Archdiocese of Chicago

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

Posted 2/6/2019

Job Title:

Organizational Development Manager (Junior Level)


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.


The manager will partner closely with key business stakeholders to establish and drive the organizational performance management agenda.

This includes projects in areas such as: competency development, talent capability assessments, performance management process definition, new technology adoption, and training.


Essential Functions: 

  • Support the design and implementation of career development and performance management programs strategies, processes, and tools.
  • Establish key metrics to accurately define the competencies and skills required for key roles/department along with individual performance mapping to set-up the KPI framework
  • Support creation and maintenance of competency catalogue.
  • Support performance management program design and strategy.
  • Work with the organization to ensure performance management processes are being adhered to.
  • Instructional Design to ensure that all performance management systems are accurately understood and exercised.
  • Collaborate on training and development strategy, standards and programs based on emerging Competency Model
  • Providing ongoing support to ensure that performance management systems are being used to effectively
  • Support assessment of Performance Management Technology and integration into HRIS
  • Lead relevant adhoc Performance Management or HR projects and initiatives


  • Adept performance management, training and staff development.
  • 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
  • Flexible - see the big picture, works the details and connects the dots
  • High commitment and passion for people development
  • 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 Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in HR with 3+ years of direct experience in developing, implementing or evaluating performance appraisal systems
  • Experience in multiple industries and not-for-profits
  • Management / Direct people supervision


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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