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2515 Central Park Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 869-9210


Northminster is looking for:

Youth Music Director

posted: August 3, 2015
location: Evanston, Illinois

A part-time position estimated at 6-10 hours per week during the program year from August 15th through June 15th.


  • Foster the spiritual development of our youth through music; understand that music is a key component of the Christian education of our youth.
  • Plan, Recruit, Rehearse, and Lead youth in the following ensembles:
    • Youth Bells, Grades 6-12
    • Sunday School Choir, Grades 1-5
    • Cherub Choir, Ages 3-5
  • Work closely with the Christian Education Committee and Director of Music to select music for the youth music program and planning youth music participation in worship.

Schedule and Expectations

  • Approx. Sunday Schedule
    • 9:00 – 9:30 am, Youth Bells
    • 9:50 – 10:10 am, Sunday School Choir
    • 10:25 – 10:40 am, Cherub Choir
    • Other times as necessary when youth participate in worship
  • Participation in Worship Expectations
    • Youth Bells, 6-8 times per program year
    • Sunday School Choir, 8-10 times per program year
    • Cherub Choir, 2-4 times per program year
    • Christmas Eve Family Service
    • Additional times as requested by the Director of Music and/or Pastor/Head of Staff.
  • Meeting Expectations
    • Monthly check in with Director of Music
    • Christian Education Committee as requested
    • Worship & Music Education Committee as requested
  • Desirable Skills

    • Piano Fluency
    • Excellent communication skills with children and adults
    • Excitement for working with youth

    Send application (see Process and Timeline to the right):


$7500.00 Annual paid only during the months of the program year.


Accountable to the Director of Music and Pastor/Head of Staff

Applying Process and Timeline

Electronic application packets are preferred but not necessary.

  • Resume listing musical training, youth music directing experience, and contact information
  • After initial review, individuals will be contacted to for an in person interview
  • Preference will be given to applications that are received by August 10th, 2015 but will continue to accept and review applications after that time
  • Position begins Mid/Late-August

    Send questions or application packets to Northminster Presbyterian Church Music Director, Dr. Christopher Owen


    Snail Mail:
    Dr. Christopher Owen
    Youth Music Director Search
    Northminster Presbyterian Church
    2515 Central Park Avenue
    Evanston, Ilinois 60201