Music Director, Sauk Centre, MN, Posted 4/19/17

Music Director
Our Lady of the Angels and St. Paul’s
Sauk Centre, Minnesota
Full Time

Two Catholic parishes in Sauk Centre, MN are looking to hire a full time Music Director.  Duties include overseeing music for Weekend Masses, Weddings, Funerals and Special Liturgies.  The director will build and direct adult, youth, and children’s choirs while scheduling and working with existing musicians.  Required skills expected are vocal, instrumental accompaniment, choral directing and organization.

Most importantly, this person must have the personal ability to work liturgically with others in a collaborative way.  Interested?

Receiving resumes at angels@mainstreetcom.com by June 12, 2017 or call 320-352-3502 for more information.

Area Director of Adult Faith Formation, Willmar, MN, Posted 3/28/17

Area Director of Adult Faith Formation
Catholic Area Faith Community of Jesus Our Living Water
Willmar (and surrounding area), Minnesota
Full Time

Primary Purpose of Position:
The purpose of the Area Director of Adult Faith Formation is to support the vision of the area faith community and is comprised of several elements: 1) coordinate and implement opportunities for adults in the area faith community to form and deepen their call to discipleship; 2) develop, plan and direct the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process for adults in the area faith community choosing to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church; 3) direct the lay volunteers who teach and prepare parents who wish to have their children baptized; and 4) develop a process to increase and support small Christian communities.

This position is part of a team consisting of priests and other directors who work together to carry out the evangelical and catechetical vision of the area faith community.

Job Qualifications:
▪ It is required that this employee filling this position be an active, participating Catholic in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
▪ Degree in Religious Education, Religious Studies, Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Education or related field or equivalent experience is required; as is Diocesan Catechetical training and knowledge of and ability to convey effectively the official teaching of the Church with a demonstrated fidelity to these teachings and an informed understanding of Vatican II.
▪ Proven experience in effective modalities of adult learning.
▪ Ability to train leaders to facilitate adult faith formation experiences.
▪ Excellent management, organizational, and communication skills, including public speaking and presentations.
▪ Demonstrated track record of ability to work harmoniously in a team environment.
▪ Verifiable use of continued education to increase abilities and knowledge.
▪ Possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle, or have a means of transportation to enable travel to the two parishes in the area faith community as needed.
▪ Possess an ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities, and goals.
▪ Successful completion of criminal and motor vehicle background checks.

How to Apply:
For more information, a copy of the job description, or to apply for this position, please contact Mary Nordstrom at Catholic Area Faith Community of Jesus Our Living Water, 713 12th Street SW, Willmar, MN 56201 or MaryNordstrom@OurLivingWater.org

Director of Faith Formation- Christ Our Light Catholic Parish/Princeton-Zimmerman, Posted 3/7/17

Director of Faith Formation
Christ Our Light Catholic Parish
Princeton and Zimmerman, Minnesota
Full Time

Christ Our Light Catholic Parish is a vibrant, Vatican II parish serving Princeton and Zimmerman. There is an opening for a full-time Director of Faith Formation for pre-K through 6th grade which utilizes an intergenerational education model. The position also includes co-directing creative education for adults, with an emphasis on experiential learning. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. The position begins July 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017. The job description and application form are available at www.christourlightmn.org. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application form to christourlightmn.hr@gmail.com or send to Human Relations Committee, Christ Our Light, 804 7th Ave. S., Princeton, MN, 55371.

Bookkeeper- Church of St. Anthony/Church of the Holy Spirit – St. Cloud, Posted 3/3/17

Bookkeeper
Church of St. Anthony and Church of the Holy Spirit
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time (35 – 40 hours per week)

The Church of Saint Anthony and the Church of the Holy Spirit are seeking a full-time, shared Bookkeeper. With direction from the Business Manager and Pastor, the bookkeeper will perform skilled bookkeeping, payroll, and financial support in a professional manner for Saint Anthony and Holy Spirit Churches. The preferred candidate will be an accomplished user of QuickBooks and MS Excel with the ability to quickly learn other required software programs. Additional requirements include: an Associate’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and skills, three or more years of bookkeeping experience, and strong organizational and communication skills.

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to: business.mgr@spiritandsaints.org. A job description and application form will be furnished. No phone calls please.

Director of Music- Christ Church Newman Center – St. Cloud, Posted 2/24/17

Director of Music
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time

Christ Church Newman Center is a dynamic Catholic faith community, for and with St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical & Community College students, faculty and staff, stretching to live out the gospel message in the Spirit of Vatican II.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Director of Music is primarily responsible for coordinating the parish liturgical music program through the lens of campus ministry, working collaboratively as a member of the parish pastoral team, and working with students and local community members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Administer music program in collaboration with pastoral team:

  • Plan, coordinate, and lead a comprehensive music program for all parish liturgies, assuring a broad range of music within a unified whole
  • Coordinate recruitment, organization and training of music ministers, developing music and leadership skills and fostering a sense of music as liturgical ministry
  • Develop budget and administer allocations for music program
  • Continue education and research of new music to broaden the parish musical repertoire and further enhance its musical worship
  • Coordinate and conduct choir for major liturgical celebrations
  • Develop, implement and interpret policies and procedures relative to music ministry which assure compliance with copyright laws
  • Create Finale files and PowerPoint presentations of music to facilitate assembly singing
  • Maintain working knowledge of sound system and provide supervision for other operators
  • Serve as resource for couples planning wedding liturgies
  • Coordinate music for funeral liturgies

– Serve as vital member of pastoral team
– Participate in staff meetings, parish committee meetings, and student outreach activities
– Participate in liturgical planning in collaboration with pastoral team and parish committees

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Music required, including vocal and keyboard training.
Additional education in liturgy or theology preferred
Experience: Two years in Catholic music ministry desirable

Submit cover letter and resume by April 21, or inquires to newmancenter@scsucatholic.org