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Athenaeum of Ohio Employment Opportunities


The Athenaeum of Ohio forms men and women to follow Christ faithfully and serve His mission by fulfilling their vocations in the Church. Through its three divisions (Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, the Lay Pastoral Ministry Program and Special Studies Division) it prepares men for the Roman Catholic priesthood and men and women for various roles in the Church. The student body presents a wide spectrum in terms of age, educational background and vocational goals. These range from priesthood to lay ecclesial ministry and from teaching to personal enrichment. Academic performance and professional achievement are required, but equal weight is placed on pastoral, human and spiritual formation. There is a substantial formation program for priesthood candidates and integrated formational activities for other students.


Full-time Job Opportunity Available:
Director of Music


Director of Music

The position of Director of Music is a full-time faculty position. The suitable candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Duties include overseeing and coordinating liturgical music for all liturgies, training and scheduling musicians and cantors, directing and accompanying the choirs for weekday, Sunday and special liturgies and events including Mass, Liturgy of the Hours and Advent Lessons and Carols. It will also require in-class and individual teaching and music lessons.

Experience & Qualifications: The candidate should have a strong understanding of the traditions and customary rubrics of the Roman Catholic liturgy.  A doctorate in music, sacred music or equivalent is preferred, with prior experience in liturgical music, developing and conducting adult choirs, and training cantors. Competent keyboard skills in traditional and contemporary music are essential. Applicants must be able to work collaboratively with our Director of Liturgy, seminarians, faculty and staff and have strong pastoral, organizational and interpersonal skills. The salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with qualifications. A fuller description of the position is available upon request.

Interested applicants should submit a Letter of Interest, a current Resume or Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references. These documents should be attached to an email and sent to: Very Reverend Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, President/Rector, The Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati at: bocinnsealaigh@athenaeum.edu

Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2016


Job openings for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are posted on the Personnel Office page at their web site.

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