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Diocese of Metuchen

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Director of Communications and Public Relations/Spokesperson, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, we are seeking a Director of Communications and Public Relations/Spokesperson who will be responsible for all communications and public relations in the Diocese; serves as spokesperson responding to all media inquiries and providing advice and council to those designated to represent the Diocese in specific instances. The Director of Communications must be a person of living Catholic Faith who is committed to advancing the Church’s mission of evangelization. Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as spokesperson for the Diocese by providing information to local press and responds to all media inquiries; Designs and executes strategic and crisis-related communication plans.
  • Writes key communications for Bishop of Metuchen and other executive leaders, including stakeholder letters, media statements, announcements, talking points, spoken remarks and video messages.
  • Regularly interacts with executive leadership, maintaining their trust and confidentiality and providing counsel and strategy on key messaging.
  • Develops communications programs as needed or requested; Develops and executes multi-platform media campaigns highlighting key initiatives, events and messages.
  • Assists with concept and production of annual fundraising campaign video and print materials and schools marketing efforts.
  • Plans and directs the distribution of news to numerous constituencies, including staff, clergy, parishes, community partners, and the public, which includes, identifying and highlighting newsworthy people, places, events and initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations
  • Five to seven years in the communications field or related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and InDesign
  • 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

When applying please indicate Director of Communications and Public Relations/Spokesperson, in the subject line.

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



Administrative Assistant, Office of Worship and Liturgical Music, Piscataway, NJ
 

Presently, we are seeking an Administrative Assistant, who will be responsible for providing general administrative duties and oversees the Chapel and Sacristy. This position reports to the Director of Worship; primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Serves as receptionist for the Office of Worship during normal business hours of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM by being available for other diocesan staff.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls to the Office of Worship and communicates messages as needed.
  • Implements and follows all Office of Worship Administrative procedures (and deadlines) as approved by the Worship Director.
  • Provides administrative support and oversees general office affairs ( i.e. supply ordering, inventory of program materials, photocopying, requisitions, expenses, filing, etc.); maintains office files and records in a well-organized and confidential manner.
  • Drafts routine correspondence as directed.
  • Schedules appointments and meetings for Director as directed.
  • Oversees maintenance of the Pastoral Center Chapel and sacristy including arrangements for laundering of linens and vestments, ordering chapel supplies such as hosts, wine and sanctuary lights, incense and charcoal. Routinely changes sanctuary lights, font water, checks sound equipment and prepares altar for celebration of Mass as needed.
  • Coordinates with diocesan offices and outside groups that use Pastoral Center chapel facilities. 
  • Maintains Pastoral Center Chapel Mass schedule, secures priests, Readers and Extraordinary Ministries of Holy Communion for chapel Masses and other prayer when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two year-college or technical school
  • One to three years related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • 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

When applying please indicate Administrative Assistant, Office of Worship in the subject line.

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


Part-Time Temporary Office Worker, Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, we are seeking a Part-Time Temporary Office Worker who will be covering for a leave of absence. The assignment will be approximately 12 weeks. The job entails scheduling and monitoring events inside the Diocesan Conference Center and replying to routine correspondence and emails. The ideal candidate will possess an Associate's Degree (A.A.) from a two year college or technical school and one to three years related 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

When applying please indicate Temporary Office Worker in the subject line.

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


Director, Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Director for the Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, who will oversee and direct the activities of workers engaged in operating and maintaining diocesan facilities and equipment in office buildings, schools, parish centers and retreat houses. The position includes the following duties:

  • Develops long range plans, conceptual designs and capital outlay requirements and documentation for Diocesan facilities; performs regular audits in support of facility planning.
  • Inspects, plans and evaluates use of space and facilities; inspects facilities and equipment to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, and type and number of operation and maintenance personnel needed.
  • Oversees and directs maintenance personnel and workers engaged in equipment installation, event set-up and break-down, cafeteria/food services, facilities repair and preventive maintenance.
  • Ensures that staff work in a safe manner utilizing appropriate equipment and procedures; Oversees and administers a comprehensive Facilities Policy at the Pastoral Center to ensure the safety and security of the facility, diocesan employees and visitors. Oversees on-site security staff.
  • Oversees the coordination of building space allocation, layout and office support services.
  • Assembles and analyzes contract bids, and submits bids and recommendations for action; Serves as liaison to public utility, environmental and energy agencies.
  • Directs contracted projects to verify adherence to specifications.
  • Plans and administers departmental budget.
  • Works closely with construction, maintenance and real estate consultants on a range of projects and initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
  • One to three years related experience and/or training
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and event management systems 

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.


Maintenance Supervisor, Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for the Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, who will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the work of employees in general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment of the Diocese of Metuchen. The position includes the following duties:

  • Supervises and assigns the work of maintenance employees; inspects work for completeness.
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts routine and preventative maintenance activities as required.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks such as painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities using appropriate hand tools and equipment.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, structural problems, and any unsafe or questionable conditions to the Director.
  • Maintains facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe, and orderly condition; follows prescribed safety regulations; utilizes/wears safety gear and protective equipment as required.
  • Assists with snow removal by shoveling walks and driveways; spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
  • 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.)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • One to three years related experience and/or training
  • Supervisory experience
  • Valid Driver's License

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


Various Positions, Mary, Mother of God, Hillsborough, NJ  

The Parish Community of Mary, Mother of God in Hillsborough is seeking the following positions:

  • Parish Secretary
  • Housekeeper
  • Maintenance Person

Parish Secretary

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative, secretarial and office support to the Pastor
  • Ensuring all Kidsafe policies are enforced
  • Answering the phone, greeting people entering the Parish Office and monitoring parish emails
  • Generating routine correspondence, forms and documents
  • Scheduling of Sacraments and maintaining Sacramental Registers
  • Preparing weekly Bulletin, Petitions and Announcements
  • Ordering of all Parish Supplies
  • Filing

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school
  • One to three years related experience or training
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Bilingual a plus, but not necessary
  • 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.

Housekeeper

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • General Cleaning
  • Ironing
  • Food Shopping

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Two years Cleaning experience
  • Have own transportation
  • Be available for occasional evenings

Maintenance Person

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • General Cleaning and Building Maintenance
  • Set Up / Take Down of tables/chairs in Parish Hall
  • Yardwork;  ie,  weeding, snow shoveling
 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Two years Custodial experience
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Be available for occasional weekends and evenings

Interested candidates should forward their resume to FrJohn@marymotherofgod.org

When applying, please indicate the position you are applying for n the subject line.

Or mail to:      Fr. John Rozembajgier
                        Mary, Mother of God Church
                        157 South Triangle Road
                        Hillsborough, NJ 08844


Parish Secretary (Bilingual), St. John Paul II Parish, Perth Amboy, NJ 


The Parish Community of Saint John Paul II in Perth Amboy is seeking a bilingual (Spanish) Parish Secretary. The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative, secretarial and office support to the Pastor
  • Maintaining parish calendar, scheduling appointments/meetings
  • Generating routine correspondence, forms and documents
  • Maintaining parish membership and sacramental records; Preparing Baptismal, Holy Communion, Confirmation and Marriage Certificates

Preparing and printing Mass booklets, church bulletin, contributions envelopes and other parish announcements

Education/Experience:  Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 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.


Part Time School Bus Driver (St. Anthony Study Hall Program) – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Port Reading, NJ 

 

St. Anthony Study Hall is in need of a part time bus driver. CDL License is preferred, however, the candidate will be trained and have their license paid.

 

Hours are approximately an hour in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon.  Will need someone to be a substitute/bus aide, as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be over 21.
  • Must pass background and MVR report. 

If you are interested, please contact Frank Cacece at studyhalldirector@gmail.com