Archdiocese of Chicago

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

Posted 3/12/2019

Job Title:

Child and Youth Protection Safe Enviroment Compliance Officer


Office for Protection of Children and Youth (OPCY)


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.
Position Summary

The Safe Environment Compliance Officer’s main function is to serve as a liaison from the Safe Environment Office to Site Administrators at parishes and schools of the Archdiocese to bring them into full compliance with all archdiocesan Safe Environment compliance requirements.
Essential Position Functions

  • Provides one-on-one support to Site Administrators throughout the year.
  • Conduct on-site compliance audits in conjunction with SEC. Follow-up with and assist pastors, principals, and site administrators.
  • Answer phone calls and emails from Site Administrators and others and respond to compliance inquiries and database questions.
  • Provide support to SEC during annual audit data collection and help with organization of the data and compliance materials.
  • Assist in preparing data reports to be used for the annual USCCB audit.
  • Comply with all civil reporting requirements related to the abuse or neglect of a minor and cooperate with public authority figures.
  • Report to SEC all compliance issues at parishes and schools.

Preferred Position Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
  • Three to five years of experience with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Fluent in Spanish or Polish a plus.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access with an ability to proofread.
  • Develop proficiency in using existing OPCY databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team with others in OPCY and archdiocesan departments and organizations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively while holding others accountable
  • Travel in own vehicle to vicariate offices, parishes, and schools in the Archdiocese.

 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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