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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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Marriage & Family Life Office Associate – Family Life Office

Archdiocese of New York
Family Life Office
Marriage & Family Life Office Associate
January 2022

POSITION TITLE:  Marriage & Family Life Office Associate

POSITION CONCEPT: 

This position requires an individual who is responsible for assisting the Family Life Office with administrative, technology, and marriage prep registration tasks in the office.  Primary responsibilities are related to the archdiocesan English Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Program, which includes working under the direction of the Assistant Director, and in alignment with the Marriage Preparation Specialist to organize and follow up with various aspects of an in-person, virtual, or self-paced Pre-Cana, as well as working with an online registration and payment system.  This person also supports the Family Life Office programs and ministries and staff.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer and/or field designated email and phone calls that come into the FL Office in a timely manner, and sort and deliver daily incoming mail to all staff.
  • Work under the direction of the Assistant Director, and in alignment with the Marriage Prep Specialist in all aspects of the Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Program, including:
    • Performing assigned responsibilities for Pre-Canas, including creating rosters, sending out Pre-Cana reminder emails to couples, creating and maintaining the Pre-Cana “classes” in the marriage prep registration system, and maintaining the multiple Excel spreadsheets that support the MPP.
    • Managing the inventory of marriage preparation materials, and mailing and assuring delivery of the appropriate materials to Pre-Cana presenters and program sites.
    • Providing assistance to couples in determining choices of Pre-Cana dates and locations, rescheduling couples to different Pre-Canas, when necessary, sending out confirmation emails to couples, providing guidance to couples about the overall marriage prep program process as well as their individual marriage prep account, and communicating appropriately and timely with the MP couples.
    • Hosting in-person and/or virtual Pre-Cana days, as needed, which includes some evenings and weekends – mainly Saturdays – approximately 2x a month.
    • Marking attendance of couples at Pre-Canas in the registration system, and ensuring all couples are in the correct Pre-Cana.
    • Reporting and following-up on marriage prep registration systems issues with the appropriate support teams and couples, as needed.
    • Handling marriage preparation payments and refunds in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the Office’s NFP/FABM and Marriage Enrichment/Mentoring initiatives, by creating/updating resources, and fostering interest, development and opportunities in alignment with Church teaching to strengthen and broaden our services in this field.
  • Update the Chastity and Anti-Pornography sections of the Family Life Website, and work with the Parenting Specialist to update the Digital Tools for Parents section of the Family Life Parenting webpage.
  • Assist the staff with ideas and action items to leverage the social media world while adhering to appropriate Family Life Office and Archdiocese of New York policies and protocols.
  • Assist Office staff in learning how to expand their ability make their programs’ content engaging and useful so that Social Media users will share our message throughout their social networks and targeted virtual communities.
  • Participate in ‘out-of-office’ activities as needed, such as ‘World Marriage Day’ events, marriage preparation days, Parenting workshops/retreats, and other significant office events.
  • Design flyers and sends email-blasts promoting upcoming events, as needed.
  • Perform tasks given to them by the Director and Assistant Director, including assisting with:
    • other Office staff needs
    • the Office phone tree and Auto-attendant programming
    • invoices and vouchers
    • special projects and new initiatives as needed

 

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.
  • 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:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is desired, but not necessary.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, as this position is the ‘first contact’ for many to the Family Life Office.
  • Strong social and organizational skills, with the ability to work both independently as well as with a team of staff members.
  • Strong technology skills with proficiency in using all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Outlook) and some design software tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Canva, Microsoft Publisher, etc.
  • Openness to learning new technologies to adapt (expand) one’s skills and competencies and to enhance our Family Life outreach (e.g., Zoom, Flocknote, Vimeo, Dropbox, WordPress, Social media applications, etc.)
  • Be open to moving beyond traditional boundaries and ways of working to new efficient (integrated) ways.
  • Experience working in a parish/diocese preferred.

 

Send resume to FLRLjobs@archny.org

 

Principal Gifts Manager – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Principal Gifts Manager
January 2022

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

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

 

Primary Responsibility: Oversee a portfolio of 300-350 donors and prospects focusing on renewals and upgrades to meet annual goals

 

Direct Supervisor: Director, Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal

Responsibilities:      

  • Stewards a portfolio between $1.5M and $3M with an increase of 10% in revenue annually
  • Plans and implements strategies from cultivation activity to gift closure; reports progress toward achievement
  • Maintains a current knowledge of archdiocesan programs and fundraising priorities
  • Renews or upgrades approximately 80% of current portfolio donors
  • Identifies donors who are capable of being upgraded to the leadership giving level ($100,000+)
  • Manages special projects as needed, including but not limited to special events and committee management

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Identify and qualify a pool of major and leadership gift prospects to convert them into donors
  • Attend in-person donor cultivation and solicitation meetings
  • Develop cultivation opportunities and tailored solicitation strategies

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3-5 years of fundraising experience with measurable results
  • Demonstrated success in a prior fundraising role
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Motivated to constantly seek ways to improve fundraising results
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge
  • The ability and desire to take on added responsibility as it presented
  • Skilled at carrying out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Adept at working collaboratively with colleagues across departments
  • A passion for the Catholic Church and a deep understanding of Catholic culture

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

eaf@filimonpartners.com

 

Associate Director – Adult Faith Formation

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Adult Faith Formation Office
Associate Director
January 2022
 

Primary Responsibility:
The Associate Director supports the Director with the daily operations of the office with an emphasis on management of the program offerings of the office

Professional Level:
At least 3 – 5 years experience in Church ministry, preferably with some supervisory responsibility

Direct Supervisor:
Director of Adult Faith Formation

Responsibilities:

  • Support the director in achieving the goals and objectives of the office
  • Director of the Fr. Felix Varela Institute, New York Catholic Bible School, Escuela Biblica Catolica de Nueva York, and Enlighten programs
  • Organize and execute events sponsored by the office in collaboration with Special Events team
  • Read and absorb high volume of material including email correspondence, memos, news articles, etc. daily in order to correctly field questions, disseminate information to proper individuals, and take action accordingly
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating digital media presence of office
  • Maintain databases of various constituencies served by the office
  • Outreach to parishes for adult faith formation initiatives
  • Prepare statistical reports and financial data when needed
  • Assume responsibility for special projects

Standards of Performance:

  • Support the Director in monitoring the overall goal
  • Ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the office
  • Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of assigned projects

Position Requirements:

 Education:

  • Master’s degree in Theology or Pastoral Studies required, strong interest in Theology and Evangelization
  • Familiarity with basic website editing, social media
  • Strong knowledge of Office Suite
  • Fluency in Spanish required

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers and others
  • Ability to independently carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve program outcomes
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented

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

GRSS HR Coordinator – Upper Counties Region – Beacon, NY

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System – Human Resources
Upper Counties Regional Human Resources Coordinator
January 2022

Purpose:

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

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

Performance Standards:

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

Education and Experience:

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

Personal Characteristics:

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

 

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

GRSS HR Coordinator – Northeast/East Bronx Region

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System – Human Resources
Northeast/East Bronx Regional Human Resources Coordinator
January 2022

Purpose:

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

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

Performance Standards:

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

Education and Experience:

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

Personal Characteristics:

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

 

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

Accounting Coordinator, Northwest/South Bronx Region – GRSS Treasury

Archdiocese of New York
Global Regional School System Finance
Accounting Coordinator, Northwest/South Bronx
January 2022

 

Overview:

The Archdiocese of New York has reorganized 59 of its elementary schools into a Global Regional School System (GRSS), with nine geographic school regions. Each one has a local, centralized business office that supports 2-13 schools. The entire GRSS is supported by the Global Regional School System Treasury Operations, which is responsible for the collection, processing, recording, transfer, outflow and reporting of all funds within the regional school system. The GRSS Finance and Accounting Services team works closely with school principals to provide direct financial administrative support.

The Accounting Coordinator will be assigned specific schools and will be present at those schools as needed. The Accounting Coordinator reports to the Accounting Supervisor who will ensure that there is a review of all information sent  to  the  Treasury Operation unit.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Make visits to each assigned school as
  • Process vendor invoices and consolidated billing; maintain accounts payable files; follow up on outstanding
  • Record all school level bank
  • Reconcile school level bank
  • Input semi-monthly payroll data and create employee
  • Reconcile monthly union reports to payroll
  • Code credit card transactions and upload supporting
  • Review assigned general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries as needed.
  • Monitor school level petty cash and prepare
  • Perform other related bookkeeping duties and assist with projects assigned by management.

 

Qualifications:

  • Four-year accounting degree or equivalent
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational
  • Ability to work in a team environment to assist in carrying out the overall function of the regional
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, web-based
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and
  • Experience with Financial Edge NXT and Paychex Flex

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

Administrative Assistant to the Rector – St. Joseph’s Seminary

St. Joseph’s Seminary
Administrative Assistant (Rector’s Office)
January 2022

The administrative assistant to the rector assists the rector in the day-to-day operations of the seminary. He/she maintains close contact, communication, and correspondence with the offices of the Archdiocesan and Diocesan Chancelleries and all other Archdiocesan and Diocesan agencies. The administrative assistant is directly responsible to the rector.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide the correspondence and filing re candidacy, ministries, ordinations to diaconate and priesthood with the Archdiocese, dioceses, and religious congregations
  • Prepare and organize the rector’s correspondence and filing
  • Review with the rector all correspondence and issues of the rector’s office
  • Prepare monthly faculty agenda
  • Prepare the meetings of the Board of Trustees (BOT) and maintenance of BOT files
  • Screen telephone calls for the rector
  • Make travel arrangements for the rector and faculty
  • Process bills related to the Rector’s Office and other administrative positions
  • Is the contact person with respective Chancery offices and offices of the various provincials
  • Provide administrative assistance to Director of Assessment and Re-accreditation
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Director of Admissions
  • Coordinate all requests for overnight reservations
  • Prepare special events / calendar correspondence – SJS division of Archdiocese of New York Office of Development
  • Manage the rector’s calendar
  • Prepare agenda for weekly staff meetings
  • Responsible for preparation for ordination (tickets, notices, invitation lists, etc.)
  • Carry out other assignments/special projects assigned/approved by the rector

REQUISITE SKILLS:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Mastery of MS365 and MS Excel
  • Good interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to deal with deadlines and pressure

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

Project Compliance Auditor – Internal Audit

Archdiocese of New York
Internal Audit
Project Compliance Auditor
December 2021

 

The Project Compliance Auditor will perform financial, operational and compliance audits of various capital projects within the Archdiocese of New York both independently and in conjunction with the Director of Internal Audit.  The position reports to the Director of Internal Audit and the Archdiocesan Audit Committee and will make recommendations to improve internal controls and increase the efficiency of reviewed operations.

Organizations within the Archdiocese of New York, such as Catholic Mutual Group and the Trustees of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, can avail of compliance services through the use of a service agreement.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning work on Parishes, Schools, Cemeteries and other Archdiocesan divisions using existing audit programs and assist in developing audit programs as appropriate.
  • Execute audits in accordance with proper accounting procedures and monitor Archdiocesan policies both with and without supervision.
  • Identify control weaknesses with capital projects and make recommendations for improvement of the internal control environment with an emphasis on 3rd party contractual agreements.
  • Prepare internal audit report drafts for review by the Director of Internal Audit.
  • Prepare reports/materials required by the Director of Internal Audit to be presented to the Archdiocesan Audit Committee.
  • Upon request, attend quarterly Archdiocesan Audit Committee meetings.
  • Performs financial analysis and works on special projects as requested by the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Internal Audit.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Education Preferred: BS or BBA in Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
  • Experience Preferred: Minimum Two – Five years (2-5) auditing/accounting. Construction industry work experience is highly valued and a definite plus.
  • Independent, self-starter with excellent analytical and PC skills.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must have Driver’s License.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Luana.Darson@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
December 2021

  

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:

Theresa.Hutchison@archny.org

Instructional Specialist – Manhattan Region – Department of Education

Department of Education
Regional Instructional Specialist
December 2021

 

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 programs.
  • 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 members. 
  • Effectively teaches adults, in both a group and individual setting, understands and communicates the implications of the changes needed in today’s Catholic education system.
  • keeps abreast of and interprets to the staff, current research, curriculum development, and instructional strategies.
  • models the integration of technology in all curriculum areas.
  • performs other duties as assigned which relate to the instructional area of expertise.

  

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

 

COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Anne.Massell@archny.org

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

Executive Director of Parish Development – Development Office

The Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Executive Director of Parish Development
December 2021

 

Primary Responsibility:        

The Executive Director of Parish Development will be charged with managing a fundraising program originating in and support of the 292 parishes of the Archdiocese of New York. These initiatives include The Cardinals Annual Stewardship Appeal (CASA), Increased Offertory Campaigns (IOC), and future and ongoing Archdiocesan Capital Campaign implementation and pledge redemption

Direct Supervisor:      Chancellor

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and manage a multi-year strategic plan to guide the archdiocese’s development efforts and to ensure monetary goals are met
  • Provide support to Cardinal Dolan, the Chancellor and Vicar General as a member of the archdiocesan management team
  • Foster the infrastructure of the Development Office and cultivate its working relationship with other archdiocesan departments
  • Develop and maintain effective fundraising systems and record-keeping procedures to track current and potential donors, acknowledge, record, and report all gifts in a timely fashion
  • Strengthen the internal systems and databases to identify and track high potential donors
  • Create and manage community relations and communications plan to support fundraising efforts
  • Establish procedures and guidelines for all fundraising efforts (CASA, IOCs, and Capital Campaigns)
  • Manage the fundraising budget and report the budget to the chancellor and chief financial officer
  • Maintain a strong major gift program continually identifying and securing new parish level donors (under $100,000) to support CASA
  • Establish protocols to coordinate with staff and volunteer activity related to major gift cultivation and solicitation on a department-wide basis

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of relevant work experience is required
  • Experience managing budgets and goals in a supervisory role
  • The ability to represent the archdiocese to its constituents and clergy leaders
  • Track record for building and managing effective teams
  • Senior-level management experience with a focus on frontline fundraisers
  • extensive knowledge of fundraising best practices
  • Building and managing a large, diverse team of professional fundraisers
  • An understanding and commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church
  • Strong familiarity with the New York City and greater metropolitan area philanthropic community
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement the annual strategic development plan
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with experience developing and presenting reports based on fundraising goals and metrics
  • Experience cultivating individual donors.
  • Successful experience in stakeholder engagement programs through volunteer activities
  • Perform other assigned tasks not specifically listed but which may be required

Personal Characteristics:

  • Self-starter and an independent thinker with creative abilities
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills for multiple audiences
  • Strong organizational and computer skills (MS Office Suite) and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative team setting and flexibility to ensure completion of team goals
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation
  • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take the initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time
  • Ability to work well under pressure and willing to work additional hours during critical times

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Anthony.LoBello@archny.org

Accounting Coordinator – Staten Island – GRSS Treasury Department

Archdiocese of New York
GRSS Treasury
Accounting Coordinator
December 2021

 

GRSS Accounting Coordinator Job Description

The Archdiocese of New York has reorganized 59 of its elementary schools into a Global Regional School System (GRSS), with nine geographic school regions. Each one has a local, centralized business office that supports 2-13 schools. The entire GRSS is supported by the Global Regional School System Treasury Operations, which is responsible for the collection, processing, recording, transfer, outflow and reporting of all funds within the regional school system. The GRSS Finance and Accounting Services team works closely with school principals to provide direct financial administrative support.

The Accounting Coordinator will be assigned specific schools and will be present at those schools as needed. The Accounting Coordinator reports to the Accounting Supervisor who will ensure that there is a review of all information sent  to  the  Treasury Operation unit.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Make visits to each assigned school as
  • Process vendor invoices and consolidated billing; maintain accounts payable files; follow up on outstanding
  • Record all school level bank
  • Reconcile school level bank
  • Input semi-monthly payroll data and create employee
  • Reconcile monthly union reports to payroll
  • Code credit card transactions and upload supporting
  • Review assigned general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries as needed.
  • Monitor school level petty cash and prepare
  • Perform other related bookkeeping duties and assist with projects assigned by management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year accounting degree or equivalent
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational
  • Ability to work in a team environment to assist in carrying out the overall function of the regional
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, web-based
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and
  • Experience with Financial Edge NXT and Paychex Flex a

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Mary.Gallagher@archny.org

Part-time Porter – Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Archdiocese of New York
Sheen Center for Thought & Culture
Part-Time Porter
November 2021

 

Purpose of the Position:

The Porter is a part-time hourly position responsible for cleaning, organizing, stocking, waste removal and light maintenance duties for our offices, studios, theatres, lobbies, restrooms, gallery, guest rooms, production facilities and exterior passageways.

 

Reports to:  Facilities Manager

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt Hourly

 

Desired Candidate Characteristics: The Porter must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Have ability to manage various tasks daily to ensure great customer service and help our operations run smoothly.  Have a high level of energy and commitment with strong attention to detail and organization. As with all staff positions, candidate should be in strong alignment with Sheen Center mission and goals.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain facility standards and assist in general cleaning including sweeping and vacuuming floors, cleaning spills, dumping garbage, upkeep of restrooms and general maintenance of public and private areas of the Sheen Center.
  • Complete minor repairs, building improvements, deep cleaning tasks and special projects as directed
  • Work before, during, and after events as required to ensure the venue is always “Show Ready” for our audiences and performers
  • Assist with venue set up and tear-down
  • Maintain building entryway including trash, leaf and snow removal
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Receive deliveries
  • Follow all health and safety guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:  High school diploma or GED preferred with 1-2 years porter or custodial experience preferred. Some mechanical skills desired and working knowledge of cleaning techniques and materials. Good customer service and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have experience at an entertainment venue or large commercial property.

 

Working Conditions:

Fast paced and hands-on environment with flexible hours and variable shifts including some required nights, weekends and holidays. Ability to lift 50 lbs. and stay on your feet most of the workday. Ability to handle and operate facility equipment of different sizes and weight.

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

Instructional Specialist, Northeast/East Bronx Region – Department of Education

Archdiocese of New York
Department of Education
Regional Instructional Specialist
November 2021

 

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 theAssociate 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 programs.
  • 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 members.
  • Effectively teaches adults, in both a group and individual setting, understands and communicates the implications of the changes needed in today’s Catholic education system.
  • Keeps abreast of and interprets to the staff, current research, curriculum development, and instructional strategies.
  • Models the integration of technology in all curriculum areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned which relate to the instructional area of expertise.

  

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

 

COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Ray.Vitiello@archny.org

Development Administrator, Gift Processing – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Development Administrator – Gift Processing
November 2021

 

Primary Responsibility: Manage and execute all aspects of the Development Office’s gift processing and acknowledgements.

 

Direct Supervisor: Operations Manager

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the daily mail processing for all campaigns, except Al Smith, including distributing the mail and reviewing returned mail with the appropriate parties
  • Perform prompt and accurate daily gift processing across all divisions of the development department coming mainly through mail, checks, cash, as well as credit cards, phones and alternative gifts
  • Collaborate with the Donor Data Center in the resolution of problematic gift processing or account management issues (i.e. bounce backs, in-pews)
  • Own the implementation of gift processing guidelines and procedures (i.e. CASA, R&R, SJS SJV, AES, SPC, etc.)
  • In collaboration with major campaign leadership, draft and edit acknowledgement letter templates to ensure they are accurate and on message
  • Prepare as requested tax receipt letters, acknowledgement letters, and general follow-up for major campaigns
  • Manage all gift-related emails and phone calls in a friendly and efficient way
  • Assist in the coordination of campaign mailings and operations
  • Back up for Operational and Administrative activities
  • Special projects as needed

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Implement and maintain a clear and efficient pledge processing system
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to pastors and donors

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge
  • The ability to find solutions and respond clearly to complex inquiries
  • Organized and self-motivated with impeccable attention to detail
  • Maintain composure in dealing with a high volume of pledges and donor communication
  • Mission-driven with a team-player mentality
  • Adept at working collaboratively with colleagues across departments
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
  • Spanish-speaking preferred
  • A passion for the Catholic Church and a deep understanding of Catholic culture

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Paul.Rodriguez@archny.org

Internal Auditor – Internal Audit

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
FINANCE DEPARTMENT
INTERNAL AUDITOR
November 2021

 

Overview:

The Internal Auditor will perform financial and operational audits of various Finance divisions and Parishes within the Archdiocese of New York both independently and in conjunction with the Director of Internal Audit.  The position reports to the Director of Internal Audit and will make recommendations to improve internal controls and increase the efficiency of reviewed operations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning work on Parishes, Schools and Financial divisions using existing audit programs and assist in developing audit programs as appropriate.
  • Execute audits in accordance with proper accounting procedures and monitor Archdiocesan policies both with and without supervision.
  • Identify control weaknesses and make recommendations for improvement of the internal control environment.
  • Prepare internal audit report drafts for review by the Director of Internal Audit.
  • Performs financial analysis and works on special projects as requested by the CFO and Director of Internal Audit.

Education and Experience:

  • Education Preferred:   BS or BBA in Accounting, Preference – Progress towards CPA, CIA or CFE certification.
  • Experience Preferred: Minimum Two – Five years (2-5) auditing/accounting
  • Personal Characteristics:  Independent, self-starter with excellent analytical and PC skills.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must have Driver’s License.

 

Salary commensurate to experience.

 

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

Associate Director of Production – Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Archdiocese of New York
Sheen Center For Thought & Culture
Associate Director of Production
November 2021

Purpose of the Position:

The Associate Director of Production (ADP) is responsible for planning, leading, and providing support for all event and technical aspects for a wide range of shows and events held in the Sheen Center venues and ancillary spaces. This position participates at every stage of the process from evaluating an event’s logistics and financials, coordinating work across multiple departments, generating clear communication to execute the event, to ensuring that the event runs successfully. Extensive collaboration with other organizational departments is essential. Recruitment and Leadership of production staff is required.

 

Reports to:  Director of Programming and Event Operations of the Sheen Center

 

FLSA Status:   Exempt

 

Desired Candidate Characteristics

The ADP shall have creative energy, global vision, an entrepreneurial spirit with broad experience in theater, event and film/tv production and have extensive industry contacts. The ADP must be a visionary leader with exemplary interpersonal communications, organizational, technical and planning skills including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to be flexible, a team player and effectively adapt to change. The ADP must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with demonstrated experience as a self-directed manager who can produce results. As with all staff positions, candidate should be in strong alignment with Sheen Center mission and goals.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and coordinate all production and set-up/ strike requirements for all events held in Sheen Center facilities.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise all production staff ensuring staff establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other staff as well as a positive working relationship with clients. Identify and secure temporary stage labor vendors as needed.
  • Maintain the inventories, repair and safety of all equipment and train staff on the set-up and safe operation. Coordinate with Executive Director and Facilities Manager the maintenance and improvement of all facilities and equipment.
  • Assist with budget preparation and monitoring for areas of responsibility. Prepare reports as requested and manage cost analysis and production estimates for events.
  • Serve as safety officer for events with primary responsibility in the production areas maintaining physical and fire safety and Covid compliance.
  • Collaborate across the organization to promote interdepartmental planning, communication, and innovation that supports powerful and profitable multidisciplinary and interfaith programming,
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 5-7 years previous work experience that includes substantial event experience and extensive industry contacts. Demonstrated experience in event and facility operations including safety best practices and basic proficiency in lighting, sound, video and rigging. . Must hold and maintain within thirty days of employment a valid NYC Fire Guard (F-03) and Theatre and Live Performance Covid Compliance Officer certificate.

 

Working Conditions:

Fast paced and hands-on environment with flexible hours including required nights and weekends.

 

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

Real Estate Senior Associate – Real Estate Office

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Real Estate Services
Senior Associate
November 2021

 

Overview

The Senior Associate Role will support the development and implementation of real estate strategy to align archdiocesan priorities and mission while optimizing property use and value.  This includes negotiating land and building sales, lease documents, operating agreements as well as managing the needs of the existing portfolio.  This role works within a small group of dedicated real estate professionals and reports directly to the Director of Real Estate.  The team is responsible for all matters related to the ownership of over 1,500 buildings and land parcels.

Responsibilities

The role’s primary responsibility is to assist parishes and other archdiocesan entities with their real estate related needs, including the following:

  • Collaborate with parish leadership, taking direction from the pastor, and other Church entities to define and implement a strategy to optimize the value of their properties while meeting broader parish objectives.
  • Negotiate and structure acquisitions and dispositions of property, prepare due diligence materials, and prepare written materials needed to obtain all required authorizations.
  • Negotiate and structure new leases and lease renewals, assessing them to ensure competitiveness with the local market
  • Support portfolio management by establishing and/or maintaining of portfolio-related data, including
    • Maintaining an active database of all properties, leases, and opportunities for reuse
    • Monitoring tenant compliance with leases, and engaging with tenants and parish leadership to resolve conflicts
  • Build and maintain detailed knowledge of real estate market values and trends
  • Ensure project and department milestones are met and meet budget expectations
  • Establish and maintain relationships with real estate professionals knowledgeable about the leasing and sales markets in the various geographic markets in the archdiocese.
  • Support the development of strategic plans to guide the leverage real estate initiatives.
  • Draft succinct reports and analysis of deal opportunities and status for senior leadership.

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant commercial real estate or similar experience.
  • Knowledge of commercial real estate practices, including general understanding of deal flows, zoning, appraisals, public process, and environmental review, survey, and title
  • Demonstrated commercial real estate transaction and negotiation experience.
  • Ability to independently operate and self-motivate to problem solve.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and organization skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written materials.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Real Estate, Law, Urban Planning or related business required.
  • Experience in commercial brokerage, investment sales, commercial fit out or relocation, and other relevant expertise will be useful
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Courtney.McMahon@archny.org

Administrator, Planned Giving – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Development Administrator, Planned Giving
October 2021

 

Primary Responsibility: The Development Administrator, 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:

  1. Assists the Director of Planned Giving in carrying out the office operation responsibilities.
  2. 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.
  3. Responsible for the coordination/completion and the quality of clerical work for Planned Giving, that includes word processing, Raiser’s Edge database upkeep, processing mail, scanning/photocopying, expense report accounting, correspondence, and maintaining donor files. Assists with the execution of donor acknowledgment letters, proposals, and mailing, including proofreading, editing and production.
  4. Assists with the scheduling of cultivation and solicitation appointments for meetings, luncheons, and dinners for the Director of Planned Giving.
  5. 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.
  6. Compiles and logically formats statistical data and reports of planned gifts, pledges and payments or distributions received.
  7. Utilizing the donor database, manages all information relating to current planned giving donors, prospects, and estates in a manner that emphasizes the highest standards of accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness, and confidentiality. Captures essential donor information, including content form personal contact, correspondence, and interactions. Works closely with Finance and the Donor Database Center.
  8. Creates, edits, and runs a variety of database queries to provide regular and ad hoc data lists, reports, and analysis for use in donor meetings, events and mailings, and to help measure the success of the overall planned gifts program, including marketing efforts and staff activities, and collaboration with the major gifts team.
  9. Initiates ways to enhance departmental reporting and data management.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Maintains confidentiality of donor information.
  13. Remains current in philanthropy developments and fundraising techniques by attending meetings, conference, and participating in training programs.
  14. 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.
  • 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

 

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 independently carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
eaf@filimonpartners.com

Marriage & Family Life Specialist (Marriage Enrichment/Mentoring focus) – Family Life Office

Archdiocese of New York
Family Life Office
Marriage & Family Life Specialist (Marriage Enrichment/Mentoring focus)
October 2021

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

Under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director of the Family Life (FL) Office, this Specialist is responsible for championing marriage, including networking with couples, and 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, Marriage Enrichment, Marriage Mentoring, 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 Enrichment and Marriage Mentoring.  This includes recruiting and building a network of couples for Marriage Ministries roles/opportunities (including pre-cana hosts, pre-cana facilitators, companion couples, witness couples and possibly mentor couples).
  • Re-evaluating the current marriage ministries in terms of delivery methods, content and catechesis, and facilitator couple recruitment and oversight.  This may entail working collaboratively with the Director and Assistant Director in collaborating with the other pastoral offices including Adult Faith Formation and Young Adult Outreach.
  • Developing and being responsible for ongoing maintenance of the Archdiocesan Marriage programs.  This may include: working with our current blended marriage prep program, developing and/or coordinating video content for new or updated program content, or new webinars/videos as needed and appropriate for marriage formation.
  • Managing certain aspects of the Archdiocesan English Marriage Preparation and Convalidation programs in collaboration with the Family Life Office team.  This includes, but is not limited to, involvement with the English Pre-Cana events, and networking with married couples in the Archdiocese.
  • Training, forming, and overseeing Pre-Cana facilitator couples and parish volunteers who work with the Office in our various marriage ministries.  This may also involve providing mentorship and spiritual formation to these facilitator couples and parish volunteers.
  • Facilitating occasional Pre-Cana days and/or overseeing these days (including attendance at one to two Saturday Pre-Canas each month, in place of a weekday of work).
  • Using project management tools/techniques to implement new programs/content, being attentive to audiences and analytics.
  • Maintaining close collaboration with the Parenting and Family Life Education Specialist to address “parenting” as the outreach and fruit of marriage.
  • Overseeing the Office’s NFP/FABM initiatives and resources, and fostering growth and development of the evolving FABMs and Femtech opportunities in alignment with Church teaching to strengthen and broaden our services in this field.
  • Working with the Family Life team to plan, organize, promote and oversee all aspects of the World Marriage Day initiatives and/or events, including the “Longest Married Couple” contest.
  • Working with the Assistant Director in the management and implementation of the premarital inventory (Prepare/Enrich and Catholic Couple Checkup).  This also includes follow-up with couples and clergy and clergy P/E facilitator training.
  • 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

Associate Program Leader 2 – Young Adult Outreach

Archdiocese of New York

Office of Young Adult Outreach

 

1011 First Avenue, New York, NY 10022   Tel: (212) 371-1011 Ext. 3159

Fax: (212) 371-3382    www.catholicnyc.com

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position:

Associate Program Leader 2

 

Department:

Office of Young Adult Outreach for the Archdiocese of New York

 

Mission:

The Office of Young Adult Outreach works to connect Catholic young adults to resources, events, and likeminded peers, while simultaneously developing new initiatives in order to build the future of the Church. With the use of a powerful communications infrastructure- including thousands of contacts and a global website- the Office of Young Adult Outreach utilizes powerful and well branded marketing tools to serve young adults seeking Catholic resources.

 

Working with the largest Archdiocesan young adult outreach program in the country, the Associate Program Leader 2 serves as a reliable resource to the program and will work closely with the Associate Program Leader 1, Program Leaders, under the supervision of the Director, to manage the day to day running of the office and with planning and executing events. While the position often consists of office work, the Associate Program Leader 2 will also assist with event planning and preparations, as needed, and will attend and work some events.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all that is asked from the Director of Young Adult Outreach.
  • Manage some administrative functions to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the department.
  • Assist Associate Program Leader 1 with budget tracking, as needed.
  • Maintenance of Young Adult Outreach Office (purchasing supplies, shredding, keeping organized, etc.)
  • Charged with editing and, at times, preparing the weekly Catholic NYC email blast.
  • Assist with the backend of the websites (i.e. approvals, disapprovals of submissions, etc.).
  • Upload all events weekly on the backend of the website.
  • Prepare all monthly and bi-monthly reports, including Presbyteral Council, Ministry Connections, etc.
  • Create the graphic design for programs, flyers, etc. as needed.
  • Assist in managing the Office’s social media accounts.
  • Greet all visitors who come to the Young Adult Office.
  • Answer phone calls.
  • Respond to daily requests from young adults, providing resources and assistance.
  • Assist in organizing recurring major events, such as March for Life bus, World Youth Day, etc.
  • Assist with the Young Adult Mass.
  • Assist with the Love & Responsibility Summer Series.
  • Assist Program Leaders with planning and attending regional events, when needed.
  • Attend and assist at various young adult events, requiring some nights and weekends.
  • Attend all Leader Meetings and assist in planning them.
  • Run table at Catholic Underground.
  • Oversee and implement the office’s outreach to Hispanic young adults.
  • Serve as point person for Hispanic young adult leaders.
  • Make major office purchases, once approved.
  • Prepare payments for all invoices to be approved.
  • Attend to organized binders, filing and shredding documents, and updating all policies, procedures, and instructional documents, as needed.
  • Edit correspondence, memos, email blasts, etc. when needed.
  • Assist in communication with various vendors.
  • Assist with various tasks that come up throughout the year.
  • Maintain/track event supplies.

 

Performance Standards:

  • Represent the Archdiocese in a professional and positive manner.
  • Implement all that is asked from the Director.
  • Opening the office in the morning, typically (time depends on evening events).
  • Attend various young adult events as needed, requiring nights and weekends.

 

Requirements:

  • Committed to live, and ability to articulate, the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong social and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a team.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Traveling to different regions of the Archdiocese for events, when necessary.
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Marketing abilities. Graphic design and photography skills preferred.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required.

 

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

Marketing Manager – Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Marketing Manager
October 2021

Purpose of the Position:

The Marketing Manager participates in the planning and management of day-today operations and execution of institutional and event driven communications and marketing plans and strategies. The Marketing Manager has a focus on developing new audiences while also deepening relationships with current audiences consistent with the Sheen Center brand and with Archdiocesan guidelines.

 

Reports to: Director of Communications and Advancement

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Desired Characteristics:

The Marketing Manager shall have creative energy, an entrepreneurial spirit and be commuted to sharing the story of the Sheen Center to a broad and growing constituency. The Marketing Manager must be a strong manager with exemplary interpersonal, communications, organizational and planning skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to be flexible, a team player and effectively adapt to change. The Marketing Manager must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with demonstrated experience as a self-direct manager who can produce results. As with all staff positions, candidate should be in strong alignment with Sheen Center mission and goals.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Promote and advertise events while maintaining brand integrity. Build a diverse audience through media buys, printed collateral, online advertising, social media, trades, and creative use of resources
  • Create budgets and marketing/advertising plans, schedule, and budget including, but not limited to newspapers, television, magazines, radio and online media.
  • Define and maintain Sheen Center identity through creative materials, branding, season imagery and collateral, including brochures, posters, playbill, billboards, mailers, letterhead, etc.
  • Oversee all graphic design work including print and digital advertising, posters, and other collateral.
  • Liaise with external design agencies/vendors
  • Develop weekly (and other) electronic marketing/publicity communications and manage distribution lists.
  • Maintain Sheen Center website with regular and as-needed updates from department heads; and review revise and re-design as necessary.
  • Provide data reporting surveys, and analysis of ticket sales
  • Lead discussion of pricing and discount offers
  • Negotiate advertising trades with related publications and media organizations
  • Produce written copy for projects and provide proof-reading and other support for others as needed.
  • Assist in extracting mailing lists (and other data) from various systems as required.
  • Interface effectively with a variety of internal and external constituencies. Internally, these include senior staff, patron services, and programming staff. Externally, the Marketing Manager interfaces with vendors, clients and producers in order to gather critical event information and helps guide the implementation of marketing activities consistent with Sheen Center brand and culture.

 

Education and Experience:

A Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ previous work experience that includes substantial marketing, communications and managerial responsibility. Demonstrated success developing marketing and communication plans consistently meeting or exceeding revenue goals. Project management experience is important. Must have strong written and verbal communications and skills, computer proficiency, social media experience on multiple platforms and a strong grasp of the Arts as an industry.

 

Working Conditions:

Fast paced environment with flexible hours including occasional required nights and weekends.

 

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

Development Administrator, Board Relations – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Development Administrator, Board Relations
September 2021

 

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

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

 

Primary Responsibility: The Development Administrator, Board Relations is responsible for proactive and responsive board back office support, and assisting the Executive Director and Director of Donor Relations with their work with top donors. This position entails creating and managing calendars for board and committee meetings, and involves creating and distributing all of the relevant materials, from agendas to board books, for successful board meetings. This position requires tact, diplomacy, and careful attention to detail.

 

Direct Supervisor:  Director of Donor Relations

 

Responsibilities:                  

  1. Maintain highly detailed list of board members and annual calendars of meetings and material production for committee and board meetings
  2. Collaborate with senior management in Development to create board books, PowerPoints, agendas, and other relevant board materials
  3. Take accurate notes at board and committee meetings and produce minutes
  4. Manage list pulls for St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation
  5. Maintain updated lists of board members and disseminate board materials
  6. Coordinate with Finance to ensure accurate and timely grant distributions and create grant and foundation reports
  7. Act as event-planning support for the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner and other events as needed
  8. Process gifts in conjunction with division’s campaigns, guidelines, and procedures; liaise with Donor Database Center for prompt entry of gifts, pledges, and report requests
  9. Prepare invoices for outstanding pledges, tax receipt letters, acknowledgement letters, and general follow-up
  10. Assist in the coordination of campaign activities and mailings to support functions across the Development Office
  11. Assist with other duties, including special projects and in-person or virtual events as needed.

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Represent the Archdiocese in a professional and positive manner
  • Prepare precise, well-written, and articulate correspondence
  • Support the Director of Donor Relations and Executive Director with high standard administrative work for excellent top donor management

 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 years’ experience preferred
  • Excellent 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
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
  • Strong knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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

Program Associate for Parish Outreach and Housing Support Services – Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities – Archdiocese of New York

Job Title: Program Associate for Parish Outreach and Housing Support Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt- Full Time

FLSA Classification: Professional

Department: Housing Support Services

Location: 1011 1st Ave, New York, NY

Reports to: Director of Housing Support Services

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes___ No    X

Summary:

The Program Associate for Parish Outreach and Housing Support Services will work with the Housing Support Services Department (HSS) and Community Outreach Services Division to help engage pastors, clergy and lay people of Archdiocesan parishes and parish clusters to further establish Catholic Charities presence, programs and services in parishes and provide coordination that will help enhance service delivery through administrative assignments and planning of special events and program activities, across the diverse housing sites in the Housing Support portfolio. A goal of the establishment of this position is to deepen the relationship of Archdiocesan parishes and the mission and programs of Catholic Charities (CC), CCCS and the CC Federation. This position will also staff selected projects of the HSS Department in coordination with the Social and Community Development Department and administer the Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice (CCCJ)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as a conduit between parish leaders and Catholic Charities through regular intentional interactions which ascertain needs and opportunities for collaboration and engagement and communicate best practices in charity and justice.
  2. Work with Catholic Charities regional offices to understand and assess current parish outreach efforts and to develop a plan for further engagement.
  3. Develop a Menu of Programs and Services available as offerings to parishes. This menu might include:
    1. CCCJ
    2. Feeding Our Neighbors
    3. Eviction Prevention and Case Management Information & Referral
    4. Parish Counseling Network
    5. Immigration Legal Services and Refugee Resettlement Assistance
  4. Be informed and assist where necessary in Federation agency interaction with parishes.
  5. Represent Catholic Charities at Deanery meetings, as necessary.
  6. Maintain regular communication and coordination with Archdiocesan offices of such Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Black Ministry and Hispanic Affairs.
  7. Work closely with Program Directors and program staff under HSS on various assignments.
  8. Assist with the administration of program services, operations, and personnel for Housing Support Services.
  9. Develop and maintain documentation practices, collect, and identify data trends, and provide timely reports to the director and management.
  10. Assist with all other duties as assigned and adhere to all community Outreach Services Division (COS) policies and procedures.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary, and could include evening hours, as required to meet program deadlines and/or client needs.

Working conditions and physical demands:

  1. Must be able to travel between parish and office sites (in outside weather conditions, walking or taking public transportation as needed, ascending/descending stairs), as well as sit at a workstation and use a computer for extended periods of time.
  2. Assess and work in varied home conditions; interact with clients or residents who require consistent and comprehensive support, sometimes under potentially stressful conditions.

Qualifications:

 Education and/or experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field required, Master’s degree preferred.
  2. At least three years of pertinent experience.
  3. Understanding of Archdiocesan and Church structures.
  4. Knowledge of and ability to communicate Catholic Social Teaching.
  5. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies:

  1. Must have valid driver’s license.
  2. Must be able to communicate well verbally and in writing with colleagues, parishes, clergy, and other community personnel.
  3. Must be able to work under pressure and handle stressful situations.
  4. Must be able to work flexible hours including some nights and weekends as needed.
  5. Must be proficient in PC skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook as well as working with databases and doing on-line research.
  6. Must be able to relate to a variety of ethnic populations.
  7. Must have excellent relationship building, time management, interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  8. Must be a self-starter and work independently with minimal supervision
  9. Experience with programs/services targeted at undeserved groups, including minority and immigrant communities
  10. Capacity to manage and articulate budgets and data analysis
  11. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively including excellent verbal and written skills

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

Patron Services Manager – Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Sheen Center for Thought & Culture
Patron Services Manager
July 2021

Purpose of the Position:

The Patron Services Manager is responsible for the management of all front-of-house activities including Box Office and House Management to ensure exemplary guest experiences and safety. Patron Services Manager will schedule and supervise a large part time staff covering the areas of box office sales, house management, concession, and ushering- the core of the Sheen Center’s patron experience. He or she must ensure that the Sheen Center is able to achieve implementation of exemplary industry-standard box office and front of house operations. Patron Services Manager exercises financial oversight of box office and concession sales and monitors policies and procedures related to cash sales and reconciliation according to established Archdiocesan guidelines.  The Patron Services Manager must interface effectively with a variety of internal and external constituencies.  Internally, these include senior staff, production personnel and Facilities Manager. Externally, the Patron Services Manager interfaces with clients and producers in order to gather critical box office and event information and then guides the implementation of all event and ticketing setup.

 

Reports to: Director of Business and Facility Operations

 

FLSA Status:  Exempt

 

Desired Candidate Characteristics

The Patron Services Manager must be a strong manager with exemplary interpersonal, communications and organizational skills with the ability to create and maintain an environment in which all front of house employees are knowledgeable and operate at a high level of effectiveness. Patron Services Manager must have outstanding management and planning skills including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to be flexible, a team player and effectively adapt to change. Patron Services Manager must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with demonstrated experience as a self-directed manager who can produce results. As with all. staff positions, candidate should be in strong alignment with Sheen Center mission and goals.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all guest services functions with an emphasis on providing exemplary guest experiences giving personal attention to subscribers, donors and VIP’s with special emphasis on providing assistance to guests with disabilities.
  • Direct the daily operations of the box office including staffing, cash management, event settlements, creation of events in AudienceView and providing reports to various departments and clients as needed.
  • Organize and supervise box office, house management and concession staff for events. Arrange custodial support for events as needed and report and facility issues to Facility Manager.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise staff in the areas of box office, concessions and house management. Assist with staffing of Sheen Center front desk as needed.
  • Works closely with the Director of Communications and Advancement team to put events on sale in an accurate and timely manner and provide all requested sales and analytic reports. Provide assistance with special events as required.
  • Liaises with Director of Business and Facility Operations in reporting and reconciling cash sales and recording and reporting payroll for area.
  • Plans concession menus and manages inventory with particular emphasis on providing a variety of quality items with an emphasis on profitability.
  • Works closely with related staff in the formation of sales and service policies, pricing and strategies.
  • Serves as a primary point of contact with rental clients and producers to set up, monitor and adjust box office and house operations and serve as liaison with outside ticket vendors such as TDF, TodayTix and Goldstar.

 

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in the arts or a relevant field and a minimum of 3-5 years’ previous work experience that includes substantive box office experience and managerial responsibility is required. Familiarity with industry standards for all Front-of-House roles is necessary as well.

 

Additional Requirements

  • Valid NYC Fire Guard (F-03) status or must be obtained and be familiar with Sheen Center venue capacity limits.
  • Familiar with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) laws and regulations as they pertain to performance venues as serve as ADA Coordinator.
  • Valid AED/CPR certification or must be obtained within thirty days of employment,
  • Valid ServSafe Food Manager and TIPS Alcohol Certification or must be obtained within sixty days of employment.

 

Working Conditions:

Fast paced environment with flexible hours including frequent required nights and weekends,

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

DavidDiCerto@sheencenter.org

Director of Ministry Formation – Youth Faith Formation

Archdiocese of New York
Youth Faith Formation
Director of Ministry Formation
September 2021

 

Reports To:                                          Executive Director             

Office:                                                   1011 First Avenue, New York, NY 10701

Status:                                                  Full-Time, Exempt

 

About the Department:

The mission of the department is build the Kingdom of God by supporting, training, and resourcing the parishes of the Archdiocese of New York in their ministry to evangelize and form young people and their families from birth to twelfth grade. Made up of a team of ministry experts and consultants that work collaboratively, the department marries the richness of Catholic Church with understanding of the needs of today’s young people and families to foster disciples of Jesus in the community of the Catholic faith.

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Director of Ministry Formation works collaboratively with departmental staff to identify, develop, schedule, and supervise comprehensive formation for catechists, early childhood teams, youth ministry teams, and parish faith formation leaders (directors/coordinators of religious education, coordinators of youth ministry, etc.)
  • Provide expertise in adult learning as it relates to ministry formation
  • Use creative and engaging means to foster not only the skills needed for ministry but a deeper relationship with Christ and understanding of one’s Catholic faith
  • Work closely with the director of children’s faith formation, director of youth ministry, and the digital learning and technology specialist
  • Further the archdiocesan mission to live, proclaim, and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ by working closely and collaboratively with offices of Adult Faith Formation, Catholic Schools, Ethnic Apostolates, Family Life, Liturgy, Respect Life, and Young Adult Outreach
  • Work in collaboration with the staff of the department of youth faith formation to promote and support comprehensive ministry with young people and their families from birth to twelfth grade
  • Work collaboratively with the director of children’s ministry and the director of youth ministry to develop and provide spiritually, theologically, ministerially, and academically sound comprehensive programs of preparation for parish faith formation leaders, and catechists, early childhood team members, youth ministry team members.
  • Work collaboratively with departmental team to develop various effective opportunities to meet the identified learning needs of their constituents
  • Given content parameters from relevant team members and experts, design engaging Ministry Formation courses that can be delivered both online—as part of an LMS—or in-person
  • Collaborate closely with the online learning and technology specialist to ensure quality online formation including designing and updating courses, assisting faculty, running and sending reports
  • With assistance from the departmental staff, identify, train, and support in-person and online faculty
  • In collaboration with the director of regional specialists, organize regular regional in-person formation opportunities
  • Monitor progress and send updates to regional specialists on catechist, youth ministry team member, and early childhood certifications
  • Deliver/facilitate effective training courses
  • Remain up-to-date on the latest guidance regarding catechesis and ministry from the Vatican and the USCCB and archdiocesan safe environment policies
  • In collaboration with other members of the departmental staff, evaluate and update archdiocesan faith formation policies and procedures
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of departmental gatherings and events
  • Provide content for departmental newsletter
  • Collaborate on the planning and implementation of departmental events and gatherings
  • Collaborate with the department’s social media presence by creating regular content
  • Submit periodic project reports to the Executive Director
  • Attend departmental team and working-group meetings
  • Complete other duties, as needed

 

Required Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, adult learning, theology, religious education/catechetics, or pastoral ministry; Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in designing and facilitating adult learning experiences and programs
  • Experience as a catechist, youth ministry team member, director/coordinator of religious education, or youth ministry coordinator
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
  • Exhibits on continually growing expertise on trends, methods, teachings, and research in adult learning
  • Actively growing in one’s faith and able to be a witness of Christ through a life of authenticity and integrity as a Roman Catholic in good standing
  • An understanding with the foundational and catechetical documents of the universal and United States Catholic Church, such as Catechism of the Catholic Church, Constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, Directory for Catechesis, Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, Renewing the Vision, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational, time-management, and communication skills
  • Interculturally competent with a strong sensitivity and awareness of the multicultural reality of the archdiocese
  • Enjoys being an active member of a team in a joyful work environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others as well as be self-motivated and work independently
  • Able to work flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends as needed
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel throughout the archdiocese
  • Familiarity with learning management systems, Articulate Rise, and other course authoring systems
  • Proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and online navigation and research
  • Facility with a variety of technological tools used for learning and formation (e.g. digital projectors, laptops, tablets, smart phones, etc.)
  • Familiarity with online team collaborative programs such as Slack, Sharepoint, Dropbox, etc. a plus

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Ela.Milewska@archny.org

Assistant Director – Program Operations for Adult Faith Formation

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
Adult Faith Formation Office
Assistant Director- Program Operations
September 2021

 

Primary Responsibility: The Assistant Director- Program Operations assists the Director with the daily operations of the office with an emphasis on management of the program offerings of the office

Professional Level:

At least 3 – 5 years experience in Church ministry

Direct Supervisor:

Director of Adult Faith Formation

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the director in achieving the goals and objectives of the office
  • Manage the Felix Varela Institute, New York Catholic Bible School, and Enlighten programs
  • Organize and execute events sponsored by the office in collaboration with Special Events team
  • Read and absorb high volume of material including email correspondence, memos, news articles, etc. daily in order to correctly field questions, disseminate information to proper individuals, and take action accordingly
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating digital media presence of office
  • Maintain databases of various constituencies served by the office
  • Outreach to parishes for adult faith formation initiatives
  • Prepare statistical reports and financial data when needed
  • Assume responsibility for special projects

Standards of Performance:

  • Support the Director in monitoring the overall goal
  • Ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the office
  • Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of assigned projects

Position Requirements:

 Education:

  • Master’s degree in Theology or Pastoral Studies required, strong interest in Theology and Evangelization
  • Familiarity with basic website editing, social media
  • Strong knowledge of Office Suite
  • Fluency in Spanish required

Personal Characteristics:

  • Intelligent, articulate, highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with upper management, peers and others
  • Ability to independently carry out multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Possess initiative to constantly seek ways to improve program outcomes
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Elizabeth.Guevara.deGonzalez@archny.org

 

Communications Manager – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Communications Manager
July 2021

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

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

Primary Responsibility: The Development Communications Manager is responsible for building strategic fundraising communications for the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal, Renew + Rebuild capital campaign, and Increased Offertory Campaigns, to engage and activate donors, pastors, parishioners, and internal stakeholders.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement all development communications to drive fundraising, including but not limited to: print and digital communications from His Eminence, pastors, and development office, parish bulletin content, donor and pastor newsletters and stewardship communications, e-mail and social media solicitations, and annual reports
  • Collaborate on projects with outside vendors to create consistent and cohesive communications across campaigns
  • Design segmented messaging to re-engage and convert lapsed donors, and renew or upgrade existing donors to a sustainer level (recurring gift)
  • Provide support to pastors as needed with improvement of offertory, annual appeal, and capital campaign communications on parish websites
  • Implement and direct all video efforts, including annual Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal video and shorter vignettes highlighting the work of the Church in New York
  • Serve as lead copywriter for all ads, campaign literature, and Luminate e-mail communications
  • Collaborate with development and archdiocesan leadership to develop theme, branding, and narrative for the Cardinal’s Appeal and Increased Offertory Campaigns
  • Special projects as needed

 

Standards of Performance:

  • Increase number and revenue from new and current donors
  • Ensure the timely completion and accuracy of assigned projects
  • Facilitate communications across all department initiatives

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • 5-7 years of communications, marketing, and/or development experience preferred
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, as well as design experience
  • Ability to frame the mission and culture of the Church in a way that inspires and engages pastors, parishioners, and benefactors
  • Photography and video skills preferred
  • Ability to collaborate with clergy, upper management, press, parish leaders, volunteers, and the archdiocesan Communications and Marketing Offices
  • Experience with digital marketing and audience development initiatives relating to fundraising results
  • Quick-paced, deadline-driven, reliable professional
  • Ability to take on added responsibility as it is presented
  • Spanish language ability preferred

Interested canddidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
eaf@filimonpartners.com

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

Coordinator of Operations – St. Joseph’s Seminary

Saint Joseph’s Seminary
Coordinator of Operations – Academic Office
June 2021

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Academic Dean, the Coordinator of Operations assists in the implementation and improvement of administrative operations and processes, including those related to academic records and documents management, academic committee meetings, projects related to faculty and students at the Seminary, academic events, communications of the Academic Office, faculty searches, adjunct faculty contracts, and academic budget expenditures.

ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Records and Documents Management (50%)
    • Assist Academic Dean and Associate Deans in the collection, storage, retrieval, and reporting of process documentation as well as student and faculty resources.
    • Assist Registrar in the collection, storage, retrieval, and reporting of course, faculty, and student information; maintain up-to-date lists of current students and faculty.
    • Assist Director of Assessment in the collection, storage, retrieval, and reporting of financial aid information, academic assessment data, and accreditation documentation.
    • Collaborate with other directors in the continual improvement of records and documents management processes.
    • Manage the student course evaluation process.
    • Coordinate, initiate, prepare, process, and/or monitor a variety of forms, records, schedules, reports, and other documents related to assigned administrative functions, ensuring timely and accurate completion/review of documents.
    • Organize and coordinate course offerings and various department activities/events, including arranging for all necessary facilities, staffing, scheduling, advertising/promotion, and the like.
    • Oversee the Academic Office’s area of Seminary website development and maintenance.
    • Screen and direct incoming phone calls, email messages, faxes, and regular mail correspondence and respond where appropriate.
  • Committee Meeting Administration (15%)
    • Maintain up-to-date member lists of all academic committees; arrange hospitality; facilitate meeting scheduling; attend meetings; record notes; compose, distribute, and archive meeting minutes.
    • Manage student notifications of committee actions, e.g., honors, probation, dismissal
  • Event/Classroom Management (15%)
    • Manage special academic events such as luncheons, speaker series, and commencement. Complete all event-related duties including: negotiate space use, oversee set-up and technology, contract hospitality, distribute invitations, design programs, obtain event personnel, and, request payment for expenditures.
    • Support faculty and staff with routine AV needs.
  • Faculty Employment Processes Administration (10%)
    • Assist with faculty searches: place advertisements, manage candidate application materials, attend search committee meetings and take minutes, arrange travel and lodging for candidates, and communicate with candidates.
    • Manage adjunct faculty teaching contracts: prepare, distribute, and monitor return of contracts; amend contracts as needed; arrange for payments with business office.
    • Confer regularly and work closely with Human Resources and Finance Departments in regulating faculty contracts, retirement matters, personnel files, search processes and other related material.
  • Room Scheduling (5%)
    • Maintain master schedule of campus room assignments for courses, academic committee meetings, and academic events; coordinate scheduling of rooms to best meet users’ needs and prevent conflicts.
  • Budget Administration and Other Project Responsibilities (5%)
    • Receive faculty requests for classroom resources, professional development funds, and research assistants; submit payment forms to business office; monitor expenditures.
    • Manage short-term academic administrative projects as needed.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of two years of college coursework.
  • 4+ years of office experience, preferably in an academic setting of higher education.
  • Strong planning, administrative, communication and organizational research, writing and computer skills.
  • Solid knowledge and ability to troubleshoot IT difficulties associated with general office equipment, classroom technology, and computers.
  • Previous experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex information systems and activities and the ability to oversee a complex variety of functions.
  • Previous experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex filing and record keeping systems, including strong experience with computerized information systems, especially spreadsheets.
  • Strong understanding of higher education personnel functions, organizational structure and administrative operations.
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively under deadlines and with multiple interruptions.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and receive direction from several people.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Ability to identify and complete priority tasks among multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Proven ability to identify and implement improvements in administrative processes.
  • Experience and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Understanding of and commitment to confidentiality
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of web editing, online and print marketing tools, internet searches, and aptitude for learning new technology.
  • Skilled in database management, including generating queries and reports.
  • Skilled in document management strategies, including file organization and working with multiple document formats.
  • Experience with Populi, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, and HTML preferred.
  • Availability/flexibility to work some evenings and weekends for special events, as needed.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to
sjsacademics@dunwoodie.edu

Planned Giving Manager – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Planned Giving Manager
June 2021

Primary Responsibility: The Planned Giving Manager 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 Planned Giving Manager 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 5+ years experience in fundraising and planned giving

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

 

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
  • Respond to inquiries and meet 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 one-two new donor and prospect-focused events, including 10-12 will seminars per year
  • 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
  • Report department activities and accomplishments weekly to the Appeal Director and as required to the development office and archdiocesan leadership
  • Assist in the management and reconciliation of the budget for the Planned Giving department
  • Oversee CGA programs with contracted parties, including ICSF and Calvary Hospital
  • Special projects as needed

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field
  • 5+ 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
  • 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

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
eaf@filimonpartners.com

Parish & Other Archdiocese Positions

Executive Director – Don Bosco Community Center

Don Bosco Community Center
Executive Director
Port Chester, NY
January 2022

The Executive Director (Director) of the Don Bosco Community Center of Port Chester, Inc. (DBCC) is a full-time employee who is a foundational person in helping it achieve its mission as an agent of the Salesians of Don Bosco. The mission of DBCC is an extension of the mission of St. John Bosco Parish, a Salesian parish based in Port Chester, NY.

The Director is nominated by the Board of Directors of DBCC, and appointed by the Salesian Provincial or Pastor of St. John Bosco Parish of Port Chester (Pastor).  He/she is accountable to both the Board of Directors and the Pastor.  The Board and particularly the Chair of the Board work closely with the Executive Director. The Board Chair is his/her direct supervisor.

The Director has overall responsibility for the management of DBCC and its fundraising.  He/she works in collaboration with the Pastor.  He/she leads the Center in the development, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of an exceptional program that supports and promotes the Salesian mission and values.

The Director will be the Center’s visionary leader and the institutional spokesperson to constituents. The Director leads and directs the Center’s staff and leadership team to accomplish stated goals to achieve the mission.

 

Her/his primary responsibilities include: 

  1. Represents the Center internally and externally, communicating the mission and programs of DBCC to various public outlets — including working with parents and families and representing the Center at civic, religious and other public functions.
  2. Collaborates with the Pastor and the Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM) of the Parish, to provide spiritual leadership to young people, clients and staff with the fundamental values and beliefs of the Catholic Church and the Salesian charism.
  3. Communicates the mission and goals of DBCC clearly and enthusiastically.
  4. Works closely with the Board of Directors and communicates clearly and timely on matters impacting the Center.
  5. Maintains a strong working relationship with the Chair of the Board, the Pastor, the parish CYM and the Salesian Provincial.
  6. Collaborates effectively with the Board Chair and other members of Board leadership to ensure that the Board of Directors is properly supported and informed on all Center matters regarding its programs, operations and finances.
  7. Establishes an annual fundraising target as part of the Budget approval process, with Board approval, and creates programs to meet this target.  Programs can include grant identification and application writing, a Fall event, a Spring event, maintaining relationships with DBCC donors, establishing relationships with new donors, and various other fundraising campaigns or events,
  8. Pursuant to the Board’s approved budget and directives, the Executive Director gives approval for ordinary financial affairs, including the management and use of grants,scholarship funds, program fees, debt service and bank negotiations.  Extraordinary non-budgeted expenses above $5,000 must have Board approval.
  9. Acts as facility coordinator and directs the various programs of the Center in the usage of the building.  The Executive Director works with the Pastor on the coordination and use of the building.  Any major changes in building use need Parish and Board approval.
  10. Ensures that appropriate accounting systems and internal controls are in place and maintained, and with the Treasurer, provides regular financial reports to the Board at every Board meeting.  The Executive Director is accountable to the Board for all funds and assets of the Corporation and all income and expenditures pertaining to its operations.
  11. Annually during the annual Operating Budget Approval process, or as needed throughout the fiscal year, the Executive Director reviews staff salaries, stipends and benefits, using appropriate market data, and suggests changes to the Board of Trustees.  Adjustments to the Executive Director’s salary are suggested by the Chair of the Board, and presented to the Board for approval.  The Board also approves appropriate employee benefits and related employee contributions, with input from the Executive Director.
  12. In collaboration with Program Directors of the Center, maintains adequate and competent staffing for all positions of the Center, voluntary and paid. Ensures that the right people are hired and retained for the right positions and supports them in their growth and professional development.  She/he ensures that annual reviews (evaluations) are completed for each position.  He/she also meets with Program Directors regularly through staff meetings and individual meetings to encourage progress in their roles in the mission.  The Executive Director shows concern and care for all components of the Center’s mission, and rallies all staff members from various departments/programs together.
  13. Provides support and leadership in the ongoing efforts to secure and retain sponsors and benefactors, which are vital to the financial success of the mission.  Thus, he/she serves as the chief fundraiser.  The Executive Director approves all fundraising and advancement projects and events, including annual and special fundraising campaigns, all public relations and marketing.  This is done in conjunction and collaboration with the Board of Directors.
  14. Delegates responsibility and authority appropriately to others and holds them accountable for achieving results.
  15. Participates in an annual evaluation by the Board Chair and receives commendations and recommendations.

The Executive Director’s employment may be terminated by the Board Chair for valid reasons and is done after consultation with the Pastor, the Salesian provincial and the members of the Board.

 

Qualifications Preferred:

  1. Has passion for the distinct Salesian mission of the Center: its values, programs and Catholic Salesian identity; is well versed in the teachings of St. John Bosco.
  2. Has an awareness of and commitment to the Salesian traditions of educating youth, evangelizing, and serving the marginalized.
  3. Bilingual in Spanish and English highly preferred.
  4. Has integrity and aptitude for working well with diverse people and groups.
  5. Has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills including proven ability to engage and inspire a wide range of stakeholders, build creative and mutually beneficial relationships within the philanthropic, corporate, public and nonprofit sectors.
  6. Has proven fundraising and/or revenue generating success, preferably in the non-profit sector and with foundations.
  7. Has management experience, with demonstrated success in addressing immediate organizational needs but driving toward longer-term goals with buy-in.
  8. Can maintain a positive work environment.
  9. Has the maturity and wisdom required to optimize Board members’ engagement in the mission.
  10. Has strategic planning experience and execution capabilities.
  11. Has budget management skills.

Interested candidates should send their resume to:
michael.gizzo@gmail.com, or call 914-522-4914

Part-Time Youth Minister – St. Simon Stock – St. Joseph Church – Bronx, NY

St. Simon Stock – St. Joseph Church
Youth Minister
Bronx, NY
November 2021

Position Summary

St Simon Stock – St Joseph parish, located in the Bronx, NY, is a multi-cultural, bilingual (English and Spanish) parish that has been serving an immigrant population for over 100 years in the Archdiocese of New York.  The parish is a community dedicated to proclaiming and living the gospel as taught by the Roman Catholic Church through Word, Sacrament and Service in the Carmelite tradition.

We are searching for a part-time Youth Minister to coordinate the activities and minister to the youth of the parish in middle school and high school.   The ideal candidate would be a person who can continue to minister to the already functioning youth group that meets each Friday evening and coordinate all activities for the youth during the year.

Reports to: The Pastor or Parochial Vicar

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Plan and run the regular youth group meeting that meets each Friday evening at 6:30pm.
  2. Develop programs and activities for the youth during the year.
  3. Provide retreat opportunities for the youth of the parish.
  4. Work collaboratively with other members of the parish staff.
  5. Be familiar with and follow the regulations for youth ministry in the Archdiocese of New York and outlined in the “Guidelines and Policies for Parish Catholic Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of New York”.
  6. Foster an environment where young people can encounter Christ and grow in their Catholic faith.
  7. Serve as the liaison with the Archdiocesan office of youth ministry and their programs, services and resources.
  8. Foster the involvement of young people in the life of the parish.
  9. Collaborate with the other parish ministries.

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Speak English fluently and have at minimum a working understanding of Spanish. Ideal candidate would be fully bilingual.
  2. Must be a practicing Catholic.
  3. Experience in youth ministry or related area (e.g., education, social service), either paid or volunteer.
  4. College degree in a related field preferred.
  5. Familiarity with social media such as Facebook, Zoom, WhatsApp, email, etc..
  6. Able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends on occasion.
  7. Must complete the Safe Environment process of the Archdiocese of New York.
  8. The candidate must have knowledge of Church structure and culture, knowledge of current youth culture and current trends and issues within those cultures.
  9. Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality

Part-time salary based on experience and the amount of time preparing and working as the youth minister in the parish.   Position open immediately and will remain open until the ideal candidate is found. To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Fr Michael Kissane, O.Carm.to Kissane@carmelites.com.

Parish website: http://saintsimonstockchurch

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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