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Catholic Center

Administrative Assistant, Executive Office – Development Office

Archdiocese of New York
Development Office
Administrative Assistant, Executive Office
December 2020


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: Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Administrative Associate provides high-level administrative support to the Executive Director in her efforts to advance the strategic fundraising priorities of the Archdiocese of New York. This person plays a key role in donor and prospect management and works closely with the donor relations team in coordinating the Executive Director’s outreach activities.


Direct Supervisor: Executive Director


Essential Position Responsibilities:

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


Standards of Performance:

  • Responsible for securing weekly meetings for the Executive Director
  • Leverage the Executive Director’s time by scheduling strategically and by off-loading key administrative tasks
  • Engage donors in a positive and professional manner and maintain donor confidentiality
  • Represent the department in a professional and welcoming way
  • Proactively execute all assigned tasks with minimal supervision


Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

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

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Director – Donor Database Center

Archdiocese of New York
Donor Database Center
Director (Level V)
August 2020



Reporting to the Executive Director of Data Systems, the Director is the primary guardian of the integrity of and the ongoing accuracy of the Donor Database.  The incumbent understands the entire department’s responsibilities granularly, and can impart knowledge to all levels of staff, but also strategically directs the department in its completion of short and long-term projects/goals.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage the Donor Database staff to ensure all departmental duties/projects are completed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Manage multiple high level donor projects simultaneously.
  • Exhibit advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, specifically Versions 7.
  • Define and create global policies and procedures to improve departmental data processes in order to achieve the most efficient use of data and analysis for fundraising purposes.
  • In concert with the Data Systems Department, on an ongoing basis, evaluate existing controls that secure the Raiser’s Edge database, and make recommendations to further strengthen/refine these controls.
  • Identify and implement new training modules to ensure that all fundraising staff is utilizing Raiser’s Edge to its fullest capacity.
  • Design, develop and produce complex donor database reports that will assist in Archdiocesan fundraising activities.
  • Monitor solicitation and acknowledgement letters processes that are based on specifications provided by the user departments.
  • Ensure integrity of data within the Raiser’s Edge database that supports the all development activities within the Archdiocese of New York.
  • Address and resolve all donor related matters/problems that are referred by the Development Offices.


Education, Experience, and Skills

  • S. or B.A. degree required; advanced degree in Business or Information Systems preferred;
  • Proven expertise using the Raiser’s Edge fundraising system, RE NXT
  • Proven leadership and project management skills, managing a team of 10-15 staff
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft Access
  • Ability to create complex queries and reports in Raiser’s Edge NXT
  • Assertive but diplomatic, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced oral, written and presentation communications skills
  • Ability to train and impart donor database concepts/knowledge to staff to strengthen their individual technical/professional capabilities.
  • Ability to ensure that all projects are completed in advance of deadlines
  • Complex problem resolution skills

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

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


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

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

This position is responsible for:

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

Required Faith-Based Knowledge/Commitment

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

Education, Experience and ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Parish & Other Archdiocese Positions

Executive Assistant – Dominican Province of St. Joseph
  • A religious community based in Manhattan has an immediate opening for a full-time, executive assistant who supports the mission of the provincial office.
  • This is an in-person position that requires executive assistant experience, information technology, organizational and people skills.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Please send a cover letter and resume and to
Maintenance Worker/Custodian – St. Gabriel/St. Joseph Parish

St. Gabriel/St. Joseph Parish
Maintenance Worker/Custodian
November 12, 2020


Maintenance Worker/Custodian/Handyman  for New Rochelle Parish School and Church

7AM-3AM    Full time  – one weekend day preferred.

Bilingual – Spanish preferred

Clean & Maintain building and grounds

Remove garbage

Check oil and heat daily

Minor repairs

Assist in setting up tables and chairs

Must be experienced with commercial buildings

Interested candidates should send a resume to:



January 2, 2020
Church of St Joseph and St Boniface
Spring Vallet, NY 10977Position:
Provide leadership in areas related to liturgical music and ensures appropriate music for all liturgies and parish celebrations.

Direct Supervisor:


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

Performance Standard:

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


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


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

Availability:    January 31, 2020

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: