Job Opportunities

Director of Music Ministry

Location: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church


Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church is seeking a part time Director of Music Ministry to serve our parish of 200 families. The Director of Music Ministry plans & leads music for 2 weekend liturgies, all holy day liturgies, and special liturgies as needed. When requested will provide music for funerals and weddings for additional compensation. The Director of Music Ministry will hold choir rehearsals outside of Mass times and conduct the choir during weekend liturgies and on holy days. Will attend staff meetings for liturgical planning, when possible. Will be responsible for scheduling maintenance of sound equipment and music equipment when needed or notifying maintenance staff.  Candidates should be proficient in organ or piano and have suitable vocal skills.  Must be a practicing Catholic and have or be willing to attain necessary formal training. 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 or willing to learn the operation of professional sound equipment. (This being a part time position, some of the ancillary duties and expectations are negotiable.)  Compensation will be on a negotiated hourly rate for both preparation and actual liturgical services.  Candidates must pass a background, reference and criminal check & child protection training. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Fr. Paul Gebhardt, or mail to Holy Name of Jesus, 222 Hamilton Ave, Trenton, OH  45067