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To College Students:
Opportunities for internship cover several departments and are for both year-round and seasonal roles.  College students seeking internship opportunities throughout the Central Services Offices of the Archdiocese of New York can send a cover letter and resume to Anthony.LoBello@archny.org.

To Interested Candidates: 

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Associate Director, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Associate Director, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal

 

Mission Statement:  In service to God, the Development Office of the Archdiocese of New York seeks to build a culture of generosity inspired by our Lord’s own model of self-gift.

Through fundraising and stewardship, the Development Office cultivates long-lasting relationships with priests, parishioners, and lay leaders to ensure the financial stability of our Church in New York and to bear witness to Christ’s eternal message of charity.

Primary Responsibility:  The Associate Director, CASA helps manage, train, and motivate staff and assists with the planning and execution of the Appeal.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director in all matters pertaining to implementation of the annual appeal, including developing mission-oriented campaign materials, managing the annual timeline, and monitoring weekly progress and benchmarks
  • Report weekly progress of campaign manager performance to the Director
  • Manage and supervise the daily activity of campaign managers
  • Review meeting report memos to ensure benchmarks are being met
  • Accompany campaign managers in the field weekly to provide support and guidance
  • Help campaign managers develop parish-specific Appeal strategies tailored to the local community’s cultural background and particular demographics
  • Assist in the creation and execution of weekly staff meetings
  • Update creative and training materials
  • Meet with pastors on an as-needed basis to provide support, guidance, and motivation
  • Personally manage a small portfolio of 5-10 parishes
  • Special projects as needed

Standards of Performance:

  • Guide campaign managers throughout the achievement of their monetary and participation goals
  • Remain on track with the benchmarks established for each task
  • Successfully manage and mentor field staff and ensure timely completion of assigned projects
  • Successfully provide training to staff both formally during staff meetings and in the field

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • At least 5-8 years of experience in fundraising and management
  • Driver’s license required as driving is a necessity for visiting assigned parishes
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and inspire campaign managers, pastors, and parish volunteers
  • Skilled at interfacing with clergy, parish staff, and parish volunteers respectfully and professionally
  • An effective and polished communicator, both verbally and in written form
  • Comfortable leading a team of 5-10 campaign managers and presenting to large groups
  • Able to make financial projections and develop extensive parish tracking systems in Excel
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • An intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter and self-manager
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent project and time management skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, and adaptable
  • Poised at all times and calm under pressure
  • A passion for the Catholic Church and a deep understanding of Catholic culture

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
MaryElise.Zellmer@archny.org

 

HR Coordinator – Northern Counties Region – Global Regional School System (GRSS)

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System
GRSS – Regional Human Resources Coordinator

 

Purpose:

Position reports to the GRSS Director of Human Resources.  The Human Resources Coordinator will assist in the day to day Human Resources activities for the assigned regions.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • In their region(s) of responsibility, advise and assist in the HR functions of salary and benefits data entry, HR Online (Paychex) payroll processing of all new hires, terminations, changes to employee’s records, conduct on boarding & orientation of ALL new employees.
  • Liaison between Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals.
  • Communicates with the Director of Human Resources & HR Department for direction in resolving all issues relating to bargaining and non-bargaining employees.

Performance Standards:

  • Generate new & maintain employee records in HR Online and Payroll Preview for assigned schools in areas such as compensation, benefits: Medical, Life, Supp. Life, FSA, Commuter, STD, LTD, and AD&D, 403(B).
  • Coordinates new hire on-boarding as it relates to payroll, employee benefits and conducting new hire orientations.
  • Process employee terminations in accordance with established procedure.
  • Responds to questions, concerns or issues from employees, Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals via email, phone or a combination thereof.
  • Responds to questions, concerns or issues from employees, Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals via email, phone or a combination thereof
  • Ensure proper completion of required documents for leaves of absences, to include Workers Compensation, Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD), Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) as well as all related correspondence.
  • Develop and produce reports and analyses, as required utilizing Excel spreadsheet formats.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related Field
  • 2-3 Years’ experience in Human Resources including direct contact with employees and management.
  • Experience in interpreting & working with union contracts a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Strong to Advanced knowledge or Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently between field offices.
  • Self-starter; Results driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent prioritization, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to multitask and perform in a high volume environment.
  • Ability to articulate and document employee relations situations.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Anthony.LoBello@archny.org

HR Coordinator – Northeast/East Bronx Region – Global Regional School System (GRSS)

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System
GRSS – Regional Human Resources Coordinator

 

Purpose:

Position reports to the GRSS Director of Human Resources.  The Human Resources Coordinator will assist in the day to day Human Resources activities for the assigned regions.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • In their region(s) of responsibility, advise and assist in the HR functions of salary and benefits data entry, HR Online (Paychex) payroll processing of all new hires, terminations, changes to employee’s records, conduct on boarding & orientation of ALL new employees.
  • Liaison between Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals.
  • Communicates with the Director of Human Resources & HR Department for direction in resolving all issues relating to bargaining and non-bargaining employees.

Performance Standards:

  • Generate new & maintain employee records in HR Online and Payroll Preview for assigned schools in areas such as compensation, benefits: Medical, Life, Supp. Life, FSA, Commuter, STD, LTD, and AD&D, 403(B).
  • Coordinates new hire on-boarding as it relates to payroll, employee benefits and conducting new hire orientations.
  • Process employee terminations in accordance with established procedure.
  • Responds to questions, concerns or issues from employees, Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals via email, phone or a combination thereof.
  • Responds to questions, concerns or issues from employees, Regional Superintendents, Business Managers, Treasury Supervisors, Accounting Coordinators and Principals via email, phone or a combination thereof
  • Ensure proper completion of required documents for leaves of absences, to include Workers Compensation, Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD), Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) as well as all related correspondence.
  • Develop and produce reports and analyses, as required utilizing Excel spreadsheet formats.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related Field
  • 2-3 Years’ experience in Human Resources including direct contact with employees and management.
  • Experience in interpreting & working with union contracts a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Strong to Advanced knowledge or Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Bi-Lingual Spanish a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently between field offices.
  • Self-starter; Results driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent prioritization, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to multitask and perform in a high volume environment.
  • Ability to articulate and document employee relations situations.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Anthony.LoBello@archny.org

Bookkeeper – Finance Office

Central Services of the Archdiocese of New York
Finance Office
Bookkeeper

 

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Finance Office Manager, this position provides bookkeeping and general administrative support to the staff of the Finance Office including but not confined to the Finance Office Manager and the Director of Finance.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Process daily deposits for the archdiocese and related entities.
  • Prepare the vouchers for invoices processed through the Finance Office. Ensure that the invoices are signed and forwarded to the Accounts Payable department.
  • Record the proceeds of the national collections (e.g., Catholic Relief Services, Catholic Missions, etc.) sent in by the parishes and print and mail receipts and dunning notices back to the parishes. Respond to questions from the parishes related to these collections.
  • Prepare and distribute invoices for the rent for the various ADNY office buildings including all departments at the New York Catholic Center.
  • Perform routine bookkeeping transactions as directed by the Finance Office Manager and the Director of Finance.
  • Open, distribute and redirect the mail to the individuals and departments responsible for it.
  • Maintain accurate and current financial records as directed.
  • Order and stock required office supplies.
  • Provide administrative support to the staff of the Finance Office.

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma required; undergraduate degree in finance/accounting preferred.
  • 4+ years of proven experience in a large corporate or NFP environment.
  • Ability to work professionally and autonomously as part of a large office setting.
  • Flexible, self-motivated, detail-oriented professional.
  • Team player with the proven ability to complete duties/projects accurately and on time within a very busy office setting. Ability to perform multiple projects and consistently deliver on task and project goals/timelines.
  • Strong analytical skills; proven expertise in Excel and Word. Professional, customer-oriented and responsive to inquiries from clergy, lay and vendors.
  • Knowledge of and respect for traditions and values of the Catholic Church.

 

Position is Non-Exempt & eligible for overtime after 35 hours worked during a work week.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Mary.Tuohy@archny.org

Regional Finance Manager, NE/E Bronx – Global Regional School System

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System (GRSS)
Regional Finance Manager, Northeast/East Bronx

Overview:

The Archdiocese of New York has reorganized 90 of its elementary schools into a Global Regional School System (GRSS), with nine geographic school regions. Each one has a local, centralized business office that supports 5-15 schools. The entire GRSS is supported by the Global Regional School System Treasury Operations, which is responsible for the collection, processing, recording, transfer, outflow and reporting of all funds within the regional school system. The GRSS Treasury Operations will be the conduit for all financial reporting. The GRSS Treasury Operations will collect, process, and record data in order to provide a clear financial picture of each region/school.  The GRSS Finance and Accounting Services team works closely with school principals to provide direct financial administrative support.

Reporting to the Director of Budgeting and Treasury Operations, the Regional Finance Manager’s primary responsibility is to develop, analyze, and monitor the annual budget process and ongoing fiscal results.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and analyze general school budgets for assigned region
  • Develop and analyze proposed UPK school budgets for assigned region with guidance and input from the Director of UPK Accounting
  • Monitor activity in individual school’s General Ledger for adherence to annual budget
  • Signoff on invoices for expenses incurred at Regional Schools
  • Conduct analytical review of financial information on a monthly basis to identify significant budget variances at schools and region
  • Analyze monthly budget variances
  • Monitor tuition collections and follow up with principals and families when needed
  • Apply “Economies of Scale” while purchasing for Regional Schools
  • Monitor restricted donations and releases at school and regional level
  • Work cohesively with Superintendant of Schools Office on government related programs
  • Attend and present financials at school level Advisory Board meetings
  • Conduct monthly meetings with Regional Principals to discuss budget versus actual spending
  • Approve and signoff on Employee Requisition Form for new hires & Employee Action Form for changes in status for current employees in regional schools
  • Assist The Office of The Superintendant of Schools in facilitating the strategic vision & future of Catholic Education in the schools of The Archdiocese of New York in performing other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for attending and scheduling all Board Committee meetings and meetings of the Board of Trustees, including preparing agendas, recording meetings and ensuring minutes of meetings are prepared and filed in the corporate minute book including all notices and resolutions of the Board of Trustees and the Members
  • Conduct all official correspondence of the Catholic School Region and be responsible to affix the corporate seal to all instruments requiring it, and keep such other records and perform such other duties as may be assigned to the Corporate Secretary by the Chair/President, the Board, or the By-laws

Essential Qualifications & Skills:

  • BS in Accounting and a minimum of five years accounting experience with at least three years of budgeting experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical & interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience working in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, is detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, web-based environment.
  • Protective of the confidentiality of information received for analysis and review, including employee data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with ConnectNow Accounting, Microsoft Sharepoint, Smart Tuition and Paychex a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Tim.Finnegan@archny.org

Principal Gifts Manager, St. John Vianney – Development Office

 Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Principal Gifts Manager, St. John Vianney Residence

 

Mission Statement:  In service to God, the Development Office of the Archdiocese of New York seeks to build a culture of generosity inspired by our Lord’s own model of self-gift.

Through fundraising and stewardship, the Development Office cultivates long-lasting relationships with priests, parishioners, and lay leaders to ensure the financial stability of our Church in New York and to bear witness to Christ’s eternal message of charity.

Primary Responsibility: Raise between $3M and $4M for the fiscal year for the St. John Vianney Residence.

Direct Supervisor: Director of Donor Relations

Responsibilities:

  • Manages a donor portfolio to raise funds for the St. John Vianney Residence
  • Establishes, conceptualizes, and solicits donors for possible naming opportunities within the St. John Vianney Residence
  • Acts as point person for a board, which will need to be recruited and managed, to raise a minimum of $275,000
  • Plan and execute an annual February gala to net a minimum of $500,000
  • Plans and implements strategies from cultivation activity to gift closure; reports progress toward achievement
  • Identifies donors who are capable of being upgraded to the leadership giving level or candidates for planned gifts
  • Secure $1.-2.5M per year through leadership gift donors
  • Manages special projects as needed

Standards of Performance:

  • Identify and qualify a pool of major and leadership gift prospects to convert them into donors;
  • Attend in-person donor cultivation and solicitation meetings;
  • Execute principal gift plan to renew and upgrade donors and identify leadership gifts
  • Develop cultivation opportunities and tailored solicitation strategies

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3-5 years of fundraising experience with measurable results and a strong emphasis on five and six-figure gifts
  • Ability to work 2-3 days weekly offsite if necessary
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Motivated to constantly seek ways to improve fundraising results
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge
  • The ability and desire to take on added responsibility as it presented
  • Skilled at carrying out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Adept at working collaboratively with colleagues across departments
  • A passion for the Catholic Church and a deep understanding of Catholic culture

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

 

Development Communications Director – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Development Communications Director

 

Mission Statement:  In service to God, the Development Office of the Archdiocese of New York seeks to build a culture of generosity inspired by our Lord’s own model of self-gift.

Through fundraising and stewardship, the Development Office cultivates long-lasting relationships with priests, parishioners, and lay leaders to ensure the financial stability of our Church in New York and to bear witness to Christ’s eternal message of charity.

Primary Responsibility: The Communications Director of the Development Office assists the Executive Director by building strategic communications for the Development Office with donors, pastors, parishioners, internal and other constituents. This position will provide leadership and vision in how the department best integrates its messaging and drives communication through the clear and effective use of language and images consistent with the values of the Archdiocese of New York.

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director of Development

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a communications plan for the Development Office, ensuring quality and quantity of communications material is consistent with its mission and projects a cohesive message
  • Update and improve current materials across campaigns, such as the CASA 2021 materials, the 2022 Capital Campaign materials, Saint John Vianney Residence, Alfred E. Smith Foundation annual report, and the St. Patrick’s Cathedral annual mailing
  • Act as main point of contact for the Archdiocese’s Marketing Department and Communications Department, including handling all Ministry Connections newsletters, acting as point of contact for Luminate needs, serving on the social media council, and handling other internal communications needs
  • Responsible for press strategy for the Alfred E. Smith Foundation, and serve as support for the Communications Office for press for the Alfred E. Smith Dinner
  • Work closely with other members of the Development Office’s senior management team to create more consistent and cohesive communications to more effectively communicate and grow donor base
  • Create and implement an online communications strategy for the Development Department
  • Serve as lead copywriter for organizational communications, ads and collateral
  • Special projects as needed

Standards of Performance:

  • Facilitate communications across all department initiatives
  • Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of assigned projects
  • Ability to collaborate with clergy, upper management, the Archdiocesan Communications Office and Marketing Office, press, parish leaders, and volunteers

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • 5-10 years communications experience preferred
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing a staff and budget is preferable
  • Experience writing press releases is preferable
  • Must have a thorough understanding and possess the ability to communicate Catholic culture, ideals and beliefs
  • Ability to do high level strategic planning.
  • Experience with digital marketing and audience development initiatives.
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve department communications
  • Ability to build relationships with and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Quick-paced, deadline-driven, reliable professional
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
  • Spanish language ability preferred

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
MaryElise.Zellmer@archny.org

Accounting Clerk – Institutional Commodity Services (ICS)

 Institutional Commodity Services (ICS)
Accounting Clerk

 

Position Description:  Institutional Commodity Services (ICS) is the central purchasing office for parishes, schools and Catholic institutions in the Greater New York area.  Founded and headquartered in the Archdiocese of New York, it also serves the Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of Albany, Bridgeport, Brooklyn and Camden.

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing accounting and clerical assistance for the accounting department. He or she reports to the ICS Senior Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate and Manage

  • Sort and scan checks received and prepare bank deposits.
  • Access lock box bank account and print copies of checks and supporting documentation.
  • Enter bank transfers, EFT’s, bank fees and daily cash receipts for ICS services, cafeteria, leasing and commission areas into Lawson accounting system.
  • Generate invoices for commissions, management fees and Office Services. Process credit memos as needed on a timely basis.
  • Follow up with customers to collect past due accounts and enter comments into Lawson accounting system.
  • Generate weekly collections report for Senior Accountant.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and daily cash report.
  • Review A/P checks to ensure that there is supporting documentation and approvals.

Collaborate

  • Prepare and distribute bi-weekly any over-90-day outstanding receivables report for departmental colleagues.
  • Stand in for Accounts Payable clerk, as needed.
  • Assist with monthly and year-end closing responsibilities.
  • Assist with year-end audit.
  • Assist Senior Accountant on other projects, as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Working knowledge of Catholic church structure and organization.
  • Well-organized, with ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; bi-lingual capacity a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel; Lawson accounting system knowledge a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Elias.Lopez@nyics.org

 

Marriage Ministries Coordinator
Archdiocese of New York
Family Life Office
Marriage Ministries Coordinator

POSITION CONCEPT:

The Marriage Ministries Coordinator focuses his/her work and effort on the English Marriage Ministries components, including:  Marriage Preparation, Marriage Enrichment, Marriage Mentoring, and Couples’ outreach and recruitment.  This position reports directly to the Director of the Family Life Office.  This position has been an evolving role over the past several years as the cultural, economic and operational structures of the Church have continuously been changing and traditional boundaries and ways of living and working are giving way to new ways.  As we seek to engage multiple audiences (e.g., age groups; marital status, etc.), this person must align with the overall strategy of the Family Life Office in continually fortifying and sustaining marriages.

This person must be a professional, highly organized, mature self-starter who works independently and exhibits a high-level work ethic as this Program serves the Archdiocese of approximately 300 parishes and a geographic area that traverses 3 hours from end to end.

This position is responsible for:

  • Coordinating certain aspects of the Archdiocesan English Marriage Preparation Program under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of Family Life Office, and in collaboration with the Family Life Office team.  This includes coordinating large Pre-Cana events that entail multiple components: recruiting and scheduling of presenters, venue site contracts and ongoing issues, class materials, financial operations and logistical aspects related to the success of the Pre-Cana event (within the Family Life Office’s departmental control/responsibility).
  • Facilitation and/or oversight of marriage preparation days (includes some Saturdays – approximately 2x a month, in place of a weekday of work).
  • Working with the Family Life team to plan and implement a program for Marriage and Family Life outreach and collaboration with the goal of recruiting couples for Marriage Ministries roles/opportunities (including pre-cana hosts, facilitators, companion couples, witness couples and possibly mentor couples).
  • Coordinating all ongoing aspects of the Archdiocesan Marriage Ministries Program as it relates to Marriage Enrichment, Marriage Mentoring and young couple outreach and recruitment.
  • Working with the Family Life team to plan, organize, promote and oversee all aspects of the World Marriage Day initiatives and/or events, including the “Longest Married Couple” contest.
  • Assisting with the premarital inventory and mentoring components of the Marriage Ministries Program as needed.
  • Maintaining knowledge of local and regional Marriage Ministry programs that we could recommend.
  • Managing and working within an annual budget.
  • Adheres to the internal and external deadlines for the Director.

Required Faith-Based Knowledge/Commitment

  • A practicing Catholic who accepts and is willing to abide by and give personal witness to authentic Church teachings, particularly on issues relating to the Office’s mission to promote respect for human life, family and marriage, chastity and human sexuality.
  • Ability to articulate the core teachings of the Catholic Faith as handed on through Sacred Scripture, Sacred Tradition and the Magisterium of the Church.  Good knowledge of Church teaching particularly on issues regarding marriage and family, the theology of the body, and life issues.
  • Able to support the Family Life Office’s mission to respect all human life, in particular the most vulnerable.

Education, Experience and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree in marriage and family studies, theology, or related fields (psychology, counseling, education, etc.) or Pastoral Certification required. Masters Degree a plus.
  • A good knowledge of Church teaching on issues regarding marriage and family, the theology of the body, natural family planning and pro-life. Some familiarity with the various methods of NFP, an acceptance of the NFP lifestyle and desire to promote it throughout the archdiocese required. Some studies in marriage and family life or previous experience are necessary.
  • Capable of designing/conducting marriage workshops and events.
  • Willing to work with spouse in marriage prep and marriage enrichment workshops/events.
  • Strong technology skills with proficiency in using all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Outlook), and an openness to learning new technologies.
  • Adaptable to working on new projects and rotating assignments, and also to adapt (expand) one’s skills and competencies (e.g., SurveyMonkey, WordPress, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have a car and be willing to travel throughout the archdiocese and to collaborate with departments and agencies within the chancery, the archdiocese and beyond.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
FLRLjobs@archny.org

Executive Director
Archdiocese of New York
The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture
Executive Director

Mission:
The mission of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Center for Thought and Culture is to bring practicing Catholics closer to the faith, attract and accompany “lapsed” Catholics in returning to the Church and introduce non-Catholics to the person, message and invitation of Jesus, through the arts and thoughtful discourse.

Position Summary:  
In addition to bearing witness to Christ through the arts, the Executive Director is responsible for consistent achievement of the mission and financial objectives of The Sheen Center with primary responsibilities being: institutional advancement and operational management, including a priority focus on fund development, fiscal sustainability and growth, mission effectiveness, board engagement, expanding brand awareness and cultivating/ strengthening strategic partnerships.

Direct Supervisor:    
The Sheen Center Board of Directors or that individual the Board delegates

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage the organization’s operations, office and administration and ensure that patrons and other stake holders have a first-class experience any time they interact with the organization’s staff and members.
  • Take leadership in ensuring consistent commitment to The Sheen Center’s mission in all aspects of operations (programming, marketing and communications, etc.) and buy-in from staff, while fostering a warm and welcoming experience for all who attend Sheen Center events.
  • In partnership with the Development Director of the Archdiocese of New York, assume a direct leadership role in the organization’s development goals, including its annual fund-raising efforts (endowment and planned giving), board development, membership programs and securing substantial gifts for naming opportunities.
  • Prepare an annual budget and business plan for presentation to the Board of Directors and ensure the most effective stewardship of financial resources.
  • Provide support to best utilize the talents and resources of the Board of Directors, and work closely with the board to ensure strong leadership and conformity to the mission.
  • In partnership with the Artistic Director, cultivate programming of artistic excellence that showcases and supports the Catholic mission of The Sheen Center and builds a distinctive brand that attracts and retains both core Catholic audiences and members of the wider New York communities’ various multicultural, inter-faith groups and peoples.
  • In partnership with the Managing Director, create and execute plans to ensure a mission-focused approach to develop relationships with local and regional partners, as well as oversee the engagement of artists, contract negotiations and performance logistics.
  • Oversee the ad hoc rentals of the theaters and studios as a Catholic arts center, to ensure appropriate content of all rental productions, classes, etc.
  • Review, recommend, evaluate and implement the most appropriate and effective organizational and staffing structure to ensure long term growth and financial stability.
  • Lead multiple long and short-term projects simultaneously, meeting all related deadlines.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or advanced degree in Business or Arts related field.
  • Demonstrated success and knowledge of fundraising.
  • Strong background and experience in planning and executing marketing strategies.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of production for performing arts or other stage performances.
  • Proficient knowledge of Catholic teachings and tradition.
  • Ability to give direction and guidance, confidence in enforcing rules and regulations, but flexible to preserve a positive brand image.
  • Exhibit a commitment to an authentic Christian understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion of all people, and each person’s sacred dignity as made in the image and likeness of God.
  • Management skills including experience with senior staff supervision, managing non-profit budgets and planning processes.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to adjust and adapt to unforeseen challenges.
  • Computer literacy, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software and online applications and tools.
  • Ability to demonstrate and encourage empathy towards staff and respect colleagues’ cultural differences and varying abilities.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
Anthony.LoBello@archny.org

Director of Donor and Prospect Management

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Director of Donor and Prospect Management

Mission Statement:  In service to God, the Development Office of the Archdiocese of New York seeks to build a culture of generosity inspired by our Lord’s own model of self-gift.

Through fundraising and stewardship, the Development Office cultivates long-lasting relationships with priests, parishioners, and lay leaders to ensure the financial stability of our Church in New York and to bear witness to Christ’s eternal message of charity.

Primary Responsibility: The Director of Donor and Prospect Management is responsible for the strategic direction and management of leadership and top donors, including cultivating and growing the Executive Director’s portfolio, as well as fundraising initiatives and signature events essential to developing, expanding and stewarding major philanthropic support for the Archdiocese of New York.

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director of Development

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for portfolio management, including 2-4 meetings a week for the Executive Director and bi-weekly call time; writing correspondence and donor cultivation reports; developing donor communication tools for cultivation, recognition, stewardship and solicitation, oversee donor briefings
  • Proactively identify leads of major gift donor prospects through various research methods, as well as portfolio coordination, including donor briefings and weekly alerts
  • Create fundraising strategies for major campaigns which intersect with leadership and top donors, such as the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal, St. Patrick’s Cathedral Restoration, and other campaigns.
  • Support the Executive Director in Board management, including Committees and actively recruiting new board members in collaboration with the Development Associate, Board Relations
  • Respond to special needs and requests of donors
  • Oversee the donor relations division budget in collaboration with the Chief of Staff
  • Represent the Executive Director and development department as needed
  • Assume additional duties and special projects as assigned

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Successfully raise $25M-$35M annually
  • Target a 5-10% increase for leadership donors
  • Schedule 8-12 meetings a month for the Executive Director

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 3-6 years of experience in development
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with board members in development-related activities, providing them with high quality support
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to build effective, positive and collaborative relationships with board members, senior leadership, archdiocesan staff, and clergy
  • Exceptional communicator, both with written and oral presentation skills
  • A passion for the Catholic Church and a deep understanding of Catholic culture

Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
MaryElise.Zellmer@archny.org

 

Marketing Manager
Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Marketing Manager

Background

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York is the second largest archdiocese in the country and offers a vast array of education, programming, events and resources across the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, as well as in seven other New York State counties. Through its extensive network of churches, schools, charitable programs, and pastoral, social and educational ministries, the archdiocese serves 2.8 million Catholics of different ethnicities, backgrounds and ages in roughly 300 parishes, and educates nearly 70,000 students from Pre-K to twelfth grade, including schools that serve some of the inner-city’s poorest children. Additionally, through its work with Catholic Charities, the Archdiocese of New York ministers to hundreds of thousands of individuals and families in need through emergency shelter, mental health, crisis intervention, immigration and refugee services, adoption and foster care, youth enrichment, job readiness and placement, disaster response and recovery, early intervention and special education, and transitional and affordable housing provided by church-sponsored housing developments.

The position

The Archdiocese of New York seeks a marketing manager to support the marketing office in the delivery of services to the ministry and department offices of the archdiocese. This includes supporting the team and working directly with colleagues across offices in the planning and implementation of program and event materials. This also includes supporting a consistent brand identity across the Archdiocese through our recent rebranding and soon-to-launch website. This person will be responsible for overseeing the user experience for our on-going digital asset management system, under the guidance of the marketing director. This individual will work on a range of Archdiocese programs to ensure projects stay on track, digital assets are organized and communication among stakeholders is strong.

Primary responsibilities

  1. Act as an account manager for multiple internal clients (ministry offices, such as Adult Faith Formation, Youth Faith Formation and Family Life). Consult with these clients on their goals, priorities and upcoming events and programs.
  2. Work with creative design team to provide the information they need to develop meaning and impactful materials to support ministries and departments.
  3. Keep all assigned projects running on-time, managing the process from beginning through delivery of final materials.
  4. Primary point person for Webdam, the digital asset management system of the archdiocese. This includes troubleshooting, managing the database, adding and training new users and keeping abreast of new product features to make sure we are using the tool effectively and efficiently.
  5. Compile datapoints (distribution, open rates, social media engagement, event attendance) to measure performance of various initiatives managed or promoted by the team.
  6. Help develop presentations, documents and reports of various kinds as projects arise for the department.
  7. Research vendors, draft RFPs for projects and present recommendations, as needed.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in marketing or related program and 3-5+ years of relevant professional experience are required. Advanced degree in marketing or communications is a plus.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is highly organized, curious and eager to learn
  • Has the ability to balance competing priorities and adhere to deadlines
  • Has the ability to clearly convey ideas orally and in writing
  • Possesses strong research skills
  • Has solid interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong, trusting relationships with colleagues across departments
  • Is proficient in social media, WordPress, HTML, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint
  • Shows commitment to the mission of the Archdiocese of New York

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
communications@archny.org

Staff Accountant 2 – UPK
Archdiocese of New York
Staff Accountant 2 – Pre-K For All

Global Regional School System (GRSS)
Position PurposeReporting to the Director of Accounting – Pre-K for All, the position will be responsible for preparing, monitoring and amending the NYC DOE budgets and preparing monthly and annual reports for each Pre-K for All programs in portfolio. This position will also assist to ensure compliance with all financial matters, rules and regulations of the Pre-K for All programs and provide Principals with updated variance reports.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all reporting monthly and annually by performing Pre-K for All accounting functions including the monthly reconciliation of Pre-K for All general ledger activities.
  • Prepare annual budgets for Pre- K for All programs based on the original Best and Final Offer (BAFO) and update the changes in personnel, instructional etc as enrollment solidify.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for the regional Pre-K for All bank accounts.
  • Amend the budgets as necessary based on changes since the original budget was approved by NYCDOE.
  • Work with Office of Early Childhood to ensure the accuracy of the budgets submitted to New York City Department of Education and any other funding assigned, prepare journal entries to record Pre-K for All indirect costs in the general ledger and review the allocation methodology being used quarterly.
  • Review month and year – end revenue and the monthly rent accruals in general ledger to ensure the proper amount is recorded.
  • Perform monthly payroll review to ensure staff is coded correctly JE should be done to correct coding errors and HR should be informed of any changes.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Early Childhood when preparing budget modifications for schools in portfolio.
  • Communicate to the schools, regions, and the Archdiocese of New York accurate financial information.
  • Conduct analytical review of financial information on a monthly basis to identify significant budget variances at schools and regions.  Once identified, areas of concern should be immediately and clearly communicated to the Director of Accounting – Pre-K for All, GRSS Chief Accounting Officer, Director of Early Childhood Education and Director of Budget.
  • Prepare transfer request to move NYC Pre-K for All reimbursement to GRSS regional operating account.
  • Ensures that necessary W-9 information is maintained to ascertain which vendors are subject to 1099 reporting and generate 1099 forms.
  • Perform TIN matching to ensure vendors information provided is accurate
  • Maintain vendor files, process adding and merging vendors.
  • Coordinate with Office of Early Childhood on maintaining instructional and administrative ratios according to Pre K for All contracts.
  • Assist in year –end audit by providing GRSS with final Pre-K for All reports and accounting.  Ensure that proper and accurate financial information and records are provided to Director of Accounting – Pre-K for ALL on a timely basis to meet the audit reporting deadline.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • BS in Accounting a minimum of two years accounting experience
  • Minimum 1 year Not- for Profit experience with Pre – K for all.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills, pro-active and a good problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail with strong time management and organizational skills
  • Quick learner, creative, self-starter with good judgment and high energy
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and highly organized
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, web-based environment
  • Sensitive to the confidentiality of information received for analysis and review
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Financial Edge (FE) Accounting,  Parish Soft Accounting,  Microsoft SharePoint, and Paychex a plus

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Leonard.Thompson@archny.org

Parish & Other Archdiocese Positions

Property & Business Manager – St. Gabriel, St. Joseph Parish – New Rochelle, NY (Part-Time)

Part-time Property & Business Manager for a Catholic Parish in New Rochelle, NY.Ideally located 5 blocks from Metro North and bus depot. 30 Minutes from Grand Central.Position requires knowledge and experience in building and property management and understanding of best business practices. The candidate will work closely with the Pastor and advise him on business, financial and property management.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management and Oversight of Tenant Agreements/Arrangements:

Assist in negotiating the best terms for leases.

Act as primary liaison between Church and tenants with lease/rental arrangements for the use of our buildings and property. Responsible for overall relationship management with tenants.

Using approved guidelines, negotiate and execute agreements for special events and short-term rental arrangements.

Address tenant Issues and manage tenant relationship.

Building Management

Regularly inspect and monitor condition of buildings for maintenance and janitorial issues. Provide oversight and direction to custodians to ensure work is effectively and thoroughly performed as scheduled to provide a clean, orderly and welcoming environment.

Arrange for repairs and improvements of property. Manage day to day maintenance issues and identify and develop scope of work specifications.

Solicit bids from contractors and make authoritative recommendations to Church leadership for selection of contractors.

Serve as the Church’s liaison to contractors, monitoring the schedule and quality of work to ensure compliance with the scope of work specification and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.

Ensure the buildings are in compliance with code and adhere to safety and fire standards.

Review and approve all contractor invoices for submission to Church bookkeeper for timely payment processing.

Develop and conduct regularly scheduled preventative maintenance program to include flushing of boilers and water heaters at all Church properties, scheduling inspections, etc.

SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

Must respect and model Catholic values in all business dealings.

Should be a self-starter, take initiative and work independently, while remaining responsible and accountable to the Pastor.

Strong relationship skills, with excellent customer service orientation; must be comfortable working with a broad constituency including Church leadership, parishioners, tenants and contractors.   Property managers often must speak with tenants, resolve disputes, entice new tenants, answer questions and hire workers.

Knowledge and skill of basic building maintenance.

The ability to confirm accuracy of contract pricing and invoicing.

Must have strong negotiating skills: Property managers will have to work out details with potential tenants, put bids out for work or service on the property, and deal with many people in the community.

Organizational Skills: There are many facets to a property manager’s day. Working with tenants, with local government, with public works and paying bills.  Ability to multi-task, is detail-oriented and highly organized.

Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook.

The fitness to accommodate the physical demands of the job which include walking up and down stairs, accessing basements, choir lofts and roofs.

Knowledge or fluency in Spanish.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
SGJPmanager@outlook.com

 

DIRECTOR OF SACRED MUSIC AND CHOIRMASTER (Church of St Joseph and St Boniface)
January 2, 2020
Church of St Joseph and St Boniface
Spring Vallet, NY 10977Position:
DIRECTOR OF SACRED MUSIC AND CHOIRMASTER

Primary Responsibility:
Provide leadership in areas related to liturgical music and ensures appropriate music for all liturgies and parish celebrations.

Direct Supervisor:
Pastor

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides music and musicians for all Sunday and other celebrations such as weddings and funerals.
  2. Recruits, motivates and trains all parish music ministers
  3. Encourages full and active participation of the entire parish community
  4. Collaborates with the Pastor and with other members of the parish staff to coordinate and plan all music for all liturgies and parish celebrations
  5. Conduct the required rehearsals insuring coordination of the various cultures and musical formats.
  6. Schedule cantors and musicians as needed, when not serving and the principal parish organist.
  7. Provides assistance to parishioners and others for planning liturgies such as weddings, funerals, Baptisms, and other services.
  8. In collaboration with parish staff and other liturgical teams, will insure music selections familiar to parishioners and selected to emphasize the liturgical theme for each celebration.

Performance Standard:

  1. Selects and develops musical programs, consistent with liturgical themes and which motivate and accomplish participation by the worshipping community.
  2. Prudently manages the budget for the parish music program
  3. Ensures the music will be part of every weekend and special celebration.

Experience/Education/Skills:

  1. Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience in Music
  2. 5 years experience serving as a Choirmaster

Audition:

  1. Each applicant will be provided the opportunity to select a liturgical music piece, not to exceed 5 minutes in length, that will be performed on the Main organ in the Main Church at St Joseph/St Boniface Church.

Availability:    January 31, 2020

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
John.Sadowski@archny.org

Development Associate
October 9, 2019
Aquinas High School
685 East 182nd Street
Bronx, NY 10457
October 2019

Development Associate

Full-time 12 Month Position

Reporting Supervisor:
Reports to the Director of Development

Responsible for providing fundraising and administrative support to all initiatives within the Development Office, including campaigns, events, marketing and communications, and donor society initiatives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Raiser’s Edge database management
  • Social media management
  • Collaborate with the Director of Development in supporting departmental work to cultivate donors and solicit gift commitments. Track volunteer assignments and provide necessary background information.
  • Conduct prospect research and file management
  • Create and disseminate reports
  • Monitor the campaign progress, regularly updating campaign reports and ensuring accuracy of gift and pledge totals.
  • Write prospect briefings; write occasional foundation grant proposals and stewardship reports, tracking due dates to ensure timely submission; write press releases and articles for Aquinas High School publications.
  • Prepare campaign gift agreement letters and supervise campaign commitment process.
  • Manage Department calendar
  • Assist with the management of Development events, including preparing invitations, tracking RSVPs, creating nametags, writing briefings and talking points, and assisting with alumnae volunteers
  • Some management of student volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned, with occasional evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 3-4 years of relatable fundraising/development/communications experience required.
  • Prior knowledge of development database software or other data management tools.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Excel and Word.
  • Appreciation for Catholic education and mission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in supporting complex fundraising initiatives, knowledge of campaign reporting, and expertise with the Raiser’s Edge database.

Competencies:

  • The Development Associate must have excellent organizational and communications skills, impeccable attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, a positive outlook, good judgment and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
  • The position requires the ability to interface professionally with donors and volunteers, and discretion with confidential or sensitive information.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Chabrier@aquinashs.org.

Executive Director
September 27, 2019

Executive Director

St. Christopher’s Inn, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement for more than a century, is currently seeking an Executive Director.

The Executive Director will have overall strategic, operational and executive responsibility for the Inn’s staff and programs, as well as execution of its mission as a ministry of the Friars of the Atonement.

The Inn is a temporary homeless shelter dedicated to the rehabilitation of men in crisis and is an OASAS-licensed, CARF-accredited substance abuse program, which also provides a Day Rehabilitation Program and a Clinical Module Program. Primary Health Care Services are also provided in our Article 28 Clinic, which is licensed by the NYS Department of Health.

The Inn is a faith based organization, accepting men of any race, creed, or way of life and emphasizing the dignity of person and concern for the poor.

Where we are:
Nestled in the hills of the Hudson River in Putnam County, Garrison features rolling fields, hiking trails and forested hills with winding roads, many deliberately unpaved. Easily accessible by MetroNorth Train and via Route 9.

About Garrison, NY:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g47774-Activities-Garrison_New_York.html

St. Christopher’s Inn is proud to provide the very best of care to each client. In addition to providing food and shelter at no cost, the Inn offers an exceptional chemical dependency treatment program. The Inn remains firmly grounded in the mission, ministry and charism of the Friars of the Atonement.

This position will collaborate closely with funders and partner initiatives in New York and elsewhere. This position requires a high level of organization and team building skills, attention to compliance with Medicaid, New York State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services rules, OASAS rules as well as Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and the office of Temporary Disability Assistance and a desire to support and develop an engaged workforce. Knowledge of substance abuse disorder treatment, dual diagnosis and trauma best practices, as well as clinical diagnoses and interventions is required. An ability to manage client census through bed management and to generate and use data for quality improvement initiatives is also required. This position requires true executive experience in administrative and personnel management, budget preparation, long-term planning, Board development, programmatic excellence, senior management recruitment, and mission effectiveness with evidence of successes in each of these areas.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Combination of experience and education normally represented by a Master’s Degree in related field required.
  • From ten to fifteen years in executive management including Board development, as well as fiscal, administrative and supervisory responsibilities required, with some experience in a non-profit setting preferred.
  • Must have five years of executive management experience in health and human services agency or private sector and a working knowledge of client base served.
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors.
  • Action-oriented, mission-driven and self-directed.
  • Knowledge and experience with Managed Care, OASAS, DOH, etc.
  • Must have the ability to relate to a wide variety of persons, both professional and volunteers as well as organizations and systems, both public and private.
  • Must have the ability to effectively manage a variety of concurrent and varying activities.
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent leadership and organizational skills, strong detail-oriented skills with the ability to supervise and work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work a diverse schedule that may include evenings and weekends.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work with the Mission Effectiveness Officer.

St. Christopher’s Inn, Inc. does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested, qualified candidates may pick up an application
from the Human Resources Department
or apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter to:
HR@AtonementFriars.org
Please indicate “Executive Director” in the subject line.

Visit us at: https://stchristophersinn-graymoor.org/

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