Job Board

(Updated September 26th, 2016)

Welcome to PMEA’s Internet Job Bank. This page contains a listing of jobs of interest to PMEA members. If there is a job in your district, please e-mail an announcement to Joshua Gibson. Be sure to include contact information and deadlines. Allow a couple of days for updates to appear. Be sure to check our Educational Entities Map – Member Login Required! http://www.pmea.net/job-board/pmeas-educational-entities-map/


Wanted: Angel Hand Bell Choir Director (St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mercersburg PA)

We are a special needs hand bell choir looking for a caring, compassionate, joyful musician to lead us!

The right person must be:

  • Available late Tuesday afternoons for about 3 hours (September – May) and for concerts
  • Be able to use a smartboard
  • Patiently work with special needs youth and adults

We will provide:

  • A volunteer team to help
  • Eager bell ringers of all ages
  • Salary based on experience

Interested persons should contact Rev. Marleen Griffith-Stull at [email protected] or 878-295-2173


Director of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary
 
ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE:
 
Since its first season in the summer of 1999, the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary has enriched the lives of countless high school students, their mentors and their standing-room-only audiences. Weeks of intense small and large ensemble rehearsals with more than twenty performances directed by internationally renowned conductors and choreographers provide young musicians, dancers and actors with challenging, life-changing experiences. This is truly an amazing performing arts experience that is designed for the serious and talented student.
 
ABOUT THE POSITION:
 
The director of the Performing Arts Institute (PAI) is responsible for all aspects of the program design and management. From defining the ensemble offerings to hiring its leadership, developing the promotional campaign, recruiting students, overseeing the selection of performance literature, welcoming audiences, auditioning candidates and accepting appropriate applicants, this is a wonderful opportunity for a passionate and capable administrator, educator and artist.
 
While planning and executing this highly regarded summer program, the PAI director serves as a member of the full year Fine Arts Department with limited teaching or conducting responsibilities.
 
The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate considerable background in the performing arts, possess seasoned interpersonal and management skills, show evidence of creative programming ideas, generate program revenue and balance budgets, and give evidence of experience in marketing through creative publications as well as electronic media. Exceptional written and spoken communications skills are essential. To establish a sense of community appropriate for adolescents, the director is expected to lead by example and to support the values and traditions of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School.

POSITION DUTIES:
 
• Pursue and oversee all aspects of the Performing Arts Institute (fee structure, calendar, recruitment, tracking of expenses and revenue, and the hiring and support of professional staff)
• Abide by the PAI mission statement, meet or exceed expense and revenue expectations, and foster an entrepreneurial culture.
• Retool program to maximize campus and revenue opportunities during the summer while balancing the recruitment needs of the program.
• Create and maintain a fee structure, calendar, student recruitment, and the hiring and supervision of a professional staff.
• Support the PAI program and campus activities during the summer months along with extensive recruitment travel during off season.
• Collaborate closely with the Fine Arts Department to set the artistic program standards of PAI.
• Work closely with the Director of Summer Programs with regard to program policies, protocols and procedures.
• Coordinate advertising and public relations efforts with the Communications and Marketing Office.
• Hire, supervise and evaluate the Performing Arts Institute seasonal faculty and staff.
• Prepare the annual PAI budget, and manage revenue and expense to ensure program profitability.
• All other duties as directed.
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
 
• Bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred
• Extensive experience working with the performing arts
• Possess the passion, experience and temperament to design an innovative arts program.
• Strong budget/financial management experience
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Marketing experience 
• Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, database management 

• Management skills:
◦ Three to five years of supervisory experience required
◦ Must be able to lead a team and work independently
◦ Able to handle a wide variety of conflict situations in a calm and professional manner
◦ Risk management assessment
• Communication skills:
◦ Must possess exceptional verbal and writing skills and the ability to multitask
◦ Excellent interpersonal skills
 
TO APPLY:
 
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume [email protected]org with the subject line: Director, Performing Arts Institute.
 
ABOUT WYOMING SEMINARY:
 
Wyoming Seminary, founded in 1844, is a distinguished independent boarding and day school known for its tradition of excellence. Students, ranging from toddlers to high school postgraduates, engage in rigorous academic studies along with an enriching blend of the arts, athletics, and special interest clubs. The recently completed $16.3 million Kirby Center for Creative Arts is one of two venues for the extraordinary performing arts offerings of Wyoming Seminary, including the Performing Arts Institute.

Ascension Lutheran Church is looking for a new and enthusiastic team member for our Music Director position (must be able to play piano). Start date of September 3rd, 2016. This is a salaried position, pay is twice a month. The hours are roughly 20 hours per month.

Music Director must be available for Sunday Worship service (10:30 AM to 11:45 AM) and teach our choir(September through May), and shall provide additional services for Christmas services, Ash Wednesday and Holy Week (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday). Funerals and Weddings areoptional upon availability.

Leads Choir and Wednesday evening choir practice (September- May)

Music Director will have access to office equipment, material and copyrights.

If interested in this wonderful opportunity, please email your resume to [email protected]  or[email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!


The First Presbyterian Church of Allentown is seeking to hire a choral director for a part time (10 hour / week – essentially Sunday only) Assistant Director of Traditional Worship

The Assistant Director of Music is 1/4 time, approximately 10 hours a week through the program year (September through June), plus up to 40 hours throughout the summer at the employee’s discretion for planning and preparation purposes. The Assistant Director of Music For Traditional Worship-Choral is an outstanding musician with experience leading choral ensembles. As a member of the Worship Team, this person is responsible for working collegially and collaboratively with the Director of Music for Traditional Worship in designing, managing, and leading FPCA’s expansive choral program. For more information, click here for the full posting.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PERFORMING ARTS

West Shore Christian Academy(located near Camp Hill, PA) is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Performing Arts.  Position responsibilities include Upper School Choir, Upper School Musical Producer and Vocal Director, Lower School General Music (K-6), and leading worship for Lower School Chapel.  This is a full time position.  Further details and application materials can be found at http://westshorechristian.org/about/employment-opportunities.  In addition, please submit clearances and 2 letters of reference.  Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to[email protected].


The School District of Philadelphia is hiring. Please click on the link below to be redirected for further job description and to apply. You may also guide yourself from there to other opportunities within the district on the left side of the webpage. 

http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/ee/opportunities/teacher-opportunities/teaching-positions/music—general-and-vocal#gT56Yx0Y_irgDlQc8lwwXw 


Seeking Catholic Choir Director/Organist Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania Requirement: ● A Bachelor’s degree in music, applied voice, or special education in this field from a recognized institution with a concentration in sacred music or have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in directing a choir in a church setting and/or equivalent experience, using the full range of liturgical music and be able to work in a military chapel setting. ● Ability to direct choirs and music with approval of the Chaplain or the music coordinator (if applicable). ● Fully capable of playing an Allen Organ Model Q­370, three; manual, 58 stop digital organ with 30 speaker cabinets, a MIDI sound module including 256 ancillary and sequencer. ● Personal qualifications shall include the ability to work harmoniously with volunteer worship team member  –  Click Here For More Information


MUSICAL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (AD)

Wanted for auditioned 30+ member mixed voice a cappella Chorus rehearsing Wednesday nights in West Chester PA. This role will support the chorus and Director in rehearsals and occasionally conduct performances. AD will also be a singing member of group. Chorus sings 4-8 part arrangements from all musical genres including Jazz, Pop, and show tunes. We are proud of our performances at Carnegie Hall, Philadelphia   July 4 celebration, and the Christmas Celebration at the White House and we have “flash mobbed” many weddings from Philadelphia to NYC. Some compensation is available. For more information go to www. acappellapops.com. We look forward to receiving your musical resume which can be sent to [email protected]


Other Teaching jobs in Pennsylvania may be found on the PA School Boards Association Web-Site.