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.  Compensatory time will be given to allow the Administrative assistant to attend an occasional church meeting, plan 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 as well as preventing or diminishing any discussion of individuals and gossip; 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 CHOIR DIRECTOR

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

The Choir Director is expected to provide quality musical contributions during Church worship services, choir practices, and other special occasions as noted in below.  This position is active during the choir year which starts near the beginning of September through May, comprising approximately forty weeks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities of the Choir Director will include the following with consultation with the Minister, Worship Department and/or Organist as required.

  • Directing rehearsals on to prepare for regular Sunday services of worship and any special services on the church calendar.

  • Selecting the music for the choir’s weekly performances in the Sunday morning Services of Worship.

  • Directing the choir in Sunday morning services of worship and other special events as agreed upon.

  • Meeting when needed with the Minister and organist to coordinate the schedule of special music in the Services of Worship.

  • Obtaining a substitute director when an absence is necessary.

  • Assisting in the preparation of the choir budget.

  • Ordering music for the choir.

  • Arranging special music performers as needed.

 

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 approximately forty (40) weeks 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.  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.