Music Director

Coralville United Methodist

Coralville United Methodist Church, located at 806 13th Ave. in the heart of Coralville, is accepting applications for Music Director.  The Music Director is an 8 hour/week, 52 week/year position. Paid time off (PTO) is offered as arranged with the pastor, music staff and congregation volunteers.


The music director’s responsibilities include 

  • Developing and directing the adult choir which meets weekly for rehearsal September through May and provides music during worship service(s) and special presentations at Christmas and Easter.
  • Convenes the music ministry team to plan music for worship services, with attention to scripture/theme, season
  • Invites, equips and arranges for members or guests to lead choir rehearsals and choir musical offering, or to provide contemporary music, during worship as needed.
  • Organizes and maintains CUMC’s library of church music.
  • Direction of the Alleluia Children’s Choir and the Handbell Choir may be incorporated depending on interest and skill set of the candidate.


Note: Choirs may be divided into smaller choral groups to increase safety and to work with changing numbers of participants as we return from the pandemic shutdown.


Among other things, qualifications include a broad knowledge of sacred and classical music; proficiency in musical arrangement, sight reading and choir direction; excellent musical ear and dedication to quality; familiarity with United Methodist hymns and hymnals; appreciation of all styles of music in worship, and ability to integrate them into a blended service; willingness to solo and to lead hymns, particularly important until congregational singing is resumed post pandemic shutdown.


A full position description is available on the church website at

Resume and cover letter can be emailed by clicking apply now.



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Music Director

Coralville United Methodist

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