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Positions Available as of March 27, 2015
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Please note an early deadline during Holy Week 2015 because the NPM national office will be closed part of Holy Week and on Easter Monday. After the regular weekly deadline of 5pm on Thursday March 26, the next deadline to submit an ad is 5pm (Eastern) on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The regular Thursday deadline resumes the following week.

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Arizona

Director of Music
Our Lady of Joy Roman Catholic Church
PO Box 1359, Carefree, AZ 85377-1359
Email: lrando@oloj.org
Website: www.oloj.org
HLP-8165 Posted 02/13/15

Full-time. Responsible for recruiting, supervising and providing musical coaching and vocal training for adult and children choir members and cantors. Candidates should have a broad ecclesial repertoire of traditional and contemporary music and mature understanding of the documents of the Roman Catholic Church regarding liturgical music. Candidates must be an active practicing Catholic; proficient in piano and organ; vocally trained; minimum of three years of work experience in a liturgical church music setting; and possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related field. Salary DOE. Email cover letter, résumé, DVD or video recording demonstrating proficiencies.

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California

Director of Liturgical Music
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church
11451 Blue Cypress Drive, San Diego, CA 92131
Phone: (858) 653-3540
Fax: (858) 653-3550
Email: reception@stgg.org
Website: www.stgg.org
HLP-8179 Posted 03/13/15

The candidate will lead our parish community in liturgical music and plan and direct music for four weekend liturgies, funerals, weddings, school liturgies, and other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year. Candidate will ensure that all aspects of music follow liturgical guidelines of the Parish and the Diocese. Candidate will have teaching responsibilities at the parish school. Candidate must have competency in piano & voice, have prior experience as either a Director or Assistant Director, 5years. Candidate must have teaching experience, a Masters of Music or Art with an emphasis in Music.

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Florida

Director of Music and Liturgy
Our Lady Star of the Sea
4000 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Email: ourladystar@cfl.rr.com
Website: www.olssnsb.com
HLP-8183 Posted 03/20/15

Full-time. Responsible for recruiting, supervising and promoting the musical and liturgical life of a vibrant Catholic Parish. Candidates should be comfortable with a broad repertoire of traditional and contemporary music and have a functioning knowledge of the documents of the Roman Catholic Church regarding liturgy and music. Candidates should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related field and demonstrate outstanding musical abilities and exceptional leadership with a particular emphasis on ministry and outreach to the parish community. Competitive salary. Starting date: 7/1/2015. Send résumés to J Patrick Quinn, T.O.R., Pastor.


Director of Music
St. Dominic Catholic Church
3308 E 15th Street, Panama City, FL 32405
Phone: (850) 785-4574
Email: StDominicHR@comcast.net
Website: http://saintdominicpc.com
HLP-8168 Posted 02/21/15

St. Dominic Catholic Church, a parish of 1500 families Panama City, Florida is recruiting a full-time Music Minister who commits to live the Gospel and demonstrates a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy through their musical decisions and selections. The position includes working closely with the Pastor to coordinate parish music ministry, choosing liturgically appropriate music, scheduling and rehearsing with multiple music groups, scheduling and training of cantors/accompanists and managing a music budget. 5 years of previous parish experience preferred. This position includes benefits and a geographically competitive salary range. Please email cover letter & résumé to the Parish Manager.


Coordinator of Liturgy and Music
Saint Clement Catholic Church
1104 N. Alexander Street, Plant City, FL 33563
Email: info@stclementpc.org 
HLP-8167 Posted 02/21/15

Coordinates both English and Spanish Liturgies and the Music for our 3 Masses in English. Searching for a parish committed to the weekend? Seeking a Ministry and not a job? We are a Trinity Centered and Discipleship Driven parish family seeking a candidate that has skills in piano, organ, choral and can oversee Liturgical Ministries. It’s a full-time position with benefits. Interested? Please send a letter describing your purpose of a weekend liturgy, with a complete work and education résumé to: Director of Search Committee.Successfully completing Level II background screening is a requirement for employment. New position.


Director of Music & Liturgy
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
1626 Oak Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
Email: pattieastwood@ollmlb.org
Website: www.ollmlb.org
HLP-8164 Posted 02/10/15

Seeking full-time Director of Music and Liturgy with a thorough understanding of Catholic liturgy. Candidate needs to be able to provide leadership and direction in the planning and implementation of all liturgical music. Applicant should have strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills. Needs to work toward promoting lively, engaging and participative liturgies reflecting traditional and contemporary selections. Must be a practicing Catholic. Bachelor’s degree in Music/Liturgy or equivalent and preferably three to five years’ experience in a parish setting. Candidate should be familiar with computer technology, Microsoft Office, Finale notation software and current digital recording software. No phone calls, please.


Director of Music
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
720 12th Street, Clermont, FL 34711
Email: applicants@mybscc.org
HLP-8154 Posted 01/30/15

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church is a large, spirit-filled parish of over 4,500 registered families in the Diocese of Orlando. The parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music. The Director will have the responsibility planning, developing, and coordinating the parish music program, including music for liturgical celebrations as well as various choirs and ensembles. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in music, a 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.

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Illinois

Organist and Choir Director
Sacred Heart of Jesus
100 South Third Street, Dupo, IL 62239
Phone: (618) 281-5105
Email: 930case@htc.net
Website: www.sacredheartchurchdupo.org
HLP-8169 Posted 02/21/15

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupo, Illinois, a small parish of 130 families just 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, is seeking a part-time Musician. The position requires knowledge of Catholic liturgy, proficiency in organ and choir direction. This individual will be responsible for playing at 8:00 AM mass on Sunday and choir practice. Email a letter of interest and résumé with references to the pastoral council chairperson, Peggy Hoffmann or call Father Carl Scherer. The position is available immediately.

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Iowa

Director of Music Ministry
St. Patrick Church
4330 St. Patrick Drive, Iowa City, IA 52240
Email: office@stpatsic.com
Phone: (319) 337-2856
HLP-8184 Posted 03/20/15 - 04/30/15

A vibrant 1,000 family multicultural parish seeks a Director of Music Ministry. College degree in related area and/or equivalent experience; Knowledge of Catholic liturgy/music; Skilled in choral direction; Proficiency with organ and/or piano desirable; Strong organizational skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Conversational Spanish desirable. Responsibilities: Plan, assist and provide music for weekend, Holy Days, funerals and seasonal liturgies; Recruit, rehearse, and schedule choir, cantors, instrumental musicians; Attend weekly staff planning meetings. Half-time, approximately 20 hours weekly. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email or send résumé and letter of interest to Director of Music Search Committee by May 1, 2015.


Director of Worship & Music/Organist/Choir Director
St. John’s Lutheran Church
600 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Email: pastorrachel@stjohnsdsm.org
Website: www.stjohnsdsm.org/jobs
HLP-8172 Posted 02/21/15

St. John’s Lutheran Church (ELCA), seeks to continue its emphasis on carefully tended, musically-rich worship. This full-time position includes collaborative worship and music planning, leadership of adult choirs and primary organist duties. A 1996 Schlicker pipe organ, re-voiced in 2011, is the primary instrument used to support congregational song. Undergraduate degree in music with an organ emphasis required, with a master’s degree in church music and experience preferred.  A detailed position description may be found on the website. Letters of interest and CV may be emailed to The Rev. Rachel Thorson Mithelman, Senior Pastor. Deadline for applications: April 15, 2015.

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Kentucky

Director of Music
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Danville, KY
Phone: (859) 236-2111 Ext. 104
Email: cunderwood@cdlex.org
Website: www.danville.cdlex.org
HLP-8158 Posted 01/30/15

Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in Danville, seeks a part-time Director of Music. Responsibilities include providing music for all weekend liturgies, weddings, funerals, and holidays; directing adult choir; scheduling and training cantors/accompanists. The candidate should be a practicing Catholic, have strong organ/piano and vocal skills, and have a familiarity with both traditional and contemporary liturgical music. Please email cover letter & résumé.

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Maryland

Liturgical Music Department Director and Principal Organist
St. John the Evangelist Church
112 East Second Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (301) 662-8288
Email: joe.swiss@stjohn-frederick.org
Website: www.stjohn-frederick.org
HLP-8157 Posted 01/30/15

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is a congregation of 4200 families seeking a Liturgical Music Department Director and Principle Organist to coordinate a comprehensive liturgical music program. Responsibilities: providing music for four Masses each weekend and Holy Day Masses, accompany the Adult Choir, Youth Choir, develop a Hand bell Choir and Contemporary Music Group, and maintenance of the Moller 18 rank pipe organ. This is a full time position. Salary and benefit package commensurate with archdiocesan guidelines. Weddings/ funerals paid extra outside of the base salary. Email for a full job description and information.

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Massachusetts

Minister of Music
United Church of Christ in Medfield
496 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052
Phone: (508) 359-4096
Fax: (508) 359-2352
Email address: mgoetz2@comcast.net
Website: http://www.uccmedfield.org
HLP-8182 Posted 03/20/15

Seeking part-time (24 hours/week) Minister of Music to lead music for traditional Sunday morning worship service, holiday services, and other congregational events, drawing on strong faith in Christ. Direct volunteer adult and children’s choirs in varied repertoire of sacred choral music. Must be able to meet the congregational needs for varying musical styles and time periods. Play organ and piano. Ability to conduct a bell choir a plus. Starts September 1, 2015. Diversified experience with church music ministry, Bachelor’s degree in music or commensurate experience. Minimum four years experience in choral conducting preferred, with vocal coaching skills.

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Minnesota

Music Editor
Order of Saint Benedict/Liturgical Press
2900 Abbey Plaza, PO Box 2400, Collegeville, MN 56321
Phone: (320) 363-2874
Fax: (320) 363-3029
Website: http://employmentosb.csbsju.edu and www.litpress.org/
HLP-8176 Posted 03/06/15

Full-time position carries out editorial, educational, and program development roles. Responsible for selection/editing of music for all ritual/pastoral publications, creating/supervising the creation of all new music files via Finale; approving all music settings in final publication files; serves as permissions manager for music. Qualifications: Bachelor’s in liturgy, music or related; solid knowledge of liturgical music, familiarity with music permissions and licensing, competence in Microsoft office, music typesetting, Finale and InDesign. Ability to work under deadline pressure with minimal supervision.  Applications accepted online at above website. You will be prompted to complete an application form and attach cover letter and résumé.


Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Francis de Sales Parish
601 15th Avenue North, Moorhead, MN 56560
Email; frmike@stfrancismhd.org
HLP-8159 Posted 01/30/15

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Moorhead, MN, seeks a full-time director of Liturgy and Music to coordinate all liturgical ministries and worship. Candidates will have familiarity with liturgy planning, music and possess a related degree. Skills should include; proficient on instrument ad leading assembly and choir in song. Salary and benefits negotiable. Send letter of application and résumé to Fr. Michael Patnode.

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Missouri

Director of Music
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1206 E. McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-6143
Email: icchurch@icangels.com
Website: www.icangels.com
HLP-8160 Posted 01/30/15

Seeking a practicing Catholic for full-time Director of Music for parish of 1,600 families. Duties include liturgical music planning/preparation, choral direction of adults and children, accompanist for liturgies, and developing music ministers. Must be proficient in organ and piano and knowledgeable in a variety of Catholic music. Works with the pastor and volunteer music ministers. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Cover letter, résumé, and references should be mailed or emailed to the attention of Larry Jansen.

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Nevada

Director of Liturgy and Pastoral Music (DLPM)
St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church
2575 W El Campo Grande Avenue, North Las Vegas NV 89031
Email: james.jankowski@sjnc.org
Wesite: www.sjnc.org
HLP-8186 Posted 03/27/15

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, 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. Position open May 2015.

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New Jersey

Director of Music Ministries
Sacred Heart Church
76 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Email: search@shcbloomfield.org
HLP-8185 Posted 03/27/15

Full-time. English masses: Sat. 5:30pm, Sun. at 8/10:30am/12:15pm. Oversees planning, coordination of parish music program including Adult, Multi-cultural, Children's choirs and Religious Education. Schantz pipe organ/baby grand piano. Holy Days, devotions, weddings, funerals, feasts, staff and liturgy committee meetings required. Salary commensurate w/experience. Music or liturgy degree, knowledge of Catholic liturgy/traditions, proficiency in various musical styles, experience in choir direction, working with volunteers, ability to provide accompaniment using piano/organ. Please email or mail a cover letter, résumé, references, salary requirements, and links to audio/video files to Search Committee.

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North Carolina

Diocesan Director of Liturgical Music
Raleigh, NC
Email: employment.opportunities@raldioc.org
Website: http://dioceseofraleigh.org/content/diocesan-director-liturgical-music
HLP-8173 Posted 02/21/15

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Diocesan Director of Liturgical Music and Director of Liturgical Music for the parish community of Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Director leads and supervises liturgical music for both the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish community and Diocesan celebrations of the Sacred Liturgy. The Director also assists both the Cathedral parish and Diocese in the preparations for the new Holy Name Jesus Cathedral, expected to be dedicated in 2017. To apply, please email your cover letter and résumé to the above address. Additional information can be found on website.

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Ohio

Director of Music Ministry
St. Paul and Christ the King Parishes
38 North College Street, Athens, OH 45701
Email: mmoore@diosteub.org
Website: www.athenscatholic.org
HLP-8181 Posted 03/13/15

St. Paul and Christ the King Parishes seek a full-time Director of Music Ministry. Located in Athens, Ohio, the parishes serve resident parishioners as well as the Ohio University community. Responsibilities include: planning / staffing weekend liturgies and events, recruiting, directing, and rehearsing with cantors /choirs. Qualifications: B.A. Music with an understanding and appreciation of Catholic liturgy; possess good organ, keyboard and vocal skills; possess good interpersonal skills; ability to appeal to a broad age group (especially young adults); work collaboratively with staff; appreciation of multiple musical styles. Email /send résumé and letters of recommendation to: Fr. Mark Moore, Pastor.

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Oklahoma

Director of Sacred Music
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
PO Box 246, 1100 North Sara Road, Mustang, OK 73064-0246
Fax: (405) 376-4929
Email: pdlewis.okc@gmail.com
HLP-8174 Posted 03/01/15
Full-time director sought for growing, multi-cultural, suburban parish. Responsibilities include planning music for weekend and seasonal Eucharistic celebrations, weddings, funerals, and parish prayer services as needed and a willingness to build up, educate, and assist in providing for the spiritual development of the parish, including English and Spanish speaking parishioners. Bilingual skills appreciated but not required. Requirements include a degree in music and/or liturgy (or experience in lieu of a degree), knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions, as well as various musical styles, experience in choir direction and working with volunteers, and ability to provide accompaniment using a piano/organ.

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Pennsylvania

Director of Music and Liturgy
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: (412) 396-5104
Email: careers@duq.edu
Website: www.duq.edu/work-at-du
HLP-8177 Posted 03/06/15

Duquesne University seeks a Director of Music and Liturgy who will engage with all aspects of University life to realize the fullest expressions of the liturgical and sacramental celebrations of the Church.  As a committed Catholic musician, he/she will offer sincere Christian hospitality to all students, faculty and staff.  As a campus minister, he/she will welcome people of every language, faith and way of life, while focusing on the celebration of the Eucharist as the “Source and summit of our faith” community.  For details, please visit website.  To apply, email materials to above address.

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Washington

Pastoral Assistant for Music and Liturgy
Church of the Assumption
2116 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
Email:  karenz@assumption.org
Website:  www.assumption.org
HLP-8175 Posted 03/06/15 - 4/27/15

Church of the Assumption is seeking a full-time Pastoral Assistant for Music and Liturgy. Applicants should have a BA in music or liturgy and at least two years’ experience. A working knowledge of piano is required. Must be an active member of a Catholic faith community and willing to work evenings and weekends. Knowledge of Spanish a plus. Salary based upon experience and qualifications in accordance with Archdiocesan guidelines. Closing date 4/27/15. Start date 7/1/15 or earlier. See website for job description and application packet.


Director of Music
St. James Cathedral
Seattle, WA
Email: lbrouse@stjames-cathedral.org
Website: www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Archdiocese/HR/Documents/EmploymentApplication.pdf
HLP-8163 Posted 02/10/15

F/T position at dynamic downtown parish with noted music program. Requires minimum of a Master’s Degree in Sacred Music, or equivalent, experience in leading music programs at large Catholic parishes, preferably at the cathedral level. Administrative, budgetary and personnel experience commensurate with directing a large cathedral music program. Competence in choral directing and keyboard performance. Ability to work effectively with a number of different groups of people. Interested applicants should download the Job Application at above website and send it with a résumé, via e-mail, to Larry Brouse.

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West Virginia

Director of Music/Organist
Our Lady of Peace
640 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003-4632
Email: dschuelkens@dwc.org
Website: www.olpwv.org
HLP-8180 Posted 03/13/15

Director of Music/Organist for Sunday; holy day Masses; reconciliation services; sacramental celebrations; weekly choir rehearsal. BA in Organ or Music preferred but not necessary. Catholic parish experience preferred but not necessary. Must possess a solid understanding/ practice of pastoral ministry with collaborative/collegial work ethic. Additional possibilities exist in teaching at Our Lady of Peace Grade School throughout the week making the position full-time, if desired. Interested candidates should email letter of interest and résumé to Rev. Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr., MA, MDiv.


Director of Music
Saint John University Parish
1481 University Avenue, Morgantown WV 26505
Phone: (304) 296-8231
Fax: (304) 296-4650
Email: jheiser@dwc.org
Website: www.mountaineercatholic.com and www.stjohnmorgantown.com/
HLP-8178 Posted 03/06/15

Parish and Campus Ministry for the Students/Staff of West Virginia University.  Opening for a Full-Time Director of Music.  Candidates should be proficient in voice, piano, guitar.  Basic choral and chant knowledge preferred. Bachelors necessary. Requires an energetic and spiritually mature individual who upholds the Magisterium of the Church and can work well with youth, college students, and adults.  Will prepare and execute university parish liturgical music, assist with campus ministry events, and be an integral part of the campus ministry staff.  See listing at Catholic Jobs for more info. Email Fr. John Paul Heiser, OSB application materials.

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Wisconsin

Director of Liturgy/Pastoral Music
Our Lady of Peace Parish
1414 W 5th Street, Marshfield, WI
Email: office@olpparish.net
Website: www.OLPMarshfield.com
HLP-8166 Posted 02/13/15

Part-Time. The ideal candidate will be able to lead our parish in liturgical music for three weekend liturgies and other special liturgical celebrations throughout the year. This individual will have a background and understanding of liturgy and the prayer of the Church; work collaboratively and cooperatively with the pastor.  Qualifications: degree in music, experience with Catholic liturgy, proficient in organ, piano, voice, computer skills, strong organizational and collaborative skills. Mail, or email, résumé with salary requirements to Rev. Eric Berns, Pastor. Open starting February 16, 2015.

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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:

Please note an early deadline during Holy Week 2015 because the NPM national office will be closed part of Holy Week and on Easter Monday. After the regular weekly deadline of 5pm on Thursday March 26, the next deadline to submit an ad is 5pm (Eastern) on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The regular Thursday deadline resumes the following week.

Ads may be submitted by e-mail to Kathleen Haley at 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 5pm (Eastern) on Thursday will be posted that weekend.

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

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