Director of Music and Liturgy

All Saints Catholic Church
Employment Type
Full Time
Hampstead, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Coordinates the liturgical & musical vision of the parish in collaboration with the Pastor.
  • Coordinates all aspects of the liturgy including music, liturgical ministers, sound & live feed.
  • Leads and participates in the preparation, coordination, and execution of major/special liturgies.
  • Present at most weekend liturgies each week, including major liturgical rituals.
  • Proactively engages and recruits youth and young adults in all liturgical and musical roles for weekend liturgies.
  • Prepares and coordinates weekly liturgy including music and ministry volunteers.
  • Develops and implements liturgical formation programs and recruits, trains, and schedules liturgical ministers. 
  • Develops & forms music ministers including cantors, choirs, & instrumentalists.   
  • Attends staff meetings & liturgy/music meetings, directs choir, cantor, & instrumentalist rehearsals.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Music with some coursework in liturgical or sacramental theology.
  • Minimum amount of 3 years of coordinating parish liturgical life & music ministry.
  • Active, fully initiated, practicing Catholic in good standing who is dedicated to collaborative ministry and the advancement of the vision of the Church.
  • Vision and passion for Roman Catholic liturgy with a commitment to full, active, and conscious participation.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and with a wide variety of people and skill levels.
  • Strong computer and audiovisual skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within Catholic liturgy and pastoral setting
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Possesses advanced singing, piano, and organ skills.
  • Proficient in computer technology, preferably with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and audiovisual equipment.  Experience with Realm is a plus.

Supervises: Music & Liturgy Leaders and volunteers.

Position Start Date:  Immediately