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
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 of Leadership Giving

posted 5/26/2016

Summary Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Leadership Giving will be responsible for managing a team of two fundraisers and driving the leadership gift program to meet goals through strategic planning, teamwork, and mentorship. This involves working in partnership with academic leaders and Advancement colleagues to develop, implement, and execute qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies that join together the philanthropic interests of donors with the priorities and needs of Saint Peter’s University. The Director of Leadership Giving will be responsible for making 10-12 in person visits per month, designed to move prospects toward making a philanthropic commitment to the University. The Director will also attend a significant number of campus and local events, as well as host salon events and cultivation programs, as a representative of the University. Travel as well as evening and weekend activity is routine. Developing significant long-term relationships with current and future benefactors, whose resources will be integral to support the mission of Saint Peter’s University, is also an essential of the role. The Director of Leadership Giving will also perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President and/or Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 6-8 years of development of comparable experience is required, preferably with a background in direct marketing strategies or sales. The Director must demonstrate success in cultivating and soliciting gifts, or a demonstrated track record of closing complex agreements including interaction with high level benefactors or customers. Strong oral and written communication skills are vital. In addition to these qualifications, outcomes-oriented work style, optimistic and empowered attitude, entrepreneurial mind set, unparalleled personal integrity and respect for confidentiality and discretion, and ability to inspire a passion for Saint Peter’s and the Jesuit mission is important. Knowledge of the Raiser’s Edge software and capital campaign experience are a plus. A driver’s license and personal vehicle are required.

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.


Assistant Director of Leadership Giving – 2 Positions

posted 5/26/2016

Summary Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Leadership Giving, the Assistant Director of Leadership Giving will be responsible for driving leadership gifts. This involves working in partnership with the Advancement colleagues to develop, implement, and execute qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for a portfolio of 175-200 prospects to work with the philanthropic interests of donors with the priorities and needs of Saint Peter’s University. The Assistant Director of Leadership Giving will be responsible for making 12-15 in-person visits per month, designed to move prospects toward making a philanthropic commitment to the University. The Assistant Director will also attend a significant number of campus and local events, as well as host salon events and cultivation programs, as a representative of the University. Travel as well as evening and weekend activity is routine. Developing a prospect pipeline by “cold calling” alumni, friends, and parents who may not have been previously contacted, as well as taking a lead role in the identification, evaluation, and pursuit of new leadership level benefactors is required. The Assistant Director of Leadership Giving will also perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Leadership Giving and/or Assistant Vice President or Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 2-4 years of development of comparable experience is required, preferably with a background in direct marketing strategies or sales. Strong oral and written communication skills are vital. In addition to these qualifications, outcomes-oriented work style, optimistic and empowered attitude, entrepreneurial mind set, unparalleled personal integrity and respect for confidentiality and discretion, and ability to inspire a passion for Saint Peter’s and the Jesuit mission is important. Knowledge of the Raiser’s Edge software and capital campaign experience is a plus. A driver’s license and personal vehicle are required.

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.


Assistant Director of Annual Giving

posted 5/20/2016

Summary Description

In coordination with the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of the University’s Annual Giving program. Specific duties include the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and the implementation of direct marketing strategies, including, but not limited to, direct mail, telemarketing and e-marketing designed to increase philanthropic giving and the base of support for the University.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning and execution of strategies to achieve yearly fundraising and participation goals
  • In coordination with the Alumni Engagement team, develops fundraising and volunteer strategies for Graduates of the Last Decade and executes all fundraising efforts for this group.
  • Oversees the university’s crowdfunding website, working with project owners in the planning and execution of their projects
  • Coordinates the planning and execution of all student fundraising efforts, including, but not limited to, the education of students regarding philanthropy, collateral development and the management of student gift ambassadors, with primary focus on the Senior Class Gift
  • Assists with the implementation of direct mail, e-marketing and telemarketing campaigns
  • Serves as a liaison to vendors retained in support of annual giving activities, such as crowdfunding, telemarketing, direct mail marketers, printers, mail houses, etc.
  • Works closely with members of the Alumni Engagement, Leadership Gifts and Planned Giving teams as well as Advancement Services and University Communications
  • Manages a portfolio of between 75-100 prospects with an expectation of 4-8 visits per month
  • Tracks budget expenditures for annual giving operations
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Annual Giving

Qualification Standards

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required

Experience: Experience in development fundraising in a non-profit organization preferred

Other Considerations: Superior verbal and written communications skills, knowledge of fundraising and data base experience, preferably Raiser’s Edge. Must be highly computer proficient and should demonstrate the capacity to grow professionally and to make sound, independent business decisions, but also work within a team across the various divisions of Advancement and External Affairs. Some night or weekend work is expected.

Licenses (if necessary): Driver’s License

THE UNIVERSITY RESERS 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 Campus Ministry

posted 4/21/2016

Summary Description:

Under direction of and collaboration with the Vice President for Mission and Ministry, the Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for addressing the spiritual, religious and pastoral needs of the entire diverse Saint Peter’s University community, and in fostering Catholic, Jesuit ideals and values. The director serves as overall coordinator of programs, services, and events of Campus Ministry and has responsibilities for the administration, supervision, and policy development of the department.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, supports, and supervises the Campus Ministry Team in its mission as an integrative, educational, pastoral, and prophetic presence to the University community.  Duties include staff meetings, supervision of professional staff members, meetings with the Vice President for Mission and Ministry, and annual staff evaluations.
  • Supports and supervises all Campus Ministry events and initiatives from:
    • Community Service program
    • Faith and Global Justice program
    • Retreats and Spiritual programming.
  • Collaborates with the pastor and staff of Saint Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church and other University departments providing student services and opportunities, including interfaith outreach, as/if needed and appropriate.
  • Collaborates with the director of University Music to plan school wide liturgies such as Mass of the Holy Spirit and Baccalaureate Mass.  
  • Oversees the sacred spaces on the University campus, including Saint Peter’s Chapel and the Manresa prayer space.
  • Provides pastoral care to the University community.
  • Administers the Campus Ministry budget.
  • Creates, and maintains all periodic reports including ones to the Board of Trustees, assessment plans, and implementation reports.
  • Coordinates and supervises Campus Ministry participation in University Open Houses, special events; and inter-office and inter-departmental programs.
  • Delegates and participates on various university-wide committees/task forces/advisory boards.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification Standards:

  • Education: A Master’s degree in Divinity, Theology, Ministry or related field is required.
  • Experience:  The Director should have at least three to five years comparable supervisory experience in a college or university ministry setting, A strong understanding of Jesuit identity, experience with the Spiritual Exercises, student outreach experience and experience in collaborating in grant development is desired.
  • The Director should be a practicing Roman Catholic.

 

 

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.


Assistant Registrar, Graduation

posted 3/31/2016

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Assistant Registrar is responsible for activities within Enrollment Services and Office of the University Registrar related to graduation, the academic record, including the maintenance and integrity of all facets of student records.

The Assistant Registrar assists in the maintenance of the University’s system of student records; ensures that all requirements have been met prior to graduation and that system graduation records are factually correct; determines students who have achieved certain scholastic goals and records. Interacts with University employees, students, and outside contacts to provide information, answer questions, solve problems, or otherwise respond to requests. Attends meetings, conferences, and workshops to keep up-to-date on issues relating to registration, office procedures, and student records.

DUTIES

  • Coordinates the process of academic records review with faculty, deans and other appropriate persons regarding graduation.
  • Responsible for graduation applications, certification, conferral, and other graduation-related processes.
  • Coordinates Registrar’s Office graduation-related student and faculty correspondence.
  • Coordinates the ordering of diplomas/certificates, Commencement awards, and other graduation supplies.
  • Review Datatel/Colleague degree audit information for accuracy and makes updates as necessary; processes substitutions and waivers; builds/deactivates programs as necessary.
  • Consults with students and faculty during Junior and Senior graduation clearance events using degree audit information.
  • Assists with the University Commencement ceremony and distribution of graduation awards.
  • Coordinates Registrar functions related to academic ceremonies.
  • Prepares scheduled and ad hoc reports related to records and registration and graduation as requested by the campus community.
  • Provides indirect supervision of the Enrollment Services Staff.
  • Provides support for records and registration services, including registering students, issuing transcripts and statement of accounts, answering phones, scanning, grade reporting, and classroom assignments.
  • Troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves student disputes along with appropriate members of the campus community.
  • Maintains integrity and security of academic records.
  • Provides coverage for the Registrar and other Assistant Registrars as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Registrar.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred.
  • Five years of experience in higher education administration, preferably in an enrollment setting, with familiarity in registration, FERPA, and working with faculty.
  • Experience with an integrated student database required.

Annual Giving Officer

posted 3/16/2016
Under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Officer will participate in activities supporting the discovery, cultivation and solicitation of annual giving prospects ($250-$1,000), including but not limited to the following duties and responsibilities.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Outreach to alumni and donors via telephone and email for the purpose of growing the donor base and retaining current donors. Efforts will include, but not be limited to, thanking donors for gifts, scheduling visits, conducting surveys, ascertaining prospect potential, encouraging event attendance and participating in challenges, special appeals and other programs.
  • Manage a prospect portfolio of a minimum of 150 annual giving donors with focus on moving donors to higher giving levels and ensuring continued annual support, with a goal of 8-10 visits per month and some direct solicitation of gifts.
  • Prepare written gift proposals and agreements for prospects, as needed.
  • In coordination with the Director of Annual Giving, assist in Reunion year fundraising efforts.
  • Assist in executing strategies for donor retention.
  • Provide assistance with the identification of leadership prospects, including intelligence gathered at events, through phone and email correspondence, etc.
  • Participate in alumni cultivation events and programs, both locally and regionally.
  • For our students and volunteers, draft scripts to promote effective, informative and high quality contacts with alumni and other constituents.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Annual.

Qualification Standards

Education: A bachelor’s degree is required.

Experience: Two years of experience in fundraising or a relevant field (e.g. sales). Relationship management and/or project management background a plus.

Other Considerations: A personal vehicle is required, as well as a willingness to travel and work nights and weekends. Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies and the ability to be persuasive is preferred. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software or similar fundraising software a plus.

The successful candidate must demonstrate skills and expertise in planning and decision making, communication (oral and written), computer literacy, human relations, persistence and patience. A high degree of initiative is expected along with strong organizational skills and the ability to identify and construct solutions. Also, the candidate 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, Enrollment Center, Veteran and Articulation Services

posted 3/7/2016

Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Assessment, the Director for the Enrollment Center, Veteran and Articulation Services is directly responsible for the management of the Enrollment Services Center, which serves as a one-stop student service area that houses Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, One-Card and Veteran services. In this capacity, the Director works collaboratively to ensure an environment that fosters quality customer service and emphasizes student success through coordinated efforts to improve processes, polices, and communication between various administrative offices, the faculty, academic departments and schools. The Director participates in the continued maintenance of University-wide articulation agreements, and also serves as the University’s primary service coordinator for Veterans. This position supervises the ongoing professional development of the Enrollment Services Specialists who serve as generalists for these collective functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides continuous strategic direction, goal setting, and implementation of best practices for the delivery of services within the Enrollment Services Center
  • Oversees daily operations and leads activities aimed to improve customer service, communication, and timely resolution of complaints
  • Hires, evaluates and provides ongoing development and training for the Enrollment Services Specialists
  • Develops and maintains a policy and procedure handbook for the Enrollment Services Center
  • Works with Enrollment Services administrative personnel (Registrar, Director of Student Accounts, and Director for Financial Aid) and other University partners to build upon a cross-collaborative approach to the delivery of services
  • Analyzes and ensures work flow efficiency and the appropriate use of technology
  • Conducts ongoing assessment including the development of activity reporting related to usage and referrals
  • Manages the Enrollment Center’s budget; reviews and approves expenditures
  • Meets with external auditors on matters related to registration and funding
  • Delivers direct oversight for all One-Card services and related processes
  • Provides administrative oversight and keeps current all articulation and academic agreements
  • Functions as the primary advisor, advocate and services liaison for Veterans, military personnel and their families
  • Coordinates a comprehensive and collaborative campus-wide effort to maximize the recruitment, retention, and graduation of veterans
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and University requirements related to veteran/dependent educational benefits
  • Serves on applicable University committees
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of related higher education work experience
  • Working knowledge of FERPA
  • Excellent managerial, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Superior written and oral communication abilities
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant software and student information (SIS) technologies

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references along with their application. Salary is commensurate with experience


Assistant Athletic Trainer

posted 2/19/2016

Full-time licensed athletic trainer performing daily clinic duties and providing game and practice coverage Must have current CPR/AED certification and current NJ Athletic Training license in good standing.


Admission Counselor

posted 1/26/2016

Summary Description:
An admission counselor possesses inter-personal, organizational, communication and presentation skills and is prepared to be responsible for a range of recruitment activities, budgets and staff/student management. S/he must have the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. S/he must take a “face of the University” approach as the first contact many families have with Saint Peter’s. The admission counselor is the first point of contact for the majority of our outside constituents.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
The counselor will be representing the University to students, parents, alumni and high school counselors in a variety of settings, both on and off campus.

S/he is responsible for the identification and recruitment of prospective students from initial contact through the student’s enrollment. S/he will be required to participate in extensive travel: high school visits and college fairs/nights (both in and out of state). The travel requires an innate ability for scheduling, making travel arrangements, and managing a budget for expenses. S/he will also be the primary decision maker on a caseload of applicants based on this recruitment work.

Counselors will schedule and conduct one-on-one interviews and make presentations to various groups both on and off campus. S/he will plan recruitment and yield activities, which require both event planning and budget management skills. S/he will also be expected to perform other duties or participate in special projects as assigned by the Director or other senior staff members.

This position will also be actively involved with multicultural recruitment and assisting with recruitment/retention initiatives in economically disadvantaged areas. The candidate must be able to counsel students with confidence and have an understanding of higher education related to first-generation to college student success.

Qualification Standards:
Education: Bachelor’s degree required

Experience: Bilingual candidates and those with experience in higher education preferred.

Licenses (if necessary): valid driver’s license

Other Considerations:
This position requires such traits as imagination/creativity, independent thinking, discretion, sound judgment/logic, self motivation and productive time management. It also requires eight to twelve 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.