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Cantor/Organist

St. Anthony Church – New Haven, CT

Posted:  June 19, 2017

St. Anthony Parish seeks a part-time Cantor/Organist to enrich its Hispanic Liturgy.

The Cantor/Organist will be asked to provide appropriate popular Hispanic liturgical song and music at the 12:00 p.m. Mass on Sunday, in addition to weddings, funerals, quinceañeros and other church events of importance to the Latino community.

Qualified candidates must possess extensive knowledge of the organ and other basic instruments, liturgical music that coincides with the church calendar, and choral directions.

This position requires positive interpersonal relations with adults and children, availability on Sundays and throughout the week on an as-needed basis and requires planning and, eventually, choir rehearsals.  Working knowledge of a music budget, copyright fees, and other financial requirements related to the position will be helpful.

Educational requirements include, but are not limited to, working knowledge of and experience in Hispanic liturgical celebrations and music.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Father Francis Snell.  Father Snell may be contacted via email at:  fr.snell@aohct.org.

 

Music Director/Organist

St. Augustine Church – Hartford, CT

Posted:  June 7, 2017

This vibrant Hartford Parish seeks a part-time Music Director/Organist to lead its music ministry.

This position will require coordination with the current choirs, other music groups and cantors, to ensure that each Mass has music that is fitting for worship.

The Music Director will also serve as an organist at the 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday and the 9:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday, in addition to weddings, funerals, and other church events.

Qualified candidates must possess extensive knowledge of the organ and other basic instruments, liturgical music that coincides with the church calendar, and choral directions.

This position requires positive interpersonal relations with adults and children, availability on Sundays and throughout the week on an as-needed basis and requires planning and choir rehearsals.  Working knowledge of a music budget, copyright fees, and other financial requirements related to the position will be helpful.

Educational requirements include, but are not limited to, a minimum of a BA in music and/or a vast experience in parish liturgical music programs.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Father Jose Mercado.  Father Mercado may be contacted via email at:  fr.mercado@aohct.org.

Staff Accountant

Catholic Cemeteries Association – North Haven, CT

Posted:  June 7, 2017

The Catholic Cemeteries Association, of the Archdiocese of Hartford, has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant.  This full-time position will report directly to the Director of Finance and work out of our Corporate Headquarters in North Haven, CT.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: preparation of monthly journal entries; preparation of general ledger account reconciliations; research and analysis of discrepancies; assist with audits; process weekly payrolls; process bank reconciliations; and ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and established Company policy and procedures.

Qualified applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited College or University and have 3-5 years of experience.

This position will require a proficiency in Microsoft Office, experience with ERP systems, knowledge of forecasting and budgeting, and have strong critical thinking skills utilizing logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to issues.

Additional attributes would include the ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information; have the ability to work well under pressure; prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; ability to manage tight deadlines; possess a positive attitude; and be an asset in assisting with special projects, as requested.

The Catholic Cemeteries Association offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:  scamire@ccacem.org.

 

Director of Mission Advancement

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambéry – Newington, Connecticut

Posted:  May 31, 2017

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambéry, seek a Director of Mission Advancement.

An experienced professional is needed to plan, direct, and implement a comprehensive development program that generates individual donor and foundation support for our Newington based non-profit.

This dynamic position is responsible for increasing public awareness and securing funding in support of the mission and ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; grant writing, donor cultivation, special events planning, planned giving, and creating public relation materials and social media.

This position is part-time with flexible hours.  Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of fundraising experience, including special events, fund development and major gift solicitation.

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required. Certified fundraising designation and membership in an accredited Fundraising Organization is an asset.

Please send resumes to: Sister Barbara Mullen, CSJ at email:  sbamcsj@gmail.com.

 

Development Officer – Leadership Gifts/Research

Hartford Bishops’ Foundation

Posted:  May 17, 2017

The Development Officer – Leadership Gifts/Research, performs administrative functions and keeps complex records as directed.  Working with minimal supervision, the incumbent will make independent decisions (within the scope of the position) and will be involved with frequent new and varied work situations.

The Development Officer, Leadership Gifts/Research, will be a critical link between the Executive Director of the Foundation, Director of Development, Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia, Chief Financial Officer and various Archdiocesan committees, parishes, offices, agencies and other outside contacts.  Contacts and conversations will primarily involve confidential/sensitive matters necessitating discretion.

Other duties will include, but are not limited to: identifying Leadership Gift prospects and match those prospects with peer level solicitors; developing Leadership Gift proposals, memoranda of agreement and other written correspondence and documentation, as needed; planning and implementing gift fundraising trips to qualify new prospects; cultivate and advance gift prospects toward solicitation; and, solicit and steward donors and prospects; assign, schedule and follow-up on solicitation by peer level volunteers, solicitor by solicitor; and follow-up with the donors by utilization of the appropriate means (oral and written)

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, is preferred.

Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of five years of experience in an office environment; including related experience in marketing, sales, public relations, financial advisement, or related field with emphasis on relationship cultivation of individuals/businesses.    In addition, a proficiency in personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications as well as database fund-raising software.

The ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of organization and productivity, as well exemplary written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, are important aspects of this position.

Interested applicants should submit an updated resume to:    Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources – Email:  karen.kean@aohct.org.

A full job description may be obtained by email.

 

Executive Director

St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury – Waterbury, CT

Posted:  May 5, 2017

The St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury is a leading provider of services to the poor in the Greater Waterbury (CT) area.

The Mission is seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader to continue the work of the organization and position it for the next phase of its evolution. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with and for the poor, be familiar with Catholic social teaching and sensibilities, foster strong relationships with multiple constituencies including the board, management and staff, funders, and the community.

The Board of Directors view the selection of the Executive Director as a compelling opportunity for a visionary leader to advance the mission at a critical point in its organizational development.

The new Executive Director will build upon the history and legacy of the past while simultaneously positioning the organization for the future, therefore the ability to think strategically and analytically will be imperative.

The Executive Director will be the chief representative of the Mission and will build trust and collaboration throughout the community and will active in relationship-building with funders, donors, and partners, and is expected to play a significant role in further developing the fundraising and community-building activities of the organization.

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.  Some of the key components are, but not limited to; knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations; knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including; employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage etc.; knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization; knowledge of human resources management; knowledge of financial management and knowledge of project management.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to: Fr.Donnelly@aohct.org.

 

Music Minister – Part Time

Our Lady of Fatima Church – Yalesville, CT

Posted:  May 5, 2017

The Music Minister is a key member of the pastoral ministry team having responsibility for leading the musical expression of worship and developing the congregation’s active, spiritual participation.  The Music Minister is the principal musician, organist and vocal director according to the highest professional standards established by his/her profession.

The Music Minister will play the organ and piano, lead choral singing, and may also cantor at the regular parish liturgical celebrations including, but not limited to; Weekend Masses, Holy Days, Stations of the Cross, Confirmation, First Holy Communion, weddings, and funerals.

Other duties will include the recruitment, training and direction to cantors; directs the existing adult choir; oversees the establishment of a choral group for children/youth; conducts liturgical planning with the oversight and collaboration of the pastor; leads the congregation in introduction of new repertoire that includes traditional and contemporary music; provides musical and liturgical education to the congregation, when appropriate; seeks input and feedback through regular consultation with parish council and/or advisory committee with the pastor’s oversight; obtains suitable alternate musicians when unable to be present for regular parish liturgies; and, oversees the maintenance and proper functioning of the organ, pianos, sound system, and electronic carillon.

Qualified candidates must possess extensive knowledge of the organ and piano, and liturgical music that coincides with the church calendar, and choral directions.

This position requires positive interpersonal relations with adults and children, availability on Sundays and throughout the week on an as-needed basis and requires planning and choir rehearsals.  Working knowledge of a music budget, copyright fees, and other financial requirements related to the position will be helpful.

Educational requirements include, but are not limited to, a minimum of a BA in music and/or a vast experience in parish liturgical music programs.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume via email to: xolofx@aol.com

 

Safe Environment Coordinator – Per Diem

Posted:  April 26, 2017

A part-time (per-diem) position exists for a Safe Environment Coordinator who will assist the Director of Safe Environment in all aspects of the Safe Environment Office to ensure that the Archdiocese of Hartford remains in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.

Duties will include, but not be limited to, presenting sexual abuse prevention and awareness programs to large gatherings of both children and adults; collecting and processing data for background check screenings; and, updating and maintaining several computer databases and websites.

Travel throughout the Archdiocese of Hartford to meet with personnel in order to educate them as to their responsibilities for implementing Safe Environment Policies and Codes is required.

Duties will also include working with other department staff members and the ability to handle the duties and responsibilities assigned to the other staff members during absences.

AS degree in communications, counseling, teaching and/or training is preferred, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in business or teaching, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.  Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.

A thorough knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church and teachings as well as respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues is required.

Evening and weekend hours will be expected for this position.

Interested applicants should submit a resume to:

Email address:  Kathleen.nowosadko@aohct.org

 

Administrative Assistant – Part-time

Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS)

Posted:  April 18, 2017

The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) supports and assists the Parish Schools and the Archdiocesan High Schools by providing funding for scholarships and special projects.

FACS is adding to its staff and has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant who has the ability to work twenty hours per week.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent computer proficiency and have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including the use of EXCEL, as well as use of the Internet.  A working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge 7 software, is preferred.  Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are requirements of this position.

An Associate Degree in Secretarial Science or a related field is preferred, as well as three to five years of strong secretarial experience.

For more information about the position, please contact FACS Executive Director Cynthia Basil Howard at: CBHoward@FACSHartford.org.

To reach the Human Resources Department please contact:

Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources

Email address:  Karen.Kean@aohct.org

Telephone Number:  860-541-6491