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 click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Please review available job opportunities below.

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FACULTY POSITIONS

Nurse Anesthesia Faculty

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 position of Nurse Anesthesia Faculty.  This is a full-time faculty position.

The Nurse Anesthesia faculty member is a full-time member of the Lourdes University College of Nursing faculty with all the rights and responsibilities of a faculty appointment. The Dean of the College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, will assign appointment contracts and teaching responsibilities.  Selected responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:

Fulfillment of Role of Faculty

  1. Engages in teaching, scholarship, and service.
  2. Teaching workload is assigned by the Dean of the College of Nursing in collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  3. Engages in professional development:
  • Maintains certification.
  • Has current membership in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).
  • Attends appropriate departmental, university and professional meetings.
  • Keeps current with anesthesia literature.
  • Participates in the administration of anesthesia.

       4. Collaborates with the lab leadership regarding needs of the anesthesia lab.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • A graduate of an accredited program of nurse anesthesia.
  • Hold a doctoral
  • Hold a valid, unencumbered, current RN license and appropriate credentials (certificate of authority and certification as a CRNA) to practice in Ohio.
  • Maintain certification in ACLS, BLS, and PALS.
  • Experience of at least five years in the practice of nursing as a CRNA.
  • Current knowledge and at least two years of experience in curriculum development, testing and implementation of a CRNA Program.
  • Professional membership in the AANA.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong, demonstrated commitment to students, mentoring, and learning.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, in order to accommodate student and program needs.
  • Exceptional responsiveness with strong follow-up and follow-through.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, demands, and stakeholder needs.
  • Strong collaboration and team orientation.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to demonstrate the desirable behaviors for student, faculty, and program success.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Nursing, Part Time Instructors

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 a part-time 9 month faculty Instructor/Associate Professor/Professor in the College of Nursing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Selects, plans, organizes, and implements learning experiences in assigned courses which will assist students to meet course and program objectives.
  • Integrates content from related course work into nursing content.
  • Collaborates with clinical agency as needed.
  • Consistently model professional behavior
  • Evaluates students based on course objectives, identifies strengths and areas needing improvement, and facilitates development of strategies for improvement including remediation
  • Participates in channels of communication designed to provide student opportunity to contribute to program development, implementations, evaluation, and revision
  • Maintains records of course materials as directed
  • Provides leadership and organizational accountability as assigned.
  • In collaboration with all semester faculty, assure integration of didactic course content with clinical site experiences within a given semester.

Nursing Faculty Responsibilities

  • Participates in departmental committees, faculty meetings, and workshops/in-services; takes minutes as requested.
  • Contributes to the development, evaluation, and revision of curricular materials utilizing the conceptual framework, the curriculum plan, and each faculty member’s specialization in nursing.
  • Contributes to the development and revision of student policies in relation to admission, evaluation, progression, and graduation.
  • Assists in the development of the College of Nursing Strategic Plan
  • Acts in accord with professional ethical standards.
  • Serves on Ad Hoc Committees of the faculty as these become necessary.
  • Accepts leadership responsibilities within the University
  • Participates as a member of two standing department committees.
  • Serves as Semester Coordinator when requested
  • Maintains Lourdes e-mail correspondence during periods of time when not in office

Professional Development

  • Maintains competence in nursing area of specialization.
  • Participates in opportunities to improve and update knowledge of teaching content and teaching skills.
  • Maintains current knowledge of activities and issues related to nursing education and the profession.
  • Participates in scholarly, grant and/or research activities within the University and/or community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current and valid Registered Nurse license in the state of Ohio.
  • A Master’s degree in Nursing is required. A Doctoral degree in Nursing or a closely related field is preferred.
  • One year teaching experience in a baccalaureate program of nursing preferred.
  • Two years clinical experience as Registered Nurse is required
  • Certification desirable.
  • Maintains current College of Nursing Health and Professional Requirements.

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

EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Nurse Anesthesia Program 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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 position of Nurse Anesthesia Program Director.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, faculty position.

The Nurse Anesthesia Program Director is a full-time member of the Lourdes University College School of Nursing faculty with all the rights and responsibilities of a faculty appointment.  This position reports directly to the Dean of the College of Nursing. The Nurse Anesthesia Program Director is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of curriculum and program development, implementation, and evaluation of the Nurse Anesthesia Program.  This person is responsible for community outreach to clinical agencies in the negotiation of contracts for student clinical placement and the recruitment of potential candidates to participate in the Nurse Anesthesia program.  Additionally, the Nurse Anesthesia Program Director is a member of the graduate faculty.  The Dean of the College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, will assign appointment contracts and teaching responsibilities.  Selected responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:   

Academic Program Leadership

1.     Assures the development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum of study leading to a Master of Science in Nursing degree with a concentration in nurse anesthesia:

  • Assumes overall responsibility for meeting the Nurse Anesthesia program purpose, objectives and goals.
  • Prepares the schedule of Nurse Anesthesia program classes and assignment of teaching responsibilities.
  • Reviews the quality of the curriculum with faculty, students and other stakeholders.
  • Assures the acquisition of library and other educational resources needed for the effective implementation of the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
  • Completes program evaluation and assessment reports  and communicates findings to the Dean of the College of Nursing, the Graduate Executive Council, General Nursing Assembly, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs, as appropriate.
  • Analyzes the overall effectiveness of the Nurse Anesthesia program faculty teaching and clinical agency evaluation as appropriate.
  • Continues to develop Doctorate of Nursing Practice program according to regulatory and accreditation standards.

2.   Following the College and Graduate School policies and procedures, establishes criteria for student   registered nurse anesthetists (SRNA) admissions, academic progress and graduation by:

  • Supervising the process of student recruitment and selection committee.
  • Providing information to students regarding the policies and procedures of the College and program.
  • Serving as advisor for students in the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
  • Periodic review of policies and procedures.
  • Reviews all candidate applications for the Nurse Anesthesia program and works with candidates for transcript review and all other enrollment requirements.
  • Develops individual program pathways the Nurse Anesthesia Program track students.
  • Assures maintenance of the Nurse Anesthesia Program student records, including academic, health and professional, and other relevant databases.

3.  Serves as mentor to students and graduate faculty in the research/scholarship process.  In addition, provides information and resources for students entering or advancing in the profession.

4.   Convenes and facilitates meetings with MSN program faculty and the Dean of the College of Nursing.

Administrative Responsibilities

1.       Collaborates with the Dean of the College of Nursing in the development and implementation of the Nurse Anesthesia Program budget to maintain adequate resources.

2.       Serves on: 1) Nurse Anesthesia Program Committees, 2) General Nursing Committee 3) Administrative Committee, 4) College of Nursing Committee(s) and University wide committee(s), and the Graduate Executive Council (GEC) as appropriate.

3.       Directs the collection and storage of Nurse Anesthesia program documents and course materials, i.e. course notebooks, sample papers, class lists, syllabi, etc.

4.   Supervises hiring process of Nurse Anesthesia Program adjunct faculty and coordinates orientation of new faculty members to the Nurse Anesthesia program.

5.       Assists the Dean of the College of Nursing and the Director of the MSN Program to secure and maintain appropriate program accreditation for the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

6.       Prepares regular reports of program progress to internal and external stakeholders. Collaborates with other university departments to apply for outside funding opportunities.

7.       Submits Graduate Curriculum and Policy (GCAP) applications as appropriate to the Graduate Executive Council.

8.       Collaborates with the Director of Graduate Admissions regarding graduate school issues and policies.

9.       Supervises Nurse Anesthesia Program Assessment process.

Fulfillment of Role of Faculty

1.    Engages in teaching, scholarship, and service.

2.    Teaching workload is assigned by the Dean of the College of Nursing in collaboration with the Provost.

3.    Engages in professional development:

  • Maintains certification.
  • Has current membership in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).
  • Attends appropriate departmental, university and professional meetings.
  • Keeps current with anesthesia literature.
  • Participates in the administration of anesthesia.

4.       Collaborates with the lab leadership regarding needs of the anesthesia lab.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • A graduate of an accredited program of nurse anesthesia.
  • Hold a doctoral degree.
  • Hold a valid, unencumbered, current RN license and appropriate credentials (certificate of authority and certification as a CRNA) to practice in Ohio.
  • Maintain certification in ACLS, BLS, and PALS.
  • Experience of at least five years in the practice of nursing as a CRNA.
  • Current knowledge and at least two years of experience in curriculum development, testing and implementation of a CRNA Program.
  • Professional membership in the AANA.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong, demonstrated commitment to students, mentoring, and learning.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, in order to accommodate student and program needs.
  • Exceptional responsiveness with strong follow-up and follow-through.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, demands, and stakeholder needs.
  • Strong collaboration and team orientation.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to demonstrate the desirable behaviors for student, faculty, and program success.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Field Education 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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 invites applicants for the Field Education Director position. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position, and provides academic and administrative leadership to the Field Education sequence within the undergraduate program of the Department of Social Work.  The Director is responsible for the effective functioning of Field Education and for the implementation of Department of Social Work policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides vision and leadership to the Social Work Department’s Field Education Program; collaborates and consults with the Social Work Department Chair and social work faculty.
  • Responsible for 12 credit hours of Field Education per student within the required social work curricula.
  • Responsible for 6 credit hours of teaching in the undergraduate social work program (2 courses) in fall and spring semester.
  • Responsible for academic advising of social work students.
  • Provides leadership in the recruitment, development and approval of Field Education sites, and promotes and maintains strong working relationships with the professional social work community.
  • Maintains and updates Field Education Manual and related materials.
  • Provides regular programs of orientation and training to Field Education agencies and Field Instructors for the purpose of enhancing the quality of student supervision and learning experiences.
  • Makes at least two visits to each assigned field agency/site during the academic year.
  • Remains informed about changes in the field sites that may affect the integrity and intent of the Field Education assignments of students and the BSW program.
  • Clarifies and supports the Field Instructor requirements and expectations for supervision and evaluation of each student.
  • Develops and maintains a data management system to effectively store information regarding Field Education functions and to support program assessment strategies.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports consistent with CSWE Educational and Accreditation Standards; participates in Social Work Department’s efforts to maintain accreditation status.
  • Effectively represents the Department’s Field Education program to the local and regional community.
  • Makes contributions to the social work knowledge base at the local, state and national levels.
  • Duties and responsibilities of this job may be reassigned at any time.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists department in development of program and operations of Social Work Program.
  • Where appropriate, coordinates and participates in specific programs with community agencies.
  • Carries out assignments or other responsibilities assigned by the Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Terminal degree in Social Work or related field preferred.  MSW with a minimum of two years post-MSW experience required.
  • Social Work license at the state level.
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership and management in social work field education, field instruction and supervision of students in field placements.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of accredited programs and research skill related to program evaluation.
  • Strong teaching ability.

To apply, submit the Lourdes Application for Employment. send a cover letter, CV or resume, salary requirements, 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

Adjunct Faculty

Lourdes University, a private institution of higher education offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, invites applicants for the 2019-2020 academic year for Adjunct Faculty positions in the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Communications
  • English Composition
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Business Law or Legal
  • Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources

Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and possess a Master’s degree in the selected discipline.  Experience as an educator in an academic setting is helpful. To apply, submit Lourdes Application for Employment, along with a cover letter, and vitae (all in MS Word format only) to: resume@lourdes.edu.

EOE

Adjunct Faculty, Art History

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 adjunct faculty position for teaching college-level Art History courses, typically one per semester.  This position includes survey courses as well as global areas.  The topic for the Spring 2019 semester is “World Architecture”.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Deliver classroom instruction that ensures the curriculum design is consistent with best practices and industry standards
  • Present a dynamic classroom presence and be versed in multimodal teaching
  • Assist with assessment

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work with traditional-aged students and adult learners who are working while pursuing their studies
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and/or demonstrated experience in a related professional role

JOB TYPE

  • Adjunct Faculty

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in Art History preferred, ABD and MA candidates also welcome
  • Minimum of 18 graduate hours in art history coursework
  • Experience teaching at the college level

To apply, please email a letter of interest, CV, and the names of three references to Erin Palmer Szavuly at ESzavuly@lourdes.edu, or mail to Lourdes University, Attn: Erin Palmer Szavuly, Department of Art, 6385 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, OH  43560.

EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  This education 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’s College of Nursing invites applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing. This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty position beginning in the Spring Semester, 2019. Faculty load is four courses per semester in an online academic format.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach graduate courses in Nursing in the DNP and MSN Programs.
  • Present a dynamic classroom presence and be versed in multimodal teaching.
  • Participate in student recruitment and retention efforts
  • Manage curriculum development, assessment, supervision of internships and/or capstone projects
  • Provide academic advising and participate in at least one faculty and/or university committee.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work with adult learners who are working while pursuing their studies.
  • Ability to demonstrate dedication to the mission of Lourdes University
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and potential for significant scholarship and/or demonstrated experience in a professional role.

JOB TYPE

  • Full-time, nine-month, faculty, exempt

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate, either PhD or DNP, along with Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP or AGNP) (A.B.D. candidates who complete their dissertation by January 2019 will also be considered)
  • Three or more years of clinical practice experience required. Experience in a higher education faculty role and instructing in a DNP program strongly preferred.
  • Unencumbered Ohio RN license.

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and three professional references (all in MS Word or pdf. format only) to resume@lourdes.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

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

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Vice President of Enrollment

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 a Vice President of Enrollment to provide leadership in planning, developing, executing and assessing the enrollment management plan for the University. Enrollment Management oversees undergraduate, graduate and CBE admission; retention; and financial aid.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of an aggressive and comprehensive strategic enrollment management plan designed to attract, admit and retain successful Lourdes University students.  Plan includes enrollment goals and strategies to achieve them.
  • Maintains and inspires a motivated team of individuals in the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and Retention.  Responsible for hiring, training, performance review and supporting professional development of staff.
  • Inspires a university wide commitment to meeting enrollment goals. Works collaboratively campus-wide with faculty, coaches, and staff to achieve enrollment goals. Works closely with the Director of Academic Success to achieve retention goals.
  • Uses financial aid to maximize net tuition revenue
  • Works in concert with the Director of Marketing and Communication to assure integrated communications that will attract interest from prospective students who will resonate with Lourdes University.
  • Oversees the Enrollment Management budget.
  • Engages in an analytical, empirical, data-driven approach to decision-making and facilitate a culture of evidence in enrollment management and student success.
  • Work cooperatively with Institutional Advancement to develop grant proposals and seek external funding for initiatives that support student recruitment, learning and success.
  • Chairs the Enrollment Committee of the Board and the Enrollment Management Committee of the University.
  • Serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and participate in planning and decision-making for the University.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in higher education administration or related area. Doctorate preferred.
  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience in higher education.  Experience with best practice in recruitment, financial aid, and student success practices very important

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Understanding and commitment to the mission of the University.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a strategically-driven enrollment operation.
  • Exceptional relationship-building and team-building skills, including the ability to mentor staff.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with a collaborative style of leadership.
  • Proven record for effectively leading a staff including overseeing of hiring, training, staff development, performance appraisals, corrective action, work flow management and staff recognition.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of adult learners, economically challenged and  first generation students.
  • A commitment to enhancing student retention and outcomes.
  • A transformational leader who is able to motivate, encourage, develop and appreciate his/her staff.
  • A hands-on leader who continues to work with students throughout the recruitment, enrollment and retention process.
  • Short and long term enrollment and tuition revenue goal management.
  • Familiarity with predictive modeling and financial aid leveraging.
  • Retention improvement strategies.
  • Must be analytical, data-informed and results-oriented.
  • Must understand the applications of technology
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
  • Effectiveness in reviewing, interpreting, and applying University policies and procedure.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Women’s Lacrosse Assistant 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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  This education 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 full-time position of Women’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach. This position will report to the Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach, with responsibility to the Athletic Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in the ongoing teaching and instruction of student-athletes in the performance of their sport. This includes games, practices, individual and team workouts, and conditioning sessions.
  • Supports the mission and vision of the University and respects the University’s Franciscan values and tradition.
  • Knowledgeable and competent with NAIA, WHAC and any other governing body association for rules and regulations as it relates to the sport.
  • Uses discretion and independent judgment to establish standards to identify and evaluate potential student-athletes whose athletic and academic abilities and character are compatible with Lourdes educational purpose.
  • Provides significant input to the head coach in determining which schools/showcases/recruiting events to visit, which student-athletes to recruit and scholarship dollars to offer.
  • Assists in developing recruiting strategy
  • Assists in the academic development of the student-athlete by monitoring of academic courses, facilities tutors and oversees academic study sessions.
  • Communicates effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
  • Assists in ensuring the academic success of the student-athlete by reviewing bi-weekly progress reports submitted by faculty members and meets with at risk or other identified student athletes to review academic progress.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the head coach and the Athletic Director

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for training and competition
  • ability to motivate student athletes to be successful academically and athletically
  • Strong leadership skills
  • High degree of professional integrity
  • High commitment to developing the student athlete in both sports and citizenship

 JOB TYPE

  • Full-time, exempt

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree in a related field
  • College or high school coaching and/or playing experience

To apply, candidates should send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references (all in MS Word or pdf. format only) to resume@lourdes.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

EOE

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 Director of Undergraduate Admission.  This position oversees the undergraduate admissions activities of the University and leads a team of counselors and administrative staff in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Director of Undergraduate Admissions reports to the Vice President of Enrollment, and works closely with the Offices of: Financial Aid, Marketing & Communication, Athletics, Registrar, Student Life (housing) and Student Success.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the undergraduate admissions/recruiting process, from lead generation to matriculation
  • Work aggressively toward the agreed-upon enrollment goals.
  • Execute the undergraduate tactical plan for enrollment and recruitment.
  • Speak publicly to individuals, families, and groups on campus.
  • Supervise, manage, and mentor the undergraduate admissions counselors and support staff.
  • Work with marketing and Vice President for Enrollment to execute admission communication plan.
  • Evaluate and execute undergraduate admissions decisions on applicants’ files with consultation with Director of Academic Success.
  • Manage the undergraduate admissions budget.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve on Enrollment Management Board of Trustees Committee
  • Serve on Enrollment and Retention Committee
  • Chair, Admissions Staff Meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in higher education administration or a related area.
  • Thee (3) or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience in admissions.
  • Some experience with best practices in recruitment and use of Financial Aid as an enrollment strategy.
  • Some experience supervising and developing student workers and/or staff.
  • Some budget management experience.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 Accounts Payable Coordinator. This position is an integral member of the finance department and works closely with the various university departments, with primary responsibilities for the accounts payable function.  Additional responsibilities include assisting with grant accounting, monthly budgets, the annual audit, general ledger reconciliations, and fixed assets.  This position provides backup support for various job duties in the finance department, such as cash management and payroll.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Verifies all account payables vouchers, including invoice terms, accuracy, account coding, and appropriate authorization.
  • Maintain the vendor lists and the W9 files throughout the year.
  • Distributes all checks and files all voucher packets.
  • Communicates with vendors regarding all questions and/or problems.
  • Completes and distributes sales tax exemption forms.
  • Allocates internal expenses to appropriate departments
  • Prepares the 1099’s.
  • Travels as needed to drive and/or accompany students to campus visits and cultural enrichment activities that may require overnight travel. Professional development may also necessitate travel that may include overnight
  • Performs other job related duties to ensure the success of the program and its participants as assigned by the Director

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regularly produce and distribute reports of grant activity to Director of Finance.
  • Prepare the monthly budget reports for various departments.
  • Assist with various audits as they arise, including but not limited to the annual A-133 audit of Federal Grants and the annual audit.
  • Record journal entries and ensure the accuracy of information through monthly analysis and reconciliation of assigned balance sheet account and variance research.
  • Produce accurate and timely rebilling to various entities.
  • Perform other various University accounting functions as requested. This may include, but is not limited to, account reconciliation, budgeting, and other general bookkeeping functions.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in relevant field of study or equivalent work experience required.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to strive in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Prior Accounts Payable experience preferred.
  • Experience with general ledger reconciliations.
  • Experience with various accounting software packages, database/spreadsheets and MS Office applications
  • Experience with Sunguard Banner preferred.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Registrar

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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 a Registrar to provide leadership and oversight for the development, implementation, and management of activities and systems related to academic records, student registration, and academic scheduling. This position also develops and implements academic policies regarding student records; manages the student record database; distributes all formal academic information and record; and ensures the security and integrity of academic records. In addition, the Registrar maintains the academic calendar and catalog, prepares academic room assignments, certifies candidate eligibility for graduation and provides final degree audits. The registrar will conduct institutional research for institutional, federal, and accrediting reports. This position supervises office and staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Possesses knowledge and understanding of academic policies; consistently and fairly administers same; advise students, faculty and staff on academic issues.
  • Work with faculty and appropriate staff to assist in academic policy development.
  • Assure compliance with FERPA regulations and college policies; make records available and accessible to students, faculty, advisors and other authorized college personnel.
  • Complete final degree audits; confirm graduation lists; order diplomas.
  • Supervise office use of Banner student information system; Maintain and update CAPP/Banner as curriculum and courses are updated.
  • Supervises registration and grading processes, including Pre-registration, drop/add, declaration of pass/fail and audit; supervises and prepares no shows and end-of term grading postings; certifies students for graduation, honors, class standing; transfer evaluation processes.
  • Supervise maintenance and accuracy of all students’ records including posting majors, minors, advisors, intended graduation dates.
  • Supervise the transcript request and enrollment verification services including establishing National Student Clearinghouse submission schedule.
  • Prepare, submit and monitor annual budget.
  • Interview, hire, and supervise professional and clerical staff.
  • Generation of reports and statistical data as requested, internal and external; i.e. for IPEDS.

 ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves on Curriculum Policy and Review; Graduate Executive Council; Graduation Committee

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three to five years of professional experience in a registrar’s office
  • Familiarity with an integrated administrative software package (SCT Banner preferred).
  • Familiarity with Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, a completed application, and contact information for three professional references (all in MS Word or .pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu.  EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

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, and provides a holistic, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.  Offering bachelor and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional studies, Lourdes provides education and preparation 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. The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively and accurately in a broad variety of circumstances to a widely varied audience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • 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.
  • A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in Spanish is desirable.
  • Availability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Demonstrated planning and program development capabilities.
  • 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.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Good judgement.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • A high degree of personal integrity and professional demeanor.

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

EOE

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

Academic Skills Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: The Academic Skills Coordinator is part of the TRiO SSS Program team providing support services to ensure the academic success, retention, and graduation of students in the federally funded TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program.  The Academic Skills Coordinator will design and monitor a key component of the program and coordinates services and activities associated with academic success, including: tutoring, academic coaching, supplemental instruction, developmental writing, academic and study skills, along with general academic advising and professional coaching to support currently enrolled TRiO SSS students.

The position oversees the tutoring program: recruits, trains, assigns and evaluates professional and peer tutors along with academic coaching. Provides professional tutoring and directly supports the adjustment of students to the challenges of higher education. The candidate should have a genuine passion and understanding of the history and goals of the TRiO SSS program and be familiar with the characteristics of low-income and first-generation college students and students with disabilities.

The position is a full-time, 12-month position contingent upon receipt of continued federal funding of the TRiO SSS grant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops and conducts a comprehensive academic needs analysis and design an individualized academic support plan with clear pathway to graduation; monitor progress toward accomplishment of semester goals as stated in students’ individual academic plan; and, develop action plans, provide training and coaching in success strategies
  • Oversees operation of the SSS Tutoring and Academic Coaching Program. Recruit, recommend for hire, and train qualified professional and peer tutors/coaches; assign participant to tutors/coaches, monitor tutor/coach/tutee contacts, approve time sheets, record contacts in the project database; and, evaluate the tutoring/coaching program
  • Uses subject matter expertise to provide professional tutoring and writing assistance to program participants and contribute to instruction in the Summer Bridge and First Year Experience Programs
  • Designs and provides comprehensive presentations in the area of academic skill development, academic writing, research and digital literacy to support student success
  • Communicates frequently with program participants through a variety of communication channels. Maintain program social media platforms and oversee social media student worker
  • Maintains respective forms and comprehensive student records, utilize university student database management system, program database, produce reports, collect and interpret data to track participant progress and persistence
  • Serves as an advocate for program participants with LU faculty, staff, and administration and as a well-informed liaison and referral source for other campus programs and community resources that may be appropriate to program participants
  • Prepares and distributes quarterly TRiO SSS Newsletter and Annual TRiO Update for distribution during TRiO week
  • Travels as needed to drive and/or accompany students to campus visits and cultural enrichment activities that may require overnight travel. Professional development may also necessitate travel that may include overnight
  • Performs other job related duties to ensure the success of the program and its participants as assigned by the Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Education, Counseling, Psychology, College Student Personnel, Higher Education or closely related field required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • One year experience with TRiO Programs preferred. Preference is given to individuals who have succeeded in overcoming circumstances like those of the target population.
  • A minimum of two years in one or a combination of the following: teaching experience, remedial teaching techniques, counseling, advising, coordination of tutoring programs for students with low-income, disability, or first generation status. Experience working with diverse populations

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of teaching-learning processes and higher education academic practices is desirable
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills, organization, research, and writing skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret university and federal grant policies and regulations
  • Proficient technology skills pertaining to database management, form development, and standard Office and Mac software
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, maintain professionalism and confidentiality
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

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

Please click here to access the Lourdes Application for Employment. Be sure to include the completed application when you submit your resume and other documents to apply for this position.

SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF SYLVANIA, OHIO

Receptionist

“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 9 Dioceses in seven states.

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Receptionist.  This position is responsible for greeting all visitors and properly directing them to the appropriate location, and advising staff when an appointment arrives.  This position also performs various clerical tasks such as answering and directing incoming calls, completing data entry, scheduling meeting rooms, maintaining the room reservation calendar, sending e-mails; and providing accurate information to routine inquiries from employees, vendors, and visitors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote values of the Sisters of St. Francis by demonstrating behavior supportive of a commitment to the mission.
  • Greeter – friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of the campus when visitors present to the Reception Desk.
  • Answer all incoming phone calls to the main campus number for the Sisters of St. Francis with a command of all the telephone functions to properly connect the caller to the correct party.
  • Check Voice Mail Messages left on the main phone line and deliver messages to the proper person(s) via forwarding the phone call utilizing the telephone distribution list.
  • Convey a professional business etiquette to all callers/visitors in both appearance and in conversation.
  • Provide general information about the campus when inquiries are received.
  • Light computer work – competent in Microsoft Office Outlook, WORD and EXCEL.
  • Maintain the room scheduling calendar for meeting rooms requested by the SOSF staff and/or Lourdes University staff, which includes sending IT Requests Forms when appropriate.
  • Assist with room reservation requests and room set-ups for SOSF Administration meetings.
  • Sign for the delivery of packages and notifying recipient(s) of arrival.
  • Operate the photocopier efficiently and assist others when problems arise.
  • Back-up for sorting mail.
  • Ordering office supplies and maintaining accurate records of all orders.
  • Exercise discretion in the performance of assigned duties; complying with all SOSF policy protocol.
  • Other duties as assigned to include Administrative support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in Secretarial Technology or related field required, Associates Degree-Secretarial Science Track or Certificate preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of general office experience required, five or more years of experience as a receptionist supporting several offices and ancillary staff preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must accept, promote and support the values, charism and mission of the Sisters of St. Francis.
  • Must exhibit professional attitude in attire, working space and interpersonal communications.
  • Keep reception area (desk and surrounding area) neat and clutter-free.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Word and Excel.
  • Ability to stay focused through the distractions of the phone and visitors in public spaces within the parameters of the reception area.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend direction and information.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to be a team player and work with the SOSF staff.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Open reception area – desk, phone, computer
  • Normal reception area with frequent interruptions
  • Hours/Work Days: 40 hrs. per week – Monday through Friday

Submit resume, cover letter, & three professional references in MS Word format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 08/23/19. EOE.

Project Manager

“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 9 Dioceses in seven states.

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Project Manager.  Working under the direction of the Director of Facilities & Grounds, the Project Manager provides professional technical and administrative work managing all aspects of contracts for campus projects associated with the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of the Sylvania Franciscan campus and other related properties owned by the Sisters of St. Francis and Lourdes University.  The Project Manager is responsible for organizing, directing, and monitoring effective and efficient and project activities for the Facilities & Grounds Department, including the performance of assigned staff and vendors.  This is a full-time position.

ESSENTIAL 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.  Exhibits professional attitude in attire, workspace and interpersonal communications. Communicates with the Leadership Team liaison
  2. Maintains on-going, two-way flow of information with all key relationships while respecting the organizational structure.  Facilitates communications among all personnel in the Facilities & Grounds Department and fosters good working relationships with all employees and contractors.  Meets regularly with department supervisors, staff and contractors to foster communication, review schedules and integrate resources wherever possible.
  3. Arranges for contractual work through a competitive bidding process, coordinates and inspects such work to verify adherence to specifications.  Develops specifications and scopes for contracts and solicitations.
  4. Considers budgetary and financial controls in decision-making and consults with the Department Director as necessary for approval.
  5. Assists with the preparation of the annual capital, project, and operating and budgets for the Facilities & Grounds Department as requested.
  6. Performs professional project manager work managing and inspecting maintenance and construction contracts for the Sisters of Saint Francis and Lourdes University.   Manages contracts for the department to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations by vendors, engineers, contractors, and consultants.  This includes:
    • Developing a programmatic approach to managing contracts.
    • Supervising, coordinating, and inspecting the work of contractors and employees under charge; ensure adherence to established deadlines and schedules. Sets performance standards and assures the monitoring of performance and adherence to standards.
    • Conferring and coordinating with vendors, engineers, and other parties to ensure adherence to appropriate standards.
    • Developing project schedules and preparing progress reports.  Preparing trending analysis to support the project outcome.
    • Reviewing and interpreting plans and specifications related to projects and providing technical expertise.
    • Monitoring monthly invoices as they apply to the contract.
    • Developing projects based on campus operational or maintenance needs.

7. Considers budgetary and financial controls in decision-making and consults with the Department Director as necessary for approval.

8.Assists with the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets for the Facilities & Grounds Department as requested.

9. Responds to emergency campus situations, as directed by the Department Director, to help ensure the safety of residents, employees, faculty, students, staff, and visitors.

10. Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, project management, or construction management
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in construction project management with significant exposure to construction documents and construction methods, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or work experience.
  • Project Management Certification or equivalent experience.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated strong communication and public relation skills, including demonstrated ability to interpret, explain, and communicate detailed information with all levels of personnel internal and external to the organization.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project planning and development, and contract experience in integrated project delivery.
  • The ability to coordinate the development of project scopes/programs and to develop realistic project budgets and schedules
  • Demonstrated competence reading and understanding building plans, specifications, and codes.
  • Ability to manage both large and small construction projects utilizing standard design/bid/build and alternative delivery methods (CM/GC).  Experience successfully managing a wide variety of technically diverse construction projects, including capital projects, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Demonstrated competence in and knowledge of building construction methods, practices, and standards; building codes and design; project scheduling, cost management, contract administration, construction inspection techniques and methods of documentation; and administrative procedures associated with building projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, vendors, and contractors; ability to work cooperatively with employees, students, residents, and the general public.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions and priorities, work with little supervision, meet critical deadlines, and work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong principles of supervision and leadership. Ability to effectively supervise a staff and contractors engaged in carrying out construction projects and operations.

Submit resume, cover letter, & three professional references in MS Word format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 07/03/19. EOE.

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE

Administrative Assistant for the Sylvania Franciscan Village

“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 9 Dioceses in seven states.

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Sylvania Franciscan Village. This position is responsible for coordinating activities in support of all meetings, events and activities.  In addition to managing day-to-day administrative functions, this position will also effectively use multiple communication outlets to promote and expand awareness of the purpose of the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) and increase engagement in SFV initiatives.

PRINCIPAL 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.  Exhibits professional attitude in attire, workspace and interpersonal communications.
  2. Coordinates the logistics for all SFV meetings, events and activities.
  3. Assists with the planning and staffing of SFV projects; takes & distributes minutes for all Village event-planning committees.
  4. Implements the Department’s communications strategy, including the development and distribution of communication material and ensures follow-up on communication distribution.
  5. Establishes, maintains and regularly updates social media outlets.
  6. Supports the maintenance, management, and updating of the SFV website and manages the relationship with website host-company regarding enhancements and software updates.
  7. Coordinates with Lourdes graphic designer to create and update flyers to increase the awareness of and participation in SFV events.
  8. Increases external awareness and understanding of the SFV purpose and initiatives by drafting press releases for approval by the SFV Director and ensuring distribution to appropriate outlets.
  9. Responsible for maintaining, regularly updating and annually purging the Village’s electronic communication database.
  10. Ensures consistent delivery of Village messaging and branding across all channels of communication to support a broad understanding and awareness of the Sylvania Franciscan Village.
  11. Maintains SFV filing system that documents past and future events, including event files detailing event processes and timelines; maintain graphics and photo files of events.
  12. Fosters strong collaboration between communication departments within the SFV.
  13. Responsible for providing electronic and/or hard copies of any print material, press releases, newsletters or other appropriate information related to the SFV that require documentation in the OSF Archives Office.
  14. Prioritizes and completes multiple assignments, tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  15. Provides general office organization and support such as copying, ordering supplies, typing, etc. for the Sylvania Franciscan Village.
  16. Assist with other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Ability to manage time and tasks in an efficient and effective manner.
  2. High attention to detail.
  3. Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  4. Strong organizational skills
  5. Good judgement and problem-solving ability
  6. Computer literacy for a variety of communications/marketing materials preparation and distribution.
  7. Ability provide strong follow-up and follow-though on assigned tasks.
  8. Strong communication skills, especially written communication.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office environment with workspace; frequently walking to various locations on campus, occasionally will have medium physical exertion for setting up and tearing down various events.

TYPE OF POSITION:

This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week, working 5 hours per day Monday through Thursday with occasional weeknights and infrequent weekends.

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or a related field preferred.
  2. Experience in administrative work in a fast-paced, complex environment.
  3. Some experience in marketing or promotion helpful

Submit resume, cover letter, & three professional references in MS Word format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 06/21/19. EOE.