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Title: Editor and Liturgical Training Consultant

Department: Editorial
Reports to: Director

Description:  Liturgy Training Publications is seeking an Editor and Liturgical Training Consultant to research, analyze and collaborate on new ideas and products for LTP.  This individual must have a strong background in Catholic liturgy and catechesis, with a broad knowledge of the current Catholic marketplace.

The candidate will serve as a resource to other editors and the marketing department by identifying potential authors and strengthening relationships with worship offices and other diocesan offices to determine their needs.

This position will represent LTP by presenting workshops and other presentations that tie to the resources offered by LTP.  The candidate will work closely with the Media and Events Department in the development of new offerings.

As an editor, this position will have the opportunity to edit manuscripts and ancillary products, following the standards and guidelines set by LTP.  This position is a member of the Editorial team, and will work with the team to achieve department goals.

Our organizational culture is a great fit for individuals that believe in our mission and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. We value accountability, respect and support of each other to reach our goals. As an agency of the Archdiocese of Chicago, we offer outstanding health paid time off and retirement benefits with a recognition of the need to balance work and life.

Experience Required: A Master’s degree in Divinity or Liturgy along with experience working with the areas of catechesis and liturgy.  Public speaking and experience creating and presenting workshops. Editorial experience in preparing manuscripts for submission.

Additional Requirements:  A knowledge of current issues related to Catholic liturgy and catechesis.  Strong written and verbal skills and the ability to communicate with others to develop and new products. Weekend and evening availability to participate in workshops and represent the organization.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite  and Adobe Creative Suite.  Bilingual is a plus.

If you would like to be considered, please submit:

·         cover letter describing the reason(s) for your interest and how your experience would benefit the organization

·         current resume

·         three professional references including job title, phone number, email address

·         salary history or desired salary level

to jobopening@ltp.org , 3949 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609, or FAX 773-579-4929.  Please include “Editor and Liturgical Training Consultant position” in the subject or attention line. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

POSTED 10-16-17

 

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

 

Bilingual Liturgical Training Event Coordinator, LTP, CHICAGO

Experience Required: A college degree in marketing, education or related field along with experience working in faith formation and training at the parish and/or diocesan level.  Must have bilingual English/Spanish competency with coordinating experience and a record of creating and growing relationships which will be used to expand awareness of the resources provided by LTP.  Experience in coordinating events and projects is required.

Additional Requirements:  Must be able to read and write Spanish, with an ability to translate. Weekend and evening availability to participate in workshops and represent the organization.  Flexible schedule with a willingness for occasional travel out of town. A valid driver’s license is required. 

Description:  Liturgy Training Publications is seeking a Bilingual Liturgical Training Coordinator to serve as the champion in coordinating and promoting our media and event offerings for the Hispanic market. To be successful in this position, you should possess an interest in liturgy and support our mission. The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop new relationships that increase awareness of our resources and provide feedback to the organization of the needs of the Hispanic market.

The candidate should have a proven ability to organize and complete complex and multiple work assignments on time and with minimal supervision. The position will coordinate our existing offerings, (National Gathering on Christian Initiation, NGCI; and Ministry Enrichment Gatherings, MEG). You will be translating our existing Virtual Workshop offerings for the Hispanic market and assist in moderating workshops.

This position will represent LTP by networking with national organizations, diocesan offices and individual parishes. Communication will be through email, personal contacts, and the development of marketing campaigns to build awareness and increase participation in our events.

Our organizational culture is a great fit for individuals that believe in our mission and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. We value accountability, respect and support of each other to reach our goals. As an agency of the Archdiocese of Chicago, we offer outstanding health paid time off and retirement benefits with a recognition of the need to balance work and life.

If you would like to be considered, please submit:

·         cover letter describing the reason(s) for your interest and how your experience would benefit the organization

·         current resume

·         three professional references including job title, phone number, email address

·         salary history or desired salary level

to jobopening@ltp.org , 3949 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609, or FAX 773-579-4929.  Please include “Bilingual Liturgical Training Coordinator position” in the subject or attention line. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

POSTED 10-9-17

 

Director of Liturgy and Music

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wilmington, NC

 Do Liturgy and Music Ministry and hear the surf! Come to Coastal NC – to a growing Catholic parish seeking to further develop its liturgy and music programs.

In collaboration with the Pastor, the Director of Liturgy and Music provides direction and supervision of all parish liturgical celebrations.  Responsibilities would encompass the formation of all liturgical ministers and parish musicians.  In addition, the Director works in relationship with other staff members to support the community to live out the parish vision and mission statements.

The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing; possess an undergraduate degree in music, liturgy, or related field; experience within the Catholic liturgy; skills as an accompanist on the piano and organ; possess organizational, pastoral, computer, and communication skills. This candidate will be involved with the selection of a new piano for the current worship space, and giving input toward the design of an eventual new church building.

This is a regular fulltime, 40-hour per week, salaried, exempt position. In addition to a competitive salary, ICC provides a comprehensive benefits plan, including:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Group life, Long-term disability insurance, a generous 403(b) plan. The position is open immediately.  A full job description is available upon request.

A cover letter expressing the candidate’s understanding of liturgy and music, and resume may be submitted via email to searchcommittee2017icc@gmail.com

Immaculate Conception Parish of 1,000 families which ministers to the faithful coastal community of Carolina Beach, NC just minutes from historic Wilmington, NC. The community is ministered by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. St. Francis de Sales advocates Living Jesus Christby proclaiming the Gospel, celebrating the Eucharist, nourishing our Faith, and serving all God's people with compassion, humility and gentleness.

POSTED 9-26-17

 

DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES/ORGANIST-- DIOCESE OF WHEELING-CHARLESTON

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 music associated with worship at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph; serving as principal organist/pianist, selecting music, building and working with choir and cantors, and promoting a singing assembly. Collaborate with Diocesan Worship Office planning and executing music for Diocesan liturgies. Assist with on-going formation for pastoral musicians throughout West Virginia. 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, conversant in a variety of Catholic liturgical music styles (classical, traditional, and contemporary), have experience in choral conducting, and embody the spirit of Vatican II. Be willing to build an eclectic repertoire of music and comfortable with year-rounded blended approach for music planning.

Deadline for résumé submissions is October 30, 2017

POSTED 9-22-17

 

DIRECTOR OF LITURGY FOR ST. STANISLAUS CATHOLIC CHURCH -- MODESTO, CALIFORNIA

Under the leadership of the Pastor, the Director of Liturgy is responsible for the preparation and celebration of Catholic Liturgies and Rituals. The Director of Liturgy 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.  The Director of Liturgy will work closely with the Director of Music and the Liturgy Committee.  

Qualifications:·   

  • Baptized member of a Catholic parish faith community
  • Liturgy Certificate or equivalent certification and demonstrated evidence/knowledge of current liturgical norms
  • A minimum of 3 years successful work experience in a parish
  • Ability to work flexible hours with some evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of office and productivity software and web-based applications
  • Proficient in English and Spanish, verbal and written, preferred

This is a full-time position.  Deadline to apply:  November 30, 2017.  

Please send cover letter/resume, job description request or questions to liturgy@ststanscc.org.

POSTED 8-30-17

 

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 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