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Title Minister of Music
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Clement Parish, 4536 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45217
Job Information

The Music Minister serves the parish community as organist/pianist and choir director according to the highest professional standards of this profession. He/she must have a high degree of proficiency as an organist as attested to by formal credentials and/or performance audition. He/she must have a knowledge of the Church’s liturgical tradition, including current liturgical practice. The Minister of Music reports to the pastor and is a member of the parish staff and of the parish Worship Commission.
l. First and foremost, helps our community to pray by supporting al liturgies with inspirational and quality music.
2. Provides service by playing for parish liturgical celebrations, including weddings and funerals, and special events.
3. Trains, directs and supervises choirs, instrumental ensembles and cantor programs.
4. Organizes and maintains a school youth choir, with weekly rehearsal times during the school year.
5. When necessary or appropriate, enhances the choir and music personnel by bringing in talented individuals for specific times or events.
6. Prepares the assembly for liturgies and encourages participation by occasional rehearsals prior to liturgies, especially when introducing new music.
7. Prepares the school children for their liturgies by encouraging participation and prior rehearsals.
8. Provides a column for the weekly bulletin in his/her field of expertise.
9. Cooperates with the liturgical music projects of the Archdiocese when appropriate or asked by the pastor.
10. Purchases music, sees to the payment of additional music personnel and of copyright fees and permissions and programs.
Please send a resume to Fr. Fred Link, OFM, St. Clement Church, 4536 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45217, or contact the pastor, Fr. Fred Link, OFM at We wish to fill the position by mid to late August.

Date Posted 2019-07-02

Title Organist/Choir Director [Part Time]
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Louis Church, Owensville, OH
Job Information

Responsibilities would include training, directing, and supervising an adult choir and working with cantors. Play the piano/organ for the regularly scheduled masses, Sunday masses, and funerals and weddings. The ability to play and cantor simultaneously is a must.  You would plan and play for all the music for Sunday and Holy Day masses and work closely with the pastor and parish staff.  Must be a practicing catholic with a good knowledge of liturgy.  Other responsibilities as assigned by the Pastor.
Please send resume to Fr. Bachman at or to the following address:
St. Louis Church
PO Box 85
Owensville, OH  45160

Date Posted 2019-07-09

Title Office Assistant
Categories Church Openings
Location Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Dayton, OH 45420
Job Information

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church has an opening an Office Assistant in the Parish office. This part time position requires working Monday through Thursday from 9am -1pm.
The candidate must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Publisher and database knowledge. Candidate will be responsible for creating and sending the weekly bulletin to the bulletin company, preparing church for the weekend (taking over bulletins, collection bags, stocking pamphlets in vestibules…), preparing & handling bulk mailings, ordering annual supplies. This person will also be responsible for organizing October’s registration month, compiling census reports, handle all parish registrations and will set up & handle Parish Council nomination process, among other miscellaneous tasks. Must attend & participate in monthly parish staff meetings. Previous church office experience & Spanish preferred.
Please submit your resume to Fr. Satish Joseph at or to the parish office 2300 S. Smithville Road Dayton, OH 45420. Resumes will be accepted through August 4

Date Posted 2019-07-15

Title Pastoral Associate for Youth Ministry
Categories Church Openings
Location St. John the Evangelist, West Chester, OH
Job Information

Are you excited about your Catholic faith? Do you want to share this enthusiasm with the youth – the future of our church? Our parish is a dynamic and active community of over 2,400 families. We are seeking energetic and organized candidates for the position of Pastoral Associate for Youth. Focused on the junior high and high school members of our parish, the primary responsibility for this position is the coordination of youth ministry, including sacramental preparation for Confirmation. There are also responsibilities for creating and monitoring a budget, working as a member of the Pastoral Team on other parish activities in addition to working with the PA for Children’s Faith Formation on Junior High Youth Ministry activities. An annual mission trip, junior high camp and high school retreat are also included in the responsibilities. The religious life of our parish is in the hands of our youth, can you help us to run programs, coordinate activities, plan retreats and have fun with the teens and young adults of our parish?
Candidates must be practicing Catholics with an undergraduate degree in education, theology or pastoral ministry. Previous experience in education or youth ministry is a plus. Successful candidates will be proficient in the use and application of Microsoft Office products. Experience with PDS is beneficial. Please send your resume via email to Online applications can be made via our website,
This position will be available as soon as possible in order to help us start our 2019-20 calendar of events. Resumes will be accepted through July 26, 2019.

Date Posted 2019-07-02

Title Parish Secretary
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Vivian Church, 7600 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45224
Job Information

St. Vivian Church, in Finneytown, is accepting applications for the position of Parish Secretary. We are looking for a highly motivated person to assist the office staff with daily management of the office by performing tasks such as handling documents, greeting parishioners/clients, answering phone calls and recording information.  The position requires excellent verbal and written communications skills. This is a full-time position, handling the secretarial needs of a parish of 700+ families.  Experience required with working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Background check and Virtus training required. Please send resume and salary expectations to:  Kathleen Rothschild, St. Vivian Church, 7600 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH  45224, or e-mail to:

Date Posted 2019-07-01

Title Director of Liturgical Music [Part Time]
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Margaret-St. John, Cincinnati, OH
Job Information

St. Margaret-St John Catholic Church is seeking a part-time Director of Liturgical Music to begin any time prior to September 1, 2019.
St. Margaret-St. John Parish offers a vibrant and growing choral music program in the Catholic tradition. The primary ministry of the choir at St. Margaret-St. John lies in its role as leader, supporter, and teacher of the congregation in the singing of the propers, hymns, and service music of the mass. The choir also offers choral voluntaries and anthems, the repertoire being drawn from all musical periods.
Music at Mass is primarily lead from the two-manual Schantz-Muller Pipe Organ, original to the church building.
• Cantor & play the organ for two weekend Masses: 3 PM Saturday Vigil Mass and the 10 AM Sunday Mass.
• Facilitate Choir Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings (day movable) from 7-8:30 during the choral season (Sept-June).
• Direct the choir from the organ during the choral season.
• Play the organ & cantor for special Holy Days of Obligation such as Christmas, Holy Week, Easter, etc.
• Play the organ and cantor for weddings and funerals held in the church.
• Choose the liturgical music throughout the year (hymns, ordinaries, psalms, choral anthems, postludes/preludes)
o Please note: the musical “style” of this parish is more “hymnody” and less “religious song.” (Appropriate hymns include “O God Beyond All Praising” “Praise to the Lord” “Now Thank We All Our God” “Let All Mortal Flesh” and things of that sort)
• Knowledge and skill in playing organ at a Catholic Mass (especially in leading congregational song) and a varied organ repertoire appropriate for Masses throughout the liturgical year.
• Skill in choral, solo, and instrumental accompaniment as well as choral directing..
• Decent sight-reading skills.
• Must be able to sing and play at the same time. A “pleasant” voice desired.
• Knowledge of traditional Catholic Sacred music (hymnody, choral anthems, etc…)
• Adequately pass a standard background check.
The pay rate for this position is currently set at $125 per Mass and $50 per Choir Practice. Additional compensation is provided for playing weddings and funerals ($125 each) of which the organist would have first right of refusal. Depending on the number of weddings and funerals, this position would make anywhere from 14k-17k a year.
Please submit a resume, references, and any links to recordings of representative choral and organ performances to Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Date Posted 2019-06-19

Title Director of Music and Liturgy
Categories Church Openings
Location St. Patrick Parish, 409 E. Main St., Troy, OH 45373
Job Information

The Director of Music and Liturgy serves the parish as principal musician, organist/piano and choir director according to the highest professional standards established by this profession. The director assist the pastor in organizing liturgical ministers and liturgical schedules. This is currently a full time position but will consider part time.
Primary Duties/Responsibilities:
● Works in collaboration with the Pastor and parish staff.
● Provides service by playing for the regular parish liturgical celebrations including funerals and weddings.
● Provides for liturgical updating and education of the parish.
● Maintains and develops personal and professional skills.
● Works with business manager to develop budget for liturgical music.
● Coordinates the liturgical minister’s schedule, to include servers, lectors and extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist.
● Recruit members to both the adult and children’s choir.
● Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Pastor.
● Must have a high degree of proficiency in the use of the organ/piano as attested to by formal credentials and a personal performance audition.
● Should have a working knowledge of other instruments, which may be used in liturgical music.
● Must have skill as an effective choral conductor as demonstrated by formal credentials and/or a choral audition.
● Must have a knowledge and appreciation of the Church’s liturgical tradition as well as current liturgical practice.
● Must have the ability and desire to lead and sustain a program of quality congregational singing.
● Must have a good knowledge and repertoire available for liturgical music programs for adult and children’s choir, organ/piano and congregation.
Send resumes and questions to Fr. Eric Bowman,

Date Posted 2019-06-21

Title Assistant Director of Music Ministry [Part-Time]
Categories Church Openings
Location Pastoral Region XII, 6161 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, OH 45424
Job Information

The Assistant Director of Music Ministry collaborates with the Regional Director of Music Ministry, Worship Commission, and other musicians to prepare liturgies and music for the parishes of Region XII, that leads the region to “fully conscious, and active participation in liturgical celebrations which is demanded by the very nature of the liturgy” (Sacrosanctum Concilium #14). Proficiencies in organ, piano, and voice are required.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Plan and provide music for 2-3 liturgies per week in Region XII
• Lead at least one weekly rehearsal
• Plan and provide music for weekly school mass in collaboration with the Regional Director (August – May).
• Develop school choir in collaboration with the Regional Director
• Maintain instruments, equipment, and musical repertoire
• Maintain liturgical records within the region
• Assist with funerals, school masses, Holy Days, and other liturgies.
• Assist in all large liturgies (Christmas, Triduum) in collaboration with the Regional Director
• Active, practicing Catholic
• Bachelor’s degree in music
• Experience performing and directing music in Catholic liturgical settings
• Knowledge of a wide breadth of liturgical music from traditional hymnody to contemporary praise and worship.
• Demonstrated proficiency in both organ and piano, with the ability to sing while playing.
• Ability to work appropriately with adults, teens, and children
• Familiarity with norms related to Catholic liturgy and sacred music
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, and creative
• Flexible in work hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Successfully complete VIRTUS child/vulnerable adult protection training
• Successfully pass required BCI/FBI background checks prior to employment and every five years
• Commuting and ministering in multiple parishes that are no more than fifteen minutes apart by car.
• Salary commensurate with education and experience
• Additional compensation for weddings ($175) and funerals ($100) as needed
Candidates may submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to or by mail to: Andrew Larochelle, Director of Music Ministry, 6161 Chambersburg Road, Dayton, OH 45424.

Date Posted 2019-05-30

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