Positions Available as of July 22, 2015
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Assistant Director of Music
The Cathedral of SS Simon and Jude
6351 N 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017
Website: www.simonjude.org; https://www.dropbox.com/s/wqolhnc8hasrq5s/assistant-dropbox.pdf?dl=0
HLP-8235 Posted 06/12/15
Full-time with benefits. The Assistant Director chants the propers (English and/or Latin) and Ordinary at Daily Mass Monday-Thursday, works with the auditioned Children's Choir Monday-Thursday, sings as part of the professional Cathedral Choir on Sunday, directs the Cathedral Youth Schola, and executes music at the Sunday Spanish Masses. Days off: Friday/Saturday. The ability to play the organ (or at least sufficient keyboard skills), speak (or at minimum sing in) Spanish, a love of chant/polyphony, a strong desire to work with children, and exceptional vocal skills are necessary. More information can be found at above dropbox. Apply via email.
Saint Jerome Catholic Church and School
10815 N. 35th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85029
Phone: (602) 467-4902
HLP-8231 Posted 06/04/15
Full-time. To lead a contemporary worship music ministry that fosters full, active, conscious participation of the worshipping assembly. The Director of Music & Liturgy is also responsible for overseeing various Liturgical ministries and preparing scripts and rituals for Holy Days and special celebrations. Music/Liturgy Director will be responsible for providing music for funerals and weddings. Ideal candidate will have a desire and ability to joyfully lead volunteer and stipend musicians; ability to organize, coordinate contemporary ensembles and train Cantors, musicians and technical team members (Digital Sound Board and Pro Presenter lyric/video presentation system); bilingual is a plus.
Organist/Director of Music
The Cathedral of St. Andrew
617 S. Louisiana Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
HLP-8259 Posted 07/20/15
Full-time position with benefits. Competitive salary by NPM/AGO guidelines. Instrument is 66-rank Nichols and Simpson pipe organ. Responsibilities include 4 weekend liturgies, all Holy Day liturgies, semi-professional chorus, 3-octave handbell choir, and seasonal concerts. Sample mp3 demonstrating accompaniment skills or choral works must be submitted with résumé to above address.
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.
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 Liturgical Music
1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
HLP-8242 Posted 06/26/15
Full-time. Coordinates and supervises all musical selections, choral and music groups performing at liturgies in the university chapel. Requirements: practicing Catholic with a master’s degree in music or related study; working knowledge and appreciation of contemporary and traditional liturgical music that encourages congregational singing; demonstrated proficiency in choral conducting and keyboard accompaniment; experience working with college-age students possessing a range of musical abilities; ability to facilitate the recruitment and development of students in choral and instrumental music ministry. Additional information and application via the website link provided here.
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-8228 Posted 05/28/15
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 Eileen Kehres.
Director of Music Ministries
Immaculate Conception Parish
7211 W. Talcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: (773) 775-3833
Fax: (773) 775-4017
E-mail before July 20: KatieRholl@icparish.info
E-mail after July 20: RHegarty@icparish.info
HLP-8243 Posted 06/26/15
Immaculate Conception Church, a family oriented parish on the northwest side of Chicago, seeks a full-time director for their growing music ministry. The ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic with a passion for the liturgy and an energetic person with the ability to engage both adults and children. Responsibilities include playing for several weekend Masses, directing the Adult Choir, two Children’s Choirs, Children’s Cantor program, and contemporary Youth Worship Ensemble. Possibility for conducting Adult Handbell group if interested. Must have strong skills as a pianist, organist, vocalist, and have a strong knowledge of Catholic Liturgy.
Director of Music and Liturgy
Saint Augustine and Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
315 E. Chestnut Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Phone: (812) 282-2677
Websites: www.saintaug.org & www.sacredheart-church.com
HLP-8250 Posted 7/14/15
The Catholic Community of Jeffersonville consists of two clustered parishes, St. Augustine and Sacred Heart. Combined, they are a large suburban parish with over 1,400 families and a school with 250 students with two beautiful worship sites, one very old and one very new. Responsibilities include: Organization of overall worship and music ministry, piano and organ musicianship at parish and school Masses, recruitment and development of adult and children’s choirs as well as cantors. He or she also provides leadership to the parish liturgy committees. Bachelors or higher in music plus parish experience is preferred. Email for detailed job description.
Director of Liturgy and Music
Queen of Peace Catholic Church and School
4508 Vistula Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544
Phone: (574) 255-9674
HLP-8244 Posted 06/26/15
Full-time, 900 family parish. Responsibilities include overseeing liturgical music at four weekend Masses and one weekly school Mass, coordinating liturgical ministries, teaching K-8 general music in our grade school. Excellent opportunity to lead strong choral program with dedicated and talented singers/students. Resources include Rodgers electronic organ and Yamaha baby grand, Gather Comprehensive II hymnal. Bachelor’s degree in music/liturgy or equivalent required. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Position will be open August 3, apply now. Email résumé and cover letter in PDF format and address correspondence to Fr. John Eze, pastor.
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.
Minister of Music
Saints Joseph and Paul Church
609 East 4th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303
HLP-8255 Posted 07/20/15
Full-time Minister of Music for vibrant, family-oriented community, focused on local and worldwide outreach. We seek a Spirit-filled Catholic with experience coordinating liturgy and music, leading musicians, and team-building skills. Multi-talented on various instruments, enjoys working with various music groups. Responsible for worship-filled liturgies and ministering to an adult/children’s choir, and a team of paid musicians. The music minister will be empowered to advance the mission of the parish to give our hearts to God and our talents to His people. Send résumé and cover letter to Alan Sims at the above email address.
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.
New Roads Catholic Community
132 Lexington St, Belmont, MA
Phone: (617) 484-0279 ext. 52
HLP-8249 Posted 7/14/15
We are two Catholic parishes working to create an engaging and vibrant experience of worship that focuses on attracting those new to the discipleship path. Seeking an accomplished musician capable of providing accompaniment on the piano. Guitar, vocal, or organ skills are a plus. Responsibilities include accompanying two Sunday morning Masses every other weekend, as well as occasional funerals (weekday and Saturday mornings), weddings, and Holy Days. Other requirements: a collaborative spirit, familiarity with the Mass, a basic understanding of liturgical music. This is a part-time, six-month position, with the possibility of extension. Email résumé and cover letter to Rachel.
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
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1206 E. McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 635-6143
HLP-8230 Posted 05/29/15
Seeking a practicing Catholic for full-time Director of Music Ministry for a parish of 1,600 families. Duties include liturgical music planning/preparation, choral direction of adults and children, accompanist for liturgies, and training and scheduling musicians and cantors. Must be competent 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, salary/position history and references should be mailed or emailed to the attention of Larry Jansen.
Campus Minister and Director of Liturgical Music
Office of Campus Ministry
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, New Hampshire
HLP-8234 Posted 06/04/15
We are seeking a Campus Minister who will direct the liturgical music program of the College. Responsibilities include preparing and directing the music and music ministers for the Sunday evening Mass, Wednesday night Mass, major College liturgical celebrations, etc. Applicants should be practicing Roman Catholics with a Master’s Degree in Liturgical Music or equivalent training and experience. Full-time, benefits. Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.
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
Assistant for Worship and Music
The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light
402 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
HLP-8240 Posted 06/19/15
Duties include: Collaborate with Pastoral Associate for Worship and Music to oversee training, scheduling, and ongoing formation of Liturgical Ministers. Communication of materials and information to ministers. Preparation of presider book and worship aids as needed. Assist on weekends, holy days, and Resurrection Catholic School masses to oversee liturgical ministers as needed. Keep related information on parish website, facebook and app up to date. Substitute for Director of Music Ministries as needed. Position available July 1, 2015, 15 hours per week. Email résumé.
Part-Time Music Director/Organist
Immaculate Conception Church
75 Church Street, Franklin, NJ 07416
HLP-8233 Posted 06/04/15
Parish in Franklin, NJ (Sussex County) is seeking a part-time Music Director and Organist. Responsibilities include providing music for 3 weekend Masses, holydays and special events, as well as being available for weddings and funerals. Candidates must be experienced in Catholic liturgy, traditions and music, have vocal skills, and be proficient on organ and keyboard. The
director will work with the pastor to oversee the planning and coordination of the parish music program which includes Adult, Teen and Youth choirs and volunteer cantors. Interested applicants may email/mail submit résumés, references and salary requirements to Search Committee.
Director of Music Ministries
Church of Saint Pius X
91 Secor Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: (914) 725-2755
Web site: http://www.saintpiusxchurch.com/
HLP-8225 Posted 05/28/15
The Director will report to and work closely with the Pastor, and is responsible for planning, coordinating, overseeing, and executing all liturgical music needs of the parish. Qualifications: superior keyboard skills on both piano and organ; Bachelor degree in music or equivalent training/experience; knowledge of Catholic liturgy and traditions; familiarity with traditional and contemporary liturgical music; ability to work with both professional and volunteer musicians; possess strong organizational and communication skills. Compensation commensurate with experience. Please mail or email résumé and references to Music Search Committee, c/o Dawn Powell.
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.
Diocesan Director of Liturgical Music
Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh
7200 Stonehenge Drive Raleigh, NC 27613
HLP-8245 Posted 06/26/15
The Director of Liturgical Music leads and supervises liturgical music for both the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish community, as well as the faithful of the Diocese of Raleigh for Diocesan celebrations of the Sacred Liturgy. The Director also assists both the Cathedral parish and Diocese to develop and facilitate the vision and prepare for the new Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, expected to be dedicated in 2017. To apply, please email your cover letter and résumé. Additional Information can be found on website.
Resurrection of Our Lord
32001 Cannon Road, Solon OH 44139
Phone: (440) 248-0980 Ext. 24
HLP-8237 Posted 06/19/15
Roman Catholic – 1,200 households. Primary focus: enable assembly’s Eucharistic liturgy participation. Includes: selection of music; keyboard accompaniment; recruiting, directing, rehearsing volunteer musicians, choir, cantors for 3 weekend masses; children’s choir; music for other liturgical, catechetical events; production of concert series. Requirements: strong singing voice; comfort with variety of styles of liturgical music; bachelor of music degree or equivalent; experience with Catholic liturgical rites and music. Send résumés, three references by August 10. Instruments: 6 foot Baldwin Grand Piano, Wicks Hybrid Organ. Hymnals: Gather Comprehensive (2011). Full-time with benefits; salary negotiable (Diocese of Cleveland scale.) Contact Ms Lisa Frey, Pastoral Associate.
Director of Music Ministries & Organist
St. Philip's Episcopal Church
516 McLish Avenue SW, Ardmore, OK 73401
HLP-8239 Posted 06/19/15
St. Philip's Episcopal Parish, Ardmore, Oklahoma seeks a full-time Director of Music Ministries & Organist. The Parish is situated midway between the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex and Oklahoma City. The Director of Music Ministries & Organist is responsible for the Adult choir as well as other small ensembles. In addition, we have a 2 manual, 16 rank Aeolian-Skinner organ (opus 1387)! A full job description, including how to apply for the position, is available via email from Brett Stidham (search co-chair) and on the St. Philip's Episcopal Church website.
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.
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.
Director of Sacred Music
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
7522 Everhart Road, Corpus Christi, Texas 78413
Phone: (361) 991-4400
HLP-8241 Posted 06/19/15
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, a newly established and fast growing parish in Corpus Christi, Texas is seeking a full-time Director of Sacred Music, benefits included. Must be skilled in organ and piano as well as be able to organize and plan the music for Saturday Vigil, Sundays, Holy Days and special feast days. Help also to develop an adult choir. The Director will work closely with the pastor. Degree in music is preferred, experience and knowledge of Catholic liturgical practice for Ordinary Form and Extraordinary Form of Mass preferred. Competitive salary.
Director of Liturgy and Music
St. Rita Parish
Phone: (414) 541-7525
HLP-8238 Posted 06/19/15
St. Rita Parish in Milwaukee, WI is seeking a full-time Director of Music. We are an active participation worshipping community as envisioned by Vatican II. Required: B.A, or its equivalent, knowledge of Catholic liturgy, various styles of ritual music, proficiency in organ and piano, bells, and directing skills for the adult choir, cantors, and instruments. The Director will be responsible for preparing liturgical celebrations, recruitment and formation of liturgical ministers. Salary: based on background and experience. Vibrant worship space, a three manual 33 rank Reuter pipe organ. Submit a cover letter and résumé to Rev. Charles Zabler.
Director of Music Ministries
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
602 Everglade Dr., Madison WI 53717
Phone: (608) 833-2606
HLP-8236 Posted 06/12/15
St. Thomas Aquinas, a 1,300+ household parish, with an engaged assembly, professional staff, and established ensembles, accompanists and choir, seeks an enthusiastic Catholic experienced in directing parish music ministries. Strong piano and vocal skills preferred, with proficiency on other instruments, and a broad repertoire of uplifting sacred music. Degreed applicant with collaborative leadership skills will coordinate music at four weekend Masses (one Spanish), funerals and weddings, train and develop choirs, and provide music for various programs. Competitive salary ($48,000 to $60,000) plus stipends. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus. See website or email Jennifer for full description or to apply.
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