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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

 

Director of Liturgical Ministries: St. Theresa Catholic Church, Austin, TX 

The Director of Liturgical Ministries is a full-time position, reporting to the Pastor, and working collaboratively with the Pastor, Associate Pastor, Minister of Music, and the Director of Evangelization.

St. Theresa Catholic Church is a parish of 2500 families with a strong sense of community and an appreciation for the rich history and tradition of Roman Catholic worship. The parish includes a Pre K - 8 school, and is located in the Northwest Hills neighborhood of Austin, TX.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Director assists in the planning, execution and oversight of all parish worship, as well as weddings and funerals.  The Director is not responsible for liturgical music or oversight of Music ministers.

Required Qualifications and Skills

: BA in Liturgical Studies, Sacramental Theology, or related field [desired - Advanced degree];

: thorough understanding of the rites, rubrics, and liturgical documents of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as their Scriptural foundations;

: excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and comfortable working in a collaborative environment;

: proven ability to effectively recruit, motivate, train, and supervise parishioners to engage in all areas of ministry supporting the worship life of the community;  

: organized, task-oriented, and proficient in the use of scheduling software;

: experienced in creating worship aids for all liturgical ministers [clergy, lectors, acolytes, etc.]

: Familiarity with Dropbox and Office 365 desired.

 

Compensation includes health benefits, is competitive and based upon experience and education. Questions or Application (resume and cover letter): Laura Lincoln, Director of People and Organization laura-lincoln@sttaustin.org .

POSTED 6-13-17
 

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 WORSHIP, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, CARUSO CATHOLIC CENTER

Acknowledging that liturgy and sacramental life are integral to the expression of our Catholic faith, the Director of Worship is responsible for facilitating a life of Worship at Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center that enhances the “...full, active, and conscious participation...” of our students, faculty and staff. The director guides the planning of long ranging themes over the course of the liturgical year, and coordinates how those themes are implemented throughout the various liturgies, ministries and activities of the parish. The director would be committed to the holistic development of young adult spirituality and the training of future leaders of the Catholic Church. The director also collaborates with other departments to integrate those themes into the work done by Campus Ministry, Advancement, Operations, and Marketing. 

Position Responsibilities:

·       Oversees Our Savior Parish’s liturgical and musical programs throughout the year

·       Oversees all persons involved in liturgical, hospitality, and musical ministries

·       Coordinates the implementation of all sacramental aspects of the parish-- RCIA, Confirmation, Funerals, weddings, baptisms, art and environment

·       Mentors USC students involved in worship to grow as disciples of Christ -- empowers students to learn and execute expanding ways of worshiping Christ

·       Discerns the worship needs of USC students to ensure full and active participation

·       Develops a wide array of liturgical spirit within the parish and fosters genuine hospitality

·       Leads monthly meetings with all presiders of liturgy and staff to review liturgical concerns

·       Provides ongoing formation of all ministers involved in liturgy and music

·       Educates members of the staff in matters of liturgical understanding, sensitivity, and planning

·       Makes information available about opportunities for growth including workshops and programs

·       Awareness of developments in sacramental theology, Canon Law and diocesan liturgical practice

·       Maintains a liturgy library which provides current resources.

·       Serves as a member of the Director’s Team and collaborates with other directors

·       Prepares and manages the worship budget

·       Openness to seek continued professional education and spiritual formation

·       Commitment to personal prayer life and ongoing spiritual enrichment

Position Qualifications:

·       Master’s degree in Liturgy/Music is required

·       Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, including liturgical documents and music resources

·       Some fluency in current academic research and theological scholarship related to liturgy.

·       5+ years’ experience leading liturgical ministry in a Catholic Parish

·       Knowledge of Roman Missal and Lectionary

·       Practicing Catholic

·       Commitment to ensuring overall development of the liturgical life of the Parish

·       Demonstrated ability of serving collaboratively with other members of a team

·       Good organizational and reporting skills

Position Compensation:

·  Competitive salary and health benefits based on years of experience and qualifications

Position Reports to:  President

Send cover letter and resume to jcappetta@catholictrojan.org.

POSTED 5-25-17

 

DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES/ORGANIST

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, 1311 Byron Street,  Wheeling, WV 26003

Attn: Bryan Minor, Director of Human Resources

bminor@dwc.org    304-233-0880 ext. 262

Responsible for all music associated with worship at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph; serving as principal organist, selecting music repertoire, building and working with choir and cantors, and promoting a singing assembly. Collaborate with Diocesan Office of Worship in planning and executing music for Diocesan liturgies. Assist with on-going formation for pastoral musicians throughout the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. A complete job description available upon request.

Master’s Degree in Music preferred. Applicants must have at least 5 years working as a pastoral musician, be proficient in organ and piano, have experience in choral conducting, and embody the spirit of Vatican II.

Deadline for résumé submissions is July 7, 2017. 

POSTED 5-18-17

 

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY AND MUSIC

The Paulist Center, 5 Park Street, Boston, MA  02108.  Phone (617) 742-4460; fax (617) 720-5756.  A progressive, active, inclusive intentional Roman Catholic Community in downtown Boston seeks full-time Minister of Liturgy and Music. Liturgy responsibilities: coordinate liturgical ministries; plan liturgies with pastoral staff and lay ministers. Music responsibilities: coordinate active program for liturgies and special events; provide direction for several music groups; instrumentalists and cantors; proficiency on piano or guitar.  (Please note, the chapel does not have an organ.).  Salary commensurate with experience.  Available June/July, 2017.  Please send letter, resume & references to Administrator or e-mail fiveparkst@aol.com   Applications will be assessed as they are received.  Candidates of interest to the Center will be asked to provide a CD, tape or computer format sample of their instrumental, vocal and choral conducting abilities before being invited for a personal interview.

POSTED 5-18-17

 

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

 

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/LITURGY – PART TIME/FULL TIME, ST. VIATOR PARISH

Description

  • St. Viator Parish is seeking a versatile director to lead the music ministry of this bi-lingual faith community. The parish is located on the north side of Chicago, encompassing both the Avondale and Old Irving Park neighborhoods, and is made up of over 1000 households with liturgies in English and Spanish.  
  • The Director of Music/Liturgy works directly with the pastor and associate pastor and is part of the leadership team of the parish.  The music ministry position is part time; professional credentials in liturgy could make the position full time.
  • 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 person of faith and prayer who understands the importance of 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.  An academic degree in music and/or liturgy is preferred.
  • 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’ spiritual needs.
  • Bi-lingual skills in English and Spanish.

Responsibilities

  • Selection and direction of music for all liturgical celebrations of the parish, including four weekend liturgies, school liturgies, sacramental celebrations, weddings, funerals, and other liturgical events.
  • Direction and supervision of parish choirs, cantors, and musicians: adult choir, youth choir and ensemble, Spanish choir and ensemble.
  • Work with the pastor, associate 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 to: Rev. Patrick Render, CSV  prender@stviatorchicago.org

St. Viator Parish
4170 West Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60641

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

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
  • 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    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

POSTED 4-27-17

 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES -- ADRIAN DOMINICAN SISTERS, ADRIAN, MI

The Adrian Dominican Sisters, a Roman Catholic congregation of women religious is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries for the Motherhouse in Adrian, Michigan.  This Director enables and gives direction to the sung prayer of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, promoting the growth and development of the spiritual life of the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus. The department provides support for the planning and celebration of daily liturgy including Liturgy of the Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours, Sacraments of Healing (Penance and Anointing), Funeral Vigils, Masses and Burial Rites as well as special prayer services all within the framework of the annual liturgical cycle.  We are seeking a candidate who is very familiar with Roman Catholic Liturgy with five years experience working in a parish or other setting as a musician/accompanist and choir leader.  Qualified candidates will have well developed liturgical/pastoral sensitivity, excellent communication/collaboration skills, degree in music and piano/organ skills. For more information visit our employment page at www.adriandominicans.org/employment.aspx Send cover letter and resume to: Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, MI  49221

Email: employment@adriandominicans.org

POSTED  4-18-17

 

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE FOR MUSIC AND LITURGY  -- ST. PASCHAL BAYLON CATHOLIC COMMUNITY, HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, OH

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

POSTED 4-13-17

 

DIRECTOR OF LITURGICAL MINISTRIES

ADRIAN DOMINICAN MOTHERHOUSE  ADRIAN, MICHIGAN

SUMMARY:

The Director of Liturgical Ministries oversees the Worship Department in its mission to promote a dynamic celebration of Catholic Liturgy on the Motherhouse campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. The liturgy includes public sacramental celebrations, as well as other forms of group prayer, and is faithful to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and the Mission and Vision of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating liturgical celebrations and other forms of group prayer on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Examples of celebrations include daily Mass, Dominican Feasts, Jubilees, Rites of Formation/Commitment, funerals, feasts of the annual liturgical calendar, etc. The Director’s principal duties are to:

  • Ensure all liturgical events are well-prepared and celebrated with creativity, coordination of effort, collaboration, and maximum participation.
  • Promote the use of a variety of musical compositions and cultural/artistic expressions in liturgical celebrations and prayer.
  • Lead team meetings with Department Co-Workers and volunteers to promote excellent communications, set goals, plan programs, and schedule staffing.
  • Draw upon personal and professional resources in the formation, education and inspiration of the Department team and liturgical ministers.
  • Supervise and evaluate Co-workers and volunteers effectively; recruiting new volunteers as needed.
  • Recommend policies for liturgical practices to the General Council and Campus Administrators as appropriate.
  • Prepare and administer the annual budget of the Worship Department

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Degree: M.Div. or MA in Theology or equivalent
  • Three to five years experience in liturgical leadership, preferably with women religious, using the skills and abilities listed below.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and administrative skills to run a department and interact daily with dozens of Sisters and Co-Workers.
  • Working knowledge of the texts, Rites and Liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church, and contemporary resources in worship and ritual practice.
  • Ability to discern, learn, and integrate the culture of the Adrian Dominican Sisters.
  • Openness to a variety of prayer styles to meet the diverse spiritual needs of the Sisters.
  • Strong pastoral skills and ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with others.
  • Computer literate; working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • At times, it is necessary to walk from one location to another on campus
  • Must be sighted and capable of hearing and communicating
  • 80-hours per pay period.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available to purchase
  • Congregation paid life, short term and long term disability coverage
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Paid time off

Interested candidates should visit www.adriandominicans.org/employment.aspx and email a resume/cover letter to employment@adriandominicans.org

POSTED 3-15-17