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Opportunities at Archbishop Quigley Center / Cardinal Meyer Center / Other Pastoral Center Departments

Posted 11/6/2018

Job Title:

Talent Acquisition Coordinator


Human Resources


Archbishop Quigley Center
835 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2030


Full time


Be part of our mission. The Archdiocese of Chicago (“the Archdiocese”), the third largest Catholic Archdiocese in the United States, serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in 347 parishes in Cook and Lake Counties. The Archdiocese's 217 elementary and secondary schools comprise the largest U.S. private school system and have garnered more U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Awards than any system of any type. The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees. By joining the Archdiocese, you will be making an impact on people and communities throughout the Chicagoland area.

Position Summary

This is a fast-paced role in the Archdiocese’s busy Talent Acquisition Department. The position will have exposure to many facets of Human Resources while participating in one of our most important functions: attracting new talent to our organization. The successful candidate will work across all departments within the Archdiocese.

The Talent Acquisition Coordinator will provide interview coordination, operational, and administrative support to the Talent Acquisition team, hiring managers, and candidates for roles with the Archdiocese.



  • Act as administrator for the applicant tracking system, and use it to generate weekly and ad hoc reports
  • Post, maintain, and update open positions on the Archdiocese website, as well as third-party websites such as LinkedIn, Indeed, and CareerBuilder
  • Create and send offer letters and other communications
  • Schedule and track interviews with candidates and hiring managers
  • Schedule post-interview debrief/feedback meetings with interview teams
  • Request and follow up on pre-employment background checks
  • Perform reference checks
  • Review and assess resumes, make recommendations to Talent Acquisition team members
  • Initiate and coordinate hiring of temporary employees
  • Facilitate new employee onboarding
  • Assist in coordinating internships
  • Make recommendations on and participate in improving recruitment, new hire and other HR processes
  • Other responsibilities as assigned



  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Be comfortable and flexible working with interruptions
  • Responsiveness and acts with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to collect, analyze and report data (e.g. talent acquisition metrics)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft office suite, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

The Archdiocese of Chicago offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and 403(b) retirement plan.  In addition, we offer paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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