Development Associate Alumnae/i Coordinator
The position of Development Associate reports directly to the Director of Development and supports the efforts of alumnae/i relations, special events, campaign activities, stewardship, donor communications and some grant writing. Together with the Development Director and Development Assistant, the position works to help CTU meet its targeted fundraising goals. This position assists in analyzing the donor base, co-manages the data base program, creates development reports, assists with grant writing, and, together with the Development Director, executes direct mail appeals and special events for CTU programs. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary history, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
Director for the Emmaus Formation for Ministry Program
Catholic Theological Union has initiated a search to select a Director for the Emmaus Formation for Ministry Program that provides formation for lay students and other students not actively in a formation program. The position is a part time position, requiring approximately 20 hours per week. The individual selected will report directly to the Vice-President and Academic Dean.
Overall Job Responsibility: Leadership of a collaborative ministry team in the development, maintenance and administration of CTU’s Emmaus Formation for Ministry program that guides all Master degree students (not part of a religious community or one of the other two lay formation programs at CTU) in their Human/Spiritual formation for ministry while they are students at CTU. The Director coordinates the Program with up to three part time Associate Directors of Formation and a varying number of volunteer adjunct directors.
The successful candidate must meet the following general qualifications:
- strong interpersonal skills, especially active and reflective listening skills
- strong team building and leadership skills, with previous supervisory and/or management experience
- experience with financial budgeting, controls and reports
- capability of using technology to enhance results
- a well-developed understanding of lay ministry and formation required for lay ministry
- a proven ability to integrate and articulate faith life and spirituality in the concrete circumstances of her/his life as an active Roman Catholic
- a proven record of building and maintaining a collaborative team
- capable of representing CTU and the Emmaus program in various public forums
The successful candidate will have earned MDiv, MAPS, or MA in Theology degree and at has least five years’experience in lay ministry. A graduate of CTU is preferred.
Applications for the position of Director of the Emmaus Formation for Ministry Program should be forwarded electronically to: email@example.com May 31, 2013. All submissions will be maintained confidential. Applications should include a resume demonstrating relevant experience and include a statement of no more than 300 words describing the candidate’s interest in becoming the Emmaus Program Director. Compensation and office hours will be established during the hiring process.
Director of the Oscar Romero Scholars Program (Part-Time Position)
Catholic Theological Union at Chicago, the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology in the United States, is seeking a Director of the Oscar Romero Program. The Director is responsible for the overall promotion and well-being of the program, for working with the Archdiocese and CTU in the recruitment and selection of qualified candidates, and for insuring the ongoing support and direction of the scholars as they pursue their program of studies and formation. The Director is responsible for all the administrative work connected with the program and all communications regarding the program. The Director reports to the Vice President and Academic Dean and works in close collaboration with the staff at the Archdiocese of Chicago and an Advisory Board composed of representatives from CTU and the Archdiocese. In addition the Director works with the Development Office of CTU in the effort to raise funds for the program.
The Director should hold at least a Master’s degree in theology or a related field; have an understanding of and ability to lead and coordinate processes of formation for ministry experience; have familiarity with the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Hispanic community in Chicago; have an aptitude for administrative work; enjoy working with students; and be comfortable with the mission and environment of a Catholic graduate school of theology.
Applicants should send a letter of intent and a resume to: Vice President and Academic Dean, Catholic Theological Union, 5401 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for the position should be received by May 15, 2013.
Director of Educational Technology
Catholic Theological Union (CTU), a graduate school of theology and ministry in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago is seeking candidates to apply for the Director of Educational Technology. The Director of Educational Technology is a full time position responsible for the overall development and effectiveness of Catholic Theological Union’s on-line programming and use of educational technology in teaching and learning. The Director reports to the Vice President and Academic Dean and holds faculty status. The Director works closely with the faculty, assisting them in the development and evaluation of their on-line teaching capacity; works with students to help them understand and be proficient in the use of technology in their education and ministry; and works with program directors, the IT department, and the administration to ensure the ongoing development and effectiveness of CTU’s educational technology as a whole. Please see more information about CTU at www.ctu.edu
Applicants must be committed to quality theological education at the graduate level; hold an advanced degree in theology or related fields; are committed to the advancement and promotion of CTU’s on-line teaching capacity; are knowledgeable and proficient in the use of educational technology in teaching and learning; hold either a Master’s degree in Educational Technology or substantial experience in designing online learning environments; have excellent interpersonal and group communication skills. Candidates must be comfortable working in a Catholic institution of higher learning and be able to work well in a collegial manner in achieving the mission of the school.
Send letter, curriculum vitae and at least three current references, by June 1, 2013 to email@example.com.
Catholic Theological Union (CTU), a graduate school of theology and ministry in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, is seeking a Controller/Accounting Manager. The Controller oversees the day to day activities of the Business Office and reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. The duties and responsibilities of the Controller include: monthly financial closing, accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, payroll, fixed asset records, and prepares various required government, state and federal, and education reports. The Controller will supervise a staff of 3.
Qualifications of the Controller include: relevant experience with other nonprofit organizations, BS in Accounting preferred, and must be comfortable working in a Catholic institution of higher learning. This is a 12 month, full-time position beginning in June 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to Michael W. Connors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Paul Bechtold Library (PBL) at Catholic Theological Union (CTU) is looking for an individual with a mastery of traditional cataloging standards and practices who is willing to explore and apply emerging schemes for resource discovery; works in a highly collaborative environment.
Duties include: developing and implementing solutions using emerging schema to ensure user-centered access to all resources; tracking developments on metadata standards; original and copy cataloging of a wide variety of formats including born digital materials, media, and maps with contribution to national utilities; leads training and support activities for cataloging staff.
Required: Accredited MLS and some professional experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education; knowledge of metadata and cataloging standards schema such as Dublin Core, AACR2, RDA, LCSH and a national bibliographic utility such as OCLC; experience cataloging materials in print and electronic formats; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated successful experience in working independently and as part of a team.
Preferred: Experience with Voyager information systems; experience with tools related to the loading and integration of MARC records; experience digitizing and providing access to special or archival collection.
Founded in 1968 in the spirit and vision of the Second Vatican Council, CTU Union is the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the United States. CTU is blessed with a rich diversity reflecting the global church itself: a student body representing forty-six countries worldwide; religious order seminarians and lay women and men; students of varying ages and backgrounds. The Paul Bechtold Library contains 150,000 volumes and receives 500 periodicals, a wide array of electronic material, providing resources for study and research by students and faculty members. Beyond the general theological holdings, the library has special collections in mission studies, catechetics, and religious life (especially Franciscan, Passionist, and Servite). The PBL’s memberships in the Association of Chicago Theological Schools, Chicago Area Theological Library Association, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), American Theological Library Association, and the Catholic Research Resources Alliance, offer many possibilities for collaboration. Please see more information about CTU at www.ctu.edu/library.
This is a 12 month, full-time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package beginning in July 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately. Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to Melody Layton McMahon, email@example.com.