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Michael Grisolano

Posted 7/21/2022

Job Title:

Operations Director


Full time


St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
6020 W. Ardmore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646


The Operations Director (OD) provides strategic and operational support to the Pastor (and School Principal, as applicable) to ensure the stewardship of the human, financial, and physical resources of the Parish, in accordance with Archdiocesan policies and guidelines.

The OD will have primary responsibility for finance, operations, facilities, human resources, and project management with direct leadership of finance, facilities, and human resources.

• Financial Management

• School Support

• Buildings’ Management

• Human Resources Management

• Communication/Information Technology

• Project/Team Management

• Other responsibilities as assigned


• Undergraduate Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

• Three years experience in Accounting, Finance, or related business practices.

• Experience with a not-for-profit organization or in Church management is a plus.

• Demonstrate understanding, respect, and support of the Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.

• Demonstrate leadership, interpersonal, communication, organizational skills.

• Initiative and a strong desire to achieve results.

• Experience in change management and merger integration is a strong plus.

• Experience and competence in:

1) standard management software tools – Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks;

2) Human Resources activities;

3) working in a team leadership environment, and

4) continuous improvement processes.

• Can be entrusted with highly confidential information.

• Possesses a valid Illinois Driver's license, and can travel to other Archdiocesan locations throughout Cook and Lake Counties via personal transportation.

• Proficiency in spoken and written English (and Spanish/Polish, as applicable).

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