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  • Archivist

    The Medical Mission Sisters, a non-profit religious organization, located in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia is looking for a full-time Archivist - Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • The organization offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees and salary is commensurate with experience.
    • The person in this position supports the mission and charism of the Medical Mission Sisters for the overall management and administration of the Medical Mission Sisters, North American Archives.

    The ideal candidate will have the following:
    • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or a Master’s degree in History with a specialization in Archives
    • 3-5 years work experience in an archive
    • Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice
    • Demonstrated experience in arranging, describing and preserving complex manuscript and/or archival collections
    • Knowledge and understanding of library-based descriptive standards including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
    • Knowledge of best practices for digital preservation and digitization
    • Experience using ArchivesSpace collection management software preferred
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects, working cooperatively with others or independently
    • Ability to perform accurate, detailed work
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to foster a respectful, cooperative, professional, and courteous work environment, maintain confidentiality and employ tact and diplomacy

    If interested, please contact Laurie Jacobs, or send cover letter and resume

  • Help Wanted: Director of Finance

    Medical Mission Sisters are seeking a Full-time Director of Finance. This position supports the mission and charism of the Medical Mission Sisters of Unit North America by overseeing the finances of UNA and directing the Finance Department.

    The Director of Finance supervises and annually evaluates the personnel performing the following functions: Full Charge Bookkeeper, Benefits Coordinator and Accountant. Functional relationships are with the Director of Mission Development Center and PR, the Unit Administrator, and the HR Generalist.

    The ideal candidate will have the following:

    Master’s Degree in Business OR Bachelor’s degree in Business with experience
    Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desirable.
    A minimum ten years of experience in a financial management position with at least seven years in a non-profit/charitable organization.
    Experience with strategic planning and financial projections.
    Experience in supervising employees.
    Experience in implementing and monitoring internal controls.
    Experience with overseeing management of investments.
    Experience with public speaking/oral presentations
    Ability to perform complex numerical calculations.
    Advanced knowledge of accounting and spreadsheet software. Ability to utilize word processing software and the internet.
    Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as workload demand requires.
    Ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
    Ability to meet deadlines.
    Ability to organize, prioritize, and solve problems effectively.
    Knowledge of financial issues related to religious communities and/or willingness to obtain such knowledge.
    Strong self-initiative.
    A working knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations; financial accounting principles, practices, and procedures; principles and techniques used in developing financial projections, strategic planning, and financial analysis, best practices regarding internal control systems, generally accepted accounting and auditing principles and standards.

    If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and anticipated salary requirements to Laurie Jacobs at: