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 a drug screen, E-Verify, 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:

Executive Director

Under the general supervision of the Pastor/Head of Staff, the Executive Director coordinates the implementation and execution of the Pastor’s vision for FPC and is responsible to coach, develop, and shepherd a highly professional team who embodies the vision/mission of FPC. The Director shall ensure excellence in stewardship of all human and financial resources, working closely with the Pastor/Head of Staff and ordained leadership to implement FPC’s overall strategic plan.

Athletic Director

The First Presbyterian Church family is looking for an athletic director to help us create a new vision for our recreational athletic ministry. For many years, our beautiful property has been the spot of many athletic endeavors. Our desire as a family of faith is to help these recreational sports to become more layered with the mission of the gospel. The person we seek to assume this role is someone who has been deeply affected by sports and knows the opportunities sports provide to influence kids and communities. This person likes to build teams, to create new things, and finds joy in creating a new vision and plans. This role on our church staff requires the director to get involved in all the details and understand each component of athletic ministry as they help bring a new vision for athletic opportunities to this community. The person considering this opportunity for ministry feels called by God to help young people and families experience more of who God is when they play together on athletic fields. We believe this person is somewhere in our midst, and we are prayerfully seeking the one who might feel called to this unique role. If this person is you or if you know of someone who would be excited to help our church family tie the gospel to our sports program, please reach out to [email protected]

Interim Assistant Youth Director

Through Jesus Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit, God pursues all of humanity in reconciled relationship. Modeled after God’s passionate pursuit, the FPC youth mission statement begins “ Led by the Holy Spirit and in partnership with families the youth ministry First Presbyterian Church exist to engage 100% of the youth under its care”. The youth director accomplishes that mission by providing day-to-day leadership and support for the FPC Youth Ministry. They work with young adults, youth, parents, staff and volunteers to implement a thriving, healthy youth ministry program that expands the participation of FPC youth and their families in the greater worship and mission life of the church.

Recreation Associate

The Recreation Associate will assist Recreation Staff through the Soccer Season, Spring 2023. Associate will assist with preparation for the season and be present during Saturday soccer games assisting as needed under the direction of the Athletics Manager. Candidates for this role will have a passion for youth athletics and the role that recreation plays in community. The Recreation Associate will interact with children in a way that enables participants to see God’s love reflected and lived out in recreational programming.

Ministry Coordinator for Congregational Care

This position provides administrative support to the Associate Pastor for Congregational Care & Missions in the furtherance of the Church’s caregiving ministries. This position is responsible for coordinating events, correspondence and recordkeeping.

Nursery and Logistics Coordinator

The Nursery and Children’s Coordinator is responsible for the nurture and care of our youngest disciples of Jesus Christ, ages 0-3, through age-appropriate ministries of faith formation for babies, toddlers, and their parents, as well as performing administrative duties for the larger Children’s Ministry. Experiences will demonstrate the way of Jesus by creating relationships and resources that strengthen parents’ connection to their children as their primary spiritual nurturers. This includes the elements of learning, knowing, and putting faith into action, thereby fulfilling the mission of the church: to know Christ, to make Him known, and exhibit His love through worship, education, and service.

Nursery Attendants

FPC’s nursery is short-staffed at present and seeking part-time nursery attendants to assist on Sunday mornings (without whom it may be necessary to turn families away). If you know anyone who might be interested in working in the nursery, please encourage them to apply. This is a great opportunity for high school/college students, childcare workers looking for extra work, or simply someone who loves little ones! Click here to see the full job description, and contact Amy Coleman with any questions.

The Early Preschool at First Presbyterian Church Nashville

The Early Preschool is now accepting applications for part-time Early Childhood Educators for the 2022/2023 school year. Experience with, and knowledge of, early childhood education, NAEYC standards, DHS regulations and Emergent Curriculum is desired. We operate on a school year calendar, are NAEYC accredited, and offer a competitive salary.

General Inquiries:

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

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