Work Place:  Church of St. Michael
Location:   Farmington, MN
Post Date:  07/13/2022
Deadline:  Until Filled

The Church of St. Michael is seeking a highly skilled Director of Music. This full-time position will lead all music ministry for the parish to provide engaging and prayerful worship experiences with the parish’s faith community. The position also provides liturgical support to the pastor.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Bachelor of Music and further study in music education.
• 3+ years of music ministry with a strong background in liturgy and the sacramental activity of the Catholic Church.
• Have proficient keyboard skills and the ability to play the organ and piano
• Have excellent organ/piano and conducting skills, proficiency teaching and leading choirs, cantors, and instrumentalists
• Be proficient in reading chant notation
• Be familiar with the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, the liturgy, and Church teachings/documents pertaining to authentic sacred music.
• A practicing Catholic with a strong knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic faith and traditions is preferred.
• Knowledge of music copyright laws.
• Proficient at Microsoft Publisher or equivalent software to produce liturgy guides.
• Ability to develop and manage a budget.
• Have strong organizational skills
• Have strong interpersonal and leadership skills with an ability to connect, collaborative and form effective partnerships with a wide range of individuals.

The Church of St. Michael is centered in the Eucharist, recognizing that in our weekly Sunday encounter with the Lord at Mass we are nourished and strengthened to carry out his will in our daily lives. We seek to always be growing in faith, so that our relationship with Jesus may be deepened as we become confident in his teachings. We recognize the need to go forward making disciples, recognizing that through our joyful witness to the gospel, many hearts may be won for Christ! More information on the parish can be found at


Contact Person:  Katie Otto

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