking to hire an experienced Accompanist to work with the Pastor and the Music Director to lead the congregation in worship.  This person must be available for rehearsals with the Praise Band and Choirs as well as for Sunday Worship services.  There will be additional rehearsals and required events throughout the church year.  This is a part-time position.

If interested, please send letter of inquiry and your resumé to rioranchoumc@gmail.com.
We thank you for your interest.

For consideration, you may send your resumé and any video samples (or links) via email to rioranchoumc@gmail.com.
You may also submit your resumé and cover letter via fax to (505) 892-5371
or through the mail to 1652 Abrazo Rd NE; Rio Rancho, NM  87124.

http://www.rrumc.net/job-openings.html


St. Paul Lutheran Church
Director of Music (part-time position)

We are an ELCA and Reconciling in Christ congregation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, seeking
a part-time Director of Music (averaging 15 hours per week). The role of this position is to lead,
seek out, encourage, and coordinate the music ministry to enrich the worship and spiritual life of
the congregation and the community.

The position reports to the Pastor and is responsible for:

  • Leading the Choir
  • Nurturing lay leadership and continuing the rich heritage of excellence in music
  • Developing the Music Ministry of SPLC
  • Working with the Pastor and members of the Worship and Music Team to plan
    weekly and seasonal worship

To serve in this role of inspiring and motivating others to deepen and share their faith through
music, a successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Background in or understanding of liturgical worship
  • Ability to accompany hymns/anthems on piano and organ (preferred)
  • Ability and energy around leading a variety of styles of music in worship
  • Leadership and collaborative skills needed to coordinate the Music Ministry
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting choral and instrumental music
  • Technical/digital abilities (portable sound equipment, social media, etc.)
  • Respect for our Mission and Welcome Statements

Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in music, while a master’s degree in music is
preferred.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references to:

St. Paul Lutheran Church
ATTN: Personnel Committee
PO Box 25001
Albuquerque, NM 87125

Or by email to info@stpaulabg.org. If submitting your letter and resume by e-mail please
indicate “Director of Music Search” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Application deadline: 1 April 2021 Start date: 1 May 2021

Edited and approved by Personnel 24 Feb 21



To submit advertising information for a paid-employment position, or to make a volunteer request, either send info by email to: editor@agoabq.org, or use the form below:


AGO Career Services Center

(permanent postings for career musicians)

The Career Services Center on the National Guild Website has a listing of jobs that are available across the country.  You will need your member number to access the Career Services job postings.

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