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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture!

For 50+ years, the Chicago Center has leveraged the power of place and people to create transformative student learning experiences. Today, we prepare students to be global citizens with greater self-awareness and career preparedness.


Our team is curious, hardworking, and deeply committed to the student experience. We look for self-starters and those with an interest in experiential learning and Chicago.

We are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. To ensure that our organization continues to incorporate everyone’s perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.


We value a diverse workplace and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, older members of society, and others from minority groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

The Chicago Center offers an unlimited PTO policy, 11 additional paid holidays, and is closed the last two weeks of the calendar year.

The Chicago Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We are not currently hiring. If you would like to be considered for a future opportunity to become a Site Supervisor for our Urban Student Teaching Program, please see the description below and submit a cover letter and resume to


Site Supervisor

SITE SUPERVISOR The Chicago Center hires former teachers as site supervisors to observe and coach education students during their student teaching semester, in various areas and subjects. We do not currently have immediate needs, but welcome you to submit your interest for future opportunities. The Chicago Center (CCULC) is an off-campus semester program affiliated with various Midwestern colleges and universities, offering student teaching placements in CPS. We are located in Hyde Park and work with schools in many neighborhoods. For more information, please contact send your resume and cover letter to: Nancy Friesen     Urban Teaching Program Director 773-363-1312

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