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Director of Sacred Music
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
13720 W Thomas Rd, Avondale AZ 85392
HLP-8446 Posted 09/23/16
Large Catholic community seeking full time principal musical leader, to work in close collaboration with parish leadership. The ideal candidate is an active practicing Catholic; is piano and organ proficient; has vocal ability to lead and sustain vibrant singing that encourages congregational participation; has working knowledge of sacred music, including hymnody, chant, polyphony, and contemporary repertoire. Responsibilities include organizing and providing music for five weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals, and other liturgies as needed; directing and recruiting members of several adult and children’s choirs; weekly rehearsals. Master’s preferred, salary and benefits at NPM standards. Send resume to email above.
Praise and Worship Leader
Holy Rosary Church
1313 A Street, Antioch, CA 94509
HLP-8439 Posted 08/25/16
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Antioch, California, seeking full-time Praise and Worship Leader. Responsibilities: oversight of parish music ministry, incl. 3 or 4 weekend Masses, special events, working with parish staff to implement vision committed to forming disciples for Jesus and advancing New Evangelization. Applicants must have ability to draw congregation into prayer and worship, not simply perform music. Knowledge of Catholic liturgical norms, experience in leading Catholic worship and familiarity with contemporary Catholic/Christian praise and worship music required. Applicants should have at least Bachelor’s degree/equivalent experience. Ability to speak or understand Spanish helpful. Please submit resumes to Barbara Daniels email@example.com.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Joseph Catholic Church
5330 Babcock Street NE, Palm Bay, Florida 32905
Phone: (321) 727-1565
Fax (321) 676-2579
HLP-8431 Posted 08/11/16
We are a 2,900 family parish on Florida’s Space Coast seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy who can lead our liturgy program and our choirs and contemporary ensemble into a deeper participation in the patrimony of sacred music, including polyphony, plainchant, and traditional hymnody. Should possess undergraduate degree in music, master’s preferable. A Prestige two-manual organ, grand piano, ensemble instruments, and Worship III are current assets; starting to build resources for Mass Propers. Salary commensurate with experience and education, and on scale for NPM and NGO. For detailed job description/vision and résumé submission, please email Nancy.
Director of Liturgy
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Community
5300 Old Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL 32792
Phone: (407) 636-4277
HLP-8430 Posted 08/11/16
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Community, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy. This person will work in collaboration with the Pastor, full-time Director of Music, parish liturgy committee and staff, will serve as a resource to the community in liturgical matters. Responsibilities include coordinating the preparation and celebration of all parish liturgies and sacramental celebrations, and the recruitment and formation of liturgical ministers. Applicants should have significant background in Roman Catholic liturgy acquired through the study of liturgical theology. Thorough knowledge of the liturgical documents of the Church, good communication and organizational skills and teaching ability.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, GA
HLP-8440 Posted 09/02/16
Seeking qualified person for the full-time role of Director of Music and Liturgy, overseeing worship and coordinating Sunday, holy-day and special liturgies, sacramental celebrations, funerals and special events. This position also collaborates with our Spanish Worship Leader for our Spanish Mass in addition to our Youth Ministry Team/Life Teen Worship Leader for our Life Teen Mass. The DLM is also on leadership staff that meets to discuss overall direction/ development of the parish. Our parish/staff supports the Alpha program and intentional discipleship. We focus on implementing strategic methods of parish life; to ensure we’re mission-focused which infuses everything we do.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Atlanta
294 Peyton Road SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
Phone: (404) 696-3620
HLP-8424 Posted 07/28/16
Ideal candidate is an organist with conducting experience. Full-time position can be structured in a number of ways. Duties include: selecting and rehearsing hymns, anthems and service music in consultation with rector, rehearsing and leading the Adult Choirs (Men, Women, Sanctuary) and working with leadership of the contemporary choir and Children & Youth Choirs. Organ and piano are our primary instruments. Congregational singing is strongly promoted and encouraged. Collegiality, excellent administrative skills, and good musical hospitality to the community are top priorities. We are committed to a broad Episcopal Church worship experience. Apply attn: Director of Music Ministries Search Committee.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Hubert Parish, 729 Grand Canyon Street, Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
HLP-8444 Posted 09/16/16
Seeking a highly qualified pastoral musician for full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include selecting/preparing music for Sunday Eucharist, holydays, funerals, weddings and other sacraments, directing three choirs, training, coordinating parish instrumentalists, cantor scheduling and formation. Cantors 2-3 Masses; primary instrument is a Mason and Hamlin piano. Gather Comprehensive with a seasonal supplement. Must have at least a bachelor of music degree, a solid knowledge of Catholic liturgy, conducting and strong interpersonal skills. Proficiency at the piano is desirable. Send letter of interest, résumé and references by October 15th to Yvonne Cassa, Director of Liturgy or Fr. Robert Rizzo, Pastor.
Director of Music Ministry
St. Nicholas Church
806 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202
HLP-8443 Posted 09/16/16
Responsible for planning, conducting, coordinating, evaluating bi-lingual/multicultural music ministry; provide liturgical music at scheduled Masses on weekends, Holy Days, parish sacramental celebrations, and occasional seasonal liturgies. Help plan appropriate music for funerals and serve as pianist/cantor as requested. Coordinate and/or work with the adult choirs (English and Spanish), children’s choir, cantors, and instrumentalists. Assist the parish school with weekly school Masses, and provides music for parish weddings and quinceañeras with additional compensation. Bachelor’s degree or higher with focus in music, proficiency in Spanish and English, training in choral direction, basic formation in Catholic liturgy. Request complete job description from firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Saint Mary
4100 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Phone: (913) 758-4359
HLP-8423 Posted 07/28/16
The University of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic university sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for facilitating opportunities for the faith development of all students at the University of Saint Mary while providing necessary ministry services for the entire community. The minster encourages students to become active members of the faith community through worship, education, service, and community development while providing for the pastoral needs of each person. The minister encourages persons of all faiths to be involved in their individual faith communities.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
95 Woburn Street, Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 944-1572
HLP-8441 Posted 09/16/16
Seeking part time Director of Music for the 10:00 AM Sunday Eucharist. Church of the Good Shepherd is a warm, welcoming, inclusive congregation. The parish is very appreciative of music and are mostly enthusiastic singers, willing to try new music. Pipe organ and baby grand piano. The Music Minister reports directly to the pastor and will be responsible for coordinating music ministry, choosing music, directing the choir, and working with parish musicians. Knowledge of Episcopal liturgy and music helpful but not required. Send cover letter and resume to Fr. Brian.
Music Director & Organist
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
59 Cottage Street
Sharon, MA 02067
Phone (781) 784-2265
HLP-8438 Posted 08/25/16
Vibrant community of approximately 900 families seeks part-time (24 hours per week) Director of Music and Organist. Responsibilities include planning music for and accompanying three weekend masses, Holy Days, Christmas, Holy Week. Funerals and weddings provide supplemental income. Additional responsibilities include rehearsing cantors, directing 20+ voice Adult Choir, Children’s Choir, Funeral Choir, monthly Sunday and Wednesday Worship Services. Well-maintained Estey organ in church loft and Clavinova in sanctuary. Parish uses GIA Gather 3rd edition hymnal. Candidates should have degree in music, thorough knowledge of Catholic liturgy and good interpersonal skills. See detailed job description at olossharon.org.
St. Anne/ St. Patrick Church
16 Church Street, Fiskdale(Sturbridge), MA 01518
Phone 508-347-7338, fax 508-347-2982
HLP-8437 Posted 08/25/16
Seeking part time Director of Music. This liturgical musician will continue to develop our music program and foster the assembly’s full participation in the liturgy. Qualifications: Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Music or appropriate field preferable; knowledge and experience with the Catholic liturgy a must; well versed in both traditional and contemporary Catholic liturgical music; strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Duties: planning music; directing and preparing the choir; cantor training, preparation and scheduling; playing piano and organ at 4 weekend masses, holy days, special liturgies. Compensation commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Fr. Peter.
Assistant Director of Music & Pianist
St. Malachy Catholic Church
14115 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48312
HLP-8435 Posted 08/20/16
Seeking a vibrant assistant music director to serve as primary pianist for the adult mixed choir, direct the elementary children’s choir, handbell ensemble, and supplement the contemporary choir. Position is part-time, approximately 15-20 hrs/week. The candidate described is strictly the ideal scenario. The final position could include any combination of the responsibilities above with only the pianist portion non-negotiable. All competent pianists are encouraged to apply. St. Malachy is a vibrant parish in Sterling Heights, MI (suburban Detroit). The 2,000+ family parish strives to provide a safe, welcoming community where all are welcome to pray, worship, socialize, and grow together.
Director of Music/Organist/Pianist
This vibrant faith community of 900 families northeast of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time energetic music director. The position is responsible for selecting and planning liturgical music; organizing, training and recruiting cantors; and development of the adult, youth, children choir and musician’s group. Candidate must have a knowledge and appreciation of worship in the Catholic tradition, yet be comfortable with a variety of musical styles. Music degree preferred; proficiency with keyboard, piano and organ required. Salary commensurate with experience and education; medical benefits included. Position begins January 2017.
Catholic Community of St. Charles & St. Joseph-St. Mary
505 S. Lafayette Street, Greenville, MI 48838
Phone: (616) 754-4194
Fax: (616) 754-2357
HLP-8429 Posted 08/11/16
Assistant Music Director
St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church
88 East Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458
Phone: (201) 327-5663
HLP-8426 Posted 08/04/16
St. Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Church in Saddle River, New Jersey seeks competent and energetic assistant for its comprehensive sacred music program. The ideal candidate will have excellent keyboard and sight reading skills and be proficient in playing our world-class pipe organ for weekend Masses. Knowledge of Catholic liturgy and sacred music is necessary as is a collaborative spirit to support the Director of Music with the parish’s choir program and cantors’ ministry. Salary is negotiable. Interested applicants should contact Stacie Yao by email or phone.
Music Coordinator/Choir Director
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
448 NY-32 Highland Mills, NY 10930
Phone: (845) 928-2067
HLP-8445 Posted 09/16/16
Upstate NY parish seeks a part-time music coordinator/choir director. Responsibilities: oversight of parish music ministry; programming music for all liturgies; directing an adult choir for 1 weekly liturgy; providing music for sacramental liturgies, Holy Week and Christmas; recruiting and conducting a youth choir for special events and Christmas Eve. Qualifications: minimum Bachelor's Degree in music, skill in choral conducting, ability to foster active congregational participation. Proficiency in organ or keyboard a plus. Position begins immediately. Allen Digital Organ; Yamaha Digital Keyboard; Salary commensurate with experience and education. Email cover letter, resume and salary history asap to email@example.com
Director of Music and Organist
St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus Church
2855 St. Theresa Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718) 892-1900
Fax: (718) 892-1146
HLP-8427 Posted 08/04/16
Our parish seeks a dynamic Music Director to support and enable parishioners to encounter more deeply the sacred mysteries of the liturgy. The applicant must possess competent organ skills, strong choral skills, the ability to sing as well as organizational skills. Responsibilities include: providing music for 5 weekend Masses (3 English, 1 Italian, 1 Spanish), sacramental celebrations, feasts and solemnities, and school Masses. The Music Director will direct and develop the adult, youth, and Spanish choirs, and will play and sing for funerals and weddings.
Salary: Commensurate with degree and experience. Email résumés to Fr. Richard Marrano.
Director of Music Ministries/Organist
St. Augustine Parish
204 6th Street NW, Barberton OH 44203
HLP-8447 Posted 09/23/16
This is a full-time position for someone who is interested in being a part of developing a music ministry in our beautiful sanctuary where we are currently remodeling the choir loft and installing a new Holtkamp pipe organ. The successful candidate would be responsible for all music associated with worship, religious education, social ministry, and evangelization in the parish. We are looking for someone with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music or certification of director of music ministries who is proficient in pipe organ and we have budgeted for this position according to NPM salary guidelines.
Director of Music Ministry
St. John the Baptist Parish
444 St. John Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15239
Phone: (412) 793-4511
Fax: (412) 793-4311
HLP-8428 Posted 08/04/16
A large Catholic parish which loves to sing is looking for a full-time energetic Director of Music who is a practicing Roman Catholic with a clear understanding of liturgy. Responsibilities include the planning and execution of four weekend Masses; the direction of volunteer Adult, Bell, and Junior choirs, Cantors, and Praise Band, obviously employing many musical genre; playing for school Masses, Holy Days, Weddings, Funerals, and seasonal Sunday Vespers; incorporation of instrumentalists for major celebrations; collaboration with pastor and parish staff. Proficiency in organ (pipe) and piano (baby grand) is desired. Please email cover letter and résumé ASAP.
Director of Music Ministries
St. James Catholic Church
510 South Camp Street, Seguin, TX 78155
Phone: (830) 379-1796
HLP-8434 Posted 08/11/16
Vibrant parish in growing community of Seguin, TX seeks part time DMM, minimum 20 hrs/wk, full time potential within 3 years, competitive salary for education, experience and market, responsible for all parish music associated with worship, social ministry, and evangelization, recruit and direct choir, participate in 1 to 2 liturgies per weekend and major feast days as accompanist (piano or organ,) choir director, or song leader, coordinate and staff all other liturgies with volunteer musicians, rehearse with musicians as needed facilitating quality musicianship and liturgical understanding. Requirements: knowledge of Catholic liturgy, Bachelor's in Music, email résumé and cover letter.
Coordinator of Music
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish,
2541 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77845
Phone: (979) 693-6994
HLP-8432 Posted 08/11/16
Seeking charismatic vocalist/musician to serve full-time fostering ministry growth/development and community’s full participation in liturgy. Qualifications: Catholic in good standing; motivated professional pastoral musician with minimum BA in Music; knowledge of /respect for Catholic liturgy and traditional/contemporary Catholic music; 3+ years parish music ministry experience preferred. Organ/piano skills a plus. Plan/prepare music for liturgical/para-liturgical services; Recruit, develop, coordinate, schedule and direct preschool through adult volunteer choirs, instrumental ensembles, and cantors/accompanists. Excellent administrative, organizational, pastoral and communication skills essential. Professional/personal faith growth expected. Salary/benefits commensurate with education/experience. Submit cover letter, résumé and references by email. Start: ASAP. Open until filled.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Bronislava Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 1,800 families, located 5 miles south of Stevens Point Wisconsin, seeks a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Pastoral Team. This full-time position requires a practicing Catholic with strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills and competency in choral/ensemble direction. The ideal candidate must be able to work well in a collaborative environment. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Music/Liturgy or equivalent education and preferably three to five years’ experience in a parish setting. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and salary requirements to Music Director Search Committee at the address shown above.
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI 54467
HLP-8442 Posted 09/16/16
Hotline is a service provided by the Membership Department at the National Office. Listings include members seeking employment, churches seeking staff, and occasionally church music supplies or products for sale. We encourage institutions offering salaried positions to include the salary range in the ad and to indicate whether that range accords with NPM salary guidelines. Other useful information: instruments in use (pipe or electronic organ, piano), size of choirs, and the names of music resources/hymnals in use at the parish.
Format: The header includes the position title, church or organization name, address, phone, fax, e-mail and/or website addresses. Following the header, ads are limited to a maximum of 100 words.
Fee: $75 (members) or $100 (non-members) for two months
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Removal: If the position is filled before the two month listing period ends, email Jill@npm.org so the ad can be removed when new ads are posted that week.