Archdiocese of Chicago

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

Posted 8/12/2019

Job Title:

Recruitment Coordinator


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.

Position Summary

This is a fast-paced role in the Archdiocese’s busy Recruitment Department. The position will have exposure to many facets of Human Resources while participating in one of our most important functions: attracting new talent to our organization. The successful candidate will work across all departments within the Archdiocese.

The Recruitment Coordinator will provide interview coordination, operational, and administrative support to the Recruitment team, hiring managers, and candidates for roles with the Archdiocese.


  • Act as administrator for the applicant tracking system, and use it to generate weekly and ad hoc reports
  • Post, maintain, and update open positions on the Archdiocese website, as well as third-party websites such as LinkedIn and Indeed
  • Create and send offer letters and other communications
  • Schedule and track interviews with candidates and hiring managers
  • Schedule post-interview debrief/feedback meetings with interview teams
  • Request and follow up on pre-employment background checks
  • Perform reference checks
  • Initiate and coordinate hiring of temporary employees
  • Facilitate new employee onboarding
  • Assist in coordinating internships
  • Make recommendations on and participate in improving recruitment, new hire and other HR processes
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Be comfortable and flexible working with interruptions
  • Responsiveness and acts with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to collect, analyze and report data (e.g. metrics)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft office suite, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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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