5416 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615

Phone Number

773 371 5400

Catholic Theological Union is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered based on their qualifications for the position without regard to race, traits associated with race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Applications from members from racially and ethnically underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Vice President for Development

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The Vice President for Development is responsible for overseeing the planning, coordination, and successful execution of all fund development activities and campaigns to meet the needs of CTU as described in the strategic plan. The Vice President reports directly to the President, supervises the Director of Development and the Communications and Marketing Manager, and works in collaboration across all CTU departments. The Vice President for Development serves as a key member of the institution’s Leadership Council and works in close collaboration with the Development Committee and the Membership and Governance Committee of the Board of Trustees.



Graduate Assistantship for the Lilly Grant in Neuroscience and Preaching

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Catholic Theological Union is seeking a part time graduate assistant to assist the program director in guiding the Lilly Grant in Neuroscience and Preaching project through its various stages. CTU has received a major grant ($1.249 million) from the Lilly Endowment. The goal of the grant is to collect and analyze data from Roman Catholic worshippers regarding what constitutes effective preaching for them. In this scientific endeavor CTU is partnering with Prof. Howard Nusbaum of the University of Chicago and his Attention, Perception and Experience (APEX) lab. The grant extends for 4 years (calendar years 2024 to 2027). For the full job description, click here.

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