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Assistant Director of Music

  • Recruit, rehearse, direct, and accompany the adult choir (provides music at the Sunday 10:30 AM Mass from September through May and for one Christmas Mass and the Sacred Triduum liturgies).
  • Select choral pieces for the choir (All other music is planned by the Director of Music and Liturgy).
  • Accompany the cantor at the Sunday10:30 AM Mass from June through August.
  • Accompany the cantor at the Saturday 5:00 PM and Sunday 8:00 AM Masses (This responsibility is open to some flexibility).
  • Accompany the cantor and/or choir for Christmas Masses and either the morning or evening Masses on Ash Wednesday and Holy Days.
  • Accompany school Masses when scheduled – generally once every three weeks.
  • Recruit, rehearse and direct bell choir.
  • Be available to serve as musician for weddings and funerals (compensated by couple, family or funeral home).


  • Be a person of faith.
  • Skilled in playing the piano and directing vocal and instrumental groups  – organ skills are a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Catholic liturgical practices.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work with people of varying musical skill levels.
  • Stamina and the ability/willingness to work weekends, holidays and some evenings.
  • Must be flexible and positively change priorities as need.
  • Must be dependable, and able to manage time well.
  • Previous experience working in parish music ministry.


Commensurate with experience

Additional Information

Start Date
St. Pius X - Wauwatosa (E23)
Job Category
Parishes - Music/Liturgy
Employment Type
Part Time

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and completed Archdiocesan General Application
Contact Name
Dean Weyer
2506 Wauwatosa Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 453-3875 #16

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Teachers and Principals

For general information, visit our
Human Resources/Personnel Services Office page or call 414-769-3422.

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