Employment Opportunities

PART TIME EMPLOYMENT

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

AVAILABILITY:

The Administrative Assistant is expected to be available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday, though start and end times are somewhat flexible.  Compensatory time will be given to allow the Administrative assistant to attend an occasional church meeting, attend conferences, or other special occasions with prior approval from the Senior Minister/Personnel Committee.

SKILLS:

  • As a church staff-person, the AA should be able to keep confidences; be supportive of the church’s mission and goals, reflect the interests of the church and provide support as a team player.

  • Preparation/updating of a computer generated data base

  • Maintain the church calendar

  • Prepare financial reports

  • Maintain documents

  • Imaginative and creative approaches to projects

  • Strong self-motivation

  • Ability to set and keep deadlines for projects

  • Format and prepare church publications (church newsletters, bulletins, and other special documents)

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Publisher)

  • Minimum qualifications require High School Graduation or GED.

 

APPLICATIONS:
An online form may be submitted through the following link. If you need to complete the form in another format, please contact the church office.

Online Application (Fill out form online that upon submission gets sent electronically to the church)

TERMS:

The salary is for 28 hours per week at a rate set by the Church Board commensurate with experience and training.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applications will be reviewed by the Senior Minister and Personnel Committee and qualified candidates will be interviewed.  Selected applicants must submit to a background check at the expense of the Church.

All documentation: application and three references must be submitted to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 120 N. McArthur St., Macomb IL  61455.

 

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH XPERIENCE MUSIC LEADER

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

The Xperience Music Leader is expected to provide all music required for the experiential evening Xperience Service.  The Xperience Music Leader should be available from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Sundays to prepare, set up, and perform for the Xperience Service.  The service is active the entire year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Choose/perform 5 worship songs for our experiential worship service each week.  Also perform background music for spiritual/quiet parts of the service.

  • Help prepare lyric slides in ProPresenter for the service.  Initial training for ProPresenter software will be provided as needed.

  • Communicate with Senior Minister about worship themes, ideas and songs as needed.

  • Coordinate slides and songs with A/V techs.

  • Be physically present for services as much as possible.  Make accommodations when unable to attend the service—find a sub, make video, etc.

APPLICATIONS:
An online form may be submitted through the following link. If you need to complete the form in another format, please contact the church office.

Online Application (Fill out form online that upon submission gets sent electronically to the church)

TERMS:

The salary is for a fifty-two (52) week position at a rate set by the Church Board commensurate with experience.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applications will be reviewed by the Senior Minister, Personnel Committee, and Worship Department Chair and qualified candidates will be interviewed.  Applicants will be expected to give an audition during the interview process.  Selected applicants must submit to a background check at the expense of the Church.

All documentation: application and three references must be submitted to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 120 N. McArthur St., Macomb IL  61455.