Job Title: Advancement Services Assistant


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following full-time position of Advancement Services Assistant for University Advancement. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of constituent records, including but not limited to biographical and contribution information, as well as running reports, undergoing prospect research, and creating mailing lists. Additional duties include but are not limited to, relating, and responding to incoming requests and prioritizing information and messages from constituents both online and individually.

The qualified applicant should have demonstrated abilities in Database/Records Management, strong organizational skills, be detailed oriented and accuracy focused, effective time and project management skills, communicate effectively in both oral and written formats and work independently with a required high level of proficiency and confidentiality. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University. Qualified candidates 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: TRIO/SSS Professional Tutors


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

The TRIO/Student Support Services Program at Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants to tutor chemistry, biology, and anatomy & physiology. Responsibilities include: assist students one-on-one in weekly scheduled virtual appointments; clarify course content; support students in the development of appropriate research and study strategies; maintain and submit weekly electronic reports of services provided; report to the TRIO Program information about student progress. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree and experience working with diverse student populations; fine-tuned interpersonal and organizational skills; basic computer literacy; and, work a flexible schedule. Applicants must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan Mission of the University. This is a part-time (not benefit eligible), hourly position paying $20 an hour.

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: Help Desk Associate


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is seeking applications for the full-time position of Help Desk Associate in Information Technology and Resources. This detailed-oriented, thorough, and organized team member will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support to the University community with computer systems, hardware, or software issues. The position responds to queries, runs diagnostic programs, isolates problems, and determines/implements solutions. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: responding to Help Desk requests; creating step-by-step training materials; documenting internal procedures; and training incoming staff. Qualifications: Minimum BSc/BA in IT, Computer Science, or related field; proven experience in field as a technician and/or with customer service; ability to diagnose and resolve basic technical issues; excellent communication skills; keen attention to detail, memory of patterns, and interest in problem solving. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Qualified candidates may submit 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: Specialist for Student Conduct and Community Standards


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Specialist for Student Conduct and Community Standards. The Specialist serves within the Office of the Dean of Students to support in the administration of the University’s student conduct processes and procedures that are grounded in Neumann’s Catholic traditions and Franciscan values. The Specialist will work closely with the Dean of Students to conduct investigations, facilitate mediations and restorative resolutions, adjudicate student conduct incidents, and implement community standards programming initiatives conducive with the University’s RISES values. Responsibilities include: Serve as administrator of the University’s Student Conduct Process and maintain and track all student disciplinary cases as well as provide reports, data and other assessments; conduct student conduct investigations as assigned and serving as a student conduct hearing officer; serve as a member of the University’s CARE Team and assist with directed outreach to students; develop and implement student development and community standards programming to include collaboration with campus partners to and assessment of programmatic initiatives; assist with the development and implementation of on-going training for the Student Conduct Hearing Board, fellow student conduct officers, and other members of the University community; serve as a trained resource person within the University’s Title IX process to include roles such as an advisor, investigator, or hearing officer; monitor student compliance with prevention/education programming and completion of educational sanctions; assume “on-call” responsibilities in a scheduled duty rotation to include on-campus response to incidents and emergency response; employ current technology to develop an effective case management system to assess and monitor the progress of students in the conduct process; assist as needed with important University programs such as admissions events, new student orientation, homecoming and family weekend, and commencement. This position is expected to maintain a high level of visibility on campus and cultivate strong connections with students, faculty, and administrators.

Qualifications required: Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field is required; five years of experience working in higher education Student Affairs particularly student conduct administration experience is preferred; excellent communications skills in both verbal and written formats. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Qualified candidates may submit 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: Financial Assistance Counselor


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Financial Assistance Counselor. Within a centralized financial aid services environment this position evaluates, approves, and awards financial aid to students in accordance with federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and operating guidelines. The successful candidate will assess financial needs of students, and advise students and parents regarding financial aid options, processes, and requirements. The position evaluates student academic progress and adjudicates academic progress appeals; participates as appropriate in systems/procedures planning and management; and implements and coordinates specific individual programs and/or assignments, in accordance with the overall objectives of the department. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: analyze and evaluate financial viability of students and families, and provide advice and counsel regarding available financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements, and the application process; review and assess eligibility of applications for financial aid; exercise professional judgment to determine whether adjustments should be made; review for accuracy and provide signature approval/disapproval of loan applications, promissory notes, and other financial documents. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties; strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; ability to verify and assess student eligibility for financial aid; ability to analyze and solve problems, investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions; interviewing skills; ability to make evaluative judgments; knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and policies concerning the provision of financial aid to students; knowledge of financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements; knowledge of the policies and eligibility requirements of a range of federal, state, and agency scholarship programs for tertiary students. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University. Interested 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: 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

Faculty Positions:

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology position to begin in August 2021.

We are hoping to hire a colleague who can contribute in substantive ways to our psychology program. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses across the student experience, including the introductory course, cognitive psychology, learning, and neuropsychology/psychobiology. An established program of research that lent itself well to undergraduate research experiences would be considered a plus.

To qualify for rank as an assistant professor, the successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in experimental psychology, cognitive psychology, learning, or neuropsychology/psychobiology. Candidates enrolled in a doctoral degree program with a confirmed graduation/defense date prior to August 15, 2021, will be considered.

The standard teaching load at Neumann University is twelve credits per academic semester. Neumann expects full-time faculty to engage in scholarship and research on an ongoing basis, to perform committee service and academic advising, and to engage in community service, broadly defined. Candidates should be aware that Neumann University does not have a system of tenure, but instead offers faculty a policy-governed system of promotion and increasingly extended contracts with faculty seniority.

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the candidate’s experience teaching undergraduate courses as well as the candidate’s appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official copies will be required at the time of hire); and, if applicable, (4) teaching evaluations, a sample syllabus, and/or other evidence of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction. Letters of recommendation are not required at the initial stages of the review process, but will be solicited of all finalist candidates.

Candidates must also possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Review of applications will begin on Monday, November 30, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be e-mailed 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: Program Director, Clinical Laboratory Science
School of Arts and Sciences


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

The School of Arts and Sciences at Neumann University, southeastern Pennsylvania’s Catholic Franciscan institution of higher learning, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Program Director in the Biology/Clinical Laboratory Sciences major, beginning in August 2021.

The Biology/Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Program Director is appointed by and reports to the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences through the Department Head for Mathematics and Sciences. The Director of the Bio/CLS Program is expected to provide leadership in the promotion of excellence in BIO/CLS education and scholarship. Applicants must meet the requirements for faculty rank at the level of associate or full professor at Neumann University. 

The BIO/CLS Program Director is expected to do the following:

  • Be responsible for the organization, administration, instruction, evaluation, continuous improvement, curriculum planning and development, directing other program faculty/staff, and general effectiveness of the program
  • Participate in the budget preparation process
  • Maintain NAACLS accreditation of the program
  • Be experienced in regular and consistent contact with students, faculty, program personnel, and in recruitment and retention activities.
  • Be active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels
  • Be active in clinical practice, especially as applicable to clinical education
  • Develop the schedule of classes in a timely fashion and in consultation with the Academic Dean that is responsive to student needs and educational efficiencies.
  • Coordinate with the Academic Dean to conduct classroom observations, faculty evaluations, performance reviews, conferences, in-services and professional development sessions.
  • Assist the Academic Dean in the hiring, training, development and supervision of faculty and substitutes to teach classes as needed.
  • Possess knowledge of and experience in current accreditation/certification procedures relevant to Clinical Laboratory Science programs that meets NAACLS standards
  • Possess a strong commitment and value for supporting diverse and inclusive educational programming
  • Lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of all curricula for the undergraduate and graduate programs and promote innovation in educational programs
  • Ensure effective academic advising and progression of pre-professional and professional-level students.
  • With input from program faculty and related departments, plan the course offering schedule for each semester and summer sessions.
  • Assign faculty teaching responsibilities consistent with their other responsibilities as established in the faculty development plan.
  • Teach didactic and laboratory aspects of general and clinical hematology, hemostasis and immunology and other courses in the successful candidate’s area of specialization in a NAACLS-accredited Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree program. 

Qualifications

Consistent with the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), the program director must be a medical laboratory professional who meets the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a related field (doctoral degree preferred)
  • ASCP-BOC or equivalent certification acceptable to NAACLS
  • Minimum of three full years of teaching experience, including in the classroom and online
  • Have a minimum of 36 hours of continuing professional education documented over the last three years
  • Possess knowledge of educational methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation and certification procedures
  • Evince outstanding oral and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrate strong personal integrity and enthusiasm

Candidates must also possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Candidates should be aware that Neumann University does not have a system of tenure, but instead offers faculty a policy-governed system of promotion and increasingly extended contracts with faculty seniority.

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the candidate’s experience as well as the candidate’s appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official copies will be required at the time of hire); and (4) recent teaching evaluations, a sample syllabus, and/or other evidence of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction. Letters of recommendation are not required at the initial stages of the review process, but will be solicited of all finalist candidates.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, November 9, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be e-mailed 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, School of Arts and Sciences – Spring 2021


JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

Neumann University’s School of Arts and Sciences is hiring part-time faculty adjuncts in Biology, Chemistry, Math, and Physical Science for the Spring 2021 semester. We are interested in colleagues who can teach morning and early afternoon lecture and lab sections of the second semester of general biology, microbiology, introductory chemistry courses, statistics or college algebra, and a physical science course for non-majors. 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