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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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Instructional Specialist – Dutchess/Northern Westchester/Putnam Regions – Department of Education

Archdiocese of New York
Department of Education
Instructional Specialist – Dutchess/Northern Westchester/Putnam Regions
June 2022

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid teaching certificate Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with the EngageNY curriculum preferred Experience teaching in a technology-enriched environment Evidence of professional growth
  • Strong references from current administrator Minimum of 5 years successful teaching experience Experienced successful classroom management
  • Successful use of instructional strategies with diverse student populations Experience delivering professional development

REPORTS TO

  • Regional District Superintendent (supervision and evaluation)
  • Receives administrative direction from the Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Staff development

 

JOB GOAL: The instructional specialist will provide ongoing development of the instructional programs within the assigned school region and their schools to improve teachers’ instructional practices that increase student learning. The instructional specialist also works collaboratively with the principal.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Works collaboratively with other instructional specialists and the Associate Superintendent for curriculum/staff development to ensure consistency throughout the region
  • Consults with the regional superintendent and principals to assess instructional needs
  • Works with principals and teachers to improve the instructional program at the assigned schools
  • Determines a base line of current practice and continuous improvement
  • Communicates the core belief that all students can learn and sets high expectations
  • Is knowledgeable of research based best practices and the successful implementation of these practices
  • Develops and implements new and promising practices and/or
  • Disaggregates, analyzes, and interprets test data, and then assists in its interpretation to determine instructional needs and school improvement
  • Differentiates support to school staff based on student data and knowledge of research and best practices; offers and uses a repertoire of strategies that address the goal that all students can achieve at high levels, regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or other factors of diversity
  • Helps to plan, conduct and/or facilitate meetings or workshops
  • Organizes and disseminates quality instructional methods and materials and duties such as demonstration teaching, and team teaching that would encourage or allow collaboration among staff
  • Effectively teaches adults, in both a group and individual setting, understands and communicates the implications of the changes needed in today’s Catholic education
  • Keeps abreast of and interprets to the staff, current research, curriculum development, and instructional
  • Models the integration of technology in all curriculum
  • Performs other duties as assigned which relate to the instructional area of

 

OTHER:

  • Gains cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

 

To meet the job requirements, potential instructional specialist will need: Data analysis skills to:

  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Make suggestions for improving the performance described by the data

 

Leadership skills to:

  • Work with the principals and other leaders at each site
  • Promote confidence in those who will implement the suggestions developed from the data Create a change process (change is a process, not an event)

 

Organizational skills to:

  • Develop strategies and calendar to accomplish pivot points Set and reach benchmark dates/progress
  • Use assessment strategies that go beyond pencil and paper and standardized tests

 

Communication skills to:

  • Elicit perceptions of teachers re: needs analysis
  • Promote a sense of staff efficacy about the “do-ability” of the improvement plan (and staff role in accomplishing the plan)
  • Promote collaboration and collegiality among teachers and leaders
  • Develop a method for regional agreement for improvement topics (Professional Learning Communities)

 

Curriculum development skills to:

  • Promote understanding of the core curriculum
  • Provide direction for staff developing its expertise in applying the core Use high yield strategies

 

Evaluation skills to:

  • Monitor transfer of skills from presentations to classroom Provide (use) rubrics to examine progress

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Maryjane.Daley@archny.org

Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs
June 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs is responsible for working with internal and external constituents to leverage key relationships and contacts within and outside the Archdiocese of New York and to achieve fundraising and program goals.

 

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director of the Catholic Education Advancement Office

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal members of the Donor Relations and School Programs team, and external volunteers across the Catholic Education Advancement Office (CEAO), including but not limited to the Champions for Quality Education board, the Capital Improvements Committee, Learning to Look, Job Opportunities Program, Junior Board and others
  • Manage staff including a Development Associate and a Manager, School Relations
  • Establish and meet short and long-term fundraising goals
  • Implement benefactor-inspired academic and enrichment programs within participating schools, such as Page Turners, Read a Recipe for Literacy, etc. and analyze programs for continual improvement
  • Serve as liaison for all special school initiatives and donations
  • Oversee the production of fundraising, stewardship and cultivation materials including solicitation letters, reports, tax acknowledgment letters, and thank you gifts for donors
  • Produce marketing materials, including mailings, emails, social media, and videos to donors and non-donors as needed in conjunction with CEAO Marketing and Communications team
  • Plan and implement events and special projects as needed in conjunction with CEAO Special Events team
  • Manage donor records in Raiser’s Edge
  • Help with special projects, as needed

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Detailed, organized and priority-oriented
  • Experience in a professional office environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus

 

Performance Standards and Personal Characteristics:

  • Ensure that all donor-related situations are handled in a timely manner and with discretion
  • Represent the CEAO in a professional and positive manner
  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers, donors, volunteers and others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently in a busy environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Team player, pitching in when needed, who seeks out opportunities to advance organization

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jill.Lloyd@archny.org

Development Associate – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Development Associate
June 2022

Primary Responsibility:  The Development Associate will play an integral role in supporting the School Support Team of the Catholic Education Advancement Office (CEAO), including working on donor and program management, solicitations and correspondence and events.

 

Direct Supervisor: Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs and Manager of School Relations with administrative tasks including but not limited to:
    • Responding to emails, scheduling meetings, preparing internal and external documents, and other tasks as needed
    • Preparing marketing materials, including mailings, emails, social media and videos to donors and non-donors, as needed in conjunction with the CEAO Marketing and Communications team
    • Assist in planning events and special projects as needed in conjunction with CEAO Special Events team
    • Donor tracking, cultivation, and solicitations as well as stewardship efforts, including prospect research and data collection
  • Maintain accurate information in databases
  • Prepare donor acknowledgement letters, ensuring timely execution and upholding donor stewardship procedures
  • Assist with phone coverage
  • Help with special projects, as needed

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Detailed, organized and priority-oriented
  • Experience in a professional office environment
  • Familiarity with web research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus

 

Performance Standards and Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers, donors, volunteers and others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently in a busy environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Team player who seeks out opportunities to advance organization

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jill.Lloyd@archny.org

Manager, School Relations – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Manager, School Relations
June 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Manager of School Relations is the primary contact for schools in the Catholic Education Advancement Office (CEA)

Direct Supervisor:  Senior Manager, Donor Relations and School Programs

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee implementation of donor programs in schools
  • Participate in volunteer events
  • Coordinate with development team to schedule donor visits to schools
  • Liaise with schools and scholarship team to coordinate selection of new students in named programs
  • Create and distribute CEA team newsletter to schools and related parties
  • Prepare necessary print materials for donor reports
  • Support annual student/sponsor events
  • Assist development and event teams in sourcing students to perform speeches, singing, and or dancing either live or on video
  • Support event team with monitoring students who perform at events including:
    • Reviewing student speeches
    • Managing student and school personnel logistics
  • Liaise with marketing team to identify candidates for inclusion in promotional materials and to schedule school visits
  • Maintain google forms and access database, as required
  • As required, assist scholarship team in application processing and review of sponsor correspondence
  • Provide phone coverage, as required

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of personal computers including Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively with collogues, donors, volunteers, students and families
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks and work independently

 

Professional Standards and Personal Characteristics:

  • Maintains open and professional communication with school administrators, families, students and other stakeholders
  • Uses effective judgment and conduct in performing responsibilities
  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated, self-starter, strong inter-personal skills

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jill.Lloyd@archny.org

 

Associate Director of Data Analytics, Technology, and Systems Management – Department of Education

Department of Education
Associate Director of Data Analytics, Technology, and Systems Management
June 2022

  

Position: Associate Director of Data Analytics, Technology & Systems Management

The Technology & Systems Management Department within the Office of the Superintendent of Schools is the primary provider of all technology infrastructure (hardware, device, bandwidth and software), enterprise system and application, support and other related services for the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York (‘ADNY’). The Department’s responsibilities range from longer‐term strategic planning and direction, to current implementation of system‐ wide technology solutions, to providing one‐on‐one, and group training and support. The Department partners with other teams and organizations within ADNY with an ultimate mission to equip all students, teachers, leaders and staff with innovative technologies necessary to achieve and drive academic and operational excellence across all schools.

The Associate Director of Data Analytics will play a pivotal role in the advancement of the Department’s mission and provide assistance on a variety of forthcoming initiatives in connection with the newly established Barry Family Technology Center & Institute.

The ideal candidate will serve as a member of the Technology & Systems Management team, should be highly skilled in all aspects of data analytics, including mining, generation and visualization. Additionally, you should be committed to transforming data into readable, goal‐ driven reports that provide actionable recommendations and insight for senior leadership and other constituents.

Direct Supervisor: Director, Technology & Systems Management

Responsibilities:

  • Use automated tools to extract data from primary, secondary and other system sources
  • Perform analysis on complex data sets to assess quality and extract meaningful information
  • Prepare reports for senior leaders within the Department of Education, Inner‐City Scholarship Fund, and other organizations within the Archdiocese of New York stating themes, trends, patterns and predictions using relevant data
  • Administer and execute school file uploads from Student Information System to New York State Student Information Repository System / LHRIC Level 0 Data Warehouse and become familiar and utilize available datasets
  • Assist with the administration and annual setup of certain software systems centrally managed by the Technology & Systems Management Department
  • Perform other related duties, participate and assist on other Department related projects

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in data analytics/science, business analytics, statistics, management information systems, education, business administration, finance, economics or other related field of study
  • 3+ years of experience mining data as a data analyst
  • Proven analytic skills that include not only mining but also evaluation, analysis and visualization
  • Expert in spreadsheets and pivot tables (Excel & Google Sheets), and presentation and reporting modalities
  • Analysis and industry driven writing experience is preferred within areas and topics such as: Education, School Districts, Educational Technologies, Admissions & Registration, Student Information System, Tuition Management, Tuition Assistance,
  • Experience with enterprise software system lifecycles and project deployments is a plus

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms
  • Positive attitude and ability to represent organization well at all times
  • Ability to work independently along with an eagerness to learn and the willingness to take on additional levels of responsibility

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Lori.Ziesel@archny.org

 

Senior Marketing Manager – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Senior Marketing Manager
June 2022

 

Overview

The Archdiocese of New York serves over 2M Catholics in our geographic area. We provide a wide array of services and work to strengthen engagement with our audiences. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Marketing Manager to help us build readership and engagement for a new multi-media news website and related social media channels. He/she will have experience in the full suite of marketing planning and execution, brand management, and measurement of marketing efforts. We will rely on the expertise of our new colleague to build marketing programs based on experience and insights about our audiences.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • In conjunction with Department leadership, develop a marketing plan for the new digital newsroom.
  • Own the integrated marketing plan and ensure deliverables are met
  • Manage the marketing budget for the initiative
  • Provide measures of success on all deliverables
  • Provide recommendations based on data and insights
  • Provide marketing expertise, counsel, and support for other areas of the Archdiocese when needed
  • Work as a team member with a wide variety of colleagues
  • Other responsibilities as needed

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 5 years of experience in marketing
  • Experience in digital marketing (social media, email marketing, SEO/SEM)
  • Experience in brand management and traditional marketing
  • Experience in database management
  • Experience in reporting on measures of success (analytics associated with marketing spending)
  • Able to set goals, communicate with diverse audiences, and meet deadlines in a large organization
  • Prefer experience in with growth in viewership/readership/followers
  • Prefer experience with content strategy and content management
  • Spanish language a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal)

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

 

Content Producer – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Content Producer
June 2022

 

Overview

The Archdiocese of New York is building a new internal digital newsroom with a high volume of engaging video content that will be published through digital channels. We seek a Content Producer to develop video news clips and segments for this initiative. Reporting to our Lead Content Producer, the incumbent will partner with newsroom, social media, and marketing colleagues to develop and oversee video stories. The incumbent should be experienced in video production, editing, and publishing. S/he will work as a reporter with experience in news/video production and/or digital content strategy. The position is office based, and the person hired for the role will have the opportunity to travel throughout our geographic area to report on events and initiatives.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Support Lead Content Producer in developing and overseeing video stories on a daily and weekly basis
  • Develop story ideas through research, understanding of organizational goals, and direction from leadership. He/she will contribute to unique angles on the stories
  • Capture video footage by leading interviews and performing filming/shooting. Edit videos and coordinate publishing of final videos
  • Create a variety of styles of videos and ensure high quality video production
  • When needed write a variety of copy (website, email, social media, talking points, etc.)
  • Partner with colleagues for optimal distribution across digital channels
  • Collaborate with marketing colleagues to ensure growth in viewers and engagement
  • Embrace and adhere to the branding for the new initiative
  • Be a team player and open to feedback

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, mass communications, or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a television, film, or broadcast news environment. Prefer experience as a news producer or in production
  • Experience producing YouTube/Vimeo videos, capturing video and using editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
  • Experience with digital content development and distribution, websites and content management systems
  • Experience with interviewing and fact checking for news stories
  • Spanish language a plus
  • Able to set goals, communicate with diverse audiences, and meet deadlines in a large organization
  • Valid driver’s license and must be able to travel to all regions within the Archdiocese of New York

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

Social Media Manager – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Social Media Manager
June 2022

Overview

The Archdiocese of New York serves over 2M Catholics in our geographic area and provides a wide array of services. We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Manager to manage the day-to-day social media accounts for a new internal newsroom and for the archdiocese.

The incumbent will support our social media communities and ensure there is alignment in messaging with in-person archdiocesan parish activities. He/she will be a team player who is well versed in all facets of social media management and reporting.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Own social media channels, including content publishing calendar, community building, and reporting on measures of success
  • Launch new social media channels for an internal digital newsroom. Work in conjunction with colleagues to develop social media schedules that best reflect timely messages and promotion of content that has been developed
  • Report on a regular basis on measures of success in social media
  • Educate internal colleagues on social media channel management
  • Work well in a matrix structure and team environment
  • Be open to feedback and able to learn the culture of communication within the organization
  • Lead and contribute to other social media initiatives that are underway as needed
  • Other responsibilities as needed

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, mass communications, or related field
  • 3 years of experience in social media
  • Experience in client management, project management, and brand management
  • Experience with social media software (content development and analytical reporting)
  • Able to set goals, communicate with diverse audiences, and meet deadlines in a large organization
  • Prefer experience in audience growth and increased engagement
  • Prefer experience with content strategy and content management
  • Spanish language a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal)

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

Digital Editor – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Digital Editor
June 2022

 

Overview

The Archdiocese of New York is developing an innovative digital newsroom that will be focused on publishing timely video and editorial content. The Archdiocese delivers an array of services (religious, educational, healthcare, charity, etc.), and there are many Catholics who work to spread our good will. We seek an experienced digital editor who can both lead and support this new multi-media initiative that is aimed at telling our story.

 

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Digital Editor will help us build the newsroom, identify stories for digital publishing, assign stories as needed, edit and finalize content for publishing, and work with a team of website, video, marketing and social media colleagues to build engagement with our audiences.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • In conjunction with the Director, develop and oversee editorial content for a new website and related social media channels
  • Develop editorial calendars that are consistent with digital storytelling timelines, including breaking news, longer form feature coverage, and timely editorials
  • Ensure hiagh quality articles and written content in digital channels. Plan visuals and data and oversee their development as needed with various articles.
  • Develop a network of sources
  • Collaborate with video producers to ensure seamless publishing schedule for video and article content
  • Collaborate with newsroom team, marketing, and social media colleagues to grow readership/viewership
  • Oversee internal and external writing resources as needed

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or communications
  • 15 years of writing and editing experience, 10 years of experience in digital channels
  • Experience in journalism. Prefer experience in community journalism.
  • Portfolio of professionally published work that includes an array of writing (news, feature, long form, editorial, etc.)
  • Experience with current strategies used by media and news organizations to increase reader/viewer engagement and consumption of news and content
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people and tell stories about and with underrepresented communities
  • Experience in digital content management and promotion of digital content through social media. Experience in search engine optimization
  • Spanish language a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and must be able to travel to all regions within the Archdiocese of New York

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

Marriage and Family Life Specialist (Marriage Prep) – Family Life Office

Archdiocese of New York
Family Life Office
Marriage and Family Life Specialist (Marriage Prep)
June 2022

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

Under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director of the Family Life (FL) Office, this Specialist is responsible for organizing, developing, and implementing marriage ministries programs for the English-speaking Community in the Archdiocese of New York.  S/he focuses his/her work and effort on Marriage Formation (Preparation)/Pre-Cana, and NFP/FABMs.  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 yielding to new ways.

This Specialist is a professional and pastoral woman or man, highly organized, mature self-starter who works independently and exhibits a high-level work ethic as well as excellent communication skills.  S/he has a desire to evangelize – making use of the programs as a means to introduce people to the person and saving action of Jesus Christ.

 

This position is responsible for:

  • Managing the Archdiocesan Marriage Ministries programs as they relate to Marriage Preparation.  This may include recruiting couples for Marriage Ministries roles/opportunities (including pre-cana hosts and pre-cana facilitator couples).
  • Managing delegated aspects of the Archdiocesan English Marriage Preparation and Convalidation programs in collaboration with the Family Life Office team.  This particularly includes, but is not limited to, responsibilities for the successful sponsoring of in-person and virtual English Pre-Cana events.
  • Host/facilitation and/or oversight of occasional Pre-Cana days (mostly Saturdays, but possibly multiple-evening sessions – about 1-2x a month, in place of a weekday of work).
  • Collaborating with the Marriage team on development of the Archdiocesan Marriage program that may include: working with our current blended marriage prep program, developing and/or coordinating video content for new or updated program content, using project management tools/techniques to implement new programs/content, being attentive to audiences and analytics, and building a network of ongoing facilitator and/or mentor couples, etc.
  • Managing aspects of the Office’s NFP/FABM initiatives particularly as it involves the NFP Awareness Giveaway and referrals for women/couples needing training/support with NFP/FA, and monitoring the external monthly NFP Support (e.g., via Google Sheets).  Keeping in touch with the Office’s external NFP/FA support partners to understand and promote as appropriate the evolving FABMs and Femtech opportunities that are in alignment with Church teaching, to strengthen and broaden our services in this field.
  • Maintaining knowledge of local and regional Marriage Ministry programs that we could recommend.
  • Managing and working within an annual budget.
  • Adhering 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marriage and family studies, theology, or related fields (psychology, counseling, education, etc.) or Pastoral Certification required. Master’s Degree a plus.
  • Helpful to be bi-lingual (English/Spanish), but not necessary.
  • 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 in-person and virtual marriage workshops and events, working with our Special Events Office and Creative Design teams to sponsor/execute successful events.
  • Willing to work with spouse in marriage prep and marriage enrichment workshops/events.
  • Familiar with current social media platforms and their effectiveness in promoting our marriage-related services and products to our targeted audiences.
  • Digital competency and strong technology skills with proficiency in using all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Outlook), and an openness to learning new software and technologies including project management, digital survey tools, and digital communications tools.
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills, able to prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously and proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion.
  • Excellent interpersonal and pastoral skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Licensed Driver; Must have access to 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

 

Gift Processing Coordinator – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Gift Processing Coordinator
June 2022
 

Primary Responsibility: The Gift Processing Coordinator ensures the accurate and timely preparation, record-keeping and daily reporting of all Inner-City Scholarship Fund (Inner-City) financial gifts along with the gifts received in other Catholic Education Advancement departments. In addition, the Gift Processing Coordinator provides support for the general accounting needs of the organization.

Direct Supervisor: Inner-City Controller

Responsibilities:

Gift Processing

  • Prepare all donations, physical and on-line, for entry into Raiser’s Edge by Data Entry
  • Prepare and distribute audited daily cash report to all staff to ensure accuracy of gift entry by Data Entry
  • Provide gift documentation daily to all department fundraisers for review and generation of donor acknowledgments
  • Assist with accurate and timely maintenance of individual, corporate and foundation Raiser’s Edge records and create new donor records as needed
  • Track payments on pledges
  • Pull reports and reconcile online gifts on a monthly basis
  • Pull reports for all events from online donation sites and audit for accuracy
  • Manage and process stock donations
  • Manage PayPal donations and transfer within operations bi-monthly
  • Manage recurring donor gift payment schedules
  • Process all matching gift forms submitted and maintain records on matching gift payments.
  • Respond to donor inquiries regarding general contributions to Inner-City in a timely manner (24 hours)

Accounting and Finance

  • Prepare and review journal entries daily
  • Review daily bank transaction statements and prepare bank reconciliations
  • Assist Controller with input of journal entries into accounting system (Lawson)
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Controller

General Support

  • Assist other Catholic Education Advancement departments as needed

Performance Standards:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • 24-hour turnaround on all contributions received
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize effectively

Position Requirements:

  • Some college preferred, but not required
  • Accounting experience a plus
  • Nonprofit Organization (NPO) gift processing experience a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of donor management systems a plus

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Good judgment and discretion regarding highly sensitive and confidential information

Interested Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Lucson.Andre@archny.org

Senior Accountant – GRSS Treasury

Archdiocese of New York
GRSS Treasury Operations
Senior Accountant
June 2022

 

Overview:

The Archdiocese of New York has structured 59 of its elementary schools into a Global Regional School System (GRSS), with nine geographic school districts. Each one has a local, centralized business office that supports 2-13 schools. The entire GRSS is supported by the Global Regional School System Operations, which is responsible for the collection, processing, recording, transfer, outflow and reporting of all funds within the regional school system. GRSS Operations is the conduit for all financial reporting. GRSS Operations will collect, process, and record data in order to provide a clear financial picture of each region/school.

The Senior Accountant supports the Controller with a wide variety of functions which include transactional processing, financial analysis, cost allocation, monthly forecasts, program and annual audit support and the implementation of financial and compliance controls. Serving as a key resource for the organization and provides daily financial oversight to ensure that the financial records are complete, accurate and comply with generally accepted accounting principles, policies and regulations, to facilitate solid decision support. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and proactively and cooperatively work with other accounting staff to implement solutions as required.

 

Essential Position Responsibilities”

  • Demonstrate expertise in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Act as the gatekeeper for the FEMA grant process. Uploading all supporting documents to the consultants and billing activities to the GRSS and the
  • Supervise and coordinate all grant tracking and reconciliations including but not limited to the NYC Security Guard Program, EANS, After-school Enrichment Program, Special Educational Programs, and all other Department of Education grants.
  • Review and submit the Security Guard Grant requisition package to NYC HHS Accelerator website.
  • Process, posts receivable entries, and upload Watchguard invoices for reimbursement to NYC website.
  • Ensure all net board fundraising activities are up to date with proper supporting documents including preparation of quarterly reports.
  • Process AP bill entries including global invoices and other miscellaneous entries.
  • Record journal entries for wire transfers.
  • Verify the reliability and accuracy of the Amounts Held by DOE treasury bank balances in the general ledger and trial balance.
  • Administer grants and follow up on any outstanding Mandated Services, CAP, and e-Rate receivables and expedite collection efforts. Act as point person related to any new grant initiatives.
  • Ensure Transfer and Exchange accounts are reconciled, and all outstanding balances resolved coordinating with the field team.
  • Update all New York Catholic Foundation activities, reconcile balances of all held funds.
  • Participate in the year–end audit by ensuring that proper and accurate financial information and records are provided to the auditors on a timely basis to meet the audit reporting deadline.
  • Assist the Controller in the preparation and review of year end processes.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures, and controls in accordance with sound accounting principles, applicable regulations, and laws as well as best practice.
  • Other related duties and projects as required by management

 

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in accounting or auditing, preferably in the non-profit or education sector.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, pro-active and a good problem solver.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, web-based environment.
  • Quick learner, creative, self-starter with good judgment and high energy.

 

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Danny.Ristevski@archny.org

Lead Content Producer – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Lead Content Producer
May 2022

 

Background and Purpose

The Archdiocese of New York is building a new internal newsroom that is primarily focused on video content that will be distributed through digital channels. We seek a Lead Content Producer to oversee all aspects of video production in this exciting initiative. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the incumbent will partner with a webmaster, marketing and communications colleagues, and with many from throughout the organization. S/he will work as a reporter and bring experience from previous roles in news, video production, and/or digital content strategy. The position is office based, and the person hired for the role will have the opportunity to travel throughout our geographic area to report on events and initiatives.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Work as the lead for digital content development strategy focused on video production
  • Develop editorial themes and video content calendar. Ensure deadlines are met
  • Develop story ideas and angles for segments. Capture video footage by leading interviews and performing filming/shooting. Edit videos and coordinate publishing of final videos
  • Create a variety of styles of videos and ensure high quality video production
  • Partner with colleagues for optimal distribution across digital channels
  • Collaborate with marketing colleagues to ensure growth in viewers and engagement
  • Embrace and adhere to the branding for the new initiative
  • Oversee a full time video producer

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, mass communications, or related field
  • 5-7 years of experience in a television, film, or broadcast news environment. Prefer experience as a news producer or in production
  • Experience producing YouTube/Vimeo videos, capturing video and using editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
  • Experience with digital content development and distribution, websites and content management systems
  • Experience with interviewing and fact checking for news stories
  • Able to set goals, communicate with diverse audiences, and meet deadlines in a large organization
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and must be able to travel to all regions within the Archdiocese of New York

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

Webmaster – Marketing Department

Archdiocese of New York
Marketing Department
Webmaster
May 2022

 

Background and Purpose

The Archdiocese of New York is increasing its focus on digital communications. We are hiring a webmaster to oversee development, design, implementation, and management of new and current websites. Reporting to the Director or Marketing, the incumbent will partner with colleagues in Marketing, Communications, and Information Technology to develop best-in-class digital experiences for our audiences. Our websites are key marketing channels to increase engagement through a variety of educational and informational content. It will be important to develop website(s) with the needs and interests of the target audiences in mind. The ideal candidate will have experience in technology, user experience, communications, and analytics. We seek an experienced manager, who can both lead and support our teams.

 

Essential Job Duties

  • Oversees all aspects of website management and upkeep. Ensures functionality, positive user experience, high quality design, etc.
  • Develop strategy and planning for new archdiocesan website that will have daily content updates and be a ‘hub’ for multi-media content.
  • Develop strategy and planning for existing websites that require upgrades.
  • Ensure that websites support an integrated marketing environment.
  • Owns the content management system. Train teams on how to contribute content from a technical perspective and partner with content creators to ensure web properties reflect current, relevant and engaging content.
  • Partner with outside agencies for creative approach to design and for implementation.

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in website design, development, and management
  • 3-5 years of experience with project management
  • Knowledgeable about website trends and issues
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Has experience in area of expertise and also in related areas (such as digital content development)

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Rachel.Sheehan@archny.org

Special Projects and Events Associate – Special Events Office

Archdiocese of New York
Chancery Office
Special Projects and Events Associate
June 2022

 

Direct Supervisor: Director of Special Projects and Events

Essential Position Responsibilities/Duties

  • Produce and execute events for the office of the Cardinal and the Archdiocesan pastoral departments
  • Identify third party vendors and make informed recommendations to departmental senior management; establish vendor relationships and liaise as necessary to ensure successful event outcomes
  • Initiate and lead the contract review and approval process between vendors, risk management and the legal departments
  • Develop and maintain event budgets
  • Attend and manage events and guests on-site at the Cardinal’s residence and/or Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Create pre and post event materials (including: mailings, timelines, run of show, event specification sheets, RSVP lists and calendars)
  • Lead seasonal bulk mailing process (including: database management, pre and post mailing protocols and supervise interns to ensure that mailing timelines are met)
  • Create written correspondence and presentations (including: agendas, meeting minutes, memorandums and briefing documents)
  • Attend and provide event support, as assigned
  • Manage the administrative support for pre-events and event closeouts, and provide general office support, as requested
  • Complete administrative and event related miscellaneous projects, as assigned

 

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of two to three years of special events experience or in Development for a not-for-profit preferred
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office
  • Proven effectiveness in communicating (verbally and in writing) with internal and external stakeholders about event processes and procedures
  • Familiarity with event management protocols and etiquette standards
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel to events when necessary; driver’s license preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Ability to lift event materials up to 50 pounds

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

adnyspecialeventshr@archny.org

Manager, Financial Analysis – Parish Finance Office

Archdioceses of New York
Office of Parish Finance
Financial Analyst
May 2022

 

Position Description:

Reporting to the Director of Parish Finance, this position supports the activities and functions of the Office of Parish Finance.  This role supports the director in the day-to-day tasks and objectives of the office through financial analysis, research and the interaction with the Associate Directors of Parish Finance working in the field.

 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Provide detailed financial analysis of parish’s financial statements, and have an ability to present the analysis in a way to assist in the decision-making process.
  • Assist the director of parish finance in special projects, e.g., review of the school assessment, red bill analysis etc.
  • Have a strong understanding of Excel to assemble and analyze data from various sources, such as the Cube (parish financial data), DLS (Parish Assistance Corporation loan and deposit data) to present the information in a usable way.
  • Have an ability to create a process and understand how to access data, to allow for financial analysis based on various requests.
  • Understand the financial aspects of the archdiocesan programs that support the parishes, such as the consolidated billing system and PAC loans.
  • Understand the fundraising programs, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal, Renew & Rebuild Capital Campaign, Increased Offertory Campaigns and how the funds raised impact the financial statements of the parishes.
  • Draft memos summarizing analysis to assist in the decision making process.
  • Coordinate with Director of Capital Projects to understand, and include the impact of capital project on a parish’s financial statements, including projections.
  • In analyzing parish financial statements, understand the history of financial activities and transactions of parishes such as property sales, leases, receipt of bequests etc. which would enhance the overall analysis of the parish.
  • Assist the director in the management, and provide support, for parish loan repayment plans, payment of outstanding consolidated bills, Renew & Rebuild outstanding loans, Parish School Restricted Renovation Accounts loans and deposits.
  • Assist the Vicar General and Chief Financial Officer for special projects.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter, possess leadership qualities. Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Very strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel systems.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be a self-starter, possess leadership qualities. Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel systems.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Marcus.Ryan@archny.org

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

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Associate Director, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal
May 2022

Vision 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 helps to manage, train, and motivate staff and assists with the planning and execution of the Appeal and Increased Offertory Campaigns.

 

Direct Supervisor: Director, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 10-12 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, highly motivated self-starter and self-manager
  • 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:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

Senior Associate, Planned Giving – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Senior Associate of Planned Giving
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Senior Associate of Planned Giving will act as a general assistant to the Planned Giving Division by performing many non-routine office functions in the coordination of all planned gifts for the Archdiocese of New York.

 

Experience Level: Minimum of four years of experience in a position which required demonstration of administrative and organizational skills. Related para-legal course work/degree may be considered in lieu of some of the experience requirement

 

Direct Supervisor: Director of Planned Giving

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director of Planned Giving in carrying out the office operation responsibilities
  • Assists in preparing estate planning marketing materials including multi-channel means of reaching potential donors that includes print, email (including Luminate), website, presentations. Coordinates with outside vendors
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of clerical work for Planned Giving including processing gifts and mail, expense report accounting, drafting correspondence and donor acknowledgements, and maintaining donor files
  • Assists with the scheduling of cultivation and solicitation appointments for the Director of Planned Giving
  • Provides the first line of customer service support for donors contacting the planned gift division by mail, email, and phone; triaging as well as fulfilling information to ensure a timely response. Serves as an ambassador of the archdiocese in these interactions with tact, professionalism, and good energy
  • Compiles and formats statistical data and reports of planned gifts, pledges and payments or distributions received
  • Utilizes the Raiser’s Edge donor database to manage and maintain donor and prospect information, run reports, and coordinate gift entry
  • Works closely with Finance and the Donor Database Center
  • Assists with the organization of estate planning seminars and volunteers needed to assist with preparation and delivery of the seminars, events, and programs. Coordinates Legacy of Faith Society events, Trust and Estate Advisory Committee meetings, and other event planning, including marketing efforts and staff activities, and collaboration with the major gifts team
  • Coordinates and maintains directory of allied professionals—estate planning attorneys, financial advisors, accountants, insurance executives for marketing and referrals for Planned Giving prospects. Coordinates periodic meeting with allied professionals who comprise the Trusts and Estates Advisory Committee and Archdiocese
  • Maintains confidentiality of donor information
  • Remains current in philanthropy developments and fundraising techniques by attending meetings, conference, and participating in training programs
  • Special projects as needed

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with Calvary Hospital, the Inner City Scholarship Fund and other contracted clients
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communicates effectively with donors

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Finance, Communications or Marketing.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance, attendance records and provide quality customer service
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers and others
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully use a variety of computer software applications including Windows, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, knowledge of Internet. Knowledge of database (Raiser’s Edge preferred) and PG Anywhere.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others, excellent judgment.
  • Ability to drive in NYS, current driver’s license strongly preferred.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Para-legal, majoring in Finance or Trusts / Estates
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets and systems
  • Notary Public desirable

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

Director of Digital and Direct Mail Fundraising – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
Director of Digital and Direct Mail Fundraising
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: As an integral member of the Development Office’s management team, the Director of Digital and Direct Mail Fundraising will be tasked with developing a comprehensive strategy to increase revenue through online channels and oversee related database administration. The director will work with the Executive Directors of the Development Office, Director of the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal, Executive Director of the Donor Database Center, Directors of the Communication and Marketing Offices, as well as outside vendors and consultants, to execute digital fundraising strategies that drive engagement while enhancing user experience.

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director of Parish Development

 

Responsibilities:

Integrated Strategy

  • Develop plan for fundraising that incorporates best practices with digital and traditional communication channels
  • Provide reporting to Executive Director on success of different tactics and approaches so that our funds can be used most efficiently to attract, retain, and grow donor giving
  • Contribute to an environment of test-and-learn, whereby each campaign builds upon previous efforts
  • Ensure appropriate campaign messaging and channel-specific messaging is developed

 

Digital Fundraising

  • Lead strategy and execution of the Development Office’s digital fundraising campaigns, to include web, SEO/SEM, email appeals, Short Message Service (SMS), and social media fundraising messaging
  • Ensure all landing pages for the Development Office are optimized for conversion, reflect campaign brand and messaging, and are otherwise up to date
  • Responsible for managing multiple donor and prospect lists
  • Integrate multi-channel communication platforms into direct marketing fundraising plan
  • Develop list segmentation and messaging for testing strategies
  • In collaboration with the direct marketing vendor, develop an engagement plan to drive sustainer and mid-level growth
  • Create strategies and develop customized donor-centric approaches that achieve high conversion, retention, and acquisition to move supporters through the donor journey
  • Develop annual income and expense budgets for digital fundraising

 

Direct Mail Fundraising

  • Supervise the Senior Associate for Direct Mail
  • Integrate online fundraising with our direct mail appeals, including working with fundraising teams on copy, layout, and design

Collaboration

  • Collaborate with the Data Donor Center on the management of the Luminate Online forms, data segmentation, analytics, matching gift and other online donation platforms, and all other data related needs as it pertains to our Blackbaud suite of products
  • Collaborate with the Offices of Marketing and Communications on branding and messaging across all channels
  • Work with the Marketing Office on a variety of efforts including website Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Analytics reporting, Google Ad Grant, Pay Per Click (PPC) and retargeting ads.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Office to implement website changes as they relate to specific appeals to drive conversions and optimize fundraising (campaign pop-ups, online donation forms, fundraising landing pages, donate buttons, landing pages, etc.)

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Grow annual digital fundraising revenue to $2 million+
  • Collaborate with Marketing on branding and consistency of messaging
  • Support Development Office with communication planning to align with archdiocese messaging
  • Execute integrated fundraising campaigns, including web, SEO/SEM, email, and social media
  • Develop and oversee project and campaign timelines and ensure deliverables are developed on time and within budget

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5+ years of experience in online fundraising
  • Staff management experience
  • Proven ability to work effectively across departments and has strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively with different audiences
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices related to digital fundraising, tools, processes and techniques for fundraising, donor development, list building, social media messaging, email marketing
  • Experience and strong understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Google Ad Grant/Pay Per Click (PPC), and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Experience with Photoshop, web design and HTML
  • Experience with Blackbaud products: Luminate and Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word
  • An understanding of the Catholic church and culture

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

Director of Planned Giving – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Director of Planned Giving
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Director of Planned Giving is responsible for developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate, and solicit planned gift prospects. With a focus on stewarding current donors, growing the number of new planned gifts, and working with pastors to educate and engage their communities, the Director of Planned Giving plays a crucial role in establishing legacy giving for the archdiocese. The ideal candidate is collaborative, organized, and passionate about the growth of the Church in New York.

 

Professional Level: At least 8 years experience in fundraising and planned giving

 

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director, Leadership Gifts and Strategic Partnerships

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research, cultivate, and solicit qualified prospects and donors for planned gifts in collaboration and cooperation with the Executive Director of Development
  • Manage and grow the portfolio of 200 Legacy of Faith Donors
  • Negotiate terms of planned giving agreements with donors and their advisors, subject to approval of the Executive Director, and forward documents for final approvals after review
  • Oversee CGA programs with contracted parties, including ICSF and Calvary Hospital
  • Create and foster positive donor relations by responding to inquiries and meeting with planned gift prospects, current donors, pastors, and parish leadership in one-on-one or group settings
  • Design and implement a proactive marketing plan to target planned gifts
  • Collaborate with campaign managers to offer planned giving resources with pastors
  • Develop promotional planned gift materials for use by the parishes and meet with 2-3 pastors per month to discuss materials and opportunities
  • Create, plan, and execute 1-2 new donor and prospect-focused events, including 4-6 will seminars
  • Remain prepared for professional and donor meetings by establishing and maintaining competency in the field of planned gifts through reading, attending development courses and training, and maintaining appropriate professional memberships
  • Cultivate relationships and create a portfolio of 20 or more allied professionals to work with regarding gift opportunities for their clients
  • Collaborate with prospect research team to develop individual donor profiles on qualified planned gift prospects and donors
  • Keep updated on current laws and regulations governing planned gifts
  • Report department activities and accomplishments weekly to the Executive Director of Development and as required to the development office and archdiocesan leadership
  • Assist in the management and reconciliation of the budget for the Planned Giving department
  • Special projects as needed

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field
  • 8+ years of professional experience in fundraising and planned giving, with progressively responsible program management
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, and close financial agreements with donors
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and ethics of fundraising
  • Analytical skills to research and identify potential planned gift donors
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database management are required
  • Ability to attend evening and weekend events as required
  • Driver’s License required

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to independently carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently to meet deadlines

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

Director of Special Campaigns – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Director of Special Campaigns
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Director of Special Campaigns is responsible for the strategic direction and management for the St. John Vianney Clergy Residence and St. Joseph Seminary. The Director will cultivate new and current portfolio through leadership gifts, foundation grants, and the annual mailing to support the Archdiocese of New York.

 

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director, Leadership Gifts and Strategic Partnerships

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for portfolio management, including 2-4 meetings a week; 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
  • Create fundraising strategies for major campaigns which intersect with leadership and top donors for St. John Vianney Clergy Residence and St. Joseph’s Seminary
  • Acts as point person for current and future board activities, including recruitment, stewardship, and committee management
  • Secure $2-3M per year through leadership gift donors
  • Respond to special needs and requests of donors and collaborate with senior staff at both campus’
  • Represent the Executive Director and development department as needed
  • Assume additional duties and special projects as assigned

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Successfully raise $2M-$3M annually
  • Target a 5-10% increase for leadership donors
  • Schedule 5-8 meetings a month with leadership donors and prospects

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ 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:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

Administrative Associate, Strategic Initiatives – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Administrative Associate of Strategic Initiatives, Executive Office
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: Co-reporting to the Executive Director of Leadership Gifts and Strategic Partnerships, and the Executive Director of Parish Development, the Administrative Associate provides high-level administrative support to the Executive Directors in their efforts to advance the strategic fundraising priorities of the Archdiocese of New York. This person plays a key role in donor and prospect management and works closely with all aspects of the Development team in coordinating the Executive Directors’ outreach activities.

 

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director, Leadership Gifts and Strategic Partnerships, and Executive Director of Parish Development

 

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare polished written correspondence, mailings, and presentations at the direction of the Executive Director
  2. Maintain the Executive Director’s appointments by planning and scheduling donor, pastor, board, and committee meetings, conferences, and travel
  3. Assist with portfolio management to keep records and reports of outreach strategy, dates of correspondence, funding interests, and donations
  1. Assist in scheduling leadership donor and prospect meetings, prepare briefings and materials, and provide logistical support as directed in coordination with the Director of Donor and Prospect Management
  1. Prepare, organize, and circulate memos, monthly reports, yearly calendars, and other internal documents originating from the office of the Executive Directors’. Provide logistical support for virtual and in-person events, special projects and administrative tasks of the Executive Director and the Director of Donor and Prospect Management, as needed
  2. Ensure the Executive Directors’ are equipped with all necessary materials and documents for internal and external meetings and provide post-meeting support and written minutes and follow-up
  3. Follow up on contacts made by the Executive Directors’ to support ongoing and prospective donor relationships

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Responsible for securing weekly meetings for the Executive Director
  • Leverage the Executive Directors’ time by scheduling strategically and by off-loading key administrative tasks
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communicates effectively with donors

 

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role in a professional environment
  • A proven track record of navigating complex protocols and managing high-level relationships
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • A polished communicator through various mediums: letters, e-mail, phone, and in-person
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proactive, resourceful, and adaptable
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A self-motivated team player
  • Skilled at dealing with external partners respectfully, professionally and with diplomacy and tact
  • Experience in development and fundraising
  • Non-profit development experience preferred
  • 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

Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Outreach – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Outreach
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Outreach

is responsible for the strategic direction and management of foundation grants and corporate partnerships. The Assistant Director will cultivate and steward a portfolio of 40+ to support the Archdiocese of New York.

 

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director, Leadership Gifts and Strategic Partnerships

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create fundraising strategies for major foundation partnerships for all aspects of archdiocese activities, including youth conferences, capital projects, parish outreach, education and priestly formation
  • Write proposals, LOIs, reports, acknowledgements, and other written materials in a timely fashion for both corporate and private foundation funders. Develop content and budgets for these written materials with the assistance and input of program and fiscal staff
  • Responsible for portfolio management, including 2-4 meetings a month
  • Prepare a monthly status report listing grants received toward goal, proposals outstanding, and projects for portfolio
  • Research and identify new prospects for campaigns for which proposals can be prepared
  • Assist staff to maintain compliance with awarded grants and partner with them on building program infrastructure when needed
  • Develop foundation and corporate communication tools for cultivation, recognition, stewardship, and solicitation, oversee associated briefings
  • Coordinate in-kind corporate donations
  • Secure $1-2.5M per year through grants and partnerships
  • Respond to special needs and requests of partners
  • Represent the Executive Director and development department as needed
  • Assume additional duties and special projects as assigned

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Successfully raise $3M-$5M 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
  • 5+ 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:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

 

Associate Prospect Researcher – Development Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Development Office
Associate Prospect Researcher
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Associate Prospect Researcher is responsible for proactive and responsive research and is an integral part of the Development office. The position will focus on identifying prospects through queries, research, wealth screenings, predictive modeling reports, and other resources. The Associate will be responsible for collecting and compiling background materials on new and existing donors.

 

Experience Level: 2-3 years of prospect research or related experience

 

Direct Supervisor: Senior Director, Donor Relations

 

Responsibilities:                             

  • Prepare in-depth, confidential research profiles on individual donors, foundations, and corporations using a wide variety of biographical, organizational, financial sources, Internet websites, library, and other external sources of public information
  • Identify and qualify prospective individual donors, foundations, and corporations using pre-determined data qualifiers
  • Proactively cull the donor database in order to surface the most promising prospects
  • Collaborate with Development office staff to provide research-based analysis to assist with cultivation and solicitation strategies
  • Evaluate research results to develop and implement further research strategies
  • Maintain Raiser’s Edge database specific to prospect research
  • Enter, manage, and update research profiles and reports for prospects and donors
  • Perform other duties and assist with special projects as directed

 

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of internet and standard research sites, Raisers’ Edge, LexisNexis, ResearchPoint, Wealth Engine, and other data sources to locate accurate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills, including strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to distill complex information into clear, well-written documents
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously with high attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with fundraising staff and executive directors
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve prospect research process
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

School Relations Coordinator – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
School Relations Coordinator
May 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The School Relations Coordinator is the primary Inner-City Scholarship Fund contact for schools.

Direct Supervisor:  Chief of Finance and Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with schools and scholarship team to coordinate selection of new students in named programs
  • Create and distribute scholarship team newsletter to schools and related parties
  • Coordinate with development team to schedule donor visits to schools
  • Prepare necessary print materials for sponsor/named scholar reports
  • Support annual student/sponsor events
  • Assist development and event teams in sourcing students to perform speeches, singing, and or dancing either live or on video
  • Support event team with monitoring students who perform at events including:
    • Reviewing student speeches
    • Managing student and school personnel logistics
  • Liaise with marketing team to identify candidates for inclusion in promotional materials and to schedule school visits
  • Maintain google forms and access database, as required
  • Prepare student mailings as required for fulfillment of scholarship program requirements
  • Assist scholarship team in application processing and review of sponsor correspondence
  • Provide phone coverage, as required

 

Performance Standards:

  • Maintains open and professional communication with school administrators, families, students and other stakeholders
  • Uses effective judgment and conduct in performing responsibilities

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of personal computers including Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively with collogues, donors, volunteers, students and families
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks and work independently

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated, self-starter, strong inter-personal skills

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Camille.Brown@archny.org

Development Administrator – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Development Administrator
May 2022

 

Development Administrator, Inner-City Scholarship Fund

 

Primary Responsibility:  The Development Administrator will play an integral role in supporting the activities of Inner City Scholarship Fund (Inner-City) and Champions for Quality Education (Champions).

 

Direct Supervisor:  Director of Development, Inner-City Scholarship Fund

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare tax acknowledgement letters for Inner-City and Champions, ensuring timely execution and upholding donor stewardship procedures
  • Perform administrative tasks, including taking calls; responding to emails; scheduling meetings and appointments; collecting data; preparing internal and external documents, mailings and reports; and other clerical tasks, as needed
  • Add and update information in database for Inner-City and Champions
  • Participate in donor tracking, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship efforts
  • Support Executive Director with mailings, meeting prep and other administrative tasks, as needed
  • Work on events and special projects for Inner-City and Champions, as needed

 

Performance Standards:

  • Ensure that all donor-related situations are handled in a timely manner and with discretion
  • Represent Inner-City and Champions in a professional and positive manner
  • Be a team player, pitching in when needed
  • Manage workflow and prioritize effectively

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Detailed, organized and priority-oriented
  • Experience in a professional office environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers, donors and others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently in a busy environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Team player who seeks out opportunities to advance organization

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jill.Lloyd@archny.org

Campaign Manager – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal
Campaign Manager
April 2022

 

Vision 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 Campaign Manager oversees the fundraising priorities for a portfolio of parishes, including the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal, the Renew + Rebuild capital campaign, and Increased Offertory Campaigns. The Campaign Manager is responsible for helping pastors to meet their participation and fundraising goals, which might reach up to $6MM depending on the campaign.

Direct Supervisor: Associate Director of the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal

Responsibilities:

  • Support the financial strength and stability of the Archdiocese of New York and its parishes by assisting to raise money for capital projects, operational expenses, debt reduction, and reserves for future needs
  • Meet regularly with pastors across the archdiocese to craft tailored strategies to help the parish reach its fundraising and participation goals
  • Draft and prepare customized pastor and parishioner correspondence as needed
  • Identify and upgrade parishioner prospects who have the capacity for greater giving
  • Responsibilities specific to the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal include:
    • Consult with 25-35 parishes to achieve annual fund goals
    • Collaborate with pastors and gift officers to close gifts in the $500-$9,999 range
    • Articulate the Appeal message and case in a compelling and resonant way
    • Assist pastor in establishing volunteer teams at parishes to maximize fundraising efforts
  • Responsibilities specific to the Renew + Rebuild capital campaign include:
    • Help parishes meet their pledge redemption goals through letters, emails, phone outreach, parish gatherings, and other activities
    • Assist pastor in establishing volunteer teams at parishes to follow up on lapsed gifts
    • Proactively manage all parish-level solicitations and gift follow-up
  • Responsibilities specific to the Increased Offertory Campaigns include:
    • Work with parishes to enhance their offertory giving, with the goal of increasing regular offertory by 20% or more
    • Emphasize stewardship as an integral component to the success of the campaign
  • Special projects and events as needed

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Achieve financial and other non-monetary goals (e.g., participation, establishment of volunteer teams, etc.) with a measurable increase over the prior year’s results
  • Build and maintain relationships with pastors, parish staff, donors, and volunteers
  • Submit detailed analytical and statistical reports on parish performance
  • Some evenings and weekends required

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • 2-5 years professional work experience
  • Intelligent, highly motivated self-starter and self-manager
  • Effective and polished communicator, both verbally and in written form, with strong presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Poised at all times and calm under pressure
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Driver’s license required as driving is necessary for visiting assigned parishes
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • 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

Marketing Associate – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Marketing Associate
March 2022

 

Primary Responsibility: The Marketing Associate will play an integral role in supporting the mission of Inner-City Scholarship Fund (Inner-City) and the Office of Catholic Education Advancement (CEA) by working with Global Regional School System (GRSS) boards and schools to create, execute and monitor sustainable initiatives in support of marketing, fundraising and recruitment efforts.

Direct Supervisor:  Director, Marketing and Communications

Responsibilities:

  • Support CEA’s GRSS marketing efforts, including the coordination of mass and personalized communication pieces through printed materials, email, digital, social media, and video assets
  • Coordinate special appeals to renew or acquire school/regional donors
  • Create and implement the production of stewardship materials including newsletters, reports, gift acknowledgments and thank you gifts for donors
  • Liaise with school principals to produce recruitment and development materials and to identify media attractions opportunities.
  • Coordinate GRSS meeting logistics, data collection, and material preparation
  • Help elevate the visibility of Inner-City and CEA organizations/brands through advertising, public relations, and social media
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Marketing and Communications and perform special projects as needed
  • Assist with phone coverage
  • Support and attend Inner-City and CEA special events as required

Performance Standards:

  • Ensure all marketing, communications and stewardship pieces follow protocol, are designed creatively and economically produced and all deadlines are met
  • Represent Inner-City and CEA in a professional and positive manner
  • Be a team player, pitching in when needed
  • Manage workflow and prioritize effectively

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detailed, organized, and priority-oriented
  • Ability to work effectively with school principals, volunteers, committees, and senior staff
  • Familiarity with web research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers and others
  • Ability to carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Strong time-management skills; ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Team player who seeks out opportunities to advance organization

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Daniel.Mileno@archny.org

Development Associate – Inner-City Scholarship Fund

Archdiocese of New York
Inner-City Scholarship Fund
Development Associate
March 2022

 

Primary Responsibility:  The Development Associate will play an integral role in supporting Inner City Scholarship Fund (Inner-City) activities, which include working on donor management, solicitations and correspondence and on all events.

Direct Supervisor:  Director of Development

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Executive Director and Director of Development with administrative tasks including responding to emails, scheduling meetings, preparing internal and external documents, adding and updating information in databases and other tasks as needed
  • Participate in donor tracking, cultivation, and solicitations as well as stewardship efforts, including prospect research and data collection
  • Assist in preparing donor acknowledgement letters, ensuring timely execution and upholding donor stewardship procedures
  • Work under the direction of the Chief of Staff on Board related activities
  • Assist with phone coverage
  • Help with special projects, as needed

 

Performance Standards:

  • Ensure that all donor-related situations are handled in a timely manner and with discretion
  • Represent Inner-City in a professional and positive manner
  • Be a team player, pitching in when needed
  • Manage workflow and prioritize effectively

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Detailed, organized and priority-oriented
  • Experience in a professional office environment
  • Familiarity with web research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint a plus

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter with strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers, donors and others
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently in a busy environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Team player who seeks out opportunities to advance organization

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Jill.Lloyd@archny.org

Director – Family Life Office

Archdiocese of New York
Family Life Office
Director
March 2022

 

Professional Level: At least 5-7 years’ experience in a management and supervisory role

Direct Supervisor: Vicar General

 

Overview:

The Archdiocese of New York is large and diverse, with ministries serving 2.81 million Catholics and encompassing 290+ parishes in the greater New York area.  The Family Life Office serves the people of God in the archdiocese by helping them to discover and live out their lives as persons made in the image and likeness of God by providing programs and resources that prepare and enrich engaged and married couples; educate, support and strengthen families; build and promote a culture of life; and provide healing and comfort to those struggling with loss, grief, or brokenness.

Position Description:

“Catholic marriage and family life ministry serves all married couples and families by proclaiming the love of God to them and helping them embrace their vocation to love and discipleship.”[1]  The Director of the Family Life Office will be responsible for carrying out this mission by leading, managing, and supervising the 9+ staff members who coordinate and assist with the specific programs and ministries within the Office, as well as collaborating with the other Archdiocesan pastoral offices who support this mission.  Working closely with the Vicar General and the Cardinal, he/she will continue to regularly discern the trajectory of the Office, the need for new initiatives and approaches, or greater emphasis in a particular program, depending on changes in public policy, threats to the God-given definition of marriage and family, technological advances, and other shifts in the cultural climate.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and the implementation of the vision of the Cardinal Archbishop for family life ministry throughout the archdiocese, and translate that vision into effective initiatives and resources that are relevant, meaningful, and helpful to the individuals, couples and families in the archdiocese.
  • Provide vision/oversight for the Family Life Office programs, ministries, and areas of support including but not limited to:
    • Marriage Preparation
    • Marriage Enrichment and Mentoring
    • Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning
    • Parenting and Family Life Education
    • Separated & Divorced Ministry
    • Pastoral Bereavement
    • Spanish Programming
  • Lead, manage, and supervise the staff members who coordinate and develop the 7+ pastoral programs of the Family Life Office, ensuring that the pastoral programs are superior, in alignment with ADNY principles and Church teachings, and engaged in continuous improvement. The Director is responsible for the hiring and evaluation of employees, as well as for motivating staff.
  • Maintain familiarity with broad scope of marriage and family life programs, including those offered by or promoted within the archdiocese.
  • Regularly advise, support and update the Cardinal Archbishop of New York and the Vicar General on timely and important family life matters as they affect the Church. When requests/directives come directly from the Cardinal [and/or his senior-level leadership team] which need to be addressed and/or implemented by the Family Life Office Director or his/her staff, be ready and willing to adjust work plans and work pace as necessary.
  • Understand all aspects of the budget process, and monitor/streamline all costs, expenses and receipts for Family Life events and projects to be able to effectively forecast the annual Family Life Office budget and make good stewardship decisions.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal and external colleagues, including clergy and religious, to foster alignment with the National Pastoral Framework for Marriage & Family Life Ministry.
  • Provide regular (monthly) updates and status reports to the Vicar General and the Cardinal on the various programs and initiatives of the office.
  • Data management and analysis with a goal of measuring the effectiveness of Family Life Office activities.
  • Represent the Family Life Office at forums and events as appropriate and as requested, and which may require occasional traveling (within and outside of New York), such as Presbyteral Council meetings, NACFLM and USCCB meetings, etc.
  • Special projects and events as needed

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Set and achieve ministry goals for the overall Family Life Office. In this, there should be a focus on the evolving cultural, economic, and operational structures of the Church in which there is continuous growth in the traditional boundaries and ways of living and working that are yielding to new ways of engaging and ministering to the different ages and stages of life in the digital world of the 21st
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external colleagues as well as with those individuals designated by the Cardinal and Vicar General.
  • Submit required reports of Family Life activities to multiple levels of senior management on a regular basis as directed by internal ADNY requirements.
  • Strive for excellent customer service, operational excellence, and faithful & engaged marriage and family life programming and services.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Master’s degree required (Theology, Pastoral Ministry, Related fields of psychology, counseling, education, business, etc.) Pastoral certification(s) may be an alternative.
  • Advanced leadership/management experience, preferably within the Church structure or in an organization that is sanctioned/respected by the Church.
  • Experience in public speaking, inspirational and persuasive writing, and a demonstrated ability to adapt one’s style to write correspondence for His Eminence in his style.  The ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience writing and editing formal and informal communications from a variety of people to a diversity of audiences.
  • Open to moving beyond traditional boundaries, and adaptable to working in new and efficient (integrated) ways on new projects and rotating assignments. The ideal candidate must be able to manage change, and lead people through the process of change.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and an ability to work and collaborate with diverse groups of people.
  • Digital fluency, and ability to connect to the evolving technology(ies) that impact/influence young people and ensure these technologies are integrated into both our content and delivery systems.  S/he must have strong technology skills with proficiency in using all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and an openness to learning new technologies including project management, digital survey tools, and digital communications tools.
  • Strong work ethic, self-directed, and able to work with limited direction and supervision. At the same time, the ideal candidate must be able to deal with ambiguity and conflicting priorities, and be able to make strategic recommendations/decisions.
  • Possess a heart and passion for evangelization.
  • Licensed Driver:  Must have access to a car and be willing to travel throughout the archdiocese and to collaborate with departments and agencies within the chancery, the archdiocese and beyond.

 

Other Desirable Experience:

  • Have some experience as an Administrator/Director for an organization where the mission drives the work, effective results are expected, and the budget was limited.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit that focuses on timely execution and creative thinking.
  • Able to see opportunities for partnership with other organizations and groups for the purpose of serving the mission of the Family Life Office.
  • Ability to work under pressure, setting as priority the needs and requests of the Church and the Cardinal Archbishop of New York.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required.

 

Required Faith-Based Knowledge/Commitment:

  • A practicing Catholic who has a strong and disciplined prayer life, and who accepts and is willing to abide by and give personal witness to authentic Church teachings, particularly on issues relating to the Church’s mission to promote respect for human life, family and marriage, 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 Church’s mission to respect all human life, in particular the most vulnerable.

 

 

Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume to dr.kathleen.wither@archny.org

 

 

[1] “Called to the Joy of Love: National Pastoral Framework for Marriage and Family Life Ministry”, Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), approved June 2021; published November 2021.

Marketing and Programs Coordinator – Partnership for Quality Education

Partnership for Quality Education
Marketing and Programs Coordinator
December 2021

 

Primary Responsibility: The Marketing and Programs Coordinator will assist with marketing and administrative tasks for the organization.

Direct Supervisor: Senior Manager of Program and Donor Relations for Partnership for Quality Education d/b/a/ Champions for Quality Education

Responsibilities: Assist the Senior Manager with managing programs as well as the creation of organization’s marketing materials.

 

Administration:

  • Maintain and create content for Champions social media accounts and monitor content regularly
  • Design and produce fundraising materials and publications including annual report, event invitations
  • In collaboration with the DOE school marketing team, develop resource materials for use by schools in their marketing and communication efforts
  • Create and distribute monthly Champions newsletters in addition to email blasts scheduled as needed
  • Manage department website
  • Support Senior Manager in programmatic planning as needed
  • Conduct prospect research on new program opportunities, potential partnerships, and sources of funding as needed
  • Schedule/coordinate meetings
  • Develop and prepare materials, reports and presentations for both internal and external meetings attended by the Senior Manager and the Deputy Director
  • Work with CEA Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure brand and messaging consistency across all Champions communication channels
  • Support team members on mass and personalized marketing materials through print, email, video
  • Update donor records/files and any correspondence on Raiser’s Edge and other databases as needed
  • Work on relevant events (Annual Breakfast, CIC Cocktail Party, Programmatic Fundraiser) and assist with CEA and ICSF events as needed
  • Assist with additional administrative tasks and projects for team as needed
  • Provide phone coverage as needed

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Detail oriented with an ability to work independently in carrying out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Ability to relate effectively with senior management, with peers and others
  • Willingness to perform tasks necessary to meet deadlines and management expectations
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve department results
  • Ability to work with interns, volunteers and as a team member

 

Desired Skills:

  • Background and previous work history in Marketing
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Comfort with social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Amanda.Elezovic@archny.org

Senior Counsel for Catholic Charities – Office of Legal Affairs

Archdiocese of New York
Legal Affairs
Senior Counsel
October 2021

 

DESCRIPTION: Not-for Profit Corporate Attorney to provide a wide range of legal services to the agencies and programs of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and also, as needed, to the Archdiocese of New York

Department: Office of Legal Affairs, Archdiocese of New York

The Office of Legal Affairs, which provides legal services to the Archdiocese of New York and other Catholic entities seeks an experienced attorney with at least five years of experience in not-for-profit, employment, compliance, corporate governance, insurance, litigation, trusts & estates and contract law to support The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York.

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York assists the poor and vulnerable through a federation of human service agencies and thorough both private and government funded programs in ten counties of the New York metropolitan area: Ulster, Sullivan, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel is the principal in-house lawyer for Catholic Charities and will have regular interaction with Catholic Charities’ CEO, COO and other senior staff managers and administered programs and affiliated agencies and will be responsible for providing general not-for-profit corporate counseling, including:

  • Not-for-profit corporate governance matters including assisting with the preparation of the board of director meetings, drafting corporate resolutions, maintaining corporate minute books, attending Catholic Charities’ board, committee and management meetings as requested;
  • Human resources and employment related matters;
  • Reviewing and drafting contracts, subcontracts and MOU’s, including government social services agreements, employment and consultant agreements, purchasing agreements, investment management agreements and debt financing agreements (secured and unsecured loans, letters of credit, lines of credit);
  • Real estate and finance matters;
  • Trusts and Estates;
  • Litigation and discovery; and
  • Provide general regulatory counsel in connection with Federal, state and local government funded programs, including programs for youth, immigrants and the homeless and programs for affordable housing.

 

Education and Experience

Juris doctorate from an accredited law school, admission to the New York Bar and a minimum of 7 years related experience.

 

Personal Characteristics

This attorney must have strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communications skills, strong interpersonal skills and judgment and a demonstrated capability for working cooperatively in a team environment.

 

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

Associate Counsel – Office of Legal Affairs

Archdiocese of New York
Legal Affairs
Associate Counsel
July 2021

 

DESCRIPTION: Generalist Attorney with Litigation Experience to provide a wide range of legal services to the Archdiocese of New York

Department:      Office of Legal Affairs, Archdiocese of New York

The Office of Legal Affairs, which provides legal services to the Archdiocese of New York and its affiliated entities, seeks an experienced attorney with at least five years of legal experience who is a generalist with litigation experience, preferably with a working knowledge of New York not-for-profit law, to join our team to provide services to the Archdiocese of New York and its affiliate entities, including providing legal services relating litigation, education law, human resources and employment matters, and not-for-profit law.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Associate Counsel will provide legal services to the Archdiocese, and its affiliated agencies as required, and will be responsible for providing legal advice and guidance on a myriad of matters, including:

  • Litigation, including discovery;
  • Reviewing and drafting contracts;
  • Human resources and employment related matters;
  • Provide general counsel in connection with state and federal education law;
  • Not-for-profit corporate governance matters including assisting with the preparation of the board of director meetings, drafting corporate resolutions and maintaining corporate minute books;
  • Real estate and finance matters; and
  • Trusts and Estates.

Education and Experience

Juris doctorate from an accredited law school, admission to the New York Bar and a minimum of 5 years related experience.

 

Personal Characteristics

This attorney must have strong analytical, organizational, written and oral communications skills, strong interpersonal skills and judgment and a demonstrated capability for working cooperatively in a team environment.

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

On-Call Usher – Sheen Center For Thought & Culture

Archdiocese of New York
Sheen Center For Thought & Culture
On-Call Usher
July 2021

Purpose of the Position:

This person is intended to provide part-time, as-needed/on-call support to Sheen Center operations on a per event basis. Usher staff in particular has a key role in shaping the customer experience for guests of the space.

Reports To: Interim Executive Director      

Specific Duties:

  • Provide support to the House Manager during performances and other events.
  • Facilitating entry into the theater(s), including contactless check-in
  • Assisting patrons in navigation of the space, i.e. directing patrons to their assigned seats, directing flow of patron traffic, and answering general patron questions.
  • Help ensure patrons and clients enter and exit the building in a safe manner.
  • Help maintain safe public gathering practices at the Sheen Center in accordance with all SC COVID-19 safety protocols, such as conducting temperature checks upon entry; health form screenings, enforcing social distancing throughout spaces and wearing of proper facial coverings by patrons; making sure exits are clear of obstructions, egress paths are observed, and help disperse any congregation of guests in the building and/or on the sidewalks.
  • Assist patrons with mobility issues.
  • Sanitize SC equipment, where appropriate, after usage in compliance with SC COVID-19 protocols
  • Other FOH-related tasks, as needed

Experience:

Equivalent work experience in performing arts venues and/or a background in customer service are preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be a team player.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
DavidDiCerto@sheencenter.org

On-Call Front Desk Receptionist – Sheen Center

Archdiocese of New York
Sheen Center For Thought & Culture
On-Call Front Desk Reception
July 2021

 

Purpose of the Position:
This person is intended to provide part-time, as-needed/on-call support to Sheen Center operations.

Reports To: Interim Executive Director        

Responsibilities:

 

Reception duties:

  • Greets visitors and manages sign in
  • Maintains/enforces all COVID-19 safety protocols for anyone entering building while in SC spaces (including, but not limited to, administering temperature checks and health screening forms)
  • Serves as authorized SC point person during rentals of SC spaces, interfacing with rental clients and providing general “day of” supervision, as needed
  • Greets overnight guests and explains Sheen Center’s key card requirements
  • Answers calls and routes calls to appropriate departments and/or personnel
  • Takes phone messages, returns calls left on voice mail
  • Signs for incoming packages and notifies staff upon receipt of deliveries, and other mail duties, as needed
  • Creates temporary signage
  • Responds to emails specific to Front Desk and general inquiries

Administrative/Operational Duties:

  • Responsible for opening and closing all of Sheen Centers’ spaces. i.e. theaters, studios, offices, entrances
  • Allowing access to and safeguarding the Gallery
  • Other front desk-related duties/responsibilities as assigned

Education/Experience Requirements/Certifications

  • BA/BS Degree Preferred
  • Reception/Front Line position experience
  • Non-profit experience
  • Working in a Performing Arts venue, but not necessary
  • Fire Guard Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Strong customer service skills

Qualifications:

  • Proficient with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.) and Mac computers
  • Proficient with EventPro, Ovationtix
  • Excellent interpersonal and phone skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Positive professional attitude and appearance
  • Demonstrates commitment to serving clients
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, learns quickly and ability to adapt to environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Supports the mission of The Sheen Center

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
DavidDiCerto@sheencenter.org

Parish & Other Archdiocese Positions

Daycare Director – St. Ann’s

Program Name: St. Ann’s Peas & Karrots

Job Title: Daycare Director

Job Description: Overseeing the Peas & Karrots facility, ensure that children have a safe and fun environment to learn and socialize, manage the staff, manage the facility, meeting up with parents and teachers, following our philosophy and protocols.

Requirements: Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related Field with a plan of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, a NY State Children’s Program Administrator Credential, two years of experience working/ supervising children and staff.

Address: 16 Elizabeth Street, Ossining, NY, 10562.

Email: el.rivera8857@gmail.com

Phone: (914) 941-2556

Salary: TBD

 

Part-Time Office Administrator – St. Ann’s Parish

Job Description: Part-Time Office Administrator

Program Name: St. Ann’s Peas & Karrots

Job Description:

  • Overseeing staff in the after-school program.
  • Inventory and order all office supplies, first aid supplies and snacks.
  • Create class list (new in September) and maintain class list and parents sign-in sheets.
  • Create emergency class list and keep updated.
  • Record staff training hours, answer phone calls and take any messages.
  • Dismiss children to their parents.
  • Create weekly invoices.
  • Produce correspondence at request of supervisory staff.
  • Check children’s files every six months for updated medical statements and any missing documents.
  • Supervise after-school buses arrival.

Address:        16 Elizabeth St.

Ossining, NY 10562

Email Resume: peasandkarrots19@gmail.com

Phone: (914) 941-0312

 

Preschool Head Teacher – St. Ann’s Parish

Job Description: Preschool Head Teacher

Program Name: St. Ann’s Peas and Karrots

Job Description: St. Ann’s Peas and Karrots is seeking teachers to care for preschoolers. The right candidates are dynamic individuals who are passionate about working with young children in a fun, team-oriented and professional work environment.

This position requires: Developing plans for lessons, activities and constructive playtime that contributes to social and emotional development and providing direct communication with parents.

Requirements: Associate degree or CDA in Early Childhood, Child Development, or related field and at least two years childhood experience is a must.

Parish: St. Ann’s Parish

25 Eastern Avenue

Ossining, NY 10562

Address:16 Elizabeth St.

Ossining, NY 10562

Email Resume: peasandkarrots19@gmail.com

Phone: (914) 941-0312

Co-Coordinator of Religious Education – St. Joseph/St. Thomas/St. John Neumann

Parish: St. Joseph – St. Thomas St. John Neumann – Staten Island

Pastor: Father Robert W. Dillon

Position: Co-Coordinator – Religious Education Program

Working with F/T and P/T Coordinators

Large Program consisting of 1200 + students with classes that meet Mondays through Fridays.

 

Position Description:

 

The Religious Education Coordinator participates in the ministry of the pastor to enable the ongoing formation of children as disciples of Jesus and members of the Catholic Church, a formation accomplished in an environment that consistently promotes the safety and well-being of each child.  Areas of responsibility include:

 

  • Relationship with Catechists
  • Collaboration with Families
  • Program Development
  • Organization & Program Administration

 

To inquire or apply:  Contact Fr. Dillon at sjstreligioused@gmail.com.

Religious Education Coordinator – OLMC-St Benedicta-St Mary of the Assumption Staten Island, NY

Religious Education Coordinator
OLMC-St Benedicta-St Mary of the Assumption Staten Island, NY
January 2022

 

Position Description:

The religious education coordinator participates in the ministry of the pastor and the Jesuit community in proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in the parish community through the catechesis of children in elementary and middle schools, and the development and maintenance of structures of support that facilitate this mission.

Candidate for the position MUST be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, as we are responsible for protecting our children and their families, and strive to maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all.

 

General Expectations:

  • Attending at meetings of Parish Staff;
  • Continued growth by participating in appropriate training provided by the Archdiocese;
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with the pastor and other members of staff regarding any items of concern or interest;
  • Professionalism and discretion.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotion, coordination, and development of the religious education program for parishioners at the elementary, middle and high school levels in collaboration with the pastor:
    • Promotion of the religious education program to families in the parish and the general community;
    • Selection of appropriate materials and supplies for each grade level;
    • Recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of catechists;
    • Organization of calendar and spaces for religious education in the parish;
    • Provision of spiritual and practical support for parents, including family catechesis;
    • Participating in parish council and liturgy committee meetings as representative for religious education.
  • Managing sacramental fees and materials needed for the celebration of the liturgies of the sacraments
  • Organization and recruitment of participants in the monthly family Mass and other family-oriented parish-based activities;
    • Recruitment and preparation of young people and parents to participate fulfill various roles in the monthly family Mass and being present to ensure that they are able to do their roles well;
    • Promotion of and recruitment of families for parish activities, such as reconciliation services, stations of the cross, parish celebrations, etc.
  • Development and Running of Vacation Bible School:
    • Selection of appropriate materials;
    • Promotion of the program in the parish, school, and town;
    • Recruitment of volunteers;
    • Enrollment of participants;
    • Running of the program.
  • Maintenance of sacramental and religious education program records;
  • Other duties as appropriate to the position.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Carrying and moving of equipment and materials;
  • Computer work;
  • Phone calls and e-mail correspondence;
  • Frequent evening and weekend

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Roman Catholic, active in the parish faith community
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • High school diploma or GED, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Related education and experience to perform basic religious education responsibilities required
  • Must seek ongoing formation in Religious Education and Faith Formation: level 1; level 2; Catechist Basic Training, Advanced Leadership
  • Must have strong communication, interpersonal, and technology skills with a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Parishsoft (preferred)
  • Motivated, self-starter, able to multitask and manage multiple priorities
  • Able to work independently and in a multicultural environment
  • Able to honor and maintain confidentiality
  • Able to work and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, families, and children

 

To inquire or apply:

Please contact the pastor, Fr. Hernan Paredes, S. J., via e-mail at hernanpa@gmail.net, or via phone at (718) 442-34111.

Part Time Sacristan- Bilingual(English/Spanish)

Holy Name of Jesus-St Gregory the Great Parish- RCC

Part Time Sacristan- Bilingual

Job Summary

Our Parish, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, is looking for a part time Sacristan. The Sacristan role is highly visible and is responsible for providing a wide range of general support in a professional manner; overseeing day-to-day operations and procedures such as welcoming presence, preparation for liturgical services and building operations for an orderly and clean environment.  This position reports to The Director of Parish Operations and will work initially on Saturdays. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are key, along with good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is outgoing, a skilled multi-tasker, accurate and reliable.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide a welcoming presence in and around the church, being especially attentive to the safety and security needs of those who come to worship and pray.
  • Manage the total operation of the vesting and work sacristies and supervise those who volunteer there:
    • Prepare and set up for all liturgical services celebrated in the church on weekends and for those on weekdays during the hours when on duty.
    • Identify ushers and gift-bearers at weekend liturgies and support the Eucharistic ministers, lectors, and servers, as needed.
    • Assist in securing all weekend collections of the church and provide security for those who weekly attend to the emptying of the poor boxes and candle stands.
    • Attend to the regular laundering and repair of liturgical vestments, altar cloths, corporals and other sacristy linen; along with the care and cleaning of all sacred vessels and objects, including the Baptismal Font.
    • Maintain the inventory of altar breads, wine, candles, charcoal, incense and all other items used regularly in the celebration of the liturgy.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the main body of the church, the vesting and work sacristies and assist in attending to the upkeep of the grounds surrounding the church:
    • Maintain and clean as necessary, the vestibule of the church, paying particular attention to the orderliness of the materials displayed there and to the cleanliness of windows in the doors leading into the church.
    • Discard dead flower arrangements from the church and dispose daily of all garbage collected in the church and at its entrances.
    • Sweep daily the main steps and the ramped, side entrance of the church. Several times a day, discard any liter that accumulates on the front lawn.
    • Attend to the care and cleaning of the choir loft and staircase, as well as the church restroom.
  • Assist in the seasonal decorating of the church along with the team of volunteers.
  • Arrange for the necessary storage and on-going inventory of all items used to enhance the environment of the church—burners, candles, holy days decorations, etc.
  • Distribute to their proper destination any packages or parcels left in the church or the parish office for the Food Pantry and/or the Thrift Store.
  • Maintain a regularly scheduled walk-through of the church (outside the time of liturgy) and appropriately respond to any safety and security issues that may arise in the church or on its property. Contact outside authorities for the resolution of conflict as necessary.
  • Keep the Director of Parish Operations and the Pastor informed of all safety and security issues as appropriate and prepare all appropriate incident reports as well as complete required work request forms for all maintenance and repair needs.
  • Respond to any other parish related duties as necessary and as requested by the Pastor or his designee.
  • At the end of the day, and after a thorough inspection, turn out all interior lights and lock and secure all entrances to the church.
  • Must be available to work on weekends and flexible hours as need arises (e.g., Holy Week, Christmas, etc.)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Self-motivated and bilingual (English/Spanish) with basic knowledge and understanding of the structure of Liturgical rites (e.g., mass, communion, baptism, funerals, etc.).
  • Quick learner, well organized and detailed oriented ensuring the smooth operation of masses.
  • Responsible, reliable, and mature. The job involves respecting all materials and elements of the Altar.
  • Ability to work well and effectively with others in a team environment and willing to help out in situations.
  • Ability to meet physical demands required for the position.

Job type: Part-Time

Job Location: New York. Upper West Side, Manhattan

Work Authorization: United States (Required)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Financeoffice@hnj.nyc

Religious Education Coordinator – Transfiguration Church – Tarrytown, NY

Religious Education Coordinator
Tarrytown, NY
August 2021

 

Position Description:

The religious education coordinator participates in the ministry of the pastor and the Carmelite community in proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in the parish community through the catechesis of children in elementary and middle schools, and the development and maintenance of structures of support that facilitate this mission.

 

Candidate for the position MUST be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, as we are responsible for protecting our children and their families, and strive to maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all.

 

General Expectations:

  • Attending at meetings of Parish Staff;
  • Continued growth by participating in appropriate training provided by the Archdiocese;
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with the pastor and other members of staff regarding any items of concern or interest;
  • Professionalism and discretion.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotion, coordination, and development of the religious education program for parishioners at the elementary and middle school levels in collaboration with the pastor:
    • Promotion of the religious education program to families in the parish and the general community;
    • Selection of appropriate materials and supplies for each grade level;
    • Recruitment, training, support, and evaluation of catechists;
    • Organization of calendar and spaces for religious education in the parish;
    • Provision of spiritual and practical support for parents, including family catechesis;
    • Participating in parish council and liturgy committee meetings as representative for religious education.
  • Collaboration with Transfiguration Regional School in preparing and celebrating the sacraments of Reconciliation, first Eucharist, and Confirmation, for both the parish and school religious education programs:
    • Development of a collaborative relationship with the principal and sacramental teachers of the school;
    • Coordinating schedules between religious education and Transfiguration School to ensure proper and full participation of students and families on common activities;
    • Managing sacramental fees and materials needed for the celebration of the liturgies of the sacraments
  • Organization and recruitment of participants in the monthly family Mass and other family-oriented parish-based activities;
    • Recruitment and preparation of young people and parents to participate fulfill various roles in the monthly family Mass and being present to ensure that they are able to do their roles well;
    • Promotion of and recruitment of families for parish activities, such as reconciliation services, stations of the cross, parish celebrations, etc.
  • Development and Running of Vacation Bible School:
    • Selection of appropriate materials;
    • Promotion of the program in the parish, school, and town;
    • Recruitment of volunteers;
    • Enrollment of participants;
    • Running of the program.
  • Maintenance of sacramental and religious education program records;
  • Other duties as appropriate to the position.

Working Conditions:

  • Carrying and moving of equipment and materials;
  • Computer work;
  • Phone calls and e-mail correspondence;
  • Frequent evening and weekend

 

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Roman Catholic, active in the parish faith community
  • High school diploma or GED Bachelor’s degree preferred. Related education and experience to perform basic religious education responsibilities required
  • Must seek ongoing formation in Religious Education and Faith Formation
  • Must have strong communication, interpersonal, and technology skills with a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Motivated, self-starter, able to multitask and manage multiple priorities
  • Able to work independently and in a multicultural environment
  • Able to honor and maintain confidentiality
  • Able to work and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, families, and children

 

To inquire or apply:

Please contact the pastor, Fr. Emiel Abalahin, O. Carm., via e-mail at pastortransfig10591@gmail.com, or via phone at (914) 631-1672.

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