Staff Employment Opportunities

Updated as of July 11, 2018

Alternative Learning Program Coordinator

Alternative Learning Program Coordinator - Alternative Learning Program


Misericordia University seeks an Alternative Learning Program Coordinator. The Alternative Learning Program Coordinator will provide an equal opportunity learning environment to students and prospective students with disabilities. This position will assess students experiencing learning disability/ difficulties and recommend, develop, and deliver services to enable them to acquire strategies to overcome their barriers to learning.


This is a full-time, 10-month position: August 1 - May 31.


A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Psychology, Education or related field is required. Six years related experience with young adults and adults with disabilities, including but not limited to learning disabilities and/or training is preferred. The successful candidate will have knowledge of ADA and legislation for students with learning disabilities and a working knowledge of the needs of students with various disabilities, including mobility, visual and hearing impairments, and learning disabilities.


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, Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


To view a complete job description, please click here.

APPLY HERE - Alternative Learning Program Coordinator

Coordinator of Student Engagement

Coordinator of Student Engagement - Office of Student Engagement


Misericordia University seeks candidates for a Coordinator of Student Engagement. The Coordinator of Student Engagement will develop, promote, coordinate, and manage student activities programs to promote student growth and development and support student success and retention. This position will develop, implement, and maintain the Student Outdoor Recreation Programs (SOAR) and will provide guidance and support to all student clubs and organizations.


A Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university is required.A minimum of three (3) years related experience and/or training is also required. Experience in higher education student activities and knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a student activities program is preferred. Experience in Wilderness First Aid is desired. The successful candidate will have a current, valid PA driver’s license, first aid experience, CPR and Ropes Instruction certifications. Membership with AORE (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education) is also 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.


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 - Coordinator of Student Engagement



Director of Major Gifts

Director of Major Gifts - University Advancement


Misericordia University, a Catholic, comprehensive, liberal arts university in Dallas, Pennsylvania, invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Director of Major Gifts. The new Director will join a committed advancement team during an exciting time in the University’s growth and progress including the Now for Tomorrow campaign.


The ideal candidate will be an accomplished fundraiser who has had progressive and successful development experience in major gifts with a record of success in personally soliciting major gifts and successful portfolio management. In this important work, the Director must have the ability to understand the needs and interests of new major donors in order to develop and nurture long-term relationships between them and the University.


The Director will be responsible for creating and implementing a robust plan for major gift fundraising including the identification of new major gift donors and constituents and attention to the re-engagement of past major gift leaders in the region and across the country. The advancement team seeks an individual with creative and forward-thinking approaches in the development of proposal strategies for solicitation of major gifts and portfolio management.


Leadership within the advancement team will be an integral part of the directorship. The Director will supervise, mentor, and work closely with the Leadership Gifts Officer to develop and implement the solicitation plan. In addition, this position will work seamlessly with the other Advancement Directors and Managers to ensure effective coordination and collaboration of effort with their programs and processes in order to re-invigorate and sustain the prospect relationship continuum.


Founded in 1924 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Misericordia University provides a quality education through programs and services shaped by the founding Sisters’ values of mercy, service, justice, and hospitality. Though a Catholic institution, Misericordia welcomes students, faculty, and staff from all faith backgrounds.


Ranked in the top tier of the U.S. News Best Regional Universities in the North and recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the Best in the Northeast, Misericordia’s College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Health Sciences and Education currently enrolls over 2100 undergraduates and 618 graduate students. The University offers 38 degree programs including baccalaureate and masters degrees, and applied doctorates in nursing practice, occupational therapy, and physical therapy as well as a host of minor and certificate programs.


Located in a beautiful section of northeastern Pennsylvania, Misericordia’s 124-acre main campus and expanding lower campus feature two dozen well-maintained buildings and athletic facilities supporting 25 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III varsity sports. A part of the greater Wilkes-Barre and Scranton region, MU is about a two-hour drive from New York City and Philadelphia.


For further information and instructions to applicants, please visit:

https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/major-gifts-misericordia-university


For fullest consideration, applications should be received by
July 25, 2018.


Nominations and inquiries are welcomed and should be directed
to:


Melinda Leonardo, PhD

Executive Search Consultant

(919)280-4901

melinda.leonardo@agbsearch.com

www.agbsearch.com


Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus.


Please see the position profile here.

Graduate Assistant - Library

Graduate Assistant - Library


Misericordia University is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in our library's Access Services department.


This position includes performing functions at the Circulation Desk including checking in/out materials, posting holds, renewals, and fines via the integrated library system, assisting Access Services staff as needed, assisting patrons in searching the library catalog, communicating library policy in a courteous manner, and answering instructional and directional questions. This person should have the capacity to handle difficult customer situations in a mature and confident manner with a firm commitment to our Mercy values and charisms.


This position will be responsible for periodically opening and closing the library, recording appropriate statistical information, accounting for monies collected, assisting with stack maintenance as needed and have a working knowledge of Word and Excel. Flexibility is desired with weekend and night shifts required.


A bachelor's degree is required. Acceptance to a Misericordia University graduate program is necessary. Previous library experience is preferred. This position includes tuition remission, a meal plan and a generous stipend.


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 apply, please submit a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references online or mail to: Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

APPLY HERE - Graduate Assistant - Library

Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator

Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator - Student Affairs


Misericordia University seeks a Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator. The Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator supports retention efforts through working 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 student programming 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.


A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Psychology, or related field is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Higher Education, Psychology, or related field is required. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience preferably with underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, a current, valid PA driver’s license, and a 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.


To view the complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Multicultural Student Outreach Coordinator

Painter - Part-Time

Painter - Part-Time - Facilities


Misericordia University is seeking applicants for part-time, temporary painters.


This part-time, temporary position will perform journey level work in the painting and finishing of interior surfaces 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.


The essential functions of this position will include:
  • Apply paint, and other materials.
  • Prepare surfaces by hand sanding, steel wood, scraping, and various paint removers.
  • Operate brushes, and rollers; climb ladders or erect scaffolding; and so forth.
  • Prepare, patch, tape or fill wood, plaster, drywall, metal, concrete, brick, for surface application.
  • Follow safety policies and 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 contact information for three (3) references.


APPLY HERE - Painter - Part-Time

Printing and Mailing Services Associate - Part-Time

Printing and Mailing Services Associate - Part-Time


Misericordia University seeks a part-time Printing and Mailing Services Associate. The Printing and Mailing Services Associate will perform a variety of tasks to support the daily operations of print, mail, and courier services provided to the University community. Some diverse hours are required at peak times during the year.


A high school diploma or GED is required. Experience working as a courier and/or in a post office or print shop is preferred. Knowledge of federal postal procedures and experience using related computer programs would be helpful. Current and valid PA driver’s license is 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 resume and the names and contact information for three references online or mail to: Misericordia University, Human Resources 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


To view a complete job description, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Printing and Mailing Services Associate - Part-Time

Professional Counselor

Professional Counselor - Counseling and Psychological Services Center


Misericordia University seeks candidates for a Professional Counselor. The Professional Counselor will provide individual and group counseling services to the university’s student body. This position will also provide psychoeducational outreach programs in order to enhance the emotional well-being, personal growth, and interpersonal development of students.


A Master's degree in a relevant mental health discipline from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education, which included a supervised practicum/internship and coursework in assessment, theories of personality, abnormal psychology or psychopathology, human development, learning theory, counseling theory, and/or other appropriate subjects is required. The successful candidate must be appropriately licensed/certified in the state of Pennsylvania, or license eligible, according to their level of education, training, and professional experience as determined by state regulations. A minimum of one year of supervised experience at the graduate level in the provision of mental health services and experience with individual counseling and treatment planning are necessary. Training or experience in crisis intervention and experience working on a college/university campus, particularly in a counseling center, is 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.


Review of applications will begin June 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 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, please click here.


APPLY HERE - Professional Counselor

Testing Proctor - Part-Time

Testing Proctor - Office for Students with Disabilities


Misericordia University seeks a part-time Testing Proctor. The Testing Proctor will proctor exams for students eligible to receive testing accommodations given through the Office for Students with Disabilities.


A high school diploma or GED is required. An Associate’s degree or two years of college preferred. Experience working with college students or students with disabilities is 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 - Testing Proctor Part-Time

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