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Thank you for your interest in employment at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. Cristo Rey is committed to diversity, open and honest hiring practices, justice in compensation and benefits, treating each person with respect and dignity, providing appropriate assistance in each person’s growth and spiritual development, and acting as a just steward of the resources entrusted to us.

In accordance with the regulations of the State of Illinois and the Archdiocese of Chicago, Cristo Rey conducts background checks on all employees, contractors and volunteers. In accordance with the regulations of the State of Illinois, all new employees will also be required to submit fingerprints.

Cristo Rey provides equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ethnicity, ancestry, military status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Available Positions

Director, Corporate Work Study Program

Job Title: Director
Department: Corporate Work Study Program
Reports to: Vice President for Corporate Work Study Program
Classification: Exempt
Schedule: Year-Round

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, a Jesuit, college-preparatory, co-educational school for grades 9-12 seeks a full-time Director. The Director is a key leader in the daily operations of the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. As a member of the CWSP team, this position will interact with students, school faculty/staff, and business leaders to execute the transformative CWSP model alongside Corporate Work Study staff. Teaching students’ job skills, managing the relationships between the school and its business partners, and assisting in the coordination and operations of the overall program are the primary duties of this role.

Ultimately, the Director supports the team towards several key goals:

  • overseeing the day-to-day management of the program to maximize job retention
  • ensuring retention and expansion of existing jobs consistent with yearly targets
  • envisioning the ongoing improvement of the work program to ensure the CWSP is:
    • a recognized, quality brand within the business community
    • an increasing benefit to job partners and students’ personal and professional development
    • an efficient, effective financial support to the school

The ideal candidate will have excellent managerial and people management skills coupled with a strong organizational aptitude. He or she will be motivated by the Catholic/Christian/Jesuit mission of the school and its impact on the Chicagoland area.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Account Management
  • Manage 10 of our highest revenue CWSP work-study partnerships, helping to ensure the annual renewal, and continuous effectiveness, of these job partners.
  • Together with the Vice President, identify existing corporate partners with high potential for expansion and lead the cultivation of these prospects (goal: 5 FTE job expansions per year).
  • Support the CWSP staff to achieve the highest retention possible for corporate sponsors through exceptional program delivery, policy implementation and customer service (goal: 95% retention per year).
  • Together with the Vice President, support CWSP staff to become true ‘client solutions managers,’ helping to coach job partners on how to make program higher value add for companies/students.

Student Training
  • Lead the strategic development, refinement and execution of Summer Business Training. This will include working with School Administration to develop an integrative academic/work study freshmen summer training/orientation program.
  • Lead the development, refinement and execution of CWSP Dry Run Training week (Note: Dry Run Training week is the 1st week of school; students do not go to work but instead have training with CWSP).
  • Lead Cristo Rey’s “Academics and CWSP Committee,” a cross-functional team continuously working to improve students’ technology and communications skills through academic classroom innovation.
  • Oversee the first-ever development and execution of quarterly student training workshops to be held during scheduled academic half days (i.e. 12:30-3:30). Workshops will be marketed to supervisors in advance for them to opt-in students to attend.
  • Together with a dedicated CWSP Program Manager, assess and refine CWSP’s student coaching and performance improvement process.
  • Together with the Vice President, develop/lead a strategy for CWSP-led student training moving forward (i.e. delaying students’ CWSP start date in order to provide dedicated classroom training; evaluating summer training for 10-12 grade)

Supervisor Training
  • Together with the Vice President, develop a best practices supervisor toolkit / resource guide.
  • Oversee the development and execution of 1-2 supervisor-support related events (i.e. webinars, panels, industry/functional cohort events).
  • Oversee the development and execution of a monthly CWSP newsletter to supervisors.
  • Support the annual refinement of CWSP’s supervisor orientation / process for new supervisor onboarding.

Operational Excellence
  • Understand and continuously identify innovative approaches to improve department efficiency and eliminate low-value added work.
  • Re-think the following team processes: (1) student job placement; (2) CWSP job partner portfolio (i.e. matching of accounts to CWSP Program Managers).
  • Oversee the development of a CWSP manual for the program for students and job partners.
  • Oversee the development of an internal document outlining operational practices and policies to create departmental legacy.

Stewardship & Marketing
  • Oversee the development and execution of 2 stewardship-related supervisor luncheons, as well as appreciation practices such as holiday and end-of-year cards.
  • Together with a dedicated CWSP Program Manager and the school’s Director of Communications, plan/execute social media strategy to raise brand awareness of CWSP.
  • Oversee CWSP website revamp (including adding job descriptions to website).
  • Oversee the development of 5 sales-ready corporate profiles, highlighting student job responsibilities, accomplishments, systems used, and student impact.

People Management
  • Oversee, coach and develop a team of 5 people.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated commitment to Catholic and Jesuit, faith-based education
  • A desire to learn and be a part of the unique Cristo Rey mission, recognizing the educational value and financial importance of the work-study program
  • Proven commitment to serve and connect on a personal level with Latino students and families from economically underserved communities
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills to inspire, lead with zeal, and work collegially with faculty and staff, challenge students to high levels of achievement, and inspire corporate and civic leaders towards civic engagement
  • Confident in networking and cultivating strong professional relationships, and experience with customer relationship management
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in a management role
  • Persuasive communication style, with excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Creative, flexible, and entrepreneurial attitude
  • Strong organization skills and absolutely thorough in managing tasks
  • Master’s degree preferred


To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to: jobs@cristorey.net

Program Coordinator, Corporate Work Study Program

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Corporate Work Study Program
Reports to: Senior Program Manager
Classification: Exempt
Schedule: Year-Round

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, a Jesuit, college-preparatory, co-educational school for grades 9-12 seeks a full-time Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator is a key team member in the daily operations of the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. As a member of the CWSP team, this position will interact with students, school faculty/staff, and business leaders to execute the transformative CWSP model alongside Corporate Work Study staff. Teaching students’ job skills, managing the relationships between the school and its business partners, and assisting in the coordination and operations of the overall program are the primary duties of this role.

Ultimately, the Program Coordinator supports the team towards several key goals:
  • Ensure the successful execution of our program at all unfunded non-profit organizations.
  • Retain at least 95% of all of our paid business partners in the Corporate Work Study Program, while demonstrating timely and impeccable customer service.
  • Support, develop and train students to excel in the workplace.
  • Support the team to carry out daily operations with excellence.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and people skills coupled with a strong organizational aptitude. He or she will be motivated by the Catholic/Christian/Jesuit mission of the school and its impact on the Chicagoland area.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1. Sponsor Relations
  • Serve as a primary contact for assigned portfolio of paid and unpaid job sponsors—this includes making regular phone calls, e-mails, and office visits; updating databases; responding to evaluations.
  • Hold site visit meeting 2x/year for assigned portfolio of paid and unpaid job sponsors, ensuring that an updated company relationship map, job description and an understanding of student/program effectiveness is systematically collected.
  • The CWSP program team proactively supports our job partners to develop/execute programs that add value to both students and employers.
  • Onboard new CWSP supervisors and/or new CWSP job partners.
  • Resolve issues with students and corporate sponsors in a timely manner by engaging staff and leveraging all resources available to the school and work program.
  • Provide regular and timely updates on any issues regarding assigned job sponsors to the CWSP Vice President.
  • Serve as a point person for students and sponsors regarding make-up days and holiday work-days, overseeing the collection of forms and recording of data associated with these days.
  • Coordinate and/or assist with sponsor related activities such as sponsor orientation, sponsor luncheons, sponsor appreciation events, etc.


2. Performance Review / Student Coaching

  • Schedule and coordinate individual and group meetings with students, sponsors, and other school personnel as needed, utilizing sponsor feedback to ensure job satisfaction.
  • Assist with the distribution and collection of performance reviews and student feedback forms.
  • Assist with organization of, and attend, parent/teacher/administrator conferences as needed.
  • Assist in guiding students through the re-employment process.
  • Provide feedback to students on their performance and feedback to managers on each student’s experience at work; meet regularly with students during advisory period.
  • Assist with the creation, coordination, and implementation of student recognition strategies.
  • Assist with parent/student orientations and events.

3. Job Training and Placement

  • Collaborate with the CWSP staff to coordinate Summer Business Training, Orientation and ongoing year-round training for all new and returning students; includes organizing workshops and events.
  • Coordinate Ambassadors for Summer Business Training, including selecting and training ambassadors, preparing evaluation materials, supporting ambassadors as they complete evaluations of all freshmen students.
  • Coordinate and assist in the formation of student teams and job assignments based on student and sponsor requests, student skills and personality assessments, sponsor job descriptions, your personal knowledge of jobs, and student’s previous performance to ensure successful jobsite placement.

4. Dress Code/Attendance

  • Manage morning check-in (daily dress code and attendance checks) by consistently enforcing the work dress code and policies
  • Manage daily CWSP attendance, prepare attendance reports, and coordinate CWSP make-up days for all students.


5. Transportation

  • Manage scheduling and ensure coverage of transportation routes, including daily drop-offs/pickups, team orientation, sponsor luncheons, professional development days, and other events.
  • Track hours for paid drivers and chaperones, and submit payroll.
  • Serve as main transportation contact, both internally and externally, manage accounts with BP Gas Credit Cards, IPASS, Metra, Pilar Yellow Bus Transportation.
  • Ensure state and city registrations, as well as biannual state safety inspections are up to date for vehicles at both schools.
  • Drive or chaperone routes / sponsor luncheon routes/ pickup students at work as needed in school vehicles (minimally needed)
  • Coordinate bus use with athletics and school groups.
  • Oversee any necessary maintenance requests for school vehicles.

6. Other Duties
  • Address and enforce all school policies with an emphasis on discipline, dress code, and attendance.
  • Perform other CWSP duties as assigned by the Vice President.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University/College, advanced degree preferred
  • Understands and accepts that Christ the King is a Catholic Jesuit school primarily dedicated to the development of its student’s spiritual foundation, leadership abilities, and success in college
  • At least 2 years of experience working in an urban or Catholic school or at least 2 years of experience in corporate or HR roles
  • At least 2 years of measurable and proven success improving outcomes
  • Minimum 2 years of event management experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites, with particular emphasis on Excel and Outlook
  • Experience using mass e-mail template applications and designing mass e-mails, or ability to learn mass e-mail template applications
  • Driver’s License
  • Strong organization skills and absolutely thorough in managing tasks


To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: jobs@cristorey.net

Track & Field (Boys & Girls) Assistant Coach

Seeking a knowledgeable coach to assist our track and field program in one of the following capacities: sprinting, middle/long distance, jumping, or hurdling. Must be motivated, flexible, and a good communicator. There is a stipend for this position. Must be at least 21 years of age. If you are interested, please email jobs@cristorey.net

Boys Basketball JV Head Coach

Seeking a knowledgeable basketball person and excellent role model to coach in our boys basketball program. Must be motivated, flexible, and a good communicator. There is a stipend for this position. Must be at least 21 years of age. Apply

Boys Basketball Assistant Coach

Seeking a knowledgeable basketball person and excellent role model to coach in our boys basketball program. Must be motivated, flexible, and a good communicator. There is a stipend for this position. Must be at least 21 years of age. Apply

Assistant Cheerleading Coach

Seeking a responsible individual with a background in choreographing cheer dance routines and sideline cheers to coach our young but growing program. Must have good communication skills and work well with others. The team does sideline cheering and halftime routines at basketball games. Training begins in October and the season ends in February. There is a modest stipend for this position. Apply