Sacred Music Coordinator

St. Bernadette Catholic Church
Employment Type
Part Time
Fuquay-Varina, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  24 (Part-time)

The Sacred Music Coordinator is responsible for effectively planning, coordinating, communicating, and executing the Sacred Music within the liturgical celebrations of the parish. This position collaborates with the Parish Staff and Liturgical Ministry in coordinating all Sacred Music related activities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the Sacred Music activities and the parish adult choir, youth choir, and children's Choir, ensembles, cantors, and musicians, and maintains a high quality of communications.
  • Selects music for liturgical celebrations for approval by the Pastor.
  • Coordinates and participates in the liturgical celebrations for all weekend Masses and other Masses, as requested (Christmas, Holy Week, Easter).
  • Provides music support for parish funerals, weddings, and other special events, as needed.
  • Meets with the bride and groom regarding wedding music.
  • Plans and maintains all music-related resources and maintains an accurate library of all parish music related resources and music volunteers.
  • Actively participates in parish staff meetings and other staff activities.
  • Supports and collaborates with the Spanish Choir and all bilingual celebrations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to work collaboratively as an effective parish staff team member.
  • Active member, in good standing, of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Successful completion of background/reference checks.
  • Completion of Safe Environment training within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Music or related - highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within Catholic liturgy and pastoral setting and an understanding of the GIRM and the rubrics of the Roman Missal.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.  Bilingual is a plus.
  • Possesses advanced singing, piano and organ skills.
  • Proficient in computer technology with a working knowledge of Microsoft Works, Excel and Outlook.  Experience with Realm is a plus.