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Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Secretary to Director of Academic Resources Center. This position provides administrative and secretarial support to the Academic Resource Center Director, TRiO, and staff. The successful candidate should have demonstrated abilities to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats with diverse groups and work independently with a required high level of proficiency. In addition to acting as department receptionist (schedule appointments, calendar maintenance, coordinate functions, phones, mail, and supplies), this position assists with reporting on student data, budget reviews, and the oversight of work-study students. Excellent organization skills, mature judgment, and ability to see multiple tasks through to completion are essential. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Requirements: High School diploma; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software applications; and two years of secretarial experience. Qualified candidates should forward a résumé, along with salary requirement to:


Neumann University
David W. Brownlee
Vice President for Human Resources & Risk Management
One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298




Academic and Life Skills Coordinator/Head Coach

Neumann University is accepting applications for the full time (12 month) position of Academic and Life Skills Coordinator/Head Coach. Neumann is a division III member of the NCAA and participates in the Colonial States Athletic and ECAC West Conferences respectively. This position is responsible for providing assistance in the day to day operation of the Athletic and Recreation Department; the administration of the department’s NCAA Life Skills program; the dissemination of information with regards to the athletic department’s NCAA Life Skills program; the planning and organizing of all programs related to life skill development; the department liaison to the Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development; the management of progress reports and  study hall programs within the athletic department; the supervision and coaching of a specific intercollegiate athletic team (Men’s Soccer). Bachelor’s degree required, a clear NCAA disciplinary record; knowledge and experience in sports; and excellent communication skills. Candidates must have an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Qualified candidates may send a cover letter, résumé, and statement of coaching philosophy to:


Neumann University
David W. Brownlee
Vice President for Human Resources & Risk Management
One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298




Vice President for Academic Affairs

Neumann University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Reporting to the President, the VPAA, is a member of the Executive Administration, and staffs the Academic Affairs committee of the Board of Trustees. The Vice President is accountable for the leadership, creative vision, direction, and coordination of the academic programs and academic support services of the university and the administration of the Academic Affairs Unit and its budget. 

Position responsibilities (include, but not limited to):


  • Assist the President in advancing the mission and Catholic Franciscan identity of the university.

  • Make recommendations to the President concerning all faculty and curriculum matters.

  • Collaborate with executive team members to ensure prudent administrative, financial, enrollment, and academic decisions.

  • Collaborate with the director of the Neumann Institute for Franciscan Studies for the integration of the Catholic Franciscan Intellectual tradition across academic programs and services.

  • Promote the development of teaching excellence and scholarship.

  • Provide leadership to academic deans, directors of academic support services, and the Faculty Senate, for achievement of strategic goals.

  • Oversee the initiation, development, and revision of all academic programs and the approval and implementation of academic policies.

  • Hold membership on the Executive Team, Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees, the University Management Team, and other groups as necessary.

  • Collaborate with executive team members to ensure prudent administrative, financial and academic decisions.


  • Serve as Chair of the Academic Divisions Council, the Academic Administration Council, oversee the Graduate Council, and other academic affairs meetings as needed.

  • Represent the University and give leadership in the local and larger community as related to the office.

  • Collaborate with the President for grant-writing and fund raising activity particularly as these functions pertain to the academic offerings and life of the university.


Required qualifications, skills and accomplishments:


  • A doctoral degree from an accredited institution of higher education;

  • A successful record of academic administration, collegial and shared governance;

  • The ability to facilitate innovation and growth among faculty and staff;

  • A creative and visionary leader with a strong work ethic and high energy level;

  • Knowledge of national trends and developments in higher education, including distance learning, enrollment services, and outcomes assessment is necessary; and

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and values consistent with the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Neumann University.


About Neumann University

Neumann University is a private, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education in the Franciscan tradition. Neumann University offers a uniquely personal experience for students, in a campus culture that emphasizes respect for individuals, concern for the environment, and social responsibility. Located on a beautiful suburban campus in Aston, PA, conveniently accessible to downtown Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, Washington, New York, and New Jersey. Located just 30 minutes outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Neumann is committed to first-rate academic instruction and real-world career preparation. The University offers degrees in a broad range of subjects (arts and sciences, business, education and nursing) and had an enrollment of 2,060 full-time undergraduates in fall 2014. There are internships or clinical experiences in every field, and residence halls that are air conditioned and provide wireless Internet access. More than 92% of students receive financial assistance. Athletics are also a central part of the Neumann experience. The Knights field 22 intercollegiate teams that compete in NCAA Division III. Programs for adults include three doctoral degrees, six master degrees, and degree completion programs.



Neumann University is being assisted by the
partners of Hyatt - Fennell. 
Nominations and application materials should be submitted to: Cheryl Hyatt at Neumann@hyatt-fennell.com.

Applications will include a focused letter of interest, a current résumé, and complete contact information for five professional references. The Search Committee will begin review of applications following the April 24, 2015, deadline and the search will remain open until the position is filled. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.



Neumann University is an equal opportunity employer. 



Director of Development - African Sisters Education Collaborative

Position:               Director of Development
Reporting to:        Executive Director
Location:              ASEC Offices are located in Scranton, PA.  Working remotely will be considered. Ability to travel 30% of the time is required.


Organizational Mission and Values: We believe that education is the key to assisting African nations in their quest for economic development and self-sufficiency. The goal of ASEC is to contribute significantly to increased access to education in Africa by helping to educate women religious and enabling them to acquire necessary credentials for teaching, healthcare, spiritual or social service ministries in their countries.

Job Summary: ASEC seeks a creative, entrepreneurial fundraising leader with both the capacity and the demonstrated track record to respond to the following responsibilities:


  • Participate in crafting, executing, and leading a strategic and operational plan for fundraising to broaden the base of private philanthropic support to the organization;

  • Increase the number and level of giving from individuals, private foundations, and corporations;

  • Conceptualize and implement strategies to leverage ASEC’s current donor support and build on these philanthropic networks;

  • Develop systems and processes for effective identification, cultivation, and solicitation of institutional and major donors;

  • Ensure maintenance of an accurate and accessible database of donor information and gift acknowledgement;

  • Build relations and manage communication between the Board of Directors and ASEC staff;

  • Facilitate appropriate donor interaction with ASEC’s Executive Director and Board of Directors;

  • Identify, recruit and establish fundraising committees, as appropriate;

  • Prepare proposals, letters, call reports and acknowledgments;

  • Manage communications efforts between ASEC and donors;

  • Establish a social media strategy and manage implementing staff;

  • Oversee planning and logistics of events and donor cultivation roadshow.



  • Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree or CFRE preferred;

  • Seven years of experience in development or related field, major gift fundraising preferred;

  • Proven track record of accomplishment in fundraising including successful solicitation and closing of major gifts from individual and institutional donors;

  • Knowledge of the philanthropy sector;

  • Familiarity with African culture, especially the countries where ASEC currently operates is preferred;

  • Familiarity with women religious culture is preferred;

  • Experience working with US based organizations working in Africa is preferred;

  • Working knowledge of prospect tracking systems and donor databases;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Ability to understand donor motivations, sensitivity to personal needs and unasked questions, strong negotiation skills;

  • Excellent decision-making skills and the ability to find meaningful ways to involve partners in cultivation efforts; and,

  • Excellent verbal and writing skills.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and at least 3 references to jobs@asec-sldi.org





Adjunct Instructors, Division of Arts and Sciences - AY 2015-2016
Neumann University has openings for adjunct instructors to teach morning, afternoon, and evening sections in the following areas in the 2015-2016 academic year: Chemistry; Communication and Digital Media, especially courses involving web design and desktop publishing; Developmental Math, Reading, and Writing; English Composition (ENG 101-102); Microbiology; and Philosophy. Qualified candidates must possess a completed master’s or doctoral degree in the subject area of specialization from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants for the Developmental Math, Reading, and Writing courses should also have experience in secondary education or in working with students in transition as well as experience using active learning pedagogies. All prospective candidates must exhibit an appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University.

To apply please submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae with references, and documentation of effective teaching to:


Neumann University
David W. Brownlee
Vice President for Human Resources & Risk Management
One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298




Assistant Professor of Social Work and Field Director

Neumann University seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Professor of Social Work and Field Director of the new Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. Neumann University is located in Aston, Pennsylvania, a growing township located 24 miles southwest of Philadelphia nearby to the I-95 corridor.  Neumann enrolls 3000 undergraduate, graduate and adult students and offers degree programs through the doctoral level. 


Successful applicants will hold an MSW degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and a Social Work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  Strong preference will be given to applicants who also hold the LCSW and/or a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D. or D.S.W.).  Rank and salary will be based upon qualifications.


Applicants should have at least five (5) years of practice experience; previous and demonstrably successful college-level teaching experience; a strong commitment to effective teaching in a mid-sized university setting; an ability to work effectively and proactively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning; capacity to establish and maintain strong professional relationships with local, state, and private social service agencies within a multicultural service area; and congruence with the mission, identity and core values of a Catholic Franciscan institution of higher learning. 


Teaching load consists of 18 credits per academic year with additional responsibilities in planning and overseeing all field work and internships for the BSW; academic advising; student mentoring; assisting in curriculum development; service on program and college committees; and participation in professional development/scholarly activities.


Qualified candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University. Submit application letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:


Neumann University
David W. Brownlee
Vice President for Human Resources & Risk Management
One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298




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