Archdiocese of Chicago

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

Posted 12/3/2018

Job Title:

Organizational Development Manager


Human Resources


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


Full time


The Archdiocese of Chicago is the third largest diocese in the United States and serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees across its ministries, including Catholic Charities, the region’s largest nonprofit social service agency. The Archdiocese also has one of the country’s largest seminaries. The Archdiocese’s elementary and secondary schools comprise one of the largest U.S. private school systems.

Job Summary

The Organizational Development Manager will partner with HR leadership, pastoral and operations leaders to drive Individual and Organization change through key capability initiatives and projects. This position manages multiple cross-functional projects, aligns with key stakeholders and provides solutions to enable individual and organization effectiveness.

This includes projects in areas such as: Renew My Church initiatives, Onboarding, functional training, capability assessments, employee engagement, performance management, new technology adoption, and leadership training.

Essential Job Functions.  

Organizational development & change

  • Plan, design and implement organizational development practices and programs to advance effectiveness, efficiency and employee engagement
  • Develop practices, programs and processes to advance accountability for, awareness of, and adoption of performance management, employee engagement and/or leadership competencies
  • Design and facilitate implementation of appropriate change management initiatives for organizational development and strategic initiatives such as Renew My Church
  • Support developing the appropriate organization and culture to meet present and future organization conditions consistent with the Archdiocese’s vision and values

Training & development

  • Instructional Design, collaborate on training and development strategy, standards and programs based on emerging Competency Model for employees at all levels
  • Coordinate and execute training and development and/or employee engagement activities
  • Conduct trainings or facilitate training programs.

Perform all other duties as assigned.




  • Adept in organizational development, change management, performance management, training and staff development.
  • Familiar with a variety of organizational concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to analyze, design and effectively implement programs with strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and presentation skills, and sense of urgency
  • Excel in collaboration with or leading and coaching teams
  • Advanced facilitation skills
  • Flexible - see the big picture, works the details and connects the dots
  • High commitment and passion for people development
  • Active learner, assertive and decisive
  • Ability to work independently, in formal and informal teams, and lead through influence
  • Solid understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission, and values
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience


Preferred Job Skills and Experience

  • MBA
  • Spanish or Polish Fluency
  • Experience in multiple industries and not-for-profits
  • Management / Direct people supervision
  • Project or Consulting experience
  • Start-up or white space program design

The Archdiocese of Chicago is in the midst of exciting changes as we renew our local Church. With a variety of opportunities to contribute your professional talents and experience, we invite you to consider any of our current openings at We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth and development.  

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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