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Archdiocese of Newark

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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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Campus Minister

General Description

Providing students with spiritual, moral, and intellectual development as lived and taught in accordance with the Catholic Church. (i.e., training in Catholic Christian discipleship and understanding of the Catholic Faith).

Qualifications/Skills

  • Must be a practicing Catholic.
  • Recommendation letter from the Pastor of local Parish or leader of other Catholic institution (i.e., college chaplain) required.
  • Understanding of higher education and a commitment to educational, spiritual, and social programming appropriate for college-level students.
  • Fidelity to the teaching of the Catholic Magisterium.
  • Commitment to representing the Catholic Church within higher education.
  • Experience in counseling spiritual direction, teaching, organizing and executing programs and events that nurture the spiritual needs of the student population and facilitating volunteer opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be a self-starter.
  • Ability to remain flexible with work hours and a willingness to work evenings and some weekends.
  • Commitment to a regular prayer life and regular participation in the sacramental and liturgical life of the Church.
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and study in Catholic Theology and pastoral ministry.
  • Willingness to participate in theological self-reflection on an ongoing basis and receive feedback and evaluation from immediate supervisor.

Education and/or Experience

  • College graduate with degree in Theology or experience in Campus Ministry.
  • 3 + years practical experience in Campus Ministry or other Young Adult Ministry.

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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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Administrative Assistant, School's Office
 
General Description
Provides secretarial assistance and program support for the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills and phone manner
  • Ability to work with others
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong computer skills: proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail etiquette, and general Internet usage and research
  • Able to maintain confidentiality

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three or more years of secretarial experience

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Part Time Coordinator of Catechesis with Hispanics
 
General Description
The Coordinator for Catechesis with Hispanics is responsible for the on-going development of the Catechetical Ministry
and catechetical leadership development and formation in parishes serving Hispanic communities throughout the
Archdiocese of Newark.
 
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.
• Applicant must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Digital literacy in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, teleconferencing and other digital tools employed in catechetical ministry is required.
• Mastery of the Spanish language is required.
 
Education and/or Experience
• A Master’s degree in Catechetics, Theology, Education or a related field is preferred.
• Minimally, three to five years of experience in parish catechetical leadership is expected.
 
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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.

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Coordinator, Protection of the Faithful

General Description

The Coordinator for the Office of Protection of the Faithful plans and executes strategies which assess and strengthen the Archdiocesan compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. Working in tandem with the Forward in Faith Together vision, especially the Protection of the Faithful Pillar, these strategies enhance our policies and practices regarding training and screening the Faithful.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Critical thinking, creativity, and a flexible approach.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Well-versed in the need for discretion and confidentiality in the private matters handled by the OCYP.
  • Effective at sustained relationship building.
  • Diplomatic in relationships with teams, stakeholders, and customers.
  • Understanding of a large urban, diverse population.
  • Experience working collaboratively while encouraging consensus with a team-wide approach.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint and Excel.

Preferred Job Skills and Knowledge

  • Preferred work experience working in a Catholic institution.
  • Preferred understanding of civil and canon law related to child sexual abuse.

Education and/or Experience

  • 5 years' experience implementing the Charter for the Protection of Children and Youth or the equivalent such as in the private or public sector.
  • Education degree in business, child protection, education, human resources, law, nursing, psychology, or social work.

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Mausoleum Foreman, Catholic Cemeteries 

General Description

The foreman is responsible for the supervision of field employees and to assist and direct those employees in their daily work routine. The foreman will be held accountable for all duties supervised and performed by union staff in ensuring the smooth operation of the cemetery. Perform assigned duties and functions for the Cemetery consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Catholic Church.

Qualifications/Skills

  • The foreman must be articulate with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate and direct the union staff in the daily operations, policies and procedures of the cemetery.
  • Must be familiar with all aspects of cemetery software and its’ use as it pertains to mausoleum operations.
  • General computer skills necessary.

Education and/or Experience

Associates degree preferred. Five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience in cemetery operations acceptable.

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Financial Analyst, Catholic Cemeteries
 
General Description
Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark operates 11 Catholic cemeteries in 5 counties and is the recipient of several prestigious awards.  Over 1 million are interred in our cemeteries. We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team.  The Financial Analyst will assist in month end close activities, inventory reconciliatons, cash receipt payment processing validations & other projects as assigned.  The Financial Analyst will need to understand business senarios driving accounting activity into the general ledger to assist in aligning various system generated transactions
to the proper General Ledger accounts.  

Qualifications/Skills
Fundamental understanding of financial statements & accounting principles
Strong attention to detail, good problem-solving & advanced analytical skills
Strong skills in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft 365 office
Excellent verbal & written communication skills with ability to interface with all levels of the organization
 
Education and/or Experience 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
Previous experience of 5 years in accounting/finance a Must
Accounting ERP software experience a Plus
 
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Customer Service Representative, Catholic Cemeteries 

General Description

Perform assigned duties and functions for the cemetery office.  Assist our Catholic families, the public, funeral directors and vendors with their needs as they relate to Catholic Cemeteries’ office.  Perform assigned duties and functions for the Cemetery consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Catholic Church.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Superior communication skills with sensitivity to the needs of our Catholic families.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment; must be able to multitask.
  • Solid background in computer skills a must. i.e. Word, Excel and Microsoft Office.

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate degree preferred. 
  • A high school diploma with at least three (3) to five (5) years of administrative/secretarial experiences required. 

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Memorial Planning Advisor

General Description

The Memorial Planning Advisor assists families who wish to obtain the Right of Interment in an Archdiocesan cemetery or mausoleum.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Highly motivated self-starter with superior communication skills.
  • New Jersey driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable personal transportation.
  • Practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to the overall Mission of the Archdiocese of Newark.

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree required. 
  • Prior sales experience preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Excel/Access/Word & PowerPoint helpful. 
  • Bi-lingual a plus.

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Cloud Developer - Entry Level

General Description

The Cloud Developer is responsible for migrating sites, developing, and supporting applications, forms, sites, and workflows based in the Office 365 online environment. The Cloud Developer will work with the IT Group, business leaders and employees to help set up site pages, content, Team’s pages, and train company users on how to utilize Office 365.

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.)

Technologies/Methodologies

  • MS Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, DAX)
  • MS SQL Server (specifically database design/use, not-administration)
  • APIs (REST, RPC, SOAP), Web Services
  • NET (Framework, Core, MVC)
  • SharePoint (out-of-the-box and/or actual dev/coding)

Languages/Data Formats

  • C#
  • HTML/CSS
  • VBA, VBScript

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
  • Hand on experience developing and troubleshooting with PowerApps, Flow, Power BI, Azure Logic Apps, and SharePoint Framework

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