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
We do not acknowledge receipt of applications. Position vacancies are as follows:
- Assistant to the Deans
- Admissions Counselor
- Communications Officer
- Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving (PART-TIME)
- Assistant Director of Residence Life
- Senior Counselor Position
- Chorale Director
- Dean of Nursing
- Director of Voices of Praise Gospel Choir
Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the CAS/SBA Dean, the Assistant to the Deans will provide executive, administrative and analytical support to the deans in CAS/SBA in a wide variety of areas including: special projects and events, academic advisement, transfer credit evaluations, AP credit evaluations, assistance with students with disabilities, assist with coordinating freshmen and sophomore programs, assist in planning and execution of new student orientation, and other duties as assigned.
- Assist with testing and advising of new and continuing freshmen students with the selection of appropriate courses during registration periods
- Assist in advising new and continuing transfer students with the selection of appropriate courses during registration periods
- Assist in advising and registering students with disabilities
- Assist in advising and registering students on probation and suspension
- Assist in the creation of new initiatives for sophomores and juniors
- Provide advising information and advising educational workshops for faculty and staff
- Assist with the development, revision, and updating of advising processes, forms, and publications
- Maintain appropriate advising records and documentation
- Assist in facilitating the seamless transition of transfer students into the University community by providing them with timely transfer credit evaluation, feedback and appropriate advisement
- Participates in various recruitment events and workshops, such as open houses, admitted students days and new student orientation.
- Assist in the execution of office events such as the common reading program, new student orientation, step up workshops, transfer days, and catch-up registration
- Works collaboratively with the deans, and other university administrators to promote and implement various student retention strategies
- Other duties assigned by the Deans
Master’s degree required. Successful candidate must have strong communication skills, both written and oral. Successful applicant must have experience with Microsoft Office including extensive experience with Excel. Knowledge of Datatel is a plus. The successful applicant must have demonstrated ability to be able to work well with office staff, students, faculty and administrators. The successful candidate must also have the ability to work ethically with highly confidential information, meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize effectively. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in event planning and execution. Additionally, the successful candidate must have prior experience working in a college environment with a diverse student population. During the year, there are some evening and weekend events.
An admission counselor possesses interpersonal, 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 part of a team. S/he must take an approach as the first contact many families have with Saint Peter’s University; 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 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.
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 Dean, Director or other staff members.
This position will also assist the Dean of International Enrollment with domestic travel to recruit international students with the potential for some overseas travel as required. Additionally, this position will be responsible for assisting with International application processing and review for the Undergraduate International population.
Bachelors’ degree required. Bilingual candidates and those with experience with web and internet technology, especially including social media, are highly preferred.
Licenses: valid driver’s license, valid US Passport
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. Fluency in another language, other than English, highly desirable.
The Communications Officer will participate in the comprehensive communications efforts of the University, in the goals set by the Office of University Communications. These goals include the development of materials to promote the University through events and programs, as well as electronic and print publications to various constituencies, both internal and external. This is an entry-level, writing-intensive position.
Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participate in the planning, design, content development, editorial process and print management of the University’s magazine
- Manage, draft and edit content for quarterly, monthly and thrice- weekly electronic and print newsletters
- Conduct interviews, fact check, and draft and edit content for planned giving newsletter, among others
- Write, edit and manage content for special projects, such as factual guides, event programs and brochures
- Draft, edit and proofread assorted fliers, invitations, letters, speeches and other development publications for the campus community, as necessary
- Production (research, writing, editing) of feature stories that promote the University and its activities
- Management as well as development and maintenance of the University, alumni relations and advancement websites including editorial content, imagery and design
- Support of university, alumni and advancement & external affairs related events
- Other duties as assigned
- Excellent oral and written communications skills
- Highly organized; ability to multitask, manage multiple deliverables/timelines and ensure all deadlines are met
- Excellent editing skills with an attention to detail and quality
- Understanding of and experience with web development process and writing/editing for the web
- Self-motivated; can work independently and within a team
- Can solve problems, think strategically and creatively
- Experience with photography, Photoshop and email marketing software such as Constant Contact
- Experience with InDesign and video production is a plus
- Agency experience preferred
- A Bachelor’s degree in English or communication and one-two years of communications experience required; web experience is a must
This part-time position includes the following responsibilities:
Coach the men’s & women’s swim teams in a manner that is consistent with the educational mission of the University, including the direct oversight and supervision of all aspects of a NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving program.
Engage in ethical and values-based coaching in order to develop the character and the skill of Saint Peter’s student athletes.
Possess a thorough knowledge of the sport, a sophisticated understanding of coaching strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance player development.
Responsible for knowledge of and full commitment to compliance with all NCAA, MAAC, University, and Department of Athletics rules and regulations.
Responsible for the full academic and social development of student-athletes, including interaction with the student-athlete, Academic Support Staff, and other University administrators.
Minimum qualifications for this position include: bachelor’s degree (master’s degree a plus) along with collegiate swim team participation and/or coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level. The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and must maintain current aquatic certifications including but not limited to (Red Cross preferred) lifesaving, CPR/First Aid/AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and Water Safety Instructor. Successful candidate is required to pass and maintain NCAA Recruiting Certification status.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to the Office of Human Resources: 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or via email to HRdept@saintpeters.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Saint Peter’s University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Assistant Director of Residence Life. Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing, urban and global environment. The University’s main campus is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, a city rich with arts and culture, less than 5 miles from New York City.
Reporting to the Dean of Residence Life, the Assistant Director (AD) is a member of the department’s senior management team and provides leadership and direction to the department staff. The Assistant Director position is responsible for creating a climate in the residence halls that supports academic and personal development through supervision of staff, programming and program oversight. The position provides leadership for the day to day management of the residence hall communities serving approximately 850 students. The AD will provide supervision and leadership to two Master’s level Community Directors and indirect supervision to the RA staff. The position oversees staff recruitment, selection, training and professional development of all staff, supports the day-to-day functions of the department and provides emergency response and crisis-management through participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation.
Saint Peter’s University is seeking dynamic candidates with a Master’s Degree is Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or a related field and 3-5 years professional experience in residence life. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising professional staff, working with a diverse student population and coordinating projects on a departmental level. Candidates should have strong leadership skills, knowledge of how to plan and organize events for students, refined problem-solving skills and strong organizational and administrative skills. This is a 12-month, full time, live-on position.
For consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to the Office of Human Resources: 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or via email to HRdept@saintpeters.edu. Please include candidate number if attending The Placement Exchange. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.
Updated: January 2015
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
A bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited college or university is required.
A master’s degree in music from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Must have experience directing a vocal music group. 3-5 years of experience is preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to perform the duties of the position in a timely and efficient manner. Must have the ability to teach vocal music to a diverse group of students with varying skill levels.
At all times, adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net, the University Handbook.
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.
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
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
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
Must have experience directing a choir and knowledge of Gospel music
3-5 years of choir direction preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be committed to teaching skills to students of varying skill levels, and be able to work with a diverse group of students. At all times adhere to the guidelines and policies published in The Net, the University Handbook