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:


posted 2/26/2015

Senior Counselor Position

Saint Peter’s University is currently accepting applications for a Senior Counselor/Peer Education Coordinator in the Center for Personal Development. 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.

The Senior Counselor position, designed for a professional interested in working in a University Counseling Center, is a 12 month position that reports directly to the Center Director. The position combines clinical work, supervision, and outreach. The professional will deliver a full range of clinical services to a college student population including assessment, consultation, individual and group treatment. This includes direct clinical care in the form of individual, group, couples therapy, intake and crisis intervention services, and outreach to the University community or other duties as assigned. Counselor also provides prevention, early intervention and an array of outreach and educational services to a multicultural and highly diverse student community. Gathers, analyzes, prepares, summarizes and monitors the status and progress of individual cases, groups, and projects. May participate in the training and clinical supervision of graduate Master’s level interns. Counselor will provide case management services to students needing a higher level of care and referral. The Senior Counselor will act as liaison to the Freshman & Sophomore classes, Residence Life, Campus Ministry, Athletics, Health Services, Recreation Center, or other University Departments.

Required Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have completed all professional master’s degree requirements in clinical social work, counseling, or school psychology from an accredited program. Two years of fulltime professional experience in the mental health field with experience in an institution of higher education. Licensed or license eligible in the mental health field (counseling, clinical psychology, social work). Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and techniques of clinical interventions essential for the responsibilities assigned. Ability to establish liaison relationships and coordinate responsibilities with other constituencies (staff / organizations / community providers) both within and outside of Saint Peter’s that relate to or impact assigned functions. The successful candidate will also have experience working with a diverse cultural population. Familiarity with technology and use of Titanium or similar database preferred.

Other Considerations:

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.

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 February 25, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.

Updated: January 2015


posted 2/17/2015

Coordinator of Aquatics for Recreational Life

Summary Description: Reporting to the Director of Recreational Life and the Yanitelli Center, the full-time Coordinator of Aquatics is responsible for the overall management and oversight of the swimming and diving facility at the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center, including all aquatics staffing, scheduling, programming, and pool and filter upkeep.  As a member of the Recreational Life professional staff, the Coordinator will also assist in other managerial duties including overall facility scheduling, programming, membership functions, and implementing new technology to enhance operations.  The Coordinator may be required to work a flexible schedule, including some weeknight and weekend hours, depending on scheduled activities.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

Manage and oversee all facets of aquatics operations including:

  • Hire, train, and schedule the lifeguard staff; Coordinate the lifeguard payroll.
  • Maintain the pool and filter room in conjunction with university maintenance staff; maintain pool water chemistry, clean and backwash filter; place orders for pool chemicals and facilitate deliveries.
  • Conduct regular water testing and maintain accurate testing records.
  • Implement a full slate of aquatics programming at the pool including but not limited to swim lessons, certification courses, etc.
  • Maintain risk management analysis of the pool and filter room; make necessary requests and suggestions to the Director of Recreational Life; conduct emergency planning and training for the pool.
  • Schedule hours of pool operations and devise pool policies to be approved by the Director of Recreational Life.
  • Generate revenue through the regular rental of the pool to outside user groups; coordinate and schedule the seamless integration of these groups into pool operations.
  • Maintain all current certifications and attain additional aquatics certifications.
  • Perform other aquatics related duties as they arise.

As a member of the Recreational Life professional staff, assist the management team in the overall operation of Recreational Life including:

  • The general scheduling of the facility.
  • Planning of recreational programming.
  • Implementation of membership functions including community pool memberships.
  • Supervision of student staff.
  • Implementation of new technologies that enhance recreational functions.

Serve as a valuable member of the overall Student Life and Development staff including service on campus-wide committees as needed, and participation in division and campus-wide programs including Orientation, Open House, etc.

Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of Recreational Life.

Qualification Standards:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required but Master’s degree preferred in Recreation, Physical Education, Exercise Science or a related field.

Experience: A minimum of three years experience in aquatics operations is required.  Graduate assistantships are a viable source of experience for this position.

Licenses: The coordinator must have upon hire and maintain at all times the following certifications:

  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO)
  • Lifeguard certification
  • AED/CPR and First Aid certification

Additional certifications including but not limited to lifeguard instructor. Water Safety Instructor (WSI), First Aid and CPR/AED instructor, SCUBA instructor, etc. are strongly preferred.

Compensation: based upon experience; health and retirement benefits, and university tuition remission program.


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:

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 College Handbook.


Dean of Residence Life

posted 12/23/2014

Saint Peter’s University is seeks an experienced leader to serve as Dean 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, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 5 miles from New York City.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Development (SSAO), the Dean of Residence Life is responsible for the operation, administration, and supervision of a comprehensive residential program housing approximately 850 students. The Dean oversees and manages the delivery of educational programs, services, and activities that contributes to student academic success and personal development.  The Dean provides supervision of five professional and one paraprofessional staff members.

The Dean of Residence Life is responsible for managing the annual operating budget; developing and reaching short-term and long-term retention and recruitment goals; and upholding and developing policies and procedures.  Further, the Dean makes data driven decisions informed by relevant and in-depth assessment.

The Office of Residence Life is a high profile department requiring key campus partnerships.  Within the Division, the Dean works closely with leadership from Student Activities, Recreational Life, Health Services, Personal Development, and the Mac Mahon Student Center.  The Dean of Residence Life assists the Dean of Students in managing student conduct and Care and Concern matters.  The Dean is in constant communication with staff from Facilities and Maintenance; Campus Safety; Enrollment Services and Admissions to ensure that students have a positive living and learning environment.

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 candidate must have knowledge and experience in the administration of Title IV, VAWA and other sexual misconduct policies; technology and housing databases; billing and finance; emergency management and student development theory to inform practice.

A master’s degree and seven years of leadership experience in a university residential life/housing program or in related student services areas are required.  Doctorate degree is preferred.

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 January 5, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.


Assistant Vice President for Advancement

posted 12/23/2014

Summary Description:

Under the direction of the Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for Advancement (AVP) will oversee the entire Advancement staff, including Leadership Gifts, Planned Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Gift Stewardship, Research & Analysis, Advancement Records and administrative support staff.  This individual’s chief responsibility is to cultivate and solicit prospects with leadership gift potential.  This individual is also responsible for guiding, developing, implementing and monitoring specific strategies to ensure an effective Advancement operation that will yield the greatest possible support for University programs and priorities.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement leadership gift strategies for a prospect portfolio of approximately 150 alumni and friends.
  • Provide leadership in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all leadership gift prospects.
  • Focus on external activities with the expectation that more than 50% of the AVP’s time will be dedicated to personal solicitations and meetings with individuals, foundation officers and corporate representatives.  This includes time spent identifying prospects and scheduling meetings.  The AVP will also participate in solicitations with the Vice President and Leadership Gifts Officers.
  • Supervise, provide guidance to and manage the following direct reports and their related areas: Assistant Director of Leadership Gifts, Director of Planned Giving, Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Senior Manager of Advancement Records, Advancement Officer for Donor Relations, Advancement Officer for Gift Stewardship and Advancement Administrative Assistant.
  • Serve as critical team leader, synergizing units noted above as well as connecting dots between Annual Giving, Alumni Engagement and University Communications.
  • Participate as a member of the division’s Senior Staff, providing strategic and tactical leadership along with other members of the Vice President’s “cabinet.”
  • 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.

Qualification Standards

Education:

A Bachelor’s degree is required.  Master’s degree preferred.

Experience:

A minimum of five to seven years experience in fundraising with a strong track record of closing significant major gifts and team leadership.  Capital campaign experience and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus.

Licenses (if necessary)

Other Considerations:

Individual must demonstrate skills and expertise in planning and decision making, 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.


Dean of Nursing

Summary Description:

The Dean of Nursing provides leadership for the faculty, staff, and students within the School of Nursing and maintains academic integrity of the undergraduate and graduates programs by sustaining accreditation with CCNE. The Dean coordinates academic, financial, and physical planning for the School of Nursing with the Provost / VPAA of the University. Importantly, the Dean conducts and/or oversees 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.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages the screening and recommends to the Provost potential faculty to meet the needs of the School of Nursing; conducts School of Nursing meetings as required by the University; serves as a mentor for faculty in the areas of teaching and research; conducts faculty and staff evaluations as stated in the University Faculty Handbook; collaborates with other departments to meet the academic needs of students; assigns teaching loads and approves course offerings for all nursing faculty and programs; conducts and/or oversees 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; represents the School of Nursing and / or the University at local, state and national nurse education meetings.

Qualification Standards:

Doctoral prepared with experience in nursing education and administration; possess or be eligible for a NJ registered professional nurse license

Education: Master’s in Nursing and a doctorate in nursing or a related field

Experience: Teaching experience in baccalaureate and higher degree programs; administration in nursing education

Licenses (if necessary)

Must possess or be eligible for a Registered Professional Nurse license from the New Jersey Board of Nursing

Other Considerations:

Experience with generic BSN, RN-BSN, and graduate nursing programs required; curriculum development and CCNE accreditation experience also required. Good communication skills and program development helpful.


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

University Closing

All campuses will be closed and all classes are canceled Thursday, March 5 due to inclement weather.