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Director of Sacred Music
Jesuit High School of New Orleans New Orleans, LA

Director of Sacred Music

Jesuit High School of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Jesuit High School New Orleans, LA

Jesuit High School is a non-profit, Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 8-12. The mission of Jesuit High School as a Catholic, college preparatory school is to develop in its students the competence, conscience, and compassion that will enable them to be men of faith and men for others. Jesuit High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, or national or ethnic origin.

Position Title: Director of Sacred Music

Works as a 10-month employee reporting to the Chaplain.

Position Summary

The Director of Sacred Music will oversee and direct the sacred music program at Jesuit by leading weekly rehearsals and providing musical accompaniment for the school liturgies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct and lead weekly rehearsals for the student choir
  • Collaborate with students to enhance their vocal and musical abilities and foster a sense of teamwork
  • Coordinate and provide musical accompaniment for the monthly school Masses
  • Select appropriate sacred music for the liturgy in consultation with school leadership and clergy
  • Be available for a limited number of night and weekend Masses, as well as special events that require musical support, such as Ring Mass, underclassmen on-campus retreats, Father-Son Mass, Mother-Son Mass, Grandparents Day Mass, Christmas Eve Midnight Mass, and Baccalaureate Mass
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive sacred music curriculum that aligns with the school's educational goals
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their musical talents through performances and showcases, such as the Christmas concert and spring concert
  • Collaborate with other educators and administrators to integrate sacred music into the overall school experience
  • If the position is filled on a full-time faculty member basis, the director will teach classes in an academic department with one course reduced to accommodate additional responsibilities

Professional Requirements

  • Appreciation and support for Catholic and Jesuit religious ethos
  • High standards of personal integrity and character that is consistent with the discipline, norms, and teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to engage members of the school community
  • Collaborative and team-oriented spirit
  • Availability for night or weekend events
  • High work ethic and commitment to timeliness in all school-related commitments

Salary and Benefits

Jesuit offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package including retirement and insurance plans, which include employer contributions.


Jesuit High School of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
70119 USA


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