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Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Francis of Assisi Parish
1066 26th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (916) 443-8084
HLP-8246 Posted 06/30/15
St. Francis is a parish that sings! Our vibrant liturgies encourage full, conscious, and active participation— with 1800 parishioner households from over 100 zip codes, and over 200 volunteers in liturgical ministries. We are a Franciscan parish, seeking a full-time Director of Music and Liturgy to plan and coordinate four weekend liturgies and other liturgical celebrations; coordinate two adult choirs, children’s choir, cantors, instrumentalists, and accompanists. Qualifications: degree in music or theology/divinity; firm foundation in liturgy and Vatican II theology; experience coordinating parish ministries (3-5 years preferred). Salary in accordance with Diocesan guidelines. Visit website for full job description.
Assistant Director of Choral Programs
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825
Phone: (203) 396-8479
HLP-8263 Posted 07/31/15
The role of the Assistant Director of Choral Programs is to assist the Director of Choral Programs as accompanist and assistant director in the administration and direction of all choral groups and the Choral Program on campus. Requires Master’s Degree in Music and experience as a choral director. Electronic submissions only via above website.
Director of Music and Organist
The Parish of St. Catherine of Siena
220 Shelton Road, Trumbull, CT 06611
Phone: (207) 377-3133
HLP-8247 Posted 06/30/15
Full-time. Growing suburban parish, 1,300 families, seeks director who knows and loves Roman Rite, has strong organizational and interpersonal skills, choral conducting experience, ability to grow adult and children’s choirs (soon forming additional groups), train cantors and instrumentalists, work collaboratively and cooperatively with Pastor. Must have great proficiency in organ, and understand dynamics of congregational singing, to foster participation while utilizing full range of the Roman Catholic Church’s musical patrimony. Computer skills very preferable. Minimum four Masses per weekend, one to three rehearsals per week; no travel. Compensation package commensurate with experience and education; weddings/funerals additional income. Available Summer 2015.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church
7171 Glenridge Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (770) 394-3896
Fax: (770) 399-7866
HLP-8272 Posted 08/21/15
Full-time. Responsibilities: Organization of overall parish worship and liturgical music ministry, piano and organ musicianship at parish masses, recruitment and development of volunteer adult and children's choirs, cantors and accompanists, and leadership within the parish Liturgy Committee. A degree in music or higher, plus five years' parish experience is preferred. Candidate must be Catholic, organized, able to work independently with minimal supervision; have strong skills in: organ/piano, leading assembly in song, choir direction, arranging liturgies, organization/computer skills, and pastoral collaboration. Position includes benefits, salary commensurate with experience. Email or fax cover letter (with salary requirements) and résumé to Colleen Tyner.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Anthony of Padua
PO Box 764, 101 E Virginia Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
HLP-8270 Posted 08/21/15
Qualified candidate is an active Catholic with strong knowledge of Catholic Liturgy and possesses a bachelor’s in music with strong skills as pianist, organist, and vocalist. Seeking energetic person with ability to engage both adults and children. Responsibilities include coordinating music and liturgy for all weekend and school liturgies; directing our Adult Choir, Men’s Choir, and two Youth Choirs; rehearsing with Cantors; and leading our Liturgy Committee. Three to five years of work experience preferred. Full-time with Diocesan benefits. Visit website for more information; send a letter of application and resume by September 15 to Carrie Koenig, Director of Operations.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church
1500 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 922-3444
Fax: (312) 922-3447
HLP-8261 Posted 07/31/15
Old St. Mary’s, a vibrant, growing, and diverse church and school in the South Loop, seeks a full time Director of Liturgy and Music. Must be active Catholic with a degree in music and proficient in piano/organ. Responsibilities include accompanying 4 weekend Masses, programming music for liturgical year, directing adult choir, working with parishioners along with parish staff on planning weddings, funerals and other liturgical events for both the church and school. Served by the Paulist Fathers, the parish places a priority on the singing of the Assembly, and values the full breadth and depth of the Catholic musical treasury.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Matthew Catholic Church
4100 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Phone: (317) 257-4297
HLP-8267 Posted 08/14/15
We are seeking an enthusiastic and organized director for its music ministry. Duties will include the effective preparation, coordination, performance, and leadership of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish. Candidates will be a Catholic in good standing, have a minimum of two years experience in Catholic liturgy and sacred music, and a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. The Director should have a knowledge of keyboard, guitar, vocal, and choral techniques and be proficient in at least one of those areas. Please send a cover letter, resume, references by September 8, 2015.
Director of Music
Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Phone: (859) 236-2111 Ext. 104
HLP-8258 Posted 07/20/15
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.
LifeTeen Youth Mass Music Director
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
917 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 881-1380
Fax: (301) 881-3068
HLP-8268 Posted 08/21/15
Seeking a part-time leader of song for our LifeTeen Youth Mass on Sunday nights at 6:00pm. Candidate would select music, rehearse volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists, and serve as lead vocalist during the Mass. Ideally, candidate would also double as a guitarist or pianist while singing. Knowledge of microphone/mixer equipment a plus, as weekly Masses will require some sound setup on the candidate’s part. Contact: Msgr. Jack Macfarlane.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
7401 Buchanan Street, Landover Hills, MD 20874
Phone: (301) 577-8844
HLP-8254 Posted 07/20/15
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, in Landover Hills, Maryland is conducting a search for a proficient organist and pianist. Responsibilities include accompanying Thursday night choir rehearsals, from September through the feast of Corpus Christi, and two Sunday morning services which includes one choir mass. The salary is $18,000 per year for qualified applicants. The position also offers an optional Saturday vigil stipend amounting to $6500 for the year. The position carries the right of first refusal to all weddings and funerals at St. Mary’s Church. For more information, call or email “Attention Music Director” using the above contact information.
Shrine of St. Jude Catholic Church
12701 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853
Phone (301) 946-8200
HLP-8251 Posted 7/14/15
Shrine of St. Jude Parish is seeking a full-time Director of Music who will provide and coordinate music for parish liturgies, will plan music choices coordinating with the celebrants and direct 3 parish choirs. In addition, the director will schedule and plan for weddings and funerals, cantor at some parish liturgies including the Novena and participate in weekly staff meetings. The director should be proficient in organ, have a knowledge of Catholic liturgy, basic computer skills and preferably a knowledge of Spanish. If interested, please call or email.
Assistant Director of Music & Pianist
St. Malachy Catholic Church
14115 14 Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Phone: (586) 264-1220
HLP-8266 Posted 08/07/15
Will serve as the primary pianist for the adult mixed choir, direct the elementary children's choir and one handbell ensemble. Position is part-time, approximately 15 hours per week. The candidate described is strictly the ideal scenario. The final position could include any combination of the responsibilities above with only the pianist portion non-negotiable. Therefore, all competent pianists are encouraged to apply. St. Malachy is a vibrant and growing parish in Sterling Heights, MI (suburban Detroit). The 2,000+ family parish strives to provide a safe and welcoming community where all are welcome to pray, worship, socialize, and grow together. Full listing online.
Music Director/Liturgy Coordinator
St. Therese North
7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO 64152
Phone: (816) 741-2800
Fax: (816) 741-4959
Website: www.sttheresenorth.org; http://app.hireology.com/s/40762
HLP-8252 Posted 7/14/15
Full time. Good benefits. Planning and executing a comprehensive parish music program and coordinating non-musical parish liturgical life. Previous parish experience, excellent organization ability and outstanding people skills required as well as a strong knowledge, experience and understanding of Catholic liturgy. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with a pastor’s reference letter. Bachelor’s Degree in Music or Liturgy (Master’s preferred) or the equivalent in education and experience. Keyboard skills required. Apply at above website.
Director of Liturgy & Music
Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church
20 N 4th St. Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone: (573) 883-2731
HLP-8248 Posted 06/30/15
Seeking full-time Organist and Director of Liturgy and Music for our vibrant, community of about 1,100 households with Grade School and High School. We seek a Spirit-filled, practicing Catholic with strong knowledge and experience in coordinating parish liturgy and music, as well as developing and directing liturgical ministers and musicians. Minimum BA in music, liturgy or pastoral ministry and possess strong communication, organizational and leadership skills. Candidate would be responsible for overseeing weekend Masses, Masses with our Schools and PSR programs, funerals and weddings, and leading parish choirs. Please send cover letter, résumé and three references to: Fr. Dennis Schmidt.
Director of Music Ministry
Part-time position. Rural parish in northwestern New Jersey seeks individual committed to the Catholic faith, who will be responsible for planning music and playing organ/piano at 2 to 3 weekend masses, Holy Days, Sacramental celebrations, funerals and weddings. Also responsible for directing cantors and other parish musicians and directing adult and children’s choirs.
St. Jude Catholic Church
P.O. Box N, 7 Eisenhower Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Phone: (908) 362-6444
HLP-8257 Posted 07/20/15
Associate Director of Music Ministries
Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima Parish
470 Westchester Avenue, Crestwood, NY 10707
HLP-8269 Posted 08/21/15
Part-time position. Annunciation-OL Fatima, a newly-merged, suburban parish of 3,500 families in Crestwood & Scarsdale. Primary focus: enable assembly’s Eucharistic liturgy participation, under the direction of the DMM. The ADMM will lead music at the 3 weekend masses at the OL Fatima Worship Site. Requirements: strong proficiency on the organ; comfort with variety of styles of liturgical music; at least 3 years of experience with Catholic liturgical rites/music. Small Peragallo organ. Salary commensurate with the workload required. Email résumé, 3-5 references and cover letter in PDF format to Christopher Reilly, Search Committee Chair. Position available by 1 October.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church
5801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 865-5705
Fax: (919) 865-5701
HLP-8256 Posted 07/20/15
Full-time. Excellent benefits. Multi-cultural, multi-generational parish of 3800 families. Planning, executing a comprehensive parish liturgical and music program. Previous parish experience required. Ability to organize, develop, schedule liturgy and music planning. Outstanding people skills required. Demonstrated knowledge of Catholic liturgy. Collaborate with clergy, staff, volunteers to enrich the parish's liturgical and sacramental life. Working knowledge and appreciation for traditional and contemporary liturgical music. Appreciation for Hispanic and other multi-cultural liturgical customs and music. Practicing Catholic in good standing. Bachelor’s Degree in Liturgy/Liturgical Music (Master’s preferred). Proficient keyboard skills required. Apply at above email address.
Music Director & Organist
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Phone: (614) 267-9241
HLP-8264 Posted 07/31/15
Immaculate Conception Parish is seeking a full-time Music Director and Organist. Provides
organ accompaniment and leads sung participation of the liturgical assembly through music for Weekend Masses, Holy Days of Obligation and funeral/wedding liturgies. Three choirs and four masses per weekend. Director recruits, trains and directs cantors, leads adult and children’s choirs and provides direction during rehearsals and liturgies. Collaborates with parish and school staff to plan liturgies and special celebrations and attends meetings and parish events/activities. Bachelor’s degree in Music (experience as a Pastoral Musician may substitute for a degree). Must have a thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic rites.
Director of Music
Mount Saint Peter Church
100 Freeport Road, New Kensington, PA 15068
HLP-8253 Posted 7/14/15
Full-time for active 2000 family parish. Highly qualified, energetic applicant with BA Degree and 5+ years of parish experience preferred. Required: thorough understanding of Vatican II liturgy; strong organ, piano, choral conducting and improvisation; ability to relate well with volunteers and professional musicians; strong “people” and organizational skills. Responsibilities include 3 weekend liturgies, sacramental celebrations, adult and Resurrection choirs, oversight of all parish liturgical ministries, working collaboratively with parish staff and lay leadership to manage/grow vibrant program. Salary/benefits commensurate with experience. Aavailable immediately. Email/mail letter of interest, résumé, salary requirements, 2 letters of reference to Search Committee, c/o Bill Staniszewski.
Director of Music Ministries
Catholic Church of the Nativity
5955 St. Elmo, Bartlett, TN 38135-1516
Phone: (901) 382-2504
HLP-8265 Posted 08/07/15
The Catholic Church of the Nativity is seeking a full-time organist and Director of Music. We are seeking a musician with excellent organ and piano skills and experience with handbells. The candidate needs the ability to bring forth the talents of the parishioners and incorporate many different styles of sacred music into the Masses and other liturgical settings. BA in Music/Liturgy or equivalent education with three to five years' experience in a parish setting preferred. Candidates should be a practicing Catholic in good standing or have a firm understanding of the Catholic Liturgy. Salary is competitive within the Memphis Area.
Assistant Director of Music Ministries
Saint William Catholic Church
620 Round Rock West Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681
Phone: (512) 255-4473
HLP-8262 Posted 07/31/15
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.
Coordinator of Music
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish,
2541 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77845
Phone: (979) 693-6994
HLP-8260 Posted 7/22/15
Dynamic community seeks full-time coordinator to foster music ministry growth/development and community’s full active participation in liturgy. Qualifications: Catholic in good standing; motivated professional pastoral musician with minimum BA in Music; strong organ/piano/conducting skills; knowledge of /respect for Catholic liturgy, liturgical documents and traditional/contemporary Catholic music; 3+ years parish music ministry experience. Plan/prepare music for all liturgical/para-liturgical services; Recruit, develop, coordinate, schedule and direct adult/youth/children’s choirs, instrumental ensembles, cantors/accompanists. Excellent administrative, organizational, pastoral and communication skills are essential. Continued professional/personal faith growth expected. Salary/benefits commensurate with education/experience. Submit cover letter, resume and references by email. Start: ASAP. Open until filled.
HLP-8271 Posted 08/21/15
Dynamic Jesuit parish, Saint Joseph, on Capitol Hill in Seattle is seeking a principal organist/pianist. Plays three weekend liturgies (5 pm Saturday, 9 and 11 am Sunday) and one Thursday evening choir rehearsal. 15 hrs/wk $23-27/hr DOE. Additional options for separately stipended funerals and weddings and possible accompaniment work in the school. 1875 Fr. Willis organ (the only one of its kind in North America!) and 9ft Kawai Concert Grand Piano. Applicants please email questions and résumés to Director of Music Robert McCaffery-Lent.
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