Job Title: Science Lab Manager, Division of Arts and Science


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

The Division of Arts and Sciences at Neumann University, southeastern Pennsylvania’s Catholic Franciscan institution of higher learning, is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time (FLSA Exempt) position of Science Lab Manager. This position reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and works closely with the Department Head of Math and Sciences on all lab-related matters. The primary role of the Science Lab Manager is to oversee the operation and maintenance of the science laboratories. Duties include coordinating with faculty for the setup of scheduled science laboratories; taking regular inventory; ordering and receiving all lab supplies and equipment; serving as the primary liaison with lab-related vendors; overseeing repair of equipment; ensuring the proper disposal of hazardous waste; monitoring the operational budgets in Science; conducting all required safety training for the use of the laboratory; and maintaining the chemical hygiene and biological hazard plans for the science laboratories. The Science Lab Manager also serves as a member of the Campus Safety/Accident Prevention Committee, the Science Olympiad Committee, and the Environmental Health and Safety Committee.

Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or other related science field from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of three years laboratory experience. Experience working with software for instrumentation and inventory control is preferred. Candidates must also possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Applications must consist of a current CV, cover letter addressing the qualifications and experience enumerated above, and contact information for at least three [3] references to be considered. For fullest consideration, applications should be submitted on or before July 31, 2020, to:

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

humanresources@neumann.edu
EOE M/F/D/V

Job Title: Teacher Certification and Compliance Specialist & Certification Testing Coordinator


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Teacher Certification and Compliance Specialist & Certification Testing Coordinator.

This position assists the Professional Teacher Preparation Program at Neumann University in meeting regulations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relative to the teacher certification process and assuring the School’s compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and federal reporting requirements. Responsibilities include the planning and oversight of all support, workshops, test guidance and preparation programs for teacher certification testing. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: assist with compilation and maintenance of required data mandated by the PDE and the federal government; assist the Dean in preparing relevant reports, particularly the federal Title II report, PDE annual survey, and PDE periodic reviews; communicate with Teacher Education faculty to ensure that the University’s undergraduate and graduate education programs comply with the PDE requirements for teacher and school professional preparation programs per Chapter 49.2; work closely with the faculty in our teacher preparation programs to keep them informed about changes in PDE regulations to ensure that all PDE-mandated records are properly maintained and that students are advised accurately; maintain certification testing database and process students’ certification applications in TIMS; provide support for graduating teacher candidates in using the TIMS system; report Act 45/48 credits to the PDE to ensure that individuals meet requirements to maintain teacher/administrative certification; monitor the Pearson testing lab and proctor testing in the lab; coordinate and teach workshops in Reading, Writing and/or Math; offer individual and small group tutoring and test preparation sessions weekly and work with faculty to encourage students to attend these sessions; identify resources for Teacher Education faculty to use in coursework to assist students with PK-4, special education and subject area certification tests.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in education or related area required; three to five years related work experience; experience with teacher certification testing and test preparation; demonstrated professionalism and maintenance of confidentiality; demonstrated ability to collaborate and to be proactive in engaging with faculty and students; ability to complete projects on time and report on status and progress of assignments; excellent organizational skills, follow-up/follow-through abilities, and attention to details; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; solid analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills; excellent computer skills with experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database software; and knowledge of and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan character of the University. Qualified candidates should forward a resume to:

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

humanresources@neumann.edu
EOE M/F/D/V

Job Title: Graduate Assistant, Hall Director


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant Hall Director (GA). The GA serves within the Office of Housing & Residence Life to support in the administration of the University’s residential program that is grounded in Neumann’s Catholic traditions and Franciscan values. The GA will support on-call duty responsibilities for an on-campus undergraduate residential community along with residence hall programming conducive with the University’s RISES values. This is a live-in GA position with regular evening, weekend, and late-night responsibilities. This position includes serving in an emergency response capacity as needed. This is an academic-year appointment (10 month), and enrollment and successful progress in an approved NU graduate program is required. A partial meal plan when classes are in session, parking, cell phone stipend, and limited professional development funding included during dates of appointment. Qualifications: Enrolled master’s degree candidate in an approved graduate program at Neumann University is required; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; One year of experience working in higher education student affairs particularly in residence life experience is preferred; Excellent communications skills in both verbal and written formats; and knowledge of and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan character of the University. Three positions available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Accepting applications until positions are filled. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:

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

humanresources@neumann.edu
EOE M/F/D/V

Job Title: Academic Advisor (part-time)


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is looking for a detail-oriented, self-motivated person to work within the Academic Advising Center. The Academic Advisor should have the ability to navigate student success software and generate reports relative to student support from multiple platforms. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week), hours are flexible. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a quality academic advising experience to students; in addition to collecting, organizing and reporting on data supporting student academic success.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements for the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Master’s degree in related field preferred, or a bachelor’s degree with training and experience that equates to three years in a college or university setting. Candidates must be able to work with both students and university staff. Experience with data analysis and developing reports. Effectively uses technology, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power-point. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University.  Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume with references to:

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

humanresources@neumann.edu
EOE M/F/D/V

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