Human Resources

Administrative Position Vacancies

All Positions Pending AY 14-15 Budget Approval

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.

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

posted 4/10/2015

Executive Director, Guarini Institute for Governmental and Public Affairs at Saint Peter’s University

Established in 1994, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University aims to provide a non-partisan forum for discussion and analysis of key public policy issues and to encourage students to pursue careers in public service. The Guarini Institute hosts lectures and programs throughout the year to raise awareness of local, domestic and international issues. The events sponsored by the Institute are free of charge and open to members of the general public.  The Institute takes its name from the Honorable Frank J. Guarini who ably served the University’s congressional district for fourteen years. Recently, the Congressmen added to his considerably legacy of philanthropy by establishing an endowment with a multi-million gift to ensure the long-term success of the Institute. In 2004, Saint Peter’s received NGO status from the United Nations and this association is an important part of the Institute’s programs.

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration of the Institute’s activities and for the growth and development of the Institute’s resource base.  Consistent with the mission of the Institute, the duties of the Executive Director include the management of ongoing programs, such as the Model United Nations Program, Public Policy Forum; the management of the Institute’s finances; chairing and, in consultation with the Provost and with the President’s approval, staffing the Institute’s Advisory Board; the development of new programs; fundraising in cooperation with the Advancement Division; event planning and publicity; coordinating Institute involvement with other organizations or programs, internal or external to the University.


Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred. A background in political science, government, economics, law, or international relations is required.  The Executive Director must have excellent communication and planning skills and fundraising/ development experience is highly desired.

posted 4/08/2015

Assistant Registrar/One Card Operations Manager

Reporting to the Associate Registrar, the Assistant Registrar and One Card Operations Manager will be the main CS Gold contact and Enrollment Services Center liaison for issues impacting use of the One Card.

General Responsibilities

  1. Oversee the use of the Gold software system and understand how it relates to other databases and products associated with the One Card system.
  2. Serve as liaison between Enrollment Services and other departments associated with the One Card including, but not limited to, Institutional Technology, Campus Safety, the Library, Dining Services, Student Life, Residence Life and Student Accounts.
  3. Manages the One Card purchasing budget.
  4. Orders and maintains supplies for the ID printer.
  5. Train end users on software and hardware usage relating to producing the One Card.
  6. Assist Institutional Technology with Gold software updates, card-producing hardware installation, and testing interfaces with other University systems.
  7. Provide general assistance to Enrollment Services Specialists as needed.
  8. Serve as back up to Enrollment Services Specialists as needed.
  9. Serve as back up to Registrar’s Staff as needed.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

General Duties

  1. Handle One Card issues brought to the Enrollment Services Center.
  2. Liaise with One Card-related offices on campus.
  3. Represent the Enrollment Services Center at One Card events such as Orientation.
  4. Manage the electronic One Card photo submission process.
  5. Maintain and order One Card supplies.
  6. Back up the Enrollment Services Specialists and Registrar’s Office staff with:
    1. Transcript production
    2. Registrations issues
    3. Answering general billing and Financial Aid related questions
    4. Processing payments
    5. Recording transferred credits
    6. Graduation responsibilities
    7. Updating and correcting data in the student information system

To be considered for the position a candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree; be familiar with database structures, student information systems, and the Microsoft Office Suite; and have experience managing a purchasing budget.

The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other computer-related subject area; will have experience with CS Gold, Ellucian’s Colleague student information system, and Entrinsik Informer; and will have held a position in Higher Education.

Salary: $32,396 yearly

posted 3/12/2015

Communications Officer

Summary Description:

The Communications Officer will participate in the comprehensive communications efforts of the University, in the goals set by the Office of University Communications. These goals include the development of materials to promote the University through events and programs, as well as electronic and print publications to various constituencies, both internal and external. This is an entry-level, writing-intensive position.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning, design, content development, editorial process and print management of the University’s magazine
  • Manage, draft and edit content for quarterly, monthly and thrice- weekly electronic and print newsletters
  • Conduct interviews, fact check, and draft and edit content for planned giving newsletter, among others
  • Write, edit and manage content for special projects, such as factual guides, event programs and brochures
  • Draft, edit and proofread assorted fliers, invitations, letters, speeches and other development publications for the campus community, as necessary
  • Production (research, writing, editing) of feature stories that promote the University and its activities
  • Management as well as development and maintenance of the University, alumni relations and advancement websites including editorial content, imagery and design
  • Support of university, alumni and advancement &  external affairs related events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification Standards:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Highly organized; ability to multitask, manage multiple deliverables/timelines and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Excellent editing skills with an attention to detail and quality
  • Understanding of and experience with web development process and writing/editing for the web
  • Self-motivated; can work independently and within a team
  • Can solve problems, think strategically and creatively
  • Experience with photography, Photoshop and email marketing software such as Constant Contact
  • Experience with InDesign and video production is a plus
  • Agency experience preferred
  • A Bachelor’s degree in English or communication and one-two years of communications experience required; web experience is a must

posted 3/10/2015

Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving (PART-TIME)

This part-time position includes the following responsibilities:

Coach the men’s & women’s swim teams in a manner that is consistent with the educational mission of the University, including the direct oversight and supervision of all aspects of a NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving program.

Engage in ethical and values-based coaching in order to develop the character and the skill of Saint Peter’s student athletes.

Possess a thorough knowledge of the sport, a sophisticated understanding of coaching strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance player development.

Responsible for knowledge of and full commitment to compliance with all NCAA, MAAC, University, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations.

Responsible for the full academic and social development of student-athletes, including interaction with the student-athlete, Academic Support Staff, and other University administrators.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:  bachelor’s degree (master’s degree a plus) along with collegiate swim team participation and/or coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level.  The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and must maintain current aquatic certifications including but not limited to (Red Cross preferred) lifesaving, CPR/First Aid/AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and Water Safety Instructor.  Successful candidate is required to pass and maintain NCAA Recruiting Certification status.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to the Office of Human Resources: 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or via email to  Review of applications will begin immediately.

posted 3/6/2015

Assistant Director of Residence Life

Saint Peter’s University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Assistant Director of Residence Life. Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing, urban and global environment. The University’s main campus is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, a city rich with arts and culture, less than 5 miles from New York City.

Reporting to the Dean of Residence Life, the Assistant Director (AD) is a member of the department’s senior management team and provides leadership and direction to the department staff. The Assistant Director position is responsible for creating a climate in the residence halls that supports academic and personal development through supervision of staff, programming and program oversight. The position provides leadership for the day to day management of the residence hall communities serving approximately 850 students. The AD will provide supervision and leadership to two Master’s level Community Directors and indirect supervision to the RA staff. The position oversees staff recruitment, selection, training and professional development of all staff, supports the day-to-day functions of the department and provides emergency response and crisis-management through participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation.

Saint Peter’s University is seeking dynamic candidates with a Master’s Degree is Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or a related field and 3-5 years professional experience in residence life. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising professional staff, working with a diverse student population and coordinating projects on a departmental level. Candidates should have strong leadership skills, knowledge of how to plan and organize events for students, refined problem-solving skills and strong organizational and administrative skills. This is a 12-month, full time, live-on position.

For consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to the Office of Human Resources: 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or via email to Please include candidate number if attending The Placement Exchange. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

posted 1/7/2015

Chorale Director

Summary Description:

The Chorale Director serves to create a dynamic performance experience for students at Saint Peter’s University.  The Director exposes students to various genres of music and teaches vocal skills to students of varying skill levels.  This position serves as the Director of the Aidan C. McMullen Chorale.  The Director ensures the successful performance of the chorale at various events including, but not limited to, two concerts per academic year.  One concert must be held in the fall semester and one concert must be held in the spring semester.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and retain members for the Chorale
  • Conduct weekly rehearsals for the Chorale
  • Work directly with the Creative Arts Coordinator on all production, facilities, and organization needs
  • In conjunction with the Office of Student Activities, create awareness of the Chorale on campus, and work with Creative Arts Coordinator on publicity strategy for the group
  • Develop repertoire for Chorale performance including musical arrangements if needed
  • Direct the Chorale at requested University events including, but not limited to, Commencement and Michaelmas
  • Produce two Chorale-based concerts per academic year – one concert held in the fall and one held in the spring
  • Arrange for musical accompaniment for all Chorale performances, when needed
  • Coordinate payment for musicians with the Creative Arts Coordinator

Qualification Standards:


A bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited college or university is required.

A master’s degree in music from an accredited college or university is preferred.


Must have experience directing a vocal music group.  3-5 years of experience is preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to perform the duties of the position in a timely and efficient manner. Must have the ability to teach vocal music to a diverse group of students with varying skill levels.

At all times, adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net, the University Handbook.

Director of Voices of Praise Gospel Choir

The Director of the Voices of Praise Gospel Choir serves to create a dynamic gospel music experience for the students within the group.  The director teaches vocal skills and ensures the successful performance of the Voices of Praise Gospel Choir at various campus and off-campus events.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Recruit and retain members; Conduct weekly rehearsals; Select music, in conjunction with the student leadership of the group, for performances; Direct the group at all performances ;Arrange for musical accompaniment for all performances; Meet regularly with the Director of Student Activities; Meet regularly with the student leadership of the Gospel Choir; Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualification Standards:


High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred


Must have experience directing a choir and knowledge of Gospel music

3-5 years of choir direction preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be committed to teaching skills to students of varying skill levels, and be able to work with a diverse group of students. At all times adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net, the University Handbook