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Part-Time Music Coordinator (St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Chesterfield)

St. Gabriel Catholic Church is seeking to hire a part time Music Coordinator (23hours/week) to facilitate and plan the music for all Liturgies.

The ideal candidate must possess a solid understanding of Catholic Liturgy; knowledge of liturgical music in a variety of styles, leadership skills to enable vocal training with the cantors, and the ability to work in cooperation with and under the direction of the pastor.  Keyboard or guitar proficiency is required.  The ability to play both keyboard and piano and/or guitar is a plus.   A degree in music is preferred but not required.  In addition to coordination of the cantors, musicians and choirs, this position will help coordinate holy day, wedding, funeral and other special occasion music.  Strong computer skills a must.  Must be a Roman Catholic in good standing.  Salary is in accordance with Diocesan scale.

Education and/or Certification:  Degree in Music performances and composition or equivalent education and experience.

Experience:  Three to five-year liturgical music experience.  Strong knowledge and appreciation of Catholic Liturgy. To Apply:  Please send a resume and Diocesan Application to:  Therese Venti, 8901 Winterpock Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832; fax 804-639-6591 or