Music Director

Most Holy Redeemer Parish - San Francisco

Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in San Francisco, CA is seeking a 2/3 time (25 hr. work week) Music Director to join our dynamic parish community. The Music Director, with the direction from the Pastor, is responsible for planning and coordinating a comprehensive parish music program. The goal of the Music Director is to help parishioners nurture a love and devotion to their Catholic faith and identity through music. Salary range $43,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience, including benefits.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide musical leadership for 4 weekend masses as well as holy days, special masses, and other liturgical celebrations
• Weekly choir rehearsal for adult volunteer choir with paid quartet
• Schedule and preparation of cantors for all Masses and liturgical celebrations
• Preparation of worship aids for all liturgies
• Member of parish liturgy committee
• Prepare and oversee music budget for the parish in cooperation with the parish finance council
• Maintain parish music library
• Arrange for additional singers and instrumentalists for special liturgies including music selection, musical arrangement, and rehearsal
• Arrange for substitutes when absent (vacations, professional development, etc.)
• Consultation for funerals and weddings (at additional stipend)
• Liaison with performing groups that use MHR as a concert venue

• Proficient in organ, choral and vocal skills; ability to integrate instrumentalists
• Knowledge of music and liturgy in the Roman Catholic church, both contemporary and traditional repertoire
• Excellent communication, team building and administration skills
• Ability to recruit, develop and maintain volunteers
• Proficient in developing choral and vocal skills with volunteer and paid singers
• Basic computer skills
• Degree in music preferred

Interested candidates, please send resumes to Michael Poma @ [email protected]