March 20, 2019
Full-Time Director of Music and Liturgy – St. Patrick, Edina
Job Description1. Plan lively/passion-filled worship for Saturday evening/Sunday morning masses as well as Feast Days, Holy Days of Obligation, Holy Week
2. Develop and Direct Volunteer Adult and Children’s Choirs
3. Plan/arrange music for funerals and weddings
4. Schedule paid/volunteer cantors and other musicians as needed
5. Develop Worship Aids
6. Chair of the Liturgy Commission
7. Other duties as assigned
Job QualificationsIdeal candidate has:
1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Music and Liturgy
2. 5 or more years liturgical music director experience
3. Intimate Knowledge and Love of the Catholic Mass
4. Ability to plan, organize and meet deadlines
5. Ability to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers
6. Good people and communication skills
7. Ability to lead worship from guitar or piano
8. Ability to read and notate sheet music and chord charts
9. Technical sound equipment skills
10. Experience with budget-keeping/familiar with spreadsheets
Self-motivated, detail-oriented and a team player
Institution DescriptionOur Parish Mission is to build on the warmth and spirit of community established by the Irish Catholic immigrants who founded the parish in 1857 with our own commitment of faith, centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ by: providing faith-filled worship focused on the celebration of Eucharist; being a welcoming community; recognizing our need to continue our formation as Christians; providing an environment of holiness in our homes; and striving to acknowledge our blessings through our generosity.
Application Instructions/CommentsTo apply for this position, please email Phil Grant, Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your initial application should include a cover letter, resume, and references.
The deadline for applications is April 10, 2019, though applications may be considered earlier on a rolling basis.
For more information about this position, please call Phil Grant at 952-767-0950. Thank you for your interest in The Church of St. Patrick of Edina!
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