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Archdiocese of Newark


To apply for an open position, please submit your resume to Christiane Mendoza at christiane.mendoza@rcan.org

Memorial Planning Advisor

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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Union Mechanic

 

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.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Digging and back-filling of graves and foundations.
  • Set up of grave/crypt area for servicing of funerals.
  • Heavy lifting of caskets and deceased, (as varied in weight as the general population).
  • Lifting and handling of wood planking, related funeral devices, i.e., lowering devices (75 lbs. in weight), tent frames and artificial turf.
  • Moving and handling headstones and markers (100 lbs. to 500 lbs. average weight).
  • 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.
  • Crypt/Niche set up and lettering, etc.
  • General grounds clean-up and winter snow removal.
  • The Cemetery Mechanic would be required to perform all duties as necessitated with the repair of automobiles, heavy trucks and excavating equipment (this requires heavy lift or truck, engine and back-hoe parts).
  • The Cemetery operators would be required to operate heavy equipment, i.e., back-hoes.
  • Truck Drivers would be required to operate cemetery vehicles both on and off cemetery grounds.
  • Mechanics must have their own tools.

Education and/or Experience

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

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Archdiocesan Records Assistant Part-Time

Handles all sacramental requests and other duties regarding Archdiocesan records as needed.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent personal communication skills on telephone and in written correspondence
  • Proficiency in word processing such as Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Ability to type form on electric typewriter
  • Ability to work independently with training and supervision, as well as to ask questions as needed.
  • Attention to detail – work must be complete with absolute accuracy in timely fashion.

Education and/or Experience 

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Knowledge of Roman Catholic tradition and parishes of the Archdiocese of Newark a plus; ample training will be provided.

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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.

Qualifications/Skills

  • 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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FOOD SERVICE WORKER - PART-TIME (MSGR. KELLY RESIDENCE)

The following specific responsibilities are representative of duties required in this position. They may be unilaterally but reasonably changed based on the working environment and departmental needs.

Qualifications/Skills

  • General knowledge of food service and hygiene.
  • Ability to use some cooking and cleaning equipment.
  • Knowledge of sanitary/safety issues (i.e. use of cleaning chemicals).
  • Reliable and Responsible.
  • Available to work extra hours if needed.
  • Confidentiality a must.

Education and/or Experience

Related kitchen experience desired.

 

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LEADERSHIP GIFT OFFICER

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.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • 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.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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

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