Lourdes University

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

Coordinator of BSN Nursing Advising and Enrollment Management

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 BSN Nursing Advising and Enrollment Management. This is a full-time, twelve month, staff position within the College of Nursing. This individual also holds academic rank and teaches six (6) credits per academic year.

This person coordinates advising and enrollment management activities for the BSN nursing program. Collaborates with the Dean of the College of Nursing, providing continuous quality improvement in the areas of advising and enrollment management. This person maintains a close working relationship with the faculty of the College of Nursing, the Advising Center, the University Admissions office, Registrar, and Student Services personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops the advising, recruitment, and enrollment management plan for the College of Nursing BSN program in collaboration with the Dean, College of Nursing, the Chair of Undergraduate Nursing Studies, and the Associate Chair of Clinical Education.
  2. Provides oversight and evaluation of advising, recruitment and enrollment management activities for the BSN nursing program.
  3. Provides resources and consultation for faculty advisors.
  4. Provides advising to transfer students including the LPN-BSN students and RN -BSN students.
  5. Actively supports the College of Nursing BSN Admissions, Progression, and Graduation (APG) Committee. Manages the implementation of the competitive admission process to the Nursing Major for the basic prelicensure program according to the policies of the University and the direction of APG and the General Nursing Assembly.  Also assists the APG Committee in the preparation of student data for RN-BSN applicants to the BSN program.
  6. Assists with the development of BSN articulation agreements with other universities in collaboration with the Chairpersons for the Undergraduate and Graduate programs and Associate Chairperson and the College of Nursing BSN Curriculum Committee.
  7. Serves as a liaison to the community and other nursing programs. Plans, prepares, coordinates, attends as requested and documents recruitment events for a variety of venues including both internal and external to Lourdes University
  8. Actively participates and represents the College of Nursing as a member of Lourdes University Undergraduate Committees such as the Advisory Council or other appropriate committees and groups.
  9. Provides the Dean with input regarding annual budget planning related to advising, recruitment, and enrollment management.
  10. Develops, implements and evaluates academic BSN advising policies and procedures, forms, and files within the College of Nursing in consultation with the Dean, Chair and Associate Chair consistent with University policies and procedures.
  11. Provides consultation and information to faculty and the BSN Admissions, Progression (APG) and Graduation committee, the faculty, the BSN Chair and the Dean for student retention.  Tracks students’ academic progress and reports to APG and the Chair. Assures follow-up of prospective students and students who have stopped out of the program.
  12. Conducts advising appointments with transfer students and newly admitted BSN students interested in and enrolled in the nursing program.
  13. Collaborates with the BSN Chairpersons to finalize the academic schedule to meet the needs of students, faculty, and other departments.
  14. Assures that credit evaluations for all BSN transfer students entering the program are completed and accurate.  This includes pre-requisite general education and nursing courses taken at the collegiate level.
  15. Provides final degree audit of all graduating BSN students, which includes but is not limited to; the review of any course transfers, verification of course hour completion to assure meeting the 125-hour requirement- which includes the core general education requisites, additionally verifies that the 2.5 GPA for Lourdes University has been met and the required 2.5 GPA was achieved in the student’s nursing coursework.
  16. Collaborates with APG and the Assistant to the Dean to maintain an enrollment database and produce report data as requested by the Dean, Chairperson and Associate Chairperson.
  17. Collaborates with other Lourdes University academic and non-academic departments and faculty to maintain an effective advising system.
  18. Initiates and maintains individual College of Nursing student files in accordance with the College of Nursing and University records policies.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintains a Nursing Advising Resource Guide current with College of Nursing and University policies.
  2. Participates in General Nursing Assembly (GNA) meetings as a resource for BSN advising and enrollment related issues.
  3. Assists with coordination and planning for College of Nursing involvement in Lourdes University events such as student orientation, nursing convocation, campus wide meetings, and other meetings as appropriate.
  4. Acts as a resource to faculty in their role as advisors to students.
  5. Other duties deemed appropriate by the Dean of the College of Nursing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current and valid Registered Nurse license in the state of Ohio with a minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing, a Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of 3 years of experience in practice and/or education with administrative experience preferred.
  3. Skills in leadership, public speaking, interviewing, guidance, collaboration, organization, information systems, and enrollment management.
  4. Computer literacy.

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

 

Director of Nursing Learning Laboratory

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 Director of Nursing Learning Laboratory.

The College of Nursing Director of the Learning Laboratory is responsible for maintaining efficient organization and operation of the laboratory and its use by Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty, Adjuncts, teaching assistants, and students in the laboratory setting. This is a 10-month, full-time, staff position within the College of Nursing. This individual also holds academic rank and teaches six (6) credits per academic year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assure the resources are available to guide graduate and undergraduate student practice of clinical nursing skills providing supportive and corrective feedback.
  2. Manages access for all nursing students to equipment and supplies for independent practice of clinical skills.
  3. Coordinates the lab instruction schedule for the per-diem Teaching Assistants.
  4. Oversees room scheduling for all lab classes, practice, competencies, and simulation.
  5. Monitors the set-up of equipment and supplies for Learning Lab classes and skills practice for undergraduate and graduate students.
  6. Manages inventory of lab equipment and supplies in collaboration with the Associate Lab Coordinator.
  7. Coordinates the development and implementation of Nursing Learning Lab Guidelines in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education and Nurse Anesthetist Administration.
  8. Assures orientation and training of new lab staff.
  9. Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to the Learning Laboratory ; and assuring policy and procedure compliance to ensure the safe and appropriate use of all Learning Laboratory resources in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education.
  10. Explores and negotiates opportunities for simulation learning experiences in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education.
  11. Assists the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education with the preparation and supervision of the College of Nursing budget as related to the Learning Lab.
  12. Hire and supervise Learning Lab Teaching Assistants and Work Study Students in collaboration with the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Clinical Education.
  13. Conduct yearly evaluations of Learning Lab Teaching Assistants and administrative assistant.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Review, update, and utilize  clinical course notebooks as a resource for lab classes, practice, and competencies in collaboration with the Associate Lab Coordinator.
  2. Assist students and faculty in the use of multimedia learning resources.
  3. Utilize Tutor Trac.
  4. Serve as an ex officio member of a Lourdes University Committee, a College of Nursing Committee, and GNA.
  5. All other duties that may facilitate functions within the Nursing Learning Laboratory as assigned by the Associate Chair Undergraduate Clinical Education and Nurse Anesthetist Administration.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Completion of an approved professional nursing education program.
  2. Experience for at least two years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.
  3. A master degree preferred or enrollment in graduate level coursework.
  4. Current valid licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio.
  5. Experience with simulation and the technology found in learning labs.

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 an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Physical Science. A lecture instructor is needed beginning January 2018 to teach an integrated science course for Education majors in Sylvania. 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.

Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Physical Science. A lab instructor is needed beginning January 2018 to teach an introductory general, organic, and biological chemistry lab course for allied health students in Sylvania. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a related science.

To apply, send cover letter, vitae and three letters of reference (all in MS Word 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 2018 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. MSN or graduate degree in Nursing will earn $45 an hour and $35 an hour for a BSN degree.

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.

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

DIRECTOR OF RESIDENCE LIFE AND COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Overview: Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies.  In support of this mission Lourdes University nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential; commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions; provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning; and, fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service.

Lourdes University invites applicants for the Director of Residential Life and Community Standards. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director will be responsible for the overall management of the on-campus community living environments including 8-apartment style residence hall and overseeing implementation of department goals in pursuit of the mission of the University.

The Director also leads the community standards efforts, implementing effective student judicial services supporting the commitment to providing a safe, secure, and respectful educational environment.  The Director will also work closely with Title IX officer to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws.

To perform the job successfully, the Director of Residential Life and Community Standards should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • An understanding of how to promote student learning and academic success in a residential life environment
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Sensitivity to individual differences and an interest and enthusiasm for working with students
  • Ability to assist appropriately with matters involving student conduct and Title IX
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Residence Life

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate educational, social, cultural, co-curricular programming for resident students
  • Prepare budgets and monitor expenditures for all programs and ensure proper and timely record keeping
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of training and policy/procedures/protocols, manuals, handbooks, etc.
  • Respond as necessary to immediate, on-campus residential issues, (floods, power outages, severe student behavioral problems, etc.)
  • Coordinate summer conference/ and special event housing
  • Work with CFO to negotiate financial agreements with outside venders for materials
  • Work collaboratively with university staff/administration members (faculty, residential life staff, campus security staff, etc.) for the well-being of students
  • Build an effective staff team responsible for creating strong, healthy, diverse on-campus communities
  • Assist with student staff recruitment, selection, and training
  • Supervise Resident Assistants, Resident Directors, and Graduate Assistants, supporting their development as peer mentors and paraprofessionals; serve as a role model and resource to them, provide mentoring, feedback and evaluation
  • Maintains all residential student records
  • Provide timely, accurate, and candid information on significant incidents/issues to Residential Life staff
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Community Standards

  • Review and evaluate the Community Standards process on a continuous basis to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Select and train community members for the Community Standards hearing panels
  • Evaluate incident reports pertaining to students to determine if a Community Standards case is required and if so, to follow through on the Community Standards process
  • Assign sanctions to students found responsible for Community Standards violations
  • Follow through to ensure sanctioned students complete required sanctions

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree, College Student Personnel, Education, or a related field required
  • Progressive experience in managing overall operations of residential life and housing, including policy development, marketing, managing staff, budgeting, software, damage assessments, safety, etc.
  • Professional experience with progressively increasing administrative responsibilities in student affairs at a high management level
  • Experience with student conduct and Title IX
  • Experience managing residence life educational programs
  • Experience in student living-learning communities and assessment

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references (all in MS Word or PDF format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.

EOE

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Overview: Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies.  In support of this mission Lourdes University nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential; commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions; provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning; and, fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service.

Lourdes University is currently searching for an Admissions Counselor.  This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and participates in all phases of the student recruitment process, including working evening and weekends.

To perform the job successfully, the Admissions Counselor should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ability to effectively and accurately communicate in a broad variety of circumstances.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Good judgement
  • Excellent planning and program development skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Admissions Counselor:

  • 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 and effectively develop a recruitment plan to enroll a specified number of students from a defined geographic territory.
  • Assist to identify high schools, churches and other organizations to visit during recruiting activities.
  • Plan and implement on-campus and off-campus admissions programs.
  • Conduct 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 Admissions Review Committee.
  • 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 each year in the development and/or revision of the University’s admission standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a related educational position, 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.

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

EOE

Assistant Cheerleading Coach

Overview: Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies.  In support of this mission Lourdes University nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential; commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions; provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning; and, fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service.

Lourdes University is currently inviting applications for an Assistant Cheerleading Coach.  This is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly 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:

  • Assist and support the Head Cheer and Dance Coach as needed
  • Lead sideline team in development and carrying out of sideline chants, dances, halftime performances, basket, and stunts for game day appearances
  • Attend all game day events
  • Recruit students for participation
  • Help coordinate off-campus performances/appearances
  • Assist with youth game day camp
  • Travel to all competitions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree highly desirable
  • Must demonstrate good communication skills and a high degree of professional integrity

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

 

ASSISTANT SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR

Overview: Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies.  In support of this mission Lourdes University nurtures a diverse community that supports students in fulfilling their potential; commits to the engagement of faith and reason, inspired by our Catholic and Franciscan intellectual traditions; provides a holistic, student-centered education, rooted in the liberal arts that prepares individuals for meaningful careers and lifelong learning; and, fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, care for all of creation, and a commitment to community service.

Lourdes University is currently searching for an Assistant Sports Information Director for its 19 varsity athletic programs.  This position reports to the Sports Information Director. and be familiar with a variety of intercollegiate athletics.

Description:  The Assistant Sports Information Director assists the Sports Information Director (SID) with a variety of communications and programs to further the development of the Lourdes Athletic Program.  This position is a full-time,10-month position, August through May.  The position typically requires daytime office hours during the week as well as evening and weekend hours, and reports to the SID.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, the Assistant Sports Information Director should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong photography and videotaping skills
  • Proven ability working with media representatives
  • Knowledge of a variety competitive college-level athletics
  • Demonstrated proficiency in social media and computer software skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Athletic Director:

  • Supporting sports media relations internally and externally on a local, regional and national scale
  • Assist the SID in establishing and maintaining communication with the NAIA and other Sports Information Officers at member institutions
  • Helping build relationships and support Lourdes’ athletic teams and coaches
  • Increase public awareness and generate special interest stories of the college’s intercollegiate athletics program through media contacts, publications and social media
  • Assisting with keeping and preparing athletic event and player statistics.
  • Preparing news releases for athletic-related stories, including for Lourdes’ athletes’ hometown publications
  • Assist with obtaining photographs, videos, and interviews for home sporting event
  • Assist with updating athletics web pages with the latest scores and information, and updating information for social media outlets
  • Identifying sports media outlets that Lourdes should utilize to reach targeted audiences
  • Contribute new ideas and programs to enhance the athletics department
  • Attending meetings and conferences as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, or related field preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of under/post graduate experience in a sports information/athletic communications office
  • Demonstrated experience in updating web pages, taking photographs, and videotaping
  • Experience working with Adobe (InDesign/Photoshop), Stat Crew (Baseball/Softball; Basketball; Lacrosse; Soccer; Volleyball), and Microsoft office (Word, Excel)
  • Proficient in traditional and social media skills
  • Video knowledge is a plus

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three writing examples (all in MS Word or pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu

 

EOE

 

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Lourdes University, rooted in Catholic and Franciscan traditions, provides a values-centered education that enriches lives and advances academic excellence through the integration of the liberal arts and professional studies. Our diverse community combines faith with reason to develop whole persons of integrity, equipped for a life of service to society.

From its establishment in 1958 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Lourdes University has provided an excellent Catholic and Franciscan education. Now a campus of 1,350 students, Lourdes offers 44 programs at the Associates, Bachelors, Masters Doctoral level to students from 34 states and 8 countries.

The University seeks a broadly experienced Vice President for Finance and Administration who will serve as its Chief Financial Officer.  A member of the President’s cabinet, the successful candidate will be charged primarily with facilitating the fiscal management of the University, encompassing a variety of areas.  The portfolio includes Accounting, Finance, Contracted Services, Human Resources, Facilities and Grounds, Health Services, Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Facility rentals. Some of these areas are managed in collaboration with the office of Student Development.

Primary responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Managing the fiscal resources of the university toward the accomplishment of strategic goals.
  • Establishing financial goals and benchmarks and working with the cabinet to ensure that they are achieved
  • Ensuring proper allocation of resources, proper reporting, and documentation of financial matters.
  • Coordinating, developing, recommending, and implementing financial and business policies and procedures.
  • Treasury management, including insuring the proper receipt, custody and disbursement of university funds.
  • Providing facilitation, oversight and coordination of the university’s capital and operational  budget process
  • Production of annual financial reports, 990 & 990T, general accounting, payroll,
  • Oversight of bond financing issues and covenants, investment management, purchasing and inventory control.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and operation of buildings and grounds, sharing management with the Sisters of St. Francis.
  • Reviewing. communicating and coordinating the development and implementation of human resources policies
  • Supervising and deploying best practices in the areas of risk management and insurance.
  • Serves as a University staff resource to the Board of Trustees’ Assets Committee

Committee and community expectations

  • Member of both the President’s Cabinet and the Extended President’s Cabinet
  • Chair of the University Budget Committee
  • Serves on the Sisters of St. Francis Lay Employee Pension Plan Committee, Facilities and Grounds Committee, and Safety Committee.
  • Serves as a spokesperson and representative of the university at the direction of the president.
  • Participates, as appropriate, on local and community committees and boards.

The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • An MBA, CPA or CMA is highly preferred.
  • Considerable experience in fiscal management of a large organization, preferably in a higher education setting.
  • Technical knowledge and skills related to financial system and reporting technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform modeling and projections
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of contemporary management techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written form, with all sectors of the campus and community.
  • Background in property management and project coordination required.
  • Exemplary leadership and interpersonal skills necessary.
  • Ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, Board of Trustees, local and state governmental agencies, state legislators, and civic organizations.

The firm of CFO Colleague is providing search assistance for the University in securing qualified candidates.  Those interested should send a resume and cover letter via email to Mr. Greg Rodden (Greg@cfocolleague.com)

Lourdes University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other legally protected category in its programs and activities.  Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Residence Life Area Coordinator

The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time professional within the Department of Residence Life, at Lourdes University.  This live-in position includes an apartment and board plan. The Area Coordinator is responsible for selecting, supervising, and training residence assistants, managing initiatives, collaborating with campus offices/departments, and advising hall councils. AC’s facilitate and develop a nurturing residential community and must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.  This position will also require supporting summer residents, camps and conference management.

This position requires a Master’s degree, preferably in College Student Personnel or a related field. The ideal candidate should also have previous leadership experience working in Residence Life at an institution of higher education.

Student Development Educator

  • Lead residence operations in a way that creates and maintains a positive, multicultural, learner-centered community. Promote, encourage and reward student learning, academic success and co-curricular participation.
  • Foster an atmosphere of respect for individual differences and community values.
  • Advise and support residence hall student groups, including hall councils.
  • Encourage student safety and security.
  • Communicate and promote University policies and procedures including the Residential and Student Handbooks. Act as hearing officer for student conduct process.
  • Hall Council
    • Actively advise Hall Council and Executive Board.
    • Provide training and resource information to staff and Hall Council leaders (Executive Board) in program development and implementation.
    • Attend all Hall Council meetings, providing direction and information on University policies and procedures.
    • Encourage maximum participation of residents in Hall Council meetings and hall programs.

Supervision and Staff Development

  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate at least 14 paraprofessional student staff in residence halls housing approximately 455 residents.
  • Coordinate ongoing staff training through team building activities, professional development workshops and other programs.
  • Coordinate weekly staff meetings that update and reinforce training objectives and intentionally focus on individual and staff development.

Administration

  • Manage or co-manage student residence halls housing approximately 455 residents, collaborating with facilities services, dining services, and information technology.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Residence Life Staff to open and close the halls.
  • Responsible for a programming and training budget.
  • Participate in departmental and division-wide committees.
  • Participate and/or lead weekly meetings including building, residence staff, leadership team and one-on-one meetings with supervisor.
  • Prepare periodic and annual reports.
  • Provide resources and referrals to students and family members who have questions that may be personal and/or academic in nature.
  • Maintain occupancy/roster and maintain key control/inventory.

Crisis Response

  • Participate in a rotating duty schedule, providing on-call/on-duty emergency and crisis response for students and family members for an area that houses approximately 300 students.

Counseling/Discipline

  • Follow up on all major discipline in an educational and timely manner with appropriate documentation: conduct discipline meetings, initiate discipline letters and referrals.
  • Refer all counseling concerns to appropriate resources and maintain thorough documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with the Dean of Students Office
  • Engage supporting family members in creating success for students

Facilities Management

  • Communicate with maintenance and immediate supervisor on building needs and preventive maintenance projects.
  • Initiate/Generate service requisitions.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with facilities staff and other facilities management personnel.

Continuous Improvement

  • Utilize benchmarking surveys to lead evidence-based enhancements in the development of community, programming, facilities, wellness and support services for students, the department and self.
  • Support department, division and University strategic planning initiatives.

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

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

 

Housekeeper Third Shift

“Called like Francis of Assisi to live the Gospel in joyful servanthood among all people, the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, as messengers of peace, commit themselves to works that reverence human dignity, embrace the poor and marginalized, and respect the gift of all creation.” Mission Statement of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania

The Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio are Third Order Regular Franciscans, living in community as vowed religious according to the spirit and example of Francis of Assisi. As women of peace and seekers of justice, we are committed to serving God’s people through diverse ministries in 16 Dioceses in eight states and the island of Haiti.

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Housekeeper to perform a variety of daily/routine and periodic cleaning tasks within assigned work areas Monday through Friday from 10:30 pm until 7:00 am.  This position follows established procedures, which result in a clean, healthy and safe work and community environment.

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.
  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 cleaning tasks to maintain the cleanliness and functionality of assigned work areas.
  5. Reports observed facility and/or equipment repair needs and/or corrects when appropriate.
  6. Properly maintains and uses assigned equipment in a safe, appropriate manner.  Maintains work areas, equipment and facilities in a clean, orderly condition.  Requisitions supplies as needed.
  7. Performs tasks in a safe manner.  Uses required personal protective equipment.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Ability to understand and follow written and oral work instructions.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of basic math necessary for proper dilution of cleaning chemicals.
  3. Mechanical aptitude necessary to operate powered housekeeping equipment.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Various housekeeping equipment, e.g., carpet and wet vacuums, floor scrubbers, dust/wet mops, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Continuous standing, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching and kneeling.
  2. Ability to lift objects up to 30 pounds, e.g., trash liners, soiled/clean linen containers, mop pails, etc..
  3. Ability to climb ladders.
  4. Use of commercial cleaning chemicals with associated odors and hazards.

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  1. High school diploma or G.E.D.
  2. One to two (1-2) years of demonstrated, related work experience.

Submit resume & cover letter in MS Word or PDF format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 08/24/18. EOE.

 

Grounds Technician I

“Called like Francis of Assisi to live the Gospel in joyful servanthood among all people, the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, as messengers of peace, commit themselves to works that reverence human dignity, embrace the poor and marginalized, and respect the gift of all creation.” Mission Statement of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania

The Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio are Third Order Regular Franciscans, living in community as vowed religious according to the spirit and example of Francis of Assisi. As women of peace and seekers of justice, we are committed to serving God’s people through diverse ministries in 16 Dioceses in eight states and the island of Haiti.

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Grounds Technician to perform a variety of tasks related to the landscaping, maintenance and upkeep of several areas of the Lourdes campus grounds.  This position is also expected to promote the values of the Sisters of St. Francis by demonstrating behaviors and communication supportive of a commitment to reverence, service and stewardship, including respect, teamwork, open and effective communication, and efficient and effective resource use.

Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Grounds, the Grounds Technician I performs a variety tasks for landscaping upkeep and maintenance, plus other tasks as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Ability to read and understand and follow work instructions, either written or oral.
  2. Basic math ability necessary for measuring and calculating applications.
  3. Mechanical aptitude necessary for maintenance and use of landscaping equipment and hand tools.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Regular standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, reaching and kneeling.
  2. Ability to lift objects up to 70 pounds.
  3. Sometimes extreme conditions in hot or cold temperatures and/or precipitation.
  4. Use of chemicals with associated odors and hazards.
  5. Flexibility regarding work hours and schedule.

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  1. High school diploma or G.E.D.
  2. Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Sisters of St. Francis.
  3. Two years of demonstrated reliable work experience.

2-year college degree or equivalent certification and/or training in related studies helpful.

Submit resume, cover letter, & three professional references in MS Word format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 08/24/18. EOE.

 

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE

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