Jesuit Conference-USA, the US national office of the Jesuits in Washington, DC, seeks a Grants Accountant, a senior position in the Finance Department reporting to the Finance Director.
The successful candidate will work primarily with the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA). The primary responsibilities for this position will be the recording of all financial transactions into a fund accounting financial management system. The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight of cost allocations related to multiple government contracts and private foundation grants in addition to ensuring the timely filing of all required financial reports. Other duties associated with this position include the handling of other JRS/USA’s day-to-day accounting needs and overseeing the annual financial review and audit including an A-133 audit. The person in this position will have chief responsibility for both.
An essential aspect of the job will be a thorough competency in the use of Sage 100 Fund Accounting (formerly Sage MIP). The incumbent should be capable of setting up a full fund accounting system and should be comfortable with the use of the various modules of Sage 100 including cost allocation, budgeting and reporting in order to align it to the specific functional reporting needs of JRS/USA. The incumbent will work closely with the JRS/USA National Director and other JRS/USA staff, as needed, to ensure that the fund accounting system properly addresses the organizational needs of JRS/USA.
The Finance Department is made up of four persons overseeing the finance needs of the Jesuit Conference, JRS/USA, the Jesuit Secondary Education Association and Jesuit Missions, Inc. The Department is under the control of the Secretary for Finance.
This position requires working in the office in downtown DC five days a week. There are no telecommuting possibilities. A BS in Accounting is a minimum requirement. Demonstrated experience in grants accounting and SAGE 100 Fund Accounting software use also is required.
The Jesuit Conference is a work of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a Roman Catholic religious order. It provides liaison staffing among the nine Jesuit regional superiors in the US, various national associations and the Society’s international headquarters in Rome.
Competitive salary range commensurate with background and experience and generous benefits package.
Please send application letter and resume to:
Gerard L. Stockhausen, S.J.
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, West Virginia
The Office of Campus Ministry at Wheeling Jesuit University seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to coordinate retreats and prayer groups for students. An ideal candidate will have a Masters in theology or equivalent and one to three years experience coordinating retreats or equivalent programs. Candidates must show evidence of effective interaction with college-aged students and with populations from different religious backgrounds. Members of the Society of Jesus and laypersons are invited to apply. Visit http://www.wju.edu/about/employment/ for detailed information and requirements
Director of Stewardship
St. Mary Student Parish
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The pastor is seeking a seasoned development professional as Director of Stewardship. The incumbent will be expected to lead and manage the fundraising programs in support of this dynamic parish. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience in the context of a parish setting.
Resumes and applications will be accepted until March 4.
St. Mary Student Parish
331 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Major Gifts Officer
The Midwest Jesuits, twelve states of the Upper-Midwest, seek an experienced professional to join its integrated, national Advancement Department as a Major Gifts Officer in Chicago. Reporting to the Provincial Assistant/Vice President for Advancement, this person is responsible for creating and enhancing relationships with current and prospective donors within a specific geographic region or as assigned by the Provincial Assistant.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS and SKILLS
- Holds a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
- Minimum of five-seven years of Advancement experience – with an emphasis on major gift acquisition – or comparable professional experience.
- Possesses effective inter-personal communication and human resource management skills.
- Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Advancement software.
- Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and the international vision of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
- Demonstrates quality customer service and team-focus in all day-to-day responsibilities.
- Passes a background check.
- Works as a collaborative member of the Advancement team to ensure a comprehensive constituent outreach and engagement program.
- Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, and solicits outright and planned gift prospects.
- Reports, on a timely basis, the “moves management” progress toward achieving weekly, monthly, and annual objectives.
- Prepares written funding proposals, with related correspondence and follow-up.
- Attends local, regional and national Province-sponsored community functions.
- Protects privacy and confidentiality of all information.
- Attends educational courses, meetings and in-service sessions to enhance skills and foster current knowledge of the Advancement field and the Jesuit world.
- Manages a portfolio of 150+ active prospects and donors.
- Completes 150 personal prospect/donor visits per year to confirm a new or increased charitable gift.
- Achieves quantifiable individual goals and participates in helping the advancement team meet measurable team goals.
- Performs other duties as requested by the Provincial Assistant to meet the priorities and mission of the Jesuits
Send Letter of Application and Resume to:
David K. McNulty
Provincial Assistant for Advancement
2050 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Sacred Story Institute
The research coordinator for Sacred Story Institute is a new position for a new Institute.
Preferred Academic Background: Advanced degree in theology, sociology, or psychology with a specialty in research.
Skills: Survey analysis and survey building with Qualtrics and data analysis with IBM SPSS software. Skills needed in data interpretation. The Institute seeks a more comprehensive understanding of the connections between spiritual, medical and psychological dimensions of human experience. A candidate with some background in Ignatian Spirituality is desired.
1) The coordinator will manage the surveys for the various Sacred Story protocols (parish, high school, etc). The surveys are tools to help build unique spiritual resources for different target audiences. These protocols last around 45 weeks each and have a baseline survey, exit survey and weekly tracking surveys.
2) The coordinator will manage the Institute’s Whole-Life Survey (WLS) service for Catholic parishes and institutions. The Whole-Life Survey is a comprehensive analytic tool to help communities better understand the make-up and needs of its constituents. The coordinator will build the report protocols and structures for general and in-depth analysis of the WLS data.
3) The coordinator will be responsible for developing a network of collaborating associate researchers to help with the data analysis and reports of the WLS when necessary.
4) The coordinator will collaborate with all medical, theological and psychological associates of the Institute. It will his/her job to run the reports needed by the Institute’s primary collaborators and help develop the network of associate researchers to take full advantage of the Institutes data banks.
5). The coordinator will collaborate with the Institute President in the analysis of data and the writing of professional reports for the institute. The reports will be based on the data from the WLS and the surveys of the Sacred Story Protocols.
The Sacred Story Institute seeks a highly motivated team member conversant with Ignatian Spirituality whose passion is integral Catholic Evangelization. We seek candidates who are skilled, creative and interested in finding new ways to advance the cause of the Catholic faith in the Third Millennium.
Please submit a cover letter stating your reasons for wanting to apply for this position and join our team. Include your CV and a list of references the Institute may contact to gain a better understanding of your qualifications and talents. Please look at our website to better understand the Institute’s work and vision: sacredstory.net
Send applications and CV via email (PDF OR WORD DOC) to email@example.com