The Director of Liturgy ministers to the people of the Diocese of San Jose by guiding and assisting them in preparing, fulfilling, improving, and reflecting on their parish and diocesan liturgical life.
Direct Service to Parishes
MA in liturgical studies, theology with a liturgical emphasis, or equivalent formal education; plus 5-7 years of minimum experience as a parish or diocesan liturgist.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interpret professional journals and liturgical documents; ability to write resources, correspondences, policy, and liturgical scripts; ability to compose material that would be translatable into other languages; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, individual, and the general public of multicultural community; ability to read music for the purpose of evaluating liturgical appropriateness.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Finale, and basic knowledge of internet applications and social media platforms.
The employee must demonstrate a history of effective leadership, good judgment, initiative, confidentiality and discretion. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic. Must have knowledge of liturgical music and current trends and issues within various cultures.