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

Posted 1/8/2019

Job Title:

Events Coordinator


Parish Vitality and Mission


Cardinal Meyer Center
3525 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653-1402


Full time


Job Summary

Basic Functions The Events Coordinator collaborates with key professionals as well as Parish Vitality and Mission staff to assist in executing events and calendared projects. Responsible for the successful completion of system events, including (but not limited to) professional gatherings and retreats, award ceremonies, fund-raisers, technology conferences, and other events furthering systemic growth.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Creates and coordinates Office calendar to reflect the priority of providing resources the events.*
  • Work with other staff on Archdiocesan events that range from small spiritual and formation sessions to large, 2000+ person events..*
  • Executes the details around Archdiocese calendared events: Leadership Days, Professional Development, Awards, retreats, webinars, Archdiocese Staff Days, Pastors’ Events, and other events as developed by Archdiocesan Staff and approved by the Director.*
  • Administrative duties as assigned.
  • Develops relationships with product suppliers, vendors and providers.
  • Manages on-line registration process for events.
  • Manages payment process for events, and tracking of deposits.
  • Serves on other committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Pursues opportunities for spiritual and professional growth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts field or related
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in customer service and administrative duties; experience in coordinating successful events
  • Strong organizational, time management and technical skills with the ability to handle complex projects and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team oriented with focus on collegiality, fairness, and ability to engage other AoC Departments
  • Sensitive to racially and ethnically diverse community and ability to interact with individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
  • Strong decision making ability with the ability to show sound judgement, be fair and balanced, act with integrity, and be collaborative
  • Self-motivated, dependable and persistent, with an openness to the needs of the system,
  • Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values
  • Must appreciate role of schools as ministry of the Archdiocese.

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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