Job Opportunity Details
Director of Music/ Organist
Hiring Location: Christ the King Catholic Church - Parish
Address: 8017 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75225 (Map)
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Sunday-Saturday, Minimum of 35 Hours
Weekends/OT Required: Often
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: No
Bilingual Required: No
Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position
Organist/Director/Conductor for Masses on Sundays, Holy Days, Vigil Masses, including Solemnities and Holy Week.
Organist for weddings/funerals for additional fees.
Organist-Director for special liturgies/masses for outside organizations for additional fees.
Plan and select liturgical music, Mass settings, Psalm settings, hymns, choral, organ and instrumental for Masses. Create schedules.
Create liturgy sheets for the choir.
Provide Order of Mass information for weekly bulletin and occasional worship aids, including hand-outs for Christmas Eve and Easter masses in the Community Center.
Oversee, hire and assign musicians for Christmas Eve and Easter masses in the Community Center.
Audition, select and hire associate/assistant musicians, including assistant organists/directors, administrative assistants, professional singers, instrumentalists and contract musicians.
Organist/Director for School Masses, collaborating with school religion and music teachers, selecting liturgical music, rehearsing with student cantors, assigning adult cantors as necessary, directing choristers.
Prepare and administer music budget for the Church Music Ministry.
Direction and/or Supervision of choirs, professional singers, cantors, choristers, assistant organists, instrumentalists, handbell choir, additional music personnel.
Continue building The King’s Choristers program founded in 2018, and revived post-COVID in 2022.
Supervise maintenance of all musical instruments in the Church, Parish Center and Community Center.
Oversee music library maintenance/additions/budget/purging.
Assign/collaborate duties with Assistant Organist/Director.
If relevant, compose/arrange/publish music for us at Christ the King; copyright remains with the composer/arranger.
Perform other duties as determined by the Pastor of Christ the King.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Disciple of Jesus Christ
Organized, resourceful, excellent communication skills, team builder, team leader
Understanding of liturgical theology and worship
Strong interpersonal skills
Comfortable with managing employees, musicians, and cantors
Open to continued professional growth and development
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters
Positive, practical attitude with balanced initiative
Comfortability working with children
Education and Experience:
Previous experience in coordinating Church liturgy
Physical Requirements Specific to the Job:
Job requires individual to be mobile (including climbing stairs to choir loft), hearing, and seeing.
Ability to work regular, and sometimes, extensive, evenings and weekends
Director of Music/ Organist Detailed Job Description
Name and Title: Katie Aguilar
How to submit resume: Email
Approved - Yes