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Diocese of Metuchen

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 Cemetery Superintendent

The Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a full-time Cemetery Superintendent. The Cemetery Superintendent reports to the Diocesan Director of Cemeteries and is responsible for the daily operations and maintenance issues that affect the two Diocesan cemeteries and crematory, including but not limited to hiring of grounds men, department budget preparation and oversight, and equipment and supply purchase and distribution. Must be able to implement and follow OSHA regulations for safety.

The ideal candidate will possess an Associate’s degree from college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of cemetery rules and regulations involving burial, entombment, and inurnment procedures in accordance with industry standards. Experience with tools, equipment, and procedures used in grounds maintenance work is also necessary. Valid Driver’s License is required.

Interested candidates should send their resume to hr@diometuchen.org or by mail to:

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

** 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.

 Part-Time (19 hrs.) Associate Director

The Office of Pontifical Mission Societies at the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a part-time (19 hrs.) Associate Director. The Associate Director is primarily responsible for planning and coordinating special programs that endorse the work of the missionaries, including but not limited to, World Mission Sunday and Annual Mission Reach-Out, visiting schools and religious education programs to address teacher/student groups in order to inform and promote the work of the missionaries, and researching and implementing new methods of bringing awareness to parishes of the duties of missionaries.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree (B.A.), or have one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and some missionary experience.

Religious Requirement:  Must be a practicing Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and who possesses a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy.

Interested candidates should submit their resume 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.

 Bi-Lingual (Spanish) Administrative Assistant - Department of Family Life/Office for Hispanic Ministry

The Department of Family Life and Office of Hispanic Ministry at the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Bi-Lingual (Spanish) Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for translating (English/Spanish) correspondence, program materials and other information for the department; providing administrative support and overseeing general office affairs; drafting routine correspondence to priests, deacons, facilitators and program participants as directed; assisting in developing materials (English and Spanish), such as brochures and pamphlets, for presentations and workshops.

The ideal candidate will possess an Associate's Degree or have one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Religious Requirement:  Must be a practicing Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and who possesses a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy.

Interested candidates should submit their resume 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.

 Day Maintenance Mechanic - Office of Property and Facilities Management

Presently, the Office of Property and Facilities Management seeks a Maintenance Mechanic to:

  • Perform routine tasks such as painting, plumbing, electrical wiring and other related activities
  • Maintain facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition
  • Cut lawns using a power mower; trim and edge around walks, flower beds and walls
  • Assist in snow removal by shoveling walkways and driveways
  • Assist with other projects as needed

The ideal candidate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, work outdoors, and be able to work an occasional weekend schedule.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org. When applying please indicate Day Maintenance Mechanic.

 ** 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.

 Evening Maintenance Mechanic - Office of Property and Facilities Management

Presently, the Office of Property and Facilities Management seeks a Maintenance Mechanic to:

  • Perform routine tasks such as painting, plumbing, electrical wiring and other related activities
  • Maintain facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition
  • Cut lawns using a power mower; trim and edge around walks, flower beds and walls
  • Assist in snow removal by shoveling walkways and driveways
  • Assist with other projects as needed

The ideal candidate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, work outdoors, and be able to work evening hours and an occasional weekend schedule.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org. When applying please indicate Evening Maintenance Mechanic.

 ** 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.

 Parish and School Development Director - Somerville, NJ

Immaculate Conception Parish, located in Somerville, New Jersey, is seeking an experienced, full-time Development Director to serve both the parish and its fully accredited co-educational pre-K through 12th grade parish schools of approximately 1,000 students. In partnership with the pastor and principals, this position is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive plan encompassing the Annual Appeal, Capital Campaign, Planned Giving, donor/alumni relations, special events and growing the schools endowment. 

Qualified candidates will have experience in fundraising, excellent writing and oral communication skills and be deeply committed to Catholic education. He or she must be a Catholic in good standing with a theological understanding of Christian stewardship and the Catholic faith. A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field and experience in Catholic education fundraising preferred. Position available July 1, 2015.

Send resume, cover letter and two references to Msgr. Seamus F. Brennan at Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876 or email to cjanuse@icsomerville.org

 School Principal - Basking Ridge, NJ

Saint James School, a private Catholic co-educational elementary school in Basking Ridge, is seeking a practicing Catholic to serve as principal for grades pre-K through eight for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year. The Catholic community of Saint James has much to offer the right candidate. The inviting parish campus, set on more than 15 acres in the Somerset Hills region of western New Jersey, is situated in beautiful downtown Basking Ridge and thirty-five miles west of New York City. With well-equipped school facilities, a dedicated and talented teaching staff, and a supportive Christian community, our new principal will find the physical, financial and spiritual resources for a satisfying, effective career.

Our school serves a student population of over 300 and employs 45 faculty and staff in our pre-K through eighth grades. Candidates for principal should bring a strong commitment to academic excellence, share in our philosophy of educating in an environment inspired by the Gospel and support our mission of developing confident, self-reliant, responsible students through a holistic approach.

The learning environment of Saint James is designed to be equally spiritual and academically challenging. As such, applicants should possess high energy, vision and drive, excellent communication, development, interpersonal and management skills. The candidate should also have a Master’s degree in education, school administration or a related field with significant teaching and administrative experience at the elementary school level.

To apply and receive a formal job description please send a letter of interest, current resume and list of references to:

Principal Search Committee Saint James School
184 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Or by email scronin@diometuchen.org

  Pastoral Assistant for Family Support - Skillman, NJ 

Vibrant Catholic parish of 2,000 families in Central New Jersey seeks an individual to fill a newly created position. The position was created based on the need to coordinate existing ministries, as well as address family needs surfaced from listening sessions and the discernment of parish leadership. In this position, the pastoral assistant will oversee various areas of family support including ministries involving bereavement, the homebound, disabilities, marriage preparation as well as celebration of birth. Applicants should have good listening skills, an ability to lead as well as delegate, and a desire to strengthen and support families. The position is full-time; salary commensurate with experience. It is preferable that the applicant have parish or social work experience and be a Catholic in good standing. For more information about the parish, please visit www.borromeo.org.

 Pastoral Assistant for Adult Faith and Spiritual Formation - Skillman, NJ

Vibrant Catholic parish of 2,000 families in Central New Jersey seeks an individual to serve as Pastoral Assistant for Adult Faith and Spirituality. As a result of recent listening sessions and parish leadership discernment, the parish seeks to expand programs and create new ones that help adults grow in their faith and deepen their spiritual life. Areas include retreats, scripture study, and the catechumenate. We are looking for a creative person, willing to think “out of the box” in offering programs. Our goal is to reach out to a new generation of Catholics who desire to grow in faith, but struggle with time commitments and do not respond to programs as previous generations. It is preferable that the applicant have parish experience, be a Catholic in good standing, and have some experience in faith formation. The position is full-time; salary commensurate with experience. For more information about the parish, please visit www.borromeo.org.

School Principal - Edison, NJ

 ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL: St. Matthew School, Edison seeks a candidate for principal. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic with exemplary teaching, development and leadership skills. Our school has been providing a quality Catholic education since 1954. We have a warm, caring atmosphere, a dynamic faculty and an involved parish. Grades pre-K3 through 8. Certificate of Supervision required. Send resume and letter of interest to frgeorge@stmatthewtheapostle.com. Email only, please.