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Employment Opportunities

Associate Director of Development

As a key member of the development team, the Associate Director of Development, together with the Chief Development Officer and Development Associate, works to help CTU meet its targeted fundraising goals.  The Associate Director of Development manages special events, annual appeals, campaign activities, stewardship, donor communications, prospect research and grant writing for the graduate school of theology.  The Associate Director of Development will also play an active role in planning of the school’s 50th Anniversary celebration taking place in 2018.

This position calls for superior organizational abilities, resourcefulness and a commitment to teamwork and mutual support among the school’s departments and in the overall CTU community. The ideal candidate will have a sensitivity and appreciation for working in a Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of progressive institutional advancement experience, with broad and successful experience in fundraising, marketing and communications, as well as demonstrable MS Office computer skills.

Catholic Theological Union is one of the largest Roman Catholic graduate schools of theology and ministry in the United States with a diverse and international student body and a variety of academic and pastoral programs at the masters and doctoral level.  For more information about the school, please visit

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary history, to

Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.


Communications Associate

Catholic Theological Union (CTU) in Chicago, a Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry, is seeking a Communications Associate. The Communications Associate reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications and assists the Director in all areas of promoting CTU to its many constituencies through advertising, publications, e-communications, news releases, website updates, social media, event collateral, and media relations. The Associate coordinates and facilitates the production of print and electronic materials used in the promotion of CTU.

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree, have a background in marketing and communications, and possess a working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop programs. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be a clear, effective writer, editor, and proofreader. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, work well under pressure, and balance a multifaceted work load are needed. Individuals must be comfortable working in a Catholic institution of higher learning and able to work well as a member of a team in achieving the mission of the school.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume, including salary history to:

Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.



CTU will not discriminate against any applicants for employment or employ any person on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, national origin, age, disability, or other legally protected status. The policy on non-discrimination will prevail in all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination. At the same time, CTU cherishes its right and duty to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its character, goals, and mission.