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Archdiocese of Newark

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Office of Human Resources
Fax (973) 497-4189
 
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Part-Time Donor Records Specialists, Office of Development and Stewardship

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 diploma or GED required.

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

 

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Campus Minister, Campus Ministry - Ramapo College
 
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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Communications Specialist, Communications & Public Relations Office
 
General Description:

The Archdiocese of Newark seeks a full-time Communications Specialist who will support the Office of Communications in conveying the mission, vision, and priorities of the Archbishop and the archdiocese.  This position will focus on strategic communication and public relations efforts to promote the Archdiocese of Newark’s Catholic schools and education in coordination with the Office of Schools staff.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Active member of the Roman Catholic faith community; strong alignment with the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church. 
  • Mission-driven with commitment to Catholic schools.
  • Exceptional writing, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and digital communications. Experience with Word Press, design, photography or video editing experience a plus.
  • Fluency in social media platforms for newsgathering purposes.
  • Skilled in media relations, content development and storytelling.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to juggle a variety of initiatives and adjust to changing timelines and priorities.
  • Works well independently and under pressure.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Flexible to work extended and weekend hours as needed.
  • Maintains a current driver’s license.
  • Bilingual Spanish-English is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Archdiocese of Newark geography, demographics and faith communities a plus.
  • Must submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples. Include contact information for three (3) professional references.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, journalism or related field.
  • Minimum five years of work experience in the communications field.

 

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Communications Manager/Editor, Communications & Public Relations Office
 
General Description:

The Archdiocese of Newark seeks a full-time Communications Manager/Editor who will support the Office of Communications in conveying the mission, vision, and priorities of the Archbishop and the archdiocese. 

This position serves as a cross-platform editor, journalist and communications manager who oversees the editorial strategy, multi-media content development and optimization of the archdiocesan news site and other editorial/communications platforms via the Office of Communications. The position is responsible for seeking, articulating and sharing local Catholic content, news, photos, videos, features, and announcements of the archdiocese and its Catholic parishes, schools, ministries and other Catholic entities. This position also will be instrumental in expanding and enhancing content engagement and online news reach; seeking new ways to present local Catholic content to increase engagement; and supporting evangelizing communications via the Office of Communications to help strengthen Catholic identity in parish and school communities;

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Active member of the Roman Catholic faith community; strong alignment with the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church. 
  • Exceptional editing and copywriting skills and excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, WordPress, and digital communications.  Experience with HTML, design, photography, and video editing experience is a plus. 
  • Fluency in social media platforms for newsgathering purposes.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to juggle a variety of initiatives and adjust to changing timelines and priorities.
  • Works well independently and under pressure.
  • A strong relationship builder who works well with multiple audiences.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Flexible to work extended and weekend hours as needed.
  • Maintains a current driver’s license.
  • Bilingual Spanish-English is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Archdiocese of Newark geography, demographics and faith communities a plus.
  • Must submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples indicating the ability to report and write according to accepted journalistic standards. Include contact information for three (3) professional references.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years of work experience as a professional writer or editor.

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Union Laborer, Catholic Cemeteries
 
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.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:     

Interment – Cemetery

  • Assist the back-ho operator, as necessary, with the grave opening and back-filling while in very close proximity to heavy equipment.
  • Moving and handling headstones and markers.
  • Lifting, handling and placement of wood planking, lowering devices in strategically sound areas to avoid collapse of set-up. Placement of tent frames and artificial turf to be set up around grave opening.
  • Assist with the set-up of trench shoring as necessary and/or required.
  • Servicing funeral would require the employee to carry a casket to the grave site.  In addition to handling the weight with three or more other employees, the employee must be aware of where they are stepping at all times.  Failure with proper footing could lead to injury to the employee or others.

Mausoleum - Interments

  • Interments in levels A through H, (1-8) up to 24’ high
  • Requires the operation of & movement of, a battery lift.
  • Apply a MausoGuard to the casket.
  • Memorialization/Lettering
    • Affixing lettering/cameos to crypt front
  • Crypt shutter removal with suction cups; held on by rosettes; very heavy

Mausoleum Maintenance

  • General cleaning
  • Window washing off of a ladder
  • Vacuuming
  • Bathrooms and offices
  • Changing bulbs/fixtures
  • Snow removal in garden, walkways
  • Trimming, planting, mulch around mausoleum
  • Crypt/Niche set-up and lettering etc.

Grass Maintenance

  • Weed whipping around monuments being careful of flowers & plantings
  • Grass cutting – be aware of hazards in front of mowers
  • Operating Toro grass machines

Grave Maintenance

  • Manual back filling graves
  • Raking off graves – leave area free of small rocks
  • Seeding – spreading seed in a uniform & sufficient manner

General Laboring Duties

  • Snow removal
  • Shoveling, operating snow blowers machinery & salting
  • Leaf clean up in fall
  • Moving various furniture & files as needed
  • Road/Curb repair
    • Setting forms
    • Pot hole patching
  • Tree removal/planting/trimming
  • Garbage removal
  • Flower plantings
  • General cleaning of lunch area, sweeping & mopping
  • Roof work
  • General repair of building
    • Painting
    • Broken light fixtures - electrical
  • All types of landscaping duties, to include seeding, raking and leveling of grave area, grass cutting, etc.
  • All types of building and grounds maintenance, i.e. painting, repairs, roof repair, etc.
  • General grounds clean-up and winter snow removal.
  • Visual inspection of decorations on grave that should remain
  • All other duties as assigned in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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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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Superintendent, Catholic Cemeteries
 
General Description

To plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of the cemetery and assist the Director of Operations in this endeavor.  Perform assigned duties and functions for the Cemetery consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Catholic Church.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent supervisory skills, with the ability to work with and direct varied employees in the general performance of their job and be articulate and skilled in working with our Catholic families and Priests.
  • A superior knowledge of office equipment, HMIS and other computer software is required. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must have a strong desire/ability in establishing goals/objectives and the ability to carry them out.

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree preferred.  Associates degree or a minimum of ten (10) to fifteen (15) years experience in cemetery operations in a supervisory/managerial capacity acceptable.
 
 
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Associate Director, Vocations Office
 
General Description
 
The Associate Director will work in collaboration with the Vocation Director in helping to create and implement the objectives of the Vocations Office.  Specifically to:  1- promote a culture of vocations throughout the Archdiocese; 2 - assist in the supervision, and direction of those in discernment; 3 - manage/oversee the application processes established by the Archdiocese for the admission of candidates to the seminary.  As an administrator, the Associate Director exercises discretion and independent judgment, ensures office budget and human resources are managed properly, recognizing this office serves on behalf of the Archbishop and in collaboration with other offices of the Archdiocese and the Seminary

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Fidelity to the teaching of the Catholic Magisterium.
  • Practicing Catholic with demonstrated commitment to a regular prayer life and regular participation in the sacramental and liturgical life of the Church.
  • Commitment to representing the Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of Newark in a professional manner at all times. 
  • Mature, positive individual with a vision for mission and ministry
  • Respect and love for the Catholic Priesthood including knowledge of and commitment to ongoing learning of Church teaching, especially relating to the Diocesan Priesthood
  • Must be a person of strong character who can be trusted to maintain and protect the confidentiality of sensitive information of those presenting themselves as potential candidates as well as the evaluations of the candidates.
  • Dynamic interpersonal and management skills; a solutions oriented self starter
  • Financial management and knowledge of budgeting processes, past experience working within or under budget
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Asana, Teams, and Zoom
  • Demonstrated ability in successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work flexible schedule (ie. 1-2 nights per month, 3-4 weekends per year).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Education and/or Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree required with preference for study in Theology, Business or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in program management
  • Experience with Youth, Young Adult, or Campus Ministry preferred
  • Project Management experience preferred

Office Hours

The Office of Priestly Vocations is located in Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. The Associate Director position is exempt from overtime, Full Time 40 hours per week. Standard hours for Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, with some evening and weekend hours required for programmatic support. Currently the Office of Vocations is functioning on a hybrid model for in person staffing. Incumbent is expected to work on site in office on average 3 days per week.  The model is subject to change if needed.

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Customer Care Representative, Catholic Cemeteries
 
General Description
The Customer Care Representative is responsible for handling all customer account inquiries in a professional and timely manner. The Customer Care Representative inputs sales data and account collection related activity for Catholic Cemeteries for the Archdiocese of Newark. The Customer Care Representative shall be open to work at any of Catholic Cemeteries’ locations in the northern New Jersey region.  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. 
 
 
Qualifications/Skills
The employee must be a motivated team player with excellent communications skills and a strong attention to detail. Analytical thinker. Bi-lingual capability with the Spanish language is a plus.
 
Education and/or Experience
High School degree and prior office experience required.  Strong computer skills with competency in Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and Word required.
 

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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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Senior Accountant

General Description

The Senior Accountant has responsibility for processing cash receipts, Scholarship (SFIC) and certain Pastoral Center accounts.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, including a strong working knowledge of excel functions
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively in stressful situations, manage multiple deadlines, while maintaining professionalism and a good work ethic.
  • Working knowledge of Serenic is a plus
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks is a plus
  • Ability to maintain confidential information

Education and/or Experience (Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 3-5 years experience in general accounting
  • 3-5 years experience in not-for-profit industry
 

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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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Paralegal and Legal Assistant 

General Description
Provides overall management and casework support for all religious employment-based immigration applications, petitions, and files related to clergy and other personnel. Further provides the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) with support and assistance related to various tasks, including but not limited to, drafting, and reviewing documents and agreements, communicating with and assisting internal departments and affiliated entities and boards, communicating and liaising with outside counsel and practice support vendors, preparing meetings and projects, organizing and maintaining files, as well other operational needs of the OGC.
 
Qualifications/Skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks at once, has excellent communication and writing skills, practices good judgement, and keep files and proceedings confidential.
  • Ability to function effectively in stressful situations, manage several time-sensitive deadline and matters, while exhibiting professionalism and maturity.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Effective and professional interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding and adherence of legal, business, and Catholic Church practices and terminology.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic record preferred.
  • 5-10 years as a paralegal case manager (or equivalent title/function) at a law firm or inhouse at a nonprofit or business organization.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience preparing employment-based visa petitions to USCIS and preparing visa applications to U.S. Consulates abroad.
  • I-9 compliance experience a plus.
  • Specific experience preparing R-1 nonimmigrant visa petitions and/or I-360 immigrant visa petitions a plus.
  • Proficiency with cloud-based immigration case management software a plus (INSZoom, Docketwise, Tracker etc.).
  • Proficiency with office software including Microsoft Office Suite.

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In order to apply, please send resumes to Alyssa.Cymbaluk@rcan.org

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Executive Assistant to the Vicar General

General Description

Manages a variety of duties for the Vicar General in matters relating to priests, parishes and other various organizations associating with the Archdiocese of Newark. This position demands great communication skills, flexibility, proactive logistics, and efficiency, with demands and expectations prone to change on a day-to-day basis.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Practicing Catholic.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills, e.g., time management in prioritizing tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, i.e., preparing/proofreading correspondence and speaking with clergy, religious and laity.
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office software, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, fax and copy machines.

Education and/or Experience

An associate degree preferred

Five (5) to Ten (10) years of comparable work experience in a Catholic institution preferred

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Associate Director - Catechesis - Full-Time

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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Union Mechanic Full-time

General Description

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

Qualifications/Skills

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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