Music Director/Elementary Music Teacher
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    St. John Berchmans Church, a vibrant Roman Catholic parish in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, is seeking applicants for the position of full-time DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND ELEMENTARY MUSIC INSTRUCTOR. Duties include service planning and accompanying, conducting parish and school music ensembles, teaching music in St. John Berchmans School (K-8), and participating as a full member of the parish/school staff.

    Applicants should hold a Bachelors degree in music or liturgy (Masters preferred); possess strong piano, organ, and vocal skills; have a comprehensive knowledge and love of Catholic liturgy, music and tradition; and hold at least 3 years experience in church music. Some knowledge of Spanish, and experience teaching elementary music are preferred but not required.

    Please submit (a) a current résumé, including three professional references, (b) a letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the position, (c) three sample music programs for any three Catholic Masses or services. For a detailed job description or to submit your application electronically, please email (email applications strongly preferred). Mailed applications may be sent to Joe D’Arco, Business Manager, St. John Berchmans Church, 2517 W. Logan Blvd., Chicago, IL 60647. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; position begins on or around July 1, 2011.
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