Director of Music

St. Christopher Parish1000 Michigan AveMarysville, MI 48040
Parish Ministry
Apply To:
Fr. James Arwady, Pastor
St. Christopher Catholic Church
1000 Michigan Ave
Marysville, Michigan 48040
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Position Description

Parish is looking to fill the Director of Music position as either a part-time or full time position beginning after January 2, 2018.  Position is responsible for planning, coordinating and providing music for three weekend Masses, holy days, other liturgies of the parish, including weddings and funerals as needed.  This position will coordinate the work of the volunteer music ministers, including the cantors and organize and lead adult and youth choir rehearsals. Oversight and care of the church's sound system and recording homilies during the liturgy are included as responsibilities.


Professional-level musical education and aptitude with a music degree and liturgical formation is preferred.  Professional-level proficiency in organ or piano. Knowledge of the wide range of styles and forms of music in the Catholic Church.  Understanding of musical, liturgical, and pastoral judgments required to plan music for prayer.

Exemplary communication skills including the ability to work well with others, problem solve and deal appropriately with conflict is critical.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Finale, Sibelius and other music writing software is highly preferred.
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:104151