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University Organist Position Description

Posted by on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in News.

Vanderbilt University Organist Position Description

The University Organist is responsible for playing for any University service in Benton
Chapel, such as occasional University-wide services offered by the University
Chaplain’s office, memorial services, etc. Remuneration is a stipend paid once
each semester. This does not include playing for services offered by the
affiliated chaplaincies, but only for University services.

The University Organist imay be responsible for playing occasional services for Vanderbilt Divinity School (VDS), as contracted by VDS. Remuneration for these services would be in
addition to the stipend.

The University Organist has the right of first refusal for all weddings held in Benton Chapel.
If the University Organist cannot play for a wedding, he/she is to
recommend/approve a substitute. Wedding fee, including a music consultation
with the bride, is $350, paid by the wedding party in advance of the wedding.

The University Organist oversees the maintenance of the Benton Chapel organ, in coordination with the Office of Religious Life. The Office of Religious Life has responsibility for the budget.

The organ in Benton Chapel is an electronic 3 manual Allen.

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Alternatively, a cover letter and resume sent by postal mail may be addressed to:

Kay Tyler, Administrative Assistant

Office of Religious Life

PMB 406311

2301 Vanderbilt Place

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37240