Career Opportunities

First Presbyterian Church is staffed by a dedicated and hardworking group of ordained and lay employees. Our full-time and part-time staff enjoy a kind, caring and Christ-filled work environment. If you are interested in seeking employment at First Presbyterian Church, please see positions available below.

First Presbyterian Church of Nashville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on any characteristic or status protected by law. The Church will continue to employ committed members of the Christian Church in jobs connected with the performance of its religious activities and programs.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of all pre-employment screening and submission of all required pre-employment documentation. Pre-employment screening includes criminal and National Sex Offender Registry background checks. Depending on the position, a credit and/or driving records check may also be requested.

Job Positions Currently Available:

Pastor/Head of Staff

Working under the general direction of the Session, the Pastor and Head of Staff provides the theological reflection, vision and leadership to the life of the ministry of First Presbyterian Church. The Pastor and Head of Staff offers this vision and leadership to all members of the congregation, its officers and staff. Areas of responsibility include Preaching and Worship, Pastoral Care, Teaching and Study, Communication, Leadership, Meetings and Governance, Staff Coaching and Nurture, as well as Service to the Larger Church and Community. Click here to read the full job description. Click here to view our church’s MIF form.

The Early Preschool at First Presbyterian Church Nashville

We are now accepting applications for part-time Early Childhood Educators for the 2019/2020 school year. Experience with and knowledge of NAEYC standards, TN Stars Assessment, Handwriting Without Tears, and Emergent Curriculum is desired. Teaching positions are 3 and 5 days/week, school year position, 8:30 A.M. – 2:45 P.M. Substitute teachers also needed. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume to EP Director, Brenda Lutz, at

Interim Organist and Assistant Director of Music

The Interim Organist and Assistant Director of Music is a committed Christian who provides organ music and accompaniment for scheduled worship services and other activities; ensemble directing; and other administrative work in support of the music ministry of the Church. This individual fills a pivotal role in the musical life of the Church and is a vital member of the liturgy-planning team.

Click here to read the full job description along with a list of qualifications and benefit summary. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, including salary expectations, and resumé to Raphael Bundage, Director of Music, at

General Inquiries:

For general inquiries about an interest not listed above, please email our paper application along with your resume and cover letter to

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at First Presbyterian Church, click here to find out more.

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