Director of Music Ministries

First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ia

Purpose: The Director of Music Ministries role is a part-time position responsible for planning and coordination of all music programming that occurs in support of both the worship service on Sundays and select special services throughout the year.


  • The Director of Music Ministries should ideally have a degree in music (or equivalent experience).   
  • The Director should be a Christian person with a demonstrated ability in working well with others and an understanding of music ministry as an element of the worship life of a congregation.


  • Provide support and resources to everyone participating in music programming (vocalists, instrumentalists, directors).
  • Participate in the short- and long-term planning of worship and other musical activities in the congregation attending staff meetings, committee meetings, and/or providing written reports as requested.
  • Design programming compatible with both in-person and online audiences.
  • Select music, hold weekly rehearsals, and direct the Adult Choir and coordinate the Youth/Children’s Choirs.
  • Direct Praise Band activities.    
  • Scheduling of all vocal, instrumental, and bell ensembles participating in the worship service and special services throughout the year.
  • Coordinate and consolidate the annual budget requirements for music programming and overall cognizance for administration of expenditures of the approved budget.
  • Encourage congregation’s participation in the choir.
  • Other duties as agreed upon.


  • Accountable to the Pastor as Head of Staff. 
  • The Personnel Committee, in consultation with the Pastor, will periodically review the performance and salary of the Director of Music Ministries.

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Director of Music Ministries

First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ia

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Posted 18 days ago

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