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THE LITURGICAL PRESS -- Parish Market Publisher                                                                                                                         

Reporting to the Director, the Parish Market Publisher is responsible for overall financial and mission performance of the parish market sector, including acquisition of product, product development, and the marketing of all parish market products.  Publisher controls marketing budget for all parish products and is responsible for maximizing sales for all Liturgical Press content within the parish market.

Characteristic responsibilities:

  1. Product Development
    1. In consultation with Director and management, creates product plan for parish market.
    2. Subject to acquisition protocol, acquires or commissions content to meet identified needs within the parish market.
    3. As appropriate, liaises with or manages outside content developers, i.e. Little Rock Scripture Study, TeamRCIA, or independent acquisitions editors.
    4. Negotiates and executes contracts with authors or providers of content for parish market.
    5. Critiques manuscripts in process; reviews and approves manuscripts on submission.
    6. Reviews and approves all product features, designs, product specifications, and pricing.
  1. Marketing
    1. In consultation with sales and marketing and IT, and in coordination with other market sector publishers, works with Associate Publisher to create the annual parish market business plan.
    2. Supervises sales and marketing and information technology budget expenditures for parish market.
    3. Approves or delegates approval of all sales and marketing and information technology efforts in all formats or methods.
    4. Directs, and participates as needed, in the Press’ representation at parish market conferences.
  1. Research
    1. Creates and directs research to identify needs within the parish market.
    2. Networks with individuals and organizations serving the parish market.
    3. Represents Lit Press at conferences serving parishes and pastoral ministers, including parish ministry associations.
  1. General Management
    1. Hires and supervises parish market department staff.
    2. Represents parish market department on Lit Press Management Team.
    3. Participates as needed in Board of Advisors meetings.

Qualifications:

  1. Prefer advanced degree in field related to parish market subjects that are focus of the Press.
  2. Significant experience in book or periodical publishing, in print or electronic formats. Religious publishing experience preferred.
  3. Thorough knowledge of Roman Catholic doctrine and practice.
  4. Proven managerial skills.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of the Press’ operation.
  6. Team worker.
  7. Identifies with and supports the mission of the Order of Saint Benedict.

http://employmentosb.csbsju.edu.  

POSTED 10-18-18

 

DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP, Good Shepherd Catholic Parish, Indiana

An active, vibrant Parish of 1049 families and 3055 parishioners in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, Good Shepherd Catholic Parish located on the east side of Evansville is accepting applications for the full-time salaried position of Director of Worship. The successful candidate will be prepared to plan, lead and participate in liturgical music at all 3 weekend Masses, all School Masses, and other Parish & School Liturgies, i.e., holy days, retreats, missions, communal reconciliations, sacramental celebrations, funerals, weddings and prayer services. The ideal candidate is a competent musician capable of confidently leading, developing, and encouraging others in a positive ministry environment in order to provide quality music that draws the faithful into prayerful worship. The Director of Worship reports to the Pastor, collaborates with Parish Staff and is a key participant in executing the Pastor's vision for reverent, transformative, and inspiring liturgy.

For a complete Job Description for the Director of Worship position, please visit our parish website at gsparish.org.  Interested individuals may submit applications or inquiries to the hiring committee via email: dthomas@evdio.org

POSTED 10-18-18

 

Liturgical Ministries Coordinator , Adrian Dominican Sisters, Adrian, MI

The Adrian Dominican Sisters are accepting applications for a Full Time Liturgical Ministries Coordinator for our Motherhouse Campus in Adrian, MI.

In this role you will be responsible for: Planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the liturgical prayer life on the Adrian Dominican Sisters campus in collaboration with the Liturgical Ministries Advisory Committee. Examples of celebrations include daily Mass, Dominican feasts, Jubilees, Rites of Formation/Commitment, funerals, feasts of the annual liturgical calendar, etc.

What We Offer: When you join our team, you will enjoy an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, short term and long term disability, life insurance and a defined benefit pension plan. Paid time off, holiday pay, and tuition reimbursement though Siena Heights University.

Compensation: full time, salaried position.

Hours: Day shift with some evening, holiday and weekend hours, particularly Sundays.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures all liturgical events are well planned and celebrated with coordination of effort, collaboration, and maximum participation.
  • Oversees the preparation of liturgical celebrations appropriate to the liturgical seasons: Advent, Christmas, Paschal Mystery (Lent, Holy Week, and Easter), Pentecost, and Ordinary Time.
  • Communicates effectively with sacramental ministers (priests), music minister, sacristan, and chairs Liturgical Ministries Advisory Committee, which assists in planning and implementing liturgical events and educational outreach.
  • Serves as a resource for groups/individuals planning or sponsoring celebrations in the Chapel and for Campus events as appropriate.
  • Maintains a relationship with the Diocese of Lansing, participating in diocesan sponsored events pertaining to liturgy as appropriate.
  • Promotes opportunities for a variety of types of communal prayer
  • Promotes the use of a variety of musical compositions and cultural/artistic expressions in liturgical celebrations and prayer.
  • Builds relationships with Sisters and recruits volunteers for sacristans, cantors, lectors, alter servers and liturgical ministers.
  • Maintains visible presence at campus worship events
  • Meets and collaborates regularly with the Liturgical Ministries Advisory Committee.
  • Prepares and administers the annual budget of the Department of Liturgical Ministries.
  • Oversees the Department of Liturgical Ministries, supervising administrative assistant, music minister, and volunteers.
  • Responds appropriately to safety hazards and/or emergencies following written campus procedures. Complies with all safety policies and procedures by practicing good safety and health habits while performing duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor Degree in Theology or equivalent and current education in liturgy required.

Experience: Three to five years experience in liturgical leadership, preferably with women religious.        

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with older adults who are ill, experiencing memory loss, hospitalized, homebound and with the dying is particularly helpful.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work weekends and rearrange work time to include evenings when necessary.
  • Working knowledge of the texts, Rites and Liturgical practices of the Roman Catholic Church, and contemporary resources in worship and ritual practice.
  • Openness to a variety of prayer styles to meet the diverse spiritual needs of the Sisters.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft products (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Physical:

•     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.

For detailed job descriptions and to apply please visit: https://adriandominicans.applicantpro.com/jobs/

POSTED 10-18-18

Director of Music and Organist   St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Wheeling, WV

Dynamic parish seeks a full-time organist and choir director.  Four Masses a weekend and weekday evening adult choir rehearsal, Holy Days, special liturgical parish celebrations (i.e. first communion, confirmation).   Teach weekday music classes with the students of parish grade school.  Presumed familiarity with traditional and contemporary sacred music and an understanding of GIRM with good interpersonal skills for directing cantors and leading choirs.  Salary will be dependent upon education and experience. Funerals and weddings are extra stipends.  Email Msgr. Paul Hudock at phudock@dwc.org with questions and to submit cover letter and resume or CV.  (304) 242-0406

POSTED 10-8-18

 

ST. IGNATIUS MARTYR CATHOLIC CHURCH - DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Located in Austin, TX, along South Congress Avenue, St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church is a thriving and diverse Catholic community founded and served by the Congregation of Holy Cross.  St. Ignatius is now home to over 4,100 registered families.  Within the parish are many acive ministries including yuth and young adult faith formation (religious education, EDGE, and Life Teen), St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School (230 students, pre-kinder through eight grade), Hispanic ministry, and deaf ministry.

The Director of Music is a professional who holds specialized credentials in music and who has a thorough understanding of Roman Catholic liturgy.  This person of faith is responsible for the effective planning, coordination, and execution of music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with parish musicians and Direct of Liturgy, the Director of Music plans and selects acred music for Masses, rituals, and related events.
  • Provides and directs liturgical music at the 5:00 P.M. Saturday vigil Mass, the 7:30 A.M. Sunday Mass, and the 9:30 A.M. Sunday Mass (with choir); provides music for weekday feasts and solemnities, penance services, parish gatherings, school liturgies, funerals and weddings as needed.
  • Directs weekl rehearsals for the 9:30 A.M. choral group: rehearses with cantors and presiders as needed.
  • Oversees and supervisies volunteer ligurgical music groups.
  • Creates and develops a children's choir program.
  • Provides ligurgical education opportunities for the parish
  • Attends regularly scheduled pastroal staff meetings,meetings of the music and liturgy committees, and other such meetings.
  • Recruits, schedules, trains, and supports liturgical musicians through initial and ongoing musical training and spiritual formation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in music preferred (or equivqalent professional experience).
  • Substantial experience as organist and/or choir director, preferably in a Catholic Church.
  • Three years of experience leading a music program.
  • Ability to lead dynamic and organized choir rehearsals.
  • Christian commitment and pastoral skills in sacred liturgy and liturgical music.
  • A passion for engaging the congregation through music.

APPLICATION

  • A letter of introduction and inquiry
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information (including phone number, mailing addrss, email address)
  • Three references
  • Two references should be from individuals who have observed the applicant in the context of a music working environment.  It is strongly recommended that one of these be a pastor/rector.

Interested applicants should send the aforementioned materials to the Associate Pastor of St. Ignatius Matryr and Chair of the Search Committee:

Rev. Dennis Strach, C.S.C.
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church
2309 Euclid Ave.
Austin, TX  78704
Fax:  (512)-916-4440
E-mail: dstrach@st-ignatius.org

POSTED 9-11-2018

 

ARCHDIOCESE OF SANTA FE – DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORSHIP  

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has an opening for the Director of the Office of Worship position beginning December 17, 2018. The Director of the Office assists the Diocesan Bishop in developing, directing and teaching in the areas of liturgy, Christian initiation, pastoral music and the devotional life for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Additional information, including a complete job description and application, may be found at  www.archdiosf.org.

Submit an application, letter of interest and a current resume by mail, e-mail, online, or in person by September 4, 2018 to:  Cathy Salcido, Director of Human Resources, Archdiocese of Santa Fe, 4000 St. Joseph’s Pl NW, Albuquerque NM 87120, Office: 5050-831-8130 csalcido@archdiosf.org  

POSTED 8-13-18

 

DIRECTOR -- OFFICE OF WORSHIP, DIOCESE OF STOCKTON

This position is an extension of the Bishop’s Ministry. Successful candidate will oversee designated, liturgical responsibilities, including preparing diocesan liturgical celebrations, coordinating masters of ceremonies and other ministerial responsibilities, implementation and execution of RCIA, overseeing liturgical music, and providing information and guidance on liturgical matters to pastors and parish ministers. This position collaborates with the School of Ministry and Deacon Formation offices to provide liturgical training for permanent deacon candidates.  It also assists in providing liturgical education and workshops in parishes as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be a member in good standing in a Catholic parish faith community.

Must possess an advanced certification or degree in liturgy, ministry or related field.

Must have 5+ years demonstrated successful work experience planning and directing liturgical celebrations and events in a Catholic parish and/or diocese.

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply, send resume and application to jobs@stocktondiocese.org or Linda Dillen, Human Resources, 212 N San Joaquin Street, Stockton, Ca  95202.

POSTED 8-9-18

 

DIRECTOR FOR SCHOOL OF MINISTRY --DIOCESE OF STOCKTON

This position is an extension of the Bishop’s Ministry.The successful candidate will oversee the development and administration of the diocesan-sponsored School of Ministry.  This school, which is a bilingual program, English and Spanish, provides basic and advanced core courses in theology, sacraments and pastoral ministry.  It also offers specialized course for adults interested in a particular ministerial area of focus. The Incumbent collaborates with diocesan office directors, pastors, and other parish leaders in developing, promoting and offering specialization courses.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a member in good standing in a Catholic parish faith community.
  • Degree in Education, Religious Education, or related field.  Masters degree preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years demonstrated successful teaching experience; ability to identify and use a variety of teaching methodologies.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to ecclesial vision and mission of Vatican II.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

To apply, send resume and application to jobs@stocktondiocese.org or Linda Dillen, Human Resources, 212 N San Joaquin Street, Stockton, CA 95202.

POSTED 8-9-18