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

Faculty Positions

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology—No Longer 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 the position of Assistant or Associate 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 Fall, 2015.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area of psychology. Preference will be given to those with expertise in experimental areas although individuals with applied training and a strong scientific background will be considered. Must have a demonstrated ability to teach several of the following courses: general psychology, developmental psychology, statistics and experimental psychology. 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. Rank is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

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) resume@lourdes.edu.
EOE

Staff and Administrative Positions

Early Childhood Education Program Director—now accepting resumes

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites qualified applicants to apply for the Early Childhood Education Program Director.

The Director is a faculty member who provides academic and administrative leadership for the Early Childhood Education program. In addition to teaching classes and administrative responsibilities, the Director collaborates with department members to create, implement and maintain Department of Education policies. This is a full-time, eleven-month position.

Responsibilities

Academic Program Leadership and Administrative Responsibilities

  • Coordinates development and implementation of program offerings that meet state and national standards for approval and accreditation
  • Assures academic integrity of courses through assessment processed
  • Evaluates departmental course equivalencies for transfer credit
  • Proposes and manages the program budget
  • Participates in student recruitment, retention and enrollment management processes
  • Represents the program to both internal and external constituencies
  • Supports and promotes the integration of the University and Department Missions within the program
  • Carries out assignments and other responsibilities assigned by the chair of the Department of Education or the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services

Faculty Responsibilities

  • Teaches assigned credit hours per academic year
  • Advises Early Childhood Education students
  • Serves on department and institutional committees
  • Engages in teaching, scholarship and service appropriate for rank

Qualifications

  • Terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in Education or related field
  • Successful K-12 teaching or administrative experience at the Early Childhood level
  • Experience in higher education (program coordination) is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated successful teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to the rank
  • Experience in program review and assessment 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

Graduate Writing Tutor—now accepting resumes

The Academic Support Center at Lourdes University seeks a Graduate Writing Tutor.  Tutors will work no more than 19 hours per week during the academic year. 

The Graduate Writing Tutor will provide and help integrate effective learning and study strategies for their students, while simultaneously helping to clarify and reinforce course content, assignments, and material. This position provides academic support to students for developing their knowledge, skills, and confidence to become independent learners with respect to writing in all subjects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meets one-on-one or in a small-group to provide learning assistance to students from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds in their writing assignments at any stage in the writing process
  • Assesses students’ writing on a basis of higher order concerns to lower order concerns; provides feedback and methods of improvement using personal judgment based on student, teacher, and tutor desires
  • Serves as mentor for new tutors in both tutoring strategies and writing instruction
  • Maintains a weekly schedule of available hours in the Academic Support Center for student appointments
  • Keeps regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions using the TutorTrac software and/or relevant forms, including the creation of tutoring reports to show student learning, retention, and progress
  • Checks emails daily and arrives for scheduled tutoring appointments in a punctual manner
  • Logs in and out for each tutoring session using the TutorTrac system and assures that all students do the same
  • Conducts sessions in a professional manner and maintains confidentiality of student information
  • Attends and participates in mandatory tutor-training sessions as required by the Tutoring Coordinator
  • Works with students only in area of expertise
  • Takes on other duties as assigned by the Academic Support Center staff
  • Possesses good organizational and communication skills; communicates effectively/often with supervisory staff
  • Promotes and integrates the Franciscan values of community, learning, reverence, and service; fosters academic integrity and models appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty, and students

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Graduate degree preferred
  • Demonstrates strong writing background
  • Proficiency in APA, MLA, and/or Chicago styles of formatting/citation
  • Direct experience in tutoring or teaching is preferred
  • Proven track record of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and include three professional references.

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

EOE

Network Administrator—now accepting resumes

Lourdes University, a private, four-year institution of higher education located in Sylvania, Ohio, invites applicants for the position of Network Administrator.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, staff position.

As a key member of the Lourdes Information Technology department, this position is the sole subject matter expert for all wired and wireless networking.  The position is responsible for all aspects of network administration and support including routers, firewalls, switches, wireless and overall network security.   The Network Administrator is also responsible for all Linux server administration as well as serving as the backup for the server administrator.   The Network Administrator shares level 3 support responsibilities with the Server Administrator for servers, desktop systems, enterprise systems, communications hardware/software and office systems. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Administration of all wired and wireless networking for all Lourdes University buildings, including switch monitoring and configuration, wireless configuration and monitoring as well as firewall configuration and monitoring.
  • Ensures and monitors network system performance to maximize user availability.
  • Performs systems configuration/reconfiguration as needed to optimize network functioning.
  • Develops methods to enhance security and to minimize network attacks. Implements system policies to govern workstation and user rights/capabilities to enforce security procedures.
  • Monitors, verifies and maintains scheduled backups of all systems and data to ensure protection from malicious or inadvertent damage and/or destruction and the ability to recover all data in the event of a system failure.
  • Maintains network diagrams and documentation for all servers and network components and maintains the network configuration and/or procedure manual.
  • Updates skills and knowledge through various educational channels on an ongoing basis.
  • Rolls out hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources.  
  • Manages small to medium sized projects.
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research. 
  • Available for after-hour and weekend support as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs, monitors and maintains Linux OS servers.
  • Installs, monitors and maintains campus-wide security camera systems.
  • Assists in the design and management of the organization's contingency plan, business recovery and disaster recovery plans. Reviews, tests and helps plan and maintain updates of software for operating systems. Maintains a record of all installed software and current versions.
  • Supports, troubleshoots and repairs servers, network-attached storage and other devices.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Information Technology.
  • Writes or modifies basic scripts to resolve performance problems and automate systems administration tasks. 
  • Performs or assists in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems and  corrects the identified problems. 

Qualifications:
Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline preferred, along with supplemental courses in current technology.
  • Cisco Certification CCNA preferred.
  • CompTIA Network + required if no CCNA.

Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a network administrator in a medium size network.  Prior educational environment experience is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of IP networks, routing, switching and sub-netting.
  • Solid foundation with Cisco routing (BGP, EIGRP).
  • Has successfully performed packet capture analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining the following:
    • Cisco 3750, 3500, 2900 switches
    • Cisco router
    • Cisco ASA 5525, Cisco Any Connect and Clientless VPN
    • Cisco Wireless Lan Controller 5505 with Cisco 1142, 1242, 2602. 3702 access points
    • Cisco Prime, Identify Service Engine
    • Exinda traffic shaping device
  • Minimum of three years’ experience administrating VMware servers using Red Hat Linux, Microsoft and Oracle, along with printing and desktop technologies.
  • Extensive experience in recommending, configuring and installing hardware for new and existing desktop computers and servers. 
  • Demonstrated ability to support networked printers and copiers. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously. 
  • Be able to lift 75 lbs boxes for equipment tracking.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communications to effectively deal with all levels of management, staff, faculty and students. 

To apply, send letter of application, resume 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

Head Men’s Soccer Coach—position has been filled

Lourdes University, a private liberal arts institution offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, located in Sylvania, Ohio, continues to expand its Gray Wolves athletic program with the addition of Men’s Soccer, to begin play in the fall of the 2015-16 Academic year. We invite applications for a head coach for the inaugural season of our Women’s Soccer program. This is a full-time, 12–month, exempt position.

The Head Men’s Soccer Coach, under the supervision of the Director of Athletics, will develop, implement and supervise all components of the intercollegiate Men’s Soccer team.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and oversee each team in accordance with the expectations of the institution and the athletic director
  • Prepare budget for the team, with the approval of the Athletic Director
  • Recruit student athletes to participate in the Soccer program who meet the institution’s and the league’s (NAIA) criteria for intercollegiate eligibility
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA and the WHAC rules and regulations applicable to the sport of Soccer and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff
  • Create and implement team policies
  • Provide supervision, guidance and support to student athletes during games 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, games and conditioning, as well as schedule transportation for all related team travel
  • Work with the Sports Information Director in providing schedules, scores and statistics according to the conference Soccer 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

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 Women’s Soccer Coach—position has been filled

Lourdes University, a private liberal arts institution offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, located in Sylvania, Ohio, continues to expand its Gray Wolves athletic program with the addition of Women’s Soccer, to begin play in the fall of the 2015-16 Academic year.  We invite applications for a head coach for the inaugural season of our Women’s Soccer program.  This is a full-time, 12–month, exempt position.

The Head Women’s Soccer Coach, under the supervision of the Director of Athletics, will develop, implement and supervise all components of the intercollegiate Women’s Soccer team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and oversee each team in accordance with the expectations of the institution and the athletic director
  • Prepare budget for the team, with the approval of the Athletic Director
  • Recruit student athletes to participate in the Soccer program who meet the institution’s and the league’s (NAIA)  criteria for intercollegiate eligibility
  • Acquire a full understanding of the NAIA and the WHAC rules and regulations applicable to the sport of Soccer and ensure compliance by student athletes and program staff
  • Create and implement team policies
  • Provide supervision, guidance and support to student athletes during games 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, games and conditioning, as well as schedule transportation for all related team travel
  • Work with the Sports Information Director in providing schedules, scores and statistics according to the conference Soccer 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

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

Senior Administrative Assistant—position has been filled

Lourdes University, a 4-year private, liberal arts institution, invites applicants for the position of Senior Administrative Assistant. This is a full time, twelve month staff position.

This position will report directly to both the Vice-President of Enrollment and the Vice President for Mission and Ministry. The primary responsibility of the Senior Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support to the offices of both vice presidents.

The ideal candidate will possess at minimum an AA degree, extensive administrative support experience at the executive level, proficiency in all MS Office applications, including strong skills in Excel and presentation graphics. Candidate must demonstrate strong communication, leadership and organizational skills. Experience in higher education and with both Banner and Recruiter software preferred.

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

EOE