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California

Director of Music Ministry
St. Perpetua Church
3454 Hamlin Rd., Lafayette, CA 94549
E-mail:  jkasper@stperpetua.org
Phone: 925-283-0272
HLP-8476 Posted 12/16/16

Exempt position, 30 hours/week, classified M1-M3 including full benefits.  Seeking talented professional with excellent communication/organization skills.  Strong knowledge of the Roman Catholic liturgy, informed understanding of Vatican II and utilizing variety of musical styles.  Bachelor’s Degree in Music or equivalent education-experience.  Develop/direct adult choir utilizing volunteer singers, develop children/youth choir, schedule volunteer cantors; four weekend Masses, holy days, prayer services, funerals/weddings, concert series.  Proficiency on Rodgers three-manual Trillum Organ and Yamaha Grand Piano.  Candidate would be a member of a collaborative parish staff.  See link for salary and benefits information; position available 1/1/17.  Contact Fr. John Kasper, listed above.  http://www.oakdiocese.org/offices/human-resources/employment/personnel-policies-for-chanceries-and-parishes/AppendixE2016FullDocument.pdf

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Connecticut

Director of Chapel Music
Yale University
409 Prospect Street,  New Haven CT 06511
Phone: 203-432-9681
Email: Kristen.forman@yale.edu
Website: Ism.yale.edu
HLP-8474 Posted 11/25/16

This position supports the music in Marquand Chapel, the University Church in Yale, and Berkeley Divinity School. T he position will have two equally important roles:  overseeing the music-making in these centers (where worshipers experience abundantly diverse patterns of worship and music), and teaching the students to lead worship themselves.  Job description and application information are at ism.yale.edu/ChapelMusic.

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Delaware

Director of Music/Organist
St. Jude's Catholic Church
152 Tulip Drive, Lewes, DE  19958
Email:  louann@stjudelewes.org
Website:  stjudelewes.org
Phone:  302-644-7300
HLP-8471 Posted 11/25/16

Saint Jude's is looking for a part-time Director of Music with knowledge of Catholic liturgy and music.   Duties include planning and playing for weekend masses (Saturday: 4:30pm; Sunday: 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:00 am; additional masses thru the summer) coordinating and providing music for other special Liturgies, and directing the adult choir.  Minimum qualification: 5-7 years of experience working with Church liturgies, choirs and as an accompanist proficient with organ/piano.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Rogers Allegiante 578 organ and piano.  Please send resumé to Lou Ann Sullivan at louann@stjudelewes.org.  You can also request a full job description as well. 

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Florida

Director of Music Ministry– Full Time Position
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
188 South Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, Florida 33444
Website:  http://stpaulsdelray.org/job-opening-director-of-music/
E-mail:  Norman@fau.edu
HLP-8478 Posted 12/22/16

Full Time position to coordinate varied and dynamic music ministries; direct all music for parish worship and events; serve as primary organist and choirmaster.  Select hymns, service music, organ solos, ensemble and choral music for each liturgy.  Prepare/direct the Music at St. Paul’s Concert series, approximately twelve concerts a year, interfacing with local professional musicians as well as professionals from outside the area.  Salary commensurate with experience and education, and on scale for AGO.  For detailed job description/vision please visit website.  Additional information and resume submission to search committee chair, Dr. Sandra L. Norman.  Position opens January 2017.

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Illinois

Music Director
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
25 E. Richmond Street, Westmont, IL  60559
Email:  apply@holytrinitywestmont.org
HLP-8485 Posted 1/12/17

The Music Director for Holy Trinity Parish is a person of faith who has a thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic liturgy.  Responsible for the effective planning, coordination and execution of music within all the liturgical celebrations of the parish, including five weekend masses from 4:30 p.m. on Saturday through and including the 7:00 p.m. mass on Sunday.  Piano, organ and vocals required.  Selects and plans music in cooperation with the Pastor, Principal and the liturgy teams/committee for use in parish and school liturgies.  Previous experience and education required.  Full Job Description: http://www.dioceseofjoliet.org/hr/jobdetail.php?id=281

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Indiana

Executive Director
Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 810 Freeman Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 800-624-2526
Website: www.alcm.org
HLP-8467 Posted 11/17/16

The executive director serves as the chief executive officer for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, a membership-based organization whose mission is to nurture and equip musicians to serve and lead the church’s song.  The executive director reports to the board of directors and is responsible for the consistent fulfillment of ALCM’s mission and achievement of all financial objectives.  The executive director will develop and drive the organizational strategy, financial and operational management, development of staff, program planning and assessment, and represent ALCM throughout the Lutheran community nationally.  Complete job description http://www.alcm.org/executive-director-search/.  The position does not require relocation to Valparaiso.

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Maryland

Part-time Music Director
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church
Mailing address: P.O. Box 310, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Physical address:  22800 Washington St., Leonardtown, MD 20650
Tel: 301-475-8064 ext. 14
Fax: 301-475-8762
Email: dbeaubien@saintaloysiuschurch.org
Website: www.saintaloysiuschurch.org
HLP-8473 Posted 11/25/16

St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Leonardtown, Md.  Adult choir, cantors and Youth choir supervision.  Keyboard skills desirable.  Spirit of collaboration necessary.  Compensation commensurate with experience.  Contact: Rev. David W. Beaubien, Pastor, at address above.

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Michigan

Director of Music
St. Joseph Parish
3430 Dover St, Dexter MI, 48130 
Phone: 734.426.8483
Fax: 734.426.6451
E-mail: Brendan_walsh@stjos.com
Website:  www.stjos.com
HLP-8486 Posted 1/12/17

St. Joseph Parish, Dexter, MI seeks Director of Music to coordinate liturgical music, direct several choirs, and work with pastor and Spiritual Life & Worship Committee in planning vibrant, spirit-filled liturgies.  Growing, active 1380+ family parish; pastoral staff of five.  Degree or certification in or experience in Pastoral Liturgy and Music preferred.  Salary and benefits commensurate with degree and experience.  Position begins March 1, 2017.  Send resume to Fr. Brendan Walsh, 3430 Dover, Dexter, MI  48130.  734-426-8483. 

Director of Music/Organist/Pianist
Catholic Community of St. Charles & St. Joseph-St. Mary
505 S. Lafayette Street, Greenville, MI 48838
Phone: (616) 754-4194
Fax: (616) 754-2357
Email: frjwysefrjwyse@saintscjm.com
Website: saintscjm.com/
HLP-8483 Posted 1/5/17

This vibrant faith community of 900 families northeast of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time energetic music director. The position is responsible for selecting and planning liturgical music; organizing, training, recruiting and rehearsing cantors; and development of the adult, youth, children choir and instrumentalists. Candidate must have a knowledge and appreciation of worship in the Catholic tradition, yet be comfortable with a variety of musical styles. Music degree preferred; proficiency with keyboard, piano and organ required. Salary commensurate with experience and education; medical benefits included. Position begins as soon as possible after January 1, 2017.

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Nebraska

Director of Sacred Music and Organist
Christ the King Catholic Church
654 S. 86 Street, Omaha, NE 68114
Pastor: Rev. Damien Cook
Email: djcook@archomaha.org
Website: www.ctkomaha.org/
HLP-8481 Posted 1/5/17

Christ the King Church is a thriving parish/school currently seeking a  qualified candidate for Director of Sacred Music. Desirable qualities:  practicing Catholic; strong proficiency in organ, conducting, and  singing; experience working with children’s choirs desirable  (especially Ward method); knowledge and understanding of the Church’s  documents on sacred music; familiarity and appreciation of chant;  possess a strong desire to work with pastor and assist in making the Mass faithful, prayerful, and beautiful. Minimum education BA/BM in  Music. Masters in Organ/Church Music preferred. Position is full-time,  salaried with benefits. Please send resumes to Rev. Damien Cook no later than January 20th.

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New Jersey

St. Philip the Apostle Church
797 Valley Rd., Clifton NJ  07013
Phone: 973-779-6200
Website: stphilip.org
HLP-8469 Posted 11/17/16

Large Roman Catholic parish seeks experienced baritone or bass cantor/section for Music Ministry program.  Responsibilities include serving as bass section leader, rehearsing with Adult Choir Monday evenings, and singing with Choir at the regularly scheduled 10:00am Sunday choir mass. Opportunities to cantor at other liturgies are also available.  Availability for the annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and the Spring Choir Concert is required.  Should be professionally trained and possess solid musicianship skills.  Comfort singing a stylistically varied repertoire of liturgical music desirable.  Email resume and supporting materials to Frank Hydash, Director of Music at frankhydash@gmail.com


Director of Music
Saint Michael Church
4 Church St., Netcong, NJ 07857
website: http://st-michael-1880.com/
HLP-8468 Posted 11/17/16

Saint Michael Church in Netcong, NJ is looking for a part-time director of music.  The ideal candidate must hold specialized credentials in music and has a thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic Liturgy.  Duties include planning and playing for weekend masses (Saturday, 5pm, Sunday, 8:45 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm), coordinating and providing music for other Catholic Liturgies, and directing the adult choir.  Minimum qualification: Bachelor's degree in music/liturgy or equivalent education. Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resumés to Dr. Joseph Legaspi, jlegaspi.stmichael@gmail.com

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New York

Director of Music- Leave Replacement
St. John the Evangelist Church
39 East Main Street, Pawling, NY  12564
Phone: (845) 855-5488
E-Mail: fr.destefano@gmail.com
HLP-8482 Posted 1/5/17

St. John the Evangelist is seeking a part-time Music Director.  This position is currently a leave replacement (3 months), but may become permanent.  Responsibilities: planning the music and playing for 3 weekend Masses; Holy Days of Obligation; 2 Sunday Choirs (one adult schola choir and one family choir which has both children and adults); adult and adolescent cantors; Children's and Adult Choir for Christmas and Triduum; weddings/funerals for an additional stipend.  The candidate should have a thorough understanding of Catholic Liturgy, diverse styles of music, and be proficient at both organ and singing.  Position begins the end of January.

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Ohio

Director, Liturgy & Music
St. Michael the Archangel Parish
Attn: Dow Campbell
750 Bright Rd., Findlay, OH 45840
E-mail: dcampbell@findlaystmichael.org
HLP-8484 Posted 1/6/17

St. Michael the Archangel, a vibrant Catholic parish serving 10,000 people, is seeking a full-time Director of Liturgy and Music. We are accustomed to transformative liturgy and music in compliance with Church doctrine. We seek a dynamic liturgist/musician who is a practicing Catholic who understands the importance of liturgy in the life of the parish and is able to successfully incorporate music into each celebration. Applicant should be proficient in piano/organ. A Bachelor’s degree in liturgy, music or equivalent is required. Please include salary requirements with application. Further job/parish description is available at http://findlaystmichael.org/assets/job-description---dir-liturgy---music.pdf. Position is open until filled.


Director of Pastoral  Music
Gesu Catholic Church
2049 Parkside Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43607
Email:  mlosfs@aol.com
Phone:  419-531-1421
HLP-8470 Posted 11/17/16

Seeking a Director of Pastoral Music. (24 hours/week with the possibility of moving to full-time).  Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning and leading music for three weekend Masses, Holy Days, funerals, weddings and other parish liturgies.  Traditional and contemporary musical styles.  Individuals should be skilled in organ and piano with qualifications in other instruments a plus.  Candidates must be able to lead and instruct choirs, cantors and instrumentalists.  A wonderful opportunity to build on an already solid program.  Gesu has a Pilzecker three manual mechanical action organ and a Kawai grand piano.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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South Carolina

Director of Music – Full Time
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
2252 Woodruff Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681
Email: jobs@smmcc.org
Website: www.smmcc.org
HLP-8487 Posted 1/12/17

Now accepting applications for the full-time position of Director of Music.  Seeking a music professional committed to the service of the Church and the Pope’s vision to the New Evangelization.  Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s Degree or higher will be given additional preference) with at least five years in a parish setting.  The candidate must be knowledgeable in Catholic liturgical practices and various styles and forms of church music and the incorporation of such into the Liturgy.  Salary commensurate with experience and other benefits are available. To apply see the parish web site under News & Upcoming Events. www.smmcc.org/209

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Wisconsin

Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Boniface Parish
W204N11940 Goldendale Road, Germantown, WI 53022
Phone: 262-628-2040
E-mail: bneureuther@stbonifacewi.org
Website: stbonifacewi.org
HLP-8480 Posted 12/22/16

Provides music for all liturgies including: Saturday and Sunday parish liturgies, Holy Days, weddings, reconciliation services, 8th grade graduation, memorial services, funerals, Confirmation, First Communion and others as agreed on with the Pastor.  Works with the Director of Administration on budget.  Reviews and maintains copyright privileges.  Directs, trains, and coordinates scheduling for all choirs.  Develops orders of worship. Attends monthly parish staff meetings and Prayer and Worship committee meetings.  2-3 years experience and organ/piano skills needed.  Need ability to direct choirs and cantors.  This is a part-time salaried position with 20-25 hours per week.


Director of Music and Liturgy/Elementary Music Teacher
Sacred Heart Catholic Parish
624 N Willow Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959
Email: frdave@rucls.net
Phone: 608-524-2412
Fax: 608-524-3831
HLP-8479 Posted 12/22/16

We are hiring a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy who will also teach 2 days/week at our K-8 school.  Applicants should have knowledge of the musical tradition and Liturgy of the Church, the ability to play the organ or at least the piano, and the skills to direct choirs.  Must love children and music education, though a degree in education is not required.  Competitive salary, health and vacation benefits offered.  Send resumes or request job description by emailing Fr. David Carrano.  Also open to applicants for part-time liturgical music.  Start date negotiable.  Deadline for applications is: Mar 1st.


Director of Liturgy and Music
St. James Parish
7219 S. 27th Street, Franklin, WI 53132
E-mail:  donna@stjames-franklin.org
Fax:  414-761-2208
HLP-8477 Posted 12/22/16

St. James Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 650 families, located Franklin, Wisconsin. We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Pastoral Team.  This full-time position requires a practicing Catholic with strong organ, keyboard and vocal skills, competency in choral and handbell direction, as well as a strong Liturgical background.  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.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Send resume and salary requirements to the email address above.


Director of Music Ministries
St. Bronislava Parish
3200 Plover Road, PO Box 158, Plover, WI  54467
Email:  businessoffice@stbrons.com
Fax:  715-344-6121
HLP-8472 Posted 11/25/16

St. Bronislava Parish, a vibrant faith community serving 1,800 families, located 5 miles south of Stevens Point Wisconsin, 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.  Send resume and salary requirements to Music Director Search Committee at the address above.

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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: Email ads to Jill Nennmann (Jill@npm.org) with your membership number if you are a member, plus the name and email address of the person to whom the invoice should be sent. Ads formatted as noted in these guidelines which are received by 4:30 pm (Eastern) on Thursday will be posted that evening.

Removal: If the position is filled before the two month listing period ends, email Jill@npm.org so the ad can be removed when new ads are posted that week.

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