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

 

Assistant Professor/Program Director for Social Work

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. Lourdes offers programs in Nursing, Business, Arts and Sciences at the Associates, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral level.

 Lourdes University invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor/Program Director for Social Work. This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty position within the College of Social Sciences. This individual will act as the chief administrator of the baccalaureate social work program of the Department of Social Work and oversee the department, including management of faculty, curriculum, programs, and policy related to professional accreditation standards and College policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ability to read and understand and follow work instructions, either written or oral.
  2. An understanding of math necessary for measuring and calculating quantities of materials needed, and to properly dilute and apply chemicals.
  3. Mechanical aptitude necessary to operate assigned equipment.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The BSW program director must be able to demonstrate leadership ability through teaching, scholarship, curriculum development, administrative experience, and other academic and professional activities in the field of social work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited program
  • At least two years post-baccalaureate or post-master’s social work degree practice experience

 

COORDINATOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT TIFFIN UNIVERSITY

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 Teacher Education Programs.  This is a full-time, eleven month, exempt position which will be located on the campus of Tiffin University.

The Coordinator of Teacher Education at Tiffin University is a staff member who works with the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, Lourdes University, the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Academic Support Programs, Tiffin University, and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director in providing academic and administrative leadership to the education program at Tiffin University.  The coordinator is responsible for the effective functioning of the program as well as the implementation of the College of Education policies.  The position of coordinator is a joint appointment of the Provost, Lourdes University, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tiffin University.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports and promotes the integration of the Lourdes University Mission and the Tiffin University Mission within the education program.
  • Teaches two education courses each semester, fall and spring.
  • Provides ongoing communication with faculty, staff, students, and administration at each university by regularly attending the faculty meetings of the Tiffin University School of Arts and Sciences and the Lourdes University College of Education.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director to align the programs at Lourdes University with the programs at Tiffin University.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director to schedule courses at Tiffin University.
  • Assures academic integrity of program offerings.
    • Monitors candidate compliance with the assessment gates.
    • Analyzes appropriate assessment data and other information (e.g. faculty course reports, student course evaluation, etc) to enhance student success in courses and programs.
    • Collects and compiles assessment data as defined by the assessment protocol plan.
    • Advises students in education courses.
  • Coordinates field placements with area schools.
    • Solicits potential interested school sites and cooperating teachers.
    • Responsible for training the cooperating teachers.
    • Collects feedback about the experience from teacher candidates and cooperating teachers.
    • Provides data in assessing the quality of the experiences.
    • Keeps accurate records of all forms related to the field experiences.
    • Requests that payment be made to the field experience teacher.
    • Sends each cooperating teacher a verification form proving he/she mentored a field experience student.
  • Participates in student recruitment; and supports advising, retention and enrollment management processes.
  • Assists in mediation and resolution of student issues to assure due diligence and fundamental fairness.
  • Assists the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director in finding qualified adjuncts to teach in the education program at Tiffin University.
  • Carries out assignments and other responsibilities assigned by the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University, the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, and the Lourdes University Adolescent to Young Adult Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in education required.
  • K-12 teaching experience.
  • Successful higher education experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the greater area Tiffin schools.
  • Exhibits exemplary communication skills both written and oral.
  • Possesses highly developed organizational skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Computer competence using MS Office applications required and SCT Banner preferred.

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

EOE

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

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

 

Administrative Assistant in the Department of Social Work

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. Lourdes offers programs in Nursing, Business, Arts and Sciences at the Associates, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral level.

Lourdes University invites applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant in the Department of Social Work. This is a part-time, 12-month position within the College of Social Sciences. This individual will work closely with the Director of Field Education in the management of BSW and MSW field education programs as well as the college’s continuing education programming in both Social Work and Education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops field placement sites
  • Coordinates placement of students in field agency activities
  • Ensures monitoring of students in field agency activities
  • Coordinates with assigned faculty field liaisons
  • Supports success of the MSW Field Education Program
  • Coordinates and helps facilitate the College of Social Science continuing education program in Social Work and Education

Skills and Abilities:

The Administrative Assistant in the Department of Social Work must be able to work autonomously, take initiative, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.   In addition, to be successful in this role requires a high degree of organization, enthusiasm, collaboration, and excitement about working with students and fostering their professional development.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, LSW, or LCSW preferred
  • At least two years of agency social work practice experience preferred
  • Some experience supervising student interns and/or teaching would be helpful

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

 

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.

 

Graduate Assistant
Student Leadership, Activities and Development

Lourdes University is seeking a student-centered Graduate Assistant who can further develop both the First Year Experience Peer mentoring program and support existing student organizations.  This work will focus on higher education best practices and reflect our Franciscan institutional mission and values.  The Graduate Assistant will assist in overall administration of peer mentors and support ongoing activities, events and assessment. This is a part-time, less than 20 hours a week position.

The Department of Student Activities and Orientation provides a variety of social opportunities that enrich the overall college experience and promote student engagement.  Participation in activities outside the classroom enhances personal growth, interpersonal relationships and challenges students to broaden their consciousness of a diverse community.

Graduate Assistant Job Requirements

Primary responsibilities:

  • Continue to develop the First Year Experience Peer mentoring program.
  • Supervise FYE peer mentors, review and assess the hiring and training practices outlined for the group making best practice recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Develop a Peer mentoring handbook/ manual as a guide for future leaders
  • Create an assessment tool for both peer mentors and instructors

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Event planning, execution and assessment
  • Student staff supervision
  • Peer mentor training and development
  • Offering support and guidance to existing student organizations
  • Actively participate in Student Affairs meetings and planning
  • Collaborative work with Student Affairs staff and organization advisors
  • Meet with Coordinator of Student Activities to discuss tasks and progress
  • Ability to work 20 hours per week

Preferred qualification:

  • Previous experience with student organizations, student government, supervision and/or peer advising and mentorship
  • Student-centered  vision and practice
  • Ability to creatively problem solve
  • Leadership development and program planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations and departments
  • Working knowledge of student development principles and practices
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team

Benefits:

  • Optional housing with potential residential living responsibilities
  • Optional university meal plan

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

 

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).

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