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If you would like to list a job opening for organist, choir director, cantor, instrumentalist etc., or for more information on available positions, contact:  Alan Lukas, Diocesan Director of Music, 716-652-6565, ADLUKAS@CKS.EDU.  For job listings, please include the following information:

bulletJob Title
bulletLocation
bulletDescription/Qualifications
bulletDate needed
bulletContact info (name, address, phone, email)

 

Current Job Openings

 

Job Title:

Music & Drama Director

Location:

St. Mary School, Swormville

6919 Transit Road, East Amherst, NY

Description/

Qualifications:

Job Description: We are looking for an energetic and talented musician to prepare and present an outstanding music and choral program to children in Pre-school through Grade 8. The music director will also work with other faculty members to provide a drama program that includes two student productions each year.

Degree Requirements: Bachelor/Masters degree preferred

Qualifications/Skills: Voice, piano, other instrument skills, Virtus training

Experience Required: Teaching/directing experience preferred

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

Employer Contact Name and Title: Mary Jo Aiken, Principal

How to Apply: Please send your resume via e-mail to:

E-Mail: principal@stmaryschoolswormville.org

Please include: Résumé, employment application and teacher application supplement ASAP

Date Posted:

9/1/17

 

Job Title:

Tenor Section Leader

Location:

Fourteen Holy Helpers Church

1345 Indian Church Road

West Seneca, NY 14224

Description/

Qualifications:

Choir Section Leader / Soloist with additional possibility for paid weddings & funerals.
bulletEstablished SATB Choir
bulletClassical and Contemporary Choral Literature
bulletExperience with Catholic liturgy not required
bulletCollege study or equivalent preferred
bullet$25/mass weekly, $25 for any additional services
bullet$25/rehearsal weekly on Thursdays and for any additional rehearsals
bulletAnnual Lessons & Carols concert & other events

Date needed:

Available September 2017

Contact info:

For additional info, Contact:

Patrick B. Barrett, M.M., Director of Music

W: 716-674-2374 x14

C: 510-6761

pbbarrett@msn.com

Date Posted:

8/22/17

 

Job Title:

Music Director (full-time)

Location:

St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church

2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150

Description/

Qualifications:

St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church in Tonawanda, N.Y. is searching for an experienced and dedicated music director. Acknowledging that liturgy and sacramental life are integral to the expression of our Catholic faith, the Director, under the supervision of the Pastor, is responsible for ensuring the selection of quality music, drawing from traditional and contemporary Catholic hymns, that enhances the “…full, active, and conscious participation…” of the St. Christopher Parish Family in the worship and prayer life of the community.

Areas of Responsibility:
• Active member of the Liturgy Committee to assist in coordinating the various celebrations of the liturgical year
• Recruit, facilitate and support current and new members for our music ministry
• Direct our ‘Traditional Choir’ and our Funeral Choir
• Provide coordination with the leaders of our various music groups ensuring appropriate music selections that correspond with the seasons while at the same time allowing for their flexibility of music selection to meet their ‘style’
 

Coordinate with Parish School in the following areas:
• Planning of weekly Tuesday School Masses
• Creation of separate Boy’s and Girl’s Choirs for School Masses
 

Coordinate and plan for Masses of Christian Burial with the deceased’s family alongside our priests and Bereavement Ministry, assisting with:
• Selection of Scriptures and music for Mass
• Provide brief biographical notes about the deceased for use by Priest, as needed
• Explanation of ways family members may serve in various roles at the Funeral Mass, if desired
• Coordination with Bereavement Meal Ministry, if a luncheon will be served
 

• Meet with wedding couples to assist with preparations for the liturgical celebration of the wedding, specifically the selection and approval of appropriate music for the ceremony
• Schedule qualified accompanist and cantor to serve at various Masses and para-liturgical services, as needed
• Maintain current knowledge of liturgical norms and documents through on-going study and research
• Request maintenance/repair of Parish sound systems and musical instruments
• Attend diocesan Music Directors meetings

Bachelor or Masters Degree in Music related field preferred.

Date needed:

Immediate

Contact info:

Employer Contact Name and Title: Father Steven Jekielek, Pastor

Employer Address: 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150

Employer Website: www.saintchris.org

 

E-Mail: sjekielek@saintchris.org

 

Please send the following via email:

  1. Cover letter

  2. Résumé

 

Completed Universal Job Application found at: https://www.buffalodiocese.org/file-library/100000/ParishSchoolUniformEmploymentApplication92015.pdf

Date Posted:

8/2/17

 

Job Title:

Substitute Organist

Location:

St. Stanislaus Church, Buffalo

Description/

Qualifications:

Substitute organist to play the 8:30am Mass in English on the following Sundays: June 11, July 23 and Sept. 17. The stipend is $75. We have a 1893 Johnson Organ of about 25 ranks completely rebuilt by Heritage Organ Company in 2007.

Date needed:

The following Sundays: June 11, July 23 and Sept. 17

Contact info:

If interested, please contact Eric Sabadasz by phone at 716-893-8862.

Date Posted:

5/4/17