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).

Lourdes University is developing a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment where differences are valued and respected.  Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.  People of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, other minorities, and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.

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.

Faculty Positions
Staff and Administrative Positions
Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio
Sylvania Franciscan Village

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

Adjunct 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.

Lourdes University invites applicants for adjunct faculty positions in the following disciplines:

– Accounting                                       – Healthcare Administration
– Biology                                             – Mathematics
– Business Law                                   – Nursing
– Criminal and Social Justice             – Political Science
– Digital Arts                                       – Psychology

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Deliver classroom instruction in-person or on-line 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 students as well as adult learners who may be working while pursuing their studies
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and/or demonstrated experience in a related professional role

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field required, Doctorate preferred (ABD acceptable)
  • Experience teaching at the college level

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, 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.

 

COLLEGE OF NURSING CLINICAL Adjunct 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 Clinical Adjunct Faculty positions to deliver clinical teaching that ensures the curriculum design is consistent with best practices and industry standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN degree required, Master’s degree in nursing or related field preferred, doctorate highly desirable (ABD acceptable)
  • Experience in clinical teaching desirable
  • Current, valid RN license to practice in Ohio.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, 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.

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.

 

STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

A Franciscan, Catholic, liberal arts University, Lourdes University offers an educational environment which is student focused and committed to the personal and professional success of our graduates. The position of Chief Financial Officer is currently open.  The CFO is charged with the fiscal management of the University.  The position oversees the financial affairs staff and collaborates with members of the president’s cabinet.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develops strategies for the University’s financial health for the future while managing ongoing operations.
  • Establishes finance operational strategies; designs systems; accumulates resources; resolves problems; and implements change.
  • Analyzes and forecasts organization operations; identifies opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and system enhancement; sources capital to fund operations.
  • Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements.
  • Reports financial results while directing accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls. Maintains fixed asset reporting. Develops forecasts (three-year rolling budget projections), reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements.
  • Maximizes return on invested funds; maintains relationships with investment advisors.
  • Provides oversight of the preparation of the budget and annual financial reports, 990 & 990T, general accounting, payroll, bond financing issues, purchasing and inventory control.
  • Identifies and manages business risks and insurance requirements.
  • Hires, trains, and retains skilled accounting and finance staff.

We are searching for a candidate with excellent leadership, problem solving, and communication skills, who works collaboratively with others as a servant leader. Our team is value-centered, strives for excellence, and works to enrich the lives of all members of the Lourdes community.  If this is the job and environment for you, please apply.

Qualifications Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field is required; MBA, CPA or CMA is highly preferred.
  • Considerable experience in fiscal management of a large organization; At least 5 years of experience in a management role.
  • Demonstrated ability to do modeling and projections; strong knowledge of contemporary management techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written form, with all sectors of the campus community.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills required.
  • Experience with ERP and budget and forecasting software including report design.

What does Lourdes University have to offer you?

  • A dynamic educational institution which fosters personal integrity, ethical understanding, social responsibility, and a commitment to community service.
  • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including college tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; retirement plan; access to recreation and cultural activities
  • Being part of an inclusive, diverse, and innovative learning community
  • Working at a beautiful and verdant campus

For more information about Lourdes University, visit us at www.lourdes.edu

To apply, you must send a cover letter with salary requirements, a resume/CV (in MS Word or .pdf format only), and a list of references to CFOResume@lourdes.edu

Lourdes University is committed to a having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our global population. EOE

Director of Human Resources

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.

Lourdes University is currently seeking a Director of Human Resources. This position is responsible for creating, developing, implementing, and coordinating human resources policies, procedures and programs to promote a high-performance culture. Areas of accountability include: employment, compensation, employee benefits, legal compliance, organization development, performance management, employee relations, employee orientation, training and development, and safety and wellness.  Works with the Manager of Organizational Equity on recruiting and onboarding new hires.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Oversees human resource policies and procedures which emphasize the use of human potential in employees, in line with our Franciscan values.
  • Supports the University’s strategic initiatives by optimizing the people aspects of the organization to deliver results.
  • Keeps the Executive Team informed of significant human capital problems that may jeopardize the achievement of University goals and recommends courses of action to address issues.
  • Leads company compliance with all existing legal and reporting requirements, protecting the interests of employees and the University. Maintains personnel files, other employee records and required federal and state postings.
  • Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to maintain positive relationships, promoting a high level of employee morale.
  • Recruits and onboards new employees, while working with the Manager of Organizational Equity.  Recommends, develops, and administers the compensation program, including salary and benefits programs with both market competitiveness and cost containment in mind.
  • Processes timely employee enrollment and disenrollment for employee benefit plans including health insurance, disability insurance, and 403b plan.
  • Develops and implements a communication process to educate employees regarding employee benefit plans, compensation, policies and procedures and other human resource initiatives.
  • Leads the development and implementation of the performance management system which results in consistent evaluation of employee performance and promotes employee development.
  • Educates and informs leadership and management with respect to personnel policies and procedures, allowing them to better understand, support, and develop their people.  Provides counsel to supervisors and employees on performance evaluation process, disciplinary issues, and employee performance problems.  Conducts investigations when warranted.
  • Establishes in-house employee training and development systems and assists with identification and selection of external resources.
  • Manages the workers’ compensation process and works in conjunction with TPA and MCO.
  • Develops and monitors annual departmental budget; updates and completes necessary personnel information for budget development as well assuring easy processing of contracts.
  • Proposes employee engagement and recognition initiatives to create a positive working environment.
  • Leads the implementation of company safety and health programs. Monitors the tracking of OSHA-required data.

Additional Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Completes required IPEDS reports annually, and participate in CUPA-HR, AAUP and EA surveys.
  • Implements annual employee recognition programs to such as service awards, socials and holiday gatherings.
  • Administers tuition remission program along with the TE, CIC, and CCCTE programs.
  • Collaborates with Vice President for Mission and Ministry for orientation of new employees on mission.
  • Serves on the Extended President’s cabinet, the Sisters of St. Francis Lay Employees Retirement Plan Committee, University/SOSF Benefits Committee and other committees as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, concentration in human resources management desirable; MBA, JD or SHRM certification preferred.
  • Five or more years’ experience in a human resources management position required; higher education experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in development and administration of employee benefit and compensation programs required.
  • Position requires exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must have fundamental technology skills to fully utilize the University’s ERP and Budget software.

To apply, send a cover letter with salary requirements, a resume/CV (in MS Word or .pdf format only), and a list of references to HRresume@lourdes.edu

Lourdes University is committed to a having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our global population. EOE

 

Dean of Graduate Studies and 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.

Lourdes University seeks a Dean of Graduate Studies and Enrollment. This position is responsible for academic oversight and enrollment management for all graduate studies. In consultation with graduate program directors, this position establishes enrollment projections for each area of graduate studies and is charged with meeting enrollment goals.  Also oversees academic curriculum and policies of the graduate program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • In collaboration with Graduate Program Directors, School Deans and discipline faculty, assures excellence in graduate study; strong, inclusive and contemporary curriculum; student-centered policies and procedures; and strategies for student success. Oversees accreditation process as well as on-going program assessment.
  • Working with Graduate Program Director and School Deans, schedules and appropriately staffs graduate courses. Participates in evaluation of graduate faculty.
  • With Graduate Program Directors, evaluates applications to determine admissions decisions, facilitates academic status review at the close of each term, and reviews progress for approval to graduate.
  • Facilitates addition and elimination of programs which are responsive to work force demand and have a niche market not in competition with other institutions.
  • Articulates and communicates the mission, goals, and priorities of graduate study to both internal and external constituents.
  • Teaches on course per academic year.
  • Prepares, implements, and oversees graduate programs budgets as well as the graduate admissions budget.
  • Works collaboratively with Institutional Advancement to secure support through private and corporate gifts.
  • In collaboration with Graduate Program Directors, determines annual enrollment projections; provides enrollment and recruitment strategies, assures a quick and friendly admissions process.
  • Directs the development, implementation, and coordination of a strategic marketing and recruitment plan for graduate enrollment which utilizes social networking, multimedia, and other technologies focused on graduate recruitment and retention. Oversees the maintenance and development of graduate admissions website pages; communicates with graduate faculty and web services to encourage development of program websites.  Develops, maintains, and continually enhances communication plans for prospective graduate students.
  • Coordinates on-campus/off-campus recruiting activities for all graduate programs. Travels to various recruiting, admissions, and community-0based events to market graduate programs to prospective students.

 ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as member of the Dean’s Council.
  • Chairs the Graduate Executive Council.
  • Serves as a member of the Enrollment Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctoral degree.
  • Demonstrated record of graduate teaching and scholarship.
  • An understanding of national and regional trends is graduate education in relationship to workforce needs.
  • Demonstrated success record of graduate program enrollment.
  • Leadership skills that indicate an ability to grow graduate education in both quality and quantity.
  • Administrative skills to manage recruitment and retention efforts; work collaboratively with a wide spectrum of constituents; and facilitate daily operations.
  • Exemplary written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage a budget.

 

To apply, send a cover letter with salary requirements, a resume/CV (in MS Word or .pdf format only), and a completed application 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.

 

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

Third Shift Housekeeper/Floor Care

The Sisters of St. Francis in Sylvania, Ohio, seek applicants for a full-time, third shift housekeeping position.  This position will perform floor care and a variety of daily/routine and periodic cleaning tasks for facilities within assigned work areas following established procedures.  Professional experience with floor care chemicals and equipment are preferred.  Must be able to perform physical tasks throughout the shift, climb ladders, lift up to 30 pounds repeatedly, and use commercial cleaning products.  The hours are 10:30 pm to 7 am. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume(in MS Word or pdf format only) to resume@lourdes.edu. EOE

Housekeeper I – Second Shift

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

Mission Statement of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania

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

The Sisters of St. Francis are inviting applicants for the position of Second Shift Housekeeper.  Working under the direction of the Environmental Services Supervisor, the Housekeeper performs cleaning services to provide a positive overall look and the general cleanliness of assigned buildings. In accordance with general directions, performs a variety of daily/routine and periodic cleaning tasks within assigned work areas.  Follows established procedures, which result in a clean, healthy and safe work and community environment.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Promotes the values of the Sisters of St. Francis by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to reverence, service and stewardship, including respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication, and efficient and effective resource use. Adheres to the Sisters of St. Francis policies, procedures and objectives. Exhibits professional attitude in attire, work space and interpersonal communications.
  2. Communicates effectively with all department staff members and maintains on-going, two-way flow of information with all key relationships.
  3. Adheres to written work schedules, and/or verbal assignments. Performs quality work which is free from defects.  Completes assignments within allotted time parameters.
  4. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms; including fixtures, showers, and floors
  5. Cleans all buildings areas including offices, lounges, kitchenettes, classrooms, stairways, elevators, entryways, and covered walkways. These activities include dusting, vacuuming, washing furnishings, phones, blackboards/whiteboards, desks/tables, and other room furnishings.
  6. Removes trash and recycling from buildings to dumpsters or designated areas.
  7. Maintains hard surface and carpeted floors which includes: Sweeping, wet/damp/dry mopping and vacuuming carpets.  Operates various equipment such as vacuums, carpet/upholstery extractors, high speed buffers and auto scrubbers.  Processes may include stripping/refinishing hard surface floors or extracting carpet
  8. Performs routine cleaning work through the academic year but may also perform project work during breaks and through the summer months. This includes, but is not limited to, deep cleaning all rooms in buildings during summer months while performing routine work per building usage, and cleaning student rooms and buildings used by campus guests during summer months as needed to meet campus needs (conferences, camps, summer occupancy, etc.)
  9. Reports observed facility safety concerns, maintenance issues, and equipment repair needs to supervisors, e.g., leaking faucets, burned-out lights, etc. Makes preventative actions or corrections where appropriate.
  10. Properly maintains and uses assigned equipment in a safe, appropriate manner. Maintains work areas, equipment and facilities in a clean, orderly condition.  Stocks and organizes supplies on custodial carts and closets. Requisitions supplies as needed.
  11. Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training.
  12. Performs tasks in a safe manner. Uses required personal protective equipment.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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

EQUIPMENT USED:

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

MINIMUM LEVEL OF PREPARATION AND TRAINING:

  1. High school diploma or G.E.D.
  2. One to two (1-2) years of demonstrated, related work experience.
  3. Professional experience with floor care chemicals and equipment is preferred.

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references (in MS Word or PDF format only) to resume@lourdes.edu. EOE.

 

SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN VILLAGE