Archdiocese of Chicago

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

Posted 4/4/2019

Job Title:

Manager, Insurance & Risk


Financial Services


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:

Responsible for the development of cost-effective programs which eliminate or reduce the financial impact of losses in all operational areas related to property, liability and worker’s compensation coverages and advising and educating the Archdiocese of Chicago (Archdiocese) and management personnel regarding their vulnerability to loss.



  • Manage all property, liability, and worker’s compensation insurance programs including the setting of appropriate limits and coverages, marketing insurance renewals for competitive bidding where necessary, and investigating, negotiating, and managing insurance claims.
  • Direct purchase of all property, liability, and worker’s compensation insurance programs.
  • Design, implement and manage systems for effective claims handling with consideration given to reporting procedures, investigation, evaluation, reserving and recording practices to control "cost of loss".
  • Review proposed contracts for all areas of insurance coverage and recommend changes in coverage and terms as necessary.
  • Develop standard clauses to be used in all contracts with modifications where necessary to meet local requirements, when possible.
  • Supervision of third-party claims administrator to insure satisfactory levels of service, most favorable outcomes, suitable reserving, and management reporting.
  • Design, implement, and manage loss control program and coordinate recommendations to all Diocesan Agencies.
  • Determine annual allocation of total cost of risk to all Diocesan Agencies
  • Monitor status of all claims and potential claims both as to exposure and incurred costs.
  • Serve as an insurance liaison between all Diocesan Agencies (Parishes, etc.) and the Archdiocese.
  • Develop, prepare and present financial and departmental reports to management





  • Minimum Required Education:  Bachelors in Business Administration, Finance, or Risk Management (MBA+)
  • Minimum Required Experience:  10 - 15 years
  • Desired Certifications: Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), or other applicable designation.
  • Comprehensive understanding of claims management and processes.
  • Prior NFP and/or religious organization experience is preferred
  • Computer and Software Skills:  Advanced Microsoft Office user; familiarity with RMIS
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Competency Profile: Action oriented, conflict management, customer focus, creativity, delegation, dealing with time management paradox.


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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