Choir Director

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Northminster Presbyterian Church
1416 20th Street
Ames, Iowa 50010

Job Title: Church Choir Director
Position Summary:
Northminster Presbyterian Church is seeking a part time choir director to organize, lead and manage the vocal music program from September through May. This includes Sunday service anthems, some additional services and community events, special music, and regular choir rehearsals.
Main Responsibilities:
     • Select music that is appropriate for the scriptures or theme for services.
     • Conduct praise team and choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings.
     • Conduct Sunday morning rehearsal and anthem singing.
     • Recruit and direct special musicians and vocalists for services.
     • Choir directing experience
     • Available September – May for Sunday morning services and Wednesday evening rehearsals
     • Bachelor’s degree or current study in music
     • Ability to play piano
     • A commitment of at least 2 years
     • Experience with church liturgy

Time Expectations:
    • Starting date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2024. Starting Sunday is September 1st, 2024
     • Work contract September through May
     • Approximate number of hours per week: 6
     • Sunday morning rehearsal and service anthem 9:00 to 10:30 am
     • Wednesday evening Praise Team Rehearsals 6:30 – 7:00 pm and choir rehearsals 7:00 to 8:00 pm
     • Some additional services including Christmas Eve, Lent, and Maundy Thursday.

Compensation: $825 per month