|Positions Available as of March 6, 2014
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Minister of Keyboard Music
Trinity Episcopal Church
1500 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
HLP-8002 Posted 03/06/14
Trinity Episcopal Church, a progressive, inclusive Christian community, seeks a part time Minister of Keyboard Music. The church features a large, versatile Abbot and Sieker pipe organ with a Wicks console installed in 2006, and a fine Yamaha grand piano. The neo-Gothic church building, located in downtown Santa Barbara, encloses a resonant acoustical space conducive to musical performance. For a complete description of the position, see the Trinity Episcopal website.
Assistant Coordinator, Worship and Music Ministry
Barry University, Campus Ministry
11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, Fl. 33161
HLP-7993 Posted 02/12/14
Part-time position. The Assistant Coordinator, Worship and Music Ministry collaborates with the Campus Ministry staff in carrying out the Mission of Barry University and the vision of the Department of Campus Ministry by assisting in the development, implementation and assessment of a vibrant worship and music ministry program. The Assistant Coordinator, Worship and Music Ministry primarily focuses on the preparation, practice and leadership of liturgical music for campus liturgy and other special worship events as designated by the Coordinator, Worship and Music Ministry, University Chaplain and Director, Campus Ministry. Please visit website for a full description of the position.
Director of Music
Resurrection Catholic Church and School
3855 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33813
Fax: (863) 644-8697
HLP-7990 Posted 02/07/14
Music. Worship. Environment. Technology. Teamwork. Large, dynamic Catholic community is seeking a Director of Music (FT). Responsible for facilitating music and interactive ministry for all Masses as well as weddings, funerals, special events and school events as needed. Requirements: knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions – or enthusiastic willingness to learn, degree or equivalent in Music or related field, mastery of accompaniment and choral conduction, experience in instrumentation and music composition, knowledge of various styles of music, ability to use multimedia, ability to recruit, train and support all music ministers, desire to work as part of a spirit-filled team!
Associate Director of Music
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
5300 Old Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL 32792
Phone: (407) 657-6114 x235
HLP-7978 Posted 01/10/14
Vibrant Central Florida Parish seeks a collegial and well organized full-time Associate Director of Music. The ideal candidate will assist the Director of Music and Liturgy. Proficiency in organ & piano are necessary, as are skills in Microsoft Office and Finale music notation software. Candidates will have familiarity with various styles of Catholic liturgical music (traditional/contemporary/Spanish), have excellent interpersonal skills, and be a practicing Catholic. Four manual Walker Organ with pipes in main church, Wicks Pipe Organ in chapel. Please email resume and cover letter by March 1, 2014. No phone calls please.
Director of Music
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church
1500 E. Wright Street, Boise, ID 83706
HLP-7991 Posted 02/07/14
Seeking full-time (30+ hours) Director of Music. Responsible for all aspects of planning, coordinating, and maintaining parish music program including rehearsing children, teen, and adult choirs and contemporary ensembles, planning music for liturgies, and directing/accompanying musicians and choirs for liturgies (2 weekend liturgies and all holy days and special liturgies). Qualifications include a degree in music, experience in music ministry, a thorough understanding of the liturgy, excellent piano skills, proficiency in teaching and leading vocal and instrumental ensembles, and communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of music notation software is a plus. Salary range: $35 - $42k. Email letter of interest/résumé.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
1350 Lyndhurst Drive, Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: (319) 393-3778
HLP-7994 Posted 02/21/14
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy. Candidate requires Catholic liturgical training; keyboard, music conducting, and organizational skills; ability to work collaboratively and demonstrate the ability to lead and participate. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Music and/or Liturgical Studies or equivalent education and experience. Salary range: $26,000 to $53,000, based on education and experience. Position begins July 1, 2014. Job description is available on parish website. Mail or email cover letter and résumé to Fr. Mark Ressler. Submission deadline: May 1, 2014.
Lifeteen Music Director
Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church
1070 Cecil Avenue South, Millersville, MD 21108
Phone: (410) 923-7014
HLP-8000 Posted 03/06/14
The parish seeks an energetic and talented musician to direct and lead our lifeteen music ensemble at the 6pm Sunday Mass. This person must be proficient on guitar and/or keyboard and in programming lifeteen liturgical music that engages parishioners attending the 6pm Mass. This person must also assure proper operation of instruments, sound system and associated technology and have familiarity with GIRM, Sing to the Lord and all other liturgy documents. This position is part-time and the person works directly with the Director of Music. Email Karen Froehly to submit résumés and request a complete job description.
Director of Music Ministry
The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
5200 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210
HLP-7989 Posted 01/31/14
Seeking full-time Director of Music Ministry to direct Cathedral and Handbell choirs, collaborate with Contemporary Music Director; recruit and train cantors; accompany 2 – 3 weekend Masses, Holy Days, Christmas, Holy Week, Confirmation, First Eucharist, etc.; weddings and funerals. The DMM will coordinate Music Ministry for Archdiocesan liturgies using a multi-cultural repertoire. Bachelor’s degree in music with organ concentration; three years’ experience in similar position; thorough knowledge of Catholic liturgy and various styles of liturgical music; choral directing and teaching proficiency. 1959 4-manual, 127-rank Moller organ and grand piano. Mail or email résumé with cover letter to Music Ministry Search Committee.
Director of Music
Holy Family Catholic Community
HLP-7985 Posted 01/24/14
Full-time. Responsibilities: plan, develop, coordinate parish music program; rehearse, and conduct cantors and choir, develop volunteer musicians; join team of pianists to accompany weekend Masses (1997 Yamaha 7’4” concert grand piano), funerals, weddings etc.; manage budget. Qualifications: faith-filled and joyful; minimum bachelor’s degree, preferably music; experience as music director preferably in Catholic parish; good working knowledge of and experience with Catholic liturgy; piano proficiency with choral/vocal pedagogy skills; comfortable working with all ages- young children through adults; ability to lead and collaborate effectively. Job description on website. Send cover letter, résumé, and 3 business references to Jean Rhoades, Office Manager.
Interim Music Director
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (301) 681‐7663
Fax: (301) 681‐8793
HLP-7980 Posted 01/16/14
St. John the Evangelist seeks interim part‐time Music Director. Position involves
responsibility for liturgical music including coordinating/staffing 3 weekend
Masses, choir(s) and cantor direction/some‐time accompaniment, special liturgical
celebrations/services, weddings and funerals. The position requires 10‐20 hours
per week average. Potential for growth into full‐time permanent position.
Compensation commensurate with experience/qualifications. Candidates need
strong pastoral and liturgical training and ability to work collaboratively with
others. Send resume, 3 letters of reference and a 1‐minute audio sample
demonstrating accompaniment skills (organ) to Rev. Msgr. John R. Pennington,
Pastor, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring,
Sacred Heart Church
340 Centre St, Middleboro, MA 02346
HLP-7986 Posted 01/31/14
Southeastern Massachusetts parish in the Archdiocese of Boston seeks a part-time organist/pianist. Responsible for playing weekend masses, accompanying weekly children’s and adult choir rehearsals, and various services throughout the year (including holy days, holidays, and sacraments). Availability to accompany weekday funerals is a plus. This position will report directly to the music director. Experience in Catholic Church music desired, and a Bachelor in Music is preferred, but not mandatory. Competitive salary. Please email cover letter, references, and résumé. No phone calls, please.
Director of Music
Saint Anne’s Parish
290 Jefferson Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
Phone: (978) 744-1930
Fax: (978) 745-1190
HLP-7982 Posted 01/24/14
Seeking full-time Director of Music to facilitate and plan music programs for all liturgies and other services, in accordance with Pastoral Plan. Candidate will function as accompanist and ensure appropriate coverage for all Masses. Candidate must possess solid understanding of Catholic liturgy, knowledge of liturgical music, and ability to work collaboratively with others. Must have excellent organ, piano, and vocal skills, and have experience directing choirs. Experience working with and/or directing a handbell choir is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax or email résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements.
Music Associate and Director of Choral Activities
112 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone: (269) 968-6645
Fax: (269) 968-0632
HLP-7995 Posted 02/21/14
St. Philip is seeking a full-time musician serving as a part-time Music Associate for St. Philip Church and a part-time Director of Choral Activities at St. Philip High School. The choral program at the high school has been in abeyance for several years; this position should be seen as an opportunity to create a program from its inception. Practicing Christian faith tradition, as well as strong knowledge of liturgy, chant, and Catholic music traditions essential. Organ is E. M. Skinner (Op. 787). Full job description and application process available for viewing on website (go to Contact Us/Forms).
Director of Music
St. Peter Catholic Church
243 West Argonne Dr. Kirkwood, MO 63122
Phone: (314) 966-8600
Fax: (314) 966-5721
HLP-7984 Posted 01/24/14
St. Peter Church in Kirkwood, MO (suburban St. Louis), a 2,000+ family Catholic parish with a parochial school, seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministry. Requirements: practicing Catholic, music degree, understanding of liturgy and music documents, experience with traditional and contemporary music in Catholic liturgy; proficiency in piano or organ, strong choral skills, other instruments a plus. Duties: coordinate music for 5 weekend Masses, Holy Days, sacraments; develop, direct choral ensembles, instrumentalists. Job description available on website. Compensation based on St. Louis Archdiocesan scale. Email résumé and one minute video of keyboard skills to Msgr. Jack Costello.
Campus Minister for Liturgy and Music Ministry
Cornell Catholic Community
548 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Websites: www.cornellcatholic.org or http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/catholic/
HLP-8001 Posted 03/06/14
Our Ministry and Mission Team, serving the Catholic communities at Cornell University and Ithaca College, is seeking a Campus Minister for Liturgy and Music Ministry. This campus minister would be a member of a team of faith-filled, dynamic, creative, forward-looking professionals sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ on two campuses. Requirements: pastoral skills, ability to engage students, faculty and staff in liturgical celebrations, knowledge of the liturgical calendar and music, skill to direct and accompany musicians, vocalists and assembly on piano and organ, desire to contribute to and participate in team ministry, willingness to learn and grow.
Campus Minister for Music Ministry and Faith Formation
St. John’s University—Campus Ministry
St. Thomas More Church
8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11459
HLP-7997 Posted 03/03/14 - 03/14/14
St. John’s University seeks a candidate for the position of Campus Minister for Music Ministry and Faith Formation. This full-time position requires all applicants to have a strong academic and pastoral background in the facilitation of choir direction, piano and organ accompaniment, liturgy planning, spiritual development and direction of young adults. Strong lived experience of Roman Catholic faith and traditions. Master’s degree in Music, Theology, Pastoral Ministry or related field preferred. Applications are due by March 14, 2014. Please email résumé and cover letter to Dennis Gallagher, Director of Liturgy and Faith Formation.
Director of Music Ministry
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
386 Buttles Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 299-5781
HLP-7988 Posted 01/31/14
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Music Ministry. The position is part time (approximately 15-20 hours/week) and includes coordination of organist, cantors, choirs, and instrumentalists for two Sunday Masses, all holy days, weddings, funerals, and occasional special parish celebrations. The desirable candidate will have training in choral directing, and experience in directing music for liturgical worship (understanding of the Roman Rite is essential). Salary range is $15,000 - $18,000 and is negotiable based upon experience and expertise.
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
2300 S. Smithville Road, Dayton, OH 45420
Phone: (937) 252-9919 x 234
HLP-7981 Posted 01/24/14
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dayton, OH, seeks a full-time music coordinator. This person will be in charge of overseeing a diverse and dynamic music program of various styles, including folk/contemporary (guitar, piano and flute), traditional (choir accompanied on organ and piano) and a contemporary band (keyboard, drums, bass, guitar, flute). We seek a faith-filled person who has the ability to deepen liturgical understanding through music and sung prayer. Responsibilities include coordinating all music, accompanying on both piano and organ, and must have the ability to provide strong direction to choirs.
Director of Worship
Diocese of Scranton
HLP-7987 Posted 01/31/14
The Diocesan Office for Parish Life is responsible for the implementation of the diocesan bishop’s Pastoral Vision for the Church of Scranton, which focuses on servant-leadership and providing assistance to parishes in the areas of Word, Worship, Community and Service. The Diocese is seeking an experienced and skilled individual for the position of Director of Worship. Interested candidates are invited to apply and are also encouraged to visit the Diocesan website to review a comprehensive job description for the Director of Worship position and how to apply.
Director of Music
Nativity Catholic Church
1061 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: (843) 795-3821
HLP-7999 Posted 03/03/14
Seeking a full-time Music Director to facilitate and plan music programs for all liturgies and other services. Must be an accomplished pianist/organist/choir director with a BA in music or related field. Vocalist talent is a plus. Experience in liturgy planning, selection of appropriate Catholic worship music, and recruiting/training adult and youth choir for liturgical celebrations. Good interpersonal and computer skills are desired. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter with salary requirements along with their résumé.
Director of Music
Saint Gregory the Great Catholic Church
333 Fording Island Road Bluffton, SC 29909
Phone: (843) 815-3100
Fax: (843) 815-3150
HLP-7992 Posted 02/07/14
The Parish is seeking a full-time, educated, experienced, accomplished organist/choir director; must be a practicing Roman Catholic, possess a BA in Music degree and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Catholic Parish. Candidate will be responsible for the selection of appropriate catholic worship music, recruiting and directing the choirs, ensembles, cantors, instrumentalists and accompanists to perform at the liturgical celebrations, Parish events and concerts. Please submit a letter of application by March 31, 2014, indicating why you would be the ideal candidate for this position, along with a résumé and three (3) professional references.
Director of Music/Organist
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
502 2nd Avenue SE, Aberdeen SD 57401
Phone: (605) 225-7065 ext. 103
HLP-7983 Posted 01/24/14
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is seeking a full-time Music Director for its parish music program. Qualified candidates should have experience in organ performance, be rooted in traditional sacred music with knowledge of Gregorian chant, and be able to lead and coordinate multiple choirs.
Saint Gabriel Catholic Church
8901 Winterpock Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832
Fax: (804) 639-6591
HLP-7998 Posted 03/03/14
Part-time (20hours/week). Facilitate and plan music for all Liturgies. Must possess solid understanding of Catholic Liturgy, knowledge of liturgical music in a variety of styles, leadership skills to enable vocal training with cantors, and ability to work in cooperation with/under direction of parish priest. Keyboard proficiency required, ability to play both keyboard/piano a plus. Music degree preferred. Excellent computer skills a must. Education and/or Certification: Degree in Music performances and composition or equivalent education and experience. Experience: Three to five years liturgical music experience. Salary in accordance with Diocese. Send résumé and diocesan application from above website to Therese Venti.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Eugene Catholic Church
7600 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point, WI 53217
Phone (414) 918-1100
HLP-7996 Posted 02/21/14
The Parish seeks a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy who will inspire the assembly to live the message of Jesus Christ by coordinating liturgical music for the assembly, vocal ensembles, handbell choir, cantors, instrumentalists, and accompanists. This position plans and implements all liturgical celebrations. S/he is responsible for the coordination of all music for parish and school liturgies, weddings and funerals. S/he is also responsible for overseeing the coordination of all liturgical ministers. At least 3-5 years related work experience is preferred. Proficient in organ, piano and voice is desired. Please email résumé.
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, the NPM office should advised immediately (at email@example.com or 240-247-3000) so the ad can be removed.