University of St. Thomas

Director of Liturgical Choir - Adjunct Faculty

St. Paul
Aug 01, 2017
Aug 02, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The University of St. Thomas seeks an adjunct faculty member to conduct the UST Liturgical Choir.  The Liturgical Choir, a credit-bearing ensemble, sings for (leads) campus Mass two times per month, participates in special liturgies, and participates in the UST music department Christmas concerts.  Responsibilities include:

  1. Working with the Assistant Director for Liturgy and Music to plan music for Mass.
  2. Leading rehearsals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  3. Conducting the Liturgical Choir during Mass two Sunday mornings per month and other special liturgies throughout the year.
  4. Coordinating the Liturgical Choir student workers.
  5. Supervising the student choir board.
  6. Overseeing the choral library.
  7. Working in conjunction with ensemble faculty to implement the yearly Christmas concerts.
  8. Reporting to the Director of Choral Activities.
  9. Guiding choir students on their faith journey.

Successful candidates will:

  1. be well-versed in the Catholic faith and liturgy.
  2. Hold an advanced degree in Music, Sacred Music, or Choral Conducting.
  3. Have experience conducting church or college choirs.
  4. Have a keen interest in mentoring students on their faith journey.

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