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 (pdf), 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

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

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 Sociology and Justice Studies. This is a full-time, nine month position beginning Fall Semester 2016. Primary responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate courses per semester in the Criminal Justice Program and developing and supervising internships.

Applicants must have a Ph.D in Criminal Justice, a terminal degree in a related field, or a Juris Doctorate (J.D.). Preference will be given to those with experience in teaching, expertise in law and law enforcement and a background in working with students in an advising/mentoring capacity. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach courses which include, but not limited to: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Constitutional Law, Criminology, Criminal Investigation, Juvenile Delinquency and Deviant Behavior.  The applicant must demonstrate the ability and willingness to teach online courses, have an active research agenda and have evidence of flexible, interactive, and creative teaching strategies.

Other responsibilities will include student advising, administrative duties which support the continued growth of the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies and its programs, and institutional committee work. Lourdes University places a high priority on service activities by faculty and students.

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

 

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

 

Parent Center Coordinator

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for a quarter-time Parent Center Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for the effective facilitation of the Parent Center goals and initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides vision and leadership to the Parent Center; collaborates and is a liaison with the University faculty and staff.
  • Plan and facilitate the Advisory Council meetings and assist with the overall function of the Council.
  • Assists in the development and dissemination of instruction materials.
  • Develops, maintains and manages collaborations with programs and facilities.
  • Regularly reports to and works with the Advisory Board to incorporate community input, assure accountability and provide continuous quality improvement.
  • Develops and maintains a data management system to efficiently store information regarding the Parent Center’s effectiveness.
  • Supports and develops strategies to facilitate the integration of the Parent Center initiatives and classroom content in order to strengthen undergraduate curriculum.
  • Effectively represents the Parent Center to the local community and makes contributions to the social work knowledge base at the local, state and national levels.
  • ·Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Terminal degree in Social Work or related field preferred. MSW with a minimum of two years post-graduation experience required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of accredited programs and research skills related to program evaluation.

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

Department Chair and Faculty Member College of Nursing

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, twelve-month, Department Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies and Faculty position beginning with fall term 2015 in the College of Nursing.

The Department Chair is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation of undergraduate nursing programs; as well as development and evaluation of faculty teaching within the these programs.  This position is an appointment of the Provost based upon the recommendation of the Dean.  Continuation of appointment as Department Chair is at the prerogative of the Provost and may be ended at any time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for Program Administration as defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing Rules for Nursing Education
  • In conjunction with the Dean of the College of Nursing, provides leadership for undergraduate nursing program development, implementation and evaluation. This includes providing leadership in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education in the following areas: preparation of course and clinical schedules and faculty workload reports, selection and development of clinical sites, and analyzing course reports and course evaluations
  • Provides leadership for undergraduate nursing program assessment. This includes analyzing select standardized test results
  • Provides leadership for development and evaluation of faculty teaching in undergraduate nursing programs. This includes providing leadership in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education in the following areas: orientation of new faculty, observation and evaluation of faculty instruction, and annual evaluation of faculty effectiveness
  • Serves as mediator between faculty and students
  • Serves as a mentor for curriculum and policy issues
  • Assures compliance with rules and regulations to retain approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing and accreditation bodies
  • Serves as administrative liaison to the undergraduate curriculum committee and the BSN Assessment committee
  • Serves as the College of Nursing representative on the Lourdes University Curriculum and Policy Review Committee
  • Responsible for development and evaluation of the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education and Undergraduate Nursing Faculty
  • Assists the Dean of the College of Nursing in the College of Nursing budget related to undergraduate nursing programs
  • Assists the Dean of the College of Nursing in the preparation of reports for external agencies as they relate to the undergraduate nursing programs
  • Manages the Ohio Board of Nursing Program Completion Letters and preparation of their reports
  • Assures that information in the College of Nursing BSN student handbook and BSN Information on the College of Nursing website is accurate and up to date
  • Collaborates with the MSN Director to assure that the RN-MSN program bridge courses meet the most recent AACN BSN Essentials
  • Manages the ORFA program in collaboration with the Director of Advising
  • Serves on the College of Nursing Advisory Board
  • Engages in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Teaches a minimum of 3 semester hour credits per year in the undergraduate program
  • Engages in ongoing professional development
  • Where appropriate, coordinates specific programs with outside agencies or groups and develops working agreements
  • Where appropriate, coordinates specific program accreditation activities
  • Manages the Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) program

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN and/or MSN and a Doctorate degree in nursing or a related field required
  • 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
  • Current, valid RN license to practice in Ohio or the ability to obtain an Ohio license if licensed in another state
  • Current knowledge and experience in curriculum development and implementation
  • Current knowledge of accreditation standards and procedures
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills

 

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

 

Education Adjunct Instructors

Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for Education adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Education. Instructors are needed to teach a variety of daytime and evening courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Successful applicants teaching graduate courses must possess an Ed.D or Ph.D in reading, curriculum, educational technology, or educational leadership, or demonstrate expertise in one of those fields. Successful applicants teaching undergraduate courses must possess an M.Ed. (Ph.D. preferred), and have recent K-12 teaching experience; expertise in reading and availability to teach daytime classes is preferred.

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

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

 

Head Cheer and Dance Coach

Lourdes University, a private institution offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applications for a Head Cheer and Dance Coach.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.

The Head Cheer and Dance Coach, under the supervision of the Athletic Director, will develop, implement and supervise all components of the intercollegiate Cheer and Dance Teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and oversee the teams in accordance with the expectations of the institution and the Athletic Director
  • Prepare budgets for the teams with the approval of the Athletic Director
  • Recruit student athletes to participate in the Cheer and Dance programs who meet the institution’s and the NAIA’s criteria for intercollegiate eligibility
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA regulations applicable to Cheer and Dance and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff
  • Create and implement team policies
  • Provide supervision, guidance and support to student athletes during competitions and practices
  • Provide direction and/or assistance to student athletes in their pursuit of academic success
  • Coordinate the purchase of equipment and uniforms needed and maintain an accurate inventory of all equipment, uniforms and supplies, arrange facilities for practices, competitions, and conditioning, and schedule transportation for all related team travel
  • Work with the Sports Information Director in providing schedules and results according to the NAIA handbook
  • Ensure compliance with the University’s mission

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of three years coaching experience required, college level coaching preferred
  • Recruiting experience required
  • 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
  • Must be AACCA certified or become AACCA certified prior to the start of the 2016-17 academic year

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

HVAC Technician – Now Accepting Resumes

GENERAL SUMMARY:

In accordance with general directions and established procedures, the HVAC Technician performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, cooling, ventilation and related systems.  This position also assists with maintenance duties for the repair, testing, inspection, installation and preventive maintenance of equipment/machinery, appliances and building fixtures. This position also performs other maintenance duties as required.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Adheres to written work schedules, and/or verbal assignments.  Performs quality work which is free from defects.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training.
  • Respond to, prioritize and complete assigned work orders via the CMMS work order tracking system.
  • Performs diagnostic testing, replace compressors, installation and repairs of a large variety of air conditioning, ventilation and heating systems equipment for the historical campus, offsite residential houses, student housing, and other commercial spaces.
  • Perform inspections and conduct periodic general preventive maintenance on building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. This involves normal lubrication, adjustment cleaning, water treatment and periodic testing of equipment, including but not limited to, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, air handling units, boilers, VAV boxes, variable frequency drives, water heaters and air compressors.
  • Monitor, adjust and utilize the building automation systems to efficiently operate the HVAC equipment in order to provide a comfortable environment for building occupants.
  • Performs daily/weekly tours of mechanical spaces, public areas, roofs, electrical systems.
  • Respond to service call requests for HVAC, plumbing, electrical and provide support for co-workers when needed.
  • Fill out daily equipment logs and perform visual inspections of all building mechanical and life safety equipment to ensure normal operation.
  • Perform routine rounds/inspections of facilities.  Reports and/or takes corrective action of observed facility repair needs.  Performs scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Properly maintains and uses assigned equipment in a safe, appropriate manner.  Maintains shops, equipment and facilities in a clean, orderly condition.
  • Performs tasks in a safe manner.  Uses required personal protective equipment.
  • Performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled duties as assigned.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, e.g. OSHA, Right to Know, Confined Spaces, Hazardous Waste, IAQ, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills necessary to access equipment repair/maintenance records.
  • Must have ability to read and interpret electrical, plumbing, structural drawings and schematic diagrams as required to minimize downtime of equipment.
  • Must have working knowledge of other trades such as: sheet metal, fire dampers, zone control, airflow volume, plumbing systems, electrical circuits, solenoid valves, transformers, timers, etc.
  • Must be proficient in all types of soldering and brazing techniques. Must be well versed in various test equipment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Regular standing, stooping, bending, pushing, reaching and kneeling.
  • Ability to lift objects up to 70 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Extreme exposure to temperature and precipitation when performing maintenance tasks.
  • Use of chemicals, e.g. drain maintainers, etc. with associated odors and hazards.

 

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two years of vocational training in HVAC service required; Journeyman certification preferred.  Additional training in basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry a plus.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated, related work experience in commercial HVAC experience in troubleshooting, repair, installation operation and maintenance.
  • Must possess an EPA 608 Universal certification.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Sisters of St. Francis.

 

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

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

EOE