Human Resources

Administrative Position Vacancies

Unless otherwise specified, to apply, submit resume, cover letter and the names of three references to the following address:

Saint Peter’s University
Office of Human Resources
121 Glenwood Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

EEO/AA Statement:
Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Saint Peter’s University desires to ensure that faculty, students and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.

We do not acknowledge receipt of applications. Position vacancies are as follows:

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA)

posted 2/10/2017

The Provost/VPAA reports to the President of the University and is the chief academic officer providing vision and leadership for academic affairs. She/he is responsible for delivering the highest quality educational experience for students, supporting the professional development of faculty and staff, and advancing the magis, or a call to excellence, in all educational endeavors at the University.

Position responsibilities include

  • Provides leadership for all academic programs, academic planning, policy, curriculum, faculty hiring and professional development, program assessment, and accountability;
  • Unifies and provides leadership to the deans, faculty, staff, and students of the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business, Education, Nursing, and Professional and Continuing Studies. Other direct reports include the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assessment, the Registrar, and the directors of the Library, Honors, Faculty Development, Faculty Research and Sponsored Programs, Service Learning, Distance Learning and the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership;
  • Serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and acts as the CEO in the President’s absence;
  • Makes recommendations to the President on faculty personnel matters, including promotion and tenure;
  • Ensures an effective pre-tenure and post-tenured faculty review system;
  • Chairs the University Strategic Planning and Budget Committee and works with colleagues across campus to ensure the University’s fiscal health by aligning resource allocations with academic and strategic plan goals;
  • Provides leadership in advancing the priorities of the University’s strategic plan, including curricular development, pedagogical innovation, online program expansion, global knowledge and engagement, prominent community partnerships, and capitalizing on the University’s unique attributes in the delivery of educational opportunities;
  • Provides leadership and resources to support research and curricular development;
  • Leads the deans to achieve enrollment goals through mission-appropriate program development (both on-ground and online), retention and graduation strategies in all schools, and effective partnerships, particularly with community colleges.
  • Recommends to the President and Board the strengthening, consolidation, and elimination of programs, ensuring that adequate funding is available for all on-going programs, and maintaining competitive faculty salaries and enhancing faculty development;
  • Partners with the President and Advancement leadership to develop fundraising plans to advance academic excellence,
  • Builds esprit de corps between the administration and faculty, fosters collaboration throughout academic affairs and communicates results to the University community.

Required qualifications, skills and accomplishments

  • Earned doctoral degree;
  • A record of successful and increasingly responsible leadership experience at the dean or higher level;
  • Significant experience in teaching and scholarship, having earned a position of full professor;
  • Outstanding leadership skills; and
  • An innovative record in curricular development.

About Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Established in 1872, the University blends a unique learning experience shaped by rigorous academics, and opportunities for internships and experiential learning, leadership, community service, and a genuine, caring community that supports alumni long after graduation. With an undergraduate student-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and a stellar faculty committed to student success, Saint Peter’s offers more than 50 undergraduate majors as well as master’s level and doctoral programs. The main campus is in Jersey City, the second largest city in New Jersey, just minutes from New York City, a global center of culture, business, and professional and career opportunities.

Application materials should be submitted electronically to the Office of Human Resources, Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for five professional references. Application deadline is March 15, 2017.

EEO/AA Statement: Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Saint Peter’s University desires to ensure that faculty, students and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.

Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

posted 2/7/2017

Summary Description

The part-time Head Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for organizing and directing all aspects of the NCAA Division I women’s volleyball program. This individual must demonstrate the ability to lead a program with longstanding tradition of excellence in both athletics and academics by preparing its student-athletes of assuming roles of leadership and service in their future.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer all phases of an NCAA Division I women’s volleyball program.
  • Develop and supervise the student-athletes in the women’s volleyball program, by implementing strategies to motivate maximum levels of individual and team performance.
  • Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, working directly with the Admissions Department.
  • Monitor student-athletes academic progress.
  • Promote a philosophy of educational welfare, sportsmanship and conduct in alignment with the University’s mission.
  • Schedule non-conference games in competitive season.
  • Create long term player development including technical, tactical and physical development of individual players.
  • Organize, prepare and supervise all training practices and game day contests. Have direct contact with Residence Life for student-athlete housing and needs.
  • Responsible for placing orders for all equipment and gear needed for the season with BSN. To be finalized with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance.
  • Coordinate all travel with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance. Maintain responsibility for budget control by adhering to operational budgets. Hire, supervise and assign responsibilities of assistant coaches.
  • Undertake public relations and promotional activities appropriate to the position to promote the women’s volleyball team.
  • Adhere to all MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations.

Qualification Standards

  • Commitment and sensitivity to the needs and dynamics of a culturally diverse student body that includes a large percentage of first generation and low income students.
  • Creative, innovative and self-motivated individual with the ability to work creatively in an atmosphere of limited resources, with the ability to perform all required responsibilities while serving in a part-time capacity.
  • Commitment and sensitivity to the Jesuit and Catholic ideals that form the mission of Saint Peter’s University; and willingness to integrate these ideals into all aspects of the Athletics Department.


Bachelor’s degree required.


Preferred a minimum of five years successful coaching experience in women’s volleyball at the college or professional level. Knowledge of MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations for compliance. Public relations skills; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and excellent organizational skills. Have the ability to deal with students, faculty, staff, alumni, boosters, college administrations and all media outlets.



Application Support Analyst

posted 2/7/2017

Position Summary

The Application Support Analyst is primarily responsible for resolving end-user application issues also participates in all aspects of implementation including analysis, report development, technical training, and go-live support. The Application Support Analyst reports to the Director of Enterprise Applications and will provide general tier-two support for the campus Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and associated applications software and data interfaces.


  • Provide technical support to assigned areas for integrated databases, applications and peripheral systems as assigned; participate in the review and definition of functional areas, processes, procedures, organization, flow of data, methods and forms to automate or improve existing systems; explain and interpret complex data, workflow rules and best practices for a non-technical audience.
  • Analyze data for reports and report requirements; serve as liaison between users and staff regarding assessment and development of reporting needs; Report designing, building and publishing
  • In support of reporting and data analysis needs identified, build computed columns and subroutines using Ellucian Colleague Studio and macros using Microsoft Excel
  • Explore innovations and trends in technology for institutional applicability; make recommendations for information and communication system improvements using current and optimal technology.
  • Generate, update and distribute instructional documentation and train end users in system features and usage; oversee and maintain procedural documentation; suggest procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness of system support, operations and interface; oversee assessment, process mapping and business workflow criteria.
  • Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned; participate in internal and external user groups; serve on assigned committees
  • Perform troubleshooting to assist customers with any application systems problem solving activities. Implement processes for maintaining a stable application environment. Analyze and identify software support solutions.
  • Communicate issues, critical problems and situations to appropriate managers, both customer and IT. Identify and resolve data, reporting and other application systems problems. Communicate solutions to customers in an effective and efficient manner. Ensure effective inter and intra team communications.
  • Effectively evaluate, prioritize and manage client service requests
  • Develop internal working relationships in order to effectively communicate and manage client needs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least three years’ experience supporting complex enterprise level applications
  • Experience in Higher Education ERP and reporting tools with strong preference to candidates who have experience with Ellucian Colleague and/or Entrinsik Informer
  • Preference to candidates who also have experience supporting Blackboard LMS, The Raiser’s Edge, Perceptive Content / Image Now, CBORD CS-Gold, CBORD HMS


  • Demonstrated ability to design and provide specifications and requirements for computed columns for queries and reporting
  • Experience analyzing data for reports and report requirements
  • Ability to create effective queries in MS-SQL Server, UniData or similar databases
  • Track record of building reports/dashboards using Entrinsik Informer, Microsoft SSRS, Business Objects, or similar reporting tools
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, macros and external data access
  • Demonstrated ability to develop proficiency with unfamiliar toolsets
  • Attention to detail, patience, and a positive, customer centric attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to meaningfully contribute value as member of a team, supporting coworkers when necessary to ensure a positive user experience and smooth operations; including reliability and punctuality.

STEM Career Coach

posted 12/19/2016

General Description
The Career Coach supporting students in our STEM programs will be responsible for providing career guidance, counseling and coaching to undergraduate students through individual meetings and workshops. The Career Coach guides students in the career development process by: Administering and interpreting Career Assessments, Resume Building, Interviewing Etiquette and providing job search resources. The incumbent will work closely with faculty, staff, and other key stakeholders to identify the career development needs of our students and develop workshops and other resources to address those needs. They will participate in creating innovative marketing strategies and campaigns to engage our STEM students in utilizing the center resources. They will work closely with our Employer Liaison and our industry partners to define and develop opportunities for our STEM students and will facilitate and coordinate on campus recruiting and other recruiting events. They will collect and maintain employment data to be used for auditing and tracking.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will work closely with our STEM students from first year to graduation to provide the necessary resources and tools to assist them in their job search process.
  • Coach and counsel students on exploring and identifying possible internship and employment opportunities.
  • Will promote and conduct academic/career assessments to assist students in identifying various career paths.
  • Promote services, programs and resources to internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, staff, employers and alumni.
  • Will participate in the collection of data related to student internship, coop and experiential learning participation as well as post-graduation placement.
  • Conduct proactive Outreach efforts to STEM students at all levels to improve student engagement and participation.
  • Work closely with our faculty and staff to identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Will work closely with the Employer Liaison to identify Internship and F/T opportunities for our STEM students and will assist in communicating and marketing the opportunities to our students.
  • Will actively participate in coordinating and promoting our events such as the Career Fair, On Campus Recruiting, Employer Information sessions and others as assigned
  • Will utilize and promote our virtual Career Center, SPLink, to students and employers and use it as a tool to communicate with students and promote our opportunities and events.
  • Will identify online resources, tools and assessments to assist our students with the Career Preparedness Process.
  • Serve on related University committees.
  • Attend admissions events and new student orientations
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Preferred Qualifications
Relevant Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s degree preferred.
1- 3 years of experience as a job coach supporting STEM initiatives, career services and/or career advisement. Superior interpersonal, customer-service and community relationship-building abilities
Proficiency in oral and written presentation and communication skills. Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team. Extensive experience in the use of relevant technologies, particularly with respect to assessments, career development and employment tracking.