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Archdiocese of Newark

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Executive Administrative Assistant

Provides executive level administrative and secretarial support to the Office of Finance.


Ability to type 45 WPM

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet operations

Working knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint

Ability to prioritize tasks and work under deadline pressure

Excellent English written/verbal communication skills

Must have good organizational/project management skills

Ability to manage all responsibilities with a high level of confidentiality, diplomacy and discretion

Be flexible and dependable

Education and /or Experience

Administrative/Secretarial experience

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Memorial Planning Advisor

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


  • 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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Union Mechanic

To perform all types of cemetery operational, developmental and maintenance activities ordinarily done in the daily operations of a cemetery.


Experience repairing automobiles, heavy trucks and excavating equipment.

Experience operating  heavy equipment, i.e., back-hoes.

Able to operate cemetery vehicles both on and off cemetery grounds.

Education and/or Experience

High School graduate preferred; several years of work experience desired.

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Safe Environment Assistant

Provides general office support for the Office of Child and Youth Protection, and phone and email support for the Local Safe Environment Coordinators (LSEC’s) in the parishes and schools. Does new LSEC training at the parishes / schools.


  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality.
  • Articulate, possesses excellent communication skills and professional demeanor.
  • Organized, creative, resourceful.
  • Ability to interact with all level of employees.
  • Knowledge of Spanish language a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and knowledge of PowerPoint and Virtus database a plus.
  • Minimum typing proficiency of 45 wpm.

Education and/or Experience

  • A high school degree with at least three (3) years of administrative/secretarial experience acceptable.
  • Ability to travel throughout Bergen, Union, Hudson and Essex counties.
  • Must possess a valid NJ Driver’s License

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The Leadership Gifts Officer is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fund development program for the Archdiocese of Newark.  He/She is responsible for the execution of a moves management program designed to increase annual, capital and deferred giving to the Archdiocese and related Catholic organizations in Northern New Jersey.


  • Experience in executing and managing a variety of fundraising relationships and portfolio management.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with donors, stakeholders, and co-workers at all levels.
  • Capacity to work effectively in a fast environment with evolving priorities, both as a leader/part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some night and weekend events.
  • Motivated self-starter who meets deadlines and pays close attention to detail.
  • Commitment and understanding to the mission of the Archdiocese of Newark and the Catholic Church.
  • Driver's license and access to vehicle a must.


Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of 3-5 years of development experience preferred

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