Saint Joseph Church
Director of Music & Liturgy
Saint Joseph Parish, a vibrant, Catholic, faith community of nearly 900 families and a large K-8 grade school in South Bend, is hiring a full-time Director of Music & Liturgy. A member of the Pastoral Team, this position oversees, coordinates, and implements all aspects of Saint Joseph Church & School’s liturgical life, including music, ritual, environment, liturgical catechesis, and ministry formation. Specific duties require attendance at three weekend Masses (directing the choir at one Mass) and one weekly school Mass; maintaining regular office hours; conducting weekly choir rehearsal; working with school leadership to prepare and coordinate school Masses/liturgies and to train liturgical ministers, choir instrumentalists, etc.; chairing monthly parish Liturgy Commission meetings; preparing seasonal and special worship aids; and other duties as required by the Pastor.
Qualified applicants will be practicing Catholics having a bachelor’s degree in music performance and/or education in theology and liturgy. The successful candidate will also have the ability to read music and understand choral conducting and vocal techniques. The ability to play a keyboard instrument and computer skills with page layout and music composition software are desirable.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé with references to: Saint Joseph Parish, 226 N. Hill Street, South Bend, IN 46617. View the complete position description.
Saint Joseph Grade School
If you would like to inquire about openings at Saint Joseph Grade School, please contact the school office at 574-234-0451 or email Suzanne Wiwi, Principal.