Basic Functions The Event Coordinator collaborates with key professionals as well as Parish Vitality and Mission staff to assist in executing events and calendared projects. Responsible for the successful completion of system events, including (but not limited to) professional gatherings and retreats, award ceremonies, fund-raisers, technology conferences, and other events furthering systemic growth.
Duties and Responsibilities
Creates and coordinates Office calendar to reflect the priority of providing resources the events.*
Work with other staff on Archdiocesan events that range from small spiritual and formation sessions to large, 2000+ person events..*
Executes the details around Archdiocese calendared events: Leadership Days, Professional Development, Awards, retreats, webinars, Archdiocese Staff Days, Pastors’ Events, and other events as developed by Archdiocesan Staff and approved by the Co-Directors.*
Administrative duties as assigned.
Develops relationships with product suppliers, vendors and providers.
Manages on-line registration process for events.
Manages payment process for events, and tracking of deposits.
Serves on other committees and task forces as assigned.
Pursues opportunities for spiritual and professional growth.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts field or related
Minimum 2 years’ experience in customer service and administrative duties; experience in coordinating successful events
Strong organizational, time management and technical skills with the ability to handle complex projects and multiple projects simultaneously
Team oriented with focus on collegiality, fairness, and ability to engage other AoC Departments
Sensitive to racially and ethnically diverse community and ability to interact with individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
Strong decision making ability with the ability to show sound judgement, be fair and balanced, act with integrity, and be collaborative
Self-motivated, dependable and persistent, with an openness to the needs of the system,
Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values
Must appreciate role of schools as ministry of the Archdiocese.
The Archdiocese of Chicago is one of the largest Catholic dioceses in the United States with 2.2 million Catholics. The Archdiocese is divided into six vicariates, 31 deaneries and 351 parishes. There are approximately 230 schools, and numerous ministries and programs serving the people of Cook and Lake Counties in Northeastern Illinois. This local church is pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich.