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Catholic Theological Union at Chicago, the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology in the United States, is seeking a Director of Enrollment Management.  The Director of Enrollment Management directs, coordinates and advances the school’s overall enrollment program in accord with its mission, including supervision and coordination of the work of the Director of Admissions and the Director of Recruitment. Responsibilities include the formulation, coordination, and implementation of an overall strategic enrollment management plan; ensuring market analysis and direction of effective marketing activities; oversight of the gathering and analysis of enrollment data; direction of strategic recruitment efforts; representing the school to other institutions, gatherings, and various publics to advance its recruitment and enrollment efforts; oversight of the admissions process; direction of financial aid and scholarship process; coordination with the school’s academic programs and policies; development and implementation of retention policies and programs; direction of specific student services such as orientation and registration as they relate to enrollment strategy.   The Director reports to the President and works in collaboration with the offices of the Vice President and Academic Dean, the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Marketing and Communications, the various Program Directors, Student Services Manager, Registrar, and the Office of Development.

Candidates for this position should be familiar with the environment of a Catholic graduate school of theology and committed to its mission; have proven experience in the above areas of enrollment management; have an aptitude for leadership and management; have a minimum of a bachelors degree (preferably a masters); can perform as a credible representative and spokesperson for the school; and can work in a collaborative fashion with both faculty and professional staff.

Applicants should send a letter of intent, resume, and salary history to   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Field Education Director and English Language Coordinator

Catholic Theological Union (CTU), a graduate school of theology and ministry in the Hyde Park (U of C) neighborhood of Chicago is seeking candidates to apply for the Field Education Director and English Language Coordinator.  This is a full time position responsible for the overall coordination of all ministry practica across the degree and certificate programs and the coordination of English language programs at CTU.  The position reports to the Vice President and Academic Dean.  As field education director the candidate will coordinate the theological reflection component of ministry degrees at the master’s level, the necessary ministry workshops for students and site supervisors, the ongoing assessment of the program and advises academic degree program directors on field education credit equivalencies.  The field education director is expected to be knowledgeable about the expectations for field education in the following: Program of Priestly Formation, Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry, ATS degree program standards, and CTU program standards. Ideally the director participates in professional associations for field education. Position involves visitation of various ministry sites across the greater Chicago area, and in the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Joliet.  The Field Education Director works directly with individual students, ministry supervisors, theological reflection faculty, and formation directors of religious communities. As English Language Coordinator the candidate will oversee tutoring and workshops for approximately 40 students each academic year. 

The coordination of the following events are included as part of the responsibilities of the Field Education Director: ministry placement orientation and interviews; required workshops for students in ministry placements (VIRTUS, Human Sexuality, Professional Standards for Ministry, re-entry workshop), workshops with supervisors, and orientation to theological reflection.

Applicants must be committed to quality theological education at the graduate level; ideally the candidate for this position should hold a DMin or MDiv degree and have significant experience in ministry, ministry formation and ministry supervision as well as the ability to facilitate theological reflection. It is preferred that the Director be an ordained Roman Catholic priest. 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.

Catholic Theological Union is sponsored by twenty-four men’s religious communities. Its student body includes religious order seminarians and lay men and women preparing for Church service in various forms. The school offers several graduate degrees at the Master’s and Doctoral level.

Applicants should send a letter of intent, resume, and salary history to  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.