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

College of Nursing Faculty

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty position beginning with fall term 2016 in the School of Nursing.

Teaching responsibilities include 12 credit hours per semester (fall & spring) in the BSN program. Area of specialization in Pediatric Nursing is preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively engages students in learning experience.
  • Teach in both didactic and clinical settings.
  • Participates in evaluation, revision and development of courses.
  • Participates and provides leadership in both college and department level committees.
  • Participates in scholarly activities.
  • Maintains competence in nursing area of specialization.
  • Participates in professional and community activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate degree in nursing preferred. Masters required with a BSN or MSN if doctorate degree is not in nursing
  • Experience as an educator; in an academic setting preferred.
  • Current, valid RN license to practice in Ohio or the ability to obtain an Ohio license if licensed in another state.
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Certification in specialty area preferred.

Academic rank will be determined based on overall qualifications of the selected candidate.

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

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

EOE

 

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

 

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

 

Resource Specialist

Lourdes University, a private institution offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applications for a Resource Specialist position. This position provides support for the faculty and staff of the College of Business & Leadership’s professional career development programs, including Backpack to Briefcase and Career Trek.  This is a part-time hourly, twelve-month position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as the primary liaison between the University’s Office of Career Services and COBAL in implementing Backpack to Briefcase, Career Trek and various professional development workshops.
  • Coordinates and schedules all of supportive course requirements within the following undergraduate business courses –BUS 150; BUS 235; BUS 340; and BUS 490.
  • Specific duties may include, but are not limited to facilitating and/or directing the following activities:
    • Introduction to the University’s Office of Career Services
    • Resume and Cover Letter Critiques
    • Mentoring of career options for current business majors
    • Career coaching and preparation for internship opportunities
    • Personalized interviews tailored to the career path the student is seeking including the use of behavioral interviewing techniques
    • Personalized interviews to support Veterans transferring skills to civilian jobs
    • Videotaping of interviews and student and instructor feedback
    • Mentoring on developing a personal career vision
    • Discussion of graduate education options
    • Support to recent alumni needing career search skills
    • Disseminates reviews and meets with every student who completes the required Gifts Compass Inventory and Discover Your Passion’s professional development assessment tools.
    • Assists graduate students in developing their “brand,” as well as honing their networking techniques
    • Available to meet with graduate students for one-on-one professional development concerns
    • Supports the University’s Title III grant funding initiatives as well as reporting requirements
    • In partnership with the Office of Career Services, supports external and internal career events that will have a direct impact/benefit on COBAL students; e.g. career fairs, networking events, etc.
    • Maintains consistent communication and feedback to the instructors of specific courses in both the undergraduate and graduate business programs that rely upon these services
    • Maintains current knowledge of the COBAL business curriculum and works with instructors to continually improve Backpack to Briefcase and Career Trek.
    • Possesses familiarity with all career services resources, available to all students, in order to ensure student engagement and success

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess an earned Masters degree, in related business discipline (e.g. MBA, MSA).
  • Significant industry experience in various senior administrative positions of at least fifteen years.
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office programs, especially in Word and Excel.
  • Preferred experience with Myers-Briggs, Gifts Compass Inventory or other highly-respected personal/career assessment tools.
  • Must possess a strong background in behavioral interviewing.
  • Must be knowledgeable of wide-ranging career opportunities within the business world.
  • Must be capable of self-direction with an ability to successfully accomplish all tasks.
  • Must demonstrate initiative in carrying out work assignments.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills that can enhance effective working relationships.
  • Must be flexible in approaching the demands of the job which includes the ability to work some evenings and weekends.

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

Director of Development

Lourdes University, a private, four-year liberal arts University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Development and Alumni Affairs.  This position is responsible for the implementation of an integrated program of development and fundraising, including coordination of the annual fund campaign, major gifts, planned giving, alumni affairs and events.

A Bachelor’s Degree with at least 10-years experience in development or related field is required. A strong background in fundraising, writing and communications is strongly desired, along with organizational, supervisory and interpersonal skills.  Computer experience with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and development software also required.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits.

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

For additional information on Lourdes University visit our website at www.lourdes.edu.

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

EOE

Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Lourdes University, a private institution located in Sylvania, Ohio, offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, invites applications for a Head Women’s Basketball Coach position.

The head coach, under the supervision of the director of athletics, will develop, implement and supervise all phases of the Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball program.  This is a full-time, twelve-month position.

Responsibilities:   ongoing recruiting of student athletes; knowledge and compliance of NAIA rules; supervision and guidance of players during both games and practices; provide direction and/or assistance for academic success of the individual student athletes; prepare schedules for practices and competition; hire and supervise the graduate assistant coach and other staff  while ensuring their compliance with the University’s mission; assist with fundraising and promotion of the program as needed; maintain inventory of all equipment, uniforms and supplies; and engage the basketball team with the campus community as requested.

Qualifications: candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree; coaching experience required, University level coaching preferred, recruiting experience required; must demonstrate strong organizational skills; effective communication skills; a high degree of professional integrity; a commitment to developing the student athlete in both sport and in citizenship; and respect for the Franciscan values of the University. The head coach will serve as a positive role model who strives for excellence representing the University both on and off campus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Completed applications should include a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least five professional references.

For more information on Lourdes University please visit our website at:  www.lourdes.edu

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

EOE

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

 

 

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.
  • Proficiency 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.