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
hrdept@saintpeters.edu

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:


Director for the Center for Global Learning

posted 9/3/2015

General Description:

Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Assessment, the Director for the Center for Global Learning organizes and manages study abroad and exchange programs, facilitates the development of faculty-led travel courses, provides oversight for international and visiting student services, and manages SEVIS processes and student visa activities for new and continuing international students as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO). The Director develops international partnerships, collaborates with external agencies and organizations on outreach programs, and works with the Office of Admission to support, enrich and expand international student enrollment at Saint Peter’s University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant Master’s Degree preferred
  • At least five (5) years working in higher education
  • Has served as a SEVIS P-DSO
  • Experience with international student advising
  • Expertise in the use of SEVIS and knowledge of F-1, J-1 and H-1 regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to work with the campus-wide team in advance the Center’s mission and goals
  • Experience in the use of Datatel (or comparable programs), MS Office, email, internet and other relevant computer software

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package included.
Applications should include a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references.


Community Director

posted 9/3/2015

Summary Description:

Saint Peter’s University is seeking an experienced candidate for our Community Director (CD) position. 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, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 5 miles from New York City.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Community Director is a full-time, live-on position that is responsible for the management of three to four residence halls, 12-15 Resident Advisors, and 350-450 residential students. The Community Director is responsible for staff supervision, program development oversight through a curricular lens, crisis response, and building collaborative relationships with campus partners (i.e. Campus Safety, Facilities, etc.). The successful candidate will have experience working with diverse students and understand the value that living on campus contributes to the success of college students.

The Community Director serves as the primary contact for her/his/zir particular area of oversight on campus. The successful candidate will be able to analyze and evaluate overall performance, collaboration of key campus units, and contribute to strategies and initiatives to ensure student development can be met long term. The Community Director will be able to apply theory to practice to holistically develop students throughout the course of an academic year.

This is a full-time, 12-month, live-on position that includes participation in a campus-wide on-call rotation. Ideal candidates will have previous experience with residence life and housing operations, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google (i.e. Gmail, Google Docs, etc.), and excellent written and verbal communication. A Master’s degree and one year of experience are strongly preferred.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with staff and students in each hall to develop various hall and floor programs through a curriculum model to enhance the educational experience outside the classroom.
  • Supervising Resident Assistants and development of strong and effective staff team.
  • Operating and supervising the living unit and insuring the physical safety and welfare of the students in that unit.
  • Advising student groups in their cultural, scholastic, social, and athletic activities.
  • Counseling of individuals and groups of students within the halls and/or referrals when necessary.
  • Enforcing University policies, objectives, and regulations to students.
  • Maintaining of hall records and files (i.e. housing and building rosters, maintenance reports, duty
  • Schedules, fire drills, room condition forms, etc.)
  • Reporting cleaning and maintenance problems to the Maintenance Office and acting as a liaison between students and that office.
  • Plays a key role in all housing procedures for students in the hall (i.e. check-in, check-out, vacation closing and opening, room selection, etc.)
  • Facilitating all room changes within the living unit in conjunction with the Housing Coordinator.
  • Attending all departmental and required meetings
  • Acting as an official representative of the University for Events held within the residence halls and on campus.
  • Serve as a judicial hearing officer for low to mid-level judicial hearings.
  • Conducting weekly hall staff meetings with the Resident Advisor staff.
  • Maintaining a flow of communication with the Assistant Director of Residence Life and other Student Life and Development departments.
  • Acting as a liaison between the resident student and the Student Life and Development Staff.
  • Participating in recruitment, hiring and training of Resident Assistants.
  • Evaluating Resident Assistant performance regularly.
  • Participation in special campus committees and projects as needed.
  • Develop programs to meet the needs of Saint Peter’s University Students.
  • Participate in on-call duty rotation with other professional staff within the Office of Residence Life.

Standard Department Responsibilities:

  • Participates in marketing efforts put forth by the department, which may include participation in Admission Office, Open House, and/or committee work.
  • Expected to be attentive to the needs and concerns of the residents in such areas as safety, security, and emergency situations. Will work cooperatively with Campus Safety to ensure safety within the residence halls.
  • Responsible for explaining and enforcing departmental and campus policies.
  • Maintains accurate records in order to submit various reports as specified by the Dean of Residence Life and Assistant Director of Residence Life.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.
  • The CD is expected to close her/his campus at the end of the academic year following graduation.
  • The CD is responsible for maintaining communication with the Assistant Director of Residence Life in all areas pertaining to their position.

Qualification  Standards:

  • Commitment and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student body with diverse values and priorities.
  • Ability to work independently on sensitive, confidential, often complicated issues with tact and political acumen.
  • Ability to analyze problems/issues, gather data and information, evaluate and recommend alternative solutions, or effect solutions with a tolerance for ambiguity and change, when necessary.
  • Knowledge of student development and counseling theories and the ability to apply theory to practice in a university setting.
  • Dedication to creating a collaborative and creative work environment.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Administration, or related field strongly preferred.

Experience:

At least one (1) year of experience in a residence life program or working within a college/university setting preferred.

Other Considerations:

THE COLLEGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.


Assistant Director Admissions and Communications

posted 8/27/2015

Summary Description:

This position requires inter-personal, organizational, communication and presentation skills.  The person in the role is responsible for a range of recruitment activities including:

  • Managing a prospect, inquiry, applicant and enrolling student geo-demographic territory
  • Traveling to assigned territories to attend high school visits, college fairs and other student centered recruitment activities.
  • Assisting with on-campus and off-campus events related to new student enrollment initiatives.

S/he must have the ability to work well both independently (with minimal guidance from senior staff) and as part of a team (with responsibility for projects to be completed by the team).

This position may include additional responsibilities leading projects or specifically defined functions within the Undergraduate admissions office related to strategic enrollment management.  This position may also be required to participate in University-wide committees or projects as a representative of the UG Admissions Office.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

As Assistant Director of Admissions and Communications, this position is representing the University to students, parents, alumni and high school counselors in a variety of settings, both on and off of campus.  S/he is responsible for the identification, contact and recruitment of prospective students from initial contact through the student’s enrolling at the University.  In order to achieve this goal, s/he will be required to utilize admissions counseling skills, understand higher education and enrollment management, be sensitive to student service needs and family-service needs and be prepared to apply policies and protocols reflective of the University mission and Office of Undergraduate Admission strategic plans.  

In addition, this position is an active team member on the Undergraduate Admissions communications/marketing team assisting with developing the marketing collateral and branded message.  This position will be assisting with event planning and overall student visit experience.

Specific requirements of this position include:

  • Extensive high school visitation and college fairs/nights (both in and out of state)
  • Creating and managing personal work schedule; arranging travel, managing approved travel budget and tracking individual expenses.
  • Executing admission decisions based on set parameters and directions; using technology and University system to enter data
  • Tele-counseling, interviewing and meeting with prospective students and their families.
  • Collaborating with other University offices to assist with meeting enrollment goals (new student and retention efforts)
  • Understanding and applying University policy and protocols to enrollment activities; ability to explain and effectively counsel students on these policies and protocols
  • Serve as a team leader and mentor to staff without the explicit title or role of supervisor.
  • Participate in professional development (internal, external, self-directed) in order to remain apprised of topics in higher education, secondary education and other sources that may impact admissions and enrollment at the University
  • Responsible for learning and strictly complying with all applicable NCAA and MAAC athletic  regulations with regard to student recruitment and admissions eligibility.  Work closely with Admissions Athletic liaison and athletic department representatives.
  • Responsible for individual projects and assignments beyond the general duties of an admission counselor.  Accountability will be measured in achievement of goals (metrics to be established with the Dean and Sr. Leadership).  Areas of responsibility include:
    • Assisting with creation and development of new student collateral
    • Assisting with management of the creative process; working closely with designers, vendors and helping to manage inventory.
    • Serve as editor of material and proofreader of information; provide consistent message and ensure high level of coordination of information
    • Work closely with the e-comm and letters communication team to deliver the communications strategy; including working with other departments to collaborate communication plans.
  • Collaborate on admissions event planning

Qualification Standards:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

Experience:  Two to three years of admission experience is required with preference for experience with enrollment management marketing and/or event planning.

Licenses (if necessary):  valid driver’s license

Other Considerations:

This position requires such traits as multi-tasking, imagination/creativity, independent thinking,  attention to detail, sound judgment/logic, self initiation/motivation and productive time management.  It also requires six to ten weeks of travel per year (local and distance) and weekend/evening obligations throughout the year.  In addition, it requires excellent writing and public speaking skills, high energy, a quick ability to learn things and the ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts/Jesuit education.

THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.


Campus Minister for Retreats and Spiritual Programming

posted 8/18/2015

The Campus Minister for Retreats and Spiritual Programming coordinates Campus Ministry programs promoting Catholic Jesuit ideals and values. The campus minister is responsible for coordinating retreat and prayer opportunities and collaborating in the areas of liturgy, faith and global justice, and community service.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the Retreat Program.  Duties include planning logistics, advertising, recruiting retreatants, and guiding the formation of the retreat leaders.
  • Supervises and facilitates small student reflection groups such as Bible study with the Saint John’s Bible, and Christian Life Communities to assist students integrating faith, ethics and social concerns in the context of  their everyday lives.
  • Creates and coordinates all University prayer services.  
  • Collaborates with departments and offices for programs of common concern (spirituality, ethics, and social issues).
  • Coordinates RCIA Program for the University.
  • Collaborates with other Campus Ministers in the formation of liturgical ministers.
  • Creates, and maintains annual reports including reports to the Board of Trustees, assessment plans, and implementation reports.
  • Provides pastoral care when needed.

Other:

  • Provides support to the overall operation, mission, goals, and outreach of the Office of Campus Ministry as delegated by the Director.  Support may include liturgies, retreats for which service and justice are a focus; lectures and panel discussions; University Open House; special events; inter-office and inter-departmental programs.
  • Participates on various university-wide committees/task forces/advisory boards.
  • Person selected should have the ability to operate within the limitations of existing budgets.  

Qualification Standards:

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience:  The Campus Minister should have at least one year in campus ministry or pastoral experience that compliments the mission of campus ministry at a very diverse university. The candidate should also have knowledge of Ignatian Spirituality and experience in directing and designing Ignatian retreats under the rubric of the 18th Annotation.

Other Considerations:

 

  • Strong written and oral communication abilities: strong organizational and planning skills; strong leadership and management skills; ability to balance numerous projects simultaneously; experience in student training; supervision, and evaluation; knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel; ability to work in a collaborative environment

THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.


Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations

posted 8/17/2015

Summary Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) will drive the planning, direction and implementation of the CFR program. Specific responsibilities include developing, maintaining and enhancing efforts in the area of corporations and foundations to increase participation and financial support of the University.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops new and stewards existing relationships with corporation and foundation entities in support of the University’s strategic initiatives.
  • Manages contact with portfolio of corporate and foundation prospects, with an expectation of 60 visits/meaningful contacts per fiscal year.
  • Develops and writes letters of inquiry, grant proposals, grant reports and other assignments as needed to seek funding for University priorities.
  • Collaborates with internal and external parties to develop proposals and ensure proper stewardship of grants received.
  • Maintains tracking/deadline management system for all grant proposal and reports submitted, pending response, in research or upcoming.
  • Researches existing and potential corporate and foundation donors and I or partners to the University collaborating with Advancement Research team.
  • Seeks and secures corporate sponsorship for annual Regents Business Symposium and other events I projects as needed.
  • Develops and grows robust corporate relationships, locally, regionally and nationally, in concert with internal units such as, but not limited to, Career Services, Academics Affairs and Admission.
  • Manages and expands community partnerships.
  • Works in concert with other Advancement and appropriate internal University offices to ensure synergy and open communication is consistently maintained.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President and I or Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s  degree preferred. 5-8 years’ experience in institutional advancement, marketing, grant management or writing or a relevant field. Valid Driver’s License required.

Other Considerations:

A personal vehicle is required, as well as a willingness to travel and work outside of normal business hours. Capital campaign experience is a plus.

Successful candidates much demonstrate an understanding of philanthropy, corporate and foundations relations, communication, human relations, salesmanship, persistence and patience. A high degree of initiative is expected along with strong organizational skills and the ability to identify and construct solutions. Candidates should possess a commitment to the ideals of a Jesuit education.

THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN  EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.


Director of Human Resources/Affirmative Action Officer

posted 8/13/2015

Summary Description:

The director of human resources reports directly to the vice president of finance and business.  The director will supervise and provide consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development, budget and employee relations. The director will take a leadership role in developing a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance with the University’s core values and objectives. He/she also serves as the University’s affirmative action officer.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as advisor to the vice president for finance and business to develop and provide strategic human resource leadership for the University. Serve as the University’s affirmative action officer, Title IX and sexual harassment coordinator.
  • Effectively plan, design, implement and evaluate human resource programs, policies and related initiatives to support organizational strategic goals.
  • Develop, implement and support performance reviews in alignment with the strategic plan and other relevant policies.
  • Provide leadership and general supervision to Human Resources staff___.
  • Provide leadership and general supervision for the University receptionist/telephone operator?
  • Effectively structure and administer the University’s employee benefits programs to attract and retain top talent.
  • Accurately maintain the University’s employee data base and make informed business decisions based on data and statistics
  • Plan, develop, organize, coordinate, facilitate and communicate the University’s human resource programs, policies, procedures and service.
  • Develop and manage annual budget plan for the Office of Human Resources in support of the University’s strategic plan and goals.
  • Oversee the development and updates of the University Employee Handbook, HR web page and other employee communication materials.
  • Represent HR on relevant issues, i.e. hiring, safety, wellness, threat assessment and risk management, etc. Perform a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical and professional work in analyzing and administering various components of wellness and safety programs.
  • Utilize technology to enhance and measure the results of human resource programs.
  • Develop and distribute various reports on human resource metrics to ensure needs of the employees and the University are met.

Recruiting/Hiring/On-Boarding

  • Coordinate with the appropriate University departments the hiring of faculty, administrators and staff. Facilitate the advertising, recruiting and interviewing of all employees. Train search committee chairs in using the latest search process procedures for the selection of University employees to ensure the selection and retention of outstanding and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Review adverse background checks, make recommendations on subsequent course of action; consulting with VP for finance and business when necessary.
  • Lead the University’s plan to recruit and retain a diverse work force and create a supportive environment for diversity.

Personnel/Training & Development/Employee Relations

  • Serve as an internal consultant to vice presidents, department chairs, directors and managers on employee relations and personnel issues; including acting as facilitator, counselor and mediator in arbitrating disputes between employees and supervisors.
  • Direct the development and implementation of effective employee orientation and training programs on subjects such as, but not limited to, selection and recruitment, performance management, harassment prevention, best practice policies and procedures, employment laws.
  • Gather and coordinate necessary information and documentation to formulate responses to claims, hearings (i.e. unemployment claims, EEOC claims) and litigation related to employment practices.
  • Develop, implement and support performance reviews in alignment with the strategic plan and other relevant policies.
  • Conduct all exit interviews.
  • Assist management in the development of Performance Improvement Plan(s). Deliver or witness delivery of Performance Improvement Plans and/or disciplinary action, as needed or requested by management
  • Review requests for termination and provide recommendations and approval according to best practice, policy and legal guidelines.
  • Investigate and document, when necessary, all incidents related to employee misconduct, such as theft, fraud, harassment and/or any other type of employee misconduct.
  • Develop and administer employee recognition programs.
  • Serve as resource person and secretary for the Faculty Senate’s Personnel Welfare Committee. Serve on various University committees as needed.
  • Coordinate and provide local, state and federal agencies with information required by law. Complete personnel surveys required for federal, state and professional organizations.
  • Interact with University’s counsel on employment legal issues.
  • Conduct and/or oversee required assessment activities, including the development of an annual implementation report that documents how assessment findings were used to improve programs or services and then linked to ongoing planning efforts to advance institutional effectiveness.
  • Provide verification on immigration and citizenship I-9 status.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Develop and maintain compensation plans, including survey participation, research of comparable institutions; analysis of data and establishment of appropriate classifications. Ensure compliance with applicable wage and hour regulations.
  • Effectively structure and administer the University’s employee benefits program to attract and retain top talent.
  • Oversee and maintain compliance with employee benefits, including, but not limited to, health insurance, University’s defined benefit pension program, 401(K) plan, 403(b) plan and applicable leave laws.
  • Maintain and update Human Resource/Payroll on-line information system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Affirmative Action Officer must:

  • Monitor all hiring to assure compliance with local, state and federal non-discrimination laws.
  • Complete local, state and  surveys relating to Affirmative Action.
  • Serve as the University’s Title IX and Sexual Harassment Coordinator
  • Serve as the Compliance Officer for ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal agencies involved in affirmative action compliance.
  • Review and update all University policies relating to Affirmative Action, Title IX and ADA.

Education and Experience Required:

  1. Master’s Degree strongly preferred. Additional experience and/or applicable certifications (such as PHR and SPHR) also preferred.
  2. Five to six years of human resource experience in a leadership or management role. Including competency in recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits including payroll; professional development and training; safety; performance management; human resource policies, procedures and legal regulations; and employee relations
  3. Experience in working in higher education strongly preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Strong and reliable leadership, organizational and administrative skills for the HR function; including the ability to exhibit integrity and foster an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust through ethical and collaborate decision making.
  3. Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a variety of both internal and external constituents and demonstrated success providing professional advice and exercising good judgment on a variety of human resources issues.
  4. Demonstrated analytical skills in strategic planning, research, budgeting, staffing, and performance management.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, affirmative action, and equal opportunity in employment and operations.
  6. Ability to work confidentially with discretion.
  7. Commitment to higher education and appreciation of private, Catholic higher education in a student-centered learning environment.
  8. Proficient in human resources and Microsoft Office software and applications.

THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, OR REASSIGN JOB DUTIES OR COMBINE POSITIONS, OR PORTIONS THEREOF, AT ANYTIME.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.


Housing Coordinator

posted 8/6/2015

Summary Description:

Saint Peter’s University is seeking an experienced candidate for our Housing Coordinator position. 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, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 5 miles from New York City.

Reporting to the Dean of Residence Life, the Housing Coordinator serves on the department leadership team and is responsible for the overall management, strategic planning, and implementation of housing operations for a housing program serving 800+ students. The Coordinator is responsible for occupancy management, oversight of marketing and communications, IT and housing systems, and student housing operations. The successful candidate will have experience working with diverse students and understand the value that living on campus contributes to the success of college students.

The Coordinator serves as the primary contact for housing-related issues and provides information to applicants, students, parents, staff and the University community regarding housing availability, housing policies and procedures. The successful candidate will be able to analyze and evaluate overall department performance, collaboration of department units, and contribute to strategies and initiatives to ensure student development and business objectives can be met long term. The Coordinator will develop relationships within the University to support the efforts of housing business functions and identify opportunities for collaboration and improved services. The Coordinator will analyze systems, processes and policies for effectiveness and expanded use opportunities and will work collaboratively with Office of Admissions, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Facilities, Athletics and Campus Safety.

This is a full-time, 12-month, live-on position that includes participation in a campus-wide on-call rotation. Ideal candidates will have experience with housing operations, strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, familiarity with Datatel, Simplicity and Microsoft Office, and excellent written and verbal communication. A Master’s degree and one to three years of experience are preferred.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supervises the receipt and processing of housing applications, contracts and deposits from new, returning and wait-listed students for a year-round housing program.
  2. Administers the room selection process and monitors room assignments throughout the year.
  3. Responsible for the distribution and collection of keys and monitoring of Room Inventories.
  4. Coordinates the implementation of the damage assessment process for individuals and/or common area assessment charges.
  5. Maintains accurate housing files including contracts, cancellations and assignments; monitors level of occupancy; maintains accurate rosters and records.
  6. Maintains detailed accurate records of application flow, which includes withdrawals, no-shows, triples, and housing by specific classification (i.e. freshman, transfer, readmits, etc.).
  7. Compiles data from related databases into reports such as occupancy reports, rosters, classification of residents, application statistics; and collections of other reports as requested.
  8. Assists Dean with assessment reports and implementation reports.
  9. Serves as the liaison with the Enrollment Service office, Financial Aid, IT and other offices which interface with housing administrative matters.
  10. Drafts letters both for internal and external distribution in relation to incoming applications of all new students.
  11. Inputs all housing charges, meal plans, withdrawals, room changes and housing deposits into the housing system.
  12. Responsible for the production of various reports.
  13. Assists Dean with operations and planning during residence hall opening and closings.
  14. Coordinates marketing and communication for both incoming and returning students about living in the residence halls.

Standard Department Responsibilities:

  1. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings and individual supervision with the supervisor.
  2. Participates in rotating on-campus duty responsibilities in supervising the campus on a weekly basis, vacation periods, and during emergencies, as requested.
  3. Responsible for explaining and enforcing departmental and campus policies.
  4. Maintains accurate records in order to submit various reports as specified by the supervisor and Dean of Residence Life.
  5. Approaches work with a problem-solving lens to provide excellent service to students and a dynamic residence hall community on campus.
  6. Assists with other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Education:

  • Master’s preferred with at least 1-3 years of full-time experience in residence life required.
  • Knowledge and/or experience using housing software preferred, specifically HMS, Residence by Simplicity and Datatel.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

Other Considerations:

The University reserves the right to change, add, or reassign job duties or combine positions, or portions thereof, at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

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 HRdept@saintpeters.edu. Review of applications will begin on August 3, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.


Web Director

posted 6/16/2015

Summary Description:

As the University’s principal Web architect, the Director provides leadership and oversight for planning and development of the Saint Peter’s University online presence. The Director will work with Department Chairs in improving our web presence to enhance our overall brand and specific program(s) value.  The position will look to consistently improve usability and provide creative plan on the Web that supports the University’s mission, image, and strategic vision. A successful candidate will have highly effective interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact with all members of the campus community, including a wide range of technical skills which includes understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. We are seeking someone with strong graphics, design and Photoshop skills who also thinks digitally and excels at user interface design and content development. The director will provide leadership in the integration of interactive advertising with our Website and will ensure that web related policies and practices promote consistently high quality, professional content and user-centric design.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will direct Web approaches to navigation, copy, graphics, videos, pictures and microsites.

The Director will provide leadership in interactive marketing and Google Analytics.

The Director will work to develop and execute e-marketing campaigns, which may involve e-newsletters, online advertisements, custom landing pages, Google display ads, social media promotions, etc.

In addition to website responsibilities, the Director will oversee the design and content on the digital messaging LED Billboard.

The Director will liaison with IT technical support to implement Web design projects.

The Director performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. College degree with emphasis in web/graphic design or work equivalent preferred.  A minimum of six years professional experience in Web development and design is required.

Other requirements include:

The ability to conceptualize, articulate, design and execute strategic direction for the Web; experience working with a CMS Word Press; a demonstrated understanding of best practices regarding usability, user-centric design, accessibility, search engine optimization, and coding standards; experience with HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Google Analytics; solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions; ability to analyze web traffic data and prepare reports highlighting key information, trends and opportunities; the ability to research solutions to technical problems; the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members; enthusiasm for learning and developing new skills and a willingness to stay abreast of emerging technologies; and strong written, verbal and visual communication skills; work experience in a higher education environment preferred; interactive marketing experience preferred.

Interested applicants may submit a resume to the Office of Human Resources, 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  07306, or by email to hrdept@saintpeters.edu.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Executive Director, Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL) – Cut-off date: 9/30/2015

posted 6/15/2015

General Description:

The Executive Director for the Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL) is responsible for the development of short- and long-term planning, budget oversight, personnel management, reporting and assessment. The Executive Director builds upon faculty and academic department relations in order to support curriculum initiatives that promote experiential learning and career preparedness. The Executive Director works with the Advancement Office to foster collaborations with alumni; create professional advisory boards; and generate new sources of funding for programming, career development initiatives, and students working in unpaid internships. The Executive Director manages the ongoing collection of data and produces annual reports in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research including post-graduation outcomes statistics. The Executive Director creates and implements marketing and programming plans for the Center and the effective use of technology. The Executive Director has a designated but manageable student advisement caseload. The Executive Director for the Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL) reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Assessment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant Master’s Degree; Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Five (5) to 10 years of experience in higher education administration, career development  and student advisement/counseling
  • Entrepreneurial, innovative and energetic leader
  • Excellent managerial and organizational skills
  • 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 career development and management software products

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references along with their application.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Cutoff date for accepting applications is July 1, 2015.


posted 1/7/2015

Chorale Director – Part-time

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:

Education:

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.

Experience:

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:

Education:

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

Experience:

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