Director of Music Ministry

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (330 Lebanon Street, Monroe, OH) is seeking a part time Director of Music Ministry to serve our parish of 700 families. The Director of Music Ministry plans & leads music for 3 weekend liturgies, all holy day liturgies, and special liturgies as needed (including All Souls evening prayer & First Communion). When requested will provide music for funerals and weddings for additional compensation. The Director of Music Ministry will hold choir rehearsal outside of Mass times and conduct the choir during weekend liturgies and on holy days. Will attend staff meetings for liturgical planning. Will be responsible for scheduling maintenance of sound equipment and music equipment when needed. Successful candidates will be proficient in piano/keyboard & have strong vocal skills. Must be a practicing Catholic with a strong liturgical knowledge as evidenced by experience in liturgical music ministry and/or formal training credentials. Must have the ability to lead the congregation in praise through music and direct & recruit volunteer musicians (choir, cantors & other musicians). Will be familiar with the operation of professional sound equipment. Must pass a background, reference and criminal check & be VIRTUS trained or successfully complete VIRTUS training prior to employment. Application deadline is April 1, 2019. Position start date is flexible between June 1st & July 31st 2019. Please submit resume and cover letter to Ava Bertsch, Business Manager at [email protected]