Please note that due to office closings and staff leave, ads received after 12 Noon (Eastern time) on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, will be posted the week of January 5, 2015.
States/Countries with Open Positions
Director of Music
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (Kissimmee)
PO Box 1800
Orlando, FL 32802-1800
Fax: (407) 246-4844
HLP-8141 Posted 12/19/14
Large parish in Kissimmee (Holy Redeemer) seeks full-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include: planning/staffing weekend liturgies, holy days, funerals, weddings, and multicultural celebrations; directing, scheduling, rehearsing with choirs/cantors. Current ensembles include adult, children’s, contemporary, youth choirs, cantors, supervision/support for Spanish choirs. Seasonal liturgies include Stations of the Cross, evening prayer, parish missions, religious education liturgies, sacramental preparation sessions. Minimum Qualifications: B.A. Music; thorough understanding, appreciation of Roman Catholic Liturgy. Excellent organ, keyboard, and vocal skills. Ability to work flexible schedule; possess good interpersonal skills. Email/send completed application, résumé, and letter of interest Attention: Orlando Diocese Human Resources Office listed above.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542
Phone: (678) 960-0040
Fax: (678) 960-0078
HLP-8135 Posted 12/5/14
Vibrant Northeast Georgia parish seeks a full-time talented Director of Liturgy and Music to lead music and coordinate all liturgical ministries and events. Candidates will have familiarity with various styles of Catholic liturgical music (traditional/contemporary/Spanish), possess a degree in music, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be a practicing Catholic. Individual should have previous parish ministry experience, strong skills in: organ/piano, leading assembly in song, choir direction, arranging liturgies, organization/computer skills, and pastoral collaboration. Position includes benefits, salary commensurate with experience. For a comprehensive job description email us and send résumés to Fr Eric J. Hill, Pastor.
Organist and Choir Director
Sacred Heart of Jesus
100 South Third Street, Dupo, IL 62239
HLP-8133 Posted 11/26/14
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupo, Illinois, a small parish of 130 families just 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, is seeking a part-time Musician. The position requires knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in organ and choir direction. This individual will be responsible for playing at 8:00 AM mass on Sundays. Email a letter of interest and résumé with references to the pastoral council chairperson, Margaret Hoffmann. Position available immediately.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Holy Cross Parish
724 Elder Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 945-0430
Fax: (847) 945-7651
HLP-8128 Posted 11/22/14
Holy Cross is hiring a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. Responsibilities include: preparation of weekly liturgy scripts; overseeing ministry teams; proficiency in choral directing; training of cantors, choosing repertoire based on St. Augustine Hymnal, GIA, WLP, OCP, CCLI and ministering to a welcoming community of congregational singers at three weekend liturgies. Certification in Liturgy, Bachelor’s degree in music or commensurate experience; sight-reading skills necessary; proficiency in piano & voice; ability to arrange music; must work as a team member; strong interpersonal skills, desired. More detailed job description available during interview. Email résumés to Fr. Vince Costello, Pastor.
St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church
10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206
Phone: (410) 665-1054
HLP-8121 Posted 10/25/14
We are seeking a Music/Liturgy Director for our parish. Position is for principal organist for two weekend masses, Holy Day celebrations, funerals, weddings, devotions, etc. Must have proficiency in organ, piano and musical direction skills. The Director position also includes directing tradition choir, children’s choir and handbell choir as well as coordinating with the Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Praise & Worship Group and Spanish choir (schola). The candidate is responsible for coordinating all liturgical minister schedules and work collegially as a member of Pastoral Staff. Candidate must have knowledge of, and be faithful to, extant Catholic liturgical norms.
St. Anne & St. Patrick Church
16 Church Street, Fiskdale (Sturbridge), MA 01518
Phone: (508) 347-7338
Fax: (508) 347-2982
HLP-8132 Posted 11/26/14
Seeking practicing Catholic for part-time Director of Music for parish of 1,450 families, administered by a Religious Order. Duties include liturgical music planning/preparation, choral direction of adults and children, accompanist for liturgies, and developing music ministers. Must be proficient in organ and piano and knowledgeable in a variety of Catholic music. Position involves 4 weekend masses, Holy Days, special liturgies. Qualifications: Bachelors and/or Master Degree in Music or appropriate field preferable. Compensation commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, résumé, and three current letters of reference by December 31st to: Fr. Peter Precourt, a.a.
Director of Music/Organist
St Mary St Catherine of Siena
46 Winthrop St. Charlestown, MA 02129
Phone: (617) 242-4664
Fax: (617) 242-0016
HLP-8130 Posted 11/22/14
Our parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Organist. The director will work in close collaboration with the pastor and parish staff in planning liturgical services. The desired candidate will have broad experience and familiarity with Catholic liturgy and music, have a Bachelor’s Degree in music (Master’s Degree preferred), a knowledge and proficiency in varied styles of repertoire including classical, traditional hymnology, bilingual (English-Spanish) music, and contemporary sacred music. The church has an historic three manual tracker organ built by Woodberry & Harris 1892, and two Steinway pianos. For more information, visit our website.
Director of Music & Liturgy
St. John Catholic Church
2099 N. Hacker Rd, Howell, MI 48855
Phone (517) 546-7200
Fax (517) 546-0403
HLP-8127 Posted 11/22/14
Full-time position in active parish (1,500 families - many who are young) seeks dynamic, collaborative person with strong leadership skills. Responsibilities include: plan and prepare all liturgies; principal accompanist (piano/organ) at 3 weekend Masses, weddings, funerals; direct the Adult Choir and Children’s Choir; develop Contemporary Ensemble; work with cantors and instrumentalists, coordinate all liturgical ministers schedules; lead Worship Commission. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in music (or related field), Roman Catholic Liturgical experience, proficiency in organ, piano, and accompaniment. Competitive salary with full benefits is offered. Mail, email, or fax résumés to Rev. Francis George, Pastor. Position is open, starting January 1.
Director of Liturgy & Music
All Saint Catholic Church
Phone: (952) 469-6470
HLP-8120 Posted 10/25/14
This is a highly visible role and, as such, the Director must possess the utmost professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity. The Director actively supports the philosophy, principles, and teachings of the Catholic Church; attends services; assists with ministries and similar activities. Presence at liturgies and functions at All Saints Catholic Church is essential, although you may be registered in and regularly attend another parish. Position requires excellent organ/piano, choral directing, voice, communication, organizational, and liturgical planning skills, and a team player attitude. Visit the website for a complete job description; call with any questions. Submit résumé and cover letter by email.
Director of Music
Cathedral of St. Joseph
2305 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 635-7991
HLP-8140 Posted 12/19/14
Cathedral of St. Joseph, a parish of 1,500 families seeks a Director of Music. Responsibilities of the full-time position include oversight of the music program, training and scheduling of musicians, director of 40 member adult choir, serving as accompanist or choir director for two Masses each weekend, diocesan Masses and services as necessary, participation in pastoral staff committees and other duties. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in music five years’ experience competent keyboard skills, and knowledge of current Catholic worship rituals. Submit a cover letter, résumé, and letters of reference by February 15, 2015 by mail or email.
St. Mary’s Parish
17 Pompton Ave, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
Phone: (973) 835-0374
HLP-8136 Posted 12/5/14
Vibrant, contemporary Franciscan Parish seeking part-time skilled Keyboard Accompanist for Saturday/Sunday Masses. The pianist will also accompany two choirs and attend weekly rehearsals. Be responsible for special masses/holy days; as well as a weekly school liturgy. Position is part-time 15-19 hours per week inclusive of preparation. Weddings/funerals for an additional stipend. Knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy; a bachelor’s degree in music desirable, commensurate experience will be considered. Applicant must be a formidable pianist and accompanist, work as team member and possess strong interpersonal skills. Email résumés to Craig & Dorothy Limey, Directors of Music Ministry.
Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Music
St. Clare of Assisi Parish
140 Broad Street, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Phone: (856) 467-0037
Fax: (856) 467-0038
HLP-8122 Posted 10/31/14
Seeking full-time experienced, energetic person of faith for 3000+ family parish with multiple worship sites formed from the merger of three parishes. The parish is invested strongly in their staff and volunteers demonstrating collaborative ministry. Applicants need strong interpersonal, administrative, musical, and liturgical skills. Responsibilities: coordinating or providing accompaniment for weekend Masses, Holy Days, school and religious education program liturgies, funeral/wedding liturgies. Applicants must be well versed in Roman Catholic liturgy; master’s degree or equivalent in music or liturgical studies. Salary commensurate with experience. Email résumés to St. Clare HR Committee. Complete job description will be found on Parish website.
Director of Liturgical Music/Organist
St. Joseph’s Church
43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield NY 14526
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
HLP-8137 Posted 12/12/14
Full-time position for vibrant parish community seeking accomplished organist and pianist responsible for planning and coordinating the liturgical music program at St. Joseph’s placing considerable emphasis on the assembly’s musical participation. Directs and/or supervises all ensembles and choirs emphasizing musical excellence and spiritual growth. Will be the parish advisor on ongoing organ building project, consulting with the organ builder. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with Master’s Degree or above preferred. Thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy is essential. Email résumé and cover letter with “Director of Liturgical Music Search” in subject line to both email addresses above.
Director of Music
St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church
135 E 96th Street, New York, NY 10128
HLP-8125 Posted 11/14/14
Music Director sought for vibrant, diverse Manhattan parish. Five masses per weekend, including jazz mass and Spanish mass. Responsibilities include playing piano/organ for 3 masses per weekend, directing choirs (including weeknight rehearsal), planning music for weekend and holy day liturgies, overseeing staff of cantors and accompanist(s). Repertoire spans many styles, with an emphasis on contemporary gospel. Must be able to improvise in various styles and transpose. Thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and musical practices is essential. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus. Please email résumé and cover letter to Kathleen Kilbane at the address above.
Bilingual Music Coordinator
St. Peter Catholic Church
8623 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 777-3321
HLP-8134 Posted 12/5/14
St. Peter Catholic Church is seeking a music coordinator. The ideal candidate will be able to lead our community in sacred music for three weekend masses and other special liturgical celebrations. In charge of two small choirs (English and Spanish) to enhance the sacredness and beauty of the celebration of the Holy Mass. Knows how to play piano and other instruments; possesses a good voice to cantor, and has liturgical knowledge of sacred music in the context of the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Bilingual skills preferable. Please, send résumé and pay requirements to the email above.
Director of Divine Worship
The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
HLP-8129 Posted 11/22/14
This position fosters and enhances divine worship and prayer life in the local Church at both the parish and archdiocesan levels. The successful candidate will be able to inspire liturgical renewal within the broad reach of the Catholic Tradition and promote the solemnity of liturgical celebrations in the Archdiocese of Portland while giving special attention to sacred music in harmony with the organic tradition of sacred music in the Church. Email résumé and cover letter with Divine Worship in subject line.
St. Patrick Catholic Church
610 S. Portland St. Bryan, OH 43506
Phone: (419) 636-1044
HLP-8138 Posted 12/12/14
St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan, Ohio, is seeking a full-time music director. The position includes benefits, and salary commensurate with experience. The primary functions of this position are to facilitate the worship life of the parish community by coordinating and providing quality liturgical experiences, as well as serving the parish as principal musician, organist, and choir director. Interested candidates may contact the pastor, Fr. Jim Halleron by email, phone, or mail.
Director of Music Ministry
Old St. Joseph’s Church
321 Willings Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 923-1733
HLP-8131 Posted 11/26/14
We seek a leader to enhance our congregational singing and worship by strengthening our current music program that draws upon traditional organ/choral music in addition to more contemporary styles with piano and other instrumental accompaniment. Key activities include: provide music for all weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals, special liturgies; direct two adult choirs; train and schedule cantors and accompanists; foster talents of volunteers; lead our sacred arts outreach program; and plan for expanding music program. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in music preferred. Send résumé and brief cover letter via email to Tony Corvaia, Co-Chair, Search Committee.
Pastoral Assistant for Sacred Liturgy and Sacred Music
Sacred Heart Parish
Box 38, Battle Ground, WA 98604
HLP-8126 Posted 11/14/14
Would you like to be a part of helping a parish community rebuild itself around the sacred Liturgy? Sacred Heart Parish in Battle Ground, Washington with its two Missions in Ridgefield & Yacolt, Washington, is seeking a dynamic person with keyboard skills and strong vocal background, to coordinate and oversee its Sacred Liturgy and Music Ministry. Applicants must have knowledge, and/or experience with coordinating parish liturgy, and with developing and managing liturgical ministers and pastoral musicians. They must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and possess a Bachelor’s Degree. Salaried with Benefits (30hrs/week). If interested, send cover letter and résumé.
Campus Minister for Liturgy
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 296-5870
HLP-8124 Posted 11/7/14
Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Campus Minister for Liturgy to join our community. This position operates as a member of the Campus Ministry team to animate and coordinate the liturgical life of the university; creating dynamic and formational worship and sacramental experiences for the entire community. Please visit website to view full details and to apply.
Director of Music Ministry/Pastoral Musician
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
406 Alta Vista Avenue Fairmont, WV 26554
Fax: (304) 366-4937
HLP-8139 Posted 12/19/14
The ideal candidate will be able to lead our parish community in liturgical music for three weekend liturgies and other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year. This individual will need to be Vatican II minded; collaborative; open to guidance; have a background and understanding of liturgy and the prayer of the Church; work collaboratively and cooperatively with the pastor and other musically talented persons to develop, educate and lead our parish community at large into more full, active and conscious participation. Mail, email, or fax résumé with salary requirements to Rev. Walter M Jagela, Pastor. Open starting January 15, 2015.
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