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    Program Associate

    The Program Associate provides administrative assistance to the Department of Human Development, Justice and Peace. This position assist with meeting planning, logistics, budgeting and implementation for departmental events, i.e., Annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, Trainings for Catholic Campaign for Human Development diocesan directors and interns. Work with Catholic Social Teaching Education Coordinator and United States Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting and events staff (internal and external) as appropriate.

    Coordinate scheduling, setup, invitations, logistics and implementation of semi-annual committee and sub-committee meetings and other internal/external department meetings. This position works closely with planning committees, hotels, speakers, vendors, registrants/participants. Help create, maintain and monitor Education and Outreach budgets.  Provide clerical assistance as needed.  Contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference.  Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.

    College Degree desirable with 3-5 years of work experience in meeting and budget planning. Excellent written and verbal skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of the Catholic Church including Social Justice Teachings. Spanish desirable.