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Available Positions

STEAM Program Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                    Youth Services Center

DIRECT SUPERVISOR:    Director of Student and Youth Development

ACCOUNTABLE TO:          Senior Director of Youth Services

Under the direction of the Director of Student and Youth Development, the STEAM Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing direct services of STEAM education to youth aged 13-18. The STEAM Program Coordinator will plan and develop innovative STEAM programming, which includes group programming, one-on-one intervention and Social and Emotional Learning development.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementation of hands-on, project-based after-school and out-of-school STEAM learning that includes instruction, evaluation, STEAM camp, field trips, college tours, community service events or service learning projects and workshops.
  • Implementation and facilitation of education and youth development curriculum specifically related to middle school and high school that includes but is not limited to college preparation, financial literacy, science, technology, engineering,  arts and math (STEAM), career exploration and health and wellness.
  • Planning, leading and participating in meaningful yearly STEAM camp, assist with setting camp goals and objectives, and ensure a positive camping experience for each youth.
  • Maintaining a minimum caseload of 40 youth participants.


Chief Financial Officer

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Department: Administrative Office

Classification: Exempt Salary

The Chief Financial Officer is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and manages all financial functions of the Chicago Urban League. Those functions include but are not limited to accounting, audits, billing, reconciliations, budget development and tracking, governmental grants reporting, financial operations, management of finance personnel, determination of insurance coverage, management of legal requirements and the development of projections on individual project budgets, grant budgets, and capital improvement budgets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, financial software and reporting systems ensuring policies and procedures are in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements;
  • Oversee an inclusive process to establish an annual operating budget for the Organization as well as CULDC individual budgets;
  • Provide staff training in the areas of budget development, budget management, fiscal accountability, finance procedures and related matters;
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of CUL’s financial status


Director of Advocacy

TITLE: Director of Advocacy

DEPARTMENT: Research & Policy Center

FLSA: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Vice President and Executive Director, Research & Policy Center

The Director of Advocacy will support efforts to advance racial and economic justice by clearly and consistently positioning the discussion of race, structural racism and racial equity at the front and center of policy decision-making in our core advocacy focus areas: asset building and the wealth gap, education and youth development, housing and neighborhoods, and public health and safety.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the League’s leadership team to define and develop the organization’s advocacy agenda based on current organizational priorities and external policy landscape
  • Develop and implement strategies for advancing policy and advocacy goals
  • Identify and monitor pending local and state legislative initiatives, external agency policies and practices and other policy and advocacy issues falling under the scope of interest for the League