Job Opportunities

Worship Director

Religious | Presbyterian Church in America

Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church
12928 Ladue Road
St. Louis, MO 63141



Posted: Oct 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021


Planning, Vision, Philosophy:

a.Assist the Senior Pastor in implementing weekly and long-range worship planning. Serve on the Senior Staff leadership team as co-advocate and standard- bearer for the vision and impact of the worship ministry.

b.Partner with pastoral staff and Session to obtain ongoing feedback from the congregation, identifying successes and evaluating critiques/needs.


a.Music—Recruit, audition, train, and direct group members; select repertoire, compose or arrange as needed; rehearse with and conduct groups. Set and maintain standards for participation and performance among musicians and support staff, while also shepherding and caring for participants.

b.Media—Partner with Media Coordinator to ensure media support is planned, scheduled, rehearsed, and prepared, to include lights, sound, video, stage layout, and live and recorded distribution.

c.Production—Oversee logistical and creative aspects of worship services. Collaborate with the preacher and liturgist to create the order of worship.


a.Oversee all necessary operational functions, such as ensuring facilities, equipment, and other physical resources are maintained, repaired, tuned, and ready for use.

b.Create and manage a viable annual budget. Purchase music, supplies, and equipment as needed. Hire contract musicians within budget parameters. Monitor and influence ongoing financial results.

Salary: $60K-$89K



-The ideal candidate will combine sound theology, spiritual maturity, professional excellence, and a joyful, gracious temperament.

-Must be people-oriented. The right candidate will have a hunger to know, converse with, and appreciate people.

-Must have organizational, multi-tasking, and planning skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

-Must be willing and able to work occasional evenings and most weekends.

-Must delegate Sunday morning leadership responsibilities to others 4-6 weeks per year (2-4 for vacation and 2-3 for worshipping among the congregation).

-Must commit to performing duties in accordance with the stated mission and purpose of The Kirk of the Hills PCA, Kirk Policies and Procedures Manual, and the Westminster Confession of Faith.


-Bachelor’s degree

-Master’s degree in music and/or theology preferable


-A minimum of 3 years of worship leadership in a church or parachurch environment with increasing responsibility.

How to Apply

Primary Contact: David Klotz


Phone: 314-392-4700