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Posted 9/21/2021

Job Title:

O365 Training Specialist




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 Archdiocese of Chicago complies with all laws concerning nondiscrimination in employment. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, unfavorable discharge from military service, arrest record, or mental or physical handicap unrelated to ability to perform the duties of the position. It is our policy to offer reasonable accommodations for the special needs of otherwise handicapped individuals. We seek innovators, collaborators and problem-solvers who believe that socio-economic status should not determine access to or achievement in this global economy. Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Position Summary:


The O365 Training Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing training strategies for AOC employees, with a particular focus on Renew My Church (RMC)* parishes. S/he is responsible for ensuring parishes are appropriately onboarded to O365 and all staff are trained. S/he will also create all required training materials, process improvements and roadmaps needed to ensure success. The O365 Training Specialist will be a part of the IT O365 team and will report to the IT Solutions Specialist to ensure continued creative and collaborative use of our Microsoft environment.


*Learn more about Renew My Church here:




* Train parishes on O365 solutions. This will include in-person training, webinars, training videos, drafting of quick reference guides (QRGs), knowledge base articles and other supporting training materials.

* Work with RMC Project Managers to ensure a smooth transition from parish to RMC parish. Develop appropriate timelines and roadmaps and manage RMC relationships closely.

* Grow the adoption the AoC O365 email as the sole email used by parishes.

* Troubleshoot issues parishes have with their O365 accounts, from provisioning to day-to-day use. Problem-solve and create process improvements.

* Work with IT O365 team on on-going O365 updates, upgrades, and issues; understand the O365 roadmap and stay on top of changes; update all documentation as O365 changes roll out.


* Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, or service administration OR 2+ years in similar role.

* Proficiency with core Microsoft products and Office 365 products including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams, One Drive, SharePoint and Forms.

* Strong writing skills and ability to write in multiple tones of voice and formats.

* Strong client focused ethic and ability to work with a wide variety of people at varying proficiency levels.

* Proven multi-tasking skills.

* Ability to think creatively and strategically when it comes to understanding client requirements, problem solving and task management.

* Ability to develop strong internal and external partnerships and relationships.

* Detail-oriented self-starter who works effectively with minimal day-to-day supervision.

* Strong organizational skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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