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Opportunities at Archbishop Quigley Center / Cardinal Meyer Center / Other Pastoral Center Departments

Posted 1/28/2014

Job Title:

Director of Liturgies and Music

Department:

Office for Divine Worship

Location:

Cardinal Meyer Center
3525 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653-1402

Hours:

Full time

Description:

The Director of Liturgies and Music is a full-time staff position of the Office for Divine Worship. Primary duties are to assist the Director in coordinating the various liturgical celebrations for which the Office has responsibility and to oversee programming in the area of liturgical music. The specific responsibilities are as follows: GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -Coordinates, in consultation with the Director and Staff, all areas of liturgy and music for those celebrations for which the Office has responsibility. -Collaborates with other agencies, institutions and organizations (some outside the Archdiocese of Chicago) as needed in planning for various liturgies (e.g., Holy Name Cathedral, Office for Catechesis and Youth Ministry, etc.). -Develops liturgical worship aids for Archdiocesan and Office liturgies. -Secures musicians for Archdiocesan and Office liturgies.

Requirements:

Education Required: Graduate degree in Liturgy and/or Music Experience Required: 3-5 years experience in liturgical leadership position, on parish or diocesan level with emphasis on liturgical music Skills Required: Proven musical skills (such as choral conducting, instrumental, accompanying or voice), knowledge of computer music writing programs, good organizational skills and excellent oral / written communication skills, adult education methodology skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please send the following information via email to churchjobs@archchicago.org. Be certain to include your name on each document. Indicate the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Salary requirements

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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