Job Opportunities

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 127 beautiful wooded acres in Sylvania, Ohio (10 miles west of Toledo). Please review available job opportunities below.

Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructors—Mathematics and Physical Science—now accepting resumes

Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Chemistry and Physical Science. A lecture instructor is needed beginning August 2015 to teach basic algebra and statistics courses. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and possess at least a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in mathematics or a closely-related field. An instructor with at least a Bachelor’s degree in physics is needed to teach physics laboratory beginning August 2015. Beginning January 2016, a lecture instructor is needed to teach a science course for education majors at the Tiffin location. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and possess at least a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate science field. 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

College of Nursing Faculty—now accepting resumes

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 2015 in the School of Nursing.

Teaching responsibilities include 12 credit hours per semester (fall & spring) in the BSN 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 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

Department Chair and Faculty Member College of Nursing—now accepting resumes

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

Nursing Department Adjunct Faculty/Teaching Assistants—now accepting resumes

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 2015 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. Areas of specialization include: Community Health, OB, Medical/Surgical, ICU, ER and Mental Health Nursing. 

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 Community Health, OB, Medical/Surgical, ICU, ER or Mental Health 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

Administrative Assistant for the Nursing Learning Laboratory—now accepting resumes

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant Nursing Learning Laboratory assists Learning Lab Director, Associate Coordinator, Graduate Nursing Administration, Faculty, Adjuncts, Teaching Assistants, Federal Work Study Students (FWS), and students and assists the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education in maintain efficient operation and organization of the laboratory.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all essential office support services for the Learning Lab including:
    • Maintains files
    • Drafts routine correspondence
    • Maintains lab activity calendar
    • Schedules room assignments
    • Requests and facilitate maintenance service and IT support
    • Facilitates equipment repair
    • Schedules meetings and facilitates communication, produces and distributes minutes
    • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies and selected nursing equipment
    • Posts lab hours, including any changes, on the lab website and within St. Joseph Hall
  • Consults with Lab Director regarding implementation of daily activities
  • Coordinates hiring, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of FWS students
  • Maintains payroll records for lab employees
  • Maintains budget records including purchase orders, invoices, line-item data entry and submits check requests
  • Serves as liaison for TutorTrac system
  • Utilizes Banner
  • Serves as resource contact for technical lab equipment
  • Oversees front desk duties
  • Works with video production, including but not limited to downloading, converting, editing, and creating CDs/DVDs

Additional Functions:

  • Assists the Lab Director in the purchasing, receiving, and maintaining records of supplies and equipment
  • Provides media access to faculty, maintains media records, and coordinates media distribution
  • Assists students and faculty in the use of multimedia learning resources
  • Orders, maintains, and distributes textbooks and desk copy books; maintains records
  • Coordinates and updates Survival Book and Nursing Learning Lab Sakai sites
  • Maintains and updates manuals for Administrative Assistant, FWS, and TutorTrac
  • Maintains task binder for FWS
  • Serves as liaison for uniform company and updates nursing student information on the web
  • Participates in simulation experiences
  • Assists with student orientation to lab and lab tours
  • Assists with renewal of Ohio Board of Pharmacy License for the lab
  • Renews annual TutorTrac License
  • Performs all other duties that may facilitate functions within the lab as assigned by the Lab Director and Graduate Nursing Administration

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate or bachelor degree preferred
  • Knowledge and proficiency of general office practices
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of video production and MovieMaker
  • Knowledge of digital photography
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills
  • Flexible Schedule
  • The ability to lift up to fifty pounds

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.

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

EOE

Admissions Coordinator —now accepting resumes

Lourdes University, a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in Sylvania, OH and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, invites applications for the position of Admissions Coordinator.  This entry-level position participates in all phases of the student recruitment process and reports directly to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.  This is a full-time, twelve-month exempt position.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate the mission of Lourdes University to prospective students, high school counselors, and the community
  • Represent Lourdes in assigned geographic regions for recruitment at high schools, college fairs, community events and churches
  • Exercise independent judgment to effectively develop a recruitment plan to enroll a specified number of students from a defined geographic territory
  • Independently identify high schools, churches and other organizations to visit during recruiting activities
  • Plan and implement on-campus and off-campus admissions programs
  • Conduct on-campus interviews with prospective students and their parents
  • Follow up on inquiry files through phone calls and other appropriate correspondence
  • Evaluate applicant files
  • Identify students through the recruitment process that will meet Lourdes’ admission criteria.  Exercise independent judgment when bringing students of question before the Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Plan and coordinate social media communications from the Office of Admissions
  • Plan and coordinate special projects that are a part of the overall strategic plan
  • Work closely with the Office of Student Financial Aid to provide students with accurate information and counseling concerning all aspects of the financial aid process
  • Contribute diligently each year in the development and/or revision of the University’s admission standards

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • One to three years in a related educational position and/or higher education preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in Spanish is desirable
  • A valid driver’s license with the ability and willingness to travel
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning abilities
  • Familiarity with PC applications, a CRM, and on-line technology
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
  • Desire to be actively involved with the campus community
  • A high degree of personal integrity and professionalism

Application Process:
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should send a confidential resume, cover letter, salary requirements and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.

EOE

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio

Maintenance Specialist II—now accepting resumes

General Summary:

In accordance with general directions and established procedures, performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance duties related to the operation, repair, testing, inspection, installation and preventive maintenance of equipment/machinery, appliances and building fixtures.  Performs duties of other Maintenance and Grounds positions as required.

Principles 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
  • Documents work assignments via completion of the Maintenance Service.  Requisition and/or other means as determined by management
  • Performs a variety of unskilled and skilled duties similar to the following:
    • Electrical: change lamps; replace cord plugs; work with 120-480V wiring; installing and repairing switches, receptacles, lighting, conduit, wiremold, etc; testing and repairing short circuits, basic to more complex wiring related to HVAC and controls
    • Plumbing: Repair/Install a wide variety of plumbing fixtures; steam, gas and water piping, water heaters. Unclog sewer drains, and related systems
    • Carpentry: install doors, walls, windows, etc.; cut/fit wood; hang drywall; install door locks
    • HVAC: inspect, maintain, repair boilers, cooling towers, furnaces, air conditioning, and related systems
    • Painting: including varnishing  and wood repair
    • Roofing: clean gutters, repair roofing systems and components, both temporary and permanent
    • Grounds: assist with all grounds related work, e.g. mowing, leaf removal, snow removal, etc.
    • Housekeeping: perform all associated Housekeeping duties
  • 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
  • Requisitions supplies/parts/tools as needed.  Exercises prudence in purchasing recommendations
  • Performs tasks in a safe manner.  Uses required personal protective equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must supply your own basic hand tools

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Working knowledge of at least two (2) main trade areas, e.g. electrical, plumbing and HVAC
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, e.g. OSHA, Right to Know, Confined Spaces, Hazardous Waste, IAQ, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, etc.
  • Ability to read/interpret electrical, plumbing and structural drawings and specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills necessary to access equipment repair/maintenance records

Minimum Level of Preparation and Training:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Vocational training in basic electrical, plumbing or carpentry required
  • Ability to obtain, within 12 months of employment and maintain thereafter, “Asbestos Hazard Abatement Worker” certification in accordance with 40 CFR part 763, Subpart E, Appendix C, EPA approved under section 206 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA 15 USC 2646)
  • Minimum of five (5) current, continuous years of demonstrated, related work experience
  • 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@lourdes.edu

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

EOE