Saturday, May 24, 2014

Seeking Organist/Music Director

Seeking Organist/Music Director (part time)

Employing Organization Information

Organization:         Old South Haven Presbyterian Church
                      Street Address:      South Country and Beaver Dam Roads
                                 P.O. Box 203, Brookhaven, NY 11719-0203

Congregation Size:  about 50

                                      Contact Name/Title: Deborah Mayo, Elder                                     
                                      Phone: 631-286-7598                                                          
                                      E-mail: info@Old

Web Site:

Position Description/Information

Duties include: preparing and playing for one weekly worship service (Sunday 10:00 a.m.); weekly adult choir practices except during July and August (the number of regular weekly practices is only about 35 due to scheduling conflicts, inclement weather and taking off July and August; choir practice is usually scheduled right after Sunday service; short practices may also occur immediately before service); playing for special services annually such as a Thanksgiving or Lenten service.  Music is generally traditional.  Previous experience in playing hymns for congregational singing is desirable, but not mandatory.       Salary commensurate with ability and experience.

Application Information 

Contact: Deborah Mayo  or send resume to:

Number of weekly services: one hour per week

Hours per week: Approximately 1.5 per week excluding travel,
                              practice and music selection plus 1.5 hours per
                              week for choir practice (about 35 regular 
                              weekly practices annually).                           

Organ Description: Hinners converted organ (tracker action)                 
                                  2 manuals. Pedals have been converted to
                                  electric action. More information at:


Compensation Information

Salary: Commensurate with experience and ability, starting at
             either $ 100. per service for organ students or applicants
             with no previous experience, plus $20. per choir practice
             or, starting at an annual salary of $6048 (paid  $252
             semi-monthly) for students with no previous experience       

 Paid Vacation/ Paid Sick Time Sundays: 4 annually                            
                                                                 (after 6 months of service)

Compensation Negotiable


Position Available: June 1, 2014


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