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Birmingham AGO will provide a service to the greater music community by posting notices on this page of positions that are open in area churches and schools.

Members of the American Guild of Organists are bound by our Code of Ethics and guided by our Code of Professional Standards available here AGO Ethics and Standards. Thus, we show respect to those whom we serve, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, socio-economic status, disability, or medical condition. These are the expectations for our members and employers who request the use of our Job Posting services.

Interested institutions and individuals are invited to send notices of positions available to our webmaster. Notices should include details of expectations of the applicant and contact information for position itself.

Job Seekers: Advertisement of a position on this page does not imply knowledge or endorsement by our chapter or the national AGO. You are encouraged to thoroughly research the job requirements and employment practices as you prepare to apply for a position.

 

PART-TIME ORGANIST - St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Talladega, AL (5-13-2021)

St. Peter’s Episcopal in Talladega is seeking a part-time organist. They have a beautiful 1904 Hook & Hastings, 2 Manual and Pedal Organ/11 ranks, which was completely restored/reworked in 2009 by Parkey Organ. In 2015, a complete set of chimes was installed.

At the present time, there is one service each week: Holy Eucharist each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. There is no mid-week service or choir practice.

Contact Kyle Brown, the Church Administrator, at 256-362-2505 for further information. To learn more about the church, visit St. Peters Talladega.

 

PART-TIME ORGANIST - First Baptist Church, Auburn AL (4-18-21)

Our organist provides music for choral and congregational singing in worship along with organ interludes and offertories. We have one traditional service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. There might be occasional midweek rehearsals, preparing for seasonal presentations.

Our Schantz organ was completed in 1977, and it has three manuals and forty-three ranks. Compensation will be determined on training and experience.

To learn more about the church visit FBC Auburn.

If interested, please contact Dr. Tripp Martin tmartin@auburnfbc.org.

 

PART-TIME ORGANIST - First Presbyterian Church, Auburn AL (1-27-21)

Below is the job description for the part-time organist position available May 24, 2021, in Auburn, AL. To learn more about the church visit FPC Auburn.

If interested, please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to Dr. Damion Womack, Director of Music, dwomack@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

CHURCH ORGANIST JOB DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE: To provide appropriate organ/piano music for services of worship.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Accountable to the Co-Pastors and to the Director of Music.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide organ/piano music for all traditional worship services, including Sunday traditional services, mid-week services (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week) and all special occasions where the organ/piano is the primary instrument used as required by the Session.
  • Rehearse with and accompany the adult choir at mid-week rehearsals (normally Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.) and one-half hour prior to Sunday worship under the leadership of the Director of Music.
  • Work cooperatively with the Co- Pastors and the Director of Music to plan and prepare music for worship service and other special services.
  • Prepare appropriate music for weddings and special services; consult with Co-Pastors and Director of Music and approve musical selections for weddings and special services.
  • Coordinate with Director of Music regarding selection of music for the bulletin and/or newsletter.
  • Participate in church staff meetings and retreats as needed.
  • Attend conferences and professional meetings for professional development and spiritual growth as needed.
  • RELATIONSHIPS: Accountable to the Director of Music for the music program of the church and to the Session and the Worship Ministry in the performance of his/her responsibilities.

    START DATE: May 24, 2021

    If interested, please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to Dr. Damion Womack, Director of Music, dwomack@hawks.huntingdon.edu.