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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

 

Executive Assistant

To assist Bishop Elias in many aspects as needs arise.  While primary duties focus on scheduling Bishop’s calendar of events, regular weekday office work involves answering and responding to phone calls and e-mails on a timely basis with a view toward handling sensitive matters in a confidential manner.  In this sense, the executive assistant is a liaison between Bishop Elias, the Priests and Deans of Union County, and the Archdiocese of Newark.  In addition, the Executive Assistant is a liaison with the Pastor of St. Teresa of Avila Church in the capacity of coordinating Bishop’s residence at the parish (8 Locust Drive) and at his offices at the parish center (306 Morris Ave).

Qualifications/Skills

  • Knowledge of Spanish/English is essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs is essential:  Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PPT
  • Knowledge of mail-merge programs for correspondence
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks is essential for managing Archdiocesan/County and personal budgets of the Bishop
  • Knowledge of Liturgy is also beneficial**

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Three years minimum experience at a similar capacity.
  • Experience working at a Parish location highly desirable.

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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.   

Qualifications/Skills

  • 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.

Qualifications/Skills

  • 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.

Education/Experience

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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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 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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