Lourdes University offers a challenging, flexible, and fulfilling work environment, driven by the our 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 113 beautiful wooded acres in Sylvania, Ohio (10 miles west of Toledo). Please review available job opportunities below.

Faculty Positions

Half time Nurse Anesthesia Program 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 half-time, nine-month, MSN, Nurse Anesthesia faculty position beginning with fall term 2014 in the College of Nursing.

Teaching responsibilities include 6 credit hours per semester (fall & spring). Area of specialization: Anesthesia.

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:

  • Terminal degree in nursing preferred. Master’s degree required
  • Current Certification as a CRNA
  • Experience as an educator in an academic setting
  • Current, valid RN license and Certificate of Authority  to practice in Ohio or the ability to obtain an Ohio license and Certificate of Authority  if licensed and credentialed in another state.

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 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 2014 in the School of Nursing.

Teaching responsibilities include 12 credit hours per semester (fall & spring) in the B.S.N. program. Area of specialization in Medical Surgical 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 B.S.N. or M.S.N. if doctorate degree is not in nursing
  • Experience as an educator; in an academic setting preferred
  • Current, valid R.N. 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, C.V. 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

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

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 Psychology. This is a full-time, nine month position. Primary responsibilities include teaching four undergraduate courses per semester in the undergraduate psychology program beginning August, 2014.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area of experimental psychology, with a demonstrated ability to teach several of the following courses: general psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, experimental psychology, neuropsychology, physiological psychology, sensation and perception. The applicant should also demonstrate the willingness and ability to teach online courses, have an active research agenda, and have evidence of flexible, interactive, and creative teaching strategies.

Other responsibilities will include advising, department and institutional committee work, teaching first year experience courses, and teaching seminar courses in the area of expertise. 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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Entrepreneurship

Lourdes University's College of Business & Leadership seeks a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Social Entrepreneurship to teach a flexible combination of required courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will coordinate the newly created undergraduate Social Entrepreneurship major and will support and help to develop the Master of Business Administration program's Social Entrepreneurship concentration.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years experience Teaching Social Entrepreneurship courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels or similar experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the social entrepreneurial lifecycle and ability to navigate and support social entrepreneurs through all phases
  • 7-10 years of experience with start-up/social entrepreneurial firms and at least 5 years of managerial experience
  • Significant experience working with executives and entrepreneurs across myriad industries
  • Ability to develop and maintain extensive professional network to support social entrepreneurship locally, nationally and internationally. An existing professional network is preferred
  • Evidence of ongoing scholarly research and/or publication in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, industry and diverse populations

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Entrepreneurship, Management, Business Administration or related field (or A.B.D. with imminent completion date).

To apply, send a cover letter detailing professional background, accomplishments, research and teaching interests, experience and philosophy, a current CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three professional references (including position title, employing organization, mailing and e-mail addresses) (do not send recommendation letters) to resume@lourdes.edu. All documents must be submitted in MS Word or PDF format only.

EOE

Adjunct faculty - art department

The Art Department at Lourdes University is seeking adjunct instructors for Summer 2014 to teach the Fundamental course in Digital Arts. 

Applicants must hold at minimum a Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Digital Arts, Graphic Design or Illustration. 

To apply, send a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references (all in MS word or PDF format only) to resume@lourdes.eduMaterials may be addressed to Todd A. Matteson, Chair-Art Department. Applicants must also include 20 images in MS Word or a web link to your work. 

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

For more information, please contact Todd A. Matteson, Chair of the Art Department at tmatteson@lourdes.edu

EOE

Staff and Administrative Positions

Administrative Assistant - no longer accepting resumes

Lourdes University, a private liberal arts institution offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant.  This is a full time, twelve month, non-exempt position. 

This position will be responsible for providing administrative and support functions, which include, but are not limited to the following tasks and responsibilities:  acting department liaison, communicating with multiple audiences utilizing excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizing and entering data into spreadsheets, knowledge of filing protocol, processing internal and external mail, scheduling meetings and securing room assignments,  scheduling appointments,  recording and transcribing meeting minutes, responding to departmental inquiries, and assisting with projects and events as needed. Must be capable of self-direction with the ability to prioritize tasks utilizing excellent time-management skills, must have extensive computer skills using MS Office applications and Banner.

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

Salary for this position will be in the mid to high 20’s.

EOE

Academic Support Center Assistant - now accepting applications

The Academic Support Center (ASC) at Lourdes University seeks a part-time, 20 hour per week Assistant position. This position pays $8.50 an hour.

The ASC Assistant will help with the daily operations of the Center, while also providing direct services to students and ASC patrons by assisting with computers and software programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides assistance to students, faculty and staff using the ASC
  • Answers phones, logs patrons in and out of the ASC, and records students activity
  • Provides assistance in the testing area
  • Assists scheduling appointments (tutoring, testing, and workshops)
  • Assists users with computer software packages, scanning, printing, copying, and laptop use
  • Assists with ASC Intros and class visit requests from faculty
  • Maintains ASC mailboxes and general office equipment
  • Supports all ASC staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree preferred
  • Must be team-oriented
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of current software packages
  • Effective communication skills
  • Must work well with people and be committed to providing a nurturing approach to learning with technology
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and is flexible with schedule changes

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, 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

Assistant Director of Finance - Position has been filled

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 Director of Finance. This is a full-time, twelve month position.

The Assistant Director responsibilities include all general accounting, grant accounting, payroll, cash management, payables and accounts receivable functions. Performing routine checks and audits of various funds and perform reconciliation of operating cash accounts. Accuracy and compliance with regulations is a key responsibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervision of A/P, A/R and interns
  • Cash Management – manage the daily changes in operating bank accounts
  • Monitors all grant fund activity for compliance and work with grant managers on all monthly and annual budgets and reports
  • 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
  • Provide backup for accounts payable and payroll functions
  • 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. This includes work paper preparation prior to the start of the audit as well as working with the auditors during the audit. Prepare detailed schedules of account balances for internal or audit purposes
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance that may enhance the position

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of OMB Circular literature 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

Application Process:
To apply, candidates should 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

Coordinator of Clinical and Field Experiences - No longer accepting resumes

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.

Upward Bound Math Tutors - now accepting applications

The Lourdes University TRiO Upward Bound Program (UB) invites applicants for Math after-school tutoring positions in its Academic Year Program. Tutors will be expected to work at Waite High School three days a week (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday) from 3–5 p.m. Anticipated starting salary is $15–$18 per hour.

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.
  • Satisfy the University’s Criminal Background Check process.

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

EOE

Sisters Of St. Francis Of Sylvania, Ohio

Director of Congregational Advancement - Now Accepting Applications

The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, a religious congregation founded in 1916 and the sponsoring organization of The Sylvania Franciscan Village (comprised of the Sisters of St. Francis, Lourdes University and Sylvania Franciscan Health), invite applicants for the position of Director of Congregational Advancement. This is a full-time, exempt position.

The Director helps advance the vision and mission of the Sisters of St. Francis and therefore must have a thorough grasp of the Congregation’s charism, values, goals and priorities. The Director works collaboratively with a broad group of people who are involved in impacting the public face of the Congregation.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Promote and support the values of the Sisters of St. Francis, demonstrating behaviors of respect, involvement, teamwork and open and effective communication
  • Adhere to the Sisters of St. Francis policies, procedures and objectives
  • Participate with the Assistant Congregational Minister in working with the Communications and Marketing Team and establishing systems to maintain performance at optimum level, as well as oversee the work of the Team to insure the attainment of goals
  • Provide leadership, supervision, coordination and collaboration of advancement efforts in direct contributions, major gifts, estate planning, charitable gift annuities, trusts and endowments and foundation grants
  • Motivate and inspire others in a dynamic team environment, demonstrating a positive perspective on work and relationships
  • Build relationships with the Congregational Leadership, the Sisters, Sponsored Ministries, Volunteers, Community Partners and Donors
  • Oversee and help develop, implement and evaluate the policies that govern the advancement efforts and the administrative procedures that support the policies
  • Exhibit professional attitude in attire, workspace and interpersonal communications

Qualifications:

  • Active practicing Catholic required
  • Bachelor’s degree required; CFRE designation (or other comparable certification) preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in non-profit organization in a development role required
  • Willingness to approach role and tasks with a commitment to the mission, the charisma, the values and the goals of the Sylvania Franciscans
  •  Previous supervisory experience required
  •  Strong leadership skills and the ability to foster collaborative relationships
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

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 April 28, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

EOE