Assistant Executive Director

Peace Ministries, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Peace Ministries (a non-profit organization formed by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace) is hiring an Assistant Executive Director to support the operations of the organization in carrying out its mission to govern, support, and advocate for the sponsored ministries of the sisters. This is a full-time, exempt position, which will be primarily onsite in Englewood Cliffs, with the possibility of some remote work after 6 months.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director at Peace Ministries to coordinate and oversee the day-to-day activities of the organization as it strives to support the Congregation’s sponsored ministries in New Jersey. Strong leadership, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills are essential for this position.


-Salary commensurate with experience.

-Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. PTO includes vacation and sick days, and approximately ten paid holidays a year.


-Previous experience in a mission-based, non-profit organization, as either an employee or volunteer.

-Willingness to learn about, support and respect the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, and its mission of peace through justice.

-Familiarity with Catholic Social Teaching preferred.

-Strong oral and written communication skills.

-Strong listening skills and the capacity to consider views contrary to one’s own.

-Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and effective teams.

-A self-starter with strong planning and time management skills.

-Previous experience in policy development and implementation.

-Aptitude for financial analysis.

-Supervisory experience and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

-High level of professionalism and able to maintain strict confidence.

-Bachelor’s Degree preferred with at least 10 years of experience in organizational operations.

-Advanced degree or certifications preferred.

Please submit a resume/application materials to Kelly Cummings, HR, [email protected]