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7/24/14 Gift Entry and Donor Records Specialist, University Advancement, Carlow University

Carlow University invites applications for the position of Gift Entry and Donor Records Specialist.  This person will manage daily gift deposits to the Business Office including analysis and processing of daily gift batches in the database; production of gift receipts, individualized acknowledgement letters, posting control reports and batch reports in accordance with Advancement's 48-hour turnaround policy; assist in data analysis, maintaining data integrity and adding new data to the database; works collaboratively with department’s professional staff providing clerical support for all functions within the department.

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:

  • Perform a variety of office support and/or secretarial duties, including but not limited to: word processing, proof and edit a variety of documents and correspondence; schedule meetings; file and record maintenance; maintain office supply inventories; receive and screen telephone calls, provide actual information or materials to routine inquiries (within the capability to do so and within prescribed policies); receive, sort and distribute mail.
  • Collect daily donations received by Advancement, Business Office and other university departments; evaluate, sort and total all donations made to the University on a daily basis in order to create daily gift batches. Process daily gift batches in a timely and accurate fashion to adhere to University Advancement's 48-hour turnaround receipting/acknowledgment policy.
  • Analyze gifts to determine appropriate campaigns, funds, appeals for each gift to be processed; select appropriate gift officer for acknowledgement based on the above criteria and the source of the gift.
  • Produce various reports pertaining to the gift entry process, including departmental "Batch-Edit," "Gift Validation," and "Posting Control" reports; submit and distribute various report requests to Advancement.
  • Reconcile contributions with the Business Office.
  • Add new constituent records to the database as needed.
  • Organize, coordinate and maintain the integrity of hardcopy filing system.
  • Perform tasks associated with events and travel managed within the department, which include but are not limited to, tracking attendance and sponsorships, data lookup, packet and supply preparation, name tags and working at events (some evening and weekend hours may be required).
  • Train, supervise and manage student staff, when appropriate and necessary.
  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPECTATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of database software required.
  • Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Analyze data for appropriate posting.
  • Learn complex data entry codes and procedures quickly.
  • Prioritize data entry projects and review work for accuracy.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Working under pressure on multiple tasks with interruptions in an energetic environment.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of two to three years of database experience in a professional office setting required.
  • Must be a proficient database user – including ability to prepare and analyze reports, and ensure timely completion of requested reports.
  • Strong organization skills required.
  • Ability to receive and process confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
  • Experience MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of Ellucian's Colleague Advancement, Raiser’s Edge, or similar database experience is preferred.
  • Ideally, work related experience in a higher education environment with emphasis on fund raising in an advancement or development office.
  • Experience with processing of financial information preferred.

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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7/24/14 Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius Collegeseeks a strong academic leader with broad, cross functional experience in higher education to serve as its next Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, to assume office on or before January 2015The SVPAA is the chief officer responsible for academic integrity and student success and works in tandem with the Senior Vice President for Administrative Affairs, who is the chief officer responsible for institutional integrity and the campus master plan.  Serves as the senior advisor to the President on all academic matters and on other issues that affect student success and is a member of the President’s Executive Council.  In addition, the SVPAA provides executive leadership and oversight of the Library & Learning Commons, Registrar, and the Offices of Student Success and Career Development.

As the Senior VP for Academic Affairs, the new SVPAA will work closely with the Deans of Nursing, Health Studies and Sciences, and Humanities, Social Sciences and Professional Studies; will have a pivotal role in setting and achieving the College’s academic vision for all graduate and undergraduate programs, related policies, curriculum development and assessment, faculty recruitment and development and academic budgets; and will have the experience and capacity to engage and to lead on all aspects of student success.

The ideal candidate should have a breadth of knowledge and experience not only in traditional academic affairs but also in other functions that contribute to student success in higher education, like enrollment policies, retention practices and student engagement.  Expertise as a team builder who promotes collaboration and information sharing and who is able to quickly gain trust and build relationships is a must.  Knowledge of curriculum development, fiscal planning/budgeting, strategic planning, and academic policy/procedure are essential to this position.

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree; a record of successful and increasingly responsible higher education leadership experience as a vice president or dean; significant experience in teaching and scholarship; outstanding leadership skills including the ability to listen, communicate, and collaborate effectively with the College’s diverse stakeholders; a demonstrated capacity for creative and innovative leadership in curricular development; knowledge of assessment and accreditation; experience with budgets, budget oversight, and managing resources wisely; and a demonstrated understanding of and support for the College’s commitment to the Mercy tradition in education.

The new SVPAA will join Mount  Aloysius at a time of growth and must be able to manage change, supporting and valuing tradition even as s/he embraces and engages with new models and new approaches in pedagogy, course delivery and student success. Working hand-in-hand with the President’s Executive Council and with Deans, s/he will play an integral role in advancing and overseeing implementation of the current strategic plan as well as the upcoming launch of a comprehensive 2025 campaign devoted to academic excellence and student success.

Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university.  Eight (8) years of experience in higher education as a faculty member and/or administrator in positions of increasing responsibility.  At least four (4) years executive management experience required preferably in a non-profit college or university. 

Mount Aloysius is located in a rural setting in Cresson, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Laurel Highlands of west central Pennsylvania.  Cresson is 56 miles southwest of State College, 90 miles east of Pittsburgh, 13 miles west of Altoona and 30 miles north of Johnstown.  The College sits on about 200 mountaintop acres on an expansive campus that blends stately 19th century architecture with modern facilities, athletic fields and high tech capabilities. A private, comprehensive, co-educational liberal arts and science-based institution, Mount Aloysius is also one of seventeen Sisters of Mercy-sponsored colleges and universities.  Deeply rooted in the values of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius offers bachelors, masters, and associate degrees to a student population of about 2000 students.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.mtaloy.edu.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/jobs/.  Review of candidates will begin immediately.  All applications received by August 31 will be given full consideration.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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7/24/14 Campus Minister, Campus Ministry, Carlow University

Carlow University invites applications for the position of Campus Minister.  The Campus Minister provides leadership for and actively contributes to the ongoing development, expression and reflection of the University's Catholic, Mercy heritage and culture in concert with and support of the Mission, Vision and Values of the University. The Campus Minister is responsible for the oversight and development of opportunities to assist members of the University community (students, faculty and staff) in their spiritual growth and development through the liturgical life of the campus community, through service and through response to the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church, encouraging active participation in the creation of a just and merciful world.

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:

  • Plan and implement service and volunteer opportunities throughout the year
  • Contribute to the creation of a vibrant liturgical life on campus.
  • Participate in and contribute to university meetings, processes, and activities.
  • Work collaboratively with the present Campus Minister, the chaplain, the Director of Diversity Initiatives and Special Assistant to the President for Mercy Heritage within the Center for Mercy Heritage and Service and with the Director of Service Learning.
  • Participate in University groups and events focused on the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Act as the University liaison with the Justice Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas,
  • Catholic Relief Services and the Institute for Global Labor and Human Rights.
  • Collaborate with co-curricular departments and personnel in providing and supporting the students’ university experience.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Campus Minister in developing the department budget and in maintaining the campus ministry portion of the web site
  • Hire and supervise work study students as needed and available.
  • Represent Carlow at diocesan, regional and national meetings a needed and appropriate

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.

Required experience, skills, knowledge

  • Demonstrate awareness and appreciation of the Catholic faith and respect for other religious traditions
  • Experience in campus ministry or a related field
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong computer application skills
  • Ability to communicate through social media
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Degree in theology, ministry or a related field
  • Catholic Campus Ministry Association certification or the ability to achieve it within two years

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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7/21/14 Associate Director of Campus Ministry, Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College invites applications for a full-time Associate Director of Campus Ministry. 

This 10-month position works from August to May of each year.  As a member of the Campus Ministry Team, the Associate Director collaborates to design and implement a variety of programs including retreats, liturgical celebrations, service outreach, etc. Campus Ministry nurtures the spiritual life of our Catholic College Campus which is inclusive of ecumenical and multi-cultural diversity. 

The Associate Director is responsible for other pastoral, liturgical, and administrative activities including but not limited to: Student Ministry Program, support of students, annual planning, fund-raising and program evaluation.  Provides direction for music ministry and oversees work study students.

A bachelor’s degree in theology or religious studies is required; a master’s degree is preferred.  A minimum of three years ministry experience working with young adults is required.  General knowledge of other faith backgrounds and experience in higher education a plus. 

The successful candidate will be a Catholic layperson or member of a Catholic religious congregation.  In the event, the selected candidate is an ordained Roman Catholic priest, permission of the Local Ordinary is required.  The appointment currently is not reserved to the Ordinary of the Diocese.  Certification by the National Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) is recommended.

Position requires frequent evening and weekend work and occasional domestic and international travel for mission trips.  Excellent interpersonal skills with a warm and welcoming manner necessary.  Some degree of skill in voice, keyboard or guitar desirable.  Valid PA driver’s license is required.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/jobs/.  Review of candidates will begin immediately.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) 

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7/21/14 Coordinator Community Engagement & Social Entrepreneurship Center, Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College invites applications for a full-time Coordinator of the Community Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship Center.  This position is responsible to energize, coordinate and give direction to community engagement activities including but not limited to: service learning, volunteer work and club activities; and in addition, to advance social entrepreneurial opportunitiesfor the College. 

This position will nurture existing and build new Community Partnerships within the five county areas of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, and Somerset.   Also responsible to identify, evaluate and promote new community engagement activities and entrepreneurial opportunities for the Campus Community.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Successful candidate will have strong business acumen with knowledge of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.  Five years of experience in business, community-based partnerships, service-learning, and/or not-for-profit organizations strongly preferred.  Demonstrated networking ability and proven interpersonal skills a must.  Established network and familiarity with the businesses and organizations in the five counties above a plus.  Experience organizing community efforts also a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/jobs/.  Resume review will begin on or about July 28, 2014.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) 

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7/11/14 Instructor Position in Biology, University of Detroit Mercy, Biology Department

Candidates must have successfully completed at least a Master’s degree or be in a Ph. D. candidacy, and have a strong interest in teaching excellence. Instructor positions are hired for no more than four academic terms during a two year period, with annual review for continuation of the contract. 

Teaching responsibilities include introductory laboratory courses and potentially lecture courses in General Biology and Nursing (Anatomy and Physiology).   Cover letter should include personal teaching philosophy and experience. 

The Biology department’s focus is on undergraduate education, and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest Catholic university, firmly rooted in a tradition of academic excellence.  The Biology department includes eleven full time faculty, offering a variety of advanced courses including human genetics, human anatomy, pathophysiology, pubic health microbiology, immunology and plant biology.

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 48219-0900
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 urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. 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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7/11/14 Director of the Dual JD Program, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is seeking a Director for its Dual JD Program, a joint degree program with the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, located in Windsor, Ontario.  This program allows students to receive Juris Doctor degrees from both institutions in three years, making graduates eligible for licensure both within the United States and in Canada.  The Director of the Dual JD Program bears primary responsibility for marketing and recruiting for the program, establishing and maintaining relationships with alumni and potential employers, ensuring students have appropriate access to student services at both institutions, and serving as a liaison between the respective institutions.  The ideal applicant will have a Juris Doctor from an accredited institution in either the United States or Canada; will possess an international outlook and be conversant in a variety of cultural settings; and will be a socially adept self-starter who enjoys interacting with a variety of constituencies.  For a fuller description of the position and information about how to apply, click:
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 urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. 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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7/03/14 Advancement Data Services Manager, University Advancement, Carlow University

Carlow University seeks applications for the position of Advancement Data Services Manager.  This individual will work in partnership with the Chief Technology Officer to oversee a data base conversion from Colleague to Raisers Edge.  He/she is responsible for database management, advancement reporting, maintaining confidential prospect and donor information, gift recording, data integrity and data security.  The Data Services Manager supervises two gift entry specialists.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee all aspects of data entry such as recording, documentation requirements, receipting, reconciliation, troubleshooting, and reporting.
  • Generate operational reports to track fundraising programs toward campaign and fiscal year goals.
  • Analyze and interpret data to identify opportunities to develop predictive models for identifying new prospects for the university's fundraising efforts.
  • Maintain policies, procedures, regulations and training manuals related to the use of the University's fundraising database.
  • Adhere to security policies for the University's fundraising database.
  • Serve as liaison to the IT Department and the University’s data management services teams.
  • Review, explain and interpret policies and procedures on data entry and ensure accuracy.

Required Experience:

  • An understanding of the scope of advancement services including gift processing and acknowledgments, confidential prospect and donor information and other data maintenance activities.
  • Strong analytical and information management skills, including Excel.
  • Report writing experience with Business Objects or Crystal Reports.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance. Ability to share ideas and convey them in an efficient manner is mandatory, as is the ability to work across departments.
  • Ability to ensure the accurate processing of gifts and pledges and ensure processing deadlines are met.
  • 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.

Preferred Experience:

Experience in migrating from one donor database system to a new system.  The successful candidate will lead the implementation of Raisers Edge database.

Knowledge of Ellucian's Colleague Advancement is preferred.  In absence of this knowledge, familiarity with similar development software is necessary, such as experience as a Raiser's Edge Systems Administrator.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree.
  • At least five years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to train, motivate and manage gift entry staff.
  • Ideally, work related experience in a higher education environment with emphasis on fund raising in an advancement or development office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must employ an ability to prioritize tasks, schedules and objectives.
  • Exposure to accounting practices in either a business or University setting is a plus, as is previous staff management experience
  • Experience MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Ability to relate and communicate in a positive way to the many constituencies 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 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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6/26/14 University Communications Specialist, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and to the Director of Marketing, the University Communications Specialist will be responsible for facilitating internal communication.  The Communication Specialist will ensure that all stakeholders are aware of university goals, progress, and milestones.  In partnership with the Office of Marketing & Communications, the Communication Specialist will assist with the development of and directly manage the execution of a strategic internal communications plan.  In addition, the position will maintain the university’s intranet homepage, acting as a “university journalist” to highlight news in real-time; provide leadership to communication objectives and outcomes for Town Hall, All-Staff, Leadership Team, and other relevant meetings; work with the President’s Administrative Team (PAT) to develop effective presentations; strategize and lead internal communication on diversity and inclusion; analyze and recommend effective print and digital communication methods; create materials and organize employee events; and measure the impact of communications, including making recommendations for appropriate changes. 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related area required.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working within communications, preferably at a college/university, research/technical or healthcare environment. 
  • Experience providing support to leadership on communications and best practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to interact and work closely with people of diverse background and cross functionally.
  • Excellent computer and web based skills, knowledge of MS Access, Excel, Word, FrontPage, and aptitude for learning new software required.
  • Experience in data management, ability to create and generate reports.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and work successfully within a team.

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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6/26/14 Director of Learning and Development, Georgian Court University

Summary:

The mission of the newly created Learning and Development division, which reports to the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, is to improve and sustain the professional growth of faculty, staff, supervisors, and senior administration.  The office shall be committed to high quality professional development opportunities/learning initiatives which will in turn enhance leadership and individual capability across the university.

The Director of Learning and Development will focus on creating, designing and implementing programs and processes that enhance organizational effectiveness.  S/he is responsible for the coordination, facilitation and implementation of the design, development, communication, administration, and evaluation of internal training programs; to identify and assess employee development needs; determine development tactics and programs to improve individual and organizational performance; manage and implement workforce assessment and succession planning processes; partner with management to determine present and future talent assets and competencies; and manage a comprehensive faculty development program. 

This position will work closely with top university leaders to create and implement solutions that drive employee attraction, engagement and retention as well as align employees with the Mercy core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice, and service, and with GCU’s culture, strategies and vision; all of which should result in a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of the university.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a history of demonstrated success bringing projects to fruition while providing creative and resourceful solutions to complex challenges.  In addition, s/he will demonstrate leadership skills, collaborative and participative team-building skills, effective interpersonal communication, and a commitment to quality and service.  Key to success will be attention to detail, high energy, problem-solving capabilities and a respectful communication style.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree is required plus 3 or more years' experience in organizational development and/or training, preferably with institutions of higher education. 
  • Demonstrated successful background in organizational development, project management, execution of change management strategies, and talent management practices and processes. 
  • Demonstrated success in leading faculty development efforts in an academic setting.
  • Experience in coaching and providing training for employees and managers is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of adult learning theory, including instructional design, learning styles, distance learning theories and practices, etc.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work across organizational units to create strong collaborative programs, maximize resources, and enhance the work of faculty.
  • Demonstrated planning and project management skills and ability to apply these skills in effective working partnerships.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations relating to mandated compliance training is desirable.
  • Advanced facilitation and presentation skills, including ability to create safe space within diverse groups, support groups through conflict, and create processes and structures in the moment to help a group move forward
  • Ability to engage and support others through resistance and inclusion challenges using a high degree of emotional awareness and a coaching style.

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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6/23/14 Adjunct in Biology (Developmental) for Fall 2014, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Georgian Court University has an opening for Adjunct Faculty in Biology for the Fall 2014 semester (beginning August 25) at our Lakewood location.  The following course is available:

BI490  Developmental Biology Lecture and Laboratory

Monday and Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:35 p.m. 

Qualifications:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Embryology or similar area of Zoology required (Practical experience with applied as well as theoretical aspects of Developmental Biology preferred).
  • College teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience using education software programs, such as Angel and/or Blackboard, desired.
  • Competence in teaching with computers preferred.

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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6/23/14 Adjunct in Biology (Applied Statistics in the Natural Sciences) for Fall 2014, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Georgian Court University has an opening for Adjunct Faculty in Biology for the Fall 2014 semester (beginning August 25) at our Lakewood location.  The following course is available:

BI203  Data Collection and Analysis in the Natural Sciences Lecture (with computer applications)

Currently scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.*
(*May need to be moved to later evening hours to accommodate student schedules)

Qualifications:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology or similar area with experience in use of statistical tools for analyzing data in the natural sciences required.
  • Practical experience with experimental  design, data presentation, , graphing and use of basic statistical tools (z- and t-tests, ANOVA  and their non-parametric equivalents, correlation and regression, chi squared analysis), and use of MS Excel, Sigmaplot and SPSS required.
  • College teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience using education software programs, such as Angel and/or Blackboard, desired.
  • Competence in teaching with computers (SPSS, Sigmaplot and Excel) is critical.

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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6/23/14 Adjunct in Biology (Animal Behavior/Ethnology) for Spring 2015, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Georgian Court University has an opening for Adjunct Faculty in Biology for the Spring 2015 semester (beginning January 20) at our Lakewood location.  The following course is available:

BI327  Animal Behavior / Ethology Lecture and Laboratory

Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.  (some Saturday or Sunday full day field trips may need to be substituted for weekday class times)

Qualifications:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Animal Behavior / Ethology or Similar Area of Zoology required (Practical Experience with applied as well as theoretical aspects of Ethology preferred).
  • College teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience using education software programs, such as Angel and/or Blackboard, desired.
  • Competence in teaching with computers preferred.

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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6/23/14 Adjunct in Biology (Anatomy & Physiology) for Fall 2014, Georgian Court University

Summary:

Georgian Court University has an opening for Adjunct Faculty in Biology for the Fall 2014 semester (beginning August 25) at our Lakewood location.  The following courses are available:

BI213  Anatomy and Physiology I, Laboratory

We need adjuncts to teach one to three of the following laboratory slots:

              Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:35 p.m.
              Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:35 p.m.
              Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

Qualifications:

  • MS, Ph.D. MD, DC, MS or equivalent in related field required
  • College teaching experience in the A+P laboratory preferred.
  • Experience using education software programs, such as Angel and/or Blackboard, desired.
  • Competence in teaching with computers preferred.

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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6/16/14 Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Engagement, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This is a full-time, 12-month position which is responsible for the shared development, implementation, and supervision of a comprehensive student leadership and engagement program which meets the needs of a diverse university community. Leadership initiative programs are designed to encourage student involvement at each class level, i.e. freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduates.  Each will have a specified area of focus and learning outcomes.  Reports to the Dean of Students.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Dean of Students to provide administrative oversight and development for the coordination of major campus student leadership programs (WILD; Emerging Leaders).
  • Create, develop and implement leadership curriculum and programming for students in alignment with the University’s stated goals, direction, and vision.
  • Be a catalyst for Student Involvement and Leadership with regard to student leadership programming, resources, and academic collaborations.
  • Develop and implement benchmark student leadership programs and concepts for the campus community; work collaboratively with faculty (primarily the General Education Committee) to embed leadership principles both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate student leaders for the Women in Leadership Development and Emerging Leadership Programs.
  • Recruit and help to retain male student involvement in leadership activities - i.e., Orientation, Student Government, Resident Assistants, and Living Learning Communities Develop a Transitional Leadership seminar/certificate to enhance the Sophomore Year Experience.
  • Work with the director of institutional research and assessment to develop a comprehensive and collaborative culture of assessment related to student leadership development; create an assessment plan to evaluate leadership learning outcomes.
  • Serve as the moderator for the Commuter Student Association and increase commuter life participation in campus activities.
  • Present leadership opportunities and training sessions for students that address ethical leadership, servant leadership, and social justice.
  • Assist in the development of a long-term strategic plan for a comprehensive student leadership program at GCU.
  • Seek out and establish service partnerships with community agencies and develop tracking system for service hours.
  • In collaboration with the Coordinator of Student Activities, enhance the Orientation Leader program, including but not limited to developing program to ensure all new students feel a sense of connection when they enter GCU.
  • Work in collaboration with the coordinator of student activities to in the planning, coordination and evaluation of the Orientation Leader program.
  • Assist with coordination of campus events sponsored by other departments.
  • Assist with on-campus event such as Welcome Week, Homecoming, Critical Concerns Week and Women’s Empowerment Week
  • Participate in Student Life or University programs and events as assigned by the Dean of Students; attend student development and engagement staff and professional development meetings.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of New Student Orientation.
  • Counsel and advise individuals and groups when appropriate on matters pertaining to personal problems, educational and vocational objectives, social and recreational activities, and financial assistance.
  • Act as a student advocate on issues, concerns, and problems related to student life.
  • With the Dean of Students, review reports of student misconduct cases that require disciplinary action to insure recommendations conform to university policies.
  • Mediate lower level judicial and behavioral matters and refer major cases to the Dean of Students.
  • Serve as part of the Title IX committee and train students in matter pertaining to Title IX.
  • Serve on University committees, task forces, and projects as designated.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree; or, a bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, or related field of study, required.
  • Successful experience at the collegiate level in the area of program coordination, student activities, and student programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience utilizing a theoretical foundation related to the principles and practices of leadership development and application desired.
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, and the willingness to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a team and to maintain confidentiality where appropriate.
  • Ability to work with time sensitive projects, work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task and remain pleasant and professional.  Some evening and weekend work required. 
  • Proficiency in modern office equipment and computer software (Microsoft Office, Email, Internet).

Physical Demands:

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and occasional lifting of light objects. Work is performed in an office and on campus grounds.

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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6/12/14 Development Assistant, Georgian Court University

Summary:

This is a part-time, 25-hour week position which will support Institutional Advancement frontline fundraisers in the execution of their duties, undertake stewardship activities, and ensure effective implementation of the OIA stewardship plan.  The Development Officer will also be responsible for communications with scholarship donors and contacts, support the Scholarship Review Committee and online scholarship application system, and assist in planning and executing the annual Scholarship Tea.  Reports to the Director of Development and Advancement Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to frontline fundraisers by scheduling appointments, managing constituent records in Raiser’s Edge, adding and updating actions and action tracks, assisting in event planning and execution, and producing proposals and presentation materials for prospect visits.
  • Provide support to fundraising events, particularly parties with purpose, for prospect cultivation and stewardship, including managing vendor relationships, managing the RSVP list, and creating event reports. 
  • Implement stewardship activities, including supporting prompt gift entry into Raiser’s Edge, producing timely acknowledgements and receipts from Raiser’s Edge, coordinating stewardship activities among OIA staff, enter stewardship actions and gifts into Raiser’s Edge, and ensure compliance with the OIA stewardship plan. 
  • Prepare communications with scholarship donors and contacts including annual reports, acknowledgement letters, student thank you letters, and regular updates. 
  • Work in the Georgian Court Scholarship application system with regular review, data entry, and reporting. 
  • Support the Scholarship Review Committee with training, scheduling, and follow up. 
  • Assist in planning and executing the Annual Scholarship Tea including creating and updating work orders, managing vendor relationships, managing the RSVP list, and creating event reports. 
  • Proactively develop or hone skills and best practices for the use of Raiser's Edge donor management software.
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed by the department.
  • Travel locally as needed by department.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in administrative support, fundraising or related field required.
  • At least one year experience working in not for profits, community colleges, a University or similar organization; preference for experience in the areas of financial aid, scholarships, special events coordination, or advancement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, as required for professional interactions and correspondences.
  • Must exercise a high degree of discretion and independent judgment.
  • Must be able and willing to travel locally.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have means of transportation for travel as needed.
  • Must be well organized and able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Working knowledge of Publisher and/or other graphic design software preferred.  
  • Prior experience using fundraising software, such as Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge, required.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends or nights.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with various constituencies and departments.
  • Possess working knowledge of social media.

Application Instructions:  Deadline for submission of applications is Sunday, June 29, 2014 by 10:00 p.m.  In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online by the deadline.  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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6/11/14 Adjunct in English, Georgian Court University

Summary:

The English Department at Georgian Court University is seeking adjunct instructors for the Fall 2014 Writing Program.  Instructors are currently needed on the Lakewood campus for the following courses:

  • EN106 Fundamentals of English Composition II (a basic writing course)
  • EN111 Academic Writing and Research I (the first of a two-semester, first-year composition requirement)

These courses run Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, 75-minute periods each day, in sections to be added between 8 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., with the possibility of one or more sections starting at 2:00 p.m. or later.  Classes begin August 25, 2014.

Responsibilities

  • Teach 3 or more credits per semester of writing courses.
  • Provide reasonable office hours for students.
  • Assess learning outcomes and suggest curricular improvements.
  • Participate in Writing Program faculty meetings and professional development activities.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in English or Rhetoric/Composition (preferred).
  • Evidence of teaching excellence in college-level writing courses.
  • Strong course evaluations and/or strong recommendations from supervisors.
  • Willingness to follow the department’s writing course syllabi.
  • Experience with course management systems, such as Angel and/or Blackboard. 
  • Willingness to complete Blackboard training program on campus before classes begin.

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.  Candidates who will enrich our climate of diversity are encouraged to apply.

Please visit our web site at http://www.georgian.edu
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6/3/14 Full-time, One-Year Instructor Position, Fall 2014, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Detroit Mercy

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry, and be effective and enthusiastic teachers at the undergraduate level in organic/general chemistry. By 27 June submit via e-mail only: curriculum vitae, description of teaching philosophy, transcripts and three reference letters to schleyja@udmercy.edu, Professor Mark A. Benvenuto, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221-3038.

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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5/23/14 Graduate Assistant – Student Activities, Mount Mercy University

This position reports to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Engagement within the Enrollment and Student Services division at Mount Mercy University and is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive activities program with the goal of ensuring a vibrant campus community through extensive weekend programming.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement an extensive program of student activities ensuring a variety of different types of events with a special focus on extensive weekend programming with the goal of improving residential students staying at the University on the weekend in order to improve the overall student experience and increase student retention rates.
  • Serve as an advisor for the Mount Mercy Activities Programming Board (MMAP); ensure leadership/ organizational development for members; ensure comprehensive educational, social and recreational programming within the mission of the university. Advise the MMAP Board and its programs and special events. Assist the MMAP Board in leading the evening and weekend program initiative.
  • Create a process for the selection, training and development of student leaders within the MMAP Board. Recruit a diverse group of students as potential MMAP Board members.
  • Negotiate and process contracts for outside presenters and entertainers that address appropriate risk management issues.
  • Create a quality marketing plan to promote and increase awareness of the student activities program including web and e-mail marketing, promotional flyers, brochures and signage encouraging participation.
  • Provide periodic data reports on student activity participation.

We are seeking an individual with experience in program development, assessment, and evaluation along with familiarity with student activity programming. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. The person in this role should have the ability to manage multiple projects at various levels of completion coupled with exceptional organizational skills. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

This position requires that the successful candidate be accepted and enroll in one of Mount Mercy’s master’s degree programs.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.

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5/23/14 Graduate Assistant – Residence Life Area Coordinator, Mount Mercy University

This position reports to the Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life within the Enrollment and Student Services division at Mount Mercy University and is responsible for ensuring that students living in campus housing are able to enjoy and benefit from the residential experience by maintaining the physical and operational integrity of facilities, overseeing developmental programming, providing assistance to individuals experiencing personal and/or academic difficulties, and supervising the Resident Assistant staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating a community living environment which fosters respect, support, and community.
  • Supervising Resident Assistants. Participating in their selection, providing appropriate training, scheduling and assigning their work, monitoring and evaluating performance, and making corrective and/or disciplinary interventions as necessary.
  • Participating in the new student orientation program. Participate in and facilitate programs designed to assist new students in their transition to University life and residence life.
  • Facilitating check-in and check-out procedures at the beginning and end of each term.
  • Responding to unexpected situations such as disputes between students, violations of University policies by students, medical and other emergencies.
  • Intervening in and documenting, when appropriate, student behavior which is inconsistent with University policy or disruptive to the campus community. Determine and implement corrective action, which may include mediation, counseling, or referral to the University's judicial process.
  • Serving as Administrative Hearing Officer as part of the University judicial process.
  • Assisting students experiencing personal difficulties through consultation and/or referral to other resources.
  • For the purpose having residence life staff available to students at all times, participate in a 24-hour duty rotation schedule with residence life staff to include weekdays, weekends and holidays throughout the calendar year.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of a variety of social and educational programs for resident students.
  • Serving as a facility manager. Perform regular tours of residential facilities to account for furnishings, keys, equipment, safety hazards, maintenance and cleaning needs.

We are seeking an individual with at least one year of experience working with college or university students in a residential setting. Preferred experience would include previous experience as a resident assistant, management of a facility, supervising others, and developing programs. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. The person in this role should also have the ability to deal with a number of tasks and situations concurrently, including those that occur unexpectedly, usually without direct supervision. This requires an individual who is self-directed, well-organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to prioritize tasks. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

This position requires that the successful candidate be accepted and enroll in one of Mount Mercy’s master’s degree programs.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Graduate Assistant – Residence Life”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.

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5/23/14 Graduate Assistant Multicultural Affairs, Mount Mercy University

This position reports to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Engagement within the Enrollment and Student Services division at Mount Mercy University and is responsible for providing quality student services, activities and support to students of color with the goal of improving student retention, satisfaction and achievement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop a comprehensive program of activities, events and support services which promote diversity and the retention of students of color.
  • Develop, in conjunction with other departments and student groups, a campus environment which promotes diversity. Empower departments, offices and student groups to include a wide variety of multicultural programming as an integral part of their annual schedule of events.
  • Monitor and develop programs which support academic and personal achievement among students of color.
  • Develop strong and effective multicultural student groups in response to student needs. Assist the groups in developing a vision for the future and in the effective planning and evaluating of their activities. Develop effective advising for the multicultural groups.
  • Mentor and advise students, focusing primarily on students of color. Serve as an advocate for students where appropriate. Refer students to other professionals as necessary and follow-up as needed.
  • Provide or supervise leadership in the organization of thematic, campus-wide programs that have as a goal the development of social justice and equity.

We are seeking an individual with knowledge of issues related to diversity. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. The person in this role should also have the ability to exercise creativity in conceiving innovative programs and in stimulating students to participate in programming of this sort. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

This position requires that the successful candidate be accepted and enroll in one of Mount Mercy’s master’s degree programs.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Graduate Assistant – Multicultural Affairs”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.

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5/23/14 Graduate Assistant Intramurals, Mount Mercy University

This position reports to the Director of Recreation and Wellness within the Enrollment and Student Services division at Mount Mercy University and is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all intramural programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan a comprehensive intramural sporting program that encourages student leadership and meets student’s recreational needs.
  • Develop, coordinate and advise a student intramural board with the primary goal of creating a quality recreational/intramural program for all Mount Mercy University students. Develop leadership skills within the board members, set policies and train students so they may act as coordinators at events. Recruit a diverse group of students as potential board members.
  • Create new opportunities for student recreation. Lead in the development of new intramural events, as well as support traditional activities.
  • Provide leadership for the intramural program and develop policies, procedures and guidelines for each sport in the form of an intramural handbook.
  • Create a quality marketing plan to promote and increase awareness of the intramural program including web and e-mail marketing, promotional flyers, brochures and signage encouraging participation.
  • Hire, train and supervise students to serve as officials for sports that require them.

We are seeking an individual with an interest in and familiarity with University intramural, athletic, or recreation activities. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. This person will have knowledge of risk management and safety as it relates to intramural programs. The person in this role should also have the ability to exercise creativity in conceiving innovative programs and in stimulating students to participate in programming of this sort. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

This position requires that the successful candidate be accepted and enroll in one of Mount Mercy’s master’s degree programs.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Graduate Assistant - Intramurals”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.

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5/23/14 Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life, Mount Mercy University

This position reports to the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services and is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all student services areas including residence life, student activities, health services, recreation and wellness, college success and leadership programs, multicultural affairs, and public safety.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement, and provide leadership for, a strategic vision for residence life that values professional, positive, transformational relationships with and for students.
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff.
  • Serve as ombudsperson and share on-call and general office responsibilities with other student services deans/directors.
  • Lead the University’s judicial process.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the residence halls.
  • Provide overall direction for orientation programs for traditional students, both residential and commuter and for transition programs for first generation students.
  • Provide overall direction for programming designed to build community in residence halls, enrich residents’ lives and contribute positively to student engagement, student development, diversity and multicultural affairs.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Public Safety to create a response procedure and coordinate a response team who will deal with campus emergencies relating to students.
  • Coordinate institutional compliance with student oriented federal and state mandates.
  • Manage the budget process in student services.
  • Collaboration with the faculty on co-curricular programming and other student learning opportunities.
  • Collaboration and communication within and outside the division on all issues related to student retention and success initiatives.
  • Represent the student services departments; in person (e.g. public speaking, informal discussions) and in writing, to various audiences both on and off campus.
  • Coordinate the student services departments’ web presence.
  • Serve as Chair of the Student Development Committee, and serve on other University Committees as needed.

We are seeking a professional with a minimum of five years of higher education experience including experience in one or more student services areas including experience dealing with student disciplinary matters. A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is strongly preferred. This position requires knowledge of federal regulations related to higher education and legal issues related to student life.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator with the ability to relate well with persons from a broad range of backgrounds. This person will have knowledge of and a commitment to student development. The person in this role should also have the ability to exercise creativity in conceiving innovative residence life programs and in stimulating students and residence life staff to take a major role in programming of this sort. Finally, this person will have the ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, and at least 3 professional references as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life”. The position will be filled as soon as possible.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.

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5/20/14 Nursing Faculty, Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College invites applications for a regular, full-time faculty member to join our team in the Associate Degree Nursing program.  Nine (9) month appointment begins fall, 2014.  

Teaching responsibilities include theory and clinical instruction at the undergraduate level. Incumbent will also participate in academic advising, College and Division committees, and scholarly activity.

Master’s degree in nursing with a minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in adult nursing or critical care required.  PA RN licensure required at the time of hire.  Collegiate level teaching experience strongly preferred.  Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/jobs/.  Resume review will begin May 16, 2014 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) 

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5/20/14 Faculty/ Physical Therapist Assistant, Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College invites applications for a regular, 9-month faculty appointment in the Physical Therapist Assistant program to begin fall 2014. 

The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in a variety of content areas to include: basic PTA, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, orthotics and prosthetics, exercise science, rehabilitation and kinesiology.
 
Other duties include curriculum review and development, supervision and coordination of clinical placements for students, accreditation preparation and program assessment. Active participation in academic advising; College, division or department committees; and scholarly activity is also expected.  Occasional evening and weekend work.

Pennsylvania PT or PTA license and master’s degree in Physical Therapy or applicable health related field required.  Minimum three (3) years clinical experience required.  DPT or PhD/EdD and five (5) years clinical experience preferred.  Collegiate teaching experience strongly preferred.  Completion of APTA Clinical Instructor course a plus.   Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/jobs.  Resume review will begin on or about May 30, 2014.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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5/14/14 Web and Social Media Content Editor, University Communications and External Relations, Campus Ministry, Carlow University

The Web and Social Media Content Editor works closely with content creators, functional area representatives, and other University clients to identify web and social media communications opportunities and develop appropriate strategies to reach targeted audiences, with an emphasis on prospective students, partners, and donors.

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 Essential Functions 

  • Develops, edits, and produces web content, including editorial content and design elements that may be used on the carlow.edu website and on social media outlets
  • Works with clients to ensure online communication channels are engaging, current, interactive, and consistent
  • Writes, proofreads, and edits text for websites
  • Provides training and guidance for web content contributors
  • Ensures that all documents and images meet established content standards
  • Works with web programmers and developers to assess and meet any technical challenges in displaying content
  • Maintains site information architecture, navigational structure, user interface, and visual design aesthetics
  • Provides oversight of the University's core social media accounts and provides engaging content and great design
  • 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 and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in digital communications, marketing, website design, or related field with strong editorial skills is required
  • 3-5 years of professional experience working in a web content development role or similar function
  • Social media content creation and management experience
  • Solid grasp of graphic and/or web design concepts
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills with experience developing content for an online audience and an understanding of SEO
  • Thorough understanding of web management/development tools and technology, specifically developing a site using a CMS (Ektron preferred)
  • HTML and CSS skills
  • Experience developing and maintaining web content for complex websites, with preference in a higher education environment
  • Video editing and/or photography skills
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Photoshop
  • Understanding of the broad skill areas that support web site development such as: editorial, art, technical, QA, and integration
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a high-performance team environment under deadline pressure

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 resume, cover letter, and five samples of work-links to work which is acceptable-related to the functions of the position (at least three of which should be web-related; e.g., website copy, social media accounts, online marketing or advertising, etc.) 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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4/30/14 Director of Campus Ministry, Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University in Chicago is seeking a Director of Campus Ministry to administer its campus pastoral ministry outreach. The ideal candidate brings 2 -5 years in Campus Ministry and possesses a significant understanding of the needs and spiritual development of young adults. A strong commitment to ministering to a diverse student population within a Catholic university context is essential. As a pastoral leader, the Director oversees all aspects of University ministries to residential life students as well as spiritual growth programs for undergraduate commuter students.  The director supervises the student peer ministry programs, three graduate student residence hall ministers, and sixteen undergraduate peer ministers. The Director also supervises and develops a four-year retreat program, the weekly Sunday night student Mass, and oversees the work of the Assistant Director of Campus Ministry to ensure student service opportunities and Spring Break Service Trips. The director will be an active Roman Catholic who possesses a Masters in Divinity, Pastoral Studies, or Theological Studies; The role is a full-time, exempt, twelve-month position.

Submit resume for consideration to Graziano Marcheschi at marcheschi@sxu.edu.

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