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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: (unless stated otherwise below)
Fax:  (973) 497-4189

Associate Director of Development
General Description
The Associate Director of Development, under the supervision of the Director of Development, will be an
integral part of the Office of Development and Stewardship for the Archdiocese of Newark. The Associate
Director of Development will serve a key role by assisting with the development of a major gift and planned
giving program. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills and methods to identify, research, engage,
cultivate, and solicit major gifts and planned gifts. The critical success factors of this position include providing
strategic leadership in areas that support the Archdiocese’s development efforts and goals, including the overall
operations, prospect research and management, communications, procedures, and staff development.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and ability to manage confidential and privileged information with discretion.
  • Must have excellent project and time management skills.
  • Must possess outstanding organizational skills and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to diagnose complex problems and identify solutions.
  • Attention to detail a must.
  • Commitment to an understanding of the mission of the Archdiocese of Newark and Catholic Church.
  • Must he highly motivated, proactive, resourceful and adaptable.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Masters degree a plus in a related field such as finance, business, management, marketing.
  • Strong understanding of fundraising.
  • Five or more years professional work experience; development experience and managing a staff a plus.
  • Capital campaign management and/or major gift portfolio management preferred.
  • Driver’s license with a clean driving record/reliable transportation required as driving is a necessity for visiting assigned parishes.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

General Description

Responsible for the budget process, monthly and quarterly reporting, finance and accounting related items, including accounting support to program managers.


  • 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
Union Mechanic
General Description

To perform duties as assigned with regard to cemetery operational, developmental and maintenance needs and complete tasks ordinarily required for the effective daily operations of a cemetery and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)
  • High School graduate preferred
  • Several years of work experience desired
Temporary Part Time Donor Records Specialist

General Description

Primarily enters and edits constituent data to donor record. Enters parishioners’ biographical 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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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.


  • 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


  • 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
  • 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 
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.


  • 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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Human Resources Contacts

Deacon John J. McKenna
Vice Chancellor/Executive Director

Christiane Mendoza
Human Resources Manager
Administrative responsibilities for policies, procedures and activities relating to all phases of human resources

Dennis Miller
Director of Employee Benefits
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
Employee & Clergy claim questions, severance plan claims, disability and FMLA questions

Thomas Murphy
Director of Pension
Administration of the Archdiocese’s pension plans

Elena Skinner
Associate Director of Pensions
Lay & Priests’ Pension plan calculations, administration and billing