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Archdiocese of Newark

Anyone interested in applying for positions listed below should do so in writing.  Please include resume and refer to position title.
 
Office of Human Resources
E-mail:  christiane.mendoza@rcan.org (unless stated otherwise below)
Fax:  (973) 497-4189
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Administrative Assistant, Property Management Administration
 
General Description

Provides office administration and project support for divisional personnel.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Outstanding organizational, support services, communication and secretarial skills required
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish priorities and execute effectively
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office that includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform job responsibilities with good judgment and work independently
  • Must have a professional, business presence

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • Certificate from an accredited secretarial school or equivalent in working experience
  • Minimum of three years administrative experience

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Microsoft Power Apps Developer
 
General Description

The Power Apps Developer will be part of a team that plans, develops, and supports applications using the Microsoft Power Platform. The Power Apps Developer will work with the IT Group, business leaders and employees to help deliver solutions to address business needs.  The Power Apps Developer will have a working knowledge of the Microsoft Power platform and be willing to learn new skills as needed to fulfill their responsibilities.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Some knowledge of custom connectors, Power Apps Component Factory (PCF) controls
  • Knowledge of Model driven apps, Canvas Apps, Power Automate, Power BI
  • Basic understanding of security, efficient code reuse, and software design
  • Working knowledge and experience with the Microsoft Office 365 platform, apps, and services (SharePoint, OneDrive, OneNote, Office, etc.)
  • Database experience preferred

Technologies/Methodologies

  • MS Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI)
  • SharePoint (out-of-the-box and/or actual dev/coding)

Languages/Data Formats

  • Microsoft Power Fx
  • DAX
  • HTML/CSS
  • SQL

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or Power Platform Certification
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, workflows, and forms
  • Preferred experience with Office 365 and SharePoint Online
  • Working knowledge and experience with Azure, Office 365 architecture and applications
  • Hands on experience developing and troubleshooting with PowerApps, Power Automate, Power BI, Azure Logic Apps, and SharePoint Framework 
 
 
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Finance Manager

General Description

Responsible for finance and accounting related items, including the budget process, monthly

and quarterly reporting and providing finance and accounting support to program managers.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and financial systems
  • Ability to analyze financial statements, and related footnotes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required, CPA/MBA preferred
  • 5 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Public accounting experience is highly preferred; Big 4 a plus
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Temporary Donor Records Specialist, Development & Stewardship

General Description

Primaryily enters and edits consistuent data to donor record. Enters parishioners' bographical

information/data into computer using Raiser's Edge software.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Detail oriented.
  • Desire to work as a "team member".
  • Outstanding organizational/communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the ebbs and flows of the fundraising seasons.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge 7.9 a plus.
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus, but not required.

Education and/or Experience

High school graduate or GED required.

Prior data entry and/or customer service experience a plus.

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Administrative Assistant to the Catechetical Office
 
General Description
Provides administrative and secretarial assistance to the staff in the Catechetical Office, in order to support their
responsibilities to fulfill the needs of Parish catechetical leaders, pastors, Catholic school principals and catechists.
 
Qualifications/Skills
  • Practicing Catholic with a knowledge of the Catholic Church’s structure and terminology.
  • Computer knowledge: Familiarity with MS Office 365, internet browsers, Google Suits, Canva, Online
  • registration platforms and database software
  • Ability to use office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills and professional demeanor
  • Knowledge of Spanish necessary
  • Sound organizational skills and proficiency to multi-task.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma
Business training, college preferred
 
 
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Receptionist Part-Time, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
 
General Description

The Receptionist reports to the Rector and performs various office support tasks as per below.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters
  • Must be highly proficient in using Microsoft Office products, Word, Publisher, and Excel
  • Must have ability to learn new software programs as needed
  • Able to attend software and other training session as necessary
  • Must be familiar with office machines such as copiers and FAX
  • Experience working with the public
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Ability to solve practical problems while dealing with a variety of concrete variables
  • Strong alignment with the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and possess a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • Some secretarial and/or receptionist experience, or the ability to be trained
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience

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Communications Coordinator PT, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
 
General Description

This is a part-time position reporting to the rector responsible for managing and maintaining all parish communications including, but not limited to, social media, conceptual development and organization of weekly bulletins, emails, and website maintenance.  The coordinator will help to create, manage, and grow digital and multi-media content that communicates the story and messages of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart Parish in alignment with its organizational and communications objectives.  This position will also support marketing parish activities and to assist the parish staff with technology issues.  This position will also be responsible for the conceptual development and organization of Bulletin publication.  This position is responsible for all live streaming of Sunday Masses (10:00 AM and 12:00 PM), Holy Day Services, Special Events and other parish events on the parish website, Facebook, and YouTube page.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Proficiency with web design and content management systems and posting/sharing on digital and social media platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with visual communication principles
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills
  • Experience in or demonstrated ability in video and photo editing
  • Ability to work with a team, multitask and meet and perform under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once in an organized manner

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • 5 years of experience in related field such as web design, communications, journalism or public relations, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience in website design and management using content management systems
  • Familiar with basic HTML and able to edit basic style sheets, work with developers on more complex website demands
  • Proven experience and expertise across a broad spectrum of Web 2.0 technologies and familiar with WordPress plugins (provide examples)
  • 2+ years of professional experience managing social media
  • Proficiency with HD camera equipment, photo and video editing software, graphic design software, and other related software and technology
  • Ability to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or other electronic communications platforms
  • Strong writing and editing skills required (provide examples)
  • Previous experience in a communications environment a plus
  • Bilingual is desirable

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Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools and Operational Vitality
 
General Description

Responsible for supervision of elementary schools and coordinating efforts focused on the viability and sustainability of schools.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Must be an active, practicing Catholic
  • Strong commitment to the philosophy and teaching mission of the Catholic Church
  • Demonstrated success in school leadership
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge of various aspects of school management
  • Ability to collect and analyze data
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Requires some weekend and evening hours, as necessary.
  • Requires ability to travel within the diocese and periodically within the state

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Educational Leadership, Administration/Supervision, or related field
  • Principal or Administrator certification or Certificate of Eligibility preferred 
  • At least six years of successful experience in the role of school principal (preference given to Catholic school administration experience)

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Please email resume to:

Miriam Brackett-Santos at Catholic Recruiter Associates

Miriam@CatholicRecruiter.com

 
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School Business Manager

General Description

The School Business Manager is responsible for all bookkeeping and financial reporting at assigned school locations, as well as benefits administration in conjunction with Archdiocesan Human Resources Dept., accounts payable, payroll, and budgeting in collaboration with the Principal, Pastor and School Budget Committee.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Solid working knowledge of QuickBooks—essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate; proficient in word-processing, spreadsheets, accounting, and other business software
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and complete multiple assignments including special projects
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and exhibit diplomacy when interacting with all levels of religious and lay personnel
  • Valid driver’s license, auto, and auto insurance coverage

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline desired. Professional experience will be considered.

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Associate Director, Catechesis in Catholic Schools
 
General Description

The Associate Director, as a member of the Catechetical Office professional staff, is responsible for the on-going development of the Catechetical Ministry in the Archdiocese of Newark in the elementary and secondary schools within the parishes and the Archdiocese.  (S)He acts as contact person, consultant, specialist, and resource person for them, working with the appropriate members of the Superintendent of Schools Office.  (S)He works as a team member with the Catechetical Office staff in discerning the areas of Catechetical Ministry development and coordination throughout the Archdiocese of Newark and cooperates with the other agencies of the Archdiocese as is required.  The Associate Director performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Director.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Practicing Catholic with a knowledge of the Catholic Church’s structure and terminology. A positive referral from a pastor, who knows the applicant personally, is required.
  • Must have a valid NJ Driver’s License and own transportation
  • In addition, the applicant must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  •  Familiarity with computer applications is necessary (e.g., Microsoft 365, Database Management, and Canva)

Education and/or Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Catechetics, Theology, Education or a related field is required.
  • Minimally, a combination of five year’s experience in parish catechetics and classroom teaching 
  • Administrative experience in a Catholic school setting is preferred.

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Administrative Secretary, Office of the Archbishop
 
General Description

The Administrative Secretary provides confidential secretarial support and confidential assistance to the Priest Secretary and Executive Assistant to the Cardinal.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Bilingual.
  • Practicing Catholic, with knowledge of the Catholic Church’s structure and terminology.  
  • Experience working for a parish or Church organization in the Archdiocese of Newark is highly desirable. 
  • A positive referral from a Pastor who knows the applicant personally.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to accuracy.
  • Computer Skills:  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Highly organized, including filing skills.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma required. Some college desired. A minimum of five years’ experience in a professional office.

 
 
Administrative Assistant, Property Management Administration
 
General Description

Provides office administration and project support for divisional personnel.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Outstanding organizational, support services, communication and secretarial skills required
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish priorities and execute effectively
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office that includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform job responsibilities with good judgment and work independently
  • Must have a professional, business presence

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • Certificate from an accredited secretarial school or equivalent in working experience
  • Minimum of three years administrative experience

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Human Resources Contacts

Deacon John J. McKenna
Vice Chancellor/Executive Director
973-497-4125
DeaconJohnJ.McKenna@rcan.org

Christiane Mendoza
Human Resources Manager
973-497-4100
Christiane.Mendoza@rcan.org
Administrative responsibilities for policies, procedures and activities relating to all phases of human resources

Dennis Miller
Director of Employee Benefits
973-497-4095
Dennis.Miller@rcan.org
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans, administration of the group medical, dental, life and disability programs for parishes, schools and institutions

Maria T. Joyner
Associate Director of Employee Benefits
973-497-4092
Maria.Joyner@rcan.org
Employee & Clergy claim questions, severance plan claims, disability and FMLA questions

Thomas Murphy
Director of Pension
973-497-4239
Thomas.Murphy@rcan.org
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans

Elena Skinner
Associate Director of Pensions
973-497-4089
Elena.Skinner@rcan.org
Lay & Priests’ Pension plan calculations, administration and billing