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Positions Available

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Available Positions in Our Area

Vacant position announcements may be found below.  Please check the National AGO website for jobs outside of our area.

Updated:  March 15, 2023

Bluffton United Methodist Church (BUMC) {expires May 31}

has an opening for a part-time Organist/Accompanist. We seek a candidate who will find this opportunity personally fulfilling and who will work directly with the Director of Music Ministry to enhance the quality of the music ministry for all ages. This year-round position is defined as salaried part-time (15-20 hours per week) and does not include health benefits. Expectation of attendance is for Sunday worship services (48 of 52 Sundays each year) and all music ministry rehearsals. Salary is negotiable with education and previous work experience that demonstrates competency and the abilities to fulfill the job duties.
Expectations are for the Organist/Accompanist to provide organ and piano music in a professional manner for all worship services and all seasonal and special services; accompany rehearsals, including any extra rehearsal required for additional special services, concerts, choral workshops or other special events at the discretion of the Director of Music Ministry and/or the Senior Pastor; and will include some rehearsals with the children and youth choirs.
Qualifications: Professional level of musical talent from training and experience, Bachelor degree in Music is desirable; thorough working knowledge of worship services and theological understanding of church music; demonstrated skill in service playing and accompaniment; sensitivity and the ability to communicate cordially with a variety of people, including Music Director, Senior Minister, church staff and members of the congregation; successful criminal background check for Safe Sanctuary Policy, credit check, and abide by United Methodist Policies; completion of Safe Sanctuary training; a current driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Brief overview of the organ: BUMC recently purchased an Allen GeniSys two-manual, 41 stops, with an upgraded operating system designed to creatively support many worship styles and types of music.
A complete job description will be provided during the interview process. Please visit for more information about us.
To apply: (Interviews to be scheduled with qualified applicants) Send letter of interest, resume and current performance video (or link to one) to: Bluffton United Methodist Church Attn: SPPRC Chair P. O. Box 368 Bluffton, SC 29910-0368 or, email to:

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