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The following jobs are posted here as a service to ACDA members. You may list jobs on this site by contacting Howard Meharg, providing a brief description of the position and who to contact for information. Provide an email address if you wish. Persons who provide the listing should also plan on notifying us when the job is filled or note on the listing when (the date) to pull it from our jobs page. The listing will be removed after six month automatically, unless notice is received advising otherwise.

Jobs posted are usually dated using the date they are placed on this page...not necessarily the date the job came available. While we try to keep this page current, we cannot guarantee that the jobs listed have not been filled. For official information, see the contact person as listed.

 
     
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  Olympia, WA - Reeves MS Choir. (Posted here 3-14-17) Now open for all candidates. Full-time middle school choirs. Amazing feeder system into Olympia HS with very supportive community and colleagues. Olympia is a warm and friendly community and the kids and families are a DREAM to work with! (Stacy Brown) More info HERE  
     
 

Portland, OR - : Director of the Marylhurst Women's Chorale (posted here 3/12/17) Marylhurst University

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The choral program at Marylhurst University seeks a part-time choral director to join our growing community, effective Fall 2017. The position involves directing the Marylhurst Women's’ Chorale, an SSAA ensemble made up primarily of first and second year music majors. The Women's’ Chorale is one of three choral ensembles at Marylhurst University, in addition to the Marylhurst Chamber Choir, a thirty-member auditioned ensemble, and Marylhurst Choral Union, a sixty-member community-student choir.

The Chorale rehearses M, W, and F during the school year from 11:30am-12:45pm on the historic and beautiful Marylhurst campus, seven miles south of Portland. Three major concerts per year - in December, March and June - are normally given, and other concert opportunities are possible. The director is responsible for programming, rehearsing and performing all repertoire, as well as hiring guest instrumentalists as budget allows.

We are looking for an inspiring, motivating and highly knowledgeable choral musician to lead and grow our women's’ choir. Enthusiasm, creativity and the ability to work as part of a student-centered team is a crucial factor, as is interest in student recruitment. A bachelor's degree in music is required. Prior experience in high school or undergraduate choral directing is highly desirable, as is a masters degree.

For consideration, please send via email your most recent curriculum vitae, a cover letter indicating your interest in the position, and the names and contact information of three references. Materials should be received no later than April 30th, 2017. Finalists will be invited to conduct the ensemble in May 2017, with a final decision made by June 1st.

Please send materials or questions to Dr. Justin Smith, Director of Choral Activities, at jsmith@marylhurst.edu.

 
     
  Mt. Vernon, WA - High School Choir Teacher (posted here 2/27/17)

The Mount Vernon School District seeks a choir teacher to instruct students at Mount Vernon High School. Successful candidate must be or able to obtain WA state certification and endorsed in music with a choral emphasis. Experience and training desirable in the following areas: keyboard proficiency, computer skills, music technology, composition, vocal pedagogy, vocal music, choral activities: classical and jazz and music theory. The Mount Vernon School District offers music instruction to students in grades Kindergarten -12. Our award winning fine and performing arts programs of choirs, orchestra, jazz, marching and mariachi bands compete and perform at the local, state and national level. 

Interested applicants can view vacancy information and instructions on how to complete an online application at our website: www.mountvernonschools.org
Questions may be directed to Alexia Bautista, HR Specialist: abautista@mvsd320.org

 
     
  Portland - Portland Symphonic Choir is seeking a new Artistic Director. Full job description can be found HERE. (Posted here February 16, 2017)  
     
 

Seattle - Director of Development & Special Events,, Seattle Girls’ Choir seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the new Director of Development & Special Events (DD). The DD will oversee the daily function and operations for all matters related to fundraising and donor relations.  This is a part-time position: weekly hours and work location will have significantly flexibility, and seasonal demands will fluctuate (lighter workload Jun-Aug).
Please see the homepage of our website for more information. (Posted here 1-31-17)
www.seattlegirlschoir.org
Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Nathaniel Papadakis, Board President
BoardPresident@seattlegirlschoir.org

 
     
  Seattle - Seattle Jewish Chorale - (posted here 11/4/16)

Seattle Jewish Chorale is searching for a paid Bass Section Leader for our 2016-2017 season to start as soon as possible. Rehearsals take place Wednesday nights, and performances tend to take place on Sunday afternoons. Rehearsals are paid at $55 and performances at $75. Please email jacob.finkle1@gmail.com if interested! There is no religious requirement for working for or being a member of this organization.

 
     
 

Bellevue, WA - (posted here 10-23-16) Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Bellevue, Washington - a congregation with a heritage of outstanding music ministry committed to sharing God’s message of grace through music today and into the future – is seeking to hire a part-time Choir Director for its adult choirs. Read more

 
     
  Bellevue, WA (posted here 10-23-16) Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Bellevue, Washington - a congregation with a heritage of outstanding music ministry committed to sharing God’s message of grace through music today and into the future – is seeking to hire a three-quarter time Director of Music Ministries. Read more  
     
  Bellevue, WA - (posted here 10-23-16) Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Bellevue, Washington - a congregation with a heritage of outstanding music ministry committed to sharing God’s message of grace through music today and into the future – is seeking to hire a part-time Praise Band Lead Musician/Director. Read more  
     
  Seattle -First Baptist Church -Seattle, WA – Seattle First Baptist Church – Baritone or Bass Choral Intern for 2016-17 season, September - June.  Candidate must be currently enrolled student, but not necessarily a music major.  Rehearsals Wednesdays 6:45-9:30 p.m.  and Services 10:15 – 12:15 Sundays.  Compensation: $4800. Excellent skills in vocal production,  sight-reading and vocal leadership of section required. Candidate should have a positive, supportive personality and want to learn about music leadership in a sacred setting. Position open until filled.  E-mail Vicky Thomas, vicky@seattlefirstbaptist.com for more information. (posted here 9-6-16)  
     
  Kenmore, WA - Northlake Lutheran Church - Choir Director, two-month position See details HERE (posted this site 9-3-16)  
     
  Seattle, WA - Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ - Choir Director position - posted here 8-14-16 - See job description and contact information HERE  
     
     
  Portland, OR - First Presbyterian Church Young Musicians Choir Director job. Full details HERE (posted here July 24, 2016)