Music Coordinator

Date posted: Monday 17 July 2017

Zion Lutheran Church in Minneapolis is seeking a Music Coordinator. The Music Coordinator will provide musical leadership for worship services and ensembles at Zion Lutheran Church; consistently inviting the assembly’s participation and passion. Essential functions of this position include: Provide music for worship services. This includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, special services, and funerals; Choose hymns, songs and service music for worship services in collaboration with the pastoral staff; Recruit special musicians to share music in worship services, including in-house vocal and hand bell ensembles, but also guest musicians of broad instrumentation; Work with the Finance Committee to propose and manage an annual worship budget; Steward musical resources (musicians, music, budget, piano, organ, choir room and loft closet) in ways that support the shared mission of Zion.


This person must possess: Knowledge and understanding of the important role music plays in enhancing the worship experience; Excellence in playing the piano, pipe organ, and other instruments; Experience directing a vocal ensemble; Excellent interpersonal/social skills; ability to foster healthy relationships; Strong organization and communication skills; Ability to self start and collaborate well. Core competencies include: Mission ownership; Initiative; Attention to detail; and interpersonal skills.


Inquiries and applications can be directed to Pastor Eva Jensen at (612) 824-1017 or Applications should include a cover letter and resume.