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14 Aug 2019

Full-Time Director of Liturgy and Music

 Woodbury, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Primary Music Responsibilities

  • Lead the worshiping assembly as an instrumentalist/cantor as needed.
  • Recruit, train, rehearse with musicians, cantors and instrumentalists for Sunday Liturgies, Christmas
  • Liturgies, Holy Week Liturgies and Holy Days of Obligation.
  • Develop a wide repertoire of music for the various choirs and for the congregation.
  • Schedule all musicians, cantors and instrumentalists for Sunday Liturgies, Christmas Liturgies, Holy Week Liturgies and Holy Days of Obligation using the parish scheduling tool.
  • Provide necessary preparation materials to musicians involved.

Additional Music Responsibilities

  • Funerals
  • Assist families in the selection of music and planning of Wake & Funeral Liturgies.
  • Rehearse vocalist/musicians for Funeral Liturgies as needed.
  • Weddings
  • Assist engaged couples in planning Wedding Liturgies; this includes music, cantors and musicians Has the option of accompanying at parish weddings.

Liturgical Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and plan the overall direction of liturgy, liturgical needs, and overseeing liturgical ministry needs of the parish.
  • Oversee, recruit, train, and engages all liturgical ministers in their ministry: Eucharistic Ministers, Sacristans, Lectors and Altar Servers.
  • Plan and establish ongoing workshops and training dates annually for liturgical ministers.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other parish staff for special liturgies (RCIA rites, First Reconciliation, First Communion, Confirmation, etc.).
  • Responsible for ordering liturgical supplies.
  • Assist with preparations for liturgical seasons and overall church environment.
  • Serve as a resource on the requirements of: The Lectionary, The Liturgical Calendar, The Roman Missal, Sacramental Rites, and The Order of Christian Funerals.

Job Qualifications: Degrees or experience in Liturgical Music, Music Education, Music Performance or a related field preferred. Experience with Catholic Liturgy preferred.

Organizational Name: Saint Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic Church

Organizational City: Woodbury

Position Contact Name: Greg Hereford

Position Contact Email: greg.hereford@saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Position Contact Phone: 651-768-3010

Deadline: September 15, 2019

Benefits: Included

Experience: Required

Setting: Urban

Number of Parish Households: 2,001 or more

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to greg.hereford@saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: To Be Determined.

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