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Director of Music
Our Lady of Joy Roman Catholic Church
PO Box 1359, Carefree, AZ 85377-1359
HLP-8165 Posted 02/13/15
Full-time. Responsible for recruiting, supervising and providing musical coaching and vocal training for adult and children choir members and cantors. Candidates should have a broad ecclesial repertoire of traditional and contemporary music and mature understanding of the documents of the Roman Catholic Church regarding liturgical music. Candidates must be an active practicing Catholic; proficient in piano and organ; vocally trained; minimum of three years of work experience in a liturgical church music setting; and possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related field. Salary DOE. Email cover letter, résumé, DVD or video recording demonstrating proficiencies.
Minister of Music
Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church
1980 Dahlia Street, Denver CO 80220
HLP-8147 Posted 01/16/15
Dynamic music leadership. Grounded in the classical genre, works old and new, with infusions of jazz, gospel, and popular styles, the Montview music program is distinguished by its breadth, its quality and diversity, its importance in the spiritual life of the church, and an unusually high level of congregational participation. Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate outstanding musical and conducting abilities; exceptional leadership with a particular emphasis on collaboration and interpersonal skills; and the personal depth, knowledge of church music, and creative insight necessary to sustain and enhance the quality of this ambitious and dynamic ministry.
Director of Music
St. Dominic Catholic Church
3308 E 15th Street, Panama City, FL 32405
Phone: (850) 785-4574
HLP-8168 Posted 02/21/15
St. Dominic Catholic Church, a parish of 1500 families Panama City, Florida is recruiting a full-time Music Minister who commits to live the Gospel and demonstrates a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy through their musical decisions and selections. The position includes working closely with the Pastor to coordinate parish music ministry, choosing liturgically appropriate music, scheduling and rehearsing with multiple music groups, scheduling and training of cantors/accompanists and managing a music budget. 5 years of previous parish experience preferred. This position includes benefits and a geographically competitive salary range. Please email cover letter & résumé to the Parish Manager.
Coordinator of Liturgy and Music
Saint Clement Catholic Church
1104 N. Alexander Street, Plant City, FL 33563
HLP-8167 Posted 02/21/15
Coordinates both English and Spanish Liturgies and the Music for our 3 Masses in English. Searching for a parish committed to the weekend? Seeking a Ministry and not a job? We are a Trinity Centered and Discipleship Driven parish family seeking a candidate that has skills in piano, organ, choral and can oversee Liturgical Ministries. It’s a full-time position with benefits. Interested? Please send a letter describing your purpose of a weekend liturgy, with a complete work and education résumé to: Director of Search Committee.Successfully completing Level II background screening is a requirement for employment. New position.
Director of Music & Liturgy
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
1626 Oak Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
HLP-8164 Posted 02/10/15
Seeking full-time Director of Music and Liturgy with a thorough understanding of Catholic liturgy. Candidate needs to be able to provide leadership and direction in the planning and implementation of all liturgical music. Applicant should have strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills. Needs to work toward promoting lively, engaging and participative liturgies reflecting traditional and contemporary selections. Must be a practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s degree in Music/Liturgy or equivalent and preferably three to five years’ experience in a parish setting. Candidate should be familiar with computer technology, Microsoft Office, Finale notation software and current digital recording software. No phone calls, please.
Director of Music
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
720 12th Street, Clermont, FL 34711
HLP-8154 Posted 01/30/15
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church is a large, spirit-filled parish of over 4,500 registered families in the Diocese of Orlando. The parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music. The Director will have the responsibility planning, developing, and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in music, a thorough understanding of the liturgy, excellent skills in organ and piano, experience with leading a vocal ensemble, and advanced knowledge of music notation and publishing software.
Director of Music and Coordinator of Liturgy
Resurrection Catholic Church & School
3855 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33813
Fax: (863) 644-8697
HLP-8143 Posted 01/09/15
Full-time position in large, dynamic Catholic community. Responsible for facilitating music/interactive ministry and coordinating liturgy activities for all weekend and seasonal Masses, weddings, funerals, and parish/school events as needed. Requirements: extensive knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, ability to accurately prepare worship aids and presider guides, degree or equivalent in Music or related field, mastery of accompaniment and choral conduction, instrumentation and music composition experience preferred, knowledge of various styles of church music, ability to recruit, train and enthusiastically support all music and liturgical ministers, desire to work as a part of an energetic, spirit-filled pastoral team!No phone calls.
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-8170 Posted 02/21/15
Vibrant Atlanta suburban parish seeks talented full-time Director. Successful candidate will have familiarity with various styles of Catholic liturgical music (traditional/contemporary/Spanish), possess degree in music, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be a practicing Catholic. Individual should have previous parish ministry experience, excellent skills in directing multi-faceted music program, organization/computer skills, and pastoral collaboration. This is an opportunity to work in a parish community of 3,600 families near Lake Lanier, a beautiful resort area 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Work with a wonderfully collaborative staff, supervise three associates. Email for comprehensive job description; send résumés to Fr Eric J. Hill, Pastor.
Organist and Choir Director
Sacred Heart of Jesus
100 South Third Street, Dupo, IL 62239
Phone: (618) 281-5105
HLP-8169 Posted 02/21/15
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 Sunday and choir practice. Email a letter of interest and résumé with references to the pastoral council chairperson, Peggy Hoffmann or call Father Carl Scherer. The position is available immediately.
Our Lady of the Brook Parish
3700 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
HLP-8151 Posted 01/26/15
Part-time. Responsibilities: Plan and provide music for Masses (Saturday, 5pm, Sunday 10am), Holy Days and feast days Direct Adult Choir once weekly rehearsal, summers off; Coordinate with worship committee; Oversee maintenance of pipe organ, piano hand bells; Oversee music budget. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in music or liturgy; 2 years of experience liturgical music; Proficiency in at least two : organ, piano, guitar, voice; Knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Remuneration: Commensurate with skills and experience, within Archdiocesan guidelines. Reports to pastor. Candidates may email cover letter and résumé to above address.
Director of Music Ministry
St. James Parish
820 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: (224) 345-7212
HLP-8145 Posted 01/16/15
Large, active parish seeks full-time Director of Music for well-developed program. Responsibilities: active member of Pastoral Staff, Liturgy Team; direct one or more of five choirs; oversee direction of remaining choirs; plan music/musicians for all liturgies; develop worship aids. Qualifications: credentials in music and liturgy, advanced degree preferred, with focus on choral music; 3-5 yrs. experience in parish ministry; thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy; proficiency in piano and/or organ, directing; highly organized, detail oriented and creative. Salary is commensurate with educational background/experience in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines. Additional information on request. Please email résumé.
Director of Worship & Music/Organist/Choir Director
St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
HLP-8172 Posted 02/21/15
St. John’s Lutheran Church (ELCA), seeks to continue its emphasis on carefully tended, musically-rich worship. This full-time position includes collaborative worship and music planning, leadership of adult choirs and primary organist duties. A 1996 Schlicker pipe organ, re-voiced in 2011, is the primary instrument used to support congregational song. Undergraduate degree in music with an organ emphasis required, with a master’s degree in church music and experience preferred. A detailed position description may be found on the website. Letters of interest and CV may be emailed to The Rev. Rachel Thorson Mithelman, Senior Pastor. Deadline for applications: April 15, 2015.
Director of Music
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Phone: (859) 236-2111 Ext. 104
HLP-8158 Posted 01/30/15
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in Danville, seeks a part-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include providing music for all weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals, and holidays; directing adult choir; scheduling and training cantors/accompanists. The candidate should be a practicing Catholic, have strong organ/piano and vocal skills, and have a familiarity with both traditional and contemporary liturgical music. Please email cover letter & résumé.
Holy Spirit Parish
236 Eldridge Road, Wells, ME 04090
HLP-8150 Posted 01/26/15
Holy Spirit Parish, including the Catholic churches of Kennebunk, Wells, and Ogunquit Maine, has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Music. The successful candidate will be proficient at the organ, piano and choral direction; have the ability to vocally lead and strengthen a prayerful, active singing assembly, and have at least two years experience in Catholic liturgical music programs. BA in music or music theory preferred. A complete job description for the position may be viewed on the parish website. This position includes benefits and has a geographically competitive salary range.
Music Department Director and Principal Organist
St. John the Evangelist Church
112 East Second Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 662-8288
HLP-8157 Posted 01/30/15
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is a congregation of 4200 families seeking a Liturgical Music Department Director and Principle Organist to coordinate a comprehensive liturgical music program. Responsibilities: providing music for four Masses each weekend and Holy Day Masses, accompany the Adult Choir, Youth Choir, develop a Hand bell Choir and Contemporary Music Group, and maintenance of the Moller 18 rank pipe organ. This is a full time position. Salary and benefit package commensurate with archdiocesan guidelines. Weddings/ funerals paid extra outside of the base salary. Email for a full job description and information.
Coordinator of Liturgical Music
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
11211 Beauchamp Road, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone: (410) 208-2956
HLP-8143 Posted 1/2/15
Reporting to and in cooperation with the Pastor who is responsible for liturgies and music, the Coordinator of Liturgical Music prepares and provides music for liturgical celebrations. The Coordinator is also responsible for the training of Cantors and the Direction of an Adult Choir and a Youth Choir. Qualifications include a thorough understanding of the liturgy of the Catholic Church, proficiency in organ, and experience with leading vocal ensembles. This is a part-time position; salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résumé to above address.
Director of Music/Organist
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish
17 Winter Street, Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-2000
Fax: (508 473-6907
HLP-8146 Posted 01/16/15
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish is seeking a Music Director and Organist to lead and schedule music for worship in a large, multilingual parish in the Worcester (MA) Diocese. Applicant should have a Bachelor of Music Degree or higher, organ and choral conducting competency, teaching experience, and knowledge of the Catholic liturgy. Music software skills are a plus. All interested in the position should submit a cover letter and résumé to Pastor Raymond Goodwin, Jr.
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
1253 52nd Street, SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
HLP-8152 Posted 01/26/15
St. Mary Magdalen is an active multi-ethnic parish with 7 musical groups that contribute to make our worship joy filled. We are seeking a full-time music director who has good leadership skills, with good liturgical and musical sense. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. 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. Godfrey Onyekwere by email.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Francis de Sales Parish
601 15th Avenue North, Moorhead, MN 56560
HLP-8159 Posted 01/30/15
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Moorhead, MN, seeks a full-time director of Liturgy and Music to coordinate all liturgical ministries and worship. Candidates will have familiarity with liturgy planning, music and possess a related degree. Skills should include; proficient on instrument ad leading assembly and choir in song. Salary and benefits negotiable. Send letter of application and résumé to Fr. Michael Patnode.
Director of Music
Church of St. Rita
8694 80th St. So. Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Phone: (651) 459-4596
HLP-8155 Posted 01/30/15
Mid-sized suburban parish with a vibrant music ministry is seeking a dynamic music director with a knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic faith and its musical tradition. The position includes full benefits and a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include working closely with the pastor to coordinate parish music ministry, choose music (both traditional and contemporary), schedule and rehearse multiple music groups, and manage music budget. Strong piano, directing, vocal and organizational skills with attention to detail are required. Contact current Director of Music, Larry Strom, by email, phone, or mail.
Director of Music
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1206 E. McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-6143
HLP-8160 Posted 01/30/15
Seeking a practicing Catholic for full-time Director of Music for parish of 1,600 families. 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. Works with the pastor and volunteer music ministers. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Cover letter, résumé, and references should be mailed or emailed to the attention of Larry Jansen.
Pastoral Associate for Worship and Music
St. Andrew the Apostle Parish
27 Kresson-Gibbsboro Road, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
Fax: (856) 435-7508
HLP-8148 Posted 01/16/15
Position requires proficiency in organ and piano, and skills in directing choral groups. Current ensembles: Adult Choir, Festival Choir, Quartet, Children’s Choir, Youth Band, Contemporary Ensemble. Includes oversight of all liturgical planning (and committees), execution of all liturgies and para-liturgies, administrative oversight of all aspects of worship, administrative oversight over all musical ensembles. Requirements: knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, ability to accurately prepare worship aids and presider guides, ability to recruit, train and co-ordinate the schedules of the various liturgical ministries, and desire to work as a part of an energetic, spirit-filled pastoral team. Mail/email cover letter and résumé.
Diocesan Director of Liturgical Music
HLP-8173 Posted 02/21/15
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Diocesan Director of Liturgical Music and Director of Liturgical Music for the parish community of Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Director leads and supervises liturgical music for both the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish community and Diocesan celebrations of the Sacred Liturgy. The Director also assists both the Cathedral parish and Diocese in the preparations for the new Holy Name Jesus Cathedral, expected to be dedicated in 2017. To apply, please email your cover letter and résumé to the above address. Additional information can be found on website.
Director of Sacred Music
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
PO Box 246, 1100 North Sara Road, Mustang, OK 73064-0246
Fax: (405) 376-4929
HLP-8174 Posted 03/01/15
Full-time director sought for growing, multi-cultural, suburban parish. Responsibilities include planning music for weekend and seasonal Eucharistic celebrations, weddings, funerals, and parish prayer services as needed and a willingness to build up, educate, and assist in providing for the spiritual development of the parish, including English and Spanish speaking parishioners. Bilingual skills appreciated but not required. Requirements include a degree in music and/or liturgy (or experience in lieu of a degree), knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, as well as various musical styles, experience in choir direction and working with volunteers, and ability to provide accompaniment using a piano/organ.
Director of Music Ministries
Mother of Divine Providence Church
333 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: (610) 265-4178
Fax: (610) 265-1653
HLP-8149 Posted 01/26/15
Suburban parish is currently seeking a part-time Director of Music Ministries. Responsibilities include planning of weekend and holy day liturgies, weekly rehearsal with cantors and 20 member established adult choir, preparation of weekly worship aides, presence on Liturgy Committee and oversight of parish music library, and accompaniment at 2 to 3 weekend liturgies. Proficiency in piano and organ is required. Newly renovated 2 manual Schlicker pipe organ. Contact pastor with résumé and letter of intent. Available immediately.
Director of Music
St. James Cathedral
HLP-8163 Posted 02/10/15
F/T position at dynamic downtown parish with noted music program. Requires minimum of a Master’s Degree in Sacred Music, or equivalent, experience in leading music programs at large Catholic parishes, preferably at the cathedral level. Administrative, budgetary and personnel experience commensurate with directing a large cathedral music program. Competence in choral directing and keyboard performance. Ability to work effectively with a number of different groups of people. Interested applicants should download the Job Application at above website and send it with a résumé, via e-mail, to Larry Brouse.
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
HLP-8144 Posted 01/09/15
Our Lady of Fatima parish, in Seattle, seeks a part-time Music Director. The successful
candidate will be an active member of a Christian faith community, have recent successful
experience in children’s and adult choir directing, have a degree or equivalent training in music,
demonstrated ability to recruit and support volunteers, ability to work evenings and weekends
and holidays. Salary DOE and excellent benefits. Visit the parish website to apply. Position is open until filled.
Part-Time Director of Liturgy/Pastoral Music
Our Lady of Peace Parish
1414 W 5th Street, Marshfield, WI
HLP-8166 Posted 02/13/15
The ideal candidate will be able to lead our parish in liturgical music for three weekend liturgies and other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year. This individual will have a background and understanding of liturgy and the prayer of the Church; work collaboratively and cooperatively with the pastor. Qualifications: degree in music, experience with Catholic liturgy, proficient in organ, piano, voice, computer skills, strong organizational and collaborative skills. Mail, or email, résumé with salary requirements to Rev. Eric Berns, Pastor. Open starting February 16, 2015.
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