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Director of Liturgy and Music

* Oversees the planning and execution of all parish liturgical celebrations

* Lead and supervise a full time assistant and a part time musician.

* Play the weekend masses.

* Direct and oversee the many volunteers and professional staff who prepare and lead communal worship

* Works with liturgical committees, and oversees liturgical ministries

* Is present at major liturgies to assist presiders and organize details 

* Develops, trains, and oversees sacristan's and direct reports

* Recruits ministers and musicians, invites and welcomes newcomers to develop a broad spectrum of talent

* Is a member of the parish leadership team

* Provides musicians and music for all events

* Coordinates and prepares the rehearsals and performances of the voice and handbell choirs.

* Research new music for worship and keeps current on all official statements regarding liturgical music

* Oversees the preparation of the annual budget

* Provides for periodic evaluation of  the quality of worship programs and ministries

* Oversees file administration and adheres to all copyright policies.

Qualifications

* Professional training in liturgy and music, including a Bachelors degree in either Liturgy, liturgical music or classical music

* Excellent organ/piano playing skills and the ability to perform and coordinate performances

* Vocal and cantor skills a plus

* Background in Catholic doctrine, liturgical expectations, and archdiocesan parish requirements

* Be a person of catholic faith and possess sensitivity, openness, and an ability to engage parishioners 

* Be able to delegate tasks and responsibilities

* Commonsense in carrying out responsibilities

* Able to multitask and positively change priorities as needed

* Consistently maintain high performance standards

* Prior parish experience in planning, coordination and execution of liturgy and music in a medium to large parish

* Prior experience leading choirs- vocal and handbell

* Basic computer skills and knowledge

* Supervisory and leadership experience

 

 

Compensation

Type
Annual
Notes
Salaried position with a full benefit package. Health, dental, vision are available; life insurance is given to all. A FSA, flexible spending account and 403(b) are available. Nine paid holidays, three paid personal days (after 1 year), six sick days and vacation are all awarded to this position. Salary range for this position is- $51,928 to $77,893.

Additional Information

Start Date
2021-03-01
Location
St. John Vianney - Brookfield (M03)
Department
County
Waukesha
Job Category
Parishes - Music/Liturgy
Employment Type
Full Time
Notes

To Apply

Instructions
Send resume and cover letter to Fr. Edwin Kornath, Pastor, by January 26th, 2021.
Contact Name
Fr. Edwin Kornath, Pastor
Address
1755 N Calhoun Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone
262-796-3940
Fax
262-796-3958

Download an application:

General Application
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