Positions Available as of February 16, 2017
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Secondary School Vocal Music Teacher/ Music Minister
Marymount International School of Rome, Italy
Via di Villa Lauchli 180
Roma, Italia 00191
HLP-8502 Posted 02/09/17
Marymount International School of Rome, part of the RSHM Network of Schools, is a private, Catholic, English speaking day school from Early Childhood to Grade12 situated in Rome, Italy. We are seeking an experienced Secondary School vocal music teacher and music minister. The ideal candidate has a degree in vocal music, piano proficiency, and experience developing student musicians to perform at school events. The candidate should have experience directing music for mass, retreats and other services, and be comfortable communicating Christian beliefs and values to teenagers in a multi-faith setting. Please complete
the School's Application Form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish
603 N Leverett Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701
HLP-8495 Posted 1/27/17
St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish in Fayetteville, Arkansas seeks a Music Minister to work in conjunction with the parish Liturgical Committee and be responsible for the overall liturgical music landscape. Plan and organize the liturgical music for three Sunday Masses, weekly student led worship, and holy days. Recruit and develop members of the St. Thomas community, especially but not limited to university students, to assist in playing or singing. Send resume to address or email above. Start date will be February 15, 2017 (or when filled).
Director of Music – Full Time
Queen of Peace Catholic Parish
13120 E. Kentucky Ave., Aurora, CO 80012
HLP-8505 Posted 02/16/17
Queen of Peace, a large, vibrant, culturally diverse Parish, is seeking a full time Director of Music to coordinate music for all parish liturgies and related events, play/sing in one of the 8 Sunday Masses, supervise ministers of music, and encourage ongoing music development and formation. Applicant should be a practicing Roman Catholic, preferably with a BA or higher in Music, 2-5+ years of experience leading music in a Catholic parish, and versatility in styles of church music, including standard modern Catholic music, traditional hymns, Gregorian chant, Spanish liturgical music, and Praise & Worship music.
District of Colombia
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
2800 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20020
Phone: 202.582. 5021
HLP-8507 Posted 02/16/17
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Washington, DC seeks a musician to assist us in worship on Sundays (8am and 11am services), and occasional holy days. This is a purely instrumental position. Applicants should be able to play the piano, have reasonable sight reading skills, and be able to play/improvise classical music. Awareness of Catholic Tradition and Gospel music are a plus but not required. Selections will be made week-to-week in coordination with the parish priest. Salary: $300/Sunday, $150/mass for other holy days. Starting date: ASAP. Contact Rev. Vincent J. DeRosa (email@example.com ) 202.582.5021
Director of Music
St. James Catholic Church
8412 Whitefield Ave., Savannah, GA 31406
HLP-8496 Posted 1/27/17
St. James the Less, a Catholic parish with parochial school, is seeking a full-time Director of Music. Applicant should be a person of faith who is living a life reflective of the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. They should have a thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic liturgy and be able to successfully incorporate music into each celebration. Applicant should be proficient in organ/piano. Five years of experience in music ministry required. Bachelor's in liturgy, music or equivalent is preferred. Please include salary requirements with application. Submit resume and cover letter to Fr. Mark Ross at e-mail or address above.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
25 E. Richmond Street, Westmont, IL 60559
HLP-8485 Posted 1/12/17
The Music Director for Holy Trinity Parish is a person of faith who has a thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic liturgy. Responsible for the effective planning, coordination and execution of music within all the liturgical celebrations of the parish, including five weekend masses from 4:30 p.m. on Saturday through and including the 7:00 p.m. mass on Sunday. Piano, organ and vocals required. Selects and plans music in cooperation with the Pastor, Principal and the liturgy teams/committee for use in parish and school liturgies. Previous experience and education required. Full Job Description: http://www.dioceseofjoliet.org/hr/jobdetail.php?id=281
Choral Program Director
Notre Dame Folk Choir
200 Grace Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
HLP-8497 Posted 02/03/17
The University of Notre Dame (https://www.nd.edu/) is accepting applications for a Choral Program Director, Notre Dame Folk Choir. This position leads one of the principal liturgical choirs at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Requires a vast knowledge of contemporary Roman Catholic liturgical music that reflects the diversity of the Church. Must have experience working with college students and be able to function within a team of musicians and campus ministers. Master’s degree in Music required with 8-10 years of experience in Roman Catholic liturgical music. To view a full description and to apply formally online at https://jobs.nd.edu/postings/7632
Director of Music Ministry
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
20100 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837
HLP-8492 Posted 1/27/17
Small, singing faith community located 30 miles west of D.C. and across the Potomac from Leesburg, VA seeks an enthusiastic and collegial individual to lead our Music Ministry. Part time position (approximately 10 hours/week) requires strong keyboard and vocal skills, interest in a variety of musical genres, familiar with liturgy, and a desire to be creative. Must be able to work well in a collaborative environment. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s in Music/Liturgy or equivalent education; preferably 3-5 years of experience in a parish setting. Salary commensurate with experience; 2 weeks paid vacation and continuing education budget. Send resume to email address above.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Sacred Heart Parish
1321 Centre St., Newton, MA 02459
HLP-8489 Posted 1/20/17
Sacred Heart Parish is seeking a dynamic liturgist/musician who understands the importance of liturgy in the life of the parish, and will successfully facilitate the “full, active, and conscious participation” of the nearly 800 families who worship at Sacred Heart. The parish’s musical ensembles are grounded in the classical and traditional sacred music of the Catholic Church, but have also become familiar with contemporary, spiritual, jazz, and other styles in recent years. For a full description of the position, minimum qualifications, and salary range visit http://sholnewton.org/employment-opportunities. Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Brian Romer Niemiec at the email above.
Director of Music
St. Thomas Aquinas Parish and St. John Student Center
955 Alton Rd. East Lansing, MI 48823
Fax- 517- 351-7271
HLP-8509 Posted 02/16/17
Dynamic community of 3,500 families, two churches, k-8 school, and Michigan State University Catholic campus ministry seeking full-time music director. Responsible for planning liturgical music, directing choirs, training cantors, and the overall development of adult and youth music ministry, currently including over 150 members and five ensembles. Parish music staff includes an assistant director, full-time organist, and two collegiate interns. Parish has a deep music tradition, weekly televised masses, and hosts many Diocesan events, including Presbyteral Ordination. Salary is in-line with experience and NPM salary guidelines. Position will be open after April 23rd, 2017. Please contact Keith Tharp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Music Ministries
Saint Blase Catholic Church
12151 15 Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
HLP-8488 Posted 1/20/17
Saint Blase Catholic Church, a suburban parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit, is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries. Candidates should be passionate about music and Catholic liturgy, willing to mentor and guide the assembly, cantors, choirs and instrumentalists, and be enthusiastic about ministering in a collaborative setting. For further information, please see www.stblase.org. Inquiries should be sent to our pastor, Rev. Dr. Randy Phillips, at email@example.com by February 15, 2017.
Director of Music/Organist/Pianist
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-8483 Posted 1/5/17
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, recruiting and rehearsing cantors; and development of the adult, youth, children choir and instrumentalists. 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 as soon as possible after January 1, 2017.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Mark the Evangelist Parish
3736 S Lee’s Summit Rd, Independence, MO 64055
HLP-8490 Posted 1/20/17
St. Mark the Evangelist parish, a vibrant parish community of over 2,500 families is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. Five Masses are celebrated each weekend, including one in Spanish. The candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing; collaborative; knowledge of Catholic liturgy required; bachelor’s degree in Theology, Liturgy, Pastoral Studies, Music or equivalent program of study required; must have keyboard proficiency and musical directing skills. Previous experience in a similar role helpful. See News and Events section on parish website for more details. Please send resume and salary requirement to Sharon Norman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Liturgical Music and Organist
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and School
1377 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Phone: (914) 528-3547
Fax (914) 528-4216
HLP-8506 Posted 02/16/17
Full time. SEAS is a vibrant parish of 4,500 families, seeking an energetic, organized, collaborative musician with strong keyboard and directing skills, knowledge and appreciation of diverse styles of music, and competency in supporting liturgical worship. A thorough familiarity with the Roman Rite is essential, as well as a Master’s Degree or equivalent training. Necessary proficiencies: voice, choral music, choir development, orchestration, and computer and word processing skills. The applicant must have a good rapport with all age groups. Salary package commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit CV and one-page statement of your philosophy of Catholic liturgical music.
St. Francis Xavier Parish
1 West Main Street, Marcellus, New York 13108
Email: Deacon John Falge, email@example.com
HLP-8503 Posted 02/16/17-04/10/17
St Francis Xavier Church in Marcellus is seeking a new Music Director. We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic person to organize music and choirs for weekend masses, Holy Days and parish liturgies. This part time position would require working on Saturday evening and Sunday mornings. Applicant must enjoy working with both adults and children. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please forward resume and cover letter by APRIL 10, 2017 to Deacon John Falge at firstname.lastname@example.org. Job description and duties can be found at: sfxmarcellus.com
Director of Music
St. Pius X Catholic Church
23 Crumitie Road, Loudonville, NY 12211
HLP-8491 Posted 1/27/17
Dynamic Catholic parish seeks a motivated individual who can work collaboratively. Duties include music planning and coordination for four weekend Masses in addition to holy days, parish school events and special events. Position involves direction of an experienced adult choir, youth choirs, cantors and instrumentalists. Knowledge and appreciation for both traditional and contemporary styles of music required. Church has a three manual Wicks organ and a Steinway piano. Full-time position with benefits is available August 15, 2017. Complete job description at website above.
Director of Music- Leave Replacement
St. John the Evangelist Church
39 East Main Street, Pawling, NY 12564
Phone: (845) 855-5488
HLP-8482 Posted 1/5/17
St. John the Evangelist is seeking a part-time Music Director. This position is currently a leave replacement (3 months), but may become permanent. Responsibilities: planning the music and playing for 3 weekend Masses; Holy Days of Obligation; 2 Sunday Choirs (one adult schola choir and one family choir which has both children and adults); adult and adolescent cantors; Children's and Adult Choir for Christmas and Triduum; weddings/funerals for an additional stipend. The candidate should have a thorough understanding of Catholic Liturgy, diverse styles of music, and be proficient at both organ and singing. Position begins the end of January.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Holy Infant Catholic Church
5000 Southpark Drive, Durham NC 27713
HLP-8499 Posted 02/03/17
Full-time Director of Liturgy and Music needed for parish located in the Southpoint region of Durham NC, one of the fastest growing areas within the Diocese of Raleigh. As a vision driven parish, Holy Infant is planning the construction of a new church to meet the demands of this growth. We look forward to discussing this opportunity with candidates interested in a welcoming, active, and inclusive community that seeks to celebrate the presence of God in our midst and in our liturgy. The position offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits. For a complete position description visit https://holyinfantchurch.org/about-us/director-of-liturgy-music
Organist and Music Director
St. Michael Parish and SS. Peter & Paul Parish
33 Elm St., P.O. Box 7, Ft. Loramie, Ohio 45845
Fax: 937 295-3349
Phone: 937 295-2891
HLP-8500 Posted 02/03/17
The pastoral region of St. Michael and Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, Ft. Loramie, Ohio, seeks a head organist and director of music ministry. The position requires planning and playing for liturgies in both parishes. The position includes scheduling musicians and cantors. Strong organ, vocal and choral directing skills are required. The candidate should be a Catholic in good standing with knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Salary is commensurate with skill and experience. The position will require a minimum of 15 - 25 hours per week. Send resume and salary requirements to Rev. Steven L. Shoup at the address above.
Full-Time position in Port Clinton (located near Lake Eire). Applicant should be an accomplished organist, a practicing Catholic, degreed in music, knowledge and belief in Vatican Council II, and able to collaborate on a Pastoral Staff. Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and expertise. Send resume, letters of recommendations, and three references to Fr. John Missler at address or e-mail listed above.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Parish
414 Madison Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452-1922
HLP-8498 Posted 02/03/17
Director, Liturgy & Music
St. Michael the Archangel Parish
Attn: Dow Campbell
750 Bright Rd., Findlay, OH 45840
HLP-8484 Posted 1/6/17
St. Michael the Archangel, a vibrant Catholic parish serving 10,000 people, is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. We are accustomed to transformative liturgy and music in compliance with Church doctrine. We seek a dynamic liturgist/musician who is a practicing Catholic who understands the importance of liturgy in the life of the parish and is able to successfully incorporate music into each celebration. Applicant should be proficient in piano/organ. A Bachelor’s degree in liturgy, music or equivalent is required. Please include salary requirements with application. Further job/parish description is available at http://findlaystmichael.org/assets/job-description---dir-liturgy---music.pdf. Position is open until filled.
Director of Sacred Music
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
100 East Wynnewood Rd., Wynnewood, Pa 19096
HLP-8510 Posted 02/16/17
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary is currently in search of a new Director of Sacred Music, a multi-faceted role encompassing the instruction of Sacred Music, coordinating organists for the Mass Schedule at the Seminary as well as planning the weekly liturgies. For the past 180 years, St. Charles has been a prominent Catholic institution in the City of Philadelphia, providing academic and pastoral programs to priests, deacons, religious and lay men and women for various forms of ministry, service, and discipleship. Click on the link below for the Full Job Description: http://www.odwphiladelphia.org/liturgical-music/positions-available/
Director of Music – Full Time
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
2252 Woodruff Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681
HLP-8487 Posted 1/12/17
Now accepting applications for the full-time position of Director of Music. Seeking a music professional committed to the service of the Church and the Pope’s vision to the New Evangelization. Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s Degree or higher will be given additional preference) with at least five years in a parish setting. The candidate must be knowledgeable in Catholic liturgical practices and various styles and forms of church music and the incorporation of such into the Liturgy. Salary commensurate with experience and other benefits are available. To apply see the parish web site under News & Upcoming Events. www.smmcc.org/209
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)
912 Market Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 791-5261
Website: www.fspa.org ; full job description available
HLP-8508 Posted 02/16/17
Franciscan joy. Franciscan hospitality. Join us. We are seeking a full-time Liturgist to fill our Mary of the Angels Chapel with beautiful music. As Liturgist you will oversee all aspects of the Eucharistic Liturgies and other sacramental and prayer services in a Franciscan community. Seeking an energetic, caring individual who has 3 - 5 years experience with Roman Catholic liturgy; strong music and organizational skills and ability to play the piano and/or organ. Competitive compensation, benefit package and relocation assistance available. Learn more about this unique opportunity at www.fspa.org > Join > Employment Opportunities or contact Deb Scoville with questions.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI 54467
HLP-8504 Posted 02/16/17
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 above.
Director of Music & Liturgy
St. Eugene Congregation
7600 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point, WI 53217
HLP-8501 Posted 02/03/17
Full-time Director of Music & Liturgy, serving as principle musician for all parish liturgies; responsible for Cantors, Adult, Handbell, and Children’s Choirs, instrumentalists, oversight of all Liturgical Ministries, weekly school masses, and school cantors. Create weekly/seasonal worship aids, arrange music for ensembles as needed, and collaborate with cluster parish for joint liturgies. Instruments include Baldwin Grand Piano, Wicks Pipe Organ. Worship resources include Gather III and reprint licenses for GIA, OCP, and WLP. Bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred. Submit resume, cover letter, and links to two contrasting videos demonstrating musical skill to email above. Direct questions to Fr. Jerry Herda, email@example.com.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Francis Borgia Parish
1375 Covered Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, WI 53012
Phone: 262-377-1070, ext. 239
Email: DraegerD@archmil.org (Darryl)
HLP-8494 Posted 1/27/17
St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Cedarburg Wisconsin, a vibrant parish of over 2,000 families, seeks a Director of Liturgical Music to oversee entire liturgical music program.
Major job responsibilities: Playing at Masses- weekends, Holy Days, weddings, funerals etc.; Liturgical Music selections; Rehearsals with choirs, cantors, and instrumentalists; Working with pastor on liturgical matters. Ideal candidate will have minimum of 3 years of experience in liturgical music, demonstrated competencies as organist, pianist, and choral director, and be well educated in Catholic Liturgical doctrine. Bachelor of Arts in Music (applied organ and choral) required. Master’s degree in Liturgical Music preferred.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Mary Catholic Faith Community
9520 W. Forest Home Avenue, Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130
Phone: 414-425-2174 x242
HLP-8493 Posted 1/27/17
Immediate full-time job opening for a highly competent, faith-filled person to join our Pastoral Staff as Director of Liturgical Music. This parish of 10,000 parishioners values prayerful and spirited liturgies; lifelong faith formation; and service to poor and marginalized. Applicant is a baptized, confirmed and practicing Catholic who works with the pastor in collaboration with the Director of Worship. Oversees entire liturgical music ministry. Plans, prepares, plays for the all liturgies and a weekly school liturgy. Piano, organ, choral conducting and familiarity with instruments is necessary. Previous experience/education required. See above for full job description.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Boniface Parish
W204N11940 Goldendale Road, Germantown, WI 53022
HLP-8480 Posted 12/22/16
Provides music for all liturgies including: Saturday and Sunday parish liturgies, Holy Days, weddings, reconciliation services, 8th grade graduation, memorial services, funerals, Confirmation, First Communion and others as agreed on with the Pastor. Works with the Director of Administration on budget. Reviews and maintains copyright privileges. Directs, trains, and coordinates scheduling for all choirs. Develops orders of worship. Attends monthly parish staff meetings and Prayer and Worship committee meetings. 2-3 years experience and organ/piano skills needed. Need ability to direct choirs and cantors. This is a part-time salaried position with 20-25 hours per week.
Director of Music and Liturgy/Elementary Music Teacher
Sacred Heart Catholic Parish
624 N Willow Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959
HLP-8479 Posted 12/22/16
We are hiring a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy who will also teach 2 days/week at our K-8 school. Applicants should have knowledge of the musical tradition and Liturgy of the Church, the ability to play the organ or at least the piano, and the skills to direct choirs. Must love children and music education, though a degree in education is not required. Competitive salary, health and vacation benefits offered. Send resumes or request job description by emailing Fr. David Carrano. Also open to applicants for part-time liturgical music. Start date negotiable. Deadline for applications is: Mar 1st.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. James Parish
7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI 53132
HLP-8477 Posted 12/22/16
St. James Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 650 families, located Franklin, Wisconsin. We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Pastoral Team. This full-time position requires a practicing Catholic with strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills, competency in choral and handbell direction, as well as a strong Liturgical background. 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. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and salary requirements to the email address above.
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