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Posted:
08/09/2017

This is a twelve-month full benefit position. 

Responsibilities

The Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the softball program, including but not limited to: recruiting, skill instruction, practice planning, visit coordination, equipment purchase and organization, field maintenance, academic oversight and assistance, travel planning, strength and conditioning program implementation and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree is required, and a master's degree is preferred. Demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience and/or relevant experience at the collegiate, club, or high school level is required; previous coaching experience at the NCAA Division III level is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. Effective written and oral communication skills are required.

Posted:
07/14/2017

This is a twelve-month full benefit position. The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics.

Responsibilities:  

 

The Head Coach will be responsible for all phases and aspects of a new program starting intercollegiate competition in the 2018-19 academic year including organization, leadership, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, ordering of equipment, scheduling, budget management, appropriate fund-raising, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to departmental engagement and represent the program, department, and University in media, marketing and fundraising activities while serving as a positive leader for the program. The Head Coach will be responsible for the program’s compliance with University and NCAA regulations and requirements. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment. A secondary duty will be assigned to this position.

Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience and/or relevant competitive experience at the collegiate, club or high school level required; previous coaching experience at the NCAA Division III level is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. Effective written and oral communication skills are required.

Completed application packets will include:

  1. Cover Letter with salary requirements,
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references.

 

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu   

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Posted:
07/14/2017

This is a twelve-month full benefit position. The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics and Senior Women's Administrator with a secondary duty as assigned.

Responsibilities:  

The Head Coach will be responsible for all phases and aspects of a new program starting intercollegiate competition in the 2018-19 academic year including organization, leadership, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, ordering of equipment, scheduling, budget management, appropriate fund-raising, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to departmental engagement and represent the program, department, and University in media, marketing and fundraising activities while serving as a positive leader for the program. The Head Coach will be responsible for the program’s compliance with University and NCAA regulations and requirements. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment.

Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience and/or relevant competitive experience at the collegiate, club or high school level required; previous coaching experience at the NCAA Division III level is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. Effective written and oral communication skills are required.

Completed application packets will include:

  1. Cover Letter with salary requirements,
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references.

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu   

Apply at:
Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a Teacher of Opera Theater. This is a full-time, 10-month appointment (non tenure-track) beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.

Responsibilities

The Teacher of Opera Theater will teach Introduction to Opera (two sections per semester), Opera Workshop, manage the Opera Scenes Program, direct the Winter Term Opera, and teach additional courses as required, including specialty areas (e.g. movement, stage combat, stage management, etc.).

Essential Job Functions

Part of the Division of Vocal Studies, Oberlin Opera Theater presents two major productions each year in cooperation with Oberlin’s Theater and Dance department, as well as two opera scenes programs each semester and a Winter (January) Term opera. The Opera Theater curriculum includes the following courses: Introduction to Opera, Opera Workshop, Opera Seminar, Research in Opera, and a Seminar in Directing.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold the following qualifications: advanced degree in opera theater, vocal performance, or related field or equivalent professional accomplishment; experience as a lyric theater director or equivalent performance experience; musical and linguistic expertise; practical knowledge of theater technology; experience teaching acting and/or movement to singers; demonstrated success in working effectively with students, faculty, and staff.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Assistant Dean and Director of Health Promotion for Students is a continuing, 11-month Administrative and Professional Staff (A&PS) position responsible for providing a strategic vision, central coordination, and program development and implementation of health promotion efforts at Oberlin College.

Responsibilities

This position has primary responsibility for the development, implementation, and assessment of health promotion initiatives and collaborates with a range of student, staff, and departmental stakeholders, including but not limited to the Office of the Dean of Students (student conduct, mental health promotion, students of concern support), Residential Education, Athletics, the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (Title IX/VAWA peer education), Student Health and the Counseling Center.

Essential Job Functions

Duties/essential functions may include, but are not be limited to, the following:

Director of Health Promotion for Students :

• Development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive data-driven health promotion initiatives that incorporate multicultural diversity, inclusivity, and social justice concepts and principles
• Creation of a broad and coordinated plan for health promotion and prevention that mitigates personal, campus and community risk. Initiatives address:
o High risk drinking and other substance abuse
o Tobacco use
o Mental health and well-being
o Resilience building/stress reduction
o Sexual health
o Prevention of power-based violence (including sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, stalking and sexual assault)
o Nutrition and eating concerns
o Movement and physical activity
o Sleep management
o Other health education initiatives appropriate to a college student population.
• Coordination of a multi-departmental health and wellness team comprised of faculty, staff, and students
• Design, recruitment, and supervision of peer educators as appropriate 
• Participation in initiatives that link wellness to academic persistence and success 
• Identification and submission of appropriate grant applications to develop resources in target areas
• Chair Tobacco-Free Campus implementation committee and any other such initiatives 
• Review and assessment of institutional data related to student health and wellness
• Develop and implement a robust communication strategy for health promotion, including appropriate use of digital and multimedia technologies

Administrative Duties:
• Participate in the Student Help and Resource Exchange system to support students of concern as appropriate, including as a support team providing outreach and follow up
• Serve in the rotation of deans on call as part of the College’s 24-hour crisis response team, which consists of deans, Residential Education on-call staff, counselors on call, and the Department of Safety and Security.
• Participate in administrative leadership teams as appropriate withn the Division of Student Life
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in public health, health education, or related field (bachelor’s degree with appropriate area of specialization may be considered only with significant demonstrated professional experience)
• Four years of experience with a minimum of two years’ experience in higher education health education/health promotion
• Demonstrated skills in engaging a diverse student population utilizing a student development models and methods
• Well-developed skills of team collaboration, coalition building, and operation in interdisciplinary working groups required.
• Excellent written and interpersonal communication with the ability to communicate effectively with all components of the College and external constituents
• Strong leadership and relationship-building skills
• Strong fiscal management/budget skills
• Must demonstrate excellent judgment and appropriate boundaries in working with students on complex, high-risk issues. 
• Experience in developing relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, international origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and/or other aspects of human diversity.

Desired Qualifications

• Experience and knowledge of needs assessment, program evaluation methods, epidemiology, and theories of health promotion 
• Computer proficiency required with proficiency in applications related to data analysis and creation of health promotion communication preferred.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The position of Finance and Human Resources Information Systems Analyst is a continuing 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff (A&PS) position. The Finance and Human Resources Information Systems Analyst provides support for a wide variety of technological needs of the Finance and Human Resources divisions. This position facilitates strong working relationships between the HR and Finance divisions and the Center for Information Technology. The position plays a critical role in ensuring the success of projects within the Finance and HR divisions. This position reports to the Director of Administrative Computing Services.

Responsibilities

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 
• Acts as a functional steward of relevant data, working collaboratively to ensure a high level of data integrity
• Promotes and educates within the HR and Finance divisions staff sound data management principles including concepts of system of record, data integrity, data standards, and data stewardship
• Articulates and promotes best practices regarding data management and usage within the Finance and HR divisions, including refining business processes and configuring and testing software to support improved processes 
• Creates project plans and/or test plans for software upgrades or implementations
• Identifies training needs within HR and Finance divisions; facilitates and/or delivers that training
• Analyzes HR and Finance reporting requirements; develops specifications for data structure to support distributed reporting; develops selected reports; promotes the development of self-service reporting within HR and Finance divisions
• Assists functional users with the development and refinement of essential reports
• Works to technologically empower the members of the HR and Finance divisions, ensuring congruence between technological environments and functional requirements
• Regularly reviews and analyzes major trends, issues and initiatives related to HR and Finance within higher education; assess their impact and applicability to Oberlin College and makes appropriate recommendations 
• Work with appropriate parties within CIT and Finance/HR to define, develop and deliver robust and well-supported data integration’s between relevant systems
• Facilitates strong working relationships between the HR and Finance divisions and the Center for Information Technology

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in finance, human resources or business-related major 
• Five or more years of experience in similar relevant positions, preferably within higher education
• Demonstrated understanding of HR and Finance processes and best practices
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement technical strategies to support business objectives
• Demonstrated ability to absorb and synthesize disparate information of multiple types from multiple sources; ability to formulate complex strategies based upon this synthesis
• Demonstrated ability to think critically 
• Ability to analyze complex issues and develop appropriate solutions
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues with different areas and levels of technical expertise
• Strong customer service mentality
• Ability to perform business process analysis, and to facilitate that ability in others
• Demonstrated ability to effectively multitask while still meeting deadlines

Desired Qualifications

• Proficiency with Argos Report Writer, including the development of data blocks
• Familiarity with OnBase Document Management and Workflow
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and desktop productivity tools
• Familiarity with Ellucian’s Banner ERP system and/or other higher education ERP systems
• Familiarity with Filemaker Pro and/or Microsoft Access
• Experience managing projects
• Comfort with ambiguity
• Experience with all of the above in a higher education context is preferred

Skill In:

• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Strong customer service mentality
• Written and interpersonal communication with the ability to communicate effectively with all areas of the College and external constituents
• The position requires excellent problem solving, analytical and business skills; and strong project management skills to meet deadlines and work effectively with others

Ability To:

• Work as a team member 
• Be self-motivated
• Interact in a positive and professional manner with all levels of employees and management in a culturally and ethnically diverse population

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Office of the Study Away at Oberlin College invites applications for Assistant Director, Programs for International Study.  This is a full time 10-12 month Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Programs for International Study. 

Responsibilities

The Assistant Director will assist in leadership, coordination, and administration of programs for international study. 

Essential Job Functions

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Assist the Study Away Office in advising students, promoting, and developing study away opportunities as well as development and implementation of policies and procedures.  Guide students through application, acceptance, orientation and evaluation processes.
Promote study abroad participation through class visits, developing marketing materials, and meeting with students.
Coordinate logistics for all International Winter Term group and individual projects. 
Develop new International Winter Term programming for both faculty and students.
Set up, maintain and administer Terra Dotta software for international winter term projects 
Work with appropriate campus resources to develop funding for International Winter Term programming.
Oversee and administer the international insurance requirements and procedures; analyze legal implications of study away and other international programming
The Assistant Director, Programs for International Study will work in close cooperation with other college administrative offices including the Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, Offices of the Controller, Grants Office, Student Employment, and Student Accounts as well as appropriate faculty and other academic departments and programs.

Job Summary

The Office of the Study Away at Oberlin College invites applications for Assistant Director, Programs for International Study.  This is a full time 10-12 month Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Programs for International Study. 

Responsibilities

The Assistant Director will assist in leadership, coordination, and administration of programs for international study. 

Essential Job Functions

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Assist the Study Away Office in advising students, promoting, and developing study away opportunities as well as development and implementation of policies and procedures.  Guide students through application, acceptance, orientation and evaluation processes.
Promote study abroad participation through class visits, developing marketing materials, and meeting with students.
Coordinate logistics for all International Winter Term group and individual projects. 
Develop new International Winter Term programming for both faculty and students.
Set up, maintain and administer Terra Dotta software for international winter term projects 
Work with appropriate campus resources to develop funding for International Winter Term programming.
Oversee and administer the international insurance requirements and procedures; analyze legal implications of study away and other international programming
The Assistant Director, Programs for International Study will work in close cooperation with other college administrative offices including the Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, Offices of the Controller, Grants Office, Student Employment, and Student Accounts as well as appropriate faculty and other academic departments and programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; minimum of two years related experience in International Education within a liberal arts college setting; demonstrated experience with legal issues associated with International Education; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, administrators, support staff, and outside entities both domestically and internationally; familiarity with office computer software, including web-reporting systems.  Experience with international insurance programs and their implementation; ability to work independently and to manage detailed, complex tasks; demonstrated ability to develop and carry out public presentations about international education. 

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Office of Financial Aid invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Financial Aid.

Oberlin’s Office of Financial Aid handles approximately 4,300 aid applications each year. During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Office of Financial Aid delivered over $85 million in aid to Oberlin students.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Director will have responsibility for managing a portion of federal, state and institutional financial aid. The incumbent will join six other staff members in the administration of a robust and service-oriented program.

Essential Job Functions: 
Counsel current and prospective students and their parents, both in person and by telephone; analyze financial aid applications and prepare financial aid packages; produce award notifications and other printed communications to students; manage external programs with funding partners, assign restricted institutional scholarships from endowed and current gifts; represent the College at professional meetings.

Marginal Job Functions

Coordinate outreach with other campus offices; participation in group/panel information sessions; coordination of office e-mail communication; ability to perform recruitment related activities; undertake special projects and duties as directed.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; computer literacy; demonstrated aptitude for serving students or customers. One or more years experience in the administration of financial aid in a higher education setting.

Desired Qualifications

Work experience in higher education, especially in financial aid, admissions or registration; familiarity with Federal Student Aid regulations; counseling experience; familiarity with SunGard Banner and the College Scholarship Service PROFILE; proficiency with electronic media, including electronic mail and website management.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for Field Hockey. This is a full-time, 10-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Head Coach of Field Hockey and working with the Director of Athletics and Physical Education.

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the women’s field hockey program. Specific responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: (1) assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional and non-traditional practices, game preparation, coaching of all student-athletes; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) assist with scouting, recruiting and retention of student-athletes; (4) help operate a successful program within NCAA and NCAC rules and regulations; and (5) perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, two years coaching and/or relevant competitive experience; solid administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals; excellent written and oral communication skills; basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at Oberlin; high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • A complete application should include a cover letter, resume, and three references with current contact information.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary

The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of 2nd Assistant Coach of Men’s Lacrosse. This is a part-time, Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Director of Athletics and Physical Education and working with the Head Coach of Men’s Lacrosse.

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach Men’s Lacrosse in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the men’s lacrosse program. Specific responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: (1) assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional and non-traditional practices, game preparation, coaching of all student-athletes; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) help operate a successful program within NCAA and NCAC rules and regulations; and (4) perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required and playing or coaching experience; offensive experience is highly preferred; solid administrative skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College; high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The approximate start date will be August/September 2017.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary: 

Oberlin College’s Career Center helps students and recent alumni identify and achieve meaningful career objectives that build upon their Oberlin education and experiences. The Career Center is currently seeking a creative and driven content strategist to expand its outreach through social media and digital content. This is a newly created position in which the individual can influence how the Career Center uses social media and digital content to build trust and interest from the people they serve through content. This is a full-time, 12-month, Administrative and Professional Staff position in the Division of the Dean of Studies and will report to the Director of the Career Center.

Responsibilities:

The Content Strategy Coordinator will create and manage digital content to promote the Career Center as a valuable resource for Oberlin College students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents. As a content producer, the coordinator will work with subject matter experts to tailor content to the unique strengths and styles of each channel, and monitor the content’s effectiveness in reaching its intended audiences. In social media, the coordinator will post key messages, monitor responses, and engage appropriately with followers. In all activities, the content strategy coordinator will work to build a strong community dedicated to Oberlin students’ lifelong career success.

Essential Job Functions: 

1. Advise and implement the Career Center’s content marketing strategy to enhance its reputation as a thought leader in career and professional development 
2. Ensure that all the Career Center’s content speaks in a consistent voice reflecting Oberlin College’s informal personality 
3. Define and manage an editorial calendar for all content channels
4. Work with multiple stakeholders to gather and repurpose existing content and digital resources from around Oberlin College
5. Write and edit original content, including printed marketing collateral, web and social media updates, special event invitations, and other department communications
6. Oversee the Career Center website working closely with subject matter experts to draft and review content, design visual elements, and ensure information is up to date 
7. Explore and implement changes to the website related to navigation, layout, and overall design 
8. Analyze and interpret metrics from all channels to recommend enhancements to the content strategy
9. Supervise the center’s student copywriter and graphic designer

Required Qualifications: 

● 3-5 years’ experience writing, editing, and producing content for multiple channels in a general communications, public relations, or publishing environment
● Excellent writing and editing skills, adept at transforming content from one medium and purpose to another
● Strong expertise in using web and social media platforms and their conventions (e.g., HTML/CSS, blogging, commenting, hashtags, image posting, etc.)
● Experience authoring content in a content management system (e.g., WordPress, Joomla!, Sitecore, etc.)
● Some experience in collecting and interpreting web and social media analytics preferred
● Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required

Desired Qualifications:

● Experience in higher education
● Coursework and training in marketing, public relations, social media or web design

 

Posted:
07/10/2017

Job Summary:

The Assessment & User Experience (UX) Librarian provides leadership in three innovative areas: reference and instructional support of the curricular goals of the College, library assessment activities within the Oberlin College Libraries (OCL), and the development and implementation of activities and project designed to enhance the overall user experience within OCL. The Assessment and User Experience Librarian develops relationships, seeks out opportunities, and organizes and facilitates the delivery of data driven initiatives that meet the assessment and user experience objectives of Oberlin College and OCL.

This position serves as a member of the OCL’s Core Reference Team in collaboration with the Academic Commons Coordinator, the Outreach and Programming Librarian, the Information Literacy and Special Initiatives Librarian, the East Asian Studies Librarian, and the Reference and Academic Commons Assistant. The incumbent provides individualized reference services to students, faculty, and the wider community by staffing the Research Desk and conducting research appointments, and relevant course- related instructional sessions, in partnership with the faculty, that advance the teaching and learning mission of Oberlin College. This is an 11.5 month Administrative and Professional Staff position that reports to the Assistant Director/Head of Public Services.

This position also has interconnectivity with the Archives and Special Collections Department; the Art, Conservatory, and Science libraries; the Collections and Acquisitions Librarian; the Emerging Technologies and Systems Librarian; the Discovery and Metadata Services Librarian; and the Digital Initiatives Librarian. The incumbent also serves as the Department of Public Services’ liaison to the Department of Technical Services.

It is important that the incumbent recognizes and values how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is an essential part of our College and Conservatory culture and is prepared to use a DEIlens to inform practices and behaviors both inside and outside of the Oberlin College Libraries.

Responsibilities:

Curricular Support/Reference and Instruction: 45%
• Provides information literacy instruction to support the curricular goals of the College and assists students in developing the necessary skills to become effective users of information.
• Assists students in identifying appropriate scholarly resources related to course assignments and research.
• Serves as a key collaborator in the development of an information literacy program that enables student success across established metrics in partnership with the Information Literacy and Special Initiatives Librarian.
• Serves as the lead collaborator in the development and evaluation of an assessment program for all aspects of our public services that measures student success across established metrics, in partnership with the Core Reference Team. 
• In close partnership with the Academic Commons Coordinator, explore, design, and assess initiatives that optimize the user experience for students and faculty. 
• Builds relationships across the campus and works with researchers, research teams, and support services to design and deliver programs for students in partnership with the Outreach and Programming Librarian.
• In partnership with the Information Literacy and Special Initiatives Librarian, collects, evaluates, and presents feedback and assessment data on course-related instructional sessions.
• Works with faculty to identify and integrate appropriate information resources in the curriculum.
• Co-designs effective learning objects in partnership with relevant faculty that support curriculum and information literacy instruction activities.

Assessment Initiatives: 25%
• Serves as the lead collaborator in creating an organizational culture that supports assessment and UX design that contribute to achieving the strategic objectives of OCL.
• Manages data collection for annual reporting and survey responses including: gathering; reviewing, validating and evaluating; and synthesizing data submitted by library departments.
• Works closely with Assistant Director/Head of Public Services, Core Reference Team and the branch libraries to align OCL’s assessment initiatives with the teaching and learning mission of Oberlin College.
• Analyzes and reports quantitative and qualitative data from OCL user surveys, focus groups, interviews, anecdotal details, and vendor usage statistics.
• Works with faculty, students and library staff to develop activities using scholarly resources, technologies and others tools that support teaching and scholarship.

User Experience Initiatives: 10%
• Conducts effective UX research and assessment with different groups and stakeholders within the institution.
• Works in partnership with the various entities within the Department of Technical Services to remedy issues related to patron access and discovery of resources.
• Collaborates with the Outreach and Programming Librarian to develop timely, course-driven, academic programming that advances information literacy for global leadership.
• Contributes relevant content that supports and enhances OCL’s growing web and social media presence. 
• Organize user focused research using various techniques and tools that enhance existing services or potentially create new services.
• Maintains knowledge of operating systems, programming languages, and software.
• Serve as a collaborator on initiatives and activities that arise from the Oberlin College Strategic Plan. 
Information Resources Management: 10%
• Collaborates with the Collections and Acquisitions Librarian to enhance OCL’s collection through the selection of high quality digital and print materials.
• Cultivates a deep understanding of the resource needs of faculty and students; regularly consults with faculty regarding library resources.
• Participates in ongoing collection assessment and management activities, including collaborative planning.
• Monitors collection development needs in assigned areas as department liaison.

Miscellaneous Duties: 10%
• Manages a budget line in support of programs, supplemental services, and maintaining professional currency.
• Maintains currency with library functions, resources, practices and procedures.
• Contributes to the development of library programs, services, and expertise through participation in task forces, working groups, and implementation committees.
• Contributes to the profession through active participation in relevant conferences, associations, and writing.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

• Graduate degree in the field of library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution.
• Knowledge regarding standard library assessment and user experience methods and methodologies. 
• Experience in reference and information literacy activities in an academic setting. 
• Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated record of creativity and innovative thinking.
• Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity.
• Competent with a variety of technologies.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills and abilities and comfortable working in a team environment.
• Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
• Strong commitment to building and nurturing positive relationships among users and colleagues
• A proven ability to work in a collaborative environment 
• Ability to balance assertiveness and diplomacy
• Willingness to pursue additional education and skills development to complement the learning environment reflected in a progressive academic setting
• Demonstrated organizational skills in a broad range of situations
• Collegial and contributory member of the team and of the OCL as a whole
• User focused and committed to service excellence with all users
• Solution focused, identifying synergies and opportunities to benefit users

Desired Qualifications: 

• Demonstrated experience developing and managing academic library assessment activities.
• Knowledge in strategically enhancing the user experience for diverse academic communities
• Prefer a minimum of three years’ experience in an academic library environment.
• Course related instruction development and execution experience.
• Demonstrated capacity for success in working with students, faculty, library colleagues, and administrators.
• Awareness of various information literacy assessment systems.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Oberlin College & Conservatory invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the department of Musical Studies, which houses the music major within the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a three-year term (with potential for renewal) beginning fall semester 2017.

Responsibilties: The incumbent will teach two courses per year, including the Musical Studies capstone seminar and either an introductory ethnomusicology course or an intermediate ethnomusicology class within the incumbent’s area of specialization. The incumbent will also develop and direct an ensemble that complements existing offerings at Oberlin in their own area of expertise for students from across the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory. The incumbent will advise majors in Musical Studies and serve on the Musical Studies Committee. In addition, the incumbent will join the Musical Studies committee in fostering musical engagement across the curriculum, as well as collaboration across the College, Conservatory, and Allen Memorial Art Museum through StudiOC (a state-of-the-art flexible educational space designed to cultivate creative and integrative multidisciplinary inquiry in students).

Qualifications: Candidates should possess the Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in ethnomusicology. A specialization in either Roots music or Latin American popular styles/genres is strongly desired. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service will support Oberlin College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion; see http://new.oberlin.edu/student-life/diversity/. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations and should describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions: 

  • A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s approach to teaching and a description of their experience in a Liberal Arts environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; and 3) up-to-date contact information for three recommenders* who can write a Letter Recommendation for the candidate that addresses their teaching and scholarly abilities.
  • All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College’s online application process at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. The first time you visit this page, click the “Create Account” link on the left-hand toolbar, and follow the instructions to create an account.
  • *By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation from an Interfolio email address.
  • Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 31 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
  • Questions about the position may be addressed to: Charles Edward McGuire, chair of the search committee, at cmcguire@oberlin.edu or (440) 775-8252.
Posted:
07/10/2017

CLOSES JULY 29, 2017

SUMMARY:

The Assistant Director will contribute to the variety of support services offered through the Learning Center, which include providing equal access to students with documented learning differences, coordinating a thriving peer tutoring program, and offering academic support for all students. The Assistant Director will also develop and present workshops and information sessions for the campus and support other Learning Center programs throughout the year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Required to assist the Director in evaluating documentation to determine disability status and accommodation eligibility of students.
  • Required to oversee the exam accommodation process, which involves monitoring online exam registration and communicating with students and faculty regarding arrangements. May require evening and weekend hours.
  • Must coordinate the peer tutoring program, including hiring, training and matching tutors with student needs.
  • Must be familiar with strategies for successful academic management and performance at the post-secondary level.
  • Must provide academic support to students in individualized meetings.
  • Must be familiar with the academic schedule and requirements for a College of Wooster student on track for graduation.
  • Must be willing to work with specific populations of students such as international students or students with identified learning disabilities.
  • Required to provide general assistance with various daily administrative tasks, program assessment, and data management.
  • Required to occasionally meet with prospective students and their families to explain the academic support services of the Learning Center.
  • Required to attend and sometimes present campus or class study skills workshops within the intentional programs of the Learning Center and APEX.
  • Required to attend professional conferences as scheduled by the Learning Center staff and director.
  • Serve on College-wide committees
  • Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references.

Posted:
07/10/2017

CLOSES AUGUST 7, 2017

This position is primarily responsible for planning, directing, and implementing a successful annual giving program to raise unrestricted support and associated class giving from undergraduate alumni from the past 15 years.

The position also works closely with Development, Alumni Engagement, and on-campus partners to integrate annual giving activity into efforts with students and recent graduates.  The position works in close collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement on many projects, including: identifying new volunteer leadership, increasing the diversity of the volunteer base, and ensuring the success of fundraising efforts.

ESSENTIAL DEPARTMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Young Alumni Giving Program Management (30%)

  • Act as the point of contact for all young alumni questions and initiatives related to giving to The Wooster Fund.
  • For the 15 most recent classes, develop a plan for solicitation and stewardship aimed to grow young alumni participation, increase donor loyalty, and provide general education about philanthropy and The Wooster Fund.  This includes providing input to direct mail, e-mail, days of giving, and social media outreach for solicitation and stewardship.
  • Work with Director to analyze and evaluate solicitation and stewardship strategy success.

5th, 10th, and 15th Reunion Campaign Support (20%)

  • Plan, coordinate, supervise, and implement the various volunteer activities to reach fundraising goals and objectives for three reunion classes, and ensure each committee reaches its full potential as a volunteer organization. This includes: evaluation of class giving patterns and establishing goals; overseeing direct mail, phonathon, and event components of campaign effort; identification, recruitment, training, and support of campaign volunteers; analysis and evaluation of various campaign efforts; personally contacting reunion alumni and asking for participation reunion giving.
  • Update databases to monitor, discern, and track the appropriate activities with various populations within the classes – such as volunteer recruitment, committee assignments, strategies, and donors.

Student Philanthropy Campaign: (20%)

  • Plan, coordinate, supervise, and implement the various volunteer activities to reach fundraising goals and objectives for current students, and ensure the committee reaches their full potential as a volunteer organization. This includes: education programming to teach current students of giving impact, analyzing class giving patterns and establishing goals; overseeing direct mail, phonathon, and event components of campaign effort; identification, recruitment, training, and support of volunteers.
  • Oversee the updating of databases to monitor, discern, and track the appropriate activities with various populations within the classes – such as volunteer recruitment, committee assignments, and donors.
  • Coordinate the students’ interaction with members of the Board of Trustees and other College volunteer leaders and senior administrators. Provide insider experiences for student giving volunteers to raise the profile of the volunteer opportunity.
  • Analyze and evaluate solicitation and stewardship strategy success for young alumni and students.

Undergraduate initiatives: (15%)

  • Build on the existing 4+5=9 strategy to develop a plan to strengthen giving from undergraduates on campus.
  • Work collaboratively with Alumni Engagement, Student Services, and other student programs to build an awareness of philanthropy, class identity, and the larger alumni network.  This includes: leveraging events in conjunction with other departments across Campus to weave philanthropy messages into them, creating publicity and marketing materials, providing volunteer opportunities, and other collaborative programming involving administration and alumni. 

W. Association (10%)

  • Oversee and plan fundraising efforts for the W Association in Athletics.  Conduct feasibility for annual goals, support volunteer board members with personal solicitations as appropriate, and provide training to volunteers as required.  Serve as collaborator on direct mail and e-mail outreach to stakeholders to meet goals; prepare and distribute reports on a regular basis to update volunteers and staff on results of fundraising activities.
  • Solicit giving society level gifts by phone/in person, record results in the database.

Personal Solicitations (5%)

  • Personally solicit top-level annual giving prospects. Set annual activity goals based on review of the gift table and the number of individuals who are appropriate for solicitation. Document information in the database to assure proper recording and tracking of results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • This position is primarily responsible for planning, directing, and implementing a successful annual giving program to raise unrestricted support and associated class giving from undergraduate alumni from the past 15 years.
  • The position also works closely with Development, Alumni Engagement, and on-campus partners to integrate annual giving activity into efforts with students and recent graduates.  The position works in close collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement on many projects, including: identifying new volunteer leadership, increasing the diversity of the volunteer base, and ensuring the success of fundraising efforts.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For highest consideration please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional letters of references. 

Posted:
07/10/2017

CLOSES AUGUST 7, 2017

Reporting to the Annual Fund Director, the Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving is primarily responsible for planning, directing, and implementing programs that secure gifts at the $1,000+ level. This position also oversees the engagement of a large pool of leadership annual giving supporters for the College— over 3,400 individuals each year.

This position works closely with the Major Gifts Program and division-wide with colleagues to set goals for all Wooster Fund leadership giving societies, and integrate the solicitation and stewardship of leadership annual giving and the giving societies into the division’s activities. This includes: identifying new volunteer leadership, increasing the diversity of the volunteer base, and ensuring the success of their fundraising efforts.

The successful candidate will be a proven fundraiser with demonstrated ability in fundraising and management, marketing, communications, and leadership of volunteer groups focused on fundraising.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership Annual Giving Pool Management and Oversight (50%)

  • At the start of the fiscal year, conduct a feasibility analysis including the identification of past, current, and potential donors at the $1,000+ level to set goals for donors at each level of membership for The Wooster Fund.
  • Throughout the year, perform a range of data monitoring for annual fund solicitations to inform and improve the solicitation process, including: review of open pledges and pledge schedules for those in annual fund solicitation pool; monitoring of overlapping Campaign/Major Gifts solicitations planned for those in annual fund solicitation pool; comparison of committee and solicitation assignment lists with legacy admissions decisions to determine appropriate follow-up; ongoing data integrity tests to identify and resolve entry errors; and preparation of monthly reports on solicitation status. Document processes as needed.
  • Throughout the year, provide strategic direction and oversight to the Assistant Director of Annual Giving Stewardship to ensure that leadership donors are being appropriately thanked and stewarded to support overall membership and donor retention goals.
  • At the close of the fiscal year, conduct the Annual Review process which includes identification of prospects to be tracked at the annual fund level, and coordination with the Major Gifts Program officers to determine the Annual Fund solicitation plan for each tracked prospect in the upcoming fiscal year. Ensure all potential major gifts prospects identified are handed to research for further qualification.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate specific strategies to increase membership, including approaches for recognition to ensure strong retention, along with effective marketing of societies for upgrades and acquisition. Work proactively with partners to promote giving societies.

Volunteer Management (40%)

  • Work in close collaboration with the Office of Alumni Engagement and other internal and external partners to identify new volunteers, increasing the diversity of the volunteer base, and ensuring the success of giving society and parent fundraising efforts.
  • Provide overall management of the Leadership Giving Circle Committees – core components of the strategy to increase Wooster Fund giving by soliciting annual fund gifts at the $1,000 level and higher. Develop and implement strategy to develop and increase committee membership to sufficiently cover needed outreach to prospective donors. Provide orientation and ongoing training for Chairs as needed. Work closely with Chairs to maximize their experience as leaders; meaningfully engage them in the recruitment process, committee conference calls, and their solicitation of committee members. Provide frequent information updates to Chairs on committee progress, assignment results, and other relevant news regarding committee members and assignments. Provide necessary support and materials for use by Chairs in conference calls, trustee meetings, and events.
  • Maximize the volunteer experience of committee members by engaging them effectively in the assignment process, providing one-on-one support and training as they navigate their assignments and questions that arise from their prospects. Provide frequent updates to committee members on overall progress to date and new developments involving their assigned prospects. Provide meaningful, personalized effective strategies for each assignment.
  • Complete additional personal solicitations as needed, including individual donor follow-up resulting from committee efforts. Perform ongoing statistical analysis to inform overall strategy, areas for enhancement, and the establishment and monitoring of goals for the committee. Develop new ways to measure progress, including additional ways to capture Wooster Fund–specific information as a result of volunteer activity. Coordinate with Major Gifts Program officers committee solicitations of major gift level prospects.

Personal Solicitations (10%)

  • Personally solicit top-level annual giving prospects. Set annual activity goals based on review of the gift table and the number of individuals who are appropriate for solicitation by the Director. Document information in the database to assure proper recording and tracking of results.  Prioritize training to maximize recruitment / solicitation efforts. 

FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

The Assistant Director of The Wooster Fund:

  • Reports to the Director of The Wooster Fund.
  • Assists development colleagues in crafting prospect strategies related to annual giving by major donor prospects.
  • Recruits and supports giving volunteers in their peer-to-peer outreach and solicitation efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Five or more years in development; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of higher education development and fundraising with an understanding of individual giving programs, and detailed understanding of annual fundraising programs, such as direct mail, phonathon, and personal solicitation programs, strongly preferred.
  • Conversant in relevant and contemporary technologies and how they can be used in support of communicating and marketing direct mail and electronic solicitation programs, including increasing participation, and measuring and managing results.
  • Proven record of leadership, management, and supervisory skills. Proven experience in recruiting, managing, training, leading, and stewarding volunteer fundraising committees to reach their full potential and to achieve fundraising goals.
  • A supportive and accessible management style, and a strong commitment to personal and professional development, with a proven track record motivating, training, and managing a staff with diverse skills and experience.
  • Superior communication skills with the ability to connect to a variety of audiences; clarity, crispness, and persuasiveness in written and oral communications. Proven ability to guide a successful broad-based messaging platform including a mix of print, electronic, and social media in support of an annual giving program.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends and travel.
  • Experience in personally soliciting gifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully and effectively with a wide range of constituents and manage complex relationships; proven collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment—with a mix of faculty, parents, alumni, and staff colleagues. Excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding personal initiative.
  • Knowledge of modern data management practices and techniques including data-based computerized information systems, data modeling, and models of analysis that lead to effective decision making on behalf of the program. Strong Excel skills including formulas, pivot tables, and vlookups are required; familiarity with BSR Advance and iModules preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For  highest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. 

Posted:
07/10/2017

CLOSES AUGUST 7, 2017

The Communications position is primarily responsible for planning, directing, and implementing successful broad-based solicitation campaigns to raise and retain unrestricted support.

The position must have excellent project management skills and outstanding solicitation writing skills to grow engagement in fundraising, dollars raised, and alumni participation rates over the course of the upcoming Campaign for The College of Wooster.

The position also works closely with Annual Giving staff and volunteers on message development.  The successful candidate will be a proven direct mail and e-mail writer and data manager with demonstrated ability in fundraising and management, marketing, and communications.

ESSENTIAL DEPARTMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Broad-Based Solicitation Program Management (65%)

  • In conjunction with the Director, create, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive broad-based solicitation plan to increase donors and dollars in support of The Wooster Fund as part of meeting annual Wooster Fund goals, strengthen alumni participation, and increase retention of loyal donors.. The plan will include audience segmentation, timing, messages, and goals.
  • Conceptualize, develop, design, and write copy for multi-channel appeals and solicitations; manage review and approval process from stakeholders and signers.  (If working with an outside writer, write segments.) Design and produce collateral printed materials as required.
  • Schedule and manage all broad-based appeals.  Oversee each step of the process to ensure that mailings and e-mails are on time and meet exacting standards. Coordinate all projects in conjunction with other departments as needed. Serve as the primary contact to designers, graphic purchasing, and mail house.
  • Provide leadership to colleagues in messaging for Wooster Fund initiatives across multi-channel communications, from Mailings to volunteer outreach talking points. 
  • Monitor progress toward all broad-based initiatives and goals. Provide a rigorous, systematic review and analysis of all Wooster Fund activities to find ways to do things more effectively and efficiently. Provide effective reporting and analysis to volunteers, supervisor, and colleagues for use in management decision making.
  • Provide day-to-day oversight for student workers providing support to the broad-based outreach programs.
  • Create and maintain documentation and processes to standardize work within the department. 

Analysis (25%)

  • Compile all broad-based solicitation results; analyze and prepare reports for internal use and to present to the Board of Trustees.  Advise Director of Annual Giving in planning strategies for future direct mail initiatives, concepts, and themes.
  • Compile and analyze direct mail program results and costs. Archive mailing samples for future reference on effectiveness to each audience.
  • Monitor the progress toward direct mail, e-mail, and participation goals, and ensure they are reached.
  • Faculty and Staff Giving (10%)
  • Identify faculty and staff representatives as chairs and serve as the voices of the campaign with their respective constituencies.
  • Establish policies and procedures with HR to streamline the process for faculty and staff giving.  Enhance visibility and importance of giving through these constituency groups.
  • Ensure that Faculty and Staff campaign efforts are incorporated into the appropriate solicitation tactics throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (List minimum requirements first)

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Three years in development; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of broad-based annual fundraising programs strongly preferred. Experience in direct mail and e-mail solicitation production highly preferred.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be very detail oriented, highly motivated, and demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.  Able to manage multiple and changing priorities.  Demonstrated ability to work proactively, with excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Conversant in relevant and contemporary technologies and how they can be used in support of communicating and marketing direct mail and electronic solicitation programs.
  • Superior communication skills with the ability to connect to a variety of audiences; clarity, crispness, and persuasiveness in written and oral communications. Proven ability to draft effective direct mail and e-mail solicitations in a higher education environment, and to guide a successful broad-based messaging platform including a mix of print, electronic, and social media in support of an annual giving program. 
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully and effectively with a wide range of constituents and to manage complex relationships; proven collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.  Must be able to work, at an advanced level, with desktop applications, databases, desktop publishing applications, reporting applications, networked informational systems, and the Internet. Knowledge of data management practices and techniques including data-based computerized information systems.  Strong Excel skills including formulas, pivot tables, and vlookups are required; familiarity with Ellucian Colleague and iModules preferred.  Fluency in design software highly preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For highest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional letters of reference.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The College of Wooster invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin August 2017. Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory and organic chemistry, with the potential to advise undergraduate research in the second year in our nationally-recognized Senior Independent Study research program. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The following materials should be submitted via Interfolio: cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, diversity statement, summary of research plans, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.  The diversity statement should speak to the candidate’s ability to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom, on campus, and in the broader community.  Three letters of recommendation should also be provided via Interfolio.  Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Paul Bonvallet, 943 College Mall, Wooster, OH 44691.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Director of the Cox Health and Counseling Center provides leadership and oversight of the two departments (Health and Counseling), as well as coordinates campus-wide initiatives that focus on student wellness. Specific duties for the position include, but are not limited to, budget oversight, personnel supervision, overall planning for the Cox Center to ensure a holistic, wellness-centered mission, coordination with colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs and elsewhere on health education, responsibility for evaluation and assessment, and development of policy and procedures. The position reports directly to the Dean of Students, and is an integral member of the Division of Student Affairs.

Essential functions

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Directly supervise the Associate Director for Health Services, and the Associate Director for Counseling Services, and provide general supervision of all other health and counseling staff (hiring, payroll, performance appraisals, staff education and professional development, etc.).
  • Facilitate a seamless integration of the Health and Counseling Centers.
  • Convene regular meetings of the staff, and annual/bi-annual retreats to set the strategic direction for the Center.
  • Serve as primary contact for health-related communication with campus colleagues, as well as the point person for health needs and concerns with external constituencies.
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Dean of Students and as an active member of the Student Affairs staff.
  • Present to parents, faculty, staff and others on wellness initiatives and Center operations.
  • Coordinate and oversee contracts for part-time external medical staff.
  • Create and ensure execution of effective record-keeping as well as general policies and procedures related to student wellness.
  • Oversee student groups related to health and wellness.
  • Ensure that the technological needs and record keeping of the Center are met, including as liaison with Library and Information Services and external vendors.
  • Develop and convene the Kenyon Wellness Committee with representatives from Athletics, Human Resources, students and other areas of the College.
  • Develop and assess annual goals, and create reports for the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  • Oversee the College's student health insurance plan. Assess health plan on a periodic basis to ensure it is meeting student needs. Work with students to clarify questions about the policy and third-party billing as needed.
  • Assume administrative and legal responsibility for the Cox Health and Counseling Center, making certain the Center functions according to all appropriate legal and ethical standards.
  • Remain current in the field of health and wellness through active participation in professional organizations.
  • Maintain oversight of the Cox Health and Counseling Center building, to ensure that it meets the needs of the Center's mission.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Exceptional organizational and communication skills, administrative acumen, and a deep understanding of the wellness needs of a diverse college student population are required. Knowledge and understanding of electronic medical record keeping and student health insurance are critical to this position. Also essential to the day-to-day operations and overall success of the Director is the ability to work collaboratively with several different populations, including but not limited to students, members of the Division of Student Affairs, Campus Safety, faculty, and parents/family.  A sense of humor and the ability to multi-task and prioritize situations are also key attributes.
 

Working Conditions

This is a full-time, twelve month administrative position. Some evening and weekend work is required on an as needed, consultative basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be a licensed health or mental health professional, or a public health administrator. Advanced degree in a health related field and at least five years experience in a clinical facility are required, as well as superb organizational, fiscal and communication skills. Experience with a campus health center or in a higher education setting, as well as planning and implementing health education and outreach programs are greatly preferred.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 1st, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

Posted:
07/10/2017

Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Campus Safety Investigator and Clery Coordinator. The Campus Safety Investigator and Clery Coordinator has primary responsibility for investigations, including coordination with outside agencies into alleged violations of the College’s policies and procedures as outlined in the Student Handbook. In addition, the position is responsible for the College’s overall compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“Clery Act”), including the on-going compilation of potential violations and the drafting of the annual Campus Safety and Security Report. The position, which reports to the Director of Campus Safety, may exert some supervisory control over other department members within the scope of responsibility of the position. Some flexibility is required as this is a new position and the role will evolve over time. This is a full-time, 10-month exempt position requiring some evening and weekend obligations and responsibilities.

Essential Functions

Investigator Role

  • Coordinate and carry out investigations into conduct concerns that may violate College policies and community expectations.
  • Work closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities to ensure that potential violations are investigated promptly and consistently.
  • Maintain an educational, fair, and student-centered approach in carrying out investigations.
  • Attend Student Conduct Review Board hearings when needed, and provide information as requested.
  • Communicate and consult with members of the Kenyon community to gather information related to investigations.
  • Participate in Campus Safety department meetings and other activities that support the work of the department.
  • Attend Student Affairs Division meetings and development opportunities.

 

Clery Coordinator     

  • Meticulously maintain all records and update databases related to Clery Act compliance.
  • Determine which reported incidents are considered Clery-reportable.
  • Prepare, publish and distribute the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.
  • Work closely with the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator on VAWA training sessions for members of the campus community, especially those designated as Campus Security Authorities.
  • Chair the Clery Advisory Committee.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Office of Campus Safety and the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator to compile and maintain statistics for Clery Act reporting.
  • Assist with development and implementation of campus wide policies and procedures relating to Clery, VAWA and other federal compliance matters.
  • Stay abreast of national policies, best practices, and trends related to Clery Act and VAWA compliance.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Success Factors

Meticulous organizational skills, an inquisitive nature, and a compassionate yet firm approach to investigations are required. Also, an in-depth understanding of the Clery Act requirements is essential, as is good judgment in making determinations on what is considered Clery-reportable. The ability to work collaboratively with various Kenyon constituencies, especially students, Campus Safety Officers, and members of the Division of Student Affairs and Civil Rights/Title IX Office will contribute greatly to the position’s success, as will an understanding of a small residential college environment. A collegial, fair and unbiased approach, excellent writing and speaking skills, a commitment to professionalism, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize are also key attributes. The successful candidate will also be comfortable working with technology and program databases.

Working conditions

Evening and weekend work are to be expected, as are long periods of sitting and several hours a day of computer use.

Minimum qualifications

A minimum of 3-5 years experience in Campus Safety and/or law enforcement required. Bachelors degree preferred.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach will be responsible for all phases of managing and directing a successful NCAA and NCAC Lacrosse program: supervising an assistant coach, recruiting, instructing, strength training & conditioning, arranging travel, managing budgets, tracking equipment and developing alumni contacts. The position includes teaching one class per semester and an additional Game Management responsibility in another sport.  A Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred. Prior successful Lacrosse Coaching experience is a pre-requisite preferably at the college level. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a 10-month reporting position. Employment at Kenyon is contingent upon a successful background check.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Head Diving Coach is responsible for all phases of managing a successful diving program under the direction of the Head Swimming Coach.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: recruiting, arranging travel, meet management, managing budgets, coaching, instructing, strength training and conditioning, tracking equipment, and developing alumni contacts.  Additionally, the Head Diving Coach will be responsible for teaching Kenyon’s lifeguard certification class(es).

A bachelor's degree is required and prior successful diving experience is a pre-requisite, preferably at the college level.  Prior collegiate coaching experience is preferred.  Lifeguard instructor training certification will be required to teach lifeguarding class(es) and must be completed by August 24, 2017.

This is a part-time position (no benefits) with required reporting from September 1 through April 30.  Employment at Kenyon is contingent upon a successful background check.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving has primary responsibility for direct marketing efforts for the Office of Annual Giving and assists with the planning and implementation of the Kenyon Parents Fund.   

Essential Functions

Oversee Direct Marketing Efforts for the Office of Annual Giving

Work with the Office of Communications to produce printed and electronic appeals for the Kenyon Annual Funds. Oversee direct mail efforts, both internally and through the use of third-party direct mail vendors. Distribute electronic appeals. Work with Office of Communications and Annual Giving staff members to produce phonathon scripts, volunteer solicitation templates, and other materials that support solicitations. Oversee Kenyon’s volunteer portal, including data upload, updates and resources provided to volunteers on the portal. Maintain the Web presence for the Office of Annual Giving and oversee web-based marketing efforts. Work with computer records supervisor to design and implement constituency segmentation strategies. Serve as the office’s technology liaison.

Kenyon Parents Fund (KPF) and Senior Parent Challenge (SPC)

Rate and track parent leadership prospects, in collaboration with Director of Parent and Family Giving. With Director of Annual Giving and the Phonathon Manager, coordinate participation calls to non-leadership parents. 

Parents Fund Committee of the Parents Advisory Council (PAC)

In collaboration with the Director of Parent and Family Giving help recruit Kenyon Parents Fund Chair, Senior Parent Challenge Chair, three Class chairs, and Parents of Alumni committee to determine solicitation strategies and review prospects. Meet with chairs in June/July to plan the KPF/SPC year and determine goals and strategies. With the Director of Parent and Family Giving and the KPF chair, plan and co-chair two meetings of the Parents Fund Committee of the Parents Advisory Council. Assist the Director of Parent and Family Giving with SPC Chair, prepare materials and strategy for solicitation of senior parent challengers. Assign leadership calls to all PAC members and coordinate efforts of the volunteers. Prepare and oversee PAC phonathon at April meeting 

Family Weekend Leadership Giving Breakfast

Work with the Director of Parent and Family Giving to oversee breakfast at Family Weekend

Kenyon Fund

With other annual giving staff, develop strategies for successful Kenyon Fund campaigns. With director of annual giving and director of reunion giving, evaluate and analyze effectiveness of all annual giving programs. Assist with two Kenyon Fund Executive Committee meetings each year.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Success Factors

Technologically savvy; ability learn new software programs and interfaces quickly. Attention to detail, quality-control minded. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and volunteers. Be both outgoing and open-minded and possess a professional attitude as well as a good sense of humor. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Possess strong organizational skills with the ability to manage large, time-sensitive projects. Results-oriented self-starter with high energy level and initiative. Ability to develop new methods, adapt to the changing needs of the office, and establish appropriate procedures. Ability to operate under pressure; not easily frustrated.

Supervisor Responsibilities

Oversees one part-time administrative assistant.

Working Conditions

Typical office environment; must be able to use office equipment such as computer, printer, fax machine, copier, etc. Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, preferably from a liberal arts college. Prior experience in development or alumni work is desirable, as is experience working with volunteers. Excellent analytical, organizational, written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of database management systems, page layout programs and Microsoft Office. Strong commitment to liberal arts education. Willingness to travel regularly and work occasional weekends.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Kenyon College’s Library and Information Services seeks an innovative, dynamic, and highly collaborative librarian who will enthusiastically deliver library research and instruction services to students, faculty, and the community. The librarian will bring disciplinary resources to inform research and instruction programs and contribute expertise to help develop and support new campus initiatives. The person in this position will collaborate with other library and technology  areas such as Special Collections & Archives and Data Services. As a member of the Research & Instruction department, the Scholarly Instruction Librarian will serve as a liaison to fine arts and social science departments and will provide collection development, research, and instructional support to those departments. The Scholarly Instruction Librarian will teach or co-teach our for-credit information literacy skills course.

A successful candidate will be experienced with individual and group instruction in library use and research tools, promotion and support of innovative applications of information literacy across the campus. They will also provide workshops and instruction for the Kenyon community at large, and the Kenyon Academic Partnership (KAP). We are seeking someone who is committed to the liberal arts education and who will engage and support faculty and students in teaching, learning, and research.

Required:

  • ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in library and information science or equivalent.
  • Two years relevant experience as a librarian.
  • Demonstrated strong instructional teaching skills.
  • Experience providing research assistance in an academic library including research/ reference services.
  • An understanding and knowledge of current and emerging trends in library instruction.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong public service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on teams.
  • Work schedule will require some evenings and the occasional weekend.

 Preferred:

  • Undergraduate/Graduate degree in history or fine arts (e.g. art history, music)
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, special collections, and others in order to advance research and promote integration of primary sources to enrich the curriculum and research.
  • Experience with online resources, information technologies, and collection management.
  • Experience with existing and emerging research tools, methodologies, and resources.
  • Experience using mobile devices, social networking, and other forms of technology to deliver information services to library constituents.
Posted:
07/10/2017

This is a ten (10) month position that includes evening and weekend responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Greek Life

  • Serve as the primary administrator for Kenyon College Greek Life, comprising one governing council, seven inter/national fraternities, four sororities (three local, one national), and one local co-ed service society.
  • Advise Greek Council by attending weekly executive and general meetings as well as other committees and events affiliated with the Council.
  • Oversee Greek programmatic efforts including, but not limited to: formal and informal membership recruitment, new member education programming, community alumni initiatives, Greek Weekend, and Greek Day of Service.
  • Assist Greek Council in the management of the Standards of Excellence chapter accreditation process.

Social Board

  • Advise Social Board, the student programming board, providing support for all facets of campus programming.
  • Meet weekly with Social Board leaders to determine weekly meeting agendas and areas of need.
  • Attend weekly Social Board meetings, providing guidance and support for weekend and weeknight on- and off-campus programming.
  • Attend major Social Board events, including off-campus trips, providing event support.
  • Review and sign all contracts for events.
  • Provide sound financial management, including the authorization of expenditures.

Other Program Coordination

  • Coordinate programs during first year student orientation and extended orientation.
  • Coordinate semesterly late night breakfast program with dining services staff and campus partners.
  • Develop and implement additional alcohol-free late night and weekend programming.

Other Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, and supervise one or more student interns on work ranging from general office assistance to long-term special projects.
  • Responsible for strategic planning, evaluation, and assessment for all areas of responsibility.
  • Partner with campus offices such as Student Rights and Responsibilities, Residential Life, Alumni and Parent Engagement, Community Partners, Athletics, and Academic Affairs to best serve students.
  • Facilitate opportunities for learning and student development among student leaders.
  • Participate in activities and events as a member of the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Participate in the “on call” rotation for Student Affairs.

Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions

Must be within a ten (10) mile radius of campus while fulfilling on-call responsibilities (generally two weeks per semester). Work is generally performed in an office environment but may also require being able to navigate between and within campus facilities including up and down stairs and being outside in various weather conditions.  Valid driver’s license and meet campus requirements to drive campus vehicles.  Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs. regularly and move tables, chairs, and other furniture.  Evening and weekend work is frequent and required.    

Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or related field.  One to three years of graduate or professional experience in higher education required.  Experience working with Greek life, student activities, and programming boards preferred. Committed to and familiar with the values and needs of a small, private, liberal arts college.  Sensitivity and commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Strong sense of organizational and administrative skills.  Effective verbal and written communication skills.  Demonstrated interest in working with and mentoring college students. 

Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Manage, recruit and oversee volunteer leaders and committees to coordinate a successful reunion for the 50th and post 50th reunion years. Facilitate, track and support regular communication between reunion committee leadership and various offices within Institutional Advancement including Gift Planning, Major Gifts and the Denison Annual Fund. Organize, plan and execute a variety of special events coordinated out of the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement (AFE).

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Manage, recruit and oversee volunteer leaders and committees for the 50th and post-50th reunions.
  • Create a structure and process to organize and support a multi-year fundraising and planning model, for the 50th Reunion including revised timelines, guide books, volunteer position descriptions and roles and expectations for the expanded program.
  • Work in tandem with AFE staff and approximately 18 months prior to the class celebration, develop social aspects of the 50th and 55th reunion programs.
  • Set, monitor and meet metrics to measure reunion success based on strategic goals for the program.
  • Partner with Prospect Management to develop a collaborative plan to focus on 50th reunion years in advance (48 months prior) to filter potential $100K+ donors to Major Gifts and Gift Planning for cultivation and solicitation. Convene a fundraising cabinet for each 50th class approximately 4 years prior to the reunion to assist with peer screening and solicitations when appropriate.
  • Advance fundraising and engagement goals by partnering closely with all divisional fundraisers.
  • Create and manage a high-impact stewardship plan for class project funds and serve as the liaison with the stewardship office on implementing best practices to steward 50th and post-50th reunion gift funds.
  • Partner with Advancement Operations to develop processes and systems to ensure proper gift counting and recording, report creation and gift analysis.
  • Develop a strategic communications plan for marketing and solicitations leading up to and during the 50th reunion and beyond which could include reunion class newsletters and websites and elevating the prestige of the 50th reunion program.
  • Manage budget and adhere to deadlines and calendars and all other administrative tasks needed to perform this role.
  • Coordinate and execute special events to support the fundraising and engagement goals of the office and division of Institutional Advancement.
  • Participate in professional activities to stay current with trends in the field.
  • Participate as an active member of the University community by attending regular department meetings, campus events and off campus activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in fundraising and volunteer management or a related field.
  • Significant experience with program development and management.
  • High level of professionalism and the ability to work collaboratively with a range of audiences.
  • Ability to travel as needed to support reunion committees and special events.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think both creatively and strategically about donor engagement.
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft and Google suite of programs.
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Careful attention to details.
  • Flexible, positive attitude and ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Experience within a fundraising environment and preferably within a higher education environment.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function:  Identify and secure philanthropic support for the College with a specific focus on the President’s Associates Giving Societies ($1,000 and above). Provide oversight of the giving society program goals, strategy and recognition, secure leadership level giving through the support of Reunion classes celebrating reunion (20th-45th) and the Volunteers Inspiring Philanthropy (VIP) program.

Essential Job Functions: 

Leadership Giving Society Program: 45%

  • Develop and oversee the Leadership Giving Societies of Denison including the analysis and feasibility to set giving society goals for the program overall, along with membership giving from alumni, parents and friends. 
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward current and potential President’s Associates donors to achieve increased goals in membership.
  • Market the Leadership Giving Societies of Denison program with key constituencies; and build a program that creates an identity and commitment to leadership gifts to the Denison Annual Fund each year.
  • Regularly solicit President’s Associates level gifts to ensure goals are met.

Volunteer Fundraising Program Management: 40%

  • Administer a volunteer program to expand gift society membership at all leadership levels. Plan, coordinate, supervise and implement the various volunteer activities to reach fundraising goals and objectives for reunion classes and VIP program, and ensure these committees reach their full potential.
  • In partnership with other Annual Fund staff, create and maintain volunteer fundraising training manuals and materials.
  • Develop and oversee the Reunion and VIP Committees, including individual goal setting for each committee, facilitate peer-to-peer solicitations. This includes: evaluation of giving patterns and establishing goals; providing input on broad-based components of campaign effort; identification, recruitment, training and support of campaign volunteers; analysis and evaluation of various campaign efforts; and personal solicitation.
  • In partnership with Major Gift Officers, Annual Fund and the office of Alumni and Family Engagement staff, identify, recruit and steward volunteer leaders and committee members to develop strong committees focused on fundraising. Communicate frequently to coordinate solicitations and adjust strategies for high-level donors. 
  • Support volunteers through regular contact including personal visits, e-mail, and phone. Work with National Reunion Fund Chair, Leadership Chair, and Annual Fund Chair to offer assistance and motivation to volunteers. 
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail as it relates to managing solicitation reports shared with volunteers, the creation of written solicitation strategies with volunteers, accomplishing projects and tasks in the prescribed timeframe, and keeping colleagues engaged and informed as needed concerning program strategies.
  • Oversee the updating of databases to monitor, discern and track the appropriate activities with various populations — such as volunteer recruitment, committee assignments, and donors.

Event Planning: 10%

  • Plan and implement a fall Volunteer Summit involving Denison Annual Fund volunteers, working in conjunction with the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement. 
  • Plan and implement an annual fund volunteer recognition program, including a presidential reception during Reunion Weekend, to recognize volunteers and leadership donors.

Other duties & expectations: 5%

  • Attend and staff events including the Fall Big Red Alumni/Parent Weekend, Commencement, Reunion Weekend and Volunteer Summit. 
  • Collaborate with other College offices to meet Denison’s fund-raising objectives. 
  • Participate in professional activities (e.g., presenting at STAFF or CASE workshops and conferences) to raise Denison’s visibility in the profession and to stay current with trends in the field. 
  • Participate as an active member of the university community by attending regular campus meetings (e.g. General Faculty meetings, First Friday gatherings) and events (athletic events and student performances, First-Year Induction Ceremony, Academic Awards Convocation, Baccalaureate and Commencement).

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrate significant experience of at least three years in development or a related field such as Alumni Affairs, Public Affairs, Marketing, or Public Relations.
  • Detail oriented, and highly motivated.
  • Strong organizational skills; excellent communication skills (oral and written); effectively represent Denison; demonstrated ability to work well with, lead, and train a diverse team of volunteers to reach fundraising goals, and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to handle confidential material with utmost discretion.
  • Travel required.
  • Strong Excel skills including filtering, formulas and pivot tables.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional or volunteer experience in higher education advancement a plus.
  • Experience in reunion campaigns or short-cycle annual fund campaign fundraising, knowledge of the principles and practices which underlie individual giving are preferred Knowledge of Banner or other fundraising database management systems preferred.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: 

  • Direct, assign and supervise the work of four supervisors and 60 staff in maintaining all academic and administrative buildings, physical education facilities, rental properties, residence halls and associated areas in a high standard of cleanliness.
  • Provide leadership and direction to instill a team-based, continuous improvement, sustainable department ethos based on industry best practices and documented standards to provide exceptional customer service to the campus community.
  • Support special events and catering set-ups; campus moving functions; trash collection and recycling services.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Provide general supervision for the care and cleaning maintenance of all University buildings. Supervise four supervisors and 60 staff. Develop and implement work and quality standards and service level agreements; conduct building inspections to determine adequacy of work performed and take necessary action to correct any deficiencies. Arrange and direct training of Building Service Workers to ensure that all assigned staff is instructed in the safe and proper use of cleaning compounds and equipment. Responsible for effective safety program and OSHAcompliance
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate and consistent employment policies including; interviewing and recommending hiring; coaching and disciplinary actions; establishing work schedules and assigning personnel on a permanent and temporary basis; and maintaining appropriate records.
  • Provide general supervision and coordinate with event planners and user groups to ensure that the events are of the highest quality. Anticipate and be proactive in planning for and working towards events.
  • Provide general supervision of trash removal and recycling operations and personnel; collect and maintain records and work with Sustainability Office to modify and improve operations. Ensure that the Department utilizes environmentally sustainable products and practices in all aspects of its operation. Assist with move-in and move-out material collection and the disposition of surplus and usable items into the community.
  • Initiate work orders for building and equipment repairs and utilize the CMMS to track work to bill non-maintenance services. Coordinate and supervise outside contractors related to cleaning, event support and other areas as needed.
  • Ensure adequate supplies are maintained for cleaning and lighting in buildings and custodial equipment is maintained in a working state of repair. Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minumum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Five years of related experience in a managerial position for custodial/housekeeping operations is required. In addition to a valid Ohio state driver’s license, person must be insurable through the University carrier.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to work with a diverse population are required. Proven ability to lead, manage, motivate, develop, and evaluate staff. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with campus constituents. Individual must be highly motivated, flexible, dependable and have an eye for detail. Individual must possess a calm demeanor and have the ability to solve problems as they arise.

Preferred Qualificaitons:

  • Previous experience in providing event support services; experience in a college or university environment; work loading analysis using APPA Staffing guidelines or similar tools;
  • Certification from a related organization;
  • Experience in team based cleaning and creation of service level agreements.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Assist the head coach with the organization and development of all aspects of a NCAA Division IIIvolleyball program. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignments as required. Assist in residential education and housing management.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Assist the Head Volleyball Coach with the daily operation of the volleyball program and the recruitment of student-athletes.
  • Monitor preparation of athletic facilities for practices and games, scout opposing teams, assist in developing and applying team rules and assist the head coach with team selection, games and practices.
  • Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home game management, video editing, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases.
  • Provide skill training outside of regular practice sessions with individual student-athletes.
  • Identify and contact prospective students, arrange campus visits, develop printed recruiting materials and assist the Admissions Office with special events.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with alumni, working closely with the Head Coach.
  • Perform specific duties for the Head Volleyball Coach if needed in his/her absence.
  • Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • May teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Residential Education and Housing Responsibilities
  • This is a live-on staff position that requires regular shifts on the Student Development professional staff on call rotation (around the clock for a designated period). This scheduled rotation is shared by other College personnel and is required during residency on campus in sport season and out of sport season.
  • Assist in documenting and enforcing university policy, managing crisis situations, take direction from Residential Education and Housing staff; provide on call response as appropriate and report maintenance and safety concerns. May assist in facilitating educational meetings with students; may assist in mediation meetings; refer students to appropriate College personnel and resources for needed assistance. Serve as a role model and resource for students who live in our campus residence halls.
  • Perform administrative, and/or other duties for the department as assigned. Attend training sessions and other meetings as scheduled.

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree. Playing and/or coaching experience.
  • Must be able to frequently work night and weekends. Proficiency with standard office and productivity software. Exhibit energy, enthusiasm, motivation, and the desire to work with undergraduate students.
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.
  • Demonstrable experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Perform a full range of administrative support duties for the President, Chief of Staff and the Office of the President.

Essential Job Functions: 

  •  Provide overall administrative support for the University President. Collaborate with a dedicated team and in tandem with the Manager of the President’s residence (Monomoy Place), Assistant to the President’s Office, Special Assistant to the President and Provost, and the Chief of Staff.
  • • Maintain the President’s schedule, including on-campus meetings, events, speeches, and university travel. Assist with determining priorities for the President’s time. Assure that the President has all necessary materials for advance preparation.
  • • Manage travel arrangements and prepares trip itineraries for the President. Work in conjunction with staff in the Institutional Advancement division to schedule and coordinate alumni-related presidential travel.
  • • Assist with logistical plans and arrangements for catered events at the presidential residence and on campus, including the preparation of invitations, guest lists, menu selection and catering orders, etc.
  • • Oversee the presidential discretionary accounts and the general operating budgets for the President’s Office.
  • • Maintain a current tickler file, anticipating upcoming projects and deadlines.
  • • Maintain a calendar for the President’s spouse, providing information related to special events and travel commitments.
  • • Greet visitors to the President’s Office; screens telephone calls, assuring an appropriate and timely response.
  • • Coordinate the preparation and mailing of Presidential communication to various constituencies, working in tandem with the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement.
  • • Communicate effectively, on behalf of the President, with all university consistencies, including trustees, alumni, families, students, faculty, staff, and the larger off-campus community.
  • • Assist with special events throughout the year, including Alumni Reunion Weekend, Big Red Weekend, new student induction ceremony, Commencement, Board of Trustees meeting and other high profile institutional activities. Assist in the preparation of scripts for institutional events.
  • • Perform research for the President and other senior administrators of the college as directed.
  • • Perform other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reporting to the President, but working with the guidance of the Chief of Staff, the Executive Assistant must have strong interpersonal skills that work across the University environment, Denison’s Board of Trustees, alumni, donors, family members, community leaders, other executive assistants and vice presidents of the university.
  • The Office of the President is a fast paced and highly demanding environment where attention to detail is critical to internal and external constituencies. This position requires a high amount of discretion, confidentiality, and judgment, particularly in managing requests for the President’s time.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience and at least six years of applicable work experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and outstanding organizational skills are required, including the ability to prioritize, handle and balance substantial administrative detail and a wide variety of administrative tasks.
  • Ability to take initiative, exercise good judgment and work independently.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and deal effectively with a wide variety of constituencies, including coworkers, students, staff, faculty, trustees, parents, and alumni.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team environment with other members of the President’s Office.
  • Requires development of a working knowledge of others’ job functions sufficient to cover effectively and efficiently during absences.
  • Ability to handle confidential material with utmost discretion.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong writing ability.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and be insurable by the University.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in an educational environment.
  • Experience providing administrative support to C-Suite executives.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Serve in a leadership, advisory, and management capacity for the innovative and effective use of licensed and internally developed software applications to serve the University’s administrative and academic needs. Oversee all aspects of Enterprise Application Services, including administration, planning, development, product evaluation and recommendation, implementation, maintenance and lifecycle management. Oversee all activities that optimize the value, cost and risk of applications. Provide leadership in streamlining business processes, including digitalization, implementing new enterprise applications (on-prem and cloud), maintaining legacy systems, managing demand and resource allocation, assuring database integrity, securing systems, and managing timely upgrades and project delivery.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Provide leadership, vision and direction to the applications team which develops, implements, and supports enterprise and departmental applications, to ensure support of university goals. Applications include, but are not limited to, the university’s ERP system (Ellucian Banner), multiple instances of Oracle, Banner Document Management Suite (EMC Xtender platform,) Cognos Business Intelligence and multiple cloud-based products.
  • Build, develop and manage a customer-focused team that reflects university values; establish individual and team goals, perform employee evaluations and create development plans.
  • Manage, maintain and provide technical guidance and hands-on support of the college-wide ERP, data stores and enterprise systems and interfaces to ensure minimal downtime, loss of productivity and service.
  • Develop productive relationships with business leaders across the university to influence how applications can enable strategic initiatives and student success. Work with constituents to identify, plan, and implement timely, cost-effective and innovative technology solutions and business process improvements that meet functional area needs and support the college’s strategic and operational objectives.
  • Understand the processes performed by functional business areas and partner with these areas on business process re-engineering, workflow and optimize application utilization.
  • Monitor new developments and industry best practices to incorporate into operational management and planning for enterprise systems; and, actively and enthusiastically promote the creative use of technology to improve productivity and enhance customer service across the campus.
  • Manage, guide and directly support development processes; including the development of software; implementation, integration and management of cloud-based solutions, business intelligence and reporting solutions, intranet, portal, web services and mobile applications. Oversee development projects from inception through implementation to ensure timely, effective completion and achievement of desired outcomes.
  • Identify and build business intelligence requirements and strategies in support of data analytics, reporting and decision support needs.
  • Develop IT policies and procedures surrounding administrative systems and their respective data ensuring proper governance, security and resilience.
  • Work with functional departments and ITS to identify needs and establish a training curricula for constituents using administrative applications.
  • Work closely with ITS leadership on college-wide IT disaster recovery and business resumption planning, testing, and implementation pertaining to information systems.
  • Measure user satisfaction with existing applications and seek opportunities to improve services.
  • Serve on and provide leadership to college committees, advisory groups and other organizations internally and externally to the college as required.
  • Work with CIO and other IT leaders to develop overall IT strategy, including an administrative systems plan, in the context of the university strategy.
  • Perform related work as required or assigned.

Minumum Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree, or, a comparable combination of an associate’s degree or equivalent education, and, relevant professional experience.
  • Must also have at least seven years of technical professional experience in the management of enterprise administrative systems and databases.
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
  • Proven ability to lead, manage, motivate, develop and evaluate professional IT staff; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with campus constituents; ERP maintenance and development experience; in-depth knowledge of information architecture concepts, knowledge of and experience in web architecture and web applications, expertise with application integration and leading complex technology projects; and ability to work collaboratively with IT staff and stakeholders of all levels of technical ability.
  • Must convey demonstrated project management experience and excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills, with a commitment to outstanding client service. Able to analyze, understand and effectively communicate business requirements and technical design. Uses effective problem-solving, negotiation, and decision-making skills to influence management, as well as, internal and external partners. Effective time management skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments, manage conflicting priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Technical skills should include a strong Oracle background with SQL and PL/SQL experience. Must conceptually understand how to navigate, test and apply vendor updates and patches to enterprise application systems.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Administer specific Linux/Windows servers and the infrastructure services they provide as an integral part of a small team of systems and network engineers. Services include identity and access management, directory services, customer support, digital asset management, and endpoint security. Work on transformation of the current I&O environment to adopt modern approaches such as IaaS, containerization, process automation, support of agile cloud-based solutions, etc.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Administer virtual and physical Linux and Windows servers, and their associated services, such as directory services, IAM, web, wireless authentication, Windows updates, endpoint/client management, event scheduling, digital display, and asset management services.
  • Assist with administration of physical appliances, such as SAN, disk backup, VMware, blade chassis, VPN, etc.
  • Maintain and manage campus endpoint security services, work with desktop support team to ensure effective operation of anti-virus software.
  • Write Linux shell and Windows scripts to automate system administration tasks, user account creation and de-provisioning, support service desk troubleshooting tools.
  • Function as secondary systems/network administrator for other IT infrastructure systems, such as file/print, G Suite, etc.
  • Provide client support as necessary.
  • Monitor system performance and security.
  • Develop and maintain documentation covering essential job functions.
  • Work closely with other functional areas within IT to identify, implement, and support effective technology solutions.
  • Communicate with vendors and peers to keep abreast of emerging products, technologies, and services.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • The individual in this position should be available outside of normal work hours to assist in emergency events. As a result, it is expected to be reachable, within reason, via mobile device.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an IT/CIS or related field
  • At least two years of related experience in information technology field
  • Expert knowledge of Linux OS and experience scripting system administration tasks
  • Experience with Windows server administration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, Windows, and Linux shell
  • A solid understanding of operating system fundamentals and diagnostics related to memory utilization, file systems, logical volumes, RAID configurations, and networking
  • Strong technical background, analytical and problem-solving skills, and communication abilities
  • Must work well independently and with others of varying technical skills levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with RH, CentOS, SuSE, and system management tools like Puppet, Chef or SaltStack
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP and SMB protocols
  • Familiarity with directory, authentication and file/print services, such as eDirectory, OpenLDAP, FreeRADIUS, OES, CUPS/iPrint, etc
  • Experience administering Apache web server and common web applications (WordPress, Apache proxy, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining system integration and automation tools using shell scripts and other scripting languages
  • Project planning and implementation experience
  • Experience with Windows and/or Macintosh workstation administration
  • Administration experience on McAfee ePO server
  • Experience with server virtualization technologies (VMware, etc.)
  • Experience with hyperconverged and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) technologies
  • Industry recognized certification in relation to job duties
  • Evidence of personal focus on refreshing knowledge and learning new skills relevant to the field
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Market Denison’s academic programs to students and their parents through personal visits, presentations, and telephone and email communication. Recruit, evaluate, and enroll students according to the goals set forth by the Office of Admission. Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities and programs.

Essentia Job Functions: 

  • Recruit students for Denison’s academic programs by effectively managing a geographic territory. Schedule and perform recruitment presentations and conduct interviews at high schools, college night programs, and other appropriate venues. Conduct on-campus information sessions and interviews. Meet individual application and enrollment goals as defined by the Office of Admission.
  • Develop and maintain a travel schedule that aligns with the strategic priorities set forth by the Office of Admission. Evaluate applications for admission and make decision recommendations.
  • Provide admission and financial aid-related counseling to prospective students, their family members, alumni, and members of the college counseling community.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with counselors to help support student recruitment and retention. Work with alumni, families, and friends of Denison to help increase institutional visibility.
  • Represent the University in a professional manner. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minumum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to use the latest technology in recruitment and enrollment planning, including experience with an admission CRM.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a high stress, deadline-driven environment. A professional with strong presentation, listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Experience working in a college admission office as a student employee or professional staff member.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with the Technolutions Slate CRM.
  • Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of a residential, liberal arts college.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Market Denison’s academic programs to students and their parents through personal visits, presentations, and telephone and email communication. Recruit, evaluate, and enroll students according to the goals set forth by the Office of Admission. Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities and programs. This is a regionally-based position from a home office on the West Coast and is responsible for all recruitment, evaluation, and yield activities of students attending school on the West Coast. Extensive travel is required.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Recruit students for Denison’s academic programs by effectively managing all aspects of recruitment, evaluation, and yield of students on the West Coast of the United States. Independently manage and work out of a home office.
  • Schedule and perform recruitment presentations and conduct interviews at high schools, college night programs, and other appropriate venues. Conduct on-campus information sessions and interviews. Meet individual application and enrollment goals as defined by the Office of Admission.
  • Develop and maintain a travel schedule that aligns with the strategic priorities set forth by the Office of Admission. Evaluate applications for admission and make decision recommendations.
  • Provide admission and financial aid-related counseling to prospective students, their family members, alumni, and members of the college counseling community.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with counselors to help support student recruitment and retention. Work with alumni, families, and friends of Denison to help increase institutional visibility.
  • Represent the University in a professional manner. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to use the latest technology in recruitment and enrollment planning, including experience with an admission CRM.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a high stress, deadline-driven environment. A professional with strong presentation, listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Experience working in a college admission office as a student employee or professional staff member.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy. Must maintain and work out of a home office at an agree-upon location on the West Coast of the United States.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience recruiting students on the West Coast of the United States.
  • Experience working with the Technolutions Slate CRM.
  • Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of a residential, liberal arts college.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Procure materials, supplies, equipment, and services for the University that will meet the needs of administrative and academic departments and comply with regulatory guidelines, accepted purchasing principles, and University policies. Assist Director with various projects.

Essential Job Function

  • Procure materials, supplies, equipment, and services for departments university-wide; assist faculty and staff in identifying and fulfilling purchasing needs; negotiate, as appropriate, pricing, service, and commitments; research and resolve issues with vendors; maintain effective relationships with faculty/staff and outside vendors.
  • Serve as a liaison with departments and outside organizations; monitor customer satisfaction and solve problems; conduct business transactions and compile vendor information using software, database, and data systems; review, evaluate, and/or manage contracts; process change orders to existing purchase orders.
  • Record and maintain fixed assets; receive and manage inventory processes.
  • Prepare budgets and financial statements including annual reports for Administrative Services.
  • Manage the development and implementation of special projects, and other work-related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Map processes and conduct assessments of procurement functions including metrics and offerings; recommend any changes.
  • Lead committees and task forces to improve service and quality and or conducting surveys to receive input on various services, products, and initiatives.
  • Guide personal professional development goals to achieve short and long range plans and objectives, as may be necessary to maintain knowledge and skills needed for job.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Four years of related purchasing and business affairs experience.
  • Knowledge of purchasing, inventory management/fixed asset tracking, risk management, contracting/negotiating, and accounting processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Skill in basic mathematical functions, accounting principles and financial problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to use accounting/inventory applications, including spreadsheets, databases and other related computer software and hardware. An understanding of funding models.
  • Excellent ability to prepare and convey financial information effectively. 
  • Ability to comprehend technical literature and processes. 
  • Ability to juggle several projects and deadlines using a project management approach (e.g., set and meet deadlines and handle multiple projects concurrently). 
  • Skill to meet changing priorities and handle frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to analyze information, problems, situations, and procedures and being resourceful to find appropriate solutions to problems and have initiative to present alternatives and implement solutions to problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and peers.
  • Strong organizational skills, data entry skills, and excellent spelling and grammar skills.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary action to eliminate or mitigate potential negative effects.
  • Ability to be flexible in working independently as well as collaboratively with faculty and staff to achieve defined goals. Good team player and able to lead a team.
  • Initiative to organize and follow through with complex tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Exercise good judgment, confidentiality and discretion in communicating with colleagues and constituents.
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Competence and experience using financial systems software (Banner and e-procurement).
  • An associate’s degree in procurement or supply chain managementor related area of study.
  • Courses or certification in Procurement through the Institute of Supply Management.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Denison University invites applications for a visiting faculty position in Computer Science for a three year term, to begin in August 2017. Candidates must have earned at least a Masters degree (or ABD) in Computer Science or a closely related field; a Ph.D. is preferred. (Individuals without a Ph.D. will be assigned the rank of Instructor.) We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate CS courses in a liberal arts setting and mentoring undergraduate students.

Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty-handbook. Visiting faculty are encouraged to maintain active research programs; Denison will support the research and teaching of the successful candidate with professional development funds of $3,000 per year. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses per year.

To apply, please go to https://employment.denison.edu and submit

  • a cover letter speaking to the areas mentioned above 
  • a curriculum vita 
  • transcripts of graduate work (unofficial acceptable for applications) 
  • a statement on your teaching philosophy, experience and effectiveness, including how you will engage with and foster diversity on campus
  • evidence of effective teaching, including teaching materials and evaluations (if available, upload to Optional Documents 1, 2, 3) )
  • a statement on your current and future research program
  • 3 references, at least 1 of which must address your teaching effectiveness or potential

We will begin reviewing applications on January 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Denison University Women’s and Gender Studies Program invites applications for the 2017-18 Laura C. Harris Scholar-in-Residence. The residency will be awarded this year to an outstanding scholar, artist, or activist in Women’s and Gender Studies engaged in advanced research specifically in the field of activism. (The position will be open to applicants in other areas of specialization in future years.)

Applications submitted by January 20, 2017 will receive full consideration. Position open until filled.

Duration, Responsibilities, Residency: Residencies may be held for either Fall or Spring semester or for a full academic year (approximately mid-August through mid-May.) While in residence, the Scholar is expected to be actively engaged in a research, artistic, or activist project. This proposed research/artistic/activist project may advance women’s and gender studies scholarship, decrease oppression experienced by subjugated populations, promote the importance of awareness of women’s and gender issues among the general public, explore aspects of feminist pedagogy, or the like. The research/artistic/activist project must align with the discipline of Women’s and Gender Studies, focusing on activism; preference will be given to a project that can cross standard disciplinary borders. Teaching scholars/artists/activists are required to be in residence while working on their projects and to teach one to three courses in their area of expertise depending on the length of stay, nature of their project, and other contributions to the life of the college during their residency. They will engage in at least one additional public intellectual contribution to the program, such as a talk or workshop, per semester of residency. Denison is a residential college where students have frequent contact with faculty members; scholars-in-residence are therefore expected to participate in the life of the program and the college on a regular and consistent basis.

Eligibility: Applicants may be independent scholars, artists, or activists or may be affiliated with an academic institution. Applicants from groups traditionally under-represented in the academy as well as international scholars, artists, or activists who are not U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply.

Rank: The position is open to emerging as well as established scholars/artists/activists. Emerging independent scholars, artists, or activists must demonstrate a record of achievement equivalent to that of an emerging professional within the field of the project. Established independent scholars, artists, or activists must demonstrate an outstanding record of professional achievement, preferably on the national or international stage.

Stipend: The Scholar-in-Residence appointment includes a stipend to support a one- or two-semester academic residency at Denison University, a professional development stipend to support the identified (current) project, employee benefits, a moving allowance, and office space, library privileges, shared administrative support, and assistance in finding housing.

Location: Denison University is a highly selective liberal arts college that emphasizes excellence in both teaching and scholarship. It is located in the historic village of Granville, Ohio, about thirty miles east of Columbus, Ohio. The Women’s and Gender Studies Program offers both a major and a minor and forms a lively intellectual community of faculty and students. It emphasizes critical awareness of and intellectual sensitivity to women’s issues; the intersectionality of gender and other aspects of identity, including race, class, age, religion and sexuality; the interdisciplinarity of feminist methods and theories; and the transformative power of connecting the academic study of women’s and gender issues with activism. The Women’s and Gender Studies Program also administers the Laura C. Harris Symposium, a generously-endowed program that allows us to sponsor major speakers and activists each year. For more information on the program, see http://denison.edu/academics/womens-studies.

Applications for the Scholar-in-Residence appointment must be submitted through Denison’s on-line application system at www.employment.denison.edu (see “faculty listings.”) Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

Scholars-in-Residence are expected to acknowledge both Denison University and the Laura C. Harris Endowment in any publications or performances resulting from work done under the auspices of the residency.

Applicants should submit:

  1. Biographical and contact information
  2. A cover letter with a précis of the project, including an explanation of how the project will contribute to the mission of Denison’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
  3. A curriculum vitae of no more than 10 pages.
  4. A description (not more than 1,000 words) of the proposed project and its significance within the field of Women’s and Gender Studies (upload in the Other Document 1 section of Required Documents).
  5. A statement on teaching and an indication of the kind of course(s) the applicant would like to offer.
  6. A proposed budget outlining the project’s specific financial needs and including other sources of available funding during the fellowship residency. The budget must also include an outline of budgetary needs affiliated with the public presentation of the project. (Upload in the Other Document 2 section of Required Documents).
  7. Names of three references, preferably no more than one from the applicant’s home institution, if affiliated with a university or college. No letters of recommendation need to be uploaded now. Applicants should submit names of their referees as part of the application; the referees may be contacted by the selection committee through Denison’s on-line application system.

To apply, please visit: www.employment.denison.edu (see faculty positions)

For any additional information, contact Dr. Gill Wright Miller, Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, Denison University, millerg@denison.edu.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Denison University Department of Religion invites applications for a one-year non-renewable position in Asian Religions for the 2017-18 academic year. The person must be able to teach courses in both Hinduism and Islam. Other courses will include introductory courses in Religion, with the possibility of a mid-level course in the person’s special field. Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in the academic study of religion or relevant field. Teaching load: 3/3. Applications should include a transcript of all graduate work, list of 3 professional references and their contact information, and evidence of appropriate teaching experience. Applications must be submitted on-line at https://employment.denison.edu. Applications received by February 15, 2017, will receive full consideration. Open until filled. For more information about Denison and the Department of Religion see our website at: www.denison.edu. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide.
 

Posted:
07/10/2017

Denison University invites applications for a full time Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Art History and Visual Culture (one-year replacement). Teaching responsibilities include three undergraduate courses per semester. Courses for fall semester include Introduction to Asian Art and Visual Culture, Art of Japan, and Art and Revolution in China. Courses for spring semester will likely include Introduction to Asian Art and Visual Culture, Art of China, and Special Topics.
Ph.D. in Art History and/or Visual Culture preferred. ABD considered.
For full consideration, completed applications should be received by April 30, 2017. Apply online at https://employment.denison.edu with letter of application, CV, sample syllabus, one page teaching statement, and three letters of reference.

Posted:
07/10/2017

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate golf programs. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the teams and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the teams for competition through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying teams’ rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and matches, budget management, organization of home matches and travel to away matches, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for both teams. Recruiting duties include: identifying and contacting prospective students, arranging campus visits, developing printed recruiting materials, meeting with prospective students who have self-selected an interest in golf in the college application process, and assisting the Admissions Office with special events. The coach will also teach courses in the major, (Health, Exercise, & Sport Studies) or activity courses in Physical Education activity classes and/or complete administrative duties as assigned. The candidate must have a clear understanding of the role of athletics in the liberal arts, participate actively in the university community, serve on appropriate university and department committees. 
QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching of golf; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach the game, and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; The individual must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching and demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding golf. The candidate must have a current and valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.
This position is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment with the initial contract for three years. For additional information about the position or to apply, go to http://employment.denison.edu
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted:
07/10/2017

The DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at DENISON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a one-year sabbatical-replacement position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2017. A Ph.D. is preferred; candidates with teaching experience who have completed their doctoral research but not yet obtained the degree will be considered. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities include introductory chemistry and/or organic chemistry. The teaching load for this position is two courses with labs each semester.

Denison University is a selective and nationally ranked residential liberal arts college located in central Ohio, 30 minutes east of Columbus and about 2.5 hours from Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, PA. Our ACS-accredited department currently has ten full-time tenure-track faculty and has grown steadily over the past decade. We have well-developed programs in both chemistry and biochemistry, and have a broad range of instrumentation that is used in both teaching and research. In 2011, the department moved into an expanded and wholly-renovated building. Information about the department is available online at http://denison.edu/academics/chemistry-biochemistry

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Department of Cinema seeks to fill a one-year fulltime position beginning in the fall of 2017, with the possibility of one additional year at fulltime depending upon performance and departmental need. This individual will be responsible for teaching courses in 16mm film and digital video production at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. 3/3 course load.

The successful candidate will be a filmmaker actively producing and exhibiting work, and an experienced teacher with a record of success in teaching technical and artistic filmmaking skills to undergraduate students at all levels. Candidates should possess an MFA, and must be able to teach Adobe Premiere. Experience in teaching screenwriting is a plus.

The Department of Cinema is part of Denison University’s Fine Arts Division. The department’s curriculum integrates film/video production and cinema studies, encouraging students to draw connections between the two, as is fitting for a liberal arts college. Unlike film programs at art schools, the Cinema curriculum does not include specialized production courses; film and digital production courses at all levels include instruction in all phases and roles of production, emphasizing artistry and conceptual sophistication as much as technical craft. Applicants’ specific areas of interest and expertise will be noted; however, it is the individual who can teach within the generalized filmmaking curriculum described above who is being sought.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of work (via links to Vimeo, etc.), and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2017 but will be accepted after that date.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Denison University seeks an active artist/scholar who works within African Diaspora/Africanist traditions to join a vibrant dance program at a private liberal arts college. Successful candidates are expected to be excellent teachers, to maintain a productive, ongoing research agenda, and to contribute actively to the continued growth of the department and the college.

We seek a dance educator who will bring an interdisciplinary 21st century perspective to courses in movement practice, creative inquiry, and dance theory for a tenure track position in the Department of Dance. The successful candidate must be able to teach two or more of the following areas of theoretical/creative inquiry: dance composition/improvisation, cultural studies in dance history, somatic practices, and/or movement analysis, and bring a rigorous physical practice rooted in Africanist cultural aesthetics. (For those seeking to teach sub disciplines in which there are certification programs, our preference is for a certified candidate.) The teaching load of 20 credits per year (parsed in 2 credit and 4 credit courses) is expected to include creating original, cultural, or reconstructed choreographic works on student performers. Student mentoring is an expectation at Denison, where student and faculty relationships are prioritized.

Writing is an important initiative for the university, thus experience teaching writing in the discipline of dance will be a plus. With the University’s current internationalization initiative, we welcome a colleague who can bring an international scope to our campus through new or developing relationships. Preference may be given to candidates who bring these experiences to the position.

Our colleague will be expected not only to be an excellent teacher but also to maintain a clear research agenda that demonstrates growth and development over time, producing peer-reviewed scholarly and/or creative work that contributes to his/her/their field of expertise.

This colleague will be expected to contribute to a collaborative and team-based environment, with a small faculty of three whose aim is to sustain, develop, and grow the department. In addition to responsibilities to his/her/their own teaching and scholarly agenda, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate actively in the administrative and curricular vision of the department and serve the greater community of the college and/or the discipline in various ways.

Qualifications
M.F.A. or Ph.D. in dance, or where dance is a primary focus. Degree expected at time of application or official notification that the degree has been conferred by the start of the appointment, August 2018. Demonstrated evidence of successful university teaching for diverse student populations in various levels of African, African American and/or African diaspora dance forms, and in two or more of the theory lines listed above.

Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: Assist the Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications with the daily operation of Denison’s NCAA Division III athletic department. Perform duties of the Director if needed in his/her absence. Cover administrative assignment for the department as needed.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Provide coverage for Denison’s 23NCAA Division III varsity athletic programs. Maintain the athletics department website, compile game and season statistics and report scores and statistics to media outlets, NCAA and the NCAC.
  • Assist with producing programs, recruiting material, feature articles, press releases, and media content.
  • Provide oversight to the Denison Sports Network by scheduling student broadcasters for all athletic department audio and video broadcast streams; supervise students working at athletic events.
  • Follow the University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Elite problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and communication and public relations skills.
  • Possess excellent organization, communications and public relations skills; feature excellent writing and editing skills; have knowledge of both Mac and Windows operating systems, extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite as well as Stat Crew statistical systems.
  • Must be able to work with tight deadlines.
  • Candidate must be willing to work irregular hours (nights, weekend) and some travel will be required for championship events.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in intercollegiate sports information or media relations/communications field.
  • Experience with video editing software (iMovie, Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro).
  • Broadcasting experience and the ability to mentor student broadcasters.
  • Experience utilizing social media to increase visibility and grow the University’s brand.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.
Posted:
07/10/2017

Basic Function: 

Assist Head Track & Field Coach with the daily operation of the track & field program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Serve as event coach for the jumps and hurdles. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignment and teach for the department as requested.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Assist the Head Track & Field Coach with the daily operation of the track & field program and the recruitment of student-athletes.
  • Serve as event coach for high jump, long jump, triple jump, and hurdle events.
  • Develop strength training program for all event groups.
  • Monitor preparation of athletic facilities for practices and meets, develop and apply team rules and assist the head coach with team selection, meets and practices.
  • Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home meet management, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases.
  • Identify and contact prospective students, arrange campus visits, develop printed recruiting materials and assist the Admissions Office with special events.
  • Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees.
  • Perform coaching, administrative, or other duties for the department as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • Collegiate competition experience in the jumps and/or hurdles.
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.
  • Ability to teach physical education courses and relate well to students, fellow department members and other colleagues
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07/10/2017

The Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary to the Board of Trustees provides high-level administrative support to the President and Board of Trustees and serves as Office Manager for the Office of the President. A professional staff member reporting to the President, this individual manages and coordinates the day-to-day administrative operations of the Office of the President, including supervision of interns and student employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the President. Manage and coordinate administrative office functions with independent decision-making. Manage office correspondence and coordinate exchange of information to Vice Presidents, community leaders, students, alumni, faculty, trustees, and major donors. Maintain confidential and sensitive information with a professional demeanor. Complete projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans.
  • Act as Secretary to the Board of Trustees and keeper of the corporate records of the University.
    • Arrange all meetings of the Board of Trustees and its committees.
    • Attend all meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee, and of such other committees as the Chairman of the Board and the President of the University shall determine.
    • Keep or arrange to have kept the minutes of all meetings of the Board and the Executive Committee and of such other committees as the Chairman of the Board and the President of the University shall determine.
    • Circulate all Board and committee minutes to Board members.
    • Prepare and sign letters and documents relating to Board actions.
    • Perform such other related duties as the Chairman of the Board, committees of the Board, or the President of the University may require.
    • Prepare and distribute comprehensive meeting materials and correspondences for the Board of Trustees.
    • Maintain records related to the Board of Trustees.
    • Work with the Assistant Secretary of the Board who will provide additional support for Board responsibilities.
  • Calendar Management. Provide heavy calendar management for all aspects of the President’s calendar, including interaction with internal and external persons, committees, faculty, trustees, parents, students, and staff, to coordinate a variety of complex meetings.
  • Travel: Coordinate and manage all travel arrangements for the President.
  • Other Duties Including: Monitoring the Office budget, supervising interns and student assistants, managing confidential materials, planning or helping to plan events (including Commencement and Convocation), drafting and proofreading correspondence, and completing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

B.A. Degree preferred with at least three to five years’ experience in higher education or in a related field. Must possess excellent organizational and communications skills, and maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times. The successful candidate will be proficient in standard computing software and must be able to multi-task and prioritize complex assignments. Supervisory experience is required to lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Completed application packets will include:

  • Cover Letter with salary requirements.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references.
  • A writing sample that addresses the following: “Please draft a letter from the President of the University to the Chair of the Board of Trustees informing the Board about national media attention received by a new student initiative.” The letter should be no more than one page.

Please email application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

Posted:
07/10/2017

The successful candidate will have strong communication, management and organizational skills and be willing to travel extensively.  Experience in admission and international recruitment required with a minimum of five years of experience in higher education or recruiting in necessary for the Director position.  Experience in creating, implementing and maintaining partnerships with international educational institutions and agents preferred.

Attention to detail is vital to the success of this position as well as strong communication skills both orally and in writing in a method that will relate to prospective students and their families.  Customer service is a crucial component and the timeliness of response critical to increasing applications and enrollment from the assigned region.

Responsibilities 

Recruiting

The Director of International Admission shall support the Ohio Wesleyan University’s enrollment master plan by delivering marketing and recruiting services that include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Work with the Vice President of Enrollment Management, to create and manage the Ohio Wesleyan’s international recruiting plan and efforts in collaboration with staff and faculty.
  • Identify opportunities to partner with overseas educational institutions, ESL programs, Education USA, embassies, and other groups that foster international educational opportunities.
  • Manage international education agents to achieve desired enrollment objectives.  
  • Identify target countries and develop an international recruitment plan and enrollment goals and objectives for each.
  • Become familiar with all policies and procedures of the Admission Office.
  • Appear on behalf of Ohio Wesleyan at various events, programs, and venues to identify and develop relationships with prospective students, parents, school personnel, international agents, and other student referral agents.
  • Manage social media directed at international students and organize and conduct live chats and information sessions.
  • Assist in the development of recruitment materials, web-based content, electronic marketing efforts, mailing list development and overall communications to international prospects and applicants, schools, international agents and other referral agencies.
  • Implement student follow-up activities to include telephone, e-mail, letters, and postcards to student prospects.
  • Assist students with the completion of application and aid materials. Ensure appropriate follow-up with applicants to complete all required admission material. 
  • Review international applications and recommend appropriate level of scholarship to enroll the student, while optimizing net-tuition revenue.
  • Submit to Ohio Wesleyan, in a timely manner, student inquiries, applications, and other documentation necessary to recognize a student’s expressed interest in Ohio Wesleyan and to expedite continued communication through the Admissions Office.
  • Counsels international students about international student visas and U.S. F student visa regulations.
  • Promote the features and benefits of the University’s academic and student life programs.
  • Articulate important educational issues and promote the special value of an Ohio Wesleyan education.
  • Director may provide services with regard to U.S. regional recruitment activities as well. 
  • Assist in domestic travel and recruitment when needed
  • Assist Director of International & Off-Campus Programs with new student orientation and other duties as needed.

Administration, Budget and Human Resource Management

  • Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities to ensure admission practices are contemporary
  • Responsible for the International Recruitment travel budget and allocation of financial aid
  • Participates in University meetings and committees as necessary; prepares reports as requested; and performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must have at least five (5) years of progressive leadership experience and a proven track record of success in University admission, including international recruitment and enrollment planning.
  • Candidate must have the ability to market the University using personal selling and marketing techniques.
  • Successful candidate must be eligible for an Ohio driver’s license and a U.S. Passport and be able to work nights and weekends as required and have the ability to travel overnight.
  • Successful candidate must possess advanced knowledge of education policy and enrollment trends outside of the U.S.
  • Candidate must be committed to diversity, and sensitive to the needs of educationally and economically disadvantaged students. 
  • Candidate must possess outstanding writing and superior spoken communication skills. 

Completed application packets will include the following in ONE document (preferably PDF) in the following format LastName_FirstName: 

  1. Letter of interest (cover letter) with salary requirements,
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references. 

Please email application materials in one document with LastName_FirstName to: jobs@owu.edu.

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07/10/2017

General Functions/Responsibilities

  • Promote international and off-campus opportunities (curricula and co-curricular) to the campus community.
  • Provide support and counseling to study abroad and off-campus study candidates.
  • Provide support and counseling to students participating in short-term experiences abroad.
  • Conduct pre-departure and post-completion study abroad sessions.
  • Manage off-campus study application process.
  • Co-ordinate visits by institutional representatives.
  • Assist the Director with the execution of his/her duties.
  • Support general international and off-campus education services and initiatives.
  • Provide support and counseling to international and U.S. Global Nomad students.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the IOCP team to support students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage formal process for student participation in international and off-campus programs, including the TerraDotta SaS Studio Abroad platform.
  • Meet with and counsel students considering curricular and co-curricular international and domestic programs offered by the University.
  • Create and execute educational programming to promote international and off-campus study, including study abroad, domestic off-campus programs, Travel Learning Course Program, Theory-to-Practice Grant Program.
  • Crate and execute educational programming to promote student preparation for and adjustment to international and off-campus programs.
  • Create and execute educational and support programs for students returning from international and off-campus educational experiences with post-experience programs that re-integrates them into the life of the campus and that promotes the educational and cultural experience of all members of the campus community.
  • Assist in the oversight of the international and off campus risk management plan and CIRP; serve on the emergency on-call rota.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the central clearing house of center for all curricular and co-curricular off-campus and international programs and student experiences. Work collaboratively with other University offices to document, assess and promote University programs.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the web presence for international and off-campus education.
  • Assist international visitors and assist other offices in coordinating the visits of international visitors.
  • Assist with institutional reporting on international educational exchange and off-campus programs, such as in the preparation of all IIE Open Doors data.
  • Collaborate with all areas of the university to support international students, study abroad students and off-campus study students.
  • Monitor approved U.S. governmental and non-governmental agencies advisories for international travel.    

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Dean of Students and other institutional offices and staff with student crisis intervention and support; be a member of the institutional CIRP team.
  • Assist with its support of international and U.S. Global Nomad Students.
  • Support other units of the University that promote an inclusive campus culture and inter-cultural understanding.
  • Provide faculty support for issues involving international education and international students in the American classroom.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Previous experience with international education at the tertiary level.
  • Ability to work in partnership with students, other administrators and faculty.
  • Experience using Studio Abroad preferred.
  • Evidence of having effectively worked in higher education.
  • International and cross-cultural experience.
  • Excellent communication skills. 

Completed application packets will include:

  • Cover Letter with salary requirements,
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references. 

Please email application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

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07/10/2017

The successful candidate will have strong communication, management and organizational skills and be willing to travel.  Experience in admission and enrollment preferred with a minimum of two years of experience in higher education or recruiting is necessary for the Assistant Director position. Experience in event planning and management is a plus to support and work with the Senior Associate Director of Admission.

Attention to detail is vital to the success of this position as well as strong communication skills both orally and in writing in a method that will relate to prospective students and their families.  Customer service is a crucial component and the timeliness of response critical to increasing applications and enrollment from the assigned region. 

Responsibilities

Recruiting

  1. Ability to travel extensively in areas assigned by the Director of Admission
  2. Manage a pool inquiries and prospects within the region from point of entry through the point of enrollment or withdrawal.
  3. Conduct high school visits, attend college fairs, represent Ohio Wesleyan University at community events, present at college nights and conduct yield receptions for seniors and student receptions for high school students
  4. Conduct admission interviews throughout the admission cycle for prospective students and their families during which information about the college is conferred and information about the student is collected
  5. Develop strong relationships with prospective students and their families throughout the admission cycle including personal communication in a written and electronic format, phone calls and personal interaction as appropriate
  6. Foster and maintain professional relationships with high school counselors, independent counselors, community based organizations (CBO), parents of current students and alumni through counselor receptions and A/Part trainings throughout the admission cycle
  7. Monitor the application process from the point of submission to point of completion as well as review applications prior to publicized application deadlines
  8. In collaboration with the Director of Admission, conduct market research to identify targeted high schools and develop positive relationships which will enhance recruitment in the assigned region as well as set annual and future goals to contribute to the university recruitment goals and 2020 plan
  9. Counseling prospective students throughout the admission and financial aid process 

Communication

  1. Regular communication with the leadership on campus as well as the admission staff, athletic coaches and faculty of the university.
  2. Consistent outreach to high school counselors, independent counselors, CBOs, and A/Part members
  3. Familiarity with various social media platforms

General

  1. Development of an in-depth knowledge base about the university and its academic and extracurricular programs, and the ability to articulate these attributes in a manner consistent with the strategic marketing message of the recruitment process, and with accuracy, clarity and a clear sense of professional commitment to the benefits of an Ohio Wesleyan University education.
  2. Timely management and evaluation of admission applications and supporting credentials (per office policy); including the recommendation of admission decisions
  3. Development of a clear understanding of the policies and procedures which dictate the review and admission of students to the university, as well as the development of a clear understanding of the policies and practices that are to be followed in the course of the recruitment process (e.g. travel reimbursement policies, on-road recruitment practices, telephone and written correspondence practices, territory management, travel planning, etc.)
  4. Project management will be required. Projects may include, but are not limited to, student receptions, counselor programs, alumni events and training A/Part members to further recruitment in the region. 

Administrative

  1. Provide weekly and quarterly reports in Slate as well as an annual territory reports
  2. Develop a territory management and travel plan in collaboration with the Director of Admission
  3. Submit monthly receipts and expense reports
  4. Weekend and evening work will be required as part of this position
  5. Familiarity with CRMs, specifically Slate

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution is required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Proven commitment to the ideals and advantages of a selective, independent, residential liberal arts university is required.
  • Evidence of strong oral and written communications skills is required.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with others as a team member is required.
  • The ability to work independently and with strategic insight is required.
  • Willingness to learn the preferred admission practices.
  • Positive attitude is required.
  • Proven, positive work ethic is required.
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Experience with MS Office, an admissions database and presentation software is a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to perform weekend and overnight travel is required.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain university car insurance is required.

Completed application packets will include the following in ONE document in the following format LastName_FirstName

  1. Letter of interest (cover letter) with salary requirements,
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references. 

Please email application materials in one document with LastName_FirstName to: jobs@owu.edu

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Director of Multicultural Student Affairs is responsible for providing leadership in planning, coordinating, executing, and assessing programs and services that support the success of these students. The Director also plays a crucial role in helping the institution address barriers to student success from a solutions- focused perspective. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Success within the Division of Student Engagement and Success, the Director’s primary focus is on evaluating and addressing the needs of underrepresented students and the larger campus community to further their understanding and appreciation of diversity and their development of multicultural competencies. The Director is also responsible for providing leadership for programming efforts and resource allocations to cultural campus centers and related living communities, including “The Cave” and the House of Black Culture. The Director must develop and maintain effective partnerships with key offices and individuals, including Academic Affairs, Alumni Relations and Advancement, Admissions, International and Off-Campus Programs Office, Chaplain’s Office, the Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion, faculty, and all Student Engagement and Success colleagues.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the developmental and support needs of students served by the office. Plan, conduct, and assess programs and services aimed at addressing such needs.
  • In partnership with campus colleagues, provide leadership for campus efforts that support the persistence and success of underrepresented students.
  • Oversee the formation and sustainability of student organizations focused on racial and social identities and other multicultural issues. Serve as an advisor to select organizations, and be a resource for advisors who work with other organizations.
  • Provide educational opportunities and consultations to help further understanding and appreciation of diversity and the development of multicultural competencies.
  • Provide leadership for programming efforts and resource allocations to cultural campus centers and related living communities.
  • Advocate for the needs of underrepresented students among internal and external constituencies as appropriate.
  • Establish short and long term goals and objectives for the office that support the larger goals for the division and institution.
  • Using available resources, establish and follow a budget that supports the objectives of the office.
  • Provide reports to campus constituents regarding the office’s goals/objectives and the needs and experiences of students the office serves.
  • Maintain a social media presence that encourages engagement in the office’s programs and services. Ensure the office’s website pages remain current and effective at communicating the office’s mission and opportunities.
  • Participate in alumni relations and fundraising activities in collaboration with Advancement personnel.
  • Participate in admissions efforts in collaboration with Enrollment Management personnel.
  • Serve on relevant university committees as assigned.
  • Maintain active professional engagement in the field.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, Cultural Studies, or related field; a strong combination of Bachelor’s degree with directly-relevant professional experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related professional experience. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with colleagues.

Completed application packets will include:

  1. Cover Letter with salary requirements,
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references.

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

Posted:
07/10/2017

The Director of Residential Life is responsible for planning, executing, and assessing a residential program that contributes to a vibrant and positive experience for students. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Success within the Division of Student Engagement and Success, the Director oversees a team of individuals that includes Resident Assistants (RAs), Residential Living Coordinators (RLCs), an Assistant Director, and an Administrative Assistant. The Director is also responsible for establishing a strategic direction for the department that focuses on the student experience and ensures that the residential program contributes to institutional goals for retention, persistence, and student development. This position must also work closely with numerous campus colleagues and departments to provide a positive living environment for residents, including Building & Grounds, Public Safety, First Year Experience, Student Involvement, Academic Affairs, and Admissions. The Director must provide a visionary approach to residence life, have excellent supervisory and communication skills, foster effective relationships with others, and be a constant champion for a positive residential experience for students. The Director must also develop and maintain effective partnerships with key offices and individuals, including Academic Affairs, Alumni Relations and Advancement, Admissions, International and Off-Campus Programs Office, the Academic Resource Center, the Disability Services Center, Building and Grounds, faculty, and all Student Engagement and Success colleagues.

Responsibilities

 Plan, conduct, and assess programs and services aimed at addressing the needs of residential students.

 In partnership with campus colleagues, provide leadership for campus efforts to improve the residential experience.

 Ensure that the residential experience is dynamic, energetic, and engages students in the breadth that a liberal arts college environment offers.

 Establish a strategic direction for the department that includes short and long term goals/objectives and that supports the larger goals for the division and institution, including those related to retention and persistence.

 Oversee the formation and delivery of a residential curriculum that addresses the varying needs of students in different housing settings.

 Using available resources, establish and follow a budget that supports the goals and objectives of the office.

 Supervise professional and para-professional staff assigned to the department; oversee the selection, training, evaluation, and any necessary corrective action of such staff.

 Provide reports to campus constituents regarding the office’s goals/objectives and the needs and experiences of residents.

 Establish standards and procedures for ensuring that facility needs impacting residents are addressed in a timely manner.

 Fulfill on-call responsibilities as established by the division.

 Ensure operational and emergency policies and procedures are effective and staff are properly trained on them.

 Ensure the institution follows all applicable laws and requirements by federal, state, and local authorities as they pertain to the residence life program.

 Maintain a social media presence that encourages engagement in the office’s programs and services. Ensure the office’s website pages remain current and effective at communicating the office’s mission and opportunities.

 Participate in alumni relations and fundraising opportunities in collaboration with Advancement personnel.

 Participate in admissions efforts in collaboration with Enrollment Management personnel.

 Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or related field; a strong combination of Bachelor’s degree with directly-relevant professional experience will be considered.

 A minimum of 5 years of related professional experience demonstrating progressive responsibilities.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 The ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with colleagues.

Completed application packets will include:

1) Cover Letter with salary requirements,

2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae

3) The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references.

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

Posted:
05/24/2017

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for a part-time Foundation Relations Manager. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for University Advancement, the Foundation Relations Manager will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a wide variety of foundations with a gift capacity of $100,000 or more. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of on-campus and off-campus stakeholders, including foundation staff, and OWU faculty, graduates and university leadership.  Candidates need exceptional writing skills and an understanding of the cyclical nature of foundations. The position offers flexibility of schedule and work location as appropriate. Position can participate in the University healthcare program.The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work. Responsibilities: Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts of at least $100,000 from national and local foundations. Minimal travel for face-to-face meetings may berequested. Manage a portfolio of foundations to cultivate and steward. Work with OWU faculty members, university leadership and advancement colleagues to develop proposals aligning foundation mission with University priorities. Provide timely and accurate follow up with foundations with whom funding has already been secured, so as to grow relationships toward greater engagement. Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor'sdegree. At least five years of related experience preferred, preferably in higher education fundraising, foundation relations or relatedindustry. Exceptional written and oral skills communicationskills. Must possess the willingness to be flexible to support the mission, goals and objectives of the institution.

Posted:
05/23/2017

Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant Director for Upper-Class Residences. The Assistant Director for Upper-Class Residences is a member of the Student Affairs staff reporting directly to the Director of Residential Life/Assistant Dean of Students. The Assistant Director supports the mission of the College by overseeing all aspects of the upper-class residential areas. This is an eleven (11) month, live-out position that includes some evening and weekend responsibilities. Responsibilities: Oversee the day-to-day management of upper-class residential areas comprising 21 residence halls, houses, and apartments, housing 1100 undergraduate students. Direct, plan, and implement community development efforts and residential curriculum to meet the needs of area students. Allocate and administer community funds and manage student staff payroll. Assist in the implementation and enforcement of college policies and expectations. Continuously identify and address the developmental needs of students through educational interactions, crisis response protocol and mediations; advise and provide general support to students. Assist with the coordination and effective implementation of administrative processes, including but not limited to, residence hall openings/closings, health and safety inspections and the housing lottery. Coordinate with maintenance to identify and remedy facility issues. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field. Professional or graduate-level residential life experience, including supervision of student staff members.

Posted:
05/19/2017

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2018. Ph.D. in Sociology by August 2018 is required. We seek a sociologist whose work is both empirically rigorous and theoretically sophisticated. Desired areas of expertise in research and skills are in quantitative methodology (especially in descriptive and inferential statistics) and in large scale datasets. Additional expertise from a global perspective should include one of the following three foci: 1.) stratification 2.) crime and law or 3.) social justice. Our preference is for research related to Latin America (broadly speaking) or other regional areas that do not reproduce existing expertise within the department. Ability to teach within a combined anthropology and sociology curriculum and a strong commitment to liberal arts education are necessary. Candidates must be able to teach quantitative research methods and data analysis to undergraduates, a combined introductory course in anthropology and sociology, and advanced courses reflecting both the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department.

Posted:
05/16/2017

Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month reporting position from August to May. Kenyon College is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for assisting with all phases of managing a successful Volleyball program. Responsibilities include assisting the Head Coaches with recruiting, arranging travel, managing budgets, coaching, instructing, strength training and conditioning, tracking equipment, and developing alumni contacts. Additional duties are game management, teaching and building coordination assigned by the Director of Athletics. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Posted:
05/15/2017

The University’s Advancement Office seeks applications for an Assistant Director of the Ohio Wesleyan Fund. Reporting to the Annual Giving Director, and partnering with the University Advancement staff, the Assistant Director is responsible for the personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni donors to the annual giving programs, specifically the Ohio Wesleyan Fund and Team OWU athletic fund. This position oversees fundraising efforts for two or four classes in reunion, and fundraising for two-three decades of classes annually as well as the fundraising efforts for Team OWU. The candidate will work in tandem with other team members for general annual fund projects in order to raise general philanthropic dollars for Ohio Wesleyan. The successful candidate will communicate the goals and mission of Ohio Wesleyan University to donors, parents, alumni and friends through face-to-face meetings, substantive phone conversations and in writing. The successful candidate must be comfortable soliciting prospects for both general and athletics annual gifts.  Some limited travel required. Occasional attendance at sporting events strongly encouraged. The successful candidate will have experience in annual giving, with a strong emphasis on volunteer management. The candidate must be collaborative and able to thrive in a team environment. The candidate must adapt to working with alumni, parents, coaches and friends of OWU. Experience working in a higher education, athletics program or a non-profit institution preferred.

 

 

Posted:
05/15/2017

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Student Affairs Division invites applications for a Residential Life Coordinator. The Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) role is multi-faceted in meeting the co-curricular needs of a diverse population of students.  The RLC role is a full-time, 11-month, live-in, Student Affairs position supervising co-ed residential complexes. The RLC is responsible for implementing a Student Development approach to all aspects of the positions.  The primary responsibilities are supervision, administrative, consulting, and programming.  The position includes central office responsibilities, as well as directing the educational mission of the living units.  Each RLC will have an additional 5-8 hours of collateral work in another area of Student Affairs (i.e. Fraternity & Sorority Life, Campus Programming, Alcohol and Other Drugs Awareness). Master’s degree in Student Personnel or other related field preferred, Bachelor’s Degree required, with at least one year of group living and supervisory experience as a graduate/undergraduate.

Posted:
05/15/2017

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Athletic Department invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach/HHK Instructor. This is a twelve-month full benefit position. The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics and the Head women’s lacrosse coach. The assistant coach will assist in the planning and administration of all phases of a quality Division III women’s lacrosse program. Assistant Coach Duties:The ideal candidate will possess a high level of competency in lacrosse skill instruction and motivation, preferably at the NCAA Division III level; the ability to conduct practice sessions under the direction of the head lacrosse coach; an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment; very strong recruiting skills, teaching and coaching skills; an inherent ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni. Dedication to the mission of the University and commitment to gender equity and diversity are essential. This position will function in accordance with NCAA regulations, North Coast Athletic Conference regulations, University Policies and the requirements of the State of Ohio. This position will assist with other duties as assigned.  A Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s preferred, demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience.

Posted:
05/15/2017

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for a Major Gift Officer focusing on the Northeast and New York City area for University Advancement. Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gift Officer will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects and donors with a gift capacity of $100K or more. Gift Officers are assigned a specific territory and work within a team of seven, in addition to working with the Annual Giving Program Team and the Gift Planning Program Team. All Major Gift Officers are expected to meet or exceed metrics which are calibrated annually. This role requires significant travel. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Well­ developed interpersonal communication skills and a focus on customer service are a must for serving as a liaison with individuals from all constituencies including trustees, donors, alumni, parents, faculty, students and staff. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work.

Posted:
05/15/2017

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for an Associate Director of Advancement. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of University Advancement, the Associate Director of Advancement generates strategies for cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of gifts for significant reunion years - specifically the 50th -- using annual, major and planned giving opportunities to maximize the donor's support and engagement with the University. This position works very closely with volunteer leadership and empowers others to solicit contributions (both internally and externally) and increase engagement of Ohio Wesleyan alumni. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to manage volunteers and to handle confidential information with discretion. Well-developed interpersonal communication skills and a focus on customer service are a must for serving as a liaison with individuals from all constituencies including trustees, donors, alumni, parents, faculty, students and staff. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work.

Posted:
05/03/2017

Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Prospect Research Analyst.The Prospect Research Analyst provides information and analysis in support of the fundraising and engagement efforts of the College Relations Division. Working in Advancement Information Services and reporting to the Director of Prospect Research, the analyst identifies, researches, and evaluates potential donors to Kenyon, and produces timely, accurate, analytical research material for College Relations staff and Kenyon leadership. Duties: Using a variety of sources, gather information relevant to a potential donor’s giving capacity, philanthropic interests, and inclination to support the College. Analyze and synthesize research data for use in prospect development activities. Provide evaluations and recommendations to help guide and inform fundraiser efforts. Support ongoing and special projects to refine the prospect pipeline. Identify individuals with the potential to make significant gifts, and evaluate previously identified prospects. Analyze and verify results of screening, data mining, and modeling projects. Monitor contact reports, news reports, and other sources for information relevant to current and future fundraising efforts, and follow up with research and updates.Enter research data in Kenyon’s Advance computer system in clear, concise, organized form. Add and update ratings, evaluations, interests, etc. Develop and maintain research on new and key prospects. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a liberal arts institution, or substantial experience and knowledge of that setting.  Advanced degree in business, liberal arts, or information sciences. Experience in entering and using data on a development database.
 

 

Posted:
05/03/2017

The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Coordinator of Recreational Sports and Wellness Education, a 12-month full-time position reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement.  The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing OWU’s club sports and intramural programs, and collaborates with colleagues to enhance wellness education efforts in areas such as alcohol and other drugs, physical health, emotional health, and sexual health, including topics pertaining to Title IX matters.  The Coordinator leads efforts to grow participation in our club sports and intramural programs, working closely with the Athletics Department to establish and sustain club sports that complement our varsity sports program, and cooperates with Athletics in the joint utilization of athletic facilities and equipment.  Additionally, the Coordinator develops campus-wide programming to promote physical fitness and wellness lifestyles among students.  The Coordinator also leads efforts to enhance the ways assigned programs contribute to a more vibrant campus and residential life environment. Responsibilities: Lead planning, budgeting, operation, and assessment of club and intramural sports programs. Establish and sustain existing club sports that complement the array of existing varsity and club sports; grow club sports program to support efforts to attract and retain students, and contribute to the vibrancy of campus life. Supervise efforts of university personnel and contracted coaches that provide services related to assigned programs. Coordinate and, when appropriate, deliver educational programs that support student wellness in areas such as alcohol and other drugs, physical health, emotional health, and sexual health, including topics pertaining to Title IX matters. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in physical education, sports management, student affairs, or a related degree preferred. Prior experience in leading recreational or varsity sports programs preferred

Posted:
05/03/2017

The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Coordinator of Student Activities, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. The Coordinator is responsible for planning, executing, and assessing student-focused campus events and activities that foster student engagement and contribute to a vibrant campus life.  As a key member of the Student Involvement team, the Coordinator works in close partnership with colleagues within division and across the university to support efforts promoting student development, retention, and success.  The Coordinator oversees the work of the Campus Programming Board, and ensures that the campus activities program is responsive to students’ interests and appeals to a diverse student body.  This role is a 12-month position and requires frequent evening and weekend hours, with flexible work hours provided as approved.  This position is a two (2) year appointment, and the position will be reevaluated at the end of the two year period, and continuation of employment will dependent upon available funding. A Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, or related field required

 

 

 

Posted:
05/19/2017

The Director of Parent and Family Giving leads the parent fundraising program within the Development and Alumni Relations division. Coordinate all parent and family giving efforts within the Development and Alumni Relations Division. Provide leadership and accountability to assigned major donor parent prospects by working with the leadership team within the Development and Alumni Relations division.  Meet and communicate regularly with the Major Gift and Annual Giving teams. Coordinate the solicitation and parent and family engagement plans on a yearly basis, in conjunction with the Annual Giving and Alumni Relations team.  Facilitate dialogue with the Admissions and Financial aid offices in regards to this process, promoting collaboration on all fronts. Develop and manage a budget for outreach, travel and cultivation activities with outreach and development efforts. Bachelor’s degree required with experience in higher education development or non-profit setting preferred. Five plus years of demonstrated high-level fund raising success or equivalent type experience, preferably with parent constituents. Ability and willingness to travel and attend meetings and functions at various hours as required. Ability to work closely and congenially with volunteers and with members of the College’s administration and faculty. Ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to be flexible in working in a fast-paced environment with numerous deadlines and pressures. Ability to use technology to prepare reports and other written documents using word processing, spreadsheets, and the data base.

Posted:
04/20/2017

Denison University invites applications for a three-year appointment as visiting assistant professor in International Studies starting in the Fall of 2017.
The International Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program that focuses on the intersections between local and global processes through political economy and cultural analysis, broadly conceived. The program offers a major, and courses that fulfill requirements in the college’s general education program.
The successful candidate for this position will teach introductory and upper-level courses in the program. These will include the major’s core requirement courses: INTL100 “The Making of the Modern World” and INTL200 “Themes and Approaches in International Studies.” Since INTL200 is a writing-intensive seminar in Denison’s writing program (http://denison.edu/academics/writing-program), candidates must show demonstrated ability to teach writing-intensive courses. Upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise may, as appropriate, be cross-listed in other relevant departments and programs. This appointment is three/two teaching load, including three to four core requirement courses each year. The candidate will have advising responsibilities after the first year. Discipline and geographical area of specialization are open, although candidates should demonstrate interdisciplinary expertise in both research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses the intersections of race, gender, and class in transnational and historical contexts. Active involvement in the life of the program is expected. Ph.D. by summer of 2017 is required.

Posted:
03/29/2017

Denison University is seeking a leader with an innovative approach for Residential Communities that breaks the mold of the traditional model of residential life.  Duties: Serve as the leader of a team-oriented Residential Communities department.  Evaluate and assess current residential model to design a new, uniquely Denison structure, model, vision and mission for Residential Communities. Collaborate with campus colleagues in developing an engaging new residential curriculum rooted in Denison’s mission, principles of leadership and civic engagement, creative problem solving, and elements of individual and community well-being. Provide formative supervision and support to three professional and two supportive operating staff. Engage proactively with paraprofessional staff and residents to build vibrant, inclusive communities, employing innovative ideas and approaches. Evaluate and assess programs, services, and curricula to match the mission of the college, the vision of the department and learning objectives. Maintain high visibility and engagement with the student body and campus community at university events. Work effectively with a culturally diverse population of students to coach, mentor and support dynamic needs. Qualifications: An earned Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or other related advanced degree. Minimum of five years’ professional experience in Higher Education/Student Affairs. Ability to accommodate extended work hours, including evening and weekend work hours. Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including the ability to engage in one-on-one and in public forums. Integrity, sound judgment, and the ability to make difficult decisions. Exercise problem-solving abilities, especially in cases requiring quick action and resolution. Provide effective guidance to other professional, support, and student staff. Build collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, and college partners. Commitment to inclusion and desire to work with diverse groups of people. A propensity for innovation and creative problem-solving.

Posted:
03/28/2017

Kenyon College seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Cox Health and Counseling Center. The Director of the Cox Health and Counseling Center provides leadership and oversight of the two departments (Health and Counseling), as well as coordinates campus-wide initiatives that focus on student wellness. Specific duties for the position include, but are not limited to, budget oversight, personnel supervision, overall planning for the Cox Center to ensure a holistic, wellness-centered mission, coordination with colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs and elsewhere on health education, responsibility for evaluation and assessment, and development of policy and procedures. The position reports directly to the Dean of Students, and is an integral member of the Division of Student Affairs. Specific responsibilities for this position include: Directly supervise the Associate Director for Health Services, and the Associate Director for Counseling Services, and provide general supervision of all other health and counseling staff (hiring, payroll, performance appraisals, staff education and professional development, etc.). Facilitate a seamless integration of the Health and Counseling Centers. Convene regular meetings of the staff, and annual/bi-annual retreats to set the strategic direction for the Center. Serve as primary contact for health-related communication with campus colleagues, as well as the point person for health needs and concerns with external constituencies.Participate in regular meetings with the Dean of Students and as an active member of the Student Affairs staff. Present to parents, faculty, staff and others on wellness initiatives and Center operations.

Posted:
02/13/2017

Denison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science, to begin in August 2017. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, or be close to doing so, by the start date. We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate CS courses in a liberal arts setting, mentoring undergraduate students, and supervising their research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the continued growth of the Department and the College, and maintain a strong scientific research program in any CS specialty or related field, with a preference for someone with interdisciplinary teaching or research interests. Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty-handbook. In addition, Denison supports research and teaching with professional development funds of $5,000 per year for the first three years, and $3,000 per year thereafter. Pending a successful third year review, junior faculty are also entitled to a one semester leave. The current CS teaching load is 9 courses every 2 years.

Posted:
02/13/2017

The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a visiting one-year replacement position in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, February 22nd and will continue until the position is filled.