Music Positions

Employer
Archdiocese of Baltimore
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Ref
1467302998
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
St. Mary's is a parish of 700 families in Hagerstown, MD with a Catholic school enrollment of 190 and active Religious Education and RCIA programs. The Parish was established in 1758 and upholds the Church's tradition in teaching and in praxis. The Church was built in 1826 and features a 3-manual Allen Renaissance R-370 digital pipe organ. St. Mary's is currently hiring three related positions: Director of Sacred Music, Organist, and Music Teacher. St. Mary's will consider candidates who are interested in one or more of the positions. If you wish to interview for multiple positions, please submit one resume and a cover letter describing your intent. St. Mary's will adjust the titles, job descriptions, hours, and statuses as appropriate if a single candidate is hired for multiple positions. The Director of Sacred Music (DSM) is a part-time position, supervised by and working closely with the Pastor. The DSM coordinates the liturgical music program for the parish and serves as choir director. The DSM supervises the Organist and collaborates closely with the Music Teacher on School-related liturgies. The DSM is also responsible for coordinating all liturgical ministries. Applicants for this position are asked to submit the following in addition to their resume: Written examples of planning for four liturgical celebrationsAn example of a liturgical aid/program created for a MassA cover letter expressing desired hourly wage rateThe Organist is a part-time position, supervised by and working closely with the Director of Sacred Music. The Organist is responsible for organ music, both solo and accompanying, that promotes full and conscious participation of the faithful, in accordance with the tradition of the Church. Applicants for this position are asked to submit the following in addition to their resume: A recording/video of applicant playing as s/he would for a congregational hymn, and at least one prelude and one festive postlude. Video can be attached or shared via link to an online siteA cover letter expressing desired hourly wage rate and/or rate per MassThe Music Teacher is a part-time position, supervised by the School Principal. The Music Teacher is responsible, primarily, for the effective design and implementation of a general music program for grades K-5 and a chorus for grades 3-8. The program should promote full and conscious participation of students and be in accordance with the Catholic classical tradition. Applicants for this position are asked to submit the following in addition to their resume: A recording/video of applicant playing and singing as s/he would when leading a congregational hymn with no cantorA cover letter expressing desired hourly wage rateJOB REQUIREMENTS Qualifications for each position are included in each full job description Full job descriptions are located at