Job Title: DEAN OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania, seeks a new Dean of Education and Human Services to lead an academic division of 16 full-time faculty, 8 full-time staff (including an Assistant Dean), and a team of dedicated per- course faculty. 

Neumann University is southeastern Pennsylvania’s Catholic Franciscan institution of higher education. Founded in 1965 as Our Lady of Angels College by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia, Neumann University today serves more than 2,500 students, both women and men, and provides a comprehensive program of rigorous, relevant academic curricula. 

Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean provides academic and administrative leadership for the Division; serves as a resource for the University's students, parents, and faculty; develops academic policies, programs, and curricula; coordinates student recruitment and activities and serves as the public voice of the Division. As an administrator with faculty rank, the Dean also works with other members of the administration to advance the Catholic identity and Franciscan mission of the University.

The new Dean will oversee a Division which houses a vibrant Education program designed to prepare aspiring teachers and administrators for PK-12 and special education classrooms and schools in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. The Division offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Education Studies, Early Elementary Education (PK-4)/Special Education (PK-8) and Secondary Education concentrations, as well as a fully online Masters in Education, an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and a number of specialized certifications and endorsements.   In addition to its education programming, the Division is home to the Department of Theological and Pastoral Studies, which offers minors, as well as a CACREP-accredited, clinically oriented M.S. in Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, which is in the process of seeking CACREP accreditation.  The Division also houses a robust, CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program and is home to the on campus Child Development Center.    

The successful candidate will be an energetic, creative, mission-driven, and technology-oriented leader with strong administrative abilities and a distinguished academic and professional record sufficient to warrant appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.  Applicants must hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) earned from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Pennsylvania teacher certification is preferred and or instructional or administrative licensure, as is evidence of teaching excellence, at least five years of experience as a full-time faculty member, three to five years of progressive experience in academic administration, and a record of scholarly engagement.  Individuals with extensive superintendent experience will also be considered. In addition, the candidate will have considerable experience with the Pennsylvania Department of Education specifically in regard to curriculum and certification regulations.

Additionally, the successful candidate will evince a collegial management style, a strong work ethic, a passion for education in both traditional and non-traditional settings and for the diverse fields within the human services, an understanding of and commitment to the assessment of learning outcomes, experience leading a large faculty with diverse areas of expertise, a desire and willingness to mentor faculty colleagues, a commitment to virtual learning, and congruence with the mission and identity of a Catholic institution of higher education.  Neumann University does not offer tenure. We are especially interested in hearing from faculty and administrators who have served at, and are familiar with, institutions with continuing contract systems. 

Deadline to Apply:  September 1, 2019

To apply confidentially for this opportunity, please submit a complete CV, with at least five professional references, along with a detailed letter of application 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: Director of Student Support Services (SSS)-TRIO Program (Title IV)


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University invites applications for the full-time position of Director of Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Program, funded by a Federal Department of Education Title IV Grant. This 12-month position with a projected start date of January 5th, 2020 will coordinate the plan of operation to reflect the SSS project’s objectives to service the academic, academic support, and co-curricular needs of low-income and first-generation students, and students with disabilities. Funding for and continuation of this position are wholly contingent upon annual assignment of funds by the Federal Department of Education. Qualifications Required: Master’s degree in a field including but not limited to education, learning differences, counseling, advising, or educational instructional leadership; at least five years administrative experience in higher education; strong commitment to ensuring academic success for first-generation and low-income students, and students with disabilities. Candidates must have an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic, Franciscan Mission of the University. Qualified applicants should forward a resume, along with salary requirement 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: Assistant Teacher


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University’s Child Development Center invites applications for a part- time Assistant Teacher position: Monday through Friday (12:30PM- 5:30PM), The role of assistant teacher is to support the teachers with the implementation of a developmentally appropriate and diverse curriculum that supports the overall development of preschool age children.

Requirements: Associate’s degree in early childhood education or 30 college credits in education, or a CDA and experience with children in an early learning setting. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Qualified candidates should forward a resume and application 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: Reference & Acquisition Librarian


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time Library position of Reference Librarian. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills, the ability to work with people of differing skill sets, a strong service orientation, and the ability to work independently. Applicants should have knowledge of emerging technologies and web-based library services as well as a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Blackboard. The position requires evening and weekend work; flexibility in scheduling essential. General duties include providing reference services in accordance to scheduling needs, providing circulation desk coverage as needed, selection of new materials for collection development, weeding and collection analysis, processing purchase orders, light cataloging and processing of new items, participating in instruction of Information Literacy, supporting classroom library needs, discovery and implementation of emerging technologies, and providing excellent service to all members of the Neumann University community. The qualified candidate must have a master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of two years recent experience in an academic library and/ or instruction preferred. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Candidates interested in an opportunity to work in a dynamic, student-centered environment should forward a résumé 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: Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission-Transfer Outreach and Recruitment


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking a qualified applicant for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission-Transfer Outreach and Recruitment. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the University’s recruitment plan for transfer student populations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: plan and implement best practices, relationship building strategies, marketing initiatives, and key programming efforts designed to meet the University’s transfer enrollment goals; work collaboratively with all University staff involved in the process of recruitment, advising, and enrolling transfer students; focus on lead generation and relationship building with community and two year college partners and organizations that support transfer initiatives; expertise in credit evaluations; manage the transfer team; develop and maintain a fall and spring travel schedule; perform individual review of transfer student applications to make an admission decision and determine merit aid within five business days of receiving a completed student file; support the development of effective articulation agreements and transfer guides with community and two year colleges by maintaining accurate course equivalencies; evaluate programs and services for transfer students through surveys of admitted and enrolled transfer students and community college advisors. Qualifications: a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred; 3-5 years of direct experience in recruitment/admissions is required; 1-2 years of experience with transfer population or working with or in a community college setting is preferred; ability to travel extensively year round; understanding of technology with preferred experience in Slate or comparable CRM; must have strong interpersonal skills, be computer literate and have a valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University. Interested candidates should forward a resume, letter of application and contact information for three 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

Job Title: Director of Annual Giving and Leadership Gifts


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Director of Annual Giving and Leadership Gifts. This position is responsible for the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including a coordinated direct mail program, a personalized approach to leadership gifts, and the ability to manage 35-50 prospects that will be cultivated and stewarded for annual leadership and eventual major gifts. This position is also responsible for creating a donor relations program, which recognizes and acknowledges our annual giving donors at various giving levels and recognition societies. Primary responsibilities include, yet are not limited to: develop and implement a coordinated matrix of communication and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone/mail, personal visitation and volunteer engagement, all focused on shaping a sustainable relationship and tradition of annual giving and support; maintain, cultivate, and solicit a portfolio of 35-50 donor prospects for the purpose of increased annual and major giving; conduct 10-12 visits per month to ensure the continued connection and cultivation of new donors and prospects in designated portfolio the oversight of all annual giving services, staff, and programs, including phonathons, faculty/staff campaigns, friends, parents, and class campaigns; devise and grow a reunion giving campaign to support annual giving and scholarship programs; prepare written profiles, rating documents, and qualifying lists to support cultivation efforts; assist Vice President of University Advancement with the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of donors, friends, and alumni through various outreach programs for the purpose of increasing philanthropy for the University; manage all aspects of online giving at Neumann University; monitor and coordinate process for online giving opportunities; promote and manage giving events, while also overseeing and managing donor recognition events associated with giving levels and recognition societies; build a volunteer structure that supports annual giving, including a class agent program and a leadership gifts committee; oversee and manage staff/personnel. Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor's degree and experience in constituent relations, volunteer management, and fund-raising required; high level computer literacy; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and ability to use Web-based search tools and applications; experience in institutional advancement and development service particularly annual giving programs, including direct mail and phonathons; must be able to implement and evaluate innovative, results-oriented programs; identification, cultivation, and stewardship of benefactors through donor-centered lens; excellent planning, organizational, written communication and follow-up skills required; strong attention to detail and confidentiality a must; professional interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with the University Community and its constituents. Candidate must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and current resume, along with a list of references (including names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) 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

Faculty Positions:

Job Title: Adjunct Instructors, Division of Arts and Sciences – Fall 2019


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University’s Division of Arts and Sciences is hiring part-time faculty adjuncts in Biology, English, and Psychology for the Fall 2019 semester. We are interested in colleagues who can teach general biology lab sections on either Tuesday or Thursday morning and afternoon periods; multiple sections of our ENG 101-102 composition sequence, which run MWF during the late morning and early afternoon; and a colleague who can offer an evening course on motivational enhancement therapy in our Psychology major. Qualified candidates must possess either a completed master’s degree or a terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the field for which they are applying to teach. All prospective candidates must have an appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University.

To apply please submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae with list of references (incl. names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses), 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

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

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty-FALL 2019 - Business & Information Management


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University, the Catholic Franciscan University of southeastern Pennsylvania, seeks a qualified adjunct instructor to teach (on-site daytime) courses in Intro to Marketing, Intro to Management, and Production/Operation. Qualified candidates must have an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan Mission of the University. Please send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, Neumann Faculty Employment application (download and complete from website) and recent documentation of teaching excellence 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: Adjunct Instructors of Public Speaking, Division of Arts and Sciences


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University’s Division of Arts and Sciences is interested in hiring one or two part-time (adjunct) faculty members to teach public speaking (CDM 206) in area high schools. Qualified candidates must possess either a completed master’s degree or Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in Communication Studies, Rhetoric, or an allied discipline. All prospective candidates must have an appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University. The successful candidate will need to be able to pass required security clearances to teach in a high school setting.

To apply please submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae with list of references (incl. names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses), 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

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

Job Title: Doctoral Program, Counselor Education and Supervision, Full Time Faculty Position


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

The Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D. program at Neumann University is seeking an individual at the level of assistant or associate professor to begin Fall 2019. This counseling program specializes in spiritual and pastoral integration, and is pursuing CACREP accreditation. The regular course load at Neumann University in this program is 3 (fall), 3 (spring), and 2 (summer), and positions are 12 months.

All applicants also need to demonstrate a background in clinical mental health counseling, with corresponding state license or associate license, and experience with spiritual/pastoral integration with clinical aspects of therapy.

In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will demonstrate competence in research design and methodology and assist with dissertations; facilitate the IRB processes; guide doctoral dissertation committees; and provide oversight to doctoral students in our Ph.D. program.

Qualifications include the ability to be considered a CACREP core faculty, which includes either:  

  • a doctoral degree from a counselor education program from a CACREP accredited program; or
  • a doctoral degree in a related field (e.g., Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family) AND employment as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for at least a full academic year BEFORE July 1, 2013.

Applicants must give evidence of identification with the counseling profession through memberships, credentials, professional development, service, and scholarly activities. Position requires an appreciation and congruence with the Catholic, Franciscan mission of the University, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

Qualified candidates are to send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant credentials, original transcripts, and three [3] letters of 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