St. John Vianney Parish has a job opening for a part time Parish Secretary.

Our current parish secretary is planning to retire June 1, 2019, and we are seeking a highly qualified individual to provide office and administrative assistance to the parish. The job requires a person who strongly supports the mission of the Catholic Church, and is able to interact with a wide variety of people in a kind, cordial and welcoming manner. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.

Our parish secretary reports to our pastor, and is responsible for many different tasks including:
  • typing, printing, and mailing our weekly parish bulletin,
  • preparing ministry schedules,
  • maintaining sacramental records,
  • recording and scheduling Mass intentions,
  • maintaining parish census and reports,
  • recording collections and contributions,
  • coordinating parish fundraisers and activities,
  • processing payroll and invoice payments,
  • preparing various financial statements,
  • ordering parish supplies,
  • helping with the parish website and social media,
  • welcoming visitors and callers to the parish office,
  • and other duties as necessary.
Qualifications include:
  • Post secondary education
  • Two years of experience in an office setting with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Practical experience with Accounting/Payroll software
  • Excellent grammar, oral and written communication skills
  • Punctuality and dependability to complete necessary tasks on time
  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to work required schedule hours

The successful applicant must satisfactorily complete background checks and training as required by the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. 
Please submit resumes no later than April 24, 2019.

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