Lourdes Univrsity

Lourdes University offers a challenging, flexible, and fulfilling work environment, driven by the institution’s mission to provide job opportunities for intellectual discovery for our students. We offer numerous benefits, as well as many opportunities for personal and professional enrichment — and our employees value the sense of family they gain from working in a small, caring community. Our campus is situated on 127 beautiful wooded acres in Sylvania, Ohio (10 miles west of Toledo).

Please review available job opportunities below.

Faculty Positions
Staff and Administrative Positions
Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio
Sylvania Franciscan Village

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

 

Nursing Department Adjunct Faculty/Teaching Assistants

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for Adjunct Faculty/Teaching Assistants for the 2016 Fall Semester in the College of Nursing.

These temporary positions will assist and work under the direction of faculty to provide instruction in a classroom, laboratory or clinical setting. The area of specialization desired is Medical/Surgical.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in nursing or related field preferred. BSN degree required.
  • Experience as an educator in an academic setting preferred.
  • Current, valid RN license to practice in Ohio.
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience as a registered Medical/Surgical nurse.

To apply, send letter of application, CV and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word format only) to resume@lourdes.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EOE

 

Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education

JOB SUMMARY:
The Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education is a member of the Lourdes University College of Nursing faculty who is responsible for coordinating and supervising undergraduate clinical resources and lab course requirements and resources. This position also manages learning resources such as clinical experiences at cooperating agencies. This is a full-time, 12 month position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Academic Program Leadership

  • Serves on and provides oversight of a designated college committee.
  • Oversees the evaluation of clinical and lab courses and facilities.
  • Utilizes feedback from student evaluation of clinical course instruction for program planning and improvement.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies and the MSN Director when planning for equipment acquisitions related to program needs.
  • Collaborates with the Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Studies in preparing the schedule of classes, clinical rotations, and the assignment of teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate nursing program.
  • Shares responsibility with the semester coordinator and the Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the selection, orientation, and evaluation of clinical adjunct faculty teaching in the undergraduate nursing program. 
  • Assumes responsibility for the resolution of student and faculty issues related to lab and clinical courses in the undergraduate nursing program.
  • Assures that University and College of Nursing accreditation and licensure standards are maintained with all curricular changes associated with lab and clinical courses in the undergraduate nursing program.
  • Coordinates all undergraduate contracts between the College of Nursing and external agencies
  • Negotiates clinical placements and scheduling for the BSN Program and reports to the Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies all clinical negotiations.
  • Assists the Dean of the College of Nursing and the Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies in the preparation of reports for external agencies as they relate to lab and clinical courses.
  • Assists the Dean of the College of Nursing with the preparation and supervision of the College of Nursing budget as related to the Learning Lab and clinical rotations.
  • Confers with area practice partners and employers to assure that clinical education components are adequately preparing Lourdes University College of Nursing graduates.
  • Serves on the Undergraduate Nursing Advisory Board.

Fulfillment of Role of Faculty

  • Engages in teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to rank.
  • Teaches one 3 credit hour course per semester.
  • Engages in one’s own professional development.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Carries out assignments and other responsibilities assigned by the Dean, Provost or Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies.

Qualifications:

  1. Master of Science in Nursing.
  2. Current and valid RN license to practice in Ohio.
  3. Experience of at least five years in the practice of nursing as an RN, two of which have been as a faculty member in a baccalaureate nursing program.
  4. Current knowledge and experience in a nursing learning laboratory and nursing clinical education.
  5. Demonstrated leadership and management skills

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references (in MS Word or pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

EOE

 

Adjunct Instructor – Integrated Science

Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Chemistry and Physical Science. A lecture instructor is needed beginning January 2016 to teach an integrated science course for Education majors in Sylvania and in Tiffin. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and possess at least a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in chemistry, biology, or physical science with some experience teaching K-8. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Education must demonstrate a strong foundation in the sciences.

To apply, send cover letter, vitae and three letters of reference (all in MS Word format only) to: resume@lourdes.edu

EOE

 

STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

 

Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Lourdes University, a Franciscan liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Francis, seeks applicants for a Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. The position is supervised by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach.

The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the Men’s Basketball program team operations and management. Duties will include assisting with daily coaching and practice planning, game preparation and scouting for both spring and fall seasons, seasonal and off-season (fall and spring) conditioning, recruiting of qualified athletes, contacting, hosting and attending tournaments and maintaining the team database. Additionally, this position will assist with academic retention working with the Academic Support Center on campus and in meetings and perform other job related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics.

Applicants must be admitted to Lourdes University’s graduate program and maintain satisfactory progress (3.0 GPA) towards degree completion to maintain the position. Benefits include tuition waiver for all required credit hours (books, fees and technology fees are not included), a furnished on-campus apartment with paid utilities, Wi-Fi and $8,000 stipend per year.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and acceptance in Lourdes University’s graduate program is required. Collegiate basketball experience with 2-3 years of previous coaching experience strongly desired. Preference will be given to candidates with strong recruiting experience and a strength and conditioning background.

To apply send a letter of application, resume, and list three professional references with phone numbers and email addresses to: Men’s Basketball, Attn: Josh Gibson – 6832 Convent Boulevard, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 or email (preferred) to: jgibson@lourdes.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE

Graduate Assistant Men’s Wrestling Coach

Lourdes University, a Franciscan liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Francis, seeks applicants for a Graduate Assistant Men’s Wrestling Coach. This position reports directly to the Head Wrestling Coach.

The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the Men’s Wrestling program team operations and management. Duties will include assisting with daily coaching and practice planning, match preparation and scouting in both winter and spring seasons, seasonal and off-season (fall and spring) conditioning, recruiting of qualified athletes, contacting, hosting and attending tournaments and maintaining the team database. Additionally, this position will assist with academic retention by working with the Academic Support Center on campus and in meetings and perform other job related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics.

Applicants must be admitted to Lourdes University’s graduate program and maintain satisfactory progress (3.0 GPA) towards degree completion to maintain the position. Benefits include tuition waiver for all required credit hours (books, fees and technology fees are not included), a furnished on-campus apartment with paid utilities, Wi-Fi and $8,000 stipend per year.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and acceptance in Lourdes University’s graduate program is required along with collegiate wrestling experience.

To apply send a letter of application, resume, and list three professional references with phone numbers to: Men’s Wrestling Attn: Coach Dock Kelly – 6832 Convent Boulevard, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 or email to: dkelly@lourdes.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE

 

Graduate Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach

Lourdes University, a Franciscan liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Francis, seeks applicants for a Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field Coach. This position reports directly to the Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach.

The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the Cross Country/Track & Field team operations and management. Duties will include assisting with daily coaching and practice planning, seasonal and off-season (summer) conditioning, recruiting of qualified athletes, attending meets and maintaining the team database. Additionally, this position will assist with academic retention by working with the Academic Support Center on campus and in meetings and perform other job related duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics.

Applicants must be accepted to Lourdes University’s graduate program and maintain satisfactory progress (3.0 GPA) towards degree completion to maintain the position. Benefits include tuition waiver for all required credit hours (books, fees and technology fees are not included), a furnished on-campus apartment with paid utilities, Wi-Fi and $8,000 stipend per year.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and acceptance in Lourdes University’s graduate program is required. Background as a track & field student-athlete or coach at the collegiate level. USATF Level 1 or 2 Coaching is strongly desired but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in throws, sprints, jumps or multi event.

To apply send a letter of application, resume, and list three professional references with phone numbers to: Cross Country/Track & Field Attn: David Espinoza – 6832 Convent Boulevard, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 or email to: despinoza@lourdes.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE

 

Coordinator of Student Activities and Orientation

Lourdes University, a private, four-year liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis in Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for the position of Coordinator of Student Activities and Orientation. This position reports directly to the Dean of Student Life and is responsible for the coordination of student life programs including new student orientation, student activities and student organizations.    This is a full-time, twelve-month staff position.

Responsibilities: 

  • Plans and oversees campus calendar of student activities, which includes selecting entertainment, tracking contractual obligations, preparing venues, arranging transportation and other related tasks.
  • Updates student activities, orientation and student organization web pages and handbooks and provides publicity materials to promote student involvement.
  • Participates in and works with other campus department events such as Admission Open House and Registration Days to publicize ongoing student events.
  • Creates and publishes weekly electronic newsletter to send to the campus community.
  • Assists in coordinating multiple orientation programs throughout the year for students and families.
  • Communicates consistently with new students about registration, follow-up, publicity and evaluation.
  • Aids in recruitment, selection and training of student orientation leaders and evaluates orientation sessions.
  • Works closely with campus constituents to develop workshops and training for student leaders.
  • Prepares awards and certificates for the annual awards program.
  • Hires, trains, schedules and supervises student workers during the week and over the weekend.
  • Manages and maintains appropriate budgets.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years in related educational experience, particularly in higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience in new student orientation, development of clubs or organizations or campus activity programming.
  • Possess strong leadership and organizational skills, along with a high level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Strong technical skills.
  • Ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) effectively with a wide range of people.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references (in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.

EOE

Systems Administrator

Lourdes University, a private institution located in Sylvania, Ohio, offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applications for a Systems Administrator position.

As a key member of the Lourdes Information Technology department, the Systems Administrator is the sole subject matter expert for Windows and Linux servers computing systems, hardware and software.  Key responsibilities include installing, monitoring and maintaining hardware and software for server operations, virtualization, storage management and enterprise applications.  The Systems Administrator also serves as the backup for the Network Administrator and shares level 3 support responsibilities with the Network Administrator for servers, desktop systems, enterprise systems, communications hardware/software and office systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Manage, monitor, support and maintain all aspects of production for physical and virtualized server environments and storage platforms.  Including but not limited to:
    • monitoring log files for various issues and security warnings
    • monitoring and reporting on disk utilization including free space
    • monitoring and reporting virtualization performance
  • Manage, monitor, support and maintain all aspects of key enterprise applications, including but not limited to:
    • Office 365
    • VMWare
    • Active Directory
    • Domain Controllers
    • Backup and recovery software systems
    • Enterprise Anti-virus, malware, spyware software systems
    • Network File Shares
  • Perform, monitor and test all physical and virtual server and data backup for all Enterprise systems ensuring 100% server and data recoverability.  Perform any necessary recovery from backup operations as necessary.
  • Install, configure and maintain various Enterprise-wide application as appropriate.
  • Maintain asset, design and troubleshooting documentation for all systems, applications and hardware under your control.
  • Perform regularly scheduled updates and system patching during off-hour maintenance windows
  • Ensures the integrity and security of Enterprise data on host computers, multiple databases and during data transfer in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security and regulatory compliance.
  • Manages end user accounts, permissions, access rights and storage allocations as directed.
  • Mitigates, identifies, troubleshoots and resolves hardware and software problems on data center hardware and applications.
  • Recommends, schedules and performs software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations and/or purchases.
  • Conducts research on emerging products, services, protocols and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Currently updating skills and knowledge through various educational channels.
  • Rolls out hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources.
  • Manages small to medium sized projects.
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research.
  • Available for after hour and weekend support as required.
  • Performs other related duties.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in the design and management of the organization’s contingency plan, business recovery and disaster recovery plans. Reviews, tests and helps to maintain updates and plans for the update of software for operating systems. Maintains a record of all installed software and current versions.
  • Supports, troubleshoots and repairs servers, network-attached storage and other devices.
  • Completes other duties as assigned
  • Writes or modifies basic scripts to resolve performance problems and automate systems administration tasks.
  • Performs or assists in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems and makes the necessary corrections.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline preferred; supplemented with courses in current technology.
  • A combination of certifications and experience will be considered in place of a degree.

Technical Requirements

  • Current MCSE – Server Infrastructure Certification or ability to obtain within a year.
  • Current VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization or ability to obtain within a year.
  • Current Comp TIA Network + and Security +.

Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience.
  • Prior educational environment experience helpful.
  • Strong knowledge of current Windows Server environments and VMware platforms.
  • Understanding key networking concepts as it relates to data center operations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. boxes for equipment tracking.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communications to effectively work with all levels of management, staff, faculty and students.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Completed applications should include a statement of interest and current resume that includes names and contact information for at least five professional references.

To apply, send application materials (all in MS Word or pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu

EOE

 

Administrative Assistant – College of Arts & Sciences (on hold)

Lourdes University, a private, four-year liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, invites applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant supporting our College of Arts & Sciences.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, staff position.

This position will report directly to the Dean of the College and will provide administrative and clerical support to multiple academic departments and programs within the College.  Duties will include but are not limited to: organizing all aspects of special events,  interacting and communicating with members of the community, attending meetings and recording minutes, keeping Course Outlines and Syllabi up to date, distributing Course Reports at the end of each term, compiling detailed personnel spreadsheets, compiling Fall/Spring/Summer course schedules, daily liaison between student and faculty, keep all e-mail distribution addresses up to date, and complete all Reconciliation Statements and Check Requests.

The ideal candidate will possess at minimum an AA degree or five years administrative support experience, required proficiency in all MS Office applications, knowledge of QuickBooks (preferred).  Candidate must demonstrate strong communication, leadership, and organizational skills. The ability to multi-task, prioritize a demanding workload, and work independently is necessary.  Previous work experience in higher education and with SCT Banner preferred.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (in MS Word or pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu

EOE

Accountant

Lourdes University, a private, four-year liberal arts institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for the position of Accountant. This is a full-time, twelve-month position.

The Accountant is responsible for all general accounting, payroll, cash management, payables and accounts receivable functions. This position will also perform routine checks and audits of various funds and reconcile operating cash accounts. Accuracy and compliance with regulations is a key responsibility of this position.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain fixed asset reporting to include monitoring capital projects, as well as capitalization and depreciation.
  • Responsible for regular reconciliation of student receivable accounts.
  • Work directly with the Financial Aid office in monitoring aid disbursement. Reconcile State and Federal aid ledgers to ensure compliance.
  • Manage the University budgeting systems, to include monitor and reconcile departmental issues.
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing the bi-weekly payroll tax deposits.
  • Assists in the annual preparation of the University’s 990 and 990T Federal Tax Return.
  • Assists in the annual preparation of 1098T, W2 and 1099 reporting.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts on a periodic basis.
  • Prepares reports and monitors payroll related activities for accuracy and compliance.
  • Maintains separate accounting systems for the Franciscan Center programs and integrates them into the University information systems.
  • Prepares and reconciles all reports required for Center Enterprises LLC, including preparation of sales tax returns.
  • Assist in the annual audit.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting standards with experience in higher education preferred.
  • Experience with various accounting software packages, database/spreadsheets and MS Office applications are required.
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner preferred.
  • Ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) effectively with a wide range of people.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references (in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.

EOE

 

SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF SYLVANIA, OHIO

No current positions

 

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE

Director of the Sylvania Franciscan Village

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is the purposeful expression of the Sylvania Franciscans and their sponsored ministries, formed to harness energies for the greater good and benefit of those who share the Franciscan mission.

The Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) invites men and women of faith to consider the position of Director of the Sylvania Franciscan Village.  The Director coordinates Village activities and interacts with all of the Sylvania Franciscan ministries creating an environment and opportunities for uncommon, multigenerational, cross-discipline experiences resulting in a greater sense of community and relationship on the campus and beyond.  This is a full-time position that works in collaboration with the Sisters of St. Francis and the Village Leadership Team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain positive relationships with all those who are part of the SFV.
  • Explore and initiate opportunities for promoting Village efforts.
  • Encourage uncommon interconnections between SFV ministries.
  • Maintain and grow basic Village offerings throughout the year.
  • Seek out ways to strengthen ties with broader community and sisters in non-Sylvania ministries.
  • Facilitate SFV Leaders’ meetings.
  • Meet regularly with executives of Village member organizations and continue to seek out ways to collaborate with constituents of all member organizations.
  • Oversee and coordinate the campus environmental (Green Fund) initiative.
  • Lead the SFV Wellness Initiative through the oversight of wellness steering committee and multiple diverse subcommittees.
  • Strengthen relationships with Village member organizations and focus on multigenerational activities.
  • Promote and market SFV activities, lectures and events.
  • Communicate to the broader community the vision, mission and work of the SFV.
  • Seek out funding in the form of grants, donations, bequests, etc. in support of the SFV.
  • Publish monthly SFV newsletter and calendar.

 

Qualifications include:

  • Must be a person of Catholic faith who knows and understands Franciscan values and charism.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills are required.
  • Broad visionary skills are required as well as the tactical skills necessary to implement the vision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must be outgoing, relational and have the ability to work with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiently with MS Office applications is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

For additional information on the Sylvania Franciscan Village please visit our website

To apply, send cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a personal statement regarding your vision for the Village (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to Scott Simon, Director of Human Resources at ssimon@lourdes.edu.