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

 

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

Recruiter/Choral 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.  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 is currently searching for a Recruiter/Choral Director.  This position reports to the Director of Admissions/Dean of Students, and is responsible for recruiting students and directing a variety of choral ensembles on campus.  The successful candidate will be energetic, willing to work outside typical office hours, and able to engage with prospective students and their families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Recruit undergraduate students – meeting established enrollment goal with support of scholarship aid.
  • Conduct choral ensembles on campus; wide range of music genres; performances as appropriate.
  • Participate in major admissions efforts.
  • Support of major student activity events.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, other department, and outside contacts.
  • Event planning and organizing skills.
  • Exceptional people skills.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

JOB TYPE

  • Full-time, exempt

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in music studies.
  • Some experience conducting high school or collegiate choirs.
  • Recruiting experience very helpful.

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

EOE

Marketing & Communications Specialist

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 is currently searching for a Marketing & Communications Specialist.  This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications, and is responsible for supporting the communications needs of the university, including creating and managing timely, relevant and current content to advance the institution’s internal and external communications strategies.  The Marketing & Communications Specialist will foster professional relationships with regional and national media to grow awareness of the University.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain expert knowledge of current media technology and proficiency in digital communications.
  • Quickly establish, develop and sustain productive professional relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.
  • Prepare and issue press releases for a variety of events.
  • Maintain active university presence on various social media.
  • Ensure timely updating of a variety of website items.
  • Prepare articles and newsletters.
  • Ensure timely and accurate internal communications.
  • Manage crisis communication as needed.
  • Provide outreach to current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, key constituents and dignitaries.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to craft compelling narratives.
  • Strong copyediting skills.
  • Ability to work well either in a team, or independently, as needed.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  •  Familiarity with photography, filming and/or designing/editing videos.
  •  Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

JOB TYPE

  •  Full-time, exempt

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or a related field.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a communications or media position.

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

EOE

Wedding and External Events 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.  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 is currently searching for a Wedding and External Events Coordinator.  This position reports to the Director of Events at the Franciscan Center, and is responsible for the scheduling, planning, and overseeing of all external events. This position is also responsible conducting facility tours and communicating with prospective clients, and supervising the bar, facility, and staff members during large external events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee and manage all wedding receptions and other large events.
  • Schedule, contract, send invoices, and bar details to clients and appropriate staff members.
  • Answer and direct phone calls.
  • Run errands during large events and any additional help during said events.
  • Manage the Bar. Duties include bar back (if necessary), schedule bartenders, order alcohol, train new bartenders, maintain a detailed bar inventory document, create a bar menu and provide a summary report and help with clean up at the end of each event.
  • Arrange meetings with potential clients touring the facility.
  • Coordinate with external clients prior to their event to obtain event details and set-up needs.
  • Consistently update wedding planner packet, wedding websites, and related documents.
  • Keep record of all client liability information and catering licenses.
  • Maintain and update all external events in Caterease and Outlook.
  • Reports to Building Manager for any additional duties.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with management and other staff members.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong Computer and Writing Skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.

JOB TYPE

  • Part-Time (30 Hours Weekly)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Some experience with one or more of the following: bar management, banquet management, event planning, or supervising an events staff.

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

EOE

Coordinator of Competency-Based Programs

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 is currently searching for a Coordinator of Competency-Based Programs.  This position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and is responsible for designing and overseeing the production of competency-based, personalized and adaptive programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage the design and implementation of a competency-based program in business, and oversee the development of modules and learning activities leading to the degree, working closely with subject matter faculty experts and academic leadership.
  • Develop a production timeline with necessary production dates, internal and external approvals as necessary.  Development of accreditation materials as necessary.
  • Manage the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of competency-based tutorial faculty (from current faculty and from the external market) and staff as necessary.
  • Development of competency-based assessment strategies; monitor the development, delivery and continuous improvement of the competency-based format
  • Identify technology and instructional design support necessary to assure program success.
  • Propose policies and procedures for competency-based degree programs.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Project management skills and strong attention to detail.
  • An understanding of learning technology, particularly technology relevant to personalized and adaptive learning environments.
  • Ability to successfully complete complex projects using a collaborative work model.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Education or a related field; Doctorate preferred.
  • A demonstrated record in the development, implementation, and teaching in competency based instruction.
  • Experience in curriculum design and assessment processes, including accreditation.

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

EOE

Residence Life Area Coordinator

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

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

Student Development Educator

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

Supervision and Staff Development

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

Administration

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

Crisis Response

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

Counseling/Discipline

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

Facilities Management

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

Continuous Improvement

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

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

EOE

Upward Bound Math and Science Tutors

The Lourdes University Upward Bound Program (UB) invites applicants for Math and Science after-school tutoring positions in its Academic Year Program. Tutors will be expected to work at one of two school sites, three days a week (Woodward- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and Waite-Monday, Tuesday & Thursday) from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Anticipated hiring salary is $15-$18 (hourly).

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate active tutoring sessions which include, but are not limited to: asking questions, drawing diagrams, creating flash cards, developing outlines and encouraging reading.
  • Help students with problems they are having in specified academic area(s).
  • Grade and evaluate student work.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
  • Experience in teaching and advising students from diverse, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Pass a criminal background check.

Applicants should email cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to resume@lourdes.edu (all in MS Word format only) (Certified teachers need to submit a copy of their teaching certificate).

EOE

SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF SYLVANIA, OHIO

Store Associate

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

Mission Statement of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania

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

The Sisters of St. Francis invite applicants for the position of part-time Store Associate for the All Good Things Gift Shop, located on the grounds of the Sylvania Franciscans.

Reporting to the Store Manager, the Store Associate will support the mission of the Sylvania Franciscans through assisting with the operation of All Good Things. This position is expected to promote the values of the Sisters of St. Francis by demonstrating behaviors and communication supportive of a commitment to reverence, service and stewardship, including respect, teamwork, open and effective communication, and efficient and effective resource use.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Adhering to the Sisters of St. Francis policies, procedures and objectives, including demonstrating a professional attitude in attire, workspace and interpersonal communications.
  2. Assisting the Store Manager in performing all duties necessary to facilitate the overall operation of All Good Things.
  3. Supporting in-store, off-campus and on-line sales, mailings and communication.
  4. Assisting in arranging and replenishing merchandise for display
  5. Monitoring and re-stocking inventory as required.
  6. Promotes clean, neat, and appealing displays of inventory for sale.
  7.  Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Reflects the charism, values and mission of the Sylvania Franciscans.
  2. Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Has strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively.
  4. Has an ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  5. Possesses strong collaboration skills.
  6. Is flexible and able to handle change.
  7. Must be self-initiating and proactive, working well alone or with the team.
  8. Is proficient in QuickBooks, Excel, and Microsoft Office suite.

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  1. Related experience in marketing, retail store sales, and communications.

Submit resume, cover letter, & three professional references in MS Word format to resume@sistersosf.org on or before 10/19/18. EOE.

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE

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