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

Assistant Professor

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Education. This is a full-time, eleven month, exempt position.

Applicants must have a terminal degree from an accredited institution in Education or related field, successful teaching and/or administrative experience in higher education, knowledge and experience in accreditation and assessment, demonstrated strong leadership and management skills. Technology competency as related to assessment management systems, special education and reading is preferred. Applicants should also demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to rank.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching (70%)

  • Faculty actively participate in the development of curriculum.
  • Faculty provide feedback to students and are responsive to their concerns.
  • Faculty update course content to be current with their discipline.
  • Faculty explain and/or model/demonstrate course material in an effective manner.  This includes variety and creativity in teaching methods as well as demonstrating an awareness of different learning styles.
  • Faculty stimulate student interest in their discipline.
  • Faculty demonstrate respect for students.
  • Faculty serve as professional and academic mentors.
  • Faculty endeavor to be objective in their evaluation of and interaction with students.
  • Faculty meet University and departmental administrative deadlines.
  • Faculty plan effectively to fulfill their teaching responsibilities.
  • Faculty engage effectively in collaboration with other faculty in meeting teaching goals.
  • Faculty actively participate in University wide assessment strategies (institution, program, course and student).
  • Faculty actively fulfill any administrative and planning responsibilities when so assigned (i.e., Department chair, special projects, etc.).

Scholarship (10-20%)

  • Faculty engage in scholarship of discovery, integration, application and/or teaching as articulated in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Faculty meet scholarship expectations for their faculty status (i.e. undergraduate, graduate and faculty teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses.
  • Faculty hold professional memberships appropriate for their discipline.
  • Faculty are active in professional development. This may include but is not limited to attendance at conferences, seminars, workshops, clinical practice or lectures as well as grant writing and collaboration with scholars from other institutions.
  • Faculty maintain professional certification and/or licensure where appropriate.
  • Faculty are encouraged to pursue, as institutional resources permit, formal course work or an advanced degree so as to expand their knowledge in their respective disciplines.

Service (10-15%)

  • Faculty attend and participate in regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Faculty participate in significant University events such as convocation and commencement.  Faculty are encouraged to support other University activities.
  • Faculty participate in accreditation processes.  This may include but is not limited to membership on task forces, research or document preparation.
  • Faculty collaborate with others to meet the goals and needs of the department.
  • Faculty serve on appropriate department and/or University committees.
  • Faculty are supportive of their department and its students.  This will include academic advising.  Other activities such as student recruitment, mentoring, tutoring, guiding student projects, involvement with alumni activities and/or sponsoring clubs and honor societies, etc., may be required.
  • Faculty are encouraged to be an available resource for their department, University, and/or community beyond the University.
  • Faculty are encouraged to be active in the community beyond the University.  This may include activities such as volunteer work, presentations to community organizations, service on boards, etc.

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

EOE

Education Department Adjunct Faculty

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for open Adjunct Faculty positions for the 2017-2018 academic year in the College of Education and Human Services.

This position will assist and work under the direction of faculty to provide instruction in a classroom, laboratory or clinical setting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field.
  • Experience as an educator in an academic setting.

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 positions are filled.

EOE

COORDINATOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT TIFFIN UNIVERSITY

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for the position of Coordinator of Teacher Education Programs.  This is a full-time, eleven month, exempt position which will be located on the campus of Tiffin University.

The Coordinator of Teacher Education at Tiffin University is a staff member who works with the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, Lourdes University, the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Academic Support Programs, Tiffin University, and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director in providing academic and administrative leadership to the education program at Tiffin University.  The coordinator is responsible for the effective functioning of the program as well as the implementation of the College of Education policies.  The position of coordinator is a joint appointment of the Provost, Lourdes University, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tiffin University.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports and promotes the integration of the Lourdes University Mission and the Tiffin University Mission within the education program.
  • Teaches two education courses each semester, fall and spring.
  • Provides ongoing communication with faculty, staff, students, and administration at each university by regularly attending the faculty meetings of the Tiffin University School of Arts and Sciences and the Lourdes University College of Education.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director to align the programs at Lourdes University with the programs at Tiffin University.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director to schedule courses at Tiffin University.
  • Assures academic integrity of program offerings.
    • Monitors candidate compliance with the assessment gates.
    • Analyzes appropriate assessment data and other information (e.g. faculty course reports, student course evaluation, etc) to enhance student success in courses and programs.
    • Collects and compiles assessment data as defined by the assessment protocol plan.
    •  Advises students in education courses.
  • Coordinates field placements with area schools.
    • Solicits potential interested school sites and cooperating teachers.
    • Responsible for training the cooperating teachers.
    • Collects feedback about the experience from teacher candidates and cooperating teachers.
    • Provides data in assessing the quality of the experiences.
    • Keeps accurate records of all forms related to the field experiences.
    • Requests that payment be made to the field experience teacher.
    • Sends each cooperating teacher a verification form proving he/she mentored a field experience student.
  • Participates in student recruitment; and supports advising, retention and enrollment management processes.
  • Assists in mediation and resolution of student issues to assure due diligence and fundamental fairness.
  • Assists the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director in finding qualified adjuncts to teach in the education program at Tiffin University.
  • Carries out assignments and other responsibilities assigned by the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University, the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in education required.
  • K-12 teaching experience.
  • Successful higher education experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the greater area Tiffin schools.
  • Exhibits exemplary communication skills both written and oral.
  • Possesses highly developed organizational skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Computer competence using MS Office applications required and SCT Banner preferred.

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

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 2017 Spring 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

 

STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Assistant Softball Coach

Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 10 month Assistant Softball Coach. This position will report to the Head Softball Coach.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the head coach in teaching and implementation of game strategies, skill development, teamwork, student leadership and overall improvement.  The selected candidate must demonstrate and articulate an understanding and commitment to a liberal arts education and will also have a secondary assignment within the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Game-day preparation
  • Off campus recruiting
  • Team travel
  • Camp/clinic administration
  • Academic monitoring of student-athletes
  • Communication with all support staff
  • Scouting of opponents
  • On field instruction of the student-athletes
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA and the WHAC rules and regulations applicable to the sport of softball and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff
  • Ensure compliance with the University’s mission

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of three years coaching experience required, college level coaching preferred
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, good communication skills, and a high degree of professional integrity
  • Must be committed to developing the student-athlete in both sport and citizenship

To apply, send a cover letter, resume 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. Start date will be immediate upon the successful completion of a background check.

 

EOE

Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 10 month Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. This position will report to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach. The selected candidate will also demonstrate and articulate an understanding and commitment to a liberal arts education.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the head coach in teaching and implementation of game strategies, skill development, teamwork, student leadership and overall improvement.  The selected candidate will also have a secondary assignment within the athletic department.

Responsibilities:

  • Game-day preparation
  • Recruiting Coordinator
  • Off and on campus recruiting
  • Team travel
  • Camp/clinic administration
  • Academic monitoring of student-athletes
  • Communication with all support staffs
  • Scouting of opponents
  • On field instruction of the student-athletes during training
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA and the WHAC rules and regulations applicable to the sport of softball and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff
  • Ensure compliance with the university’s mission

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of three years coaching experience required, college level coaching preferred
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, good communication skills, and a high degree of professional integrity
  • Must be committed to developing the student athlete in both sport and citizenship

To apply, send a cover letter, resume 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. Start date will be immediate upon the successful completion of a background check.

EOE

 

Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach – offensive coordinator

Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 10 month Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Offensive Coordinator. This position will report to the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. The selected candidate will also demonstrate and articulate an understanding and commitment to a liberal arts education.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the head coach in teaching and implementation of game strategies, skill development, teamwork, student leadership and overall improvement. Focus will be recruitment, retention, academic support and day to day operations. The selected candidate will also have a required secondary assignment within the athletic department as assigned by the athletic director.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting / Retention Coordinator: Locate student athletes through high schools, showcases and camps, websites. Hosting recruits on campus and follow up.
  • Operations: planning and preparation: travel, inventory, scouting, and social media.
  • Camp/clinic administration: assist in prospect day, youth camps and clinic.
  • Academic monitoring of student-athletes: routine meetings, coordinating with academic support, monitoring academic compliance with the NAIA.
  • Offensive Coordinator: On field and classroom instruction, skill sessions, practice and game planning, film breakdown.
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA and the WHAC rules and regulations applicable to the sport of lacrosse and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff.
  • Ensure compliance with the university’s mission.
  • Maintain positive communication with university personnel and support staff.
  • Collect, disseminate, and maintain accurate records for the lacrosse team.
  • Service work is mandated, both in the community and on campus. Working multiple functions with student life, campus ministry and general volunteering is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of three years coaching experience required, college level coaching preferred
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, good communication skills, and a high degree of professional integrity
  • Must be committed to developing the student athlete in both sport and citizenship

To apply, send a cover letter, resume 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. Start date will be immediate upon the successful completion of a background check.

EOE

Coordinator of Clinical and Field Experiences

Lourdes University is seeking applicants for a Coordinator of Clinical and Field Experiences. The Coordinator of Clinical and Field Experiences is primarily responsible for implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the field experiences for all teacher candidates. The Coordinator works in collaboration with school personnel, course instructors, program chairs and field supervisors. The Coordinator is also the edTPA liaison and is responsible for its implementation. This full-time, exempt, eleven-month position will report to the Chair of the Department of Education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Solicits potential interested school partners and cooperating clinical faculty.
  • Meets with potential schools and teachers to assess the appropriateness of forming a partnership, which is then formalized with a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
  • Responsible for training the clinical faculty.
  • Works with University faculty to provide clinical experiences with partner schools.
  • Designs field experiences to give teacher candidates diverse experiences relative to demographic locations, cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds and diversity of student abilities and needs.
  • Assists in monitoring candidate compliance as related to the assessment gates.
  • Coordinates and directs the Student Teacher Seminars.
  • Collects and analyzes feedback about the experience from teacher candidates and clinical faculty.
  • Coordinates the edTPA performance assessment and serves as the edTPA liaison.
  • Collects data in assessing the quality of the experiences.
  • Keeps accurate records of all forms related to clinical and field experiences.
  • Ensures payments be made to the (K-12) clinical faculty teachers.
  • Works with the Clinical and Field Experience Subcommittee of the Department of Education Advisory Committee to receive input and assistance in the design, implementation and evaluation of the field experiences.
  • Assists in resolving any issues related to clinical and field experiences.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collects and compiles assessment data as defined by the assessment protocol plan.
  • Annually assists in compiling end-of-year report statistics.
  • Serves as a liaison with Ohio Field Directors Association.
  • Serves on the Department of  Education Leadership Team.
  • Actively participates in college community functions.
  • Carries out assignments and other responsibilities assigned by the Chair of the Department of Education and/or Dean of the College of Education and Human Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Education
  • Knowledgeable of clinical and field standards and best practices
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office (preferred)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and K-12 personnel

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

EOE

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This position will report to the Director of Athletics. Duties will include all aspects of developing a competitive intercollegiate women’s lacrosse program. The selected candidate will also demonstrate and articulate an understanding and commitment to a liberal arts education.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching and implementation of game strategies, skill development, teamwork, student leadership and overall improvement. The selected candidate will also teach and supervise a graduate assistant coach while also performing duties as assigned with the athletic department.

This position directs and coordinates all aspects of the women’s lacrosse program:

  • Recruits qualified student-athletes for admission to a demanding academic environment
  • Provides leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
  • Prepares and manages program budget, including purchasing of equipment and other supplies as needed; makes team travel arrangements including accommodations, transportation, and meals.
  • Observes all conference, NAIA and university rules, and regulations including scheduling competitions and practices within university, Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference and NAIA guidelines.
  • Supervises and provides assistant coach with necessary information and training. Represents the department and University in public relations efforts.
  • Additional administrative responsibilities and duties will be assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license and experience playing lacrosse at the intercollegiate level or previous coaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree and experience coaching at the intercollegiate level.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume 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. Start date will be immediate upon the successful completion of a background check.

EOE

Advancement Events Coordinator

Lourdes University, a private, four-year Liberal Arts University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, invites applicants for the position of Advancement Events Coordinator. This position serves as the chief strategist and coordinator for all Advancement events, along with alumni and other selected events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate annual fundraisers, including Luminations, Hit the Links and Celebrity Wait Night
  • Coordinate third-party fundraisers
  • Assist University departments and offices with annual events
  • Plan and execute all stewardship and cultivation events, including the annual donor reception and donor recognition events/activities
  • Coordinate events and activities developed as a result of major gifts (includes scholarship donor/recipient lunches, dedications, and receptions
  • Create and maintain special communications to donors
  • Plan and execute annual student awards ceremony
  • Coordinate auxiliary luncheons
  • Plan and coordinate alumni events, including Homecoming, reunions, and networking opportunities

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the Phonathon program through hiring, training and overseeing Phonathon callers
  • Assist with Commencement and serve as an active committee member
  • Serve as the liaison for other offices on campus to successfully execute events on campus that involve external constituents
  • Oversee student worker(s) to assist with special events
  • Serve on University committees as necessary
  • Prepare and modify contracts as needed for events

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of five years of experience in development and special events
  • Knowledge of fundraising best practices
  • Experience with cultivation and stewardship strategies and communications
  • Volunteer management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office
  • Experienced with CRM

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

EOE

Administrative Assistant – College of Arts & Sciences

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: helping with special events, interacting and communicating with members of the community, attending meetings and recording minutes of particular committees, keeping Course Outlines and Syllabi files up to date, compiling Faculty Information Sheets each term, compiling Fall/Spring/Summer course schedules, liaising daily between student and faculty, keeping all e-mail distribution addresses up to date, and completing 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 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

Upward Bound Math and Science Tutors

The Lourdes University Upward Bound Program (UB) invites applicants for Math and Science after-school tutoring positions in its Academic Year Program. Tutors will be expected to work at one of two school sites, three days a week (Woodward- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and Waite-Monday, Tuesday & Thursday) from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Anticipated hiring salary is $15-$18 (hourly).

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate active tutoring sessions which include, but are not limited to: asking questions, drawing diagrams, creating flash cards, developing outlines and encouraging reading.
  • Help students with problems they are having in specified academic area(s).
  • Grade and evaluate student work.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
  • Experience in teaching and advising students from diverse, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Pass a criminal background check.

Applicants should email cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to resume@lourdes.edu (all in MS Word format only) (Certified teachers need to submit a copy of their teaching certificate).

EOE

SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF SYLVANIA, OHIO

Utility Worker

The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for the position of Utility Worker. This is a full-time, non-exempt, twelve-month position. This person is responsible for routine cleaning of the Franciscan Theatre & Conference Center, coordinating table and chair set-up, equipment set-up and clean up after events and acts as liaison between the facility and tenants and/or member of the public.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Promotes the values of the Sisters of St. Francis by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to reverence, service and stewardship, including respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication and efficient and effective resource use. Adheres to the Sisters of St. Francis policies, procedures and objectives.  Exhibits professional attitude in attire, work space and interpersonal communications.
  2. Adheres to written work schedules, and/or verbal assignments.  Performs quality work which is free from defects.  Completes assignments within allotted time parameters.
  3. Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training.
  4. Performs a variety of tasks similar to the following:
  • Obtains list of areas to be used and room layouts; set up and cleans properly
  • Assures that set-ups are in accordance with lessee agreements, fire and health code procedures
  • Performs pre-event inspection of areas to be used and corrects deficiencies as needed
  • Acts as a liaison between the facility and tenants and public for certain events
  • Sets facility microphone layouts and set sound systems levels
  • Provides hospitality for meetings; including making coffee and setting up other beverages as required per rental agreement.  Completes consumption log for billing purposes
  • Checks on events throughout the day to refresh beverage service as needed
  • Services restrooms during events and other times as deemed necessary
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety of outside areas
  • Cleans, arranges and moves furniture and equipment; removes trash
  • Properly stores and replenishes supplies
  • Maintains entire building cleanliness adhering to daily and weekly cleaning schedules

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Opens and secures building
  • Posts event information on marquee accurately
  • Provides hospitality for meetings as needed
  • Advises Team Leader immediately of any damages resulting from events
  • May work long hours to meet client timetable requirement.  Schedule includes frequent nights, weekends and holidays
  • Attends staff meetings as required
  • Others duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.  Ability to perform moderately heavy manual work

2.   Ability to read and understand event orders

3.   Ability to interact harmoniously with the general public and Sylvania Franciscan Village  community

4.   Ability to work irregular hours

5.   Ability to prioritize work load, assign duties and work without constant supervision

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

EOE

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE

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