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Updated as of April 22, 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 Basketball – https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=7809891

Women’s Lacrosse – https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=7854231

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       

DEVELOPMENT 

Director of Major and Planned Gifts - In consultation with the Director of Development, the Director of Major and Planned Gifts will develop, organize and implement the solicitation of the University’s major donor and planned gift prospects. This position is responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving.  

Responsibilities include:

• Build, maintain, and personally manage a portfolio of major donor and planned gift prospects of $25,000+ through cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Directly solicit individuals, close on gifts, and develop and ensure follow through on donor acknowledgment and retention efforts.
•  Develop and implement strategies and schedules to meet goals and maximize gifts. Track progress/results through development database/system.
•  Coordinate and develop the University’s annual gift societies, including, but not limited to, tracking donor acquisition and renewals and assisting with stewardship activities.
• Meet or exceed related goals in accordance with division’s fundraising plan. Manage a group of major and planned gift prospects for the campaign in progress. Complete 16-20 visits per month.
• Complete and file timely reports or donor/prospect contacts by utilizing university databases, employing discretion while recording information of relevance to university-wide development and alumni relations staff.
• Develop proposals for presentations, memoranda of agreement and other written correspondence as needed for major gift fundraising. Provide correspondence support to the President, Vice President for University Advancement, Director of Development and volunteers.
• Manage the work associated with estate gifts, annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and all other planned giving vehicles.
• Write/edit planned giving newsletters. Manage the Heart of Mercy Society and requests for information/materials/reports associated with planned giving.
• Write/edit planned giving newsletters. Manage the Heart of Mercy Society and requests for information/materials/reports associated with planned giving.
• Additional services and support as prescribed by position.

A Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of progressively responsible related experience preferably in major gifts and planned giving are required.   A Master’s degree is preferred.   Candidates for the position must have experience with the elements of a comprehensive planned giving program and the ability to educate donors on the benefits of Charitable Gift Annuities (CGAs), Charitable Remainder Unitrusts (CRUTs), wills, lead trusts, etc. Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques; the ability to cultivate and solicit donors; the ability to establish creditability and confidence with stakeholders; and demonstrated success in personally soliciting major and planned gifts are necessary.   A current and valid driver’s license is also required as this position requires frequent travel as well as some evening and weekend work. Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered.

Computer proficiency and experience with the Internet, development/fundraising software (such as Raiser’s Edge), and basic computer software programs in a Windows environment, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, are essential.

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

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 - Director of Major and Planned Gifts

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 

HVAC Mechanic  - This full-time position will provide the expertise and working knowledge required to operate and maintain the campus’ commercial HVAC systems to ensure a suitable living, learning, and working environment in all University facilities. Under direct supervision, the HVAC Mechanic will operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment necessary for each building’s operation.  

Qualifications:

• An Associate's degree/Vocational Diploma in HVAC Technology or related chiller training from an industry leader such as Trane, Carrier, York (minimum 500 hours)
• 5 years related experience and/or training in a mechanical or electrical trade
• 2 years of experience in HVAC maintenance and related equipment
• A current and valid PA driver’s license
• Universal EPA Refrigerant Handling certification
• General knowledge of electrical systems and electrical control circuits
• Working knowledge of practical application of basic electronics, pneumatics, and mechanics
• Familiarity of national and state building codes
• Familiarity with refrigerant recovery and tracking/recordkeeping
• Knowledge of web based building controls such as Siemens, NRG Systems, Johnson Controls
• Ability to use computer-based monitoring and control devices in maintaining and troubleshooting HVAC systems
• Ability to read work plans, blue prints and instruction/operation manuals
•Ability to repair and/or replace building mechanical systems components, including programmable logic controls
• Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of all types of power tools and equipment
• Experience with web based building automation controls, the Internet, and email
• Experience in chiller maintenance/cooling towers up to 500-ton units (screw, centrifugal, and reciprocating types) is preferred

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, Monday - Friday; 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 - HVAC Mechanic

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

GROUNDS 

Groundskeeper  - The Groundskeeper will perform a variety of grounds tasks to maintain a safe and attractive living, learning, and working environment at the University. This position will perform routine maintenance and upkeep on campus grounds, equipment, and tools.

High school diploma or GED and one year related experience and/or training are required. Qualified candidates must have the ability to operate power mower and lawn care equipment; have basic knowledge of field sports, gardening, and grounds maintenance; and must be proficient in the safe and efficient operation of equipment associated with grounds work. A current, valid PA driver's license is required. A PA Department of Agriculture Herbicide and pesticide license is preferred; the ability to obtain one within 1 year will is needed.

The ability to perform routine tasks as directed by supervisor as well as understand and follow oral and written directions is necessary. Physical aspects of this position include, but are not limited to, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling, climbing, frequent lifting of 50 lbs. and occasional lifting of 100 lbs. Work environments will include, but are not limited to, frequently working with machinery, moving vehicles and in hot or cold weather and occasionally working with ladders and exposure to chemical and dust. The ability to work evenings, weekends, overtime, and for an on-call procedure is needed. 
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 - Groundskeeper

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 

Director of Library Services  - Misericordia University invites applications for the position of Director of Library Services who will administer all aspects of library services and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research.

A Master's degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution; ten years of professional library experience in progressively responsible positions, including at least five years at a college or university library; and two years of supervisory experience are required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Candidates for this position must have knowledge of all aspects of library operations including contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies and the ability to lead the library’s essential role in academic programs, most specifically the cultivation of information literacy across the curriculum. Qualified candidates must also have knowledge of and experience with outcomes assessment, library automation systems, online resources, and instructional technologies.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Develop, implement, and foster a clear and concise strategic plan for the library that promotes the mission of the University and enhances continuous improvement.
- Plan, implement, and administer all library resources and services for students, faculty and staff. Work with library staff, as well as external sources, to identify, evaluate and implement programs that improve services and facilities, enhance the quality of resources, and increase operational efficiency within the library.
- Develop, implement, maintain, and, as needed, adjust measures of assessment for achieving university and departmental goals that support student learning.
- Plan, develop, implement, monitor, and approve University library budgets and expenditures.
- Develop and implement policies, procedures, and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of the library; assure compliance with established policies and procedures.
- Develop strong partnerships within the University. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators in order to meet student and faculty needs and to advance the use of library resources and services including, but not limited to, information literacy.
- Foster inter-library cooperation with other institutions.
- Oversee the fundraising efforts and programs that support and enhance student and community learning.

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 - Director of Library Services

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