Just in case there are any organists out there for looking for work, here is the official job notification for a position at Prince of Peace, my parish!
Prince of Peace Catholic Church in suburban Greenville, SC is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parish Organist. This parish community prays the Mass in both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms on a daily basis with 4 sung Masses per weekend in a beautiful church dedicated just 10 years ago. Sung Vespers, Stations and other seasonal and devotional services are included through the church year as well.
The 3-manual Allen Renaissance (2003) organ, located in the gallery, was skillfully installed and voiced to take full advantage of the spectacular acoustical properties of the space. The successful candidate will work with a full-time Director of Music with extensive knowledge and experience in sacred choral literature and chant.
The current work load for this position is approximately ¾-time in scope, qualifying for the Diocesan benefits package. Some collegial duties are necessary to assist in administration of the music program. The salaried compensation will be tailored to the individual with careful attention to AGO guidelines for education, work-load, skills and experience.
This position is available as of 1 June and applications will be closed as of 31 May. Qualified applicants should submit their resume to: email@example.com.
In case you want to know more, Prince of Peace is a 1900 family church in the buckle of the Bible Belt. We have an interesting church building which is a blend of modern and traditional elements. The parish has a long history of liturgy and music after the school of Pope Benedict XVI. We have a lot of sung liturgies, in the context of a Reform of the Reform English liturgy as well as the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite which does sung plainchant and organ masses. It's a lot of work, but it is also a great environment for the right kind of person!