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The deadline this week is 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 17, 2014, due to the office closing early on Holy Thursday.

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Choir Director/Cantor
Contemplatives of Saint Joseph
377 Willow Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Email: information@cosj.info
Website: www.contemplativesofstjoseph.com/
HLP-8014 Posted 04/11/14

The Contemplatives of Saint Joseph are seeking an experienced Choir Director/Cantor to work within and for our contemplative community in our Active Apostolate. Position supports weekday and weekend Masses, both in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Latin Mass. North Peninsula and San Francisco locations. Position is responsible to direct and teach the Contemplatives of Saint Joseph and adult choir volunteers in Gregorian Chant - both in English and Latin. Compensation commensurate with experience. Please see our website for details. 

Director of Music Ministry
Church of the Assumption
100 Fulton Ave., San Leandro CA 94577
Phone: (510) 352-1537
E-mail: slassumption@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.churchoftheassumption.net
HLP-8012 Posted 04/04/14 – 06/01/14

35 hours/week with diocesan health benefits and pension in San Leandro (San Francisco East Bay Area) parish. 4 manual Rodgers Custom organ and eclectic music program including strong emphasis on good hymnody. Coordinate/accompany 5 weekend liturgies; develop further adult choir, children’s choir, and paid cantors. Additional teaching of liturgical music in Parish School. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and strong skills in organ, piano, and conducting. Will also work with Liturgy Planning Committee and be a part of the Parish Pastoral Staff. Available July 1. Applications close June 1. Mail or email résumé to Search Committee.

Music Coordinator and Accompanist
Sacred Heart Parish
3141 St. Stephen’s Drive, Anderson, CA 96007
Phone: (530) 365-8573
Email: info@sacredheartparish.com
HLP-8003 Posted 03/15/14 – 04/30/14

Sacred Heart Parish in Anderson, CA is seeking an individual with specific leadership skills in music and knowledge of Catholic liturgy and rites to coordinate our parish’s liturgical music ministry. Please submit cover letter and résumé by mail to parish address. Salary and hours negotiable. Applications due by April 30. Call or email for a complete job description or further information.

Minister of Keyboard Music                                                                                                               
Trinity Episcopal Church                                                                                                                          
1500 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Website: www.trinitysb.org
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.



Organist/Music Director
St. Anthony of Padua Parish
901 North DuPont Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
Fax: (302) 421-3705
Email: nrwase@aol.com
HLP-8018 Posted 04/17/14

Full-time. Requires foundation in/skillful application of traditional and contemporary Catholic worship styles.  Position includes 35-42K salary, benefits, and stipends (average of 70 funerals, 35 weddings, and several special celebrations each year). 930 family parish with pre-K to 8th grade parochial school.  Church, built in 1924 for an immigrant Italian population, is reminiscent of the majestic church San Zeno Maggiore in Verona, Italy. Maintaining a rich Italian heritage, the parish has become more diverse in recent years. Among its many classical features is the newly installed Peragallo organ.  Submit résumés, including references, to Rev. Nicholas R. Waseline (pastor) ASAP.



Assistant Music Director
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
Clermont, FL
Email: applicants@mybscc.org
HLP-8007 Posted 03/21/14

Large, spirit-filled parish in the Diocese of Orlando seeks full-time Assistant Director of Music.  The Assistant Director will be responsible for working with the Director of Music in planning, developing and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles.  Qualifications include 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. Closing date: when filled; salary commensurate with experience. Email letter of interest and résuméNo phone calls please.

Assistant Coordinator, Worship and Music Ministry
Barry University, Campus Ministry
11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, Fl. 33161
Website: www.barry.edu/jobs
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.



Music Director
Saint Lawrence Parish
1607 N. West Street; Carroll, Iowa 51401
Phone: (712) 792-9244 or (712) 830-5727
Email: trschott@westianet.net
Website: www.saintlawrencecarroll.org
HLP-8006 Posted 03/21/14 - 05/15/14

Saint Lawrence Catholic Parish seeks full-time Music Director. Requirements: excellent piano accompaniment skills & familiarity with Catholic sacramental rituals/music. Preferred: BA in music and/or experience in parish music ministry. Responsibilities: accompany Vigil/Sunday Masses & parish funerals, train cantors & small choir, prepare music for parish liturgies, collaborate with parish pastoral team. Position begins July 1, 2014. Salary range: $27,500-$42,500, based on education & experience. We have a long history of salaried music directors & are eager to continue our tradition of good music. We will negotiate with the right candidate. Contact Father Timothy Schott. Submit applications by May 15, 2014.

Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
1350 Lyndhurst Drive, Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: (319) 393-3778
Fax: (319)-393-7165
Email: office@seasp.org
Website: www.seasp.org
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.



Director of Worship & Music
St Edward Church
9608 Sue Helen Drive, Louisville, KY 40299
Phone: (502) 267-7494
Fax: (502) 267-7495
Email: jgraffis@stedwardchurch.com
Website: www.stedwardchurch.com
HLP-8015 Posted 04/11/14 – 05/02/14

1,400 family parish with K-8 school and growing Hispanic Community. Worship area includes adult choir of 65, junior choir of 15, funeral choir plus many talented cantors and musicians. Seeking spiritually motivated practicing Roman Catholic with vision of liturgy, knowledge of various musical arrangements and styles, good communication, and leadership skills to maintain an established vibrant worship program.  Must be skilled accompanist (piano/organ) with Masters in Liturgy or Music (preferred). Salary and benefits will commensurate with experience and Archdiocesan guidelines. Mail or email cover letter and résumé to Fr. Joe Graffis. Submission deadline: May 2. See website for more details.

Music Director
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
306 Fredericktown Road, Springfield, KY 40069
Email: htr@bardstown.com
HLP-8005 Posted 03/15/14

Music Director at Holy Trinity (Fredericktown, KY). Full-time supporting Ordinary Form (possible Extraordinary Form) Mass, directing youth/young adult cantors, building adult choir, etc. Three weekend Masses, Solemnities, etc. at Holy Trinity, one Sunday Mass at Holy Rosary (Manton, KY). Prefer degree and parish experience. Holy Trinity, established 1883, Church built 1955, near Bardstown ("The Most Beautiful Small Town in America" – 2012, Rand McNally/USA Today). Holy Rosary, established 1848, uses original Church. Excellent salary/benefits, opportunity to work with new, young pastor, tradition of volunteers, much potential, in one of the birthplaces of Catholicism. Mail/email résumé, cover letter to Fr. Hardesty.



Minister of Music
St. George’s Episcopal Church
PO Box 364, York Harbor, Maine 03911
Email: csanborn@stgeorgesyorkharbor.org
Website: www.stgeorgesyorkharbor.org; stgeorgesyorkharbor.episcopalmaine.org/minister-of-music-search.html
HLP-8013 Posted 04/11/14

St. George’s Episcopal Church in York Harbor, Maine is seeking a dynamic Minister of Music to develop and lead our music program.  Applicants should have experience leading congregational singing and directing choirs. Proficiency in both organ and piano is preferred. Expected start date is in late May or early June. Cover letters and résumés to the attention of the Reverend Calvin Sanborn will be accepted until Monday, April 21 or until the position is filled.  St. George’s Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit above website for more information about St. George’s Church or to see the position description.



Coordinator of Liturgical Music
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
11211 Beauchamp Road, Berlin, Maryland 21811
Phone (410) 208-2956
Email: pastor21811@gmail.com
Website: http://www.stjohnneumannrcc.com
HLP-8010 Posted 03/29/14

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 piano, and experience with leading vocal ensembles.   This is a part-time position; salary commensurate with experience.  Please email letter of interest and résumé.

Choir Director
Church of the Little Flower
5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20816
Phone: (301) 320-4538
Fax: (301) 320-4541
Email: mehlbaum@lfchurch.org
Website: www.lfparish.org
HLP-8004 Posted 03/15/14

Prepare and direct established choir for Sunday 10:30 am Masses (September through June), one weekly rehearsal, and major liturgies (Christmas, Thanksgiving, Holy Week, Easter). Reports directly to the pastor who is responsible for liturgies and music. Collaborates with others for weddings, funerals and musical events; attends liturgy committee meetings; coordinates concerts (approx. 10 per year). Required: knowledge and familiarity with sacred music in context of Roman Catholic liturgy; experience as choral director; skills to work with volunteers, musicians, and staff members; computer literacy; budget proficiency. Under 20 hours/week; no benefits; salary commensurate with experience, education and training. Email Gerald Mehlbaum.

Lifeteen Music Director
Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church
1070 Cecil Avenue South, Millersville, MD  21108
Phone: (410) 923-7014
Email: kfroehly@olfparish.com
Website: www.ourladyofthefields.org
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
Church of the Divine Child
1055 N. Silvery Lane, Dearborn, MI 48128
Phone: (313) 277-3110 x301
Fax: (313) 277-3211
E-mail: lil@divinechild.org
Website: WWW.ChurchOfTheDivineChild.org
HLP-8011 Posted 04/04/14

Divine Child is a large Roman Catholic parish with an Elementary and High School. We are seeking an energetic person of faith with strong vocal skills. Responsibilities: providing organ/piano accompaniment for daily and weekend Masses, Holy Days/Obligation, ES/HS liturgies, funeral/wedding liturgies, and directing Adult and Children’s choirs from the bench. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in music, or considerable experience as a Pastoral Musician in a Roman Catholic parish; extensive knowledge of Roman Catholic rites; proficient keyboard skills on organ and piano; an ability and willingness to collaborate with pastoral staff and adapt to a demanding and variable full-time schedule.

Music Associate and Director of Choral Activities
112 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone: (269) 968-6645
Fax: (269) 968-0632
Email: mwells@stphilipbc.org
Website: www.stphilipbc.org
 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).


New Hampshire

Director of Music (and preferably Organist)
The Episcopal Church of Saint Andrew
PO Box 294, 52 Gould Road, New London, NH  03287
Phone: (603) 526-6344
Email: richardhaines@msn.com
Website: www.standrewsnl.org
HLP-8008 Posted 03/21/14

Part-time from 1st September 2014. Salary in line with NPM and AGO standards. A growing Episcopal Church that delights in traditional music, values contemporary hymns with depth, and enjoys music from Iona and Taizé. Robed choir and strong congregational singing. Austin five rank organ. Requires flexibility, creativity and appreciation of Episcopal practice and ethos. Job description and info on church website.


New York

Director of Music
St. Agnes Catholic Church
169 Hillcrest Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12942
Email:  JRY6801@aol.com
HLP-8009 Posted 03/29/14

St. Agnes Catholic Church located in the Adirondack mountain resort of Lake Placid, NY is seeking a Director of Music. Requirements: excellent vocal and keyboard accompaniment skills. Preferred: BA in music and/or experience in parish music ministry. Responsibilities:  accompany Vigil/Sunday Masses, funerals, weddings, recruit and rehearse choir, prepare music for parish liturgies. Compensation: $20-25K, a 3 bedroom house and weddings and funerals. Email letter of interest, résumé/portfolio ASAP to Rev. John Yonkovig. Position begins July 1, 2014.

Campus Minister for Liturgy and Music Ministry
Cornell Catholic Community
548 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853
Email:  cpm85@cornell.edu  or cmartensen@ithaca.edu
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.


South Carolina

Director of Music
Nativity Catholic Church
1061 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: (843) 795-3821
Email: nativityc@bellsouth.net
Website: www.nativitycharleston.org
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. 



Associate Director of Liturgy and Music
Saint Bede Catholic Church
3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA. 23188
Phone: (757) 229-3631
Fax: (757) 229-7845
Email: gallen@bedeva.org
Website:  www.bedeva.org
HLP-8017 Posted 04/11/14

Saint Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, Virginia is seeking an Associate Director of Liturgy and Music.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Music, equivalent education or experience; must be a practicing Catholic possessing strong knowledge of Catholic music and liturgy.  Skill requirements include extensive proficiency on pipe organ in addition to piano and choral conducting.  Saint Bede has a 54 rank Buzard pipe organ and a Steinway Model D piano.  Responsibilities: direction and accompanying all Spanish liturgies; directing two bell choirs; sharing accompanying for all parish celebrations.  Fluency in Spanish is highly desired. Full details and application information can be found on website.

Music Director
Saint Gabriel Catholic Church
8901 Winterpock Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832
Fax: (804) 639-6591
Email: therese.venti@saintgabriel.org
Website: www.richmonddiocese.org
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 Ministry
St. Paul University Catholic Center
Madison, WI
Email: enielsen@uwcatholic.org
Website: www.uwcatholic.org
HLP-8016 Posted 04/11/14

Large campus ministry serving students at UW – Madison is seeking a Director of Music Ministry to lead Mass choir and help spread the Gospel as a member of a larger ministry team.  Ability to lead a contemporary praise and worship band also desired.   Salary is in accord with NPM guidelines; $40 - $58 thousand/year plus full medical.  Experience is not as important as energy and the desire to work longer hours during the school year and shorter hours for the other 26 weeks of the year.   Please send résumé or inquiries to Fr. Eric Nielsen at the email posted.



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

Submission: Ads may be submitted by e-mail to haley@npm.org, faxed to (240) 247-3001, or mailed to: Hotline Ads, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 210, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4461.  Please include your membership number (if applicable) and the name of the person to whom or institution to which the invoice should be sent.  Properly formatted ads received by 2pm (Eastern) on Friday will be posted that weekend. The deadline this week is 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 17, 2014, due to the office closing early on Holy Thursday.

Removal: If the position is filled before the two month listing period ends, the NPM office should advised immediately (at haley@npm.org or 240-247-3000) so the ad can be removed.



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