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
2641 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
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.

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

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


Assistant Music Director

posted 6/8/2017

Part-Time – Hours vary

Summary Description: The Assistant Music Director will play for masses at St. Aedan’s: the Saint Peter’s University Church, as cover conductor for the Director of Music, and as the accompanist for celebration of Holy Days and other celebrations throughout the liturgical year.

Description and Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision of and in collaboration with the University Director of Music and Parish Administrator, coordinate all Parish liturgies and related events.
  • Accompanies the congregation/choir for weekend Masses.
  • Works with the University Director of Music to prepare and supervise ALL parish choirs and leaders of song.
  • Works with the University Director of Music to choose hymns for liturgies.
  • Provide piano accompaniments for rehearsals leading up to special liturgies (Triduum and other liturgies), and rehearsal with cantors and soloists (or as determined by the Director of Music).
  • In collaboration with the University Director of Music, Parish Administrator and Vice President for Mission and Ministry, prepares scripts and worship aids for celebration of Holy Days, Triduum rituals, and other celebrations throughout the liturgical year.
  • Maintain current knowledge of liturgical norms and documents through on-going study and research.
  • Oversees maintenance and programming of carillon bells.
  • Experience in choral rehearsal techniques and conducting.
  • Familiar with Catholic liturgies.

Other Considerations:

  • Principal instrument of expertise: Piano
  • Principal instrument for liturgy: Piano
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net: The Saint Peter’s University Handbook.
  • Position renewal every year.

Qualifications:

  • Experience directing a formal choir at the higher education level and Catholic parishes
  • Knowledge of Catholic liturgy, including liturgical documents and music resources
  • Knowledge of Roman Missal and Lectionary
  • Demonstrated ability of serving collaboratively with other members of Parish Staff
  • Piano performance

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


Assistant Director Admissions, International

posted 5/25/2017

Saint Peter’s University, the Jesuit University of New Jersey is seeking a professional for the Assistant Director Admissions, International role. Located in Jersey City, New Jersey (8 miles from Manhattan), the University is committed to recruiting students to more than 50 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate degree programs. Our residential, urban campus currently enrolls more than 3,300 students from 36 different countries and the U.S. with students representing many cultures, religions, and backgrounds.

Saint Peter’s University’s missions reads, “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.”

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
As Assistant Director of Admissions, International the successful candidate will represent the University to undergraduate (freshmen and transfer) and graduate students, parents, alumni, counselors, Education USA Officers, and University contacts both on and off campus. S/he will be responsible for the identification, contact and recruitment of prospective international and third-culture students from initial contact through the students’ enrollment 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 and family-service needs, and be prepared to apply relevant policies reflective of the University mission and strategic plans. This position requires interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills. The successful candidate will have a basic understanding and ability to manage international culture, and diverse educational backgrounds.

Specific requirements of this position include:

  • Extensive visitation to high schools, 2-year/4- year universities, EducationUSA Offices and college fairs/nights (both in and out of the U.S.)
  • 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 all staff on International Admission and enrollment.
  • 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 listed above.

Areas of specific responsibility will include:

    • Assisting with new International Student recruitment strategy development and implementation for Undergraduate and Graduate populations including “armchair” efforts to increase student interest, applications and enrollment.
    • Supporting leadership with execution of partnership agreements; assisting with identifying potential new partnerships.
    • Assisting with new international student enrollment including partnering with Director of Global Learning for planning and executing International Student Orientation.
    • Serving as a DSO
    • Serving as support to the Senior Assistant Director, International with management of all International (UG and Graduate) Admissions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Experience: 1-2 years of admission experience is required with preference for experience with International Admissions and Enrollment. Equivalent experience will be considered.

Licenses (if necessary): Valid driver’s license, valid U.S. Passport

Other Considerations: Multi-lingual—Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese—strongly recommended.

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 extensive 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.

Applications for consideration should include: Cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: hrdept@saintpeters.edu


Senior Assistant Director Admissions, International

posted 5/25/2017

Saint Peter’s University, the Jesuit University of New Jersey is seeking a professional for the Senior Assistant Director Admissions, International role. Located in Jersey City, New Jersey (8 miles from Manhattan), the University is committed to recruiting students to more than 50 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate degree programs. Our residential, urban campus currently enrolls more than 3,300 students from 36 different countries and the U.S. with students representing many cultures, religions, and backgrounds.

Saint Peter’s University’s missions reads, “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.”

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
As Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, International the successful candidate will represent the University to undergraduate (freshmen and transfer) and graduate students, parents, alumni, counselors, Education USA Officers, and University contacts both on and off campus. S/he will be responsible for the identification, contact and recruitment of prospective international and third-culture students from initial contact through the students’ enrollment 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 and family-service needs, and be prepared to apply relevant policies reflective of the University mission and strategic plans. This position requires interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills. The successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding and ability to manage international culture, and diverse educational backgrounds.

Specific requirements of this position include:

  • Extensive visitation to high schools, 2-year/4- year universities, EducationUSA Offices and college fairs/nights (both in and out of the U.S.)
  • 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 all staff on International Admission and enrollment.
  • 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 listed above.

Areas of specific responsibility will include:

      • Leading of International Student recruitment strategy development and implementation for Undergraduate and Graduate populations including “armchair” efforts to increase student interest, applications and enrollment.
      • Acting to execute partnership agreements; assisting with identifying potential new partnerships.
      • Serving on various University-wide committees on International Student enrollment Working closely with Enrollment Services and other offices to manage third-party contracts
      • Work closely with the Marketing and Advertising teams to develop direct marketing and advertising plans to serve international audiences.
      • Assisting with new international student enrollment including partnering with Director of Global Learning for planning and executing International Student Orientation.
      • Serving as a DSO
      • Serving as support to the Assistant Director, International with management of all

International (UG and Graduate) Admissions.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Experience: 3-5 years of admission experience is required with preference for experience with International Admissions and Enrollment. Equivalent experience will be considered.

Licenses (if necessary): Valid driver’s license, valid U.S. Passport

Other Considerations: Multi-lingual—Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese—strongly recommended.

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 extensive 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.

Applications for consideration should include: Cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: hrdept@saintpeters.edu


Lay Pastoral Associate

posted 5/05/2017

The Administrator of St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church, in collaboration with the Vice President for Mission and Ministry, is seeking a Lay Pastoral Associate. This person will assist with all aspects of St. Aedan’s ministry, outreach and administration and should have pastoral/theological, sacramental, practical and technical competencies appropriate to parish ministry in a Roman Catholic context.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Supervise RCIA programs, English and Spanish.
      • Work with Finance Committee; fundraising; book-keeping.
      • Evangelization, including parish youth and “pushing” the Gospel message to parishioners and non-parishioners.
      • Help with wakes, marriage preparation and wedding rehearsals.
      • Baptism Preparation in English and Spanish.
      • Coordination and formation of all Liturgical Ministers (lectors, Eucharistic ministers, ministers of hospitality and acolytes).

Qualification Standards:

      • Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. The Lay Pastoral Associate should also possess a thorough knowledge of Scripture, Catholic doctrine, Catholic ritual and Sacraments.
      • Experience: The Lay Pastoral Associate should have at least one year of pastoral experience in a Roman Catholic Parish/Campus Ministry context that complements the duties and responsibilities described above.The person must also be comfortable in a multi-cultural urban parish.
      • Bi-Lingual: Ability to minister in English and Spanish.

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 ministries 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.


Systems Administrator

(Windows, Active Directory/VMware)- Jersey City, NJ
posted 4/24/2017

Description:

Private University seeking an exceptional, highly motivated System Administrator responsible for administering and maintaining our hardware, virtualization, and infrastructure services.

Responsibilities:

      • Developing, implementing, and executing standard procedures for the administration, backup, disaster recovery, and daily operation of primarily Windows servers on VMware including backup management, capacity planning, change management, version/patch management, and lifecycle management.
      • Manage and lead troubleshooting, optimization, and performance tuning of servers and storage.
        Respond to incidents and external requests, file internal change requests, document and respond to problems, create and update KB’s, etc.
      • Day to day monitoring and support of the physical environment including power and cooling units, environmental monitoring, etc.
      • Responsible for maintaining and managing VMware Horizon VDI infrastructure and applications including image deployment and Horizon updates.
      • Managing email and other Google Apps services.
      • Responsible for scripting and automated monitoring.
      • Documentation of policies and procedures as well as creating presentation and training material when needed.
      • Work with other IT teams on issues crossing functional areas as well as client services
        escalations and training other team members.
      • Tracking and providing information to management of support statuses, renewal dates, etc. for budgeting.
      • Serve as subject matter expert for all managed services and systems including providing regular status updates for review by management and attending meetings as required.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership.
      • Triage and respond to critical incidents off hours.

Required Experience:

      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Bachelor’s degree, 4 years-experience as Windows system administrator on a small team, or any combination thereof.
      • Experience with Multi-Forest AD environment management including DNS, DHCP, LDAP, NAP, WSUS, permissions (NTFS, CIFS, and AD), GPO, FTP,ILS, NTP, Print Services, and roaming profiles.
      • Extensive experience with Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012.
      • Experience in light SQL administration (establishing maintenance plans, database connectivity issues, permissions, connecting to applications, etc.)
      • VCP-DCV 5+ or equivalent experience.
      • VCP-DTM or equivalent experience.
      • ITIL training or equivalent experience and understanding of standard processes.
      • Experience managing enterprise storage and SAN’s including both IP and FC storage and protocols.
      • Some experience managing and integrating on-site and cloud solutions together. (DCaaS, PaaS, DRaaS, etc.)
      • Possesses a strong customer service attitude.
      • Highly self-motivated; having the willingness to take ownership of tasks and drive them to completion.
      • Knowledge of how various systems and services interact and support each other.
      • Demonstrable analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills.
      • Unwavering attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
      • Self-motivated, displays initiative, ability to work independently and shows sound judgement.
      • Works with a sense of urgency and is reliable, driven, and performs well under stress, especially in emergency situations and when managing multiple high priority issues.

Preferred Experience:

      • 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
      • 5+ years’ experience as Windows system administrator on a small team.
      • Experience with Windows Server 2003-2014.
      • Windows DBA experience SQL 2008-2012.
      • Some experience managing *nix operating systems.
      • Experience performing security hardening on hardware, OS’s, and applications including AV and software firewall management.
      • Experience supporting Cisco UCS, Dell, and EMC hardware.
      • Experience managing Networker, Data Domain, tape libraries, VBA and NDMP.
      • Experience with Google Cloud Platform or Azure.
      • Experience with failover clustering (WSFC or 3rd party).
      • Powershell scripting with AD and/or ADToolkit experience.
      • Pharos print management experience.
      • Experience with Service Now and/or Solarwinds Orion.
      • GADS/GAM experience.
      • EMM experience.
      • Microsoft MCSE.
      • Current VCP 6.
      • ITIL Foundation V3 certification.
      • Experience configuring Cisco Nexus switches.
      • Strong documentation skills.
      • Experience creating RCA’s for high visibility incidents.

Vice President for Finance and Business

posted 4/20/2017

Saint Peter’s University invites applications and nominations for its next Vice President for Finance & Business. S/he will work collaboratively to lead Saint Peter’s to its next level of financial success by promoting best practices in fiscal management, collaboration, , transparent communication, and data-driven decision-making.

The Vice President for Finance and Business is a key member of the University’s management team and is responsible for effective stewardship of financial resources to support the University’s Jesuit and Catholic mission. The Vice President will provide leadership and broad strategic oversight to assist the president, trustees, academic leadership and administrative personnel in the efficient and effective monitoring, management, and control of the financial resources of the university.  This position will be responsible for the strategic vision, long range planning, and coordination of all budget, real estate, financial planning, debt financing, business, and procurement functions, and will ensure that accounting procedures and reporting conform to the highest standards of accepted accounting principles. The Vice President will lead an office committed to improving processes and to providing outstanding service. S/he will keep abreast of the higher education regulatory environment, overseeing the institution’s response to regulatory changes, managing risk, and ensuring that the Board and senior management are knowledgeable of the impact of regulatory developments. The Vice President will strengthen collaborations and relationships across the university to better serve the mission and to communicate financial policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and innovative leader who has (including but not limited to): progressive leadership in financial affairs and financial analysis, budget planning and management with five or more years of progressive complex administrative/ managerial experience in a medium to large multi-faceted organization applicable to higher education; strategic program development and problem-solving skills; experience managing fiscal services, administrative services, human resources, and a variety of auxiliary services or enterprises; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; successful experience in personnel management, including staff evaluation and development; and a strong accounting background (CPA preferred) with a Master’s Degree preferred as well, along with a proven record of prioritizing and balancing multiple tasks in a high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures.

Application materials should be submitted electronically to the Office of Human Resources, hrdept@saintpeters.edu. Applications should include a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for five professional references. Application deadline is May 19.

 About Saint Peter’s University 

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

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

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


Assistant Director of Residential Education

posted 5/1/2017