Diocese of Metuchen

Around the Diocese

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

 Cemetery Office Manager - Piscataway, NJ - Office of Cemeteries

Presently, we are seeking an Office Manager who will be responsible for organizing and coordinating the Cemetery Office operations.  This position reports to the Director of Cemeteries; primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Analyzes and organizes office operations and procedures such as bookkeeping, information management, filing systems, requisition of supplies and other functions.
  • Maintains records and HMIS application accurately with respect to inventory of crypts and graves in both Resurrection and Holy Cross Burial Parks; Prepares and delivers data reports utilizing HMIS application.
  • Receives calls from funeral directors and schedules burials and entombments for Resurrection and Holy Cross Burial Parks.
  • Works closely with the Director, Cemetery Superintendent and maintenance staff to arrange the scheduling of burials; properly assigns at-need plots and mausoleum crypts and confirms arrangements with funeral directors.
  • Collects, records and deposits all monies for both diocesan burial parks (burials, letterings, vases, emblems, payments on graves and crypts).
  • Answers all calls to the Office of Cemeteries and the Sales office; Refers service requests and customer complaints to the respective member of staff.
  • Processes account payable bills for payment.
  • Demonstrates appropriate consolation and empathy to callers and visitors, representing the Diocese in a caring manner.
  • Performs other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be highly proficient in the use of technology (MS Office applications and HMIS), and demonstrate a high degree of accuracy with respect to recordkeeping.  Additional qualifications include the following:

  • 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
  • Bachelor's Degree

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program.  Interested candidates should submit a resume 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.

 Catholic High School President - 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

 Full Time Parish Secretary/Receptionist - St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Skillman, NJ

The Catholic Community of St. Charles Borromeo currently is seeking a full time Parish Secretary/Receptionist to provide administrative support to the Parish and Parish Staff. The ideal candidate will ensure that the office functions effectively and efficiently. Candidates must have strong computer skills, and an ability to use exceptional interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a welcoming presence to all, greeting visitors, answering telephone calls in a pleasant and efficient manner, and communicating effectively in routine, sensitive, and confidential matters. 
  • Maintain the Parish Family Information and Financials
  • Maintain and keep interesting the weekly bulletin
  • Maintain and keep interesting the parish website and the website calendar
  • Maintain Staff calendars
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases and mailing lists
  • Issue Baptismal & Wedding Certificates, send Wedding Notifications, Update and maintain Sacramental Records.
  • May design promotional materials, including flyers and brochures.

What We Require:

The successful candidate will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Publisher; email proficiency; highly proficient in use of common office equipment, including copiers and scanners; strong verbal and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well and communicate with others; ability to think outside of the box; ability to handle sensitive situations appropriately and with discretion and confidentiality; Knowledge and commitment to the mission of this parish and the church.

    To Apply:
    Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: montyscboffice@gmail.com.  No phone calls please.

    About the Employer:
    We are a Catholic Parish in Central New Jersey of 2,000 Households.


     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 --