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Staff Employment Opportunity and Position Vacancy List / Job Postings

 Updated as of July 16, 2014

 

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

STAFF VACANCIES  

 

ATHLETICS 

Graduate Assistants - Misericordia University, a member of the NCAA Division III, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant positions in Men's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse and Men's and Women's Swimming.

The primary responsibility will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including, but not limited to, the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress.

A Bachelor's degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience are preferred. These positions include eighteen (18) credits of graduate level classes (per year), a generous stipend, and a meal plan. These 10 month appointments start on August 1, 2014 and are renewable for a maximum of two years.

For consideration, please apply online through the link next to the position with a cover letter, resume, and references at:

Men's and Women's Swimming – https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8529921

or by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612   

Assistant Volleyball Coach (part-time, seasonal) - This part-time, seasonal position will assist the head coach in all facets of the sports program, including, but not limited to, the development and implementation of individual fundamental skills.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong managerial, administrative, interpersonal skill; and computer proficiency. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Prior playing or coaching experience at the college/university or professional level is preferred. Flexibility is required for scheduled practices and competition during the season.

For confidential consideration, please apply with a cover letter, resume, and references at hr@misericordia.edu or by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES CENTER 

Professional Counselor  - The Professional Counselor will provide individual and group psychological counseling services to the university’s student body.   This full-time, 10 month position will also provide psychoeducational programs in order to enhance the emotional well-being, personal growth, and interpersonal development of students.  

Required qualifications:

• Master's degree in Counseling
• Four to six years related experience and/or training
• Experience in creating/presenting programs and facilitating groups
• Current licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of PA
Expertise with issues related to athletes and the male population
• High degree of analytical skill to analyze behavior and symptoms in order to assess the psychological status of students and determine the best course of therapeutic action
• Computer proficiency and experience with email, the Internet, and basic computer software programs in a Windows environment, including word processing and spreadsheet software


Experience in crisis intervention is preferred. This position requires flexibility for the on-call crisis intervention system.   Some evening and weekend hours are required.

For confidential consideration, please apply online through the link below and include a cover letter, resume, and references or apply by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

  APPLY ONLINE HERE - Professional Counselor

Please note that this online application only allows for one attachment. Please plan accordingly to submit a cover letter and resume through one attachment.

FACILITIES 

Preventative Maintenance Mechanic - Multi-Skilled  - Perform scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance activities to assist in the maintenance and operation of the various infrastructure systems to ensure a suitable living, learning, and working environment in all University facilities. This position will assure the compliance of work with applicable codes, health and safety regulations and will also provide after hour coverage of all trades.  
Qualifications:

• Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
• 5 years related experience and/or training in a mechanical or electrical trade
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in HVAC maintenance
• A current and valid PA driver’s license
• Universal EPA Refrigerant Handling certification
• General knowledge of electrical power distribution, power generation, emergency electric systems, and electrical control circuits
• Working knowledge of practical application of basic electronics, pneumatics, and mechanics
• Familiarity of national and state building codes
• Ability to read work plans, blue prints and instruction/operation manuals
• Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of all types of power tools and equipment

Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered.

This position requires a variety of physical demands to include, but not limited to, specific vision requirements, repetitive finger movement, lifting, pulling, and pushing up to 100 lbs., stooping, kneeling, crawling, repeatedly bending, and climbing stairs. Work environments will frequently include, but are not limited to, working with tools and machinery with moving parts, elements such as the heat, cold, ladders, excessive heights, noise, and dust. Hours of work will be 2pm-10:30pm, days of work TBD; however flexibility is needed to include evening, weekends, and an on-call procedure.
For confidential consideration, please apply online through the link below and include a cover letter, resume, and references or apply by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

  APPLY ONLINE HERE - Preventative Maintenance Mechanic - Multi-Skilled

Please note that this online application only allows for one attachment. Please plan accordingly to submit a cover letter and resume through one attachment.

 

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 

Web Content Graduate Assistant  - The Web Content Graduate Assistant position will support and provide assistance to the Web Content Coordinator, including social media and web content management, e-marketing, training end users, online recruitment efforts, and other related administrative tasks, etc.

This is a great opportunity to earn a graduate degree and gain relevant work-related experience in a professional marketing communications environment.

Compensation includes tuition remission for eighteen (18) credits of graduate level classes (per year), a generous stipend, and a meal plan.   This 10 month appointment is renewable for a maximum of two years.  This is a part-time position averaging 25 hours per week. Occasional travel will be required. Hours of work could include some evening and weekend work to meet deadlines.  The successful candidate for this position can start as soon as possible.

Qualifications:

• A Bachelor's degree
• Previous experience in marketing and/or exposure to social media for a professional organization is a plus
• Strong knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, etc.
• Basic photography skills and image optimization; experience using a digital camera
• Familiarity with web based software, including Photoshop and programs in the Adobe creative suite
• Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Strong administrative, managerial, and interpersonal skills
• Experience with some HTML
• A current and valid driver's license

For confidential consideration, please apply online through the link below and include a cover letter, resume, and references or apply by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

  APPLY ONLINE HERE - Web Content Graduate Assistant

Please note that this online application only allows for one attachment. Please plan accordingly to submit a cover letter and resume through one attachment.

MARY KINTZ BEVEVINO LIBRARY 

Head of Reference and Outreach  - The Head of Reference and Outreach will be responsible for the successful planning, organization, policy development, implementation and direction of the reference department, information literacy, and outreach programs. This position will lead efforts to integrate information literacy outcomes and instruction throughout University programs and will coordinate all forms of library instruction.

A Master's degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution; a minimum of 6 years of professional library experience in reference and/or information literacy in an academic library; 2 years of supervisory experience; and experience in using technology to provide and enhance library services and their changing roles in higher education are required. The successful candidate will have the ability to lead the library’s essential role in academic programs, most specifically the cultivation of information literacy across the curriculum. Candidates for this position must also have knowledge of and experience with outcomes assessment; knowledge of library automation systems, online resources, and instructional technologies; and knowledge of all aspects of library operations including contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Participate in the development and implementation of the library’s short and long term strategic plan as it pertains to Reference services.
• Develop and implement policies, procedures, and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of the Reference department; assure compliance with established policies and procedures.
• Staff, supervise, and ensure smooth operation of the reference desk. Establish desk hours in consultation with the Head of Access Services and ensure sufficient staffing.
• Supervise and provide leadership to direct reports.
• Develop, enhance, coordinate, and maintain the library’s instruction programs including information literacy, outreach, new student orientation, freshmen year experience, etc.
• Prepare, develop, and maintain statistical reports for reference and information literacy assessment. Contribute to the reference portion on the library’s annual report.
• Manage and develop the Reference collection of print and electronic titles.
• Serve a liaison to academic departments for collection development and information literacy.
• Serve as a liaison to faculty for copyright issues as they pertain to library policy and procedure.
• Evaluate new trends and issues relating to reference and information literacy.

For confidential consideration, please apply online through the link below and include a cover letter, resume, and references or apply by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

  APPLY ONLINE HERE - Head of Reference and Outreach

Please note that this online application only allows for one attachment. Please plan accordingly to submit a cover letter and resume through one attachment.

NURSING 

Graduate Program Clinical Placement Coordinator  - The Graduate Program Clinical Placement Coordinator will work with members of the graduate nursing faculty to coordinate Nurse Practitioner (NP) student affiliations and Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) clinical placements. This position will represent the university in the health care community, establishing new clinical preceptors and placement site agreements, and maintaining collaborative relationships with clinical site preceptors.

A Master’s Degree in Nursing and 1 to 2 years of experience as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in a related practice or an education setting are required. This position also requires a current national Family Nurse Practitioner certification, a Pennsylvania Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner licensure, and a current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Recruiting/staffing experience is desirable. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, with excellent communication, written, interpersonal and networking skills and will have the ability to interact with diverse populations, work collaboratively in academic environment, and use creative problem solving skills. This is a 12 month, part-time position that will be scheduled to work 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Coordinate the placement of students in the clinical portion of the program with appropriate clinical sites and national nursing accreditation (e.g., CCNE, NONPF) mandates. Responsibilities include securing clinical education placement sites; identifying and developing new clinical sites and participating in all aspects of clinical experiences; assisting with curriculum development and course content; providing instruction in courses; evaluating and advising of student's clinical experience; coordinating clinical rotation schedules; orienting instructors at clinical education centers; and participating in all aspects of clinical labs.
• Evaluate and facilitate clinical education effectiveness through a schedule of visits to the clinical education sites and through monthly meetings of clinical faculty.
• Conduct pre-placement student meetings. Provide clinical process overview annually to student groups. Create and conduct student practicum orientation programs. Maintain an ongoing student-coordinator electronic link for communication exchange.
• Maintain student clinical and academic records for grading, reports, and advising purposes. Maintain electronic data collection, conduct spread sheet queries, compile reports, and collect student and preceptor evaluation forms.
• Orient new graduate clinical staff and faculty. Assure that training and education needs of staff are met. Develop and maintain an electronic preceptor orientation program and a central online communication site for preceptors.
• Maintain documentation associated with accreditation.

For confidential consideration, please apply online through the link below and include a cover letter, resume, and references or apply by mail addressed to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

  APPLY ONLINE HERE - Graduate Program Clinical Placement Coordinator

Please note that this online application only allows for one attachment. Please plan accordingly to submit a cover letter and resume through one attachment.