Staff Employment Opportunities

Updated as of November 7, 2018

Assistant Coach of Track and Field - Part-Time

Misericordia University is seeking a part-time Assistant Coach of Track and Field. The Assistant Coach will be responsible for daily coaching, practice, and management of a collegiate throws program. The main focus of this position is to directly supervise, monitor, and develop throwers' shot, discus, weight, javelin and hammer throw technique. Under the direct supervision of the Head Coach for Cross Country and Track & Field, the part-time Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting with the daily management of practice and coaching during competitions for the following events: Shot Put, Discus, Hammer Throw, Weight Throw, and Javelin.


Responsibilities:

  • Ability and desire to teach event-specific skills to both novice and experienced athletes
  • Ability to design training programs that exhibit sound teaching progression, sound technical skills, and the use of various training modalities
  • Set-up and manage daily practices
  • Understand and adhere to the rules and regulations established by Misericordia University, the MU Athletic Department, the MAC, and the NCAA.
  • Position will require occasional travel; weekend or end-of-week meets

Qualifications:

  • Act 153 clearances are required
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to work with student-athletes
  • Previous experience as an athlete and/or coach
  • Ability to coach multiple throwing events (shotput, discus, hammer throw, weight throw, and javelin)
  • Minimum availability of two-days per week for practice sessions
  • Capacity to teach and mentor a diverse student-body

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 resume and the names and contact information for three (3) references online or mail to: Misericordia University, Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


APPLY HERE - Asst. Coach of Track and Field

Grants Writer and Prospect Researcher - Part-Time

Grants Writer and Prospect Researcher - Part-Time


Misericordia University is seeking a part-time Grants Writer and Prospect Researcher. The Grants Writer and Prospect Researcher will pursue government grants and research activities in conjunction with the Manager, Foundation Relations. This position will prepare and submit government (federal state and county) grant proposals for potential funding sources and will research opportunities to obtain government, corporate and foundation funding support for ongoing divisional and/or special institutional projects. Some travel and evening/weekend work will be required.

A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, English, or a related field is required. The successful candidate will have five years of state proposal and federal grant writing experience and be proficient in foundation, corporate and government prospect research. Prior college/university experience along with experience developing complex budgets is preferred. A valid and current driver's license is necessary.


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 three references online, or mail to: Misericordia. University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St., Dallas, PA 18612.


To view the complete job description, please click here.



APPLY HERE - Grants Writer and Prospect Researcher

Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper - Facilities


Misericordia University is seeking a 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. In addition, this position will assist in the custodial maintenance of the university stadium, including athletic fields after events. Evening and weekend hours are necessary as needed, and on-call procedure and overtime as needed.


A High School Diploma or GED is required. One (1) year related experience and/or training is required. The successful candidate will possess a current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and a have the ability to obtain a PA Department of Agriculture herbicide and pesticide license within one (1) year.


Tuition benefits are available for full-time employees, spouses, and qualifying dependents.


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 - Groundskeeper


HVAC Mechanic

HVAC Mechanic - Facilities


Misericordia University is seeking a HVAC Mechanic. The position will provide the expertise and working knowledge required to operate and maintain the commercial campus HVAC systems to ensure a suitable living, learning, and working environment in all University facilities. Under direct supervision, this position will operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment necessary for each building’s operation. The HVAC Mechanic will assist with water treatment of domestic, boiler, and closed loop systems when necessary and confer with customers as necessary in performing assigned responsibilities. This position will also help with snow removal on campus grounds to include shoveling snow from walks and driveways, using chemical ice melters, shovels, ice scrapers, etc., and spreading de-icing on passage ways to prevent ice buildup. Flexible hours are necessary to accommodate needs, with on-call procedure, evenings, and weekends as needed.


An Associate's degree/Vocational Diploma in HVAC Technology from an industry leader such as Trane, Carrier, York (minimum 500 hours), is required. The successful candidate will have five years of related experience and/or training in a mechanical or electrical trade, plus a minimum of seven years of experience in HVAC maintenance and related equipment. Experience in chiller maintenance/cooling towers up to 500-ton units (screw, centrifugal, and reciprocating types) preferred and a minimum of two years’ experience working with Siemens and Tritium Building Automation Control Systems is preferred. A current and valid PA driver’s license and Universal EPA Refrigerant Handling certification is needed.


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 resume and the names and contact information for three references online, or by mail to: Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St, Dallas, PA 18612.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - HVAC Mechanic

Lead Groundskeeper

Lead Groundskeeper - Grounds


Misericordia University is seeking a Lead Groundskeeper. Under supervision, the Lead Groundskeeper will oversee daily grounds operations. This position will identify issues, provide and implement solutions, promote communication and teamwork, implement training when necessary, ensure project completion, enforce safety standards and equipment maintenance and security, and delegate tasks as needed. This position will also represent the manager and be responsible for the grounds department when assigned or in the absence of the manager. Evening and weekend hours, and on-call procedure and overtime are necessary as needed.


A High School Diploma or GED is required. Additional horticulture related education is highly desirable. A minimum of two (2) years recent experience in landscape, lawn maintenance, and/or horticulture and turf care and/or athletic field maintenance is strongly preferred. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills, possess a current driver’s license and have the ability to obtain PA Department of Agriculture herbicide and pesticide license within 3 months of hire.


Tuition benefits are available for full-time employees, spouses, and qualifying dependents.


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 see attached.


APPLY HERE - Lead Groundskeeper

Job Coach/Direct Care Staff - Part-Time

Job Coach/Direct Care Staff - Part-Time - ALL Program


Misericordia University seeks Job Coaches/Direct Care Staff. The primary purpose of the Job Coach/Direct Care Staff is to direct, supervise and instruct participants in the Autism for Lifelong Learning Program in tasks and programmatic activities that are outlined in the Individual Support Plan. Provide documentation as required by the program and reports and summaries as requested.

This position requires the successful candidate to work with ALL Program participants at job sites in their local community. Travel to the Dallas location is minimal.


A High school diploma or GED is required. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. Valid driver’s license and Act 153 clearances are required.


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 three (3) references online or mail to: Misericordia University, Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA18612.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Job Coach/Direct Care Staff

School-Based Transition Specialist/Job Coach - Part-Time

School-Based Transition Specialist/Job Coach - Autism Lifelong Learning Program


Misericordia University seeks a part-time School-Based Transition Specialist/Job Coach. The primary purpose of this position is two-fold; to provide quality group services and other school-based transition activities in local school districts to students identified as having special needs, and to direct, supervise and instruct participants in the Autism for Lifelong Learning Program in tasks and programmatic activities in the workplace or in preparation for the workplace. Complete and quality documentation as required by the program must be completed in a timely fashion, as well as all billing sheets and information. This is a part-time position.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Education or related field is required. Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. Valid driver’s license and Act 153 clearances are required. The Association of Community Rehabilitation Educator's (ACRE)'s Basic Employment Certificate or Professional Employment Certificate is necessary (may be earned while in service.) The following trainings are required: Bureau of Autism Services Spectrum Training in Autism, all required training of the ALL Program, trainings required by state and federal regulation, and first aid, CPR and Heimlich procedures.


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 resume and the names and contact information for three (3) references online or mail to: Misericordia University, Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA18612.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - School-Based Transition Specialist/Job Coach

Temporary Staff - Part-Time

Temporary Staff - Part-Time - Human Resources


The Temporary Staff Employee offers necessary staffing coverage and support in a wide range of temporary vacant positions that arise due to unscheduled absences, leaves of absence, employee vacations, special projects, events, pending recruitment needs, workflow peaks and other situations. Assignments will vary from short term (several hours) to long term (several months) dependent on each situation. This position is on an as needed, on-call basis and is not a guarantee of regular part-time or full-time employment. Flexible hours of work will be required, to include possible evening and weekend work.

Possible Temporary Staff Positions:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Department Assistant
  • Postal Clerk
  • Material Handler
  • General Laborer
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Event Set-Up
  • Custodian

Flexible hours of work will be required, to include possible evening and weekend work.


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.


APPLY HERE - Temporary Staff

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