Glendale Heights, IL: Director of Sacred Music (FT)
  • FrKish
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    • Director of Sacred Music at St. Matthew Catholic Church
    • This is a full-time position with benefits.
    • Music coverage for the Catholic liturgical year, including 4 of the 6 weekend Masses, as well as scheduling coverage for the other 2 Masses. This includes events like parish Confirmation, Divine Mercy Holy Hour, etc.
    • Weekly music coverage for school Mass and other school liturgies and devotions such as May Crowning, Graduation Mass, etc.
    • Recruiting, training and directing of cantors.
    • Recruiting, training and directing of choirs. This presently includes 10am Sunday Mass adult choirs and children/school choir. We hope to develop a funeral choir.
    • Providing guidance for the Spanish choir.
    • Coverage for weddings and funerals, as well as liturgical preparation for those liturgies (meeting with couples and families).
    • Attend parish staff meetings and liturgy team meeting to coordinate the parish music program in collaboration with parish staff and parishioners.
    • Prepare and implement a music program budget in collaboration with the parish business manager and under the supervision of the pastor.
    • Background and expertise in the best of Catholic sacred liturgical music from traditional to contemporary.
    • Proficiency in organ; piano would be a plus.
    • Vocal competency for cantoring.
    • Familiarity with electronic communication and computer skills (email, Microsoft suite, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of Spanish is a plus.
    • This leadership position requires public and private life in harmony with the Catholic faith.

    Fr. Jerome Kish, Pastor
    St. Matthew Catholic Church
    1555 Glen Ellyn Rd
    Glendale Heights, IL 60139
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