Diocese of Metuchen

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Administrative Assistant (PT), Piscataway, NJ  

Presently, we are seeking an Administrative Assistant who will provide general office support for the Office of the Pontifical Mission Societies. The position is part-time, approximately 18 hours per week.

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide administrative, secretarial and general office support
  • Data entry in the Enhanced Donor Database (EDD); Run financial reports
  • Ordering supplies for Christmas, Lenten, and Summer Appeals
  • Coordinate mailings
  • Performs other related duties as directed

The ideal candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic with a working knowledge of Catholic teaching and tradition; demonstrate a strong attention to detail; possess solid PC skills, including Outlook, Word, and Excel; have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well independently. Minimum requirements BA and administrative experience.

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


Facilities Office Coordinator, Piscataway, NJ  

Presently, we are seeking a Facilities Office Coordinator who will coordinate, support, plan, and organize special events and meetings, and provide support to the Office. The Facilities Office Coordinator must have great attention to detail with a high degree of organization, planning and follow through, and flexibility. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Researches information about ongoing Facilities projects for Project Manager and Director.
  • Oversees the security ID badge process for employees; Creates badges for staff as needed and maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Creates conference center reservations on conference management software; Updates event as needed and may coordinate audio-visual and telephone equipment for conference room and even set up; Collaborates with maintenance staff and/or IT staff for event if necessary.
  • Addresses and solves problems concerning services or programs provided within scope of responsibility; Advises senior management on matters requiring their attention and implement their decisions.
  • Manages facilities calendar; Schedules appointments and meetings for Director and Project Manager.
  • Assists in the process of facilities work order requests; Manages the email address assigned to work orders and answers emails; Routes work order requests to appropriate facilities staff member.  
  • Creates and manages purchase order log of all furniture, catering supplies, office supplies, etc. that includes date of purchase, vendor, and cost.
  • Serves as point contact person for all Diocesan satellite locations.
  • Processes all bills for the office (outside maintenance services, work vehicle registrations, etc.) in Microix; Processes invoices for all events held in the Diocesan Center.
  • Answers incoming calls and field routine questions; Routes calls to appropriate staff member; Answers calls in Director’s absence and informs Director of any urgent phone calls.
  • Greets visitors to the Facilities Office; Serves as backup to receptionist when needed.
  • Manages, sorts, and distributes all office mail to appropriate staff member.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university; or minimum 3-5 years of facilities management or project management and/or other related experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Event Management and Project Management software

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

Part time Cook, Somerset, NJ 

Presently, we are seeking a Part Time Cook who will prepare meals for our priests in residence. The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for:

  • Preparing meals for the priests in residence and guests as requested. 
  • Planning meals, purchasing food and related items, preparing meals and cleaning kitchen. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have one to three years experience in the food industry.

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

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

Cemetery Maintenance Worker, Piscataway, NJ  

Presently, we are seeking a Cemetery Maintenance Worker. The individual will perform general maintenance, landscaping and excavation duties. The ideal candidate will be reliable and dependable, able to perform manual labor, be able to work some weekend/overtime shifts, and have a familiarity with operating heavy machinery and equipment. Must have a valid driver's license.

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

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

Parish Business Manager, Peapack, NJ 

St. Elizabeth-St. Brigid Parish is seeking a part time Parish Business Manager, who will serve as a staff resource in support of the pastor. This position will have direct responsibility for administration of financial, human resources, facilities, and Development management.

Candidates should have a minimum of a B.A. in accounting, finance management or equivalent professional experience and be able to perform general accounting including ledger, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, taxation; supervise staff and scheduling; oversee parish Development efforts; monitor facilities’ management; work well with pastor, staff and volunteers. Five years of managerial or professional experience in account or business management, including supervising staff.

Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic.

Salary commiserate with experience.

Please send resumes to ParishLife@SaintEB.org or mail to St. Elizabeth-St. Brigid Parish, PO Box 33, Peapack, NJ  07977

Maintenance Supervisor, Bernardsville, NJ 

The Parish community of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Bernardsville is seeking a FT Maintenance Supervisor. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating, supervising and performing general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, the School of St. Elizabeth, Holy Cross Cemetery and Sacred Heart Chapel with the assistance of two staff members. Primary duties include:

  • Plans, schedules and conducts routine and preventative maintenance as necessary.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, structural problems and any unsafe or questionable conditions.
  • Maintains facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition; follows prescribed safety regulations, utilizes/wears appropriate safety gear or equipment when necessary.
  • Assists with snow removal by shoveling/snow-throwing walks and other surfaces, spreading salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup, plowing the cemetery roads and parking lot at the Chapel.
  • Schedules and performs prescribed preventative maintenance on machinery and the building or grounds as required.
  • Oversees and monitors various contractors as directed (landscapers, HVAC, electricians, etc.)
  • Oversee and/or perform grave markings and digging for interment (using a backhoe and dump truck), and entombments in the mausolea.
  • Pouring concrete foundations to support grave monuments.
  • Applying lettering to crypt shutters in the mausoleum.

Education/Experience:  One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interested candidates should apply by email to olphbusiness@aol.com .

Interim Dean of Academics, Somerville, NJ  


Immaculata High School is a Catholic, college preparatory, coeducational high school. We are committed to the development of the whole person within the framework of Catholic traditions and values.  Guided by the pillars of Faith, Scholarship, Service, and Friendship, Immaculata integrates a challenging academic curriculum that promotes spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social growth while fostering moral responsibility to self and others. 

Job Summary:

At this time, Immaculata High School is seeking an Interim Dean of Academics to help the school carry out its academic goals and objectives for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.  The ideal candidate will be available to work in a full-time capacity.  

The Interim Dean of Academics will be among those responsible for the implementation of the school’s mission and goals, and the creation of a school culture necessary to achieve success. In particular, the Interim Dean of Academics will work with teachers and students to ensure an environment in which teaching and learning are happening at a level that yields academic excellence.  The Interim Dean of Academics’ responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, teacher effectiveness and evaluations, instructional delivery, classroom and school-wide assessments, curriculum development, master scheduling, parent and student conferences, and the day-to-day implementation of the academic program.   

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Inspire teachers to excel in their vocation as a Catholic school teacher
  • Motivate students to achieve at their greatest potential
  • Provide instructional and administrative leadership to the teaching staff
  • Oversee curriculum and assessments
  • Monitor students’ academic performance
  • Meet with students and parents as appropriate
  • Oversee master academic schedule
  • Evaluate teachers and direct them regarding professional development needs and options
  • Tend to the day-to-day implementation of the academic program
  • Chaperone student games, dances, activities, etc. as needed
  • Ensure that all decisions are in alignment with the school’s mission and further the school’s goals and advancement
  • Be a role-model of the Catholic faith’s teachings including personal speech and behavior, and Mass attendance

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s in Educational Leadership or related field of study
  • 3+ years experience in school administration or related leadership experience
  • 5+ years experience teaching at the high school level
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills to handle conversations with students, parents, faculty, and staff with demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, and grace
  • Good writing skills
  • Creative and visionary thinker
  • Positive, solution-oriented temperament
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Knowledge of the developmental needs of youth in their teen years


Based upon the individual’s level of experience

 Application Process: 

Send resume to Pat Tiger – ptiger@immaculatahighschool.org.  If interested, the school will pursue a completed application and a personal interview.