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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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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.

Open Positions:


The Chicago Center is hiring former teachers as site supervisors to observe and coach education students during their student teaching semester, in various areas and subjects. Our immediate needs are in Elementary and ELL (elementary). The candidate will have teaching experience in these subject areas. 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: Nancy Friesen     Urban Teaching Program Director 773-363-1312

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