Positions Available as of April 25, 2016
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Music & Liturgy Coordinator
Our Lady of Grace Parish
5011 White Oak Avenue, Encino, CA 91316
Phone: (818) 342-4686
HLP-8335 Posted 04/01/16
Vibrant parish community of 2,000 families in Los Angeles seeking applicants for Full Time Liturgy/Music Coordinator position. This person will oversee the liturgical life of the parish, provide music leadership for one Sunday Mass, and coordinate with the other music ministry groups at the parish. An ideal candidate would be an enthusiastic, Catholic musician that is comfortable leading worship in a variety of musical styles, has 10+ years experience coordinating the liturgical and musical activities of a parish, and has experience working with both novice and professional musicians. Salary/benefits commensurate with experience. Please email résumé and three references.
St. James R.C. Church
2110 Main Street Stratford, CT 06615
Phone: (203) 375-5887
Fax: (203) 378-1562
HLP-8348 Posted 04/15/16
4 Sunday masses, holy days, Christmas, Triduum, etc. Direct cantors, choirs, instrumentalists; funerals, weddings; serve on liturgical team; maintain instruments, music, budget; know Catholic Liturgy/repertoire; strong keyboard, vocal skills; engage congregation in full, active, conscious singing. Salary commensurate with experience. Possible to coordinate funerals/ weddings with established subs. Vacation coverage available. Our highly active, connected community of faith sings whole-heartedly. Music director needs to build upon this. Excellent sound system, two Clavinovas, Peragallo pipe organ which can be played remotely from Clavinova accommodates organist or pianist. Contact Marcy via email.
Director of Music
St. Michael the Archangel/Mary Mother of Peace Parish
202 Edward Street, Georgetown, DE 19947
HLP-8332 Posted 03/17/16
St. Michael/Mary, Mother of Peace Parish seeks a Director of Music. Candidate must be a Roman Catholic and be familiar with liturgy. Responsibilities include music preparation, choir rehearsals, directing music for Sunday and Feast Day Masses. A list of three references is suggested. Please email résumé to Deacon Philip W. Ricker.
Director of Music Ministry
Christ the King Catholic Church
821 S. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33609
HLP-8357 Posted 04/21/16
Dynamic parish of 3,500 families seeks full-time Director of Music Ministry to plan and coordinate a comprehensive music program. Will direct/accompany/supervise musicians, cantors and choirs for six weekend liturgies, holy days, weekly school Mass, funerals, weddings, First Eucharist and Confirmation, etc. Requirements: Active, practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s Degree in music (Masters preferred). Minimum 5 years experience in Catholic music ministry and liturgy. Proficiency in multiple musical styles. Solid experience needed for the 43 rank, Wicks pipe organ as well as Kurzweil and Yamaha digital pianos, vocal skills and choir direction skills. Strong communication and organizational skills.
Director of Music Ministry
Large vibrant Catholic Parish in the south suburbs of Chicago is seeking a full time Director of Music Ministry. Candidates should have an understanding of Catholic liturgy and be a skilled pianist, organist and vocalist. Director oversees all areas of music ministry including selecting music, directing choir and bell choir, recruits/develops cantors and coordinates additional musicians. Six weekend Masses. Salary/Benefits are commensurate with education/experience. Submit cover letter and résumé to Fr. Lou Tylka.
St. Julie Billiart Parish
7399 W. 159th Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone (708) 429-6767
Fax (708) 429-6788
HLP-8347 Posted 04/15/16
Director of Music
St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church
524 Ninth Street, Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 256-4250
HLP-8342 Posted 04/07/16
Full-time position. Vibrant 1500+ family parish on Chicago’s North Shore. Passion for excellence in liturgical music of varying styles. Lead our congregation in song and prayer with inspirational playing of our 29-rank Casavant organ and our 7 foot Mason & Hamlin piano. Collaborate with school, religious education and other music ministers to enhance music ministry. Candidates must have at least five years of experience in the music ministry for a Roman Catholic church and at least a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in music and/or liturgy. Preferred start date: August 1, 2016. Compensation in accordance with the Archdiocese of Chicago guidelines.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St Patrick Parish
708 W Main Street, Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: (217) 367-2665
HLP-8339 Posted 04/01/16
St Patrick Parish, an active, multicultural community, is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy. Up to 4 weekend Masses, weddings and funerals, holy days. Coordinate liturgy planning with pastoral staff and Worship Committee. Lead the assembly’s song from organ and piano. Conduct and accompany adult, children’s, and funeral choirs and cantors. Oversee other ensembles including children’s liturgy musicians, bell choir, praise band, and youth orchestra. Job description on website. Available June 1. Auditions and interviews may be held before May 1 but no decisions will be made before then. Email letter of interest, résumé, and references.
Director of Music
Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1405 N. Main Street, Elkhart, IN 46514
Phone: (574) 262-1505
HLP-8346 Posted 04/07/16
Seeking a Director of Music for a full-time position with benefits. The director will direct an adult choir, student choirs, Schola Cantorum, and cantors. Working with school students and those of all ages will provide the opportunity to expand and develop the music program. We have a beautiful two manual, 26 rank, mechanical-action pipe organ by Russell & Co. (Vermont), Op. 12 and a Yamaha baby grand piano in the choir loft. Those who are interested should send a cover letter and résumé by email or mail. Salary range $35,000 - $45,000.
New Roads Catholic Community
132 Lexington St, Belmont, MA
Phone: 617-484-0279, x. 53
Web site: www.newroadscatholic.org
HLP-8351 Posted 04/15/16
Full-time position. We are two Catholic parishes working to create an engaging and vibrant experience of worship that focuses on attracting those new to the discipleship path. We’re seeking an accomplished worship leader with experience leading contemporary Christian praise & worship music in a Catholic setting to design, implement, and build a music and worship ministry for both parishes centered around our shared vision. Responsibilities include developing music repertoire, building worship team, serving as lead vocalist and lead instrumentalist. More details can be found on our Web site. Send résumé and cover letter to Lou via email.
Organist/Assistant Director of Music Ministry
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
28 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA
HLP-8350 Posted 04/15/16
Active suburban Boston parish seeking full-time organist/assistant music director with extensive experience with Catholic liturgy. Responsibilities include three weekend liturgies, children’s ensemble and possible additional ensemble direction, administrative duties, wedding music coordination, and numerous additional liturgies, including Boston College celebrations. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished organist /piano accompanist with a generous pastoral spirit and collaborative skills, excelling in both traditional and contemporary repertories. A commitment to the facilitation of active assembly singing is required. 44-rank Casavant Organ, Steinway C grand piano. Email Director of Music Ministry for detailed job description. Position begins August 1.
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Patrick Parish
7 East Street, P.O. Box 60, Whitinsville, MA 01588
Phone: (508) 234-5656
HLP-8329 Posted 3/4/16
Active parish seeking a full-time Director of Liturgical Music. Three weekend Masses, active liturgy committee, strong religious education program and is discerning ways to grow drawing on models such as “Rebuilt.” Strong organ, piano, conducting and accompanist skills; ability to lead music from a variety of styles; to recruit, train, and inspire cantors, instrumentalists, and choir; enthusiasm for working with a variety of age groups; knowledge of Catholic liturgy; commitment to fostering assembly’s active participation; good organizational and communication skills; ongoing engagement in professional development and growth in faith; and collaboration with ministry leader(s) and parish staff.
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
1253 52nd Street SE, Kentwood MI 49508
HLP-8344 Posted 04/07/16
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. 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 in collaboration with the Pastor and Staff, by coordinating and providing quality liturgical experiences, as well as serving the parish as principal musician, organist, and choir director. Interested candidates may email the pastor, Fr. Godfrey Onyekwere.
St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish
421 Monroe Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Phone: (269) 779-5322
HLP-8338 Posted 04/01/16
10-15 hour position for skilled pianist to oversee all aspects of parish music ministry firmly grounded in contemporary music at four weekend liturgies at St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish. Email résumé and personal statement of your philosophy of music ministry; parish will send application form to be submitted as well.
Organist & Choirmaster
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
145 Jersey Avenue South, Golden Valley, MN 55426
Phone: (763) 544-0416
HLP-8343 Posted 04/07/16
Good Shepherd seeks a full-time Organist and Choirmaster to begin work as soon as July 15, 2016. This parish of 600 families celebrates three weekend masses according to the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. This church has a Marrin organ (two manual, tracker actions, 29 ranks), two choirs (adult and children). The adult choir consists of volunteer singers and 6-8 paid section leaders. This parish appreciates the integral role of music in the liturgy and is accustomed to quality hymnody, chanted propers, choral and organ works.
Worship and Music Director
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
9100 93rd Avenue N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
HLP-8337 Posted 04/01/16
This full-time position provides a great opportunity to establish and implement a strong vision for the continued growth of the worship & music ministries to ensure high quality liturgical celebrations. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Liturgy or Pastoral Studies or equivalent. 5-7 years of experience in Music and Liturgical visioning, planning and direction in church ministry. A practicing Roman Catholic with a strong practical knowledge of Catholic Liturgy. Must be proficient in overseeing all of the functions required to provide quality music in a range of musical genres; including conducting, piano, organ and singing.
Director of Liturgy & Music
St. Francis Xavier College Church
3628 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
HLP-8349 Posted 04/15/16
Founded in 1841, College Church is a Jesuit parish on the campus of Saint Louis University. We draw from over 70 zip codes in the St. Louis metropolitan area. College Church is looking for a full-time director of liturgy and music. The ideal candidate would have experience with liturgy planning and have musical competence as an instrumentalist, vocalist or music director. Core responsibilities include: working with the Liturgy Commission and Choir Director to plan parish Liturgical Celebrations; recruiting, training, scheduling liturgical ministers, instrumentalists and cantors; and supporting/ evaluating other parish liturgical celebrations.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Pius X
6905 Blondo, Omaha, NE 68104
Phone: (402) 558-8446
HLP-8334 Posted 03/17/16
Full-time position. Director will be a part of the St. Pius X parish staff and work with the St. Pius X/St. Leo school staff. Responsibilities for both Parish and School include: overseeing environment and hospitality, coordinating parish and school liturgical ministers and music ministries, leading and being responsible for the preparation of all parish and school liturgies, prayer, and liturgical ministers. Candidate should possess education or experience in liturgy and music or related field. For a full job description contact the Parish Office by phone or email. Résumés can be sent by mail or email to Fr. Michael Eckley, Pastor.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community
3000 N Lompa Lane, Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 882-1968
HLP-8338 Posted 04/07/16
Commencing July 1, 2016. We are looking for a musician adept and trained in the liturgy to head up liturgy planning for weekend and all major liturgies of the parish. This full-time position would include leading the music at three of the six weekend liturgies, collaborating with the pastor, associate and directors of RCIA, religious education and youth ministry to provide for rich and dynamic liturgies throughout the year. This director also would coordinate scheduling and training of all liturgical ministers. Salary range: $40,000-50,000 plus benefits. Interested persons should apply directly to: Fr. Chuck Durante. Résumé and references required.
Director of Liturgy and Pastoral Music (DLPM)
St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church
2575 W El Campo Grande Avenue, North Las Vegas, NV 89031
HLP-8336 Posted 04/02/16
Full-Time. A vibrant, growing, contemporary Vatican II parish seeks a DLPM who will coordinate the liturgical and pastoral music life of the parish. Responsibilities include directing the liturgy committee and the parish’s liturgical life, forming liturgical ministers, planning various liturgies with the music team, providing keyboard accompaniment while directing a youth ensemble and funeral choir, forming future ensembles, budgeting, preparing worship aids. Proficiency in sacred liturgy, keyboard, voice, cantor/ensemble/choral directing, computer and desktop publishing, team playing, personal flexibility, and having a pastoral heart are required. Salary based on education and experience. Please email résumé to the above. Open May 2016.
Director of Music
St John Neumann Church
560 Walton Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: (856) 235-1330
Fax: (856) 235-9632
HLP-8339 Posted 04/07/16-06/14/16
St John Neumann Roman Catholic Parish is looking for a part-time Director of Music with experience leading a liturgical music ministry. The candidate must be proficient in keyboard, have some conducting experience, good communication skills, ability to prepare the music liturgy for all liturgical celebrations throughout the year and comfortable leading an adult and youth choir. Please mail, email or fax a cover letter and résumé.
Organist and Director of Music
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
15 Shea Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Fax: (914) 632-0732
HLP-8358 Posted 04/28/16
The Church of the Blessed Sacrament, located in New Rochelle New York is currently seeking a full-time Organist and Director of Music. The Church is located in Westchester County and is a large diverse congregation looking to expand and grow the current music program. For a full listing of the job please email Fr. Luciano with subject line “Organist and Director of Music Search” No phone calls.
Director of Music Ministry
All Saints Catholic Church
18737 US Highway 17 North, Hampstead, NC 28443
Fax: (888) 368-9203
HLP-8352 Posted 04/21/16
Do music ministry and hear the surf! Come to Coastal NC – to a growing Catholic parish seeking to further develop its music program. New Chapel Series Allen Organ, Kawai Baby Grand Piano, and 5 Octaves of Hand bells with adult, youth and bell choirs all in place. Strong keyboard skills (both organ & piano) a must, as well as choral direction. Background in Catholic liturgy a plus. In addition to a competitive salary, All Saints Catholic Church provides a comprehensive benefits plan, including medical, dental and vision insurance, group life and long term disability insurance, and a generous 403(b) plan.
Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church
503 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012
Phone: (704) 825-9600
Fax: (704) 825-1413
HLP-8340 Posted 04/07/16
Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in Belmont, NC is seeking a part-time, year round Organist/Pianist to continue an existing music ministry program with a Children's Choir, Youth Choir and Adult Choir. Responsibilities of the Organist/Pianist will include working with the Director of Liturgy and Music, playing for 4 weekend Masses, funerals and weddings, choir rehearsals, special services throughout the year, and work with additional musicians for Christmas, Christmas Cantata and Easter.
Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and Music
St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church
5801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 865-5705
Fax: (919) 865-5701
HLP-8331 Posted 03/10/16
Full-time. Excellent benefits. Multi-cultural, multi-generational parish of 3,800 families. Planning, executing a comprehensive parish liturgical and music program. Previous parish experience required. Ability to organize, develop, schedule liturgy and music planning. Outstanding people skills required. Demonstrated knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Collaborate with clergy, staff, volunteers to enrich the parish's liturgical and sacramental life. Working knowledge and appreciation for traditional and contemporary liturgical music. Appreciation for Hispanic and other multi-cultural liturgical customs and music. Practicing Catholic in good standing. Bachelor’s Degree in Liturgy/Liturgical Music (Master’s preferred). Proficient keyboard skills required. Apply at above email address.
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry for Liturgy and Music
Xavier University, a Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, seeks an Assistant Director of the Center for Faith and Justice (Campus Ministry) for Liturgy and Music with a start date of July 19, 2016. This position is responsible for coordinating two weekly Sunday student Masses during the academic year (late August to early May) through liturgical ministry training and oversight and accompaniment of the music at both Masses. The Assistant Director also oversees the planning and execution of occasional all-school liturgies. Contact CFJ Director Greg Carpinello at email listed above for more info. Apply by May 2 via above website.
3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207
Phone: (513) 745-3732
HLP-8353 Posted 04/21/16 - 05/02/16
Director of Liturgical Music
1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI 02918
HLP-8333 Posted 03/17/16
Providence College is seeking a Director of Liturgical Music. This is a full-time, academic-year position, which reports directly to the College Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry. PC offers a competitive benefits package. This position is an integral member of the Campus Ministry team, participating in all weekly Campus Ministry staff meetings and in periodic divisional meetings of the Office of Mission and Ministry. Responsible for coordinating all musical aspects of the liturgical celebrations in PC’s St. Dominic Chapel. For the complete job posting, and to apply, please visit us at the above website. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.
Director of School Liturgical Music/Music Teacher
St. Theresa’s Catholic School
4311 Small Drive, Austin, Texas 78731
Phone: (512) 451-7105
HLP-8341 Posted 04/07/16
St. Theresa’s Catholic School, a PK-8 parochial school, seeks a Director of School Liturgical Music and School Music Teacher with a start date of August 1, 2016. These two part-time positions will create one full-time position with benefits. This person will lead the School Liturgical Choir at weekly school Masses and other school liturgies, and will plan, guide and evaluate the learning process of the students in the music classroom and direct two school-wide student music performances a year. Full job description available upon request. Email résumé and references to Ann Walters at email listed above.
Star of the Sea Catholic Church
1404 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 428-8547
HLP-8356 Posted 04/21/16 – 05/31/16
The position of Music Director or Music Coordinator will be available at Star of the Sea Church as of June 1st. It is for 35 hours/week and applications can be made beginning April 1st. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic, knowledgeable in Catholic Liturgy and Liturgical music, proficient on organ and piano, able to recruit and direct choirs and train cantors. Salary/benefits commensurate with education/experience. Please email résumés.
Diocesan Director of Music Ministries/Organist
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
1322 Eoff Street, Fourth Floor, Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 233-0880 ext. 288
HLP-8354 Posted 04/21/16
Responsible for all music associated with worship at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph; serving as principal organist, selecting music repertoire, building and working with choir and cantors, and promoting a singing assembly. Collaborate with Diocesan Office of Worship in planning and executing music for Diocesan liturgies. Assist with on-going formation for pastoral musicians throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. A complete job description available upon request. Master’s Degree in Music preferred. Applicants must have at least 5 years working as a pastoral musician, be proficient in organ and piano, have experience in choral conducting, and embody the spirit of Vatican II.
Pastoral Musician Seeks Liturgy/Music Position
HLP-8345 Posted 04/07/16
Published liturgical composer/author seeks position in northern NJ (preferably Newark Archdiocese) as Director of Sacred Liturgy, Sacred Music, or both. Published primarily by OCP, also a contributing author of “Today’s Liturgy”; 30 years experience in liturgy and music ministry. Fulltime only, with full diocesan health and benefits plan. Weddings/funerals can be paid by respectable stipend. Hard-working, industrious, self-motivated, husband and father, devout Catholic, aspirant to permanent diaconate. Please contact by email for cover letter and résumé, or to schedule an interview and audition: email@example.com.
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