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Staff Employment Opportunity and Position Vacancy List / Job Postings

 Updated as of October 31, 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 

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 


CENTER FOR ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION / OFFICE FOR SUMMER STUDIES 
Instructional Designer  - The Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with faculty to design, lead or participate in the development and/or enhancement of instructional materials for online, hybrid and face-to-face courses. This full-time position will design and develop instructional materials and will serve as a liaison to other departments regarding instructional design to enhance faculty development resources.

Qualifications:
• Master's degree in instructional technology or related field
• A minimum of three years of related experience and/or training
• Experience using and managing Learning Management Systems (such as Blackboard), portal, Student Information Systems, ePortfolio, etc.
• Experience developing accessible multimedia materials, including audio (podcasts), video, and projects using multimedia authoring applications
• Experience delivering technology training in multiple formats
• Familiarity with Quality Matters, Inter-Institutional Quality Assurance in Online Learning
• Experience in Flash, web page design, and Power Point and their educational uses
• Knowledge and understanding of the instructional design process
• Knowledge and understanding of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) as it applies to technologies and instructional design
• Knowledge of online course development
• Ability to assist faculty with assessment pertaining to use of instructional design materials and the use of Blackboard, Adobe Connect and other technologies that may be employed for assessment
• Demonstrated ability to teach adults, particularly faculty from a wide array of departments and disciplines
• Demonstrated knowledge of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approaches to instructional design
• Demonstrated application of UDL within higher education
• Comprehensive knowledge of intellectual property rights as applicable to instructional delivery

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

For consideration, apply submit a cover letter, resume, and references through the online application below or through mail at Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612

APPLY ONLINE HERE - Instructional Designer

STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER 
Director of the Student Success Center  - The Director of the Student Success Center will oversee the daily operations and direct the overall vision, strategic planning, and assessment of all Student Success Center units including Disability Services, Retention, Tutoring, the Writing Center, and academic support programs. This position will play a lead role in retention efforts and will work closely with faculty/staff to collaborate on student success programs and initiatives across the University in order to provide optimal guidance and referrals to students in need of assistance.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage and supervise the delivery of academic support programs to the campus community to assure high quality service to students.
• Manage and oversee the University’s retention programs such as Early Alert, Choice, First Year Experience (FYE).
• Supervise and provide leadership to the staff of the Student Success Center.
• Work collaboratively with administrators, faculty and other departments to establish processes to identify at risk students and to develop intervention strategies for engaging students in obtaining tutoring and other support services needed for academic success.
• Develop, coordinate, and implement FYE, Bridge, Target, and other student support programs.
• Lead academic status and SSC meetings. Participate in academic counsel, enrollment, directors meetings as well as Student Affairs and Academic Affairs meetings as necessary.
• Advise final probationary students. Maintain confidential student assessment reports and files.
• Coordinate the undeclared freshman program.
• Evaluate and assess retention and Student Success Center programs and services.

Qualifications:
• A Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field
• Six years of progressively responsible experience developing and directing university retention programs and activities in the areas of academic, social and transitional support
• Strong communication skills with particular ability to deal with complex situations with a variety of constituencies including students, parents, faculty, administration and external constituencies in the government and private sector
• Familiarity with FERPA and applicable laws/regulations regarding student records, confidentiality, and students’ rights and responsibilities
• Knowledge of learning theories
• Prior supervisory experience is preferred
• An understanding of and experience working with students with documented learning disabilities is preferred
• Knowledge of ADA and legislation for students with learning disabilities is preferred

For consideration, apply submit a cover letter, resume, and references through the online application below or through mail at Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 

APPLY ONLINE HERE - Director of the Student Success Center