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Current Employment Opportunities:

OVERVIEW

The Administrative Assistant provides overall administrative assistance and support to the departments of Human Resources and Children & Youth Protection, while performing the following duties in a confidential and professional manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Providing basic administrative support to include answering phone calls, creating and distributing documents, making calls on behalf of directors, processing mail, filing, etc.
-Maintaining associated databases and generating reports,
-Preparing presentations and publications under deadlines.
-Assisting with the planning and scheduling of events and presenting at these events, when necessary.
-Managing directors’ calendars.
-Providing information and answers to incoming questions.
-Organizing files under regulated guidelines.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Associate’s degree in business or related field and two years of practical experience, or five years of experience within an office setting.
-Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.
-Excellent communications skills.
-Proficient time management skills in order to prioritize workload.
-High level of organizational skills.
-Ability to provide accurate information while working under deadlines.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Preferred: Practical knowledge of Human Resources functions and related regulations.
Preferred: Experience with Children & Youth Protections processes and related requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Hourly non-exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM-4:30 PM with a 30-minute, unpaid lunch
-Other: Evening and weekend hours, as needed; must submit a timesheet according to payroll schedule; hours over 40 must have prior approval by associated director

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

OVERVIEW

The Comptroller oversees, implements, and processes overall accounting functions in addition to providing guidance and supervision to the Finance Department staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Providing oversight of all financial functions.
-Implementing cash management procedures.
-Managing diocesan savings and loan programs.
-Maintaining all general ledger activity.
-Creating and maintaining accounting protocol for parishes, schools, and DAJ administration offices.
-Creating best practices procedure manuals.
-Administering employee pension and 403(b) plan transactional activity, and addressing associated inquiries from plan participants and associated diocesan entities.
-Processing payroll and tax requirements.
-Maintaining employee records in electronic payroll system.
-Coordinating external audit requirements.
-Generating financial statements and reports.
-Providing department-related analyses.
-Providing daily support to CFO.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Bachelor’s degree in accounting and three years of relative experience, or ten years of practical experience in accounting field.
-Leadership experience.
-Excellent computer skills including experience with accounting software and advanced knowledge of Excel.
-High level of time management and organizational skills.
-Ability to professionally communicate with all levels of employees.
-Capability to provide accurate information while working under deadlines and confidentiality requirements.
Preferred: Certified Public Accountant status.
Preferred: Knowledge of Blackbaud/Financial Edge accounting software.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
-Other: Evening and weekend hours and travel time, as necessary

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

OVERVIEW

The Maintenance General Laborer is responsible for performing an extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of the school sites to include the following duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Cleaning of classrooms.
-Vacuuming all carpeted areas.
-Mopping and waxing applicable floors.
-Dusting of all rooms and offices.
-Ensuring that hallways, steps, foyers, etc. are free of debris.
-Daily removal of garbage.
-Cleaning bathrooms and replenishing supplies.
-Disinfecting all areas of the schools to include railing and door knobs.
-Maintaining the cafeteria and kitchen areas to include wiping tables and arranging chairs.
-Cleaning and sanitizing after health-related accidents.
-Cleaning inside and outside of windows, when needed.
-Caring for landscape and parking lots to include litter removal.
-Snow removal and ice melt application of all necessary areas.
-Minor repairs such as changing light bulbs, tile replacement, etc.
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-One year of practical general laborer and/or maintenance experience.
-Experience with operating equipment such as floor buffer, snow blower, mower, and trimmer.
-Able to multitask and prioritize work for accomplishment in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform tasks in a friendly and respectful manner.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Hourly Nonexempt
-Work Status: Full-time/Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 50 pounds

OVERVIEW

The Facilities Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all capital improvements and preventative maintenance requirements of diocesan locations while providing leadership to maintenance personnel.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Providing building inspections of diocesan locations to ensure compliance with safety standards per property and casualty guidelines, and verifying that any  identified concerns are remedied.
-Coordinating capital improvements of diocesan locations by facilitating the development of plans for repairs and new construction, obtaining project bids and submitting them to the CFO, selecting and overseeing contractors, and conducting final inspections.
-Overseeing preventative maintenance of all associated properties and ensuring that tasks are performed in a safe, efficient, and timely manner according to associated regulations.
-Providing leadership to pastoral center maintenance personnel.
-Supervising and performing general maintenance duties for the pastoral center properties, such as snow removal, landscaping, maintaining boilers, air conditioning systems, etc., and basic mechanical and electrical repairs.
-Purchasing supplies and managing inventory.
-Serving as ex-officio member of the Diocesan Building Commission and chairperson of the Diocesan Safety Committee
-Facilitating safety meetings for maintenance personnel affiliated with pastoral center and all diocesan locations.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Five years of practical maintenance experience including working with vendors and overseeing building projects.
-Two years of management experience.
-Strong knowledge of building and construction codes and associated safety regulations.
-Able to complete tasks and make decisions independently.
-Able to work in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders; working at heights of 30 feet minimum; extended utilization of landscaping equipment
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Hours of Work: 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
-Other: Evening and weekend hours, as necessary

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

OVERVIEW

This position is responsible for maintaining the many facets of the parish buildings and properties while performing the following duties under the direction of the Parish Pastor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Ensuring that maintenance tasks are performed in an efficient and timely manner.
-Performing basic cleaning duties, as directed by the Parish Pastor.
-Inspecting all facilities and conducting general mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs as needed.
-Implementing preventative activities within the scheduled time frame.
-Providing snow removal by means of plowing, shoveling, and salt application to include all associated parking lots, building entrances, and sidewalks.
-Assisitng with set up and take down for parish and community events.
-Being available to the Parish Pastor and Parish Secretary via cell phone during business hours and after hours, where necessary.
-Engaging in heavy lifting.
-Attending scheduled meetings, as directed by the Parish Pastor or Parish Secretary.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Strong knowledge of building, construction, electrical, and plumbing codes.
-One year of practical experience in the maintenance field to include plumbing, electric, HVAC, and mechanics.
-Able to climb ladders and work at heights of at least 30 feet.
-Able to run landscaping equipment for long periods of time.
-High level of organizational, multitasking, and time-management skills.
-Able to perform tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
-Possess attributes of dependability and punctuality.
-Ability to work the schedule required of the position.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Non-exempt
-Work Status: Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Lifting up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders, working at heights of at least 30 feet, running landscaping equipment for long periods of time
-Hours Per Week: 25 hours
-Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-1:30 PM
-Other: Must complete and submit timecard according to payroll schedule. Any hours over 25/week must have prior approval by the Parish Pastor. Must periodically report to the Parish Secretary throughout the work day and when leaving the parish premises.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

OVERVIEW

Directs all religious and academic programs as well as provides for the spiritual direction and atmosphere of the school. Motivates students, faculty, and support personnel to strive for superior performance resulting in the best possible opportunities for education, personal growth, and development. Appropriately represents the school to associated constituents.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Develops a liturgical program for the students throughout the year.
-Implements and regulates an educational philosophy and school culture which encourages a cooperative and participating attitude.
-Designs a respectful student behavior standard to minimize school and classroom interruptions.
-Administers student supervision and discipline.
-Resolves student behavior problems on buses.
-Authorizes requests for special pupil transportation needs.
-Develops and administers general school routine while coordinating all activities within the school building.
-Efficiently utilizes all school facilities, materials, and staff service personnel.
-Plans and facilitates faculty meetings.
-Clarifies relationships among teachers, subject area chairpersons, and specialized personnel in accordance with diocesan policy.
-Recommends changes for improved administration, supervision, and opportunities for student development.
-Identifies intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs affecting students’ success and directs and coordinates the efforts of teachers and parents with staff services and special education personnel.
-Actively participates with and encourages staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups to develop understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavors.
-Observes, counsels, and motivates professional staff to attain diocesan educational goals.
-Practices continuous improvement of existing programs and practices curriculum content, teaching methods, and pilot or experimental programs in cooperation with the Director and Assistant Director of Education, faculty, and subject area specialists.
-Attends professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration as available, especially those available through the local Intermediate Unit.
-Title I Coordinator.
-Participates in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel.
-Conducts new hire orientation.
-Performs teacher evaluations/Danielson.
-Facilitates annual faculty/staff retreats.
-Plans and submits annual budget needs prior to April 1 of each year.
-Reviews, authorizes, or disapproves professional staff requests for instruction materials and equipment within the approved budget.
-Assists in grant application process.
-Maintains physical and electronic records of students’ demographics, attendance, and grades.
-Communicates effectively to properly inform staff, students, and parents.
-Fulfills responsibilities outlined in applicable by-laws.
-Completes Master Catechist.
-All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the Roman Catholic faith with a commitment to Catholic education.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-Master’s degree in Education or School Administration.
-Valid Pennsylvania Elementary Principal Certification.
-Previous experience in school administration.
-Demonstrated successful budgetary and fiscal management experience.
-Practical leadership and public relations knowledge including collaborating with various stakeholders to build a cohesive and positive child-centered school and greater school environments.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record keeping systems.
-Working knowledge of PowerSchool.
-Experience leading a school community through transformational change is a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule
-Other: Position is paid over a 12-month period.

OVERVIEW

The social worker is responsible for organizing an effective caseload that is adaptable to the varying needs of each assignment in order to render direct service to clients appropriate to their needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Eliciting and recognizing social, psychological, and physiological factors in addition to differentiating subjective and objective matter in the application of client counseling.
-Making appropriate use of all community services relative to client referrals.
-Performing basic administrative tasks associated with caseload, including assurance billing.
-Interpreting agency functions and philosophy for clients.
-Attending staff meetings when necessary.
-Formulating effective measurements, outcomes, and data reports for program improvement, as required.
-Participates in continuous professional development opportunities.
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the Roman Catholic faith.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Master’s degree in social work, human services, counseling, or psychology, and two years of experience.
-Current certification in Marriage and Family counseling or clinical social work.
-Licensure as a Social Worker/Professional Counselor.
-Practical experience with county and regional human services organizations and Emergency Financial Assistance programs.
-Knowledge of regulations and codes related to insurance billing.
-Excellent time management skills.
-Able to professionally communicate on all levels and in various formats while displaying compassion, understanding, and confidentiality.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Social Solutions software.
-Willing to attend professional conferences, workshops, and institutes and hold membership in professional societies.
-Must be able to travel in personal vehicle.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Hours of Work:  8:00 AM-4:30 PM
-Other: Evening and weekend hours and travel, as necessary

OVERVIEW

Provides for the spiritual direction of the students while serving as the instructional facilitator to help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. Instructs students in activities designed to promote spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social growth.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-PA certification in related field of education.
-Successful completion of State Certification Tests (PRAXIS) in appropriate subject.
-Bachelor’s degree in field of education.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time/Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule

OVERVIEW

Provides for the spiritual direction of the students while serving as the instructional facilitator to help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. Instructs students in activities designed to promote spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social growth.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-PA certification in related field of education.
-Successful completion of State Certification Tests (PRAXIS) in appropriate subject.
-Bachelor’s degree in field of education.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time/Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule

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