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FDLC:  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC) is seeking a part-time administrative assistant.   The duties will span three days per week; scheduling can be flexible.

The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic, skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point; have knowledge of website management (Drupal format); and possess excellent communication, organizational, and administrative skills.  College study is preferred. Social media skills and Spanish language proficiency is a plus! 

The FDLC is a non-profit, national organization whose members include Worship Office staffs and liturgical commissions from the dioceses of the USA. Our offices are located near the Catholic University Campus, in northeast Washington, D.C.

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience.  For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Search Committee, FDLC National Office, 415 Michigan Avenue, NE, Suite 70, Washington, DC 20017. or e-mail to rita@fdlc.org.

POSTED 8-1-17

 

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR MUSIC AND LITURGY -- Saint Paschal Baylon Catholic Community, Highland Heights, Ohio

The mission of the Pastoral Associate for Music & Liturgy is to promote excellence in worship and spiritual growth in the lives of the Community of Saint Paschal Baylon, in the charism of the Blessed Sacrament Religious Order.  Saint Paschal Baylon is a vibrant parish in the Diocese of Cleveland, with over 2,500 families, 63 active ministries, 434 day school students and 285 PSR students. Complete job description on our website: www.saintpaschal.com   The parish is administered by the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (SSS)  

Contact:  Rev. John Christman, SSS, Search Committee Chair  jchristman@blessedsacrament.com, 440-442-3410. Ext. 110

 

POSTED 8-3-17

 

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC -- Holy Angels Parish - West Bend, WI

Holy Angels Parish would like welcome to its team a full time Director of Liturgy and Music. Our parish is a vibrant and growing parish approaching 1700 families with four weekend masses.  Our music ministry currently consists of song leaders, and choirs including a Resurrection (Funeral) Choir, and a Children’s Choir.  This person will be counted on to have the gifts necessary to create a vision for music ministry thereby enhancing the quality of our liturgical celebrations by coordinating worship and liturgical life at Holy Angels as we encourage full, active, and conscious participation.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Pastor, coordinate and facilitate all parish liturgies, prayer, and reconciliation services: including Holy Days, Triduum, First Communion, Confirmation, and other celebrations with specific Liturgical significance.

Under the supervision of the Pastor, direct the parish music program: including playing and/or singing at parish liturgies as needed.

Collaborate with clergy and staff relating to liturgical and musical aspects of weddings and funerals: includes playing and/or singing when deemed necessary.

Facilitate the recruitment, training, scheduling, evaluation and support of our Liturgical Ministers - Ushers, Sacristans, Servers, Lectors, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion - and Music Ministers - cantors, choirs, accompanists. 

Select or approve music for all parish liturgies, rituals, and related events; including facilitating school masses.

Schedule and direct rehearsals as deemed appropriate for all parish music ministers including a children’s choir.

Attend meetings with parish staff, Liturgy ministers, and Music ministers

Maintain and acquire all necessary Liturgical and Music Ministry materials and supplies

Prepare and monitor budget for Liturgy and Music

Oversee the preparation of scripts and worship aides for selected liturgies

Direct the functions of the Liturgy Committee

Maintain tuning and repair of pianos, organ and working knowledge of sound system.

Maintain current knowledge of liturgical and musical norms and documents through ongoing study, research, and training opportunities.

Attend diocesan Liturgy Director and Music Director meetings as directed by the Pastor

Perform other duties as assigned by the pastor or his designee.

 

Qualifications

Practicing Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church.

Training in and working knowledge of Catholic Liturgy, liturgical documents, Liturgical rites, and the Roman Missal.

Strong keyboard and vocal skills, and the ability to conduct and instruct all music ministers. 

Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.

Ability to work nights and weekends to facilitate liturgies, evening meetings and rehearsals.

Openness to seek continued professional education and spiritual formation.

Preferred but not required: BA or higher in music.

 

Compensation: Commensurate with Education, Qualifications, and Experience

Target start date: October 2, 2017

To Apply: Provide a completed parish application, cover letter, resume and references electronically to Holy Angels Parish at jobs@hawb.org, on or before August 31, 2017.

 

POSTED 8-8-17
 
 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY – FULL TIME POSITION

MARY QUEEN OF THE HOLY ROSARY PARISH, LEXINGTON KENTUCKY

 

Description

·         Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary is seeking an energetic and talented professional to lead the music ministry of our multicultural faith community. The parish consists of over 2200 households with liturgies in English and Spanish.  

·         The Director of Music Ministry works directly with the pastor and is part of the leadership team of the parish.  

·         The Director of Music Ministry has the assistance of several volunteer accompanists and choir directors. 

·         An energetic and collaborative spirit, a strong background in Roman Catholic liturgy, and professional music skills and credentials are critical assets for success in this position.

 

Requirements

·         A practicing Catholic person who understands the importance of the Eucharist and communal worship in the life of the Catholic community and is familiar with Catholic traditions and teachings regarding liturgical music and worship.

·         Professional education in music, with skills in piano, organ, choral direction and vocal performance. 

·         The ability to work with volunteers and persons of culturally diverse traditions, to communicate effectively with all age levels within the parish community and to organize musical and liturgical programs sensitive to parishioners’ diverse spiritual needs.

·         Bi-lingual skills in English and Spanish.

 

Responsibilities

·         Selection and direction of music for all major liturgical celebrations of the parish, including six weekend liturgies, school liturgies, sacramental celebrations, weddings, funerals, and other liturgical events.

·         Direction, supervision and scheduling of parish choirs, cantors, and musicians: adult choir, youth choir, children’s choir, Spanish choir, Congolese choir and multi-cultural choir. Additional tasks agreed upon. 

·         Work with the pastor and other liturgical ministers in planning the celebrations and seasons of the liturgical year.

·         Collaborate with other members of the parish staff in planning and decision making relative to the life of the parish community.

 

Send resume or address inquiries to: Fr. Dan Noll   dnoll@cdlex.org

Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary

601 Hill N Dale Drive

Lexington, KY. 40503

 

POSTED -- 7-24-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC -- ST. IGNATIUS PARISH, CHICAGO AND/OR ST. JOSEPH SEMINARY, CHICAGO

**Note: the following two positions (St. Ignatius and St. Joseph College Seminary) have been held by one person over the past several years. Applicants may apply for either position individually: if applying for both, let Kathy Morris and Fr. Peter Snieg know of your interest in combining the positions.

 Director of Music – full time

St. Ignatius Parish, 6559 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60625

St. Ignatius parish is seeking a full-time director of music for a bi-lingual (English-Spanish) faith community. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in music or its equivalent, a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgical practice, and musical leadership skills in keyboard (piano and organ), voice, and conducting. Ability to lead music for both English and Spanish liturgies is essential. Salary and benefits follow the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Full job description on the parish website: http://www.stignatiuschurch.org/assets/pages/MusicJobDescription.html

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the attention of Kathy Morris: is@stignatiuschurch.org.

  Director of Music – part time

St. Joseph College Seminary, 1120 West Loyola Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626

773.973.9700    773.973.9750 (fax)    E-mail: psnieg@archchicago.org    Website: www.cometojoseph.com

St. Joseph College Seminary is seeking a part-time director of music for the minor seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Duties include playing for liturgies as well as directing the seminary choir. Additional duties include teaching piano and voice and supervising all seminarian musicians. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic, have a thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic liturgy and worship, proficiency in organ, piano, voice, and chant; knowledge of hymnody, contemporary hymnody, and familiarity with multicultural liturgical music. Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the attention of the Very Rev. Peter Snieg: psnieg@archchicago.org.

POSTED 7-19-17

 

DIRECTOR OF DIVINE WORSHIP AND LITURGICAL FORMATION -- DIOCESE OF LAFAYETTE IN INDIANA

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Divine Worship and Liturgical Formation at our Catholic Pastoral Center in Lafayette, IN.   This person will represent and assist the Bishop in his role as principal liturgist and catechist of the Diocese in regards to liturgical practices (including prayer texts, sacred music, and ritual objects used in church services) and liturgical catechesis. 

Some of the duties of this position include reviewing liturgical needs of the Diocese and offering recommendations regarding materials;  facilitating workshops, training and other formation opportunities with clergy and parish staff and leadership; collaborating in major diocesan liturgies (ordinations, Chrism Mass, etc.); and providing consultation services for questions and issues with worship, liturgy, sacred music, etc.

Qualified candidates should possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in theology, liturgy, or a related area and have a minimum of 5 years of related experience.  A working knowledge of current liturgical documents, rituals and resources is needed with experience as a parish liturgical coordinator strongly desired.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes to jlausten@dol-in.org.

POSTED  7-18-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC –St. George Parish and St. George School, Linn, Mo.,

The parish has 500 families and a school of 170 children.  Responsibilities of the full time position include oversight of the music program, training and scheduling of musicians and cantors, director of the adult and youth choirs, serving as accompanist or choir director for weekend Masses, teaching music in the school, and other duties.

Qualifications should include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, music education or a comparable field; competent organ and piano skills, experience directing both traditional and contemporary liturgical music and knowledge of current Catholic worship rituals. Applicants must be able to work effectively with volunteers and have strong pastoral, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and letters of reference.  Complete job description may be found by contacting the parish office at 573-897-2293, emailing the school principal:  lgrellner@saint-george-parish.org or postal mail to St. George Parish, Director of Music Search, PO Box 49, Linn, MO  65051 

POSTED 7-7-17

 

DIRECTOR OF CATHEDRAL MUSIC MINISTRIES -- SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL, SAN ANGELO, TX

Pay:  $40,000 - $45,000 depending on experience plus benefits

Hours: Full-time employee. Four weekend Masses, weekend liturgies, weekly rehearsals, staff meetings, negotiated Diocesan events, required training, and other times as deemed by Rector of Cathedral.  Must be able to speak and converse in English and be competent in Spanish.

Job Description:  Music Director must have minimum of Bachelor’s degree in music and/or have approximately five years’ experience in a parochial setting. The DCMM is a pastoral musician of service and must be a worshiper of the Roman Catholic faith and belong to the assembly.  The DCMM considered a vital part of the pastoral team of the Parish, and as such engages the parish in an on-going educational process regarding the place of music in liturgical celebration, attends to the continuing spiritual and musical growth of parish music volunteers, provides appropriate training for cantors, organists, and members of musical ensembles and takes part in the development of sacramental guidelines (particularly for weddings, quinceaneras, funerals, etc.) to serve the needs of the Parish.  The DCMM will also be the music lead for funerals, weddings, quinceaneras, etc.

The Director of Cathedral Music Ministries must demonstrate a knowledge and application of Church documents.  Must also be competent to play the piano and organ.  The Cathedral piano is a baby Grand.  The Cathedral organ is a Four-Manual pipe/digital combination Allen Bravura with the Drawknob Package.  Pipes are envisioned for a later time.

Resumes can be sent to Mr. Johnny Garza at bookkeeper.cathedral@gmail.com

POSTED 6-29-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, DIOCESE OF ORLANDO AND ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL

Ful Time, Exempt -- The Diocese of Orlando is actively seeking a Director of Music to serve both the Diocese of Orlando and St. James Cathedral. This position is charged with the oversight of all musical elements that sustain the sung prayer of the Church of Orlando in offering its sacrifice of praise to the Triune God.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Administrative leadership and management responsibilities, including managing staff with a focus on Christ, working cooperatively with various personalities within the Catholic Church, and directing all projects to ensure that activities meet standards and goals with approved budgets.

·         Develops and implements policies and procedures for the Office of Music to communicate gospel values; collaborates with Director of Liturgy and the St. James Cathedral to develop objectives, plans, and programs.

·         Develops annual budget.

·         Supervises Associate Director of Music for Cathedral staff and Manager of Offices of Liturgy and Music.

·         Serves as resource to parishes for music directors, liturgies, etc. in coordination with the Diocesan Music Committee and Human Resources Office.

·         Liturgical responsibilities, including overseeing the musical needs for scheduled weekend Cathedral Masses, Holy Days of Obligation, and liturgical celebrations of the Easter Triduum; serves as a resource for Diocesan Offices’ prayer services celebrated in the presence of the Bishop.

·         Active participant of the Diocesan Music Committee and serves as an advocate for wide representation of Diocesan musicians in areas of skill, parish size, and ethnicity.

·         Establishes and maintains various choirs for Cathedral parish liturgies; trains and supervises choirs for Cathedral parish liturgies as determined with associate director.

·         Supervises organ maintenance in Cathedral and Chancery; serves as principal organist for Cathedral.

·         Maintains a focus on self-development, including skills in voice, conducting, and the instruments upon which performance is expected; researches, develops, and masters new music; keeps current with official statements and documents on music, liturgy, and developments in the pastoral field.

·         Serves as Cathedral liaison on American Guild of Organists, Diocesan Liturgical Commission, and National Association of Pastoral Musicians.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following:

·         Practice of the Catholic faith is required.

·         A thorough understanding of the Roman Catholic liturgical theology and praxis is required, as well as a knowledge of the history and the repertoire of sacred music.

·         Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Music or its equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.

·         Musical leadership skills in the following areas: keyboard, voice, and conducting.

·         Works well within a multi-cultural environment, celebrating diversity while honoring the beauty of liturgical music.

·         Skills and experience may be required in other areas such as contemporary instrumental ensembles, orchestration, handbells, children’s choirs, composition through Finale software, and familiarity with musical styles of various cultures within the community. 

·         The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills.

·         Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.

·         The working hours of this position are not limited to an 8-hour day. This person will need to be available in the evening and weekends, as needed.

·         Must be willing to work in conditions of stress and function well under pressure.

 

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Theresa Simon, Senior Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Orlando:

·         humanresources@orlandodiocese.org

·         FAX: (407)246-4844,  50 E. Robinson Street, Orlando, FL 32801  No phone calls, please.

POSTED 6-27-17

 

DIRECTOR of LITURGY -- STS. PETER AND PAUL CHURCH, ORLANDO

Under the leadership of the Pastor, the Director of Liturgy is responsible for the preparation and celebration of Catholic Liturgies and Rituals. He/She provides leadership in the planning, execution, and celebration of all parish liturgies, and coordinates other liturgical ministries; also educates the parish in areas of liturgy according to the vision of the Second Vatican Council, and assumes administrative responsibilities relevant to the position.  He/She will work closely with the Director of Music and the Liturgy Committee.  A successful candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic and have a degree in liturgy. He/She should be proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Finale notation software.  Piano and organ skills preferred but not required. The Director of Liturgy will work weekends and maintain set office hours during the work week.   

Sts. Peter & Paul Church, 5300 Old Howell Branch Rd., Winter Park, FL 32792, Email: searchcommittee@stspp.net,   Website: www.stspp.net    Phone: 407-636-4277

POSTED  6-27-17

 

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORSHIP   DIOCESE OF GRAND RAPIDS

The Diocese of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Director of the Office for Worship who is dedicated to promoting and supporting liturgical life throughout the diocese. 

The director will work closely with the Director of Music and Cathedral staff to plan and coordinate diocesan liturgies as well as train and assist with the ongoing development of parish professionals and volunteer liturgical ministers.  The director also serves as ex-officio chairperson of the Church Art and Architecture Commission and reviews the diocesan Sacramental Policies and Guidelines Handbook and makes recommendations for updating.

Candidates must possess an advanced degree in liturgy (preferred) or related field with specialization in liturgical studies, liturgy and music or equivalent and be a practicing member of the Roman Catholic church supporting the philosophy, values, doctrine and mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Grand Rapids.  Must have familiarity with liturgical resources including ritual books of Roman Rite, episcopal ceremonial and contemporary liturgical law and practice. 

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Human Resources, Diocese of Grand Rapids, 360 Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI  49503, or dogrhr@DioceseOfGrandRapids.org

 

ARCHDIOCESE OF SAN ANTONIO  :  DIRECTOR, OFFICE FOR LITURGIES AND TRAININGS

Department for Pastoral Ministries

The Director has managerial and supervisory responsibilities for all Coordinators in the OLT. The Director, taking into careful consideration the feedback from the Secretariat Directors, assesses and proposes the assignment of the Coordinators to the various liturgies and trainings hosted by the Department.  

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: The following are the essential duties and responsibilities of the

Director of the Office for Liturgies and Trainings.

  • Supervise the staff of the OLT, specifically, the Coordinators, and provides for their professional development and utilizing their expertise and unique charisms when evaluating and updating mission/vision, programs, policies, materials, etc. This includes management and mentoring staff to cultivate their skills for professional growth and development.
  • Develops a strategy and plan for the successful and efficient execution of archdiocesan liturgies and trainings organized by OLT.
  • Manages the budget of OLT and supervises that all the Coordinators execute each archdiocesan liturgy and/or training within the parameters provided by the Directors of the Pastoral Secretariats and of the individual event’s budget all in the context and with due regard of the global budget for the Department for Pastoral Ministries.
  • Provide vision, expertise and formation based on the Church’s mission and mutually shared vision towards a Future in Faith acting as “lead commissioner” throughout the Archdiocese.
  • The Director of OLT supervises and oversees the execution of the following activities, by the
  • Coordinator of OLT:
  • Televised Daily Masses (Monday through Friday) or other archdiocesan Masses when required.
  • General liturgical norms and adaptations are followed through the Liturgy planning process for Archdiocesan liturgies and liturgies where the Archbishop or Auxiliary Bishop are the celebrants.
  • Liturgical logistics for Liturgies celebrated by the Archbishop or Auxiliary Bishop, ensuring lectors, altar servers, deacons and emcees are scheduled.
  • Preparation of scripts, development of worship aids/programs, brochures and handouts for annual and major Archdiocesan liturgical celebrations that are engaging and inviting.
  • Coordination of special Archdiocesan liturgies such as Rites of Election, Chrism Mass, Pentecost Vigil, Deacon and Priestly Ordinations and others as needed.
  • Serves as a liturgical liaison between the DPM and other Archdiocesan Departments including but not limited to Archbishop’s Office, Auxiliary Bishop’s Office, Office of the Chancellor, Office for Clergy and others.
  • Works with the Director for the Office for Events & Gatherings facilitating the interaction between coordinators of these offices to materialize logistics for all training activities including registration, flyers for promotion as well as activities requiring collaborative efforts for flagship events with liturgical components.
  • Serves as a consultant to the Directors of Pastoral Secretariats and meets with them monthly and quarterly, respectively, or more frequently as needed.
  • Incorporates the multicultural reality of the Archdiocese into the Department for Pastoral Ministries Department.
  • Collaborates with all offices within the Department for Pastoral Ministries, Department of Communication, and other Departments of the Archdiocese as needed to provide for the efficient and effective execution of archdiocesan liturgies and trainings.
  • Serves as advisor to the Archbishop, Auxiliary Bishop, Chancellor and Department for Pastoral Ministries Department Head and other Pastoral Center staff on issues pertinent to the mission of the Department for Pastoral Ministries.
  • Other duties as assigned by Department Head for Pastoral Ministries
  • Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree or its equivalent – Business or related field.
  • The Director must be bi-lingual/bi-literate: English/Spanish required.
  • Five to seven years of pastoral and management and project management experience with background in Program/Project Management, Event Planning experience, including but not limited to Operations, Business Management or other related experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, and human resource management experience.

Please send resumes to heliodoro.lucatero@archsa.org.

 

POSTED  6-10-17

 

Liturgy / RCIA Educator     Office for Worship --Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide

Full time position

The Office for Worship is an agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide that provides liturgical assistance to the Chief Liturgist, and also provides formation and education for all the Catholic faithful of the Diocese.

The role of the Liturgy/RCIA Educator is to implement the Archbishop’s directives for the liturgical practice of the Archdiocese as a member of the Office for Worship.

The successful applicant will co-ordinate the formation and development of Parish Liturgy Teams and prepare resources such as the Liturgical Calendar for use in schools and parishes.   

The Liturgy/RCIA Educator collaborates with other Office for Worship team members in teaching liturgy courses, workshops and seminars. In addition, the Liturgy/RCIA Educator will support adult catechumens preparing for baptism, or candidates preparing for full communion with the Catholic Church, at all stages of the RCIA.

The successful applicant will possess tertiary qualifications in liturgy and a personal enthusiasm and commitment to the liturgical life of the Church and to the role of Liturgy Educator.    

Applications should be addressed to Ms Majella Jovanovich, Human Resources Manager, and emailed to recruitment@adelaide.catholic.org.au no later than close of business (5pm) Monday July 10, 2017.  A copy of the Position Description can be obtained by emailing recruitment@adelaide.catholic.org.au or by contacting Sonia Kravinskis, HR Coordinator, on  +61 08 8210 8134.

Applications should include an application letter, CV and the names and contact details of at least three referees.   

Employment with the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is conditional upon a successful Police clearance and successful reference checks.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Child Safe organisation.

POSTED  6-10-17

 

 

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT

Parish is closing and I am seeking employment as a musician and liturgist.  I also have IT experience and finance experience. Thank you.  Ernie Golnik egolnik@snet.net.  

Present pastor highly recommends him. Rev. Stanley Szczapa may be reached by text or phone at 860-841-0221. 

POSTED 5-30-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF DIVINE WORSHIP -- DIOCESE OF CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS

This position fosters and enhances worship and prayer life in the local Church at both the parish and diocesan levels. The successful candidate will be able to inspire liturgical renewal within the broad reach of the Catholic Tradition and promote the solemnity of liturgical celebrations in the Diocese of Corpus Christi while giving special attention to sacred music in harmony with the tradition of sacred music in the Church. 

  
RESPONSIBILITIES:

o    Assists the bishop in his role as chief liturgist of the diocese.

o    Coordinates and assists in the planning and preparation of diocesan Masses and liturgies at which the bishop presides, participates or attends, including the Chrism Mass, clergy funerals, Rite of Election, ordinations, dedications of churches and altars, blessings and other diocesan ceremonies and events; works closely and in consultation with the bishop’s master of ceremonies.

o    Plans, presents and arranges workshops for the training and education of clergy, liturgical ministers and the faithful of the diocese.

o    Establishes, serves on and consults with the diocesan liturgical planning commission for diocesan, parish, and other institutions or organizations; serves as a consultant on liturgical matters for parishes and institutions, clergy, lay liturgical ministers and the faithful.

o    Communicates liturgical guidelines and directives; recommends policy, practice and catechesis in the areas of divine worship and sacramental life.

o    All other duties as assigned

  
QUALIFICATIONS:

o    Practicing Catholic in good standing is required

o    Master’s degree in Liturgy or Theology and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a diocese; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the required work and responsibilities.

o    Thorough knowledge of and commitment to the liturgical norms of the Church; familiarity with sacred music.

o    Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Catholic ecclesial life and structure, along with knowledge of church organizational and operational procedures.

o    Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally (including oral presentations) and in writing; able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, parishes, schools, vendors, and the general public.

o    Strong interpersonal skills, creativity, decision-making, use of discretion, teamwork, negotiation, public relations, fostering the Church’s mission, independent judgment/action, presentations/teaching, supervising, problem analysis, theological/pastoral analysis and ability to handle multiple projects/priorities.

o    Proficiency with computer and basic office software.

o    Valid driver’s license required

o    Must successfully complete background and drug screening

HOURS:  Full-time     CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled 

All interested candidates may download an employment application from the website and send a resume to: Diocese of Corpus Christi, c/o Diana Sanchez, Post Office Box 2620,

Corpus Christi, TX 78403-2620  or email to dsanchez@diocesecc.org

POSTED 5-17-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC – SAINT AGATHA – SAINT JAMES PARISH, Philadelphia, PA

St. Agatha – St. James Parish Church seeks a Director of Music to plan and provide the music for 4 Sunday Masses (9:30 and 11:30 A.M., 5:30 and 9:00 P.M.) and other special occasions. The candidate needs to be able to play the piano, have music directing experience, and have the willingness and the ability to develop and manage volunteer musicians. 

The position is currently slated to be part-time.

The candidate must be a practicing Catholic, have a passion for excellence and beauty, and be inclined towards traditional, liturgical music. 

St. Agatha – St. James seeks, by God’s grace, to extend the love of God to everyone in the growing, dynamic, and university oriented neighborhood known as University City.  It is a Roman Catholic parish of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

If interested, please send resumes and compensation requirements to sbucko@saintsaj.org

POSTED 5-8-17

 

BILINGUAL LITURGICAL TRAINING CONSULTANT, LITURGY TRAINING PUBLICATIONS

Experience Required:

A college degree and a minimum of three years’ experience working in parishes or at diocesan offices is required.  The candidate should have a knowledge and understanding of Catholic religious practices, structures of ministry and parish school organization.

Requirements:

Liturgy Training Publications is seeking a Bilingual Liturgical Training Consultant to recommend and execute the planning and development of multimedia projects and products through a variety of methods. The individual must be fluent in English and Spanish with the ability to travel as they represent the organization at conferences.  A strong understanding of liturgy and the workings of diocesan and parish offices is essential.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with multimedia projects.

Strong project management, writing skills and creative thinking are essential.  Computer proficiency with PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite experience is a plus.

Description:

The Bilingual Training Consultant will recommend and execute the planning and development of multimedia projects and products, in person and virtual workshops, and other training services, and for LTP’s Spanish language presence at conferences. The primary responsibility is to develop and present in person and virtual training and formation workshops in English and in Spanish.  This position will work closely with the Media Production, Marketing and Editorial departments in the creation of training products.

A strong understanding of the structure and needs of Diocesan and Parish offices will be needed to create training that meets their needs. Strong presentation skills and an ability to collaborate on projects is important.  The position requires someone who is organized and represents the organization in a professional manner.

Department: Editorial; Reports to:  Director

If you are interested in being considered please submit cover letter describing the reason(s) for your interest, a resume, three references including job title, phone number, email address, and a salary history to jobopening@ltp.org , 3949 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609, or FAX 773-579-4929.  Please include “Bilingual Liturgical Training Consultant” in the subject or attention line.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

POSTED 5-1-17

 

DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF LITURGY -- DIOCESE OF SAN JOSE

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Liturgy ministers to the people of the Diocese of San Jose by guiding and assisting them in preparing, fulfilling, improving, and reflecting on their parish and diocesan liturgical life.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Service to Parishes

·         Resources the liturgical and RCIA leaders with information and assistance as appropriate in developing their parish liturgical life through print, electronic, and other media and live presentations and meetings

·         Offers training and formation opportunities for liturgical and RCIA leaders through parish and diocesan events

·         Resources continuing formation and education on liturgy and RCIA and organizational (e.g., management training) issues

·         Informs liturgy and RCIA leaders of local, regional, national and international developments in liturgy and the RCIA

·         Provides network opportunities among the liturgy and RCIA leaders

Episcopal Liturgies

·         Coordinates the episcopal liturgies of the diocese and advises the Bishop on liturgical matters.

·         Serves as liaison between the Bishop and parishes or organizations in preparation of their liturgies at which the Bishop presides.

Diocesan Liturgies

·         Coordinates the Rite of Election, Chrism Mass, Mall of Welcome; Ordination to the Priesthood, Ordination to the Deaconate and Adult Confirmation.

·         Coordinates others diocesan liturgies at which the bishop presides such as Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mass of Consolation (as needed), 25th & 50th Wedding Anniversary, Institute for Leadership in Ministry Graduation, Celebration of religious life and others as determined by the Bishop or Vicar for Evangelization.

·         Represents the Diocese on the liturgy committee of the Santa Clara Faith Formation Conference

Other Responsibilities

·         Convenes the Liturgical Commission and other advisory groups

·         Supervises the committees of the Liturgical Commission (Music, Environment, Art, RCIA)

·         Oversees the making, updating and implementation of the liturgical policies of the diocese

·         Resources the liturgy and RCIA tracks of the 3rd year students of the Institute for Leadership in Ministry

·         Networks with regional, national and international diocesan liturgical directors

·         Serves as diocesan representative for regional, national and international liturgy and RCIA forums and professional organizations

OTHER OR SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Collaborates with Department Directors in planning common projects and events.

·         Assists with the implementation of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan and the Evangelization Framework as it affects the liturgical life of the diocese

·         Maintains the resource library

SUPERVISORY ROLE:

·         This position will supervise the Coordinator for Episcopal Liturgies (non-diocesan events at with Bishop presides)

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

MA in liturgical studies, theology with a liturgical emphasis, or equivalent formal education; plus 5-7 years of minimum experience as a parish or diocesan liturgist.

LANGUAGE SKILL:  Spanish or Vietnamese preferred, but not required

Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interpret professional journals and liturgical documents; ability to write resources, correspondences, policy, and liturgical scripts; ability to compose material that would be translatable into other languages; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, individual, and the general public of multicultural community; ability to read music for the purpose of evaluating liturgical appropriateness.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: 

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Finale, and basic knowledge of internet applications and social media platforms.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  

The employee must demonstrate a history of effective leadership, good judgment, initiative, confidentiality and discretion.  Must be a practicing Roman Catholic.  Must have knowledge of liturgical music and current trends and issues within various cultures.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Christina Dickson at: jobs@dsj.org