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Project Manager - Office of Property and Facilities Management, Piscataway, NJ  

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Project Manager that will manage all aspects of improvement projects at parishes, diocesan properties and St. John Neumann Center by performing the following duties:

  • Responsible for project management including cost, time, quality management and contract administration for parishes as assigned by the Diocesan Director of Property and Facilities Management.
  • Collaborates with pastors on surveying parish buildings, roofs, boilers, and structural issues.
  • Formulates and coordinates project specifications, requests for proposals (RFP’s), contracts and associated documents.
  • Works closely with construction, maintenance and real estate consultants on a range of projects and initiatives.
  • Compiles and analyzes contract bids.
  • Assists Director with Parish Insurance Inspections; Schedules inspections at parishes and schools; Compiles report on findings and areas of improvement/concern.
  • Works in partnership with Maintenance Supervisor on projects at the Diocesan Center.
  • Ensures all contractors have appropriate licensing, references and obtain all necessary project permits.
  • Identifies punch list items and monitors follow-up; Ensures all municipal final approvals or certificate of occupancy are obtained.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four year college or university in engineering and/or minimum 5 years work related experience
  • Certification in Project Management
  • Background in electrical, plumbing, construction or other related trades
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to travel regularly to offsite locations

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

Or mail to:      Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Director of Development, Piscataway, NJ  


Presently, we have an immediate opening available for a visionary Director of Development who is an experienced, highly-motivated, goal-oriented fundraiser with a proven track record. The Director of Development will create and implement a comprehensive development program to secure the financial resources required to support the ministries and programs of the Diocese of Metuchen which include Catholic Charities and Campus Ministry at the Catholic Center at Rutgers.

The Director is primarily responsible for creating fundraising strategies that increase support from individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources, and also plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors for capital, special projects and Bishop’s Annual Appeal gifts.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Researches, develops and implements an in-memoriam and tribute giving program for use by parishes and schools in the Diocese.
  • Plans, designs and implements a donor research and prospect management system which identifies leadership giving prospects/donors, and provides accurate and detailed information in order to cultivate donors in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Seeks philanthropic support through annual giving, direct mail, memorials, grants, special events, capital campaigns, planned giving and various other programs.
  • Participates in top-level fund-raising activities, gift acceptance and recognition activities; cultivates effective relationships with current and potential donors.
  • Provides oversight of the design, development and administration of the donor information system.
  • Acts as a consultant to pastors, boards, principals and parish representatives regarding fundraising and grantsmanship.
  • Plans and oversees the preparation and development of informational materials relating to all development activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Possess five to seven years of experience in a fund raising environment
  • Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) and/or Advanced Certified Fund-Raising Executive (ACFRE)
  • Experience in personally identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors, corporations and foundation
  • A successful track record of measurable results in organizing and implementing such activities as major gifts, annual appeals, grant writing, corporate and foundation giving, direct mail and special events
  • Proven ability in managing people and budgets; ability to work in a hands-on, entrepreneurial environment
  • 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 forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

Or mail to:      Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Media Content Specialist, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Media Content Specialist that will provide social media content and technology support to the Secretariat for Family and Pastoral Life and Vicariate for Evangelization and Communication.  The person is motivated by living faith, to share the good news of the Gospel by means of social communications and will perform the following duties:

Primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Updates and maintains departmental and office websites as needed and ensures that content is relevant and current; Examines website daily/weekly for accurate information.
  • Creates and posts original content for all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.); Ensures that all content is relevant and exhibits the message of the Diocese/Department appropriately.
  • Reports on activity on social media platforms; Edits content as needed; Recommends new strategies for material.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be highly proficient in the use of technology. Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Must be a Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B.S.); preferably with a concentration in either communications or theology, or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.


Assistant Superintendent of Schools - Office of Schools, Piscataway, NJ

The Office of Schools is currently seeking an Assistant Superintendent who will coordinate and implement various programs that support the mission of the Catholic Church. There are 22 elementary schools and 4 high schools.

The candidate must have a strong background in curriculum, particularly in coaching principals and teachers as they create professional learning communities.   The candidate must also:

  • 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
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of current experience within Catholic school ministry, either schools or diocesan office
  • Hold an advanced degree in educational administration, educational leadership or other appropriate discipline
  • Have the ability to collaborate with schools, other diocesan departments, agencies and the general public
  • Be proficient in the use of technology

Compensation includes a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program.

Interested, qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Technology Teacher, Annandale, NJ - Immaculate Conception School 

Immaculate Conception School seeks a 3/4-time (.75) K-8 Technology Teacher for the remainder of this 2017-2018 school year.  This position will teach technology to Kindergarten-Grade 8 students, Monday-Friday.  As a long-term substitute this position is not health benefits eligible, though the person selected may be considered for a permanent position for the 2018-2019 school year.
The position involves 30-hours per week and includes daily prep time.
Interested applicants should please review the job posting and subsequently complete the required application, both of which can be found here:  http://diometuchen.org/schools/school-employment/
(Diocese of Metuchen website).  Please submit a cover letter and resume, in addition to the diocesan application and ‘teacher questions’ documents.  All four of these items are required to complete your application.
Applications will be reviewed as received, with a hiring to take place as soon as a qualified candidate is identified.  Applications should be submitted to:  David Stone, Principal - dstone@icsclinton.org 
Tech Teacher candidates should be able to teach:
Introductory Computer Skills
Typing
Use of Google Apps, including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Form                  Online Safety
Effective Online Search Techniques       
Programming
Help students develop the 21st Century skills outlined in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards (2014), including: Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration, Digital Citizenship, Research and Information Fluency, Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving/Decision-Making, and Understanding of the impact of technology, engineering, and computational thinking on today's world.

Immaculate Conception School seeks a 3/4-time (.75) K-8 Technology Teacher for the remainder of this 2017-2018 school year. This position will teach technology to Kindergarten-Grade 8 students, Monday-Friday. As a long-term substitute this position is not health benefits eligible, though the person selected may be considered for a permanent position for the 2018-2019 school year.

The position involves 30-hours per week and includes daily prep time.

Interested applicants should please review the job posting and subsequently complete the required application, both of which can be found here:  http://diometuchen.org/schools/school-employment/

(Diocese of Metuchen website). Please submit a cover letter and resume, in addition to the diocesan application and ‘teacher questions’ documents. All four of these items are required to complete your application.

Applications will be reviewed as received, with a hiring to take place as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. Applications should be submitted to:  David Stone, Principal - dstone@icsclinton.org

Tech Teacher candidates should be able to teach:

  • Introductory Computer Skills
  • Typing
  • Use of Google Apps, including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Form Online Safety
  • Effective Online Search Techniques       
  • Programming

Help students develop the 21st Century skills outlined in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards (2014), including: Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration, Digital Citizenship, Research and Information Fluency, Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving/Decision-Making, and Understanding of the impact of technology, engineering, and computational thinking on today's world.



Apprentice Teacher, Newark, NJ - Cristo Rey Newark (Christ the King Prep)
 

The Apprentice Teacher position provides a unique opportunity for talented individuals with limited or no teaching experience to explore the field of education and to gain hands-on practice and the training necessary to become a successful full-time classroom teacher. Apprentice Teachers will have an opportunity to observe best practices in classroom instruction as understood by the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.

We are seeking an apprentice teacher for the following subject:

High School Spanish (Full-Time, Part-Time)
3 Classes, Spanish 2 Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays
1 Class Spanish 3 four days a week, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays Fridays.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES FOR APPRENTICE TEACHERS

  • Apprentice teachers teach classes on behalf of Deans and teacher-leaders who are observing other teachers
  • Apprentice teachers provide substitute teaching coverage for teachers within the school;
  • Apprentice teachers teach three classes under the guidance of an instructional coach
  • Apprentice teachers develop teaching skills to potentially become a full-time teacher at the school;
  • Apprentice teachers support students by providing after school tutoring;
  • Apprentice teachers observe good teaching in order to improve instructional techniques and classroom management;
  • Apprentice teachers meet regularly with a coach to implement feedback on lessons and instruction;

As appropriate, perform all duties expected of classroom teachers, including but not limited to:

  • Implementing curricula benchmarks and activities to meet academic standards;
  • Designing and implementing assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior;
  • Supervising students during transitions, breakfast, lunch and afterschool;
  • Being accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards;
  • Communicating effectively with students, families, and colleagues;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom
  • Evidence of self-motivation, willingness to be a team player, and has a strong sense of personal responsibility;
  • Ideal candidates are hard-working, urgent, energetic, and are willing to learn and adapt;
  • Is extremely reflective and constantly wants to improve;
  • Is flexible and enjoys dealing with unpredictability;
  • Strong time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines;
  • A strong candidate will possess strong organizational skills, communication skills (particularly with young people), and problem solving skills;
  • Interest in performing a critical support role and the ability to excel in a fast- paced, entrepreneurial, results-oriented environment;
  • Prior experience working in schools and/or urban communities is preferred but not required;
  • Relentless commitment to mission of educating urban students.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. A background in education is not required, though candidates should show a demonstrated passion for working with K-12 students.
  • By the time that employment begins, candidates must have received a Bachelor's degree from a College or University.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.