POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates all liturgy plans and preparations at the SNJM Holy Spirit Chapel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
2. In collaboration with SNJM Sisters, plans Feast Day liturgies including music and appropriate rituals for feasts/seasons (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, etc.).
3. Prepares worship aids for feast days and seasons.
4. Provides ongoing formation for lectors, Eucharistic ministers, sacristans, and other liturgy participants as needed.
5. Schedules and communicates with Presiders for Masses, Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick and Sisters presiding at Communion Services.
6. Plans and is responsible for chapel ambience and seasonal chapel decorations. Orders Sacristy supplies (i.e., hosts, wine, candles, etc.)
7. Assists with preparations for funeral liturgies.
8. Uses available technology to live-stream Masses.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Education in Catholic liturgy sufficient to perform basic liturgical coordination duties. This requirement is commonly met with a Masters or Bachelor’s degree, certificate, or diocesan formation program in liturgical ministry.
Experience: Experience in parish liturgical ministry. One to two years’ clerical/office experience or equivalent.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
1. Strong interpersonal and relational skills; ability to interact well with elders (or seniors).
2. Working knowledge of current liturgical documents and Diocesan liturgical policies.
3. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in groups.
4. Basic keyboard skills for accompaniment. Cantor skills preferred.
5. Organization and communication skills.
6. Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.
7. Must respect and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
8. Understanding of and ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries.
9. Demonstrated ability to communicate patiently and professionally with elder population who may have limited sight, hearing, and/or other limitations.
10. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
11. Ability to perform work responsibilities with high degree of accuracy and detail, utilizing proper spelling and grammar techniques.
12. Proficient in all Microsoft Office suite programs, including Publisher, and the ability to learn new and/or updated software.
13. Strong audio-visual skills and ability to live-stream Masses and other events.
14. Experience reporting to One License for use of music.
HOURS: Part-time, 20 hours per week.
SNJM is committed to continually building a workplace that exemplifies its values and vision of being hospitable to everyone. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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