Diocese of Metuchen

Around the Diocese

Please contact each parish or school directly to submit resumes. (Scroll down for job description.)

Executive Assistant to the Bishop - Piscataway, NJ - Office of the Bishop 

The Diocese of Metuchen seeks an Executive Assistant to the Bishop who will serve as liaison between the Bishop and staff and the public, communicate Bishop’s decisions to appropriate parties and interface and communicate with members of Church hierarchy throughout the world. Primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Provides administrative support and oversees general office affairs (supply ordering, inventory, photocopying, requisitions, expenses, filing, etc.); Screens, prioritizes and routes calls and incoming mail for the Bishop; Answers questions and resolves problems within scope of authority and responsibility
  • Schedules appointments and makes arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel; Prepares agendas and acts as recording secretary when required; Coordinates calendars and scheduling between the parishes and the Bishop’s Calendar
  • Prepares correspondence from dictation or drafts a response for Bishop’s review; Coordinates office mailings and distributes materials to departmental committees, boards and other bodies
  • Facilitates development and distribution of agendas for in-house and external meetings; Prepares meeting minutes as necessary

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a practicing Roman Catholic with knowledge of Catholic teaching and tradition
  • Have the ability to maintain appropriate level of confidentiality in all matters
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess an Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess solid PC skills, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org

Or mail to:           

Director of Human Resources
P.O. Box 191
Metuchen, NJ 08840

No phone calls please. 

Editor-In-Chief, Piscataway, NJ - The Catholic Spirit 

The Diocese of Metuchen seeks an Editor-in-Chief to plan, direct and coordinate the design, production and distribution of The Catholic Spirit, its award winning bi-weekly newspaper, and oversee production of the diocese’s Hispanic newspaper, El Manantial, published quarterly. Responsibilities include: determining content and placement of articles; writing or directing the writing and editing of articles, stories, headlines and captions; and ensuring production of the newspaper is within budget and deadlines.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a practicing Roman Catholic with knowledge of Catholic teaching and tradition
  • Possess excellent writing and editing skills, as well as superior production skills
  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience in print media, writing, and/or editorial content, and a minimum of five years’ experience in production management and staff supervision
  • Possess a BA in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field
  • Be able to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Possess the ability to negotiate, organize, delegate, and work under pressure
  • Possess solid PC skills, including Adobe, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a resume, clips and salary requirements via e-mail to: HR@diometuchen.org

** Please note that due to the anticipated high volume of responses, only those candidates who we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Maintenance Mechanic, St. Cecelia Parish - Iselin, NJ 

The ideal candidate must be able to perform routine task (preventative maintenance) such as painting, plumbing, electrical wiring and other related activities. Maintains facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe, and orderly condition. Trim and edge all walks, flower beds, and assist in snow removal at all properties. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, work outdoors, prepare rooms/hall for events and/or meetings and be able to work occasional weekend and/or evenings.

Competitive salary and benefits package

35 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Interested candidates should forward their resume to ssetar@stcecelia.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Catholic High School President, Immaculata High School - Somerville, NJ 

Immaculata High School invites applications for the position of President. Located in Somerville, New Jersey, Immaculata is a parochial, co-educational Catholic high school. 

Preferred Qualifications---

  • Ability and desire to inspire a shared vision of the value of Catholic education across all constituencies, faculty, students, parents and local community
  • A creative thinker and inspirational leader committed to the challenge and mission of Catholic education

Position Qualifications----

  • A practicing Catholic committed to his/her faith able to fully participate in the sacramental life of the church and willing to witness that faith to others
  • A Master's degree in education, administration or equivalent preferred
  • Successful experience in school or related corporate administration 

Submit resume with three (3) letters of recommendation and contact information by February 29, 2016 to:

Immaculata Search Committee
Immaculata High School
240 Mountain Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876-1559

Effective date: July 1, 2016
Website: www.immaculatahighschool.org
Email: cjanuse@icsomerville.org

Part-Time Spanish Teacher, St. Ambrose School - Old Bridge, NJ 

Part time Spanish teacher for St. Ambrose School. Please send cover letter and resume to Dr. Kadela:

Children's Choir Director, St. Andrew's Parish - Avenel, NJ 

St. Andrew’s Parish seeks an individual to conduct children’s liturgy every other week at the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass as well as weekly rehearsals from Sept-June (excluding January). Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates may forward resumes to the Parish Office directly by mail or email: 
St. Andrew Parish, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel, NJ 07001 -- or --