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We are currently seeking a Director of Music as below.  The information can be downloaded as a PDF from

Parish: Church of the Ascension, Johnstown            Status: Part-time

Position: Director of Music                                        Practicing Catholic: Preferred

Position Summary and responsibilities: Church of the Ascension, Johnstown, is seeking a Director of Music/Organist. Weekend Masses are on Saturday evening (5:30) and Sunday morning (8:30), as well as every other week at 11:00 on Sunday. Choir rehearsals are on Thursday evenings; the choir season runs from September to May. The Director of Music plans all worship music (except for the Guitar Group’s Masses), schedules cantors, participates in the monthly Worship Committee meeting, selects all choir anthems, and accompanies the Children’s Christmas play, among other responsibilities.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in music and previous choral conducting experience are preferred; a minimum of 2 years parish music experience or similar experience is required.

Job-Related Skills:  Knowledge of Catholic liturgical music documents and Catholic liturgy required; proficiency in organ and keyboard skills.   A familiarity with the Liturgical Guidelines of the Diocese of Columbus with principles and dimensions of the Catholic faith formation is preferred.

Compensation & Benefits: Compensation is commensurate with candidate’s education and experience.  Job offer is contingent on the successful passing of the mandatory background screening and completion of the VIRTUS “Protecting God’s Children” program. Part-time benefits are according to Diocesan policy.

Please send resume and references by Friday, July 6, 2018, to:

Kathy Bartolomucci

Church of the Ascension

555 S. Main Street

Johnstown, OH 43031