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States/Countries with Open Positions
Pianist (Organist)/Assistant Music Director
Padre Serra Parish
5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
HLP-8392 Posted 06/09/16
Padre Serra Parish, a welcoming Catholic community in Camarillo, CA, seeks a gifted pianist for weekend liturgies (usually three), weeknight rehearsals, holy days, funerals, weddings, Holy Week, Christmas, and occasional concerts. A qualified candidate will have great sight-reading skills, including open choral score, yet be able to improvise beautifully from lead sheets. S/he will have experience supporting liturgical worship and collaborating with volunteer and paid musicians. The ideal candidate will also have organ skills, experience arranging for voices and instruments, and competence in Finale. To be considered, please email your résumé. Please, no phone inquiries.
Director of Music
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church
22508 Copper Hill Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Phone: (661) 296-3180
Fax: (661) 296-7854
HLP-8386 Posted 06/03/16 – 06/30/16
Large, dynamic Catholic parish focused on discipleship is seeking a full-time Director of Music. The person is responsible for facilitating the worship life of the parish by demonstrating a clear understanding of evangelization through music, striving for full, conscious, and active participation. He/she has a visible, personal relationship with Christ that is evident in the desire to engage the assembly in worship. Strong keyboard, choral, organizational, and collaborative skills required. BA in Music required with minimum of five years’ experience as a Music Director. Compensation is commensurate with education, skills, and experience. Submit your résumé by email by June 30.
Director of Music
Mission San Luis Rey Parish
4070 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057
Phone: (760) 757-3250
HLP-8384 Posted 06/03/16
Multicultural parish north of San Diego with 4000+ families and eight weekend Masses seeks a Director of Music to lead English, Spanish & Multicultural Adult & Youth Choirs. The ideal candidate will be a bi-lingual (English/Spanish) organist who has formed, developed and directed multiple Parish Choirs over at least 5 years. S/he will have a strong grasp and love of liturgical music and a clear understanding of the Catholic liturgy. Having worked in multicultural environments is a plus. This position reports directly to the Pastor. If you feel you are a good fit, please forward a résumé and audition tape.
Director of Liturgical Music
Light of the World Roman Catholic Church
10316 W Bowles Avenue, Littleton, CO 80127
Phone: (303) 973-3969
HLP-8406 Posted 06/23/16
Light of the World Roman Catholic Church in Littleton, Colorado is seeking a Director of Music. A knowledge and understanding of the anthology of Catholic music and liturgy, with the ability to direct a choir, schola, train cantors, recruit choir members and accompanists and choose music proper to the Liturgical Seasons of the year. This is a part-time position (based on education/experience). Applicants must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. Additional work time will be required around Christmas and Easter. Please email a cover letter and résumé.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Paul Catholic Church
9 El Pomar Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone: (719) 471-9700
Fax: (719) 471-3009
HLP-8377 Posted 05/19/16
Community of 1,000 families with school is seeking a full-time (30 hour) Director of Music Ministries who is a practicing Roman Catholic and is proficient in playing organ and piano. Must have vocal training and conducting choir experience. Responsible for accompanying four weekend Masses and all other parish liturgies. Candidate should have ability to lead and supervise volunteer music ministers at all levels and be able to work collaboratively. Organ: Rogers Infinity Series 361, digital 3 manual. Pianos: K. Kawaii Grand (6’) and Baldwin Upright. See parish website for full job announcement and description. Submit application, résumé and references.
Director of Music Ministry, Organist & Pianist
St. Aloysius Parish
40 Maple Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: (203) 652-1180
Fax: (203) 972-3359
HLP-8383 Posted 05/28/16
Vibrant parish community of 3,000 families in Diocese of Bridgeport seeks a full-time director of music. Direct adult choir of volunteer and professionals, collaborate with youth and cherub choir director. Successful candidate will have a strong understanding of Vatican II Liturgy and appreciation of rich tradition of music in the Church. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Five weekend Masses, holy days, prayer services, weddings, funerals, and seasonal liturgical services. Three-manual Custom Rodgers Digital Organ & Steinway 6’ Grand. Plans for installation of pipe organ. Position available January 1, 2017. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
St. Mary Parish
178 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06880
Phone: (203) 869-9393 X116
HLP-8367 Posted 05/12/16
Active Greenwich parish seeking organist. Responsibilities Include five weekend Masses, Thursday night rehearsals September-June, Holy Days and special events, weddings/funerals, accompany adult, youth and cherub choirs, work closely with Director of Music/Choir Director. Candidates should be familiar with the Catholic liturgy and experienced with early church, traditional and contemporary Catholic music. Three manual custom Rodgers model 960 DM, augmented with 12 ranks of Peragallo pipe work. Salary is commensurate with experience and ability. Email Director of Music for detailed job description. Position begins as early as June 1.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Patrick Parish
110 Main St., Farmington, CT 06032
Phone: (860) 677-2639
HLP-8364 Posted 05/12/16
Saint Patrick Parish, an active community, is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy. Up to 4 weekend Masses, weddings, funerals and 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, funeral choirs and cantors. Oversee other ensembles including children’s liturgy musicians, and youth orchestra. Available June 1st. Salary negotiable based on the guidelines of the AGO, the American Guild of Organists. Email letter of interest, résumé and references.
Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and School
700 Brown Chapel Road, St. Cloud, FL 34769
HLP-8394 Posted 06/09/16
Seeking a practicing Catholic, filled with the spirit of evangelization and mission for a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music, for a vibrant faith community serving 3,300 families. Candidates should have a BA in Music (Masters preferred); 3-5 years’ experience with Roman Catholic liturgy; skilled cantor; strong music and organizational skills; be proficient in the keyboard; and responsible for conducting Adult, Handbell, and Youth Choirs. Competitive compensation and benefit package available, commensurate with education and experience. Provide cover letter and résumé via mail to Rev. Kent Walker. Deadline is August 9, 2016.
Catholic Music Director and Instructor
Epiphany Catholic Church and School
1905 SW Epiphany Court, Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 752-4470
HLP-8368 Posted 05/12/16
Director of liturgical music for parish and school; 500 member/ 100 students (K-8). Capacity to develop and implement both traditional and contemporary program; skilled cantor, choral and chant conducting and familiarity; practicing Catholic; minimum two years experience directing program at parish and school, minimum three years playing organ and piano. BA in Liturgy/Liturgical Music preferable, or equivalent experience may be acceptable. $30-45K commensurate to education/experience. Health benefits. Provide cover letter and résumé via email.
Director of Music
St Thomas More
636 W Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: (404) 378-4588
HLP-8391 Posted 06/09/16
New Jesuit-sponsored parish in the Atlanta area is making a major investment in the community’s liturgical life. We are looking for a full-time Director of Music who can plan, develop, and lead a lively liturgical music program involving multiple choirs, cantors, instrumentalists, and, most importantly, the Assembly. Must know and understand Catholic worship, be skilled at the keyboard and choral direction, be collaborative, be a strong leader, and be capable of recruiting parishioner to music ministry and inspiring parishioners generally. Please email cover letter and résumé.
Director of Music Ministry
Incarnation Catholic Parish
5757 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, IL 60463
Phone: (708) 597-3180
Fax: (708) 597-2452
HLP-8396 Posted 06/16/16
Mid-size Parish in the south suburbs of Chicago is seeking a full time (benefits eligible) Director of Music Ministry who is dynamic, pastoral and has a passion for quality music. Previous experience in Catholic Parish Music and Liturgy is desirable. Candidates should be a skilled pianist, organist and vocalist. Director oversees all areas of music ministry including selecting music, directing choirs (traditional, contemporary, children and bell), recruits/develops/trains/rehearses cantors and coordinates additional musicians. Rodgers Electric Organ. Four weekend Masses, Funerals, Weddings, School Liturgies, etc. Check our website for more info. Submit cover letter and résumé to Fr. Arek Falana, Pastor.
Director of Music and Formation
St. Jude Catholic Church and School
10811 N Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: (309) 243-7811
HLP-8362 Posted 05/05/16
Dynamic parish seeks Director of Music and Formation to ensure full, conscious, and active musical participation in vibrant, transformative liturgies. Duties include selecting music, scheduling musicians, 4 weekend liturgies/Holy Days, weddings/funerals, directing Adult and Children’s Choirs as well as teach K-8 music (negotiable) in our school. Resources include 35+ music minsters, a talented high school wind ensemble, a 2 manual Allen organ, Knabe baby grand, PreSonus digital soundboard, and 2 acoustically-treated music rooms. Excellent vocal, keyboard, conducting, and interpersonal skills required. Salary range: $45,000 - $65,000, depending on qualifications/experience/school teaching. Email cover letter, résumé, audio samples to Father Patrick Henehan.
Campus Minister, Worship Ministries and Director of Sacred Choir
Marian University seeks a candidate to provide leadership in the areas of Roman Catholic worship, ecumenical/common prayer, and liturgical music for the university community. This minister will focus on making current liturgies and prayer services dynamic by cultivating greater student leadership and utilizing best practices. Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Liturgy, Ministry, or Sacred Music and five years of experience coordinating worship and the liturgical life of a parish or university. Expert pianist, choral conducting experience and competency in vocal performance are required. Please visit our website at for further information.
HLP-8387 Posted 06/09/16
Coordinator of Music and Liturgy
Basilica of St. Francis Xavier
104 Third St SW, Dyersville, IA 52040
Phone: (563) 875-7325
HLP-8404 Posted 06/23/16
2000 family parish with immediate, full-time opening. The candidate, an active member of Catholic faith community, will need performance skills for organ, piano, and voice. Emphasis will be on musical leadership, coordination and formation of parish cantors, choirs (SATB, Chime, Children) and accompanists by fostering the assembly's participation in singing the liturgy. The candidate will also work with the pastor to provide leadership in the planning, execution and celebration of parish liturgies. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in music, theology, or related field. Salary commensurate with experience. Email résumé to Fr. Quint or mail to Search Committee at above address.
Adorers of the Blood of Christ Convent
1165 Southwest Boulevard, Wichita, KS 67213
Phone: (316) 942-2201
HLP-8363 Posted 05/05/16
The Sisters Adorers of the Blood of Christ are seeking a part-time Choir Director for their Wichita Center, with demonstrated skill and training to conduct music for Sunday and special liturgies, direct choir during practices and liturgies, and to encourage assembly participation. Knowledge of and willingness to implement Roman Catholic liturgy is essential. Degree preferred, but working toward a degree is acceptable. One Sunday Mass per weekend; funerals, jubilee and special community celebrations. Email letter of interest, résumé, and references to Sister Nylas Moser, ASC, at address above. Position available June 1, 2016.
Youth/Contemporary Music Leader
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
6701 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood, MD 20855
HLP-8407 Posted 06/23/16
Part-time position, approximately 8 hours per week. We seek a skilled musician with both vocal and instrumental abilities to lead and develop our Sunday 5 p.m. Youth/Contemporary Ensemble. The position requires an ability to motivate teens and young adult volunteer musicians, and through excellent music leadership, enhance liturgical prayer at Sunday evening Mass. Duties include selecting music, preparing worship aids, rehearsing and directing the ensemble to inspire full participation of the assembly. A more detailed description of this position is posted on the parish website.
South Church in Andover, a vibrant and diverse congregation with nearly 700 members and strong tradition of choral and instrumental music, seeks a gifted and experienced musician to lead our growing music program. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creatively leading worship with Adult, Children’s, and Handbell Choirs; and draw on the talents of the many musicians and instrumentalists in our congregation. The candidate will demonstrate the experience and vision to take our music ministry to the next level. The position is part-time salaried, with variable hours based on the Church’s religious and secular calendars and special events.
South Church in Andover
41 Central Street, Andover, MA 01810
HLP-8378 Posted 05/19/16
Director of Liturgical Music
St. Patrick Parish
7 East Street, P.O. Box 60, Whitinsville, MA 01588
Phone: (508) 234-5656
HLP-8369 Posted 05/19/16
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.
Director of Music Ministries
St Lucy Catholic Church
23401 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone: (586) 771-8300
Fax: (586) 447-4220
HLP-8395 Posted 06/09/16
Professional, fully-initiated/practicing Catholic, credentialed in music; thorough understanding of Roman Catholic Liturgy; responsible for effective planning/coordination/execution of music for liturgical/sacramental/devotional celebrations/prayer services. Full-time position. Strong keyboard/vocal/conducting skills. Sustain/increase congregational singing at Sunday liturgies. Build/sustain/expand participation in music ministry. Direct adult/children's/handbell choirs/cantors/instrumentalists and ensemble/groups. Strong organizational/analytical/technical/communication/relational skills. Effectively manage priorities, workflow; able to delegate, follow up. Oversee effective use of parish instruments (organs, pianos), sound system. Engage as Pastoral Staff member; participate as resource, liaison to Worship Commission. Maintain appropriate certifications/memberships in professional networks, locally/nationally. Computer skills (Microsoft Office/Finale/Sibelius) for music writing/editing/transposing. Cover letter, résumé, to email address above.
Director of Music/Organist
Church of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM
814 W Nepessing Street, Lapeer, MI 48446
HLP-8390 Posted 06/09/16
Part-time position (25-30 hours). Responsibilities: playing at 5 of 7 weekend masses, Holy Days, sacramental liturgies, funerals and weddings; training and recruitment of adult, youth, and Latin schola choirs.10 rank Hinners (tracker) organ. Cantor skills needed. Email résumé and inquiries to the address listed above.
Assistant Director of Liturgy and Music
The University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: (651) 962-6510
HLP-8389 Posted 06/09/16
The University of St. Thomas invites interested applicants to apply for an Assistant Director of Liturgy and Music within the Office for Mission. The Assistant Director of Liturgy and Music is a member of the Campus Ministry staff who is responsible for the preparation of the liturgy and music program at the University of St. Thomas. This position requires specialized knowledge of the liturgy and training in church music and an ability to function in a university setting. Applicants will be asked to upload a résumé to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter into the application.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Our Lady of Good Counsel Convent
170 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 389-4284
HLP-8373 Posted 05/19/16
The Community of School Sisters of Notre Dame seek a full-time Director responsible for a vibrant Sunday Mass, feast day liturgies, Sisters’ funerals, directing sisters’ choir and acoustic guitar/bass/piano ensemble, developing weekly liturgy guide, and coordinating weekday liturgies. This accomplished musician will play the historic Johnson & Son, Opus 499 pipe organ and Yamaha 5’7” grand piano, occasionally directing Schulmerich handbells in the beautiful, welcoming chapel. She/He coordinates experienced volunteers who schedule all liturgical ministers including priests, plan weekday liturgies, play organ/piano some weekdays, and provide office assistance. Primarily Breaking Bread hymnal and GIA music. Contact Beth DuChene, Human Resources.
Associate Director of Music and Liturgy
All Saints Catholic Church
19795 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044
Phone: (952) 469-6476
HLP-8365 Posted 05/12/16
Ideal candidate will possess strong service playing skills on both piano and organ, and have experience directing choirs and training cantors. Instruments include 9’ Baldwin piano and 3 manual Rodgers 960 digital organ. All Saints is a large suburban parish with a K-8 school and many choral groups (six choirs from second grade-adults) and instrumentalists. Ability to lead praise and worship music for faith formation events and retreats a plus. Full job description available on request from the email above. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. Position is 28 hours/wk. Benefits negotiable. Preferred start date prior to August 15th.
Director of Music
St. Mary Basilica
107 S. Union Street, Natchez, MS 39120
Phone: (601) 445-5616
Fax (601) 445-9631
HLP-8400 Posted 06/16/16
Parish of 600 seeks full-time/part-time music director. Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic, proficient in organ and piano. Vocal training and choir conducting required. Position includes training of volunteer cantors and developing a children's liturgical music program. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively, have a deep understanding of Vatican II and the rich music tradition of Catholicism, and engage the congregation in active liturgical participation. Moller organ (1958), rebuilt in 1990s, wonderful acoustics, 6-second reverberation. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Submit cover letter, résumé, references, salary expectations to Father David O'Connor. Deadline to apply: August 1, 2016.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Stephen Protomartyr Parish
3949 Wilmington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116
Phone: (314) 481-1133
HLP-8393 Posted 06/09/16
Dynamic and faith-filled parish community of 600 families in St. Louis seeking applicants for full-time Liturgy and Music Director position. Responsibilities include planning, playing, and scheduling ministers for both weekend and school Masses. An ideal candidate should be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Catholic. A proficiency in sacred liturgy along with strong organ, piano, vocal, conducting and accompanist skill is necessary. A commitment to fostering the assembly’s active participation and the ability to collaborate with the parish staff is essential. Benefit package is included. Position is available in August. Contact Mary Regan.
Our Lady of the Lake Church
32 Lakeside Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044
Phone: (973) 239-5696 ext. 218
HLP-8402 Posted 06/23/16
Our Lady of the Lake Church, a suburban Catholic parish located in Verona, NJ, seeks an experienced, collegial bass or baritone cantor to work with the music ministry. Responsibilities include rehearsing with the parish adult choir once a month on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm and serving as the cantor for the 10:30am Sunday mass. Availability for Christmas, Easter, and Holy Week is required. Opportunities to sing for weddings and funerals are available. The candidate should have professional training in music and be comfortable singing both classical and contemporary liturgical music. Email résumé to Henry Gehman, Director of Music.
Pastoral Associate for Worship & Music
Church of St. Andrew the Apostle
Email: Msgrmarucci@churchofstandrews.org and firstname.lastname@example.org
HLP-8372 Posted 05/19/16
Part-time position requires a skilled musician proficient at organ, piano and directing choral groups. 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. Please submit cover letter and résumé to both email addresses above.
Director of Music/Worship
Collaborative, merged large city parish seeks dedicated, innovative and passionate Director of Music and Worship. Director should be knowledgeable and competent in Roman Catholic liturgy, proficient and/or degreed in at least one performance area (organ, piano, choral, voice). Must be collaborative and lead others to deepen their faith through music ministry. This parish is moving in a great direction in a vibrant, and growing part of the city, and is a visionary position for a two-site merged parish. Salary, $38,000 – $40,000, roughly 100 funerals, 20 weddings per year. Please email cover letter and résumé to Fr. Bryan Zielenieski.
Our Lady of Charity Parish
Phone: (716) 822-5962
HLP-8375 Posted 05/19/16
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
Immaculate Conception Parish
208 Seventh Avenue W, Hendersonville, NC 28739
Phone: (828) 693-6901
Fax: (828) 697-1656
HLP-8397 Posted 06/16/16
Immaculate Conception Parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministry to serve over 1,800 families and Parochial school. Responsibilities include planning and leading the music programs for 4 weekend Masses, Holy Days, weekly school Masses, and other special events of the parish; involves adult and children’s choirs, cantors, and instrumentalists. Requiring Bachelor’s Degree in music and knowledge of liturgy, and worship of the Roman Catholic Church; skill in choral direction, collaborative, strong leader, capable of recruiting parishioners to music ministry and inspiring parishioners generally. Compensation is commensurate with education, skills, and experience. Please email cover letter and résumé.
Director of Music
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community
PO Box 619, Burlington, NC 27216
HLP-8366 Posted 05/12/16
Vibrant parish ministered by Conventual Franciscans seeks talented, creative and organized individual to lead a growing and diverse music ministry. New 1200-seat church dedicated in 2011; Allen 3-manual Q390 organ; Yamaha grand piano; Gather 3 hymnals. Requirements include proficiency as an organist, pianist and vocalist; strong assembly leadership from the keyboard; choral development and direction; comfort working with technology; familiarity with a wide range of repertoire appropriate for liturgical worship. Spanish language skills a plus. Full-time position with benefits/or Part-time. Salary commensurate with experience.
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry for Liturgy and Music
3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207
Phone: (513) 745-3732
HLP-8403 Posted 06/23/16
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 August 8, 2016 or shortly thereafter. 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. Apply as soon as possible, by emailing CFJ Director Greg Carpinello.
Director of Music and Worship
St. Mary Catholic Church
715 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: (419) 782-2776
Fax: (419) 782-1958
HLP-8398 Posted 06/16/16
A member of the Pastoral staff, the applicant must provide collaborative leadership and direction of a well-formed parish liturgical ministry commission. The applicant must foremost have a love of Catholic liturgy and a love of people. The applicant must also be self-motivated, organized, flexible, and knowledgeable of Catholic Liturgy, have good communication skills, be skilled in piano, (organ is a plus) and able to provide direction to choirs, cantors, musicians and liturgical ministry teams. Salary competitive and commensurate with education/experience. Position open immediately. Ministry Description and Responsibilities available on request. Send résumé and three references to the address above.
St Thomas More Parish
800 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45245
HLP-8380 Posted 05/26/16
St Thomas More parish is looking for a music director. The position requires a skilled musician proficient at organ, piano, singing and directing choral groups. Requirements: knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, ability to plan and implement music appropriate to the liturgical season, ability to accurately prepare worship aids and presider guides, and desire to work as a part of an energetic, spirit-filled pastoral team. Please submit cover letter, résumé and salary requirements to email address above.
Director of Music
Assumption BVM Parish
300 State Road, West Grove, PA 19390
Phone: (610) 869-2722
HLP-8401 Posted 06/16/16
Assumption BVM Parish seeks a Director of Music who will be responsible for the development and oversight of the parish music program as well as for teaching music in the parish school. This is a full time position with competitive benefits. Parish of 2,400 families in farm/horse/wine country one hour from Philadelphia. Summary of position available on parish web site. Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent a minimum requirement along with accomplished skill at the organ.
Director of Cathedral Liturgical Music Program
Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
1723 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 561-1313
HLP-8359 Posted 05/05/16
The Director of the Cathedral Liturgical Music Program is a full-time position and is supervised by the Rector and Pastor of the Cathedral Parish. Responsible for the overall execution of the Cathedral Liturgical Music Program, Choir, Scholae and Cantors. In cooperation with the Rector and Pastor of the Cathedral Basilica, reviews all liturgical music programs, policies, procedures, and budgets for the Cathedral Liturgical Music Program. In terms of Archdiocesan celebrations and events, confers with the Director of the Office for Divine Worship. For more information and details on how to apply, please visit the Cathedral webpage.
Director of Music Ministries
Saint Martha, Mary and Lazarus Friends of Jesus, Catholic Church
4301 Woodridge Parkway, Porter, TX. 77365
Phone: (281) 358-6637
HLP-8399 Posted 06/16/16
Saint Martha is a vibrant parish seeking a full time Director of Music Ministries who has experience in managing a team through strong leadership, open communication, consensus building and enthusiastic implementation of strategic vision. The Director of Music Ministries will foster growth of all music programs, direct an ensemble for one of the weekly masses; have the 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. Position available August 2016.
Director of Music & Organist
St. Peter’s Catholic Church
Lindsay, TX 76250
Phone: (940) 668-7609
HLP-8388 Posted 06/09/16
St. Peter’s Catholic Church is seeking a part-time (approx. 28 hrs/wk) Director of Music & Organist. Responsibilities include 3 weekend masses, 3 weekday masses (negotiable), and weekly rehearsals (Adult Choirs, Children’s Choir). Please email for a complete job description. St. Peter’s is an architectural gem in the Fort Worth Diocese. Restored in 2009, it stands as a landmark of exceptional beauty that is exemplified not only in the church building, but also in the liturgies it celebrates. For more parish information, please see the parish website.
Assistant Director of Music Ministries
Saint William Catholic Church
620 Round Rock West Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681
Phone: (512) 255-4473
HLP-8361 Posted 05/05/16
Saint William is a vibrant, growing parish seeking a full time Assistant Director of Music Ministries who is a strong servant leader with the ability to work creatively in a fast paced environment. The Assistant Director of Music Ministries will use this position to strengthen and uphold the Pastor’s vision and become an effective member of the Saint William staff. The Assistant Director of Music Ministries reports to and works directly with the Director of Music Ministry. Together they oversee and direct all Mass choirs, including the Children’s Choir. They are also responsible for recruiting and retaining volunteer choir members.
Director of Music Ministries/Organist/Choir Director
St. John the Apostle Catholic Church & School
1968 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Phone: (757) 426-2180
HLP-8385 Posted 06/03/16
Full-time position. Responsibilities include directing a large traditional adult choir, youth choirs, prepare and plan vibrant liturgies to include organ/piano support for 4-5 weekend Masses, Holydays, sacramental celebrations, funerals and weddings. The successful candidate will have solid Catholic theological understanding of liturgy, strong organ/piano and vocal skills, a pastoral approach to volunteers, an ability to teach vocal techniques for all ranges of voices, and effectively build the choral sounds with appropriate instrumental support, strong organizational skills. Email résumé and cover letter to: Fr. Rob Cole, Pastor.
Contemporary Ensemble Leader
Saint Bede Catholic Church
Williamsburg, VA 23188
HLP-8381 Posted 05/26/16
Part-time position (approximately 8 hours per week) requires a skilled musician who leads the musical component of the Sunday 5pm Mass and other services for the Parish Contemporary Ensemble. Duties include the selection of music, direction of the Ensemble and collaborating with the Director of Liturgy and Music to implement the parish’s vision of worship.
The position of Music Director or Music Coordinator is available at Star of the Sea Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is for 35 hours/week and applications can be made immediately. 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 to above address. We will continue our search until the position is filled.
Star of the Sea Catholic Church
1404 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 428-8547
HLP-8382 Posted 05/26/16 - 08/21/16
Director of Worship and Music
St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish
900 Geiger Street, Neenah, WI 54956-2302
Phone: (920) 412-0320
HLP-8405 Posted 06/23/16
Are you in love with Jesus? Have a gift for raising the hearts of others in worship? Do you see liturgy as essential to sharing the Gospel? Family of 1,600 households seeks director with parish experience, strong keyboard skills, a solid background in Catholic liturgy, excellent people skills, the ability to call forth and nurture others’ gifts, and the ability to work with pastor, staff and volunteer musicians and choir members. Full-time. Submit cover letter/résumé to Fr. Larry Seidl by July 31, describing why you think God may be calling you to serve in this corner of our Lord’s vineyard.
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)
912 Market Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 791-5261
HLP-8376 Posted 05/19/16
Full job description available. La Crosse, WI is home to the FSPA and the beautiful Mary of the Angels Chapel. We are seeking a full-time Liturgist to oversee all aspects of the Eucharistic Liturgies and other sacramental and prayer services in a Franciscan community. Candidates should have 3 - 5 years experience with Roman Catholic liturgy; strong music and organizational skills and be an organist/pianist. Competitive compensation and benefit package available. An application is available on our website or résumés may be sent to Deb Scoville at the address listed above.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI 54467
Fax: (715) 344-6121
HLP-8374 Posted 05/19/16 – 06/30/16
St. Bronislava Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 1,800 families, located 5 miles south of Stevens Point, 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. Position available August 1. Send résumé and salary requirements by June 30.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Joseph Congregation
S89 W22650 Milwaukee Avenue, Big Bend, WI 53103
Phone: (262) 662-2832
Fax: (262) 662-0783
HLP-8371 Posted 05/19/16
St. Joseph is seeking a candidate filled with the spirit of evangelization and mission for full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. Duties include 3-4 weekend liturgies year round, and 1-2 weekly school liturgies during the school year; directing and leading the adult choir, funeral choir, contemporary youth choir, children choirs, and cantors. Familiarity with sound systems, recording equipment, notation software and word processing software is encouraged. Candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in music or 1-2 years related experience or equivalent combination. Salary/benefits commensurate with experience. Position begins as early as July 1. Please email for complete job description.
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