Staff Employment Opportunities

Updated as of January 4, 2018

Custodian

Custodian - Housekeeping


Misericordia University is seeking Custodians for various shifts. The primary purpose of this position is to perform custodial duties, minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that buildings and facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe, and sanitary manner. The Custodian will assist with the setup of facilities, meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc. In addition, this position helps with snow removal on campus grounds. Flexibility to accommodate evening/weekend hours and/or on-call/overtime schedules is preferred.


Available Shifts:

1. Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm-1:30am

2. Saturday 3:00pm – 11:30pm and Sunday-Wednesday: 5:00pm-1:30am


A High School Diploma or GED is required. Three to six months related experience and/or training is necessary. Prior housekeeping experience preferred.


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.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Custodian

Dean, College of Business

Dean, College of Business - Academic Affairs


Misericordia University seeks an energetic, innovative, and collaborative leader for the position of Dean of the College of Business (COB), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean will advance intellectual leadership, pedagogical practice, and administrative process for the college. The University seeks a leader who is mission driven, committed to high impact educational experiences, and has demonstrable experience in developing a diverse range of students who live lives of consequence within their communities and the world.


The College of Business includes the Department of Business and the Department of Mass Communications and Design. Successful candidates will possess a record of participation in significant collaborative, interdisciplinary, and diversity initiatives as well as experience in building enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The Dean will lead the development of a strategic plan for COB that will promote the visibility of the College. Candidates should be able to articulate their understanding of the challenges facing business and higher education, specialized accreditation, and the role and balance of teaching, scholarship, and service at a comprehensive university committed to teaching and to a strong foundation in the liberal arts and humanities in the undergraduate curriculum.


This position requires a Doctoral degree in an area represented in the business programs and a minimum of 10 years of successful college teaching, scholarship, research, and progressively responsible administrative experience. Documented ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders and collegiality is valued.


Misericordia University, a Catholic liberal arts institution established in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and respect for all persons in an environment where all are welcome. As a community, we are committed to integrity and the values of Mercy, Service, Justice, and Hospitality as the foundation of university life. Misericordia offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees and is especially strong in the Health Sciences. The University’s approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide acclaim.


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.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 1, 2018 are assured full consideration. Send applications via email to: hr@misericordia.edu or apply online directly below.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Dean, College of Business



Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist - Human Resources


Misericordia University seeks candidates for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist. The HR Generalist position coordinates all aspects of the University’s HR responsibilities. The position supports a broad range of disciplines including benefits administration, recruitment, payroll, time and attendance, training, wellness, safety, ADP HRIS, and other human resources issues. The position helps maintain positive employee relations and works to ensure worker satisfaction through education of HR policies and by fostering a positive work environment, while maintaining confidentiality.


A Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field is required. One to three years of professional experience in human resources is necessary. The successful candidate will have an understanding and familiarity with web administration tools and have the ability to utilize independent judgement and discretion to resolve non-routine matters.


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.


Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for 3 references online or by mail to Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


To view the complete job description, click here.


APPLY HERE - Human Resources Generalist

Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator

Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator - Student Affairs


The Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator works collaboratively with campus departments and community agencies to provide programs and services that support the diverse needs of underrepresented student populations. This position assumes primary responsibility for on campus programs and services to enhance academic and social integration by improving academic performance and overall student experiences. Through outreach and programming, this position aims to increase retention to positively sustain a multicultural campus culture. Coordinate and meet regularly with local school administrators to increase multicultural partnerships and programs.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, organize, and facilitate on campus multicultural programming throughout the year to provide orientation and adjustment to the University and Northeastern Pennsylvania.Collaborates with other departments to ensure maximum participation in campus events.
  • Develop, organize, and facilitate retention strategies with a variety of departments to compliment the university’s retention goals for minority students.
  • Design outreach strategies to promote the personal and academic development of minority students.
  • Mentor matriculated multicultural students and promote student leadership by serving as advisor to minority student organizations such as the diversity club.
  • Develop professional network, regionally and nationally, to heighten the university’s profile with regards to multicultural support and programming.
  • Network with and counsel students from underrepresented populations and assist in coordinating support services to aid in retention.
  • Advise ALLY program and its members.
  • Develop ALLY program’s yearly Safe Space Training.
  • Develop, organize and supervise summer multicultural camp.
  • Develop and manage budget for all services and programs for the multicultural outreach office.

Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university is required.Three (3) years of experience preferably with underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.Prior experience working professionally with the Hispanic community is preferred.Current, valid PA driver’s license. Broad base of technical knowledge and skills needed to perform all assigned administrative duties.


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.


Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for 3 references online or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


APPLY HERE - Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator


Project Manager

Project Manager - Facilities


Misericordia University seeks candidates for a Project Manager (PM). The PM will direct the institution’s efforts in planning, designing, constructing and renovating its physical plant facilities. This position will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated project to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. A valid PA driver’s license is required. Knowledge of codes and standards, architectural, mechanical and electrical systems, as well as competency in budgeting, negotiating, and cost control is necessary. Must have the ability to work evenings and weekends as required.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field is required, Master’s Degree helpful. A minimum of ten years of related experience and/or training is necessary. The successful candidate will have substantial demonstrated and related experience with space and facilities project planning and management and planning, coordinating, and overseeing projects, moves, and construction efforts. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in end-to-end project management and preparation of change orders and modification of drawings and experience in control and phasing of construction activities to avoid impact on classroom activities.


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.


Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for 3 references online or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


To view the complete job description, click here.


APPLY HERE - Project Manager


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