The Liturgical Minister/Director of Worship is a vital and integral part of the ministry staff in providing Liturgical and Music Ministry to the Saint Leo University Community. The Liturgical Minister works in collaboration with the Assistant to the President for University Ministry in the development, preparation, planning and execution of creative and dynamic Liturgical and worship music that engages the spiritual and faith lives of students, staff and faculty. The Liturgical Minister seeks to cultivate full, conscious, active participation of the members of the university community through music and song. The Liturgical Minister is actively engaged in the university through liturgy and music as a part of the university ministry team.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESANDTASKS:
Develops, Plans, Organizes and Executes All Liturgical Music for the University Community.
Develops and Maintains Liturgical Music Library
Direct the “Voices of Christ” student ministry choir
Coordinates the Interfaith Praise team
Coordinates rehearsals for Liturgy and Worship
Lead all musical practices with singers and musicians
Supervises and coordinates additional musicians and members of the band
Plan and execute music for all liturgical events on campus, including but not exclusively, Sunday Masses, Weekday Masses, President’s Opening Mass, Holy Spirit Mass, Baccalaureate Mass, prayer services, blessings, retreats, and student musical programming, Praise and worship nights.
Plan Music Ministry events (Christmas events, “Voices of Christ” prayer concert, caroling for Lake Jovita and the President’s Christmas Party)
Coordinate Music Ministry in Collaboration with Assistant to the President for Ministry and meets one on one for the purpose of communication.
Encourage participation and excitement in liturgy and worship, promote the Voices of Christ Choir and Interfaith Praise team and band
Attend Personal Development for training in Catholic Liturgy.
To provide assistance to the President of Saint Leo University and Assistant President for Ministry as needed.
Excellent Musical skills; Ability to work cooperatively with others, both internal and external to the institution; Excellent oral, written and analytical skills; Ability to effectively plan and organize work; Excellent computer skills.
A graduate degree Liturgical Music or Music
At least three years’ experience In Catholic Worship and Liturgy as well as Contemporary and Gospel Music.
The Candidate Should Be:
Personally and professionally committed to promoting Liturgy and Worship
An outgoing, gregarious person skilled at working with and motivating volunteers to sing in the Voices of Christ and Interfaith Choirs