Employment Opportunities

Associate Director of Hispanic Faith Formation

The Cathedral of Christ the King (CTK) is a thriving parish serving close to 6,000 families in Atlanta, GA. The Cathedral was founded in 1936 and became the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Atlanta in 1956. Currently, CTK serves the parish celebrating three daily masses Monday – Friday, nine weekend masses and over 100 ministries. Prior to July 1, 2022, the Hispanic Ministry served the Cathedral and Mision de Cristo Rey. With approval of the Archbishop, the mission has become stand-alone and is no longer part of CTK. The Hispanic Ministry at CTK serves approximately 300 families through religious education for children, teens and adults, men’s and women’s study groups, sacramental prep, workshops and classes. The Associate Director of Hispanic Faith Formation is a full-time (40 hours/week) that reports to the Hispanic Priest and oversees the education and pastoral programs.

Primary Responsibilities
■ Strategic planning for Hispanic Faith Formation in cooperation with Hispanic Clergy and Pastor.
■ Oversee Religious Education Classes (PSR) for children within the community including, but not limited to, ordering books & materials, recruiting and training of Catechists, and registrations.
■ Coordinate with Anglo Community PSR to ensure coordination in the use/sharing of spaces. Ensuring spaces are returned to the condition they were found at the conclusion of programming and all resource/materials are returned/stored/secured in storage allotted.
■ Oversee RCIA classes for older children (up to and including the sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation).
■ Oversee Sacrament Formation for children receiving sacraments for the first time (Reconciliation and Eucharist); Plan and deliver Sacramental Prep retreats, request priest support for sacramental celebrations, organize and deliver parent meetings, rehearsals and celebrations.
■ Baptismal classes – Oversee regular classes including, but not limited to, recruiting lay leaders to deliver the class, overseeing registrations, process forms accordingly.
■ Coordinate Vacation Bible School for community.
■ Administer various men’s and women’s small study groups and prayer groups. These groups will have strong lay leadership but the Associate Director is responsible for the oversight of programs. Current programming includes Emmaus groups (men and women) and Apostles of the Word.
■ Oversee Marriage Prep (sponsor couples).
■ Offer Training and certification workshops in coordination with the lay volunteers for ministers of the liturgy (Lectors, EMHC, Ushers, altar servers) for Hispanic masses at CTK.
■ Track individual program participation (electronically/paper) and coordinate with Parish Coordinator to ensure that participation is reflected in Parish database (Raiser’s Edge). Maintain electronic and paper student records/files of program participants for select programs in accordance with Cathedral/ Archdiocese guidelines
■ Contribute to the annual budgeting process; evaluate programming and prepare budgets to support programs, oversee ongoing expenses to ensure they fall within approved budgets, and approve ongoing expenses in support of the budget/programs.
■ Work collaboratively with the CTK Faith Formation team on communications, planning and scheduling of space.
■ Establish annual calendars for the program year, and leverage Parish tools to reserve spaces (eSpace) needed to support programming
■ Leverage Parish tools to communicate with Hispanic Community/Program participants regarding programming activities (Parish Bulletin, flocknote, etc.).
■ Attend staff meetings and support Hispanic office as needed.
■ Work with Parish Coordinator to ensure volunteers are in compliance with Archdiocese Safe Environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities
■ Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and fully committed to Catholic moral teachings and tradition.
■ Theological Studies to be mutually agreed upon with the Hispanic Priest and may include a combination of in person and online studies.
■ Spanish and English speaker – fluent in both.
■ Strong knowledge of Hispanic culture.
■ Strong computer skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, email platform (Flocknote) and database management.
■ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
■ Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
■ Interested candidates should send their resume, along with a letter of interest, to jobopening@ctking.com.

Director of Liturgy and Choirmaster

The Cathedral of Christ the King (CTK) is a thriving parish serving close to 6,000 families in Atlanta, GA. The Cathedral was founded in 1936 and became the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Atlanta in 1956. Currently, CTK serves the parish through three daily masses Monday – Friday, ten weekend masses, and over 100 ministries.

The Director of Liturgy and Choirmaster is a full-time position and reports to the Rector of the Cathedral. The Director is responsible for all adult choirs, children’s choirs, and cantors in collaboration with the Director of Music/Cathedral Organist. In consultation with the Cathedral Rector, the Director of Music/Cathedral Organist and other Music Ministry Staff, the Director is responsible for promoting the development of authentic liturgical music based on a strong knowledge of sacred music from Gregorian chant to contemporary compositions. A description of the current music follows. As Choirmaster, this role oversees five masses on Sundays, two with choir and organ, and three with cantor and organ/piano. Other masses would include, but are not limited to, Holy Week, Christmas, Holy Days of Obligation and Archdiocesan Masses.

The Director is also responsible for general oversight of liturgical matters at the Cathedral covering the Parish and Archdiocese. The role has responsibility for coordinating the liturgy team members with support from the Liturgical Assistant.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
■ In consultation with the Cathedral Rector and the Director of Music/Cathedral Organist, continue to advance the existing music program to ensure the highest quality of choirs, individuals, ensembles, and instrumentalists.
■ Ensure that all masses and events have the appropriate Music Ministry staff and liturgical support.
■ Primary responsibility for planning and conducting the choir anthems with the Cathedral Choir for the Sunday 10:30 AM and noon mass.
■ Responsible for all music and scores being ready for rehearsals and masses.
■ In collaboration with the Director of Music/Cathedral Organist, recruit, interview/audition and accept members to participate in choirs.
■ In collaboration with Director of Music/Cathedral Organist, audition volunteer and paid choir members and coordinate the hiring and payment of other musicians as needed for Cathedral liturgies and concerts.
■ Determine and assist in financial arrangements with Staff Singers.
■ Assist other Adult Music Ministry Choirs and ensembles as requested (Coro Hispano, Modern Liturgical Ensemble, Life Teen).
■ Produce several weekly ordos for cantors and choirs to sing from at Masses.
■ Directly responsible for coordinating liturgy team members (Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers, Altar Servers, Ushers, Flower Guild, Wedding Guild and Sacristans) for all Cathedral liturgies
■ Additionally responsible for general oversight of various liturgical matters at the Cathedral (Archdiocesan and Parish).
■ Organize and run monthly meeting of Parish Liturgy Committee.
■ Provide latest canonical and ritual information regarding liturgy to Team Leaders.
■ Oversee or provide the preparation and distribution of the appropriate scripts, materials and notifications for special rites and liturgies (Baptism scripts, RCIA scripts, Blessings etc.).
■ Directly responsible for oversight and direction of Liturgy Assistant.
■ Joint responsibility for oversight and direction of Music Assistant.
■ Participates in periodic review with the Rector of the Cathedral parish and executes other duties as assigned.
■ In collaboration with the Director of Music/Cathedral Organist, prepares the annual budget for the music program.
■ Attends regular staff meetings and department head meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
■ Active, practicing Catholic, living a moral life according to the tenets of Catholicism
■ Master’s degree of choral conducting or sacred music
■ Experience at a Cathedral or large parish
■ Excellent choir directing skills
■ Excellent skills in communication, collaboration, supervision, administration and development of print materials
■ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
■ Proficient in computer skills related to music
■ Experience in developing a pastoral approach to church music and liturgy
■ Familiarity with Catholic Church documents on sacred music and liturgy
■ Availability to carry out responsibilities in the evenings, weekends, and holidays
■ Membership in professional organizations (CMAA, AGO, CRCCM, etc.)
■ An exceptional reputation as a musician and individual

COMPENSATION
■ Highly competitive salary for today’s job market
■ Professional development opportunities
■ Vacation, health benefits, sick leave pre-established per Archdiocesan policy

Please apply by June 30, 2022 with a resume, cover letter (in which you should explain your personal vision of sacred music for a modern Cathedral parish), and some video examples of live Masses and printed materials you have put together. These materials should be submitted to jobopening@ctking.com.

Associate Director of Recreation

The Cathedral of Christ the King (CTK) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve in the role of Associate Director of Recreation. Founded in 1937, CTK is situated on a shared campus in Atlanta. Christ the King is home to 6,000+ families and 570 students seeking to know, love, serve and teach as Jesus did. CTK offers recreation programs including soccer, volleyball, basketball, and a variety of after-school programs. This is a full-time position that includes nights and weekend hours. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Summary of Responsibilities:
■ Provide year-round recreation and enrichment programs that are safe, enjoyable, and promote the love for Christ and His Church for the Cathedral of Christ the King and Christ the King School (CKS).
■ Organize:League sports: K-HS basketball, grades 3-8 volleyball, Pre-K–8 soccer, and other leagues as needed.
■ After-school programming that includes dynamic and versatile offerings for Kindergarten-8th grade.
■ Adult recreation programming
■ Planning and organizing summer camps.
■ Recruitment and training of coaches, volunteers, gym monitors, and scorekeepers for all programs. Maintain accurate volunteer data in CTK’s database.
■ Interview, evaluate, and hire vendors for after-school and summer camp programs.
■ Maintenance of Recreation web pages
■ Reservations of all needed spaces on campus.
■ Active communication with participants before and during season/program.
■ Work with Director of Communications to promote all programming through CTK and CKS communications channels.
■ Responsible for Recreation department budget, including but not limited to development of budget, submitting invoices for payment to vendors, and tracking expense to stay within budget.

Background:
■ Bachelor’s degree preferred.
■ Two–five years recreation/sports experience including general knowledge of sports

Skills:
■ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
■ Excellent organizational, administrative and computer skills.
■ Ability to negotiate with vendors.
■ Interested candidates should send their resume, along with a letter of interest, to jobopening@ctking.com.

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