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6/30/15 Department of Computer and Information Systems, University of Detroit Mercy

The University of Detroit Mercy invites applicants for a one-year faculty position of instructor in the Department of Computer and Information Systems. The position is to be filled effective August 16, 2015.

Responsibilities: Teach courses as assigned—typically three each semester, including day, evening and online. Design, develop and assess curriculum. Serve on departmental and other committees and as an academic advisor for both undergraduate and graduate students. Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse educational environment. Use high levels of energy, creativity, passion and motivation to design and implement effective teaching and learning practices. Facilitate student learning through in-class and out-of-class activities. Maintain current knowledge and practices from the cyber security field plus maintain professional research initiatives. 

Qualifications: Teaching experience and masters degree in CIS or closely related field, Ph.D. preferred in system administration/programming, data base administration/programming, penetration testing. Practical managerial experience in assurance operations highly desirable.

Desired Qualifications include some combination of the following: (1) Demonstrated knowledge in two or more of the following areas: software and supply chain risk assurance, secure system operation and maintenance, enterprise network security, system forensics, and compliance monitoring and governance control. (2) Specialization in secure acquisition, secure programming, defect and malware analysis, operating system and application security, database security, security testing and network security analysis, forensic analysis, legal and regulatory compliance auditing and/or incident response. (3) Background in 800-53/Sarbanes-Oxley/HIPPA compliance audit. (4) Certifications in CISSP/CSSLP, CISA/CISM, A+, CompTIA, CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, CEH, or GIAC. 

The department seeks a candidate committed to the mission of the university and experienced in working with a diverse student population, including adult learners and at-risk students. The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence and continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The university strives for a faculty of content experts who are knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning. Outreach and service to the university and broader community (developing partnerships, academic advising, and committee work and faculty governance) is expected.

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private university, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a culturally diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all races and backgrounds.

Applications received by July 7, 2015 will receive first priority, although applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Candidates should submit a letter describing areas of teaching and scholarly expertise and professional experience along with a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation or reference contact information, and evidence of teaching excellence to:

Ms. Maryrose Patrick or call (313) 993-1589

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6/30/15 Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources, Carlow University

Carlow University invites applications for the position of Human Resources Assistant.  This is a part-time position that reports to the Director of Human Resources and works closely with other staff members in the Human Resources Department.

This position requires professional administrative skills with a strong interpersonal communications aptitude, customer service orientation, and a collaborative interface with all University personnel. The incumbent must possess the ability to exercise good judgment in establishing priorities and problem solve in a timely manner.  Strong attention to detail, the ability to work with a diverse population; and the initiative for self-directed accomplishment is essential.

This position requires the ability to handle multiple tasks and to work in a high volume, fast-paced, goal-oriented atmosphere, both independently and as part of a unified team.

Responsibilities 

  • Provide customer service by responding to inquires via telephone, e-mail, and personal visits.
  • Maintain document control by keeping personnel files up to date.
  • Respond to requests for employment verification.
  • Create and maintain files and electronic records for reporting related to PA Act 153 and other background check/pre-employment screening requirements.
  • Maintain the electronic records for employee training.
  • Enter information into and maintain employee records in the e2 Campus Emergency Alert System.
  • Assist with reporting related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by entering data in the Administrative Computing System.
  • Assist members of the Human Resources team with projects as needed.
  • Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbent performs other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required. 
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel) is required.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as good customer service acumen is essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and diplomacy.
  • The ability to be a self-started, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.
 
Send cover letter and resume to HR3@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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6/19/15 Police Officer, Carlow University, Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position

Carlow University invites applications for a Police Officer.

Carlow University is a comprehensive, women-centered Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally diverse urban setting.  One of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

Under the supervision of the Chief of Police, a Police Officer in the Carlow University Campus Police Department patrols assigned areas of property used, owned or occupied by Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy. The primary objective of the Campus Police Officer is to provide a safe and secure environment for all members of the University community by means of an alert and vigilant prevention patrol. In addition, they must be equally concerned with delivery of a wide variety of services consistent with needs of the university, its administrative staff, its faculty, students, the Sisters of Mercy, and visitors. To effectively accomplish these purposes, all campus Police Officers must have a clear understanding of their powers, duties and responsibilities and conduct themselves at all times within the lawful limitations of their authority.

This position requires a working knowledge of Pennsylvania law, a strong interpersonal communications aptitude, customer service orientation, and a collaborative interfacing with all University personnel. The incumbent must possess:  the ability to work independently in prioritizing work and emergency calls, keep accurate records, the ability to problem solve constructively; understand and follow directions as well as give directions; strong attention to detail,  the ability to work with a diverse population; and the initiative for self-directed accomplishment is essential.

Responsibilities 

  • Have the responsibility and obligation to uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Laws and Regulations of Allegheny County, and the Policy and Procedures of Carlow University.
  • Have the responsibility to obey and carry out the orders of the Chief of Police and all other Supervisory Officers, thoroughly, cheerfully, and promptly, whether such orders are verbal or written.
  • Maintain peace, order, and morality, protect persons and property, prevent crime, and apprehend criminals within Carlow University and Sisters of Mercy areas.
  • Investigate all crime, protect crime scenes, collect and preserve evidence, investigate accidents, unlawful acts, make legal arrests of offenders, and serve warrants and subpoenas when required
  • Prepare required concise reports daily, prepare cases for court, attend hearings when scheduled, and testify before courts and other legally empowered bodies when required.
  • Review reports of investigations and recommend further action as necessary.
  • Be familiar with and enforce Carlow University Rules and Regulations, and procedures of the Department.
  • Make an immediate written report to the Chief of Police or his designate of the damage or loss of any Department equipment or property.
  • Shall respond to and record all calls, incidents, and complaints reported to them in any matter, or discovered by them as directed by Rules and Procedures.
  • Ensure the order and cleanliness of Carlow University property and equipment assigned, or personal equipment and property used on official police business
  • Carry out vigorous patrol of the assigned area, being constantly alert to observe those conditions of things that promote criminal activity and other incidents that require police service by answering all calls, disposing of all complaints in a professional manner, and recording such actions as required by the Department policy.
  • Shall make recommendations relative to improvements of police services, with particular reference to the shift to which assigned.
  • The Chain of Command from the Chief of Police down through the ranks; the line of authority from the Police Officer up through the ranks, shall be preserved in order to maintain principles of good administration and supervision. The Chain of Command shall NOT be bypassed.
  • Take appropriate police action concerning any illegal activities. Any officer having knowledge of illegal activity in another jurisdiction shall report same, in writing, to the Chief of Police, who shall forward such information to the proper authorities.
  • Take appropriate police action concerning knowledge of the whereabouts of any stolen property. Any Police Officer having knowledge of the whereabouts of stolen property in another jurisdiction shall report same to the Chief of Police in writing, who shall forward such information to the proper authorities.
  • Remain within the boundaries of Carlow University Campus while on duty and shall not leave the property on Police business or otherwise while on duty, without the authorization of a superior officer, except to facilitate the routine patrol of the periphery of Carlow University, or when authorized.
  • Remain at your assigned duty, post or district unless directed to do otherwise by a superior officer.
  • Be subject to instructions received by the police radio and answer all calls and obey all instructions given. After completion of assignment or call, report promptly back in service.
  • Not withhold any information of any criminal activity or violation of Carlow University Rules and Regulations.
  • Not conduct any self-assigned investigation at any time without the request, direction, or instructions of a superior officer.
  • Officers when on patrol duties, shall not frequent, or be present in the Squad room except: when on authorized meal/coffee break, when performing an authorized function relative to their duties, because of personnel necessity, or when ordered to be present themselves at the squad room by a superior officer.
  • Perform other duties, functions, and activities as assigned. 
  • Demonstrates and reflects an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy. 
  • In the absence of the Chief of Police, the Police Officer will report the Police Sergeant. In absence of the Police Sergeant, the Police will report to the Police Detective.
  • Demonstrate and reflect understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Act 120 Certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in person, via telephone, and in writing. 
  • Ability to efficiently operate the telephone, two-way radio, email, and related systems. 
  • Proven problem solving skills with ability to make decisions and take initiative to resolve issues. 
  • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to handle sensitive matters using discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment. 
  • Strong business ethics.  

Physical:  

Mobility – Physical – Must be able to carry out vigorous patrol of the assigned area, being constantly alert to observe those conditions of things that promote criminal activity and other incidents that require police service by answering all calls, disposing of all complaints in a professional manner, and recording such actions as required by the Department policy.

Environmental Conditions – Ability to work outdoors in all climates

Mental: 

Ability to pay close attention to detail, to work under pressure, to deal with constant interruptions, to remain calm and composed when dealing with difficult or irate or emotionally up-set people or situations both in person and over the phone.

Other:  Weekend or evening shifts, as well as holiday shifts are required. 

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR4@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

www.carlow.edu

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6/15/15 Vice President for University Advancement, University of Detroit Mercy

University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan’s largest Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and the Society of Jesus, is seeking a Vice President for University Advancement. For more than 138 years, the University has served the region and the nation by educating more than 100,000 alumni as leaders and public servants in industry, government, health care, law, education and community development. The University has three campuses in Detroit: McNichols Campus; School of Law; and School of Dentistry. The University also has Division I Athletics in 19 men’s and women’s sports.

Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President for University Advancement provides leadership and strategic direction for the Office of University Advancement, which includes a team of more than 30 staff members in development, alumni relations and marketing and public affairs. The Vice President is responsible for the management and success of a comprehensive campaign that is currently in its pre-public phase.  The Vice President also serves as the liaison to the Board of Trustees’ University Advancement Committee.

Qualifications include: a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) and ten years of proven experience in fundraising leadership with demonstrated success in the areas of comprehensive campaigns, annual giving and major gift programs, preferably in higher education; experience in overseeing marketing and communications programs; expertise in managing advancement professionals; appreciation for the University’s mission and values; and excellent planning, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

For more detailed information about the position and to apply, please visit:

http://www.udmercy.edu/hr/employment/index.htm

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references.  Application review will begin
August 1, 2015.

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community.  The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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6/10/15 Police Sergeant, Police Department, Carlow University

To provide supervisory and enforcement skills in the commissioned law enforcement services at Carlow University.  Responsible for supervising police personnel engaged in law enforcement duties associated with the protection, safety, and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and property.  Supervises investigations of and documentation of crimes and incidents.  Exercises independent judgment within limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the University, and the Chief of Police (departmental policies and procedures).

Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position

  • Supervises Police Officers in performance of regularly assigned patrols and incident investigations; prepares shift notices and assignments.
  • Maintain oversight of all active investigations ensuring that all legal methods of investigation are being followed and exhausted.
  • Conducts pre-hire evaluations of prospective police officer and police communications department candidates.
  • Provides input into selection, disciplinary and other personnel matters; may counsel employees as required.
  • Makes recommendations in matters concerning employee discipline and retention. 
  • Plans, develops, presents, coordinates, and maintains records of training programs; trains staff in standard work procedures.
  • Analyzes workloads and coordinates work schedules with the Scheduling Corporal.
  • Ensures conformance to policies and procedures by checking quality of subordinate’s performance.
  • Develop and train officers in new procedures or protocols.
  • Investigate, recommend and implement training programs for the community and department.
  • Assist in existing program continued development.
  • Reviews, approves and disseminates reports prepared by sworn staff.
  • Supervises and participates in the policing of the property of Carlow University.
  • Preserves the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding without warrant when authorized by law to prevent or suppress crime.
  • Arrests offenders with and without warrant where authorized by law.
  • Investigates all criminal offenses, to detect and arrest criminals and to recover lost or stolen property.  Prepares detailed incident reports.
  • Attempts to locate missing persons.
  • Detects violations of the motor vehicle code, makes violator contacts, and places violators in custody or issues citations or warnings.
  • Investigates motor vehicle collisions.
  • Documents and presents evidence (Pre Log) to the Allegheny County Crime Lab for testing; provides legal testimony.
  • Oversee Evidence/Property storage and documentation process.
  • Review all Case Files for content.
  • Provides assistance, information and direction to students, employees and visitors which includes but is not limited to:  lockout services, escorts, first aid.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with the community, including specific targeted groups, such as the elderly and school-age youth.
  • NIK Trainer/Instructor (Evidence/Presumptive Drug Testing).
  • Assign, review and approve monthly inspections (AED/Emergency Call Boxes/Elevator Emergency Phones/Equipment/Ammunition/Firearms).
  • Conduct/oversee Lock-Down Drills @ Campus School/Sisters of Mercy and all campus buildings as appropriate.
  • Oversight of Police Communications Center.
  • Ensures that department members are following established rules and policies of both the Police Department and University.
  • Demonstrates and reflects an understanding of, and commitment to, the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma; some college preferred.
  • Act 120 certification required
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances required per Act 153.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully in person, via telephone, and in writing.
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately operate the telephone and two-way radio; computer proficiency essential.
  • Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to take initiative to resolve issues.
  • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive matters with discretion and good judgment.
  • Eligibility to drive a motor vehicle owned or leased by Carlow University. 
  • Thorough knowledge of, and ability to apply, basic supervisory methods. 
  • Physical and mental abilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer at Carlow University
  • Knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, First Aid, CPR and AED techniques.
  • Ability to carry out vigorous patrol of assigned areas, being constantly alert.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all climates.
  • Ability to work weekend, evening, or holiday shifts as required.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR1@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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6/10/15 Cashier/AP Assistant, Finance & Accounting, Carlow University

This position receives and receipts a variety of payments for University student accounts, Campus School accounts, Early Learning Center accounts and other cash-related transactions.  This person also reconciles a cash journal and prepares daily bank deposits and creates and monitors payment plans for the University and Campus School accounts.  

Responsibilities:

  • Receive payments from students and other departments in person, by mail and by phone.  Input all cash journal entries for University student account payments, Campus School student account payments, Early Learning Center student account payments, and miscellaneous receipts.
  • Prepare cash receipts for bank deposit, prepare daily cash reports, balance the cash drawer, reconcile cash, check and credit card receipts daily, and investigate and resolve any out-of-balance problems.
  • Disburse student refund checks received by the Finance Department according to established policies.
  • Prepare semester payment plans for University and Campus School accounts, confirm students who have satisfied initial payment plan requirements and monitor payment plan balances for delinquencies. 
  • Place late fees on delinquent payment plan balances and returned checks.
  • Analyze student accounts and provide information to students who call or visit the office regarding balances due, payment options, Student Accounts policies, financial aid, and the corporate scholarship program.  Develop an understanding of how registration, admissions and financial aid records affect the student account in order to offer more comprehensive explanations of billing.
  • Print invoices on demand.
  • Administer monthly Port Authority bus pass sales.
  • Generate reports on a monthly or other periodic basis for the accounting department to assist in preparing monthly financial statements.
  • Enters Accounts Payable invoices in the colleague system on a continuing basis under the direction of the Accounts Payable Coordinator. 
  • Ensures the confidentiality of all records and conversations per FERPA guidelines.
  • Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties as assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • An Associate Degree or equivalent experience is required.  Two or three years of non-profit or higher education experience is preferred. 
  • A familiarity with basic accounting concepts;
  • Prior experience with the preparation of spreadsheets;
  • Data entry skills which prove to be fast and accurate
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances required per Act 153.
  • This position requires strong analytical and communication skills, a commitment to excellent customer service; attention to detail; self-motivation; and the ability to relate to a diverse student population. 
  • This position requires the ability to handle multiple tasks and to work in a high volume, fast-paced, goal-oriented atmosphere, both independently and as part of a unified team
  • This position interfaces with other departments such as Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Admissions and Finance in a team-oriented approach to provide efficient and effective customer service to students.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR1@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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6/01/15 Director of Student Accounts and Financial Services, Enrollment Management, Carlow University

The Director of Student Accounts and Financial Services provides senior-level administration and leadership to the Student Accounts and Financial Services areas for Carlow University.   Primary responsibilities: to coordinate all activities associated with student receivables; oversee processes for distribution to and refunds from student accounts; to ensure the accuracy and integrity of student financial data; to provide dynamic and creative leadership to the Student Accounts Office, including the development and continual quality improvement of systems and processes. This position is also responsible for supervision of the HUB staff and providing direction and input to the Director of Financial Aid in the development and continual quality improvement of systems, policies and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Administer all activities associated with student receivables, billing, collections, account reconciliations, and the preparation of 1098T forms for the University, The Campus School of Carlow University and Early Learning Center.
  • Oversee the processing and collection of the Federal Perkins, Nursing, Nurse Faculty and Stanley K. Powers loans.
  • Oversee the processing of disbursements and refunds in accordance with state/federal regulations and institutional policies and procedures to ensure proper processing of all external funds.
  • Train staff to inform students and their families about University charges, payment options, billing and refunding policies and procedures.
  • Develop and author the materials for the invoice packets, collection letters, and portal pages.
  • Promote the University by speaking to individuals and groups about student accounts and maintaining working relationships with other university departments.
  • Handle student complaints and negotiate payment arrangements and settlements on student accounts and contracts with collection agencies.
  • Maximize recruiting and admissions processing by using state of the art recruiting and admissions computer technology.  Administrate this area in our ERP, Colleague, and Salesforce, which includes the input of new pricing and new rules according to the authorized tuition and fee schedule.  Trouble-shoot errors in the system and audit invoices for accuracy.
  • Responsible to know and comply with federal and state regulations concerning billing, collections, disbursements compliance with regulatory standards. 
  • Ensure the department’s delivery of outstanding service to students and internal and external customers. 
  • Maintain the department’s operating budget.
  • Trains, mentors, and supervises the HUB staff to ensure exemplary customer service, accuracy in providing information to current and prospective students and families.
  • Coordinates information flow between HUB staff, admissions, financial aid, student accounts and the registrar’s office.
  • Provide dotted-line leadership, direction, and motivation to financial aid staff.
  • Foster strong relationships with accounting, admissions, financial aid, registrar and with key constituents.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based on departmental needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum five years of progressive responsibility and experience in student accounts, bursar’s office, or enrollment management financial services, and in managing staff. 
  • Proven experience with cash management procedures in an educational setting preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing efficient office systems and processes.
  • Strong computer and database management skills with knowledge of computer applications for admissions; knowledge of Datatel/Colleague a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and with people at all organizational levels;
  • Knowledge of fiscal management methods and practices. 
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances required.
  • Prior work experience and/or knowledge of financial aid policies, processes and regulations.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR4@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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5/21/15 Mathematics Lab Instructor, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This is a temporary, half-time, 10-month appointment beginning in August 2015, but with the possibility of the line becoming permanent.  We are seeking a candidate with experience utilizing adaptive learning technology and self-paced instruction in a computer lab setting.  The lab will be used initially for placement testing and for students requiring remediation, but in the future may serve students in various 100-level math courses.  The primary responsibilities of this position are individually supporting student learners and assessing their readiness for college-level math as well as training and supervising lab tutors.  Secondarily, the instructor may be asked to teach up to one course per semester.  The successful applicant should enjoy teaching and working with students and must also be ready to work with faculty who seek to develop adaptive learning tutorials for their face-to-face courses.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education.
  • Experience using an adaptive learning software for math, e.g. ALEKS, and be comfortable working with students at all levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively within a diverse community.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter (including a description of your experience using adaptive learning software in a lab setting)
  • Resume
  • Letters of recommendation from three professional references. 

Letters of recommendation may be provided as follows:  (1) included with your online application; OR (2) e-mailed in PDF format on official letterhead to:  mgiannuzzi@georgian.edu; OR sent to:  Georgian Court University, Office of Human Resources, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ  08701  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

For more information about Georgian Court, visit www.georgian.edu.
AA/EO Employer

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5/21/15 Advertisement School of Dentistry Librarian Position, University of Detroit Mercy

The University of Detroit Mercy invites applications for the position of reference librarian in the School of Dentistry Library. Reporting to the Director of the SOD Library, the successful applicant will meet the following qualifications:  Master of Library and Information Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school; Educational background in a science, technology, or medical field or experience working with resources in these fields; Two or more years of professional librarian experience in a medical, hospital or academic library.

Responsible for research and information desk services including electronic reference services using current technologies such as IM and the AJCU (Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities) Virtual Reference Program; creating and maintaining current library research portal discipline pages; collection development in assigned disciplines on the McNichols Campus; one-on-one or group research assistance both in-person and online; creating appropriate teaching and research aids for the library research portal and course management system (Blackboard);  and working with faculty to be embed within courses.  University service, committee work and engagement in professional associations regionally and nationally is expected.

A full-time tenure tracks position in which librarians work ten months per year with a full benefits package including TIAA-CREF, health insurance, and dental benefits; salary commensurate with experience. Additional information about the University and the Libraries/Instructional Design Studio is on the Libraries/IDS portal: http://research.udmercy.edu.  A more complete description of public service librarian responsibilities is at:  http://research.udmercy.edu/staff/jobDescription.php
Review of resumes will begin on June 15, 2015 and continue until complete.  Resumes received by June 15, 2015 will receive priority review.  Send resume, names/addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of references and other supporting documentation by email to Sally Young, Secretary, School of Dentistry Librarian Search Committee, youngsd@udmercy.edu

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community.  University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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5/18/15 Assistant/Associate Professor of Business, Marketing, Financial Management and/or Management, Georgian Court University

Summary:

The GCU School of Business is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Business to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in Marketing, Financial Management and/or Management.  The candidate should enjoy teaching above all other aspects of academia and must bring creative pedagogy to both the undergraduate and graduate classroom.  Also desirable is experience in the health care industry.  GCU provides a collaborative environment where members of the School of Business participate in university wide committees and where multi-disciplinary efforts are encouraged.  Scholarly activities that support the candidate’s knowledge base in order to be a more informed professor and student advisor are most desirable.  Opportunity exists to lead faculty or student groups in research projects.

This is a full-time, tenure track position beginning in January 2016.

Responsibilities:

  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction. 
  • Teach 12 credits per semester of undergraduate and graduate level courses.
  • Regularly assess the outcomes of courses taught and make improvements.   
  • Advise and mentor students, including on their research or internships.
  • Participate in departmental functions including program assessment.
  • Participate in university-wide service including student activities.
  • Pursue scholarly activities.
  • Collaborate in program development.

 Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in one of the position-related fields (Marketing, Financial Management and/or Management) required.
  • Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the college/university level. 
  • Ability or willingness to learn to effectively use instructional technology (internet, instructional software, Learning Management System).
  • Ability to teach in non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, weekends, accelerated, on-line).
  • Experience in measuring and assessing learning outcomes from courses and how they contribute to overall program assessment. 
  • Evidence of research activity and scholarship.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively.
  • Previous experience in the health care industry is desirable.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letters of recommendation from three professional references. 

Letters of recommendation may be provided as follows:  (1) included with your online application; OR (2) e-mailed in PDF format on official letterhead to:  mgiannuzzi@georgian.edu; OR sent to:  Georgian Court University, Office of Human Resources, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ  08701  

The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding her/his terminal degree.  References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicants.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates who will enrich our climate of diversity are encouraged to apply.  Further inquiries about this position may be addressed to:  mkline@georgian.edu  

For more information about Georgian Court, visit www.georgian.edu.
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5/13/15 Campus Minister, Misericordia University

The Campus Minister will provide leadership and direction in fostering the moral and spiritual well-being of the university community in the accomplishment of its educational mission.  This position will work as a part of the campus ministry team that works collaboratively in planning social, educational, service and spiritual programs.  

A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 3 years of experience in campus ministry or other ministerial areas are required.  A Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Counseling, Social Work, Spirituality/Spiritual Direction or related field is preferred.  Experience as a leader in a service agency, volunteer organization, or campus ministry is preferred.  Qualified candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of a Catholic college in the liberal arts tradition.  An understanding of Catholic social teaching and the Catholic Church as it related to other Christian churches and other religions is needed.  Candidates will also possess demonstrated knowledge in the areas of young adult faith formation, leadership formation, pastoral counseling as well as knowledge of campus religious life and chaplaincy practices, issues, and concerns.  Some night and weekend hours will be required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify, plan, coordinate, and implement the social, educational, service and spiritual programs offered by Campus Ministry.
  • Assist the Director of Campus Ministry with the development, implementation, and evaluation of department programs.
  • Supervise and coordinate the celebration of weekend liturgies and special liturgies, including but limited not, recruiting, training, and supervising all liturgical ministries.
  • Serve as the director and advisor in the coordination and implementation of the process of Christian Initiation of Adults.
  • Direct and coordinate several different retreats throughout the year.
  • Provide input in the ongoing development of the Catholic Identity of the University. Represent the university at occasions, programs, and activities that celebrate and support the mission and Catholic Identity.  Participate actively in planning and promoting Mission centered community education and development programs.
  • Oversee and coordinate student leadership programs in Campus Ministry by engaging student leaders, coordinating service leadership programs, and assisting in developing opportunities for servant leaders.
  • Generate participation in ministry efforts from the university community by developing and managing programs that are relevant to the mission and charisms of the university. 
  • Engage students in on-going faith formation including but not limited to bible study, prayer service, planned/unplanned one-on-one spiritual counseling, group programs, etc.
  • Participate in Orientation programs for incoming and transfers students.
  • Provide pastoral counseling, spiritual direction for students and employees.  Provide timely support and guidance for those desiring or needing a Campus Ministry presence. 

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus.  Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.For confidential consideration, please apply online with a cover letter, resume, and references at https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13178331 or by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA  18612  Misericordia University, an 90-year-old institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy, offering baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours from New York City, and Philadelphia.  The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.

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5/13/15 Coordinator of Field Education (Social Work), Georgian Court University

Summary:

We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as a Coordinator of Field Education for the Department of Social Work beginning Fall Semester 2015.  This is a part-time, 9-month position; approximately 25 hours per week; opportunity for additional stipend for summer work. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advising and assistance to students planning for their practicum by matching students to practicum agencies and field instructors according to student learning needs.
  • Assess agencies, field instructor, and potential student learning experiences.
  • Coordinate agency field placements for junior and senior social work students entering their filed practicums (junior field experience/125 hours; senior field experience (2 semesters)/400 hours total). 
  • Interpret school policies and expectation of field agencies for field instructors; assess the fit between curriculum and the field agency experience.
  • Assist field instructors in developing and maintaining supervisory skills and in comprehending the integration of the practicum experience with course materials.
  • Assist in resolving problems/dilemmas between students, field instructors and other agency personnel.
  • Maintain required paperwork including but not limited to field agency evaluations, evaluations of student field experiences, liability insurance, and field agency/university field contracts.
  • Serve as Academic Coordinator for BCWEP (Baccalaureate Child Welfare Educational Program).
  • Conduct Annual Seminar in Field Instruction and Orientation for Field Instructors; organize annual CEU program for field instructors.
  • Oversee performance of field liaisons.
  • Conduct field program in accordance with CSWE Academic Standards including required assessment data.
  • Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Social Work required.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker designation required. 
  • Previous experience as a field coordinator required; at least three years’ experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Monmouth/Ocean County social service agencies preferred.
  • Familiarity with CSWE standards of accreditation.
  • Candidate must possess strong communication skills both orally and in writing.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu  
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5/12/15 Accounts Payable Coordinator, Finance and Accounting, Carlow University

This position processes payments to vendors, reimbursements to employees and stipends to students in accordance with University policies and procedures, sponsored projects, IRS and state tax requirements. This person identifies researched and resolves problems with invoices, check requests and other payment requests and ensures that University payments are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Entry and processing of purchase orders and check requests, including verification that the appropriate approval levels have been obtained.
  • Prompt and accurate payment of all invoices, as well as taking advantage of any discounts when available.
  • Verifies accuracy of and keeps current the names, addresses, and terms of the any vendor files.
  • Review and follow-up of any open purchase orders or check vouchers.
  • Review and follow-up of any un-cashed checks including annual filing with the state for any unclaimed property.
  • Serves as the primary University payment contact for certain vendors and establishes accounts for office supply, water, file storage, conference calling, and other contracts.
  • Assists with the development of and updating of fiscal policies related to corporate card spending and travel reimbursement.
  • Interacts with University departments when discrepancies arise concerning account number or budget availability.
  • Answers phone and email correspondence, inquiries and requests from various departments, students, and vendors.
  • Works in collaboration with those possessing corporate credit cards to ensure appropriate spending limits, cycles and restrictions are in place.  Reconcile and prepare journal entries to department budgets.
  • Preparation of annual 1099 forms, including prompt filing with the IRS.
  • Maintenance of all W-9 forms, tax exempt certificates and credit applications, ensuring that the proper documentation is on-file for all vendors.
  • Assists with journal entries, financial reporting, month and year-end closing and audit preparation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the highest integrity and to the values complementary to the mission of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy. 

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Requirements:

  • An Associates Degree or equivalent experience is required. Three to five years of bookkeeping experience is required. Non-profit of higher education experience is preferred.
  • It will be necessary for the individual to be familiar with accounting concepts. Prior experience with the preparation of spreadsheets is also necessary. Additional data entry skills, which prove to be fast and accurate.
  • This person will have the ability to think logically and work independently. This individual will need to be able to follow computer logic to get the software to perform at its peak.
  • This person will be under pressure to perform various duties with simultaneous deadlines quickly and accurately. This individual will need to have the ability to prioritize a number of tasks, stay on target with a task and complete the tasks in a timely and logical fashion.
  • This person will need to possess superior interpersonal and communication skills requiring independent professional judgment and the adherence to strong business ethics and attention to detail. 

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR1@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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5/07/15 Financial Aid Counselor, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This position will advise and counsel full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students/families on the financial aid application process, aid availability, and financial planning while working in a team environment to accomplish the Institution’s enrollment management and fiscal goals.  This position requires an individual with strong communications, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the ability to organize time while under deadline and other pressures, a self-starter who can work equally well both independently and as part of a team.  Reports to the Director of Financial.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide prospective and current students and families individualized attention on the financial aid process and programs.
  • Perform need analysis and develop financial aid packages for students based on calculated need and eligibility.
  • Provide problem-solving and customer service assistance in a pleasant and knowledgeable manner as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Assist with administration, verification and reconciliation of federal, state and institutional financial aid in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies.
  • Assume a share of the responsibility for answering telephones, mail, and email.
  • Interact with Admissions Office, Bursar’s Office, Registrar’s Office, EOF Office and other offices in the financial aid process.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction, both internally and externally.   
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • One to three years’ work experience in financial aid is desirable.
  • Experience in working with PowerFAIDS preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to multi-task and exercise judgment in a demand-based service setting.
  • Must work evenings, weekends and flexible hours as required to accommodate student service.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu
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5/07/15 Admissions Recruiter / Undergraduate & Graduate Counselor, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This full-time position provides assistance in all areas of admission with a primary focus on outreach specific to target populations.  It includes recruitment activities such as travel, event planning, interviewing, application evaluation, and other activities designed to recruit and enroll new students.  Assists with admissions marketing initiatives and actively participates in state, regional and national admission fairs.  Evening and weekend hours and travel within and outside of the state is required.  Reports to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

We are currently seeking to fill two positions with candidates who possess one or both of the following qualifications:

  1. Fluency in Spanish; and/or
  2. Understanding of and comfort with the use of social media as a recruitment and marketing tool 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in admissions activities including marketing, travel, recruitment events, interviews, transcript evaluations and communication flow.
  • Manage recruitment efforts within a specified area of the mid-Atlantic region.
  • Serve as liaison to one of the University’s schools to keep the entire team up to date with activities, developments and initiatives within that school.
  • Interview students on campus, at high schools and local businesses, including day, evening, and weekend appointments.
  • Provide assistance to prospective students with accessing scholarship and financial aid information.
  • Support the movement of prospective students (first time/full time, transfer, part time and graduate) through the various stages of the enrollment funnel
  • Support the activities of the comprehensive marketing plan.
  • Develop and market community outreach programs
  • Meet individual and overall enrollment goals as established by the university.
  • Assist with special projects and committee work as assigned.
  • Serve as Admissions Office liaisons to one of the following departments/programs: marketing, students support programs, alumni affairs, event planning or for campus wide marketing and recruitment programs.
  • Serve as liaison to external constituencies such as first-generation families, the Catholic community, under-represented students, non-traditional students or others as identified by the enrollment management.
  • Assist with the development of admission publications both print and electronic.
  • Attend work-related training and seminars both on and off campus.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of the recruitment and enrollment process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Valid driver’s license from the State of residency.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work evening and weekend hours and to travel, both in and out-of-state.
  • Spanish fluency highly desirable.
  • Understanding of and comfort with the use of social media as a recruitment and marketing tool.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational ability to manage multiple projects and to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse array of constituents with tact, diplomacy and discretion.
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience in college admissions desirable.
  • Familiarity with and comfort using electronic media.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and relational databases desired.
  • Capability of standing for long periods and handling large quantities of recruitment materials.
  • Energetic, creative and dependable individual who enjoys travel and event planning.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter (including a description of why you are interested in either position’s specialty and in working at Georgian Court University; this letter will also serve as a sample of writing ability)
  • Resume
  • List of names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu
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5/07/15 Accountant (Payroll), Georgian Court University

Summary:

This full-time position prepares payroll for university employees and work study students, maintains employee time off records, and is responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of salary and fringe data.
Reports to the Manager of Payroll. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process bi-weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Process the logistics for monthly student work study payroll working with Financial Aid Office.
  • Assist with maintenance of ADP e-Time database and implementation of time/attendance module.
  • Use ADP Workforce Now system to develop complex payroll queries, to analyze and reconcile payroll data and to use the data to develop, perform and review trend and variance analysis.
  • Prepares monthly payroll account analysis and reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts to ensure proper balances are reported.
  • Assists in the annual audits and prepares reports for tax reporting and schedules for audits and Form 990.
  • Collect and analyze salary and benefit cost for inclusion in annual budget and program P&L’s.
  • Contribute to written policy and procedures that incorporate internal controls and best practices.
  • Maintain supply inventory for department and prepare purchase order requests as needed.
  • Serve as backup to A/P function.    
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice, and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Provide general administrative support and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 1-3 years of experience in the field.
  • Experience in payroll processing, payroll taxes and liabilities reporting and analysis.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office (High proficiency in Excel required).
  • Experience in ADP Payroll desired; plus aptitude for learning new software.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication, organization and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail and accuracy.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of names and contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu
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4/28/15 Instructor Position in Biology, Biology Department, University of Detroit Mercy

The Biology Department at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) invites applications for a one-year term instructor position to teach selected courses in the department in fulfillment of two major grants awarded to the Department. UDM is the lead institution in an NIH BUILD award which focuses on increasing the number of students from underrepresented groups in biomedical research with undergraduate research as a primary driver of that effort.  In light of that, Department faculty have also been selected to participate in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Alliance (SEA) PHAGES program, a year-long freshmen research experience embedded into the curriculum. The candidate is expected to be engaged with the delivery of this course for both terms, to be an effective and enthusiastic teacher/mentor of these students and to teach two other offerings each term based on the needs of the Department.

Individuals with a Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, genomics, microbiology, virology or molecular ecology or a related discipline are invited to apply.  A demonstrated ability and interest in undergraduate education, familiarity with undergraduate research, and the ability to coordinate a teaching laboratory are essential elements of a successful application.  This is an excellent opportunity for a strong candidate to develop a strong portfolio appropriate for a Primarily Undergraduate Institution (PUI) and to be mentored in turn as part of the NIH BUILD award and by experienced teacher scholars. 

Further requirements are that the candidate must be able to attend HHMI SEA PHAGES training from June 21-27 and in December 2015. The candidate must also be committed to assist in the preparation of the SEA PHAGES curriculum, and teach in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 terms.
 
The Department is committed to undergraduate education, and the candidate should provide a cover letter that includes their personal teaching philosophy and experience and elaborate on their interest in this position.  The Biology Department includes ten full-time faculty members, offering a variety of advanced courses in related disciplines such as genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, ecology, physiology and microbiology. The Department is seeking qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Application review will be continuous until the position is filled. 

Send curriculum vitae, cover letter, and 3 recommendation letters to:

Gregory M. Grabowski, M.S.,Ph.D.
Chairperson, Biology Department
University of Detroit Mercy
4001 West McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221
grabowgm@udmercy.edu

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus.  The University seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity and excellence of its academic community.  The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a culturally diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all races and backgrounds.

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4/28/15 Assistant Director of Campus Life, Campus Life, Carlow University

The Assistant Director of Campus Life fosters a living-learning approach to student growth and achievement by participating in the development and implementation of short and long range goals designed to meet the needs of current and prospective students; facilitates a creative, appropriate and student-centered direction for the department by participating in the shaping, interpretation, communication and implementation of residence life and services policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the hiring process for all residence life staff and serve as a first-line contact and resource for resident assistants;
  • Chair the Conduct Board and serve as the primary investigator for campus conduct incidents;
  • Coordinate the on-call duty rotation for the resident assistant staff and serve as the primary emergency back-up for residential incidents;
  • Plan, create, and implement Living and Learning Communities, tutoring and other academic support services, and other programs to integrate the residence halls with students’ academic pursuits;
  • Work with the Residence Life Graduate Assistant and Resident Assistants to mediate student disputes and resolve interpersonal problems in the residence halls;
  • Work closely with Facilities and the University Police to ensure timely inspections, repairs, and long-range planning and create a safe and welcoming environment;
  • Supervise all administrative functions for housing, including letters, contracts, keys, housing assignments, work orders, etc.;
  • Maintain and provide accurate and useful data on occupancy, incidents, conduct cases, and other student- and facilities-related matters;
  • Works closely with Admissions, Student Accounts, and other University offices to ensure a smooth and effective process for students seeking housing;
  • Work with the Director of Campus Life and the Dean of Student Affairs to support campus life and other programs as needed. 
  • Demonstrate and reflect understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of the University and the Sisters of Mercy. 

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling or equivalent combination of education and experience in related field is required.
  • At least two years of experience in student affairs or higher education is required;
  • Experience in residence life at a professional or student level is preferred;
  • Must have experience and abilities in staff oversight, management and planning, record keeping, programming, and mediation;
  • Strong communication, computer, and interpersonal skills are essential;
  • Must be able and willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends;
  • Needs a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with a diverse population to enhance and further the mission of the University.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.
Send cover letter and resume to HR2@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

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4/28/15 Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Nursing, Carlow University

The Carlow University Department of Nursing is seeking a part-time Adjunct Clinical Faculty member to teach in the Fall 2015 semester in the junior level Nursing Care of Women and Newborns course.  The clinical will be conducted on Mondays from 1:00pm to 7:00pm at Magee Women’s Hospital of UPMC.  The Fall 2015 semester begins August 31, 2015 and ends December 11, 2015.

Candidates must demonstrate and reflect understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of the University and the Sisters of Mercy. 

Position requirements:

  • BSN required
  • MSN required; it is okay if the candidate is enrolled in a MSN program and intends to finish within 5 years of 1st teaching assignment.
  • 3 years of work experience in the field of Nursing Care of Women and Newborns.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter, resume/CV, and teaching philosophy to HR2@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

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4/28/15 Writing Consultant (Part-Time), Center for Academic Achievement, Carlow University

Carlow University invites applications for the part-time position of Writing Consultant in the Center for Academic Achievement.  This is a 9 month position during the Academic Year.  

Essential Functions:

  • Tutor a diverse student population in writing and research across the disciplines.
  • Conduct writing workshops.
  • Help create classroom materials for department writing workshops.
  • Help create online tools for writing and research.
  • Participate in committee work and support departmental activities, such as campus events as needed.
  • Participate in assessment/registration activities as needed.
  • Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy. 

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English or related field is required.
  • Experience tutoring and teaching with individuals and small groups is required.
  • Experience in creating online learning tools for teaching writing. 
  • Must be able to tutor writing/research in various disciplines, including business and science, to traditional and adult undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Must be well-versed in both APA and MLA documentation for research.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to speak to groups of varying sizes.
  • A commitment to academic excellence.
  • A thorough understanding of her/his discipline (writing and communication skills).
  • A commitment to student success and a familiarity with the issues and strategies to accomplish this goal. 
  • Ability to view and critique student writing in a way that encourages learning.
  • Sensitivity to students with diverse backgrounds and learning needs.
  • Commitment to student advocacy.
  • Ability to establish rapport and a positive learning environment with traditional and adult students and with faculty and staff.
  • Strong organization and planning skills.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanor.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects and responsibilities.
  • Thorough understanding of the functions and operations of an academic institution.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR4@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

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4/17/15 Full-Time Faculty – Nursing, FNP Program – Instructor of Assistant Professor, Carlow University

The College of Health and Wellness at Carlow University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the FNP Program within the Department of Nursing.  Rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  This individual will teach and advise in the FNP program and other nursing graduate and undergraduate programs, as needed. Responsibilities include developing and evaluating the FNP curriculum; maintaining professional/clinical practice and scholarship agenda; and participating in university and department of nursing committees.  

Requirements: 

  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field required 
  • Research/scholarship experience required 
  • Experience with a Digital Learning Environment
  • CRNP, eligible for licensure in the State of Pennsylvania required
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances Required  
  • Academic experience at the graduate level preferred 
  • Advanced practice nurse preferred  
  • Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.  

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations. 

Send cover letter and resume to HR3@carlow.edu

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

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4/17/15 Full-Time Faculty – Nursing Undergraduate RN-BSN - Instructor or Assistant Professor, Carlow University

The College of Health and Wellness at Carlow University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Undergraduate RN-BSN Nursing Program.  Rank is commensurate with credentials and experience.  This individual will teach and advise within the Department of Nursing RN-BSN Program including: developing and evaluating curriculum; participating in university and department of nursing committees; and maintaining professional/clinical practice and scholarship.

Requirements: 

  •  Master’s in nursing required 
  •  Earned doctorate in nursing or related field preferred 
  •  Recent critical care experience required 
  •  Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances Required 
  •  Academic experience preferred  
  •  Experience with a Digital Learning Environment
  •  Research/scholarship experience preferred 
  •  Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.  

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations. 

Send cover letter and resume to HR3@carlow.edu

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

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4/13/15 Co-Director, All­Africa Conference: Sister to Sister (AACSS), Refuge House

All­Africa Conference: Sister to Sister (AACSS)
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Ave.
Bronx, New York 10458

Posting: Job Description for AACSS

The All­Africa Conference: Sister to Sister (AACSS) is seeking a full­time Co­director to share responsibilities of leadership, organizational development, fundraising, and fiscal The All­Africa Conference: Sister to Sister is a ministry that assists indigenous women religious in sub­Saharan Africa in their efforts to address the suffering caused by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. This entails key projects of education and development of skills not only in regard to HIV and AIDS but also in response to expressed needs for relevant learning in faith development and spirituality.

The position of Co­director includes shared responsibility and accountability for assuring mission achievement, operational effectiveness, and financial strength. Co­directors are accountable to an AACSS Advisory Board.

Responsibilities in Sub­Saharan Africa

  1. Develop and maintain relationships with Sisters in Africa
  2. Identify Sisters willing and able to work with AACSS
  3. Assist Sisters, in collaboration with AACSS country coordinators, to discern,
  4. Assist in the development of new projects and programs
  5. Participate in fund development, financial planning, budgeting, and transfer of
  6. Visit Sisters in Africa to offer assistance in developing, reviewing, and review and evaluate priority areas for AACSS involvement funds programs

Responsibilities in the U.S.

  1. Share responsibility for strategic planning, fund/resource development, organizational effectiveness, evaluation of programs, and office management
  2. Develop and maintain relationships with benefactors and foundations
  3. Oversee development of publicity materials and communication efforts with International Association, the Institute, and Community offices of the Mercy, Associates, and Companions
  4. Maintain contact with organizations that address HIV and AIDS
  5. Network with US women religious
  6. Share responsibility for central documents produced by AACSS

Qualifications

  1. Preferably a Sister of Mercy with at least a Master’s degree or equivalent
  2. Preferably successful experience in fundraising
  3. A self­starter/initiator with strong administrative, organizational, and skills
  4. Analytical and research skills, including web­based research
  5. Ability to work effectively in a team
  6. Proficiency in computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word and Excel
  7. Strong oral and written communication skills
  8. Global awareness and respect for diverse cultural practices, values, and
  9. Interest in systemic change on a global level

Compatible Style of Ministry

The ministerial dynamics that have emerged with Sisters in Africa are ones that help to facilitate African women religious in their own self­empowerment. The bases of these lie in respectful listening, learning from and sharing with the Sisters, in order to participate in collaborative processes that develop and achieve strategic ministerial goals.

Applicants should e­mail a letter of interest and current resume to: Sister Eileen Hogan, RSM, at ehogan@aacss.net by June 30th.

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4/08/15 Front Office Assistant, Enrollment Management, Carlow University

This is a part time position. The incumbent is responsible for providing occasional clerical support for Admissions staff.

The part-time hours are Monday thru Thursday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be minimal changes to these hours, including early evening and weekend hours, if needed.

This position requires experience with Microsoft Office Suite; strong attention to detail; and a professional and service-oriented demeanor in dealing with students and the public.  Also requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to work in a high-volume, fast-paced, and goal-oriented atmosphere, both independently and as part of a unified team. 

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally diverse urban setting. One of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

Essential Functions

  • Consistently exhibits exceptional and positive customer service practices in representing the College and the Admissions Office:
    • Answers telephones; provides information or directs calls appropriately; collects and processes information related to inquiries (performs follow-up as needed).
    • Greets visitors pleasantly and attends to their needs immediately.
    • Serves as the front-line person for prospective students, their families, and other admission guests.
  • Represents and presents the office as a cohesive unit by helping to keep the office and its staff organized and by becoming knowledgeable about the operations of the College; all staff roles and schedules; and all office policies, procedures and processes.
  • Oversees of the Welcome Center, kitchenette, and enrollment management central areas with direction from the Executive Assistant.  This includes but is not limited to; keeping the areas well-stocked, general upkeep, and organization for maximizing functionality of that area.
  • Assists the Executive Assistant with managing inventory of the enrollment area.
  • Responds and routes admissions email appropriately.
  • Collects, sorts and distributes incoming office mail.
  • Prepares and sends inquiry packets, appointment letters, campus visit confirmations, campus emails, parking passes, high school visit announcements, postcards, etc.
  • Manages daily outgoing mail flow, including the tickler mailings, to prospective students, and assists with large mailing projects as needed.
  • Opens and closes the office (lights, doors, windows, coffee area, etc…).  Assists in maintaining all reception area(s), including the visitor’s marquis, lobby, display cases and tables.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based on departmental needs.

Qualifications

In order to perform the essential functions of this position, one must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and have previous office experience working with the public (within higher education preferred).  Excellent customer service, phone, secretarial, and organizational skills are necessary.  Must be able to work efficiently in a high-traffic, fast-paced environment and with a diverse population.   The ability to communicate effectively, in person, by telephone and in writing is essential. 

Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances required.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR3@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment. 

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3/31/15 Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This is a full-time, 12-month position which provides direction for planning, budgeting, organizing and maintaining a well balanced, competitive men’s basketball program, which is in its' third year campaign for the 2015-16 championship season. The program will operate within the athletic policy and guidelines of Georgian Court University, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and NCAA Division II. 

Responsibilities:

Head Men’s Basketball Coach Duties (60%)

  • Budget for travel and equipment and coordinate logistics associated with both.
  • Schedule contests appropriate for team and budget, with respect to academic schedule.  Scout opponents as needed.
  • Hire and Supervise assistant coaches and coordinate recruiting with assistant coaches and admissions counselors.
  • Complete all reports required and collaborate with the Director of Athletics & Recreation any communication to athletes, parents, or faculty including academic and athletic conflicts.
  • Evaluate individual and team performances.  Select and train leaders to represent their sport appropriately.  Conduct mid and end season reviews, and hold exit meeting of all athletes.
  • Actively monitor academic performance of student-athletes and facilitate remediation programs.
  • Be informed and enforce GCU, CACC, and NCAA rules and guidelines. Successfully complete NCAA Division II Rules Test.  Attend meetings or workshops as appropriate.
  • Maintain current/active certification in CPR and First Aid/AED.
  • Be knowledgeable of the university’s commitment to the Mercy Core Values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice, and service; and support those values in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Administrative Duties (40%)

  • This position will have rotational administrative duties that may include Equipment Manger, Fitness Center Manager, Community Engagement, Student Employee Supervisor/Assignor, Game Day Management, or other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
  • This position will have game day supervisory responsibilities.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s preferred.
  • Experience in collegiate coaching; coaching men preferred.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid/AED.
  • Knowledge of NCAA II rules & regulations, including recruiting knowledge (must pass annual NCAA Rules Test).
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word and Excel; knowledge/experience in relational databases preferred; aptitude for learning new software. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at:   
http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: cover letter, resume, and list of names and telephone numbers of three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu 
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3/31/15 Director of Sponsored Programs and Research, Academic Affairs, Carlow University

The Director is responsible for planning, prioritizing, facilitating, implementing and managing research grants and sponsored projects in support of faculty, the University Campus School and of the university’s strategic priorities. This person will serve as the internal proposal development specialist; prepare all grant submissions, serve as compliance officer and post-award manager for all university grants.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally diverse urban setting. One of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts research and evaluates information on external funding sources to identify grant opportunities that will support initiatives at the university.
  • Work closely with faculty and administrators to develop programs and other opportunities that will attract funding for faculty research and special university initiatives.
  • Work closely with faculty, department chairs, program directors, and administrators to move project ideas from concepts to persuasively crafted funding proposals; will also work with grant makers to match their priorities to faculty expertise.
  • Serves as the Authorized Organizational Representative to submit proposals and tracks and reports on outcomes
  • Serves as the college Compliance Officer on grant policies and procedures and ensures compliance with all requirements.
  • Submits university grants, negotiates award contracts and conducts post-award management oversight, ensuring that all grants are managed in accordance with the requirements of the funder, internal policies and the law.
  • Keeps abreast of current developments, trends and available resources in the field of research administration.
  • Assists the university with other projects as assigned.
  • Demonstrates and reflects understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based on departmental needs.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. 3-5 years of research administration experience in higher education or comparable organization. In addition, the following skills are required:

  • A record of writing and advancing successful proposals along with experience working with faculty and senior administrators
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to lead others in an effective process to obtain and manage funding
  • Excellent project management, research, organizational and judgment skills
  • Experience managing and allocating budgets
  • Adherence to the institution’s mission and strategic plan objectives and ability to respond appropriately to emerging ideas.
  • Attention to detail, excellent presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with electronic grant funding systems,.
  • Knowledge of federal regulations and research administration compliance.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR1@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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3/31/15 Executive Director of the Library and Learning Commons, Academic Affairs, Carlow University

The Executive Director provides the overall leadership for the university library and learning commons, which encompasses Grace Library, the McGinley Center for Student Success, the Center for Academic Achievement, the Center for Digital Learning and Innovation, and the Hopkins Communication Lab. The Executive Director must have the vision and capacity to develop the library and a full service learning commons of the future where students, faculty, and staff gather to learn, research, and work collaboratively. The vision must include a focus on integrating technology, curriculum design, and professional development.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally diverse urban setting. One of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

Responsibilities and Scope of Functions:

  • Oversees all library operations through planning, assessing, and providing appropriate services, resources, goals and policies to achieve strategic priorities.
    • Prepares and administers the library budget.
    • Hires, orients, schedules, supervises and evaluates the library staff.
  • Provides strategic leadership and supervision to Directors of McGinley Center for Student Success, Center for Academic Achievement, Center for Digital Learning and Innovation, and the Hopkins Communication Lab.
  • Provides overall advocacy, coordination and integration of services for the Learning Commons for students, faculty and staff that strengthen connections between academic and student affairs across the institution.
  • Advocates for and implements an integrated institution-wide information literacy program in support of on ground and online classes across the curriculum.
  • Understands current trends and best practices in library service and learning commons, with special emphasis on emerging technologies and electronic resources.
  • Collaborates with the academic leadership to implement effective and creative methods to support faculty and staff development.
  • Works with state and regional organizations to actively engage in entrepreneurial activities and partnerships with the profession.
  • Demonstrates and reflects understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based on departmental needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences or equivalent from an ALA accredited program and five to seven years of experience in library management.
  • Five to seven years of experience in administering library budgets, staff and resources. 
  • Minimum of three years in curriculum development and outcome assessment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a diverse population.
  • A demonstrated ability to provide leadership and innovation in a higher education library with a thorough understanding of library technology and physical and virtual resources to support collaboration, scholarly activities, teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated leadership or administrative experience potential for securing external funding and a vision for the future of the Department as we continue to innovate in creative aspects of the discipline.
  • Must reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances required.

Technologies experience: 

    • E-mail software – Outlook
    • Course Management System – Blackboard, Web Advisor
    • Microsoft office applications – Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred:

  • A record of scholarly projects.
  • A terminal degree in a relevant discipline and experience supporting library functions as well as those services supporting academic success such as writing centers, digital learning centers and communication labs.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to HR2@carlow.edu.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.  Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the bases of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment.

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3/24/15 Director of Alumni and Donor Engagement, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This full-time position is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of alumni relations, with special emphasis on alumni philanthropic engagement and increasing the alumni participation rate. The Director will develop and implement key strategies for cultivation and solicitation as well as organize and implement programs and events that deliver a tangible return on investment and provide for meaningful engagement in support of the University vision, mission, and values. The Director will serve as the liaison with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, arranging its meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships between its members and the academic and administrative units of the University. The Director will improve, enhance and measure the effectiveness of existing programs while formulating new initiatives that will resonate with alumni; ensure that the University is able to draw upon the skills and talents of its graduates and the rich and varied resources across campus to offer programming that is rewarding to alumni; and foster an environment of achievement.  Reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage special events that generate revenue.
  • Manage a portfolio of 50-75 potential alumni donors through the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship process for gifts in support of the university mission and vision.
  • Maintain active and meaningful communications with alumni through a variety of media, including the Web, social media, monthly alumni e-newsletter, correspondence, and personal contacts.
  • Identify and recruit reunion class committee members, and manage all events of Reunion Weekend including scheduling, print materials and the Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.
  • Coordinate regional club programs, networking sessions, Young Alumni programs, and student activities, including marketing and communications, volunteer management, scheduling, registration and all logistics.
  • Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the University strategic plan as well as the goals of the alumni strategic plan in collaboration with colleagues within the Office of Advancement, the Provost's Office and throughout the schools.
  • Create a variety of programs that appeal to constituent populations. Coordinate all logistics for the programs, including space reservations, securing speakers, catering, marketing and other vendor needs. Develop and manage budgets for each program.
  • In conjunction with student affairs, athletics, and other key University partners, participate with student orientation, athletic games, and similar activities.
  • Manage and expand an annual student philanthropy program targeting freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors to expand a culture of giving before students graduate. This includes working with other departments on campus to identify opportunities to engage students in philanthropy and the fundraising efforts of the University. Direct solicitation and participation is one of the objectives; however, a main goal is to educate students about philanthropy and how it impacts the University while they are students on campus and the importance of alumni giving.
  • Coordinate alumni activities including but not limited to Homecoming & Family Day, and regional events according to specific target metrics.
  • Develop and submit for approval by the VP annual strategic and operating plans.
  • Implement annual and strategic plans to increase number of affinity groups, chapters, and related alumni engagement activities that lead to philanthropic support.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ The successful candidate for this position would have the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Master’s Degree.
  • A minimum of two years of experience with proven success and related experience in alumni relations, volunteer management, philanthropic fundraising, and managing programs with demonstrated return on investment.
  • Experience writing alumni and donor centered communications, including brochures, proposals, acknowledgment materials, etc.
  • Prior experience and familiarity with special events, constituent engagement and philanthropic fundraising. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be articulate and possess excellent writing and computer skills, particularly with MS Office.
  • Must exercise a high degree of discretion and independent judgment.
  • Must be willing to travel locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Must have ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with various constituencies and departments.
  • Must have flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • Raisers Edge knowledge and experience preferred.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers, and increasing revenue.

A demonstrated professional attitude, personality and related work ethic to work effectively with colleagues, University representatives and partners, senior University officials and volunteer leaders.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of names and telephone numbers of three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu                                                                                 
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3/23/15 (Anticipated Start Date:  July 1, 2015) Benefits Specialist, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources Operations, the Benefits Specialist performs professional level human resources duties in the administration, coordination and compliance of all employee benefits programs and wellness initiatives; and serves as liaison to insurance brokers.  The incumbent performs a full range of duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision and instruction and a high degree of confidentiality.

The Benefits Specialist implements and administers assigned program responsibilities; conducts research; analyzes data and prepares metrics and reports; assists employees with benefit enrollment website issues; and oversees all benefits- related billing, including invoices for payment and payroll reconciliation.  In addition, this position acts as representative to all employees for new hire information and benefits explanation; initiates all workers’ compensation notice of injuries; oversees Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) administration; and provides guidance to employees and management on all leave requests and return-to-work requests.  

Responsibilities:

  • Administer employee benefits including health, prescription, vision, dental, life insurance, retirement, and flexible spending accounts.
  • Review employee hours to determine benefit eligibility.
  • Liaison to insurance brokers and insurance providers including disability, workers’ compensation, and state agencies.
  • Assist with contract negotiation, renewal, and 5500 filings.
  • Compile and maintain information for annual compliance including retirement audit.
  • Complete retirement and section 125 discrimination testing annually.
  • Report and track workers’ compensation claims and complete annual OSHA survey.
  • Coordinate annual benefits open enrollment including materials and communication.
  • Conduct new hire benefits orientation and complete online enrollments.
  • Manage and maintain plan details and employee benefits records in HRIS system.
  • Review and reconcile insurance provider invoices.
  • Transmit employee retirement deductions to TIAA-CREF.
  • Review and approve leave of absence requests.
  • Prepare letters/forms for all disability and workers’ compensation claims and leave of absence requests.
  • Address and resolve employee benefits questions/issues.
  • Maintain broker contact to investigate discrepancies and provide information in non-routine situations.
  • Maintain contracts, plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and related benefits information.
  • Maintain employee benefits files; carrier election forms, temporary and long term disability claims, workers’ compensation claims, and leave of absence requests.
  • Maintain knowledge of current legal regulations and government reporting requirements under the ACA (Affordable Care Act).
  • Administer the COBRA process, including providing notification letters and forms to qualifying employees, change and termination of coverage, collection of premiums, and processing of premium payments through Student Accounts/Bursar.
  • Organize annual Service Awards program.
  • Organize employee wellness programs and seminars.
  • Assist in responding to miscellaneous surveys and inquiries relating to benefits, as needed.
  • Participate in University committees regarding, benefits, safety, and wellness.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / The successful candidate for this position would have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 2-3 years of successful work experience in a Human Resources function, including work in compliance, benefit plan administration, workers’ compensation, disability, leave of absence, and 5500 filings.
  • A PHR and/or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification is a plus.
  • Experience in a self-insured environment is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills required including MS Word, Excel, Email, Web search, and aptitude for learning new software.
  • Experience with HRIS, aptitude for learning new systems is imperative.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to engender trust and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention-to-detail and accuracy. 
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies within a diverse community.

Application Instructions:  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.  Create a Georgian Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: 

http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of names and telephone numbers of three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu                                                                                 
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3/18/15 Director, Campus Ministry, Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is central Iowa’s only Catholic college. The founding beliefs established by the Sisters of Mercy guide the College as it educates nurses and allied health care professionals in its third century of operation.

We are seeking applicants for the full–time position of Director, Campus Ministry.  This position will provide spiritual support to members of the College community and administer campus ministry needs  The position will also serve as part-time faculty in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Campus Ministry responsibilities include:  assisting students with the application of spiritual values and faith development, providing pastoral counseling and spiritual direction, providing leadership in the development of co-curricular activities to foster social justice, ethics, ecumenism, diversity, and personal prayer for students, staff, alumni and related constituencies.  Teaching responsibilities include:  teaching, supervising, and evaluating student learning experiences in courses such as servant leadership, scripture or religious studies.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in ministry, scripture, theology, or religious studies, demonstrated ability to teach in higher education, active Roman Catholic, three years of experience with non-traditional-aged young adult ministry, knowledge of contemporary issues in Catholic higher education and significant understanding of the essentials of young adult ministry.

Mercy College of Health Sciences offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Interested applicants can apply online at www.mchs.edu.

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3/17/15 Dean of University Libraries and Instructional Technology, University of Detroit Mercy

The University of Detroit Mercy is the largest private university in the state of Michigan. Through its seven schools and colleges UDM offers more than 100 academic programs. All three of its campuses are located in the city of Detroit, which is witnessing rapid economic growth and a burgeoning arts community. The University is committed to being a positive presence in this urban environment. Focusing on Jesuit and Mercy values, it seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of students. More information is available at www.udmercy.edu.

We invite applications for Dean of University Libraries and Instructional Technology. We seek an energetic leader who will embrace and implement the University's mission of student-centered excellence in education. Applicants should have a visionary perspective on the role of libraries and instructional technology, and understand the role of Dean as requiring broad collaboration with individuals and organizations both on and off campus. 

The Dean of University Libraries and Instructional Technology provides leadership in all aspects of library administration. The Dean is accountable for creating a vision and strategic plan that embraces current academic trends, integrating technology awareness, teaching, research, and digitization. In addition to overseeing the McNichols Campus and School of Dentistry libraries, the Dean also leads the Instructional Design Studio in coordinating, administering, and developing policies related to the University's online programs and courses, managing the state authorizations process, facilitating faculty and student proficiency with regard to online instructional technologies, and recommending new online instructional technologies to University Information Technology Services.

The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves on a team with other academic leaders from all three campuses. The Dean works with librarians who have faculty status and are members of the University of Detroit Mercy Professors' Union, support personnel who are members of the UDM Professional Support Staff Association/Michigan Education Association, and other professional staff.  Three associate deans, the director of the School of Dentistry Library, and an administrative assistant report directly to the Dean.

Candidates for this position must demonstrate an academic and professional record that would warrant tenure and rank at Associate or Senior Librarian level.

Responsibilities

  • Provides executive leadership and oversight of UDM Libraries and Instructional Design Studio (IDS), including management of budgets and coordination of staff.
  • Participates in the Academic Leadership Team, President’s Council Plus and other senior leadership meetings, retreats, initiatives and activities.
  • Oversees instructional technology including online educational initiatives.
  • Develops, manages and advocates for budgets that support the changing needs of libraries and instructional technology.
  • Sets standards for collection development and student satisfaction.
  • Coordinates development of digital special collections.
  • Nurtures a collegial environment within the Libraries and IDS, as well as with other faculty and administrators including the School of Law Library Director.
  • Ensures compliance of accreditation requirements for the university and individual academic programs.
  • Recruits, hires, mentors and evaluates librarians, support personnel, and administrators; creates with them professional development plans.
  • Serves as chief representative for the Libraries and IDS.
  • Actively represents UDM to such organizations as the Detroit Area Library Network, Association of Jesuit College and University Library Deans, etc.
  • Identifies and implements strategies for fundraising.
  • Serves on university committees and leads initiatives at the request of the President and/or Provost.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience as an academic library administrator in positions of increasing responsibility.
  • Experience with current and emerging library and instructional technologies.
  • Evidence of active engagement in academic librarianship and leadership in professional organizations.
  • Demonstrable skills in personnel, budget, and facilities management.
  • Strong interpersonal and interprofessional communication skills.
  • Strong positive customer service attitude.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to diversity.
  • Evidence of a commitment to professional development and mentoring of personnel.

Desired Qualifications

  • Second master’s degree or doctorate.
  • Experience with online education and e-learning.
  • Knowledge of state authorization requirements for online education.
  • Experience in academic collective bargaining environments.
  • Experience working with librarians who have faculty status.
  • Experience in an academic shared governance environment.
  • Record of cultivating external funds, grants, and gifts.

For details about this position and to apply please click http://www.udmercy.edu/hr/jobs

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community.  The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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