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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 counsel 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 responding 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.

 


Principal, Holy Savior Academy, South Plainfield, NJ 

Holy Savior Academy (HSA) is a PreK3-8th Grade school located in South Plainfield, New Jersey. HSA school enrolls 167 students with a professional staff of 14 and is fully accredited by AdvancED. Candidates for principal must be willing to assume responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the school a well as assist in a developing long-range goals for the school. Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining a top grade academic and religious oriented school are a must. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic and hold a master’s degree in educational administration or related field and a minimum of five years educational experience.

Salary will be competitive and is negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience. Position is available for the 2019 – 2020 school year.

Send resume and contact information for three references (current employer, personal and church-related) to:

Sister Honora Nolty, OP

Chair of Search Committee

HSAsearch2019@gmail.com

 

Please see Holy Savior Academy website to view the Job Description

Resumes and reference info must be received by March18, 2019

 


Principal, Immaculate Conception School, Somerville, NJ 

Immaculate Conception School, a parochial Catholic co-educational elementary school located in Somerville, NJ, is seeking a principal for grades pre-K through 8 effective July 2019. The school is the lower section of a pre-K through 12th grade parochial school system.  The upper section, grade 9-12, is Immaculata High School.

A practicing catholic with a strong commitment to excellence in Catholic education, high energy, vision and drive, excellent communication skills, curriculum development, and management skills should apply. The candidate should possess a master’s degree in education, school administration or a related field with significant teaching and administrative experience at the elementary school level preferably catholic. To apply and receive a formal job description please email a letter of interest, attach your current resume and list of references (attach in a Word or PDF document) to:

Principal Search Committee

Immaculate Conception Church

35 Mountain Avenue

Somerville, NJ 08876

or email sbrennan@icsomerville.org