Part-time Music Director Opening

May 8, 2023


The Music Director will lead and direct the church choir and lead the congregation in song. The Director will have strong leadership and communication skills, be firm and creative, able to motivate and inspire the group, making a vocal performance stand out. This position requires the skills to create a unified choral body, which seeks to glorify God through music. The APC Music Director is a part-time position requiring approximately eight hours a week.

• Degree in music/choral conducting preferred.
• Experience in choral directing strongly preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills required.
• Ability to work in a team environment required.
• Knowledge of a variety of musical styles with proficiency in teaching those to the choir preferred.
• A heart for worship and dedication to Jesus Christ.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Direct the Adult Choir.
• Organize, plan, implement and communicate scheduled rehearsals of the choir.
• Maintain a schedule of music to ensure adequate preparation time.
• Coordinate musicians and ensembles and facilitate their integration into a quality worship experience.
• Consult with the Pastor and/or Worship Committee regarding special events or future worship themes.
• Actively assist with worship services by recruiting choir members and consulting with Pastor, Organist, and Worship Ministry regarding music needs.
• Organize and maintain the choral music library.
• Submit an annual budget for requested music to Worship Ministry.
• Arrange for piano tuning as needed.
• Arrange for or personally provide vocal leadership during all worship services.
• Attend Worship Team Meetings.
• Keep informed on current music methods, materials, promotions, and administration, utilizing them where appropriate.
• Coordinate the summer special music schedule.

Terms of Employment
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays.

Pastor Eric Pasanchin
Ankeny Presbyterian Church
317 SE Trilein Drive
Ankeny IA 50021