Choir Director

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Job description

Position Type: Staff

Requisition Number: S20171842

Department: Campus Ministry – D027

Recruitment Range: $24.18 – $27.10

E-class Code: 41 – PT Hourly Web

Pay Grade: 8

Open Until Filled: No

Under general supervision, coordinates music for University weekly Sunday liturgies and special University liturgies, Holy Days of Obligation, and special ceremonies; conducts rehearsals; recruits, trains, and directs choir; trains cantors.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge of music and music terminology
  • Knowledge of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit traditions
  • Instrumental music skills
  • Vocal music skills
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability to lead, direct and/or accompany a congregation while they are singing
  • Ability to plan liturgies
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to relate effectively with students, staff and faculty
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in music/liturgy or equivalent; master’s degree with pastoral experience preferred.

Job Duty

Coordinates music and choir for Sunday liturgies in conjunction with the Campus Minister/Liturgy Coordinator.

% Of Time: 50

Importance Rating: 1

Job Duty

Conducts weekly rehearsals.

% Of Time: 20

Importance Rating: 2

Job Duty

Prepares and conducts annual choir retreat.

% Of Time: 5

Importance Rating: 3

Job Duty

Coordinates music and choir for special University liturgies, Holy Days of Obligation, and special ceremonies.

% Of Time: 10

Importance Rating: 4

Job Duty

Recruits, trains, and directs members of the choir, including cantors, instrumentalists, and vocalists; writes parts for instrumentalists.

% Of Time: 10

Importance Rating: 5

Job Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

% Of Time: 5

Importance Rating: 6

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Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.