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

Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, marital status, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.  We do not acknowledge receipt of applications. Position vacancies are as follows:

Assistant Director of Residence Life

Summary Description:

  • Reporting to the Director of Residence Life, the Assistant Director is responsible for serving as a member of the department’s senior management team that provides overall leadership and direction to departmental staff. As a key member of the central office administration the Assistant Director will directly supervise two Community Directors and indirectly supervise the Resident Assistant (RA) staff. This person will help provide leadership to a growing residential population of students through the abovementioned supervision. This is a full-time, 12-month, live-on position.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supervises two Community Directors (CD’s) assigned to the residence areas. Provides regular individual/group supervision on a weekly basis and completes written evaluation each semester.
  2. Develops and implements all training for Community Directors and Resident Assistants (RA’s), included but not limited to Fall, Spring and In-Service training modules.
  3. Responsible for the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of Resident Assistants.
  4. Collaborate with departmental/University partners to ensure proper training of the Resident Assistants.
  5. Responsible for the management and referral of critical incidents.
  6. Participates in rotating on-campus duty responsibilities. This includes supervising the campus on weekends, weeknights and vacations periods; and during emergencies as requested.
  7. Coordinate the Faculty in Residence Program.
  8. Responsible for assessment of all departmental programming
  9. Create and maintain a semi-semester parent newsletter.
  10. Management and upkeep of the departmental website.
  11. Handles all petty cash, fines and program money requests.
  12. Responsible for organizing the opening of residence halls in the Fall and Spring after breaks, and for hall closings prior to breaks.
  13. Collaborates with the CD’s and RA’s to manage the appropriation of damages.
  14. Forwards and follows-up with Maintenance Request Orders and is responsible for being familiar with issues and concerns in the residence halls.
  15. Works with the Director to manage the overall facilities concerns with cleaning services, maintenance department and other campus departments regarding operational management for housing. Representative from the aforementioned departments will meet every twice a month.
  16. Reviews and edits Residence Life promotional materials including housing brochures, Housing applications, Housing agreements and any other housing related forms.
  17. Executes weekly walkthroughs of all residence facilities.
  18. Ensure that the Office Manager is informed about all residence life, RA and student issues related matters so that they are disseminating accurate information to internal and external customers.
  19. Assist with elevated student mediation and conflict resolution and work with CDS to makes recommendation for room switches for residents who have completed the roommate mediation process.
  20. Coordinates service projects to engage students who are required to complete hours for contributive services.
  21. Responsible for educating RAs and residents about community development initiatives through large scale programming.
  22. Oversees all CD and RA programs and activities.
  23. Participates in marketing efforts put forth by the department, which may include participation in Admission Office, Open House, and/or committee work.
  24. Responsible for the upkeep of all departmental social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)
  25. Serves as liaison with Food Services, Academic Deans offices, and other campus departments regarding community development.
  26. Develops and maintains services that support students in their academic pursuits, providing stewardship of the campus climate, and promoting achievement, leadership, and service.
  27. Oversees the management of the residence hall in coordination with appropriate offices and with the Director of Residence Life to ensure proper day-to-day functioning of each residence hall.

Standard Department Responsibilities:

  1. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings and individual supervisory meetings with the Director.
  2. Participates in marketing efforts put forth by the department, which may include participation in Admission Office, Open House, and/or committee work.
  3. Participates in rotating on-campus duty responsibilities in supervising the campus on a weekly basis, vacation periods, and during emergencies, as requested.
  4. 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.
  5. Responsible for explaining and enforcing departmental and campus policies.
  6. Maintains accurate records in order to submit various reports as specified by the supervisor and Director of Residence Life.
  7. Assists with other duties as assigned by the Director.

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 in practice in a university setting.
  • Dedication to creating a collaborative and creative work environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years Residence Life experience. Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Administration, or related field highly preferred.
  • Experience supervising graduate or full-time professionals preferred.

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.

Aquatics Coordinator & Head Swimming & Diving Coach

Summary Description: The full-time Aquatics Coordinator/Head Swimming & Diving Coach is responsible for the overall management and oversight of swimming and diving facility at the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center, including all staffing and programming, and other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Recreational Life. As head swimming & diving coach, the candidate is responsible for the direct oversight and supervision of all aspects of a Division I swimming and diving program including instruction, recruiting, fundraising, student-athlete welfare, academic support, NCAA rules compliance, budget administration and other administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage and oversee all facets of pool operation including:

  • Hire, schedule, supervise and train the life guard staff; coordinate payroll for the lifeguards.
  • Maintain the pool and filter room in conjunction with the Maintenance staff and conduct regular water tests
  • Implement aquatics programming including swim lessons, certification classes, 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 income through the regular rental of the pool to outside groups; coordinate and schedule the seamless integration of these groups into pool operations
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of Recreational Life as well as within the realm of the Student Life & Development Division

Serve as head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach for NCAA Division I program and perform tasks including:

  • Recruitment of prospective student-athletes;
  • Compliance with NCAA, MAAC and Saint Peter’s University rules and regulations;
  • Must pass the annual NCAA recruitment examination;
  • Provide leadership, instruction and expertise in the conduct of the University’s Division I men’s and women’s swimming programs;
  • Schedule and devise practices and training routines;
  • Develop an annual competition schedule;
  • Promote student-athlete welfare and provide academic support to student-athletes;
  • Serve as team budget administrator and oversee team fundraising and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Qualification Standards:

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

Experience: A minimum of three years experience is required in pool facility operations and coaching swimming and diving.

Licenses The Coordinator must maintain the following certifications at all times: Certified Pool Operator; Life Saving, AED/CPR and First Aid. Additional certifications including but not limited to Life Guard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), First Aid and CPR/AED instructor, Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), SCUBA, etc are strongly preferred.

Other Considerations: Good organizational, interpersonal, leadership, time management and communication skills are required. The candidate must be able to balance their schedule accordingly in order to meet all the required expectations as both the aquatics coordinator and swim coach. A demonstrated commitment to academic and athletic excellence in a collegiate environment and a working knowledge of, and the ability to, comply with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and Saint Peter’s University is essential.

Academic Athletic Coordinator

The academic athletic coordinator reports to the associate academic dean and is responsible for ensuring that the academic interests of student-athletes are fully supported.  The coordinator works with the athletic department to make certain that student-athletes are fully engaged in academic, athletic and student services.  The coordinator assists student-athletes with academic advisement and registration.  In addition, the coordinator is responsible for insuring individual and institutional compliance with all regulations concerning student-athletes.

A commitment to the University Mission is required.  A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree preferred, as well as experience in educational administration and/or intercollegiate athletics.  Knowledge of Datatel Colleague is a plus

Interested applicants may submit a resume to the Office of Human Resources, 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  07306, or by email to Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  We do not acknowledge the receipt of applications.

Associate Director of Graduate Business Programs

The Associate Director of Graduate Business Programs is responsible for the day-to-day Administration of the Graduate Business programs and participates in recruiting candidates, advisement and registration of students, formulating course schedules, solving problems involving the students, faculty and academic administration within University guidelines, and evaluation the effectiveness of program delivery.

The selected candidate should possess an MBA degree (preferred) or other Master’s degree, along with progressive business experience of 10+ years in academic or program administration; excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments is required.

Please send a letter of application, resume and cover letter electronically to with the subject heading: Associate Director of Graduate Business Program. Alternately send to Associate Director of Graduate Business Program Search, Saint Peter’s 121 Glenwood Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306.

Dean of Nursing

Saint Peter’s University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Nursing. The Dean reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include: providing administrative leadership and overall management of the University’s School of Nursing: the planning, implementation, supervision and evaluation of the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral nursing programs. This is a 12 month administrative position to start on July 1, 2014.

Earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline with Master’s degree in nursing: Undergraduate and graduate nursing teaching experience; Record of scholarly activity administrative experience and program development/implementation required; Must be able to articulate a vision for nursing education and capacity to support the Jesuit/Catholic mission of the College; Excellent written, verbal, organizational, interpersonal, and supervisory skills, and be an effective manager.

Review of internal applications will begin immediately. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Nominations and/or letters of application along with the resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three references should be sent to:

Director of Human Resources
Saint Peter’s University
2641 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, marital status, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.

Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences/School of Business Administration

The Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences/School of Business Administration reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include supervising all academic departments in the College of Arts & Sciences/School of Business Administration including four graduate programs, budget preparation, recruitment and evaluation of faculty, encouraging faculty research, ensuring academic standards and procedures, and overseeing all academic support services. Saint Peter’s University, founded in 1872, is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Located in the rapidly developing community of Jersey City, Saint Peter’s also maintains a branch campus for adult and graduate learning in Englewood Cliffs.

The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


• Upholds and supports the mission of Saint Peter’s University;
• Has an earned doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education;
• Possesses the rank of professor with tenure in one of the arts or science disciplines; has a strong record of teaching, research and service;
• Has demonstrated administrative experience, with a successful track record of chairing an academic department or division for at least five years; dean experience preferred
• Is a strong advocate for the faculty; seeks appropriate input before decision-making; is a team-leader and player;
• Will lead the College of Arts & Science/School of Business Administration by enhancing and articulating its vision; embraces the institution’s traditional commitment to its students;
• Demonstrates excellent communication skills in speaking, listening, and writing; is committed to open and transparent communication;
• Has a collaborative management style; is detail-oriented and able to multi-task;
• Is competent in strategic planning; has financial acumen and budgeting experience; is technologically savvy;
• Knows and implements best practices in higher education; and
• Is strongly committed to diversity for all University constituents.

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:


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