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Archdiocese of Newark

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Associate Director, Family Life Ministries Temporary

This position develops, facilitates and manages programming in support of, and in service to the human family in all stages of their development.  Including but not limited to marriage, bereavement, divorced and separated, and a variety of counseling opportunities, all of which is rooted in the Catholic tradition.


  • Must be a practicing Catholic
  • Internet and computer skills proficency, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Desktop publishing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Availability for evening and weekend work when required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) capability is an asset
  • Experience in handling individual and family crisis situations and familiarity with proper related procedures (reporting, referrals, etc.)

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social services e.g. social  work, pastoral ministry, psychology, education, etc., required
  • Master’s Degree in related field desirable
  • Recognized certified training in related field as necessary
  • Familiarity with a variety of marriage preparation programs, bereavement programs and divorced and separated programs
  • Practical/theoretical background in loss and transition following major life events
  • Experience in support group facilitation
  • Familiarity with hospice/palliative care

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Administrative Coordinator - Pastoral Ministry with Persons with Disabilities

Provides communication outreach, administrative and organizational support for the Director Pastoral Ministry with Persons with Disabilities and coordinates specific areas noted below, in conjunction with or under the supervision of the Director. Emphasis is to increase awareness, accessibility and impact of the Office in service of its mission in the Archdiocese of Newark.   


  • Knowledgeable about Catholic teaching and dynamics of parish life
  • Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and Access
  • Proficient use of social media, or willing and able to learn
  • Comfortable working with technology and willing and able to learn new areas as needed
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Sensitive to and respectful of different cultures
  • Excellent social skills, welcoming and compassionate attitude
  • Responsive and resourceful
  • Ability to adjust focus and activity based on ministry demands
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications
  • Ability to take direction, as well as work independently when needed
  • Ability to relate to and work with people in a cooperative/collaborative manner
  • Maintain all relevant professional standards including ethics and confidentiality

Education and/or Experience

  • At least two years experience in social media and/or communications
  • Personal and/or professional experience with individuals with disabilities and the families and professionals who support them 
  • Firm understanding of U.S. Bishops Pastoral Statement on Persons with Disabilities and its implications or willing and able to learn
  • Education: minimum 2 years of college or AA degree, B. A. preferred

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Associate Director  - Risk Management & Insurance Services

This position works with and assists the Executive Director regarding all aspects of the risk management and insurance programs of the Archdiocese of Newark.  As an assistant to the Executive Director, this person must be fully cognizant of the overall organization mission, functions and responsibilities.


  • Working knowledge of insurance concepts and risk management principles and standards.
  • High degree of reliability in handling confidential information.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational ability, problem solving skills, flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of other Microsoft Suite programs a plus.
  • Experience with RMIS system(s) a plus.


Bachelor’s Degree.  ARM and/or other professional risk management designation highly desirable.  Minimum of 5 years’ experience in insurance and risk management/claims management. Knowledge of commercial lines of insurance coverage.

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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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