Employment Opportunities

Stated Supply Pastor- First Presbyterian Church Ballston Spa

As our church begins the search for a new pastor, we are currently seeking a part time Stated Supply Pastor (SSP) for 6 months. This position will provide our congregation with continuity of pastoral leadership. In addition to planning and leading weekly Sunday services, the SSP will perform weddings, baptisms and funerals when needed. Providing pastoral care is important to our congregation. Counseling those in need or in crisis as well as visiting the homebound and hospitalized members of our congregation are key responsibilities. 

We currently have 71 members with an average attendance of 30 people. For more information about our church please browse the website, https://ballstonpresby.org/

This is a 6 month position for up to 15 hours per week with a flexible schedule. The application deadline is April 15. If you have questions about the position, contact Maureen O’Connor at metromo85@gmail.com. To apply send cover letter and resume to ballstonpres@gmail.com.

Wanted: Interim Minister

Experienced in Transitional Ministry and MIF

2-year commitment to 70-100 members

Total Effective Salary – $56K/yr. – Negotiable

Contact: ipncbroadalbin@gmail.com

FB: Broadalbin First Presbyterian Church

Director of Music (Part-time) 

Delmar Presbyterian Church seeks a Music Director with strong keyboard ability (including pipe organ), a broad knowledge of traditional and contemporary sacred music, and a flexible, positive attitude. The Director of Music collaborates with the Pastor and church leaders to develop a comprehensive and theologically appropriate church music program, including an adult choir, Bell Choir, and solo musicians. 

Delmar Presbyterian Church is a mid-sized progressive congregation located in Delmar, New York.  We are a mission-based, community-oriented Presbyterian congregation of 150+ members. We offer a part-time salaried position of approximately 15 hours per week, reporting to the Pastor. Start date is negotiable, but ideally sometime in March 2022.  Interested applicants should submit a letter, resume, and list of your five favorite songs or pieces of music (sacred or not) with a brief explanation of your choices by Friday, January 21, 2022 to Delmar Presbyterian Church, Attn: Director of Music Search Committee, 585 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054, or by e-mail (PDF format preferred) to office@delmarpres.org with the subject line “Director of Minister Application.”

The First Presbyterian Church of Valatie, NY is searching for an Interim Pastor for a part time position.  Candidates should have strong leadership skills in both preaching and teaching, and will be required to perform pastoral and to be involved in community outreach. We are a traditional and inclusive church, mission minded, and are looking for a leader showing enthusiasm for God’s Message and a connection with the church body.  We currently have approximately 35 congregants attending in-person worship but have recently installed an A/V system allowing additional congregants to view our Sunday morning service via Zoom or Facebook Live.  We are a historic church in good repair with strong community outreach.  Resumes should be sent to pastor.search.vfp@gmail.com.

Office Administrator, Troy Area United Ministries
20 hours per week, salary and benefits negotiable, depending upon experience

This is a multi-faceted, opportunity to work for an organization that serves people in need and works for social justice. The office administrator interacts with clients, staff and volunteers, helps in designing promotional materials, must be proficient in Microsoft Office and exhibit good people skills. Associate’s Degree Required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Please contact Rev. Donna Elia at delia@taum.org or 518-274-5920 x202 for more information or to apply.

Westminster Presbyterian Church in Albany, NY is a diverse congregation known for the high quality of its music in worship. We are looking for a Minister of Music and Arts with the skills (as an organist and/or choir director), vision, and spirit of leadership needed to guide and develop our musical programs.

Please click here for the Minister of Music and Arts job description

We plan to begin reviewing applications at the beginning of December. You may reach us at musicarts@wpcalbany.org

The congregation of Second Reformed Church is a welcoming body of faithful Christians who are eager to hear the Word of God and are trying to live as He commanded. The Village of Coxsackie is in a beautiful location on the Hudson River. Several projects are currently underway within the village which will attract growth and new residents. We are anxious to see that our church is prepared to welcome new people and embrace them as they seek a place of worship. We have several congregants who are skilled at teaching young people as well as others who enjoy studying the Word of God. We are anxious to find a full-time pastor who would like to join us and lead our congregation in our quest to follow the path that our Lord and Savior has set before us 

Jeremiah 29:11– “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope, and a future.”

Please contact our Search Committee Co-Chairs, Sharon Swan and Stephen Hanse, at psc2ndreformed@gmail.com if you would like a copy of our church profile, an information packet, or if you have any other questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Wanted: Choir Director/Accompanist
Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church

Choir director/accompanist (12hr/wk) to plan weekly music for service, direct choir w/ rehearsals. Serves as organist/pianist each Sunday, +5 others annually. Initial pay is $336.14/week, ($200/week when choir is not singing). Send resume and two references: hupc@hamiltonunionpresbyterianchurch.org with “Choir Director/Accompanist” in the subject line.

Music Director- Cornerstone Protestant Campus Ministry UAlbany
Cornerstone is in need of a new Music Director/Keyboard Player for the academic year which starts on Sunday, August 22. We are indeed a fun-loving, relaxed group to work with.  Commitment includes helping to select music during the week, rehearsal with student worship band at 4:00 each Sunday and worship at 5:00 p.m.  Usually 3 songs per week.  $165 per week during the academic year.  It’s a great part-time gig for a school music teacher or other part-time musician who wants to add another small gig each week.
Vaccinations and Facial Coverings Required in all UAlbany buildings.  Non-negotiable.
Rev. Sandy Damhof