The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of the Conference is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind. The bishops themselves constitute the membership of the Conference and are served by a staff of approximately 315 lay people, priests, deacons, and religious, located at the Conference headquarters in Washington, DC, with branch offices in Miami, FL and Rome.
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Program Associate (Full Time)
Responsible for supporting the programmatic and administrative functions of Resettlement Services/Diocesan Development and Support (DDS). Coordination with all Office of Resettlement Services (ORS) Segments.
Assists in promoting and implementing the bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference, and demonstrates shared qualities of effectiveness in all work interactions.
Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect, and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties following its Catholic identity.
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree or combination of Associate’s degree and related experience
Major/Field: Program and/or Project Administration, Business Systems, Administrative Services Coordination
Other Specialized Training:
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Adobe Connect, Cvent, Qualtrics, database software, etc.
· Knowledge of office practices
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Strong organizational and time management skills
· Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
· Statistical reporting
· Excellent English verbal and written skills
· Strong organizational skills
· Strong critical thinking skills
· Ability to function autonomously and be self-directed
· Demonstrated ability to work well with a team of staff, being able to take work from a variety of sources and prioritizing tasks: Refugee resettlement-related work
General knowledge of the Catholic Church and its structures
Number of years required: 3-5years in a related field