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Director of Music Ministries

Parish Positions
Director of Music Ministries
Chapel Hill, NC

The Catholic Community of St. Thomas More, Chapel Hill

Full time, 40 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Responsible for developing liturgical music for all Masses, Holy Days, special liturgical celebrations, weddings and funerals.
  • Oversees all aspects of liturgical music in the parish and directs the Schola Cantorum and the Hand Bell Choirs; oversees and works closely with the other choir directors
  • The position requires musical proficiency in organ, piano and voice as well as a thorough knowledge of Catholic Church liturgical guidelines and norms.
  • The DMM must flow easily between contemporary, praise and worship, traditional and age appropriate music for children.  
  • Recruits cantors, substitute accompanists, choir members and supervises the music library with the assistance of volunteers

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: A BA in Music is required
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience: 3+ years of experience in a church position
    • Area of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ability to communicate in Spanish and English is preferred.


  • Multiple choir directors
  • Music librarians (volunteer)

Parish background information: A bilingual parish of 3500 families

Position Start Date: 07/01/2018

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